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New Faces to Watch – Roach Livestock

Friday, September 16, 2022

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Shane Roach and his family have been raising pigs for several years. Their operation, Roach Livestock calls Palo Pinto, Texas home. They family runs a 15-20 sow operation consisting mostly of crossbreds and Durocs with a few southwest Berkshires mixed in.

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New Faces to Watch – Oliver Farms

Friday, September 16, 2022

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Colby Oliver grew up showing pigs in junior livestock shows where he met some great people and learned some big lessons. These experiences lead him to want to stay involved in the show pig industry and help others be a part of it as well.

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New Faces to Watch – D&D Show Swine

Friday, September 16, 2022

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MaKayla and Ethan Dunlap own and operate D&D Show Swine in Spring Mills, Pennsylvania. The operation started with one sow, MaKayla’s retired show gilt and has grown to a 15-sow operation in just a few years. The couple raises Durocs and Crossbreds and would like to expand their customer base to exhibitors focused on jackpot, regional and national shows.

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New Faces to Watch – Stone Front Pigs

Thursday, September 15, 2022

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Jim Buttles started raising pigs as a young 4-H member. Now, Stone Front Pigs consists of 35 breeding aged females and seven boars in Wilson, Wisconsin. Stone Front Pigs is made up of Berkshires, Durocs, Herefords, Tamworths, Chester Whites and Crossbreds. The goal of the operation is simple: market the top end of each litter as show pigs and breeding stock and sell the bottom end as feeder pigs.

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New Faces to Watch – Hayden Hogs

Thursday, September 15, 2022

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After years of working in a commercial hog barn, a career change allowed Dan Hayden and his wife Stephanie to start Hayden Hogs in Cedar City, Utah. Hayden Hogs is a 6-sow operation focused on raising high-quality Berkshire and Crossbred animals.

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New Faces to Watch – Street Showpigs

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

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Tyler Street is living out his childhood dream of being a show pig producer with his operation Street Show Pigs. Based in Roff, Oklahoma, Street Show Pigs is a four-sow operation with Spots, Durocs and Chesters.

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New Faces to Watch – WW Show Stock

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

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Ryan and Stephanie Weldy credit their daughter’s desire to show gilts as their start in raising show pigs as WW Show Stock. Although her ambition to expand her showing career kicked it off, Ryan says his loves of raising pigs and the swine industry has been in his blood since his own days of exhibiting.

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New Faces to Watch – 4J Genetics

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

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Jason and Jarred Knight grew up showing livestock with a specific passion for swine. Now, 20 years later, they have turned that passion into 4J Genetics. Based in Alvin, Texas, the brothers run 40 sows and 10 boars.

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New Faces to Watch – Carnahan Farms

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

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Jeff and Vickie Carnahan own and operate Carnahan Farms in Alpena, Arkansas. Carnahan Farms started as a project for their kids and the couple fell in love with showing swine. After spending time traveling the country to network with fellow breeders and bring the best genetics back to the farm, they are in their second year of farrowing.

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New Faces to Watch – Flying P Showpigs

Monday, September 12, 2022

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Flying P Showpigs consists of seven Crossbred sows in Rangley, Colorado owned and operated by Nick Preciado and his family. The operation started in 2016 when the oldest in the family showed his first pig. Since then, the family has been breeding pigs with the help and guidance of their mentor Daniel Davis.

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New Faces to Watch – 46 Ten Show Pigs

Monday, September 12, 2022

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46 Ten Show Pigs is owned and operated by Mark Kidd and Dusty Fowler in Peaster, Texas. 46Ten consists of 10-20 Spots and Crossbred sows focused on producing high-caliber barrows targeted for exhibiting at Texas majors.

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The Summer I Seized the Opportunity

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

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Hello everyone! My name is Temma Monroe, and I had the fantastic opportunity to be one of the 2022 Showpig.com Summer Interns.

A little about me, I am from Elizabeth, Colorado, and I am going into my senior year at Iowa State University, where I am pursuing my bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Communications with a minor in Event Management. I grew up showing pigs and judging livestock at the county, state and national levels.

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Don’t Be Afraid to be the Dumbest Person in the Room

Monday, August 15, 2022

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What I really mean is be willing to be the most unexperienced, uneducated person in any room you are in because that is when personal growth happens. Let me explain.

Starting my first internship, I can assure you I was most definitely the dumbest person in the room 99 percent of the time. Starting something new can be scary, and many days I would walk into a room with big thinkers, communicators, businessmen and women, activists, professors, doctors; people with years of experience and ideas.

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Abby Davis, Mountain View, OK, Joins The Wendt Group

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

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Abby Davis, Mountain View, Oklahoma, is joining the Wendt Group as the Marketing Brand Manager. In her role, Davis will work to elevate brand awareness for all TWG entities and cultivate a loyal community of buyers for all divisions.

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