World Dairy Expo

Views of Expo — Saturday

Date: 
Sun, 10/04/2015

Views from Saturday at World Dairy Expo.

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It was a Supreme Day for MilkSource

Date: 
Sat, 10/03/2015

Their Holstein and Jersey cows captured the top two spots.

Supreme

The Holstein, Lovhill Goldwyn Katrysha reigned supreme and her Jersey stall mate, Musqie Iatola Martha-ET took reserve for Shelby Ostrom. Katrysha is owned by Milksource and Martha is exhibited by Shelby Ostrom, daughter of one of the MilkSource owners, Jim Ostrom. Both cows call Kaukauna, Wis. home.

Supreme

Reserve

MilkSource also exhibited the Grand Champion Red & White. Their three entries in the Supreme parade was a first in the 49-year history of World Dairy Expo. Strans-Jen-D Tequila-Red completed the MilkSource trifecta. Read more

De Ja Vu for Supreme Champion of the Junior Show

Date: 
Sat, 10/03/2015

Minnesota and Illinois dairy exhibitors top youth shows again.

By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard’s Dairyman Online Media Manager

Supreme Champion of Junior Show

For the second year in a row, the Holstein, followed by the Jersey were named Supreme Champion of the junior shows at World Dairy Expo. And, it was also a repeat for their owners, Trevor Tuman and Chandler Bening of Minnesota with their Holstein and Ben Sauder with his Jersey. Blondin Goldwyn Subliminal-ETS is the Holstein and Willdina Jade Bee is the Jersey.

A Sid celebration

Date: 
Sat, 10/03/2015

Sid daughters halt Goldwyn’s reign, but Goldwyn daughters top show.

By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard’s Dairyman Online Media Manager

After seven years of Braedale Goldwyn taking Premier Sire honors, there is a new king of the ring at the International Holstein Show in 2015. The Intermediate Championships went to two Pine-Tree Sid sisters, Jacobs Sid Beauty-ET and Bergeroy Sid Ambelle. The junior-3-year old is owned by Eaton Holsteins, and the Murphys of New York and Bergeroy Holsteins of Quebec owned the senior-3-year-old, respectively. In addition, Sid also sired the winning milking yearling, solidifying his Premier Sire status.

Holstein Champions
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A Sid celebration

Date: 
Sat, 10/03/2015

Sid daughters halt Goldwyn’s reign, but Goldwyn daughters top show.

By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard’s Dairyman Online Media Manager

After seven years of Braedale Goldwyn taking Premier Sire honors, there is a new king of the ring at the International Holstein Show in 2015. The Intermediate Championships went to two Pine-Tree Sid sisters, Jacobs Sid Beauty-ET and Bergeroy Sid Ambelle. The junior-3-year old is owned by Eaton Holsteins, and the Murphys of New York and Bergeroy Holsteins of Quebec owned the senior-3-year-old, respectively. In addition, Sid also sired the winning milking yearling, solidifying his Premier Sire status.

Holstein Champions
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Three-year-old lights up the Guernsey show ring

Date: 
Sat, 10/03/2015

A Pennsylvania cow wins big at the World Dairy Expo International Guernsey Show.

By Abby Bauer, Hoard’s Dairyman Associate Editor

“There’s one cow that lit me up today,” said Lynn Harbaugh, judge of the 2015 International Guernsey Show. “She has it all. She’s all quality, with dairy strength from end to end and a beautiful udder.”

Guernsey Grand Champions

She was Misty Meadows Levi-Suede-ET, the Junior 3-year-old owned and exhibited by Beth Anne Clark of New Paris, Pa. She was named Intermediate Champion and Grand Champion of the 193 Guernseys shown at this year’s World Dairy Expo. She also received Best Udder and Best Bred and Owned honors.

Guernsey Grand Champions
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It’s a double shot of Tequila

Date: 
Sat, 10/03/2015

Red & White Champion repeats Grand Champion honors

by Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager

There was no denying Strans-Jen-D Tequila-Red-ET. She paraded beautifully around the ring as if she already knew the show’s outcome. And it was old habit for her, as Tequila took the same honor at last year’s show. This Director daughter is owned by MilkSource Genetics, Wis.

Judge Pat Conroy of Indiana and his associate judge, Joel Lepage of Quebec, placed the International Red & White Show on Thursday afternoon and Friday morning at World Dairy Expo. Conroy commended the exhibitors this morning for an “awesome cow show!” And remarked at the amazing progress the Red & White breed has made over the years.

Grand Champion Red & White Show 2015
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Dueppengiesser is Merle Howard Award winner

Date: 
Sat, 10/03/2015

New York youth exhibitor builds camaraderie among peers.

Jared

Robert Teixeira, the first recipient, Jared Dueppengiesser, the newest Merle Howard winner and Tom Morris, selection committee.

The Merle Howard Award is given to the top junior exhibitor at World Dairy Expo. Given in memory of Howard, the 1954 Klussendorf winner, this award is given to the show’s top youth. Howard was a long-time World Dairy Expo volunteer, who served as herd manager for Moosehart Farms, as a Holstein classifier, and later in the sales and export business. He was a charter member of the National Dairy Shrine and was elected to the first board of directors. He is only one of eight people to have won its 4-E Award for outstanding service. Read more

Six successful sales at World Dairy Expo

Date: 
Sat, 10/03/2015

Buyers came from near and far to take home the best

The International Guernsey Classic Sale averaged $3,638 on 25 lots. The high seller was Four Winds DC Cupid-ET. She was consigned by Clark and Joy Vilter, Hartland, Wis., and purchased by Bill and Linda Blue of Circleville, Ohio for $6,500. Guernsey Marketing Service handles the sale management.

Jersey Marketing Service averaged $3,129 on 23 lots in their Top of the World Jersey Sale. Buyers came from 14 different states to take home their new additions. Top seller was Ratliff Action Anita for $7,400. The consignment from Ron and Chriti Ratliff of Kansas, Anita heads to Pennsylvania for new owner Ellie McKissick. Ratliffs were the successful bidder on the second highest seller, Mead-Manner Tequila Pryia. She was consigned by Mike Moede of Wisconsin. Pryia sold for $6,400. Read more

A royal affair

Date: 
Sat, 10/03/2015

ADF Milking’s patented cluster earned them a meeting with the Queen.

By Amanda Smith, Hoard’s Dairyman Associate Editor

Few people have the honor of traveling to Buckingham Place. Even fewer have the opportunity to meet Queen Elizabeth. James Duke, the owner and innovator behind ADF Milking has done both.

In 2013, Duke received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation. This is the United Kingdom’s highest accolade for business success. The company received the prestigious award for their automatic dipping and flushing system.

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