Click on the links below to Tap into web resources associated with the Meishan Pig Breed
YouTube video on Chinese Meishans (in Chinese).
If you are aware of a resource to provide translation please contact us.
by Heath Putnam who originally imported Mangalitsa Pigs to the U.S.
Ag research magazine Online article (Nov 2002) on Meishan Pigs
Please note a number of inaccuracies have been noted on this site when reviewed with original researchers at Iowa State
Meishan Pork in Japan is a highly prized food. Translation available at Google
From one of our member breeders and co-founder of the A.M.B.A.
Another Meishan related blog post by Heath Putnam
A recap of the USDA research on the Meishan Breed
Not an easy read but covers the Meishans potential role in European and Polynesian breed development Genetics.org On-Line Site
A general reference to the various strains of Taihu Pigs
Animal Genetics Training Resource, International Livestock Research Institute, Swedish University of Agricultural Science,
A study on several domestic hog breeds where Meishan genetics were used as an unrelated control group
Principal Investigator Dr Allison Martin