Guide to Kunekune Colours To make it easier to register your pigs with the right colour, we have made a colour chart.
Categorie archieven: Breeding
Less than 16% protein sow nuts in combination with mixed (chicken) grains or special minipig muesli and access to plenty of fresh grass. Food intake may double during lactation.
On average 6-8 piglets per litter. The piglets are born after a gestation period of 112-118 days. Pigs in general give birth easily, and Kunes are very good mothers who do not seem to mind you handling the piglets at … Verder lezen
The more boars kept the better for the breed, as there will be more genetic variability. A boar cannot be kept with the sow all the time, unless you want two litters of piglets a year so you will need … Verder lezen
Boars usually start to become fertile at about 8 months of age, although they don’t become fully fertile until about 12 months of age, and don’t develop the full secondary boar characteristics (thick shield over the shoulders and tusks starting … Verder lezen
The breed standard wants to represent the diversity of the Kunekune pig and encourage its healthy features. It is our intention that for pigs to be healthy, fit and able to thrive in their natural environment.