Krškopoljski/Krškopoljska

Native Name KRŠKOPOLJSKI PRAŠIČ /KRŠKOPOLJE PIG

old names: PASASTI PRAŠIČ, ČRNOPASASTI PRAŠIČ, PREKASTI PRAŠIČ

Local Name KRŠKOPOLJE PIG

 

Origin and distribution

Origin South Dolenjska, south Štajerska (Posavje region, area around the town of Brežice) Now: entire area of Slovenia
Regional focus South-west Slovenia, regions of Dolenjska and south Štajerska

 

Characteristic features

Milk yield
Colour black with a white belt
Ears medium to large sized, droopy – semi-lop, oriented forwards
Special

 

Population development

Year 1993 2011 2012 2013 2015
No. of breeding males 5 46 46 48 58
No. of breeding females 22 222 239 298 324
Females registered in herd books 22 222 239 298 324

 

Trait

♂ Males ♀ Females
Ø Hight at withers (cm) 87 83
Ø Weight (kg) 280 230

 

Performance

Special performance High level of fatness (including intramuscular), providing specific taste and Juiciness; The breed is reared in various conditions/rearing systems (extensive or intensive) and therefore believed to be highly adaptive; Good exploitation of forages
♂ Males ♀ Females
Ø number of litters/year
Ø litter size                    (min; avg; max)
8-10
Ø number of weaned piglets 7
Ø daily weight gain (gramm)
Ø feed conversion ratio

 

Carcass traits

Ø slaughter weight (kg)
Ø carcass weight (kg)
Ø BFT (mm)

 

Marketing concept

mixed market/mainly subsistence orientation targeted at national, regional, and local market. They target also a niche market. The products are sold mostly at home, but also by in local stores, restaurants and hotels. These are fresh meat and dry-cured meat products (salami, integral dried meat parts, dried bacon).

 

Typical products

  • Dry meat products

 

Famers Association

DRUŠTVO REJCEV KRŠKOPOLJSKIH PRAŠIČEV, Association of Krškopolje pig breeders; www.gov.si

 

 

Purchase possibilities