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Meishan Piglets to Meishan Pork The Business of Conservation

Meishan Pork

Announcing the new Members Only Newsletter of the A.M.B.A.® -“Meishan Piglets to Meishan Pork Chops” In the course of any month we here at the American Meishan Breeders Association®field a lot of questions about Meishan Pigs. Most concern their rare critically endangered status. Many people are eager to learn more about raising the breed because[…]

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The A.M.B.A. and COI…Is it a tool or a goal?

There is an old joke among farmers. The newbie farmer asks the grizzled veteran farmer:  “What is the difference between line breeding and inbreeding?”. To which the grizzled veteran farmer replies “Line breeding is when I do it. Inbreeding is when you do it.” In all animal husbandry (including the breeding of livestock) one of[…]