British Saddleback

A large pig with lop ears, black with a white band (saddle) around the shoulders.

British Saddleback Weaner British Saddleback Weaner. Photo: Mr Po

It is an amalgamation of two older breeds, the Essex and the Wessex Saddleback. It is a hardy pig and noted for its mothering ability.

Saddleback Sow Saddleback Sow, best of breed at the Royal Show 2009. Photo: Dave Hamster

Rosemary Champion

About Rosemary Champion

Rosemary lives on a 12 acre smallholding in Angus, in the east of Scotland, where she keeps Ryeland Sheep, Shetland cattle and assorted poultry. She was destined to be a smallholder from an early age.

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