Performance Tested Barrow Project

Youth ages 5-19 can raise a barrow in the Performance Tested Barrow Project. Youth will learn to feed and care for the project animal and prepare the animal for the show ring. Barrows must be between 50-70 pounds at weigh in and must be a minimum 220 pounds at the state show. 

  • Register for Project mid June 2010_oburg_barrow
  • Purchase a barrow for market price ($75-80)
  • $10 4-H Membership
  • Weigh In first week in July
  • Show at State Fair Performance Tested Barrow Show in October

2014 Bamberg/Barnwell County Barrow Project Registration - Due June 2, 2014 for Bamberg/Barnwell Counties

2014 State Fair Barrow Show Registration -Due June 2 with project registration

All other Counties click here and send registration to Robin Long by June 13, 2014

For State Fair rules and regulations, premiums and awards, go to the State Fair Website Swine Department

4-H Project Books

Barrow Project Showmanship & Judging Clinic - August 9, 2014

  • Barrows will be provided. Wear closed toe shoes
  • Beginners will get in the ring to learn how to show
  • Advanced will learn judging techniques
  • 6:00 pm at Wesley and Karissa Ulmer Farm, Lodge, SC
  • Scott Sell Area Livestock Agent will present
  • Click here for 2014 clinic flyer

Orangeburg County Fair Junior Barrow Show: October 3, 2014

SC State Fair Performance Tested Barrow Show: October 14, 2014

  • State Fair Registration is due with project registration. See registration packet for information
  • Click here to view pictures of 2014 State Fair Barrow Show ( Shannon Herndon)
  • Click here for 2014 Barrow Show results (

4-H Market Hog Auction: October 2014

  • Click here for 2014 event flyer

Click here to go to State 4-H Swine Webpage

Click here to go to State 4-H Livestock Webpage