Black Alpine Pig:
Alpine pigs now in Vorarlberg
The black alpine pigs move westwards ... Now there is a new breeding group also in Vorarlberg, in the Kleinwalsertal at Riezlern
PatriMont-News November 2017
The PatriMont-News November
2017 (bilingual in German and Italian) with a special topic
"Culinary uses old breeds" are published and can be
Breeding stock again over a hundred animals
Still not again in Switzerland (unfortunately), but with over 100 animals in nearly 40 breeding groups again a successful stock in the former spreading area.
Freerange keeping in Valtellina
Young Alpine pigs in one of the largest and most beautiful freewheeling enclosures with Agriturismo La Pecora Nera, Civo (Valtellina)
Black alpine pigs now also in North Tyrol
After three Alpine pig breeding groups in the Austrian Lungau and two breeding groups in the Bavarian Berchtesgadener Land, there is now also a first breeding group in North Tyrol with Ernst Rieser.
The Black Alpine pig is now back also in the professional world
PatriMont got the
opportunity, to present the recovery project to an
international audience of 150 participants at the "9th
International Symposium on Mediterranean Pig", 3-5 November
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 Folklore Museum Dietenheim in South Tyrol's Pustertal, which shows this year all autochthonous livestock breeds in living groups, gave the meeting an excellent frame!
PatriMont-News July 2016
The PatriMont-News July 2016
with a special topic on Black Alpine pigs are published and
can be downloaded here::
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).
Black Alpine pigs now again also in Austria:
Three breeding groups are now located in county Lungau (Salzburg), one of them in a public accessible show farm (but advance notification mandatory!). See Show Farms.
12 February 2016
TV-documentation about the Black Alpine Pig
The Bavarian TV-channel
reported in the frame of "Abendschau - Der Süden. Live
vor Ort und Reportagen aus Südbayern" about the return
of the black alpine pig (in German language!)
10 February 2016
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.
10 December 2015
PatriMont-News December 2015
The PatriMont-News December
2015 are published and can be downloaded here::