Story: Pigs and the pork industry

Landrace pig

Landrace pig

In 1959 Landrace pigs, with their floppy rather than pricked ears, were imported and became popular for crossing with the large white breed.

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Allan Gillingham, 'Pigs and the pork industry - Domestic pigs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 January 2022)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008