oxford sandy and black

The Oxford Sandy & Black The Oxford Sandy & Black or OSB has reached crisis point at least twice in it’s past when numbers dropped so low that extinction was a real possibility.

Oxford sandy and black

Oxford sandy and black

OSB Pig Society

Oxford Sandy and Black, would have to import breeding stock

visual optimism; fashion editorials, shows, campaigns & more!: the new black: irene hiemstra by daniel riera for harper's bazaar germany october 2014

Irene Hiemstra in “The New Black” by Daniel Riera for Harper’s Bazaar Germany, October 2014

Oxford Sandy and Black Pig

The Oxford Sandy and Black pig is a breed of domestic pig originating in Oxfordshire, England. As the name suggests, the breed has a base of sandy brown color with black patches.

Oxford Sandy and Black Pig with Chris Wildman

Town End Farm Shop – Chris Wildman with Oxford Sandy and Black Pig.

At one time a breed called the Oxford Sandy and Black was found in Oxford County, England. The Oxford Sandy & Black Pig sometimes referred to as the “Plum Pudding or Oxford Forest Pig” is one of the oldest British pig breeds, it has existed for 200-300 years. A traditional farmers and cottagers pig, of the middle part of the country, especially around Oxfordshire.It seems to be closely linked to the old Berkshire and Tamworth. Did it diverge from them? Or was it the result of crossbreeding…

Breeds of Livestock - Oxford Sandy & Black Swine — Breeds of Livestock, Department of Animal Science