Bentheim Black Pied

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Bentheim Black Pied is a breed of pig also known as Buntes Bentheimer Schwein.

This breed originated in the region ”Grafschaft Bentheim” in northern Germany. In the beginning of the 20th century there was a large number of colored swine in this region. Local breeds were crossed with Berkshire and Cornwalls.

Characteristics: Middle-sized, white with black spots in grey rings. Hardy and long-lived, high fertility (9.2 piglets/litter). Rare breed with about 100 registred breeding animals.[2].

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