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Top Two Market Hogs Stay on Top

 

August 23, 2018

The Best Beginner Swine Showman at the County Fair was Jayce Schroeder. He received an award sponsored by Bub and Carlene Gaskill. (Fair photos in this issue courtesy PR Extension)

The Grand and Reserve Champion hogs in the show ring also topped the carcass contest at the Powder River County Fair.

"That doesn't happen very often," said Powder River Extension Agent Mary Rumph. "Swine judge Randa May from Nebraska certainly selected the top two animals," added Rumph. "After that, the placings were rather scattered, which isn't a bit surprising."

Karena Appleman's Grand Champion 241 pound hog placed first in the carcass contest, followed by Shaylee Bilbrey's Reserve Grand Champion 234 pound hog.

"Most impressive was the loin area measurement on Shaylee's hog, a who...



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