Swine Workshop: Wednesday March 18th 6:30pm: Moved to Webinar format  We will be utilizing Zoom for this meeting. Our guest speaker and superintendents will be presenting information and participants will be able to ask questions in a chat box on the site. There are 3 ways to connect: On a computer, on your phone, or…

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As fair season begins to creep closer here are a couple suggestions we have. First make sure your weighing your pigs. We weigh each Saturday and calculate our averages and our projected target weight based on how many days we have left until our show. As we get closer we weigh everyday. Example: Pig weight…

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This drastic change in the weather can be problematic for animals. Here are some signs to look for if your pigs are not feeling well. Deep coughing, runny noses, body is hunched, thumping chest or caved in side, tail down, laying off by themselves. Best advice I can give people when you see this is…

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Happy New Year!!! The farrowing house is filling up with sows and gilts and we anxiously anticipating the new arrivals. Yesterday we loaded probably the best Yorkshire female into a crate that we have ever raised. This was my nephew Nolan’s gilt that he was going to show at the MLE last year. She injured…

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