Gestation Calendar 11/25/2020 Breed Today for Mar 19 Litters



What a day at the Fort Worth gilt show!

Wow!  That is all that we can say!  We have been more than blessed with an awesome showing from Shaffer Goldrush offspring at the Fort Worth Stock Show Gilt show!  Congratulations to all of the breeders, exhibitors, their families, and everyone else who helped along the way!  We are extremely proud and excited for you!  All we can say is, what a day!


Bull Rider sired the Grand Champion Gilt Overall (Champion Duroc Gilt)!  She was bred by JJ Genetics and sold at Duncan.  I believe she was the 7th Overall Duroc Weanling Gilt!  Exhibited by Paxton Knies!

Capital Investment sired the Reserve Grand Champion Gilt Overall (Champion Hampshire gilt)!  She was bred by Diamond V Show Pigs!

Mile High sired the Champion Crossbred Gilt!  Shown by Jeremiah Gonzales.  Bred by Jacob Holland & Luke Pharr!

We will more updated information soon!


We hope that everyone is having a great week!  We are preparing [ ]

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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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Online Breeding Certificates

We are excited to announce that the online breeding certifcate request form is here!  We have working hard on way to better help our customers and we feel that being able to request a breeding certificate form is one way that we could do just that!  You can request these any time of the day and from the convience of your home, office, phone, or where ever you are!  Our goal is to process these right away but please do allow us 3 business days.  If you need one done right away, just give us a call at the office and we will take care of that for you the same day!

Here is how to request the breeding certificate form.

1.  Go to our website

2. On the home page, scroll down until you see the Online Breeding Certificate banner

3. Click on it

4.  Fill out the information for the litter you have [ ]

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Revolution -A Hampshire Sire


(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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What is a Breeding Certificate?

A commonly asked question we get is “what is a breeding certificate and do I need one?”

A Breeding Certificate is required by the breed registry in order to register your purebred litter.  What the breeding certificate does is confirm the sire of the pigs.  Below, we will take you through the steps of requesting a breeding certificate.

We are currently working on making to where you can request your breeding certificate online off of our website.  We will keep you posted as soon as this is available.  We are hoping that this allow you work on this when you have time and just not limit you to our office hours to request the breed cert.

Each breed registry require processes and requires something different for a breeding certificate.

We do the NSR, CPS, and Berkshire Associations breed certifcates online directly to the association.  When you send in your litter registration form, they match these [ ]

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We would like to welcome everyone one to the Shaffer Goldrush blog!

This blog is something new that we have added in hopes to better serve and inform our cusotmers.  Our goal is to post information that will be useful and helpful in you and your family’s swine operation.  We will not only be posting new boar information, show pigs information, and special savings when ordering semen, but we are hoping to provide you with showmanship tips, farrowing tips, funny stories, and maybe throw in our favorite receipt every once and while.  We are hoping this will be a place that will not only provide you information and be helpful but entertain you as well.

We wish you and your family a happy and healthy 2013!


Aimee Inskeep


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