Experience Ontario Pork

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How long do pigs live on your farm?

Question asked by Aaron.

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Hey Aaron! Thanks for the question. Hogs are ready for market when they reach 225-250 lbs, which is usually about 6 months.

Where does pork come from?

Question asked by AJ.

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Good question, AJ! While you buy your pork from the grocery store or butcher, pork comes from pigs. Pigs are humanely raised by pig farmers, otherwise known as pork producers.

What type of pigs are in Ontario?

Question asked by Jess.

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Hi Jess! Most pigs raised in Ontario are crossbred, often combining Landrace, Yorkshire and Duroc breeds. Some farmers also raise 'heritage' breeds.