The Canadian Yorkshire (or Large White) is the most popular breed of swine in Canada.
The Canadian Yorkshire crossed to the Canadian Landrace produces a highly prolific hybrid F1 female for use in commercial production.
Canadian Yorkshire provide excellent economic returns due to their characteristics of proven leanness, growth rate, feed conversion efficiency and undisputed prolificacy,
that have been enhanced through selection and genetic evaluation programs.
Males are aggressive breeders, while the females are known for their milking ability, farrowing large litters of strong vigorous piglets, breed back, and longevity.
With its high carcass quality, the Canadian Yorkshire plays an important role in maintaining consumer demand for high quality pork.
Canadian Yorkshire are internationally recognized as being lean, fast growing and highly adaptable, without sacrificing its excellent maternal traits and capabilities.