Half Hogs:- Typically weight between 75-125 lbs., depending on their breed. - Have one belly, weighing approximately 8 lbs.- Have one hind leg, typically used for ham. A ham can weigh between 18-20 lbs.
Hog Yield:- Typically, hogs loose 30-40% of their hanging weight during the butchering process, depending on the amount of fat on the animal.- A 200 lb. Whole Hog will yield approximately 140 lbs. of meat.- A 100 lb. Half Hog will yield approximately 70 lbs. of meat.