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Landrace Pig: Characteristics, Behavior, And More

Landrace Pig: Characteristics, Behavior, And More

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The French Landrace pig belongs to a pig or pig breed originating in the Nordic countries, mainly Denmark and Sweden, introduced in France very recently, starting in the 1930s. Since then, it has been the subject of an efficient selection process that has made it an important maternal breed in French pig farming. It is a white pig, with a long body and floppy ears. It is endowed with good prolificacy, but also with good growth abilities. It is used mainly in crosses, especially with large white pigs. It is currently the second-largest breed in France in number. Landrace pig origin ang history The term "Landrace pig" refers to any group of standardized breeds of domestic pigs, and in this context, the word "Landrace" is typically capitalized. The original breed with this name was t...