Story: Pigs and the pork industry

Berkshire pig

Berkshire pig

The Berkshire was one of the early breeds imported from Britain, and was popular for bacon and pork.

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Allan Gillingham, 'Pigs and the pork industry - Domestic pigs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/15429/berkshire-pig (accessed 24 June 2021)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008