Components for crossbred boars production:

   Duroc
   Pietrain
   Hampshire

Components for crossbred gilts production:

   PLW
   PL
   Pulawska

The main effect of the breeds crossing is the improvement in desired performance traits in crossbreds in comparison to purebred animals and better pig production profitability.
 

Fattening and slaughtering performance levels 

Breed

Standardized daily gain
(g)

Average backfat thickness
(mm)

Loin "eye" height
(mm)

Standardized lean meat content
(%)

BOARS

hampshire x duroc

827

8,5

66

62,5

hampshire x pietrain

704

8,8

60

61,3

duroc x pietrain

690

8,2

61

62,4

GILTS

PLW x PL

625

10,4

57

59,2

pulawska x PLW

591

12,9

53

56,3

pulawska x PL

594

12,7

51

55,3

Polish Pig Breeders and Producers Association
„POLSUS" 
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02-495 Warsaw
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