Showing livestock as a kid

Livestock shows are an excellent way to get the youth involved in the ag industry. In this episode of “Kentucky Farms Feed Me,” we meet a young man and his show pig.

Colton Fitzpatrick has been showing for six years and he started when he was just 2-years-old. Colton shows many different varieties of pigs.

There is a lot of work that goes into showing. When you bring in your pig to show, the judges look for fat, muscle, and overall structure of the animal.

“It’s mostly fun! It’s been going in the family for generations, and it’s really kind of fun going state to state,” Colton says.