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Big Bill. The worlds Largest pig at 2552 pounds in 1933 was a Poland China.
Big Bill. The worlds Largest pig at 2552 pounds in 1933 was a Poland China.
PolandrnChina pigs are meet pig from the Miami Valley, Butler and Warrenrncounties, Ohio,United States, in 1816. They are big-framed,rnlong-bodied, lean, muscular pigs and they lead in U.S. pork production inrnpounds of hog per sow per year. Also they are the oldestrnAmerican breed of swine.

rnrnPoland China pigs are derivingrnfrom many breeds including the Berkshirernand Hampshire. They are typicallyrnblack, sometimes with six white patches. They are known for their large size, BigrnBill, the largest hog ever recorded at 2,552 lb (1,157 kg), was arnPoland China.
rnrnThernPoland China hog was first bred on the Hankinson Farm in Blue Ball, WarrenrnCounty, Ohio. A monument to this accomplishment still stands near the placernwhere the hog was originally bred. The monument was moved slightly when thernfarm was sold for development of the Towne Mall, Middletown, Ohio in the earlyrn1970s, and now stands across the street from the mall property on CincinnatirnDayton Road.

rnrnCompetingrnclaims are made that the first Poland China breeder was David M. Magie, whornlived at theAustin-Magie Farm nearOxford, Ohio.


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