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By Joe Naiman
Village News Correspondent 

Holmes raises reserve champion hog


Last updated 7/30/2019 at 12:50am

Raelynn Homes, center, displays her banners won by her reserve grand champion hog, Rugrat.

Raelynn Holmes raised the Future Farmers of America reserve grand champion hog at the San Diego County Fair's market livestock show.

Holmes, who graduated from Fallbrook High School in June and was a member of Fallbrook's FFA chapter, showed a 231-pound Yorkshire cross she named Rugrat who was chosen as the FFA lightweight champion hog before receiving FFA reserve champion honors.

"It was a really fun and cool experience. I didn't expect it to happen, but I'm glad that it did," Holmes said.

Rugrat, who was male, was six months old when he was shown at the fair. Holmes acquired Rugrat from S...

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