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. J.
Durocs can be registered with the United Duroc Swine Registry (see Figure 10-4).