Bentheim Black Pied pig
|Conservation status||Rare breed|
|Country of origin||Germany|
The breed originated in Bentheim, Germany, in the early 20th century, when local breeds were crossed with Berkshire and Cornwalls. It became nearly extinct in the 1950s, and is now a "rare breed". with about 100 registered breeding animals.
Pigs are medium-sized, lop-eared, and colored white with black spots. Boars average 75 cm height, 250 kg weight; sows average 70 cm height, 180 kg weight.