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Wednesday, 25 April 2018

> The Best Types Of Pigs In Nigeria Which Are Good For Pig Farming

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Pig farming in Nigeria is a lucrative agricultural business and has great profit potential for intending and practicing farmers.

But in the other to achieve great productivity in pig farming especially here in Nigeria, the type of pigs to use should be highly considered.

Here are the best kinds of pigs to be used in pig in Nigeria, they are as follows;

1. Land race: It is of Danish origin and here are the characteristics and features;
* Large and heavy ears, dropping forward to its face.
* A fertile breed with good and mothering ability.
* Excellent carcass quality.
* Fast growing with low feed conversion.
* Cross breeding with large white produces very excellent, long, all white bacon type pork.

2. Large white: It is of Yorkshire origin and here are the characteristics and features;
* It has a White colour.
* Strong body size.
*Smooth and dish faced.
* Long medium snout.
* Broad nostril and medium sized ear.
* Tilting forward.

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3. Duroc: It is of North America origin and here are the characteristics and features;
* It has very hard and strong legs.
* It is aggressive and brown in color.
* It has short legs.
* Fast growing with low feed conversion.

4. Hampshire: It is of North America origin and here are the characteristics and features;
* Has Good muscle and lean pork.
* Medium sized.
* Black or brown skin  color.

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