Don’t rule out that possibility. Meat may be hard to come by one day. But plenty of wild hogs are a food source, and they roam the countryside. You might want to include them in your prepping endeavors to keep your family fed.
The first two videos below demonstrate how ham is cured and smoked. Take a few minutes to watch. And try not to drool on your computer.
The third video is just for fun. It features Ricky Skaggs singing, “You Can’t Hurt Ham.” It makes a telling point about why you should think of ham for survival.