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Guide To Determine What Weight Show Pig To Buy

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Publication Number: P2516
Updated: August 12, 2016
View as PDF: P2516.pdf

Traditionally, the swine show at the Dixie National Junior Roundup is scheduled for a Saturday near February 1 each year. In 2017, the Dixie National Junior Roundup Swine Show is scheduled for Saturday, February 4.

The information in this publication can help you monitor and adjust the growth of the pig throughout the feeding period before the show. Purchasing a show pig that is the correct weight for the intended show gives you a good beginning to your swine project.

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