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Also Known By: Peking Black


This breed is found throughout China. They are a meat breed, usually black but occasionally with white markings. The breed originated in 1962 from crossing Berkshire and Large White with local breeds including Dingxian, Shenxian and Zhouxian.


A solid black pig sitting next to a solid white pig.



Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B. International. 273 pp.

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