Basler Showpigs

Garret Basler 970-554-1086

Alan Basler 970-554-0949

Operating as usual

[04/02/21]   We have a handful of Jan & early Feb born pigs that would be very competitive projects for July-Sept fairs and State Fair. Priced $150-300.
Garret 970-554-1086
Alan 970-554-0949


03/29/2021

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Thank you to everyone who came out yesterday and supported us at the sale! We appreciate the repeat buyers and look forward to getting to know some new families! If you purchased hogs, we will be in touch to see how they are doing for you! Garret and I especially want to thank the crew we had helping behind the scenes. It takes a team to put on a sale like this and we definitely had a great one!!

03/29/2021

Here is the Show Schedule for 2021.


03/28/2021

Getting this set settled in for the sale! Excited for tomorrow!!
#prideoftheplains #baslershowpigs

03/27/2021

One more day!! Can’t wait to have you all take a look at our set tomorrow at the Pride of The Plains Sale in Brush, Co. Sale starts at 1pm.

One more day!! Can’t wait to have you all take a look at our set tomorrow at the Pride of The Plains Sale in Brush, Co. Sale starts at 1pm.

03/22/2021

We took the opportunity yesterday to get the pigs ready for next weekend. WOW! We are both excited and humbled by the quality in this set. If you are looking for a show pig for the upcoming show season, please join us next Sunday March 28th and let us know what you think. This will be the largest and deepest offering of pigs at the Pride of the Plains sale we’ve ever had! Preview @ 11am and Sale @ 1pm. Hope to see you all there!

We took the opportunity yesterday to get the pigs ready for next weekend. WOW! We are both excited and humbled by the quality in this set. If you are looking for a show pig for the upcoming show season, please join us next Sunday March 28th and let us know what you think. This will be the largest and deepest offering of pigs at the Pride of the Plains sale we’ve ever had! Preview @ 11am and Sale @ 1pm. Hope to see you all there!

Photos from Basler Showpigs's post 03/16/2021

With all the amazing much needed moisture we received keeping us cooped up all weeked long. We spent the majority of our time taking advantage of the opportunity to study, sort through and picture just a few of the pigs. And to say we are pumped up would be an understatement

This year we will be selling approximately 50 head of JAN-FEB born crossbreds March 28th at the Morgan County Fairgrounds in Brush CO.

Give us a shout to come take a look at the set before the sale

Garret | 970-554-1086
Alan | 970-554-0949
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03/06/2021

The time of year to purchase show lambs, goats & swine is quickly approaching. We receive multiple flyers in our office. To help keep them gathered together we've created a folder on our Google Drive to keep them in https://bit.ly/3rxvuyU. If you are interested in jackpot shows visit https://bit.ly/3uX4lYm.

[03/05/21]   Litters are on chips and ready! If you would like to schedule an appointment to come look let us know.

02/22/2021

Mark your calendars! Sale day is only 5 weeks away and we are pumped! By far the best set we’ve ever offered! Selling approximately 50+ head of Jan-Feb born hogs March 28th in Brush Co. Give us a call to schedule an appointment to come take a look at the set before the sale. Barns open March 6th. We look forward to working with you and your family!

Mark your calendars! Sale day is only 5 weeks away and we are pumped! By far the best set we’ve ever offered! Selling approximately 50+ head of Jan-Feb born hogs March 28th in Brush Co. Give us a call to schedule an appointment to come take a look at the set before the sale. Barns open March 6th. We look forward to working with you and your family!


01/25/2021

We had a lot of visitors this weekend at the farm. Some were looking for cuteness overload and some were seriously analyzing baby pigs. The comments from customers are confirming our excitement! Can’t wait to offer this set up on Mar 28th at the Pride of the Plains Sale!


01/15/2021

Milk dreams are the best dreams!!

01/10/2021

With all the crazy things going on in the world there’s no better way to find solitude and happiness than spending the day in the farrowing house. We’ve had a busy start to the new year here at the farm farrowing big litters of some really nice babies. To say we are excited about the litters we’ve had thus far would be an understatement. We are expecting big things to come for Basler Showpigs in 2021, stay tuned!

07/24/2020

Banners are amazing to win but the time spent with these projects together as a family are what’s truly important! We would like to wish everyone good luck at your fair and enjoy the time together!

04/10/2020

With colder weather forecasted this weekend, be sure to keep an eye on those new pigs! Keep a heat lamp on in a safe place for warmth and dry bedding for them to lay on. If we can help in any way please let us know! Let’s get those projects off to a good start!!

04/02/2020

Hoge Livestock

I have never believed more than I do in this exact moment in time, the positive impact a livestock project can have on our youth, and the undeniable influence it will forever have on their future.

04/01/2020

Yuma County Colorado 4-H

As a 4-H advisor, senior fairboard member, JFB and sales committee member, we have been receiving a lot of questions related to whether families should move forward with purchasing market livestock for fair. What if we don't have a fair? What will I do with my animal? Or, the one that hurts the worst, what if I lose all my money?

My response to all these questions is a question itself. What are you in this for? What do you hope to gain?

If you are in 4-H so that your child can learn about the effort that goes into raising livestock and producing food animal products, get the animal.

If you are in 4-H so that your child can become a better citizen or learn about goal setting or gain effective leadership skills, get the animal.

If you are in 4-H so that your child can be a step above their peers, so that they can develop a sense of belonging, mastery, independence and generosity, get the animal.

If you are in 4-H so that your child can learn about resilience, determination and never giving up hope (even in the middle of a pandemic), get the animal.

But, if you are in 4-H so that your child can sell their animal for twice what you invested in it, don't get the animal.

If you are in 4-H so that your child can bring home a big banner or a shiny trophy, don't get the animal.

If you are in 4-H so that you can boast to co-workers and friends about how your child beat out 15 other people's children to be the coveted "Grand Champion," don't get the animal.

Ultimately, if you do this thing called 4-H so that you can clean up at the county fair and earn awards, money and bragging rights, don't get the animal. Because I can't guarantee you those things this year.

I can only guarantee you this:

The agricultural community IS powerful. The loyalty and camaraderie among us is bigger than words can describe. Even if we are unable to have fair in the traditional sense, we will do everything humanely possible to ensure youth have the opportunity to display their work. Whether it's posters or videos or, fancier yet, virtual judgings, we will go to the ends of the Earth to save the 4-H experience for your children. We will not strand you with a project; instead, we will work right alongside you to figure out where that animal can go. Whether it's taking it to a packer five minutes up the road or loading it on a trailer headed halfway across the U.S., we will do the best job that we can to help you navigate the "end-game." And lastly, we can guarantee you that your child will learn. That, despite limited club meetings or seven days at the county fair, your child will learn the important things. The things that matter. They will fill the days of this pandemic with hope as opposed to grief. Your child will develop a relationship with their animal(s) like they never have before, because, quite frankly, it's one of the few things they have left.

Is there a chance their experience will be different this year? Yes.

Is there a chance they will lose money? Yes.

As a result, is their 4-H year a lost cause? Should they just give up?

I'll leave that up to you.

~~~courtesy Tisha Oyer Wolfer

03/29/2020

Our sale has completed. Thank you to everyone who looked, expressed interest,and bid on our pigs. We appreciate all of your patience while we conducted our bid off. We are humbled by your support and are so thankful to be in an industry with such amazing people! We will be contacting all of the buyers to make arrangements for pick up of lots soon!
Garret & Sue
Alan, Shantil, Quincy & Levi & Lynzee

[03/29/20]   Just a few hours left to reserve a bid on our sale lots. If you have expressed interest in any lots, please be by your phone starting at 1 o’clock so we can work thru the sale efficiently. Thank You!!

[03/28/20]   We are continuing to get bids on our sale lots. Both thru FB and via text. We will start closing bids with lot 1 @ 1pm tomorrow. We will be calling everyone in person that has expressed interest in a Lot to have a bid off of that lot. We don’t want to miss anyone so please get your name on any you are interested in. Thank you!
Garret 970-554-1086
Alan 970-554-0949

03/28/2020

Still time to get bids in! We are taking bids on our FB page or feel free to pm Garret or I via messenger or by text!
Garret Basler 970-554-1086
Alan Basler 970-554-0949

03/27/2020

Lot #1 $400
Lot #2 $400
Lot #3 $250
Lot #4 $400
Lot #5 $300
Lot #6 $250
Lot #7 $350
Lot #8 $350
Lot #9 $300
Lot #10 $300
Lot #11 $400
Lot #12 $250
Lot #13 $250
Lot #14 $400
Lot #15 $400
Lot #16 $400

03/27/2020

Due to the cancellation of the Pride of the Plains Sale and the concern of exposure to Covid-19 we have decided on the following format for a virtual sale. We hope this is a fair and honest way of offering our pigs to everyone interested. We will have the barn open by appointment from now until Sunday 29th @ Noon if you are interested. Starting on Sunday @ 1pm we will have a virtual auction. Here is how it will work.

Lots will be posted on Facebook with minimum bids, please comment your name on the individual lot/s you are interested in or private message Garret or Alan, no bids, just your name. You can do this on as many lots as you like. This does not commit you to anything other than you are interested in bidding on said lot/s. Starting at 1pm on Sunday, we will conduct a virtual auction by phone beginning with Lot 1. Whomever has expressed interest in that lot (either on Facebook or thru PM) will be contacted by phone to confirm the opening bid or raise the bid (if more than one person is interested). If you are outbid on that lot, you will be given a chance to bid on another if you would like. If you are the winner of that lot, we will arrange payment at that time. This will continue with each lot until we finish the sale. We will also take any advanced bids (maximum bids) for anyone who will not be available on Sunday afternoon. Once the sale concludes contact Garret or Alan to arrange pickup. All sales are considered final at the close of the auction. Please keep your phone close all afternoon so we can work thru the lots in a timely manner. If you have any questions or would like additional pics or video of lots please contact Garret or Alan.

03/26/2020

We will be posting how we will sell our pigs as soon as possible! Stay tuned!

It is with heavy hearts that we have made the decision to cancel our sale Sunday the 29th. We feel it is our responsibility to protect our customers and their families against the spread of COVID 19 as well as our own. Many health care facilities are running at capacity and we are praying for people to act responsibly and mitigate contact with each other until we can get a handle on this virus. Please stay tuned as our individual consignors make plans for sales of their animals. Feel free to contact them for your needs. Thank you for understanding.

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03/21/2020

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03/20/2020

Pride of the Plains Sale

Hope everyone is surviving the first day of spring!! We have an update to our upcoming sale: due to precautions in slowing the spread of COVID-19, we will not be offering a meal the day of the sale. Also, we are working with DVAuction to provide a live online bidding option for you in addition to being there in person. We will provide the link and bidder registration soon. Stay tuned for pictures from our consignors and any new information! Please continue to reach out to the consignors to preview animals prior to sale day. Thank you for your cooperation!

03/17/2020

Pride of the Plains Sale

Sale is less than 2 weeks away and even though Covid-19 is creating havoc, we are still planning on conducting our sale. We will be in contact with health officials as our date gets closer. We encourage you to reach out to our breeders with any questions or concerns. Stay tuned to this page for any updates as they become available. We look forward to seeing you all soon!

03/03/2020

Sale date is just around the corner! This years set is the best we’ve had to offer yet. If your interested in coming out and taking a look call or text to set up an appointment!

Alan Basler - 970-554-0949
Garret Basler - 970-554-1086

03/02/2020

Did you know???? Our barn is open and pigs are growing fast! Give us a call to come take a look on the farm!

03/01/2020

Happy National Pig Day!

02/23/2020

02/19/2020

Pigs are on chips and doing good. Litters out of Pretty Dirty (Cranes), Wedding Blues (Ottenwalter) , & Honkey Tonk Kid son (Cornerstone). Give Garret or Alan a call to come take a look! Everything will be at Pride of the Plains Sale on March 29th!

02/14/2020

Working with our customers is about more than winning...it’s about life long relationships and seeing young people move on from the showring and compete in life! Thank you to Chris Maker for rep-ing Basler Showpigs at the RMAC swimming championships and congratulations to Kaitlyn for the best race of her career, shaving 2 seconds off her 100 breaststroke!!! I have to believe it’s the lucky hat!!! Love that smile Kaitlyn!! Keep up the hard work!!

02/12/2020

Excited to once again be a part of such a great sale!! We look forward to seeing everyone! Barn opens next week if you want a sneak peek!!

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