Ag Informer – DelCo Fair Swine Weigh In

The Delaware County Swine Weigh-In was held on Saturday, March 11th at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Manchester.  In total, 283 head of swine were tagged and identified for the Swine Show at the 2023 Delaware County Fair, by 83 4-H and FFA members. Swine numbers continue to stay steady for Delaware County. In 2022, the total head of swine at weigh in was 291 by 80 exhibitors. Exhibitors now have just over 100 days until the fair, where they will showcase their finished swine projects.

The 2023 Delaware County Fair is set for July 10th through July 16th. The Swine Show will be on Friday, July 14th starting at 8:00 a.m. Exhibitors who identified swine will have the choice to exhibit their swine in either the Breeding Gilt, Derby, or Market classes at the Swine Show. Swine showmanship for junior, intermediate, and senior members will also be judged at the fair.

Reminder to all 4-H members who brought swine to the weigh-in to enter your swine weigh-in data in 4honline by May 15. County Staff will verify and/or correct animal identification information after members have entered their swine data. If you have questions or need assistance with this process, contact the Delaware County Extension Office at 563-927-4201.

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