How Much Should I Feed My Pig?

by Josh Brockman, Brockman Farms How much should I feed my pig? One of the most frequent questions I’m asked from new feeders, and even a lot of experienced feeders is, “How much should my pig be eating?” And for good reason. The two most important parts of your pigs’ nutrition is the proper type […]

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Showmanship Outtakes

No matter how hard you work in the barn, one part of showmanship that will often trip you up are the questions asked by the judge. When put on the spot, kids, especially the younger ones, can sometimes give creative if not humorous answers. Here are some of the better showmanship outtakes that were shared with […]

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How to Read Pig Ear Notches

Most show pigs are individually identified using a universal system known as ear notching. Learning to read ear notches is a valuable tool, not only for identifying animals but because reading ear notches is a very common showmanship question. Ear notches may look complicated but if you can add, reading ear notches is simple. Once […]

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Taking the Top Prize on How to Organize

Kamlynn Thomas admits to being a little bit OCD. Her show box is a testament to that. Thomas likes things in order because it helps her focus on show day. This 16-year-old swine showman from Jacksboro, Texas, takes pigs to jackpot shows and every Texas major possible. She’s been showing since age three and has […]

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How to Clip the Body of Your Show Pig

Clipping the body of your pig is crucial to make your pig looks its best. Clipping will make them look like a show pig and give them the presentation that will appeal to the judge on show day. Click here for additional clipping, showing and daily care videos.   Check the rules and choose the […]

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Building a Relationship With Your Veterinarian

No matter how few or many show animals you have on feed, at some point or another you’ll need the help from a veterinarian. In some cases this assistance maybe in medicine to treat a sick animal or as simple as getting health papers on your animals to go to a show. Regardless, building a […]

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