Biosecurity: A Champion’s Guide to Youth Swine Exhibition: Biosecurity and your Pig Project
Dehydration: A fact sheet stressing the importance of available water to swine and discussing the signs of dehydration
Food Safety: All producers are responsible for supplying a safe and wholesome product. This fact sheet discusses four main areas on a farm where producers can help to assure food safety in the products they sell
Meat Quality: A guide for youth to better understand factors that can affect pork quality
Comparing The Commercial Swine Industry & The “Show Pig” Industry: Discussing the importance for commercial swine production and the “show pig” industry to share the same goals of producing a high quality, wholesome product for consumers at an economical price
Ethics in youth Livestock Programs: A guide for the youth in the livestock industry addressing aspects of caring, respect, trustworthiness, fairness, responsiblity, and citizenship
The Porcine Stress Gene: What the Show Pig Industry Needs to Know
Handling and Management to Prevent Stress in Show Pigs
Clipping Show Pigs
Questions and Responses Regarding Body Clipping and Shaving Pigs
Estrus Detection – Help youth understand that estrus detection is the most important part of a successful artificial insemination program.
Artificial Insemination – Learn the steps to having a successful artificial insemination program at home.
Semen Management – Understanding the delivery, timing, and storage needs to semen will enable youth to be successful in artificial insemination.