Third time's a charm for Fudge in International Milking Shorthorn show at World Dairy Expo
MADISON - Maple Fudge Of 12 Oaks, owned by Colton and Ashley Brandel of Lake Mills, Wis. was named Grand Champion Female in the International Milking Shorthorn Show at World Dairy Expo® on Oct. 3, in Madison.
Fudge has been the reigning Grand Champion of the International Junior Milking Shorthorn Show since 2016 and finally topped the International Milking Shorthorn Show this year. Fudge also won Senior Champion Female and received the $1,000 Udder Comfort Grand Champion Cash Award. Kuszmar Mega Lely-62, owned by John P. and Marjorie Kuszlyz of Batavia, New York, was awarded Reserve Grand Champion Female and Reserve Senior Champion Female titles.
Intermediate Champion of the International Milking Shorthorn Show and recipient of an ovum pick-up compliments of Vytelle LLC, is Corstar Presto Mango P-EXP, owned by Cory and Kristen Salzl of Litchfield, Minn. The Salzls also exhibited Corstar Presto Lulu-ET, the Reserve Intermediate Champion.
Taking home the Junior Champion title was Innisfail-Wo Julius Lucy owned by Jeffery McKissick and Mike Uber of New Castle, Pa. Winning Reserve Junior Champion was KnH Endres Zeus Legendary owned by Mikayla Endres from Lone Rock, Wis.
Official Judge Brian Behnke, Albany, Wis. and Carla Stetzer, Alma Center, Wis., associate judge, placed 218 entries.
Maple Fudge of 12 Oaks was named Grand Champion and Senior Champion of the International Junior Mlking Shorthorn Show on Wednesday, October 3 at World Dairy Expo®. Owned by Colton and Ashley Brandel of Lake Mills Wis., she earned $500 Udder Comfort Grand Champion Award and the Lillian & Keith King and Jim King Grand Champion Junior Show Award for the third year in a row. Maple Fudge was the winning Junior Entry from the Four-Year-Old Cow class.
Reserve Grand Champion and Intermediate Champion of the International Junior Milking Shorthorn Show went to Lazy M PS LadyLump Exp-ET, owned by Scotty Young and Brett Groebner of Monroe, Wis. She received the Lillian & Keith King and Jim King Reserve Grand Champion Junior Show Award.
The Reserve Intermediate Champion Female of the International Junior Milking Shorthorn Show was the winning Junior entry from the Junior Three-Year-Old Cow class, Heavenly Creampuff was shown by Johnathon A Clark of Cornish, N.H. The Reserve Senior Champion of the International Junior Milking Shorthorn Show went to Halpins Baby Ruth exhibited by Taylor Graves of Danville, Ky.
KnH Endres Zeus Legendary and Designer Genes Butterqueen were selected as Junior Champion and Reserve Junior Champion of the International Junior Milking Shorthorn Show, respectively. Mikayla Endres, from Lone Rock, Wis., led KnH Endres Zeus Legendary to victory in the Fall Yearling Heifer class, and Kara Yannesse of Edinburg, PA. exhibited Butterqueen, the first place Winter Yearling Heifer.
Official judge Brian Behnke, Albany, Wis., and associate judge Carla Stetzer, Alma Center, Wis., placed 66 animals in the International Junior Milking Shorthorn Show.