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Purple Ribbon Auction - Saturday September 28, 2019
AK Purple Ribbon Reception - Saturday September 28, 2019
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Market Swine Show
To be eligible for exhibition, the youth must have owned and cared for the exhibit prior to July 1
, of the current year.
Market gilts and market barrows are eligible.
Positive identification is required on all market swine entries.
Positive DNA identification is achieved by submitting DNA hair samples from all swine that are being considered for exhibition.
The universal ear notch system will be used to read all notches. Be sure notches and/or EID numbers are on the health papers. EID tags or ear notches will be used as the official identification method.
Exhibitors will self-declare the market swine’s weight(s) utilizing a weigh-card system. All weigh-cards will be due at check-in.
Show management will reweigh first and second place animals and/or division winners. A 10 lb variance from the weigh-in weight will be allowed. Animals not meeting the 10 lb variance either above or below the weigh-in weight will be lowered one ribbon group and will not be eligible for any champion awards.
The minimum weight for market swine will be 230 pounds with a 300-pound maximum weight limit.
The official show weight will be the sale weight.
Market swine will be divided into classes and divisions
Barrows and gilts will show separately in purebred and market
Purebred market swine will need to show registration papers at check-in. If registration and animal do not match, they will be moved to the market gilt/market barrow show.
The top two animals from each class will compete for Division Champion and Reserve. Division Champion and Reserve will compete for Grand Champion and Reserve Market Swine.
Eight market swine will be selected for sale in the Purple Ribbon Auction (eight head). They include Grand Champion Market Swine, Reserve Grand Champion Market Swine, Champion Purebred Market Swine, plus five head as lined up in the show ring by the official Judge with the support of the Stock Show Management
All swine selected for the Purple Ribbon Auction must go to harvest.
Market Gilts, Market Barrows, Purebred Market Gilts, Purebred Market Barrows
Breeding Gilt Show
To be eligible for exhibition, breeding Gilts must be owned by the exhibitor prior to July 1
of the current year.
All breeding Gilts must be identified with an ear notch or EID tag.
Breeding Gilts will be required to be entered during the entry period.
Exhibitor changes of an animal from the registered class to the commercial class will not be allowed after the official entry deadline.
papers will be checked at check-in.
proper breed work required.
Classes in the Breeding Gilt Show will be divided into divisions.
Gilts will be divided by age within the division. Class sizes will be determined by Show officials based on the number of animals at check-in.
Gilts will enter the ring by age, show management may combine classes until they reach a minimum class size deemed appropriate.
The top two animals from each class will compete for Division Champions.
Divisions Champions and Reserves will compete for Champion Breeding Gilt and Reserve Champion Breeding Gilt thru 5
Place Breeding Gilt.
purebred (NSR & Team Purebred) and commercial
Honor Show Chow Swine Shows
The 2019 Aksarben Market Swine Show and Breeding Gilt Shows are proudly presented by Purina Honor Show Chow.
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