Western Nugget Hereford Show champions named
Kansas City, MO — C Black Hawk Down ET (P) and C CJC 7172 Miles 5278 ET (H) took grand champion honors in the bull show and BHR SW Dominette 504 (P) and C 1311 5280 Lady 6084 ET (H) took grand champion honors in the female show at the 2016 Western Nugget National Hereford Show Dec. 1-3 in Reno, NV.
In the polled bull show, grand and champion yearling bull honors went to C Black Hawk Down ET, exhibited by Black Hills Herefords, Olympia, WA., Black Hawk Down Syndicate, Bruneau, ID, and Colyer Herefords, Bruneau, ID. He is a Jan. 14, 2015, son of WLB Winchester Powerball 27 and showed with expected progeny differences (EPDs) of BW 2.5; WW 60; YW 88; MM 27; M&G 57; FAT -.04; REA .66; and IMF -.04.
Reserve grand champion honors went to C 1311 5280 Lad 6077 ET, exhibited by Colyer Herefords, Bruneau, ID. He is a Jan. 1, 2016 son of CRR 5280 and exhibited with EPDs of BW 2.2; WW 56; YW 79; MM 31; M&G 59; FAT -.02; REA .53; and IMF .07.
In the horned bull show, grand and champion yearling bull honors went to C CJC 7172 Miles 5278 ET, exhibited by White Hereford Ranch, Burns, OR., and Colyer Herefords, Bruneau, ID. He is a Feb. 10, 2015, son of C Miles McKee 2103 ET and showed with EPDs of BW 5.5; WW 58; YW 90; MM 36; M&G 65; FAT -.01; REA .7; and IMF .0.
Reserve grand and reserve champion yearling bull honors went to TCW Heat Seeker 28M 504C, exhibited by Weimer Cattle Company, Susanville, CA., and Gary and Kathy Buchholz, Waxahachie, TX. He is a Jan. 20, 2015 son of GOLDEN OAK 4J Maximum 28M and showed with EPDs of BW 3.7; WW 55; YW 85; MM 20; M&G 48; FAT .02; REA .54; and IMF .02.
In the polled female show, grand and champion junior yearling female honors went to BHR SW Dominette 504, exhibited by Joseph Barry, Gresham, OR. She is a Jan. 24, 2015, daughter of STAR Shock Wave 13Y ET and showed with EPDs of BW 4.1; WW 49; YW 81; MM 27; and M&G 52.
Reserve grand and champion junior heifer calf honors went to H BL Miss Spice 613 ET, exhibited by David Smith, Boulder, CO. She is a Feb. 22, 2016 daughter of PERKS 144U Right Track 2040 and showed with EPDs of BW 3.4; WW 58; YW 92; MM 26; and M&G 56.
In the horned female show, grand and champion junior heifer calf honors went to C 1311 5280 Lady 6084ET, exhibited by David Smith, Boulder, CO. She is a Jan. 9, 2016, daughter of CRR 5280 and showed with EPDs of BW 2.7; WW 57; YW 83; MM 34; and M&G 62.
Reserve grand and champion senior heifer calf honors went to H Annsley 5612 ET, exhibited by David Smith, Boulder, CO. She is a Sept. 14, 2015 daughter of H L1 Domino 3053 ET and showed with EPDs of BW 5.2; WW 67; YW 112; MM 31; and M&G 64.
Following the selection of the champions, GKB Cattle Company, Waxahachie, TX, won premier horned exhibitor and Fallon Gohr, Madras, OR, won premier polled exhibitor. Gohr was also selected premier polled breeder. Brumley Farms, Orovada, NV., was selected as premier horned breeder. Best six head honors went to Sticks and Stones Ranch, Cheyenne, WY. The Get-of-Sire was awarded to Sticks and Stones Ranch with a group sired by GKB 88X Laramie B293.
Judge Chris Mullinix, Manhattan, Kan., sorted the 239-head open show.
In the junior show, Josh Albrecht, Oroville, CA., exhibited the grand champion steer with FPF Cool Runnings 615, a March 15, 2016 son of JCS Cool Kat 6928. Winning reserve champion steer was Tucker Pacatte, Santa Rosa, CA., with 4M 743 Chester 1602 ET, a Jan. 28, 2016 son of CRR About Time 743.
The champion bred and owned bull was exhibited by Rowan Murphy, Farmington, CA., with RM Homeland 2C, a March 23, 2015 son of NJW 73S W18 Hometown 10Y ET. James and Lane Downing, Culver, OR, exhibited the reserve champion bred and owned bull, DCC Hampton 609. He is an April 10, 2016 son of DCC Double Down 205.
Winning the champion bred and owned heifer title was Piper Colyer, Bruneau, ID with C BAR1 Serendipity 5054 ET, a Jan. 7, 2015, daughter of WLB Winchester Powerball 27. Reserve champion honors went to Roslynn McGhehey, Redmond, OR., with 4M 100W Pandora 1605, a March 3, 2016, daughter of NJW 73S M326 Trust 100W ET.
The champion owned heifer in the junior show was Fallon Gohr, Madras, OR., with BCC Sweet Melody 516C ET, a Feb. 6, 2015 daughter of LSW WCC About Time X06.
Winning reserve champion female was Carlisle and Madeline Braman, Refugio, TX, with H AH Kelly 6189 ET, a Feb. 27, 2016 daughter of H/TSR/CHEZ/FULL Throttle ET.
Amanda Schnoor, Chowchilla, CA., sorted the bred and owned heifers and steers in the junior show. Josh Elder, Dunlap, IA, judged the owned heifer show and the bred and owned bull show in the junior show.