Ohioans get high prices for swine

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Ohioans were no strangers to the high-sellers’ circle at the National Swine Registry’s Summer Type Conference.

The high-selling boar of all breeds was a Hampshire exhibited by Tom Moyer and family of Wauseon, Ohio. The JLM1 All She Wrote 64-3 son, farrowed Jan. 5, sold for $36,000 to Top Cut Showpig Sires of Hollandsburg, Ohio.

Grand champion Duroc gilt honors went to Clayton Murphy of New Paris, Ohio. Murphy’s top-selling Duroc gilt, farrowed Jan 1, was sired by 7RGS2 Just Perfect 1-7. She sold to Dick and Zach Howell of Maroa, Ill., for $4,300.

The reserve grand champion Duroc gilt was entry 5-8, a LKMC2 Changing Times 9-1 daughter, born Feb. 3, exhibited by Shipley Swine Genetics, Newark, Ohio. She sold to Dick and Zach Howell of Maroa, Ill., for $2,300.

The John Graber family of Stryker, Ohio, exhibited the grand champion Hampshire boar. The Jan. 29, JLMI Shut ‘Em Down 64-5 boar sold to Jim McCoy and family of Bloomingburg, Ohio, and Jerry McClemore, Ninneka, Okla., for $4,100.

Kimberly Howell of West Lafayette, Ohio, showed the reserve grand champion Hampshire gilt, BOLNI Broadside 125-3 daughter. The gilt sold for $4,250 to J&K Genetics.

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