Breeds of Pig
Large White Yorkshire
originated in Yorkshire. It is one of the prolific breeds and the sows are
heavy milkers and good mothers. It is a large long white pig with a wide
body neither wide nor deep. The ears are erect. They are widely used for
cross breeding programme.
It is red in
colour. It is popular since it has a valuable combination of size, feeding
capacity, prolificacy and hardness. The ears are drooping
originated in Denmark. The breed is white. The ears are heavy and drooping.
They are extensively used for cross breeding purposes.
|References||Kerala Agricultural University. 2001. Package of Practices- Recommendations: Veterinary and Animal Husbandry, Kerala Agricultural University, Trichur.|