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Types of Hogs

American ​Landrace pig​
American ​Landrace pig​

The American Landrace is a medium to large breed of domestic pig, white in colour, with long bodies, fine hair, long snouts, and heavy, drooping ears. They are bred for pork production. The American Landrace derives from the Danish Landrace of 1895 Danish origin.

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American ​Yorkshire​
American ​Yorkshire​

The American Yorkshire, a breed of domestic pig, is the American version of the English Yorkshire. The American Yorkshire has smaller and more-floppy ears when compared to the English Yorkshire’s large, erect ears. American Yorkshires are the most recorded swine breed farmed for its meat in the United States.

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Angeln ​Saddleback​
Angeln ​Saddleback​

The Angeln Saddleback, also known as the Angler Sattelschwein (Danish: Angler sadelsvin), is a rare breed of domestic pig grown mainly in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is a large, lop-eared, black pig with a white belt around its body at the forefeet.

Apulo-​Calabrese​
Apulo-​Calabrese​

The Apulo-Calabrese is a breed of black domestic pig from Calabria, in southern Italy. It may also be known as the Calabrese, Nero Calabrese or Nero di Calabria, and by many other regional names.

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Ba Xuyen​
Ba Xuyen​

Ba Xuyen Pigs are very intelligent, not like everybody thinks, that pigs are dumb animals. The Ba Xuyen Pig snout is its most important tool for finding food. Usually, similar to other pig breeds, Ba Xuyen Pigs do not contain practical sweat glands.

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Basque pig​
Basque pig​

The Basque pig (Basque: Euskal Txerri, French: Pie Noir du Pays Basque) is a breed of pig native to the Basque Country. As suggested by its name in French, the breed is piebald, black and pink. What is today called the Basque pig is one of several historical breeds or breed types kept by Basque peoples, and it was consolidated under the name only in the 1920s.

Bentheim ​Black Pied pig​
Bentheim ​Black Pied pig​

The Bentheim Black Pied pig is also known as the Buntes Bentheimer Schwein. It is a rare breed of domestic pig in Germany. The Bentheim Black Pied pig originated in Bentheim, Germany in the early 20th century when local breeds were crossed with Berkshire pigs and Cornwalls pigs.

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Berkshire pig​
Berkshire pig​

Berkshire pigs, also known as Kurobuta are a rare breed of pig originating from the English county of Berkshire that are bred and raised in several parts of the world, including England, Japan, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand.

Black Iberian ​pig​
Black Iberian ​pig​

The Iberian pig is a traditional breed of the domestic pig (Sus scrofa domesticus) that is native to the Iberian Peninsula. The Iberian pig, whose origins can probably be traced back to the Neolithic, when animal domestication started, is currently found in herds clustered in the central and southern part of Portugal and Spain.

British ​Landrace pig​
British ​Landrace pig​

The British Landrace is a British domestic breed of pig and one of the most popular in the United Kingdom. It is white with heavy drooping ears that cover most of the face and is bred for pork and bacon. The breed originated in the 1949 importation of 12 landrace pigs from Scandinavia — four boars and eight gilts (immature females).

British ​Saddleback​
British ​Saddleback​

The British Saddleback is a modern British breed of domestic pig. It was created in 1967 by merging the surviving populations of two traditional saddleback breeds, the Essex and Wessex Saddleback.

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Carried-​Under-arm pig​
Carried-​Under-arm pig​

In A Nutshell. Pigs, hogs, boars—they all wallow in mud, root around, and can destroy nearly any vegetation in their path. But what makes a pig a pig and not a boar or hog?

Celtic pig​
Celtic pig​

Celtic Pig BBQ serves up a Kentucky twist on Celtic favorites like tatties and neeps, haggis, and savory meat pies; authentic Kentucky BBQ standards like pulled pork, brisket, and ribs; and traditional sides like mac and cheese, green beans, and baked beans.

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Chester White​
Chester White​

In 1930, the Chester White Swine Record Association was reincorporated under the laws of Delaware with the offices in Rochester, Indiana. The offices moved to Peoria, Illinois on June 1, 1986. The strengths of the Chester White breed are: mothering ability, durability, and soundness.

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Choctaw hog​
Choctaw hog​

The Choctaw Hog is a breed of domestic pig historically used by Native Americans.They are now reduced in population to some hundred animals, most of them in the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.

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Cinta Senese​
Cinta Senese​

The Cinta Senese is particularly associated with the Montagnola Senese and the comuni of Casole d'Elsa, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Gaiole in Chianti, Monteriggioni, Siena and Sovicille, in the area between the upper Merse and the upper Elsa rivers. It was in the past widely distributed throughout Tuscany.

Danish ​Landrace pig​
Danish ​Landrace pig​

The Landrace Pig breeds come in two types, such as British Landrace breeds and American Landrace breeds. The British Landrace is a domestic pig breed that hails from the United Kingdom. The breed is one among the most popular pig varieties in the country.

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Danish ​Protest Pig​
Danish ​Protest Pig​

Pig Sus scrofa domesticus The Husum Red Pied (German: Rotbuntes Husumer) is a rare breed of domestic pig with the nickname Danish Protest pig (German: Husumer Protestschwein and Danish: Husum protestsvin or danske protestsvin).

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Duroc pig​
Duroc pig​

The Duroc pig is an older breed of domestic pig. The breed was developed in the United States and formed the basis for many mixed-breed commercial hogs. Duroc pigs are reddish-brown, large-framed, medium length, and muscular, with partially-drooping ears. They tend to be one of the least aggressive of all swine breeds raised for meat.

Essex pig​
Essex pig​

In the early nineteenth century, while travelling in Italy, Charles Western, 1st Baron Western obtained Neapolitan pigs to cross with his Essex sows. One of his tenants, Fisher Hobbs, bred the resulting Neapolitan-Essex boars with his "coarse" Essex sows and established the Improved Essex.

Gascon pig​
Gascon pig​

The Gascon is a rare breed of domestic pig which has survived in the more mountainous and remote regions of France. In the Midi-Pyrénées region, the Gascon survives as probably the most ancient breed of pig in France.

Gloucestershire ​Old Spots​
Gloucestershire ​Old Spots​

The Gloucestershire Old Spots (also "Gloucester, Gloucester Old Spot, Gloucestershire Old Spot" or simply "Old Spots") is an English breed of pig which is predominantly white with black spots. It is named after the county of Gloucestershire. The Gloucestershire Old Spots pig is known for its docility, intelligence, and prolificity.

Guinea hog​
Guinea hog​

This is the home page for the American Guinea Hog Association. Yu will find a wealth of information and, as a member, will have access to pedigree information.

Hampshire ​pig​
Hampshire ​pig​

The Hampshire pig is a domestic swine breed characterized by erect ears and a black body with a whitish band around the middle, covering the front legs. The American National Swine Registry notes this as the fourth "most-recorded breed" of pig raised as livestock in the United States, and probably the oldest American breed of hog.

Hereford pig​
Hereford pig​

Hereford Hog The Hereford is a medium size hog breed that is unique to the United States. It was developed in Iowa and Nebraska during the 1920s from Duroc, Chester White, and Poland China bloodlines.

Jeju Black pig​
Jeju Black pig​

The Jeju Black Pig (Hangul: 제주흑돼지; RR: jeju heuk-doe-ji) is a breed of domestic pig found on the Korean island of Jeju-do. This is Korea's largest island and lies to the south of the country in the Korea Strait.

Kunekune​
Kunekune​

The kunekune / ˈ k uː n eɪ k uː n eɪ /, / ˈ k uː n ɛ k uː n ɛ / is a small breed of domestic pig from New Zealand. Kunekune are hairy with a rotund build, and may bear wattles (or piri piri) hanging from their lower jaws.

Large Black ​pig​
Large Black ​pig​

The Large Black Hog Association (LBHA) is the premier registry and support association for Large Black hogs in the United States. We are a non-profit association, managed by a group of dedicated volunteers, owners and breeders of this wonderful heritage hog.

Large White ​pig​
Large White ​pig​

Large White There were 3,990 Large White swine registered in England in 1981, ranking them as the top breed of their native country. Furthermore, it is easily the leading breed of the world if one considers that swine called Yorkshires in the United States and Canada are the direct descendants of the Large White.

Lincolnshire ​Curly Coat​
Lincolnshire ​Curly Coat​

The Lincolnshire Curly Coat or Lincolnshire Curly-coated, also known as the Baston Pig, is an extinct British breed of domestic pig. : 359 It originated in, and was named for, the county of Lincolnshire, in the eastern Midlands.

Mangalica​
Mangalica​

The Mangalica is one of the fattiest pigs in the world; on average 65-70% of the carcass is fat, and lean meat is only 30 - 35% of the carcass, compared to over 50% in modern breeds. But that meat is considered among the tastiest pork in the world.

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Meishan pig​
Meishan pig​

The Meishan is a breed of domestic pig named for the Chinese prefecture of Meishan. It is a sub-group of the Taihu pig and is a small to medium-sized breed with large drooping ears, and wrinkled black skin.

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Middle White​
Middle White​

The Middle White is a breed of domestic pig native to the United Kingdom. It originated in Yorkshire roughly around the same time as the Large White. Its name comes from the fact that it was between the size of the Large White and the now-extinct Small White.

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Miniature pig​
Miniature pig​

What is a miniature pig? There is a lot of information circling around about what a miniature pig is, or isn’t. Some people are adamant that there is no such thing; others claim there are extremely tiny swine that are the size of a teacup. These are exaggerations or claims by people who have a misunderstanding.

Mora ​Romagnola​
Mora ​Romagnola​

Mora Romagnola The Mora Romagnola is an indigenous pig breed of the Ravenna province (Emilia Romagna, Italy); and it is unknown if it was ever exported to other parts of Europe. There are now only 18 animals surviving in one herd near Faenza (Ravenna) , while in 1949 there had been more than 22.000.

Mukota​
Mukota​

Mukota Also Known By: Rhodesian Indigenous, Zimbabwe Indigenous. Mukota pigs are believed to have been introduced by the European and Chinese traders between 16 and 1700 AD. There are basically two classes of Mukota pigs.

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Mulefoot​
Mulefoot​

While pigs with single hooves are found in writings as far back as Aristotle, the Mulefoot is the only population to be considered a breed, having an established standard type. The breed is possibly related to the Choctaw hog, and may share a similar ancestry.

Nero Siciliano​
Nero Siciliano​

The Nero Siciliano is a breed of domestic pig from the Mediterranean island of Sicily, in southern Italy. It is raised mainly in the province of Messina, particularly in the Monti Nebrodi. For this reason it is often known as the Nero dei Nebrodi; it may also be called Nero delle Madonie or Nero dell'Etna, for its association with the Madonie mountains and mount Etna respectively.

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Ossabaw ​Island hog​
Ossabaw ​Island hog​

The Ossabaw Island hog or Ossabaw Island is a breed of pig derived from a population of feral pigs on Ossabaw Island, Georgia, United States. The original Ossabaw hogs are descended from swine released on the island in the 16th century by Spanish explorers.

Oxford Sandy ​and Black​
Oxford Sandy ​and Black​

Why keep an Oxford Sandy & Black pig? The breed is noted for its many qualities, particularly its excellent temperament and mothering abilities. Generally prolific, the Oxford will function well under most management systems, and produces meat of very high quality and flavour (the markings do not go through to the meat).

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PiéTrain​
PiéTrain​

Pietrain, Belgium, the village from which the breed takes its name, was the birthplace of the breed. The exact origin is unknown but the local breed was "brought to the fore" during the difficult period of the swine market in 1950-51.

Poland China​
Poland China​

The Poland China is a breed of domestic pig, first bred in the Ohio, United States, in 1816, deriving from many breeds including the Berkshire and Hampshire. It is the oldest American breed of swine. Poland China hogs are typically black, sometimes with white patches, and are known for their large size.

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Red Wattle ​hog​
Red Wattle ​hog​

The Red Wattle hog is a breed of domestic pig originating in the United States. It is named for its red color and distinctive wattles or tassels, and is on the threatened list of the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy (ALBC).

Swabian-Hall ​Swine​
Swabian-Hall ​Swine​

The Swabian-Hall swine (Schwäbisch-Hällische Landschwein) is a breed of domestic pig originating from Schwäbisch Hall in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is a large pig, white in the centre with a black head and rear and narrow grey bands at the transition from white to black skin.

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Tamworth pig​
Tamworth pig​

The Tamworth also known as Sandy Back and Tam, is a breed of domestic pig originating in its namesake Tamworth, Staffordshire United Kingdom, with input from Irish pigs.

Tokyo-X​
Tokyo-X​

While most of the pork meat sold in Japan is made from the so-called LWD, a mixed breed of Landrace, Large White and Duroc pigs, Tokyo-X is a hybrid of Duroc, Berkshire and Beijing Black, the last of which comes from China.

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Truffle hog​
Truffle hog​

A truffle hog is any domestic pig used for locating and extracting a type of tuber known as a truffle from temperate forests in Europe and North America. Pigs have a great sense of smell, and are able to identify truffles from as deep as three feet underground.

Vietnamese ​Pot-Bellied​
Vietnamese ​Pot-Bellied​

Đông Hồ painting of pigs of I type Foraging on rice terraces in Sa Pa District, in Lào Cai Province Vietnamese Pot-bellied is the exonym for the Lon I (Vietnamese: Lợn Ỉ) or I pig, an endangered traditional Vietnamese breed of small domestic pig.

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Wessex ​Saddleback​
Wessex ​Saddleback​

The Wessex Saddleback or Wessex Pig is a breed of domestic pig originating in the West Country of England, , especially in Wiltshire and the New Forest area of Hampshire. It is black, with white forequarters.