Boone County youth shows winning pig at Missouri State Fair

Sunday, August 16, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 3:47 p.m. CDT, Thursday, August 20, 2009

SEDALIA – In jeans and a worn-out Cardinals T-shirt, Tyler Martin, 17, looked like any other competitor at the Missouri State Fair swine show. But Martin, a Centralia High School student, won the 2009 Grand Champion Barrow title at the State Fair on Friday. Martin competed with Chrome, a castrated male pig, also called a barrow.