Pig Projects Make Profits

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Main contributors
Duroc Record Association; Frank Oberkoetter Studios
Addressed to members of 4-H or FFA clubs interested in learning to raise pigs, stating "thousands of boys and girls choose swine for their livestock project work." Provides instruction and guidance for every aspect of the project, from purchasing, showing at the county fair, to reaping profits in the fall. "[P]oints covered include: buying a bred gilt; McLean County sanitation system; importance of accurate record keeping; equipment needed; feeding methods; value of clean pasture; disease prevention; showing at the fair; and the value of pig project work. Suggested for agricultural classes and for 4-H club activities" (University of Michigan Bureau of Visual Education Extension Service, Instructional Motion Pictures, 1940-1941, 8). Suggests that the profitability of such projects will help young people start their own farms. The film shows a young farm couple tending hogs while narration states "if a little boy blesses their home you bet ten to one that he too will get the chance to have the valuable experience of pig project work, just like dad."
John B. Beckeet : technical director; C.E. Bundy : field consultant; Guy LePetit : narrator; A.W. Streitmatter : photography
Peoria, IL, U.S.; Iowa Falls, IA, U.S.
IUL Moving Image Archive
IUL Moving Image Archive
Physical Description
1 film reel (13 min.) : sound, color ; 16 mm 

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