“There’ve been lots of changes in hogs in my lifetime, but the hogs we’re producing now are the best I’ve ever seen.”
Since he started showing home-raised pigs when he was eight years old, Mike Bond is speaking from firsthand experience as he’s seen and produced lots of pigs.
Today, with his wife, Debra, and assistance from their grown children, Brian, Kim and Leah, Bond specializes in show pig production at Valleybrook Farms near Overbrook in Osage County. Continue reading →
Firsthand experience gives the best perspective of the show pig industry.
Ethan Frantz of Frantz Show Pigs at Hillsboro is just a sophomore studying animal science at Kansas State University. But, he’s already had a lifetime of raising and successfully showing hogs. Continue reading →
Spots are a family deal.
It’s been that way for three generations, and enthusiasm of the breeders indicates the tradition will continue much longer.
That’s the Spot hog business for Larry and Sheri Wehner and their son, Joe, at Wehner Farms near Rossville. Continue reading →