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Gloucestershire Old Spots Breeding Advice. January, 2019 D. P. Sponenberg The Gloucestershire Old Spots hog breed is a relatively recent addition to the genetic resources of the USA. The breeding is closely monitored in the United Kingdom, so hogs here have good pedigrees that go back several generations. American breeders need to assure the […]
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About The Breed
The earliest mention of the Gloucestershire Old Spots breed in English literature dates to around 1790. The Old Spots pig is friendly, funny, and floppy-eared, with a large, rounded body. They are white in color and can be sparsely or liberally decorated with black spots.
In the summer of 2013 many GOS breeders were looking for a place to discuss different aspects of raising GOS pigs. When a collective group of GOS breeders had a chance to meet, and talk about the many great ways to improve the herd, the GOSPBU was born.