Story: Pigs and the pork industry

Boar-hunting trophies (2nd of 2)

Boar-hunting trophies

This collection of boar tusks and heads on a fence was photographed in the 1920s or 1930s, when pig hunting was popular and pigs abundant.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Allan Gillingham, 'Pigs and the pork industry - Early farming and feral breeds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 July 2022)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008