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Colin Listen of El Reno FFA Wins Grand Champion Market Hog with His Hampshire Named Tank

Mon, 23 Mar 2009 4:36:13 CDT

Colin Listen of El Reno FFA Wins Grand Champion Market Hog with His Hampshire Named Tank The 2009 Oklahoma Youth Expo's Market Hog Show wrapped up Sunday afternoon and the breed winners quickly moved from the hog barn to the State Fair Arena. There we had the Grand Champion run with the Hampshire Champion taking top honors. The Hamp Champ was shown by Colin Listen of the El Reno FFA. The 280 pound barrow is named Tank- and he rolled over the over breed winners to grab the top price and the right to be the first of 65 hogs that will sell in the 2009 Premium Sale of Champions on Monday.

Click on the listen bar at the bottom of this page for our brief conversaiton with Colin right after he shook the hand of Judge Warren Beeler and was declared the Grand Champion of the Show.

The Grand Champion Market Barrow
Colin Listen, El Reno FFA (Hampshire Breed Winner)

Reserve Grand Champion Market Barrow
Brooke Robinson, El Reno FFA (Crossbred Champ)

Bronze Medallion Winner(3rd place Market Barrow)
Chris Hofshulte, Wyandotte FFA (Reserve Champ Crossbred)

Here are the Breed Winners:

Berkshire Barrow
Champion-Caleb Ferguson, Big Pasture FFA
Reserve-Garrett Nichols, Fox FFA

Chester White Barrow
Champion-Waylon Henderson, Bristow FFA
Reserve-Ty Davis, Walters 4-H

Duroc Barrow
Champion-Kyle Osborn, Tuttle FFA
Reserve-James White, Indianola FFA

Poland Barrow
Champion- Bailey Ramirez, Yukon FFA
Reserve- Roxanne Sherrill, Waurika FFA

Spots Market Barrow
Champion- Cody Asche, Woods County 4-H
Reserve- Halle Hartman, Beckham Co. 4-H

Hampshire Market Barrow
Champion- Colin Listen, El Reno FFA
Reserve- Chris Hofshulte, Wyandotte FFA

Yorkshire Market Barrow
Champion- Brittany Fields, Cashion FFA
Reserve- Trevor Plum, Bristow FFA

Crossbred Market Barrow
Champion- Brooke Robinson, El Reno FFA
Reserve- Chris Hofshulte, Wyandotte FFA


Ron Hays talks briefly with Colin Listen after his barrow won the 2009 Oklahoma Youth Expo Barrow Show
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