Story: Pigs and the pork industry

Large White pig

Large White pig

Imported to New Zealand in the late 1920s, the Large White was considered the world’s best breed at the time.

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Allan Gillingham, 'Pigs and the pork industry - Domestic pigs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 January 2022)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008