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The best of both breeds
The Waldo Hamp/Duroc provides maximum vigor and superior phenotype in a traditional, natural-service sire. With nearly 120 years of continuous improvement and genetic advancements behind them, this hybrid has what it takes to drive the future of your business.
Durable, fast-growing terminal boars
Recent tests show that pigs sired by the Waldo Hamp/Duroc finished quickly, with exceptional lean characteristics.
A summary of data from 2012 and 2013 showed an average of 149 days to 250 lbs, with 0.57” back fat and 7.99” loin eye area.
High primal cut volume with exceptional loin shape and depth
A valued customer with nearly 25 years experience using Waldo Hamp/Duroc sires consistently ranks at the top of the list with its packer for performance percentage. In 2011, this customer received the award for highest average loin premium.
Traits for success
Our Hamp/Duroc has been field tested and selected to express the best traits of both breeds. The Duroc’s advantage in muscle quality combined with its well-established ability to grow fast has positioned it as an outstanding terminal sire choice. The Hampshire is known for lean muscle with good carcass quality, minimal back fat and large loin eye area.