Each year the Merlos breed 5 or 6 beef breed
oxen, an unusual activity nowadays, which is unprofitable but brings
nonetheless a high-quality meat.
Besides oxen, they rear pigs (in
semi-wild state, too), which are used to produce excellent sausages. The
breeding quality and care are demonstrated by the fact that pigs live
up to one year and a half, against the 6-month average of most stock