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Types of pet Pigs

American ​Landrace pig​
American ​Landrace pig​

The American Landrace is a descendant of the Danish Landrace Pig, which was developed in Denmark in the late 1800s by crossing native swine with the Large White breed from England. The breed was introduced to the United States in the 1930s but restricted to research.

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American ​Yorkshire​
American ​Yorkshire​

The origin of the Yorkshire pig is difficult to pin down, as hog breeding in the 19th century wasn't a heavily-documented affair, but we do know that the Large White was first recognized in 1868 and established as a founder breed in 1884 by the National Pig Breeders' Association.

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Angeln ​Saddleback​
Angeln ​Saddleback​

The Angeln Saddleback. The Angeln Saddleback pig is also known as the Angler Sattelschwein. The Angeln Saddleback pig is a rare breed of domestic pig which is grown mainly in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is a large, lop-eared, black pig with a white band around its body which continues down to its forefeet.

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Apulo-​Calabrese​
Apulo-​Calabrese​

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Ba Xuyen​
Ba Xuyen​

Ba Xuyen Pigs are raised for there meat such as ham, sausage, bacon and pork chops. Ba Xuyen Pigs can make great pets. A wild pig is called a (boar) that lives in the wild and can be hunted. Feral pigs (means wild) can be a very big danger where humans habitat. Ba Xuyen Pigs can carry a variety of diseases and can pass them to humans.

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. 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.

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

The Bentheim Black Pied pig became nearly extinct in the 1950s and is now a rare breed with about 100 registered breeding animals. Bentheim Black Pied pigs are medium-sized, lop-eared and coloured white with black spots with grey rings. Boars average 75 cm height, 250 kg weight; sows average 70 cm height, 180 kg weight.

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Berkshire pig​
Berkshire pig​

Berkshire Pigcare, owner reviews. TopBerkshire Pig breeders / farms. Is a Berkshire Piga friendly and productive swine? Find the answer on RightPet.

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Black Iberian ​pig​
Black Iberian ​pig​

The Iberian pig can be either red or dark in colour, if black ranging from dark to grey, with little or no hair and a lean body, thus giving rise to the familiar name pata negra, or "black hoof".

British ​Landrace pig​
British ​Landrace pig​

British Landrace Pigs are very intelligent, not like people think, that pigs are dumb animals. A British Landrace Pig can drink 14 gallons of water in a day. The British Landrace Pig snout is its most important tool for finding food. The British Landrace Pigs snout is used for their excellent sense of smell.

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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​

Pigs fascinate people. They always have. Even people who have pigs as pets can tell you about the love/hate relationship they have with their pet pigs. Most of us have experienced both of these feelings, as well as a range of others, sometimes all in the same day. Pigs are anything BUT subtle. They behave in obvious and interesting ways.

Celtic pig​
Celtic pig​

The Celtic pig (Galician: 'Porco celta') is a breed of pig native to the autonomous community of Galicia in north-western Spain.

Chester White​
Chester White​

The Chester White breed of pigs was created in the 1800s in Pennsylvania by breading white pigs with a white boar from Bedfordshire, England. The record associations for the breed were consolidated into one body in the late 1800s in order to better promote and develop it.

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Choctaw hog​
Choctaw hog​

These hogs are black, sometimes with white markings, and at about 120 pounds, they are relatively small for a domestic pig. Feral descendants of Spanish pigs are much more common than non-feral ones, but the Choctaw is "a pure Spanish breed" and is distinct from the exact feral hog populations in the Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge area, which are of mixed ancestry.

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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 Danish Landrace Pig is a medium to large pig that is all white in color. The hair is fine. The head is narrow and long. The snout is long and the ears are large, heavy, and drooping while slanting forward close to the face. The body is long with an almost flat back. They are meaty with plump but trim hams.

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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​

Modern Duroc pigs are the end result of more than 150 years of careful breeding and crossbreeding between various types of swine. According to the National Swine Registry, modern Durocs were first bred in 1812 when farmers started breeding red Duroc pigs with Jersey red pigs.

Essex pig​
Essex pig​

The Essex pig is a beautiful breed of domestic pig originating in the United Kingdom. Like most other British pig breeds, the ancestor of the breed may have originated in the county of Essex from selective breeding of local wild pigs.

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Gascon pig​
Gascon pig​

Pigs fascinate people. They always have. Even people who have pigs as pets can tell you about the love/hate relationship they have with their pet pigs. Most of us have experienced both of these feelings, as well as a range of others, sometimes all in the same day. Pigs are anything BUT subtle. They behave in obvious and interesting ways.

Gloucestershire ​Old Spots​
Gloucestershire ​Old Spots​

The Gloucestershire Old Spots pig is known for its docility, intelligence, and prolificity. Boars reach a mature weight of 600 lb (272 kg) and sows 500 lb (227 kg). The pigs are white with clearly defined black (not blue) spots.

Guinea hog​
Guinea hog​

Hairless varieties are called "skinny" pigs. Appearance of Guinea Pigs. Guinea pigs are approximately 10 inches long and weigh two to three pounds. They have a rounded, stout body with no visible tail, although a few tail vertebrae can be felt under the skin. There are a variety of breeds with different coat types and color patterns.

Hampshire ​pig​
Hampshire ​pig​

The Hampshire Pig was developed in the United States from breeding stock imported from Hampshire, England between 1825 and 1835. Pigs remaining in this part of England developed later into the Wessex Saddleback, a similarly colored pig, but with flop ears.

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Hereford pig​
Hereford pig​

The Hereford Pig, often called the Hereford Hog, is a breed of domestic pig named for its resemblance to the Hereford breed of cattle. It was developed in Iowa and Nebraska during the 1920s from Duroc, Chester White, and Poland China pig bloodlines.

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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. It is a smallish pig with a black skin and smooth coat of hair. It has erect, unfolded, ears and a narrow snout.

Kunekune​
Kunekune​

A kunekune is a breed of pig that are kept as pets. Kunekune may not be as popular as pot bellied pigs, but word is getting out about these hairy pigs. A kunekune is a breed of pig that are kept as pets.

Large Black ​pig​
Large Black ​pig​

The Large Black, occasionally called the Devon, Cornwall Black or Boggu, is a breed of domestic pig native to Great Britain, particularly Devon, Cornwall and Essex. The Large Black is accurately named, as it is a large swine breed and is the only British pig that is entirely black.

Large White ​pig​
Large White ​pig​

The Large White. First recognised in 1868 the Large White owes its origins to the old Yorkshire breed. The Large White was one of the original founder breeds of the National Pig Breeders' Association (now known as the British Pig Association) and the first herdbook was published in 1884.

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​

Curly Pigs The Curly Coated pig looks very similar to the Mangalitsa and is in fact a variant of the breed. The curly pigs are now quite common in the UK and it is not unusual for farmers in the UK to keep them. Just a ten-minute drive from me, there is a small holding where two curly pigs reside.

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Meishan pig​
Meishan pig​

All Meishan that are in the USA are descendants of these left over research pigs. Vision should be mostly unobstructed. The overall weight of the pig should be such that it is comfortable and able to run and move freely. Head: Big, wide forehead that has thick and heavily wrinkled 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.

Miniature pig​
Miniature pig​

Pig parents are responsible for some of the hype about having an unconventional pet, we tend to post those cute pictures of our pigs with painted toe nails and a cute outfit, what people do not realize is that it took 2 1/2 hours to get that perfect, Facebook worthy picture.

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Mora ​Romagnola​
Mora ​Romagnola​

The dark-brown pig has almond-shaped eyes and long tusks (particularly the males). Like many heritage breeds, Mora Romagnola pigs are sturdy, fatten well andare ideal for raising outdoors. The pig’s flavorful meat is tender and compact, perfect for making cured meats like Culatello and Spalla Cruda.

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Mukota​
Mukota​

Mukota Pigs chew their food because pigs have a digestive system similar to a human digestive system and cannot digest food that is not chewed. A pig is the last of the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac. The pig represents, happiness, honesty, fortune and virility in China. "Scientific name for Pig Sus scrofa", the wild swine (Boar) from the old world with a narrow body and prominent tusks is from where most domestic swine come from. The "fear of pigs Swinophobia".

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​

Nero Siciliano Pig Breed Information The Nero Siciliano pig is a breed of domestic pig which is also known as Nero dei Nebrodi, Nero delle Madonie and Nero dell’Etna. It is from the Mediterranean island of Sicily, in southern Italy.

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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​

The Oxford Sandy and Black is a hardy, docile pig suited to being reared outdoors, where its colour protects it from sunburn (which pink pigs tend to suffer from). The breed has twice neared extinction, but is recovering, partly thanks to the efforts of the breed association, the Oxford Sandy & Black Pig Society.

PiéTrain​
PiéTrain​

Pietrain Pig Health Tip Great meat quality Pietrain pigs are very good in terms of meat production. I have seen pigs with a conversion of 300 to 350 grams of meat per kg of food and a daily weight gain of 500 grams, which is excellent.

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Poland China​
Poland China​

Poland China Pigcare, owner reviews. TopPoland China Pig breeders / farms. Is a Poland China Piga friendly and productive swine? Find the answer on RightPet.

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Red Wattle ​hog​
Red Wattle ​hog​

Other common names: Red Wattle Pig The basics: According to the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy (ALBC), "The Red Wattle is a large, red hog with a fleshy wattle attached to each side of the neck.

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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. They have large litters averaging more than nine piglets.

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Tamworth pig​
Tamworth pig​

The Tamworth pig originated in Ireland, where it was called "The Irish Grazer". In 1812, Sir Robert Peel brought some of these pigs to his estate in Tamworth, Staffordshire and they began to be selectively bred.

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Tokyo-X​
Tokyo-X​

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Truffle hog​
Truffle hog​

Pigs have a great sense of smell, and are able to identify truffles from as deep as three feet underground. It is thought that the natural sex hormones of the male pig are similar to the smell of the truffles, and, also, pigs have a natural affinity for rooting in the earth for food.

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

Basic information on pet pot bellied pig care including their lifespan, diet, and many different size varieties. ... Pot belly pigs, Vietnamese pot bellied pigs, ...

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.

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