Large white pig

Large white pig

a breed of white, prick-eared pig, with a long face and straight nose. Called also Large white Yorkshire.
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The new pig is the result of a cross breed between the older, rarer Hampshire breed with a standard large white pig.
The advert shows a large white pig with seven suckling piglets in tow, with the headline "After she's fed them, she could be fed to them".
8 Mb is in line with the detected QTL for the backfat at 102 Mb in Italian Large White pig reported by Fontanesi et al.
In summary, we identified five missense mutations in the CD4 gene, and found two main haplotypes CCTCC and AGCTG in high linkage disequilibrium in Large White pig population.
Experimental animals: Large White pig is a kind of lean pig.
The Meishan pig (Chinese indigenous pig) is a typical lard type breed and the Large White pig (Western pig) is a lean type breed.
Andrew, a farm worker who runs a four-sow herd of Large White pigs at Trialmawr, headed a pair of pedigree Welsh entries from Huw and Ela Roberts, Pwllheli.
Andrew, who runs a four-sow herd of Large White pigs at Trialmawr, headed a pair of pedigree Welsh entries from Huw and Ela Roberts, Pwllheli.
Expression levels of mRNA in blood and eight different tissues of three 35-old-day Large White pigs were detected by real-time quantitative PCR using LightCycler 480 II instrument (Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Mannheim, Germany).
In another horrific experiment, 24 large white pigs had their spleens removed before being shot four times with a bolt pistol to create severe muscle injuries in a rear thigh.

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