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2 BREEDS OF SWINE By Clint Cummings

3 BREEDS OF SWINE NINE MOST POPULAR BREEDS IN THE U.S. Berkshire Chester Duroc Hampshire Landrace Pietrain Poland China Spot Yorkshire

4 BERKSHIRE * BREED CHARACTERISTICS * All black body with six white points *Erect ears * BENEFITS *Known as a “Terminal Breed” *Growth and muscle *Durable and rugged *Marbling quality

5 CHESTER BREED CHARACTERISTICS All white body Short thick ears flopping forward BENEFITS Known as a “Dual purpose Breed” Growth Durable and rugged

6 DUROC BREED CHARACTERISTICS All red body Short ears flopping forward BENEFITS Known as a “Terminal Breed” Grow extremely fast Durable and rugged

7 HAMPSHIRE *BREED CHARACTERISTICS *Black body with a white belt * Erect ears *BENEFITS *Known as a “Terminal Breed” * Heavy muscled and lean *Carcass merit

8 LANDRACE *BREED CHARACTERISTICS *All white body * Long thin ears flopping forward *BENEFITS *Maternal breed-known for mothering *Known for length of body * One extra rib

9 PIETRAIN BREED CHARACTERISTICS Spotted body-3/4 white 1/4 black. Ears floppy, slightly tipped forward. BENEFITS Known as a”Terminal Breed” Extreme Muscle and Leanness Carcass oriented

10 POLAND CHINA *BREED CHARACTERISTICS * All black body with six white points * Erect Ears *BENEFITS *Known as a “Terminal Breed” *Growth *Durable and rugged *Marbling quality

11 SPOT *BREED CHARACTERISTICS *Body covered with black and white spots *Ears flopping forward *BENEFITS *Known as a “Terminal Breed” *Growth and leanness *Durable and rugged

12 YORKSHIRE *BREED CHARACTERISTICS *All white body * Erect ears *BENEFITS *Maternal Breed-known as the “Mother Breed” *Known also as a “Dual purpose breed” *Leanness and muscle

13 KNOWLEDGE QUIZ Name the nine most popular breeds in the United States?

14 KNOWLEDGE QUIZ NAME THE THREE BREEDS KNOWN FOR MOTHERING? NAME THE TWO BREEDS KNOWN AS DUAL PURPOSE BREEDS? 1 2

15 KNOWLEDGE QUIZ NAME THE SIX BREEDS KNOWN AS TERMINAL SIRES?

16 KNOWLEDGE QUIZ NAME THE BREED THAT HAS A BLACK BODY, WHITE BELT AND ERECT EARS? 1 NAME THE BREED THAT HAS A ALL RED BODY WITH SHORT EARS FLOPPING FORWARD? 1 NAME THE BREED THAT HAS A BLACK BODY, SIX WHITE POINTS AND ERECT EARS? 1


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