ERIC Number: ED195695
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Swine: Selection and Evaluation.
Clemson Univ., SC. Vocational Education Media Center.; South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Vocational Education.
Designed for secondary vocational agriculture students, this text provides an overview of selecting and evaluating swine in Future Farmers of America livestock judging events. The first of four major sections addresses topics such as the main points in evaluating market hogs and breeding swine and provides an example class of swine. Section 2, Giving Reasons, includes a discussion of rules for giving oral reasons, how to take notes and outline reasons, and phrases used for describing breeding stock. In addition, a sample set of reasons is provided. The final two sections describe procedures for grading swine and feeder pigs. Tables for calculating swine grades are appended. (LRA)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Clemson Univ., SC. Vocational Education Media Center.; South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Vocational Education.