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Breeds of Pigs, Sheep and Goats

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Suffolk
meat breed or sire, black head and legs, polled, long droopy ears, light fleece, often roman nosed, open face
Southdown
Feet pigmented, sire breed, grey to brown face, medium sized, polled, wool on legs, dystocia, entropion
Hampshire
black legs and face, wool cap of different color, polled, large droopy ears, light fleece, dystocia large head, entropion, sire breed
Shropshire
dark face, dark legs, wool on head and face is white, sire breed
Oxford
tall and leggy, horizontal ears, wool on ears, wool cap, dark brown to grey, polled, sire breed
Dorset
polled horned, produce 2 lamb crop per year, open faced but have some hair, best milking breed, but used more for meat, wool on legs
Finish Landrace
very prolific,4-6 lambing, small, white faced, bare legged, poor meat, milk and wool, cross breeding, not smart or good with people, Ewe breed
Rambouillet
White hair and hooves, pink skin, ram has horns, fine wool, facial wool, will breed out of season
Cheviot
white hair, pink skin and noses, black hooves, forward erect ears, poor meat, good milk and repro, dual purpose breed,hearty
Lincoln
Whie faced, polled, heaviest fleece, long wool, black tips and nostrils, great fleece, okay meat, dual purpose breed, not hardy
Corriedale
white face, black nose, wool on legs, polled, high quality fleece, poor meat, wool cap, dual purpose breed
Hampshire
black with white belt, erect ears, heavily muscled
Duroc
red or reddish brown, full droop ears, straight face, medum length , any color but the red/redish brown color is perferred by pork producers
Yorkshire
white, pigmentation is discouraged, erect ears, good moms, very popular breed, fairly straight snout
Poland China
black with six white points, 2/3 drooping, lean meat, heavy muscle
Chester White
white, drooping ears, dish face, good moms, prone to atrophic rhinitis, nose cartilage disinigrates due to prolonged respitory infections
Spot
black and white, drooping ears, is a good weight gainer, derived from the poland china
Berkshire
black with six white points, upright ears , dish face
Dutch Landrace
white, droopy ears, long body, good moms, most popular breed in the U.S.
Tamworth
light to dark red, upright ears, long snout
Vietnamesse Pot Belly
Came to United States from Canada, sway back , small ears, Straight tails, clean and orderless
La Mancha
ears are very short or absent, any color, dairy goat, smaller in size
Toggenburg
short- meduim hair length, two stripes down the face, hind legs white from hocks to hooves, erect ears, great butter fat
Angora
mohair, shear two times per year, softer smoother and easier to dye than sheep wool , get about five pounds per shearing, Cheveron- meat from young angora goat
Pygmy
Drawf goat, meduim to long hair, straight and coarse, any color, knee high, horizontal ears
Nubian
long white droopy ears, roman noses, almost any color, short sleek hair, dairy goat
Saanen
white or cream, okay to have spots on skin but not on hair, hair is short and fine, erect ears, sensative to sunlight
French Alpine
large goat, any color