MADISON, WIS. – Gamlake Destry Sallie took home three new titles at the 2018 International Junior Holstein Show. The winning Six-Year-Old and Older Cow was named Senior Champion and Champion Bred & Owned before going on to be named Grand Champion Holstein of the Junior Show. Sallie, exhibited by Samantha Gambonini, Petaluma, Calif., took home the $500 Udder Comfort Grand Champion Cash Award and the Lillian & Keith King and Jim King Grand Champion of the Junior Show Award. Second in the Six-Year-Old and Older Cow class and Reserve Grand Champion of the International Junior Holstein Show was Lovhilll Braxton Funky-ET, exhibited by Joseph, Zach, Jerome and Darian Stransky of Owatonna, Minn. They were awarded the Lillian & Keith King and Jim King Reserve Grand Champion of the Junior Show Award.
Evaluating the 217 entries were official judge Chris Hill, Thurmont, Md. and associate judge Robert Teixeira, Keyes, Calif.
The Intermediate Champion, Lellavan Avalanche Fuji, came from the Yearling Heifer in Milk class. Fuji is owned by B. Almeida and F, C, A, L, J & H Borba of Canton De Hatley, Quebec, Canada. The Reserve Intermediate Champion was Butlerview Door Aleah, owned by Christian Cunningham of Penngrove, Cali. Aleah was the winning Senior Three-Year-Old Cow.
Budjon-Abbott Alexandra-ET and Hatee Jacoby Paris were the winning Winter Yearling Heifers and Junior Champion and Reserve Junior Champion of the International Junior Holstein Show, respectively. Alexandra is owned by Kaelyn, Kenadee and Keegan Weigel of Platteville, Wis. and Alyson and Kenlee Philips of Lingleville, Texas, are the owners of the Reserve Junior Champion, Paris.
See below for highlights of how Minnesota and South Dakota youth placed in the show. Complete class results can be found at worlddairyexpo.com.
Winter Heifer Calf (30):
Fall Heifer Calf (31):
Spring Yearling Heifer (16):
Winter Yearling Heifer (20):
Fall Yearling Heifer (10):
Senior Two-Year-Old Cow In Milk (7):
Junior Three-Year-Old Cow (6):
Five-Year-Old Cow (9):
Six-Year-Old and Older Cow (8):