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What’s in this issue On the cover Always an exciting time of year, showpig-buying season brings great anticipation and high hopes of what’s ahead in the coming months. Pictured is Britt Blocker, daughter of Todd and Mandy Blocker. The photo was taken by Stacy Pearce, a regular contributor to TPPA promotional efforts. See her ad on page 79 and give her a call for your marketing needs.

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AUGUST / SEPTEMBER 2017

UPCOMING EVENTS

TPPA’S MISSION “Education. Advocacy. Promotion. The Texas Pork Producers Association is dedicated to the advancement of a sustainable and profitable pork industry.”

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE President - Jimmy Hayes, Port Lavaca President Elect - Corby Barrett, Perryton Vice President - Doug Schaefer, Garden City Executive Member - Stanley Young, Lubbock Executive Member - Denny Belew, Tahoka Executive Member - Jay Winter, Lubbock

BOARD OF DIRECTORS Barret Klein, Boerne Cody McCleery, Weatherford Chuck Real, Marion Erwin Schwartz, San Angelo Josh Krohn, Lamesa Wayne Harman, Perryton

Peter Baumert, Dalhart Shannon Barbee, Hamlin Cory Rains, Roscoe Todd Beyers, Abernathy Robbie Harkey, Hale Center

STAFF Executive Vice President Brandon Gunn bgunn@texaspork.org Director of Communications Cassidy Smith csmith@texaspork.org Chief of Staff Jordyn Senkirik tppa@texaspork.org Chief Editor Sierra Stephens

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Litter Record

All breeders must submit a CTBR Litter Record to the TPPA office PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 1, 2017 to be eligible to purchase CTBR Certificates for the 2018 Major Shows.

Deadlines and Late Fees: Sept. 1 Dec. 15

Litter Record Due Last day to submit Litter Record w/ $100 late fee

Submitting a Litter Record:

* Mail, Fax or E-mail form found on the following page. * Submit through www.texaspork.org, under the CTBR tab.

Purchase Certificates Certificates Purchase

To purchase CTBR Certificates you must be a member of TPPA and have submitted your Litter Record. Each pig must have an individual certificate. Certificates are $7 each until January 1st.

Deadlines and Late Fees: Jan. 1 Jan. 15

CTBR Certificate Price Increases to $14 CTBR Certificate Price Increases to $35

How to Purchase Certificates:

* Mail in form, found on page 19, along with payment. * Order through the online store at www.texaspork.org.

Breeder Log

Breeder Logs are included in the mailed package with your CTBR Certificates. Breeders are to record the breed and ear notches of each specific pig in accordance to the CTBR Number assigned.

Deadlines and Late Fees: Jan. 1

Breeder Log is Due $25 Late Fee if submitted after deadline

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Texas Pork Producers Association Certified Texas Bred Registry

LITTER RECORD for 2018 Major Shows

All breeders must submit a CTBR Litter Record to the TPPA office PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 1, 2017 to be eligible to purchase CTBR Certificates for the 2018 Major Shows. The litter record must include the information requested below. TPPA strongly encourages breeders to notch litters in sequence starting with litter 1 notch. Breeders that do not use this method must furnish litter numbers as part of the CTBR Litter Record. If you plan to purchase CTBR certificates under more than one business/partnership name then you MUST file a Litter Record for each business/partnership name. Example: “John Smith Show Pigs” and also “Ricky & John Smith Show Pigs.”

Name of Breeder: Farm/Business/Partnership as it will appear on CTBR Certificates & Announced at Shows: (This will be your official name used)

Phone Number: Number of Litters Farrowed, EXPECTED (Current Season) Check one of the following: I will notch litters in sequence starting with litter notch 1. I will notch litters in sequence starting with litter notch

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I will notch litters as described below. (Must describe in detail ear notching system.)

The TPPA encourages members to contact the office if you have questions in regard to the CTBR Litter Record for your farm. Once the CTBR Litter Record is submitted only those litter notches that you have provided will be valid on CTBR Certificates. CTBR Litter Records that are received after September 1, 2017 deadline will be invalid pending CTBR Committee approval. A late fee of $100 must accompany all CTBR Litter Records submitted after September 1, 2017 and before or up to December 15, 2017. CTBR Litter Records will not be accepted after December 15, 2017. I have read and understand the requirements for participation in the TPPA CTBR Program. Print Name:

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For pigs to be exhibited at Fort Worth, San Antonio, San Angelo, Texas Stars Gilt Show (San Angelo), Houston and Star of Texas (Austin).

STEP 1: Membership

Breeder must be a member of the Texas Pork Producers Association, in good standing. Annual Producer Membership is $50 and is due September 1st of each year. Youth Membership, under the age of 18, is $25 and is due September 1st of each year. Only one name per membership. All individual names appearing on a CTBR Certificate MUST be a member of TPPA in good standing.

STEP 2: Litter Record

Litter Record MUST be submitted to TPPA by September 1, 2017 and before you can purchase CTBR Certificates. See Official CTBR Rules or contact the TPPA office if not submitted by September 1, 2017. See www.texaspork.org for Official CTBR Rules and Litter Record form.

STEP 3: CTBR Certificate Request Number of CTBR Certificates Requested (On or before December 15, 2017)

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*All individual names appearing on a CTBR Certificate MUST be a member of TPPA in good standing.* Individual Member’s Name:

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Contact your tax consultant to determine if your contribution is deductible as a business expense. It is not deductible as a charitable contribution. TPPA is classified by the US Treasury as a 501c.5 organization.

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Certified Texas Bred Registry A Program of the Texas Pork Producers Association, Inc. 2017 - 2018 Season Title Sponsor: ADM / MoorMan’s ShowTec, Quincy, IL

Purpose

The purpose of the Certified Texas Bred Registry is to promote Texas bred and produced show pigs and to support the 4-H and FFA club members of Texas. DEFINITIONS CTB Class Champion(s) - The highest placing CTB Pig in each For the purposes of these rules the following words and weight class of each breed division at each of the shows. The phrases are defined to provide a better understanding of the judge determines the placing and the placing must be an Certified Texas Bred Registry: official placing listed or recorded by the show. Certified Texas Bred Registry (CTB) – A program created by the Texas Pork Producers Association (TPPA) in which youth and producer members of TPPA may participate. The purpose is to promote Texas bred and produced show pigs and to support 4-H and FFA club members of Texas. CTB Certificate – A form published by TPPA that is used by breeders, the breeder provides their name and address, the breed, ear notches and sex of the pig being identified. The breeder then provides the buyer or exhibitor with the CTB Certificate. The exhibitor will present the CTB certificate to individuals representing CTB at the show. Breeders are NOT allowed to make any copies of the CTB Certificate. CTB Pig –A pig that has satisfied the requirements of eligibility of the CTBR Program. CTBR Replacement Certificate – a certificate that will be issued in lieu of an original CTBR Certificate issued by a CTBR Breeder. The CTBR Replacement Certificate will be available at the show. CTB Breeder Log (Breeder Log) – A form furnished by TPPA to breeders to record the breed, and ear notches of a specific pig. The breeder is required to mail, fax or email a copy of the Breeder Log by January 1, 2018. If the Breeder Log is faxed, please call the office to verify that the fax was received. CTB Litter Record – A record of the number of litters farrowed and litter notches assigned to those litters furnished to the TPPA CTBR Program prior to September 1, 2017. The TPPA strongly encourages breeders to notch litters in sequence starting with the litter 1 notch. Breeders that do not use this method will furnish litter numbers as part of the CTB Litter Record. Show or Shows – CTB only participates in the following market barrow shows: Southwestern Exposition & Livestock Show (Fort Worth); San Antonio Livestock Exposition; Houston Livestock Show; San Angelo Stock Show; State Fair of Texas; Star of Texas Livestock Show (Austin). CTB also participates in the Texas Stars Gilt Show at San Angelo Stock Show. A CTB Certificate is valid only at these shows. 20

BREEDER ELIGIBILITY 1. A breeder must be actively engaged in the production of porcine animals within the state of Texas. “Actively engaged” is defined as an owner, operator, contract operator, manager, or employee who is committed to, occupied with, and involved in the production of porcine animals. 2. A breeder must be an active member of the Texas Pork Producers Association. In the case of partnerships, each breeder listed on the CTBR Certificate must be a member of the Texas Pork Producers Association. 3. A breeder must pay all fees for properly registering pigs in CTB. Failure to comply will result in the breeder becoming ineligible to participate in CTB and all CTB Numbers purchased by the breeder will be invalid. 4. A breeder may be requested to provide the CTB with information that validates the authenticity of breeding, farrowing, raising and registering pigs as Texas bred as defined by CTB. This may include a farm visit from representatives of the CTB. Failure to comply may result in the breeder becoming ineligible to participate in CTB. 5. A breeder must submit a CTB Litter Record to the TPPA prior to September 1, 2017 to be eligible to purchase CTBR Certificates. The Litter Record must include the number of litters farrowed and a record of the litter notches assigned to those litters. If past deadline September 1, 2017 and before December 15, 2017: To be considered for eligibility a breeder must submit to TPPA in writing a Litter Record with the number of litters farrowed and an explanation of their litter notches assigned to those litters; breeder will pay a monetary fee of $100.00 and will be subject to record and herd inspection. The deadline for submitting a Litter Record is December 15, 2017, after which a breeder will not be eligible to purchase CTBR certificates. PIG ELIGIBILITY 1. Each pig must be conceived in Texas. 2. Each pig must be farrowed and raised in Texas by the breeder registering the pig. 3. Each pig must be properly ear-notched by the breeder for litter number and pig number.


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PIG REGISTRATION Breeder must: 1. Purchase an official CTB Certificate for each pig to be registered for the participating shows. 2. Accurately complete all of the breeder information requested on the CTB certificate. 3. Give the completed CTB certificate to the purchaser or exhibitor of the pig. 4. Record the pig’s ear notches, breed, and sex next to the corresponding CTB Certificate Number on the Breeder Log. 5. Breeder Logs must be faxed, mailed or emailed to the TPPA by January 1, 2018. Additions or corrections to the Breeder Logs may be submitted at any time after the deadline without penalty. A late fee of $25.00 must be submitted with all Breeder Logs received or postmarked after January 1, 2018. In the event that a breeder does not submit a Breeder Log, all certificates will be rendered invalid until a log is submitted. Breeder Logs will be accepted at the show, accompanied with the late fee payment. Changes and additions to Breeder Logs will be accepted at the show. If the Breeder Log is faxed please call the office to verify that the fax was received. 6. Keep the original Breeder Log for your records.

TERMS AND FEES 1. An official CTB Certificate will be valid for the spring 2018 shows or until invalidated by CTB. A separate Certificate must be purchased for the State Fair of Texas. 2. For first orders (If breeder has met eligibility requirements.): CTB Certificates are $7.00 each if purchased on or before December 15, 2017. CTB Certificates are $14.00 each if purchased between December 16, 2017 and January 15, 2018. CTB Certificates may be purchased after January 15, 2018 for $35.00 each. Post mark date is required to qualify. Allow 7 to 10 days for processing orders after TPPA receives the order and payment. CTB Certificates will be sent to breeders by regular mail of the U.S Postal Service. 3. For Orders of Additional CTB Certificates: Breeders that order more than 50 CTB Certificates by the first order deadline of December 15, 2017 can purchase additional CTB Certificates for $7.00 each. Breeders that order less than 50 CTB Certificates by the first order deadline of December 15, 2017 can purchase additional CTB Certificates for $14.00 each. 4. Payment of all fees and charges must be received before CTB Certificates will be mailed. 5. CTB Certificates are non-transferable between breeders. 6. Lost CTB Certificates must be reported to TPPA and will be replaced if requested. 7. Breeders may send a written request for a refund of unused CTB Certificates along with the unused CTB Certificates to TPPA postmarked by December 15, 2017. All CTB Certificates will be refunded at the rate of $4.00 each.

SHOW PREMIUMS & REQUIREMENTS 1. TPPA will pay a premium to the highest placing CTB pig in each weight class of the market barrow shows at the following livestock exhibitions: Southwestern Exposition & Livestock Show (Fort Worth); San Antonio Livestock Exposition; Houston Livestock Show, the State Fair of Texas, and the Star of Texas Livestock Show (Austin). CTB Registry will contribute additional premium money to the San Angelo Junior Market Barrow Show to be distributed to all placing barrows. CTB Registry will also provide trophy buckles to all San Angelo Junior Market Barrow Show Breed Champion and Reserve Breed Champion Barrows and trophies to the Grand & Reserve Grand Champion of the Show. In addition to providing additional scholarship monies, the CTB Registry will also provide trophy buckles to the Grand & Reserve Grand Champion Purebred and Crossbred Gilts and trophies to the Supreme and Reserve Supreme Champion Gilts at the CTBR Texas Stars Gilt Show. 2. Premiums will be paid to the exhibitor by mail following the official placing at each show. CTB Premiums at the San Angelo Livestock Show will be paid by the San Angelo Livestock Show. 3. The exhibitor must present the CTB Certificate when requested by the individual representing CTB at the show. 4. A designated representative of the TPPA will be present at each show in order to verify the qualifications of each barrow or gilt and collect CTBR Certificates. These representatives will also provide breeders and exhibitors with CTBR Replacement Certificates. PROTESTS & PENALTIES 1. All protests of these rules and regulations, or of the Certified Texas Bred Registry, must be made in writing to TPPA. TPPA and/or the CTB Committee will settle all protests and disputes. 2. Failure to properly register pigs sold as CTB, or registration of ineligible pigs as CTB, or the misuse of CTB Certificates will subject the individual to penalties set forth by TPPA. 3. Any violation of these rules or regulations may result in disqualification of eligibility of pig registration and/or disqualification for premiums and/or suspension from the Certified Texas Bred Registry. 4. In the event that CTB Certificates are invalidated or if a breeder is disqualified from participating in the Certified Texas Bred Registry all fees and penalties paid by the breeder are forfeited to TPPA. 5. The validity of the Certified Texas Bred Registry is wholly dependent on the honesty and integrity of the breeders participating in the Registry and the reliability of pig registration. 6. Cases of CTB Pig Eligibility will be determined by CTBR Committee members.

You can order CTBR Certificates and sign-up for membership online at the secure TPPA website at www.texaspork.org

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Serving Every Te New veterinary medicine initiative focused on training large-animal veterinarians who could return to rural Texas By Stefanie Wolf

(CVM) and WTAMU have implemented a partnership to recruit more rural veterinarians to the area. The TVMC, CVM and WTAMU have paired up to serve Texas and to provide veterinary support to the state’s livestock industry. The “Serving Every Texan, Every Day” initiative provides pre-veterinary students at WTAMU the opportunity to be educated and mentored by Texas A&M CVM faculty. During the students’ four years at WTAMU, faculty prepare them for veterinary school at Texas A&M University. This initiative creates a pipeline from rural communities to veterinary school and back to rural communities. The end goal of this initiative is to have more large-animal veterinarians working in rural communities. In May 2016, DVM’s Dee Griffin and Dan Posey, became the first liaisons between the two universities participating in the “Serving Every Texan, Every Day” initiative. Griffin serves as the director and Posey is the academic coordinator for the TVMC at WTAMU..

Dan Posey, president of the TVMA, serves as the academic coordinator for the “Serving Every Texan, Every Day” initiative at WTAMU.

Located in the heart of the Texas Panhandle, West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) has strong ties to rural Texas and the livestock industry. With the Panhandle experiencing a shortage of largeanimal and rural veterinarians, The Texas Veterinary Medical Center (TVMC), The Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences 24

Griffin came to WTAMU from Nebraska’s Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center, where he served as a professor since 1991. His research, teaching and extension interests include feedlot and medicine management. Before teaching, he practiced veterinary medicine for 10 years in Oklahoma. In 2012, he was awarded the inaugural National Beef Quality Assurance Educator of the Year Award, and more recently was selected into the Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame. As director, Griffin oversees the teaching, research and outreach missions of the partnership.


xan, Every Day Posey came to WTAMU from Texas A&M University where he served as the director of student affairs for the CVM since January 2009. Posey joined the CVM faculty in 2002, teaching senior veterinary courses. Before joining the CVM, Posey was in private general veterinary practice in Madison County, Texas for 20 years. Posey is an active member in the Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA). He has served on the TVMA Bovine Committee, TVMA Membership Committee, the TVMA Board of Directors and the TVMA Executive Committee. As the TVMC academic coordinator, Posey will advise, mentor and teach preveterinary students at WTAMU.

veterinary schools. Nine out of the 10 chose the Texas A&M CVM, proving the “Serving Every Texan, Every Day” initiative is working. The 10 acceptances mark a milestone for WTAMU’s pre-veterinary program and validate the success of the partnership through teaching, research and outreach. The TVMC initiative at WTAMU concentrates on serving the livestock large-animal industries, supporting

Both Griffin and Posey agree that this program is about helping students succeed and getting them back home to their rural communities. They currently pursue this goal through their involvement with the initiative and by increasing opportunities for veterinary students in the Texas Panhandle, and creating and maintaining the previously mentioned pipeline from Canyon to College Station and back to rural Texas. “What we’re concerned about is helping students succeed,” Griffin said. “If we help them do what they want to do, and help them get back home, which is what the community wants, everybody wins.” As faculty, both individuals focus on much more than education. They agree that influencing students by getting to know them on a personal level and helping them achieve their goals will ultimately create a more cohesive, successful agriculture industry. At the end of the day, serving more Texans is what matters most. “This program is about creating service beyond education,” Griffin said.

Dee Griffin’s career has focused on teaching students and helping the agricultural industry he has been a part of his whole life.

Photos courtesy of Kaycie Timm the youth of Texas in their pursuit of careers in veterinary medicine, encouraging veterinary graduates to enter rural communities, and continuing to develop a strong, valuable partnership with WTAMU.

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What does the Checkoff mean for pork producers?

VISION N AT I O N A L P O RK BO A RD

The National Pork Board will ELEVATE U.S. PORK as the global protein of choice by continuously and collaboratively WORKING TO DO WHAT’S RIGHT for people, pigs and the planet.

How was the Pork Checkoff established?

The U.S. pork industry has had a 100 percent legislative checkoff program since 1986. Congress created the Pork Checkoff as part of The Pork Promotion, Research and Consumer Information Act of 1985. Pork producers had requested the legislation so they could take advantage of having all producers and importers participate in a checkoff program designed to strengthen the position of pork in the marketplace.

What is the Pork Checkoff rate?

U.S. pork producers and importers pay $0.40 per $100 of value when pigs are sold and when pigs or pork products are brought into the United States.

When is the Pork Checkoff assessed? Feeder pigs, market hogs and seedstock are the means by which producers

MISSION N AT I O N A L P O RK BO A RD

The National Pork Board is the catalyst that UNITES PORK PRODUCERS WITH KEY STAKEHOLDERS focused on building a bright future for the pork industry through RESEARCH, PROMOTION AND EDUCATION.

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How are my interests as a producer represented?

Annually, the nation’s pork producers elect fellow producers to represent their state in the Pork Act Delegate Body. States are represented

in proportion to their level of hog production. Each state is eligible to have at least two representatives.

The delegates meet during the annual Pork Industry Forum, typically in early March, to determine the recommended rate of assessment and the amount of funds returned to states.

The law requires that each state pork producer association receive a minimum of 16.5 percent of assessments generated in that state. The current rate of return to each state

Pig marketers, including packers and dealers, are responsible for collecting assessments, except in the cases of seedstock and farm-to-farm sales, which are also covered under the law. In the case of seedstock, the seller or breeder is required to remit funds in farm-to-farm sales. It is common for feeder-pig producers who have numerous producer customers to remit the checkoff as a convenience to their customers.

varies from 16.5 to 39 percent, according to the three-year average number of hogs marketed in the state.

Is it possible to get a refund of the assessment?

Who administers and decides how the money is spent?

No. The Pork Checkoff is a national program designed so all pork producers and

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are assessed. For example, a feeder-pig producer is assessed when the pig is sold for the first time. If the animal is sold as a feeder pig a second time, there is no assessment. However, an assessment is collected on the sale of the pig when the animal is sold as a market hog. The same producer is never assessed twice for the same animal.

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importers participate in the program and its benefits.

The 15 elected members of the National Pork Board and the Pork Checkoff staff are responsible for the collection, distribution and program accountability of the Pork Checkoff. Those nominated to serve on the National Pork Board are appointed for three-year terms by the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.


VALUES N AT I O N A L P O RK BO A RD

We value all diversity of opinion and strive for collaboration. We embrace the industry’s We CareSM principles.

We do what’s right for people, pigs and the planet. We are proactive in defining solutions for emerging challenges. We are committed to continuous improvement in all we do.

Where does the Pork Checkoff money go? Collections and reports are remitted monthly to the National Pork Board. These reports must state the number of hogs marketed, the gross value, the amount of assessments made and the state of origin of the marketed animals. By federal law, this information is confidential. Only

figures generated from multiple or statewide data can be made public. Failure to comply with these collection requirements can result in fines of up to $1,000 for each unreported sale and the payment of 1.5 percent interest per month on late payments.

How do I Submit My Remittance to the Checkoff? Producers can submit their Checkoff one of two ways: Online: Payments can be completed through and to get your login code to register, just email the online Checkoff remittance system. Like other online bill pay programs, the Checkoff online payment system eliminates the need for paperwork and mailing in your remittance. It’s easy to use and offers convenience while keeping your financial information secure. To learn more about the online remittance system

paycheckoff@pork.org.

By mail: Producers can fill out the Checkoff form

found at: www.pork.org/aboutus under the forms and instructions section, either by hand or computer. Then mail the printed form to the National Pork Board at PO Box 9113, Des Moines, IA 50306.

How is the Pork Checkoff used?

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DUCTIVITY PROTEIN information about Checkoff S EDUCATEDetailed SUSTAINABILITY

programs and expenditures is available by contacting the National Pork Board and SAFETY

requesting its publications and/or annual report. Information about the Pork Checkoff is available online at www.pork.org or by calling the Producer Service Center at 1-800-456-7675.

The National Pork Board executes specific programs in the areas of promotion, research and education. No funds may be used for lobbying or to influence government policy. Promotion: Checkoff-funded promotions are Producer Education: Access to the latest

designed to increase domestic pork sales through consumer, retail and food service outreach. Foreign promotions for U.S. Pork funded by the Pork Checkoff have helped to move the U.S. from a net importer to a net exporter of pork.

Research: Checkoff-funded research is admin-

istered in all areas of pork production, processing and human nutrition to develop a higher quality and more profitable product in the competitive meat protein market.

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Research funds are invested in animal welfare, environmental and production studies that help producers meet the challenges of responsible pork production. Checkoff funds also are used to find new pork products for our growing consumer base.

technologies and information is often the key to a producer’s ability to be competitive. Checkoff-funded seminars, workshops, videos, digital tools and other instructional materials are available to all producers. Topics range from employee management to producer issues to genetics.

Consumer Education: Food editors, chefs, journalists and other food trend influencers in the U.S. receive pork industry information on a regular basis. Checkoff funds also make information about how pork fits into a healthy diet available to health care professionals, Registered Dietitians, teachers and others.


News from the

National Pork Board NATIONAL PORK BOARD TO HOST PIG WELFARE SYMPOSIUM

The National Pork Board this week announced it will host its first-ever Pig Welfare Symposium Nov. 7-9 in Des Moines, Iowa. The event, which will provide a forum for sharing ideas, learning from various segments of the pork industry and fostering dialogue on pig welfare-related issues, is open to all pork industry stakeholders, including producers, veterinarians, packers, processors and allied industry partners. Registration for the symposium is now open, with early-bird rates ending Aug. 1. For more information or to register, visit pork.org/pws.

PORK EXPORTS RISE BUT DOMESTIC IS DOWN

U.S. pork exports were up 14.6% during the first third of 2017. That strong export number was largely due to a 28% increase in shipments to Mexico, our biggest foreign customer. Shipments to China were down 17%. Pork imports during January-April were down 5.0% with shipments from Canada down 10.8%. The value of pork and pork variety meat exported during the first four months rose from $1.8 billion in 2016 to $2.1 billion in 2017. 2 Given commercial hog slaughter of 39.5 million head during the first third of the year, the value of increased exports works out to an extra $8.43 in value per hog slaughtered. Pork exports equaled 22.6% of January-April pork production and imports equaled 4.3% of production. Exports are great, but the most important customers are the ones who live here. The domestic market is the key to supporting pork prices in the face of record supplies. Meat demand was especially weak in late 2016 and early 2017. Domestic meat demand was down 3.1% in the first third of the year. Pork demand was slightly worse – it was down 4.5%. As a general rule, domestic meat demand goes up and down with the economy. The U.S. economy grew only 1.6% in 2016, but fortunately, stronger economic growth appears likely this year. Hopefully, it will translate into stronger demand for meat.

PORK PRODUCER FEATURED AT GENE EDITING EVENT

NPB is playing a role in the first-ever CRISPRcon: a special conference focused on the emerging technology of gene editing. CRISPRcon, scheduled for Aug. 16-17 at UC Berkeley, will bring together experts from human and animal health and crop technology to discuss the future of gene-editing. Illinois pig farmer Thomas Titus will provide the pig farmer’s point of view, addressing the potential – and the barriers – to adapting to an emerging technology to help eradicate disease, transform farming and enable a leap forward in environmental & bio-science.

DOMESTIC MARKETING: TASTE OF NOW

The 2017 DM campaign continues and will feature super-star chefs Matt Abdoo, Jose Mendin and Adam Sappington. The schedule of events for the chefs begins late this month and continues through November and will include recipe development; Pork Immersion Training; video production in New York City, Miami and Portland, OR; photo shoot in Chicago; and Pork Crawl in New York City.

TEXAS A&M STUDENTS SELECTED FOR CHECKOFF’S SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN

The Pork Checkoff has selected 12 college students to represent the #RealPigFarming Student Social Forces team this year. Candidates were selected based on their involvement in the pork industry and their strong communication skills. The selected students from around the country represent a variety of backgrounds and locations. The team, which will be active from July until December, has two Texas A&M University students, Tori Abner and Julia Hay. Consumers continue to have questions about how pigs are raised, and no one knows the answers better than pork producers. The Pork Checkoff’s social media outreach program is helping real farmers share real stories with consumers through #RealPigFarming. The hashtag (#) before Real Pig Farming helps people search social media posts with the same phrase, making it easier for them to follow conversations.

ON-FARM RD TOUR CHANGES OPINION

A recent Checkoff-sponsored farm tour of Registered Dietitians demonstrated a marked improvement in RD opinions of pork and pig production. NPB staff conducted a pre- and post-event survey of attendees and found a dramatic opinion shift and increase in pork production knowledge. Results moved from virtually “no opinion” to a level of “completely comfortable” after the tour. Pre-tour RD opinions were mixed demonstrating dietitians new little about U.S. production practices. After the tour, 57 percent were “favorable” and 43 percent were “very favorable” in their opinion of on-farm practices.

APHIS ANNOUNCES EMERGING DISEASE PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE PLAN

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Veterinary Services (VS) is making the Emerging Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Plan available today. The plan outlines a strategy to detect and respond to emerging animal diseases and define the processes that APHIS will use to identify, evaluate, and respond to emerging diseases in animal populations. Emerging disease events may negatively affect animal health, public health, and trade. Examples of emerging diseases in the U.S. in the past 20 years include porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome, infectious salmon anemia, West Nile virus, and more recently porcine epidemic diarrhea virus. APHIS developed the framework for this plan in 2014, then shared an initial draft of the plan for input with Federal and State agencies, American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD), livestock groups, and individuals. Their feedback is included in the current plan. This is a living document, which may be updated as infrastructure or policies change. The plan provides the VS strategic direction to detect and respond to emerging animal diseases and outlines the processes VS uses to


identify, evaluate, and respond to emerging diseases in animal populations. Rather than providing a single process to fit all emerging diseases, the VS plan outlines roles and responsibilities across VS business units for evaluating animal health information and determining response options. The plan also describes the need for communication and collaboration between VS, State Animal Health Officials, and animal industry representatives and stakeholders to effectively detect and respond to emerging animal diseases.

HOG PRICES BETTER THAN EXPECTED, SLAUGHTER LOWER

USDA expects 2018 pork production to reach record high levels for the fourth consecutive year. Despite a 3.1% increase in pork production, hog prices are averaging a fraction higher than last year. Through mid-June, Iowa-Minnesota negotiated market hog prices averaged $65.80/cwt, up 50 cents from the same period last year, while during this period, yearover-year hog slaughter was up 3.5%. USDA is pegging 2017 pork production at 3.8% above last year’s record with hog prices even-to-$2 higher than last year. Production of beef, chicken and turkey are also expected to increase faster than the population. Per capita meat consumption in 2017 is forecast to be the highest since 2008. The seasonal pattern is for hog prices to peak in midyear. Hog prices are almost certain to decline as we move through the second half of 2017, but they are expected to stay above last year’s fall lows because slaughter capacity is increasing more than hog slaughter.

DIGITAL STRATEGY TEAM WEB CONSOLIDATION UNDERWAY

The consolidation of NPB’s 20+ web sites into a single www.pork.org site will be complete and introduced in December. In the next 90 days, Digital Strategy Team members will meet individually with content contributors to finalize design and begin site testing. The new site offers visitors a more consistent web and digital experience, making information easier to access and improving the user experience for pork producers, retail and foodservice, nutrition and food engaged audiences. We will also be working closely with State Pork Associations to find opportunities to share and link information.

PORK EXPORTS SOLID THROUGHOUT WESTERN HEMISPHERE

Pork exports to leading volume market Mexico showed no signs of slowing from their torrid pace, as May volume climbed 21% from a year ago to 68,763 mt and export value jumped 24% to $130 million. Through May, exports to Mexico were up 23% from a year ago in volume (333,853 mt) and 32% in value ($606.6 million). In addition to strong demand for hams and other muscle cuts, Mexico is also competing with China for U.S. pork variety meat. January-May variety meat exports to Mexico were up 14% to 62,328 mt and value increased by one-third to $96.4 million. Fueled by exceptional growth in Colombia and Chile, pork exports to Central and South America were up 66% in volume (14,899 mt) in May and climbed 78% in value ($37.4 million). Through the first five months of the year, exports to this region were up 49% in volume to 68,640 mt and 53% in value to $165.2 million. Chile’s imports are running 49% ahead of last year’s record pace, with the U.S. as its largest supplier. Colombia’s domestic pork production has not kept pace with demand and imports are up 55%, with the U.S. as the dominant supplier (U.S. share is 83%, up from 76% last year). Led by the Dominican Republic, demand for U.S. pork is also strong in the Caribbean, where May exports increased 64% from a year ago in volume (5,843 mt) and 58% in value ($13.4 million). For January through May, exports jumped 32% from a year ago in both volume (22,726 mt) and value ($53.2 million).

SENECA VALLEY VIRUS ALERT

Recently, Seneca Valley Virus (SVV), also known as Senecavirus A, has had an upswing in cases for grow finish hogs as well as in sow/boar market animals. We do not know the reasons why we are seeing more cases, but this virus is of great concern because it looks very similar to Foot and Mouth Disease virus. Pigs have blisters on snout, feet and in their mouth. It is critically important that when folks are showing swine to be aware of this virus and alert their veterinarian immediately if they see clinical signs. The attached alert document is meant to provide a quick source of information regarding SVV and what to do if you suspect the virus. It also covers basic biosecurity

steps for other disease prevention. We have included the SVV document as well as an Exhibitor Guide for Biosecurity at Exhibitions. This message is also being shared with Swine extension and educators, the Swine Health Information Center, AASV, State Veterinarians and the breed associations. If you have further questions, please contact Dr. Lisa Becton lbecton@pork.org or Dr. Patrick Webb pwebb@pork.org for further information.

WASDE REPORT RELEASED

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of the Chief Economist released its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report Thursday, which provides the latest projections for production, prices, imports, exports and per capita consumption for nearly all commodities, including pork. Total red meat production is expected to increase 4.3 percent in 2017 and another 2.8 percent in 2018. Pork production for 2017, estimated at 25.8 billion pounds, was lowered slightly from last month, with slightly lower midyear slaughter and lower carcass weights outweighing higher fourth quarter 2016 slaughter. Production for 2018 also was lowered from June’s estimate. Next year’s forecast of 26.7 billion pounds of pork would represent a 3.5 percent increase over 2017. Export and import estimates were unchanged from last month, with 2017 pork exports expected to post a nearly 10 percent gain over 2016. Hog price projections for 2017 and 2018 were raised to $49-$53 and $46-$49 per carcass weight hundred, respectively, on strong domestic and export demand. The National Pork Board has responsibility for Checkoff-funded research, promotion and consumer information projects and for communicating with pork producers and the public. Through the Pork Checkoff, U.S. pork producers and importers pay $0.40 per $100 of value when pigs are sold and when pigs or pork products are brought into the United States. The Pork Checkoff funds national and state programs in advertising, consumer information, retail and food service, marketing, production improvement, technology, swine health, pork safety and environmental management.

For more information on Checkoff-funded programs, pork producers can call the Pork Checkoff Services at (800) 456-7675 or check the website at www.pork.org.


News from the

National Pork Producers Council GOOD NEWS ON WEST COAST PORT LABOR NEGOTIATIONS

TRADE DISAGREEMENTS MOUNT BETWEEN U.S. AND The International Longshore and CHINA

Warehouse Union (ILWU) announced it expects a three-year contract extension with the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) to pass with a 67 percent approval vote from its members. This is positive news for the U.S. economy and pork industry as the agreement eliminates the possibility of any near-term disruption of West Coast port service. In 2015, a ninemonth labor dispute at ports from Seattle to San Diego slowed the flow of U.S. exports. As a member of the Ag Transportation Coalition and of the Ports Coalition, NPPC continues to work for port accessibility and continuity of service.

NPPC APPLAUDS EPA FOR COMMON SENSE APPROACH TO FARM REGULATION

NPPC this week applauded two actions reflecting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s common-sense approach to farm regulation. NPPC filed a brief in support of the EPA’s recent motion to stay a U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit April 11 decision that rejected the farm exemption for emissions reporting requirements. In filing the motion, the EPA is seeking more time for farms to estimate their emissions and to explore regulatory and administrative approaches to their reporting obligations. Regardless of the court’s decision, NPPC will continue to explore regulatory solutions. In addition, the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers this week formally initiated the process to withdraw the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule, proposing a regulation to repeal it and opening a 30-day public comment period on rescinding the rule. Earlier this year, the Trump administration ordered a review of the WOTUS rule, which broadened the EPA’s regulatory authority over waterways to include, among other water bodies, upstream waters and intermittent and ephemeral streams such as those that farmers use for drainage and irrigation. It also expanded the EPA’s authority to include lands adjacent to such waters.

President Trump is expected to soon issue a memorandum on China’s intellectual property and trade practices. The memo would prompt an investigation by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative into these trade practices and could result in retaliation from China. According to reports, China has readied a retaliatory response that includes measures against sectors of U.S. agriculture. NPPC continues to urge the administration to maintain and expand export opportunities that are critical for the U.S. pork industry.

NPPC TRADE STAFF IN ARGENTINA

NPPC’s Nick Giordano, vice president and counsel, global government affairs, and Maria Zieba, deputy director of international affairs, this week traveled to Argentina for meetings with U.S. embassy officials and senior Argentine agricultural, foreign ministry, trade and privatesector officials. Argentina currently has a de facto ban on U.S. pork. NPPC is working closely with the Trump administration and the Macri government in Argentina in pursuit of market access for US pork.

EU-JAPAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT REACHED

The European Union and Japan reached a trade agreement in principle that will phase out tariffs on high-quality cuts of pork and reduce duties on lower-quality cuts over 10 years. In a statement issued immediately following Wednesday’s announcement of the agreement, NPPC President Ken Maschhoff said, “The United States must quickly finalize a trade deal with Japan if it wants to maintain this important market. We can’t stand by while countries around the world negotiate agreements that give them a competitive advantage over American products.” Japan is the highest value market for U.S. pork exports, with Japanese consumers purchasing nearly $1.6 billion of American pork in 2016.

NPPC TESTIMONY DETAILS BENEFITS OF NAFTA, SUGGUESTS UPDATES

NPPC recently submitted to the House Ways and Means Committee testimony on the importance of trade to the U.S. pork industry. The organization focused on the benefits of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), stressing the vital role the agreement has played in U.S. economic and agricultural expansion. In 2016 alone, U.S. exports to Canada and Mexico were $38 billion, or 28 percent of all U.S. exports. NPPC suggested measures that could be added to a renegotiated NAFTA and stressed that the Canadian and Mexican export markets must not be disrupted and that NAFTA modernization efforts should focus on minimizing the unnecessary regulatory restrictions in the agreement. In addition, NPPC emphasized the importance of expanding trade in the Asia-Pacific region through bilateral trade agreements, with the priority being Japan.

NO REGULATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION ACT OF 2017

At a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing this week, NPPC CEO Neil Dierks testified in support of the “No Regulation Without Representation Act of 2017,” H.R. 2887, legislation introduced by Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., that would prohibit a state from imposing tax or regulatory burdens on businesses, including pork operations, not physically present in the state. For example, states such as California and Massachusetts, with very little pork production, have banned the use of gestation stalls in their state while prohibiting the sale in their state of pork from pigs born to sows housed in these stalls from any state. NPPC acknowledged the rights of states to regulate within their borders – even when these decisions are uninformed – but advocated against the ability of states to dictate the practices of farmers in the other 49 states.


USDA REVISES LIVESTOCK MANDATORY REPORTING PROGRAM

Based on feedback from the U.S. pork industry, USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has made two changes to its Livestock Mandatory Reporting (LMR) program to better reflect current industry trends and dynamics. Effective Aug. 7, 2017, USDA will expand swine premium price reporting to include an “other” category. The category, which for reasons of confidentiality will be reported cumulatively without individual elements broken out, includes animal welfare, antibiotic free, diet/feed, genetics, meat quality, process verified program, sow housing and weight. Additionally, USDA will enhance the pork cutout by removing these products from the belly primal: the 14-16 pound and 16-18 pound skin-on bellies. In doing so, the pork cutout will provide more accurate belly primal and overall pork cutout values. In 2016, this change would have lowered the daily average overall pork cutout value by $0.04.

HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE ADOPTS H-2A PROGRAM AMENDMENT

The House Appropriations Committee this week adopted an amendment to the fiscal 2018 Homeland Security spending bill that expands the number of businesses that can apply for the H-2A visa program for temporary or seasonal agriculture workers and removes the requirement that the work be short term. The amendment, agreed to by voice vote, was debated at a House Judiciary Committee Immigration Subcommittee hearing later in the week. Pork producers face a significant labor shortage and are encouraged by the committee action. NPPC is engaging both the administration and members of Congress to find solutions for this serious problem.

NPPC PARTICIPATES IN CODEX COMMISSION MEETING

The U.N.’s Codex Alimentarius Commission, the international food safety standards-setting body, convened this week in Geneva, Switzerland. NPPC’s Courtney Knupp, deputy director of International Trade Policy, Sanitary & Technical Issues, attended the meeting as a member of the U.S. delegation. At the meeting, two working groups dedicated to antimicrobial resistance issues

were established. These groups will prepare for a special November task force meeting in South Korea. NPPC’s s Dr. Liz Wagstrom will participate in the task force meeting as a technical expert.

HOUSE COMMITTEE APPROVES FISCAL 2018 SPENDING BILL

The House Appropriations Committee this recently approved the fiscal 2018 agricultural spending bill, which funds the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Food and Drug Administration and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The measure includes money for agricultural and food programs and services, including food and medical product safety, animal and plant health programs, rural development and farm services, agricultural trade, financial marketplace oversight and nutrition programs. It also has provisions to rein in “burdensome overregulation that harms U.S. food producers and impedes growth in industries important to our economy,” said Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-N.J.”

LIVESTOCK HAULERS VISIT WASHINGTON, D.C.

Ten livestock haulers from Iowa, as well as several U.S. pork producers, traveled to Washington this week to meet with government officials about a pending mandate from the Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) that requires all commercial vehicle operators to track their hours of service with electronic logging devices after Dec. 18, 2017. The mandate is not practical for livestock transportation and could lead to animal welfare issues. The group met with Congressman Brian Babin, R-Texas, who introduced legislation this week, the “Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Extension Act of 2017,” that would delay the ELD mandate by two years, allowing the FMCSA to find a workable solution for livestock production and transportation.

SUPPORT FOR FMD VACCINE BANK GROWS

NPPC was among the lead signatories on a letter sent by an ad hoc coalition of more than 100 agricultural organizations and allied industry groups calling for federal

funding of a Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) vaccine bank to be included in the 2018 Farm Bill. The letter, sent to the to the chairmen and ranking members of the Senate and House agriculture committees, followed last week’s congressional visits by veterinarians from NPPC’s Swine Veterinarians Public Policy Advocacy Program to educate lawmakers about the catastrophic economic impact of an FMD outbreak not quickly contained through vaccine.

GROUPS URGE ADMINISTRATION NOT TO RESTRICT STEEL IMPORTS

NPPC and 17 other agricultural groups this week in a letter to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross urged the Trump administration not to restrict through tariffs imports of steel and aluminum. The restrictions would be imposed as a national security measure, according to the administration, which has raised concerns about U.S. reliance on imported steel for defense systems. NPPC is concerned that import tariffs on the metals could prompt retaliatory duties on U.S. exports, including agricultural products. The administration is expected to make a decision soon on whether to invoke a 1962 trade law that allows presidents to restrict imports that threaten national security.

CENSKY NOMINATED FOR THE ROLE OF DEPUTY SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE

President Trump announced his selection of Stephen Censky, CEO of the American Soybean Association (ASA), for the position of deputy secretary of Agriculture. Censky has made export market expansion one of his priorities. The National Pork Producers Council conducts public-policy outreach on behalf of its 43 affiliated state associations, enhancing opportunities for the success of U.S. pork producers and other industry stakeholders by establishing the U.S. pork industry as a consistent and responsible supplier of high-quality pork to the domestic and world markets. The Strategic Investment Program, is the primary source of funds for the National Pork Producers Council. By enrolling in SIP, you are assured a seat at the table when decisions are made regarding the future of the U.S. pork industry. WWW.NPPC.ORG 31


CAPITOL REPORT

Recap of the 85th Texas Legislature Some bills of interest to note:

BECAME LAW HB 1643 sponsored by Rep. Drew Springer/Sen. Kel Seliger, this bill will add a concentrated animal feeding operation to the definition of “critical infrastructure facility” over which an unmanned aircraft is prohibited. SB 1 (State budget) included $4.2 million in funding for a veterinary school (the state’s second) at Texas Tech University in Amarillo. School officials had said previously this school would focus on large animal care and would cost between $80 million and $90 million. HB 136 sponsored by Rep. Cecil Bell and Sen. Carlos Uresti, the bill adds career and technology education in the mission of public education.

85th Legislature by the numbers: - 6,631 bills filed (second highest total ever) - 1,211 bills passed (18%) - 50 bills vetoed - 1,007 signed into law - 153 became law without signature

DIED HB 3154 by Rep. John Smithee relating to creation, attachment, perfection and enforcement of certain liens in the slaughtering of livestock. The bill never received a committee hearing. HB 3451by Rep. Lynn Stucky/Sen. Kirk Watson relating to the study and approval of lethal pesticides for feral hog control. The bill passed the Texas House but was left pending in a Senate committee The 85th regular session of the Texas Legislature gaveled to an end on May 29, but legislators got only a short break before they returned to Austin on July 18 for a 30-day special session. But first, let’s review some highlights from the 140-day session. Overall, when the Legislature convened in January, everyone knew the state’s financial outlook would be tight. In the end, the two-year budget that passed (Senate Bill 1) stayed fairly flat, spending about $1 billion less than the current budget while leaving about $11 billion in the state’s Rainy Day Fund. The Legislature also made good on Governor Abbott’s top four emergency priorities, including banning so-called “sanctuary cities,” overhauling the state’s broken child welfare system, implementing ethics reform and approving a resolution to support a convention of states to amend the U.S. Constitution. Other key Republican items that passed included additional anti-abortion legislation and tweaks to the voter ID law. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick will remind you that 20 of his top 30 items became law. House Speaker Joe Straus will say the Legislature did what it was sent here to do, which was to pass a conservative budget and fix direct problems associated with state government, such as: fiscal restraint on the budget, child protective services, mental health and tweaks to the public education system. Abbott has set an ambitious agenda for legislators for the 30-day special session. In a special session, lawmakers can’t consider anything that isn’t on the governor’s call, though they can file bills on other topics in hopes that the governor might add their issue to the agenda. THE 19 ITEMS ON ABBOTT’S TO-DO LIST: • Sunset legislation • Teacher pay increase of $1,000 • Administrative flexibility in teacher hiring/retention • School finance reform commission • School choice for special needs students • Property tax reform • Caps on state and local spending • Municipal annexation reform • Preventing cities from regulating what property owners do with trees on private land • Preventing local governments from changing rules midway through construction projects 32

• Speeding up local government permitting process • Texting while driving preemption • Privacy(“bathroom bill”) • Prohibition of taxpayer dollars to collect union dues • Prohibition of taxpayer funding for abortion providers • Pro-life insurance reform • Strengthening abortion reporting requirements when health complications arise • Strengthening patient protections relating to do-not-resuscitate orders • Cracking down on mail-in ballot fraud • Extending maternal mortality task force


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“We all must eat every day, and every time we sit down to a meal that we didn’t grow with our own two hands; we should thank the cook and then thank the farmer and be thankful we live in a time and place where food is safe and abundant and where the farmer is also a conservationist.” Dr. Kyle Coble, New Fashion Pork Animal Nutritionist

“Whether you’re focused on maintaining current market access or you are eager for the prospects of expanded trade opportunities, production agriculture stands to benefit from a modernized trade agreement with our neighbors to the north and south. As always, we must stay vigilant and all work together to ensure we achieve the best deal possible for American agriculture.” Chairman Mike Conaway, R-Texas, House Agriculture Committee

“The administration’s objectives for renegotiating NAFTA clearly demonstrates a commitment to protecting existing market access while outlining several ways to level the playing field. I’m looking forward to working closely with the administration to achieve the best deal possible for American agriculture.” Chairman Mike Conaway, R-Texas, House Agriculture Committee

“Pork producers, not animal-right activists, lawmakers or regulators, should make the decisions about what production practices are best for their animals and for producing safe food.” Neil Dierks, NPPC CEO “The United States must quickly finalize a trade deal with Japan if it wants to maintain that important market. We can’t stand by while countries around the world negotiate agreements that give them a competitive advantage over American products.” Ken Maschhoff, NPPC President

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Preview morning of sale starting at 8 A.M. and prior by appointment

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RANDY HATHORN | 806.778.7801 2106 NCR 1100, SHALLOWATER, TX 79363

Curtis Houy Hog Farm Will be offering Duroc, Hamp, Poland, Berk, & Cross

Over 60 Litters Born July - September Duroc Boars Purchased at the Fall Classic from Huinker, Martin & Knight

Berk Boars used Monopoly Bohica Whit Drinking Class Wolf Pack

Duroc Females out of: Red Angus Red Bull Mojo

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The best pigs and the best year we’ve ever had, so what are you waiting for?!

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643 Houy Rd. Fredericksburg, Tx 78624


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Barret Klein 622 Sisterdale Rd. Boerne, TX 78006 940.838.8300

Reserve Champion Poland Barrow 2017 San Antonio Stock Show


BERKSHIRES CHESTERS DUROCS HAMPSHIRES LANDRACES SPOTS YORKSHIRES CROSSBRED REGISTERED GILTS

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WE PURCHASED A TREMENDOUS SET OF YORKSHIRE GILTS FORM KEVIN RICKER. THEY ARE BRED TO “LIGHT THIS” AT GENETIC EDGE. TREMENDOUS SET ALREADY ON THE GROUND. WE WILL HAVE 140+ LITTERS - HAMPSHIRE, YORKSHIRE, CROSSBRED, SPOTS AND DUROCS. WE HAVE SEVERAL MAY & JUNE LITTERS.

‘16 Supreme Champion Gilt San Angelo stock show

VINCE 210.336.9428 RYAN 210.844.7484 HOME 210.667.1522 FEED STORE 210.667.1346 P.O. BOX 144ST. HEDWIG, TX

KoltermannShow Pigs

Congratulations to the many County Champions & High Placing Major Show Exhibitors

Ryan | 210.844.7484

‘17 Champion Spot Barrow san antonio stock show shown by parker stevens

113 Oak Hollow Dr. La Vernia, Tx 78121

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This was the first year that the annual summer conference had been hosted in Lubbock and for those that attended, know what a great venue it was! The conference planning committee and all of the hosts did a phenomenal job in putting on a great event. If you’ve never been to the industry conference and youth symposium before, or it’s been a while, we strongly encourage you to be a part of this fun-filled, educational event. Enough praise can’t be given to Moriah Beyers and her crew at Texas Tech University for all that was done. We’re all extremely grateful to Jay and Will Winter and Chad and Misty Hill for hosting everyone at their farms to look at some elite sets of boars; definitely a crowd favorite!

Farms and x te in W t a s r u to d ir great stock! u e st th r t a a o k b o h lo it w to s IC u P g e 2017 T se guys for allowin o th to Great kickoff to th t u to u o sh e Hill Stud. Hug Chad Hill Durocs/

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Thank you to the Bayer Museum of Agriculture for allowing us to have a relaxing fun evening full of good food, friends and laughter at their beautiful facility.

This year’s Friday night family social was a welcomed change as we were able to beat the heat while indoors at the Bayer Museum of Agriculture. Everyone really liked the opportunity to tour the museum and see the awesome exhibits. There was a record turnout, and like always, proved to be a fun evening for all ages. Perhaps a few of the adults enjoyed the obstacle course bounce-house more than the youngsters! Our sincere appreciation goes out to Seaboard Foods for donating the pork and Barret Klein, TPPA board member and owner of Klein Smokehaus, for cooking a delicious meal! Stanley Young and several others deserve many thanks for setting up and preparing the rest of the meal!

Our members and conference attendees enjoyed a record number of Trade Show Booths.

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Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller kicked things off, followed by a great program of producer sessions, from facility design to a breed classification workshop, to a great health overview from Dr. Gleason. Thank you to all of the producers that lead these talks. Later in the evening we had our awards banquet and FUN Auction, raising a record amount. HUGE thank you to all of the contributors making it an enormous success.

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On the youth side, we were judging, showing and getting a glimpse into the commercial side of the industry. Thank you to MoorMan’s Feed Rep, Tadd Knight, TTU Livestock Coach, Jon DeClerck, and Peter Baumert with JBS Pork for helping put on this event.

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Thank You

2017 Texas pork Industry Conference & youth Symposium Sponsors

Prestage Farms

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TEXAS PORK PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION

Awards Banquet Certified Texas Bred Registry Top Breeder

WINTEX FARMS JAY & WILL WINTER

CHANCE WALDRIP & BOB BAILEY

16 Class Champions

12 Class Champions

LACKEY LIVESTOCK

LINDNER SHOWPIGS

11 Class Champions

9 Class Champions

JASON LACKEY

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CORNERSTONE VENTURES

LUKE LINDNER


UNDERDOG GENETICS

DL SHOWPIGS

LYNN HAYS & MASON GARNER

JOSH & BRIDGETTE KROHN

9 Class Champions

7 Class Champions

CLAY FARMS

RW GENETICS

MIKE CLAY

RICK & NIKI WHITMAN

7 Class Champions

7 Class Champions

LC GENETICS & CO.

GO GENETICS

LEVI CANALES

TODD GREGORY & KELLEY O’BRIEN

6 Class Champions

6 Class Champions

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KNEESE SHOW PIGS

RIVAL GENETICS

RUSSELL KNEESE

SHANE & TATUM SWENHAUGEN

6 Class Champions

6 Class Champions

WALSER FARMS/HOT ROD GENETICS

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Grand Reserve Grand oror Reserve Grand Champions Grand Champions TOP BREEDERS TOP BREEDERS MORE CLASS CHAMPIONS (6 (6 OROR MORE CLASS CHAMPIONS ) )

BREEDERS WITH LEAST ONE CTBR BREEDERS WITH ATAT LEAST ONE CTBR CLASS CHAMPION CLASS CHAMPION AWARDED SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDED ININ SCHOLARSHIPS AND PRODUCTION GRANT PRODUCTION GRANT PREMIUMS AND PRIZES AWARDED BACK ININ PREMIUMS AND PRIZES AWARDED BACK CTBR EXHIBITORS TOTO CTBR EXHIBITORS


Certified Texas Bred Registry Champion Breeder

WINTEX FARMS

HARMAN FARMS

JAY & WILL WINTER

WAYNE & LESLIE HARMAN

Grand Champion Barrow Ft. Worth Livestock Show

Supreme Champion Gilt CTBR Texas Stars Gilt Show

RW GENETICS

BIGGS LIVESTOCK

RICK & NIKI WHITMAN

BRANDON & ETHAN BIGGS

Reserve Supreme Gilt CTBR Texas Stars Gilt Show

Reserve Purebred Gilt CTBR Texas Stars Gilt Show

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CORNERSTONE VENTURES

LC GENETICS & CO.

Reserve Crossbred Gilt CTBR Texas Stars Gilt Show

Grand Champion Barrow San Angelo Livestock Show

3RD DAY GENETICS

WINTEX FARMS

Reserve Champion Barrow San Angelo Livestock Show

Reserve Champion Barrow Houston Livestock Show

FISCHER SHOW PIGS

ENGELING SHOW PIGS

Reserve Champion Barrow Rodeo Austin

Reserve Champion Barrow State Fair of Texas

CHANCE WALDRIP & BOB BAILEY

DELTON OSBORN

MIKE FISCHER

LEVI CANALES

JAY & WILL WINTER

DANIEL & LANCE ENGELING


Congratulations to the 2017 Certified Texas Bred Registry Foundation Gilt Scholarship and Grant recipients! JARROT FOOTE

MATI ABNER

STERLING SKINNER

MARTY WEISHUHN

SEMINOLE, TX

PLAINVIEW, TX

HOWE, TX

WALL, TX

Certified Texas Bred Registry Foundation Gilt Donor Harman Farms Wayne & Leslie Harman

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Texas Heritage Pig Production

An honor recognizing families who have been involved in continuous pig production for 50 years or more.

Real Hog Farm Chuck Real Family

Jim McManigal/Chuck Real Outstanding Swine Volunteer

Awarded to a 4-H/FFA volunteer who has shown excellent involvement and contributions to the junior swine program on the local level.

Cody Reep

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Industry Service

Awarded to allied industry individuals who make a significant contribution to the Texas pork industry and/or TPPA.

Moriah Beyers

Producer of the Year

The highest annual award presented by TPPA, this recognizes a producer for their significant achievements in swine production and other contributions to the development of the pork industry in Texas.

Cornerstone Ventures Chance Waldrip & Bob Bailey

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Get to know your newly elected directors! Annual elections were held for six 3-year term positions and one 2-year term to the TPPA Board of Directors during the annual meeting at the summer conference. Four producers were re-elected, Jimmy Hayes, Peter Baumert, Cody McCleery and Denny Belew, while the following members are new to the Board.

Why did you want to serve on the TPPA board? I think the Texas Pork Producers Association is an awesome organization that not only supports the pork producer but also our youth. Being a part of the board will allow me to give back to this organization and help continue a progressive approach. What are you most looking forward to? The part of being on the board that I am mostly looking forward to will be developing ways to continue our growth as an organization. What kind of potential exists with TPPA? My belief is that TPPA is on the forefront of what other states are just now starting. The Certified Texas Bred Registry continues to grow every year and with sound decisions and good leadership, we should continue to strive.

Why did you want to serve on the TPPA board? Texas Pork Producers Association is a great organization that benefits a lot of kids and producers. I have always wanted to serve on the board and be a voice for breeders like myself. Getting to work alongside people I look up to is an honor and a privilege. What are you most looking forward to? Working to make this association as good as it can be, while helping the youth of tomorrow. What kind of potential exists with TPPA? TPPA has a bright future. Every year our membership continues to grow, and we recognize more breeders and youth for their achievements within the industry and that’s really special. I am proud to be a member of an association with such an exciting future.

Why did you want to serve on the TPPA board? I see it as an important role. It is an honor to serve and provide insight to other breeders, while working to build the future of TPPA and help other breeders be successful. What are you most looking forward to? I am most looking forward to the interaction with fellow breeders, and to serve the area that I represent. My door is always open if any breeders have comments, questions or concerns. What kind of potential exists with TPPA? There is always room to continue and add more members and increase the involvement of new people that can provide ideas so that we are able to keep the association from getting stagnant. We already have the best state bred program that gives back to youth, so we have to continue to build so we don’t lose that. 62


What WE do... At TPPA we strive to:

Provide a structure for cooperation of pork producers in Texas Encourage efficient production and marketing methods Promote the consumption of quality pork products Provide educational and networking opportunities Represent producers in legislative and regulatory matters

Membership Driven

Participate in Texas Pork Industry Conference and other TPPA sponsored events Networking opportunities to learn the most efficient practices and new concepts Our goal is to improve & increase the quality & production of the Texas swine industry

Youth Support

Scholarship opportunities Develop & enhance leadership skills through activities: Texas Pork Leadership Camp TPPA Internships Texas Pork Youth Symposium Connect with influential industry leaders

get informed

Stay current by receiving timely updates on: Stock Shows Important Issues Market Reports Activities & Events Certified Texas Bred Registry Information Subscription to Producer Connection Receive Spring Buyers Guide and Fall Sales Trail

Est. 1889

Representing the voice of Texas Swine Breeders & Agriculturalists Join Texas Pork Producers Association TODAY Annual Membership Sept. 1st - Aug. 31st

Name: Name of Business: Address: Phone: Youth $25

Email: Producer $50

Professional $50

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RESULTS They speak for themselves.

Only open to youth exhibiting CTBR pigs; gilts selected for the sale averaged nearly $2,500 back to each

exhibitor!

PARTICIPATION = EASY

Purchase CTBR pigs, and just ask for the certificate!

LONESTAR LIDS Who doesn’t want to win and wear a CTBR Class Champion ball cap?!

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Proud to be a part of the ShowTec Family!


MoorMan’s ShowTec has been the title sponsor of the Certified Texas Bred Registry for the past two years. We appreciate their continued support & dedication to the breeders and youth of Texas & are excited to announce that MoorMan’s ShowTec has extended their commitment & will again be the Official Title Sponsor of the CTBR program.

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JUNIOR & OPEN BREEDING SWINE: DR. DAN SHIKE - SADORUS, IL LEE RINCKER - PISMO BEACH, CA JUNIOR MARKET BARROWS: JUSTIN RODIBAUGH - RENSSELAER, IN SETH SWENSON - NEWARK, IL

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aug RW genetics - barns open TX 11 Anderson, 100+ litters • Cross, Duroc, York

sept LTD Showpigs - barns open 1580, Fairfield, TX 1 115 FM40-70 head • Cross, Spot

Late Squealin-N-dealin show pigs - barns open 905, Liberty Hill, TX aug 950 PR 8 litters • Berk, Chester, Cross, Duroc, Landrace

sept Bennett Berks - barns open 253, Stephenville, TX 1 565550CRlitters • Berk, Cross, Duroc, Spot, York

Rick Whitman 512-540-1119 Niki Whitman 512-540-1490 rwgenetics.com

Michael Harkins 512-689-1516 m.harkins28@yahoo.com

lucero liverstock - barns open 1375 CR 180, Hale Center, TX 10 head • Cross William Lucero 806-292-5845 Sabrina Lucero 806-292-5847 willlucero@sbcglobal.net

diamond k showpigs - barns open 140 Ulmus Rd, Fredericksburg, TX Berk, Cross, Hamp Chad Fiedler 830-998-1895 Sara Walker 210-367-2728 askmwalker@yahoo.com

Randy hathorn - barns open

2106 N CR 1100, Shallowater, TX 79363 15 litters • Cross, Duroc, York Randy Hathorn 806-778-7801 bigrandy41@aol.com

Fehrle Showpigs - barns open

Burton, TX 20 litters • Chester, Cross, Hamp, Spot, York Walt Fehrle 281-682-6868 wfehrle@yahoo.com

Real hog farms - barns open

15492 Real Rock Rd, Marion, TX 100 litters • Berk, Cross, Duroc, Hamp, York Chuck Real 201.827-7351 Russell Real 210-216-2688 realhogfarms@att.net realhogfarms.com

Randy hathorn - barns open

2106 N CR 1100, Shallowater, TX 79363 15 litters • Cross, Duroc, York Randy Hathorn 806-778-7801 bigrandy41@aol.com

sept red Diamond show hogs - barns open Loop, Temple, TX 1 32248Cen-Tex litters • Chester, Duroc, Hamp, York Rex Cook 254-493-8340 rcook@farm-market.net reddiamondshowhogs.com

sept HF Genetics - barns open Lavaca, TX 1 Port 60 litters • Berk, Cross, Duroc, Spot, York Cassidy Hayes 361-920-1015 Jimmy Hayes 361-920-0964

sept Caraway Spots & Berks - barns open Hwy 2563, Eastland, TX 1 2918 37 litters • Berk, Spot 70

Bo Caraway 254-639-2545 carawayfarms.com Pat Caraway 214-674-5700 pcaraway@cctc.net

Reggie Davis 903-388-1942 Tracy Thompson 903-879-2793 bigpapavii@yahoo.com

Joanie Bennett 254-396-4444 Brian Bennett 254-396-4400

sept west texas genetics - barns open TX 1 Vancourt, 60 litters Clint Halfmann 402-429-4946 westtexasgenetics.com

sept Wagner Family Genetics - barns open Rd., Poteet, TX 78065 1 2771 Coble 15 litters • Chester, Cross, Duroc, Hamp, Poland, York

Morgan Wagner 830-480-8028 sessionsmms@att.net Shelby Wagner 713-253-0542 wagnerfamilygenetics.com

sept Real livestock - barns open Bass Rd, Sanger, TX 2 4961 4Sam litters • Berk, Cross Kyle Real 940-391-7183 Daryl Real 972-898-6657 erbarlivestock@gmail.com facebook.com/reallivestock

sept Kelso genetiks - barns open 2 701 Sweet Home Rd, Seguin, TX

80 litters • Cross, Duroc, Hamp, Poland, York Kurt Kelso 210-240-6710 Rodney Kelso 830-305-4422 Sylvia Kelso 830-305-2617 Stepheny Kelso 210-240-1215

sept c-c show pigs - barns open 2 250 Marquardt Rd, Sisterdale, TX

40 litters • Berk, Chester, Cross, Duroc, Hamp, Landrace Spot, York Chris Hohmann 210-508-2211 Charles Ely 210-887-5708 txaggiegolfer@yahoo.com

sept Duelm's prevailing genetics - open House #1 2 New Braunfels, TX at 10am - 5pm 200 head • Berk, Cross, Hamp, York Rory Duelm 830-608-5058 duelmhog@yahoo.com Matt Lee 830-708-4274 duelmsprevailinggenetics.com

sept Fey Show Pigs - barns open 2 2681 CR 420, Stockdale, TX

31 litters • Cross, Duroc, Hamp, York Kenneth Fey 830-481-3162 Keith Fey 830-534-3755 kennethfey@gmail.com feyshowpigs.com

sept Kneese show pigs - barns open 2 935 Upper Live Oak Rd, Fredericksburg, TX

65 litters • Berk, Chester, Cross, Hamp, Poland, Spot, York Russell Kneese 830-456-3298 rdkneese@hotmail.com kneeseshowpigs.com


sept Dl showpigs - open house #1 24, Lamesa, TX 2 2101 CR 400+ head • Chester, Cross, Duroc, Hamp, York Josh Krohn 806-759-7735 Bridgette Krohn 806-438-2916 dlshowpigs@gmail.com dlshowpigs.com

sept Meyer show pigs - barns open 3 400 Meyer Glover Rd, Harper, TX Grant Meyer 830-459-8645 Tyler Meyer 830-928-8648 Kyzar Meyer 830-928-8644

sept Doege Show pigs - Open House #1 Rd, St. Hedwig, TX 4 308525Kusmierz litters • Berk, Chester, Cross, Duroc, Hamp, Landrace Spot, York Tim Doege 210-316-9627 Home Phone 210-667-9627 doegeshowpigs@gmail.com doegeshowpigs.com

sept Tongate Show Pigs - open house #1 9 Bangs, TX 10 litters • Cross, Duroc Warren & Max Tongate 325-647-5200 wt@tongateservices.com

sept heffernan genetics - Open House #1 9 885 Yow Rd, Poteet, TX

80 head • Chester, Cross, Duroc, Landrace Scott Heffernan 830-570-7540 scoffernan@gmail.com heffernangenetics.com

sept Morrison hamps - barns open 9 1499 Hill City Hwy, Tolar, TX 3 litters • Hamp Coleman Morrison 817-578-0887 Alecia Morrison 817-578-1719

sept Harman Farms - barns open 9 12498 CR 16, Perryton, TX

90 litters • Chester, Cross, Duroc, Poland, Spot Wayne Harman 806-202-2175 Leslie Harman 806-202-2176 harman.farms@gmail.com harman-farms.com

sept W. Rode & sons - open house #1 10 Fredericksburg, TX at 10am 40 head • Cross, Duroc, Hamp Wayne Rode 830-456-6176 wrodeandsons.com

sept schaefer livestock - online sale #1 12 showpig.com

14 litters • Berk, Chester, Cross, Duroc, Hamp, Spot, York Doug Schaefer 432-517-0352 Levi Schaefer 432-213-6002 Ian Schaefer 432-213-3623 doug@schaeferlivestock.com schaeferlivestock.com

sept Knight Show pigs - silent bid auction #1 14 Shallowater, TX - Bids Close at 4pm Sept. 17

100 head • Chester, Cross, Duroc, Hamp, York Tadd Knight 217-653-0528 knightshowpigs.com Scotta Knight 806-549-8389

sept Elrod Showpigs - online sale #1 14 showpig.com 3 litters • Berk, Spot Diane Elrod 210-601-6164 diane@elrodshowpigs.com

sept Finsterwald Show pigs - barns open FM 3182, Mobeetie, TX 15 8660Berk, Cross, York Randy Finsterwald 806-203-0152 Tera Finsterwald 806-662-9567 rfinsterwald@hotmail.com

sept Dl showpigs - open house #2 24, Lamesa, TX 15 2101 CR 400+ head • Chester, Cross, Duroc, Hamp, York Josh Krohn 806-759-7735 Bridgette Krohn 806-438-2916 dlshowpigs@gmail.com dlshowpigs.com

sept Chad hill durocs - open house TX 15 Lubbock, 200+ head • Chester, Cross, Duroc, Spot Chad Hill 806-433-7787 Misty Hill 936-715-7470 Jerad Nesmith 806-789-8675 misty@chadhilldurocs.com chadhilldurocs.com

sept Doege Show pigs - Open House #2 Rd, St. Hedwig, TX 16 308525Kusmierz litters • Berk, Chester, Cross, Duroc, Hamp, Landrace Spot, York Tim Doege 210-316-9627 Home Phone 210-667-9627

sept two ton showpigs - barns open Bertram, TX 16 10 litters • Chester, Cross, Duroc, York Alan Shipp 512-557-9531 alan@prpropane.com

sept McDonald polands 1281 VZ CR 3415, Wills Point, TX 16 Poland

Patrick McDonald 765-748-0405

sept Powell Livestock - Open House #1 4397 HWY 173, Jourdanton, TX at 9am 16 70 litters • Cross, Duroc, Hamp, Spot, York Josh Powell 830-214-4138 Jacke Powell 210-336-4091 powelllivestock@yahoo.com powelllivestock.com

sept schaefer livestock - open house #1 2901 CR 130, Garden City, TX 16 14 litters • All breeds Doug Schaefer 432-517-0352 Levi Schaefer 432-213-6002 Ian Schaefer 432-213-3623 doug@schaeferlivestock.com schaeferlivestock.com

sept Dustin Marsh Enterprises - Open House #1 5680 Pittman, Adkins, TX at 9am 16 20 head • Cross, Duroc, Hamp, York

Donald Marsh 210-649-2139 dmarshmilk@gmail.com Dustin Marsh 210-241-6672

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sept steglich Show Pigs - barns open TX 16 Holland, 40 head • Berk, Duroc, Spot

sept williams ShowPigs - open house St, Nocona, TX at 8am 23 307 Arkansas 40+ head • Berk, Chester, Duroc, Hamp, Spot

sept PoChan show pigs - farm sale

sept Duelm's prevailing genetics - open house #2 New Braunfels, TX at 10am - 5pm 23 200 head • Berk, Cross, Hamp, York

Robert Steglich 254-718-2961 Evelyn Steglich 254-718-4983 Erin Steglich 254-718-1321 Clara Steglich 254-718-2453 esteglich@brc.tamus.edu

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131 CR 2385, Iredell, TX 60 - 100 head • Cross, Duroc Willie Chandler 254-918-1844 Nathan Potler 254-396-6522 williechandler@youngranch.com

Pat Williams 940-736-5720 Johnnie Williams 940-872-7645 Savanna Williams 940-233-2375 patw1227@classicnet.net

Rory Duelm 830-608-5058 Matt Lee 830-708-4274 duelmhog@yahoo.com duelmsprevailinggenetics.com

sept TOunget Farms - barns open 500 Ditmore Ln, Bronte, TX 17 18 litters • Berk, Chester, Cross, Duroc, Spot

sept heffernan genetics - barns open Rd, Poteet, TX 23 885 Yow 15 litters • Chester, Cross, Duroc

sept Weishuhn show pigs - Barns open Jarrett Rd, San Angelo, TX 22 12658Darryl Weishuhn 325-234-7565

sept c-4 show pigs - farm sale S. State Hwy 208, Colorado City, TX 23 1230 Berk, Chester, Cross, Duroc, Poland, Spot, York

Doug Tounget 325-656-9874 Dawn Tounget 325-650-6289 Landline 325-473-5044

Carolyn Weishuhn 325-656-2629 Marty Weishuhn 325-234-7569 weishuhnshowpigs.com

sept Right on time youth pig sale 7168 Kton Loop, Temple, TX at 3pm 23 Berk, Cross, Duroc, Spot, York Darrell Trojacek 979-777-2268 Choppy White 979-777-4180 Brian Woerndel 979-595-4107

sept Meyer Swine Farm - barns open Lott, TX 23 112 CR10389, litters • Cross, Duroc Kally Meyer 254-654-7123 kally4024@yahoo.com

sept Allen Farms - Open house #1 1525 CR 159, Ovalo TX at 1pm 23 24 litters • Cross, Hamp, York Curry Allen 325-668-0532 Matt Allen 325-370-6924 callenhogs@taylortel.net

sept Tongate Show Pigs - open house #2 Bangs, TX 23 10 litters • Cross, Duroc Warren & Max Tongate 325-647-5200 wt@tongateservices.com

sept Bohemian farms show pigs - open house #1 19702 Cyclone Branch Rd, Burlington, TX at 9am 23 80 head • Berk, Chester, Cross, Duroc, Hamp, Spot, York Mike Schneider 254-721-4162 bohemianfarms@yahoo.com

sept brs hog farm - 7th annual open house TX at 1pm 23 Crowell, 60 - 80 head • Berk, Chester, Cross, Hamp, Poland 72

Spot, York Stacy Henry 940-655-4747 Ronnie Allen 940-655-8081

Scott Heffernan 830-570-7540 scoffernan@gmail.com heffernangenetics.com

Jim Cogburn 325-242-5503 Beverly Cogburn 325-728-6226

sept Floyd family hog farms 252, Bertram, TX 23 23348CRlitters • Duroc, Hamp, York

Kellen Floyd 830-613-1334 Afton Floyd 641-891-0162 floydfamilyshowpigs@gmail.com floydfamilyhogfarms.com

sept harman farms - main event open house 16, Perryton, TX 23 1249890CRlitters • Chester, Cross, Duroc, Poland, Spot, York Wayne Harman 806-202-2176 Leslie Harman 806-202-2175 harman.farms@gmail. com harman-farms.com

sept Doege Show pigs - Open House #3 Rd, St. Hedwig, TX 23 308525Kusmierz litters • Berk, Chester, Cross, Duroc, Hamp, Landrace Spot, York Tim Doege 210-316-9627 Home Phone 210-667-9627 doegeshowpigs@gmail.com doegeshowpigs.com

sept Miles FFA Sale Young Farmers Complex at Noon 24 Miles125 head • Berk, Chester, Cross, Duroc, Hamp, Poland Spot, York Glen Heard 325-656-4536 glen.heard@milesisd.net

sept 29th annual priddy ffa show pig sale Priddy School Bus Barn at 1pm 24 All breeds Dale Partin 325-966-3783 Landon Bufe 254-644-7944


sept Dl showpigs - online gilt sale 26 showpig.com Cross, Hamp, York

sept belew farms - Barns open TX at 9am 30 Tahoka, Gilts & Older Barrows

sept cornerstone ventures - online sale

sept Go genetics - barns open TX 30 Lamesa, 25 litters • Cross, Hamp, York

Josh Krohn 806-759-7735 Bridgette Krohn 806-438-2916 dlshowpigs@gmail.com dlshowpigs.com

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showpig.com All breeds Chance Waldrip 806-341-5764 cornerstoneventuresllc.com

sept Steele Farm Sale Rd, Temple, TX 30 489675Creek head • Berk, Chester, Cross, Duroc, Hamp, Spot, York Dan Steele 254-624-9708 Don Steele 254-760-2898

sept Spinn farms - barns open Rd, Holland, TX 30 1859915Romberg litters • Berk, Chester, Cross, Duroc, Hamp, Spot, York Pat Spinn 254-913-6284 Kyle Spinn 254-913-8673

sept Rockin u show pigs Bill Dr, Abilene, TX 30 134 Dollar 3 litters • Cross, Spot, York Sheila Unger 325-665-4416 Logan Lloyd 325-665-5415 gunshe25@yahoo.com

sept Ressmann showpigs - barns open TX 30 Refugio, Cross Darryl Ressmann 361-349-0511 Derek Ressmann 361-349-0513 dlressmann@gmail.com

sept Doege Show pigs - Open House #4 Rd, St. Hedwig, TX 30 308525Kusmierz litters • Berk, Chester, Cross, Duroc, Hamp, Landrace Spot, York Tim Doege 210-316-9627 Home Phone 210-667-9627 doegeshowpigs@gmail.com doegeshowpigs.com

sept Hoppe Show Pigs & five gables farm SH 29, Georgetown, TX 30 43009Wlitters • Berk, Chester, Duroc, Hamp, Poland, Spot Jack Winterrowd 512-203-3694 Charlie Hoppe 512-986-9149 5gablesfarm@gmail.com choppe747@gmail.com

sept Hajda showpigs - farm sale 326, Granger, TX at 10am 30 1155 CR Cross, Duroc

Denny Belew 806-470-0969 Jason Belew 254-413-3848 Mike Rivas 806-239-9567

Todd Gregory 806-577-2400 Kelley O'Brien 806-759-4420 tgregory7364@gmail.com gogenetics.net

oct 1

Stephens Shires show pigs - barns open

oct 1

Wall swine breeders sale

oct 1

4th annual mullin ffa

oct 3

Knight Show pigs - silent bid auction #2

oct 7

Tongate Show Pigs - open house #3

oct 7

Coleman county pig sale

oct 7

carroll farms/hopson show pigs sale

oct 7

Powell Livestock - open house #2

Chad Hajda 512-423-2434

sept Pursuit of perfection sale TX 30 Belton, 85 head • All breeds Scott McKamie 940-390-9578

570 Santa Clara Loop, Marion, TX 8 litters • Berk, Chester, Landrace, York Debra Stephens 210-413-7907 Matt Murdoch 830-556-3942 stephensshires@gmail.com San Angelo, TX at 2:30 All breeds Clint Halfmann 402-429-4946 Frankie Schwartz 325-234-5206 Casey Mund 325-277-7228 403 West Bulldog Dr, Mullin, TX All breeds Bud Day 325-938-0634 Kyle Cook 325-451-4897

Shallowater, TX, Sales closes October 7 at 4pm 100 head • Chester, Cross, Duroc, Hamp, York Tadd Knight 217-653-0528 Scotta Knight 806-549-8389 knightshowpigs.com Bangs, TX 10 litters • Cross, Duroc Warren & Max Tongate 325-647-5200 wt@tongateservices.com

701 Bowie St. Santa Anna, TX at 6pm 75 - 100 head • Berk, Chester, Cross, Duroc, Hamp, Poland Spot, York Ronnie Daniel 325-348-7058 Josh Daniel 325-726-8226 staplesjo@live.com 283 US HWY 183, Lampasas, TX at 7pm 10 litters • Cross Bobby Carroll 512-525-1540 Chad Hopson 512-734-2122

4397 HWY 173, Jourdanton, TX 70 head • Cross, Duroc, Hamp, Spot, York Josh Powell 830-214-4138 Jacke Powell 210-336-4091 powelllivestock@yahoo.com powelllivestock.com

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oct 9

brs hog farm - 2nd annual second set sale

oct 9

TIPS Sale

oct 10

schaefer livestock - online sale #2

oct 12

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Crowell, TX at 6pm 50 head • Berk, Chester, Cross, Hamp, Poland Spot, York Stacy Henry 940-655-4747 Ronnie Allen 940-655-8081 Loy Lake Park, Denison, TX at 6pm All breeds Josh Vincent 903-821-8638 Blair Kent 903-271-5129 Dustin Lambert 903-744-2437 showpig.com 40 litters • All breeds Doug Schaefer 432-517-0352 Levi Schaefer 432-213-6002 Ian Schaefer 432-213-3623 doug@schaeferlivestock.com schaeferlivestock.com

elrod showpigs - online sale #2 showpig.com 2 litters • Berk Diane Elrod 210-601-6164 diane@elrodshowpigs.com

Dustin Marsh Enterprises - Open House #2 5680 Pittman, Adkins, TX at 9am 60 head • Cross, Duroc, Hamp, York Donald Marsh 210-649-2139 Dustin Marsh 210-241-6672 dmarshmilk@gmail.com

belew farms - Farm sale #1 Tahoka, TX at 1pm Aug Barrows & Gilts Denny Belew 806-470-0969 Jason Belew 254-413-3848 Mike Rivas 806-239-9567

oct harman farms - open house #2 14

12498 CR 16, Perryton, TX at 10:30 am 90 litters • Chester, Cross, Duroc, Poland, Spot, York Wayne Harman 806-202-2176 Leslie Harman 806-202-2175 harman.farms@gmail. com harman-farms.com

oct 14

game on pig sale

oct 14

Nixon farms - barns open

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Panhandle, TX All breeds Kevin Howell 86-570-2046 Chance Waldrip 806-341-5764 160 FM 1360, Woodsboro, TX 50 - 60 head • Berk, Cross, Hamp, Poland, York Jamey Nixon 361-649-6712 Mandy Nixon 361-649-3734 jameynixon@yahoo.com

oct 14

Dl showpigs - 6th annual barrow sale

oct 14

Quest for the banner sale

oct 14

better than luck barrow sale

oct 14

LC Genetics & Co - Farm sale #1

oct 15

knaupp show pigs - farm sale

oct 15

walser/hot rod genetics - farm sale

oct 15

Campbell farms - barns open

oct 15

W. Rode & sons - open house #2

oct 15

Shows' genetics - barns open

oct 20

Duelm's prevailing genetics - best of the best

oct 20

Dl showpigs - open House #2

2101 CR 24, Lamesa, TX 400+ head • Chester, Cross, Duroc, Hamp, York Josh Krohn 806-759-7735 Bridgette Krohn 806-438-2916 dlshowpigs@gmail.com dlshowpigs.com 3407 N. County Rd 1700, Lubbock, TX at 3pm 30 head • Berk, Chester, Cross, Duroc, Hamp, Spot, York Kelby McCorkle 325-214-4130 Brandon Fannin 740-207-1814 valley.d@hotmail.com Claude, TX at 7pm 120 head • All breeds Burt Williams 806-676-4334 Kevin Williams 806-683-9890

16501 Old Ranch Rd, Canyon, TX at 6pm Levi Canales 806-676-7173

767 Knaupp Mohr Rd, Fredericksburg, TX Kerby Knaupp 830-459-4826 Canadian, TX at 1pm 100 litters • Cross, Duroc, Spot Rodney Walser 806-255-5649 Weldon Walser 806-323-2290

Hale Center, TX 10 head • Chester, Cross, Hamp, Poland Kenny Campbell 806-787-9663 kcampbellfarms.com Fredericksburg, TX at 10am 40 head • Cross, Duroc, Hamp Wayne Rode 830-456-6176 wrodeandsons.com Dime Box, TX 15 litters • Cross Jeff Shows 979-224-5483

New Braunfels, TX at 10am - 5pm 350 head • Berk, Cross, Hamp, York Rory Duelm 830-608-5058 Matt Lee 830-708-4274 duelmhog@yahoo.com duelmsprevailinggenetics.com

2101 CR 24, Lamesa, TX 120 litters • Chester, Cross, Duroc, Hamp, York Josh Krohn 806-759-7735 Bridgette Krohn 806-438-2916 dlshowpigs@gmail.com dlshowpigs.com


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oct 21

Bohemian farms show pigs - open house #2

19702 Cyclone Branch Rd, Burlington, TX at 9am 80 head • Berk, Chester, Cross, Duroc, Hamp, Spot, York Mike Schneider 254-721-4162 bohemianfarms@yahoo.com

E&P livestock Sale

147 Alamo Spur, Carthage, TX 6 litters • Berk, Cross, Duroc, Landrace, Spot Misty Evans 903-692-3293 Roy Evans 318-402-1989

oct vincent farms - farm sale Rd, Howe, Rd at 10am 28 1671 Taylor Josh Vincent 903-821-8638 oct 28

Fall madness show pig sale

oct 28

Allen Farms - Open house #2

Brenham, TX at 6:30pm All breeds Cassidy Hayes 361-920-1015 Jimmy Hayes 361-920-0964

1525 CR 159, Ovalo TX at 1pm 24 litters • Cross, Hamp, York Curry Allen 325-668-0532 Matt Allen 325-370-6924 callenhogs@taylortel.net

oct 28

Ressmann showpigs - farm sale

oct 29

W. Rode & sons - open house #3

oct 31

schaefer livestock - online sale #3

Refugio, TX at 10am Cross, Spot, York Darryl Ressmann 361-349-0511 Derek Ressmann 361-349-0513 dlressmann@gmail.com Fredericksburg, TX at 10am 40 head • Cross, Duroc, Hamp Wayne Rode 830-456-6176 wrodeandsons.com

nov belew farms - Farm sale #2 TX at 4pm 5 Tahoka, Late August & September Barrows Denny Belew 806-470-0969 Jason Belew 254-413-3848 Mike Rivas 806-239-9567

nov Elrod Showpigs - Online sale #3 9 showpig.com 3 litters • Berk Diane Elrod 210-601-6164 diane@elrodshowpigs.com

nov Tongate Show Pigs - open house #4 9 Bangs,10 TX litters • Cross, Duroc Warren & Max Tongate 325-647-520 wt@tongateservices.com

nov beast of the east show pig sale FM 13 West, Henderson, TX 7pm 11 3303100 head • Berk, Cross, Duroc, Landrace, Spot Misty Evans 903-692-3293 Jared McCalister 903-969-3625 Greg Hart 903-216-7076

nov schaefer livestock - online sale #4 14 showpig.com All breeds Doug Schaefer 432-517-0352 Levi Schaefer 432-213-6002 Ian Schaefer 432-213-3623 doug@schaeferlivestock.com schaeferlivestock.com

nov NSR fall classic OK 15-18 Duncan, All breeds

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showpig.com All breeds Doug Schaefer 432-517-0352 Levi Schaefer 432-213-6002 Ian Schaefer 432-213-3623 doug@schaeferlivestock.com schaeferlivestock.com

nov Duelm's prevailing genetics - open house #3 New Braunfels, TX at 10am - 5pm 4 200 head • Berk, Cross, Hamp, York

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Scott McKamie 940-390-9578

nov Conran's 3c Show pigs TX 4 New Braunfels, 15 litters • Chester, Cross, Duroc, Poland, Spot, York Shelley Conran 512-789-7480 Stephen Conran 210-387-4337 shelley.talley@yahoo.com

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Biosecurity Recommendations for Showpig Operations and Those Traveling Between Farms and Sales It’s time for Fall pig sales, so special attention needs to be paid to biosecurity & protecting the health of your pig farm and others. We all need to be held accountable and help minimize disease exposure. Anytime there is traffic with people coming onto swine operations, especially when traveling from farm to farm, there is an increased risk for the spread of diseases, such as PEDv, among others. PEDv transfers via feces and survives in manure for extended periods of time. Anything that is contaminated with pig manure can be a source of infection for pigs. Everyone should be aware of the role they may play in the spread of PEDv and other swine diseases. Establishing and following sound biosecurity practices is the cornerstone for reducing the risk of spreading these diseases. EVERYONE needs to be accountable for maintaining a high standard of biosecurity practices because the spread of swine diseases as a result of irresponsible behavior on our part is poor animal husbandry, a poor reflection on those responsible, and brings negativity towards the industry as a whole. With showpig-buying season upon us, the following guidelines are some considerations for families, Ag Teachers and County Agents along with swine owners to consider that will help minimize disease exposure.

Recommended Supplies for Use at Swine Farms: ™ BE PREPARED by having the proper supplies. Here is a checklist of supplies that should be used by farms and/or those visiting swine farms: 3 Disposable Boots – have enough for everyone to double boot at each location in case it is necessary; purchase boots with a min. of 4 ml thickness 3 Disinfectants - Tek-Trol (comes in both a liquid and an aerosol), 1Stroke, Environ, Virkon S, Synergize, or Chlorox; it is recommended to have both wipes and sprays 3 Clean Tote Box – this box should house all of the “clean” supplies (plastic boots, coveralls, trash bags, sanitizer, etc.) so that they are kept separate and are sealed away from a potentially contaminated environment 3 Trash Bags – for use in throwing away disposable items after completion of the visit

For Potential Buyers Visiting Swine Farms: 1. COMMUNICATE with the breeder/owner prior to arriving at their farm as to their expectations. Establish what direction to enter the farm, where to park, and what to wear. Follow the wishes of what each farm owner wants. Some will have specific instructions and different requirements that may be more detailed. Just because something is suitable for one, doesn’t mean that will work for everyone. Ask the owner to detail any farm-specific biosecurity protocols that you will need to follow during the visit. Ask about the current herd health status. If the farm is undergoing a disease outbreak, it is recommended to NOT visit this farm due to the increased risk of spread to other farms that will be potentially visited. 2. PARK in the designated parking area for the farm. Obey all signage regarding access to specific areas. If no parking area exists, park as far away from the livestock barn as possible on the gravel or hard surface, or park on the edge of the public road close to the location. Avoid parking/driving in muddy areas on the farm. 76


3. LEAVE ALL PERSONAL ITEMS in the vehicle and do not bring them onto the farm; this should include, but not be limited to pig whips/bats, ball caps, jewelry, etc. (anything that manure or infected dust particles can be transported on should be avoided). If it is necessary to wear a ball cap at multiple farms then you should apply an aerosol disinfectant on it between farms. 4. Respect the LINE OF SEPERATION at each farm. The Line of Separation is defined as the line between the area that is to be used by the visitor and the area to be used by farm personnel. 5. DO NOT TOUCH any pigs while on the farm if you do not have to. People that touch hogs need to sanitize hands upon departure before getting back into the vehicle. 6. When leaving REMOVE DIRTY BOOTS next to your vehicle but before you enter the vehicle. Put trash into a garbage bag and place in a location designated by the farm or away from clean supplies. Everyone should clean hands with sanitizer or wipes before entering the vehicle. Note that you should try to keep the inside of the vehicle as sanitary as possible. 7. WASH/DISINFECT VEHICLES AND TRAILERS in between each road trip. Pay special attention to the wheel wells and undercarriage. A high temperature wash is critical. Be sure to thoroughly disinfect the inside of the vehicle between road trips. Each night during a road trip spray the inside of the vehicle with an aerosol disinfectant and wipe down the steering wheel. 8. Shoes should be sanitized daily when traveling to farms and sales with one of the recommended disinfectants. If you are stopping at multiple farms in the same day then you should use an aerosol disinfectant (ie. Tek-trol) to spray down everyone’s shoes, clothes, and ball caps in between farms.

For Swine Farm Operators: 1. Maintain a log of visitors. 2. Establish a clear line of separation at the farm. This is a line dividing the area that is to be used by the farm for live animals (often referred to as the clean area) and the area that is outside of the live animal area (the dirty area). Only the owner goes into the pens and has contact with the pigs. Enforce no reaching into pens and zero contact with pigs by visitors. It is recommended that a separate area be used to show/view pigs. 3. Designate a parking area for visitors. 4. Traffic flow – utilize a single direction traffic flow by designating a single entrance / exit point for vehicles. 5. Foot baths – If managed correctly, provide and encourage the use of foot bath stations as people enter the farm. Refresh the solution periodically depending on level of use. However, bear in mind that a contaminated foot bath could be more detrimental than helpful. Do not rely solely on the use of a foot bath. 6. Establish a designated area away from all swine for disposable items, such as boot covers and other trash, to be collected for removal.

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Mark Your Calendars Now! Seguin Swine Breeders 12th Annual Prospect Show December 3, 2017 ION

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Buckles to all Breed Champions Plaques to all Reserve Champions Ribbons for ALL!

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Weight Cards Due 9:00 am Dakota Moyers Showmanship 9:00 am: Pee Wee <8, Junior 9-13, Senior 14 & Over Show follows Showmanship: Duroc, Hampshire, OPB, Yorkshire, Cross

BARROWS & GILTS SHOW TOGETHER

NO BOARS OVER 125 LBS.

Name:

Age:

Address: Phone Number: No. Head:

Entry Fee ($20 per Head):

Entries Must be received by December 1st

Late Fee at Show $25 per Head

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Mail Enteries to: Seguin Swine Breeders 210 E. Live Oak Seguin, TX 78155

Contact: Travis Franke 830-379-1972


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Texas Pork Leadership Camp

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Five days traveling the Texas and Oklahoma panhandle with 16 outstanding high school students learning everything about the pork industry from farm to fork.

“We started off as 16 strangers with one thing in common: pigs. Now, there are 16 youth ready to make a lasting impact.” -Brady Morgan

“The opportunity to visit and see how JBS Longview Farms in Dalhart cares for their sows 2-4-7/3-6-5 was extremely eye opening.” -Sam Barnett

“Discussing different breeding techniques & then being able to practice the next day was a great experience.” -Raylee Brown

“Day 1 of TPLC17 was great! Being hosted at WT & learning more about media training was my favorite!” -Madison Hafley

“Thank you Seaboard Foods for the opportunity to witness how y’all provide safe, quality pork to us, the consumer.” -Jarrot Foote


“Texas Tech provided us with a hands on experience by actually allowing us to go through the harvesting process.” -Alex Ely

“Many great minds took the time to speak about the knowledge & wisdom they have learned through the years.” -Sierra Reynolds

“Wintex Farms is truly inspiring. I hope one day I can lead the showpig industry like them.” -Caleb Vogel

“Tyson Wright Brand didn’t disappoint with the love of bacon & their employees.” -Alexis Smith

“#RealPigFarming isn’t always glamorous, but it always pays off in the end. Our group walked away with a new respect & outlook on what it takes to run a successful farm.” -Riley Reep

“Pork Wars 2017 was intense and the most anticipated competition during camp! Thankfully the Dream Team came through and took home the win that night!” -Laci Keel


Winner’s Circle

Team Smokin’ Gunn’s dominates every competition... Or at least in their head

2017 Pork Wars Champions Dream Team: Roy McCleery, Laci Keel, Sierra Reynolds, & Payton Evans

2017 Scholarship Recipients Sierra Reynolds, Laci Keel, Sam Barnett, Kennedy Caldwell, & Roy McCleery

2017 Quiz Bowl Champions Smokin’ Gunn’s: Sam Barnett, Jarrot Foote, Caleb Vogel, & Riley Reep

“Mom, why can’t you cook as good as these high school kids??” -Bryleigh

The Golden Mic Laci Keel

“We will win Pork Wars!” -Gunn

”I wonder if anyone saw me eat 10 Smores...” -Zane

The Mic Drop Sam Barnett

Interns dominate Pork wars again... Leaving Gunn shook!

Before & After JBS Longview Farm in Dalhart, TX Shower In & Out Facility

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Live Evaluation & Harvest, Texas Tech University


Thank you to all of our 2017 Texas Pork Leadership Camp hosts! Camp could not have been possible without yâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;all!

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Pork Wars Barbecued Pork Quesadillas PREP COOK 20 min 20 min INGREDIENTS 1/2 lb. shredded BBQ pork 1/2 cup BBQ sauce 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 5 green onions, minced

SERVES 6 8 flour tortillas 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend 2 tablespoons butter, softened

DIRECTIONS 1. Stir together first 4 ingredients. 2. Spoon pork mixture evenly on 1 side of each tortilla; sprinkle with cheese. Fold tortillas in half, pressing gently to seal. Spread butter on both sides of quesadillas. 3. Heat a large nonstick or cast-iron skillet over medium heat, and cook quesadillas 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until browned. Cut each quesadilla in half for main-dish servings or in quarters for appetizer servings. Serve with desired toppings.

The following recipes are from the recent Texas Pork Leadership Camp, where campers competed against each other with the hopes of becoming Pork Wars Champions.

Grilled Pork Medallions PREP

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INGREDIENTS 1 pork tenderloin 1 tbs. garlic powder ž cup soy sauce Ÿ tbs. ground pepper Juice of 5 lime pieces 1 tsp. sriracha sauce DIRECTIONS 1. In a large bowl, combine the soy sauce, lime juice, pepper, garlic powder, and hot sauce. Mix well. 2. Slice the tenderloin 1 1/2 inches pieces and place in a large resealable bag. 3. Pour the soy sauce mixture in the resealable bag and seal. Let marinate for at least 1 hour; can be placed in the refrigerator during the process. 4. Heat-up the grill. Grill the medallions for 3 minutes per side. Baste the pork with the remaining marinade. Pull when temperature is 145oF. 5. Serve with spicy vinegar. Share and enjoy

This dish was selected GRAND CHAMPION OF PORK WARS, voted on by a panel of celebrity judges.


Bacon Wrapped Pork Chop Poppers PREP 10 min

COOK 10-15 min

SERVES 4

INGREDIENTS 1 pound bacon (12 slices) 4 boneless thin cut pork chops

4-6 jalapeños 8 ounces cream cheese

DIRECTIONS 1. Cut jalapeños in half length wise and remove the steams and seeds. 2. Spoon cream cheese into each jalapeño half to your desire. 3. Take each pork chop and wrap around a half of each jalapeño. You may need to thin the pork chop out by using a meat tenderizer. 4. Wrap each pork chop with bacon until the chop is covered, use toothpicks to help secure the bacon if necessary. 5. Place on the BBQ pit, rotate about every 2 minutes to ensure even cooking. 6. Cook until chops reach 145o F, this usually takes about 10-15 minutes depending on how hot your fire is. * Use the additional jalapeños, cream cheese and bacon to make jalapeño poppers to snack on while you cook.

Bacon Wrapped, Jalapeño Cream Cheese, Tenderloin PREP 15 min

COOK 35 min

INGREDIENTS 2 pork tenderloin 4 jalapeño, cored and minced 1 cup cream cheese

SERVES 4

1 cup cheddar cheese 10-12 bacon slices seasoning of choice

Leave room for dessert Bacon Smore!

DIRECTIONS 1. Trim the pork tenderloins of any fat and membrane. Holding knife horizontally, slice the pork tenderloin in half being careful not to pierce through the other end. 2. In a small bowl, mix together the jalapeño, cream cheese, cheddar cheese. 3. Spread the cheese and jalapeño mixture evenly in the openings of the pork tenderloin. Close up the tenderloins ensuring that the cheese stays inside the pocket of the meat. Season the tenderloin and then wrap with the bacon. 4. Preheat the oven to 375oF. When ready, place tenderloin on baking sheet/pan and into oven. 5. Cook until an internal thermometer registers at least 140°, about 30-35 minutes, rotating pork after about 20 minutes. 89 6. Transfer tenderloins to a cutting board, tent with foil and let rest for 5 minutes. Slice and serve.


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WE CARE...

The We Care initiative began in 2008 through the Pork Checkoff by the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC), National Pork Board (NPB), and the state pork associations to push the effort to build trust within the pork industry. This initiative is a promise to the public and industry stakeholders that pork producers and production employees will carry out responsible and ethical practices in all areas of production. We Care promotes and holds pork producers accountable to continually improve their production practices. U.S. pork producers recognize our obligation to build and maintain the trust of customers and the public in our products and our practices. To promote confidence in what we do and how we do it, we affirm the following ethical principles.

Food Safety - We affirm our obligation to produce safe food. Providing safe, wholesome food is our most important responsibility as producers. Food safety requires responsibility and understanding of each role in the food chain. Through proper management practices, this allows for safe pork to be produced for the consumer. There are many guidelines used to ensure food safety. A few of these practices, include: biosecurity, Pork Quality Assurance Plus Training and Certification, and following governmental guidelines.

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Animal Well-Being - We affirm our obligation to protect and promote animal well-being. As producers, it is important to demonstrate proper handling and care techniques to each and every pig on the farm. Through providing feed and water, caring for the ill, and displaying zero tolerance for animal cruelty, every farmer has an obligation to provide the best possible care to animals. These are only a few of the many ways animal well-being is being provided to every animal on the farm.


Public Health - We affirm our obligation to ensure our practices to protect public health. Using multiple management practices and trainings provided to producers and employees in the swine industry, this allows for safe and quality pork to be raised for the consumer. Not only does the pork industry use safe and proper animal handling techniques, there is government oversight through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food Safety and Inspection Services (FSIS), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate the production of pork. Environment - We affirm our obligation to safeguard natural resources in all of our practices. Providing a sustainable environment is essential to a successful farm. Taking proactive measures, such as managing air and water quality or protecting the quality of natural resources, allows for a minimized environmental impact. Employee Care - We affirm our obligation to provide a work environment that is safe and consistent with our ethical principles. To ensure the best employee and animal care, We Care provides employees with opportunities to be trained in Pork Quality Assurance Plus (PQA Plus), Transportation Quality Assurance (TQA), Swine Managers Certification, Human Resource Management, and much more. These trainings offer each employee with the resources to provide the best care to the animals and guarantee safe, quality pork for consumers. Community - We affirm our obligation to contribute to a quality of life in our communities. Farming plays an active role in rural communities. Being welcomed and appreciated in the community allows for farmers to better communicate and build relationships with members of the community. Playing an active role in the community helps create a stronger community and provides acknowledgment to each and every concern. As pig producers, we have a responsibility to follow the We Care Ethical Principles to provide the best quality product for the consumer. Actively following these principles is not only the right thing to do for the swine industry, it is vital for our future success.

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A Promising Future Lies Ahead TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY PORK SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Brooke Blum

is a Junior Animal Science major at Texas Tech University. Brooke grew up as the daughter of two agricultural science teachers in Howe where she became active in FFA and the livestock industry at a very young age. She competitively exhibited barrows, heifers and steers across the state and nation. Along with her show ring success, Brooke was very competitive in FFA and 4-H livestock judging earning her a spot on eight state qualifying teams and one national qualifying team. She secured High Individual honors at the 2015 American Royal 4-H Livestock Judging contest. At Texas Tech, Brooke was a member of the 2016 Co-National Champion Wool Judging Team and was selected to receive All-American Team honors. This fall she will begin preparations to represent Texas Tech as a member of the 2018 Livestock Judging Team. Brooke is also the President for the Block and Bridle Club and a student assistant in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences. This summer she assisted with departmental research projects and helped host youth events such as the livestock and meat judging camps and the Texas 4-H Livestock Ambassador programs. She has also been named to the Texas Tech President’s and Dean’s lists, along with being a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society. After graduating with her Bachelor of Science Degree from Texas Tech, she will pursue a career in the agricultural industry.

Travis Tilton

is a sophomore Animal Science major at Texas Tech University. He attended high school in Cleburne, Texas, where he was very involved in 4-H and FFA as well as showing livestock including hogs. He had the opportunity to travel to the countries of Argentina and Uruguay through the Texas 4-H Livestock Ambassador program where he gained a greater understanding of how the agricultural industry works globally and the role of the United States in the market. Travis ended his freshman year on the Dean’s list. He also stays involved with university clubs. He holds an office in the Texas Tech Meat Science Association and is an involved member with the Block and Bridle Club. He competed on the Texas Tech Wool Judging Team last year, will compete on the 2018 Meat Judging Team, and plans to judge livestock in the future. His career goals are to find a meat science industry job where he can better educate the public on how livestock are raised and processed. He thinks it is important to be an educational resource to the public. 94


“Knowledge is power. Knowledge shared is power multiplied.”

Robert, N. Noyce

Maddy Ainsley

is a Junior Animal Science - Pre-Vet major at Texas Tech University. She attended high school in Hondo, Texas, where she was Salutatorian of her graduating class and has been recognized on the President’s list each semester at Texas Tech. Maddy showed pigs and lambs growing up and thoroughly enjoyed seeing the many hours of working with her animals in the barn pay off through success in the show ring. Through both raising and showing swine, along with competing in livestock judging, she has always loved being able to work with all aspects of the swine industry. While at Texas Tech, Maddy has competed on the 2017 Meat Judging Team and plans to join the 2018 Livestock Judging Team in the upcoming spring. Aside from judging, she currently holds the position of Ag Council Representative for the Block & Bridle Club and the Meat Science Association. Upon the completion of her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science, Maddy’s future plan is to attend vet school and one day practice as a large animal veterinarian, which will allow her to stay closely involved with the agriculture industry.

Kaylee Martin

is currently a Senior Animal Science major with the Pre-Pharmacy option at Texas Tech University. Kaylee attended Highland High School, where she graduated as Salutatorian of her class. She grew up in a small West Texas agricultural community, surrounded by cattle, swine, and tractors all her life. Her family raised show pigs, and she competitively showed barrows at all major shows across Texas. Additionally, Kaylee also participated in FFA livestock judging for four years, competing at both the area and state levels. Once at Texas Tech, Kaylee was a member of the 2016 Co-National Champion Wool Judging Team. Currently, she is a member of the 2017 Texas Tech Meat Judging Team. The team was victorious at all three of the contests during the spring, and they have four more to look forward to in the fall, including the national championship in November. Kaylee is also a member of the Block and Bridle Club and the Meat Science Association. Furthermore, she has been named to both the Texas Tech President’s and Dean’s lists. She is also a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society. Upon graduation, Kaylee hopes to attend the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy, pursuing her dream of becoming a pharmacist. 95


Value Added TPPA Summer Intern, Jordyn Senkirik, talks about the value of internships in college.

Jordyn Senkirik Hometown: Brownwood, TX Degrees: B.S. in Agricultural Leadership & Development from Texas A&M University (May 2016) and M.S. in Agricultural Leadership, Education, & Communications from Texas A&M University (May 2018)

Internships:

State Fair of Texas Dairy Show & Judging Contest (2013) San Antonio Barrow Show (2014-2016) HLSR Steer Show (2014) Texas A&M AgriLife ExtensionBrownwood, TX (Summer 2015) Congressman Pete SessionsWashington, D.C. (Summer 2016) Representative Ernest Bailes- Austin, TX (Spring 2017) Texas Pork Producers Association (Summer 2017) 96

At the end of May, I wrapped up my spring courses and an

internship at the Texas State Capitol to begin a new journey down the road in Kyle with the Texas Pork Producers Association. Growing up showing livestock and participating in 4-H and FFA activities to learn more about agriculture, it was only natural for me to continue this mindset in taking advantage of the opportunity to apply and accept multiple internships during my college career in a variety of different areas, each focused around the agriculture industry. As a student at Texas A&M University and enrolled as a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences major, high impact experiences, such as study abroads and internships, have been highly encouraged since I stepped on campus for the first time as a student five years ago. I took this message to heart when I began college. After being actively involved in my high school and community, I wanted to make sure I kept up my drive and work ethic during college to ensure I left with an abundance of experience and knowledge under my belt, and that I did. I have accepted internship positions in a variety of places ranging from stock shows to legislative offices, but they have all been focused around my passion for agriculture. With each internship held during college, I have learned the importance of networking, honing new skills, and asking questions, all providing me with more knowledge than I could have ever imagined. Each internship allows for me to build on skills I already have gained from previous experiences, and to make sure I work towards a new marketable skill that will help me with my next step in life.


Top Reasons Why You Should Intern in College: Experience: Internships are the best test drive you can take for your future. It allows for you to witness different aspects of a career or company you may be interested in, and provides a hands-on experience. For me, if I wouldn’t have interned as much as I have, I would be undecided on my future career path and uncertain of the strengths and weaknesses I provide in the workplace. Networking: We always hear, "it’s not what you know, but who you know." This couldn't be anymore accurate. Networking can be intimidating, but it does make a difference. You never know how the people you meet can influence your life down the road. For me, interning at the San Antonio Barrow Show during my undergrad helped me network with the right people to push for me to apply and be offered the summer internship with TPPA.Always remember, your past experiences can and will tie into your future. Resume Building: Employers want to see internships on your resume. This allows for a potential employer to know you have worked with other companies, began improving your skills, and solidifying career interests. Your resume is the first impression an employer will have of you, so make sure it is an impression you are proud of! Don’t be afraid to take a leap on an internship you are uncertain of because you can always reflect on yourself and take away valuable lessons learned during that time. Skills Learned: Always be open-minded towards the skills that can be learned during an internship. If it is writing or building relationships with others, there is at least one skill you can walk away with at the end of an internship. Personally, I have tried to focus heavily on communications this summer. In past internships, I haven’t had near as much exposure to design programs or learning how to effectively use social media, however, TPPA has allowed me to familiarize myself with the communications and marketing aspects of the association.

Confidence: Interning can essentially be a full-time job. It allows for you to practice going to work every day as if this was your career. Overtime, it becomes easy to build up your comfort level and confidence in the workplace. I can honestly say now that I have taken advantage of many internships, I feel confident in my roles and expectations before I even begin. This allows for me to communicate effectively with my supervisor on what I want to gain from the internship and their expectations of me. Exposure to New Areas: I highly recommend taking the time to intern somewhere outside of your comfort zone, whether it be 5 hours from home or even another country. The experience of living and working in a new city, state, or country is something I can’t even begin to describe. I never once thought I would enjoy living outside of Texas, however, interning in Washington, D.C., and Austin, TX will be times I’ll never forget. It also has opened my mind to the idea of potentially applying for jobs outside of Texas, which is something I had never considered before. Solidify Interests, Career Goals, & Aspirations: I have always been optimistic with internships. I make sure to find positives in my experiences, even if there are negatives. The aspects I dislike allow for me to narrow down my career scope. Until I interned for a U.S. Congressman and the Texas House of Representatives, I was unaware of my legislative interests, but my summer with TPPA has made me realize I want to pursue a career in agricultural policy on both state and federal levels. Remember there are an abundance of opportunities to take advantage of. With a little research and discussing opportunities with others, you will be surprised what you can find or what will fall in your lap. There’s no such thing as a bad internship or experience, your time as an intern is what you make of it. Always be forward and upfront about your expectations and the worse thing anyone can say is no, but you won’t be given the opportunity unless you ask.

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We’ve hit the hottest days of summer just as many livestock exhibitors are preparing for county and state fairs. No matter the hours of work and preparation you’ve put into your livestock projects, heat stress is a challenge to plan for and manage. While we typically think about heat stress in extreme temperatures, the reality is that anytime the temperature exceeds 70 degrees livestock are adversely affected. Heat stress causes increased respiration rate, suppressed appetite, fatigue and dehydration, all signs of a lowered immune response. When we think about these traits and the way they affect production, it becomes very evident that the strenuous expectations we put on our show livestock to perform at the highest level and look exceptional while doing so clearly becomes a challenge. As managers, it is imperative that we follow best practices and implement some simple, but important steps to ensure fewer setbacks due to heat stress and in turn, experience greater success with our show livestock projects. First, take a proactive approach, and don’t just react to the temperature changes. Watch the weather, and make wise decisions. It is a lot harder to bring down livestock’s body temperature once they are hot than it is to manage it before it rises. Next, manage your facility, and make sure it is comfortable for your animals. Be sure your animals can get out of direct sunlight into a shaded setting. Managing air flow and temperature is very important. Whether your facility at home has fans, misters, or even an elaborate cooler, controlling airflow is crucial. If you can provide an environment that minimizes exposure to the direct sunlight and allows for air to move through, even in the most extreme heat, you can drastically reduce the outside temperature. Keeping bedding wet down and misting water in the air will also help cool the air that fans push through your facility. As the temperature rises, consider modifying your feeding program to accommodate cooler periods. Just like humans, livestock don’t want to eat when it is extremely hot. Feed earlier in the mornings so they have a chance to eat and be moved into the barn before it gets hot. Also pay attention to the location of their water supply. Smaller troughs provide more water flow and result in cooler water. Make sure lines that serve

as water sources are not exposed to heat resulting in the water in the lines to get extremely hot. Rinsing animals with cool water multiple times a day will help drop their core temperature better than anything else you do. When rinsing, focus on cooling their underline and head as it will help cool them faster. Don’t just get them wet, but allow cool water to run over them a while to help drop their body temperature. It doesn’t take long for livestock to feel the impact of heat stress when they are removed from the comforts of a temperature-controlled environment. It is essential to think about this prior to leaving for a show. For cattle that have been kept in a cooler it is very important to raise the temperature of the cooler a week to 10 days ahead, every day slowly increasing the thermostat to help them acclimate. Taking them straight from a cooler to a hot show will cause extreme stress which will ruin your opportunity for success. Sure Champ® has a new product called Climate Control Paste, which is proving to drastically help in the acclimation process that we suggest using a week to 10 days before a show. It helps all show livestock species handle heat stress by lowering the animal’s body temperature by increasing blood flow in a safe, fast and natural way. Keeping livestock on the paste through the show has proven to keep them more relaxed, cool and comfortable, resulting in better appetite and higher energy levels allowing them to look their best on show day. Strategically plan when you haul to shows. During hot periods of the year hauling at night is the most ideal to help reduce the time they will be exposed to the heat of a trailer. Make sure you have adjusted ventilation on trailer to allow for adequate air flow while traveling. Most importantly once you arrive to the show it’s critical to maintain the same schedule of caring for your stock. Continue to feed early and maintain body temperature by keeping animals rinsed regularly and under fans. It’s easy to get excited to see your friends and lose focus on your projects, but lots of preparation and time have been put into your animals so it’s critical to continue your same routine at the show that you have done at home. Heat stress can be a challenge at shows but can also be turned into an advantage for those who prepare properly. Stay positive, stay cool and prep to win!


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Opening the Barn Door to Social Media

The use of social media is growing greater every day, and it is becoming a powerful tool that everyone has laying around in their toolbox. There are over 1.65 billion active mobile social accounts globally with 1 million new active mobile social users added every day. Snapchat has over 160 million daily active users, and in 2015, Facebook influenced 52% of consumers’ online and offline purchases. With this all being said, the power of social media is influencing everything around us 24/7/365.

Why is social media important in agriculture?

• Social media is all about connecting with people, sharing information • It’s a platform to make your voice be heard • The general public is misinformed about agriculture • Gives us a chance to tell our story positively

We need to get after it - because we have a

Great Story to Tell!

DID YOU KNOW?

Always Think Twice Before You Post

Only 2% of the nation is involved in agriculture But it seems like 100% of the nation is on social media

Content Consideration- The general public does not have the same baseline understanding of animal or farm life as farmers do Choosing captions and photos wisely is essential to having a positive post promoting the industry.

How We Should be Communicating Today...

When starting on social media, it is best to select one or two channels to share YOUR farm’s story. Not only post about your own story, but share other posts from the pork industry.

From Present Messaging Facts & data Telling Explaining

to | | Future | Storytelling | Narratives | Showing | Experiencing

How to be Most Effective with your Social Media

Create a brand: To create a brand, it is best to find 3-5 adjectives that best describe you and your farm. Always be authentic and stay true to your values and interests. Social Media Users Expect: transparency, authenticity, and compassion

DO’s

• Post pictures • Interact with family, friends and followers • Keep an even-keel in all interactions • Proofread posts and images

DON’Ts • Confront obnoxious detractors • Post images that could confuse non-farmers

What is #RealPigFarming?

#RealPigFarming unites pig farmers, academics, youth, veterinarians, and allied industry members to discuss how modern pork production really works.

#RealPigFarming

• Tells the story of today’s pig farmers • Encouraging for producers • Done through multiple channels of social media

What should your story be about? • Evolving • Business • Leadership • Integrity

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• Family • Our way of life • Passion • Respect


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In July, Pork Checkoff announced the select group of 12 students representing the #RealPigFarming Student Social Forces team from July to December. Each candidate was selected for their involvement in the pork industry and strong communications skills, and during this time, each student will have the opportunity demonstrating these skills. For this year’s team, two of the students selected are from Texas.

Meet two Student Social Forces Representatives

Name: Julia Hays Hometown: Somerset, Pennsylvania Major: Agricultural Communications and

Name: Tori Abner Hometown: Howe, Texas Major: Animal Science, minor in

Journalism at Texas A&M University Future Goals: Combine my love for photography, communications, and agriculture in order to bridge the gap between producers and consumers and to make a positive impact on the agriculture industry

Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University Future Goals: Master in Swine Nutrition to help improve feed efficiency on a large scale to lower feed costs It is our generation that created the obsession with social media, so our generation needs to take charge and run with it. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and even blogging are all great ways to tell your story. You just have to get going, be confident in your words, and hit “share”.

As a member of the Student Social Forces, I encourage all pork producers to join us on social media and post using the #RealPigFarming hashtag. If you’re stuck on what to post, choose an image that tells a story about your farm, family, or the joys of pig farming. As long as agriculture is being well represented and reflected in a positive light, you cannot go wrong.

How do you see social media impacting the future of the swine/agriculture industry? Unfortunately, the world revolves around social media today. Most people’s news source is Facebook. As agriculturalists, social media is either going to make or break the way our job is portrayed to the consumer. We need to take charge and share the truth before negativity is spread. Rather than constantly defending ourselves, we need to take a stand and simply worry about sharing our story with the consumer. I think #RealPigFarming is an excellent way to do that and it helps reach out to all producers. As members of the swine industry, it is our job to open our doors and share what it is we are doing. We have to explain why farms have giant stop signs on the doors, it’s not that we’re hiding something, it is simply to keep our animals healthy for their own good. We have to be willing to answer questions in a positive matter. Rather than becoming defensive and upset with those who question our ways, it needs to be taken as an opportunity to share a story.

The average consumer today is far removed from the farm, but still wants to know where their food is coming from. With social media physically at our finger tips, we have the ability to reach consumers on a more personal level and create a real connection. Through photos, tweets, blogs, and more, we can show the world the faces of the agriculture industry in order to break the stereotypes, misconceptions, and myths. The #RealPigFarming campaign is a great example of how we can unite to share our stories and facts of what real pig farming looks like. Social media is going to impact the future of the agriculture industry. We can choose whether the impact will be positive or negative. The more farms, businesses, and individuals within the agriculture industry that embrace social media and use it to shed a positive light on agriculture, the bigger the positive impact it will create for the future of the agriculture industry.

What does #RealPigFarming mean to you? #RealPigFarming is a great way to reach out to those on social media, but this summer I have truly found what it means to me. Working on a sow farm this summer, I had to be awake, showered in (for biosecurity purposes), and ready to work hard at 5:30 am. As a part of this industry, it is our responsibility to ensure that every animal has clean air, feed, and water each and every day. The people I was able to work alongside were what truly amazed me. These people did this every day. They even work some weekends. Most of these people had young children at home. The farrowing department head was pregnant and never complained once about having to be at work. Everyone understood that it may not be a glamorous job, but it was our responsibility to care for these animals. 108

#RealPigFarming is more than just raising pigs. It is a platform for producers, exhibitors, veterinarians, and everyone involved in the pork industry to use to share individual stories on social media of what #RealPigFarming looks like. Our stories hold the power to create a real connection with consumers who otherwise might not know where their pork is coming from. Through the #RealPigFarming hashtag, consumers are offered a glimpse into the farms and the lives of the real people who are working daily to provide food for them.


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Youth Spotlight

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ork ethic is defined as a set of values centered on the importance and determination of working hard. Although Roy couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t read or probably understand the concept of work ethic at three years old, little did he know he had his first lesson on it. At this age, Roy showed his first pig at the Ft. Worth Open Gilt Show. Before entering the ring, Roy remembers asking his dad if he could tie a string around the tail to make sure he was driving the correct hog. However, Cody told him from the day he got his first pig, if he worked hard enough with it, he would have no problem knowing which one belonged to him. This experience laid the foundation of Royâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s work ethic and drive for success.

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Roy McCleery of Poolville, TX is the son of Cody and Leslie McCleery, and the younger brother of Casey McCleery. The McCleery’s have been raising hogs for now 28 years. Over their time, McCleery Family Durocs have raised seedstock, competitive junior barrows and gilts, and have recently gotten into niche marketing, capitalizing on a market for high quality Duroc pork. Although they may be a little biased, it is proven that Durocs is one of the best breeds for pork quality; and the McCleery’s have worked with researchers performing studies on genomic markers, identifying meat quality attributes within their breeding herd to enhance the quality of product they are producing for the consumer. With a family as active in the swine industry as his, Roy has had the opportunity to learn and experience multiple aspects of the swine industry.

Like the farm name implies, Roy is highly involved in McCleery Family Durocs, alongside the rest of his family. For Roy, he enjoys all aspects of raising hogs, but especially when he can see progression and improvement in their own stock. That’s why he enjoys working closely with his father during breeding season to make mating decisions to take their next generation to another level. He also adds, “there’s a great build up and excitement in farrowing season. You hope you made the right mating decisions and then when you look into the crate and see some of those big boned, barrel ribbed piglets, I get so excited to think about their potential.” Running their family operation can be difficult at times with his dad busy, his older brother Casey attending Tarleton State University, and Roy is active in many organizations and sports teams at Poolville High School, but Roy says, “Thankfully mom is here to play a huge role; she’s the glue that holds everything together.” Roy has always looked up to both of his parents, and credits them with molding him into who he is today. “Dad tells me all the time, if it’s meant to be, it’s up to me,” Roy says. “It reminds me that I control the outcome and helps me to try to give 100% with everything I do.” This is validated and proven through all Roy has been able to accomplish thus far. Growing up in a small community, it’s easy to become active but Roy has taken his involvement in opportunities to the next level by actively participating in many organizations and sports teams. He served terms as the President and Treasurer of the Poolville FFA Chapter and the District 2 Sentinel for Area V. In FFA, he competed in Creed Speaking, Radio Broadcasting, Livestock Judging, and has won many awards. While smooth in the showring, Roy gets after it while playing sports. He played baseball, basketball, and tennis, where he was Captain of both the baseball and basketball teams. Due to his effort and dedication, Roy was recognized with All-State honors in tennis and in basketball, awarded with Academic All State and the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches All State honors. He too finds time to be active in school with student council, and the community helping with area youth showmanship clinics. Like with so many athletes, that competitive 111 nature is a way of life, and with Roy, it has carried over into the show ring.


A mainstay in the final drive at Parker County with barrows and gilts, or in showmanship, Roy has been fortunate to have many victories at his county show. During his show career, Roy and his family’s success extends beyond the buckles and banners on the local level. While he cherishes those accomplishments, Roy considers the World Series of shows to be the San Antonio Stock Show. He explains, “San Antonio sticks out as the toughest show around and the one with the most bragging rights.” Not only did Casey win Breed Champion Duroc, which is a memory Roy will never forget, but Roy was also able to cap off his senior year winning the Light Weight Durocs in the same ring. This is an accomplishment Roy is most proud of. However, Roy describes another time that’s more exciting for him as both a showman and a breeder. “Nothing compares to the first three seconds when you step into the sift with the judge, knowing you can be sent to the ring or to the truck. It’s always great when one we have raised makes it to the scales,” says Roy. He is going to miss being in the ring, but the lessons learned during this time will stick with him long after his show career ends. As far as the future goes, Roy has a desire to make a positive impact on the swine industry, while being a jack of all trades and someone everyone knows. His ambition and work ethic so far is paving a path for Roy to achieve his goals. The next step for Roy is to begin his freshman year at Texas A&M University-Commerce, majoring in Agricultural Communications. Dr. Randy Harp, new Director for the School of Agriculture and family friend of the McCleery’s, has been recruiting Roy to attend Texas A&M UniversityCommerce. The school has plans to redevelop their swine program, amongst other changes with judging teams and what the department offers. Roy is excited to be a part of their new beginnings. He says, “I think it’s awesome to join a program that has a lot of enthusiasm right now, and I hope I can play a role in taking things to a new level. I feel it’s a great place with great people and a lot of opportunities that will help me reach my future goals.” Roy envisions his future to be in the swine industry, and specifically wants to pursue a career in international swine sales. Recently, Roy participated in the 2017 Texas Pork Leadership Camp, where he was exposed to the entire pork industry, from farm to fork and everything in between. A standout during the weeks activities, Roy received a scholarship given out to campers based on achievement and leadership. During camp, he says he was able to solidify his aspirations and career goals because he was able to “gain a better understanding of the commercial side of the swine industry,” which was the main reason he wanted to attend camp. After touring both JBS Farms in Dalhart and Seaboard Foods in Guymon, OK, Roy realized how much larger the commercial side of the pork production industry is in comparison to the junior livestock program. In Roy’s perspective, the show side, “feels like a drop of water in the ocean.” TPPA enjoyed having Roy attend camp this year, and we cannot wait to watch him achieve his goals and make a lasting impact on our industry.

“Every life matters, every hog has a purpose. It is our job to see that they fulfill that purpose.”


Senior Year Achievements

District Defensive Player of the Year, Basketball Academic All-District, Basketball & Baseball State Tennis Men’s Doubles Bronze Medalist Athlete of the Year, Poolville High School District Most Valuable Player, Baseball TABC All Region Team, Basketball FFA Star Chapter Award FFA Lonestar Degree Homecoming King Student Council Class Officer

Get to Know Roy!

I would never go to a show without… My show whip; not just any show whip, MINE My favorite hog was… Hot Dog, My 8th place barrow at San Antonio One day I would really like to… raise the highest selling boar ever! If I wasn’t into pig farming, I would be a… Champion Calf Roper My least favorite part of raising pigs is… cleaning pens I’ve always looked up to… John Huinker, Huinker Durocs My favorite song is… Tell it All Town -Koe Wetzel If I could meet one person it would be… Shaq I always make sure I… Brush my teeth


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Exhibitor Premiums: $2,600

Reserve Grand Champion 1st Place - Class 3 Duroc

Exhibited by: Garrett Vance, Liberty Co. 4-H Bred by: Daniel & Lance Engeling, Brenham Engeling Show Pigs

Reserve Breed Champion Class 1 Black OPB

Judge: Jim McCoy - Bloomingburg, OH

2016 State Fair of Texas Barrows

s n o i t a l u t a r g n Co to the

Exhibited by: Brooklyn Anderson, Cypress Ranch FFA Bred by: Shane & Tatum Swenhaugen, Canadian Rival Genetics

3rd Place - Class 3 Black OPB

Exhibited by: Randen Reep, Hockley Co. 4-H Bred by: Seth Ralston, Dalhart Ralston Hog Farms

2nd Place - Class 2 Duroc

Exhibited by: Keelyn Meador, Potter Co. 4-H Bred by: Tripp & Twister Moore, Brownfield

Breed Champion Class 2 Black OPB

Exhibited by: Maleea Harper, Lamb Co. 4-H Bred by: Jay Winter, Lubbock Wintex Farms

2nd Place - Class 1 Duroc

Exhibited by: Jimmy Fortner, Blue Ridge FFA Bred by: JR Fortner, Anna Fortner Show Pigs

7th Place - Class 2 Hamp

Exhibited by: Karley Willenborg, McClennan Co. 4-H Bred by: Rick & Niki Whitman, Anderson RW Genetics


2016 State fair of Texas Barrows

6th Place - Class 3 Hamp

3rd Place - Class 4 Hamp

2nd Place - Class 1 Dark Cross

Exhibited by: Jenna Mayer, Potter Co. 4-H Exhibited by: Slade Scroggins, O’Donnell FFA Exhibited by: Trey McCullough, Pottsboro FFA Bred by: Rick & Niki Whitman, Anderson Bred by: Glen, James & Zac Blount, Denison Bred by: Brandon & Ethan Biggs, Plainview RW Genetics Biggs Livestock Blount Farms

2nd Place - Class 2 Dark Cross

Exhibited by: Josh O’Connor, Levelland Bred by: Kevin Methvin, Levelland FFA Methvin Hog Farm

Exhibited by: Libby Ticknor, Grayson Co. 4-H Bred by: Terry Calhoun, Sherman Calhoun Show Pigs

5th Place - Class 3 Dark Cross

Breed Champion - Class 4 Dark Cross

2nd Place - Class 5 Dark Cross

4th Place - Class 1 White OPB

2nd Place - Class 2 White OPB

Exhibited by: Addie Hicks, Randall Co. 4-H Bred by: Larry Larrison, Cleburne Larrison Creek Livestock

Exhibited by: Alex Jones, Italy FFA Exhibited by: Emi Schooler, Potter Co. 4-H Exhibited by: Autumn Hagan, Pleasanton FFA Bred by: Jimmy & Cassidy Hayes, Port Lavaca Bred by: Chris & Tiffany Blount, Wildorado Bred by: Marcus Gerngross, San Angelo HF Genetics High Plains Genetics Gerngross Livestock

3rd Place - Class 1 York

Exhibited by: Courtney Williams Randall Co. 4-H Bred by: Levi Canales, Amarillo LC Genetics & Co.

2nd Place - Class 2 York

Exhibited by: Cassidy Cooper Brownfield FFA Bred by: Wayne & Leslie Harman, Perryton Harman Farms

1st Place - Class 3 York

Exhibited by: Abby Skidmore Roberts Co. 4-H Bred by: Mike Clay, White Deer Clay Farms 123


2016 State Fair of Texas Barrows

2nd Place - Class 1 Cross

8th Place - Class 2 Cross

2nd Place - Class 4 Cross

5th Place - Class 5 Cross

1st Place - Class 3 Cross

Exhibited by: Madi Hansen, Canadian FFA Exhibited by: Kelsey Kinnibrugh, Seymour FFA Exhibited by: Parker Ralston, Dalham Co. 4-H Bred by: Mike Fischer, Iowa Park Bred by: Seth Ralston, Dalhart Bred by: Shane & Tatum Swenhaugen, Canadian Fischer Show Pigs Ralston Hog Farms Rival Genetics

Exhibited by: Gracie Key, Poolville FFA Bred by: Dan & Ragen Reed, Krum Reed Livestock

Exhibited by: Trey Brumley, Coahoma FFA Bred by: Chris Fischbacher, Wildorado Fischbacher Show Pigs

1st Place - Class 6 Cross

Exhibited by: Mason Moresco, Lometa FFA Bred by: Chance Waldrip, Dalhart Cornerstone Ventures, LLC.

3rd Place - Class 7 Cross

Exhibited by: Jaden Antu, Lubbock Co. 4-H Bred by: Jay & Will Winter, Lubbock Wintex Farms

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s n o i t a l u t a r g n o C to the 1st Place - Class 39 Cross

Exhibited by: Tristanne Rasco, Briscoe Co. 4-H Bred by: Jay & Will Winter, Lubbock Wintex Farms

1st Place - Class 1 Black OPB

Exhibited by: Jillian Jones, Canyon Co. 4-H Bred by: Wayne & Leslie Harman, Perryton Harman Farms

Exhibited by: Abbie Spears, Boys Ranch FFA Bred by: Cory Rains, Roscoe Rains Livesock

3rd Place - Class 7 Duroc

Exhibited by: Hudson Hutcheson, Frenship FFA Bred by: Robbie Phillips, Levelland Phillips Show Pigs

Exhibited by: Fallon Ferguson, Tivy FFA Bred by: Russell Kneese, Fredericksburg Kneese Show Pigs

1st Place - Class 6 Duroc

Exhibited by: Kennedy Wood, Hockley Co. 4-H Bred by: Kevin Methvin, Levelland Methvin Hog Farm

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5th Place - Class 3 Black OPB

Reserve Breed Champion - Class 2 Black OPB

2017 Fort Worth Barrows

Judge: Kane Causemaker - Atkinson, IL

Grand Champion

4th Place - Class 8 Duroc

Exhibited by: Jordan Nall, Coleman FFA Bred by: Ted Merryman, Clyde Merryman Show Pigs

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Reserve Breed Champion - Class 9 Duroc Exhibited by: Daniel Braune, Frenship FFA Bred by: Chad Hill, Lubbock Chad Hill Durocs

6th Place - Class 14 Hamp

4th Place - Class 12 Hamp

Exhibited by: Rylan Mohon, Frenship FFA Bred by: Rylan Mohon, DeLeon KRB Genetics

2nd Place - Class 15 Hamp

6th Place - Class 13 Hamp

Exhibited by: Kelby O’Brien, Klondike FFA Bred by: Todd Gregory, Lamesa GO Genetics

3rd Place - Class 16 Hamp

Exhibited by: Brooklyn Anderson Cypress Ranch FFA Bred by: Jason Lackey, Haskell Lackey Livestock

Exhibited by: Calvin Spencer, Colorado FFA Bred by: Rick & Niki Whitman, Anderson RW Genetics

Exhibited by: Chance Morse, Bells FFA Bred by: Luke Lindner, Comfort Lindner Showpigs

2nd Place - Class 19 White OPB

7th Place - Class 20 White OPB

3rd Place - Class 21 White OPB

Exhibited by: Kameron Riddle, Klondike FFA Exhibited by: Raegan Taylor, Oldham Co. 4-H Bred by: Greg Stansell, Fluvanna Bred by: Michael Therwhanger, Seminole Stansell Showpigs Therwhanger Show Pigs

5th Place - Class 24 York

Exhibited by: Kylie Burns, Maypearl FFA Bred by: Rory Duelm, New Braunfels Duelm’s Prevailing Genetics

1st Place - Class 25 York

Exhibited by: Lindsey Pollok, 3 Oaks 4-H Bred by: Josh Powell, Jourdanton Powell Livestock

Exhibited by: J.T. Hodges, Idalou FFA Bred by: Bob Dillard, Fort Davis Bob Dillard & Sons

Breed Champion - Class 26 York

Exhibited by: Ethan Arrington, Taylor Co. 4-H Bred by: Jason Lackey, Haskell Lackey Livestock


2017 Fort Worth Barrows

2nd Place - Class 29 Cross

Exhibited by: Coltyn Friend, Wall FFA Bred by: Rick & Niki Whitman, Anderson RW Genetics

4th Place - Class 34 Cross

Exhibited by: Rocky Reina, Whitharral FFA Bred by: JR Reyna, Levelland R&B Showpigs

1st Place - Class 30 Cross

4th Place - Class 31 Cross

Exhibited by: Isabella Wright, Pampa FFA Bred by: Weldon & Rodney Walser, Canadian Walser Farms/Hot Rod Genetics

Exhibited by: Kash Boyd, Klondike FFA Bred by: Todd Gregory, Lamesa GO Genetics

2nd Place - Class 35 Cross

Division Champion - Class 36 Cross

Exhibited by: Kristen Kuehler, Knox Co. 4-H Exhibited by: Kamlynn Thomas, Jacksboro FFA Bred by: Terry Utley, Knox City Bred by: Kevin Thomas, Jacksboro Utley Farms Thomas Showpigs

New Schedule Changes to the Barrow Show 4th Place - Class 40 Cross

8th Place - Class 41 Cross

Exhibited by: Nick Hodges, Shallowater FFA Exhibited by: Jayton Rodgers, New Home FFA Bred by: Tadd & Scotta Knight, Shallowater Bred by: Mike Peek, Sabinal Knight Showpigs Peek Performance

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1st Place - Class 20 Cross

Exhibited by: Casen Conn, Skidmore FFA Bred by: Levi Canales, Canyon LC Genetics & Co.

Judge: Wayne huinker - Decorah, IA

2017 San Angelo Barrows

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Reserve Grand Champion

1st Place - Class 15 Cross

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2017 San Angelo Barrows Class Champion - Class 1 Hamp

Class Champion - Class 2 Hamp

Class Champion - Class 3 Hamp

Class Champion - Class 4 Hamp

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

1st

Dakota Martin Mason Co. 4-H

Brandon & Ethan Biggs Biggs Livestock - Plainview

2nd

Klancy Bruton Dimmit FFA

Chance Waldrip Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. - Dalhart

3rd

Creed Jordan Graham FFA

Jason Lackey Lackey Livestock - Haskell

4th

Hayden Sanders Graham FFA

Curry & Matt Allen Allen Farms - Ovalo

5th

Bliss Bessire Frenship FFA

Chance Waldrip Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. - Dalhart

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

1st

Kenley Krohn Klondike FFA

Josh Krohn DL Showpigs - Lamesa

2nd

Morgan Peek Uvalde Co. 4-H

Mike Peek Peek Show Pigs - Sabinal

3rd

Hayden Leach Haskell FFA

Stacy Henry & Ronnie Allen BRS Hog Farm - Crowell

4th

Hannah Hilton Olney FFA

Dan Young Young Livestock - Burkburnett

5th

Ryder Gass Glasscock Co. 4-H

Denny Belew Belew Farms - Tahoka

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

1st

Kilie Jo Walser Hemphill Co. 4-H

Weldon & Rodney Walser Walser Farms/Hot Rod Genetics Canadian

2nd

Madi Sue Goff Crosby FFA

Daniel & Lance Engeling Engeling Show Pigs - Brenham

3rd

Josiah Menchaca Post FFA

Delton Osborn 3rd Day Genetics - Justiceburg

4th

Dylan Gidney Wall FFA

Jason Lackey Lackey Livestock - Haskell

5th

Christopher Shipman Merkel FFA

Curry & Matt Allen Allen Farms - Ovalo

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

1st

Tucker Thixton Klondike FFA

Josh Krohn DL Showpigs - Lamesa

2nd

Baleigh Pugh Levelland FFA

Robbie Phillips Phillips Show Pigs - Levelland

3rd

Trenton Anderson Tahoka FFA

Denny Belew Belew Farms - Tahoka

4th

Faith Geistweidt Fredricksburg FFA

Luke Lindner Lindner Show Pigs - Comfort

5th

Hannah Simpson Dimmitt FFA

Jason Lackey Lackey Livestock - Haskell


2017 San Angelo Barrows Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

Breed Champion

Georgia Bezner Dallam-Hartley Co. 4-H

Mike Fischer Fischer Show Pigs - Iowa Park

Res. Breed Champion

Hagen Montogomery O’Donnell FFA

Clint & Julie Halfmann West Texas Genetics - Vancourt

3rd

Hannah Hilton Olney FFA

Mike Fischer Fischer Show Pigs - Iowa Park

4th

Nathan Shadle Clarendon FFA

Mike Clay Clay Farms - White Deer

5th

Kelsey Kinnibrugh Baylor Co. 4-H

Mike Fischer Fischer Show Pigs - Iowa Park

Place Division Champion

Exhibited By

Bred By

Kolton McRight Stamford FFA

Landon Denson Contenders Livestock - Stamford

2nd

Kezlye Strain Colorado FFA

Mike Fischer Fischer Show Pigs - Iowa Park

3rd

Aspen Martin Mason Co. 4-H

Doug Schaefer Schaefer Livestock - Garden City

4th

Dylan Gidney Wall FFA

Jason Lackey Lackey Livestock - Haskell

5th

Landry Kleman Nazareth FFA

Rory Duelm Duelm’s Prevailing Genetics - New Braunfels

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

Reserve Division

Lance Lucero Hale Center FFA

William Lucero Jr. Lucero Farms - Hale Center

2nd

Caden Smith West Texas FFA

Clay Conrad Claude

3rd

John Utley Knox City FFA

Terry Utley Utley Farms - Knox City

4th

Dillon Hilton Olney FFA

Ginger Hilton Hilton Farms, Inc. - Olney

5th

Kenley Krohn Klondike FFA

Josh Krohn DL Showpigs - Lamesa

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

1st

Loren Moreno Hawley FFA

Jeremy Lacy Lacy Show Pigs - Seminole

2nd

Lyndi Luttrull Decatur FFA

Josh Krohn DL Showpigs - Lamesa

3rd

Jordan Ruiz Knox City FFA

Terry Utley Utley Farms - Knox City

4th

Tolby Crutcher Monterey FFA

Chance Waldrip Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. - Dalhart

5th

Christopher Dyer Glasscock Co. 4-H

Doug Schaefer Schaefer Livestock - Garden City

Breed Champion - Class 5 Hamp

Division Champion - Class 8 Crossbred

Reserve Division - Class 9 Crossbred

Class Champion - Class 10 Crossbred


2017 San Angelo Barrows Reserve Division - Class 13 Cross

Place Reserve Division

Class Champion - Class 14 Cross

Res. Grand Champion - Class 15 Cross

Class Champion - Class 18 Cross

Exhibited By

Bred By

Laney Raye Mosley George West FFA

James Holt, Jr. Holt Farms - Kyle

2nd

Stanton Donnell Baylor Co. 4-H

Terry Utley Utley Farms - Knox City

3rd

Jenna Battle Ballinger FFA

Mason Garner & Lynn Hays Underdog Genetics - Merkel

4th

Kloe Corn Rotan FFA

Shannon Barbee Shannon Barbee Show Pigs - Hamlin

5th

Avery Conner Hutchinson Co. 4-H

Jason Miller MVB Showpigs. - Sunray

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

1st

Becca McCleskey Denver City FFA

Todd Gregory GO Genetics - Lamesa

2nd

Bandy Osborn Post FFA

Dakota Hankins Hico

3rd

Hayz Noland Potter Co. 4-H

Chris Fischbacher Fischbacher Showpigs - Wildorado

4th

Jenna Mayer Potter Co. 4-H

Chance Waldrip Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. - Dalhart

5th

Jaden Antu Lubbock Co. 4-H

Jay & Will Winter Wintex Farms - Lubbock

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

Res. Grand Champion

Jonah Menchaca Post FFA

Delton Osborn 3rd Day Genetics - Justiceburg

2nd

Cole Van Poppel Rotan FFA

Shannon Barbee Shannon Barbee Show Pigs - Hamlin

3rd

Braxton Cole Buckner Frenship FFA

Luke Lindner Lindner Showpigs - Comfort

4th

Leslie Batenhorst Dalhart FFA

Jay & Will Winter Wintex Farms - Lubbock

5th

Wyatt McAlexander Burkburrnett FFA

Dan Young Young Livestock - Burkburnett

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

1st

Braygon Conrad Armstrong Co. 4-H

Clay Conrad Tribe Genetics - Claude

2nd

Shelby Henry Crowell FFA

Micheal Bowman Bowman Livestock - Crowell

3rd

Jordan Crago Graham FFA

Kevin Thomas Thomas Show Pigs - Jacksboro

4th

Kaylee Madison Lackey Kerr Co. 4-H

Luke Lindner Lindner Showpigs - Comfort

5th

Christian Luna Snyder FFA

Curry & Matt Allen Allen Farms - Ovalo


2017 San Angelo Barrows Place Reserve Division

Exhibited By

Bred By

Emma Kate Farris Tascosa FFA

Chance Waldrip Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. - Dalhart

2nd

Brian Brugman Randall Co. 4-H

Jay & Will Winter Wintex Farms - Lubbock

3rd

Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Brien Underwood Tilden FFA

Timbo Tatsch Tatsch Show Pigs - Yancey

4th

Nayce McMorries Martin Co. 4-H

Jeremy Lacy Lacy Show Pigs - Seminole

5th

Ethan Arrington Taylor Co. 4-H

Curry & Matt Allen Allen Farms - Ovalo

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

Casen Conn Skidmore-Tynan FFA

Levi Canales LC Genetics & Co. - Canyon

2nd

Pierce Clary Idalou FFA

Tadd & Scotta Knight Knight Show Pigs - Shallowater

3rd

Kaitlin McNeill Frenship FFA

Shannon Barbee Shannon Barbee Show Pigs - Hamlin

4th

Marty Weishuhn Wall FFA

Chance Waldrip Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. - Dalhart

5th

Reagan Helms Ballinger FFA

Schwertner, Helms, Byrd SHB Showpigs - Miles

Grand Champion

Place Reserve Division

Exhibited By

Bred By

Makinzi Hays Merkel FFA

Lynn Hays & Mason Garner Underdog Genetics - Merkel

2nd

Catelyn Kirkpatrick Stanton FFA

Brian Baker Stanton

3rd

Tyler Sanders Stanton FFA

Jay & Will Winter Wintex Farms - Lubbock

4th

Madison Soles Paradise FFA

Matthew Polnack Sweetwater

5th

Andrew Alvarez Tahoka FFA

Brian Bennett Stephenville

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

1st

Sidney Urbantke Farwell FFA

Dustin Urbantke Muleshoe

2nd

Hadyn Scott New Home FFA

Wayne & Leslie Harman Harman Farms - Perryton

3rd

Gracie Key Poolville FFA

Cody McCleery McCleery Family Durocs - Poolville

4th

Andon Usener Fredericksburg FFA

Jarrod & Carole Usener Fredericksburg

5th

Bandy Osborn Post FFA

Delton Osborn 3rd Day Genetics - Justiceburg

Res. Division - Class 19 Cross

Grand Champion - Class 20 Cross

Res. Division Champion - Class 25 Duroc

Class Champion - Class 26 Duroc


2017 San Angelo Barrows Res. Breed Champion - Class 27 Duroc

Place Res. Breed Champion

Breed Champion - Class 28 Duroc

Breed Champion - Class 32 White OPB

Bred By

Clay Rode Fredericksburg FFA

Wayne Rode W. Rode & Sons - Fredericksburg

2nd

Derek Halfmann Glasscock FFA

Kastin Wilde AnJo Farms - Big Lake

3rd

Taylor Simpson Brown Co. 4-H

Curtis Houy Fredericksburg

4th

Brogan White Knox City FFA

Schwertner, Helms, Byrd SHB Showpigs - Miles

5th

Jagger Collier Snyder FFA

Rick & Niki Whitman RW Genetics - Anderson

Place Breed Champion

Class Champion - Class 31 White OPB

Exhibited By

Exhibited By

Bred By

Chelby Brown Frenship FFA

Tadd & Scotta Knight Knight Showpigs - Shallowater

2nd

Logan Lloyd Albany FFA

Boone Askew Albany

3rd

Cashdon Sledge Peaster FFA

Cody McCleery McCleery Family Durocs - Poolville

4th

Max Tongate Bangs FFA

Warren & Max Tongate Top Notch Show Pigs - Bangs

5th

Payton Arrott Bronte FFA

Clint & Julie Halfmann West Texas Genetics - Vancourt

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

1st

Jaxson Collier Snyder FFA

Rick & Niki Whitman RW Genetics - Anderson

2nd

Archer Albracht Potter Co. 4-H

Tripp & Twister Moore Brownfield

3rd

Jake Dusek Wall FFA

Jacob, Marty & Zach Weishuhn Weishuhn Brothers - San Angelo

4th

Slade Scroggins Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Donnell FFA

Clint & Julie Halfmann West Texas Genetics - Vancourt

5th

Klaire Walden Stratford FFA

Lance Horsford Horsford Show Pigs - Stratford

Place Breed Champion

Exhibited By

Bred By

Kotton West Odem FFA

Kotton West KMAX Livestock - Taft

2nd

Tye Gerngross Wall FFA

Marcus Gerngross Gerngross Livestock - San Angelo

3rd

Blake Schulte Oldham Co. 4-H

Jay & Will Winter Wintex Farms - Lubbock

4th

Kathryn Bell Monterey FFA

Doug Schaefer Schaefer Livestock - Garden City

5th

Brenn Edwards Frenship FFA

Brandon & Ethan Biggs Biggs Livestock - Plainview


2017 San Angelo Barrows Place Res. Breed Champion

Exhibited By

Bred By

Clayton Gerngross Wall FFA

Marcus Gerngross Gerngross Livestock - San Angelo

2nd

Kotton West Odem FFA

Kotton West KMAX Livestock - Taft

3rd

Chloe Jones Wall FFA

Doug Schaefer Schaefer Livestock - Garden City

4th

Addilyn Reed Swisher Co. 4-H

Sterling Skinner Plainview

5th

Derek Halfmann Glasscock Co. 4-H

Brandon & Ethan Biggs Biggs Livestock - Plainview

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

1st

Kate Cooper Lubbock Cooper FFA

Dustin Shuffler Shuffler Show Pigs - Kempner

2nd

Cade Anderson Graham FFA

Carl Kent Carl Kent & Sons - Pottsboro

3rd

Lexi Ramaekers Nazareth FFA

Scott Huseman Huseman Genetics - Nazareth

4th

Charlie Coppinger Potter Co. 4-H

Chris Fischbacher Fischbacher Show Pigs - Wildorado

5th

Tucker Huseman Nazareth FFA

Levi Canales LC Genetics & Co. - Canyon

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

1st

Christian Luna Snyder FFA

Denny Belew Belew Farms - Tahoka

2nd

Hudson Hutcheson Frenship FFA

Roy McCoy Roy McCoy Hog Farm - Lubbock

3rd

Cade Anderson Graham FFA

Dustin Lambert Lambert Genetics - Sherman

4th

Colby Thieme Stony Point FFA

Lee Hafley JMH Showpigs

5th

Kwade Stewart New Home FFA

Scott Jeffreys LSG Show Pigs - Lubbock

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

1st

Garrett Spielman Dallam-Hartley Co. 4-H

Chance Waldrip Cornerstone Ventures LLC. - Dalhart

2nd

Madison Swearingim Fort Elliot FFA

Randy & Tera Finsterwald Finsterwald Show Pigs - Mobeetie

3rd

Jett Ramaekers Nazareth FFA

Scott Huseman Huseman Genetics - Nazareth

4th

Bridgette Harris Roberts Co. 4-H

Wayne & Leslie Harman Harman Farms - Perryton

5th

Brennan Gruhlkey Swisher Co. 4-H

Brandon & Ethan Biggs Biggs Livestock - Plainview

Res. Breed Champion - Class 33 White

Class Champion - Class 36 Dark OPB

Class Champion - Class 37 Dark OPB

Class Champion - Class 38 Dark OPB


2017 San Angelo Barrows Breed Champion - Class 39 Dark OPB

Class Champion - Class 41 York

Res. Breed Champion - Class 42 York

Place

Bred By

Breed Champion

Abrianna Kitten Lubbock-Cooper FFA

Scott Jeffreys LSG Show Pigs - Lubbock

Res. Breed Champion

Tristanne Rasco Briscoe Co. 4-H

Chance Waldrip Cornerstone Ventures LLC. - Dalhart

3rd

Luke Rolliwitz Ballinger FFA

Kevin Thomas Thomas Showpigs - Jacksboro

4th

Kaylea Vaughan Frenship FFA

Jay & Will Winter Wintex Farms - Lubbock

5th

Jeter Cooley Idalou FFA

Kevin Lowrey Top of Texas Showpigs - Idalou

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

1st

Braylin Lunt Potter Co. 4-H

Levi Canales LC Genetics & Co. - Canyon

2nd

Courtney Williams Randall Co. 4-H

Levi Canales LC Genetics & Co. - Canyon

3rd

Cal McMorries Martin Co. 4-H

Jeremy Lacy Lacy Show Pigs - Seminole

4th

Brennan Vinson Idalou FFA

Jay & Will Winter Wintex Farms - Lubbock

5th

Laila Romero Bell Co. 4-H

Patrick Spinn Spinn Farms - Holland

Place Res. Breed Champion

Breed Champion - Class 43 York

Exhibited By

Exhibited By

Bred By

Jenna Battle Ballinger FFA

Mike Parsons EZ Farms & IBEX Genetics - Albany

2nd

Lati Burnett Sweetwater FFA

Josh Campbell C Bar Livestock - Grandview

3rd

Landin Fulcher Idalou FFA

Delton Osborn 3rd Day Genetics - Justiceburg

4th

Kenzie Schaefer Glasscock Co. 4-H

Doyle Schaefer Farms Garden City

5th

Grayson Blount Potter Co. 4-H

Kevin Thomas Thomas Showpigs - Jacksboro

Place Breed Champion

Exhibited By

Bred By

Hagan Halfmann Glasscock Co. 4-H

Scott Halfmann Scott Halfmann Farms - Garden City

2nd

Michael Clark Hartley Co. 4-H

Chance Waldrip Cornerstone Ventures LLC. - Dalhart

3rd

Kaylee Walker New Home FFA

Mike Fischer Fischer Show Pigs - Iowa Park

4th

Baleigh Pugh Levelland FFA

Kevin Methvin Methvin Hog Farm - Levelland

5th

Coleton Banks Dallam Co. 4-H

Chance Waldrip Cornerstone Ventures LLC. - Dalhart


Total Sale: $237,500 Placing Judge: Rick Whitman - Anderson, TX Sorting judge: Chris Fischbacher - Wildorado, TX

2017 San Angelo Gilt Show & Sale

s n o i t a l u t a r g n Co to the Supreme Champion 1st Place - Class 5 Duroc

Exhibited by: Landree Nance Valley View FFA Bred by: Wayne & Leslie Harman, Perryton Harman Farms

Reserve Supreme Champion 1st Place - Class 14 Cross

Exhibited by: Sierra Reynolds Montgomery Co. 4-H Bred by: Rick & Niki Whitman, Anderson RW Genetics

Reserve Champion Purebred 1st Place - Class 4 Berk

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Exhibited by: Derek Halfmann Glasscock Co. 4-H Bred by: Brandon & Ethan Biggs, Plainview Biggs Livestock


2017 San Angelo Gilt Show & Sale Class Champion - Class 1 Berk

Class Champion - Class 2 Berk

Class Champion - Class 3 Berk

Res. Champion Purebred - Class 4 Berk

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

Sold

1st

Ashlyn Summers Midlothian FFA

Cole & Melissa Reeves Reeves Livestock - Hico

$1,000

2nd

Kinlee Kloiber Littlefield FFA

Todd & Moriah Beyers Beyers Farms - Abernathy

$2,500

3rd

Addison Liess Abernathy FFA

Todd & Moriah Beyers Beyers Farms - Abernathy

$3,000

4th

Maleea Harper Lamb Co. 4-H

Todd & Moriah Beyers Beyers Farms - Abernathy

5th

Emma Braden Wall FFA

Russell Kneese Kneese Show Pigs - Fredericksburg

Place

Exhibited By

1st

Emarald Howell Dallam-Hartley Co. 4-H

2nd

Kenneth Gus Arterbury Denny Belew Callisburg FFA Belew Farms - Tahoka

$1,250

3rd

Tyler Terry Poolville FFA

Kevin Thomas Thomas Showpigs - Jacksboro

$1,000

4th

Avery Blount Callisburg FFA

Denny Belew Belew Farms - Tahoka

5th

Ryder Gass Glasscock Co. 4-H

Denny Belew Belew Farms - Tahoka

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By Randy & Tera Finsterwald Finsterwald Show Pigs - Mobeetie

Bred By

Sold $500

Sold

1st

Emma Schladoer Fredericksburg FFA

Greg Baethge Harper

$3,500

2nd

Mason Hiler Godley FFA

Paul Starr Paul Starr Showpigs - Iowa Park

$1,500

3rd

Emma Braden Wall FFA

Chris Fischbacher Fischbacher Showpigs - Wildorado

$1,900

4th

Carly Haack Blanco FFA

Chris Fischbacher Fischbacher Showpigs - Wildorado

5th

Hagen Garvin Ballinger FFA

Rodney Buxkemper Buxkemper Showpigs - Ballinger

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

Sold

Res. Champ Derek Halfmann Purebred Glasscock Co. 4-H

Brandon & Ethan Biggs Biggs Livestock - Plainview

$4,000

Res. Breed Champion

Zakary Isenberg Lone Oak FFA

Brandon & Ethan Biggs Biggs Livestock - Plainview

$4,250

3rd

Anabelle Sallee Clear Brook FFA

Doug Schaefer Schaefer Livestock - Garden City

4th

Jordan Crago Graham FFA

Layton Noles Elm Creek Farms - Throckmorton

5th

Jessica Armour Zephyr FFA

Ted Merryman Merryman Show Pigs - Clyde


2017 San Angelo Gilt Show & Sale Place

Exhibited By

1st

Preston Ralston Dallam-Hartley Co. 4-H

Seth Ralston Ralston Hog Farm - Dalhart

$2,250

2nd

Sterling Skinner Hale Co. 4-H

Sterling Skinner Plainview

$2,000

3rd

Luke Rodgers Poth FFA

Kerby Knaupp Show Pigs Fredericksburg

4th

Kallie Childress Dalhart FFA

Lance Horsford Horsford Show Pigs - Stratford

5th

Kynnley Herrington Eastland FFA

Carl, Raye & Micah Pyron Pyron Farms - Tuscola

Place Breed Champion

Exhibited By

Bred By

Bred By

Sold

Sold

Tyler Miller Sunray FFA

Jason Miller MVB Genetics - Sunray

$5,000

2nd

Mackenzee Burton Valley Mills FFA

Todd & Moriah Beyers Beyers Farms - Abernathy

$3,500

3rd

Reed Thomas Callisburg FFA

Roy McCoy Roy McCoy Hog Farm - Lubbock

$3,000

4th

Faith Bontke Moore Co. 4-H

Taylor Tidwell Bar J - Dumas

5th

Kaila Morgan Medina FFA

Kaila Morgan Morgn Girlsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Showpigs - Medina

Place

Exhibited By

Res. Breed Maleea Harper Champion Lamb Co. 4-H

Bred By Todd & Moriah Beyers Beyers Farms - Abernathy

$1,250 $1,750

2nd

Kinlee Kloiber Littlefield FFA

Todd & Moriah Beyers Beyers Farms - Abernathy

3rd

Jaden Nadeaw Llano Co. 4-H

Kerby Knaupp Show Pigs Fredericksburg

4th

Zech Heimann Stony Point FFA

Kerby Knaupp Show Pigs Fredericksburg

5th

Derek Halfmann Glasscock Co. 4-H

Russell Kneese Kneese Show Pigs - Fredericksburg

Place

Exhibited By

Sold

Bred By

1st

Alex Ely Comfort FFA

Charles Ely & Christopher Hohmann C-C Show Pigs - Sisterdale

2nd

Caitlin Brooks Burkburnett FFA

Bryan Thomas Circle T Show Pigs - Spur

3rd

Coltyn Friend Wall FFA

Robert (Bobby) Balser RB2 Showpigs - Kerrville

4th

Kenton Parish Dalhart FFA

Billy & Jane Rash Rash Livestock - Willis

5th

Cameron Paschall Spur FFA

Shane & Brooke Shobert Red Raider Genetics - Spur

Sold $600

Class Champion - Class 1 Chester

Breed Champion - Class 2 Chester

Res. Breed Champion - Class 3 Chester

Class Champion - Class 1 Cross


2017 San Angelo Gilt Show & Sale Res. Division Champion - Class 2 Cross

Place Reserve Division

Class Champion - Class 3 Cross

Class Champion - Class 4 Cross

Division Champion - Class 5 Cross

Exhibited By Mikaela Loerwald Florence FFA

Bred By Lynn Hays & Mason Garner Underdog Gentetics - Merkel

2nd

Wyatt Hale Chance Waldrip Dallam-Hartley Co. 4-H Conerstone Ventures, LLC. - Dalhart

3rd

Jacey Montgomery Pampa FFA

Jimmy Maddox MTM Genetics - Briscoe

4th

Cash Martin Hale Co. 4-H

Clint & Julie Halfmann West Texas Genetics - Vancourt

5th

Edward Rogers Jacksboro FFA

John & Amy Lange Lange Livestock - Miles

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

1st

Allie Garcia Bangs FFA

Kevin Thomas Thomas Showpigs - Jacksboro

2nd

Cody Holaway Paradise FFA

Rick & Niki Whitman RW Genetics - Anderson

3rd

Kenzie Gough Young Co. 4-H

Michael “Woody” Woods 380 Genetics - Throckmorton

4th

Seth Wilcox Nolan Co. 4-H

Jennie Wann W-2 Showpigs - Roscoe

5th

Kenley Krohn Klondike FFA

Josh Krohn DL Showpigs - Lamesa

Place

Exhibited By

$1,250

$7,000

Burke & Cami Robinson R4 Genetics - Putnam

2nd

Baylie Diaz Coleman FFA

Shannon Barbee Show Pigs Hamlin

3rd

Brenna Wallace Blanco FFA

Chris Fischbacher Fischbacher Show Pigs - Wildorado

4th

Terry Wainscott Graham FFA

Kevin Thomas Thomas Showpigs - Jacksboro

5th

Seth Wilcox Nolan Co. 4-H

Jennie Wann W-2 Showpigs - Roscoe

Division Champ

Sold

Sold

Robert Wyatt Graham FFA

Exhibited By

$2,500

Bred By

1st

Place

Sold

Bred By

Sold

Sadie Hardison Fredericksburg FFA

Wyatt & Faith Geistweidt WF Genetics - Fredericksburg

2nd

Nichole Reid Lipan FFA

Ray Michou $2,000 Michou Chester Whites - Weatherford

3rd

Henlee Wagner Hamilton FFA

Kevin, Megan, Blaze & Braxon Mock Mock Livestock - Hico

$2,750

4th

Molly Fluhman Chance Waldrip Dallam-Hartley Co. 4-H Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. - Dalhart

$4,000

5th

Karli Clark Armstrong Co. 4-H

Brandy Owen Owen Show Pigs - Clint

$6,000


2017 San Angelo Gilt Show & Sale Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

Sold

1st

Carson Read Wise Co. 4-H

Carson Read Livestock Rhome

$3,250

2nd

Korbin McCulloch Greenwood FFA

Robbie & Keith Harkey Harkey Farms - Hale Center

$2,000

3rd

Chloe Hart Jacksboro FFA

Kevin Thomas Thomas Showpigs - Jacksboro

4th

Lexi Humphrey Terry Co. 4-H

Oliver Rusher Sweet Tooth Farms - Plainview

5th

Coltyn Friend Wall FFA

Clint & Julie Halfmann West Texas Genetics - Vancourt

Place

Exhibited By

Division Raney Hodges Champion Honey Grove FFA

Bred By

Sold

Glen, James & Zac Blount Blount Farms - Denison

$2,500

2nd

Shelby Mann Coryell Co. 4-H

Blake Edwards Edwards Family Genetics - Hamilton

$500

3rd

Katelyn Cozart Early FFA

Luke Lindner Lindner Showpigs - Comfort

$10,000

4th

Kelton Jordan Mason Co. 4-H

Bart Parker Parker Show Stock - Harper

$500

5th

Trinity Walker Dallam-Hartley Co. 4-H

Chance Waldrip $1,700 Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. - Dalhart

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

Sold

1st

Kallie Grimm Lee Co. 4-H

Cliff & Coby Berger Berger Farms - Giddings

$1,750

2nd

Courtney Williams Randall Co. 4-H

Levi Canales LC Genetics & Co. - Canyon

$1,500

3rd

Hunter Mares Brownwood FFA

Jamie Mares Mares Show Pigs - Brownwood

4th

Tate Jones Wall FFA

Daniel & Lance Engeling Engeling Show Pigs - Breham

5th

Manuel Esquivel Denver City FFA

Todd Gregory GO Genetics - Lamesa

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

Sold

1st

Emily Milam Jacksboro FFA

Garrett Henke H^2 Genetics - Halletsville

$500

2nd

Logan Parker Hale Center FFA

Lance Horsford Horsford Show Pigs - Stratford

$1,000

3rd

Grady Bush Sonora FFA

Kerry Shain Outlaw Genetics - Sonora

$3,500

4th

Jaxon Edwards Falls City FFA

Jamie Mares Mares Show Pigs - Brownwood

5th

Jordan Dziuk Falls City FFA

Rick & Niki Whitman RW Genetics - Anderson

Class Champion - Class 6 Cross

Division Champion - Class 7 Cross

Class Champion - Class 8 Cross

Class Champion - Class 9 Cross


2017 San Angelo Gilt Show & Sale Res. Division Champion - Class 10 Cross

Place Reserve Division

Res. Breed Champion - Class 11 Cross

Class Champion - Class 13 Cross

Bred By

Sold

Garrett Vance Liberty Co. 4-H

Jimmy & Cassidy Hayes HF Genetics - Port Lavaca

$4,250

2nd

Courtney Williams Randall Co. 4-H

Levi Canales LC Genetics & Co. - Canyon

$3,000

3rd

Blake Mitchell San Patricio Co. 4-H

Jamie Mares Mares Show Pigs - Brownwood

$1,750

4th

Raney Hodges Honey Grove FFA

Burke & Cami Robinson R4 Genetics - Putnam

$6,000

5th

Kyle Hardison Fredericksburg FFA

Burke & Cami Robinson R4 Genetics - Putnam

Exhibited By

Bred By

Place Res. Breed Champion

Class Champion - Class 12 Cross

Exhibited By

Tori Yanke Chance Waldrip Dallam-Hartley Co. 4-H Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. - Dalhart

2nd

Bryanna Medel Wellington FFA

Alabama Bohannon Bama Show Pigs - Wellington

3rd

Reagan Wagner Hamilton FFA

Jason Lackey Lackey Livestock - Haskell

4th

Cara Paschall Dikens Co. 4-H

Shane & Brooke Shobert Red Raider Genetics - Spur

5th

Kaylee Scates Hemphill Co. 4-H

Shane & Tatum Swenhaugen Rival Genetics - Canadian

Place

Sold $5,000 $1,500

Exhibited By

Bred By

Sold

1st

Halle Bullard New Braunfels FFA

Cory Rains Rains Livestock - Roscoe

$1,700

2nd

Mason Halfmann Glasscock Co. 4-H

Doug Schaefer Schaefer Livestock - Garden City

$2,500

3rd

Kelly Koenig Florence FFA

Glenn Kirkland K&K Farms - Hale Center

$1,250

4th

Nashton Guthery Gorman FFA

Micheal Hampton Hampton Show Pigs - Gorman

$1,250

5th

Matti Mann Coryell Co. 4-H

Jim & Beverly Cogburn C-4 Show Pigs - Colorado City

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

Sold

1st

Shaden Gray Clyde FFA

Burke & Cami Robinson R4 Genetics - Putnam

$3,000

2nd

Lacy Seidenberger Glasscock Co. 4-H

Doug Schaefer Schaefer Livestock - Garden City

$1,300

3rd

Clayton Gerngross Wall FFA

Rick & Niki Whitman RW Genetics - Anderson

$2,500

4th

Sloan Spenrath Gillespie Co. 4-H

Wyatt & Faith Geistweidt WF Genetics - Fredericksburg

5th

Haeleigh Thompson Hemphill Co. 4-H

Shane & Tatum Swenhaugen Rival Genetics - Canadian


2017 San Angelo Gilt Show & Sale Place

Exhibited By

Res. Sierra Reynolds Supreme Montgomery Co. 4-H

Bred By

Sold

Rick & Niki Whitman RW Genetics - Anderson

$3,500

2nd

Trent Helms Ballinger FFA

Curry & Matt Allen Allen Farms - Ovalo

$4,000

3rd

Taylor Loeffler Lampasas Co. 4-H

Dustin Shuffler Shuffler Show Pigs - Kempner

$2,000

4th

Wyatt McAlexander Burkburnett FFA

Dan Young Young Livestock - Burkburnett

$3,500

5th

Kaylee Leonard Navasota FFA

Rick & Niki Whitman RW Genetics - Anderson

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

Sold

1st

Felicity Werner Graham FFA

Clint & Julie Halfmann West Texas Genetics - Vancourt

$1,000

2nd

Clay Mitchell San Patricio Co. 4-H

Sugar Creek Ranch Show Pigs Shannon Glass - Big Lake

NS

3rd

Jeffery Swatsell Erath Co. 4-H

Burke & Cami Robinson R4 Genetics - Putnam

$3,000

4th

Charli Olfers Gillespie Co. 4-H

Ben Cozart Cozart Family Genetics - Zephyr

$2,500

5th

Abigail Schladoer Fredericksburg FFA

Shane Parsons Red Raider Genetics - Spur

$2,000

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

Sold

1st

Jarrot Foote Seminole FFA

Jason Foote Foote Farms - Seminole

$2,000

2nd

Courtney Williams Randal Co. 4-H

Levi Canales LC Genetics & Co. - Canyon

$2,750

3rd

Logan Webb Ingram FFA

Robert (Bobby) Balser RB2 Showpigs - Kerrville

4th

Hanna Bullard New Braunfels FFA

Jennie Wann W-2 Showpigs - Roscoe

5th

Reagan Helms Ballinger FFA

Harvey Schwertner SHB Show Pigs - Miles

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

1st

Korbin McCulloch Greenwood FFA

Robbie Harkey Harkey Farms - Hale Center

2nd

Courtney Williams Randall Co. 4-H

Levi Canales LC Genetics & Co. - Canyon

3rd

Faith Bontke Moore Co. 4-H

Kaleb & Kenny Street Dumas

4th

Zoe Ely Comfort FFA

Charles Ely & Chris Hohmann C-C Showpigs - Sisterdale

5th

Cheyenne Huston City View FFA

Wayne & Leslie Harman Harman Farms - Perryton

Sold $2,500

Res. Supreme Champion - Class 14 Cross

Class Champion - Class 15 Cross

Class Champion - Class 1 Duroc

Class Champion - Class 2 Duroc


2017 San Angelo Gilt Show & Sale Res. Breed Champion - Class 3 Duroc

Place Reserve Champion

Class Champion - Class 4 Duroc

Supreme Champion - Class 5 Duroc

Class Champion - Class 6 Duroc

Exhibited By

Bred By

Sold

Jillian Jones Lipscomb Co. 4-H

Jillian jones Follett

$1,250

2nd

Taelor Liess Abernathy FFA

Wayne & Leslie Harman Harman Farms - Perryton

$1,300

3rd

Bailey Hicks Abilene Wylie FFA

Robbie Harkey Harkey Farms - Hale Center

$1,000

4th

Kaytly Clift Stratford FFA

Jack L. Swain Swain Farms - Stratford

$500

5th

Conner Nicholson Dalhart FFA

Jennie Wann W-2 Showpigs - Roscoe

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

Sold

1st

Tyler Crotty Community FFA

Delton Osborn 3rd Day Genetics - Justiceburg

$1,250

2nd

Henlee Wagner Hamilton FFA

Wayne & Leslie Harman Harman Farms - Perryton

$1,200

3rd

Hunter Rogers Baird FFA

Clint & Julie Halfmann West Texas Genetics - Vancourt

4th

Briana Foote Seminole FFA

Jason Foote Foote Farms - Seminole

5th

Courtney Baldwin Callisburg FFA

Wayne & Leslie Harman Harman Farms - Perryton

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

Sold

Supreme Champion

Landree Nance Valley View FFA

Wayne & Leslie Harman Harman Farms - Perryton

$4,500

2nd

Kelton Jordan Mason Co. 4-H

Craig Bauman Schenken Genetics - Llano

$1,750

3rd

Payton Arrott Bronte FFA

Doug Tounget Tounget Farms - Bronte

$3,000

4th

Karley Stephens Uvalde FFA

Eddie Vernor 2E Genetics - Uvalde

5th

Cali LaCaze Caney Creek FFA

Rick & Niki Whitman RW Genetics - Anderson

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

Sold

1st

Michael Clark Chance Waldrip Dallam-Hartley Co. 4-H Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. - Dalhart

$3,000

2nd

Claire Roane Pleasanton FFA

Scott Heffernan Poteet

$1,500

3rd

Madeline Bergeron Vista Ridge FFA

Scott Heffernan Poteet

$1,750

4th

Kinsley Jordan Mason Co. 4-H

Daniel & Lance Engeling Engeling Show Pigs - Breham

$2,000

5th

Madison Woolery Williamson Co. 4-H

Kellen Floyd Floyd Family Hog Farms - Bertram


2017 San Angelo Gilt Show & Sale Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

1st

Carly Norton Dripping Springs FFA

2nd

Parker Ralston Seth Ralston Dallam-Hartley Co. 4-H Ralston Hog Farm - Dalhart

3rd

Hallie Yates Harper FFA

Ernie Eckert Doss

4th

Reilly Campbell Hale Co. 4-H

Kenny Campbell Campbell Farms - Hale Center

5th

Kenley Krohn Klondike FFA

Josh Krohn DL Showpigs - Lamesa

Place

Exhibited By

Alan Holt Johnson City

Sold $1,000

Bred By

Sold

Breed Sage Lovelace Champion Plains FFA

Josh Krohn DL Showpigs - Lamesa

Res. Breed Kinlee Kloiber Champion Littlefield FFA

Chance Waldrip $3,000 Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. - Dalhart

3rd

Mariah jimenez Dublin FFA

Kenneth Fey Fey Show Pigs - Stockdale

4th

Nathan Schraer Miles FFA

Chance Waldrip Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. - Dalhart

5th

Christi Parrish Erath Co. 4-H

Frankie Hyles Rafter 9H Showpigs - Cross Plains

Place

Exhibited By

Breed Logan Webb Champion Ingram FFA

Bred By Larry Langbein Sister Creek Farm - Boerne

2nd

Kaylynn Kieschnick Brazos Co. 4-H

3rd

Emmi-Claire Winings Chance Waldrip Dallam-Hartley Co. 4-H Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. - Dalhart

4th

Addison Bowers Chance Waldrip Dallam-Hartley Co. 4-H Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. - Dalhart

5th

Evan Speckman Hays Co. 4-H

Place

Exhibited By

Res. Breed Tyler Miller Champion Sunray FFA

Class Champion - Class 1 Hamp

Breed Champion - Class 2 Hamp

$4,000

Sold

Breed Champion - Class 1 Landrace

$600

Mike Fischer Fischer Show Pigs - Iowa Park

Chance Waldrip Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. - Dalhart

Bred By Jason Miller MVB Genetics - Sunray

2nd

Jaylan Miller Sunray FFA

Jason Miller MVB Genetics - Sunray

3rd

Brista Kaase Bangs FFA

Mason & Holly Hines Senterfitt Farms - Lometa

4th

Carlee Metcalf Stratford FFA

Jason Miller MVB Genetics - Sunray

5th

Kaylee Musgrove Marion FFA

Scott Heffernan Poteet

Sold $600

Res. Breed Champion - Class 2 Landrace


2017 San Angelo Gilt Show & Sale Breed Champion - Class 1 Poland

Place Breed Champion

Res. Breed Champion - Class 2 Poland

Class Champion - Class 2 Spot

Bred By

Sold

Kendall Lisle Paradise FFA

Micheal DuBois 4M Show Pigs - Troy

$5,000

2nd

Cody Holaway Paradise FFA

Micheal DuBois 4M Show Pigs - Troy

$10,000

3rd

Jarrot Foote Seminole FFA

Jason Foote Foote Farms - Seminole

4th

Emmi-Claire Winings Chance Waldrip Dallam-Hartley Co. 4-H Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. - Dalhart

5th

Halle Bullard New Braunfels FFA

Place Res. Breed Champion

Class Champion - Class 1 Spot

Exhibited By

Exhibited By

Levi Canales LC Genetics & Co. - Canyon

Bred By

Camryn Collard Paint Rock FFA

Wayne & Leslie Harman Harman Farms - Perryton

2nd

Kelly Koenig Florence FFA

Cory Rains Rains Livestock - Roscoe

3rd

Hannah Snyder Shackelford Co. 4-H

Mike Parsons EZ Farms - IBEX Genetics - Albany

4th

Hunter Favor Childress Co. 4-H

Kevin Howell Hogs White Deer

5th

Jarrot Foote Seminole FFA

Jason Foote Foote Farms - Seminole

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

Sold $3,500

Sold

1st

Caleb Ferguson Sunray FFA

Lance Horsford Horsford Show Pigs - Stratford

$800

2nd

Reagan Wagner Hamilton FFA

Todd & Moriah Beyers Beyers Farms - Abernathy

$700

3rd

Logan Webb Ingram FFA

Grant Meyer Meyer Showpigs - Harper

$1,000

4th

Abigail McWhorter Coppers Cove FFA

Clint & Julie Halfmann West Texas Genetics - Vancourt

5th

Kade Jenkins Childress Co. 4-H

Kevin Howell Hogs White Deer

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

1st

Brock Eddleman Callisburg FFA

Roy McCoy Roy McCoy Hog Farm - Lubbock

2nd

Marty Weishuhn Wall FFA

Jacob, Marty & Zach Weishuhn Weishuhn Brothers - San Angelo

3rd

Hadyn Cabello Plainview FFA

Benny (Darryl) Mote Mote Farms - Tulia

4th

Kendall Lisle Paradise FFA

Robert Loyd Loyd Show Pigs - Troy

5th

Payton Ralston Seth Ralston Dallam-Hartley Co. 4-H Ralston Hog Farm - Dalhart

Sold $700


2017 San Angelo Gilt Show & Sale Place

Exhibited By

Res. Breed Cayman Ivins Champion Moore Co. 4-H

Bred By

Sold

Levi Canales LC Genetics & Co. - Canyon

$6,000 $700

2nd

Mauiana Herrera Plano East FFA

Wayne & Leslie Harman Harman Farms - Perryton

3rd

Katherine Hart Burleson Co. 4-H

Chance Waldrip Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. - Dalhart

4th

Rylee DeBord Sunray FFA

Chance Waldrip Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. - Dalhart

5th

Autumn Smith Winkler/Loving Co. 4-H

Levi Canales LC Genetics & Co. - Canyon

Place

Exhibited By

Breed Champion

Coleton Banks Dallam-Hartley Co. 4-H

Chance Waldrip $1,500 Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. - Dalhart

2nd

Carlee Metcalf Stratford FFA

Wayne & Leslie Harman Harman Farms - Perryton

$2,000

3rd

Owen Seidenberger Glasscock Co. 4-H

Jay & Will Winter Wintex Farms - Lubbock

$700

4th

Brian Acevedo Littlefield FFA

Brandon & Ethan Biggs Biggs Livestock - Plainview

$1,250

5th

Kaylee Humphery Terry Co. 4-H

Wayne & Leslie Harman Harman Farms - Perryton

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

Bred By

1st

Alex Ely Comfort FFA

Charles Ely & Christopher Hohman C-C Show Pigs - Sisterdale

2nd

Connor Pence Tom Green Co. 4-H

Brad Mund Mund Livestock - Wall

3rd

Lacy Seidenberger Glasscock Co. 4-H

Grant Meyer Meyer Showpigs - Harper

4th

Eliza Cope Mason Co. 4-H

Clint & Julie Halfmann West Texas Genetics - Vancourt

5th

Nicole Blankenship Moody FFA

Chuck Real Real Hog Farm - Marion

Exhibited By

Bred By

Place Breed Champion

Mikaela Loerwald Florence FFA

Res. Breed Jaxon Reed Champion Potter Co. 4-H

Sold

Sold

Sold

Chris Fischbacher Fischbacher Showpigs - Wildorado

$500 $1,750

Averie Young Sherman FFA

Terry Calhoun Calhoun Show Pigs - Sherman

4th

Jerrell Mitchell Pleasanton FFA

Chris Fischbacher Fischbacher Showpigs - Wildorado

5th

Jaena Ice Hamlin FFA

Devin Blanton Show Pigs Ransom Canyon

Breed Champion - Class 4 Spot

Class Champion - Class 1 York

$1,500

Chance Waldrip $1,000 Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. - Dalhart

3rd

Res. Breed Champion - Class 3 Spot

Breed Champion - Class 2 York


2017 San Angelo Gilt Show & Sale Class Champion - Class 3 York

Place

Exhibited By

Bred By

1st

Sage Lovelace Plains FFA

Josh Krohn DL Showpigs - Lamesa

2nd

Danielle Hilton Florence FFA

Cory Rains Rains Livestock - Roscoe

3rd

Ben Montoya Lipan FFA

Brad Massey Blazin 7â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Farms - Mineral Wells

4th

Annie Schacher Dallam-Hartley Co. 4-H

Chance Waldrip Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. - Dalhart

5th

Baleigh Pugh Levelland FFA

Kevin Methvin Methvin Hog Farm - Levelland

Sold $500

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Exhibitor Premiums: $6,200

Reserve Breed Champion - Class 3 Berk Exhibited by: Jaden Kindt, Burkburnett FFA Bred by: Dan Young, Burkburnett Young Livestock

Judge: Brian Anderson - Caney, KS Garry Childs - Pelham, GA

2017 San antonio Barrows

1st Place - Class 1 Berk

Exhibited by: Jensen Motee, Farmersville FFA Bred by: Russell Kneese, Fredericksburg Kneese Show Pigs

Reserve Breed Champion - Class 7 Spot Exhibited by: Gage Harkey, New Deal FFA Bred by: Robbie Harkey, Hale Center Harkey Farms

Breed Champion - Class 9 Spot

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Exhibited by: Parker Stephens, Poth FFA Bred by: Ryan Koltermann, LaVernia Koltermann Showpigs

3rd Place- Class 2 Berk

Exhibited by: Maleea Harper, Lamb Co. 4-H Bred by: Jay & Will Winter, Lubbock Wintex Farms

1st Place - Class 6 Spot

Exhibited by: Kaitlin Nick, Abernathy FFA Bred by: Lance Horsford, Stratford Horsford Show Pigs

3rd Place - Class 8 Spot

Exhibited by: Clayten Edwards, Frenship FFA Bred by: Joe Couts, Pampa Joe Couts Showpigs

1st Place - Class 12 Hamp

Exhibited by: Riley Reep, Hockley Co. 4-H Bred by: Terry Utley, Knox City Utley Farms


2017 San Antonio Barrows

4th Place - Class 13 Hamp

Exhibited by: Adison Walser, Hemphill Co. 4-H Bred by: Weldon & Rodney Walser, Canadian Walser Farms/Hot Rod Genetics

Reserve Breed Champion Class 14 Hamp

Exhibited by: Lanie Allen, Jim Ned FFA Bred by: Matt & Curry Allen, Ovalo Allen Farms

1st Place - Class 15 Hamp

Exhibited by: Cooper Gohlke, Crawford FFA Bred by: Jay & Will Winter, Lubbock Wintex Farms

5th Place - Class 16 Hamp

Division Champion - Class 17 Hamp Exhibited by: Gracie Key, Poolville FFA Bred by: Burke & Cami Robinson, Putnam R4 Genetics

Exhibited by: Jett Ramaekers, Nazareth FFA Bred by: Rory Duelm, New Braunfels Duelmâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Prevailing Genetics

2nd Place - Class 19 Hamp

2nd Place - Class 20 Hamp

2nd Place - Class 29 Duroc

2nd Place - Class 31 Duroc

Division Champion - Class 32 Duroc

Exhibited by: Brock Powell, Jourdanton FFA Bred by: Josh Powell, Jourdanton Powell Livestock

6th Place - Class 18 Hamp

Exhibited by: Madison Henderson, Carson Co. 4-H Exhibited by: Jerry Knelsen, Seminole FFA Exhibited by: Nathan Acuff, Farmersville FFA Bred by: Mike Clay, White Deer Bred by: Chad Orum, Seminole Bred by: Debbie & Nathan Acuff, Farmersville Clay Farms Orum Show Pigs D&N Show Pigs

2nd Place - Class 30 Duroc

Exhibited by: Kyle Real, Krum FFA Bred by: Chuck Real, Marion Real Hog Farm

Exhibited by: Colby Prieto, Stanton FFA Bred by: Jay & Will Winter, Lubbock Wintex Farms

Exhibited by: Roy McCleery, Parker Co. 4-H Bred by: Cody McCleery, Poolville McCleery Family Durocs


2017 San Antonio Barrows

1st Place - Class 33 Duroc

Reserve Breed Champion

Breed Champion - Class 35 Duroc

2nd Place - Class 43 Poland

Reserve Breed Champion Class 44 Poland

Exhibited by: Dakota Martin, Mason Co. 4-H Exhibited by: Aspen Martin, Mason Co. 4-H Class 34 Duroc Bred by: Jay & Will Winter, Lubbock Bred by: Jay & Will Winter, Lubbock Exhibited by: Brooke Diezl, Austin Co. 4-H Wintex Farms Wintex Farms Bred by: Daniel & Lance Engeling, Brenham Engeling Show Pigs

2nd Place - Class 36 Duroc

Exhibited by: Kase Kelso, Marion FFA Bred by: Kurt Kelso, Seguin Rodney Kelso & Sons

Exhibited by: Jake Teichelman, Trent FFA Bred by: Lynn Hays & Mason Garner, Merkel Underdog Genetics

8th Place - Class 47 Dark Cross

Division Champion Class 48 Dark Cross

Exhibited by: Landon Fulcher, Idalou FFA Bred by: JR Reyna, Levelland R&B Showpigs

Breed Champion Class 50 Dark Cross

Exhibited by: Sadie Boyles, Randall Co. 4-H Bred by: Dan Young, Burkburnett Young Livestock

2nd Place - Class 51 Dark Cross

Exhibited by: McKinley Tucker, Levelland FFA Bred by: Robbie Phillips, Levelland Exhibited by: Kaitlyn Blaylock, Abilene Wylie Phillips Showpigs Bred by: Jason Lackey, Haskell Lackey Livestock

Exhibited by: Mackenzie King, Wilbarger Co. 4-H Bred by: Bonfy & Klein, Vernon

2nd Place - Class 49 Dark Cross

Exhibited by: Emma Lozada, Coke Co. 4-H Bred by: Jackson Allen, Cedar Park Jackson Allen Livestock

5th Place - Class 52 Dark Cross

Exhibited by: Tarrant Cloud, Jim Ned FFA Bred by: Matt & Curry Allen, Ovalo Allen Farms


2017 San Antonio Barrows

1st Place - Class 53 Dark Cross

4th Place - Class 54 Dark Cross

Exhibited by: Kinzi Hays, Merkel FFA Bred by: Lynn Hays & Mason Garner, Merkel Underdog Genetics

Exhibited by: Jordan Ruiz, Knox City FFA Bred by: Terry Utley, Knox City Utley Farms

Reserve Breed Champion Class 64 Chester

Breed Champion Class 65 Chester

1st Place - Class 55 Dark Cross

Exhibited by: Tori Yanke, Dallam-Hartley Co. Bred by: Chance Waldrip, Dalhart Cornerstone Ventures, LLC.

1st Place - Class 66 Chester

Exhibited by: Reed Seidenberger Glasscock Co. 4-H Exhibited by: Hana Hutcheson, Frenship FFA Exhibited by: Hudson Hutcheson, Frenship FFA Bred by: Brandon & Ethan Biggs, Plainview Bred by: Russell Kneese, Fredericksburg Bred by: Russell Kneese, Fredericksburg Biggs Livestock Kneese Showpigs Kneese Showpigs

3rd Place - Class 69 York

1st Place - Class 70 York

Exhibited by: Slate Anderson, Stratford FFA Bred by: Jay & Will Winter, Lubbock Wintex Farms

Exhibited by: Jonathon Navarrette Foard Co. 4-H Bred by: Michael Bowman, Crowell

Reserve Breed Champion Class 72 York

2nd Place - Class 73 York

Exhibited by: Brenn Edwards, Frenship FFA Bred by: Phillip Newton, Haskell The Herd

Exhibited by: Holly Anderson Gaudalupe Co. 4-H Bred by: Doug Anderson, Marion Alderson Farms

3rd Place - Class 71 York

Exhibited by: Luke Schulte, Nazareth FFA Bred by: Kip Smith, Hereford Kip Smith Showpigs

4th Place - Class 74 York

Exhibited by: Cord Matchett, Bells FFA Bred by: Luke Lindner, Comfort Lindner Showpigs 151


2017 San Antonio Barrows

Reserve Breed Champion Class 81 Landrace

2nd Place - Class 82 Landrace

Exhibited by: Brooke Garcia, Potter Co. 4-H Bred by: Chance Waldrip, Dalhart Cornerstone Ventures, LLC.

Exhibited by: Savannah Cossna East Bernard FFA Bred by: Dan Young, Burkburnett Young Livestock

Exhibited by: Alex Diaz, Abilene-Wylie FFA Bred by: Jason Lackey, Haskell Lackey Livestock

3rd Place - Class 86 Other Cross

6th Place - Class 87 Other Cross

Division Champion Class 88 Other Cross

Exhibited by: Malakai Losolla, Frenship FFA Exhibited by: Kilie Jo Walser Bred by: Luke Lindner, Comfort Hemphill Co. 4-H Lindner Showpigs Bred by: Weldon & Rodney Walser, Canadian Walser Farms/Hot Rod Genetics

2nd Place - Class 91 Other Cross

2nd Place - Class 92 Other Cross

Exhibited by: Dillon Ingram, Carson Co. 4-H Bred by: Jay & Will Winter, Lubbock Wintex Farms

Exhibited by: Britton Pointer, Lamb Co. 4-H Bred by: Shane & Tatum Swenhaugen Canadian Rival Genetics

Division Champion Class 94 Other Cross

1st Place - Class 95 Other Cross

Exhibited by: Marla Iselt, Lexington FFA Bred by: Cliff & Colby Berger, Giddings Berger Farms

Exhibited by: Breckyn LeCompte Perryton FFA Bred by: Phillip Newton, Haskell The Herd

1st Place - Class 85 Other Cross

Exhibited by: Zach Weishuhn, Wall FFA Bred by: Brad Mund, San Angelo Mund Livestock

1st Place - Class 93 Other Cross

Exhibited by: Morgan Miller, Deer Park FFA Bred by: Jason Lackey, Haskell Lackey Livestock

1st Place - Class 96 Other Cross

Exhibited by: Mikala Grady, Grandview FFA Bred by: Luke Lindner, Comfort Lindner Showpigs


2017 San Antonio Barrows

2nd Place - Class 97 Other Cross

Reserve Division Champion

Class 98 Other Cross Exhibited by: Thaxton Boyd, Spearman FFA Exhibited by: Stockton Blount, Potter Co. 4-H Bred by: Jason Lackey, Haskell Bred by: Levi Canales, Canyon Lackey Livestock LC Genetics & Co.

1st Place - Class 100 Other Cross

Exhibited by: Grayson Blount, Potter Co. 4-H Bred by: Kevin, Megan, Blaze & Braxon Mock, Hico Mock Livestock

1st Place - Class 101 Other Cross

Exhibited by: Baleigh Pugh, Levelland FFA Bred by: Kevin Methvin, Levelland Methin Hog Farm

8th Place - Class 99 Other Cross

Exhibited by: Thomas Barnick, Sinton FFA Bred by: Leo Canales, Odem C&P Livestock

2nd Place - Class 102 Other Cross

Exhibited by: Mason Gilmore, Archer Co. 4-H Bred by: Mike Fischer, Iowa Park Fischer Show Pigs

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Reserve Grand Champion

1st Place - Class 93 Other Cross

Exhibited by: Sadie Hardison, Fredericksburg FFA Bred by: Jay & Will Winter, Lubbock Wintex Farms

2nd Place - Class 1 Duroc

Exhibited by: Jonah Menchaca, Post FFA Bred by: Delton Osborn, Justiceburg 3rd Day Genetics

Judge: Mark hoge - Good hope, IL Dan hoge - Galva, IL

2017 Houston Barrows

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2nd Place - Class 3 Duroc

Exhibited by: Tripp Moore, Brownfield Bred by: Tripp & Twister Moore, Brownfield

Breed Champion - Class 7 Duroc

Exhibited by: Garrett Vance, Liberty Co. 4-H Bred by: Cliff & Coby Berger, Giddings Berger Farms

Reserve Division Champion Class 2 Duroc Exhibited by: Trey Canales, Odem Bred by: Levi Canales, Canyon LC Genetics & Co.

1st Place - Class 4 Duroc

Exhibited by: Dylan Muehlstein, Jones Co. 4-H Bred by: Rick & Niki Whitman, Anderson RW Genetics

2nd Place - Class 8 Duroc

Exhibited by: Katelyn Cozart, Early FFA Bred by: Ben Cozart, Zypher Cozart Family Genetics


2017 Houston Barrows

3rd Place - Class 9 Duroc

Exhibited by: Tara Goerig, Fayetteville FFA Bred by: Todd Dooley, Round Top Oak Valley Farms

Division Champion Class 16 Hamp

1st Place - Class 14 Hamp

2nd Place - Class 15 Hamp

1st Place - Class 17 Hamp

1st Place - Class 18 Hamp

Exhibited by: Hannah Barrett, Hereford FFA Exhibited by: Jimmy Fortner, Blue Ridge FFA Bred by: Kip Smith, Hereford Bred by: JR Fortner, Anna Kip Smith Showpigs Fortner Showpigs

Exhibited by: Hayden Sanders, Jim Ned FFA Exhibited by: Kastin Wilde, Glasscock Co. 4-H Bred by: Chad Hopson, Kempner Bred by: Kastin Wilde, Garden City Exhibited by: Shallan Anderson, Perryton FFA Hopson Showpigs AnJo Farms Bred by: Mike Clay, White Deer Clay Farms

1st Place - Class 21 Hamp

Exhibited by: Allison Halfmann Glasscock Co. 4-H Bred by: Doug Schaefer, Garden City Schaefer Livestock

Reserve Breed Champion Class 24 Hamp

Exhibited by: Lanie Dru Allen, Jim Ned FFA Bred by: Matt & Curry Allen, Ovalo Allen Farms

1st Place - Class 22 Hamp

Exhibited by: Cadee Rogers, Wylie Bred by: Josh Vincent, Howe Vincent Farms

1st Place - Class 27 Hamp Exhibited by: Brooks Meyers Armstrong Co. 4-H Bred by: Mike Clay, White Deer Clay Farms

1st Place - Class 23 Hamp

Exhibited by: Logan Malone, Merkel FFA Bred by: Lynn Hays & Mason Garner, Merkel Underdog Genetics

2nd Place - Class 28 Hamp

Exhibited by: Matthew McCullough Pottsboro FFA Bred by: Jimmy & Cassidy Hayes, Port Lavaca HF Genetics


2017 Houston Barrows

3rd Place - Class 29 Hamp

Exhibited by: Janice Bishop, Deer Park FFA Bred by: Luke Lindner, Comfort Lindner Show Pigs

Reserve Breed Champion Class 36 Poland

2nd Place - Class 30 Hamp

Breed Champion - Class 35 Poland

2nd Place - Class 39 Berk

1st Place - Class 40 Berk

Exhibited by: Blake Lamkin, Shallowater FFA Bred by: Kevin Methvin, Levelland Methvin Hog Farm

Exhibited by: Carson Read, Wise Co. 4-H Bred by: Russell Kneese, Fredericksburg Kneese Show Pigs

Exhibited by: Konnor Daniels, Van Alstyne FFA Exhibited by: Natalie Luckey, Tarkington FFA Bred by: Dustin Lambert, Sherman Bred by: Kevin Thomas, Jacksboro Exhibited by: Landon Flowers, Swisher Co. 4-H Lambert Genetics Thomas Show Pigs Bred by: Robbie Harkey, Hale Center Harkey Farms

Breed Champion - Class 41 Berk

1st Place - Class 44 Spot

Exhibited by: Maleea Harper, Lamb Co. 4-H Bred by: Jay & Will Winter, Lubbock Wintex Farms

Exhibited by: Reilly Campbell, Hale Co. 4-H Bred by: Glen Kirkland, Hale Center K&K Farms

1st Place - Class 46 Spot

Reserve Breed Champion Class 47 Spot

Exhibited by: Grayson Oliver, Sealy FFA Bred by: Daniel & Lance Engeling, Brenham Engeling Show Pigs 156

Exhibited by: Tanner Johnson, Crowell FFA Bred by: Joe Couts, Pampa Joe Couts Showpigs

13th Place - Class 45 Spot

Exhibited by: Chelby Brown, Frenship FFA Bred by: Clay Conrad, Claude Tribe Genetics

6th Place - Class 50 Dark Cross

Exhibited by: Riley Reynolds, Wylie FFA Bred by: Shane & Tatum Swenhaugen, Canadian Rival Genetics


2017 Houston Barrows

1st Place - Class 51 Dark Cross

Exhibited by: Brock Powell, Jourdanton FFA Bred by: Josh Powell, Jourdanton Powell Livestock

Division Champion Class 52 Dark Cross

Exhibited by: Sam Fouts, Haskell FFA Bred by: Luke Lindner, Comfort Lindner Show Pigs

3rd Place - Class 56 Dark Cross

4th Place - Class 57 Dark Cross

Breed Champion Class 59 Dark Cross

3rd Place - Class 64 York

3rd Place - Class 53 Dark Cross

Exhibited by: Bryson Lamford, Van Alstyne FFA Bred by: Mike Clay, White Deer Clay Farms

7th Place - Class 58 Dark Cross

Exhibited by: Madison Horn, Tioga FFA Exhibited by: Kylar Pepper, Klondike FFA Exhibited by: Callen Bice, Randall Co. 4-H Bred by: Mike Clay, White Deer Bred by: Todd Gregory, Lamesa Bred by: Boatwright-Petersen Show Pigs, Canyon Clay Farms GO Genetics

Exhibited by: Guy Hughes, Stamford FFA Bred by: Todd Gregory, Lamesa GO Genetics

Reserve Breed Champion Class 66 York

Exhibited by: Hagan Halfmann Glasscock Co. 4-H Bred by: Scott Halfmann, Garden City Scott Halfmann Farms

Exhibited by: Kaitlyn Blaylock Abilene-Wylie FFA Bred by: Jason Lackey, Haskell Lackey Livestock

4th Place - Class 69 York

Exhibited by: Kelby Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Brien, Klondike FFA Bred by: Josh Krohn, Lamesa DL Showpigs

1st Place - Class 65 York

Exhibited by: Caydence Butler, Perryton FFA Bred by: Wayne & Leslie Harman, Perryton Harman Farms

1st Place - Class 70 York

Exhibited by: Lexi Ruthart, Mabank FFA Bred by: Glen, James & Zac Blount, Denison Blount Farms 157


2017 Houston Barrows

Breed Champion - Class 71 York Exhibited by: Tyleigh Price, Snyder FFA Bred by: Jason Lackey, Haskell Lackey Livestock

Breed Champion - Class 78 White OPB

2nd Place - Class 76 White OPB

4th Place - Class 77 White OPB

1st Place - Class 79 White OPB

1st Place - Class 82 Cross

Exhibited by: Landry Miller, Hale Co. 4-H Exhibited by: Hudson Hutcheson, Frenship FFA Bred by: Russell Kneese, Fredericksburg Bred by: Todd & Moriah Beyers, Abernathy Kneese Show Pigs Beyers Farms

Exhibited by: Kristen Kuehler, Knox City FFA Exhibited by: Mace Mower, Jacksboro FFA Exhibited by: Thaxton Boyd, Spearman FFA Bred by: Terry Utley, Knox City Bred by: Wyatt & Faith Geisweidt, Fredericksburg Bred by: Billy & Jane Rash, Willis Utley Farms WF Genetics Rash Livestock

1st Place - Class 83 Cross

4th Place - Class 84 Cross

1st Place - Class 85 Cross

Exhibited by: Logan Burson, Haskell FFA Bred by: Stacy Henry & Ronnie Allen, Crowell BRS Hog Farm

Exhibited by: Katelyn Burns, Ellis Co. 4-H Bred by: Rory Duelm, New Braunfels Duelmâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Prevailing Genetics

Exhibited by: Weston Lackey, Haskell FFA Bred by: Jason Lackey, Haskell Lackey Livestock

1st Place - Class 86 Cross

Division Champion - Class 87 Cross

1st Place - Class 90 Cross

Exhibited by: Linzi Fulcher, Shallowater FFA Exhibited by: Jonathan Crowl, Spearman FFA Bred by: Shannon Barbee, Hamlin Bred by: Shane & Tatum Swenhaugen, Shannon Barbee Show Pigs Canadian Rival Genetics 158

Exhibited by: Banner Young Burkburnett FFA Bred by: Jay & Will Winter, Lubbock Wintex Farms


2017 Houston Barrows

4th Place - Class 91 Cross

Exhibited by: Stanford Corse Wheeler Co. 4-H Bred by: Chad Hopson, Kempner Hopson Showpigs

4th Place - Class 95 Cross

Exhibited by: Taylor Heiser, Dallam-Hartley Co. 4-H Bred by: Chance Waldrip, Dalhart Cornerstone Ventures, LLC.

3rd Place - Class 100 Cross

Reserve Division Champion Class 98 Cross

Exhibited by: Hydie Dyer, Nazareth FFA Bred by: Jay & Will Winter, Lubbock Wintex Farms

4th Place - Class 101 Cross

4th Place - Class 99 Cross

Exhibited by: Lindsey Lowery, Troup FFA Bred by: Chad Lowery, Troup Lowery Livestock

1st Place - Class 102 Cross

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5th Place - Class 103 Cross

Exhibited by: Kloe Corn, Rotan FFA Bred by: Shannon Barbee, Hamlin Shannon Barbee Show Pigs

1st Place - Class 94 Cross

Exhibited by: Andi McMillin, Shallowater FFA Exhibited by: Brian Brugman, Randall Co. 4-H Bred by: Shannon Barbee, Hamlin Bred by: Luke Lindner, Comfort Shannon Barbee Show Pigs Lindner Show Pigs

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Exhibited by: Alyssa Marsh, Electra FFA Bred by: Larry Larrison, Cleburne Larrison Creek Livestock

5th Place - Class 92 Cross

Exhibited by: Austin Lee, Guadalupe Co. 4-H Exhibited by: Tobi Alexander, Blanco Co. 4-H Bred by: Rory Duelm, New Braunfels Bred by: Luke Lindner, Comfort Duelmâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Prevailing Genetics Lindner Show Pigs

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Exhibitor Premiums: $3,500

Reserve Grand Champion 1st Place - Class 10 Hamp

Exhibited by: Georgia Bezner, Dallam Co. 4-H Bred by: Mike Fischer, Iowa Park Fischer Show Pigs

1st Place - Class 1 Duroc

Exhibited by: Taylor Canes, Byron Nelson FFA Bred by: Jennie Wann, Roscoe W-2 Showpigs

Judge: Miles Toenyes - Highland, IL

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Reserve Breed Champion Class 3 Duroc

3rd Place - Class 2 Duroc

Exhibited by: Hance Albracht, Potter Co. 4-H Bred by: Tripp & Twister Moore, Brownfield

1st Place - Class 4 Dark OPB

Exhibited by: Keelyn Meador, Potter Co. 4-H Bred by: Tripp & Twister Moore, Brownfield

Exhibited by: Kyra Deeds, Randall Co. 4-H Bred by: Leo Canales, Odem C&P Livestock

2nd Place - Class 5 Dark OPB

Breed Champion - Class 6 Dark OPB

Exhibited by: Henlee Kyle Wagner, Hamilton FFA Bred by: Brandon & Ethan Biggs, Plainview Biggs Livestock

Exhibited by: Kamden Hutton, Peaster FFA Bred by: Dustin Lambert, Sherman Lambert Genetics


2017 Rodeo Austin Barrows

4th Place - Class 7 Dark OPB

Exhibited by: Colby Upchurch, Lubbock Bred by: Roby Upchurch, Lubbock 4U Champions

6th Place - Class 11 Hamp Exhibited by: Krista St. John Byron Nelson FFA Bred by: Denny Belew, Tahoka Belew Farms

6th Place - Class 14 Hamp

3rd Place - Class 8 White OPB

Breed Champion - Class 9 White OPB

1st Place - Class 12 Hamp

1st Place - Class 13 Hamp

Exhibited by: Cade Anderson, Graham FFA Bred by: Brad Massey, Mineral Wells Visionary Swine Genetics

Exhibited by: Maleea Harper, Lamb Co. 4-H Bred by: Todd & Moriah Beyers, Abernathy Beyers Farms

Exhibited by: Chambre Clawson, Swisher Co. 4-H Exhibited by: Zack Armes, New Home FFA Bred by: Chance Waldrip, Dalhart Bred by: Chad Hopson, Kempner Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. Hopson Showpigs

2nd Place - Class 15 Hamp

3rd Place - Class 16 Hamp

Exhibited by: Adison Walser, Canadian Bred by: Rodney Walser, Canadian Walser Farms/Hot Rod Genetics

Exhibited by: Trace Medlin, Salado FFA Bred by: Jason Medlin, Salado Medlin Farms

Exhibited by: Jessa Battle, Ballinger FFA Bred by: Lynn Hays & Mason Garner, Merkel Underdog Genetics

Reserve Breed Champion Class 17 York

1st Place - Class 18 York

1st Place - Class 19 York

Exhibited by: Abigail Zabara, Kendall Co. 4-H Exhibited by: Dilyn Kieschnick, Lee Co. 4-H Bred by: Rodney Walser, Canadian Exhibited by: Rex McGehee, Lubbock Co. 4-H Bred by: Shane & Tatum Swenhaugen, Walser Farms/Hot Rod Genetics Bred by: Jay & Will Winter, Lubbock Canadian Wintex Farms Rival Genetics 161


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3rd Place - Class 20 York

Exhibited by: Max Tongate, Bangs FFA Bred by: Warren & Max Tongate, Bangs Top Notch Show Pigs

4th Place - Class 21 Cross

1st Place - Class 22 Cross

Exhibited by: Hayden Schroeder, Early FFA Exhibited by: Kamlynn Thomas, Jacksboro FFA Bred by: Luke Lindner, Comfort Bred by: Cliff & Coby Berger, Giddings Lindner Show Pigs Berger Farms

3rd Place - Class 23 Cross

1st Place - Class 24 Cross

2nd Place - Class 26 Cross

1st Place - Class 27 Cross

Exhibited by: Archer Albracht, Potter Co. 4-H Exhibited by: Kinzi Hays, Merkel FFA Bred by: Chance Waldrip, Dalhart Bred by: Lynn Hays & Mason Garner, Merkel Cornerstone Ventures, LLC. Underdog Genetics

2nd Place - Class 25 Cross

Exhibited by: Peyton Bevel, Stamford FFA Bred by: Todd Gregory, Lamesa GO Genetics

1st Place - Class 28 Cross

Exhibited by: Klaire Jeffreys, Potter Co. 4-H Exhibited by: Brian Brugman, Randall Co. 4-H Exhibited by: Clayton Gerngross, Wall FFA Bred by: Chris Fischbacher, Wildorado Bred by: Jason Lackey, Haskell Bred by: Josh Krohn, Lamesa Fischbacher Showpigs Lackey Livestock DL Showpigs

1st Place - Class 29 Cross

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8th Place - Class 30 Cross

Exhibited by: Casen Conn, Skidmore FFA Bred by: Jay & Will Winter, Lubbock Wintex Farms

1st Place - Class 31 Cross

Exhibited by: Alye Stewart, Haskell FFA Bred by: Mike Clay, White Deer Clay Farms


2017 Rodeo Austin Barrows

Reserve Breed Champion Class 32 Cross

Exhibited by: Hannah Hilton, Olney FFA Bred by: Mike Fischer, Iowa Park Fischer Show Pigs

2nd Place - Class 33 Cross

Exhibited by: Cheyann Hudson Byron Nelson FFA Bred by: Bobby Carroll, Lampasas Carroll Farms

6th Place - Class 34 Cross

Exhibited by: Thaxton Boyd, Spearman FFA Bred by: Jason Lackey, Haskell Lackey Livestock

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How to Have a Successful Start to your new Show Season Every family that shows pigs has been thereâ&#x20AC;Ś You get your new set home with all the excitement and anticipation you can possibly imagine, and then not long into the season, things start to go wrong. By the time the show rolls around, the great set of pigs you have started with turns into only a couple that are worth taking to the show. In this article, I want to discuss some ways that we can get more of these pigs to turn out and become champions. Obviously genetics place a major role in the final outcome of the pig, however there are several things we can do as showmen of the pig to give them every chance to achieve success. First and most importantly is health of the pig. As you are aware from previous articles, I am a huge advocate for proper vaccination of show pigs. I am of that opinion that you should discuss the vaccination protocol the breeder uses to vaccinate their herd. There are several protocols out there that can be effective. If you are unsure of what the pigs should be vaccinated for, please discuss this with a veterinarian. I believe that a minimum vaccine protocol should include PRRS, Flu, Erysipelis, Circo Virus and Mycoplasma. Just because a breeder does not do all these vaccines does not mean you should not buy pigs from them, but you need to be aware of the status of the pigs and what vaccine you may need to give the pig yourself. There can be a large amount of variation in how and when pigs respond to vaccines when given at a young age. I believe it is very important that breeders vaccinate their pigs at weaning. However, I am also a strong advocate for show families revaccinating their pigs once home. This way you can rest assured that the pig responded to the vaccine at some point in its life. There are many effective protocols to achieve this protection. The investment is very much worth it to have healthy pigs for the entire season. When you bring your new pigs home, it is best if all older pigs from the previous show season are gone. Older hogs are much more likely to pass infections to younger pigs even when they themselves are not showing any symptoms. It is also a good idea to have the pens completely cleaned and disinfected prior to bringing the new pigs home. All feeders and watering devices should be cleaned as well. In many cases families will be getting pigs from multiple sources. Just like with humans each pig carries its own unique set of infections. I feel it can be very beneficial to have medication in the water to help keep the transfer of disease to a minimum. There are many ways to get the medication into the water; everything from an automatic dosing system, to a large 55 gallon barrel with a nipple. In some cases even hand watering can be effective. You will need to discuss with your veterinarian if water medication could benefit your pigs and if so which one to use. For the first several days to weeks it is very important that you closely check each pig daily to be sure it is eating and drinking. In some cases when pigs are moved to a new environment, they may not take to the new feed and water immediately. The other thing you need to closely monitor for, are any health issues. The two main ones will be respiratory infections and diarrhea. If you notice any problems breathing or diarrhea, it is best to take your pigs temperature rectally and consult with a veterinarian. You should only treat your pig with medication prescribed by a licensed veterinarian.


Treatment for mange and intestinal parasites should be treated as soon as you get your pig home too. You will need to use an injectable product to treat for mange. These same injections will treat for many of the common intestinal parasites. There are also feed grade medication that can treat intestinal parasites. To effectively eliminate mange, the pigs should be treated initially and then repeat the medication in 2 weeks. Following this I recommend the pigs be treated for mange and parasites monthly. The final topic I want to discuss is early feet trimming. I am not meaning “shoes” or anything elaborate, but just basic feet trimming. In many cases the pigs have recently been on plastic flooring or wire and their toes may be long, or in some cases, have abnormal wear. If these issues are corrected early in the pig’s life, many of the fallouts due to feet and leg issues can be avoided. I recommend you watch your pig closely for the first 2-4 weeks and see how the feet and legs seem to be growing. If you notice a problem then you should consult with someone familiar with feet trimming in pigs; this should only be done by someone with experience. If done improperly the pig can be ruined. In this article, I have discussed what I feel are some of the most important steps you can take to get your project off to a healthy start. If these steps can be followed, you will greatly increase your chances of your new pig making it to the show and winning. Please consult a veterinarian to discuss vaccine protocols and any medications that you may need so you can administer them in a safe and effective manner.

Vaccination Protocols PIGS AT PROCESSING • Iron Injection • Respisure One 2cc dose • Draxxin 0.1cc (25mg/ml) • Exceed 0.2cc

PIGS AT WEANING • Fostera PCV HM Repeat in 2 to 3 weeks • Flusure XP/ER Bac Plus Repeat in 2 to 3 weeks • Fostera PRRS One dose • Draxxin 0.2cc • Dectomax

PURCHASED SHOW PIGS • Fostera PRRS, one dose • Fostera PCV HM, two doses. Booster given 2 to 3 weeks after initial dose. • Flusure XP, two doses. Booster given 2 to 3 weeks after initial dose. • Dectomax on arrival and once monthly to control mange and intestinal parasites.

About Dr. Jeff Logue A previous speaker at the Texas Pork Industry Conference, and a regular contributor to the Producer Connection magazine, Dr. Jeff Logue’s knowledge and enthusiasm is always appreciated. Dr. Logue grew up on a commercial farm in Indiana. He graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue. He now owns his own practice and also provides medical and surgical services to the show pig industry. He and his family enjoy showing pigs all over the country. TLC Pet Hospital 4121 South A Street Richmond, IN 47374 (765) 973-8703

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We will have 23 litters of July and August litters and have upgraded our herd substantially with half of these litters out of new gilts, including the $7,500 third high selling crossbred gilt at the OYE Stars Gilt Sale. These are bred to some elite sires! We will be offering approximately 50 - 60 head of elite barrows and gilts from two satellite partnerships. Be watching our Facebook page and website for more details!

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ithout question, Schwertner Show Pigs is a family affair. It’s how the farm began and that’s the plan for the future. It started back in 1992 when Harvey and Linda, who both grew up showing some hogs, realized that as their own family grew they were going to be having six children in the junior livestock program. “Six kids…having to buy livestock for all of them… economically it wouldn’t be possible to buy enough high quality animals,” Harvey Schwertner thought. So they decided to give it a try, and what originally started 25 years ago with two sows and a teaser boar, grew into a passion for raising good red hogs, and an operation known for their quality stock and even better people. “My kids had the biggest influence on me,” Harvey said. “I wanted them to be involved in showing livestock, and they had tried just about everything and settled on pigs.” With their enthusiasm, Harvey wanted to give his children the best chance he could at being competitive in the show ring, and there was only one way to do that Harvey explained, “So I took it upon myself, with the help of Linda, to become that provider.” Agriculture has always been a huge part of Harvey and Linda’s lives, and their passion for farming and raising pigs developed much earlier than 1992. Since being old enough to drive a tractor, Harvey has been a lifelong farmer growing mostly cotton, milo and wheat in the Miles area. His wonderful wife Linda also grew up around Miles, with both of their families having hogs on their farms for show and butcher, yet on a smaller scale. After Harvey and Linda’s start with Durocs, the operation grew. Denny Heathcott, who had been raising really good Black OPB’s over the years in Winters, became a good friend and mentor to the Schwertner family. That led to them eventually partnering on a few sows and keeper gilts. Later on, another good friend, Hank Byrd, who had been buying pigs and bringing buyers to Harvey, partnered with Schwertner and Heathcott on a few females. As the herd grew to 30-plus sows, those partnered breeding stock and the original herd of Harvey’s eventually became SHB, Schwertner-HeathcottByrd, Showpigs. Now this operation, initially started for their family, came full circle when their daughter Jodie and her husband, Todd, moved back home to help with the family farm. As their own boys became of age to start showing, Todd and Jodie became more interested in raising pigs. They eventually bought out a portion of the herd to bring it back to what Harvey had started as Schwertner Show Pigs.


The third of six Schwertner kids, Jodie grew up on the farm where her love of farming and livestock developed. “I spent my summers the typical farm kid way,” Jodie joyfully remembers, “chopping cotton, driving tractors, harvesting and taking care of pigs. We really didn’t have vacations; stock shows were our vacation.” During this time, Jodie was very active in 4-H and FFA and developed a great eye and interest for livestock judging. After two years attending South Plains College on the livestock judging team, she transferred to Texas A&M University and graduated in 2002. Todd grew up in Eden, working on ranches and was very active in youth rodeos as a team roper. He graduated from the South Plains Police Academy and became a K-9 handler for the Grimes County Sheriff’s Office and then the Upton County Sheriff’s Office. Now, Jodie and her husband of sixteen years, Todd, reside in Ballinger with their three sons, Reagan, Trent, and Owen. Although Todd is currently the Owner/Agent of Helms Insurance Agency in Ballinger, with a branch in Eden, and Jodie is a Program Technician for Farm Service Agency of Concho County, they stay heavily involved in the operation of Schwertner Show Pigs with their children and parents. Currently the family farm farrows out between 30-40 sows a year, with the majority of those as summer litters. They too will have a couple litters for World Pork Expo and between 5-10 litters in the spring. They use the offseason to test out new boars and see how the genetics line up and turn out. Although everyone is very active in the show pig operation and will jump in to help with anything, they all have their roles. The main farm and starting place of Schwertner Show Pigs is in Miles, where Harvey and Linda live and handle the day to day operations with a portion of the sows and the main boars utilized. This is where all the farrowing, weaning, sales, feed mixing and boar collection happens.

Harvey and Linda Schwertner married 44 years, 6 kids, 11 grandchildren

Todd and Jodie Helms

married 16 years, 3 sons, Reagan, Trent & Owen


“My dad keeps this place running,” Jodie said. “He manages every bit of the feed, planning and organizing breeding season, and has a knack for picking breeding stock.” The sow herd at Schwertner Show Pigs is comprised of approximately 25 Durocs, 6 Crossbred, and 6 Berks, while their boar battery currently consists of 6 Duroc boars and 1 Crossbred. Only 25 miles down the road in Ballinger, Jodie and Todd house around half the sows and a few boars during the off season. “Todd and Jodie do an excellent job of taking care of our customers. Whether it is feeding advice, setting up selling appointments or networking with other breeders and feeders, they got it,” Harvey said. What do they owe their success to? Great friends, family, hard work and choosing the right genetics for their operation. Harvey states, “It took a lot of hard learning experiences but with time and good friends like Denny and Hank, we ended up where we are today and now I’m able to continue providing for my grandkids and other show kids across the area and state.” A keen eye, studying and building around the right genetics, and believing in their plan has no doubt laid the foundation for the success to only endure. The main philosophy for this family in raising pigs, is to be honest with others and yourself.

“Be the most critical of your stock,” Todd said. “When one is not good, it’s not good, regardless of how attached you are to the genetic line.” In addition to thinking about longevity of their sows, for Todd and Jodie now feeding out a barn of gilts and barrows for their sons, they know just how competitive the show ring is and what separates the top end is structural correctness. “Feet and legs are most important! If they don’t have a good set of running gear, it doesn’t matter what else you have.” Harvey still believes that muscle is always a must, but that it’s not needed as extreme as it has been before. “For boars, he loves the first look, with that head and chest floor coming at you,” Linda said. Harvey really enjoys the breeding side and evaluating boars and potential keeper gilts. “I like to see more of an extreme look for boars, but not over the top. On gilts, I’m a little more relaxed on how much power and width they have, but if they’re going to make it into my keeper pen, they still need to possess a good bit of it at the 5-6 month age.” Jodie adds, “While we all differ slightly with our preferences, we try to combine our thoughts to find stock that we are happy with. We balance each other out, which is really where we see the trend going and that’s all about balance. Mobility is key; hogs have to get out and stride fluently for a longer

“Be the most critical of your own stock.”


period of time and all the pieces have to fit together.” The teamwork concept has obviously yielded great results, as they have built a sow herd and set of boars that’s quite impressive. They also credit the Buck Cherry line with having the greatest impact on the improvement of their hogs. “Our old boar, Truck, put us on the map,” Harvey said. “He was a Whiskey Joe (Buck Cherry) x Buck Fever and not only got us numerous banners, class winners and sale makers, but we kept several boars out of him and have daughters in production.” They’re certainly not ones to brag but, over the years, gilts and barrows coming off this farm have consistently hung banners at county shows and the esteemed Texas majors, and have become perennial favorites in any Duroc drive. For Harvey, a special moment came in 2011 when he received a phone call telling him he just raised the Grand Champion Barrow at the State Fair of Texas with one of his red hogs. “When you go to a show and realize that your name is being called out with some of the big breeders you have looked up to in the past, I felt like I had finally accomplished something!” However, he adds that there’s been many proud moments along the way when his kids were still showing, and the first time they got two 2011 Grand Champion Market Barrow pigs in the sale at San Antonio, as well as anytime he STATE FAIR OF TEXAS watches his stock do well at the show for a kid. However, this success does not come without its challenges. “Today it’s so hard to not only market your pigs, but it can be tough getting them into the hands of great feeders.” Todd explains that learning how to market your stock is absolutely important and admits that it’s still something they’re learning to do. He continues to describe that there is a lot of challenges and potential issues out there that everyone will have to deal with at some point when raising hogs, and that’s why their biggest advice to anyone wanting to raise show pigs – is to network! “Network with other breeders, ag teachers, county agents, TPPA, feeders, reps,” Todd says. “We all love to talk hogs! Don’t be afraid to ask for help; we’ve all been there and know how difficult it can be.” Jodie adds that some of the best advice they’ve been given is, “If your whole family doesn’t truly have a passion for raising pigs, it will never work at this level.”

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“If your whole family doesn’t truly have a passion for raising pigs, it will never work at this level.”


Schwertner Show Pigs has had a lot of success over the past 25 years, but they aren’t stopping there. They plan to keep improving and want to continue to provide competitive show pigs. They strongly believe in this industry, its values and the kids it produces. “There’s so many great people we’ve met and that are in our lives because of this industry and the youth benefit so much from it. Stock show kids in general possess a work ethic like none other,” said Jodie. “It seems they have a respect for everything – hard work, winning, losing – they know and understand what it takes to get to the top. For us, we see our kids work their tails off not just with the show pigs, but the whole farm, and know that we are teaching them life skills and lessons they won’t learn anywhere else.” In a constantly changing world with so many distractions, you can bet what will always stay the same at Schwertner Show Pigs – family values. It’s fitting that when asked about what their number one highlight is, Jodie humbly states on behalf of everyone, “Being able to do this as a family is what we cherish most.”

“Being able to do this as a family is what we cherish most.”

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The Certified Texas Bred Program was established to promote Texas Bred pigs, breeders and youth of Texas. In the 2016-2017 show season over $45,000 was awarded to Texas 4-H and FFA members who exhibited CTBR pigs at a major show in Texas.

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Northern High Plains North Texas

East Texas

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NORTH Debbie & Nathan Acuff D & N Show Pigs Farmersville (214) 725-2116 Alisha Alaniz Cashed Out Show Pigs Graham (940) 521-8000 Bob Andrews Valley View FFA Chapter Valley View (940) 736-9513 Boone Askew Albany (325) 725-8661 Shannon Atteberry It Works Genetics Blue Ridge (214) 385-9560 Jerry Baird Jerry Baird Farm Chillicothe (940) 781-4678 Ronnie Allen & Stacy Henry BRS Hog Farm Crowell (940) 655-4747 (940) 684-1836 (940) 684-1531 Shannon Barbee Shannon Barbee Show Pigs Hamlin (325) 370-4503 John Benefield JB Farms Weatherford (817) 594-5427 (940) 682-4830 Glen, James & Zac Blount Blount Farms Denison (903) 814-4900 (903) 465-9687 Dane Bonfy & Baret Klein Bonfy & Klein Vernon (940) 357-1592 (940) 553-2755 Michael Bowman Bowman Livestock Crowell (940) 655-4770

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David Brigman Brigman Farms Waxahachie (972) 832-1427

Johannah Herpeche Herpeche Show Pigs Jermyn (940) 521-6725

Kelly Kinnibrugh Kinnibrugh Showpigs Seymour (940) 636-0433

Katelyn Brown K Bar Show Pigs Gordon (940) 329-0830

Ginger Hilton Hilton Farms, Inc. Olney (940) 564-3990 (940) 782-7107

Braylee Kirkpatrick Diamond S Showpigs Tolar (817) 559-7683

Tristen Brown 4H Farms Albany (325) 513-8149 Taylynn Burdette Burdette Show Pigs Tolar (817) 964-5160 Terry Calhoun Calhoun Show Pigs Sherman (903) 271-9830 Josh & Landi Campbell C Bar Livestock Grandview (817) 266-2101 David Chumbley Chumbley Farms Howe (903) 814-4282 (972) 576-8808 Landon Denson Contenders Livestock Stamford (325) 669-2728 Jeremy Eaton Eaton Family Showpigs Knox City (940) 256-0470 Garry Edgar Triple C Showpigs Albany (325) 669-7347 Jaycee & Kenna Ferguson Haskell (979) 733-6457 Mike Fischer Fischer Show Pigs Iowa Park (940) 642-5653 J.R. Fortner Fortner Showpigs Anna (214) 878-2714 Noah Gray GM Showpigs Breckenridge (254) 522-5615

Rodney Hinkle Rodney Hinkle Showpigs Weatherford (817) 313-2941 Dillon Hodge Rockin D Show Pigs Valley View (615) 289-4482 (940) 736-9513 Alexis Hofer Royal Crown Showpigs Justin (817) 875-7269 Chip & Shyann Holley Shy’s Durocs Wylie (214) 562-7774 (972) 442-6752 James Hopkins Hopkins Farms Crowell (940) 655-8642 David & Tammi Howell Seymour (940) 357-0091 Brad Hutton FastPitch Showpigs Weatherford (817) 657-8700 Ryan Jennings Poolville (817) 991-2577 Curtis Jordan Nuclear Genetics Graham (940) 550-4753 Ky Kennedy Kennedy Livestock Breckenridge (806) 470-1699 Carl Kent Carl Kent & Sons Pottsboro (903) 271-5128 (903) 786-9423

Kaleb Koetter Kaleb Koetter Show Pigs Iowa Park (940) 867-9072 Laney Kulhanek Olney (940) 235-7902 Jason Lackey Lackey Livestock Haskell (806) 787-3606 Dustin Lambert Lambert Genetics Sherman (903) 744-2437 Larry D. Larrison Larrison Creek Livestock Cleburne (817) 946-7672 (817) 641-0277 Steve Ledesma Texas Elite Genetics Knox City (940) 256-0058 Montana Lehman Lehman Showpigs Iowa Park (940) 867-4555 Justin Little HL Showpigs Gainesville (940) 206-2860 Logan Lloyd Breckenridge (325) 665-4416 Amber Lockhart Flying J Show Pigs Olney (940) 564-3042 (940) 250-9805 Kasside Luce Daddy’s Money Showpigs Van Alstyne (903) 814-1650 Jed Maroney Maroney Show Pigs Telephone (903) 449-2206


Douglas Martin Myra (940) 736-7268 Brad Massey Blazin 7’s Farms Mineral Wells (940) 682-6355 (940) 325-3371 Cody McCleery McCleery Family Durocs Poolville (817) 613-6666 (817) 594-3625 Scott McKamie McKamie Livestock Justin (940) 390-9578 Fred McLaughlin McLaughlin’s Blue Ribbon Pigs Chillicothe (940) 852-5764 Dee McLaughlin RAMAC Show Pigs Vernon (940) 839-6499 (940) 552-5035 Ray Michou Michou Chester Whites Weatherford (817) 304-2335 David Mimms, Jr. Squaw Creek Glen Rose (254) 396-0808 Rick Moeller BLT Swine Weinert (940) 863-0069 (940) 203-0387 Dalten Newman Lazy N Texas Farm Wichita Falls (940) 636-2474 (940) 851-7560 Phillip Newton The Herd Haskell (940) 256-0410 Layton Noles Elm Creek Farms Throckmorton (325) 665-2437 Mike Parsons EZ Farms & IBEX Genetics Albany (325) 762-4018 (325) 762-2547

Brady Peirce Peirce Show Pigs Iowa Park (940) 636-2490

Paul Starr Paul Starr Showpigs Iowa Park (940) 631-7086

Mike “Woody” Woods 380 Genetics Throckmorton (940) 345-0008

Taylor Peters McKinney (903) 436-0784

Dub Stepp Twister Show Pigs Cleburne (817) 517-4302 (817) 373-2687

Tiffany Wooldridge Mansfield (817) 991-9527

Matthew Peterson Powerline Swine Krum (817) 891-3071 (940) 566-7800

Emma Strickland Princeton (972) 998-7027

Kaitlin Raber Raber Show Pigs Iowa Park (940) 613-3555

Jacob Stuckly S5 Showpigs Pilot Point (940) 391-7093

Carson Read Carson Read Livestock Rhome (940) 390-3441

Kevin Thomas Thomas Showpigs Jacksboro (940) 507-0772 (940) 567-5433

Kyle Real Real Family Livestock Sanger (972) 898-6652 (940) 458-7822

Bryce & Kristi Thompson BTZ Showpigs Farmersville (214) 842-0714

Lexi York York Family Genetics Valley View (940) 736-6127 Dan Young Young Livestock Burkburnett (940) 631-8339 (940) 569-0119

EAST Roy, Misty, and Payton Evans E&P Livestock Co. Henderson (903) 692-3293

Allie Tole Wichita Falls (940) 773-3269

Steve Gardner Gardner Farms, LLC. Garrison (936) 465-2793

Aaron Reeves T-N-T Pigs Vernon (940) 839-6371

Jake & Jodi Toler 4T Farms Forestburg (817) 271-1021

Chad Lowry Lowry Livestock Troup (903) 530-2364

Tim & Phoebe Reeves KKR Farms Vernon (940) 357-1434

Terry Utley Utley Farms Knox City (940) 657-4330 (940) 256-3288

Timothy Meador Meador Showpigs Aspermont (940) 200-0655 (940) 200-1401

Josh Vincent Vincent Farms Howe (903) 821-8638

John Michael Mehaffey Stephen F. Austin State University Nacogdoches (806) 790-4330

Dan & Ragen Reed Reed Livestock Krum (817) 706-7259

Caleb Sandmann Valley View (940) 736-7268 Bob Schnitker Schnitker Family Farm Howe (903) 813-6229 (903) 476-5831

Dakota Walker Witchita Falls (940) 733-4573

Jacob Spencer Spencer Swine Breckenridge (254) 246-5379

KD Weaver Weaver Showpigs Gainesville (940) 390-6816

James & Maci Spivey JS Showpigs Breckenridge (325) 330-2907

Pat Williams Williams Showpigs Nocona (940) 736-5720

Carrie Standridge EZ2C Showpigs Celina (469) 247-5901

Mike Woodruff Weatherford (817) 597-8247 (817) 594-8951

Jeri Talbot Turkey Creek Farm Livingston (936) 933-2128

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SOUTH EAST Quinn Berckenhoff Berckenhoff Showpigs Hallettsville (361) 772-4392 (979) 561-6281 (979) 743-5905 Todd Dooley Oak Valley Farm Round Top (979) 421-3572 (832) 260-2742 Daniel & Lance Engeling Engeling Show Pigs Brenham (979) 203-8279 (979) 836-2684 Gavin Giebel Giebel Farm Bellville (979) 885-8866 Mike Harmel H&L Show Pigs Burton (979) 277-5522 (979) 289-4674 Jimmy & Cassidy Hayes HF Genetics Port Lavaca (361) 920-0964 (361) 552-4819 Garrett Henke H^2 Genetics Hallettsville (361) 772-2031 George & Michelle Hofauer H-5 Hog Farm Falls City (210) 394-4292

John McKinley McKinley Show Pigs Montgomery (713) 598-9584

Scott Heffernan Poteet (830) 742-7540 (830) 570-7540

Brady Morgan Morgan Kids Livestock Manvel (713) 480-9758

Drew Hubert Drew Hubert Show Pigs Hebbronville (361) 296-4530

Robert Nagel Nagelâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Fine Swine Cuero (361) 648-3226 (361) 277-6032

Richard & Ryan Lewis Rocking L Ranches Hondo (210) 365-7716

Robby Perkins Perkins Family Genetics Houston (713) 542-0804 (713) 542-6934 Terry Pool Pool Show Pigs Splendora (936) 828-0553 (936) 647-6425 Wyatt Porter Karnes City (325) 451-4723 (325) 966-3002 Billy & Jane Rash Rash Livestock Willis (936) 856-9730 Darryl, Teri, & Derek Ressmann Refugio (361) 526-9159 (361) 349-0511 Henry Wood Wood Farms Victoria (361) 571-9229

SOUTH

Wesley Jeffcoat 3J Livestock Splendora (281) 731-6697

Leo Canales C & P Livestock Odem (361) 877-2640

Ed & Brenda May Splendora (832) 671-5010 (281) 689-3649

Cleve & Miriam Ford 4F Livestock Weslaco (956) 472-8088

Chad McCawley McCawley Livestock Baytown (936) 346-2045

Zachary Gray Z Livestock Harlingen (956) 357-3025

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Morgan & Shelby Wagner Wagner Family Genetics Poteet (830) 480-8028 (830) 480-4114 Kolton West KMAX Livestock Taft (361) 877-5369

Steve Mosley Mosley Farms George West (361) 215-5628

HEART OF TEXAS

Mike Peek Peek Performance Sabinal (830) 486-6324

Doug Alderson Alderson Farms Marion (210) 296-4479

Josh Powell Powell Livestock Jourdanton (210) 336-4091 (830) 214-4138

Payton & Doug Aldrich River Ridge Show Pigs Killeen (254) 289-5909

Jason Roane Jason Roane Show Pigs Campbelton (210) 508-5960 (830) 256-4716 Johnny R. Sanchez Double S Farms Poteet (210) 414-2830 Scot Sullivan S&W Swine Productions Robstown (361) 960-6725 (361) 387-9686 Timbo Tatsch Tatsch Show Pigs Yancey (832) 385-6071 (830) 426-7660 Darren Trimmer Trrimmer Showpigs Lytle (210) 837-0260 Jerry VanDamme VanDamme Showpigs Hondo (830) 426-1250 Kenneth Verstuyft Verstuyft Farms Sabinal (830) 591-8376

Jackson Allen Jackson Allen Livestock Cedar Park (512) 207-0038 Lance Allerkamp L&J Stock Farms Comfort (830) 739-5631 (830) 995-2930 Greg Baethge Harper (830) 889-0625 (830) 669-2792 Robert (Bobby) Balser RB2 Showpigs Kerrville (830) 739-6593 (830) 257-6331 Craig Bauman Schenken Genetics Llano (325) 423-1177 Tracie Becker Rock House Farm Liberty Hill (512) 264-4132 Cliff & Coby Berger Berger Farms Giddings (979) 540-7004


Bob Bishop Bishop Show Pigs Pflugerville (512) 751-8654 (512) 751-8650 Samuel, Luke & Lilah Bohnert SLL Livestock Boerne (830) 537-4647 (210) 365-4455 John Brown Brown’s Durocs Bartlett (254) 541-9558 (254) 527-3844 Bobby Carroll Carroll Farms Lampasas (512) 525-1540 Willie Chandler Pochan Show Pigs Iredell (254) 919-1844

Tim Doege Doege Show Pigs St. Hedwig (210) 667-9627 Michael & Mason DuBois 4M Show Pigs Troy (936) 402-6915 (936) 402-0860 Rory Duelm Duelm’s Prevailing Genetics New Braunfels (830) 608-5058 Diane Elrod Elrod’s Show Pigs Iredell (210) 601-6164 Charles Ely & Chris Hohmann C-C Show Pigs Sisterdale (210) 887-5708

Courtney Clark CRC Show Pigs Centerville (281) 330-8782

David Esser Esser Show Pigs Kendalia (830) 446-9163 (830) 336-2437

Kelly Cody TNT Showpigs Boerne (830) 446-6574

Zachary Felux 3 Oaks Show Hogs Floresville (830) 583-5602

Shelley Conran Conran’s 3C Show Pigs New Braunfels (512) 789-7480

Kenneth Fey Fey Show Pigs Stockdale (830) 481-3162

Tracey Cortez Lanier FFA Austin (512) 923-2633

Chad Fiedler Diamond K Showpigs Comfort (830) 998-1895

Clyde & Kathy Culver Culver Show Pigs Boerne (210) 827-2258 (830) 336-3046

Kellen Floyd Floyd Family Hog Farms Bertram (830) 613-1334

Reggie Davis Washboard Farms Fairfield (903) 388-1942 (903)389-6206 Brian & Jan Davis 3D Show Pigs Hico (254) 485-3427 (254) 796-4184

Vince Franckowiak Franckowiak Show Pigs St. Hedwig (210) 336-9428 (210) 667-1522 Wyatt & Faith Geistweidt WF Genetics Fredericksburg (830) 998-5233 Jess Gilbert LS Farms North Zulch (979) 255-1653

Tyler Goodwin New Braunfels (830) 305-1728 Lee Hafley JMH Showpigs Rockdale (512) 415-2118 Chad Hajda Hajda Showpigs Granger (512) 423-2434 (512) 423-2101 Dakota Hankins Hico (254) 974-2222 Zachary & Ray Hanna Triple-H Genetics China Spring (254) 749-9608 Sadie & Kyle Hardison Fredericksburg (830) 992-9297 Roger Herridge Llano (512) 809-1297 Mason & Holly Hines Lometa (512) 556-2999 (512) 556-2777 Raelyn Holder Raelyn’s Showpigs China Springs (254) 205-9971 Alan Holt Johnson City (512) 468-6557 James A. Holt, Jr. Holt Farms Kyle (512) 217-6543 (512) 398-5948 Chad Hopson Hopson Showpigs Kempner (512) 734-2122 Harley-Anne Horn Manor (832) 527-6359 Curtis W. Houy Fredericksburg (830) 889-8457 (830) 997-8457

Bradly Hoy Hoy Family Show Hogs Llano (325) 423-9316 Robert & Faye Huebner R&F Hog Farms Kingsbury (830) 660-7101 (830) 639-4788 J.P. Jansen Jansen Show Pigs Kyle (512) 787-2021 (512) 216-3596 Glenn Kaiser BK Genetics Center Point (830) 634-2100 (830) 739-3338 Kurt Kelso Rodney Kelso & Sons Seguin (210) 240-6710 (830) 305-2617 Kenneth & Caroline Kensing K&C Farms Fredericksburg (830) 928-4845 (830) 997-3637 Barrett Klein Bonfy & Klein Boerne (940) 838-8300 (830) 537-4200 (830) 249-8063 Kerby Knaupp Knaupp Showpigs, Inc. Fredericksburg (830) 459-4826 (830) 685-3355 Russell Kneese Kneese Show Pigs Fredericksburg (830) 456-3298 Ryan Koltermann Koltermann Showpigs La Vernia (210) 844-7484 Gideon, Caleb & Hannah Kruse Fredericksburg (830) 990-1431 Thomas Lambert, Jr. TGH Show Pigs Kerrville (830) 459-3407 (830) 257-2391

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Warren Lampman Lampman Hog Farm St. Hedwig (210) 748-6239 (830) 914-2961

Grant Meyer Meyer Showpigs Harper (830) 459-8645 (830) 864-5064

Wesley Rheinhand Pure Insanity Genetics Fredericksburg (830) 456-4907

Chase Sligh Red Barn Genetics Moody (254) 717-1967

Larry J. Langbein Sister Creek Farm Boerne (830) 285-1949 (830) 324-6742

Mike Mikeska Mikeska Showpigs Rogers (254) 624-2283

Wayne Rode W. Rode & Sons Fredericksburg (830) 997-2540 (830) 990-8206

Patrick Spinn Spinn Farms Holland (254) 913-6284 (254) 657-2472

Steven Lewis Robinson (254) 722-3045

Lucinda Mitrowski Mitrowski Ranch Seguin (281) 787-7728

Christy Ross Seguin (830) 708-3383

Dan & Don Steele Steele Hog Farm Temple (254) 984-2479

Luke Lindner Lindner Showpigs Comfort (830) 377-0969 (830) 431-1183

Kevin, Megan, Blaze & Braxon Mock Mock Livestock Hico (254) 459-2788

Robert Loyd Loyd Show Pigs Troy (254) 493-1839

Hailey & Kaila Morgan Morgan Girls’ Showpigs Medina (830) 796-0151 (830) 589-7796

Troy Luepke Luepke Livestock Selma (210) 262-3119 James Marquart Marquart Show Pigs Comfort (830) 995-3371 Dustin Marsh Marsh Show Pigs Adkins (210) 649-1236 (210) 649-2139 Randall Maxwell Marble Falls (830) 798-4246 Nicholas & Jimbo Maxwell Maxwell Showtime Show Pigs New Braunfels (830) 660-0079 Keith McWilliams JKL Showpigs Hearne (979) 279-6828 Jason Medlin Medlin Farms Salado (512) 818-3745 (254) 947-0716 (254) 718-6133 Kally Meyer Meyer Swine Farm Lott (254) 654-7123

Sara Morgan Rogers (254) 721-1017 Richard & Susan Neill Stockdale (830) 534-2440 Clayton Oncken CEO Showpigs Navasota (936) 825-5683 Cheyanne Osburn Boerne (210) 269-6565 Bill Owen Salado Creek Farm Salado (254) 760-7918 (254) 947-5243 Bart Parker Parker Show Stock Harper (830) 998-7777 (830) 669-2487 Chuck Real Real Hog Farm Marion (210) 827-7351 (830) 914-2833 Cole & Melissa Reeves Reeves Livestock Hico (817) 313-7446

Jeremy Rounsaval Rounsavall Show Pigs Purdon (903) 641-2055 (903) 673-2748 Clarence Schmidt Center Point (830) 634-2117 Sharla Schmidt Ede Stonewall (830) 456-4161 Michael Schneider Bohemian Farms Burlington (254) 721-4162 (254) 985-2249 T.K. & Mike Schneider S&S Swine San Marcos (830) 708-7447 (512) 754-6806 Ricky Schroeder Schroeder Genetics Anderson (936) 825-1390 (936) 873-2542 Mayson Schulze Seguin (830) 433-0486 Taylor Seeger Flyin’ Pig Farm Cibolo (210) 669-9592 Alan Shipp Two Ton Showpigs Bertram (512) 557-9531 (512) 355-2908 Dustin Shuffler Shufflet Show Pigs Kempner (254) 394-4475

Erin & Clara Steglich Steglich Show Pigs Holland (254) 718-2961 (254) 718-4983 Gus & Gigi Stehling Whiskey Creek Show Pigs Sisterdale (830) 537-5372 (210) 445-3131 Craig & Trey Steinbring Steinbring Show Pigs Fredericksburg (830) 456-2120 Brain Stephens IN-Sanity Showpigs Hearne (254) 217-0965 Greg Sutherland Sutherland Farm Stockdale (210) 872-2808 Chris Swearingen Gas Pipe Genetics Valley Mills (254) 582-6107 Watt & Samuel Taggart Taggart Farms Temple (254) 760-4900 Michael Taylor Taylor’D Genetics Salado (254) 947-8490 (254) 228-7526 Logan, Lawen, Janell & Landen Taylor LT3 Show Pigs Adkins (210) 373-5603 Craig Terrill TB Showpigs San Antonio (210) 269-4398


Darrell Trojacek Trojacek Ranch Franklin (979) 777-2268 (254) 746-7930 Thomas Trout Moody (254) 290-0866 Jarrod & Carole Usener Fredericksburg (325) 347-4278 Charles Vogt Vogt 3C Show Pigs Boerne (210) 878-7644 (830) 377-9729 Will & Peggy Wallace U4 Farm Blanco (830) 833-5335 Hunter Walter Oglesby (254) 709-7481 Harold (Choppy) White Lone Star Super Hogs Bryan (979) 777-4180 (979) 774-2288 Rick & Niki Whitman RW Genetics Anderson (512) 540-1490 Jennifer Widmer Texas Custom Genetics Austin (512) 784-6869 Kenneth & Kyle Wildman Sure Success Show Pigs San Antonio (210) 863-2950 Jack Winterrowd Five Gables Farm Georgetown (512) 203-3694 Jeremy Woods JS Showpigs Frost (903) 851-6194 R.C & Stacy Woolery Woolery Show Pigs Liberty Hill (512) 801-3838 Shannon & Cheyenne Zaiontz Zaiontz Farm San Antonio (210) 213-1687

WEST Matt & Curry Allen Allen Farms Ovalo (325) 668-0532 Brianna Andrews Charlotte’s Web Showpigs Blanket (325) 998-2694 (325) 998-2739 Brian Baker Stanton (432) 664-5562 Brian Bennett Bennett Showpigs Stephenville (254) 396-4400 Blake & Shannon Berry B/S Showpigs Abilene (325) 280-2875 (325) 721-4359 (325) 721-3103 Michelle Bierma T&T Show Pigs Abilene (325) 338-1436 Rodney Buxkemper Buxkemper Showpigs Ballinger (325) 786-2241 (325) 365-1017 Bo Caraway Caraway Farm Eastland (254) 639-2545 Jim & Beverly Cogburn C-4 Show Pigs Colorado City (325) 242-5503 (325) 728-2355 Isi Covarrubia Double Take Show Pigs Midland (575) 496-3175 Rylan & Preslea Dabney Lightning D Livestock Eastland (254) 631-9280 Tooter Draper DCB Showpigs Ranger (254) 433-2677

Justin Duncan 3D Livestock Bangs (325) 642-2188 Gary Dutton Double D Durocs Gorman (254) 842-1738 (254) 893-5038

Myron Halford Halford Show Pigs Ballinger (325) 365-5822 (325) 365-6371 Micheal Hampton Hampton Show Pigs Gorman (254) 734-5848

Blake Edwards Edwards Family Genetics Hamilton (254) 223-2479

Caylee Harris CC Harris Showpigs Mertzon (325) 450-0796

Bronc Fleming Fleming Livestock San Angelo (325) 895-5096

Lynn Hays & Mason Garner Underdog Genetics Merkel (325) 260-5968

Leon Freeman Freeman Showpigs Lohn (325) 344-5749 (325) 344-5514

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Paige Futrell Midland (432) 557-4735 LeAnna Garza PLP Genetics Merkel (325) 733-6315 (325) 733-6909 Marcus Gerngross Gerngross Livestock San Angelo (325) 656-8391 (325) 651-9726 Taegen Gibson ABTG Show Pigs Monahans (432) 238-1287 Shannon & Justin Glass Sugar Creek Ranch Show Pigs big Lake (325) 450-7624 Clint & Julie Halfmann West Texas Genetics San Angelo (402) 429-4946 (325) 340-0232 Scott Halfmann Scott Halfmann Farms Garden City (432) 397-2757 (432) 268-3947

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Bert Byrd Byrd Family Farms, LLC. Happy (806) 292-3373 (806) 764-3343

Andy & Lishelle Hefley A&L Livestock Shamrock (806) 681-7217

Levi Canales LC Genetics & Co. Amarillo (806) 676-7173

Lance Horsford Horsford Show Pigs Stratford (806) 930-3299 (806) 366-2219

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Bryan Kirk 4-K Showpigs Darrouzett (806) 886-8340 (806) 624-2199

Tony Black Tony Black Berkshires Dalhart (806) 333-2531

Jace Francis Francis Farms Silverton (806) 292-1848

Chris & Tiffany Blount High Plains Genetics Wildorado (806) 681-4246

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Jett Cabler Cabler Show Pigs Spur (806) 269-9998 Kenny Campbell Campbell Farms Hale Center (806) 839-3160 (806) 787-9663 Aaron Carpenter 2C Farms Girard (806) 284-2464 (806) 422-1250 Rickey Cartensen Big-Car Genetics Lockney (806) 494-1280 (806) 652-3459 Bryan & Brock Case Case Farms Tahoka (806) 577-7715 Mateo Cavazos Ralls (806) 632-9168 (806) 253-0520 Jessica Colvin Western Texas College Snyder (806) 777-2269 (325) 573-8511 Geoff Cooper Cooper & Cudd Showpigs Brownfield (806) 891-3388 (806) 637-7071 Jerry Diaz 3D Showpigs Ralls (806) 620-0109 Rusty Ferguson Ferguson Show Pigs Levelland (806) 297-3389 (806) 781-7616 (806) 777-7424

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Jason Foote Foote Farms Seminole (432) 290-1020

Tadd & Scotta Knight Knight Show Pigs Shallowater (217) 653-0528

Eddie Gannon Jayton (806) 787-4306

Josh Krohn DL Show Pigs Lamesa (806) 759-7735


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Bill & Casey Owens Owens Show Pigs Lubbock (806) 392-2504 Shane Parsons Red Raider Genetics Spur (806) 269-9990

Roby Upchurch 4U Champions Lubbock (806) 241-2310

Robbie Phillips Phillips Show Pigs Levelland (806) 790-4345 (806) 297-3238

Dustin Urbantke Muleshoe (806) 638-0099 (806) 272-3194

JR Reyna R&B Showpigs Levelland (806) 891-8445 Oliver Rusher Sweet Tooth Farms Plainview (806) 685-1941 Shane & Brooke Shobert Red Raider Genetics Spur (806) 269-1313 (806) 269-9998 (806) 271-4238 Emily Shultz Lubbock (806) 789-1469 Sterling Skinner Plainview (806) 627-7742 Greg Stansell Stansell Showpigs Fluvanna (432) 528-7684 (325) 573-4157

Tripp & Twister Moore Brownfield (432) 250-5774

Micheal Therwhanger Therwhanger Show Pigs Seminole (806) 215-0622 (432) 266-1123 Bryan Thomas Circle T Show Pigs Spur (806) 470-1170

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Swine Show Feeds Quick Reference Guide Helping our exhibitors gain the competitive edge through superior feed technology.

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GROWER/DEWORMER

MoorMan’s ShowTec Prestarter No. 12097CVWD4 • Complex, complete micro-pelleted feed formulated for starting early-weaned pigs weighing 8-15 lb; 1 bag/litter • 24% protein, 7% fat, 1.7% lysine • Medicated with Denagard®* ®

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MoorMan’s ShowTec Burst Starter™ No. 24020CVWE4 • Complete, mini-pelleted feed designed for starting and growing pigs 15 to 50 lb being fed for show pig sales or to be shown in early exhibition shows; 2-3 bags/litter • 21.5% protein, 6.5% fat, 1.5% lysine • Medicated with Denagard MoorMan’s ShowTec Sale Burst No. 21206CVWE4 • Complete mini-pelleted feed designed for feeding to show pigs weighing 35 to 75 lb for sale presentation; 1 bag/litter • 19% protein, 4% fat, 1.15% lysine • Medicated with Denagard

MoorMan’s ShowTec Starter/Grower FBZ

No. 11148BCME4 • Complete, mini-pelleted feed designed for show pigs in the 25 lb to show weight range; feed for 3-12 days • 20% protein, 3.5% fat, 1.2% lysine • Medicated with Safe-Guard®* (a dewormer); no withdrawal

OPTIONAL DEVELOPER MoorMan’s ShowTec Developer

No. 10194AGNE4 • Complete, mini-pelleted feed designed for show pigs over 50 lb needing additional muscle development • 20% protein, 3.5% fat, 1.2% lysine • Medicated with BMD®*

DEVELOPERS/FINISHERS: Options Based on Body Dimension On target

Lacks cover & too muscular

Needs a little more cover

MoorMan’s ShowTec BB 18 No. 18241AGNE4 • Complete, mini-pelleted feed designed for feeding to show pigs in the 50 lb to show weight range • 18% protein, 3.75% fat, & 1.05% lysine • Medicated with BMD

MoorMan’s ShowTec 14.5/6 No. 14560AGN44 • Crumbled, complete feed for pigs from 150 lb to show that need a lower protein, higher fat diet • 14.5% protein, 6% fat, & 0.75% lysine • Medicated with BMD

MoorMan’s ShowTec Hi Fat 18 No. 18007AGNE4 • Complete, mini-pelleted feed for pigs from 50 lb to show that need a higher fat diet • 18% protein, 7% fat, & 1.05% lysine • Medicated with BMD

Not enough muscle & too much cover

Final burst of power

Holding ration MoorMan’s ShowTec Time Out™ No. 00000AAAE4 • Unique, complete, holding ration in mini-pelleted form • 17% protein, 2.5% fat, 1.3% lysine, and 15% fiber max • Helps maintain muscle shape, finish, and body condition, enabling show pigs to hold their finished appearance • Contains numerous ADM proprietary and patentpending feed ingredients along with beneficial vitamins, minerals, fiber, and electrolytes to help hold the championship finish • Feed 4 lb/hd/day to show pigs weighing over 200 lb

MoorMan’s ShowTec Finisher Paylean®*

No. 11256CROE4 • Complete, mini-pelleted feed containing Paylean (no withdrawal) • Feed a minimum of 5 lb/hd/day as the sole ration for the last 45-90 lb of gain (21 days) • 18% protein, 2.5% fat, & 1% lysine

MoorMan’s ShowTec Final Burst

No. 24440AAAE4 • Formulated with the most advanced nutritional components critical for outstanding show ring performance • Complete, mini-pelleted, non-medicated feed • 21.5% protein, 6.5% fat, & 1.5% lysine

Refer to product labels for complete feeding directions and warning/caution statements.

Fuller body, high intake while maintaining muscle & cover MoorMan’s ShowTec Hi Fat 16 No. 16700AGNE4 • Complete, mini-pelleted feed for pigs from 50 lb to show to develop a full-body • 16% protein, 7% fat, & 0.9% lysine • Medicated with BMD

*Not trademarks of ADM.


These MoorMan’s ShowTec Supplements can Help Achieve the Championship Finishing Touch. MoorMan’s ShowTec Show Prep No. 12303AAA • A unique, complete feed designed specifically or feeding to exhibition swine the night before and the day of a show • Provides 15% protein, 5.5% fat, and no more than 6% fiber • Packaged in 5-lb bag that provides two meals (2.5 lb per meal); 5-lb bag (12303AAAMB) and five 5-lb bags per case (12303AAAA3) EatMoor™ No. 12346AAA • Unique, one-of-a-kind, top-dress supplement that stimulates appetite, optimizes gut health, and provides nutritional support needed during stress • Supplies Cell Rate®, CitriStim,® PremiDex™, Amaferm®*, PrimaLac®* and other beneficial ingredients • Top-dress 2-4 oz/hd/day for show pigs • Available in meal form in 3.75-lb (60-oz) bag (12346AAA5E), 12-lb pail (12346AAAPF), and 20-kg (44.1-lb) bag (12346AAAAG) Showts™ No. 12349AAAE4 • A mini-pelleted, top-dress, non-medicated supplement designed to be used in place of oats in show pig rations • Supplies minerals and vitamins that would otherwise be lacking in the diet when supplementing with just oats • Feed 0.5-1 lb/hd/day; available in 50-lb bag Lean Maximizer® No. 11102DB • A mini-pelleted supplement containing Paylean • Designed to be fed at 2-4 oz/hd/day when mixed with non-medicated feed to provide a complete ration containing at least 16% protein for the last 45-90 lb of gain; no withdrawal • Available in 25-lb pail MoorBody™ No. 12111AAA15 • An energy and fiber supplement; helps develop a hard finish and enhance appearance of skin and hair coat; provides citrus and beet pulp which creates gut fill, expanding rib capacity • Designed to be fed with 2-4 lb/hd/day of a ShowTec Developer product • Feed 0.5-2 lb/hd/day; available in 40-lb bag

Pig Navigator No. 10200DB • A top-dress, mini-pelleted supplement designed to enhance lean growth and muscle expression • Designed to be top-dressed at 4-8 oz/hd/day as a replacement for 1-2 lb of complete feed • Available in 25-lb pail Rehydrade™ No. 88820AAA5Q • Unique, one-of-a-kind energy and electrolyte top-dress supplement • Also provides Cell Rate, PremiDex, and other beneficial nutrients • Feed as a top-dress or mix with water for a drench; 6 oz/hd/day (2 scoops) for show pigs • Available in powder form in 2.25-lb canister Alliance 3-D™ No. 12079AAA • A top-dress supplement for extra dimension • Enhances condition and performance; helps produce smooth, well-defined body condition along with healthy skin and a glossy hair coat • Top-dress 1 oz/100 lb body weight/day (swine) • Available in one gallon (12079AAA74) and 5-gal (12079AAA7J) containers MoorFat™ No. 235 • An energy supplement which enhances condition and performance; helps produce smooth, well-defined body condition along with healthy skin and a glossy hair coat • Top-dress 2-4 oz/hd/day • Available in 20-lb pail (235AAA77) and 50-lb bag (235AA) Fast Fuel™ No. 11850AAAE6 Accelerating Power to Win™ • Unique, mini-pelleted, non-medicated, top-dress supplement containing nutrients believed to be beneficial to performance of exhibition livestock • Top-dress 4-6 oz/hd/day • Available in 25-lb bag

Pig Milk Replacer 35251AAAPD • Supplement or completely replace sow’s milk • Can be used as a top-dress on show pig rations to supply additional energy and protein • Includes CitriStim, PremiDex, direct fed microbial, and selenium yeast • 1.5 lb/gal of water • Available in powder form in 22.05-lb pail

MoorFlex™ No. 12298AAA • Unique, one-of-a-kind, top-dress supplement that contains an ingredient approved for livestock feed; provides a source of natural substances recognized to influence joint health • Supplies Cell Rate, a source of nucleotides that may help nourish natural body processes involved in stress, immunity, and production; also provides vitamins and complexed zinc • Top-dress 2-4 oz/hd/day for show pigs • Available in meal form in 3.75-lb (60-oz) bag (12298AAA5E) and 18-lb pail (12298AAAJN)

Cellarator® Turbo Paste • 3-in-1 fast-acting, oral paste that combines the power of Cell Rate with probiotics, electrolytes, and vitamin E

• Helps support performance, helps deter dehydration, and provides nutritional support needed during stress • 80 cc tube (8279005U) and 300 cc tube (8330005X) • Use 10 cc or 20 cc depending on need

Refer to product labels for complete feeding directions and warning/caution statements.

*Not trademarks of ADM.

www.MoorMansShowTec.com • 800-217-2007 • AN_ShowFeedHelp@adm.com ADM Animal Nutrition™, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Company • Quincy, IL

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Rory Duelm 192 Altwein Ln. New Braunfels, TX 78130 830-608-5058 830-606-7547

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Greg / Vince Franckowiak Ryan Koltermann 15871 St. Hedwig Rd. St. Hedwig, TX 78152 Vince: 210-336-9428 Greg: 210-667-1325 Ryan: 210-844-8735

BC Showpigs 8120 FM 775 Seguin, TX 78155 Josh Brown - 210-296-5564 Trent Corkran - 830-560-0691

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Coyote Creek Genetics 16113 New Berlin Rd. St. Hedwig, TX 78152 Otto: 210-315-8999 mopa2020@yahoo.com Robert Huebner 251 Mt. Pleasant Kingsbury, TX 78638 830-639-4788 830-660-7101

Victory Lane Showpigs 550 Wild Coyote Trail Marion, TX 78124 Jeff: 830-708-5930 Ellen: 830-708-8600 jlangemeier@altagenetics.com

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Warren Lampmann 16065 New Berlin Rd. St. Hedwig, TX 78152 830-914-2961 210-748-6239

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Real Hog Farm Chuck & Russell Real 15492 Real Rock Rd. Marion, TX 78124 H: 830-914-2833 Chuck: 210-827-7351 Russell: 210-216-2688

Fey Show Pigs 2681 CR 420 Stockdale, TX 78160 Kenneth: 830-481-3162 Keith: 830-534-3755


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Come see us this Fall! James Holt 88 S. Camino Real Kyle, T 78640 O: 512-398-5948 C: 512-217-6543

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Marvin Boeck 4703 Scenic Lake Dr. Schertz, TX 78154 210-414-3569 Mayson Schulze 2635 Longhorn Trail Seguin, TX 78155 Mayson: 830-433-0486 Marsha: 830-660-8192

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Doege Show Pigs 3085 Kusmierz Rd. St. Hedwig, TX 78152 210-316-9627 210-667-9627 doegeshowpigs@gmail.com

Rodney Kelso & Sons 701 Sweet Home Rd. Seguin, TX 78155 Kurt: 210-240-6710 Rodney: 830-305-4422 830-303-7579

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Doug Alderson 380 N. Santa Clara Rd. Marion, TX 78124 210-296-4479

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Stephens â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;shires Show Pigs 570 Santa Clara Loop Marion, TX 78124 210-413-7907

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Elso Genetiks Raising winning show pigs for over 40 years!

We will have more than 80 litters July thru mid October!

SALE 2017

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Champions donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t become champions in the ring they are merely recognized there. If you want to see where someone develops into a champion, look at their daily routine.

Pigs will be sold PRIVATE TREATY at the farm as they turn 8-10 weeks of age.

Call to make an appointment to view hogs.

Rodney Kelso | 830.305.4422 or 830.305.2617

Kurt Kelso | 210.240.6710 or 210.240.1215

701 Sweet Home Rd. Seguin, Tx

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Wedding Ringer Wedding Night x Mandingo WE ARE VERY EXCITED TO HAVE 25 SOWS BRED TO WEDDING RINGER

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SALES

*NEW FOR THIS YEAR* PIGS WILL BE FOR SALE OFF THE FARM PRIOR TO FARM SALE! CONTACT ROD FOR DETAILS

OCTOBER

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PLAY LIKE A CHAMPION PARADISE AG FARM 10 MILES FROM DECATUR SALE–

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BLACK CROSS: DUROC: WEDDING RINGER 288 LUCK CHANGER 007 FATAL MOMENT GO TIME HONKY TONK KID WAY GOOD WHITE CROSS: 3RD DEGEE BURN OUT FOR THE COUNT

SPOT: HERE FOR THE PARTY

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HOT ROD GENETICS FARM SALE CANADIAN TX SALE –

100 LITTERS

1PM :: MEAL & PREVIEW –12PM

Rod Walser 806.255.5649 Weldon 806. 323.2290 hotrodgenetics.com info@hotrodgenetics.com


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DUELM’S Prevailing Genetics all pigs sold at farm new groups moved out each week starting sept 2nd RORY | 830.608.5058

MATT | 830.708.4274

NEW BRAUNFELS, TEXAS WWW.DUELMSPREVAILINGGENETICS.COM

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Lynn Hays 325.260.5968 Mason Garner 325.439.0699 108 Wimberly Rd, Merkel, TX

upcoming Sales September 23 September 30 October 7 October 21 October 22

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