Portrait of the Artist as a Man
April 22, 2021

Take that corn hat off Melvin

According to The Hog Book by William Hedgepeth, the most common call is SOOO-o-oeeyyy,” but in parts of the lower Midwest Who-o-eyyy” is a common variant. It should be noted that while certain contests champion extra-vocal creativity, such as the wearing of costumes and the bearing of props, other contests frown upon such accessorizing.

Source: https://goneoutdoors.com/hog-calling-contest-rules-5937871.html

Just a little fun. I encountered the pig call/heavy metal mashup and wondered if calling contests had rules. They do. Of course.

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