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Adv. Swine Breeds

GLPB Swine Breeds - Advanced

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Berkshire This breed of swine originated in Berkshire county in England.
Berkshire This breed of swine has ears that are short and erect. The hogs are black with white feed, tail and usually have a splash of white on the face.
Chester White This breed of swine is an American Breed developed in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Chester White This breed of swine is a cross of White English hogs with smaller local Pennsylvania hogs.
Chester White This breed of swine are large and pure white, have medium sized ears that droop down over the eyes.
Chester White This breed of swine are known for being good mothers.
Duroc This breed of swine originated by crossing New York and New Jersey hogs in the United States.
Duroc The name of this breed of swine came from a famous stallion kept on the farm of one of the red hog breeders in New York at the time of its origination.
Duroc This breed of swine are solid red, but they may range from dark to light shades. They have droopy ears.
Duroc This breed of swine grows quickly and efficiently.
Hampshire and Berkshire These two different breeds of swine both originated in England and are named after the county they originated from.
Hampshire This breed of swine is easily recognized by its white belt encircling a black body. They have erect ears.
Hampshire This breed of swine must have a belt that does not exceed 2/3 the width of it's body length. The white belt covers both front legs. Hind feet and legs may be white as long as the white does not extend above the hocks.
Hampshire This breed of swine is known for being heavy muscled.
Hereford This breed of swine has a white face, the body must be at least 2/3 red (light or dark), and have at least 2 white feet. White must also be showing not less than one-inch above the hoof.
Poland China This breed of swine originated in Butler and Warren counties in Ohio.
Poland China This breed of swine is generally black with 6 white points (all 4 legs, tail and nose). Many have white spots on certain areas of the body. They have droopy ears.
Poland China This breed of swine is known for being lean and heavy muscled.
Tamworth, Yorkshire, Hampshire, Berkshire These breeds of swine originated in England.
Tamworth This breed of swine are all red, erect ears, and have a long narrow face and snout.
Spot This breed of swine looks like a Poland China but has much white on its body.
Spot This breed of swine was established in 1961. It has droopy ears and is black and white.
Spot This breed of swine is known for being an aggressive breeder and gains weight well.
Yorkshire This breed of swine originated from England's "Large Whites" and "Middle Whites".
Yorkshire This breed of swine are long bodied, white hogs with erect ears. The hair or bristles are white and usually the body is white, but sometimes there may be some black pigmentation on the skin.
Yorkshire This breed of swine produce large litters and are known as the mother breed.
Landrace This breed of swine originated is one of the newer breeds in the United States.
Landrace This breed of swine is all white, very long in the body. It has especially large floppy ears.
Landrace This breed of swine is all white and very long bodied. It is longer bodied than the Chester White and has a much longer snout than the Yorkshire.
Landrace, Yorkshire, Chester White These breeds of swine are known for being a good mother.
Pietrain This breed of swine originated in Belgium.
Pietrain This breed of swine has a black hair coat with varying amounts of white spots.
Pietrain This breed of swine was originally bred for their extreme muscle volume and leanness.
Berkshire, Hampshire, Tamworth, Yorkshire These breeds of swine have erect ears.
Chester White, Duroc, Poland China, Spot, Landrace These breeds of swine have droopy ears.
Hampshire, Poland China, Pietrain These breeds of swine are known for their meat qualities.
Duroc, Spot These breeds of swine are known for their growth characteristics.
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