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THE LARGE BLACK HOG ASSOCIATION

The premier registry and support association for Large Black hogs in the United States.

The Large Black Hog Association (LBHA) is the premier registry and support association for Large Black hogs in the United States. We are a non-profit association, managed by a group of dedicated volunteers, owners and breeders of this wonderful heritage hog.

The recovery of this breed in the United States is directly due to the efforts of our members. We are proud of our success and invite you to join us!

WHAT IS SO SPECIAL ABOUT THE LARGE BLACK HOG?

Perhaps the most important thing about Large Blacks is their pedigree.

Perhaps the most important thing about Large Blacks is their pedigree. These are “heritage” hogs. They retain the traits of their ancestors that lived on the pastures and woods of England in the 16th and 17th centuries. They are hardy animals able to handle the cold and heat. They can effectively convert pasture and goodies found in your woods into nutrition. Great mothering ability; good sized litters; longevity. Despite their large size they are well known as very docile hogs. Their dark coloring makes them more resistant to sunburn. And their pork might be the best available; micromarbled and deliciously Old World flavor.

1985

REGISTERED HOGS

8551

TOTAL HOGS IN DATABASE

WHY REGISTER WITH THE LBHA?
WE ARE A MEMBER RUN ORGANIZATION

The LBHA consists of a wide variety of people with a common interest – ensuring the long term viability of the large black hog breed. The LBHA Board is elected from the membership and is responsible for helping each member succeed in their endeavors.

WE ACCEPT ANY PUREBRED LARGE BLACK HOG REGISTRATION

Regardless of where it was born, or if it came from artificial insemination, if you can prove it is purebred you can register it with us.

WE ARE MORE THAN JUST A REGISTRY

When you join the LBHA you gain access to a wide network of breeders and enthusiasts who can help with finding hogs, teach how to raise them, help you sell them and provide good contacts to veterinarians, processors, feed suppliers and other people who can help you.

ALL OF YOUR FEES GO BACK TO HELP MEMBERSHIP

The LBHA is a nonprofit organization. The Board members are all volunteers. All of the money collected through registrations and donations is used to fund LBHA activities including outreach and maintaining the registry (the LBHA pays its Registrar a small fee per transaction) and this website.

RECOGNITION AND INTEGRITY

The LBHA has quickly become the registry of choice for serious breeders and buyers of Large Black hogs. We have gained this trust through ensuring the integrity of our registry. While we are easy to work with we have very high standards to make sure that only purebred hogs are registered. The registry database is monitored by two Board members in addition to the Registrar, providing checks and balances to verify that it is managed correctly. We also track the genetic diversity of our registered hogs; we are the only Large Black hog registry in the world that tracks the inbreeding coefficient of all registered hogs and provides help to our breeders to reduce inbreeding throughout the breed. We have established good relationships with the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy and Large Black hog organizations in other countries. When you advertise that your hogs are registered with the LBHA, your customers will know that they are getting great value for their money.

FROM FACEBOOK

Hi there, I am located in Grand Haven, Michigan, and am looking for a Large Black boar.

if there is anyone semi-local with one for sale, please let me know 🙂

Thank you
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1 week ago  ·  

I love my large blacks soooo much I want to get rid of everything elso, including 1 1year old large black boar. 931-306-0721 text me ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago  ·  

Hi folks...Bob here.

Well, here we are on Tuesday, Dec 12th, the cutoff date for ordering LBHA calendars and get them in time for Christmas delivery, and we still don't have ordering info for you.

First, I assure you that you WILL still be able to order calendars...You just will not be able to get them by Christmas to use them as gifts.

I could make excuses for the LBHA about why you will miss the deadline, or I could pass it off to nebulous "Circumstances beyond our control", but I won't. Y'all don't need any more excuses.

The bottom line is, we...the LBHA as an association...completely dropped the ball on this. The calendar is done and ready to be ordered but there is only one person who was dealing with the calendar and has the ordering information (mistake number one, having only one person dealing with a once-a-year project) and she is off-grid...Apparently so far off-grid that phone, text, email, and smoke signals don't reach her for over a week (mistake number two, having anything in the total control of someone who can't be reached).

We screwed up, and we apologize. We will make every effort to do better in the future on EVERYTHING we do as an association for you, our members.

Merry Christmas folks!
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1 month ago  ·  

Super/Matilda boar born on 12/7. Located in NW Arkansas. PM if you are interested. CI 10.2 ... See MoreSee Less

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