Lietuvos vietines

Native Name Lietuvos vietinės (Lithuanian Indigenous Wattle)
Local Name Lietuvos vietinės, Lithuanian Native


Origin and distribution

Origin Nucleus in the central part of Lithuania, separate animals in all country
Regional focus central part of Lituania


Characteristic features

Milk yield
Colour 81.1% spotted (black-white or grey and black-yellow) and 18.9% white
Ears medium, 26-25 cm prick, oriented forwards
Special pair of wattles


Population development

Year 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
No. of breeding males 11 10 11
No. of breeding females 42 45 53 37 30
Females registered in herd books 42 45 53 37 30



♂ Males ♀ Females
Ø Hight at withers (cm) 88.56±1.21 78,3±0.78
Ø Weight (kg) 277.8±10.80 215.2±6.11



Special performance Comparative evaluation showed lower cholesterol content in LD muscle and more favourable n6/n-3 UFA ratios in IMF and in subcutaneous tissue compared with conventional hybrids
♂ Males ♀ Females
Ø number of litters/year
Ø litter size                   (min; avg; max)
1, 8,9; 15
Ø number of weaned piglets 1; 6; 11
Ø daily weight gain (gramm)
Ø feed conversion ratio


Marketing concept

national market and search activities exist for niche market


Typical products

  • Smoked traditional products of National heritage


Famers Association

Animal Science Institute of LUHS

Purchase possibilities