Berkshire Pig (Dittisham Lady 22) by Nick Bibby
Berkshire Pig (Dittisham Lady 22) by Nick BibbyBerkshire Pig (Dittisham Lady 22) by Nick BibbyBerkshire Pig (Dittisham Lady 22) by Nick Bibby

Berkshire Pig (Dittisham Lady 22)

Berkshire Pig (Dittisham Lady 22)

Dimensions:  H 9.25″  L 12.25″

Bronze:  Edition of 12

Price: £9,150

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Product Description

Berkshire Pig, Dittisham Lady 22

Sire: Redings Ambassador.   Dam: Dittisham Lady 5.

Best January Gilt or Boar – Newbury Show 2006

The Berkshire pig originated in the Thames Valley, possibly around Wantage, circa 1790 and began as a large tawny red pig, spotted with black; very different to todays Berkshire. The introduction of Asian bloodlines in the late 18th C eventually resulted in the smallish prick-eared black pig we recognise today, with its dished face and white markings at head, feet and tail.

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