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Poultry Fly-Off Fun at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair

by Caitlyn Andrews August 09, 2017

At Veterinary and Poultry Supply, Inc. (VPSI) we understand the value of the 4-H program and have been fortunate to be able to contribute to our local fair. This year, we sponsored several club events and shows, including the Elkhart County 4-H Poultry Club.

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Hogs Test Positive for Swine Flu at SW Ohio Fair

by Caitlyn Andrews July 18, 2017

At least two hogs recently tested positive for swine flu at the Clinton County Fairgrounds in Wilmington, Ohio. On Thursday, July 13, 2017, a representative with the Clinton County Fairgrounds confirmed that more than one case of H3N2 swine flu had been discovered at the fairgrounds. The barn was promptly quarantined and...

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How to Minimize Stress When Transporting Show Pigs

by Caitlyn Andrews March 17, 2017

When transporting swine for show your top concern should be two things: safety and comfort. Stressed pigs can cause injury to themselves, other pigs, or their handlers during transport. Focusing on the safety and comfort of your show pigs will help keep stress to a minimum and make for a better overall show experience.

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Good News for Indiana Poultry Owners

by Caitlyn Andrews September 08, 2015

An immediate release from the Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) today announced that the statewide bird movement ban will be lifted soon. May 27, 2015, a ban was placed on bird movements in Indiana to prevent the spread of avian influenza. While it was initially predicted that the ban could last through the year of 2015, there is now an end in sight.

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Graduating 4-H: 10 Years of Family

by Caitlyn Andrews August 04, 2015

Every 4-Her knows what the 10th year means. Showing at the fair as a 10-year member means you have years of experience under your belt and you're one of the top dogs in your 4-H club. You've been there, done that. You know the fastest way to get your animal clean and keep them clean.

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