June 10-12 • Des Moines, Iowa

NSR  |  Contact Request

Iowa State Fairgrounds • 515.262.3111, ext. 1-342 or 1-548

Schedule Of Events:

Thursday, June 10 8:00 a.m. All hogs must be on the
grounds, check-in and scanning
of boars

Friday, June 11 7:30 a.m. Ring A: Crossbred Boar Show followed by Yorkshire, Landrace, Duroc and Hampshire boars and gilts
  9:00 a.m. Ring B: Berkshire Show followed by Chester White, Spotted and Poland

Saturday, June 12 9:00 a.m. Ring A: Crossbred Boar Sale followed by crossbred gilts (from WPX Junior National only), Yorkshire, Landrace, Duroc and Hampshire boars and gilts
  10:00 a.m. Ring B: Berkshire Sale followed by Chester White, Spotted and Poland


Duroc and Landrace – Randy Shipley, Ohio
Hampshire – Jerry Brink, Iowa
Yorkshire – Seth Swenson, Illinois
Crossbred boars – Tim Marek, Iowa

For hotel reservations, call the Holiday Inn
Downtown at 515.283.0151 • Mention National Swine
Registry to receive show rates.
To visit the hotel Web site and make online room
reservations, visit www.nationalswine.com, then
“Shows and Sales.”

General Information:

Entry fees for all entries must accompany the entry form and all late entries will be charged double the regular entry fees. The NSR reserves the right to close entries any time after the printed entry deadline. All entry fees are non-refundable. Entries must be postmarked by April 30, 2009.

All hogs must have been owned by exhibitor from date of birth. Exhibitor must have owned the sow when the hog entered was born. Gilts double entered in the WPX and junior show are exempt from the rule. All entries must be earnotched using the official NSR system. All entries must be recorded by May 21, 2009, or they will be charged a rush fee. All exhibitors must be junior or senior members of the NSR.

No entry or substitute entry will be allowed to show or sell without a registration certificate. Entries will be divided into classes as equal as possible by farrowing date. All entries should enter Gate 8 on Dean Avenue and proceed to the swine barn for unloading. Do not unload until your health papers have been approved by the health officials.

All hogs must arrive on the grounds between noon, June 2 and 8 a.m., June 5. No clipping is allowed in the barns.

Health Regulations:

1. Each animal must be accompanied by TWO COPIES of an official interstate health certificate issued by a licensed, accredited veterinarian. Certificate must show name and address of consignor; consigned to World Pork Expo, Des Moines, Iowa; official identification of animal; and health status of animal including the dates of required tests and vaccinations. All swine must have individual health certificates and a duplicate of each certificate. Remember, only one animal per health certificate. Crossbred animals must be identified by a permanent numbered ear tag. 2. All certificates must be issued after May 6, 2009, with the following information:

A. Brucellosis: All animals must originate from a Brucellosis Class “Free” state or be from a validated brucellosis free herd with the validation herd number and a date of last test on the certificate or be negative tested for brucellosis after May 6, 2009, and test date written on the certificate.

B. Pseudorabies: All animals must test negative for PRV after May 6, 2009, with the test results and date on the certificate. You must have the official test chart along with your certificate of veterinary inspection. Either the Elisa, PCFIA, ALA or S/N tests are acceptable. Differentiable Elisa test will not be accepted.

C. All breeding swine coming to the show MUST be vaccinated against Leptospirosis (6-way) including bratislava and erysipelas. The complete date of vaccination MUST be listed on the health certificate. Market animals should not be vaccinated.

D. All health certificates must carry the following statements: farm or origin of the swine has not had pseudorabies or swine dysentery in the past 12 months, has not had TGE in the past 60 days, feeds no garbage, uses no PRV vaccine, and is not under quarantine for any disease condition; also that vesicular stomatitus has not been diagnosed within 10 miles of the farm of origin within the past 30 days.

E. State approval is not required.

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For More Information Contact:

Ralph Doak (NSR)
Michael Lackey  (NSR)
Kade Hummel (NSR)
  Mike Paul (NSR)

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