Performance of Duroc and Yorkshire boars and gilts and reciprocal breed crosses.

@article{Bereskin1986PerformanceOD,
  title={Performance of Duroc and Yorkshire boars and gilts and reciprocal breed crosses.},
  author={B Bereskin and Norman C Steele},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  year={1986},
  volume={62 4},
  pages={918-26}
}
Analyses of variance were computed for records on growth and body composition traits made in 1983 by 255 boars and gilts in selected and control lines of Durocs and Yorkshires and their reciprocal crossbreds. Previous selection over a period of several generations was mainly on an index of sow productivity including preweaning litter sizes and weight… CONTINUE READING