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How to raise Pigs?. Atascocita FFA. What do I need?. 1 – Supply Box 1 – Feed Scoop 2 – Show Sticks 1 – Feed Bucket 1 – Brush 1 – Rubber Feed Bowl or 1 – Clip on Feeder (optional) 1 – Watering Nipple. Any box to lock your feed and show supplies up at the barn. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • How to raise Pigs?Atascocita FFA

  • What do I need?1 Supply Box1 Feed Scoop 2 Show Sticks1 Feed Bucket1 Brush1 Rubber Feed Bowl or 1 Clip on Feeder (optional)1 Watering Nipple

  • Lockable Supply BoxAny box to lock your feed and show supplies up at the barn.

    Can be purchased from Home Depot, Walmart, etc.

  • Feed ScoopCost $4Any feed store

    1 lb coffee can works too!

  • Practice Show StickVery Durable

    Made of Fiberglass

    Cost $7Most feed stores

  • Show StickThis is the actual show stick

    Not durable

    Cost $14Any Feed Store

  • Feed BucketYou need this for mixing feeds

    Cost $5Any feed store

  • BrushYou will need to use this to clean your pig

    Cost $10Any feed store, Wal-Mart, etc.

  • Rubber Feed PanThis is what you feed your pig out of

    Cost $7Any Feed Store

  • Clip on FeederThis is another bowl you can use to feed your pig.

    Harder for the pig to flip over

    Cost $12Any feed store will carry this

  • What do I feed?Mooremans Show Pig FeedTop Quality FeedApprox $15 - $20 per bagAvailable at Dayton Farm & Ranch

  • How will we feed the pig?Young Pigs 50 to 110 lbs Feed Mooremans 12006Cost $20 per bag

    Growing Pigs 110 to 210 lbsFeed Mooremans 273Cost $19 per bag

  • FeedingFinisher feed 210 to 260 lbsTo determine this we have to evaluate the pig

    We evaluate the pigs at 45 days till show and 21 days till show

    December 25 & January 17

    This is when we determine supplemental feeding

  • What are we looking for in a pig?

    What am I looking for on Oct 3rd?

    What is the judge looking for on Feb 7?

  • MeatYour animal is a Market Animal This means we want meat

    The best hogs are the ones with the most lean muscle!

  • We want the a large frameLong Body

  • Heavy Bones

  • Wide Body

  • Wide & Deep Rear End

  • Muscular Back

  • Where are the feed stores?Dayton Farm and Ranch605 E. Hwy 90 Dayton Tx, 77535(936) 258-9891

    Town and Country Feed102 S Railroad Ave Humble, TX 77338 (281) 446-2440

  • CALL AHEADFeed stores run out of feed!!

    Always call ahead to make sure you are going to get feed

    Tell them in advance what you are going to be feeding and ask them to keep it in stock!