August 8, 2019
A Shropshire ram named Clark owned by Rueber Shropshires of Marshalltown tipped the scales as 452 pounds to win the Big Ram title at the 2019 Iowa State Fair.
Second place was claimed by Phil, the Lincoln ram who is owned by Seelow Sheep Farm of State Center. He weighed in at 333 pounds.
The 2019 Iowa State Fair Big Ram show had 7 entries.
The Big Ram, along with the Big Boar and Super Bull, will be on display at the Iowa State Fair in the Sheep, Swine and Cattle Barns respectively, through the end of the Fair.
The Iowa State Fair is one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country and the single largest event in the state. The Fair began over 160 years ago and is now considered one of the best events in the nation. Attracting more than one million Fairgoers every year from all over the world, truly nothing compares! The fairgrounds are located at East 30th and East University, just off the interstate and minutes from Downtown Des Moines. Nothing Compares to Fair Favorites: August 8-18, 2019. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.