Top Two Market Hogs Stay on Top
August 23, 2018
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...