World Dairy Expo

Frosty and Seisme are Supreme and Reserve

Date: 
Mon, 10/04/2010

Wish you could've watched the naming of Supreme Champion? Watch this video!

Aves wins Merle Howard Award

Date: 
Sat, 10/02/2010

Stephanie Aves’ passion for showing dairy cattle demonstrated through her junior project work, has earned her the 2010 Merle Howard Award. The daughter of Kevin and Julie Aves of Popular Grove, Ill., Aves is the seventh person to receive this award. 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.

This 20-year-old is very passionate about life and uses the talents God has given her to the fullest. A number of years ago this Illinois native was looking for a good calf to be a foundation for her herd and that is when Stephanie Aves started a lifelong friendship with Yvonne Preder of Plymouth, Wis. As Preder recalls, “She had the look in her eye that just told me she was the right person for this calf.” Read more

The story behind the ice cream

Date: 
Sat, 10/02/2010

We've all admired, and likely enjoyed, a cup or two of the delicious ice cream found on the end of the exhibition hall. Delectable flavors that rotate daily attract thousands of people each year. But this story isn't about Carmel Collision or Vanilla Bean — it is the story behind the ice cream. Read more

Three youth showman reign supreme

Date: 
Sat, 10/02/2010

The Youth Showmanship contest, held September 30, 2010, at World Dairy Expo used to include a knowledge quiz and fitting contest. This year though, the latter were eliminated and the contest is now based solely on a youth's ability to show an animal. Read more

World Classic 2010

Date: 
Sat, 10/02/2010



Forty-four lots in the World Classic 2010 averaged $19,666. High seller was Lot 7 at $87,000, followed by Lot 6 at $60,000. Both were purchased by De-Su Holsteins in Iowa. Lot 7 was a June calf sired by Super from an EX-92 Goldwyn with GTPI+2193. The calf is a maternal sister to Dorsy at Select Sires and sports her own GTPI+2454. An early Bowser with GTPI+2400 was 2nd high and was from a VG-89 Goldwyn. This June model is the #5 GTPI heifer of the breed.

NDS Distinguished Cattle Breeder

Date: 
Fri, 10/01/2010

Bill Ramsey speaks after being honored at the National Dairy Shrine's Distinguished Dairy Cattle Breeder. He has some valuable insight into his success and talks about the three important facets of his life. Listen to these insights from this well-respected dairy producer and cattle breeder. Read more

Who doth enter here?

Date: 
Fri, 10/01/2010

While he does not don metal armor, and his under clothing is not chain male, he does guard the entrance to the castle that is World Dairy Expo. His experience is plenty, and demenor calm- you may enter only after placing your ticket inside of his palm. Read more

Champion Red and White is crowned

Date: 
Fri, 10/01/2010

Blondin Redman Seisme is the new queen Red and White. She was named Grand Champion Red and White earlier today at the Grand International Red and White show at World Dairy Expo. She is owned by Morsan Farms, Ltd. of Ponoka, Alberta, Canada. Coming in Reserve is Silvermine Adv Tally-Red-ET exhibited by Milksource Genetics of Kaukauna, Wis. Read more

Four Winds captures Champion Guernsey once more

Date: 
Fri, 10/01/2010

With a herd dispersal planed for spring 2011, Clark and Joy Vilter of Four Winds Farm, Hartland, Wis. captured the honor of Grand Champion Guernsey at World Dairy Expo 2010. The cow- Four Winds Mentor Highlight was the winner of the four-year-old class. She was followed by Reserve Champion Stockwell Farms Reward Hailey who is a five-year-old. Read more

Brown Swiss name their champions

Date: 
Thu, 09/30/2010

Today, September 30, 2010, the Brown Swiss breed named their champions. The International Brown Swiss show was judged by Callum McKiven of Canton De Hatley, Quebec, Canada. For many exhibitors this is the pinnacle of the show season, and joy was evident on the winner's faces. Read more

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