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Summary statistics for traits. Duroc, n = 2,439

 
Trait Mean SD Min Max CV1
Shoulder, % 31.05 0.85 28.18 34.33 2.74 %
Belly, % 20.09 1.26 13.72 27.05 6.26 %
Loin, % 13.40 0.69 10.27 22.42 5.17 %
Ham, % 35.00 1.32 22.31 46.47 3.77 %
Shoulder lean, % 59.55 3.32 44.57 71.48 5.57 %
Belly lean, % 50.37 4.20 35.66 64.78 8.34 %
Loin lean, % 61.99 3.03 50.85 71.96 4.89 %
Ham lean, % 63.96 2.53 53.99 73.52 3.95 %
Carcass lean, % 59.66 2.99 48.25 69.68 5.02 %
Carcass yield2, % 74.29 1.10 69.33 80.55 1.49 %
Backfat3, mm 6.23 1.68 3 13 27.23 %
Loin2, mm 61.20 4.24 49 78 6.77 %
1Coefficient of variation (CV) = SD/mean.
2Carcass (kg)/Live animal (kg) × 100%.
3Backfat and loin depth over last rib.



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Summary statistics for traits. Landrace, n = 1,998

 
Trait Mean SD Min Max CV1
Shoulder, % 30.46 1.02 26.83 34.54 3.36 %
Belly, % 20.50 1.34 15.88 26.27 6.56 %
Loin, % 14.47 0.79 7.90 20.65 5.43 %
Ham, % 34.07 1.35 26.84 45.63 3.97 %
Shoulder lean, % 61.93 3.25 47.09 73.88 5.25 %
Belly lean, % 55.04 4.46 38.46 69.98 8.11 %
Loin lean, % 68.16 2.62 55.03 77.19 3.85 %
Ham lean, % 69.27 2.74 50.42 77.97 3.95 %
Carcass lean, % 63.32 2.95 47.04 73.53 4.66 %
Carcass yield2, % 75.41 1.14 71.00 79.56 1.51 %
Backfat3, mm 5.25 1.79 2 20 34.23 %
Loin2, mm 65.34 4.38 49 79 6.70 %
1Coefficient of variation (CV) = SD/mean.
2Carcass (kg)/Live animal (kg) × 100%.
3Backfat and loin depth over last rib.



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Duroc Heritabilities (diagonal, bold) and genetic (below diagonal) and residual (above diagonal) correlations (with SE). Primal cuts, lean meat percentage carcass (CLMP) and carcass yield in (%), backfat and loin depth in millimeters

 
Trait Shoulder Belly Loin Ham CLMP YIELD BF LD
Shoulder 0.26 (0.06) -0.28 (0.04) 0.08 (0.05) -0.45 (0.04) -0.07 (0.07) 0.24 (0.04) 0.10 (0.05) 0.00 (0.06)
Belly -0.50(0.10) 0.39 (0.06) -0.15 (0.05) -0.58 (0.03) -0.12 (0.07) -0.45 (0.04) 0.25 (0.05) 0.01 (0.07)
Loin -0.02 (0.13) -0.24 (0.11) 0.34 (0.06) -0.44 (0.04) -0.02 (0.07) -0.10 (0.05) 0.03 (0.05) 0.21 (0.06)
Ham -0.04 (0.14) -0.68 (0.07) -0.32 (0.11) 0.27 (0.05) 0.15 (0.06) 0.28 (0.04) -0.28 (0.04) -0.10 (0.06)
CMLP 0.38 (0.11) -0.46 (0.09) -0.05 (0.10) 0.31 (0.11) 0.58 (0.07) -0.03 (0.06) -0.23 (0.07) 0.17 (0.09)
YIELD 0.11 (0.17) 0.02 (0.13) 0.02 (15) 0.34 (0.15) 0.05 (0.14) 0.14 (0.04) 0.08 (0.05) 0.27 (0.05)
BF -0.18 (0.14) 0.38 (0.11) 0.26 (0.12) -0.47 (0.11) -0.67 (0.08) 0.10 (0.16) 0.33 (0.06) 0.09 (0.06)
LD -0.18 (0.14) -0.23 (0.11) 0.26 (0.11) 0.22 (0.13) 0.21 (0.10) 0.50 (0.13) 0.05 (0.12) 0.49 (0.07)



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Landrace Heritabilities (diagonal, bold) and genetic (below diagonal) and residual (above diagonal) correlations (with SE). Primal cuts, lean meat percentage carcass (CLMP) and carcass yield in (%), backfat and loin depth in millimeters

 
Trait Shoulder Belly Loin Ham CLMP YIELD BF LD
Shoulder 0.15 (0.05) -0.39 (0.05) -0.16 (0.04) -0.41 (0.04) 0.06 (0.07) 0.34 (0.05) -0.08 (0.07) -0.12 (0.06)
Belly -0.32 (0.15) 0.51 (0.07) -0.07 (0.06) -0.43 (0.05) -0.15 (0.10) -0.40 (0.07) 0.25 (0.09) 0.07 (0.08)
Loin -0.29 (0.19) -0.35 (0.14) 0.21 (0.06) -0.46 (0.05) 0.05 (0.07) -0.26 (0.05) 0.15 (0.07) 0.23 (0.06)
Ham -0.02 (0.19) -0.87 (0.05) 0.12 (0.17) 0.32 (0.07) 0.04 (0.08) 0.22 (0.06) -0.23 (0.07) -0.10 (0.07)
CMLP 0.30 (0.16) -0.42 (0.10) 0.05 (0.15) 0.32 (0.13) 0.50 (0.07) -0.07 (0.09) -0.10 (0.11) 0.05 (0.10)
YIELD 0.14 (0.19) -0.25 (0.13) -0.05 (0.17) 0.26 (0.15) 0.43 (0.12) 0.27 (0.06) 0.21 (0.07) 0.25 (0.05)
BF -0.35 (0.16) 0.66 (0.08) 0.04 (0.16) -0.57 (0.11) -0.73 (0.07) -0.30 (0.14) 0.41 (0.07) 0.35 (0.10)
LD -0.21 (0.19) -0.03 (0.14) 0.40 (0.15) -0.02 (0.15) 0.61 (0.11) 0.61 (0.11) -0.27 (0.14) 0.33 (0.07)



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Duroc Heritabilities (diagonal, bold) and genetic (below diagonal) and residual (above diagonal) correlations (with SE). Primal cut lean meat composition (%), CLMP and carcass yield in (%), backfat and loin depth in millimeters

 
Trait Shoulder LMP Belly LMP Loin LMP Ham LMP CLMP YIELD BF LD
Shoulder LMP 0.53 (0.05) 0.74 (0.04) 0.66 (0.04) 0.66 (0.04) 0.91 (0.01) -0.09 (0.01) -0.23 (0.07) 0.09 (0.08)
Belly LMP 0.89 (0.02) 0.55 (0.07) 0.79 (0.03) 0.67 (0.04) 0.91 (0.01) -0.12 (0.06) -0.20 (0.07) 0.08 (0.09)
Loin LMP 0.90 (0.02) 0.90 (0.02) 0.53 (0.07) 0.55 (0.05) 0.82 (0.03) 0.08 (0.06) -0.27 (0.07) 0.29 (0.08)
Ham LMP 0.91 (0.02) 0.89 (0.02) 0.91 (0.02) 0.51 (0.07) 0.82 (0.02) -0.07 (0.06) -0.04 (0.07) 0.24 (0.08)
CMLP 0.97 (0.01) 0.96 (0.01) 0.95 (0.01) 0.96 (0.01) 0.58 (0.07) -0.03 (0.06) -0.23 (0.07) 0.17 (0.09)
YIELD 0.03 (0.13) -0.03 (0.13) 0.19 (0.13) 0.05 (0.13) 0.06 (0.14) 0.14 (0.04) 0.08 (0.05) 0.27 (0.05)
BF -0.63 (0.08) -0.70 (0.07) -0.62 (0.08) -0.57 (0.09) -0.66 (0.08) 0.11 (0.16) 0.33 (0.06) 0.07 (0.07)
LD 0.13 (0.10) 0.18 (0.10) 0.32 (0.09) 0.17 (0.10) 0.19 (0.10) 0.48 (0.15) 0.05 (0.12) 0.49 (0.07)



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Landrace Heritabilities (diagonal, bold) and genetic (below diagonal) and residual (above diagonal) correlations (with SE). Primal cut lean meat composition (%), CLMP and carcass yield in (%), backfat and loin depth in millimeters

 
Trait Shoulder LMP Belly LMP Loin LMP Ham LMP CLMP YIELD BF LD
Shoulder LMP 0.38 (0.07) 0.68 (0.04) 0.60 (0.05) 0.60 (0.04) 0.88 (0.02) -0.06 (0.07) -0.09 (0.08) -0.04 (0.08)
Belly LMP 0.89 (0.03) 0.54 (0.07) 0.81 (0.03) 0.67 (0.04) 0.91 (0.02) -0.04 (0.08) -0.17 (0.10) -0.04 (0.10)
Loin LMP 0.89 (0.04) 0.91 (0.02) 0.58 (0.08) 0.59 (0.05) 0.82 (0.03) 0.05 (0.09) -0.19 (0.10) 0.13 (0.10)
Ham LMP 0.89 (0.04) 0.83 (0.04) 0.84 (0.04) 0.41 (0.07) 0.83 (0.02) -0.15 (0.07) -0.07 (0.09) 0.10 (0.08)
CMLP 0.97 (0.01) 0.96 (0.01) 0.94 (0.02) 0.93 (0.02) 0.58 (0.07) -0.05 (0.08) -0.10 (0.10) 0.02 (0.09)
YIELD 0.36 (0.13) 0.40 (0.11) 0.47 (0.11) 0.40 (0.13) 0.42 (0.12) 0.14 (0.04) 0.24 (0.07) 0.18 (0.08)
BF -0.63 (0.09) -0.75 (0.07) -0.71 (0.07) -0.56 (0.10) -0.72 (0.07) -0.29 (0.14) 0.33 (0.06) 0.31 (0.09)
LD 0.59 (0.12) 0.55 (0.11) 0.71 (0.09) 0.69 (0.10) 0.64 (0.10) 0.59 (0.12) -0.25 (0.14) 0.49 (0.07)