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Lacombe Pigs are a breed of Canadianrnpig. They are named after the Lacombe Research Centre in Lacombe, Alberta. Theyrnwere the first strain of livestock developed in the Canada. 

rnrnLacombe Pigs development beganrnin 1947 with the crossing of Berkshire sows to Danish Landrace and ChesterrnWhite boars. The goal was to produce a pig that would be appropriate forrncrossing with the Yorkshire, the dominant breed in Canada at the time. ThernLacombe was eventually unveiled to pork producers in 1957, and quickly grew tornbe a popular breed in Canada.
 
Lacombe Pigs are white,rnmedium-sized, docile pigs. They have large drooping ears, are long bodied, shortrnlegs, and are very meaty.

rnrnUnfortunately today Lacombe Pigsrnare considered critically endangered by Rare Breeds Canada.rnrn 


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