A Champion’s Guide to Youth Swine Exhibition: Biosecurity and your Pig Project
A fact sheet stressing the importance of available water to swine and discussing the signs of dehydration
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
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, responsibility, 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|
Help youth understand that estrus detection is the most important part of a successful artificial insemination program.
Learn the steps to having a successful artificial insemination program at home.
Understanding the delivery, timing, and storage needs to semen will enable youth to be successful in artificial insemination.