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Breeds Terminal –Muscling –Leanness –Rapid growth rates
Maternal –M–Maternal abilities –T–To raise and care for a litter of pigs –H–High weaning numbers
Originated in Denmark Large, drooped Ears White Long Bodied w/ extra rib
Known for Maternal Traits 7 Teats per Side for Registration
Originated in England Black with white legs, snout, and switch
Erect ears Once kept in Buckingham Palace Known for producing high quality meats
Originated in Chester Co., Pennsylvania White with drooped ears
Mothering breed Produce large litters
Originated in U.S. Solid red Drooped ears Excellent meat type hog
Originated in U.S. Black with white belt Small, erect ears
Probably the oldest American breed Well-known meat breed
Originated in Missouri Developed from Chester, Poland China, and Durocs
Red with white face, legs, and underline Medium-sized drooping ear
Originated in U.S. Black with white snouts, legs, and switch Drooped ears
Noted for ability to easily gain weight Quiet dispositions Generally poor mothers
Developed in Indiana Black with white spots Efficient feeders Noted for rapid weight gain
Originated in Ireland Red Noted bacon breed Erect ears Good mothers
Originated in England White Large, erect ears “The Mother Breed” Produces large litters
Originated from Germany White with black spots
Erect ears Extremely heavy muscled and lean
Slow growing and fat May be the most prolific breed in the world
Puberty at months Average litter size is pigs
Fengjing Chinese breed Black color Wrinkled skin From central China where it is hot Drooped ears
Originated in China Long black hair Come from Northern China where it is cold.
Often used as pets Maximum height 22” at withers Maximum weight 125 pounds
Crossbreeding Mating two different purebred animals
Hybrid vigor – gain in growth by crossing two purebred lines Heterosis – effect of hybrid vigor or crossing
Hybrid vigor can potentially –Increase the number of pigs farrowed –Improve baby pig livability
Produce heavier milking sows Most have a faster growth rate to market
Common Crosses F1 females created by crosses such as: –Yorkshire x Landrace = F1 maternal cross replacement female
Terminal crosses –York x Hamp = Blue butt –Yorkshire x Duroc
–Duroc x Hamp –York female x ½ Hamp, ½ Duroc boar
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Swine Housing The majority of pigs today are raised in total confinement.
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Worldwide Porc-Ex A/S in Europe2 Porc-Ex A/S was founded in 1998 by Holger B. Sørensen With export of piglets and slaughter pigs from.
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Introduction There are two main factors that determine whether a person is profitable in the swine industry 1. # of pigs weaned per sow per year 2. feed.
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This presentation was originally given at a meeting of the Midwest Goat Producers Association in Flora, Illinois, on April 20, 2007.
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