SHOW PIGS- Care and Feeding

showing swineGreat Article on Show pigs, their care and feeding.

The juniorlivestock program is a unique opportunity to use live animals to
develop youth. Youth learn something about agriculture and livestock production and
develop an appreciation forthe livestock industry. However, the main objectives are to
teach life skills and help youth become productive citizens. The experience of youth
owning and working with animals, being responsible fortheir care, health, and growth,
and exhibiting them in a competitive environment is a tremendous character building
process.Juniorlivestock projects help develop life skills such as: leadership,
communication, decision making and problem‐solving skills. Character building,record
keeping and the development of personalresponsibility are other skills youth can
develop from theirinvolvement in the broad range of programs in juniorlivestock

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About Vickie Craig

I an avid horseback rider, animal lover, and Owner/Operator of Creekside Farm Tiny Oinkers or my webpage All of my writing comes from factual information, not just my personal experiences or word of mouth.