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Monday, July 9, 2012

Is Your Smoker Big Enough to Smoke a Whole Hog?

Barbecued Pig Picking in Virginia
So, you want to cook a whole hog and don't know if your smoker is big enough? Well, here are some guidelines to estimate the size of a roasting hog based on its carcass weight.

A 10-24 lb hog is 23-30 inches long.

A 25-40 lb hog is 30-36 inches long.

A 41-60 lb hog is 36-44 inches long.

A 61-85 lb hog is 44-48 inches long.

Now, get the right sized hog and start cooking!

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