Top Honors Awarded at Iowa State Fair Yorkshire Show

DES MOINES, IA (09/07/2022) (readMedia)-- Ryan Peters of Maxwell received Champion Boar honors at the Yorkshire Swine show judged at the 2022 Iowa State Fair.

Josh Freimuth Family/Towhead Genetics of Lytton received Champion Gilt.

RAR Genetics of Aplington won Reserve Champion Boar and Reserve Champion Gilt.

Premier Exhibitor was awarded to Bawnmore Farms of Chelsea.

Animals are divided according to farrowing date based on the other animals entered in the competition.

Complete results follow:


Gilts, Class 1

1) Fairviewfarms, Oskaloosa

2) Tanner Freimuth, Carroll

3) Ronald Hauser, Grinnell

4) Bawnmore Farms, Chelsea

5) Bawnmore Farms, Chelsea

6) Bawnmore Farms, Chelsea

Gilts, Class 2

1) Josh Freimuth Family/Towhead Genetics, Lytton

2) RAR Genetics, Aplington

3) Ryan Peters, Maxwell

4) Fairviewfarms, Oskaloosa

5) Wedeking Stock Farm, Greene

6) Langreck Durocs, Cresco

7) Langreck Durocs, Cresco

Gilts, Class 3

1) Ryan Morningstar, Tiffin

2) The Clark Families, Runnells

3) Ryan Peters, Maxwell

4) Chad Heisdorffer, Sigourney

5) Schulte Show Pigs, Earlville

6) Reggie Voyles, Sac City

7) Derek Feldman, Greene

8) Derek Feldman, Greene

9) Eddie Farms, Storm Lake

Gilts, Class 4

1) Reggie Voyles, Sac City

2) Wedeking Stock Farm, Greene

3) Wedeking Stock Farm, Greene

Boars, Class 1

1) RAR Genetics, Aplington

Boars, Class 2

1) Ryan Peters, Maxwell

2) Bawnmore Farms, Chelsea

3) Ronald Hauser, Grinnell

4) Fairviewfarms, Oskaloosa

5) Ronald Hauser, Grinnell

6) Eddie Farms, Storm Lake

Boars, Class 3

1) Bawnmore Farms, Chelsea

2) Eddie Farms, Storm Lake

Champion & Reserve Gilt

Champion) Josh Freimuth Family/Towhead Genetics, Lytton

Reserve) RAR Genetics, Aplington

Champion & Reserve Boar

Champion) Ryan Peters, Maxwell

Reserve) RAR Genetics, Aplington

Premier Exhibitor

1) Bawnmore Farms, Chelsea


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