how to raise pigs?
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DESCRIPTIONHow 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
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
Wide & Deep Rear End
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!