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The American Yorkshire is a lean pig primarily used for bacon. It is extremely fertile and one of the most common breeds in the U.S.

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The Chato Murciano is a docile, slate-gray breed from Spain, where it is prized for its lean meat and excellent bacon. "Chato" means "short-nosed."

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The Middle White is raised in the Cumberland region of England, but is also found in Japan and Malaysia. It has a fairly short head with a dished face and a broad, short nose.

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The Oxford Sandy & Black is a classic central England pig that makes great bacon because it is less fatty than other breeds. It is a docile beast, which is a good thing considering the male can grow to 180 kg (400 pounds).

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The Kunekune is a smallish pig from New Zealand. "Kunekune" means "fat and round." The Maori use it as a source of lard for preserving their dried meats; they only eat the pig's meat when they are celebrating a special event.

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The blonde Mangalista is covered in thick, curly hair that makes it look like a sheep from a distance. It is native to Hungary and found in most of eastern Europe, where it is raised as a lard pig. The lard is used for cooking and for making salami.

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The swallow-bellied Mangalista is also native to Hungary, where it is still kept as a lard pig by small farmers. It is most often cross-bred with a commercial white pig to produce a meatier carcass with less fat.

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The white Vietnamese potbellied pig makes an excellent pet, as it only grows to a maximum of 57 kg and has been bred to have a nice temperament.

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