4-H members get ready for Spring Show
Hannah Lomas and Maybelline (on back) and Kelsey Long and Toby enjoy some fun in the sun.
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A lot goes into raising a pig for market.
The right feed is important, and can be expensive. Unexpected veterinary bills can take a toll. And then there is the time involved in raising a large animal.
Evan Long, 12, a student at Emerson Junior High School, knows all about that. Evan has been raising Ferguson the pig for the past four months.
He feeds Ferguson twice a day, walks him around a large, grassy pen in an effort to practice showmanship, and generally does all that needs doing to keep Ferguson healthy and growing.
"These kids work really, really hard," his mom, Tracey Long said ... Continue Reading