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British Saddleback Pig


Other name(s):
 Saddleback Pig

Scientific name: Sus domestica

Country / Place of origin: United Kingdom

History: The British Saddleback is a breed of
domestic pig created in the 20th century by crossbreeding two similar breeds, the Essex Saddleback and the Wessex Saddleback. These two breed societies merged in 1918 and in 1967 the herd books were combined and the animal was renamed the "British Saddleback". The British Pig Association (BPA) is responsible for the Breed Standard.

Reviews
Owners say:
Wonderful:
best tasting meat, hardy pigs, great mothering instinct, low maintenance, rough land, friendly breed
Interesting:
high quality milk, indoor systems, funny barking, Great Rare Breed, scratch rub
Overall review
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4.3 (6)
mab_shawn
This beautiful creature is somewhat of a novelty to o...
Review by: mab_shawn (14) February 07, 2014 04:49
  • Currently 100
3.75
1 photo
Phin Hall
I love pigs! This is worth mentioning as my review is...
Review by: Phin Hall (13) January 20, 2013 14:27
  • Currently 100
4.00
4 photos
Tedfold Pigs
The best "dam" pig you can own. Easy to handle, frien...
Review by: Tedfold Pigs (1) December 03, 2012 17:32
  • Currently 100
5.00
1 photo
rosespets
My parents decided to start rearing pigs when they mo...
Review by: rosespets (5) December 01, 2012 09:57
  • Currently 100
3.00
1 photo
DLlE
The British Saddleback is the perfect all-rounder pig...
Review by: DLlE (135) updated September 01, 2012 02:08
  • Currently 100
5.00
1 photo
Care / Feeding (4 videos)
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English Saddleback Pigs
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Saddleback Gilts being trained to go i...
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Saddlebacks grazing
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Funny / Heartwarming (1 video)
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Happy Saddleback pigs
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Learn About (2 videos)
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Saddleback Pig piglets
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British Saddleback judging at Royal Co...
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