Olymel's "Reach for the Top" Awards

Individual Awards are presented to producers in each of the following categories:

  1. Core Weight Award - awarded to the producer who has the highest percentage of hogs in the core weight
  2. High Health Award - awarded to the producer who has the lowest score when total demerits, arthritis, adhesions, abscesses are combined for overall High Health Pigs
  3. Core Lean Award - awarded to the producer who has the highest percentage of hogs with a loin measurement between 60 and 69mm with hogs weighing under 105 kg
  4. Food Safety Award - awarded to the producer who has the highest Clear Tattoo percentage (for traceability) combined with the lowest brisket contamination level

Qualifying Period: January 1st - December 31st

Awards: Plaques, recognition and prize money

Qualify Factors: Achieve Minimum Health Standards & Minimum 2500 hogs marketed in the contest period.

The Grand Champion

This would be the producer who scored the highest in all of the above categories based on a weighted point system. This producer may not necessarily win any of the individual awards but could be n amed "Grand Champion" by scoring well in all categories.

Prizes: Individual Award: $500 and Grand Champion: $1000

Reach for the Top Awards sponsored by Olymel and the Alberta Pork Congress

2016 Winners

Grand Champion

Mialta Colony


High Health Award

A & A VanGinkel Pork Farm

 

Food Safety Award

Viking Colony

 

Core Lean Award

Lougheed Colony South


Core Weight Award

Fairville Colony