Black Alpine Pig

Annual Meeting 2016 of PatriMont at Bruneck-Dietenheim

The Alpine Network Pro Patrimonio Montano has grown rapidly with its projects. Therefore the necessary steps to further development and regionalization were discussed at the annual meeting. What concerns the Black Alpine pigs:

  • The "Recommendations on the outdoor keeping and feeding" were discussed and approved
  • The protection of the quality products shall be ensured by establishing a Trademark.

Read more: Annual Meeting 2016 of PatriMont at Bruneck-Dietenheim

Folklore Museum Dietenheim shows Domestic Animals

The South Tyrolean Folklore Museum Dietenheim near Brunico in Pustertal shows not only valuable old buildings, but also domestic animals: These romp in the meadows between the houses. There is also a breeding group of Black Alpin pig namely from the pied type. The animals are on show until the end of October at the museum.


Meet of a piglet at the Young Chef Competion in Italy

Congratulations to Gianluca Monni to his success in the competition "San Pellegrino Young Chef" in Italy. He cooked a piglet of the black Alpine pigs in a clay jug from Sardinian recipe and, thus, has made the semi-finals!


First piglets north of the Alps!

On April 27, 2016 the first black pigs north of the Alps were born at Ramsau, Berchtesgaden (Upper Bavaria).


Introduction meeting with new breeders from Austria and Germany

A successful first meeting in Innsbruck with the new breeders from the Salzburg Lungau and the Bavarian Berchtesgadener Land. A committed group which will also promote the Alpine pig project to the north of the Alps.

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The Black Alpine Pig now on the North of the Alps again!

A milestone has been achieved

After a successful conservation of the breed in Italy five breeding groups could be brought to the North of the Alps. Three groups live now in the Austrian Lungau (Salzburg province) and two groups in the Bavarian mountain areas of Berchtesgaden.



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