Ham And More
Do you like good fresh pork, ham, sausage
or pork chops? If so, here's your opportunity! Loudon County 4-H members
have 45 show pigs for sale this year. The pigs range in size from 175 to
325 pounds. The final show will be on Jan. 21st. The pigs will go to
slaughter on Jan. 26th.
The kid's bought most of the show pigs from breeders in Indiana on Sept.
14. The pigs have been on full feed since then. So they should yield top
A 250 pound pig will give you about 175 pounds of meat. We have most of
the pigs processed at Morgan's in Madisonville.
Here's the price
breakdown for an average 250 pound pig:
250 lb. X 1.75=$438 (This is what the 4-Her
$100 processing fee (This is what Morgan's
Total: $538 for an average 250 pound pig.
Smaller pigs would cost less and larger pigs
would be more.
If you are interested in purchasing 1/2
or a whole hog, contact me at 458-5612 (office) or 250-8312 (cell). If
you know anyone else who might be interested, please let them or us
Below is a photo of the Loudon County 4-Hers and two of the champion
pigs they are showing this year.
Front Row: Cassie McConkey, Hannah Koeshall, Miriam Koeshall, Charlie
Brewster, Molly Brewster, Cody Hill, Cana Massey, & Will Brown.
Back Row: Colleen Brown, Leslie Eubanks, Morgan Cox, Daniel Stafford,
Goddard, Dillon Disney, Eric Anderson & Derek Snoderly.
Not Pictured: Landon Disney, Greer Goddard, Cody Hamilton, Andrew
Sam Koeshall & Jacob Richesin.
Thank-You for supporting the youth of
John J. Goddard, Extension Director
Loudon County Extension Service