Bloody Back, Cracked Back, Dippity Pig
Whatever name you’ve heard used this syndrome is a common problem in show pigs and something we get asked about almost daily.
What is it:
Pigs that develop painful bloody sores on the back, [ more ]
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Show Pig Care
2021 Numbered Calendar
Show Pig Feed Chart
Show Lamb Feed Chart
Show Goat Feed [ more ]
Getting ready to Farrow
This time of year the question “What do we need to have and know to farrow our first gilt?” shows up in our inbox and on social media a bunch.
We [ more ]
Ulcers in Show Pigs
One of the topics that always come up are ulcers in show pigs. There are some infectious diseases that cause vomiting along with scours and certain mycotoxins can cause vomiting. [ more ]
The Three P’s of Show Pig Success
You are probably wondering what on earth are the three P’s.
It is our shorthand way of summarizing what you need to be successful in the show ring. We put the [ more ]
Medication Labels are confusing. Sometimes after reading one, I stand there and scratch my head wondering what in the world were these people trying to [ more ]
Show Pig Vaccination Schedule
A common question I get asked is “What should we vaccinate our pigs for and when should we do it? “ The answer really depends on [ more ]
Ileitis in Show Pigs
Over the past couple months we have been receiving several calls a day from show pig feeders regarding scours. In almost all cases the description of the [ more ]