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First-Time Exhibitor Sweeps Solanco Swine Show
Flrtt-piac* winners in showing at the Solanco Fair Swlna
Show wars, from laft, Robert Garrett, Junior; Rustln Herr,
Intermediate; and Keith Martin, senior.
ANDY ANDREWS Reifsnyder, 15, a 10th grader at
Lancaster Farming Staff Penn Manor, showed his heavy-
QUARRYVILLE (Lancaster weight champion 246-pound York
Co.) For the first time in recent cross to supreme. Moments later
memory, a first-time exhibitor he was honored with the reserve
swept the market swine champion- champion from the same class,
ship show, picking up supreme and with his 254-pound hog.
reserve championship on Units- Jason, son of Kathy and David
day evening at the Solanco Fair. Reifsnyder, Pequea, said ho pur-
Whcn the dust settled, Jason chased the hog from Abe Hess. It
was this decision that clinched the
champion. Jason said this is the
first time he has shown hogs at Sol
anco and will also show at the
West Lampeter Fair next week.
Judge Nelson Beam, Elverson,
said the hog exhibited the mus
cling for a champion. For the exhi
bitor, this caps his Manor FFA
Senior division showman wait
to Keith Martin. Beam said me
winner exhibited the key to show
ing, keeping the hog in the spot
light at all times. Intermediate
division winner went to Rustin
Herr, and junior was Robert
Keith Martin, 17, son of Bob
and Marilyn Martin, Strasburg,
senior division winner, is a junior
at Lancaster Mennonite High
School and a member of the LMH
In all, there were a total of 105
hogs and 60 exhibitors. Following
is a list of show placings.
cm turn cum Nick Kraldar. 3. Mark Fry. (205-210 lbs.); 1.
dULANUU rAIH Matt Wctk. 2. Slav* Book. 3. Kurt Martin.
SWINE SHOW (211-215 lbs.): 1. Kaith Martin. 2. Matthaw
RESULTS fry- 3. Kurt Long. Champion: Kaith Martin.
Raaarva; Brad Byara.
MARKET HOGS MMdlawaight: (216-220 lbs.): 1. Kurt Long. 2.
Lightweight (200-205 Iba.); 1. Brad Byara. 2. Ambar Kiaar. 3. Hopa Long. (221-225 Iba.): 1.
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Jason Relfsnyder, 15, Pequoa, left won both supreme
champion and reserve champion market hog on Thursday
evening at Solanco Fair. Nelson Beam Judged the show.
Bryan By (ft. 2. Sarah StricMar. 3. Kandaoe
Millar. (228-230 Iba.): 1. Kailh Martin. 2. Soon
Wagner. 3. Kurt Martin. Champion: Kaith
Marlin. Raiarva: Soon Wag nan
Light Heavyweight: (231-235 lbs.); 1. Tom
Herr. 2. Brat Houaekeepar. 3. Clint Hubar.
(236-240 Iba.); 1. Tom Har. 2. Angal Harthay.
3. Kritty Garrett. (241-245 Iba.); 1. Nataaha
Hill. 2. Brad Byara. 3. Michaal CHandly.
Champion; Tom Harr. Raaarva; Nataaha HID.
Heavyweight; (246-250 Iba.); 1. Jaaon Haifa
nydar. 2. Michaal CHandly. 3. Eric Lefavie.
(251 -255 Iba.); 1 . Jaaon Ralfanyder. 2. Bryan
By era. 3. Meliaaa Holloway. (256-260 Iba.}: 1.
Jen Pieica. 2. Blake Huber. 3. Kyle Hamiah.
Champion: Jaaon Ralfanyder. Reaerve
Senlora(l6and (Xer): 1. Keith Martin. 2. Jim
Findlay. 3. Kyle Hamiah. Intarmediaie (11-15
Yaara); 1. Ruatin Harr. 2. Vinca Metzlar. 3.
Sarah Strickler. Junior (10 and Undar); 1.
Robert Garrett. 2. Matt Kraider. 3. Kristy
DEFOREST, Wis. Two
Pennsylvania dairy herd owners
have agreed to participate in a con
tract site-sampling program with a
Midwestern artificial insemination
According to statements from
American Breeders Service, head
quartered in DeForest, Wis., Paul
and Shirley Hoover, of Greencas
tle, and Donald and Robin Hamish
Jr., of Alexandria, have agreed to
use semen supplied by ABS on
their dairy cattle.
In return for using semen from
ABS. and keeping accurate and
official records on the animals and
then submitting that information to
ABS, the couples are to be paid for
each resulting calf bom.
Furthermore, the couples are to
receive another payment from
ABS for each daughter of a testsire
included on the test sire’s second
According to the ABS informa
tion those who participate in the
progeny test program also have the
option of selecting semen from a
test sire, or of being sent semen of
the company's choice.
The Hoovers own and operate
Willow Bank Jerseys. The Har
nishes own and operate Stone
For more information, contact a
local company representative.