We moved 2 more Sows into the farrowing crates.
This first one is a Duroc gilt (a young female pig that hasn’t given birth yet).
Duroc are always red in color (ranging from light golden to deep mahogany) with floppy ears.
Durocs are known for good muscle quality and rapid growth rate.
We call these terminal market crosses because they are only bred for meat quality with no regard for maternal ability.
Sometimes we raise really nice crossbred gilts that we keep to breed. If they have nice litters and are good mothers, then we will continue to breed them.
This is Innis:
Here’s a picture of Jena’s “baby bump”
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