How To Smoke A Pig?

How long does it take to smoke a pig?

As a very rough guide, figure on 1 to 1 1/2 hours for every 10 pounds of pig.

Thus, a 50-pounder will take 5 to 7 hours; a 180-pounder needs more like 18 hours.

For a really small pig, you’ll need to bump up the time; a 20-pounder will still require 3 1/2 to 4 hours.

How long does it take to smoke a 40 lb pig?

Pull it out, ready to pull. No, but if youre smoking it, American-style don’t buy into the 225 temp. You’re going to get uneven cooking on the inside. It should take around 15 hours at 275-325.

How long does it take to smoke a 150 lb pig?

Your cooking time is going to vary depending on the size of your hog and the method you are using to smoke it but if you are using an 80lb hog (which is what I would recommend to get started with) then it should take you approx. 8-10 hours at about 250 degrees if you stay about 12″ away from the heat source.

How long does it take to smoke a 60 pound pig?

That said, it’s still difficult to give you an exact timing beacause it does depend so much on the set up of your equipment however the general rule of thumb is one hour for every 10lbs + 90 minutes. Working to that calculation you’re looking at around 4 hours but it can be as much as 5.