Studies on breeding market pigs by crossing Duroc with Beltsville No. 1

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dc.contributor.author Aubel, C.E.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-04T22:24:05Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-04T22:24:05Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/13279
dc.description.abstract There has been much discussion in Kansas as to the desirability of cross-breeding inbred breeds (so-called hybrids) with other breeds. Consequently, a Beltsville No.1 (Poland x Landrace origin) was secured and matings planned with the Duroc. The purpose was to study the vigor and size of the litter produced and their ultimate performance in the feedlot as compared with purebred Duroc pigs raised under comparable conditions. In the winter of 1952, nine purebred Duroc sows were mated to a Duroc boar and five Duroc sows were mated to a Beltsville No.1 boar. The following table gives a summary of the results of this experiment. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 1952-1953 Progress Reports en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Circular (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station): 297 en_US
dc.subject Swine en_US
dc.subject Duroc en_US
dc.subject Performance en_US
dc.subject Rate of gain en_US
dc.title Studies on breeding market pigs by crossing Duroc with Beltsville No. 1 en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1953 en_US
dc.citation.epage 21 en_US
dc.citation.spage 20 en_US
dc.description.conference 40th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, May 2, 1953 en_US

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