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Breeds of Livestock - Cantonese Swine

Breeds of Livestock - Cantonese Swine

Cantonese

Also Known By: Dahuabai, Ta-hua-pai, Kanton, Chinese, Gongdong Big Spotted, Guangdong Large White Spot, Large Black White, Macao, Pearl River Delta

The Cantonese are found in the Zhujiang delta in Guangdong, China. They are a lard and meat breed of the Central China type. Typical coloration is black and white.

Reference:

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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