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PUREBRED TERMINAL SIRES

THE SOURCE FOR PURE GENETIC PROGRESS  DUROC                                                           HAMPSHIRE

                                      THE WORLD’S TERMINAL SIRE                                       AMERICA’S MEAT & MUSCLE SIRE
                                      The standard for growth,                                        Muscling and leanness in
                                      robustness and muscle quality                                   an efficient package

                                      All Duroc populations within America’s Best Genetics are        When used as a terminal sire, Hampshires offer the
                                      subject to comprehensive performance testing programs           most effective method to increase primal yield, which
                                      for growth, efficiency, composition and meat quality.           leads to an increased premium in packer grids.

                                             Duroc Terminal Sire Index                                When incorporated into a commercial sow base
                                                                                                      – Hampshires have a proven record of increased
                                      130.0                                                           durability and robustness, while contributing to superior
                                      120.0                                                           carcass composition of the commercial market hog.
                                      110.0
                                      100.0                                   Duroc Days to 250 lbs.        Hampshire Feed Efficiency        Hampshire Terminal Sire Index

                                       90.0                               0.00                        0.10                             130.0
                                       80.0                              -1.00                        0.08                             120.0
                                       70.0                              -2.00                        0.06                             110.0
                                       60.0                              -3.00                        0.04                             100.0
                                                                         -4.00                        0.02
                                           Duroc Pounds of Lean          -5.00                        0.00                              90.0
                                                                         -6.00                        -0.02                             80.0
                                      4.00                               -7.00                        -0.04                             70.0
                                      3.50                               -8.00                        -0.06                             60.0
                                      3.00                               -9.00                        -0.08
                                      2.50                              -10.00                        -0.10                                  Hampshire Days to 250 lbs.
                                      2.00
                                      1.50                                    Duroc Feed Efficiency                                    5.00
                                      1.00                                                                                             4.00
                                      0.50                              0.00                                                           3.00
                                      0.00                              -0.02                                                          2.00
                                                                        -0.04                                                          1.00
                                                                        -0.06                                                          0.00
                                                                        -0.08                                                          -1.00
                                                                        -0.10                                                          -2.00
                                                                        -0.12                                                          -3.00
                                                                        -0.14                                                          -4.00
                                                                        -0.16                                                          -5.00
                                                                        -0.18
                                                                        -0.20

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