A baby pig is called a piglet! It takes 115 days for a female pig to give birth to a baby piglet.
The piglets are widely known as a culinary delight and can be cooked over an open flame on a roasting spit, grilled or baked in an oven. The small pig is cooked whole and carved, much like a Thanksgiving turkey.
Best Suckling pigs are piglets that are still being fed or "suckled" with their mother's milk. Our butcher's believes that pigletís lives are of the greatest importance, from how they are reared on the farm or ranch, right through to being on your plate! Unlike most commercial pigs, our piglets suckle on their mothers until they are at least 8-10 weeks old, almost three times longer than commercial piglets. You wonít find best suckling pigs with excellent flavor, tenderness and freshness anywhere else online or your local mama papa shop. Suckling Pig is an ancient delicacy, which is easy to cook, and looks very impressive as a dinner party centerpiece. We supply several weights, depending on the size of occasion, while we also offer the easy to carve boned suckling pigs. Our suckling piglet is perfect for all occasions whether it be a wedding, banquet or on the spit at a summer barbecue.
Our butcherís selects only the best prime specimens of Suckling Pig for us which meat mature in the traditional way by hanging and then prepares to the same high standards as we do our Suckling Pig meat. The piglet is then professionally frozen straight after cutting to lock in quality and preserve their freshness and flavor. A great tender game meat to try and about as natural as you can get!
Suckling pigs are raised as naturally as possible. With no growth hormones, steroids or drug residues reside in piglet meat, for todayís health conscious consumer, piglet meat is the natural choice for healthy eating, find out for yourself why Suckling pig meat is becoming a popular leading culinary trend.