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World Pork Expo Results Revealed

by 5m Editor
21 June 2007, at 2:39pm

DES MOINES - Three days, more than 34,000 visitors and more pork-industry information and BBQ ribs to be found in one place - that was the 19th annual National Pork Producer's Council World Pork Expo held at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, June 7 - 9.

This year's Expo attracted nearly 34,700 visitors including 2,300 international visitors from more than 50 different countries from around the globe. The 2007 attendance was 10 percent more than the 2006 attendance figures.

Not only was the World Pork Expo filled with educational seminars and the opportunity to view the largest pork production trade show in the world, participants also took advantage of all the other sites and sounds of the Expo, including the Junior National Breed Show, World Pork Expo Breed Show and Sale, Clay Target Championship, Golf Outing, Great Pork BarbeQlossal cook-off, PigCasso art show and much more.

Results for this year's World Pork Expo events are:

SPOTTED OPEN GILTS
Grand Champion
71-5 Wyatt Sharber 3-2 JKF5 MAINLAND 3-7 10-01 10 370 0.85 9.6
Wynnewood, OK 1/4 DFD3 ONE GIANT STEP 3-4 1.49
SOLD TO: Tim Marek, Riverside, IA, for $3,300.

SPOTTED BOARS
Grand Champion
70-1 Mark W Hurd & Family 60-6 MWH5 BIG PAPI 6-1 11-22 11 350 0.75 9.3
Cleghorn, IA 1/2 ZSF4 WORLD WIDE 6-1 1.78
SOLD TO: Lean Value Sires, OH, for $11,000.

POLAND CHINA OPEN GILTS
Grand Champion
47-5 Jerry Masters 1-3 KTB5 NO DOUBT 10-1 01-01 8 225 0.67 6.4
Dover, AR 1/1 MPF2 NEW DEZINE 9-7 1.43
SOLD TO: Heldermon Show Pigs, Hinton, OK, for $1,700.

POLAND CHINA BOARS

Grand Champion
38-1 Kye Heldermon 1-1 5 BLACK CAT 2-10 01-03 10 205 0.48 5.6
Hinton, OK 1/1 KWB4 PURPLE HEART 8-6 1.32
SOLD TO: Rice & Heldermon, Velma, OK, for $7,000.

CHESTER WHITE OPEN GILTS
Grand Champion
25-5 Austin Reinick 12-7 4 12 Oz CURLS 1-12 12-03 12 280 0.57 9.1
Kersey, CO 1/2 RCW4 THE BEST 22-1 1.51
SOLD TO: Hirshfeld & Sons, Benedict, NE, for $1,900.

CHESTER WHITE BOARS
Grand Champion
Al & Kandy Schminke 5-3 SC5 MONEY MAKER 5-3 12-20 12 290 0.67 8.0
Van Horne, IA 1/1 RPS3 GRAND DRIVE 31-2 1.72
SOLD TO: Shaffers Goldrush, Albany, IN, for $2,500.