WALES YFC and Menter Moch Cymru have joined forces to develop the Welsh pig
She said: "Supermarkets are sourcing cheaper pork from overseas producers that often fall below the high welfare standards of Welsh pig
The Welsh Pig
is an old rare breed which is very hardy and is favored for its management capabilities.
farmers face going out of business, a report claims.
farmers also raise a variety of lesser-known and rare breeds in Wales, from the Mangalista to the Oxford Sandy & Black, along with our very own native Welsh pedigree - helping to produce great-tasting, quality pork.
exhibitor Ela Roberts, of Oink Oinc, Llithfaen, collected a section win and added the supreme boar title.
Thousands of people are expected to descend on the St Mellons Show this Wednesday, with organisers expecting more visitors than normal because the show will be hosting the Welsh pig
In comparison, Welsh pig
farms are typically small-scale with a growing number of specialist producers keeping smaller herds.
specialists Huw and Ela Roberts lifted the supreme pig championship at last weekend's Royal Welsh Spring Festival.
Closest challenger was Welsh Pig
champion Gwynys Daffodil 1843 from Huw and Ela Roberts, Llithfaen.
farmers are invited to attend carcass selection training courses arranged by Hybu Cig Cymru - Meat Promotion Wales (HCC).
In the pig rings, Huw and Ela Roberts, of Ffridd, Llithfaen, Pwllheli, were back in the limelight with their Welsh Pig