Breeding Gilt Show at 2013 OYE- Supreme Champs Selected and Sale Details AnnouncedTue, 26 Mar 2013 06:00:22 CDT
As the 2013 Oklahoma Youth Expo winds down- beef heifers and breeding gilts were shown on Monday, March 25. In the case of the breeding gilt show, it was day two, with the Commercial breeding gilts (Crossbreds) being shown. On Sunday- it was the purebred classes that were shown and a supreme champion in that part of the show was named- Ashtyn Stenger of Carnegie FFA showed the Champion Hamp which was selected to be the Supreme Purebred Gilt of the 2013 OYE. Judge Kent Bennington of Indiana stayed with the Hampshire breed for his Reserve Supreme Champion- picking the gilt shown by Cade Moore of the Hobart 4-H club.
Meanwhile, the Monday breeding gilt show focused on Commercial gilts- and the Supreme Commercial Breeding Gilt was shown by Taylor Wolff of the Stroud FFA, while the Reserve is owned and shown by Rachel Beames of Howe 4-H.
The Champions and other top females will be involved in the "Night of 100 Stars Select Gilt Sale" that is happening during the day this year- starting at 10 AM on Tuesday. Click here for the complete lineup of the 100 gilts that will sell.
If you can't make it to the State Fair Park for the sale- you can also bid online- click here for the auction site- the OYE sale is the top one listed where you can click for details and/or to register.
Farm Director Ron Hays was out getting some pictures of the Monday events- and they have been added to our FLICKR set of photos- click here for that set which now numbers almost 800 pictures.
Here are the results of the Sunday Purebred Breeding Gilt Show on a breed by breed basis:
Berkshire Champion Gilt- Morgan Vaverka, El Reno 4-H
Berkshire Reserve Champion- Thomas Green, Washington 4-H
Chester White Champion Gilt- Kooper Branum, Sterling 4-H
Chester White Reserve Champion- Cobey McLemore, Anadarko FFA
Duroc Champion Gilt- Clayton Davison, Guthrie FFA
Duroc Reserve Champion- Matt Whelan, Eufaula FFA
Hampshire Champion Gilt- Ashtyn Stenger, Carnegie FFA (Also Supreme Purebred Champion- to sell third in the Gilt Sale)
Hampshire Reserve Champion- CAde Moore, Hobart 4-H (Reserve Supreme Champion)
Poland Champion Gilt- Paige Decker, El Reno 4-H
Poland Reserve Champion- Caleb Plett, Duncan FFA
Spot Champion Gilt- Katelynn Hamm, Sand Springs FFA
Spot Reserve Champion- Piper Merritt, Owasso FFA
Yorkshire Champion Gilt- Ty Goss, Sentinel FFA
Yorkshire Reserve Champion- Madeline Patteron, Yukon 4-H
From the Monday Commercial Breeding gilt show- here are the Champions and Reserves for the three divisions:
Division 1 Champion Ashton Ayers- Oktaha FFA
Division 1 Crossbred Commercial Gilt Reserve Champion Jam Boyd of the Fox FFA
Division 2 Crossbred Gilt Champion Rachel Beames of the Howe 4-H
Division 2 Reserve Champion Crossbred Gilt Ashley Frazier of the Grove FFA
Division 3 Crossbred Gilt Champion Taylor Wolff of the Stroud FFA
Reserve Division 3 Rachel Beames- Howe 4-H
Supreme Commercial Gilt- Taylor Wolff-Stroud FFA
Reserve Supreme Gilt – Rachel Beames- Howe 4-H
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