Texas 4-H Swine Project

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The swine project allows youth to explore the various aspects of the swine industry such as livestock selection, nutrition, and animal husbandry.


Dottie Goebel
Extension Program Specialist

Did you know that swine is a fancy name for pigs? The 4-H swine project is one of the largest projects in the state and is a fun way to raise market or breeding animals. You can get involved in competitions and shows. This project is a great way to learn about swine and make friends.

You will experience the full process of selecting, feeding, breeding, and promoting swine. You will also learn public speaking, leadership, and community service through various opportunities related to the swine project.

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