There are merely 273 Large Blacks in the United States. The blood lines for males are Longfellow, Defender, Super, Noble Sam, Iowa Alrose and Majestic. The blood lines for females are Warbler, Prudence, Charlotte, Matilda and Daisy. We have a Super boar, a Majestic and a Defender. Our females are Prudence x 3, Charlotte x 3 , Warbler, Daisy and a Matilda. We have worked with Purdue University and the Livestock Conservancy on a project to protect the genetics and introduce 2 new boars to the LBHA files. We have been and will continue to work with this project for several years yet.
The Purdue Project has concluded at Purdue and it is now up to the breeders to produce quality offspring. We received 2 gilts out of the Super-UK and one boar out of the Malcolm. We have produced our first offspring from the progeny of the Project. Purdy gave birth May 12, 2021 to 6 beautiful piglets. I am in love with these little beasties.