Hormel miniature (Sinclair or Minnesota)

First developed at Hormel l institute at the University of Minnesota in 1949. Primary149263_195801723877639_1185605682_ncross between guinea hogs from Alabama and wild boars from Catalina
lsland. Piney Woods pigs from Louisiana and Ras-n-Lansa pigs from
Guam were later incorporated into the gene pool. In the l96O,s a
Yorkshire boar was used to introduce white color. Sinclair pigs are
derived from this stock. The original Minnesota pig is pictured in the upper left hand corner of this page.