In her 4-H country ham essay, Hallee stated, "It has been observed how the pig scratches itself with their right leg and therefore that leg is more muscular. With the leg being more muscular, the meat is tougher and less tender. The left leg is more tender, making it more favorable. There are numerous ways hams can be prepared and everyone has their favorite. No matter what you choose you cannot go wrong, and it is guaranteed to be delicious each and every time!"