Educational Resources

The following articles are provided in PDF format to download and review.
     

PEDv

PEDv Informational Resource (PDF)
(National Pork Board)

 

PEDv Webinar

 

Prepare for PEDv Ahead of Show Season

 

National Pork Board

University of Minnesota

American Association of Swine Veterinarians

 

Health

4-H Pig Health
Amy L. Woods, DVM

 

4-H Swine Diseases
Amy L. Woods, DVM

 

Biosecurity for Youth Livestock Exhibitors
William Shulaw, DVM, Gary Bowman, DVM, The Ohio State University

 

Biosecurity and Your Pig Project
American Association of Swine Veterinarians, aasv.org AND Pork Checkoff, pork.org

 

Dehydration, The Need For Water
Dr. Marcia Carlson Shannon, University of Missouri

 

Diarrhea in Swine
Bruce Lawhorn, Texas A&M University

 

Handling-Management to Prevent Stress in Show Pigs
Dr. Jodi Sterle, Texas A&M University/Texas Cooperative Extension

 

Keeping Show Pigs Healthy
Bruce Lawhorn, Texas A&M University

 

Porcine Stress Gene
Dr. Jodi Sterle, Texas A&M University/Texas Cooperative Extension

 

Preventing Drug Residues in Livestock
Dr. Jodi Sterle, Texas A&M University/Texas Cooperative Extension

 

Preventing Heat Stress in Show Pigs
Dr. Jodi Sterle, Texas A&M University/Texas Cooperative Extension

 

Providing A Safe Wholesome Product/Administration of Medications
Dr. Jodi Sterle, Texas A&M University/Texas Cooperative Extension

 

Skin Diseases of Swine
Alan R. Doster, DVM, PhD

 

Swine Feeding and Fitting Guidelines
Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

 

Swine Medication Withdrawal Times
Purdue University

 

 

 

 

Nutrition

 

Basic Show Pig Feeding and Care
Darrell Rothlisberger, Utah State University Extension

 

By Product Ingredients for Swine Diets
Akey Nutrition

 

Feeding Chart
Dave Luis

 

General Nutrition Principles for Swine
Kansas State University

 

Paylean for Youth Livestock Projects
Celina Johnson, Brett Kaysen, Colorado State University

 

Swine Nutrition for Show Animals
Jim Sprinkle, The University of Arizona

 

 

 

 

Genetics & Breeding

 

Gestation Chart

 

Artificial Insemination in Swine

Dr. Jodi Sterle, Texas A&M University/Texas Cooperative Extension

 

Artificial Insemination Steps

National Pork Board, pork.org

 

Baby Pig Basics

Dr. Jodi Sterle, Texas A&M University/Texas Cooperative Extension

 

Breeding Swine Selection

Dr. Chris Skaggs, Dr. Chris Boleman, Texas A&M University/Texas Cooperative Extension

 

Ear Notching Swine

Kristal Zimmers Farrowing Vaccines

Bruce Lawhorn, Texas A&M University

 

How Inheritance Works in Swine

Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension

 

Genetic And Environmental Interactions

Dr. Jodi Sterle, Texas A&M University/Texas Cooperative Extension

 

Printable Gestation Table
Showpig.com

 

Importance of Structural Soundness
Dr. Jodi Sterle, Texas A&M University/Texas Cooperative Extension

 

Keeping Show Gilts as Replacements
Dr. Jodi Sterle, Texas A&M University/Texas Cooperative Extension

 

Pork Carcass Clinic Value Determining Traits
Colorado State University

 

Semen Management
National Pork Board, pork.org

 

Selection of Swine Breeding Stock
Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension

 

Universal Ear Notching System
National Swine Registry

 

Showing & Ethics

 

A Judge's View
by Kevin Wendt

 

Basic Swine Showmanship
Author Unknown

 

The Basics of Swine Showmanship
Kim Brock, Oklahoma State University

 

Clipping Show Pigs
Dr. Steve Moeller, The Ohio State University

 

Ethics in Youth Livestock Programs
Denise Schwab, Iowa State University

 

Fitting and Showing Show Pigs
Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension

 

Guide to Livestock Showmanship
Iowa State University

 

Q&A Regarding Body Clipping & Shaving Pigs
Dr. Steve Moeller, The Ohio State University

 

Show Project Facilities
LSU Ag Center Research & Extension

 

Swine Showmanship MSU
Mississippi State University Extension Office

 

Swine Showmanship Tips
Dale Ricker, The Ohio State University

 

Swine Showmanship
Rusty Gosz, Oklahoma State University

 

Youth PQA Good Production Practices
National Pork Board, pork.org

 

Youth PQA Plus Manual
National Pork Board, pork.org

 

 

 

 

Skillathon, Evaluation & Judging

 

Evaluating Market Swine
Chris T. Boleman, Texas A&M University

 

From Pen To Plate - Carcass Composition of Market Hogs
Dr. Jodi Sterle, Texas A&M University/Texas Cooperative Extension

 

Judging Performances Classes
Richard Coffey, Kevin Laurent, University of Kentucky

 

Livestock Calculations for Skillathon Contests
Richard Coffey, Kevin Laurent, University of Kentucky

 

Livestock Judging Basics
Missouri State University

 

Livestock Judging Manual
Mississippi 4-H Department

 

Livestock Judging Techniques
Jerry Lipsey, University of Missouri

 

Reading Ear Notches
Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

 

Skillation Practice: Livestock E-Quiz Link
University of Illinois Extension

 

 

 

 

Pigs, Pork & The Industry

 

2010 NSR Breeders Directory

 

A Career In Pork
National Pork Board, pork.org

 

Breeds of Swine
Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

 

Carcass Quality
Dr. Jodi Sterle, Texas A&M University/Texas Cooperative Extension

 

Career Planner Workbook
National Pork Board, pork.org

 

Comparing the Commercial Swine Industry & the Show Pig Industry
Dr. Rosie Nold, University of Nebraska

 

Food Safety
Liz Wagstrom, DVM, MS, National Pork Board

 

Meat Quality
Dr. Rosie Nold, University of Nebraska

 

Parts of a Pig
Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

 

PQA Plus Good Production Practices
National Pork Board, pork.org

 

PQA Plus Manual
National Pork Board, pork.org

 

Quick Facts - The Pork Industry at a Glance
National Pork Board, pork.org

 

Selecting the Perfect Chop (or Steak)
Dr. Jodi Sterle, Texas A&M University/Texas Cooperative Extension

 
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