Manipuri Black pig
National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources
Manipuri Black pig is native of Manipur state and as the name indicates black in colour. Manipur Black pig is medium in size with flat belly and short legs. The head of these pigs is short, slightly concave with short ears, and short to medium snout.White patches are sometimes seen in extremities such as legs and snout area.Hairs are predominantly black and sparse, however few pigs with dark grey are also found.Bristle production is very scanty and cutting has not been practiced. Adult body weight averages about 96.0 kg in males and 93.0 kg in females. Average litter size is 8.27 (range 6-11) at birth and 6.02 (range 5-9) at weaning.