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Appling County Livestock Show Team Competes at NJSA

This past week, January 29 – February 2 the NJSA Southeast Regional Hog Show was held in Perry, GA. Participants from Georgia, Florida, Alabama and as far away as Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, and Pennsylvania competed in showmanship, purebred and crossbred categories. Appling County was well represented.

Macy Hataway

2014 Southeast Regional Crossbred Barrow Show Class 2 winner

Placed in the top ten Junior showmanship category

Placed 7th in class with Purebred Barrow

 

Kaitlin Williams

2014 NJSA Southest Regional Duroc Gilt Show Class 3 winner

10th Yorkshire Gilt Class   

3rd Cross Gilt Class

2nd Cross Barrow Class

9th York Barrow Class

 

Baker Hataway

2014 NJSA Southeast Regional Crossbred Gilt Class 1 winner

8th in Purebred Duroc Gilt Class

Kaitlin Williams, 2014 NJSA Southest Regional Duroc Gilt Show Class 3 winner

Kaitlin Williams, 2014 NJSA Southest Regional Duroc Gilt Show Class 3 winner

Macy Hataway, 2014 Southeast Regional Crossbred Barrow Show Class 2 winner

Macy Hataway, 2014 Southeast Regional Crossbred Barrow Show Class 2 winner

Baker Hataway, 2014 NJSA Southeast Regional Crossbred Gilt Class 1 winner

Baker Hataway, 2014 NJSA Southeast Regional Crossbred Gilt Class 1 winner

The National Junior Swine Association was formally established in 2000 for youth, ages 21 and under, who have an interest in the Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace and Yorkshire breeds of swine. The NJSA mission is to provide a network uniting purebred swine enthusiasts through a youth organization that offers competitive opportunities to reward excellence, enhance educational opportunities, promote the value of pure genetic lines, and develop leadership skills at both the state and national level. The NJSA offers youth a variety of opportunities to reach their potential through leadership conferences, scholarship programs, and national and regional junior shows featuring numerous educational contests. NJSA sponsors nine hog shows across the US.