Bazna are a breed of pig also known as Porcul de Banat and Basner.
Bazna was officially recognized as a breed (herdbook established) in 1958 and then several selection populations were established.
The Bazna pigs present medium withers height and a body structure characteristc for fat meat production.
The Bazna breed is highly adapted for natural breeding conditions. It is not very demanding and varied food sources can be successfully used: roots, pasture, potatoes, corn, food wastes. The Bazna pigs are strong and can be raised both extensively and half-intensively.
- Mason, I.L. (1996) A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp