articles about pigs
A breed first developed in the UK in the 1760’s, Yorkshire pigs are now the most popular breed in the US. A large breed, Yorkshire pigs can weigh as much as 340kgs. Read all about the breed below.
A large breed of domestic pig hailing from Germany, the Swabian-Hall are a breed which resulted from the crossing of German Landrace breeds and Meishan pigs in the early 1820’s.
A breed of pig so rare that there are as little as 30 specimens remaining in existence, the Wuzhishan is a breed raised only in the Hainan Province of China.
Also known as the Pineywoods Guinea, the Guinea hog is a rare breed of domestic pig that originates from the Guinea Coast of West Africa and one which was once kept by Thomas Jefferson. Read more about the breed below.