Hollowell wins Born and Raised gilt show


The show highlights local breeding stock in Miami County

Melanie Yingst - [email protected]



Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News Dylan Hollowell won Grand Champion with his gilt during the Miami County Born and Raised Open Gilt show at the 2015 Miami County Fair on Friday in Troy.


MIAMI COUNTY — Dylan Hollowell’s smile lit up the show arena when the judge selected him as the Grand Champion of the Miami County Born and Raised gilt show Friday night.

The 6 year old from Covington also showed the fifth place overall gilt in the same show that evening.

The first grader said he just loves to have fun showing his pigs and was happy “Ariel” placed first in the local breeding show.

When asked how he felt when the judge shook his hand, Hollowell simply said,”I was happy.”

The gilt was raised by Clark Show Stock.

Hollowell is the son of Stacy and Randy Hollowell of Covington.

Reserve champion went to Rhylee Eichhorn of Casstown. Her gilt was raised by Eichhorn Show Pigs.

Third place went to Asher Long. The gilt was raised by the McMaken Family.

The Miami County Born and Raised show is sanctioned by the Miami County Swine Breeders Association.

Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News Dylan Hollowell won Grand Champion with his gilt during the Miami County Born and Raised Open Gilt show at the 2015 Miami County Fair on Friday in Troy.
http://tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_150814aDw_GCH_DylanHollo.jpgAnthony Weber | Troy Daily News Dylan Hollowell won Grand Champion with his gilt during the Miami County Born and Raised Open Gilt show at the 2015 Miami County Fair on Friday in Troy.
The show highlights local breeding stock in Miami County

Melanie Yingst

[email protected]

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