The Swine Show brought many observers to the livestock barn on Wednesday, July 23.
The following is a list of winners and trophy donors: Champion Duroc Boar, Kara Meyer; Reserve Champion Duroc Boar, Kelsey Scherder; Champion Crossbred Boar, Jessica Cottrell; Grand Champion Boar, Jessica Cottrell, Bobby and Mary Lou Dempsey; and Reserve Grand Champion Boar, Kara Meyer. Champion Berkshire Gilt, Ashlee Waddell; Reserve Champion Berkshire Gilt, Jessica Cottrell; Champion Chester White Gilt, Ashlee Waddell; Reserve Champion Chester White Gilt, Brett Waddell; Champion Duroc and Reserve Champion Duroc Gilt, Kara Meyer; Champion Hampshire Gilt, Reed Niemeyer; Reserve Champion Hampshire Gilt, George Niemeyer; Champion Spot Gilt, Abbie Waddell; Champion Crossbred Gilt, Kyle Horner, Reserve Champion Crossbred Gilt, George Niemeyer; Grand Champion Gilt, Kyle Horner, Chris and Debbie Niemeyer; and Reserve Grand Champion Gilt, Kara Meyer.
In the Barrow Show, Elise Bailey exhibited the Champion Purchased Barrow and her trophy donor was Crop Production Services.
Reserve Champion Purchased Barrow was exhibited by Noah Gamm.
Champion Home Raised Barrow was exhibited by Colton Wilson and the trophy donor was Fisher Hog Farm.
Reserve Champion Home Raised Barrow was shown by Lauren Jaeger.
Grand Champion Barrow was awarded to Elise Bailey. Pike County Farm Bureau sponsored the trophy.
The Reserve Grand Champion Barrow was shown by Noah Gamm. Frankford Farm Supply sponsored the trophy.
Showmanship winners for the Swine Show were Gracie Deters, junior division; Gabi Deters, intermediate division; and Ashlee Waddell, senior division.
Trophy sponsors were Calvert’s Insurance; Eastern Missouri Commission Company and Eolia Fertilizer.
The winners were also presented spray docs, a feed scoop and a brush sponsored by Wild Creations.
The Herdsman Award was presented to Kara Meyer; Feeders Grain sponsored the trophy chair.
The 2014 Pike County Fair Swine Show winners are pictured above. They are: first row: Elise Bailey and Abbie Waddell. Second row: Kyle Horner, George Niemeyer, Jessica Cottrell, Noah Gamm, Teagan Teasley, Sr. Royalty; Ashlee Waddell, Brett Waddell, Reed Niemeyer, and Kara Meyer.