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Beeksiibe Year





Bt^EEDiNG Herds, 1895



Berkshire Prize Records

....AND....

Record of Berkshire Sales,

1894



/



, / PUBLISHED BY THE

AMERICAN BERKSHIRE ASSOCIATION,

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS.



SPRINGFIELD, ILL.
Tr^i.TNOis State Reoister Book Publishing House,

1895.






BIG INCREASE, sfm



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Breeders of Berkshires have, for the past few years, realized
that the demand for Berkshires was uot only very active but rapidly
increasing in all sections of the United States.

The 1895 Year Book of the American Berkshire Association^
now ready for distribution, contains many facts that will surprise
the breeders of Berkshire swine who have not posted themselves
concerning the numerous breeding herds recently established and
the wide extension of territory east, west, north and south.

The 1S95 Year Book shows that in the number of brood sows
composing the herds of the breeders of Berkshire swine, that the
states are entitled to precedence in the order named below

The per cent, of increase in the number of brood sows in 1895,
as compared with the herds reported in the 1891 Year Book of the
American Berkshire Association, is given in the figures set opposite
the names of the respective states : ..^•'~*

Missouri increase 28 per cent .

Texas ' 54

Illinois " 28

Iowa " 35

Xew York " 110

Tennessee — " 37

Indiana " 4:

Michigan " 3

California " 38

Kentucky " 76

Pennsylvania " ^ +

Wisconsin " 51

Mississippi " 300

Louisiana '■ -00

Minnesota " 150

Maryland " 140

Virginia " 100

Massachusetts '■ 300

Washington " 400

Arkansas " 100

Georgia " 300

Oklahoma Territory " 250

Deleware " 100

Oregon " 3C0

Colorado " 60

Alabama " 2.50

Xorth Carolina '" 166

South Carolina " 100

Indian Territory " 250

Rhode Island " 200

West Virginia " 65

Montana " 100

Connecticut " 200

Idaho " 100

United States " 29




N. H. GENTRY, Sedalia, Mo ,

PRESIDENT

KTU^ERIOKN BERKSHIRE KSSOCIKTION.




N. H. GENTRY, Sedalia, Mo .

PRESIDENT

K7UVERIOKN BERKSHIRE KSSOCIKTION.




A. J. LOVEJOY, RoscoE, III.,

TREASURER,

H/UYERICKN BERKSHIRE KSSOCIKTION.







GEO. S. PRINE, OsnALOosA, Ia.,

DIRECTOR

RZUIBRICKN BERKSHIRP KSSOCIKTION.




W. E. SPICER, Harvard, Neb.
DIRECTOR

K2«IERICKN BERKSHIRE KSSOCIPCTION.




W. H. PIERCE, Denton,

VICE PRESIDENT STATEcOF TEXAS,

K7UTERICKN BERKSHIRE PiSSOC I T^TION.





A. S. REAVES, Hartsvillt,

VICE PRESIDENT STATE OF TENNESSEE.

KTU^ERICKN BERKSHIRE KSSOC I ?^TION.





J. HARVEY SCRIBNER, Moweaqua,

VICE PRESIDENT STATE OF ILLINOIS,

73;7V^ERICHN BERKSHIRE 73; s SO C I HTI ON.




T. A. HARRIS, La Mine,

VICE PRESIDENT STATE OF MISSOURI,

KTUSERICPN BERKSHIRE KSSOCIKTION.




R. P. METCALF, East Elma,

VICE PRESIDENT STATE OF NEW YORK,

K2«SERICRN BERKSHIRE KSSOCIKTION.



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D. E. HOMER, Greenville,

VICE PaESIDENT STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA,

7\7y^ERIC7^N BERKSHIRE KSS3CIKTION.




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ED. MORRIS, Glasgow,
VICE PRESIDENT STATE OF KENTUCKY,

J?7VTERIC7^N BERKSHIRE T^SSOC I KTION.











N. A. CLAPP, WixoM.

VICE PRESIDENT STATE OF MICHIGAN,

KTW^ERICKN BERKSHIRE ASSOCIHXION.




J. W. TOWNLEY. OcTAViA.
VICE PRESIDENT STATE OF NEBRASKA.

K7USERICKN BERKSHIRE KSSOCIKXION.




C. A. KELLOGG, Claridon,

VICE PRESIDENT STATE OF OHIO,

KTU^BRICKN BERKSHIRE KSSOCIKTION.




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C. H. SESSIONS, Los Angeles.

VICE PRESIDENT STATE OF CALIFORNIA,
K7WERICKN BERKSHIRE HSSOCIKTION.




S. Q. HOLLINGSWORTH, Coushatta.

VICE PRESIDENT STATE OF LOUISIANA,

KTUIERICT^N BERKSHIRE 7^ SSOG IKTION.




H. A. S. HAMILTON, Staunton.

VICE PRESIDENT STATE OF VIRGINIA,

K7USBRICKN BERKSHIRB KSSOCIKTION.




LORING BROWN, Bolingbroke;.

VICE PRESIDENT STATE OF GEORGIA

357USER1CKN BERKSHIRE KSSOCIHTION.




A. D. HALE, McMiLLiN.

VICE PRESIDENT STATE OF WASHINGTON,

K7WSERICKN BERKSHIRB KSSOCIKTION.




J. G. SNELL, Edmonton,
VICE PRESIDENT PROVINCE OF ONTARIO,
JX7UVER1CHN BERKSHIRE ASSOCIATION.




A. H. WH ITE, Rock Hill.

VICE PRESIDENT STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,

KTV^ERIC^N BERKSHIRE H SSOC IHTION.




R. R. BEAL, Murphy.

VICE PRESIDENT STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA,

K7UIERICKN BERKSHIRE KSSOCIKTION.




C. RALSTON, Welisburg,

VICE PRESIDENT STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA,

T^TV^ERICHM BERKSHIRE HSSOC I T^TIO N .




G. E. GEISE, Dickson,
VICE PRESIDENT STATE OF ALABAMA.

M7v^:l=R[C7^^l Berkshire tassociktion.




W. R. SHACKELFORD, Muscogee,

VICE PRESIDENT OF INDIAN TERRITORY,

752«IERICKN BERKSHIRE KSSOClKTIONi,




JAMES SMITH, Clifton,

VICE PRESIDENT STATE OF ARIZONA,

KTUYERICKN BERKSHIRE KSSOCIKTION.




D. H. HILL, South Lee.

VICE PRESIDENT STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE.

K7UVERICJKN BERKSHIRE H SSOCIKXION.




HARRY CASS, Buffalo Habt, III.

AWARDED STATE CHAMPION PRIZE

KTV^ERICKN BERKSHIRE KSSOCIHTION

FOR BEST YOUNG HERD EXHIBITED AT THE ILLINOIS STATE FAIR, 1894,




W. L. FOSTER, Shreveport, La.

AWARDED STATE CHAMPION PRIZE

HTVTERICKN BERKSHIRE P;SSGC I T^TI ON

FOR BEST OLD HERD EXHIBITED AT THE LOUISIANA STATE FAIR, 1894.




H. D. NICHOL, Nashville^, Tenn




J. W. McKINNEY, Turner, Oae.




C. FRED BOSHART, Lowville, N. Y.
AUTHOR PRIZE ESSAY ON THE BERKSHIRE HOG.




DONALD MCINTOSH, D. V. S.,

PROF. VETERINARY SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS^
AUTHOR DISEASES OF THE PIG-



BERKSHIRE YEAR BOOK



AND



BREEDING HERDS



1895



BEKKSHIKE PRIZE KECORDS



AND



RECORD OF BERKSHIRE SALES






1804




PUBLISHED BY THE



AMERICAN BERKSHIRE ASSOCIATION

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS



1885



SPRINGFIELD, ILL.:
Illinois State Recisiter Book Publishing House.

3895. ■



AMERICAN BERKSHIRE ASSOCIATION



ORGANIZED FEBRUARY, 1875.



BERKSHIRE BREEDERS COMPOSING OFFICIAL BOARD, 1895.



President .



..N. H. GENTRY.. Sedalia, Mo.

Vice-Presidents.



Alabama Geise, G. E Dickson

Arizona Sniitb, James Ulifton

Arkansas Duncan, Ellis Fayetteville

California Sessions. C. H Los Angeles

Colorado Meeker, Claude B Los Animas

Conneticut Woodruff A. S Southington

Florida Vincent, T. A River view

Georgia Brown, Loring Bolingbroke

Idaho Wilson, R. E Salubria

Illinois Scribuer, J. H Moweaqua

Indian Ter Shackelford, W. R Muscogee

Iowa Karnaghan, W. S Clarinda

Kansas Berry, Geo. W Berry ton

Kentucky Morris, Ed Glasgow

Louisiana Hollingsworth, S. Q.. Coushatta

Maine Hammond, G. W.. Yarmouth ville

Maryland Fulf ord, A. M Belair

Massachusetts . Hood, C.I Lowell

Michigan Clapp, N. A Wixoru

Minnesota Porter, T. N Rochester

Missouri Harris, T. A La Mine

Mississippi Huntley, W. L Winona

Montana Anderson, Chas. B Boseman



Nebraska Town ley, J. W Octavla

N. Hampshire.. Hill, D. H South Lee

New Jersey Norton, Paul T Somerville

New Mexico McQueen G. E Florence

New York Metcalf, R. P East Elma

N. Carolina ....Benl, R. R Murphy

N. Dakota Davidson, E.J Grand Forks

Ohio Kellogg, C. A Claridon

Oklahoma Ty ..Miller, J. C Blackwell

Oregon Redmond, John Mc Minn ville

Pennsylvania Homer, D. E Greenville

Rhode Island ..Ballon, F. S Slatersville

S. Carolina White, A. H Rock Hill

S. Dakota Pyper, W. L Avon

Tennessee Reaves, A. S Hartsville

Texas Pierce, W, H Denton

Utah Taylor, C. E Salt Lake

Virginia Hamilton, H. A. S Btaunton

Washington.... Hale A. D W'Millen

W. Virginia Ralston, C Welisburg

Wisconsin Arnold, Alex A Gales ville

Province of Ontario— Joseph G. Snell, Edmonton



Secretary..
Treasurer.



.CHARLES F. MILLS Springfield, III.

.A. J. LOVEJOY RoscoE, III.



N H. GENTRY



Official Board and Directory:
WILLS A. SEWARD



W. E. SPICER



J. O. TERRELL



GEORGE S. PRINE



AMERICAN BERKSHIRE RECORD.

For the convenience of breeders desiring information as to the Vokimes in which
the pedigrees of their Berkshires are published, the following table is given:



VOLUME.


*BOARS.


*SOWS. TOTAL 1


"To. IN V


1


1 to 471


2 to 1090


780


2


473 to 1505


1092 to 3600


1773


3


1507 to 2465


3602 to 5340


1350


4


2467 to 3305


5342 to 6310


905


5


3307 to 4085


6312 to 8370


1420


6


4087 to 4999


8372 to 10000


1272




tBOARS AND


SOWS RECORDED.






FROM


TO




7


10001


12000


2000


8


12001


14000


2000


9


14001


17000


3000


10


17001


20000


3000


11


20001


23000


3000


12


23001


26000


3000


13


26001


30000


4000


14


30001


35000


5000


15


35001


40000


5000



*In Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 the boars are given the odd numbers and the sows
the even numbers.

tin Volumes 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 the boars and sows are consecutively
numbered in the order of acceptance for registration.



P* re face.

BERKSHIRE YEAR BOOK, 189^.



The Berkshire Year Book is published for the purpose of furnishing
information to the thousands of parties who make inquiry annually concern-
ing the herds, sales and prize records of the breeders of Berkshire Swine.

The Berkshire Year Book for 1895 contains a list of the names and
numbers of the boars and sows sold during the past year, and the names of
the purchasers as reported and shown by the transfer records in the office of
the American Berkshire Association.

The list of the names of the recorded boars and sows awarded first or
sweepstakes prizes in 1894, at duly organized County, State or Provincial Fairs
is published in said Year Book, so far as reported.

The Berry prize essay on the Berkshire Hog, published in this Volume,
will be read with great interest by the breeders of swine. Mr. C. Fred Bosh-
art, the author of the prize essay, is entitled to the hearty thanks of the
breeders of Berkshire swine for this able paper, and unprejudiced readers will
fully endorse the claims made therein for the Berkshire Hog,

Items of especial interest to the breeders, contributed by the most promi-
nent and successful breeders of Berkshire Swine, constitute one of the leading
features of the Berkshire Year Book.

The paper on the Diseases of the Pig contained in this Volume reflects
much credit upon Dr. Mcintosh, who has demonstrated in the paper the
claims of leading veterinarians that he is an eminent authority on such
matters.

The Berkshire Year Book contains the best obtainable methods for
curing and cooking pork products, salting, smoking hams, bacon, making
sausage, etc.; also receipts for rendering lard, seasoning sausage, and the
various ways of cooking and serving all kinds of pork products for the table.

Attention is invited to the index published in the appendix of this volume.



Berkshire Year Book.



RULES OF ENTRY IN THE AMERICAN BERKSHIRE ASSOCIATION.

1. Applications must be made upon blanks furnished by the Secretary and
should be signed by the breeder and present owner of the animal.

2. Every animal admitted to registry shall be recorded in the name of
the party owning the dam at the time the animal was farrowed.

3. A certificate of service, signed by the owner of the service boar, must
accompany each application for entry, except where said boar is shown on the
Record to have been owned at the time of service by the breeder of the animal
to be recorded.

4. Animals not the immediate descendants of recorded sires and dams,
shall not be admitted to registry, except their ancestors trace to recorded stock
and said ancestors shall also be recorded in the American Berkshire Record.

5. Uunsound or unworthy individual animals should not be presented for
registry. Such will not be admitted luider any circumstances, where fact,
proving their inferiority are made known to the Executive Committee.

6. The use of duplicate names should be avoided.

7. Each animal known to be dead should be marked by an x preceding
the name, on the application for entry or transfer blank.

8. The breeder of an animal is the party owning the dam at the time of
service and dictating the cross.

9. In case the animal offered for entry is owned by other than the owner
of the dam at the time of birth, a transfer is required to the present owner
from the previous owner; and if the animal has passed through one or more
intermediate hands, transfers must be given in their regular order. Parties
interested in the animals in question or their descendants are required to tile
and pay for Vendor's certificates, showing sales in their regular order from
the breeder through successive owners to the party in whose ownership said
animals apjiear at the date of registration.

10. In case of a change in ownership of an animal, the buyer must obtain
from the seller a certificate of transfer, for which a blank form will be fur-
nished by the Secretary, which will be recorded when returned. In case of the
neglect or refusal of the seller to give a certificate of transfer, the record of
transfer may be made by the Secretary, upon written approval of a majority
of the Executive Committee on evidence of sale and delivery. Parties pur-
chasing recorded boars or sows should obtain from the seller an abstract of
ownership, issued by the Secretary, showing that the sale has been noted on
the books of the American Berkshire Association.

11. In all certificates of transfer the full names and postoflice addresses
of both the buyer and seller of the animal, and the date of sale must be given.
If the animal is a female, it must be stated whether or not she has been served.
If served, the date of service must be given, with the name and record number
of the boar, certified to by the then recorded owner of the boar of his author-
ized representative.

12. ]Sro application shall be considered until the fees are paid, nor shall
any number be assigned by the Secretary until every requirement has been
complied with.

13. When entries or transfers are made, the certificate given by the Sec-
retary shall constitute the receipt for the fees, but such certificate shall not be
binding upon the Association in case of error.

Fees for registration and transfers are as follows:
Entry fee, boar or sow, under two years of age at date of

filing application by non-member $1 00

Entry fee, boar or sow, under two years of age at date of

filing application by a member 50

Transfer filed within six months after sale 25

Certificate of registry containing extended pedigree 50

Custom House certificate 50

Penalty Fees — The following penalty fees will be charged members and
non-members from and after March 31, 1895:

Entry fee, boar or sow, over two years of age at date of

filing application %2 GO

Fees for transfers filed over six months after date of sale... 50



BERiisiiiRE i'^EAii Book.



Imported Animals— Entry fee of boar or sow bred in Great Britain, if
application is filed within six months after date of importation:

To members $ 50

To non-members 1 00

Remittances to be made by Express Order, Bank Draft, Postoffice Order
or Registered Letter.

Entry and Transfer Blanks for the registry of pedigrees and trans-
fers in the Record, are sent free on application. Pedigrees, as soon as approved,
have numbers assigned them in advance of publication in the Record.
For blanks or further information, address the Secretary,

CHARLES F. MILLS, Springfifld, III.



WHY BERKSHIRES ARE PREFERRED.

Prominent among the good qualities that make Berkshires the leading
favorite, the following may be mentioned:

FJj-st— Great muscular power and vitality, which render them less liable to accident and
disease than any others.

-Second— Activity, combined with strong digestive and assimilating powers, hence re-
turning a maximum quantity of flesh and fat for food consumed.

Third— The sows are unsurpassed for prolificacy and as careful nurses and good
suclvlers.

Fourt/i— Their pigs are strong, active and vigorous at birth and consequently less liable
to the mishaps so common to them when very young.

Fi/t7i— They can be fattened for market at any age, and yet, if desirable, fed to any
reasonable weight, from 600 to, in some instances, 1.000 pounds.

Sixt/i— Their flesh is of the highest quality of pork, containing a larger proportion of
finely marbled lean and fat than that of any other breed.

Scuc7it?i— Power of the boar to transmit the valuable qualities of the breed to his pro-
geny when crossed witli others.

i/'i(//i</i— Unsinpabsed uniformity in color and marking.



BERKSHIRE SWINE.



Standard of Excellence Adopted by the American Berkshire

Association.

CoJof —Black, with white on feet, face, tip of tail and occasional splash on arm 1

Face and Snowt— Short, the former fine, well dished and broad between the eyes 7

Eye— Very clear, rather large, dark hazel or gray 2

l5(ij-_Generally almost erect, but sometimes inclined forward with advancing age, medium

size, thin and soft - 4

Jou'?— Full and heavy, running back well on neck 4

A'ec/f— Short and broad on top 4

Hair— Fine and soft, medium thickness.. il

Sfcm— Skin smooth and pliable 4

SJwulder—ThicVi and even, broad on top a nd thick through the chest 7

Brtcfc— Broad, short and straight, ribs well sprung, coupling close up to liips 8

Side— Deep and well let down, straight on bottom line 6

Fianfc— Well back and low down on leg, making nearly a straight line with lower part of

side ii

iofji—Full and wide '■*

Ham— Deep and thick, extending well up on back and holding thickness well down to hock 10

Tait— Well set up on back, tapering and not coarse 2

I/effs- Short, straight and strong, set wide apart, with hoofs erect and capable of holding

good weight ■ 5

Symmetry— WeU proportioned throughout, depending largely on condition 5

Condition— In good, healthy, growing state, not overfed 6

Stj/ie- Attractive, spirited, indicative of thorough breeding and constitutional vigor 5



CHAMPION BERKSHIRE HERDS

- aWAbdEd thh!—

STATE PRIZES

—BY THE—

AMERICAN BERKSHIRE ASSOCIATION.



CALIFORNIA,

SESSIONS & CO., 1894.... (Old and Young Herds) Los Angeles

GEORGIA,

HILL & BROWN, 1894 .... (Old and Y oung Herds) Macon

ILLINOIS,

HARRY CASS, 1894 (Young Herd) Buffalo Hart

INDIANA,

L J. WILLIAMS & SO^', 1893 Muncie

lOAVA,

WILLIAM ROBISON, 1893 Booneville

KANSAS,

V. B. IIOWEY, 1893 Topeka

LOUISIANA,

W. L. FOSTER, 1894 (Old Herd) Sheveport

MICHIGAN,

N. A. & J. W. CLAPP, 1894.... (Young Herd) Wixom

MISSOURI,

JOHN B. THOMPSON, 1893 Plattsburg

NEBRASKA.

W. E. SPICER, 1894 (Old and Young Herds) Harvard

NEAV .TERSEY,

WILLS A. SEWARD, 1893 Budds Lake

NEW YORK,

METCALF BROS., 1894.. (Old and Young Herds) East Elma

OHIO,

L. C. PETERSON, 1894 (Old Herd) Spring Valley

W. S. PARKER, 1894 (Young Herd) Bloomingburg

OREGON,

E. A. POPHAM, 1894 (Young Herd) Turner

TENNESSEE,

CARNEY & MOORE, 1894 (Old Herd) Murfreesboro

J. D. CLINARD, 1894 (Young Herd) Springfield

TEXAS,

W. H. PIERCE, 1894 (Old and Young Herds) Denton

WEST VIRGINIA,

C. RALSTON & BRO., 1894 .... (Young Herd) Wellsburg

WISCONSIN,

M. H. AVEST, 1894 (Old Herd) Fayetteville

PETER WAKEM, 1894 (Young Herd) Madison

The herds of the breeders named above will retain the State Championships until the
premiums of the American Berkshire Association are subsequently awarded to other breed-
ers residing in said states.



Hekkshike Year Book.



PRIZES FOR BERKS.



LIBERAL PREMIUMS OFFERED FOR BERKSHIRES AT THE
STATE AND PROVINCIAL FAIRS OF 1895.



Twenty- "• even Hundred and Fifty Dollars in Prizes Offered by the American

Berkshire Association, for the Purpose of Advertising the Breed

and to Enconrage Improvement in_(^Haiity of Berkshires

in the United States and in Canada.



Durinj? the past year the American Berkshire Association awarded in prizes at the lead-
ing State Fairs over one tliousand dollars in premiums— a sum much larger than the aggre-
gate amount offered in premiums by the sixteen or more similar organizations representing
all the other breeds of swine.

One thousand dollars in cash was paid the exhibitors of Berlishire swine at the World's
Columbian Exposition by the American Berkshire Association.

The leading breeders of Berkshires from all portions of the world had the satisfaction of
examining at the World's Fair an exhibit of Berkshires that was pronounced by well-in-
formed breeders to have been the largest and best display of Berkshire hogs ever before
shown at any State or previous World's Fair.

It is generally conceded by the exhibitors of Berkshire swine that the large sums offered
in prizes by the American Berkshire Association had much to do in stimulating breeders to
make an exhibit at the World's Columbian Exposition, that has greatly increased the pres-
tige and popularity of the Berkshire breed.

The American Berkshire Association will continue the same liberal policy by the offer of
a still larger sum in prizes for exhibits made at the State and Provincial Fairs held in Canada
and the United States during the year of 1895.

The American Berkshire Association offers the following special premiums, to be com-
peted for at each of the State and Provincial Fairs of 1895, viz.: The first five or the second
five volumes of the Record of the American Berkshire Association necessary to complete
the set of the successful competitor, and valued at five dollars per volume.

(a) Best breeding pen of Berkshires registered in the American Berkshire Record, to
consist of a boar and three sows over one year of age, owned by a resident of the State or
Province in which the Fair is held, the first five or second five volumes of the Berkshire
Record, necessary to complete the set of the successful competitor, value twenty-five dollars.

(b) Best breeding pen of Berkshires registered in the American Berkshii-e Record, to
consist of a boar and three sows under one year of age, owned by a resident of the State or
Province in which the Fair is held, the first five or second five volumes of the Berkshire
Record, necessary to complete the set of the successful competitor, value twenty-five dollars.



Bkrkshike Year Book.



CONDITIONS.

First -That the boars and sows competins for the prizes specified above be recorded in
the American Berlishire Record prior to date of entry at tlie Fair, and that a list of such en-
tries tas sent to the Secretary of the Association at Springfield, Illinois,

Second— That there shall not be less than two competitors for each of the prizes.

Third— That no animals competing for the above prizes be allowed to show for said pre-
miums at more than one State or Provincial Fair in 189.5.

Fourth— That a separate class for recorded Berkshires be provided by the State Fair offi-
cials, and published in the premium list for 180.5.

Fifth— That the announcement of the pi-emiums marked (a) and (b), and conditions one,
two and three, be printed in the premium list of said State Fairs in connection with the
classification for Berkshire swine, or that referen<;e be made at the end of the list of premi-
ums for swine to this announcement, giving page where the same is put)lished.

Premiums amounting to fifty dollars, as noted above, will be offered in 1895 for exhibits
of Berkshire swine made at each of the following State and Provincial Fairs, viz. :



Alabama State Fair

Arizona State Fair

Arkansas State Fair

California State Fuir

Colorado State Fair

Connecticut State Fair

Delaware State Fair

Florida State Fair

Georgia State Fair

Idaho State Fair

Illinois State Fair

Indiana State Fair

Indian Territory State Fair.

Iowa State Fair

Kansas State Fair

Kentucky State Fair

Louisiana State Fair

Maine State Fair

Maryland Ktate Fair

Massachusetts State Fair..

Michigan State Fair

Minnesota State Fair

Mississippi State Fair

Missouri State Fair

Missouri, St. Louis

Montana State Fair.

Nebraska State Fair

Nevada State Fair



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