2013 December Seedstock EDGE - page 5

Features
December 2013
FEMALE FOCUS ISSUE
Vol. 20, No. 9
Reference
Seedstock EDGE
Print
Schedule/Ad Rates.......
26
Seedstock Source ........
58
Seedstock EDGE
Subscription Form .......
64
Datebook .....................
82
Index to Advertisers ....
84
On the Cover
NSR Field Representative Ralph Doak speaks during theWorld
Pork Expo sale. He has served NSR and NJSA members for the
last quarter of a century and will retire after the Fall Classic
leaving a legacy in the purebred swine industry.
Photo by: Seedstock EDGE sta
Shows & Sales
NJSA Eastern Regional .................................................................................................
40
Ark-Sar-Ben...................................................................................................................
45
Cow Palace Grand National..........................................................................................
46
Keystone International Livestock Exposition ............................................................
48
State Fair of Texas .........................................................................................................
50
Editorial
Open Mike ....................
10
by Mike Paul
Youth View....................
12
by Torie Schwartz
Write On .......................
14
by Katie Maupin
FYI .................................
16
Class 1–HampshireBoars
Scenario:Rank theseboarsas theywould
beselected foruse inanNJSAmember’ssmallpurebredoperationwhereelite
femaleo springare targeted for theNJSAPremierBreederProgram.
Class2–DurocBoars
Scenario:Ranktheseboarsaspotential
terminalsires, inwhicho springaremarketedthroughabrandedprogramto
capturequalitydrivenpremiums.
ActualData:156Days,0.70Bf,9.3Lea
ActualData:160Days,0.72Bf,7.9Lea
ActualData:154Days,0.67Bf,8.9Lea
ActualData:162Days,0.94Bf,8.3Lea
EPDs: -1.6DAYS, -0.02BF,+1.11LBS, -0.03 IMF
EPDs: -3.4DAYS, -0.01BF,+1.21LBS,+0.15 IMF
EPDs: -3.2DAYS, -0.03BF,+1.14LBS, -0.02 IMF
EPDs: -3.5DAYS,0.00BF,+1.19LBS,+0.20 IMF
Columns
Raised in a Barn ...........
15
Show MomMonthly ....
39
by Katie Maupin
The Prequel ..................
83
by Ann Fry
2014 Picture Judging Contest ...
32
Brood Sow Basics .......................
28
by Ann Fry
It’s Not Easy ................................
20
Making One This Good
by Katie Maupin
DECEMBER2013
eo cialpublicationof theNationalSwineRegistry
Leaving a Legacy
Back to Basics
Mark ’em Smart
December 2013
FEMALE FOCUS ISSUE
December 2013
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