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Bloody Back, Cracked Back, Dippity Pig

by True North Tecnologies | Published January 16, 2021

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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Feeding Tools

by True North Tecnologies | Published December 28, 2020

These files are free for you to download print and use while feeding your livestock.   
Show Pig Care
2021 Numbered Calendar
Show Pig Feed Chart
Show Lamb Feed Chart 
Show Goat Feed [ more ]

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Getting ready to Farrow

by True North Tecnologies | Published December 15, 2020

 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 ]

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Ulcers in Show Pigs

by True North Tecnologies | Published December 5, 2020

 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 ]

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The Three P’s of Show Pig Success

by True North Tecnologies | Published December 3, 2020

 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 ]

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What You Need in Your Show Pig Medicine Cabinet

by True North Tecnologies | Published December 3, 2020

One of the frequent things I get asked is what medications show pig families should have on hand. Administering medications to food animals is serious business and proper [ more ]

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Dosage Math

by True North Tecnologies | Published December 3, 2020

 

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 ]

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Show Pig Vaccination Schedule

by True North Tecnologies | Published December 3, 2020

 
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 ]

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Ileitis in Show Pigs

by True North Tecnologies | Published December 3, 2020

  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 ]

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