Duroc swine

Duroc swine

(dŭ`rŏk, do͞o`–), breed originating during the 1800s in the NE United States from crosses among a number of red strains existing in that region. One of the most numerous breeds, they are large, rugged, solid-red animals, noted for hardiness and prolificacy.
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Comparison of three models to estimate breeding values for percentage of loin intramuscular fat in Duroc swine.
Durocs can be registered with the United Duroc Swine Registry (see Figure 10-4).