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    Primal Beef = Grass Fed; Primal Pork = ??

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    I know Pork aren't 'grass-fed', what do I ask for from my local farmers to ensure they are raising their pigs to Primal specifications? What else should I confirm before I order a half or whole pig?

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    Free range, I'd say. They're probably still fell crappy grains, but at least they'll have space to move and dig around.

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    free range or pastured
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    Look up Forested pork.

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    One that is whey-fed (maybe a dairy that owns a few pigs), or as suggested above (Forested) would be tops on my list. The forested pigs eat a lot of nuts (typically acorns) near slaughter time and they tasted GREAT!

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    Pastured is the usual term around here.
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    Mainly not wheat fed, that would be the big one to avoid.
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    Feral.

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    Pastured... or look up "wild boar." That's what I eat

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    Pastured...Just got my half yesterday, and it's tasty:-)

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