Facts about Bazna Pigs. The Bazna is a domestic pig breed, which is also commonly called the Basner pig, Romanian Saddleback, or Porcul de Banat. The Bazna Pigs hail from Romania, and the breed was first formed during 1872 from crosses between the Berkshire pig breed and the Mangalitsa pig breed. As the "Bazna Pig" breed created and developed, other pig breeds, such as Yorkshire, Wessex, Angler Sattelschwein, and Hampshire were all exercised to assist normalize and improved it. Being a native of Romania, upon developing, the Bazna Pig breed was distributed to quite a lot of towns in the Transylvania area of Romania, and again following the Second World War when the Bazna Pig breed was distributed additionally around the Transylvania area and Banat. The Bazna Pig breed was formally recognized during 1958 and then quite a lot of selected populations were recognized.
Bazna Pigs are very intelligent, not like people think, that pigs are dumb animals. Bazna Pigs are omnivores like humans, an omnivores, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). The Bazna Pig snout is its most important tool for finding food. The Bazna Pigs snout is used for their excellent sense of smell.
Bazna Pigs Feet
The four feet and four toes of the Bazna Pig are called "trotters" that humans eat as a delicacy called pigs feet or pigs knuckles. A Bazna Pigs foot has four toes that are pointed downwards when the pig walks, it walks on the tips of its toes, rather than its whole foot and only uses two of the toes in the middle and the outside toes for balance. The Bazna Pig has tougher feet at the ends that are hooves. The two toes in the middle of the foot are slightly webbed, this helps the Bazna Pigs balance for walking.
Features of Bazna Pig
An adult Bazna Pig is capable of growing to a maximum height between 29 1/2 to 31 1/8 inches (74 to 78 cm) at withers. This pig breed has a maximum body length of 56 inches (140 cm) and has a shinbone perimeter between 7 1/8 to 8 inches (18 to 20 cm). Usually, male Bazna pigs are heavier than the female ones, with the body weight ranging from 396 to 484 lbs (180 to 220 kg), whereas the female ones weigh between 352 to 396 lbs (160 to 180 kg).
Primarily, the Bazna pig breed has a black color body with a white color ring circling the trunk, starting at its shoulders and as well as the forelimbs. The feature color of the hair in the Bazna Pig breed is black with a white color belt that surrounds the trunk at its shoulders, as well as the forelimbs. The breadth of the belt has a measurement between 12 to 18 1/16 inches (30 to 40 cm). In some pigs the back limbs, nose and the tail tip are white in color. The hair of the Bazna Pig breed is quite thick, soft, and slightly curly, with the standard length of 1 1/2 inches (4 cm).
The Bazna Pig breeds present average withers height and a body organization characteristic for fat meat manufacture. The head of the Bazna Pig is medium in size, with some what concave profile. The Bazna Pigs have average size ears that are forward and horizontally or laterally positioned.
The Bazna pig has a small, wide and profound, strongly attached neck. The Bazna Pig have an average broad, fairly deep and approximately round trunk. The top line of the Bazna Pig body is a little convex. The withers of the Bazna Pig breed are well built, the loins and the back are medium in size and so is the torso with barrel-connected ribs. The rump of the Bazna Pig breed is fairly elongated and wide, somewhat oblique and strong. Their hams are strong, but they lack in depth. The limbs of the Bazna Pig are medium in size, which are sufficiently strong, and so the Bazna Pigs have better mobility. The Bazna Pig breed has a big stomach, owing to the feeding with coarse fodders and its udder contains 12 nipples that are symmetrically positioned.
The average lifespan of the Bazna pig ranges from 8 years to 12 years.
Bazna Pigs are raised for there meat such as ham, sausage, bacon and pork chops. Pigs can make great pets. A wild male pig is called a (boar)- meaning uncastrated male pig, that lives in the wild and can be hunted. Feral pigs (means wild) can be a very big danger where humans habitat.
Bazna Pigs have 44 teeth when full grown, when they are baby pigs (piglets) the have 28 teeth which will fall out when they are 12 months old. Just like human teeth, the pig has an enamel coating that makes the pigs teeth stronger and helps it curb disease. Bazna Pigs chew their food because pigs have a digestive system similar to a human digestive system and cannot digest food that is not chewed. A Bazna Pig can drink 14 gallons of water in a day.
Bazna Pigs can carry a variety of diseases and can pass them to humans. Bazna Pigs have small lungs compared to their body size.
Swine: is any variety of omnivorous, even-toed ungulates of the family Suidae, this includes hogs, boars and pigs having a short neck, thick skin a movable snout and a stout body.
Bazna Pigs unlike is said, happen to be very clean animals. Bazna Pigs make sure their bathroom area is far away from where they eat, lie down and rest, even piglets (baby pigs) will find a place to go to the bathroom, far away from their nest. A Bazna Pig averages 6 to 10 baby piglets in a litter and will have two to three litters per year
A female adult pig is called a (sow) and the male adult pig is called a (boar).
The Mini Maialino is the smallest breed of pig. Truffle Mushroom hunters in France and Italy use pigs to hunt Truffle Mushrooms because of there keen sense of smell, the problem is that, sometimes if the hunter doesn't grab the mushrooms in time, the pig will eat it. Sometimes certain dogs are used instead of pigs.
The scientific name for Pig (Sus scrofa), the wild swine (Boar) from the old world with a narrow body and prominent tusks is from where most domestic swine come from and introduced in the United States and bred to what we have as today's pig. The "fear of pigs Swinophobia".