Unlike other barnyard animals, which pull plows, give eggs or
milk, or grow wool, a pig produces only one thing: meat.
Incredibly efficient at converting almost any organic matter into
nourishing, delectable protein, swine are nothing short of a
gastronomic godsendyet their flesh is banned in many cultures,
and the animals themselves are maligned as filthy, lazy
As historian Mark Essig reveals in Lesser Beasts, swine... more...