About Wessex Saddleback Pigs
Wessex Saddleback Pigs,
or Wessex Pig, are from the West
Country of England, (Wessex), particularly in Wiltshire and the New Forest area
of Hampshire. They are black, with white forequarters.
In Britain Wessex
Saddlebacks were bred with Essex pigs to form the British Saddleback,
and as a result Wessex Saddleback are currently
extinct as a separate breed in Britain. However, the Wessex Saddleback survives
in Australia and New Zealand.