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BREEDS OF SWINE COLOR CHARACTERISTICS TODAY’S OBJECTIVES We will learn the color characteristics of these eight breeds You will do a worksheet over the.

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2 BREEDS OF SWINE COLOR CHARACTERISTICS

3 TODAY’S OBJECTIVES We will learn the color characteristics of these eight breeds You will do a worksheet over the breeds You will do an activity, to show me that each one of you know your breeds

4 EIGHT BREEDS Berkshire Chester White Duroc Hampshire Yorkshire Landrace Poland China Spotted Poland China

5 COLOR CHARACTERISTICS OF ALL EIGHT BREEDS

6 BERKSHIRE Erect ears Dished head Black body with six white points – Four feet – Nose – Tip of tail

7 CHESTER WHITE Solid white body Can have small black spots on the body Drooping ears – Breaking in the middle of the ear – Small in size

8 DUROC Drooping ears Reddish to Brown in color (shades may vary) Can have NO white spots May have small black spots throughout skin pigment

9 HAMPSHIRE Erect ears Black body with white belt that encircles the forefront of the body White can be on the back legs NO white can go above the snout onto the nose area

10 YORKSHIRE Erect ears Slightly dished face Solid white body – Body may have black spots as long as they are smaller than a quarter in size

11 LANDRACE White in color Long bodied Drooping ears – Break at the head – Large ears – Cover eyes completely

12 POLAND CHINA Drooping ears Black body with six white points – 4 feet – Face or nose are – Tip of the tail

13 SPOTTED POLAND CHINA Drooping ears Grey background color with white and black throughout the body – 20% of the body must be either black or white to be classified

14 Cross A pig that does not fit into any other breed Also called a “blue butt” Can come in many colors – White – Browns – Black There is a picture on the poster

15 ACTIVITY

16 SEE YOU TOMMORROW


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