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Beyond the Barn: Louisville, KY

Summer in Louisville, Kentucky brings a lot of fun attractions for all! We are excited to be back for another National Junior Summer Spectacular and Summer Type Conference. Our team is partial to a few places beyond the barn in the Derby City and we cannot wait to share them with you!

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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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Re: Flattening out top

You can feed more Champion Drive if you want. I have fed 2-3 lb/day in the past. I just wanted / needed more top etc......
by kgb in Purina® Hot Spot

Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 7:47 PM

Flattening out top

Got a Barrow that is looking pretty good. Have been feeding Depth Charge and Ultra Full and seeing noticeable differences ...
by TEGG21 in Purina® Hot Spot

Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 9:18 AM

Re: Show question

It sounds like the pig isn’t sound enough. When a pig is wider at the hock than across the pins and or stifle it usual...
by kgb in Purina® Hot Spot

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 2:50 PM

Re: GOLDEN TICKET INFO.... KGB

Golden Ticket is extruded (like pet food), 16.5% protein, 6% fat, very high energy (calories), and extremely palatable.by kgb in Purina® Hot Spot

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 2:49 PM

Re: Paylean and Champion drive

Yes....
by kgb in NUTRITION

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 2:39 PM

Finishing supplements

We are 45 days out. We are waiting to see where we are weight wise 30 days out before we start pushing. We are on track t...
by applefam in NUTRITION

Monday, July 19, 2021 at 8:04 PM

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