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2017 STC Breeding Stock Entries
Posted by Jack Wall on June 16, 2017, 4:16 pm
Listed below are the current 2017 Summer Type Conference breeding stock entries. There are a couple more not included on this list and as of 4:00 P.M. today we are no longer accepting entries. With record number of Team Purebred entries( over 1900 head) more than 520 over last year and an increase in CPS hogs also, we need to make sure we can successfully accommodate those that attempted to meet the guidelines of entry. Listed below are the 2017 breed totals and in( ) are the 2016 comparative numbers from 2016.
Chester White Exhibitors-77 (57) 60 boars (46) and 61 open gilts (36).
Hereford- Exhibitors 36 (32) 25 boars (29), 15 gilts (18) 0 bred gilts.
Poland China-83 exhibitors (66), 67 boars (60), 72 open gilts (66)
Spotted-103 exhibitors (77) 69 boars (56), 81 open gilts (69), 1 bred (2)
Tamworth- 13 exhibitors (8), 6 boars (5) 5 gilts (2) 0 bred (1).
Please note that we are requesting all of your ear notches and registration numbers of your entries to be submitted to the CPS office no later than Wednesday June 21 (EARLIER IF AT ALL POSSIBLE) Additionally, for you Poland and Spotted consignors, we need documented stress test also submitted on or before this date.
You can see by these large numbers, we will be possibly reducing the number of pens you might think you need, but this is necessary to allow all consignors to be penned in the 3 barns we are utilizing. You might need to plan on penning your gilt entries together. Pens will be assigned and we ask your cooperation in not moving pen cards, but if you have a request to pen next to someone, we will attempt to accommodate. The initial bedding will be provided for open show entries. Double entered gilts will be penned with the Jr. entries. Thanks for your cooperation and efforts in getting the required information to the CPS staff immediately. With multiple breed Annual meetings, a recently concluded WPX, things are just a little stressful and hectic in the Peoria, Illinois office: but we will do our very best to answer your questions and assist if possible. Your cooperation will be well noted. Please share this information with any and all to make people aware of the exciting week ahead in Springfield, Illinois on June 27-July1. Don't be afraid to volunteer to help. Have a great weekend and Happy Fathers Day to all you great male Father Figures out there. Go Yankees.