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by BriggsPigs4h
Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: NUTRITION
Topic: Pig Gaining FAST need diet advice
Replies: 0
Views: 2199

Pig Gaining FAST need diet advice

We have a pig, born Jan 17th, and as of today she is up to 114lbs. Over the last 2.5 weeks she has been packing on 4lbs per day. We've been raising for 9 years now and I have never seen such early growth before. Pig has sibling at the same farm and he also is gaining at a high rate. Currently free f...
by BriggsPigs4h
Sat Jul 28, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: BEFORE THE SHOW RING
Topic: Mite treatment w/ No Withdrawal Time
Replies: 1
Views: 2262

Mite treatment w/ No Withdrawal Time

Does anyone know what we can use to treat mites the week before we head to the fair? No Ivomec, no Sevin, does anyone know if MTG has a withdrawal time?
by BriggsPigs4h
Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: NUTRITION
Topic: Supplementing Feed for Show Pigs
Replies: 3
Views: 1640

Re: Supplementing Feed for Show Pigs

She is also already a fairly heavy muscled pig. Structurally sound, wide across top
by BriggsPigs4h
Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: NUTRITION
Topic: Supplementing Feed for Show Pigs
Replies: 3
Views: 1640

Re: Supplementing Feed for Show Pigs

She doesn’t want to use paylean because she is going to be bred and prefers not to. We are currently using 1 lb of feed, 16oz of Powerfill, and 8 oz of Champion Drive two feedings per day. Also adding beet pulp to the feeds. She can gain about 1.8 lbs per day til fair. We are new to supplementing an...
by BriggsPigs4h
Sun Jul 08, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: NUTRITION
Topic: Supplementing Feed for Show Pigs
Replies: 3
Views: 1640

Supplementing Feed for Show Pigs

I'm looking to improve my daughter's gilt's overall appearance. She is structurally sound, has good shape and muscle. We have supplemented with Champion Drive in the past and had great results. I'm wondering if we can also add Powerfill to the mix to improve her appearance even more. My daughter doe...