Pigs are a rare middle-sized pig from Lithuania. They can be traced back to
ancient times, and they are one of the oldest pig varieties in Europe. It is a
Pigs typically have wattles on the neck, and usually they have large black
spots on their body, but color variations include black-and-white, ginger,
black, and tri-colored. They are friendly and they are not sensitive to the
sun, which makes them good grazers and ideal for small farms.
Pigs were used in producing the Lithuanian White, a standardized breed, and
many Russian breeds. Now Lithuanian Native pigs are very rare even in Lithuania
and in danger of extinction. However since 1993 a group of about 200 animals
are preserved in the Institute of Animal Sciences.