Duroc from Claton Agri-Marketing,Inc. are subject to comprehensive performance testing programs for growth, efficiency, composition and meat quality.
Durocs were identified as a superior genetic source for improving eating qualities of pork in the recent National Pork Producers Council Terminal Sire Line Evaluation. Their advantage in muscle quality combined with their well-established ability to grow fast has positioned the breed as an outstanding terminal sire choice.
Duroc – The standard for growth, robustness and muscle quality
Durocs are utilized most frequently as a Terminal/Paternal sire in a terminal cross-breeding program. They sire market pigs that excel in durability, growth, and muscle qualities attributes, and are competitive with other industry sires for carcass leanness and feed efficiency.
Duroc boars are the predominate Terminal sire used in the world and provide 100% heterosis when mated to Yorkshire X Landrace F1 females. Some systems utilize a commercial parent stock female that is 25% to improve robustness and longevity in their sow herds.