Oxford Sandy and Black Pigs originated in Oxfordshire, UK. Named for its
color, which is a base of sandy brown with black patches, the breed is also
sometimes called the Plum Pudding or Oxford Forest pig Related to the old
Berkshire and Tamworth breeds, they are one of the oldest pigs native to
Oxford Sandy and Black are a hardy, docile pig suited to being reared
outdoors, where its color protects it from sunburn (which pink pigs tend to
suffer from). The breed has twice neared extinction, but has recovered due to
the efforts of a dedicated breed association.