Moms Know Best
Show moms from the show pig industry share tips about everything you should know about feeding, show supplies, at the home, and at the show for beginners.
Showing livestock becomes more competitive each year. And parents, beware. The necessary equipment and supplies probably seem a little different than when you showed. For excited pig showmen, the list might seem daunting for such a small animal, but we talked to seasoned stock show mom, Riley Ann Price, Snyder, Texas, and she broke her list into four basic categories. She and her husband Tyson farm cotton over a four-county area in Texas, and with daughters Tyleigh and Tatum-Bec 10-years-apart in age, they realized they’d be showing pigs for a long while. They decided early on “if it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right the first time.”Read More... View Checklist with Links View Downloadable Checklist
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