SGIBoars “HOW TO” series, next up, PROVOKED.

PROVOKED was our pick of the DIRTY SECRET sons that we ran across last Summer, and comes to us from a firm that’s been on a roll. Nate Warner Livestock also raised the Supreme Overall Gilt at OYE in March, and as we’ve studied [ ]


SGIBoars “HOW TO” series, a legend in the making, DIRTY SOUTH.

At this point, it’s no secret that we’ve hedged our bets on the generating value of DIRTY SOUTH and his sons. There’s been an internal emphasis at SGI to build around SOUTH. There’s a natural tendency for many to gravitate [ ]

“HOW TO” Series :: KING SIZE

SGIBoars “HOW TO” series, next in line is KING SIZE.

KING SIZE comes to us from one of the very best sow family at Lettow Showpigs. KING SIZE was one of the stoutest, best baby pigs that we’ve ever seen. Grandmother of KING SIZE raised the Grand Barrow at the ‘17 [ ]


We are switching it up with an elite red one! SGIBoars “HOW TO” series, next in line is BOMB SQUAD.

BOMB SQUAD comes from the heart of the Lettow Showpigs Duroc herd. Grandmother (Slats x King sow) of BOMB SQUAD was the Supreme Overall Gilt at the 2015 National Barrow Show. [ ]


Introducing the SGIBoars “HOW TO” series…

Over the next couple of weeks we will be introducing new boars and sharing deeper insight on our proven boar line-up. The SGIBoars “HOW TO” communications will be written from a breeders perspective, so that you can implement our stout boar battery into your operation [ ]

Fresh Semen Management

One of the most important factors to a successful breeding program is correct handling of semen. When breeding with fresh semen, scheduling the delivery of semen, storing at the correct temperature and handling the semen can impact your rate of success. Follow these fresh semen management guidelines to optimize your [ ]

Paying it Forward with #HamsAcrossAmerica

In the United States, 40 million Americans are food insecure. According to Feeding America, 1 in 8 people struggle with hunger equating to over 360,000 people in Iowa alone. Of those 360,000, almost 116,000 are children.
The Pork Checkoff created the #HamsAcrossAmerica campaign in 2016 to highlight and encourage Pig Farmers [ ]

Not All DIRTY’s Are Created Equal

The genetic horsepower of DIRTY SECRET continues to work for our customers!
Recent wins for DIRTY include…
• Grand Barrow Oklahoma State Fair raised by Larry Moore
• Reserve Grand Barrow Oklahoma State Fair raised by C&C Showpigs
• Grand Barrow Tulsa State Fair raised by C&C Showpigs
• Grand Barrow Heart of Texas Fair [ ]

2018 World Pork Expo Recap

With RECORD SETTING number of hogs exhibited in the Jr. and Open show and interaction with our showpig and international customers, this year’s World Pork Expo was nothing less than remarkable! Here is a 2018 World Pork Expo Recap from the SGI Team: 

Champion Division 3 & 3rd [ ]

Field of Dreams 2018

SGI is excited to participate in the Field of Dreams pig sale and futurity show again this year!
The Field of Dreams sift and sale will take place on March 17, 2018 at the Boone County Fairgrounds in Lebanon, IN.  The date for the futurity show will be announced later.