Pulling Pork - Yorkshire 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.

Pulling Pork - The Swabian-Hall pig

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.

Pulling Pork - The Wuzhishan

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.

Pulling Pork - The British Lop

This week’s featured pig breed is one which is now rarer than the giant panda, the British Lop. Read all about the breed below.

Pulling Pork - The Mora Romagnola pig

Known by many other names, or simply ‘Mora’, the Mora Romagnola is so rare that by 2012 there were just over 1,000 left in existence. Read all about this unique pig breed below.