Three year old Gracee parades her 250 lbs Duroc in the judging arena at the National Swine Registry. The grand champion, a 350 lbs Hampshire, sold for $46,000. Such swine are for bragging rights and the sale of their sperm ($150 per ounce). Not for Jimmie Dean breakfast patties. Belton, TX.

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