Apulo Calabrese

Native Name Apulo Calabrese
Local Name Suino nero di Calabria, Nero Calabrese, Calabrese, Nero abruzzese, Nero calabrese, Nero dei monti Dauni meridionali, Nero dei monti Lepini, Nero di Capitanata, Nero lucano, Nero maremmano, Nero pugliese, Nero reatino, Pugliese, Nero sabino

 

Origin and distribution

Origin Calabria region (Southern Italy)
Regional focus

 

Characteristic features

Milk yield
Colour Plain black
Ears Large, droopy type
Special

 

Population development

Year 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
No. of breeding males 1829 877 1162 1516 1107
No. of breeding females 2322 1370 1622 2080 1827
Females registered in herd books 2322 1370 1622 2080 1827

 

Trait

♂ Males ♀ Females
Ø Hight at withers (cm) 72-82 71-79
Ø Weight (kg)

 

Performance

Special performance Strong resistance to illness, as well as the ability to procure food thanks to their strong inclination to grazing, zoo-technical adaptability to very different climatic conditions, high rusticity, and energetic temperament
♂ Males ♀ Females
Ø number of litters/year
Ø litter size 1; 6,19; 16
Ø number of weaned piglets 1; 5,58; 14
Ø daily weight gain (gramm)
Ø feed conversion ratio

 

Marketing concept

national, regional, local marketing

Typical products

  • salsiccia
  • soppressata
  • capocollo
  • pancetta

 

Famers Association

ANAS – Associazione Nazionale Allevatori Suini

www.anas.it

 

Purchase possibilities