How to Get Pigs Started on Feed

Getting your show pig off to a good start is one of the most important aspects for feeders to consider. We call this phase of the project the “receiving” phase. This is one of the most stressful times in a show pig’s life and steps need to be taken to ensure that this transition from […]

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Using Vita Charge Liquid Boost During Times of Transition

The life of a show pig isn’t always an easy one. Although producers and exhibitors go to great lengths to care for their animals, pigs go through a lot of transitions in their short life, and with each change, stress occurs. Consider the fact that the average litter size is 10-12 pigs, the little piglet […]

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Overcoming the Commingling Conundrums

If you are a parent, you understand about the ‘back to school sniffles’ and even though most kids return to school in the heat of summer, they are likely to show up with some type of cold or congestion within the first few weeks of school. They are in a new, enclosed environment with countless […]

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Make a Difference; Teach Ag

So, you think you might want to teach agriculture? Maybe you have been inspired by your current or former ag teacher. Perhaps you have a passion for ag and want to share that with others. National Teach Ag Day is September 21, and we’ve reached out to two agriculture educators to get their perspectives on […]

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Anxious Animals :: Reducing Stress in Your Show Animals

Your palms are sweaty and your mouth is dry. It’s your first time giving a speech in front of a crowd this big. You’re prepared, but your anxiety rises and your stomach flips and flops as you walk on the stage with all those spotlights shining on you! Or think about when you started a […]

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Engage, Inspire, Educate: My Summer at BioZyme

To sum up my summer with BioZyme® Inc. I would use three words: engage, inspire and educate. From traveling across the country to being in the office in St. Joseph, Missouri, I was constantly engaging, inspiring and being inspired, educating and being educated. I left my mark in Des Moines, Louisville and Texarkana by teaching […]

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