World Dairy Expo

Junior exhibitor tops the International Guernsey Show

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Sat, 10/05/2013

Cara Woloohojian and her cow Clara Bell steal the show.

by Taylor Pires, Hoard’s Dairyman Editorial Intern

Champions at International Guernsey Show 2013

One cow was undoubtedly the star of the International Guernsey show on Friday. Wee Acres Spider Clara Bell, owned by Cara Woloohojian of Rhode Island, was the Senior and Grand Champion of the Junior and Open Shows. This 6-year-old cow was deserving of her clean sweep. Judge Gary Estes of Missouri and his Associate Judge Bob Griggs of Oklahoma recognized that there were a lot of great young cows in the show, but that Clara Bell is a tremendous cow and a handy winner. With 217 animals in the show, Estes also commented, “Maybe we didn’t have all the numbers but we had the quality.” Read more

Behind the Scenes at World Dairy Expo

Date: 
Sat, 10/05/2013

Watch how Expo is broadcasted live from Madison all around the world

by Taylor Pires, Hoard’s Dairyman Editorial Intern

World Classic celebrates 25th anniversary

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Sat, 10/05/2013

Friday night sale averages over $26,000 on 48 head.

by Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager

World Classic Cattle

The World Classic Sale has been touted as the International Marketplace with its worldwide consignments and purchases leaving an imprint in Holstein genetics. Twenty percent of purchases at the World Classic Sale have been purchased by foreign buyers in 20 countries.

Shortly after 7 p.m. on Friday evening the Coliseum was packed with spectators to witness the sale, which has been managed by Tom and Sandy Morris of Amery, Wis., for the past 25 years. The "Dean of Pedigrees" Horace Backus and Roger Turner handled the pedigree announcements while Tom Morris wielded the gavel for the night. Read more

Views from World Dairy Expo - Friday

Date: 
Sat, 10/05/2013

Views from Friday at World Dairy Expo.

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Views from World Dairy Expo - Thursday

Date: 
Sat, 10/05/2013

Views from Thursday at World Dairy Expo.

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Ekstein named fifth Robert "Whitey" McKown Master Breeder Award Winner

Date: 
Sat, 10/05/2013

by Corey Geiger, Hoard's Dairyman Managing Editor

Paul Ekstein of Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada, has been selected by the Klussendorf Association as the fifth recipient of the Robert “Whitey” McKown Master Breeder Award. The honor was presented at the 47th World Dairy Expo. This award recognizes a well-managed breeder herd that has been successful at showing and judging, while emphasizing all qualities of the Klussendorf Award, including ability, character, endeavor and sportsmanship. Read more

Klussendorf Association names Snider 15th Honorary Member

Date: 
Sat, 10/05/2013

by Corey Geiger, Hoard's Dairyman Managing Editor

Dr. Snider named 2013 honorary Klussendorf member

Dr. Gerald Snider, Goshen, Ind., was named the 15th Honorary Member of the Klussendorf Association. Since the association was formed in 1937, 14 other men have received special recognition by the membership for their involvement with the purebred dairy cattle.

Snider, known to many of his peers has Doc Snider, graduated from Michigan State with a degree in veterinary medicine in 1957. From that time forward, he traveled extensively throughout the U.S. and Canada specializing in dairy cattle herd health and reproduction. Read more

Maine native wins Klussendorf-Mackenzie Award

Date: 
Fri, 10/04/2013

Richard

Richard Caverly, Benton, Maine, won the coveted Klussendorf-MacKenzie Award presented during the 47th World Dairy Expo, in memory of Duncan McKenzie, 1961 Klussendorf winner.

This Northeast U.S. native has traveled the world working with great cows and he always made them his priority, no matter who owns them. Many dairy enthusiasts will recognize the cows Caverly worked with as household names in the industry — Gold Prize, Nadine, Melanie, Delilah, Ashlyn, Victoria, Veronica and Frannie. Those who have followed the show at World Dairy Expo will know there are four Supreme Champions on that list. And Glenamore Gold Prize holds a special place in the heart of this Maine native as he worked with her all five times she was Grand Champion at The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Read more

Kiel tops FFA Dairy Cattle Judging Contest at Expo

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Fri, 10/04/2013

130 teams compete for top honors

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The largest dairy judging contest at World Dairy Expo is not the 4-H, college or post-secondary contest – it’s the FFA Dairy Cattle Judging Contest. This year, 130 teams competed and placed four classes and answered questions on one class. The winning team was from Kiel, Wis. Team members were Zach Lensmire, who placed fourth individually, Tyler Siemen, who was seventh individually, and Barloe Brisson.

Following Kiel FFA were Iowa Grant FFA, Plymouth FFA, Stanley Boyd FFA and Glenwood City.

Other individual placings included:
1st: Beth Yanke, Sauk Prairie
2nd: Lyrica Daentl, Iowa Grant FFA
3rd: Brent Hopp, Laconia FFA
5th: Jordan Kiel, Tomah FFA
6th: Austin Telfer, Fort Atkinson FFA
8th: Trevor Mahr, Stanley-Boyd FFA
9th: Logan Kruse, Maquoketa Valley FFA
10th: Mike Moede, Algoma FFA Read more

New York Holstein Breeder Wins 2013 Klussendorf Trophy

Date: 
Fri, 10/04/2013

Wayne

Wayne Conard, Sharon Springs, N.Y., was named the 72nd winner of the Klussendorf Trophy, the highest recognition given to a dairy cattle showman in the United States. The award is made in memory of Arthur B. Klussendorf, considered the outstanding showman of his time and a model for all those who have followed him. Conard’s selection was made by members of the Klussendorf Memorial Association, formed in 1937, at its annual meeting held earlier this week in Madison, Wis. He received the silver trophy designed by Tiffany Jewelers of New York City. Read more

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