DES MOINES, Iowa- This year's winner of the Iowa State Fair Big Boar contest is "Captain," who weighs 1,254 pounds and hails from Monticello, Iowa.
The 3 and a half year old boar is owned by Bryan and Tricia Britt, who say he enjoys eating soggy breakfast cereal.
Second place was claimed by "Brutus," a 3 ½ year old Crossbred weighing 1188 pounds and.owned by Marv Reitema of Sioux Center,
"Slim," the 6 year old Crossbred owned by Laurie Farms of Indianola earned third place weighing in at 1170 pounds.
A Shropshire ram named Clark owned by Rueber Shropshires of Marshalltown tipped the scales as 452 pounds to win the Big Ram title at the 2019 Iowa State Fair.
Second place was claimed by Phil, the Lincoln ram who is owned by Seelow Sheep Farm of State Center. He weighed in at 333 pounds.
The 2019 Iowa State Fair Big Ram show had 7 entries.
The Big Ram, along with the Big Boar and Super Bull, will be on display at the Iowa State Fair in the Sheep, Swine and Cattle Barns respectively, through the end of the Fair.
"DLH Upward 122," the 2,710 pound Angus bull owned by DLH Angus of Indianola, outweighed the competition to win the Super Bull contest judged Thursday at the 2019 Iowa State Fair.
Triple M Farms of Bloomfield took second place with their 2,624 pound Hereford bull, "Domino," and 2GTHR Chianina of Polk City took third place with their 2,526 pound Chianina bull, "Mamma's Boy."