MADISON, WIS. – Oakfield A Shampagne-Red-ET took home two Champion trophies at the International Red & White Show. Owned by Westcoast Holsteins, Chilliwack, B.C., Canada. Shampagne’s first trip across the colored shavings on October 5 was when she rose to the top of the Junior Three-Year-Old Cow Class on her way to being named Intermediate and Grand Champion Female. Shampagne was presented with the $1,000 Udder Comfort Grand Champion Cash Award and the Allen Hetts Grand Champion Trophy and as Intermediate Champion, a free ovum pick-up, compliments of Vytelle LLC. First in the Four-Year-Old Cow Class, Senior Champion Female and Reserve Grand Champion of the International Red & White Show was Highcroft Absolute Lily-Red, exhibited by Steve Smith and Anthony Crothers of Nicholasville, Ky.
Rounding out the list of champion cows in the International Red & White Show are Reserve Senior Champion Female, Ms Apples Aleda-Red-ET and Reserve Intermediate Champion, Westcoast Defiant Addison, both exhibited by Westcoast Holsteins, Chilliwack, B.C., Canada.
Ms Kress-Hil Saphire-Red-ET was the winning Fall Heifer Calf and Junior Champion of the International Red & White Show and is owned by Owen and Kendyll Kress and Savanah Barts of Newton, Wis., Synergy Jordys Spike-Red-ET, exhibited by M, C, & E Jauquet and M, C, & S Haack of Pulaski, Wis., was the second place Fall Heifer Calf and Reserve Junior Champion.
Oakfield Corners Dairy of Oakfield, N.Y. took home the title of Premier Breeder of the Heifer Show, Premier Exhibitor of the Heifer Show and Premier Exhibitor of the International Red & White Show. Premier Exhibitor was Westcoast Holsteins of Chilliwack, B.C., Canada. Tied for Premier Sire of the Heifer Show was Dymentholm Mr Apples Avalanche and Cycle McGucci Jordy-Red while Premier Sire was awarded to Apples Absolute-Red-ET.
Evaluating the 268 entries were official judge Blair Weeks, Pleasant Valley, P.E.I., Canada, and associate judge Tom DeGroot, Rosedale, B.C., Canada.
Winning Four-Year-Old Cow, Robin-Hood Pretty In-Red, took home two Champion honors at the International Junior Red & White Show. Owned by Regan Demmer of Peosta, Iowa, Pretty-In-Red was named Senior and Grand Champion Female and was presented the $500 Udder Comfort Grand Champion Cash Award and the Lillian & Keith King and Jim King Grand Champion of the Junior Show Award. Reserve Grand Champion of the International Junior Red & White Show was Ms Aol Diamondback Raspberry-Red-ET, shown by Jaydn, Kennedy, Caroline and Andrew Kimball of Windham, Maine. Raspberry was the winning Yearling Heifer in Milk and Intermediate Champion of the Show. Paulinn PSC Meme 919-Red-TW who was exhibited by Arnie, Ashley and Andy Gruenes was named the Honorable Mention of the Junior Show.
Reserve Senior Champion of the International Junior Red & White Show was Kamps-Hollow Acapela-Red-ET. Acapela hails from Ixonia, Wis., and is owned by Grady and Lane Wendorf. Reserve Intermediate Champion, from Algoma, Wis., was Mead-Manor Def Adeline-Red. Adeline is owned by Mike and Megan Moede.
The winning pair of Fall Heifer Calves took home Junior Champion and Reserve Junior Champion of the International Red & White Junior Show; Ms Kress-Hil Saphire-Red-ET, exhibited by Owen and Kendyll Kress and Savanah Barts of Newton, Wis., and Synergy Jordys Spike-Red-ET, exhibited by M, C, & E Jauquet and M, C, & S Haack of Pulaski, Wis., respectively.
Official judge Blair Weeks, Pleasant Valley, P.E.I., Canada, and associate judge, Tom DeGroot, Rosedale, B.C., Canada, placed 94 animals in the International Junior Red & White Show.
See below for highlights of how Minnesota and South Dakota youth placed in the show. Complete class results can be found at worlddairyexpo.com.
Spring Heifer Calf (31):
Winter Heifer Calf (38):
Fall Heifer Calf (40):
Summer Yearling Heifer (19):
Spring Yearling Heifer (17):
Winter Yearling Heifer (11):
Fall Yearling Heifer (10):
Junior Two-Year-Old Cow (16):
Senior Two-Year-Old Cow (16):
Junior Three-Year-Old Cow (14):
7th: Kara-Kesh-RK Sparrow-Red exhibited by Ryan Griffin, Thief River Falls, MN
14th: Mahoney Crown Royal-Red exhibited by Keith & Kay Mahoney, Cannon Falls, MN
Four-Year-Old Cow (14):
3rd: Rynearson Rainy Razzy-Red exhibited by Matthew & Kate Smith, Green Isle, MN
Aged Cow, Six-Year-Old & Over (4):
125,000 Lb. Production Cow (6):
Dam and Daughter (6):