GREENCASTLE, Pa. — The 70th annual Franklin County 4-H Pig Club Show and Sale was held Aug. 11 at the Greencastle Livestock Market.
There were 65 4-H project animals shown, which sold for a total sale value of $44,917.
The 4-H Pig Club is part of Penn State Extension’s youth program.
The grand champion pig, weighing 252 pounds, was shown by Isaiah Yoder of Chambersburg, Pa.
It was purchased by YB Welding Inc. for $900 or $3.57 a pound.
The reserve champion shown by Austin Heck of Chambersburg, weighing in at 242 pounds, was purchased by McCleary Oil Inc. for $1,700.
In the pen-of-two class champion, honors went to Austin Yeager of Greencastle.
It was purchased by Four Seasons Crop Care for $1,000.
Reserve champion honors went to Samuel Wingert of Mercersburg, Pa.
The reserve champion was purchased by F&M Trust, CV Wenger Plumbing and Heating and RW Brechbill and Sons Trucking for $1,400.