American Landrace swine

American Landrace swine, relatively new breed of swine developed from Danish Landrace hogs imported in 1934 by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. They are totally white. Noted for their smoothness, length of body, and lean carcasses, these swine are prolific, fast-growing, and sturdy.

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