Dichitimous Key

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Last updated 5 years ago

Discipline:
Science
Subject:
Zoology
Grade:
11

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Dichitimous Key

The Hampshire pig is a domestic swine breed characterized by erect ears and a black body with a whitish band around the middle, covering the front legs.

Berkshire pigs are a rare breed of pig originating from the English county of Berkshire.

Dichitimous Key

Faith Blackwell and Patrick Shields

If pink/white go to one.If not move to two.

2. If it is red it is a Duroc Not move to three

3. If it is black colors it is hampshire (white belt) or berkshire (white points)

1. If the ears are erect it is a yorkshire but if the are drooping it is a landrace.

Swine

The American Landrace is a medium to large breed of domestic pig, white in colour, with long bodies, fine hair, long snouts, and heavy, drooping ears

Duroc pigs are red, large-framed, medium length, and muscular, with partially drooping ears, and tend to be one of the least aggressive of all the swine breeds. They also have an excellent rate of gain.

The American Yorkshire, a breed of domestic pig, is the American version of the Yorkshire pig (now usually known as the English Large White pig), light pink in color, with erect ears, and the most recorded swine breed in the United States.


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