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

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

Lampiño (Hairless)

Native swine breed from Badajoz, Cáceres and Córdoba, with little hair on the skin, and in danger of extinction.

Lechón (Piglet)

Small pig, from newborn to three months of age (which usually weigh between 20 to 25 kg).

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THE DIFFERENT QUALITIES OF THE IBERIAN HAM: Bellota, Cebo Campo AND Cebo.

Quality of Iberian ham

According to the method of raising and feeding the pigs, three qualities are obtained in the well differentiated products:

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A unique race

Meet the world of the Iberian.

A unique race

Natural breeding in semi-freedom regime, a very special breed, elaborated according to the tradition of Jabugo … know the reason of the different qualities in the products … be passionate about the fascinating world of the Iberian.

The Iberian race.

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TERMINOLOGIES OF WORDS, RELATED TO THE WORLD OF THE IBERIAN PIG. THE “D”.

De bellota (Acorn):

Name given to ham, shoulder or loin of pork prepared with raw material from Iberian pigs fattened and finished in montanera with acorns in and that has spent his life in dehesas.

De cebo (Bait):

Denomination given to ham, shoulder or loin of pork prepared with raw material from pigs fattened with feed.

De cebo campo (Bait field):

Denomination given to ham, shoulder or loin made from raw material from Iberian pigs graze and live in the field exercising and feeding naturally and cereal feed, but not in dehesas with access to the montanera.

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¿Sabes que es un zasquil?

Herramientas y trabajos en la montanera

Herramientas y trabajos en la montanera.

El porquero para hacer caer las bellotas maduras en tiempo de montanera a los cerdos en nuestras dehesas de la Sierra de Jabugo utiliza una vara una gruesa, de unos cuatro metros, y al final de esta atado dos metros de cordel, con otra vara, más fina y corta, ligeramente arqueada, de algo más de un metro, el zasquil, rebaño, zurriaga, marco, vértigo… (todos estos nombres reciben, según la zona en las provincias de Huelva, Sevilla, Badajoz, Cáceres…).

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