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2018 World Dairy Expo International Holstein Show Highlights

MADISON, WIS. –  Six-Year-Old and Older Cow, Jacobs Lauthority Loana, made a clean sweep of the International Holstein Shown on Saturday, October 6, winning Senior Champion, Champion Bred & Owned and Grand Champion. Owned by Ferme Jacobs and Pat Conroy, Cap-Sante, Qué., Canada, Loana was presented with the $1,000 Udder Comfort Grand Champion Cash Award and the Allen Hetts Grand Champion Trophy. Second in the Six-Year-Old Cow Class, Reserve Senior Champion and Reserve Grand Champion of the International Holstein Show was Weeks Dundee Anika, exhibited by MilkSource Genetics, LLC of Kaukauna, Wis.

Other champion cows in the International Holstein Show are Intermediate Champion Female, Erbacres Snapple Shakira-ET, exhibited by Ferme Jacobs, Ty-D Holsteins, Kilian Theraulaz, Ferme Antelimarck and C&F Jacobs of Cap-Sante, Qué., Canada., and Reserve Intermediate Champion, Unique Dempsey Cheers, exhibited by Budjon, Abbott, Vail, Woodmansee & Ferme Blondin of Lomira, Wis. As Intermediate Champion, Shakira was awarded a free ovum pick-up, compliments of Vytelle LLC.

Milksource Taelyn-ET, the top Summer Yearling Heifer and Junior Champion of the International Holstein Show, is owned by MilkSource Genetics, LLC of Kaukauna, Wis. Garay Doorman Blind Date, exhibited by Jm Valley, Fortale and JP Proulx of Amqui, Qué., Canada, was the winning Fall Heifer Calf and Reserve Junior Champion.

Winning Premier Breeder of the International Holstein Show was Ferme Jacobs of Cap-Sante, Qué., Canada. Duckett Holsteins of Rudolph, Wis, was honored as Premier Exhibitor. Braedale Goldwyn became a ten-time Premier Sire of the International Holstein Show while Premier Sire of the Heifer Show was Val-Bisson Doorman-ET. Oakfield Corners Dairy of Oakfield, N.Y. took home the title of Premier Breeder of the Heifer Show. Premier Exhibitor of the Heifer Show was Glamourview – Iager and Walton of Walkersville, Md. Premier Sire of the Heifer Show was Val-Bisson Doorman-ET.

Evaluating the 394 entries were official judge Carl Phoenix, Sunderland, Ont., Canada, and associate judge Joel Phoenix, Cannington, Ont., Canada.

See below for highlights of how Minnesota and South Dakota members placed in the show. Complete class results can be found at worlddairyexpo.com.

Spring Heifer Calf (42):

  • 18th: Ms Macland T&L Chase Gold exhibited by Scott Culbertson and T&L Cattle Company, Elgin, MN
  • 26th: Xcaret Doorman Maui exhibited by Tim Hoese, Kate & Cooper Heeren, Glencoe, MN

Fall Heifer Calf (34):

  • 29th: Sunkist Mario Kiara, exhibited by Benjamin Donnay, Glencoe, MN

Summer Yearling Heifer (34):

  • 32nd: Lida-Acres Solomon Taylor exhibited by Dana Johnson, Pelican Rapids, MN

Spring Yearling Heifer (28):

  • 22nd: Sherona-Hill Ravish exhibited by John Merchand, Trent, SD
  • 23rd: Stranshome Dempsey Tanielle exhibited by Joseph, Zach, Jerome & Darian Stransky, Owatonna, MN

Winter Yearling Heifer (29):

  • 12th: Al-Shar Sids Ginger Ale exhibited by Jordan Zoellner, Groton, SD
  • 21st: Hillpine Rain Katcher-ET exhibited by J, Z, J & D Stransky and M Lauber, Owatonna, MN
  • 26th: MS Smith-Crest Avlnch Java exhibited by Matthew & Kate Smith, Green Isle, MN

Fall Yearling Heifer (16):

  • 3rd: Budjon-Vail Drm Sunshine-ET exhibited by Trevor Tuman and Chandler Bening, Arlington, MN
  • 15th: Mahoney Cinderdoor Leandra exhibited by Keith & Kay Mahoney, Cannon Falls, MN

Senior Two-Year-Old Cow (28):

  • 15th: Lida-Acres Wood Andrea exhibited by Dana Johnson, Pelican Rapids, MN

Junior Three-Year-Old Cow (23):

  • 17th: Denn-Mar Atwood Sarah exhibited by Denn-Mar Farm, Rice, MN

Senior Three-Year-Old Cow (26):

  • 4th: Corlane Seaver Misty exhibited by Frank D & Carol Borba & Frank A & Diane Borba, Owatonna, MN
  • 22nd: Ms Macland Caramel Latte exhibited by Scott Culbertson, Elgin, MN

Four-Year-Old Cow (20):

  • 17th: Eastriver Goldwyn Deb 176 exhibited by Andy Stuewe & Corey Feltmann, Hamburg, MN
  • 18th: Lida-Acres Wood Scarlett exhibited by Gregory Johnson, Pelican Rapids, MN

Five-Year-Old Cow (12):

  • 12th: Springbend Windhammer Slash exhibited by Springbend Farms, Owatonna, MN