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Hill County 4-H'er takes sixth in state

 

December 20, 2017

Courtesy/Hill County Extension

Amelia Beard poses for a photograph with her blue-ribbon hog at the 2017 Gerat Northern Fair. The hog placed sixth in the Montana Swine Symbol of Excellence carcass competition.

From Hill County Extension

Amelia Beard, a second-year Hill County 4-H'er, placed sixth in the Montana Swine Symbol of Excellence carcass competition.

Beard's hog competed in the "light" Symbol of Excellence category.  Amelia's hog breeder was Habets Show Pigs from Ledger.

Beard is the daughter of Holly Beard. 

The Montana Swine Symbol of Excellence carcass competition saw 1,520 hogs that competed in t this year. From that total 221 met the standards to receive Symbol of Excellence.

  The Symbol of Excellence program was initiated in 1984 as a joint effort between the Montana Pork Pr...



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