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Large White Pig Breed Facts and Characteristics

Large White Pig Breed Facts and Characteristics

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The large white pig is a breed of swine native to Yorkshire, England. The breed is widely used in modern and intensive pig farming due to its high fertility and good maternal characteristics, this pig is completely white, with erect ears. Currently, this breed of pig is very popular with most commercial breed pigs raised throughout the world. The first Stud Book for the breed was published in 1884, although the breed's earlier history in Yorkshire is difficult to trace. The development of modern performance testing programs led to an increase in global demand for large white pigs from the UK in the early 1970s. And more than 8,500 pedigree large white pigs were exported throughout the world. world in the first three years of that decade. Large white pig early days and history Larg...