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March 3rd. World Day of Nature

World Day of Nature pata-negra-ham

The United Nations in the General Assembly decided to proclaim March 3 as International World Nature Day, to sensitize human beings, about its importance of flora and fauna.

And conserve species of fauna more emblematic and threatened, such as rhinos, tigers, mountain gorillas, pandas … As well as innumerable natural areas that are increasingly threatened as the Amazonian, Indonesian jungles, … With this celebration the Convention was reaffirmed International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

Our dehesas of the Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche, together with the northern sierra of Seville and the Sierra de Hornachuelos, were declared Biosphere Reserves in 2002 by UNESCO.

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WORDS RELATED TO THE WORLD OF THE IBERIAN PIG. “S”

Iberian sirloin pata-negra-ham

Terminologies of words, related to the world of the Iberian pig. The”S”.

Iberian sausage (Salchichón)

Made with minced Iberian pork meat, with spices, marinated and stuffed in natural casing. Cured of slow form of approximately 60 days, in our natural dryers in full Park of the Mountain range of Aracena and Picks of Aroche.

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Words related to the world of the Iberian pig. “P”

birthing room and raising pigs

 Terminologies of words, related to the world of the Iberian pig. The “P”.

Paleta (shoulder)

Product made with the front end of pigs. If the pig is Iberian, it is called “Iberian shoulder”.

Panceta (bacon)

Square part very fat, it is marketed fresh, salty or smoked.

Papada (dewlap)

Part of the fat and characteristic face // Piece of flesh of that anatomical region very veined.

Paridera/s (birth)

Construction that formerly made of stone, so that the Iberian pigs could have their young. // Period in which Iberian pig births take place.

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Words related to the world of the Iberian pig. The “N”

Christmas pig pata negra hamTerminologies of words, related to the world of the Iberian pig. 

Navideño (Christmas)

In the environment of the Iberian pig of Spain, it is the piglet born in winter that takes advantage of the montanera of the year after birth.

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Words related to the world of the Iberian pig. The “M”

Pigs in the Sierra finishing montanera

Terminologies of words, related to the world of the Iberian pig. The “M”.

Malandar

It was named this way to the agostones pigs (born between May and June and their weaning is in the month of August) with a year or more fed only in stubble and grazing until their entry into the montanera.

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