DES MOINES, IA (08/09/2018) (readMedia)-- "Itty Bitty," a member of the West Delaware FFA Chapter, claimed the Big Boar title by just two pounds at the 2018 Iowa State Fair. The champion boar tipped the scale at 1,163 pounds.
"Yo-Yo," owned by Saratoga Show Pigs of Riceville, claimed second place weighing 1,161 pounds.
The Big Boar contest had 5 entries.
The Big Boar, as well as the Big Ram and Super Bull, will be on display at the Iowa State Fair in the Swine, Sheep and Cattle Barns respectively through August 19.
Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines is Iowa's greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. "Nothing Compares" to State Fair Moments, August 9-19, 2018. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.