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by bcbully
Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: BEFORE THE SHOW RING
Topic: Brushes, Skin products, and DIYs
Replies: 2
Views: 348

Re: Brushes, Skin products, and DIYs

With dark pigs they look better if they are really dark. In order to get that you will need them to get some sun. We also use a stiff rice brush a few times a week to really exfoliate their dead skin. Below is a link to a good article about this on Sure Champ's web site. You can find many articles l...
by bcbully
Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: NUTRITION
Topic: Gaining to fast!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 428

Re: Gaining to fast!!!

Purina option below:

.75 lb per day gain:
2 oz Fat Supplement
32 oz Fitter 35
16 oz Depth Charge
16 oz Ultra Full

1.0 ADG:
4 oz Fat Supplement
32 oz Fitter 35
16 oz Depth Charge
16 oz Ultra Full
by bcbully
Tue Oct 01, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: HEALTH
Topic: Dosage Chart?
Replies: 1
Views: 368

Re: Dosage Chart?

Is this what you're looking for?

http://truenorthtechnology.blogspot.com/2012/11/
by bcbully
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: NUTRITION
Topic: Supplement help
Replies: 6
Views: 740

Re: Supplement help

Then you got your work cut out for you.
by bcbully
Mon Aug 26, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: NUTRITION
Topic: Supplement help
Replies: 6
Views: 740

Re: Supplement help

What is your goal weight? Not sure why you are limiting your pig to only 4 lbs a day. That diet is deficient in Lysine and is not enough to finish out most show pigs. You need to feed way more. You pig weighs 189 lbs and has 33 days. If it gained 2.5 lbs a day it would be at 272 lbs in 33 days. If y...
by bcbully
Mon Aug 26, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: BOARS
Topic: Overrun @ SGI
Replies: 2
Views: 1013

Re: Overrun @ SGI

Call them and ask.
by bcbully
Mon Aug 26, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: AROUND THE INDUSTRY
Topic: Dex and tests
Replies: 4
Views: 746

Re: Dex and tests

Dex is an 8 day withdraw. Since Dex is a prescription drug, and I'm guessing you got it with a vet script, you may want to ask the show about it, prescribed by a licensed vet.
by bcbully
Thu Aug 22, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: REPRODUCTION
Topic: Rebreeding
Replies: 4
Views: 410

Re: Rebreeding

We have had sows that scarred up so much that you couldn't get an AI rod past the scars.
by bcbully
Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: REPRODUCTION
Topic: Gilt in heat
Replies: 1
Views: 277

Re: Gilt in heat

Gilts standing estrus usually lasts about 48 hours.
by bcbully
Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: BOARS
Topic: Which Duroc boar
Replies: 1
Views: 495

Re: Which Duroc boar

Brake Check did that for us.
by bcbully
Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: BOARS
Topic: York Boar for Crossbred
Replies: 1
Views: 400

Re: York Boar for Crossbred

Would need to know strengths and weaknesses of the crossbred female.
by bcbully
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: NUTRITION
Topic: Feeding starter
Replies: 6
Views: 567

Re: Feeding starter

Lots of good breeders in Calif:

Just a few

Ottenwalter
Small Town
No Limit
WD Swine
by bcbully
Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: NUTRITION
Topic: Paylean
Replies: 13
Views: 1712

Re: Paylean

We typically only use Paylean the last two weeks maybe 18 days. You have time to evaluate and make the decision later.
by bcbully
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: NUTRITION
Topic: KGB-Manufactured date??
Replies: 3
Views: 339

Re: KGB-Manufactured date??

I copied an old post from KGB. Here's how you convert the manufacture date code: "Check the date code. It is on the side of the bucket and should look something like D12852A. That code is an example. The last number on the right is the year 2 = 2012). The 3 numbers justbto the left of that is the Ju...
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