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Breeds of Livestock - Czech Improved White Swine

Breeds of Livestock - Czech Improved White Swine

Czech Improved White

Also Known By: Ceské bílé uslechtilé prase, Tschechisches weisses Edelschwein, Czech Large White

This breed is found throughout the Czech Republic. It was developed from Large White, Edelschwein and German Landrace crossed with local swine. The Slovakian Improved White and Slovakian White Meat were developed from the Czech Improved 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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