• PIG
    AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

    PIG

    Pigs are non-ruminant animals and they belong to the family called sudae. There are two main species of pigs – Sus sacrofa and Sus vittatus. Breeds of Pig Large White. Large Black. Duroc Jersey. Poland China. Tamworth. West African Dwarf pig. Hampshire. American Landrace. Chester White. Belgium Pie Train.   All the breed types are grouped into three classes: Meat type. Lard type. The Bacon type.   Pigs are reared mainly for meat, pig skin, bristle and manure.   Terminologies Used in Pig Boar – A mature male pig. Sow – A mature female pig. Gilt – A female pig that is matured to reproduce or has reproduced once. Piglet…

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