Tibetan pig


Tibetan pig (Sus scrofa f. dom.)

(nearly) original Tibetan pigs

They don‘t exist anywhere else, the Tibetan pigs in the Tibetan village at Görlitz Zoo. In order to breed pigs looking like the domestic pigs found in Tibet, domestic Meishan pigs from China were crossbred with Eurasian wild boar. The result is quite impressive: (nearly) original Tibetan pigs...

Category: Mammal

Weight: ♂ 350 kg; ♀ 300 kg

gestation period: appox 115 days

feed: Green fodder, vegetables, cereals, silage

Power: high meat quality; 11 piglets / litter

Danger: extremely at risk