#13キシィウワァ(喜瀬豚)  伝説の島豚

#13キシィウワァ(喜瀬豚)  伝説の島豚#13 Kishiuwa (Kishiuwa pig)  Island pig of legend

豚と言えば、鹿児島の黒豚や沖縄のアグーが知られていますが、鹿児島と沖縄の間に位置する奄美大島にもキシィウワァという伝説の島豚がいました。キシィは奄美大島北部の旧笠利町喜瀬集落のことで、ウワァは島の方言で豚という意味です。キシィウワァは、耳が大きく垂れた黒豚です。肉質が甘く、脂身もさっぱりしているため、肉特有のもたれた感じがなく、そのおいしさを求めて島内各地から客足が絶えませんでした。しかし、成長が遅く、小ぶりなため、昭和30年以降、質より量を求める時代のながれに押されて消滅しました。A black pig in Kagoshima and Agu in Okinawa were known if it was said the pig, and Oshima Amami located between Kagoshima and Okinawa also had the island pig of the legend named Kishiuwa."Kishi" is an old Kasaricho Kise village in the northern part of Oshima Amami, and "Uwa" is a meaning of pig in the dialect of the island. Kishiuwa is a black pig to which the ear greatly hung down. There was no feeling to which the peculiarity to meat dripped because the fleshy substance was sweet, and fat was also tidy, and the customers did not discontinue for delicious of that because of Shimauchi various places. However, it disappeared being pushed to the flow in the age when the amount was requested from the quality growing slowly after 1955 because it was small.
  • 現在、奄美市名瀬で同集落出身の新納秀蔵さん(91)と2男の誠人さん(58)が、45年前から人工飼料を使わない当時の方法で島豚を育てています。キシィウワァについて秀蔵さんは「昔は正月用に、どの家も一頭は飼っていました。えさはサツマイモと野菜が中心。旧の11月に子豚を買ってきて育て、翌年の12月につぶしていました。人間もソテツガユとイモが主食で、生活は苦しかったから豚にも満足にえさはやれなかったね。豚が飼えない家もあったよ。キシィウワァは唐種豚(トウシュウワァ)とも言っていたね。100斤(60キロ)になったら“一石(こく)豚”と言った。女の子とキシィウワァの余りはない、といわれるほど引き手が多かったよ」と話しています。Hidezo Nino (91) and Makoto (58) of 2nd son from village bring up an island pig by a then method not to use the feed artificially from 45 years ago now in Amami City Naze. "New Year for, any house was also tinted with one head "old Mr. Hdezo about Kishiuwa. In food, the Ipomoea batatas var.edulis and the vegetable are centers. The piggy was bought, raised in old November, and it crushed next December. Cycad rice porridge and the potato were staple food in man, and because life was hard, the pig was not able also to do food satisfactorily. There was a house that the pig was not able to keep, too. Kishiuwa was called Toshuwa. Once the (60 kg) 100 loaf "said one stone (body) pig" and. It is spoken, There were a lot of door pulls with the girl by saying too much as Hanai about Kishiuwa".
  • 50頭で始めた養豚は今、350頭。えさは学校給食などの残飯にダイコンやカボチャ、サツマイモ、オカラなどを加えて鉄なべに入れ、薪(まき)でたいて与えています。「豚の肉はえさで決まる」と人工飼料は使わず、「人間と同じ食材」で育てる昔ながらの「キシィウワァの飼育法」でキシィウワァの味を出しています。そのおいしさは口コミで広がり、島の内外にファンを増やしています。Now, the hog raising started by 50 is 350. Food is added the Raphanus sativus var.raphanistroides, the pumpkin, the Ipomoea batatas var.edulis, and Ocala, etc. to the leftover such as the school lunches, put in the iron pan, boiled with firewood (reel), and given. The artificial diet is not used, and the taste of Kishiuwa has been put out , saying that "Pig's meat is decided by food" by "Rearing of Kishiuwa" from of old raised by "The same food as man". Delicious of that extends by word of mouth, and has increased the number of fans in and out on the island.