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HEALTH

PEDV Resources :: Pork Checkoff

PEDv :: American Association of Swine Veterinarians

Swine Health Recommendations: Pork Checkoff

Bio-Security for Youth Livestock Exhibitors
William Shulaw, DVM, Gary Bowman, DVM, The Ohio State University

Dr. Marcia Carlson Shannon, University of Missouri

Diarrhea in Swine
Bruce Lawhorn, Texas A&M University

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

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

Dr. Daniel Hendrickson and Travis Platt, Lindner United Feeds

 

MEDICATIONS

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

 

NUTRITION

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

By Product Ingredients for Swine DietsAkey Nutrition

General Nutrition Principles for SwineKansas State University

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

Impact and use of Paylean in Market Hogs
A.P. Schinckel and B.T. Richert, Animal Sciences Department, Purdue University

Direct Fed Mircrobials
Eric Farrand, JBS United Feeds

Feeding to a Phenotype: Light Muscled/Middle of the Road Pigs
Kelton Mason & Will Hilty, Lindner Milling and Lindner United Feeds

Feeding to a Phenotype: Heavy Muscled Pigs and the Final Push
Mark Stanlee & Kade Hummel, Lindner Milling and Lindner United Feeds

 

REPRODUCTION

Gestation Table

Artificial Insemination in Swine
Dr. Jodi Sterle, Texas A&M University/Texas Cooperative Extension

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

Semen Management
National Pork Board, pork.org

Ovugel
Dr. Stephen Patterson, JBS United

On Farm Boar Collection and Semen Handling
Mike Miller & Kelton Mason, Lindner Milling and Lindner United Feeds

 

 

MANAGEMENT PRACTICES

Ear Notching Swine
Kristal Zimmers, Bruce Lawhorn, Texas A&M University

Universal Ear Notching System
National Swine Registry

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

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

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

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

Troy Sloan & Jordan Leatherman, Lindner United Feeds

SHOWRING:
KW’s judges view

The Basics of Swine Showmanship
Kim Brock, Oklahoma State University

Basic Swine Showmanship
Author Unknown

Ethics in Youth Livestock Programs
Denise Schwab, Iowa State University

Fitting and Showing Show Pigs
Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension

Show Project Facilities
LSU Ag Center Research & Extension

Swine Showmanship Tips
Dale Ricker, The Ohio State University

 

EVALUATION & SELECTION

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

Pork Carcass Clinic Value Determining Traits
Colorado State University

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

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

Livestock Judging Manual
Mississippi 4-H Department

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

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

Meat Quality
Dr. Rosie Nold, University of Nebraska

 

INDUSTRY

A Career In Pork
National Pork Board, pork.org

Career Planner Workbook
National Pork Board, pork.org

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

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

Pork Checkoff
National Pork Board, pork.org

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