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Breeds of Livestock - Thuoc Nhieu Swine

Breeds of Livestock - Thuoc Nhieu Swine

Thuoc Nhieu

thuocnhieu1.jpgThuoc Nhieu originated from crossbreeding between the Bo Xu and Yorkshire from 1930-1957. It is white with piebald bristles and dominant in sweet-water zones of the Mekong River delta in the southern part of Vietnam. Prolificacy is average, at 8 -10 piglets born alive per litter. Its well known for its good mothering ability. The live weight of 100 kg can be reach at 10 months of age.

Reference:

Nguyen Ngoc Tuan and Tran Thi Dan. National University of Ho Chi Minh City, College of Agriculture and Forestry, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Photographs:
      Nguyen Ngoc Tuan and Tran Thi Dan. National University of Ho Chi Minh City, College of Agriculture and Forestry, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 


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