Gilts & Sows

“Althea”

AKPR 7863, CBF Jenny 2;  Black

Thea is a lovely Jenny line sow who farrowed her first litter of seven on July 24, 2019.  She comes to us from Corvabella Farm.  Corvabella Farm focuses on heritage breed preservation and pastured pork production.  Thea’s conformation falls within the American kunekune standard displaying a typey head with two well attached wattles, semi-prick ears, a firm level topline, solid bone, strong pasterns and eleven teats.  She has demonstrated nice first year growth and the great mothering traits typical of the Jenny line.  The famous placid kunekune temperament is reflected in her sweet expressive face.   Thea is our largest sown and we consider her the perfect pig for a self-sustaining homestead.

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Thea’s sire is Lorenzo (Tutanekai) and her dam is Chanterelle (Jenny).

A couple of week old piglets from Thea’s first litter found a forgotten bit of pear.  Three of these piglets are gilts, the fourth, the solid black in front is a boar.

 

“Maeve”   FOR SALE – $700

AKPR 8449, KKP Aria Giana 4; White and Black

Maeve is an Aria Giana line gilt from Kunekune Preserve.  Maeve displays a long body with well sprung ribs and a level topline. She is as wide as she is deep, displaying the “fat round” shape for which the kunekune is named.  We swear she could gain weight on air!  Her hams are also well developed.  Though she was born with two wattles, she came to us with none.  Maeve is also quite the personality…a true “ham.”

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Maeve’s sire is Tyler (Boris) and her dam is Skittles (Rona).

 

“Eowyn”

AKPR 8452, KKP Rona 31; Brown and white

We call this sweet gilt Winsome Winnie.  She is a Rona line girl from Kunekune Preserve.   As a young pig her coat displayed the handsome agouti stripe pattern found in brown and crème colored kunekunes.  Winnie is half sister to our boar Ragnar, sharing the same Tutanekai sire, Captain.  Their expressions, vocalizations and coat patterns are very similar, but that is where their shared sire traits end.   Whereas her sire and half sibling are long bodied, Winnie is more compact, smaller overall, and gently curved like her dam.   We’re hoping she also displays the good mothering traits of her dam.

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Winnie’s sire is Captain (Tutanekai) and her dam is Margo (Rona).

“Lily”

AKPR 13737, GSFK Jenny 1; Black and White.   Lily is our first home-bred gilt.   She is very sweet tempered, has four white socks, nice length and depth with strong springy pasterns, short nose and hopefully lop ears.

Can’t wait to see how she matures!