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Main Office (Montgomery County)
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Email: uie-cjmm@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm, 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Branch Office (Christian County)
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am to 11:30am, 12:30pm to 4.30pm

Branch Office (Jersey County)
201 W. Exchange St.
Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 4:30 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Branch Office (Macoupin County)
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

News Release

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Jersey County 4-H Swine Show

4-H Swine Show

On Monday, July 10 Jersey County 4-H members showed their Swine projects at the 4-H Swine Show.

 4-H members prepared their animals to be rated on a variety of factors including showmanship, quality, fitting and overall care of their animals. This year’s participants were: Dylan Torrey, Curtis Shively, Hunter Burton, Michael Wendle, Nila Beatty, Layna Hanold, Evan Hanold, and Brett Schiller.

Kenneth Schafer serving as superintendent of this year’s Swine show and our judge was Ryan Spangler of Avon, Illinois awarded the following winners.

 

Grand Champion Gilt

Dylan Torrey of Jerseyville

 

Reserve Grand Champion

Curtis Shively of Jerseyville

 

Grand Champion Market Hog

Nila Beatty of Jerseyville

 

Reserve Grand Champion Market Hog

Dylan Torrey of Jerseyville

 

CLASS CHAMPIONS

Market Hog—200 to 206

Champion

Brett Schiller of Jerseyville

Reserve Champion

Evan Hanold of Medora

 

Market Hog—232 to 234

Champion

Curtis Shively of Jerseyville

Reserve Champion

Layna Hanold of Medora

 

Market Hog—254-258

Champion

Hunter Burton of Grafton

Reserve Champion

Hunter Bur ton of Grafton

 

Market Hog—264-278

Champion

Dylan Torrey of Jerseyville

Reserve Champion

Hunter Burton of Grafton

 

Market Hog—304 to 320

Champion—Nila Beatty of Jerseyville

 

Pair of Market Hogs

Champion Nila Beatty of Jerseyville

Reserve Champion—Hunter Burton of Grafton

 

BREEDING CLASSES

Gilt—1/1 to 1/31

Champion—Dylan Torrey of Jerseyville

Reserve—Curtis Shively of Jerseyville

 

Breeding Gilt—2/1 to 2/28

Champion—Michael Wendle of Godfrey

 

Junior Showmanship

Evan Hanold

 

Senior Showmanship

Dylan Torrey

 

For more information about the 4-H Swine Show or any other 4-H opportunity, please contact University of Illinois Extension, Jersey County Office at 618-498-2913.

 

University of Illinois Extension provides practical education that help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. For more information visit the Unit 18 website at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/cjmm or contact your local Extension office.

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact our office. Universidad de Illinois ofrece igualdad de oportunidades en programas y empleo.  Si usted necesita un ajuste razonable para participar en este programa, por favor póngase en contacto con nuestra oficina.

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Photo Caption: Grand Champion Gilt—Dylan Torrey is pictured with 2016 Miss Jersey County Kallie Shires and Little Miss Paige Dean. Dylan was also took Reserve Grand Champion Market Hog

Source: Judy Benz, 4-H Program Coordinator, 618-498-2913, benz@illinois.edu

Local Contact: Judy Benz, Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development, benz@illinois.edu