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OYE Competiton Underway- Six Breed Champions Selected In Purebred Gilt Show on Thursday

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 06:05:52 CST

OYE Competiton Underway- Six Breed Champions Selected In Purebred Gilt Show on Thursday

The first day of showing at the 2018 Oklahoma Youth Expo is in the books- and six breeds of purebred gilts were sorted through by judges Justin Rodibaugh and Curt Hannon- both from Indiana.

The Purebred gilt show continues on Friday morning, with Polands and Durocs to be judged, followed by the selection of the Supreme Purebred Gilt and the final sale order selection for the Night of Stars Gilt Sale that will happen Wednesday evening, March 14.

From Thursday's show- here are the champions and reserve champions in the breeds shown:


Champion- Sadie Varner, Bristow FFA
Reserve- Blake Weeks, Tecumseh, 4-H


Champion- Marcos Trejo, Ringwood FFA
Reserve0 Korri Waitman, Dibble FFA


Champion- Will Jones, Skiatook FFA
Reserve- Brooklym Skidgel, Pawnee FFA


Champion- Tucker Lang, Cushing 4-H
Reserve- Trevor Franke, Covington Douglas 4-H


Champion- Grace Montgomery, Red Oak FFA
Reserve- Brant Weir, Bristow FFA


Champion- Adison Thompson, Noble 4-H
Reserve- Baylee Weeks, Tecumseh 4-H

Our Coverage of the 2018 Oklahoma Youth Expo is once again a service of ITC Great Plains, Your Energy Superhighway- learn more about this high voltage, transmission only utility and their commitment to the communities they serve which is the cornerstone of their business-click here for their website.

Reports will be heard daily on great radio stations that cover Oklahoma and that are a part of the Radio Oklahoma Ag Network- on the internet- our reports of the 2018 OYE can be found on the Blue Green Gazette page- available here. We will be adding pictures daily to our official 2018 OYE Album of Photos on FLICKR, found here.

For more information about the Oklahoma Youth Expo, click here for the home page of the OYE website.



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