Breeds - piggery

Breeds - piggery

Breed Image Breed Name Description
Large White Yorkshire imagesLarge White YorkshireThe large White Yorkshire is a popular English Bacon breed, which had its origin Yorkshire and neighboring countries in northern England. Yorkshire sows are noted as good mothers. • Bacon type breed • The body colour is solid white with occasional black pigmented spots called ‘freckles’ • Other distinguishing characteristic are erect ear, snout of medium length, large in size and slightly dished face • Skin is pink coloured and is free from wrinkles with long and moderately fine coat. Neck is long and full to the shoulder. Back is slightly arched • Matured body weight boar: 300-400kg and sow 230-320kg Most extensively used exotic breed in India.. It is an excellent breed for the purpose of crossbreeding
Ghungroo imagesGhungrooGhungroo Pig. Ghungroo an indigenous strain of pig first reported from West Bengal is popular among the local people because of high prolificacy and ability to sustain in low input system. This breed/strain produces high quality pork utilizing agricultural byproducts and kitchen wastes
Niang Megha imagesNiang MeghaBody coat: Solid black to black with white patches on forehead and legs. Erect bristles on dorsal midline Head: White patches on forehead Ears: Small erect, extended vertically. Legs: White patches on legs Reproductive traits Age at first mating: 246.440±1.3 days Age at first Farrowing: 347.813±3.516 days Farrowing interval: 206.121±0.785 days Gestation period: 111.848±0.136 days Litter size: 6.080±0.219 Remarks: Reared for pork and bristle purpose.
Agonda Goan imagesAgonda GoanThis breed is better for crossbreeding with exotic breed so as to get better adoptability and disease resistance. ... This can be used for crossbreeding with Goa Local. Crossbred pig. Crossbred pig These are the pigs produced by crossing Agonda Goan female pig with Large White Yorkshire male.
Tenyi Vo imagesTenyi VoNaga pig, or tenyi vo is found in the areas of the districts of Chakesang, Mao, Tuensang and Angami in Nagaland, in the extreme northeastern corner of India, along the border with Myanmar. This breed is a small pig with white hooves and a relatively long straight tail that is white on the end. It has small ears and often markings on the elongated face, neck or shoulders. Their bodies are black in color and hairy, with a potbelly. Individuals reach 25-35kg at maturity. The animals reach maturity quickly and have a relatively shorter gestation period and a shorter than average time between litters. The tenyi vo breed is a hearty breed, able to survive without much care in regards to feeding and disease management. Their meat is quite tender and has less fat than other breeds. The most notable local dish using this pig is a local sausage made with the blood and a mixture of local herbs. It is also used in making pickled pork, smoked pork with fermented soybeans and pork with bamboo sho
Nicobari imagesNicobariStatus: Threatened Country: India Place of origin: Andaman & Nicobar group of islands Body: Short sized Body coat: Black and brownish colour Ears: Straight Legs: With grayish white hooves Morphometric traits Body weight: 175-200 kg Reproductive traits Age at first Farrowing: 10.91±0.85 months Litter size: 8.06±0.33 piglets Production traits Slaughter age: 12.76±1.07 months Slaughter weight: 112.82±14.26 kg Dressing percentage: 70-80% Climatic adaptation: Very much sustainable under low managemental conditions. Remarks: Exclusively reared by Nicobari tribes for meat purpose under free range or semi-intensive system. Feeds on coconut, root crops, fish waste and crabs.
Doom imagesDoomStatus: Decreasing Country: India Place of origin: Assam (India). This variety of pig is originally from Bangladesh. They are found in Dhubri, Goalpara, Boangaigaon districts of Assam. Morphological characteristics Body: Comparatively larger than Assam local breeds. Body coat: Black in colour with thick line of hair on the neck and towards the shoulders, extending upto lumber regions Face: With short concave snout Morphometric traits Body weight: 36-50 kg but boar also attain 70 kg Reproductive traits Age at first mating: 250.567±1.481 days Age at first Farrowing: 368.000±1.537 days Farrowing interval: 213.533±0.396 days Gestation period: 112.044±0.295 days Litter size: 6.250±0.237 Remarks: The performance is not satisfactory. However, the Doom pig of Assam is having tremendous potential for improvement. Reared for pork and bristle purpose.
Zovawk imagesZovawkZovawk pig is distributed in Mizoram with an estimated population of about 39 thousand. It is reared by Mizo community for pork and manure purposes. Animals are black with white spot on forehead, white patches on belly and white boots.
Ghurrah imagesGhurrahThese pigs are native to Bareilly division and adjoining pats of Lucknow division of Uttar Pradesh. These are black colored medium sized pigs with flat belly, angular body and long straight snout. Legs below hock joint are white. Thick line of hairs is present from neck to shoulders. Head is elongated with triangular face and short leaf shaped vertically erected ears. Adult male weighs about 46kg and female about 48kg. Litter size is 6.85 at birth and 5.65 at weaning.