Yorkshire Boar Tops WPX Swine Sale

The World Pork Expo Breed Show and Sale concluded on Saturday, June 7, at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines. Animals from 15 states were shown during the three-day event. The Yorkshire Grand Champion Boar and 2003 overall top-selling boar, JGR2 Justice 397-8, commanded the show's highest sale price of $16,000 for exhibitor Grimm Purebreds, Maynard, Iowa. He sold to Swine Genetics and Kirk Swanson, Cambridge, Iowa.  Here are the highlights of the show and sale results:

BOARS:

Duroc Grand Champion * JRSP2 Yuma 46-2
Sire                 KTF1 Yuma 10-6
Exhibitor         Jack Rodibaugh &; Sons - Rensselaer, IN
Buyer              Tony Holcomb - Yuma, CO
Sales Price    $3,400

Duroc Reserve Grand Champion * 2SM3 Top Priority 1-1
Sire                 2SM1 Top Priority 1-1
Exhibitor         Steve Malcolm &; Family * Huntertown, IN
Buyer              Tim Maxwell - Moscow, IA
Sales Price    $1,050

Hampshire Grand Champion * GL2 Black Dice 102-4
Sire                 GL1 Black Dice 196-7
Exhibitor         Ledger Swine Farms * Williamsburg, IA
Buyer              Shaffers Gold Rush * Albany, IN
Sales Price    $4,100

Hampshire Reserve Grand Champion * GRA2 All She Wrote 63-4
Sire                 JLM1 All She Wrote 64-3
Exhibitor         John Graber &; Family * Stryker, OH
Buyer              Joy Genetics * Dunbar, NE
Sales Price    $3,000

Landrace Grand Champion * CR2 Karlstorp 458-1
Sire                 CR1 Karlstorp 81-5
Exhibitor         Cedar Ridge Farms, Inc * Red Bud, IL
Buyer              Perry Helmuth - Independence, IA
Sales Price    $1,100

Landrace Reserve Grand Champion * HOE2 PSSS Ivy League 73-1
Sire                 CR0 PSSS Ivy League 645-2
Exhibitor         Hoewischer Farms, Inc * Sydney, OH 
Buyer              Prairie State Semen Supply - Champaign, IL
Sales Price    $400

Yorkshire Grand Champion * JGR2 Justice 397-8
Sire                 JGR1 Justice 304-4
Exhibitor         Grimm Purebreds * Maynard, IA
Buyer              Swine Genetics International/Kirk Swanson * Cambridge, IA    
Sales Price    $16,000

Yorkshire Reserve Grand Champion * HAT2 Slam Dunk 61-12
Sire                 7DL0 Slam Dunk 14-12
Exhibitor         Hathorn Farms * Shallowater, TX
Buyer              Shipley Genetics/Ifft Yorkshires * Newark, OH
Sales Price    $6,000

GILTS:
Duroc Grand Champion * STN2 Ms Sensor 50-6
Sire                 STN1 Sensor 48-2
Exhibitor         Stein &; Stewart Genetics * Odessa, MO
Buyer              Bill Meyer * Argonne, WI
Sales Price    $1,050

Duroc Reserve Grand Champion * GJ2 Ms Thunder 35-2         
Sire                 DTF1 Thunder 3-4
Exhibitor         Guy Jackson * Warren, IN
Buyer              Richard Waltman * Augusta, KS
Sales Price    $900

Hampshire Grand Champion * CR2 Dorothy 280-4
Sire                 CR1 Golden Eagle 226-2
Exhibitor         Cedar Ridge Farms, Inc * Red Bud, IL
Buyer              Henry Homan * Modesto, CA
Sales Price    $3,900

Hampshire Reserve Grand Champion * EC2 Miss 111-8
Sire                 JSE1 Bone Collector 20-6
Exhibitor         Earl Cain &; Family * Chariton, IA
Buyer              RNV Swine Farm * Minden, NV
Sales Price    $1,100

Landrace Grand Champion * CR2 Cher 440-9
Sire                 CR1 SGI Matava 239 344-4
Exhibitor         Cedar Ridge Farms Inc - Red Bud, IL
Buyer              Andy Paszkiewacz * Denmark, WI
Sales Price    $525

Landrace Reserve Grand Champion * CR2 Cher 511-3
Sire                 CR1 Karlstorp 81-5
Exhibitor         Cedar Ridge Farms Inc * Red Bud, IL
Buyer              Andy Paszkiewacz * Denmark, WI
Sales Price    $325

Yorkshire Grand Champion * WGN2 Es Ellie 124-12
Sire                 JRS1 Summit 85-4
Exhibitor         Wm. G. Nash &; Sons * Sharpsville, IN
Buyer              Jerry Reid * Sweet Springs, MO
Sales Price    $1,900

Yorkshire Reserve Grand Champion * HAT2 Ashley 62-4
Sire                 7DL0 Slam Dunk 14-12
Exhibitor         Hathorn Farms * Shallowater, TX
Buyer              Hirschfeld &; Sons * Benedict, NE
Sales Price    $1,900

 
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