Resources and Articles
Following are some helpful links, articles, and any information that might help you get started on your IPP journey!
Idaho Pasture Pig Registry
The primary focus of the IPPR is the Registration of the Idaho Pasture Pigs, continued education regarding the breed standard, overall care, feed, importance of minerals, shelters, best way to promote grazing, & a YouTube channel dedicated to education of all things related to Idaho Pasture Pigs. Jennifer is the regional representative for the southern region (section in yellow).
Please visit the registry web page to get more info on breed conformation and registering a piglet, etc. Visit the IPP Facebook page to communicate with other breeders and share information and questions.
Idaho Pasture Pig Breed Association
The primary focus of the IPPBA is to build a diverse community of IPP owners & breeders all over the United States. They focus on Shows, Conventions, and Educational Clinics to help educate and spread the word about this amazing breed of pig. Please look at additional information on conformation (with great pictures!) Also, visit the IPPBA Facebook page to share info with other breeders!
Other Articles and Links
Everything can be done differently, depending on your resources, climate, needs. Here, I will write some articles about what works for US in north Texas. The breed Facebook pages are a great resource for other examples of how different breeders do things. It's important to do what works for YOU and your pigs!
Here are some examples of the shelters we use.
IPPs need a wallow to keep cool!
Vaccinating your pigs, what we use.
Here's a list of suggested first aid items for your Idaho Pasture Pigs!
Idaho Pasture Pigs require additional minerals in their feed.