Pork 101: Beginners Guide to Keeping Pigs, March 22, 2019
Dr. Colt Knight will present Pork 101: Beginners Guide to Keeping Pigs. This program is for folks who are planning to get a couple pigs this spring to raise through the summer and harvest in the fall as well as folks who are planning to get a sow to raise their own piglets.
The program will be held March 22, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m at the Piscataquis County Extension Office 165 East Main St. Dover-Foxcroft.
- When should you get your pigs
- Who should you buy them from
- Where will you keep them
- How will you house them
- What will you feed them
- What health care is needed
- When will you harvest them
- Also, if you are thinking about keeping a sow to raise baby pigs
Dr. Knight will cover information to help assure success.
A program fee of $10 to cover program supplies and handout materials is due upon registration. Pre-registration is required, REGISTER ONLINE, by calling 207.564.3301, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
A light lunch will be included. We will also have fresh, brined, and smoked bacon to taste different preparation techniques.