Pig School

New Mexico State 4-H Pig School

When: June 10-June 13, 2014

Where: New Mexico State Fairgrounds; Albuquerque, New Mexico

Must be currently enrolled as a 4-H or FFA member, agent, AG teacher, leader, or parent to attend.



Pig School is a valuable experience for youth, parents, leaders, and agents of all skill levels. There are three days of very intense instruction with as much hands-on learning as possible. Each participant should bring at least one pig, but may bring two. In order to keep the groups small, the number of applications is limited to the first 75 on a "first come, first served" basis.

Attendees must be in compliance with the 2014 New Mexico Livestock Board Guidelines for Livestock Exhibitors.

The subjects covered will be:

  • Selection
  • Nutrition
  • Grooming
  • Showmanship and sportsmanship
  • Ethics
  • Preparing for a fair
  • Care during a fair
  • Exercise

Registration is done online. Contact your local County Extension Office.

Those interested outside New Mexico, please contact Summer Eaton @ 575-646-3026