Paul Schwantz, Beef Carcass winner
U of I judge Katelyn Hamlow
Taylor Ferrill, Pork Carcass winner
Schwantz and Ferrill take top honors at
Junior Carcass Show
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[August 12, 2014]
The Logan County Junior Carcass show was held on Wednesday August 6
at the Atlanta Locker in Atlanta.
There were 13 qualified entries in the Pork Carcass with Taylor
Ferrill of Oreana taking first place. Taylors hog had a hot carcass
weight of 185 pounds, and a loin eye area of 9.3. The hog dressed
out as 58.21 percent fat free lean.
Second place went to Brooke Harnacke of New Holland, and third
place went to Meg Meeker of Emden. See the chart below for results
of all 13 slaughters.
In the Beef Carcass competition Paul Schwantz of Lincoln took first
place with Porter Schwantz taking second and Luke McLaughlin taking
Pauls carcass ranked first among 10 qualifying entries. His animal
dressed out with a 741 pound carcass hot carcass weight with a
rib-eye area of 14.3. The rack was graded as a USDA Ch+ quality
grade and USDA yield grade of 2.4. The percent retail yield from
round, loin, rib, and chuck came to 51.4. See the chart below for
the results of all 10 slaughters.
The event was judged by University of Illinois judge Katelyn Hamlow.
The Logan County Junior Carcass superintendent David Opperman would
like to thank all the sponsors who made this show possible.
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Those sponsors are:
Big R of Lincoln Tom Werherall
Rick and Deb Freed of Lincoln
Herrin Fertilizer of Mount Pulaski Tom Harms
Graue Inc. of Lincoln Chris Graue
Rohlfs Implement of Hartsburg Les Rohlfs
LG Seeds of Lincoln Gary Atterberry
Performance Vinyl Graphics of Mount Pulaski
Central Illinois Ag of Atlanta Steve Schmidt
Atlanta Locker of Atlanta
Schwantz Farms of Lincoln
Cross Bros. Inc. of Mount Pulaski Tom Cross
Tabor Feed Mill of Waynesville Dave Wilson
[Information provided by DAVID