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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We will be hosting a show clinic for all our customers on Saturday, May 12th from 12:00pm-2:00pm at our sale barn. The clinic will cover the following topics. Please RSVP to Jody by May 5th at arbuckleshowpigs@gmail.com or Mike at mike.arbuckle@grasslakeschools.com Cost: Animal Health – Dr. Anthony Klingler and Dr. Duane Trupiano from Concord Veterinary…

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Winter is surely holding on which can be hard on our young animals. Here are some tips as we continue this cold weather.Pigs will need a warm place to sleep that is draft free, has heat lamp, and deep warm bedding. This is essential for the health of your pigs. Pigs that are cold will…

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Spring sales are quickly approaching. Sale dates are March 24th and April 7th this year. Barn will open at 10:00am and the first bid board will close at 12:30pm. If you want to schedule a time to come view the pigs before the sale give Mike a call or text at 517-581-2445 or Adam at…

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