you want to learn how to breed, raise, and prepare show hogs for pig shows, then check out HowExpert Guide to Show Pigs. This guide is an information-dense piece of text that is a step-by-step guide for raising show pigs from farrow to table.
In the first section of the book, you will discover everything there is to know about picking a sow and boar to produce a litter of pigs that will be able to stand the test of showing. Whether it’s for meat or a high-quality, well-mannered show hog, this book will help you make informed decisions. Additionally, you will receive information and tips on breeding your sow and then maintaining her well-being throughout the sow’s life. Even while she is laboring, you will have everything there is to know about birthing a litter of pigs and setting them up for success with castrations, vaccinations, and feed diets.
In the second section of the book, the content will primarily focus on how to prepare the show hog for the ring. Complete with training tips, tools, supplements, and product suggestions, as well as information about maintaining a clean area. This book will guide you through the show pig process from birth, all the way up till they are in the show ring and off to the auction.
Additionally, for hogs raised for the freezer, you will be informed about how to monitor their progress and determine when they are ready and what you will be able to harvest from a complete meat-rearing hog. For anyone looking to dive into the world of pig agriculture and diversify their skill-set, this is the beginner’s guide to getting a hog business started.
Check out HowExpert Guide to Show Pigs if you want to learn how to breed, raise, and prepare show hogs for pig shows!
About the Author
Keiren Cook is a young and avid writer passionate about raising quality hogs for the youth interested in agriculture. She started in the hog business as a freshman in high school when she showed her first hog at the county fair. From there, her love for hogs has grown into a thriving business, where for the last six years, she has built up a reputation for breeding and producing high-quality meat and show hogs for the youth in her community. Over those six years, she has been in many experiences and situations, which has prepared her to write an information-dense “How-To” book about raising this breed of livestock.
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