Explore the swine industry, including market hogs, breeding hogs, or both. Raise or show one or more purebred or crossbred gilts, barrows or litters. Topics include breeding, health, feeding, fitting and showing, marketing and careers.
What you can do
Level 1: Swine 1 - The Incredible Pig
Learn swine body parts, judging market hogs and identify pork cuts.
Level 2: Swine 2 - Putting the Oink in Pig
Explore swine diseases, balancing rations and managing baby pigs.
Level 3: Swine 3 - Going Whole Hog
Plan a breeding system, judge breeding gilts or design a swine operation.
Free curriculum from Utah State 4-H. Registration is required for download access.
To get involved with the 4-H Swine Project, contact your county 4-H office.