How to Breed Swine & Gilt for Judging?

Answer Pigs are exhibited at fairs and shows throughout the United States. Market hogs, feeder pigs, breeding gilts and boars compete for money prizes, ribbons and trophies. Market hogs weigh 230 to 250 p... Read More »

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How to Breed a Flushing Gilt?

A gilt is defined as a young female hog or an immature sow. Flushing refers to a feeding program that increases the gilt's feed ration prior to breeding. This program increases the gilt's vitality.... Read More »

What breed of dog is considered the oldest American breed?

The American foxhound is thought to be the oldest American dog breed. The breed originated in 1650, and was officially recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1886. The American foxhound is consi... Read More »

If a woman is pregnant and she has the swine flu will the baby inside of her catch the swine flu too?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the US have released information for pregnant and breastfeeding women, a link is provided below in the related links section. It is as yet unknown... Read More »

If people are so worried about getting swine flu, why don't they stop eating swine?

You're kidding, right? You don't seriously believe that, and didn't seriously expect everyone to say "hey, I never thought of that!"They call it 'swine flu' because it originated in pigs. It's actu... Read More »