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Official Publication of the Ohio Holstein Association

Volume 89 Number 4 SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2017

Published 5 times per year in February, April, June, October and December by the OHIO HOLSTEIN ASSOCIATION P.O. Box 479, Wooster, OH 44691 www.ohioholstein.com Subscription price in the U.S. is $30.00 per year ($10 per year for Junior Members). The NEWS subscription list is filed geographically by town and state. When you change your address, please be sure to give us your old address as well as the new one. Advertising rates available upon request. News and advertising forms close one month preceding date of issue. Address all mail to the: OHIO NEWS P.O. Box 479 • Wooster, OH 44691 330-264-9088 • Fax 330-263-1653 Email farm.writer@hotmail.com Send UPS or Fed Ex to 1375 Heyl Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 OFFICE STAFF Executive Director.......................................Tom Thorbahn cell 419-366-8135 crimsonswissrus@aol.com Office Secretary...............................................Diana Miley oholstein@sssnet.com Director, Marketing & Member Services. . David Gunkelman cell 330-464-3259 drgunkelman@yahoo.com Editor.............................................................Melissa Hart cell 517-398-1957 farm.writer@hotmail.com Webmaster......................................................Peter Spike spikeptr@aol.com OFFICERS President: Paul Haskins, Butler....................419-618-4028 Vice President: William Indoe, Lodi.............330-608-9770 Secretary: Suzy Lora, Salem........................330-537-3797 Treasurer: Lisa Mangun, Burbank................330-435-6520 EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS Randall Kiko, Salem - Past President...........330-831-0174 Dallas Rynd, Ashville...................................740-207-5005 Ryan Welch, Polk.........................................419-651-5281

The Board of Directors of the Ohio Holstein Association has adopted the following: “The Mission of the Ohio Holstein Association is to provide services and programs to its members and young people so that they might attain a better living from their involvement with Holsteins.”

Contents

A Message From the Executive Director Tom Thorbahn................................................................5 A Message From the President Paul Haskins......................................................................................6 BarbWire, Searching for the Answer to a Holstein Mystery by Barb Lumley...............................9 Ohio State Fair Red & White Open Show.................................................................................14 & 15 Ohio State Fair Red & White Junior Show......................................................................................... 16 Mideast Summer National Holstein Show..............................................................................17 & 18 Ohio State Fair Holstein Junior Show........................................................................................19 & 20 From Your HAUSA National Directors................................................................................................ 22 Ohio Holstein Marketing Buzz by Dave Gunkelman.................................................................... 22 Ohio Holstein Women............................................................................................................................. 27 National Holstein Futurity Entry.................................................................................................28 & 29 National Holstein Futurity Report....................................................................................................... 32 District 1 & 2 Holstein Show Results................................................................................................... 33 District 3 Holstein Show Results.................................................................................................33 & 34 District 5 Holstein Show Results.......................................................................................................... 34 District 7 Holstein Show Results.......................................................................................................... 35 District 8 Holstein Show Results.......................................................................................................... 35 There’s a New Satellite in Town............................................................................................................ 37 Holstein Grapevine................................................................................................................................... 37 Junior Production Contest Form.......................................................................................................... 38 Ohio Summer Celebration Sale............................................................................................................ 39 In Memoriam.....................................................................................................................................43 & 44 Index to Advertisers................................................................................................................................. 45 Calendar of Events.................................................................................................................................... 45

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On The Cover

Bucks-Pride Gold Chip Winie EX-93 was named the Mid-East Summer National Holstein Show Grand Champion by Pat Conroy at the Ohio State Fair. She is owned by Bucks-Pride, LLC., and Topp-View Holsteins. She won the four year old class before being named Senior Champion then Grand Champion. Winie is out of an EX-91 Toystory and you can find the rest of the Ohio State Fair results on this issue. Congratulations to Bucks-Pride and ToppView! This is our Cow Nation edition of the Ohio Holstein News, where we collaborated with Dairy Agenda Today and the Michigan Dairy Cattle News to bring breeders from around the nation to Ohio and take Ohio breeders to Cow Nation.

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From The Executive Director By Tom Thorbahn As I sit down to write this, I’m reminded that fall is just around the corner. Football, harvest, and the fall shows will soon be upon us. The National Convention held in Bellevue, Washington was a great event for all who attended. Congratulations to Steve Moff, the new national director for Region Three. A big thank you to the Washington members for all their efforts in hosting a great convention. The Convention 2021 Steering Committee has made a recommendation to the National Association to hold the 2021 National Convention in Ohio in Canton at the Football Hall of Fame. The folks there seem very dedicated to helping us provide a great convention. We still must get approval from the National Association before we can move forward. We will begin to form committees, please consider how you can help when asked. We had a great Holstein show at the State Fair the last of July. Congratulations to all of the exhibitors for the superb quality of our State Fair show. A big thank you to Mary Lou Topp for putting together a great 60th Futurity, every exhibitor was a winner with all she put together for the special celebration. The futurity this year was dedicated in memory of John Spreng. There will be a deadline this year in regard to the All-Ohio calendar. To get the calendar out to the membership on a more timely manner, we are requesting that all photos of the All5

Ohio winners must be in the office by December 31, 2017. If you are taking photos this fall that you want to use, please keep this date in mind, particularly if you’re having photos taken at Louisville. Photos of animals that are not at the office by the deadline will not be the calendar, only the animals name and the owner. The Breed Improvement Committee is planning a Fall Tour this fall. It will be hosted by Lingle Holsteins in Wooster on November 11th. We look forward to seeing you there.

Good luck to everyone showing at the fall shows and have a safe harvest!

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A Message From The President

By Paul Haskins

“Autumn . . . the year’s last, loveliest smile.” --William Cullen Bryant When I think of fall, I think of warm and sunny afternoons, cool nights, and the changing of nature’s colors. Fall is a busy season, whether it be bringing in the harvest or preparing for winter, but also mixed in are some of my favorite activities of the year, whether it be attending a riveting football game on a crisp fall afternoon, or taking in all of the sights and sounds of World Dairy Expo while munching on a grilled cheese sandwich. The Ohio Holstein Association also continues to bustle with activity this fall. We are extremely pleased to be teaming up with Dairy Agenda Today and including the Cow Nation publication as part of this magazine issue, and we welcome new advertisers and readers alike! On Saturday, November 11, the 2017 edition of the Ohio Holstein Fall Tour will be hosted by the Lingle family of Lingle Holstein Farms Ltd. In Wooster. Featured will be outstanding cows, facilities, and a short talk by Lyle Ruprecht of Gerber Feeds. Lyle is an accomplished nutritionist who feeds Lingle Holsteins and many of Ohio’s other top herds. For more information on the day’s activities, please see the ad on page 21. On Saturday, November 18, Dave Gunkelman and his fine crew will be hosting the Ohio Holstein Fall Sale at the Wayne County fairgrounds in Wooster. The summer sale featured a top quality lineup, and I’m sure the fall sale will not disappoint. For more information on the sale, please see the ad on page 30. Be sure to take a few minutes from your busy schedule to enjoy the sights and sounds of the season! Paul Haskins 419-618-4028 phaskins17199@hotmail.com

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Searching for the Answer to a Holstein Mystery I have to admit that I am addicted --- to Holsteins! When I saw that first black and white bull calf that my Dad brought home I was hooked. When grades just didn’t satisfy my Holstein habit, they bought me my first registered Holstein calves. Over the years there has been no cure for me, and you can always find me dealing in something that has to do with Holsteins.

Association of America wrote, “Your caked bag remedy is simply great!” It was advertised as a single can, two pounds delivered $1.00; large can 5 lbs. delivered $2.50; 6 cans 12 lbs. $5.50; 12 cans 24 lbs. delivered $10.00. The HolsteinFriesian Register Co. F. L. Houghton, Brattleboro, Vermont. It would be interesting to know what ingredients were in Caked Bag Remedy!

Recently a very good friend came to visit me In the 1915 Holstein-Friesian register and he enabled me in my Holstein addiction by Congress Lake Farm, Hartville, Ohio was seeking my help in solving a “mystery” that had mentioned. President of the Ohio Holstein Club to do with them. Of course, I couldn’t resist! In was Dr. Harvey B. Gooding, Tiffin, Ohio. Each my research I have discovered so much interesting issue is filled with ads for bulls for sale from By Barb Lumley information from years ago about registered all over the United States. There are numerous Holsteins. There is everything from when they were first pictures of Holstein cows, most have horns and the udders are brought to the United States to present day information. I got fascinating! Holstein breeders have accomplished so much in so involved in researching Holstein publications from years ago correcting type and especially udders over the years. that I forgot to eat lunch the other day! Perhaps that could be An article in the January 1, 1913 Holstein-Friesian Register: the answer to dieting for me as nothing else has worked over the From the Agricultural Student Ohio University Columbus says: years! There are just so many interesting things about Holsteins Clyde Paul DeKol 25131, the famous Holstein owned by Deerer on the computer! Bros. of Camp Chase died recently at the age of 16 years. Earlier As I read Holstein publications from years ago, I find stories in her career the horns of the noted animal were promised to and names that are still involved in Holsteins today. For instance Prof. C. S. Plumb and the same will be mounted and presented --- I was reading the Holstein-Friesian Register, October 15, to him in due time. 1913. One of the first ads I read was for Registered Holsteins As I look back at the old issues of the Holstein Friesian from Indoe and Hatch, Medina, Ohio. Frank P. Sutliff from Cleveland owned a pair of oxen that weighed 8,000 pounds. Register and the Holstein World I find so many interesting There was a bull offered for sale by S. L. Kellogg of Trumbell things. It is obvious that Holstein breeders back then were County. Another ad offered a trotting stallion in exchange for concerned about the same things as breeders today --- breeding Holsteins. Rubber boots were advertised for $2.95 delivery to improve their herd, increasing production and learning how paid to your home. The ones advertised in NASCO today cost to do a better job of feeding and caring for their Holsteins. a little more! The Ukiko Milling Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, Holstein breeders can stand proud of the accomplishments they have made over the years. While I have not yet found the answer advertised feed. to the mystery brought to me by my good friend, I am certainly In a letter from Auray Farms, New Jersey, they wrote, “We enjoying searching for the answer! do not believe in over-forcing heifers with first calf—for example our Auray Elsie Segis daughter of King Fayne Segis made 15 pounds at 2 years 2 months and 3 years 3 months easily made 24 pounds. She is now in calf to King Lyons and is in splendid condition”. Can you imagine how amazed they would be at the production per day of the two year olds in herds today! There were ads for auctioneers --- this one read “Col. D. L. Perry—The Auctioneer—Columbus Ohio. Having sold milch cattle in 24 states in the Union and Canada I therefore solicit your work. I love the Holstein cow. Write for details.” There was an ad for F. W. Andrews and Son, Livestock Auctioneers, Dairy Cattle a Specialty, New Philadelphia, Ohio, Tuscarawas County. There was an ad for “Caked Bag Remedy”. Albert French, Lebanon, Ohio, former Vice-President of the Holstein-Friesian OHIO NEWS

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Show Results

Ohio State Fair Red & White Open Show July 30, 2017 • Judge: John Erbson

Spring Heifer Calf 1. Do-Ra-Me AV Hot Cocoa-Red, exhibited by Cora, Clay, Curtis, & Carlie Gunkelman 2. Miss Icy Hot-Red-ET, exhibited by Thomas, Heath, & Iager 3. Miss Hot Summer Lovin-Red, Gunkelman and Pittman 4. Weeberlac Tickle-Me-Red, exhibited by Alyson Phillips 5. Bucks-Pride DiBack, exhibited by Bucks Pride Holsteins

Dry Aged Cow 1. Elm-Park Telstar P-Red-ET, exhibited by Chase Call & Lydia & Korbin Kaverman

Winter Heifer Calf 1. Milibro Avalanche Laurie-Red, exhibited by Charles Gleisner & Adam Neider 2. Lah-Dale Special-Red, exhibited by Elaina, Ava, & Audrey Lahmers 3. Willow Crest DB Alive-Red, exhibited by Kelly Hawvermale 4. Brookview Cherry Bomb-Red, exhibited by Grant & Garret Havens 5. Greenlea Abs Sweetie-Red, exhibited by A, A, & A Topp, & B&B Cole

Junior Two-Year-Old 1. Miss Wabash Way Armani, exhibited by Wabash Way Holsteins 2. Express SMD NayNay-P-Red exhibited by Express & StanMar-Dale 3. Pine Tree Rebel, exhibited by Ally Cupps 4. W-Brook Armani Lana-Red-ET, exhibited by Kevin Spreng 5. Miss Revenge Tiana-Red, exhibited by Austen Wood & Madelyn Topp

Milking Yearling 1. Express SMD NayNay-P-Red exhibited by Express & StanMar-Dale

Senior Two-Year-Old 1. Pamprd-Acres Walker Red, exhibited by Gunkleman Family Farms 2. Miss Apple Ms Adra Red, exhibited by Laurie Minzie, Judy Wolford, & Lisa Kerr 3. Lah Dale Malone Shine, exhibited by Chris and Elizabeth Lahmers 4. Express SMD Maybach, exhibited by Express and Star-MarDale 5. Futurama Mose Scarlet P-Red, exhibited by Jeff & Kathy Knoop Junior Three-Year-Old 1. Macs Acres Mal, exhibited by Scott and Tinah Mcmanah 2. Wil-O-Rae Redburst, exhibited by Willow-O-Rae Holstiens 3. Miss HJ Moede Scarlet Red, exhibited by Call Del Farms 4. Conrad Ladd Glory P-Red, exhibited by Maylon & Macrae Conrad

Fall Heifer Calf 1. Border View Luchesse Red, exhibited by Eric Sammetager 2. Idylbrook Aws Athena Red, exhibited by Ashley Hawvermale 3. Golden-Oaks Funky Fresh, exhibited by Ally Cupps 4. Auburn Hills Lurg Ryanne, exhibited by Hannah Dumbeck 5. Macs Acres Darby, exhibited by Tinah and Scott Mcmahan Summer Yearling 1. Maize N Bin DB Scarlet Red, exhibited by Triple T and Berry Mazzaro 2. Miss Wabash Way Kalif, exhibited by Donald McNish 3. Jacher Armini Riptide Red, exhibited by Jim and Cheri Oechsle 4. Marthaven Addiction Heat, exhibited by Damon Bertke 5. BlacknCherry Arianna Red, exhibited by Gunkelman Family Farms Spring Yearling 1. Miss Addiction Jealousy, exhibited by Heath and Wolf 2. Arethusia Awesome Pearl, exhibited by Hannah Dumbeck

From left: Judge John Erbsen, David Miley with Res Senior Champ, Dick Indoe with Senior Champ, Bill Indoe, Russell Kiko, Ellie Kiko, OHA Queen Victoria Deam

Winter Yearling 1. Wabash Way Kalif Halo, exhibited by Chris and Elizabeth Lahmers 2. Ranchdale Addic Chilipepper, exhibited by Gunkelman Farms and Family 3. Spungold-G CT Shea Red, exhibited by Debra Hoffman 4. Macs Acres AR Quenny, exhibited by Scott and Tinah Mcmahan Fall Yearling 1. Twining Armani Reba-Red, exhibited by Raymond Twining Junior Champion Maize N Bin DB Scarlet Red, exhibited by Triple T and Berry Mazzaro Reserve Junior Champion Milibro Avalanche Laurie-Red, exhibited by Charles Gleisner & Adam Neider Honorable Mention Lah-Dale Special-Red, exhibited by Elaina, Ava, & Audrey Lahmers 14 14

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Show Results Senior Three-Year-Old 1. Maiz-N-Blu A Olivia Red, exhibited by Todd Case and Kyle McGuire 2. Macs Acres A Destiny Red, exhibited by Scott and Tinah Mcmaham 3. Redien-Acres Poker Red, exhibited by Adam Neider 4. Futurama Redburst Hazel-Red, exhibited by Josh Knoop 5. Karebears Redburst Sasha, exhibited by Emma Mathews Intermediate Champion Pamprd-Acres Walker Red, exhibited by Gunkleman Family Farms Reserve Intermediate Champion Miss Apple Ms Adra Red, exhibited by Laurie Minzie, Judy Wolford, & Lisa Kerr

Ohio State Fair Red & White Open Show July 30, 2017 • Judge: John Erbson

Five-Year-Old 1. Stranshome Simply Red, exhibited by Richman Farms and Randall Kiko 2. Miss Hotcakes Red, exhibited by Gunkelman Family Farms 3. Miss Morsan Picol Tsunami, exhibited by Cole Heger 4. Drifty Hollow, exhibited by Maggie Matthews Aged Cow 1. Quality Quest Cinda-Red, exhibited by Breezy Knoll 2. Conrad Advent Gloria Red, exhibited by Macrea Conrad Senior Champion Stranshome Simply Red, exhibited by Richman Farms and Randall Kiko

Reserve Senior Champion Miley Redburst Glitz Red, exhibited by Miley Holsteins Farms Honorable Mention Plainfield Advent Gold Red, exhibited by Plainfield Farms Grand Champion Stranshome Simply Red, exhibited by Richman Farms and Randall Kiko Reserve Grand Champion Pamprd-Acres Walker Red, exhibited by Gunkleman Family Farms Premier Breeder and Premier Exhibitor Stan-Mar-Dale & Express

Honorable Mention Maiz-N-Blu A Olivia Red, exhibited by Todd Case and Kyle McGuire Four-Year-Old 1. Miley Redburst Glitz Red, exhibited by Miley Holsteins Farms 2. Plainfield Advent Gold Red, exhibited by Plainfield Farms 3. Southern Hills Nola Red, exhibited by Express and StanMar-Dale 4. Jerland SH Gemstine Red, exhibited Call Del Farms 5. Cam-Bing G Chris Sassy-Red, Chase Thomas Call

Thank you to the Ohio State Fair Red & White Open & Junior Show Sponsors: Wil-O-Rae Holsteins Sprengs Long Acres Call-Del Farm – J.R. & Angi Kaverman Ja-Cher Holsteins Chris Lahmers & Family Jandi-K Farm James Cole Miley Holsteins Bicke Family Ltd. Crimson Lane Holsteins Ray Jackson & Family COBA Oakvale Farm Topp-View Farm Davenport Hoof Care Triple-T Holsteins Wahash Way Holsteins Ja-Bob Farm Richman Farm ST Genetics Starmark Farm Barb-B-Hills Farm Hudson Farm John Hawvermale & Family Futureama Farm TAG Holsteins Silvermist Holsteins Conrad Farm Stan-Mar-Dale Express Holsteins Call-Del Farm Alfred Call & Family

From Left: Judge John Erbsen; Cora Gunkelman with Intermediate Champion; Jeff Brown with Res. Intermediate Champ; Judy Wolford, Laurie Menzie, Lisa Kerr, OHA Queen Victoria Deam.

From Left: OHA Queen Victoria Deam; Cora Gunkelman with Res. Grand Champ. Dick Indoe with Grand Champ. Russell Kiko, Tyler Indoe, Judge John Erbsen, Bill Indoe, Tracy Kelley, Sharyn Rankin, Ellie Kiko (in front). OHIO NEWS

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Show Results Spring Heifer Calf 1. TK-Plain-Vew Maggie, exhibited by Hayden King 2. Southern-Hills DB Milky-Red, exhibited by Hannah Griffith 3. Weeberlac Tickle Me-Red, exhibited by Allison Phillips 4. Miss Hot Summer Lovin Red, exhibited by Carissa Pittman 5. Do-Ra-Me AV Hot Cocoa, exhibited by Cora Gunkelman

Winter Heifer Calf 1. U-Dean Hypnotic Rosa-Red, exhibited by Jazmine Auble 2. Willow Crest DB Alive-Red, exhibited by Kelly Hawvermale 3. Brookview Cherry Bomb-Red, exhibited by Garrett Havens 4. Greenlea ABS Sweetie Red, exhibited by Aubree Topp 5. Lah-Dale Special-Red, exhibited by Elaina Lahmers Fall Heifer Calf 1. Border View Luchesse Red, exhibited by Amelia Sammetinger 2. Golden-Oaks Funky Fresh, exhibited by Ally Cupps 3. Jenn-Stone Leverage Suri, exhibited by Bethany Cring 4. Idylbrook Aws Athena-Red, exhibited by Ashley Hawvermale 5. Auburn Hills Lurg Ryanne-Red, exhibited by Hannah Dumbeck Summer Yearling 1. Jacher Armini Riptide-Red, exhibited by Korey Oechsle 2. Blackncherry Arianna-Red, exhibited by Clay Gunkelman Spring Yearling 1. Arethusa Awesome Pearl, exhibited by Hannah Dumbeck

Winter Yearling 1. Ranchdale Addic Chillipepper, exhibited by Clay Gunkelman 2. Wabash-Way Kalif Halo Red, exhibited by Elaina Lahmers 3. Miss Absolute Luna-Red, exhibited by Ally Cupps Junior Champion Jacher Armini Riptide-Red, exhibited by Korey Oechsle Reserve Junior Champion Border View Luchesse Red, exhibited by Amelia Sametinger Junior Two Year Old 1. Pine-Tree Rebel 6681-Red, exhibited by Ally Cupps 2. Velvet-View Avalanche-Red, exhibited by Logan Schlauch 3. MS Addiction Remedy-Red, exhibited by Bethany Cring 4. Miss Revenge Tiana-Red, exhibited by Madelyn Topp 5. Call-Dell Crown Gem, exhibited by Lydia Kaverman Senior Two Year Old 1. Lah-Dale Malone Shine-Red, exhibited by Elaina Lahmers 2. Pamprd-Acres Walker-Red, exhibited by Cora Gunkelman Junior Three Year Old 1. Conrad Ladd Glory P Red, exhibited by Maylon Conrad Senior Three Year Old 1. Karebears Redburst Sasha Red, exhibited by Emma Matthews

From Left: Judge Mike Uber, Cora Gunkelman with Senior Champ, David Miley with Res Senior Champ, OHA Queen Victoria Deam.

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Intermediate Champion Pine-Tree Rebel 6681-Red, exhibited by Ally Cupps Reserve Intermediate Champion Lah-Dale Malone Shine-Red, exhibited by Elaina Lahmers Four Year Old Cow 1. Miley RedBurst Glitz-Red, exhibited by David Miley 2. Dreftyhollow Cinnamint, exhibited by Maggie Mathews 3. Conrad Shotxy Strike-Red, exhibited by Macrae Conrad Five Year Old Cow 1. Miss Hotcakes-Red-ET, exhibited by Cora Gunkelman Aged Cow 1. Conrad Advent Gloria-Red, exhibited by Macrae Conrad Senior Champion Miss Hotcakes-Red-ET, exhibited by Cora Gunkelman Reserve Senior Champion Miley Redburst Glitz-Red, exhibited by David Miley Grand Champion Pine-Tree Rebel 6681-Red, exhibited by Ally Cupps Reserve Grand Champion Miss Hotcakes-Red-ET, exhibited by Cora Gunkelman

From Left: OHA Queen Victoria Deam, Amelia Sametinger with Res. Jr Champ, Korey Oechsle with Jr. Champ, Judge Mike Uber.

From Left: Judge Mike Uber, Ally Cupps with Grand Champ, Cora Gunkelman with Res. Grand Champ, OHA Queen Victoria Deam.


Show Results Spring Heifer Calf 1. Miss Brook Hollow Suzee Q, exhibited by Carissa Pittman 2. OH-River-SYC JCBY Breeze-ET, exhibited by Victoria and Emily Deam 3. Topp-View Atwood Raquel, exhibited by Madelyn Topp 4. Southern Hills DB Milky-Red, exhibited by Southern-Hills Holsteins 5. Ack-Lee Dempsey Rida, exhibited by Kyle & Kristopher Ackley

Winter Heifer Calf 1. Ty-D Dempsey Lovemmy-ET, exhibited by Matti, Kael, Trey, Kayson & Stockton Leak 2. Jacobs Solomon Louisa-ET, exhibited by J Garrett Havens 3. Budjon-Abbott DR Addidas, exhibited by Bowen, Doeberiener, & Schilling 4. Kulalan Braxton Trista, exhibited by Tim Cummings 5. Jenneil Beardsly MC Greer, exhibited by Victoria and Emily Deam Fall Heifer Calf 1. Maple-Dell Gold Indigo, exhibited by Bowen, Doeberiener, & Heath 2. Reyncrest Byway Ladonna-ET, exhibited by Triple-T, Heath & Berry 3. Quietcove Doorman Flicker, exhibited by Quietcove Holsteins 4. Bulldog McCutch Jade, exhibited by Tim & Grace Gunkelman 5. Hodgons Clark Pearl, exhibited by Madelyn Topp Summer Yearling 1. Arolene McCmtchen Atlanta, exhibited by Bowen, Doeberiener, Schilling 2. Ree-Ray Kingboy Cacey, exhibited by Hayden King 3. Jacobs Doorman Mail-ET, exhibited by Jeffrey Brown & Triple T Holsteins 4. Toppglen Diamondback Wanda, exhibited by Cole Pond 5. Brookview Archriv Polarpop, exhibited by J Garret Havens & Kristopher Ackley Spring Yearling 1. Duhibou Doorman Padmay, exhibited by Alyson Philips & Makayla Osinga

Mideast Summer National Holstein Show July 30, 2017 • Judge: Pat Conroy • Ohio State Fair

2. Quietcove Foxys Talapeno, exhibited by Quietcove Holsteins 3. Quietcove Foxys Lollipop-ET, exhibited by Quietcove Holsteins 4. Brookview Rocket Queen-ET, exhibited by Triple T Hols & Eric Havens LLC 5. Wabash-Way Beemer Anora, exhibited by Wabash-Way Holsteins LLC Winter Yearling 1. Ms T-Triple-T Pokerface-ET, exhibited by Triple T Holsteins 2. Welk Shade Sid Kit, exhibited by Charles Gleisner 3. Brookview AR Likable-TW, exhibited by White Light Holsteins & Laurie Menzie 4. Topp-View Atwood Lisa, exhibited by Aubree, Aiden, & Alaina Topp 5. Plainfield Beemer Ginny, exhibited by Donald E. Simpson Fall Yearling 1. Toppglen Defiant Wowwee, exhibited by Brennan, Marissa, & Logan Topp 2. Scratcwell Ladd Rockin RC exhibited by Matt Oechsle 3. Futurama Brady Nikete, exhibited by Hugh E & Ann Knoop 4. Ren-Bow Savior Pixie, exhibited by Alyssa Bowen 5. Express-SMD Dillon Aida, exhibited by Stan-Mar-Dale & Express Holsteins

Junior Champion Arolene McCmtchen Atlanta, exhibited by Bowen, Doeberiener, Schilling Reserve Junior Champion Ty-D Dempsey Lovemmy-ET, exhibited by Matti, Kael, Trey, Kayson & Stockton Leak Honorable Mention Jacobs Solomon Louisa-ET, exhibited by J Garrett Havens Milking Yearling 1. Entourage-LC Prosper-ET, exhibited by Triple T & Entourage-LC 2. Lake Point Courvette Lindze, exhibited by Kari Michalovich 3. Rosedale Sexy Lexi-ET, exhibited by Austin Trbovich & Quietcove Holsteins

From Left: OHA Queen Victoria Deam; Jennifer Thomas with res. Jr. champ; Lindsey Bowen with Jr. Champ; Judge Pat Conroy.

4. Express SMD Nikita, exhibited by Star-Mar-Dale & Express Holsteins Junior Two Year Old 1. Trent Valley Sid Aly, exhibited by Heath, Cummings and Triple T Holsteins 2. Miss Brookview Scaredycat, exhibited by Ack-Lee Reg Holsteins 3. Express SMD NayNay-P-Re, exhibited by Star-Mar-Dale & Express Holsteins 4. T Triple T Pokerchip, exhibited by Triple T Holsteins 5. Kiko Gold Chip Maddie 1189, exhibited by R&P Kiko Family Farms, Ltd Senior Two Year Old 1. T Triple T Perfect Storm-ET, exhibited by Triple T and Entourage-LC 2. Vale-O-Skene Lauthority Kitty, exhibited by Kyle & Kristopher Ackley 3. Cambridge Atwood Ellie-ET, exhibited by Kristopher Ackley & Blake Heger 4. Lindlaur Sabathia Aflac, exhibited by Lindsay & Nevin Lamoreaux 5. Comstar Hope Goldwyn, exhibited by Stan-Mar-Dale & Express Holsteins Junior Three Year Old 1. Mar Ste Gold Chip Cher, exhibited by Allison McCummins 2. Jenneil-PC Heztry Colarado, exhibited by Victoria and Emily Deam 3. Indian Stone Brxton Variety, exhibited by Charlie Henry Senior Three Year Old 1. MS Windbrook Blair-ET, exhibited by Mike Maloney 2. Chakelburg Evasion Kaught, exhibited by Ack-Lee Reg Holsteins 3. Juniper-Haven Atwood Dolly, exhibited by Doeberiener, Heath and Bowen 4. Del-Ray Garbor Elida, exhibited Donald Fisher Farms 5. MS Triple T Ashonishing, exhibited by Triple T Holstiens Intermediate Champion T Triple T Perfect Storm, exhibited by Triple T and Entourage-LC

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Mideast Summer National Holstein Show July 30, 2017 • Judge: Pat Conroy • Ohio State Fair

Reserve Intermediate Champion Triple T Play It Again, exhibited by Triple T Holsteins Honorable Mention MS Windbrook Blair-ET, exhibited by Mike Maloney

Four Year Old Cow 1. Bucks Pride Gold Chip Winie, exhibited by ToppView Bucks Pride 2. Delcreek Lil Slice of Heaven, exhibited by Triple T Hols, Heath, & Black 3. Willdina Atwood Cindy, exhibited by Kyle & Kristopher Ackley 4. Bucks Pride Gold Chip Sue, exhibited by Brandon Sugg 5. Miley Gold Chip Gazella-TW, exhibited by Miley Holstein Farms, Ltd. Five Year Old Cow 1. Budjon-JK Atwood Ekira-ET, exhibited by Ack-Lee Reg Holsteins 2. Meadow Green Windbrook M, exhibited by Triple T and T&L Cattle 3. Aurora Rama Ava-ET, exhibited by Ashley Hawvermale 4. Kokosing Dapper Revlon, exhibited by Kyle Hudson Aged Cow 1. Craggan Goldwyn Zing, exhibited by Ack-Lee Reg Holsteins 2. Miley Reality Fortune Gina, exhibited by Miley Holstein Farms 3. Raygor Alexander Tara, exhibited by Raygor Farms LLC 4. Kayebrook BMR JoJo RC exhibited by Stan-Mar-Dale & Express Holsteins

From left: HAUSA Rep-Bridget Cummings; OHA Queen Victoria Deam; Kristy Ackley with res grand; Keith Topp with grand; Judge Pat Conroy

Reserve Senior Champion Female Budjon-JK Atwood Ekira, exhibited by Ack-Lee Reg Holsteins

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Grand Champion Female Bucks Pride Gold Chip Winie, exhibited by Topp-View & Bucks Pride

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Reserve Grand Champion Female Budjon-JK Atwood Erika, exhibited by Ack-Lee Reg Holsteins

Cow Produced 150,000 lbs Milk 1 Steel-Lane Laurin Joelle, exhibited by Steel-Lane Holsteins

Honorable Mention Champion T Triple T Perfect Storm, exhibited by Triple T & Entourage-LC

Senior Champion Female Bucks Pride Gold Chip Winie, exhibited by Topp-View & Bucks Pride

Premier Exhibitor Ack-Lee Reg Holsteins

Spring Heifer Calf R&P Kiko Family Farms Winter Heifer Calf Triple T Holsteins Fall Heifer Calf Lorawae Holsteins Summer Yearling Heifer Richman Farms Spring Yearling Heifer Berg Farms Ltd Winter Yearling Heifer Toppglen Holsteins Fall Yearling Heifer Call-Del Holsteins Junior Champion Female Homerville Holstein Farms Reserve Junior Champion Female Purina Animal Nutrition LLC Junior Best Three Females Coba/Select Sires 18

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Show Results

Ohio State Fair Holstein Junior Show

Spring Heifer Calf 1. Topp-View Atwood Eloquent, exhibited by Keaton, Kinley, & Madelyn Topp 2. Oakvale Sid costa Caribean, exhibited by Lillian Finke 3. Southern-Hills DB Milky-Red, exhibited by Hannah Griffith 4. Topp-View Atwood Raquel exhibited by Madelyn Topp, 5. Ack-Lee Dempsey Rida, exhibited by Kris & Kristopher Ackley

Winter Yearling 1. Toppglen Awesome Wildflower, exhibited by Marissa, Brennan, & Logan Topp 2. Topp-View Atwood Lisa, exhibited by Aubree, Aiden, & Alaina Topp 3. Harvue Brokaw Kalaei, exhibited by Keenan Wolf 4. Velvet-View Jolly, exhibited by Logan & Wyatt Schlauch 5. Crimson-Lane Defiant Maylee, exhibited by Jenna Thorbahn

Winter Heifer Calf 1. OH-River-Syc Soloman Bea-ET, exhibited by Victoria & Emily Deam 2. Topp-View Arlift Dolly, exhibited by Madelyn Topp 3. Jenneil Beardsly Greer, exhibited by Victoria & Emily Deam 4. Savage-Leigh Gotta Look-ET, exhibited by Tim & Grace Gunkelman 5. Lah-Dale Special Red, exhibited by Elaina Lahmers

Fall Yearling 1. Toppglen Defiant Wowwee, exhibited by Toppglen Farm 2. Scratchwell Ladd Rockin RC, exhibited by Matt Oechsle 3. Twining Armani Reba-Red, exhibited by Raymond Twining 4. Balmoral Braxton Amaretto, exhibited by Balmoral Farms 5. Mapel Wood Lotus Rainbow, exhibited by Megan McCoy

Honorable Mention Topp-View Arlift Dolly, exhibited by Madelyn Topp Junior Two Year Old 1. Ms Brookview Scaredycat, exhibited by Ack-Lee Reg Holsteins 2. Oakfield Armani Shanti-ET, exhibited by Ella Jackson 3. Miley Armani WB Glimpse, exhibited by Adam & David Miley 4. Oakvale Goldchip Bella, exhibited by Olivia Finke 5. Be-Ware L Gold Delight 1095, exhibited by Collin & Aaron Berg

Mid-East Summer National Junior Holstein Junior Champion Duhibou Doorman Padmay-ET, exhibited by Alyson Philips & Makayla Osigna

Senior Two Year Old 1. Beardsly Atwood Gwynne-ET, exhibited by Victoria & Emily Deam 2. Lindaur Sabathia Aflac, exhibited by Lindsay Lamoreaux 3. Jenneil Guthrie Glorie, exhibited by Victoria & Emily Deam 4. Jo-Ge Precious G-Chip Poc, exhibited by Trey Klein 5. Butlerview Door AK 9293-ET, exhibited by Shelby & Jenna Griffith

Mid-East Summer National Junior Holstein Reserve Junior Champion Toppglen Awesome Wildflower, exhibited by Marissa, Brennan, & Logan Topp

Junior Three Year Old 1. Mar Ste Gold Chip Cher, exhibited by Allison McCummins 2. Jenneil-PC Heztry Colarado, exhibited by Victoria & Emily Deam

Summer Yearling 1. Ree-Kay Kingboy Cacey exhibited by Hayden King 2. Topglen Atwood Windstar, exhibited by Brennan Topp 3. Berdsly Defiant Taran, exhibited by Victoria & Emily Deam 4. Toppglen Diamondback Wap-ET, exhibited by Cole Pond 5. Brookview Archriv Polarpop, exhibited by J Garret Havens & Kristopher Ackley

Honorable Mention OH-River-Syc Soloman Bea-ET, exhibited by Victoria & Emily Deam

Senior Three Year Old 1. Marste Atwood Dew, exhibited by Madelyn Topp 2. Miley Windbrook Glee, exhibited by David Miley 3. Renwind Atlantic Monica, exhibited by Scott Carle 4. Topp-View Attitude Racey, exhibited by Madelyn Topp

Spring Yearling 1. Duhibou Doorman Padmay-ET, exhibited by Alyson Philips & Makayla Osigna 2. Rupp-Ve Sid Fabi, exhibited by Madelyn Topp 3. Klingendale Gold Chip Addie, exhibited by Lindsay & Lauren Lamoureaux 4. Jenneil-PL McCutchen Cal, exhibited by Victoria & Emily Deam 5. Idylbrook Gid Adrenalin-ET, exhibited by Kelly Hawvermale

Reserve Junior Champion of the 4-H Show OH-River-Syc Soloman Bea-ET, exhibited by Victoria & Emily Deam

Fall Heifer Calf 1. Bulldog McCutch Jade, exhibited by Tim & Grace Gunkelman 2. Hodgons Clark Pearl, exhibited by Madelyn Topp 3. Velvet-View Arlift Carlee, exhibited by Logan Schlauch 4. Apple-PTS Arrazola-ET, exhibited by Makala Osinga & Esmae Velsen 5. Lingle PB Rylie, exhibited by Avery Dumbeck

Junior Champion of the 4-H Show Toppglen Awesome Wildflower, exhibited by Marissa, Brennan, & Logan Topp

Honorable Mention Topp-View Arlift Dolly, exhibited by Madelyn Topp Grand Champion of 4-H Show Ms Brookview Scaredycat, exhibited by Kristopher Ackley & J Garrett Havens Reserve Grand Champion of 4-H Show Miley Gold Chip Gazella-TW, exhibited by Miley Holstein Farms Ltd.

From Left: Marissa Brennan with Mid-East Summer National Jr Show Res. Jr. Champ; Alyson Philips with Mid-East Summer National Jr. Show Jr. Champ; Judge Roger Thomas.

From left: OHA Queen Victoria Deam; David Miley with 4-H Res. Grand; Kris Ackley with 4-H Grand; Judge Roger Thomas.

Mid-East Summer National Junior Holstein Intermediate Champion Ms Brookview Scaredycat, exhibited by Ack-Lee Reg Holsteins Mid-East Summer National Junior Holstein Reserve Intermediate Champion Oakfield Armani Shanti-ET, exhibited by Ella Jackson Intermediate Champion of 4-H Show Ms Brookview Scaredycat, exhibited by Ack-Lee Reg Holsteins Reserve Intermediate Champion of 4-H Show Marste Atwood Dew, exhibited by Madelyn Topp Four Year Old Cow 1. Miley Gold Chip Gazella-TW, exhibited by Miley Holstein Farms Ltd. 2. Drewholme Dempsey Alcena, exhibited by Kristopher Ackley, Kaiden, & Zailey Conroy 3. Willdina Atwood Cindy, exhibited by Kristopher & Kyle Ackley 4. Bucks Pride Gold Chip Sue, exhibited by Brandon Sugg 5. Wendon Windbrook Mercy-ET, exhibited by Cora, Clay, Curtis, & Carlie Gunkelman Five Year Old Cow 1. Aurora-Rama Ava-ET, exhibited by Ashley Hawvermale 2. Kokosing Dapper Revlon, exhibited by Kyle Hudson

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Show Results Aged Cow 1. Craggan Goldwyn Zing, exhibited by Kristopher & Kyle Ackley 2. Miley Reality Fortune Gina, exhibited by Miley Holstein Farms 3. Brookview Alou Ruthless, exhibited by Grant & Garret Havens Best Bred & Owned Cow Oakvale Goldchip Bella, exhibited by Olivia Finke Mid-East Summer National Junior Holstein Senior Champion Drewholme Dempsey Alcena, exhibited by Kristopher Ackley, Kaiden, & Zailey Conroy Mid-East Summer National Junior Holstein Reserve Senior Champion Willdina Atwood Cindy, exhibited by Kristopher & Kyle Ackley Honorable Mention Craggan Goldwyn Zing, exhibited by Kristopher & Kyle Ackley Senior Champion of 4-H Show Miley Gold Chip Gazella-TW, exhibited by Miley Holstein Farms Ltd. Reserve Senior Champion of 4-H Show Drewholme Dempsey Alcena, exhibited by Kristopher Ackley, Kaiden, & Zailey Conroy

Ohio State Fair Holstein Junior Show Honorable Mention Willdina Atwood Cindy, exhibited by Kristopher & Kyle Ackley Mid-East Summer National Junior Holstein Grand Champion Ms Brookview Scaredycat, exhibited by Ack-Lee Reg Holsteins Mid-East Summer National Junior Holstein Reserve Grand Champion Drewholme Dempsey Alcena, exhibited by Kristopher Ackley, Kaiden, & Zailey Conroy Honorable Mention Willdina Atwood Cindy, exhibited by Kristopher & Kyle Ackley Grand Champion of 4-H Show Ms Brookview Scaredycat, exhibited by Ack-Lee Reg Holsteins Reserve Grand Champion of 4-H Show Miley Gold Chip Gazella-TW, exhibited by Miley Holstein Farms Ltd. Honorable Mention Drewholme Dempsey Alcena, exhibited by Kristopher Ackley, Kaiden, & Zailey Conroy

From Left: Judge Roger Thomas; Kris Ackley with National Jr Show Intermediate Champion; Ella Jackson with National Jr Show Res. Intermediate Champion; OHA Queen Victoria Deam. From Left: Logan Topp; Marissa Brennan with 4-H Res Jr. Champ; Emily Deam with Jr. Champ; Judge Roger Thomas

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From Left: Judge Roger Thomas; Kris Ackley with 4-H Intermediate Champion; Madelyn Topp with 4-H Res. Intermediate Champion, OHA Queen Victoria Deam.



From the HAUSA National Director Dear Holstein Breeders, Hello I would like to introduce myself as the recently elected Area 3 Director of the National Holstein Board of directors. My name is Steve Moff my wife Jane and I live in Columbiana, Ohio. Our family’s prefix is Ouric, and the main farm where my parents, Howard and Barb live has an address of Canfield OH. Our herd was downsized about 9 years ago, we now have about 15 milking animals and about 15 heifers. In addition to raising the heifers here in Columbiana, I have worked for Coba/Select Sires since 1980 as a Dairy Program Specialist doing the SMS herd mating. Thank you to everyone who supported me in running for the Area 3 Director position of the National Holstein board. The Ohio Association was very supportive, thanks to all. I will be attending an orientation in Brattleboro September 26th and 27th and the 1st meeting will be November 15th and 16th in Chicago. I will pass on that the Council

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on Dairy Cattle Breeding (CDCB) elected new officers with John Meyer representing PDCA elected Chairman, John Clay representing dairy records processing Vice Chairman, Dan Sheldon for DHIA Treasure and Chuck Sattler NAAB as Secretary.

Please let me know if you have questions or concerns in regard to the National Association. Email smouric@aol.com , cell 614-205-7179. Your National Director, Steve Moff

Ohio Holstein Marketing Buzz by Dave Gunkelman, OHA Marketing and Sales Manager Here we are with the summer shows be- self know if you need a catalog‌it will be hind us and we are now full swing into available on ohioholstein.com as well as the Fall shows! Congrats to all and best of cowbuyer.com luck in October and November. Let me know if you need any assistance I want to say thank you to everyone around me for helping and supporting the Ohio Holstein Summer Celebration sale back in August. Considering commodity prices and tough crops in some places we had a really solid sale! I believe we sold cattle as far away as Florida and Georgia.

We have a really nice line up for our Ohio Holstein Fall Sale in Wooster, Ohio November 18th. Please let the office or my-

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Sincerely, Dave Gunkelman Director of Marketing & Member Services 330-464-3250 drgunkelman@yahoo.com


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Duhibou Doorman Padmay-ET Padmay is ready to make her mark on the colored shavings this fall. 1st Spring Yrlg & Junior Champion Southern Spring National Open & Jr. show 2017. 1st Spring Yrlg & Junior Champion Mid-East Summer National Jr. show, 1st Spring Yrlg and pulled out for Junior Champion Mid-East Summer National open show. Nominated All-American spring calf 2016.

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1st 4 Yr. Old, Sr. & Grand Champion Illinois State Fair Dam: Bluff-Ridge Roy Justice 4th Dam: Bluff-Ridge Broker Jay EX-95

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Selling in the World Classic is Enco Yoder 9839, a milking Yoder daughter with GTPI+2752, CM$972, CE 6.9, with a Fat index of +101 (+.18%). She is the Dam of the #1 GTPI (+3022) & #1 NM$ (1140) bull currently.

On the topic of Fat, there are a couple sires available from Pine-Tree that excel in Fat % & lbs. Pine-Tree Lorax 29HO18321 (GTPI+2637, NM$ 809) has +.25% Fat and +.10% Protein. We bought his Dam as a heifer, and were intriqued by her genomic index of +0.32% Fat. She calved in and had a lactation average of 5.5%F, with three DHI tests over 6.0% Fat. Our herd average is 3.5-3.8%F. This really increased our confidence in genomic fat & pro %. Lorax is also SCS 2.67 & SCE 5.8. Another bull to note is Pine-Tree Firefly, 29HO18223 (GTPI +2739, Niclo Supersire Fairie-ET NM$930). He has +.29% Fat & +.11% Pro. His Dam (Fairie) has a genomic protein % of +.08%, and she peaked at 3.8% protein for two milk tests.

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There are also the sons of OCD Supersire 9882, that have reputable fat % profiles: 7HO13771 Kennedy (GTPI+2861, NM$1042) has +.20% Fat (+111lbs), and his brothers offer strong fat too, 7HO13370 Hoover (GTPI+2820, NM$954) OCD Supersire 9882 with Fat +.19% (+105 lbs.), and 7HO13764 Tyler (GTPI+2814, NM$957) with +.15% Fat (96 lbs.).

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Additionally, she is the Dam of the #1 GTPI Griff son @ GTPI+2832, NM$1001, and Fat+118. She sells open, milking well, GP+83, VG-MS. In the Genosource International Opportunity Sale, we are selling one IVF (guarantee 8 embryos) from Sandy-Valley No Limit (GTPI+2870, NM$1020). She has +.23%Fat (102 lbs) and +.10% Pro (58 lbs), along with SCS 2.66 & SCE 6.7.


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5 yr 4-09 2 305 35160 3.3 1166 3.3 1163 due to Kingboy +2305 GTPI By Shamrock from an 88 Shottle going back direct maternal line all VG and Ex to Patron Allie. Amelia’s Oak dtr EskDale Oak Bedelia-ET VG 85 +2401 GTPI fresh 2nd calf over 130 #’s and looks to score Ex. Bedelia’s Bourbon dtr +2720, her Jedi +2690 and 6 heifer Apprentices due. Bedelia’s bred Mogul +2510 with Reasons due. Amelia’s Jedi +2657 with Pizazz and Tarrino pregnancies for Select. This family consistently milks well, scores high and has genomics tests at or above parent average.

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+2218 GTPI +992M +19F +31P +362NM +3.3PL 2.79SCS +.0DPR +3.41T +2.41 UDC +1.56FLC 9.2 SCE 6.1DCE 08/17 A Kingboy son from EskDale Destry Lady-ET Ex-91 4.09 2 365 3383- 3.7 1267 3.3 1131 4th generation Ex from the great Lucy Ex-93 & Lindsay Ex-94 family.

If Mister were included in the top 100 Red and RC genomic bulls he would be the top type bull listed that is CV free. Not only that he is nearly 1000 milk. He has daughters on the ground already and looking good. His semen is available by contacting EskDale Dairy. $8/unit up to 50 units purchased • At 50 units his price is $5/unit Don’t miss out on this breed improver!

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Butz-Butler ATWD Brienne-ET EX-93 Lost Elm Minister 4-09 270d 26,925 4% 1,085 3% 807 RIP Atwood x VG-88 Sanchez x EX-92 2E DOM Shottle Brasilla x EX-92 GMD DOM Barbie Brienne has a sporty 10/16 Diamondback heifer and embryos by sexed Ammo-P

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5-04 215d 12,767 5.2% 661 3.8% 491 RIP proj. 305d 17,900, 953 F, 703 P Minister x EX-93 Renaissance Eliza x EX-92 5E Imperial Elise has a VG-85 Fire daugher, 12/17 Colton pregnancies and is due in spring to sexed Texas

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Chuck Will & Yasushi Tachibana | October 14, 2017 - 12:30 p.m. On the farm: 19210 Co Hwy 39, Underwood, MN 56586 VOx’S VixeN Of WillOleA ex-94 3e Selling is a 94 point 3E Mr Burns with 31,000 lbs.m. Her dam is EX 92 Durham with over 30,000. Next dam is EX 91 Integrity with over 30,000. Also selling is vixson’s EX 3 year old Atwood daughter and Vixson’s fancy Daniel yearling.

SWeeT PeAS lee flOrA ex 2e

Flora and her dam are the National record holders for Daughter/Dam total lbs of lifetime fat and 4th all time for lifetime protein. They rank first all time for lifetime components. Flora sells with her 5 daughters, EX 92 Atwood, yearling Atwood, EX 92 Guthrie, 2 year old Olympian and an Alchemy daughter. Twelve members of this cow family sell.

MS DONAlAND TAlNT Tilly-eT ex-95

Selling is Tilly’s daughter Lolly who has a rare and unique pedigree in that her dam is scored 95 points and the next five dams are all 94. Not only is this a high scoring family but they also have huge production records with high lifetime totals. Lolly sells fresh with a beautiful udder and is destined to extend this great cow family. She sells with her Atwood and Goldwyn heifer calves and a SkyChief son.

MS WillOleA BW SMile-eT ex-92 One of the most outstanding families is the Smile family. Smile EX 92 2E 200,000 lbs.m. has 3 EX daughters,two sisters over 200,000 , one 93 point sister with 300,000. Great families and herds can be built around this cow family. Selling are Smile’s 2 EX daughters and an 89 point 2 year old Atwood grand daughter, along with a springing Mogul great grand daughter.

WillOleA CW MOCHAS MOCHA ex-94

Mocha is EX 94 with 30,000 lbs.m. and completes 7 generaitons of multiple E cows all scored 91 or higher. Mocha sells with her beautiful Archrival daughter and her 88 point full sister along with her EX Goldwyn maternal sister. One of the really great cow families in the US. Ten members of this family sell.

VT=POND-VieW UNO AliCe eT ex-90

One of the favorite cows in the herd is Uno with 25,457 4.0 1020 f 3.3 836 p. Her mother is Alure ex 92, Atwood’s maternal sister. Alure, Attlee, Chief Adean, Starbuck Ada are all on the bottom side of her pedigree. Uno will get more points. She sells with her Gold Chip heifer, fresh by sale day and her Denver yearling. Also selling is her 88 point full sister, due sale day. She will be another ex Alure.

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Developing Families at Hilltop A Pair of Atwoods with Pedigree

Hilltop-LLC Atwood 6090 EX-90 EX-MS at 3Y

Jenny-Lou-KJ Atwood 6223 VG-87 VG-MS at 2Y

Her dam is EX-90 with 28,980 4.8 1386 3.6 1049; next dam 2E-93 EX-MS with 32,290 4.6 1481 3.3 1061; tracing back to the “Queen of the Breed” 4E-97 GMD DOM Roxy. An 8th generation VG or EX, 6090 has a Supersire daughter and is bred back to Diamondback.

Her dam is 2E-90 EX-MS GMD with 43,780 4.1 1785 3.0 1298; the next dam Durham Juba 2E-95 EX-MS GMD with 215,230 3.5 7504 2.8 1318 lifetime. 6223 has two daughters by Doorman and is pregnant to Solomon with a heifer.

1-11 3x 365 22,000 4.0 860 3.3 725 3-02 3x 348 39,860 4.1 1620 3.2 1285 inc.

2-06 3x 334 31,820 3.9 1252 3.5 1127 3-07 3x 108 14,190 4.4 630 3.4 487 inc.

Three New Excellent Cows with Strong Maternal Lines

Hilltop-LLC Sid 5895

Hilltop-LLC Shottle 4901

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1-11 3x 305 26,970 3.2 856 3.2 873 3-05 3x 305 39,420 3.3 1306 3.4 1328 Her dam VG-87 by Sanchez with 33,500 3.4 1136 3.2 1078; the next dam VG-87 with 173,580 3.4 5871 2.9 5026 lifetime. 5895 has daughters by Drumstick & Bowman and is bred back to Apple Crisp.

Hilltop-LLC Jordan 4991

4-09 3x 45,470 3.0 1361 3.1 1399 Lifetime to date: 160,060 3.4 5432 3.2 5100 Her dam VG-86 by Buckeye with 38,550 2.8 1081 2.9 1049; the next dam VG-85 with 33,740 3.2 1066 3.1 1058. 4901 has daughters by Atwood, Emotive & Jerrick.

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4-00 3x 341 32,520 4.0 1299 3.4 1094 5-01 3x 302 32,090 4.3 1386 3.3 1050 inc. Lifetime to date: 124,150 4.2 5176 3.3 4038 Her dam GP-82 by Dolman with 28,610 4.1 1174 3.4 986; next dam GP-83 with 122,670 4.4 5419 3.6 4455 lifetime. 4991 has 3 daughters by Shottle & an Impression.

Proud to be ranked #16 on Holstein USA’s top BAA herds over 250 cows. For herds over 750 cows, we were #1 with a 104.7 BAA on 1047 cows classified. Managers: Rich, Cal & Loren Greenfield, 920-296-9289 Herdsman: Kevin Greenfield, 920-296-9292 N309 County Trk. Q, Markesan, WI 53946 www.dairyagendatoday.com

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K-Manor Gabor

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VG-87 GTPI +2062 4-10 305d 35,990 4.2% 1515 3.0% 1086 365d 43,020 4.2% 1802 3.0% 1305

HER DAUGHTERS Sagacious (Epic) EX-91 DOM Snowdrift (Snowman) VG-85 *RC Snowflake (Snowman) GTPI +2167 RC GP-81 Scandel (A:Kman) GTPI +2272 *RC, now owned by Blue Star Dairy Secrecy (Yoder) *RC GTPI +2461

HER GRANDDAUGHTERS Snowdrift 374 *RC VG-85 GTPI +2357 (Racer X Snowdrift) Sagacious 381-ET (Payton X Sagacious) GTPI +2502 Snowflake 387-ET (Payton X Snowflake) *RC Scandal 481 (Supershot X A Scandal) *RC GTPI +2559 Top 25 *RC heifer Scandal 481 is due March to Salvator Scandel 512 *RC (A Scandel X Rubicon) GTPI +2641 Top 25 *RC heifer

HER GREAT- GRANDDAUGHTERS K-Manor Jedi Drift 493 (R Snowdrift X Jedi) GTPI +2747 K-Manor Not So Modest 510 (P Snowflake X Modesty) GTPI +2873

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K-Manor Epic SAGCIOUS-ET EX-91 DOM GTPI +2302 3-07 3X 305d 38,570 3.6 1382 2.8 1089

K-Manor P SNOWFLAKE 387 *RC GP-83 GTPI +2536 #4 *RC Cow Only daughter is #35 GTPI in U.S. for hfrs. 9-24 months

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Porsha’s Pedigree: Dam: Mahoney Adv Roxette-Red EX-93 2 Dam: Mahoney Red-Marker Josie EX-92

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Eleanor Roosevelt, Mother Teresa, Rosa Parks, Susan B. Anthony, and Abigail Adams — some of the most influential women in history. There was a time when women were not allowed to have a leading role in any form. Women were expected to do their womanly duties and that was simply it. Today however, us women have doors all around us open to new possibilities and endless opportunities. In the Ohio Holstein Association, there are many women who play an enormous role in keeping everything running smoothly. Although handing out ribbons, being a friendly face, and orga-

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nizing the awards on a table may not seem like a very rigorous job the Ohio Holstein Queen has these duties that must be done. Victoria Deam, the daughter of Neil and Jennifer Deam is seventeen years old and lives in the small town of Sugarcreek Ohio along with her younger sister Emily. She is now in her Senior year at Garaway High School where she has been an active member in the student council for six years. Along with taking post-secondary classes at Kent State University, Victoria also is a fourth year varsity letterman on the Football and Basketball Cheerleading squad. She has plans to attend Bowling Green State University’s college of Business next fall with a major in Sales and Service Marketing. Outside of the life she has at school are her Holsteins. Victoria has been a part of the Tuscarawas County Dairy program for 10 years. The county level is just were it begins however, Victoria has exhibited Holsteins at Districts 1, 2 and 3, the Spring Dairy Expo, Ohio State Fair, NAILE, and has even had the honor of exhibiting at the World Dairy Expo. In February, Victoria was crowned the 2017 Ohio Holstein Queen. This, for her, was a dream come true. After watching all of the women who have such a huge role in the Association she was honored to have the opportunity to represent an organization that she is so proud to be a part of. “I would like to thank Diana Miley, Mary Lou Topp, Cheri Oechsle, Jackie Bickel, Leslie Maurice, and Melissa Hart. They are just some of the wonderful women I had the pleasure of working alongside this year.”

Recipe from the Kitchen of Victoria Deam

Eagle Brand Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Makes a 13x9” pan 2 cups - quick cooking oats 1 3/4 cups - firmly packed light brown sugar 1 1/2 cups - all purpose flour 1 teaspoon - baking powder 1/2 teaspoon - baking soda 1 cup - butter or margarine 1/2 cup - chopped peanuts 1 cup - semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 - large egg, beaten 1 (14 ounce) can - sweetened condensed milk 1/2 cup - creamy peanut butter Heat oven to 350 degrees F. In large bowl, combine oats, brown sugar, flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Using pastry blender, cut in butter until dough resembles fine crumbs. Stir in peanuts. Set aside 1 1/2 cups crumb mixture. Stir egg into remaining crumb mixture. Press on bottom of pan. Bake for 15 minutes. In a small bowl, stir together sweetened condensed milk and peanut butter until well combined. Pour evenly over crust Stir together reserved crumb mixture and chocolate chips. Sprinkle evenly over peanut butter layer. Bake 15 minutes. Cool. Cut into bars. Store leftovers loosely covered at room temperature.

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National Holstein Futurity The 60th Anniversary of the National Holstein Futurity was held at the Ohio State Fair in Columbus on Saturday, July 29, 2017. This was a special futurity as it was dedicated to memory of the late John Spreng, Jr. John was an avid supporter of not only the Registered Holstein cow and the Ohio Holstein Association but was also an integral part of the dairy shows at the Ohio State Fair. Pat Conroy of Angola, Indiana served as the judge. 1. T-Triple T Play it Again-ET exhibited by Triple-T Holsteins 2. Quiet-Cove-W Fever Whitney exhibited by Quietcove and Trbovich 3. T-Triple-T Fever Pitch-ET exhibited by Triple -T Holsteins 4. Topp-View Attitude Racey exhibited by Topp-View 5. Marste Atwood Dew exhibited by Topp-View 6. Topp-View Atwood Lover exhibited by Topp-View 7. Q-Cove JMK Curran Darcy exhibited by Quietcove, Curran and Koster 8. Q-Cove JMK Curran Daria exhibited by Quietcove, Curran and Koster

9. Bingland Durham Nahla exhibited by Steel-Lane Holsteins 10. (JR) Miley Windbrook Glee exhibited by Miley Holsteins The futurity began with a 2-horse hitch parading through the ring carrying a load of dignitaries. Among them were Suzanne Spreng and Anne Cole, wife and daughter of the late John Spreng. Bob Sommer’s 1935 Flatbed Chevy truck was driven by Joe Cole and assisted by will Cole and was used to bring in the judge, Pat Conroy, Angi Kaverman and Queen Victoria Deam. Assisting in the ring was Tom Thorbahn, Steve Moff, Glenn Sageser and Bridget Cummins. The sanitation engineers were Kyle Hudson and Greg Cornish. A big thank you goes to Stacey French, Shaun Martin from the Ohio State Fair and Virgil Strickler for taking time to honor John Spreng on this very special occasion. Also thanks to the many helping hands throughout the day to prepare for this special event: Leslie Maurice, Lindsey Bowen, Keaton Topp, Aubree Topp, Madelyn Topp and Ruth Baunbauer. Thanks to Jenny Thomas for the photos

and Coba/Select Sires for the Best Bred and Owned animal award and for sponsoring the award for the first junior.

The Futurity trophy was in honor of the late John Spreng, Jr.

National Holstein Futurity winner T-Triple-T Play It Again-ET.

Thank you to our National Holstein Futurity Sponsors

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Show Results Premier Breeder & Exhibitor Lindlaur Holsteins

Senior & Grand Champion Quality-Quest Cinda-Red, Grant Cope Reserve Senior & Reserve Grand Champion Springhill-OH PS Jewel-ET, R & P Kiko Farms Intermediate Champion Kiko Aftershock Jackie 1125, R & P Kiko Farms, Salem, Ohio Reserve Intermediate Champion Redien-Acres Poker-Red, Adam Neider Junior Champion OCD Beemer Logo-Et, Philson-Uber Reserve Junior Champion Plum-Line Sanchez Pepper, Lorawae Holsteins Best Bred & Owned Kiko Aftershock Jackie 1125, R & P Kiko Farms Grand Champion Junior Show Lindlaur Braxton Aphrodite, Lauren L’Amoreaux Reserve Grand Champion Junior Show Renwind Atlantic Monica, Aaron Carle Senior Champion - Junior Show Lindlaur Braxton Aphrodite, Lauren L’Amoreaux Resesrve Senior Champion - Junior Show Quality-Quest DP Sugarbaby, John Paulin Intermediate Champion Junior Show Renwind Atlantic Monica, Aaron Carle Reserve Intermediate Champion Junior Show A-Logansway Armani Whiplash, Matthew Logan Junior Champion Junior Show Klingsdale Goldchip Addie, Lindsay L’Amoreaux Reserve Junior Champion Junior Show Quality-Quest Fireline, Hannah Dye Spring Heifer Calf 1. (JR)Beardsley MCQ Barbie Morgan Brown, Beardsley Holsteins 2. Entourage LC GC Elijah Dobay 3. Lou-Ida Shaman Brittle, Preston Sheets 4. (JR)Ni-Mar Beemer Mary, Roger Herstine 5. (JR)BOMEG Corvette Nitro 204, Tess Neville Winter Heifer Calf 1. OH-River-SYC Soloman Bea-ET, Victoria & Emily Deam 2. OCD Armani Fandango, Charity Mazzaro 3. (JR)Lyn-Haven Arm Patricia-ET, Roger Herstine 4. Lou-Ida Shaman Brigette, Louis Liming 5. (JR)HC-Rader Advent Heart-TW, Shelby Rader Fall Heifer Calf 1. (JR)Quality-Quest Fireline, Hannah Dye 2. MS Queen Manor Delight, Elijah Dobay 3. (JR)A-Loganway D-Back Sophia, Zachary Logan

Ohio District 1 & 2 Holstein Show • June 24, 2017 Judge: Jeff Brown • 108 Head Shown

4. HC-Rader DB Sweet Cupcake, Shelby Rader, Conneaut Lake 5. (JR)Kar-JE Crush Prentice, Aaron Carle Summer Yearling 1. OCD Beemer Logo-ET, Philson-Uber 2. Plum-Line Sanchez Pepper, Lorawae Holsteins 3. Beardsley Defiant Taran, Victoria & Emily Deam 4. Kiko A Wood Diane 1306, R & P Kiko Farms 5. (JR)Oakfield Solomon Tasker-ET, Jeffery Logan Spring Yearling 1. (JR)Klingsdale Goldchip Addie, Lindsay L’Amoreaux 2. (JR)Jenneil-PL McCutchen Cali, Victoria & Emily Deam 3. Lorawae Encore Taylor, Lorawae Holsteins 4. Dayspring Brax Tin Lizzie, Philson-Uber 5. Riceton Kingboy Winner, Riceton Farm Winter Yearling 1. OCD Doorman Cranky-ET, Philson-Uber 2. (JR)HC-Rader Lauthority Sofia, Shelby Rader, Conneaut lake 3. (JR)Kiko Golden Dreams Jo 1248, Elizabeth Kiko 4. (JR)A-Logansway Corvette Chaos, Zachary Logan 5. Ouric Sabathia Aliza, Ouric Holsteins

5. Plainfield Brax Bea, Montgomery Dairy Farms 5-Year-Old 1. (JR)LindLaur Alexander Geneva, Lindsay L’Amoreaux Aged Cow 1. Quality-Quest Cinda-Red, Grant Cope 2. Springhill-OH PS Jewel-ET, R & P Kiko Farms 3. Whiteleather Planet 1794-ET, Whiteleather Holsteins 4. Breezy-Knoll Final Cut Kana, Grant Cope 5. Lorawae Sanchez Heather, Lorawae Holsteins 150,000 lb Cow 1.Whiteleather Sizzle 1440-ET, Whiteleather Holsteins Dry Cow 4 Years old and under 1. (JR)Rowdy Ellsbury Mollee 7611, Garrett Hastings Best Three Females 1. L’Amoreaux 2. R&P Kiko Farm 3. Whiteleather 4. A-Loganway

Fall Yearling 1. Russellway Atwood Jane-ET, Evan Kiko 2. (JR)Lou-Ida Pine Cora, Preston Sheets

Ohio District 3 Holstein Show • June 17, 2017 Judge: Phillip Topp • 70 Head Shown

Junior Best Three 1. Logan-Way 2. R&P Kiko Farm 3. Lou-Ida Farm

Premier Grand and Senior Champion Raygor Alexander Tara, Raygor Farms, Inc.

Junior 2-year-old 1. Kiko Gold Chip Maddie 1189, R & P Kiko Farms 2. (JR)A-Loganway Armani Whiplash, Matthew Logan 3. Top-Choice Defiants Defeat, Grant Cope 4. Lorawae Malone Pansy, Lorawae Holsteins 5. Oakfield Armani Smiley-ET, Philson-Uber

Intermediate Champion Renwind Atlantic Monica, Aaron Carle

Reserve Grand and Senior Champion Steel-Lane Laurin Joelle, Steel-Lane Holsteins

Reserve Intermediate Champion Erbacres Brokaw Dalyne-ET, Plainfield Farms Junior Champion OH-River-SYC Solomon Bea-ET, Jenneil Holsteins

Senior 2-Year-Old 1. Kiko Aftershock Jackie1125, R & P Kiko Farms 2. (JR)LindLaur Sabathia Aflac, Lexi Maurer 3. Quality Atwood Pastel, Philson-Uber 4. Breezy-Knoll Shamwow Ginger, Grant Cope 5. Ouric Hulk Sparke, Ouric Holsteins

Reserve Junior Champion Beardsley Defiant Taran, Jenneil Holsteins

Junior 3-Year-Old 1. Jenneil-PC Heztry Colorado, Victoria/Emily Deam 2. Whiteleather Atorny 2510-ET, Whiteleather Holsteins 3. Phillisway Chelios Lauren, Harold Phillis 4. (JR)LindLaur Sabathia Darby, Lindsay L’Amoreaux Senior 3-Year-Old 1. Redien-Acres Poker-Red, Adam Neider 2. (JR)Renwind Atlantic Monica, Aaron Carle 3. Cambros Atwood Addie, Dustin Campbell 4. Never-Rest-M Atwood Stunner, Montgomery Dairy Farms 5. Clareshoe Meteor 1292, Montgomery Dairy Farms 4-Year-Old 1. (JR)LindLaur Braxton Aphrodite, Lauren L’Amoreaux 2. Hartline Mayfield Laura, Deam & Beardsley 3. (JR)Quality-Quest DP Sugarbaby, John Paulin 4. (JR)Lindlaur Pin Tootsie, Lexi Maurer

Grand Champion Junior Show Renwind Atlantic Monica, Aaron Carle Reserve Grand Champion Junior Show Beardsley Atwood Gwynne, Victoria Deam Senior Champion Junior Show Hard-Razor Willow White, Isabel Seibert Reserve Senior Champion Junior Show Quality-Quest DP Sugarbaby, Hannah Dye Intermediate Champion Junior Show Renwind Atlantic Monica, Aaron Carle Reserve Intermediate Champion Junior Show Beardsley Atwood Gwynne, Victoria Deam Junior Champion Junior Show OH-River-SYC Solomon Bea, Emily Deam

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Show Results Reserve Junior Champion Junior Show Plainfield Ardnas Ashley, Victoria Deam

Spring Heifer Calf 1. OH-River-SYC JCBY Breeze-ET, Emily Deam 2. Bohlen-Zimmer Defiant Bristol, Levi Cox 3. Lofty Meadow Chrome Plum, Lofty-Meadow Farm LLC 4. MCoffman Montross Cocoa, Alexia Coffman Winter Heifer Calf 1. OH-River-SYC Solomon Bea-ET, Emily Deam 2. Plainfield GC Shela-ET, CL Hersh & Plainfield Farms 3. Trealayne Bradnick Glenn, Trealayne Holsteins 4. Jenneil-Beardsley McGreer, Anthony Starner 5. Lofty Meadow Golden Reba, Lofty Meadow Farm LLC Fall Calf 1. WKV-PAR-FAITS Pearl-ET, Steel-Lane Holsteins 2. Jacobs Sid Bubble-ET, Plainfield Farms 3. Plainfield Ardnas Ashley-ET, Colton Starner 4. Quality-Quest Fireline, Hannah Dye 5. Beardsley By-Way Sandy, Victoria Deam

Summer Yearling 1. Beardsley Defiant Taran, Jenneil Holsteins 2. Quality-Quest McUtn Sunbake, Hannah Dye 3. OH-River-SYC Dmdback Blix-ET, Zimmerview Dairy 4. MS-Wabash-Way Kalif Mea-Red, Zimmerview Dairy 5. Oakfield Archrival Dozer-ET, Trealayne Holsteins Spring Yearling 1. Jenneil-PL McCutchen Cali, Colton Starner 2. Plainfield McCutchen Classy, Plainfield Farms Winter Yearling 1. Plainfield Beemer Ginny, Plainfield Farms 2. Jenneil McCutchen Glitz, Colton Starner 3. Lofty Meadow Golden Trixie, Lofty Meadow Farm LLC Fall Yearling 1. Plainfield Braxton Sassy, Plainfield Farms 2. Hardingdale Brady Pama, Isabel Seibert 3. Whinway Gchip Origmai, Marlena Henry Junior 2-Year-Old

Show Results Spring Yearling 1. Steinway Kingboy Tahoe, New Horizon 2. Conrad Denver Drizzle, Conrad Farms

Class I Showmanship 1. Macrae Conrad 2. Kaili Patterson 3. Shelby Munford 4. Karigan Meeker

Winter Yearling 1. Ray-Jo Mogul Lilan, New Horizon

Class II Showmanship 1. Maylon Conrad 2. Alexandra Kaiser 3. Mackenzie Blue 4. Mackenzie Henry

Fall Yearling 1. Ridgedale PT Roxy-Red-ET, Silver Mist Holsteins Junior Champion Silver-Mist Paint Splatter, Silver Mist Holsteins

Class III Showmanship 1. Maggie Matthews 2. Courtney Thomas 3. Wyatt Meeker 4. Hunter Meeker

Res. Junior Chamption Ray-Jo Atwood Winnie, New Horizon Jr. Best 3 Females 1. Silver Mist Holsteins 2. New Horizon

Class IV Showmanship 1. Bridget Hartley 2. Morgan Davis 3. Makayla Davis 4. Dalynn Jacob Spring Calf 1. Silver-Mist Armani Kit Kat, Silver Mist Holsteins 2. Silver-Mist Corvette Wiggle, Silver Mist Holsteins 3. Ray-Jo Defiant Cayenne-Red, New Horizon Winter Calf 1. Silver-Mist Ashock Bellini, Silver Mist Holsteins 2. Ray-Jo Absolute Caroline-Red, New Horizon 3. Silver-Mist Ashock Caraway, Silver Mist Holsteins Fall Calf 1. Silver-Mist Paint Splatter, Silver Mist Holsteins 2. Ray-Jo Diamondback Tipsy, New Horizon 3. White-Mist Awe Dakota-Red, Silver Mist Holsteins 4. Shanghigh-Smist GC Whisper, Shanghigh Holsteins & Silver Mist Holsteins 5. Conrad Absolute Infinity, Conrad Farms 6. Conrad Mogul Devora, Conrad Farms Summer Yearling 1. Ray-Jo Atwood Winnie, New Horizon 2. Silver-Mist Awe Oh My-Red, Silver Mist Holsteins 3. Silver-Mist Awe Becca-Red, Silver Mist Holsteins 34

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Sr. 2 Year Old 1. Ms Apple Ms Adra-Red-ET, Judy Wolford, Laurie Menzie, Lisa Kerr 2. Maple Rey Corvette Willow, Maple Rey 3. Conrad Atwood Patty, Conrad Farms Jr. 3 Year Old 1. Conrad Ladd Glory P-Red, Conrad Farms 2. Ray-Jo Atwood Lois Marie, Horizon Sr. 3 Year Old 1. Kar-Bears Redburst Sasha-Red, New Horizon 2. Shanghigh-Smist Atwd Whisk, Shanghigh Holsteins & Silver Mist Holsteins

Ohio District 3 Holstein Show • June 17, 2017 Judge: Phillip Topp • 70 Head Shown 1. Duncan Absolute Rosalie-Red, Steel-Lane Holsteins 2. Quality-Quest Sugar Plum, Hannah Dye 3. Hardingdale Reality Sky-Red, Ryan Harding Senior 2-Year-Old 1. Erbacres Brokaw Dalyne, Plainfield Farms 2. Beardsley Atwood Gwynne, Victoria Deam 3. Jenneil Guthrie Glorie, Colton Starner 4. Quality-Quest Barnburner-ET, Hannah Dye 5. Trealayne Atwood Garland, Trealayne Holsteins Junior 3-Year-Old 1. Jenneil PC Heztry Colorado, Victoria Deam 2. Quality-Quest D Freefire, Hannah Dye 3. MS Ros-Vue Aaron Pamela, Aaron Carle 4. Plainfield GC Nadine, Plainfield Farms Senior 3-Year-Old 1. Renwind Atlantic Monica, Aaron Carle 2. Plainfield Big Time Barbie, Plainfield Farms 3. Quality-Quest Acme Google, Hannah Dye 4. Hardingdale Aftershock Star, Marlena Henry 5. J-Bob Effect Hokie-Red, Alexia Coffman

Aged Cow 1. Raygor Alexander Tara, Raygor Farms LLC 2. Plainfield Atwood Spark, Plainfield Farms 3. Quality-Quest Brm Glisten, Hannah Dye 150,000 lb Cow 1. Steel-Lane Laurin Joele, Steel-Lane Holsteins 2. Quality-Quest Ross Katie, Micah Dye

Aged Cow 1. Conrad Advent Gloria-Red, Conrad Farms

Spring Calf 1. Ray-Jo Atwood Winnie, Hunter Meeker

125,000 lb. Cow 1. Conrad Million Denny, Conrad Farms

Winter Calf 1. Ray-Jo Absolute Caroline-Red, Emma Mathews

Sr. Champion-Conrad Goldchip Twylight, Conrad Farms

Fall Calf 1. Ray-Jo Diamondback Tipsy, Emma Mathews 2. Conrad Absolute Infinity, Maylon Conrad 3. Conrad Mogul Devora, Macrae Conrad

Res. Sr. Champion-Conrad Advent Gloria-Red, Conrad Farms Grand Champion-Ms Apple Ms Adra-Red-ET, Wolford, Laurie Menzie, Lisa Kerr Res. Grand Champion- Kar-Bears Redburst Sasha-Red, New Horizon Best Uddered Cow Ms Apple Ms Adra-Red-ET, Wolford, Laurie Menzie, Lisa Kerr Premier Breeder and Exhibitor, Conrad Farms Junior Show

Summer Yearling 1. Ray-Jo Atwood Winnie, Hunter Meeker Spring Yearling 1. Steinway Kingboy Tahoe, Will Mathews 2. Conrad Denver Drizzle, Maylon Conrad Winter Yearling 1. Ray-Jo Mogul Lilan, Meeker Sr. 2 Year Old 1. Maple Rey Corvette Willow, Karigan Meeker 2. Conrad Atwood Patty, Maylon Conrad

Sr. Champion-Conrad Goldchip Twylight, Maylon Conrad

Jr. 3 Year Old 1. Conrad Ladd Glory P-Red, Macrae Conrad 2. Ray-Jo Atwood Lois Marie, Will Mathews

Res. Sr. Champion-Conrad Advent Gloria-Red, Macrae Conrad

Sr. 3 Year Old 1. Kar-Bears Redburst Sasha-Red, Emma Mathews

Grand Champion-Kar-Bears Redburst Sasha-Red, Emma Mathews

Four Year Old 1. Conrad Goldchip Twylight, Maylon Conrad 2. Conrad Shotzy Strike-Red, Macrae Conrad

Res. Grand Champion-Conrad Goldchip Twylight, Maylon Conrad

Res. Intermediate Champion-Kar-Bears Redburst Sasha-Red, New Horizon

Intermediate Champion-Kar-Bears Redburst Sasha-Red, Emma Mathews

4 Year Old 1. Conrad Goldchip Twylight, Conrad Farms 2. Conrad Shotzy Strike-Red, Conrad Farms

Res. Intermediate Champion-Conrad Ladd Glory P-Red, Macrae Conrad

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5-Year-Old Cow 1. Hard-Razor Willow White, Isabel Seibert 2. Plainfield Aftershock Sparkle, Plainfield Farms

Ohio District 5 Holstein Show • June 19, 2017 Judge: Nevin L’Amoreaux • Circleville, Ohio

Intermediate Champion-Ms Apple Ms AdraRed-ET, Judy Wolford, Laurie Menzie, Lisa Kerr

5 Year Old 1. Drifty Hollow Cinnamint-Red, New Horizon

4-Year-Old Cow 1. Plainfield Advent Gold-Red, Plainfield Farms 2. Quality-Quest DP Sugarbaby, Hannah Dye 3. Hartline Mayfield Laura-ET, Hartline-Beardsley-Deam 4. Hardingdale Pureshock, Ryan Harding 5. Lofty-Meadow Jintx Pear, Lofty Meadow Farm LLC

Junior Champion-Ray-Jo Atwood Winnie, Meeker Res. Junior Champion-Steinway Kingboy Tahoe, Will Mathews

Five Year Old 1. Drifty Hollow Cinnamint-Red, Maggie Mathews Aged Cow 1. Conrad Advent Gloria-Red, Macrae Conrad 125,000 lb. Cow 1. Conrad Million Denny, Maylon Conrad


Show Results Premier Breeder and Exhibitor Miley Holsteins Grand and Senior Champion Raygor Alexander Tara, Raygor Farms LLC Reserve Grand and Senior Champion Wendon Windbrook Mercy-ET, Cora Gunkelman Intermediate Champion Lingle Atwood Foxxy, Lingle Holstein Farms Reserve Intermediate Champion Miley Armani WB Glimpse, Miley Holsteins Junior Champion Rupp-Vue Sid Fabi, Rubb-Vue Dairy Farms LLC Reserve Junior Champion Bulldog McCutch Jade, Tim Gunkelman Honorable Mention Russellway Atwood Jane-ET, Evan Kiko Grand and Senior Champion Junior Show Wendon Windbrook Mercy-ET, Cora Gunkelman Reserve Grand and Senior Champion Junior Show Aurora-Rama-Ava-ET, Ashley & Kelly Hawvermale & Noah Spreng Intermediate Champion Junior Show Miley Windbrook Glee, David Miley

Reserve Intermediate Champion Junior Show Renwind Atlantic Monica, Aaron Carle Junior Champion Junior Show Bulldog McCutch Jade, Tim Gunkelman Reserve Junior Champion Junior Show Willow-Crest DB Alive-Red, Ashley & Kelly Hawvermale & Noah Spreng Honorable Mention Toppglen Awesome Wildflower, Brennan, Marissa, & Logan Topp Presenting the ribbons was Ohio Holstein Queen Victoria Deam Spring Heifer Calf 1. Miss Brook Hollow Susy Q, Brook Hollow 2. Miss Hot Summer Lovin Carissa Pittman 3. Plainfield Solomon Cece, Plainfield Farm Winter Heifer Calf 1. Willow-Crest DB Alive-Red, Ashley & Kelly Hawvermale & Noah Spreng 2. Savage-Leigh Gotta Look-ET, Grace Gunkelman 3. Velvet-View Airlift Rylee Fall Heifer Calf 1. Bulldog McCutch Jade, Tim Gunkelman 2. Lingle DB Fanny, Lingle Holstein Farms 3. Quality-Quest Fireline, Hannah Dye

Show Results Premier Breeder- Greg Cornish Premier Exhibitor - Richman Farms Senior and Grand Champion - Stranshome Simply-Red-ET, Richman Farms Reserve Senior and Reserve Grand Champion - Miss Hot Cakes-Red-ET, Cora Gunkelman Intermediate Champion - Pamprd-Acres Walker Red-ET, Cora Gunkelman Reserve Intermediate Champion - Renwind Jaloda Firewood, Jessica Urig Junior Champion- Bulldog Mccutch Jade, Tim Gunkel Reserve Junior Champion - Richman Atwood Dasher TY55, Richman Farm Grand Champion Jr Show - Miss Hot Cakes-RedET, Cora Gunkelman Reserve Grand Champion Jr Show - Pamprd-Acres Walker Red-ET, Cora Gunkelman Senior Champion Jr Show - Miss Hot Cakes-RedET, Cora Gunkelman Reserve Senior Champion Jr Show - Lund-View Jerrick Amber, Lundview and Associates Junior Champion Jr Show- Bulldog Mccutch Jade, Tim Gunkelman Reserve Junior Champion Jr Show - Savage-Leigh Gotta Look-ET, Grace Gunkelman

Ohio District 7 Holstein Show • July 10, 2017 Judge: Jeff Brown • 82 Head Shown Summer Yearling Heifer 1. Plainfield Atwood Bambina, Plainfield Farm 2. Toppglen Atwood Windstar, Brennan, Marissa & Logan Topp 3. Toppglen Beemer Perdicious, Brennan, Marissa & Logan Topp Spring Yearling Heifer 1. Rupp View Sid Fabi, Rupp –Vue Holsteins 2. Idylbrook GLD Adrenalin-ET, Ashley & Kelly Hawvermale & Noah Spreng 3. Klingsdale Gold Chip Addie, Lindsey L’Amoreaux Winter Yearling Heifer 1. Toppglen Awesome Wildflower, Brennan, Marissa & Logan Topp 2. Harvue Brokaw Kalei, Kennan Wolf 3. Velvet-View Jolly, Logan & Wyatt Schlauch Fall Yearling Heifer 1. Russellway Atwood Jane-ET, Evan Kiko 2. Toppglen Defiant Wowwee, Brennan, Marissa & Logan Topp 3. Miley Sid Durham Mila-Et, Miley Holsteins Junior Best Three Females: 1. Plainfield Farm Junior Two Year Old Cow 1. Miley Armani WB Glimpse, Miley Holsteins 2. W-Brook Armani Lanea-Red-ET, Kevin Spreng 3. Lingle Atwood Felicia, Lingle Holstein Farms Senior Two Year Old Cow 1. Toppglen Jasper Winkebach-ET, Brennan, Marissa & Logan Topp 2. Raygor Heztry Pompey, Raygor Farms

Junior Three year Old Cow 1. Whiteleather G Wood, Whiteleather Holsteins Senior Three Year Old Cow 1. Lingle Atwood Foxxy, Lingle Holstein Farms 2. Miley Windbrook Glee, David Miley 3. Renwind Atlantic Monica, Aaron Carle Four Year Old Cow 1. Wendon Windbrook Mercy-ET, Cora Gunkelman 2. Miley GoldChip Gazella-TW, Miley Holsteins 3. Ms Elmvue Kountry Fever, Logan & Wyatt Schlauch Five Year Old Cow 1. Aurora –Rama Ava-ET, Ashley & Kelly Hawvermale & Noah Spreng Aged Cow 1. Raygor Alexander Tara, Raygor Farms 2. Miley Reality Fortune Gina, Miley Holsteins Dry Cow Five Years & Older 1. Cambros Alexander Rosie, Campbell Brothers Best Three Females 1. Miley Holsteins Dam & Daughter 1. Ashley & Kelly Hawvermale & Noah Spreng Produce of Dam 1. Ashley & Kelly Hawvermale & Noah Spreng

Ohio District 8 Holstein Show • August 22, 2017 Judge: Chad Griffith

Spring Heifer Calf 1. Hirose Doorman Password, Richman Farms 2. (JR) Auburnhills Kilo Mansfield, Jacob Knapp 3. (JR) Jaloda Archrival Sugar, Bella McDonald 4. (JR) Cornish Armani Ada, Greg Cornish 5. (JR) OCD Redb Limitless Red-ET, Lundview and Associates

Winter Yearling 1. Crimson-Lane Defiant Maylee, Richman Farms 2. (JR) Ranchdale Addic Chilipeper Red, Cora Gunkelman 3. (JR) Auburnhills Def Rapture-Red, Buck Webster 4. (JR) Jaloda Link-up Santa, Emily Klier 5. (JR) Miley McCutchen Cleopatra, Kayla Cring

Senior 3-Year-Old 1. (JR) Renwind Jaloda Firewood, Jessica Urig 2 Sharo-Dan Hero Deborah, Megan Hendershot

Winter Heifer Calf 1. (JR) Savage-Leigh Gotta Look-ET, Grace Gunkelman 2. (JR) Hawer-Brook DB Avery-ET, Ashley and Kelly Hawvermale, Noah Spreng 3. (JR) Sooy Airlift In-A-Dash, Cannon Jackson 4. (JR) U-Dean Hypnotic Rosa-ET, Jazmine Auble 5. (JR) Cornish Prairie Stella, Greg Cornish

Fall Yearling 1. (JR) Twining Armani Reba, Tyler Twining 2. (JR) Whiteleather Gchip Stela-ET, Kayla Cring 3. (JR) Rivers-Edge Liqr Jalato Red, Jacob Knapp 4. (JR) Twining Integral Specks, Tyler Twining 5. (JR) Land-Fam Grade 16 9-26, Oren Dvorak

5-Year-Old 1. Stranshome Simply-Red-ET, Richman Farms 2. (JR) Miss Hot Cakes-Red-ET, Cora Gunkelman 3. (JR) Lund-View Jerrick Amber, Bethany Cring 4. (JR) Todens Petunia Iris 2593, MacKenzie Totden 5. (JR) Oakson Contender Dory-Red, Cannon Jackson

Fall Heifer Calf 1. (JR) Bulldog Mccutch Jade, Tim Gunkelman 2. (JR) Lingle DB Rylie, Lundview and Associates/ Dumbeck 3. (JR) Cornish Windhammer Adalyn, Greg Cornish 4. (JR) Rivers-Edge Kilo BlackJewel, Jacob Knapp 5. (JR) Kema Avalanche Shar-ET, Good Summer Yearling 1. Richman Atwood Dasher TY55, Richman Farms 2. (JR) Bo-Irish Doorman Camille-ET, Tyler Twining Spring Yearling 1. Richman B-Master Angel R54, Richman Farms 2. (JR) Arethusa Awesome Pearl-Red, Hannah Dumbeck 3. Dayspring Brax Tin Lizzie, Lundview and Associates 4. (JR) C-Arcadia Armai Sha Na Na, Ezra Ohly 5. (JR) OCD Corvette Maggie Mae-ET, Jazmine Auble

Junior Best Three Females 1. Buck Webster 2. Greg Cornish 3. Jaloda Farm

4-Year-Old 1 Sterlinglen Trigger Genoa, Megan Hendershott 2. (JR) Knappway Dusk Dawn, Jacob Knapp

Dry Cow (1) 1. (JR) Express SMD Janessa, Courtney Lund

Junior 2 Year Old 1. (JR) Ransom-Rail Armani Keeve-ET, Cora Gunkelman 2. (JR) Auburnhills Windminn Murphy, Buck Webster 3 Toppglen Atwood Wisp, Richman Farms 4. (JR) MS Addiction Remedy-Red, Bethany Cring 5. (JR) Cornish Atwood Adell, Greg Cornish Senior 2-Year-Old 1. (JR) Pamprd-Acres Walker Red-ET, Cora Gunkelman 2. (JR) Brook-Corner Petrified, Greg Cornish 3. (JR) Jenn-Stone Kilo Santa Fe, Jacob Knapp 4. (JR) Twining Armani Rachel-Red, Tyler Twining

Best Three Females 1. Jaloda Farm Dam and Daughter 1. Oakson Farm 2. Clayton Lamb Produce of Dam 1. Buck Webster 2. Tyler Twining 3. Jaloda Farm

Junior 3-Year-Old 1. (JR) Cornish Leader Nancy, Greg Cornish

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The JaCher Holstein crew has a new little member and will add the color pink to the traditional black and blue! Kensley Virginia Oechsle was born July 17, 2017 to Stephan & Crystal Oechsle. Proud grandparents are Jim & Cheri Oechsle of Van Wert in District 12. And baby makes five as Ryan and Chelsi Lingle D-7, Wooster, will add

another member of the family in April. The Lingles have two girls, Aubrey an Alaina. Congratulations to Jeneva Auble and Ryan Welch, U-Dean Farm, D-8 on their engagement. The Fall Tour will be hosted by Lingles Holsteins, D-7 in Wooster on November 11th.

All-Ohio awards will be announced in December and we will once again be doing an All-Ohio Calendar so get your photos into the office by December 31st, 2017. Ken and Kaye Janes, D-7, recently celebrated their 25th anniversary at a surprise party planned by their daughter Allison Janes! Congratulations!

There’s a New Satellite in Town

By Melissa Hart Plain-Knoll Holsteins, the Buschur Family, is the newest satellite center for Trans Ova Genetics. Located in New Weston, the Buschur family wanted a closer place to have In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) done on their individuals and decided there was no place like home. Buschur’s constructed a barn where the Trans Ova staff could perform IFV on about 30 cows a day. The grand opening of the new Trans Ova Satellite center was August 29th and they were in full swing with approximately 20 individuals going through the IVF process that day. “We’ve been doing IVF heavily since about 2015 and our closest satellite center was about four hours each way,” explained Mackenzie (Buschur) Bertke. She continued, “We had to take our cows on an eight-hour trip every two weeks, and that was fine, but we thought it would be easier and less stressful on the cows if we had a satellite close by.” Before Buschur Dairy, there was

nothing from Pine Tree Dairy satellite center in eastern Ohio to Donor Solutions in Rensselaer, Indiana. This new location will offer the producers in western Ohio and eastern Indiana another option to take their cows for reproductive work. “I think the popularity of IVF is growing,” mentioned Bertke, “The process is getting more reliable and people are getting more comfortable with the results and the cost continues to get lower and lower so it’s more feasible for more producers.” Dairy producers nearby are taking advantage of the facility, “We have a lot more interest now that there is a closer facility,” added Bertke. She mentioned that having the facility in the area has made it more feasible to IVF those special individuals that aren’t as mobile. In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is the process of creating embryos from oocytes (unfertilized egg cells) by fertilizing them with semen in a Petri dish. Oocytes are first collected from the ovaries of donors by ultrasound-guided follicular aspiration. They are then

matured in a Petri dish and fertilized 20-24 hours later. Conventional, sexed frozen, or reverse-sorted semen may be used for fertilization. Oocytes then develop in an incubator for seven days, at which point the resulting viable embryos are transferred into recipients Since 1980, Trans Ova Genetics has been providing industry-leading reproductive technologies and expertise to breeders of cattle and small ruminants. Utilizing their integrated system of regional centers and satellite stations—or directly the farm—they will work closely with you to advance and extend superior genetics. From their veterinarians and embryologists, to their animal caretakers and client service representatives, they share a deep passion and commitment to helping you make the most of your herd. For more information on the Buschur Dairy Satellite of Trans Ova Genetics contact Mackenzie Bertke at 937-467-0768.

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Ohio Summer Celebration Sale Report

By Barb Lumley What could possibly be better than homemade ice cream and a barn full of outstanding registered Holsteins? Both were waiting for buyers and their friends and families at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Wooster, Ohio, on Friday evening, August 11, 2017 and at 6:00 p.m. a large crowd was on hand to enjoy the Ice Cream Social, compliments of the Ohio Holstein Association, and to preview the consignments. The sale began promptly at 7:00 p.m. and when the gavel fell for the last time the sale averaged $2337 on sixty five (65) live lots and $2580 on three (3) embryo lots. Topping the sale at $5000 was Lot 3, Pine-Tree 9882 SPOC 7474ET, a spring calf consigned by Pine-Tree Dairy, Matthew Steiner and Family, Marshallville, Ohio, she was purchased by Gasser Farms LLC , Creston, Ohio. With a GTPI +2740 she was sired by Rosylane LLC Spock-ET and from a Very Good 86 Supersire dam with at 2-10 31,870 pounds of milk 4.1% test 1310 pounds of butterfat 3.2% test 1023 pounds of protein. She was from a long list of Very Good dams and the Rudy Missy cow family. Selling for $4300 was Lot 4, Pine-Tree 6678 Hang 7388, a winter calf also consigned by Pine-Tree Dairy and purchased by Austin Yoder, Montezuma, Georgia. With a GTPI +2723 she was sired by Cookie Cutter Hang Time, her dam was on her way to an outstanding record at 1-11 and had been re-classified at Very Good 86, which made ten generations of Very Good and Excellent dams behind the consignment. Lot 28, Oakfield Akit Shaggy-Red, a spring calf sold for $4100 to Ashlee Godbee, Millen, Georgia. She was consigned by Jonathan and Alicia Lamb, Oakfield Farms, Oakfield, New York. Sired by

Mr Apples Akito-Red, her dam was an Excellent 94 2E daughter of Redman-Red. The top selling package of 5 # 1 IVF embryos was consigned by Bruce Hinz and Kevin Spreng, Shreve, Ohio and sold for $4500 to Brian Gunkelman, Medina, Ohio. Sired by Dymentholm Mr Apples Avalanche, the dam was Starmark AD Hotstuff-Red-ET EX 94 2E with outstanding records and a long list of show winnings. They were backed by 10 generations of Very Good and Excellent dams including C Glenridge Citation Roxy EX 97 4E GMD “Queen of the Breed�. Milking cows averaged $2429, bred heifers $2163, yearlings $1638 and calves $2398. Volume buyer was Ross Kelsey, Blanchard, Michigan. Bidding was brisk on Cowbuyer handled by Chad Griffith and consignments sold to New York, Florida, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Indiana and Georgia, as well as Ohio. Auctioneer for the sale was Randall Kiko Salem, Ohio with Ted Renner, Dalton, Ohio reading the pedigrees. Ringmen were Bill Indoe, Rudy Kiko, Paul Haskins and Ken Janes. The cattle preparation was managed by Steve Deam and Ben Simpson. Numerous students from the dairy classes of the Agriculture Technical Institute at Wooster, Ohio were on hand each day to help prepare the consignments. Leaders were Hannah Dye, Allie Bourne, Courtney Lund, John Paulin and Tim Gunkelman. The sale was managed by the Ohio Holstein Association with Dave Gunkelman, Director Marketing and Membership Services in charge. Clerks for the sale were Diana Miley and Kaye Janes. Pete Spike entered information from the sale on the computer.

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Queen’s Corner By Victoria Deam

A Dream Come True! Hello everyone! I hope you all had a great time during your week(s) at The Ohio State Fair! I would like to thank everyone that I was able to talk with while taking care of my duties as Queen during Holstein week. Since I was a little girl, coming to the State Fair during the summer was always one of my favorite events while we were on break from school. This highly anticipated show week, every year, has brought me some of my closest friends and most cherished memories. That statement became more than true at The 2017 Ohio State Fair this year. In June, two days before the Ohio Holstein Juniors were scheduled to leave for the National Convention in Seattle, Washington I was allowed the opportunity to tag along. Although it was too late for me to participate in any of the events my time spent with the Ohio Juniors was truly a pivotal moment in my life. Before that week in late June, I was always aware of the Junior Associa-

tion but had never taken the initiative to meet or truly become an active member. While in Washington I was able to go on farm tours for a day, meet many other Holstein Juniors my age from other states, observed the speech contest, enjoy the Junior Game Night, indulge in some wonderful meals, and attend the formal meeting along with many other activities that helped make my first National Convention one leaving me excited for the next. Although the itinerary gave me many wonderful experiences it was not what I will cherish most about the trip. The friendships that formed with the Ohio Juniors during that week were what made me not want it to end. Some friendships that were already established grew, and I was able to become best friends with individuals who I have looked up to for years. That has been one of my favorite parts of being your Queen this year. In the past, I have missed out on many junior activities simply because I did not have a relationship with any of the other active members in the association. After the experiences shared at The National Convention, and the laughs the we had during the Junior meeting and Barnyard Olympics, I can smile and say I am excited to continue being an active junior member even after this year is over. Lastly, I would like to tell you all about Saturday night at The Ohio State Fair. For years I have watched the Holstein Futurity in awe, and even had the opportunity to show in it a few years ago. This year one of my dreams came true. Having the opportunity to represent our beautiful Holsteins while wearing my formal gown and ride in on the iconic green truck was a moment I have longed for since I was a little girl. I believe that being the Holstein Queen is much more than wearing the crown and handing out ribbons; it is being one of the friendly faces of the association. Your job is to be an approachable figure, with a contagious smile. State Fair this year gave me the opportunity to answer questions and have conversations with new people. I again would like

Friendships are priceless

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to thank everyone for their kindness this year as I have traveled the state. I hope you have all enjoyed your summer! I have thoroughly enjoyed mine! Feel free to contact me anytime: (330) 4015433 or vtdeam@gmail.com

The futurity at the Ohio State Fair

Ohio was well represented at the National Holstein Convention in Washington and we had a great time.


Just For Juniors Ohio Juniors Enjoy a Busy Summer By Maggie Mathews, Ohio Junior Holstein Association Reporter

The Ohio Juniors have had a busy summer, with National Convention, State Fair and the Summer Celebration Sale! Ohio had six Juniors attend the National Holstein Convention that was held in Bellevue, Washington. Jasmine Auble, Tori Deam, Emma Mathews, Maggie Mathews, Korey Oechsle and Kara Todten represented OHA in several activities. Jasmine and Kara competed in the State Banner competition; Korey participated in the Intermediate Division of the Prepared Speaking contest, presenting the benefits of marketing for dairy breeders; Maggie Mathews placed 15th with her speech on Social Media in the Beginner Division of Public Speaking and Emma Mathews received 3rd Place with her Digital Scrapbook on 2016-2017 Ohio Junior events and activities. Ohio also won the Penny Wars (a fundraiser for the Holstein Foundation) this year, collecting the most pennies out of all the attending states. Emma, Korey and Maggie served as our voting delegates at the Junior Annual Meeting. In addition, the Ohio Juniors visited notable dairy farms in the Washington area, stopped in at the famous Pike Street Market and made new friends from across the county. The Juniors who went to the Convention would like to thank the Ohio Holstein Board of Directors for supporting the trip, Jeneva Auble and Jackie Bickel for chaperoning the trip to Washington, those who bought raffle tickets and everyone who made donations at the lunch stands we had at the Ohio Holstein Sales.

future Junior activities, individuals interested in going to the 2018 National Convention and volunteers to work the lunch stands at OHA sales. After the meeting, the Juniors had a pizza party with the Ayrshire Juniors, which was sponsored by ADA-Mideast‌ thank you! The Juniors also shared a booth with the Ayrshire and Shorthorn Juniors during the State Fair, and the Holstein Juniors sold t-shirts to raise money for 2018 Convention. The Holstein Juniors tied with the Ayrshire Juniors on the number of hours spent at the booth, and will receive $125 for time spent promoting the dairy industry to fair visitors. On Friday, Juniors had an ice cream social and barn Olympics, with a great turn out from all the juniors from all the breeds showing that week! The Juniors hosted a food stand during the August Summer Celebration sale, raising over $350 in donations. Thank you to Maggie Mathews and Jasmine Auble for working the food booth, and to Jackie Bickel for securing donations and preparing the food.

During the Ohio State Fair, the Juniors had several opportunities to get together. There was a business meeting on Thursday evening, where the Junior Board of Directors gave an update on events going on in the Association, got feedback on Junior awards given out at Spring Expo and asked for ideas and suggestions for

The Ohio Holstein Junior Quilt entry for the 2017 National Holstein Convention.

Jasmine Auble and Maggie Mathews made sure that there was plenty of drinks and sandwiches for those who attended the Summer Celebration Sale. OHIO NEWS

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Betty Smith

In Memoriam Thomas A. Nuhfer

March 23, 1943 ~ August 25, 2017 (age 74)

February 11, 1927 ~ June 29, 2017 (age 90)

Betty Smith, age 74, of Sardis, passed away Aug. 25, 2017, at her home. She was born March 23, 1943, in Marietta, the daughter of the late Elmer and Mildred Ridgeway Furler. She was a farmer, a homemaker and a member of Zion United Church of Christ of Sardis. Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Charles Smith; four children, Dave (Holly) Smith and Steve Smith, of Sardis, Judy (Bruce) Jones and Connie (John) Williams, of Woodsfield; four grandchildren, Brooke Jones, Nerissa Smith, Cheyenne Williams and Emily Smith; three brothers, Donald (Myra) Furler, Larry (Luella) Furler and Russell (Shirley) Furler all of Marietta.

Thomas A. Nuhfer, age 90, passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017 at The Willows in Willard. He was born on February 11, 1927 in Fremont, Ohio to the late Clarence and Emma (Avers) Nuhfer and had been a Willard resident since 1963. Mr. Nuhfer was a graduate of Woodville High School and was a life long dairy farmer. He was a member of the Ohio Jersey Breeders Association and the American Jersey Cattle Association, serving as co-chairman of their National Convention in Ohio in 1983. He also served on the Huron County Fair Board and was a 4-H Club Advisor for over 50 years. He dedicated his life to raising cattle and mentoring young people. His positive attitude served him well for 90 years. His life memories are carried on by, Gary (Amy) Nuhfer of Willard; three daughters, Rebecca (Lee) Ortman of West Liberty, OH; Barb (Jack) Hunter of Cincinnati, OH and Bobbi Fries (Dave Featheringill) of Willard; ten grandchildren, Kristin (George) Galloway; Lindsay (Mike) James; Annie (Adam) Hall; Brandon (Kristin) Hunter; Ross (Nikki) Hunter; Jason (Brandy) Nuhfer; Colby (Jessica) Nuhfer; Brock (Tiffany) Nuhfer; Ben Fries (Katie Didelot); and Sarah (Jason) Warner; 13 great grandchildren; two sisters, Helen Diekman of Fremont; OH; and Kathryn Humburg of Fremont, OH; one sister-in-law, Lucille Nuhfer of Pemberville. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Eunice Nuhfer in 2008; a daughter, Sandra Nuhfer; a son-in-law, Steve Fries; and four brothers, Richard, Charles, Arthur and James Nuhfer. Memorial contributions may be made to the International Heifer Project (www.heifer.org) or the Huron County Fair. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com

Thomas Jerald Wolf

August 1, 1954 ~ June 30, 2017 (age 62) Thomas Jerald Wolf, 62, of New Bavaria, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 30, 2017. He was born on August 1, 1954 to Jerald and Rozena (Carder) Wolf at Defiance , OH. On July 6, 1975 he married Darlene Vandemark, who survives. Tom owned and operated his own dairy farm in New Bavaria OH, and was a member of Emmanuel’s Church, New Bavaria. He graduated from Holgate High School and The Ohio State University, where he earned a Bachelors Degree in both Dairy Science and Agriculture Education, he then went on to earn his Master’s Degree in Education from OSU. Tom also was an Ohio L.E.A.D. program graduate through The Ohio State University. He was active with Henry Co. Dairy Service Unit, Ohio Soybean Council, Dairy Farmers of America and its Cooperate Resolution Board, Henry Co. Farm Bureau, National Holstein Association and Ohio District 10 Holstein Association, Pleasant Twp Zoning Board, COBA/Select Sires Delegate, and was a past advisor for Pleasant Ridge 4-H Club. Tom was an avid reader who enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and was a friend to everyone. He also enjoyed being in the outdoors and especially loved being on the water. Tom is survived by his loving spouse Darlene, 2 sons, Kurt (Linda) Wolf of New Bavaria, OH, and Brad (Marcella) Wolf of Beavercreek, OH, a daughter, Stacy (Dennis) McCoy of Milford, OH, Grandchildren, Reese & Henry McCoy, Carmen & Leo Thomas Wolf, and a sister, Christine (Larry) Kussmaul of Fort Myers, FL. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Natalie Stober. Memorials are suggested to the Wolf family for the creation of a Memorial Scholarship.

Marlene C. Wise

July 23, 1931 ~ July 1, 2017 Marlene C Wise of Sullivan died Saturday July 1, 2017 at Lodi Community Hospital. She was born to Alexander & Helen Amelia Inches in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania. Just before the 2nd World War moved to Fleetwing Farms in Homerville, Ohio as the Bell Farm in Coraopolis was bought by the government for an Air Force Base. Now it is the Greater Pittsburgh Air Port. Marlene coordinated District 7 Holstein tours for over 25 years going to top Holstein herd and other points of interest. After retirement she volunteered at the west Salem branch of Wayne County Library and two days a week at Cornerstone Elementary School in Wooster the Kinder-

garten Class. Marlene and her family were active in showing Holstein Cattle at county, state and national levels. She was a member of Congress Community Church. She is survived by daughters. Ruth Marie and Kathryn, grandchildren, Jesse(Sean)Howard and Amelia Wilcox, Elena(Jim)Zelinski, Arista Wise and Leroy “Bubby” Wise, great grandchildren, Gage, Colten, Berretta, Beau and Kazimier. In 1948 she married Roy Wise whom preceded her in death, also by 2 brothers and 5 sisters. Matteson Funeral Home in West Salem is assisting the family. Online condolences may be shared at the funeral home website at mattesonfh.com

Darrel E. Knisely Darrel E. Knisely, a dairy farmer who milked, bred, and sold registered Holsteins and was a Fulton County Agriculture Hall of Fame inductee, died Tuesday in ProMedica Ebeid Hospice Residence, Sylvania. He was 86. He had a stroke over the weekend, his daughter DeeAnn said. He didn’t go back to farm work after heart bypass surgery in 2011, and the animals of DMaples Registered Holsteins were sold in 2015. He still lived on the family’s Gorham Township farm. “He mowed the grass on Friday,” his daughter said. He was inducted into the agriculture hall of fame in August, 2002, ahead of the annual county fair. By then, he was credited with selling Holsteins to farms in almost every state and in several other countries. “He said he always loved being around the cattle and raising the cattle,” daughter DeeAnn said. “It was a goal to improve the quality of the animal.” In his era, artificial insemination took over from barnyard bulls. He studied pedigrees to find prospects that complemented his herd. “Things one side was lacking, you paired up with a side that was better to get the best of all possible genetic qualities,” his daughter Denise said. “He was almost a geneticist. He just had a high school education, you learned to do those things as part of your craft of being a farmer.” He judged dairy shows in Ohio and Michigan, and his Holsteins competed in national shows. He started the Dandy Dairymen 4-H Club and played host to dairy seminars and school tours. “Any time he could be around people, he would be happy,” daughter DeeAnn said. “That was his social life, going to the dairy banquets and dairy shows around northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan.” He belonged to the Ohio Holstein Association and the Holstein Association USA. He was a member of the Gorham-Fayette Board of Education in the late 1960s and early 1970s and served as president and vice

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president. “He had four kids going to school. It was community service,” daughter Denise said. Diversions were few. “Milking cows and making hay is a full-time job - and takes all your spare time, too,” daughter DeeAnn said. “He was happy and content with his status in life.” He was born Aug. 27, 1930, to Myrtle and Charles Knisely, near Monroe. He was 7 when the family moved to a farm near Munson, Mich., in Lenawee County, where his father raised Jersey cattle. He was a 1949 graduate of Fayette High School. He and the former Martha Jane Leininger married June 14, 1952, and settled on her family’s Gorham Township farm. He began his Holstein operation there in the late 1960s. He was a member of Archbold Evangelical Mennonite Church. His wife, who was known as Jane, died June 19, 2016. Surviving are his daughters, Denise Knisely and DeeAnn Simmons; sons, Dennis and David; sister, Eva Clendenen; brothers, Dale and Duane; five grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. The family suggests tributes to the Fulton County 4-H Endowment Fund.

Rebecca ‘Becky’ Boltmann

November 25, 1947 ~ August 19, 2017 (age 69)

Rebecca “Becky” Boltmann, age 69, of Glencoe, Minnesota, passed away Saturday, August 19, 2017, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia, Minnesota. Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 11:00 A.M. at Zion Lutheran Church, Benton Township, Cologne, Minnesota, with interment at a later date in Ohio. Visitation will be held Tuesday, August 22, 2017, from 5:00-9:00 P.M. at JohnsonMcBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe, Minnesota. Visitation will continue two hours prior the service at the church on Wednesday. Visitation/Gathering: Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel, 1222 Hennepin Avenue Glencoe, MN Website:www.hantge.com Service: Zion Lutheran Church Benton Township, 14735 County Road 153, Cologne, MN Funeral Chapel: Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel, 1222 Hennepin Avenue, Glencoe, MN 55336, Phone:(320) 864-3737 Obituary Rebecca “Becky” Coralene (Humerickhouse) Boltmann was born on November 25, 1947, in Dover, Ohio. She was the daughter of Elmer and Helen (West) Humerickhouse. Rebecca was baptized as an infant and later was confirmed in her faith as a youth. She received her education in Dalton, Ohio, and graduated with the Dalton High School Class of 1965. On October 16, 1999, Becky 44

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In Memoriam was united in marriage to Robert “Bob” Boltmann at Dalton Presbyterian Church in Dalton, Ohio. Her life was blessed by two daughters, Cindy Howman and Donna Hawvermale. Becky made her home in Dalton and in 1999 moved to Glencoe, Minnesota. Becky and Bob shared over 17 years of marriage. In addition to being a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and homemaker, Becky was a full-time dairy farmer her whole life. She worked at Westinghouse and P Graham Dunn. Becky also worked at Hite Hardware in Glencoe, Minnesota, for 15 years. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Benton Township, Cologne, Minnesota, and previously was a member of Dalton Presbyterian Church in Dalton, Ohio. She was a member of the Jersey Cattle Association and was a 4- H advisor in Ohio for many years with the Dalton Big Four 4-H Club. Becky enjoyed flowers, her cows, going to cow shows to watch her granddaughters, country music and attending Country Fest. She had the pleasure of meeting Brad Paisley. Becky also loved her cat, Scruffy. She especially cherished the time spent with her grandchildren (Ashley and Kelly), family and friends. Becky passed away on Saturday, August 19, 2017, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia, Minnesota, at the age of 69 years, 8 months and 25 days. Blessed be her memory. Becky is survived by her: Husband, Robert “Bob” Boltmann of Glencoe, MN; Daughters, Cindy Howman and her husband, Jeremy, of Urbana, OH, Donna Hawvermale and her husband, John, of Wooster, OH; Grandchildren, Ashley and Kelly Hawvermale; Step Children, Julie Boltmann, Reed Boltmann and his wife, Tricia, Jena Iverson and her husband, Duane, Elizabeth Boltmann, Ann Olson and her husband, Mike, Amy Boltmann, Angie Block and her husband, Jim; Step Grandchildren, Nicholas and his wife, Larissa, Laura, Brock, Jake, Mitchell, Logan, Aiden, Andrew, Haley; Brothers: Russell Humerickhouse and his wife, Marge, of Massillon, OH, David Humerickhouse and his wife, Kaye, of Piqua, OH; Nieces, Nephews, Other family and many friends. Becky is preceded in death by her Parents, Elmer and Helen Humerickhouse. In lieu of flowers, Becky’s daughters and their families ask that you send donations to - 703 Barnard Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691 - for a fund in Becky’s name to be used to support Jersey Youth.

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Ruth L. Janes

August 6, 1932 ~ July 18, 2017 (age 84)

Ruth L. Janes, 84, died July 18, 2017. Ruth was born Aug. 6, 1932, in Stoughton, Wisc., the daughter of Russell and Opal (Henry) Thorsen. She attended Kegonsa Country School and graduated from Stoughton High School in 1950. After graduation, Ruth worked at Oscar Mayer until 1953. On Feb. 14, 1953, Ruth was united in marriage with Melvin Janes at Central Lutheran Church in Stoughton, Wisc. She lived and helped on the family farm known as “Pine Knoll Farms” in Evansville for more than 63 years. Ruth had been a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Evansville, since 1953 and a long-time member of Goodwill Community Club. She also enjoyed quilting with the ladies of St. John’s for many years and made a beautiful quilt for each of her 10 grandchildren. She was an excellent cook, enjoyed trying new things and had made lefse for many years for family, friends and church functions. She loved the time she spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Ruth and Mel liked to travel and had been on many trips in the United States and abroad. They both were members of a card club with nine other couples for more than 50 years. Surviving are her husband, Mel; sons, Rod (Jan) of Darien, Wisc., Dan (Michelle) and Bob (Cheryl) of Evansville, Wisc., and Ken (Kaye) of Wooster; grandchildren, Heather (Nate) Wagner, Jake, Emily (David) Glindinning, Wade (Rachel), Amanda (Justin) Morton, Ashley, Allison, Parker (Amanda Burchardt), Lauren (Tom Bjugstad) and Brooke; great- grandchildren, Finnley, Ashlyn, Hadley, Lela, Alyvia and Claire; a brother, Leo Thorsen of Stoughton, Wisc.; a sisterin-law, Janette Klemp of Edgerton, Wisc.; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Linda; a brother, Bob Thorsen; a sister, Mayre Lou Thorsen; brothers-in-law, Don Janes and Walter Klemp; and a sisterin-law, Janice Janes. Memorials may be given to St. John’s Lutheran Church, Evansville; or Wisconsin Heart Association. Condolences may be expressed at Wardhurtley.com.


Index of Advertisers aAa Weeks...........................CN pg. 39 ADA..................................................... 13 Agri-King............................................ 31 AK-Philips.............................. CN pg. 4 Ben-Alli Holsteins & Jerseys...........7 Bluff-Ridge............................ CN pg. 6 Bruce Hinz & Kevin Spreng ................................................CN pg. 19 Cargill.................................................. 26 Commodity Blenders.................... 42 Commodity Specialists................. 39 Computermixx................................ 42 Conklin/Fastrack................................6 Dairy Agenda Today........CN pg. 36 Eileen Lehman................................. 31 Elron Farms.........................CN pg. 13 EskDale Dairy....................... CN pg. 9 Farmers National Bank.................. 11 Gunkelman Family Farms ................................................CN pg. 10 Harold’s Equipment..........................8 Hilltop Dairy.......................CN pg. 25 JMS........................................CN pg. 26 K-Manor...............................CN pg. 28 Kalmbach Feeds.............................. 47 Kidron Auction...................................8 Kim Davis-Nationwide.................. 22 Lorawae Holsteins.......................... 25 Lowe & Young.................................. 24

Lundview & Associates...CN pg. 30 Mahoney Holsteins..........CN pg. 32 Meaden & Moore...............................9 Mennonite Mutual............................8 Miley Holsteins..................CN pg. 17 New Pittsburg Large Animal Clinic................................................... 45 Ohio ATI.............................................. 25 Ohio Beef Council..............................3 Ohio Holstein Assn. Fall Sale...... 30 Ohio Holstein Assn. Fall Tour...... 21 Ohio Holstein Women.................. 27 Natural Fill...........................CN pg. 14 Nor-J Farms.........................CN pg. 34 Pine Tree Dairy..................... CN pg. 8 Plainfield Farms.................CN pg. 33 Plain-Knoll Farms..............CN pg. 35 Polchin Holsteins...............................8 PV Boarding & Paule-View Transport.............................CN pg. 38 Recal Plus............................... CN pg. 2 Rohaven Holsteins......................... 36 Select Sires/COBA........................... 48 Seneca Dairy Systems......................2 Shearer Equipment........................ 10 Silver Creek Dairy Farm...................7 Spike Rentals.......................................8 ST Genetics....................................... 12 Stan-Mar-Dale/Express...CN pg. 29

Stein-Way Equipment................... 46 Steve Andrews Auctioneer............5 TAG Holsteins.....................CN pg. 22 Ten-Penny Holsteins.........................6 TransOva..............................CN pg. 23 Trent Insurance-Nationwide....... 23 Turlock Livestock Auction ................................................CN pg. 11

U-Dean Farms.....................................5 Walnut Hill Feeds............................ 12 Wenger’s Sharpening Service.... 31 Wildweed Holsteins & Jerseys ................................................CN pg. 12 Willowlea Holsteins.........CN pg. 15 WG Dairy Supply................. CN pg. 7 World Dairy Expo..............CN pg. 40

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