The Hampshire pig breed is a domestic swine breed identified by its black body with a white belt around its middle, covering its legs. Additionally, it exhibits the erect ears characteristic of the 'shire' breeds (that is to say, the swine breeds whose names end in 'shire').
Hampshire, sometimes historically Southamptonshire or Hamptonshire, (abbr. Hants) is a county on the south coast of England. The county borders (clockwise from West), Dorset, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Surrey and West Sussex.