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Job Opportunity at Shaffer Goldrush!

Job Opportunity at Shaffer Goldrush!

Shaffer Goldrush is looking for a manual labor person to perform the daily cleaning and bedding of boar pens along with the cleaning and bedding of the show pig barn. You will also be required to do regular cleaning in other facilities at the farm as well. You must be able to use a scoop shovel, run a wheel barrel, drive a truck, lift heavy objects, be willing to drive a tractor, work with livestock and perform a variety of other farm tasks. You must work well with others, be reliable, have a driver’s license, transportation to work, and a good work ethic. This position will start out as a part time job with hourly pay with the opportunity to turn into a full time salary position with additional benefits. Please call us at 765-789-8349 for more information and to apply.

 

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Updates

We at Shaffer Goldrush would like address the concern of PEDv here at Goldrush and in the swine industry.

We at Shaffer Goldrush, DO NOT have PEDv as of 2/12/14.  We all know how rumors like to fly around the industry and we wanted to let our customers rest assured that we currently do not have nor have had PEDv in the past.

If we would break here at Shaffer Goldrush our customers will be the… first to know.  We will up front and honest with everyone.  We will have a plan of action set into place and pass all of that information on to our customers immediately.  Our relationships with our customers are extremely important to us and we would do nothing to hurt that relationship.  We value each and everyone of you and we want you to succeed in the swine industry.

We are currently testing weekly for PEDv just like [ ]

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Shaffer Goldrush Open House & Elite Gilt Sale 2013

Its that time of the year!  Shows are starting to wind down in the Midwest and thoughts are now being shifted to breeding for this Fall!  Such a fun and exciting time of the year as we all try to find that perfect match in hopes of raising Champions for the following year!

Every year we have the Shaffer Goldrush Boar Open House and Elite Gilt Sale!  This year it is being held on Saturday, August 24, 2013.  It is a day of fun for the entire family!  It is a great day to come out and view the boars that we have on stud, eat lunch and hopefully learn a few things along the way!

The tents set up for the Open House in 2012!

Schedule of Events

9 am – Registration

10 am – A.I. Breeding Demonstration

11 am – Lunch!

12 pm – Boar Viewing

2:30 pm – Elite Gilt Sale

We start the [ ]

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Happy Friday 1/18/13!

We hope that everyone had a great week and has an even better weekend!

This has been a busy but random week here at Goldrush.  We are gearing up for our 9th annual Customer Appreciation Pig Sale.  It will be held on Saturday, March 9th at the Wayne County Fairgounds!  We will be posting the entry form very soon!  This year we will be having Brian Hines from Michigan in to sift the pigs and Kevin Wendt will there to auctioneer.  We are also excited to announce that this year we will have Karen Miller from Karen’s Kaptured Moments (KKM) there to take pictures!  We are very excited about this new addition to the Sale!  Hopefully taking pictures will go much smoother than in the past!

Bradley and I are also gearing up to head to Denver!  This will be our first time attending and we are really looking forward to it!  [ ]

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Revolution -A Hampshire Sire

Revolution

(Point Taken x Home Grown)

Bred by Heimer Hampshires

Reserve Champion Hampshire Boar at the 2012 Fall Classic in Duncan, OK

 

We are extremely excited Revolution!  We feel that Revolution is one of the most unique and powerful Hampshire boars we have seen.  Revolution is stout made with a huge top and hip!  One the move, he is super sound structured.   We want to say Thank You to Jesse and his family for giving us the oportunity to own this great sire!

He has now been here about 2 months and he still looking great.  We can’t wait to see pigs out of him this summer!

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