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Swine Breeds. Large White. Originated in England Imported into almost every country of the world Large litters with heavy milk production. Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/swine/. Yorkshire. Originated in the England Descendants of the Large White

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large white
Large White
  • Originated in England
  • Imported into almost every country of the world
  • Large litters with heavy milk production

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/swine/

yorkshire
Yorkshire
  • Originated in the England
  • Descendants of the Large White
  • Brought to the United States around 1830

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/swine/

danish landrace
Danish Landrace
  • Originated in Denmark
  • Foundation stock for many important swine breeds

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/swine/

american landrace
American Landrace
  • Originated in the United States
  • Danish Landrace and Large White breeds used
  • White hair color is required

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/swine/

tamworth
Tamworth
  • Developed in England as a bacon-type hog
  • Yorkshire and Berkshire breeds used
  • Lean, muscular breed

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/swine/

berkshire
Berkshire
  • Originated in England
  • Originally a reddish color
  • Known for their immense size and unique flavor

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/swine/

duroc
Duroc
  • Originated in the United States
  • Tamworth and Berkshire breeds were used
  • Originally called the Duroc-Jersey

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/swine/

british lop
British Lop
  • Originated in England
  • Established in 1920, but foundation stock unknown
  • One of the largest hogs found in England

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/swine/

chester white
Chester White
  • Originated in Pennsylvania
  • Three Chester breeds were combined to form one breed in 1911

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/swine/

hampshire
Hampshire
  • Originated in the United States
  • Descendants of the “Old English Breed”
  • Known for quality meat, especially the hams

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/swine/

hereford
Hereford
  • Originated in Missouri
  • Duroc and Chester breeds used
  • White face, ears and at least 2 legs. Not less than 2/3 red.

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/swine/

lacombe
Lacombe
  • Originated in Canada
  • 56% Landrace, 23% Berkshire, 21% Chester White
  • Released to public in 1957

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/swine/

large black
Large Black
  • Originated in Europe
  • Descendants of the black pigs of Devon and Cornwall
  • Used in outdoor operations

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/swine/

pietrain
Pietrain
  • Originated in Belgium
  • White with black spots
  • Extremely high proportion of lean to fat

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/swine/

vietnamese potbelly
Vietnamese Potbelly
  • Originated in Vietnam
  • Brought to the United States and Canada for zoos
  • Average weight 70-150 lbs.

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/swine/

welsh
Welsh
  • Originated in England
  • Very muscular and lean
  • Short legs, dished faces, and lopped ears

Pictures from http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/swine/

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For more information on the swine breeds visit:http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/swine/