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Livestock Show Extravaganza
May 13 and 14, 2017

On May 13 and 14, 2017, the Litton Agriculture Campus - MW Jenkins Expo Building - hosted three swine shows and three lamb shows. There were approximately 1030 head of hogs shown during the two-day event and 290 head of lambs.

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On Saturday morning, the Wolf Showpig Bonanza was sponsored by the Chillicothe FFA Alumni with 456 head of hogs at this show. The sponsors were Platinum Sponsor - Show Stock Outfitters; Gold Sponsors - American Family Insurance (JR Reid Agent, Concordia, Sweet Springs, and Sedelia), BTC Bank, Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce, Farm Bureau Insurance (Joe Neptune), FCS Financial Group (Mitzi Winder), GFG Ag Services, Grand River Technical School, Graves Cattle Company (Preston, Sam, and Beau Ann Graves), Hutchinson & Company, Investors Community Bank, RALCO Show Feed/ MFA Agri-Services, Sydenstricker John Deere - Chillicothe, Trans Ova Genetics, Wolf Brothers, Wolf Farms, Woodworth Manufacturing; Silver Sponsors - Barnes Baker Motors, Boon Farms, Chillicothe Animal Hospital, Chillicothe State Bank, Copeland Development & Construction, DQ Precision Planting & Tillage, Farmers Electric Cooperative, Remington and Riggin Isaacs; Bronze Sponsors - Butterfield & Associates Grain, Inc., Chuck's Pest Control, Curtis Show Pigs, Price & Johnson Insurance, Russ & Sheila Thompson, T&R Soil Service. Supreme Gilt went to Mackenzie Mawson, Reserve Supreme Gilt went to Brady Adams, 3rd Overall Gilt went to Cole Gutshall, 4th Overall Gilt went to Brady Adams, and 5th Overall Gilt went to Cody Birt. Supreme Barrow went to Brooklyn Adams, Reserve Supreme Barrow went to Austin Clithero, 3rd Overall Barrow went to McKenzie Mawson, 4th Overall Barrow went to Cole Murphy, and 5th Overall Barrow went to Brooklyn Adams. Champion Novice Showmanship went to Truman Wilson, Reserve Novice Showmanship went to Ty Murphy, Runner-up Novice Showmanship went to Tate Mikus, 4th Runner-up Novice Showmanship went to Riggin Isaacs, 5th Runner-up Novice Showmanship went to Waylon Nolting; Champion Junior Showmanship went to Tyne Wilson, Reserve Junior Showmanship went to Remington Isaacs, Runner-up Junior Showmanship went to Megan Bottcher, 4th Runner-up Junior Showmanship went to Maci Johnson, 5th Runner-up Junior Showmanship went to Pacey Cope; Champion Intermediate Showmanship went to Cole Murphy, Reserve Intermediate Showmanship went to Tate Welch, Runner-up Intermediate Showmanship went to Rachel Grimes, 4th Runner-up Intermediate Showmanship went to Payden Nolting, 5th Runner-up Intermediate Showmanship went to Ella Johnson; Champion Senior Showmanship went to Zach Trout, and Reserve Senior Showmanship went to Kaylee Lewis, and Runner-up Senior Showmanship went to Taylar Cope, 4th Runner-up Senior Showmanship went to Bridget Carson, and 5th Runner-up Senior Showmanship went to Cole Gutshall.

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The Crossroads Classic hosted one swine show and one lamb show on Sunday, May 14, 2017, and had 336 head of swine and 85 head of lambs. The Princeton FFA Jackpot Show hosted one swine show on Sunday, May 14, 2017, with 336 head of swine. The two lamb shows - Missouri Club Lamb Futurity (approximately 93 head) and the Youth Lamb Show (approximately 134 head) - were held on May 13, 2017, sponsored by the Missouri Lamb Breeders Associations.

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