2018 NSR National Barrow Show
Austin, Minn. • Sept. 8-12, 2018
The stands of Crane Pavilion were full for the Hog College Home Run Drive. All Hog College boars and gilts were paraded together in one ring to vie for honors and showcase some of the most elite swine genetics.
A three-member panel chose the individuals they felt best represented its breed and the industry for the “Chairman’s Choice” award. Collegiate judging teams also chose a “College Choice.”
Chairman’s Choice & College Choice Boar
Lane Showpigs, Iowa
TMLA7 OOH LA LA x BBEA5 SPEAK NOW
Chairman’s Choice Gilt
Chad Martin & Family, Ind.
RIY6 STOCK BROKER 66-1 x CMAF6 BRENDA 11-8
College Choice Gilt
M&N Showpigs, Iowa
6 DOWNTOWN 7-1 x 4 CANDY 9-2
It is our pleasure to introduce the 2018 National Swine Registry Hog College entries that will be featured at this year’s National Barrow Show® in Austin, Minnesota. Throughout the history of Hog College Row, some of the purebred swine industry’s most influential animals have been featured as elite representatives of their respective breeds. The following boars and gilts will be displayed on Hog College Row and will also compete in the annual Home Run Drive in Crane Pavilion on Monday evening, where a “chairman’s choice” and “college choice” will be crowned.
We are excited to showcase these featured individuals and would like to thank the breeders behind these animals for allowing us to select them for representation of their breeds. We would also like to thank all the breeders who nominated animals for consideration toward this year’s Hog College Row. For additional [ … ]