Aged cows win International Junior Holstein show
MADISON. – Gamlake Destry Sallie took home three new titles at the 2018 International Junior Holstein Show. The winning Six-Year-Old and Older Cow was named Senior Champion and Champion Bred & Owned before going on to be named Grand Champion Holstein of the Junior Show. Sallie, exhibited by Samantha Gambonini, Petaluma, Calif., took home the $500 Udder Comfort Grand Champion Cash Award and the Lillian & Keith King and Jim King Grand Champion of the Junior Show Award.
Second in the Six-Year-Old and Older Cow class and Reserve Grand Champion of the International Junior Holstein Show was Lovhilll Braxton Funky-ET, exhibited by Joseph, Zach, Jerome and Darian Stransky of Owatonna, Minn. They were awarded the Lillian & Keith King and Jim King Reserve Grand Champion of the Junior Show Award.
Evaluating the 217 entries were official judge Chris Hill, Thurmont, Md. and associate judge Robert Teixeira, Keyes, Calif.
The Intermediate Champion, Lellavan Avalanche Fuji, came from the Yearling Heifer in Milk class. Fuji is owned by B. Almeida and F, C, A, L, J & H Borba of Canton De Hatley, Quebec, Canada. The Reserve Intermediate Champion was Butlerview Door Aleah, owned by Christian Cunningham of Penngrove, Cali. Aleah was the winning Senior Three-Year-Old Cow.
Budjon-Abbott Alexandra-ET and Hatee Jacoby Paris were the winning Winter Yearling Heifers and Junior Champion and Reserve Junior Champion of the International Junior Holstein Show, respectively. Alexandra is owned by Kaelyn, Kenadee and Keegan Weigel of Platteville, Wis. and Alyson and Kenlee Philips of Lingleville, Texas, are the owners of the Reserve Junior Champion, Paris.
Wisconsin youth also left the show ring with top finishes.
Spring calf—Jenlar Solomon Mara, Brianna Meyer, Chilton, 1; Red-Brae Doorman Theresa-ET, Elise and Brady Bleck, Glenbeulah, 2.
Winter heifer calf— Pfaffsway Defiant Jen A, Kole and Beau Trapp, Olivia Pfaff and Fred Ullom, Taylor, 3.
Fall calf—Ryan-Vu Doorman Risin Shine, Dylan and Cameron Ryan,Fond du Lac, 3.
Summer Yearling Heifer—KnH-Endres Diamondback Onya, Mikayla Endres, Lone Rock, 3.
Spring Yearling Heifer—Petitclerc Doorman Sapphire-ET Grant Vosters, Freedom, 1.
Winter Yearling Heifer (not in milk)—Budjon-Abbott Alexandra-ET, Kaelyn and Keegan Weigel Platteville, 1.
Fall Yearling Heifer (not in milk)—Tombeth Ettakaw Sarah Kearns, Gays Mills, 3.
JR Champion Female of Jr Show—Winter Yearling Heifer (not in milk) Budjon-Abbott Alexandra-ET Kaelyn and Keegan Weigel Platteville.
Yearling Heifer in Milk (must have freshened)—Crave G W Atwood Peach-ET, Roseanne Crave, Waterloo, 3.
Junior 3 year old cow—Ms Hodglynn Brkw Bonus, Eva Dorrmink, Baldwin, 2; Synergy Anahiem Magnolia-ET, M, C & E Jauquet and M, C & S Haack, Pulaski, 3.
Senior 3 year old cow—Mapel Wood Kingboy Lacey-ET, Jacob Siemers, Newton, 1.
Four year old cow—Ryan-Vu Gchip Claudette-ET, Joseph Opsal, Blue Mounds, 2.
Five year old cow—Butterview GC Awesome, Grady and Lane Wendorf, Ixonia, 1.
150,000 Lb. production cow—Gildale Advent Primrose, Kalista, Kaianne and Kaydence Hodorff, Eden 1.