How to raise Pigs?

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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


<ul><li><p>How to raise Pigs?Atascocita FFA</p></li><li><p>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</p></li><li><p>Lockable Supply BoxAny box to lock your feed and show supplies up at the barn. </p><p>Can be purchased from Home Depot, Walmart, etc. </p></li><li><p>Feed ScoopCost $4Any feed store</p><p>1 lb coffee can works too!</p></li><li><p>Practice Show StickVery Durable</p><p>Made of Fiberglass</p><p>Cost $7Most feed stores</p></li><li><p>Show StickThis is the actual show stick</p><p>Not durable</p><p>Cost $14Any Feed Store</p></li><li><p>Feed BucketYou need this for mixing feeds</p><p>Cost $5Any feed store</p></li><li><p>BrushYou will need to use this to clean your pig</p><p>Cost $10Any feed store, Wal-Mart, etc. </p></li><li><p>Rubber Feed PanThis is what you feed your pig out of</p><p>Cost $7Any Feed Store</p></li><li><p>Clip on FeederThis is another bowl you can use to feed your pig. </p><p>Harder for the pig to flip over</p><p>Cost $12Any feed store will carry this</p></li><li><p>What do I feed?Mooremans Show Pig FeedTop Quality FeedApprox $15 - $20 per bagAvailable at Dayton Farm &amp; Ranch</p></li><li><p>How will we feed the pig?Young Pigs 50 to 110 lbs Feed Mooremans 12006Cost $20 per bag</p><p>Growing Pigs 110 to 210 lbsFeed Mooremans 273Cost $19 per bag</p></li><li><p>FeedingFinisher feed 210 to 260 lbsTo determine this we have to evaluate the pig </p><p>We evaluate the pigs at 45 days till show and 21 days till show </p><p>December 25 &amp; January 17</p><p>This is when we determine supplemental feeding</p></li><li><p>What are we looking for in a pig?</p><p>What am I looking for on Oct 3rd?</p><p>What is the judge looking for on Feb 7?</p></li><li><p>MeatYour animal is a Market Animal This means we want meat</p><p>The best hogs are the ones with the most lean muscle!</p></li><li><p>We want the a large frameLong Body</p></li><li><p>Heavy Bones</p></li><li><p>Wide Body</p></li><li><p>Wide &amp; Deep Rear End</p></li><li><p>Muscular Back</p></li><li><p>Where are the feed stores?Dayton Farm and Ranch605 E. Hwy 90 Dayton Tx, 77535(936) 258-9891</p><p>Town and Country Feed102 S Railroad Ave Humble, TX 77338 (281) 446-2440 </p></li><li><p>CALL AHEADFeed stores run out of feed!!</p><p>Always call ahead to make sure you are going to get feed</p><p>Tell them in advance what you are going to be feeding and ask them to keep it in stock!</p></li></ul>