Hey all I come to you in search of help. I am throwing a pig roast in a bout a week and I am in the process of ordering a pig. I will be using an electric spit to do the roasting. I will be having approx 30-35 people, but I will also have a few sides as well,not just the pig.
My question is, what is the best size to get?. I was thinking in the range of 35-40 lbs.
I have heard that a 40 lb pig is too big (not for the amount of people) but for the toughness of the meat and that a 35 lb pig would be best. As it is considered a younger pig and the meat wont be as tough.
Is there a difference between the 35 and 40 lb pig as far as the meat goes. Also what is the cooking time for both. I hear between 4-6 hours for both sizes, is this correct?
Also what are some other tips for doing this