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What is the ideal weight for show pigs?
« on: April 26, 2012, 05:18:42 PM »
What is the target weight to be competetive with show pigs?

We will be showing at a county fair in Michigan and want to be at the best weight to compete.

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Re: What is the ideal weight for show pigs?
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2012, 04:43:41 PM »
We show hogs at our county fair in Wisconsin.  Our target weight is 280lbs for our market hogs. 

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Re: What is the ideal weight for show pigs?
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2012, 05:59:55 PM »
Kinda depends upon how the hog is made but we shoot for 260 to 280 generally.  We are in SE MN.

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Re: What is the ideal weight for show pigs?
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2012, 06:30:30 AM »
Thanks for the input, that matches what we were hearing as well.

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Re: What is the ideal weight for show pigs?
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2012, 04:59:03 PM »
250 pounds.
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