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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 2.5 - 3 months Average litter size is 15-16 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
Breeds of Swine 3121 Adam Nash Landrace Originated in Denmark Drooped ears Known for their maternal instincts White Long Flatter-topped than other breeds.
Breeds of Swine Northeastern Agricultural Education Mr. Caffee.
Breeds of Swine Principles of AFNR c 12 C. Landrace Originated in Denmark Drooped ears Known for their maternal instincts White Know for long bodies Flatter-topped.
Breeds and Selection of Swine
Identifying Breeds of Swine
Lesson 2: Breeds of Swine
Breeds of Swine McAllen FFA Mr. Leal.
Breeds and Characteristics
AMERICAN LANDRACE Originated in Denmark White in color with huge drooping ears Longer than other breeds because of extra vertebrae More confinement adaptable.
Terms to Know Scientific name for swine: Porcine Mature male swine: Boar Mature female swine: Sow Young female swine: Gilt Altered male swine: Barrow.
Breeds of Swine. Foundation Developed from the Eurasian Wild Boar Domesticated about 9000 years ago Not used in nomadic tribes.
Breeds Of Swine Mr. Chudej. American Landrace From Denmark From Denmark Medium to large Breed Medium to large Breed White Hog White Hog Long body length.
Swine Breeds. Objective Know the eleven main swine breeds of the US Be able to describe what they look like Tell where they are from Be able to tell what.
Swine Breeds and Characteristics. Berkshire Black w/ 6 white points (4 white feet, snout, tip of tail) Erect ears Lean & typically less fat than other.
Swine Industry Feeder –pig producers Market –hog producers
Breeds of Swine. What the student will learn The physical characteristics and identification that separates the individual breeds. Some basic.
Hog Unit 11 th -12 th Grade. Essential Questions 1. What are 5 breeds of hogs? 2. What is the proper terminology used in Hog Production.
1 Common U.S. Breeds of Pigs Swine Production. 2 Breeds of Pigs l White-line breeds and crosses -- Traditionally maternal breeds l Dark-colored breeds.
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