Hampton pork fit for a king, thanks to free range living

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated December 16 2021 - 6:42am, first published December 15 2021 - 8:00am
Gordon Fawckner surrounded by some of his hungry free-range Berkshire and Duroc pigs. Pictures: Sally Gall

Legend has it that Berkshire pigs originated in England around 200 years ago and were sent to Japanese emperors as gifts in the 19th century.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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