The Oxford Sandy and Black pig has a striking pale sandy to rust colouring with black patches, pale feet and lop ears. This breed is commonly referred to the “Plum Pudding Pig” after its appearance or the “Oxford Forest Pig” after its origin.
The Oxford Sandy and Black have twice reached the possibility of extinction within it history with only 1 registered breeding male throughout parts of the 1940’s. They have since made a recovery and are known for having an excellent temperament and great mothering abilities.
Rare Breeds Survival Trust Watchlist Status 2019-20
At Risk (300 to 500 breeding females)