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Blanche returns to winners circle in WDE Milking Shorthorn show

Colleen Kottke
Wisconsin State Farmer
Judges study entrants in the international milking short horns show at Worl Dairy Expo on Oct. 2 in Madison

Milking Shorthorn breeders from Wisconsin earned high honors during the 2019 International Milking Shorthorn cattle show at World Dairy Expo.

Triston and Willow Upchurch and Susan Lee of Oxford, Wis. showed the Reserve Senior and Reserve Grand Champion Trilow Zeus Lala-ET. Lala earned the runnerup finish behind Eichlers Md Blanche-ET, owned by Peter Vail & Hillpoint Partners of Englewood, Fla. Blanche was the 2017 Grand Champion.

2017 Grand Champion, Eichlers Md Blanche-ET, owned by Peter Vail & Hillpoint Partners of Englewood, Fla., returned to the colored shavings to be named Senior and Grand Champion of the 2019 International Milking Shorthorn Show at World Dairy Expo on October 2.  Reserve Senior and Reserve Grand Champion titles were presented to Trilow Zeus Lala-ET, owned by Triston & Willow Upchurch and Susan Lee of Oxford, Wis.

Another Wisconsin cow, Lazy M Greek Leda-EXP-ET, winner of the Junior Two-Year-Old Cows, was tapped for the Intermediate Champion titles. Lazy M Greek Leda-EXP-ET is owned by Lazy M Farm LLC – Michael and Herman Maier of Stitzer, Wis.

The Maier's also claimed the title of Premier Exhibitor of the Heifer Show.

Hard Core Md Justice Rozly-EXP and Heavenly Badger Lime, both owned by Mike Gregory of Anamosa, Iowa, took home the Junior Champion and Reserve Junior Champion titles, respectively.

Premier Breeder of the 2019 International Milking Shorthorn Show is Hard Core. Peter Vail and Mike & Linda Hellenbrand took the honor of Premier Exhibitor. Purple Idalee RR Zeus-EXP-ET was named Premier Sire and Premier Sire of the Heifer Show. Heavenly Show Cattle took the Premier Breeder of the Heifer Show title.

Complete class results can be found at worlddairyexpo.com.