BERKSHIRE PIG Berkshires are also bred in Japan where their meat is known as Kurobuta. Not so long ago, the authorities in Japan were surprised to discover that there was more of the prized Berkshire pork in Japanese shops than there were Berkshire pigs to supply them. DNA testing was introduced to discover which was the fraudulent pork and which was genuine Berkshire pork.
The Bentheim Black Pied The Bentheim Black Pied pig is also known as the Buntes Bentheimer Schwein. It is a rare breed of domestic pig in Germany. The Bentheim Black Pied pig originated in Bentheim, Germany in the early 20th century when local breeds were crossed with Berkshire pigs and Cornwalls pigs.