Point Taken the top selling Hampshire at $25,000 at the World Pork Expo, was one of the most talked about boar at the show and was constantly in the alley for observation prior to the sale
A very stout and powerful made boar with impecable design, he is backed by a tremendously impressive pedigree
His sire, Augusta, was the $20,000 Top Selling and unique Hampshire at the 2010 Southwest Conference. In his pedigree you have the great sires Model T, Leverage, Black Dice, Get Serious, Baditude, No Boundaries and Golden Eagle to name only a few
On the bottom side of the pedigree you have The Judge,Black Oak and No boundaries, again. Point taken‘s maternal grandmother is also the grandmother of SGI‘s crossbred boar, Black Onyx, and is the foundation sow of most of Olsens' current Hampshires and crossbred sows
Tremendously heavy structured with a huge blade and forearm, stout bone, and big feet, Point Taken takes a long powerful stride off both ends
Level topped with a long level rump and high tail setting, he can sire Hampshire or Show Pigs with the look needed to win
With a big expressive top, wide square rump and thick and expressive about his center and lower ham, he has the power and shape as he goes away to take you to the winner's circle
Wide chested, big ribbed with a soft, deep mid section and flank; his offspring will feed well with added natural width and volume
Point Taken is a moderate framed, well balanced, powerful made, well designed and super sound boar that can certainly make better Hampshire
Point Taken has been a phenomenal sire. Winners include the $18,500 gilt at 2012 STC (she was Hampshire Champion at WPX Junior Show), $6750 Champion Hampshire gilt at 2012 STC Junior Show, $9000 class winning Hampshire boar, $6000 top selling gilt, $4300 2nd top selling gilt at WPX, and Champion Barrow at the National Western in Denver as well as numerous other top placing and high selling Hampshire in 2012
Hampshire have had a strong influence in building the exciting crossbred show pigs of today. Here is a Hampshire boar that can help take Crossbred to the next level in the future. Point Taken!
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