Breed Standards

Breed standards

According to AKKPS

"Desirable traits:

The vision should not be obstructed except by forward inclined ears.

The snout, mouth, and teeth should allow foraging and grazing.

The overall weight of the pig should be such that it is comfortable and able to run. The goal is to have a healthy pig before anything else."

HEAD: face broad and dished, , a short to medium snout and teeth suitable for grazing : 10 points

EARS: erect or flopped , inclined forward: 5 points

WATTLES: two, well-formed and well attached: 10 points

NECK: short to medium, jowl: light to medium: 5 points

BODY: shoulders level and in proportion,  chest moderately wide between the legs and well rounded hams: 10 points

BACK: strong, level or slightly arched: 10 points

TAIL: a natural tail, set high: 10 points

LEGS: straight, well set, able to support the size. Pasterns strong and resilient with the ability to walk well with a good straight             action:  10 points

FEET: strong, closed, and even: 10 points

SKIN / HAIR: healthy, coat color matching one of the recognized colors of the AKKPS color chart: 5 points

SEXUAL CHARACTERISTICS:  Female; a sow should have at least 10 evenly spaced teats

                                                        Male; a boar should exhibit masculine characteristics and 10 evenly spaced teats: 10 points

TEMPERAMENT: friendly, calm, placid natured: 10 points

Total :100 points