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Breeds of Livestock - Moura Swine

Breeds of Livestock - Moura Swine

Moura

Also Known By: Estrela, Estrelense, Mouro and Pereira

The Moura breed is usually a blue roan in coloration, occasionally red roan. They were originated from Duroc, Canastra and Canastrao in southern Brazil.

The breed is rare.

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Reference:

Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.

Photographs:

Marson Bruck Warpechowski, MSc. Zooptecnia, Prof. Assistant, Depto. Zootecnia 


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