International Red & White Show – Highlights from World Dairy Expo

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By Holstein Journal Staff

The 2017 International Red & White Show at World Dairy Expo saw Judge Chad Ryan, Fond du Lac, Wis., and Associate Judge Brian Kelroy, DeForest, Wis., line-up 262 quality entries when the show was held on October 5th and 6th in Madison, Wisconsin.

Capturing senior champion and grand champion Red & White honours was the Canadian bred Meadow Green Abso Fanny-Red, the Apples Absolute-Red-ET daughter who had been first aged cow for Triple-T Holsteins, North Lewisburg, Ohio, T & L Cattle Ltd., Rosedale, B.C., Mike Berry, Albany, Ore., Frank A. & Diane Borba, Modesto, Calif., and Frank & Carol Borba, Escalon, Calif. Taking the intermediate champion and reserve grand champion title for the second year in a row was Heatherstone Redhot-Red, the Rainyridge Barnie daughter from MilkSource Genetics, Kaukauna, Wis., who had headed the junior 3-year-old class.

Named honourable mention grand champion was Miss Apple Snapple-Red-ET, the Lookout P Redburst daughter who had been first 4-year-old and reserve senior champion for MilkSource Genetics. Cited as honourable mention senior champion was Strans-Jen-D Tequila-Red-ET, the Scientific Director-Red-ET daughter who had finished second in the aged cows for MilkSource Genetics.

Tabbed as reserve intermediate champion was the winning senior 3-year-old, Miss Pottsdale Dfi Tang-Red, a Scientific B Defiant-ET daughter from Golden Oaks Farm, Wauconda, Ill. Finishing second in the senior 3-year-olds and named honourable mention intermediate champion was Greenlea A Care-Red-ETS, an “Absolute” entry from Pierre Boulet, Montmagny, Que.

Junior champion honours went to Greenlea Ad Annie-Red-ET, the Mr Ansly Addiction-P-Red-ET daughter who had been first winter yearling for Michael Heath and Will & Mark Iager, Westminster, Md. Tagged as reserve junior champion was the winning fall calf, Ms-Aol DB Raspberry-Red-ET, a Mr D Apple Diamondback daughter shown by Jaydn Kimball, Windham, Maine. The second fall calf, Entourage-LC Felicia-Red-ET by Mr Hotstuffs Hypnotic-ET, was cited as honourable mention junior champion for Micheal Heath and Madison Fisher, Windham, Maine.

Taking home the Red & White Show’s Premier Exhibitor banner was Grady & Lane Wendorf, Ixonia, Wis., while Apple Partners, Lanark, Ill., clinched the Premier Breeder award. Apples Absolute-Red-ET was declared Premier Sire.

MilkSource Genetics was Junior Premier Breeder, while Siemers Holsteins, Newton, Wis., won the Junior Premier Exhibitor banner. Mr D Apple Diamondback was the Junior Premier Sire.

In other Canadian highlights, Lookout Holsteins, Canton-de-Hatley, Que., took first place in the Senior Best Three Females class. Westcoast Holsteins, Chilliwack, B.C., won the summer yearling class with Maiz-N-Blu DB Scarlet-Red, a “Diamondback” daughter and also secured the win in the junior 2-year-olds with Oakfield A Shampagne-Red-ET, a Mr Apples Armani-ET daughter. The Canadian bred “Advent” daughter, Lookout Advent Flicka-Red, finished first in the 125,000-lb. production class for John & Sara Carpenter, Enosburg Falls, Vt.

Look for more details on the International Red & White Show at World Dairy Expo in the November issue of the Holstein Journal. For complete Red & White Show placings at Expo go to: