MADISON, WIS. – Highcroft Absolute Lily-Red was named Grand Champion and Senior Champion of the International Red & White Show, Friday, October 4, and takes home the Allen Hetts Grand Champion Trophy and $1,000 Udder Comfort Grand Champion Award.

Lily, the winning Five-Year-Old Cow, was exhibited by Glamourview-Iager and Walton and Eaton Holsteins of Marietta, N.Y. Meadow Green Abso Fanny-Red, the Reserve Grand Champion and Reserve Senior Champion, was the first-place 125,000 Lb. Production Cow and was exhibited by Triple-T, T and L Cattle, Berry, F and D Borba and F and C Borba of North Lewisburg, Ohio.

Weeberlac Tickle Me-Red-ET, the winner of the Junior Two-Year-Old Cow Class, was named Intermediate Champion and exhibited by Ferme Blondin, A. Philips and K. Wolf of Saint-Placide, Québec, Canada. Reserve Intermediate Champion Honors went to Ms Awesome Atomic-Red-ET, the first-place Senior Two-Year-Old Cow exhibited by K. Doeberiener, L. Bowen and B. Schilling of West Salem, Ohio.

Junior Champion, Milksource Thunder-Red-ET, the first-place Fall Heifer Calf, was shown by Molly Olstad and Tristan Ostrom of Stoughton, Wis. Knonaudale Lite My Fire-Red-ET, the winning Winter Yearling Heifer, was exhibited by Kaila Stoltzfus of East Earl, Penn.

Premier Breeder was Apple Partners of Lanark, Ill., and Grady and Lane Wendorf of Ixonia, Wis. were Premier Exhibitor. Premier Sire was Apples Absolute-Red-ET.

In the Heifer Show, Milk Source LLC of Kaukauna, Wis. was Premier Breeder and Premier Sire of the Heifer Show was a tie between Cycle McGucci Jordy-Red and Dymentholm Mr App Avalanche-TW.

Placing a total of 265 animals in the International Red & White Show were official judge, Jamie Black, of Batavia, N.Y. and associate judge, Pat Lundy, of Granville, N.Y.

Jr Show

Mead-Manor Def Adeline-Red claimed the Grand Champion and Intermediate Champion honors at the International Junior Red & White Show. Adeline was the winning Junior Three-Year-Old Cow, exhibited by Mike and Megan Moede of Algoma, Wis.

Reserve Grand Champion was Cherry-Lor Ladd Ripple-Red, the Senior Champion and first-place Five-Year-Old Cow, exhibited by Matthew Boop and Cael Hembury of Millmont, Penn. This pair of cows was presented the Lillian and Keith King and Jim King Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion of the Junior Show awards, respectively.

Rounding out the champion lineup were Reserve Senior Champion Long-Brook Ab Sweety-Red-ET and Reserve Intermediate Champion Kara-Kesh-RK Our Gem-Red-ET. Sweety was the first-place Four-Year-Old Cow, shown by Victoria Clark of Springville, Penn. Gem was exhibited by Curtis, Evelyn and Agnes Griffin of Thief River Falls, Minn. and won the Junior Two-Year-Old Cow Class.

Junior Champion, Milksource Thunder-Red-ET, was shown by Molly Olstad and Tristan Ostrom of Stoughton, Wis. Thunder was the first-place Fall Heifer Calf. Knonaudale Lite My Fire-Red-ET, the winning Winter Yearling Heifer and Reserve Junior Champion, was exhibited by Kaila Stoltzfus of East Earl, Penn.

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