Ukrainian steppe speckled pigs
are bred for meat and lard. They are well adapted to the arid Ukrainian
They are big, powerful, pigs
with a strong constitution. Adult male pigs on average weigh 280 to 300 kg and
are 170 to 175 cm long. Sows weigh 200 to 220 kg and are 158 to 160 cm long.
Generally they are mottled in
black and white and ending with black and red.
They have a deep and broad
chest. Their back and loin are wide and straight. Their hams are well developed
and have a rounded shape.