Casertana

Native Name Casertana
Local Name Casertana

 

Origin and distribution

Origin Provinces:Avellino-Benevento-Caserta-Salerno-Campobasso-Isernia-Latina-Frosinone e Perugia.
Regional focus

 

Characteristic features

Milk yield
Colour plain grey
Ears medium ears droopy projected forwards
Special

 

Population development

Year 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
No. of breeding males 375 204 176 244 258
No. of breeding females 264 289 262 364 353
Females registered in herd books 264 289 262 364 353

 

Trait

♂ Males ♀ Females
Ø Hight at withers (cm) 90-94 82-88
Ø Weight (kg) 140-260 140-260

 

Performance

Use
Special performance suitable for wild or half-wild farming with fattening trend; ability to survive extremely low temperatures (-9 °C) even during the first days of life; sexually precocious; high fat deposit
♂ Males ♀ Females
Ø number of litters/year
Ø litter size                           (min; avg; max)
1; 6,7; 12
Ø number of weaned piglets 1; 5,7; 10
Ø daily weight gain (gramm)
Ø feed conversion ratio

 

Marketing concept

fully market oriented towards the national, regional and local market

Typical products

  • Capocollo
  • Fiocco
  • Lardo
  • Pancetta
  • Prosciutto
  • Salsiccia
  • Soppressata

 

Famers Association

ANAS – Associazione Nazionale Allevatori Suini

Purchase possibilities