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Wyoming State 4-H Office

1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 3354

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307)766-5170

Fax: (307)766-3998

Email: 4-H@uwyo.edu

Swine

Swine standing in straw.

The 4-H swine project helps you learn about swine breeds, health care, production, management, showmanship, marketing and careers in the swine industry. Learn principles of animal science and gain life skills, like responsibility, by owning, caring for and keeping records on one or more head of livestock. Gain knowledge of sound breeding, feeding and management practices. Learn nutritive value of swine products and promote their use.

Here's What You Can Learn . . . .

  • Learn breed names and descriptions
  • Identify swine anatomy
  • Plan a facility to keep swine safe and healthy
  • Learn how to feed and water your pig
  • Identify how a healthy pig looks and acts
  • Name and identify pork meat cuts
  • Discover pork by-products
  • Prepare to show your swine at the fair

Online Resources and Websites

Online Resources
  • Shop 4-H: Swine Curriculum
    • The Incredible Pig (08065)
    • Going Whole Hog (08066)
    • Putting the Oink in Pig (08067)
    • Swine Helper’s Guide (08068)
    • Exploring Swine Health and Husbandry (08456)
 

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Wyoming State 4-H Office

1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 3354

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307)766-5170

Fax: (307)766-3998

Email: 4-H@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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