Poland China swine

Poland China swine, oldest breed of swine to have originated in the United States and one of the most popular. A number of strains have contributed to the development of this breed, notably the Irish Grazier and the Berkshire. Poland Chinas, among the largest of swine, are usually black some have white spots on different parts of the body, particularly on the feet, nose, and tail.

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