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Duroc Pig

Duroc Pig


Other name(s):
 Duroc-Jersey

Scientific name: Sus domestica

Country / Place of origin: United States

History: The origin of the Duroc breed of swine is traced to a red boar (named “Duroc” after a famous trotting stallion) brought to New York in the early 1800s, born from parents that may have come from England. The Duroc line was interbred with large red hogs from New Jersey (called “Jersey Reds”) resulting in smaller pigs with finer bones, faster growth and maturity, and more desirable meat qualities. Durocs have become a foundation for many mixed-breed American commercial hogs.

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Owners say:
Wonderful:
gentle hog, meat production, minimal management, lovely red Duroc, good carcass quality, free range swine
Interesting:
small farm, great showing, perfect mothering potentials, large breed, muscle building block
Overall review
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4.3 (9)
AmeliaJean
Growing up on a farm, we had the luxury of raising ou...
Review by: AmeliaJean (21) 21 days ago
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5.00
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Suchen
Duroc breed pigs I have are dark red in color and are...
Review by: Suchen (21) March 04, 2014 11:56
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4.25
1 photo
JKinsey
I grew up on a large farm where pigs were the primary...
Review by: JKinsey (55) February 26, 2014 12:47
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4.50
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pigshowman
Durocs aren't what people look for as far as structur...
Review by: pigshowman (4) November 29, 2013 21:14
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3.00
NIcky
Duroc pig from research findings was the product of t...
Review by: NIcky (7) updated September 13, 2013 03:55
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5.00
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