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Beyond the Barn: Indianapolis, Indiana

We love sharing our favorite places to visit beyond the barn with you as we travel the country to different pig shows. This year, The Exposition has moved to Indianapolis, Indiana. This is closer to home for most of our team. As a result, we have a ton of places to share with you! Find the category you are looking for and click the name to get to the website. 

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Making the Investment: Getting the Most Out of Your Bred Gilt Purchase

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—bred female sale season, of course. Showpig.com is fortunate to host numerous bred female sales, for breeders from coast to coast across the country. Showpig.com is committed to helping you enjoy a smooth buying experience, and with that being said, we have compiled a list of things to consider before the sale clock runs out.

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Breeder Central

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Lights. Camera. Sale Day.

Lighting is everything! In order to maximize your sale photo potential, breeders should take a hard look at the lighting in their picture pen. It doesn’t have to be fancy, expensive, or complicated—but putting a focus on lighting with some of these easy, cheap solutions can definitely help your photos stand out from the crowd. According to our friends at Learn Livestock Photography, there are two key elements to getting better photos: how much light you have in your picture area and where the light is coming from. 

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Help! Think we’re a little heavy...

Help!!!!
I have a gilt that is weighing 194lbs and a Barrow that is weighing 184lbs. The Gilt is getting 1.5lbs of Li...
by CDavis in NUTRITION

Sunday, June 13, 2021 at 9:53 PM

Re: Need weight gain

150 lb is the minimum legal weight. 14 on and 5 off....
by kgb in Purina® Hot Spot

Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 6:52 PM

Re: Rate of gain …. Paylean?

Thank you , they have been on 819 for two days now they seem to be eating it better than the 719, between the 3 they are c...
by Shanek911 in NUTRITION

Friday, June 11, 2021 at 8:45 PM

Re: Rate of gain …. Paylean?

That weight gain is about right for a pig that size. They grow faster as they get bigger. They don’t start off gaini...
by kgb in NUTRITION

Friday, June 11, 2021 at 9:28 AM

Re: Farrowing Crate in Texas

how much are you asking and can i get pictures. please send to my phone 337-912-9343...
by dcarrier337 in CLASSIFIEDS

Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 3:51 AM

Rate of gain …. Paylean?

Hello , seeking rate of gain advice …
Barrow is 112 today and 64 days till weigh in .
Weight range is 220-310,...
by Shanek911 in NUTRITION

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 8:56 PM

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