Un sito dell'Associazione Nazionale Allevatori Suini

National Pig Breeders Association


The first Large White pure breeding animals were imported in Italy in 1872, Landrace pure breeding animals were introduced in the sixties, while Duroc in the seventies of last Century.

Since 1987 the specific breeding goals for high quality meat production have shaped distinct Italian Large White.

Landrace and Duroc populations. A “white” variant of the Italian Duroc was established in 2007 by an introgression program of white coat genes from the Italian Large White.