The Duroc Pig is a breed of red domestic swine that developed in the United States. It is a highly popular meat breed, and its farming is known to be very lucrative to the farmers. This breed also served as a foundation stock to quite a few mixed-breed commercial hogs in recent times.
Guinea Hogs are a rare breed of pigs which has its origin in the United States. Their moderate size, good temperament makes them ideal farm pigs. Their meat is considered a gastronomical delight.
The Chester White Pig is a breed of large, fatty pigs that originated in the United States of America. This is a domestic breed that actively takes part in commercial crossbreeding operations for pork in the country. Though not as well-known as the Yorkshire, the Hampshire, or the Duroc pigs, they are a versatile breed and are perfect for both intensive and extensive pig farming.
The Chato Murciano Pig is a breed of large, domesticated swine having a characteristic short snout. This is a meat breed originating in Spain as a result of a mixed-breeding program. This pig breed is ideal for the production of lean pork, extremely tender bacon, and sausage.
Choctaw hog is a variety of domestic pig found in the United States. The pig was originally reared by the Native Americans especially for its meat. Currently, there are only a few hundred members left and are labeled as critically rare. The breed is mostly confined in the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.
The British Lop Pig is a large variety of endangered, domesticated swine that was initially reared for its meat. This pigs are marked by their characteristic large ears that hang over their faces, almost covering the eyes, and it is because of these lop ears that the breed got its current name.
The Belgian Landrace Pig is a breed of domestic pigs that originated in Belgium. They are one of the most common and popular pork breeds amongst the other ‘landrace’ strains, and are extensively reared all across Belgium. Not merely its tasty meat, but also its success in meeting with the demands of the world market has made it popular among the breeders, sellers and consumers in many other countries.
The Belaras Black Pied Pig is primarily found in Minsk and the adjacent regions in Belarus. These are domestic swine, and are mainly reared for meat and lard production.
The Basque Pig is a very rare breed of domesticated swine that developed in the Basque Country region of France and Spain. They are mainly raised for the production of pork, which is popular for its excellent quality and aroma. These pigs were almost on the verge of extinction until efforts were taken for their revival.
The Ba Xuyen Pig is a breed of Vietnamese domesticated swine specifically spread along the Mekong River Delta in the southern Vietnam. These animals are adapted well to the salty-water zones of the delta, and are primarily farmed for the production of meat.