Red Roof KuneKunes

KuneKune Colors, Terms, and Imports


AKKPS Recognized Colors

Solid Ginger

Ginger / Black - more Ginger than Black

Ginger / Brown - more Ginger than Brown

Brown / Ginger - more Brown than Ginger

Black / Ginger - more Black than Ginger

 Solid Black

Black / White - more Black than White

White / Black - more White than Black

Solid Brown

Brown / White - more Brown than White

White / Brown - more White than Brown

Solid Cream

Tri - 3 Distinct Colors

Gold Tip - color has a base color of Black or Brown with Gold tips to the end of the hair shaft

Belted / Banded / High White are denoted with a B

KuneKune Terminology

Boar - Intact Male

Gilt - Female Pig that has never had piglets

Sow - Female Pig that has had a litter of piglets

Barrow - Neutered Male

In Pig - Pregnant Pig

Farrowing - The act of Pigs having piglets

Split Litter - More than one Sire to a litter

Co-Farrowing - Two or More moms raising a litter of piglets together

Line Breeding / In Breeding - Breeding animals that are closely related

COI (coefficient of inbreeding)- a mathematical technique to determine how closely pigs are related

In Heat - the 3 day time frame in a sow/gilts cycle where she is ovulating

Standing Heat - the 24 hour time frame when a sow/gilt will stand for a boar to breed her

Wattles - KuneKunes have 0,1 or 2 of these hanging under their chins

Top Line - the top part of the pigs back

Tail Set - the height of the tail

Snout - nose

Companion Pig - a pig that does not meet conformation requirements and is deemed pet quality

Breeding / Show Pig - a pig that meets confirmation standards

Homesteading Pig  - a pig which is close to meeting conformation standards but is used for pork production from its offspring

KuneKune anatomy, Information about KuneKune Pigs

Understand KuneKune Imports

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