World Dairy Expo

Views of Expo — Saturday

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Sat, 10/04/2014

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Hailey repeats as top Holstein

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Sat, 10/04/2014

A Canadian aged cow was named Grand Champion of the International Holstein show.

By Abby Bauer, Hoard’s Dairyman Associate Editor

Grand Champion of the International Holstein Show at 2014 World Dairy ExpoFor the second time in three years, RF Goldwyn Hailey was chosen as the best of the best at the International Holstein Show. Judge Paul Trapp of Taylor, Wis., and his associate Pat Conroy of Angola, Ind., named the six-year-old cow the Grand Champion Holstein. She was also selected as Grand Champion at the 2012 World Dairy Expo.

Judge Trapp called Hailey “a tremendous dairy cow who is extremely mobile on her legs… a tremendously well-balanced, lovely dairy cow.” She was exhibited by Gen-Com Holstein Ltd., Notre-Dame-Du-Bon-Conseil, Quebec. Read more

Cattle sell well at World Dairy Expo

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Sat, 10/04/2014

World Classic Sale sale averages over $23,000

By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager

World Classic Sale

The high selling animal at the World Classic 2014 was Lot 19, De-Su 1912-ET at $74,000. She is a Mountfield SSI Dcy Mogul daughter consigned by Skyreach, Ferme Vigno and Kings-Ransom, New York. She is +2452 GTPI and from four generations of VG or Excellent dams that have earned Dam of Merit recognition. She was purchased by Siemers Holsteins, Wisconsin.

Selling for $70,000 was a first choice female by Main Event or Delta from Calbrett Supersire Barb with a GTPI of +2486. The choice was consigned by Jim Vierhhout and acquired by Diamond Genetics, Mercuro, Anderstropp and Drakker of the Netherlands. Read more

Jersey and Holstein breeds take Supreme honors

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Sat, 10/04/2014

Holstein and Jerseys flip flop for Supreme

By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard’s Dairyman Online Media Manager

Supreme Champion of Junior Show at 2014 World Dairy Expo
In the Junior Supreme Champion ceremony, the seven breed champions paraded under the spotlight in front of a packed Coliseum crowd. The bright lights stopped on the Jersey, Payneside GG Got Milk, as she was named Reserve Supreme Champion of the Junior Show for Nic, Jeni, Ben and Andy Sauder of Illinois.

And that led to the announcement of the Junior Show’s Supreme Champion. That honor was bestowed on the Holstein Champion, Fluery Damion Caraibe, who was exhibited by Zailey and Kaiden Conroy and Trevor Tuman, Minnesota. Trevor led Caraibe for the show.

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Missouri's Jade Jensen wins 2014 Merle Howard Award

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Sat, 10/04/2014

by Corey Geiger, Hoard's Editor Managing Editor

What began as a traditional 4-H project with a few calves eventually evolved into a 65-cow dairy over a span of a decade for Jade Jenson who won the 2014 Merle Howard Award. On her way to developing her herd, Jensen used the combination of hard work, an inquisitive mind and a can-do attitude to hone her knowledge base in our dairy industry.

Jensen, the daughter of Jeff and Mary Jensen of Conway, Mo., is the eleventh person to receive this honor. The Merle Howard Award is presented to the top junior exhibitor at World Dairy Expo who demonstrates exemplary skills in fitting, showmanship and overall passion for the dairy industry.

Over the years, Jensen has garnered some impressive credentials in the show ring:

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Klussendorf Association names Abbott 16th Honorary Member

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Sat, 10/04/2014

by Corey Geiger, Hoard's Dairyman Managing Editor

Tim Abbott, Honorary Klussendorf Tim Abbott, Enosburg, Vt., was named the 16th Honorary Member of the Klussendorf Association. Since the association was formed in 1937, 15 other men have received special recognition by the membership for their involvement with purebred dairy cattle. Read more

Are you smarter than a Hoard's Dairyman Editor?

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Sat, 10/04/2014

Attendees at World Dairy Expo were asked dairy-related questions to determine if they were "smarter than a Hoard's Dairyman editor." Associate editor, Amanda Smith, took part in the fun activity on Friday afternoon. How did they do?

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Showing and fitting competitions have global appeal

Date: 
Sat, 10/04/2014

Youth showcase their cattle presentation skills

By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard’s Dairyman Online Media Manager

It was an amazing sight . . . hundreds of youth stayed late into the night on Thursday to compete in World Dairy Expo’s showmanship contest. Youth were broken down into heats by age, and then a handful were invited back for the finals in the novice, intermediate and senior divisions. After 331 youth competed throughout the evening, the final class left the ring after 11:00 p.m.

Enjoy this slide show showcasing the enthusiasm of youth from all breeds for showing dairy cattle.

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Views of Expo — Friday

Date: 
Sat, 10/04/2014

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Wisconsin native wins Klussendorf-Mackenzie Award

Date: 
Fri, 10/03/2014

by Corey Geiger, Hoard's Dairyman Managing Editor

John Galgowski, won the coveted Klussendorf-MacKenzie Award presented during the 48th World Dairy Expo, in memory of Duncan McKenzie, 1961 Klussendorf winner.

John Galgowski, Klussendorf-MacKenzie This humble and behind-the-scenes guy has a passion to help others succeed. What’s more, Galgowski has never missed a World Dairy Expo and his passion for the show is evident by his hard work and the ongoing support he provides. Read more

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