We purchased two American Guinea Hogs back in the beginning of March. A bred sow and an unrelated young boar. The sow was bred by the boar that the seller was keeping. The sow is not as friendly as we would like atm. That should come with time. The young boar is the sweetest thing you can imagine.
They are an all black heritage breed. They are used to produce meat and cure products. Sows weigh about 150 lbs and Boars weigh about 200 lbs. Currently their status is listed as threatened. Which means there are fewer that 1,000 in the US and less than 5,000 animals estimated globally. Other names this breed is known by are