Illinois Holstein Herald
Holstein Herald Fall 2012
Introducing Your Holstein Representative Tim Ewing is your new regional representative, serving Holstein breeders and dairy producers across Illinois, Missouri, and Arkansas. Your regional representative team is here to help you get the most from Holstein Association USA products and services, and your Registered Holstein cattle. Contact Tim today to learn more about the following Holstein USA services… • Holstein COMPLETE® • Ofﬁcial Holstein Ear Tags • Dairy RhythmsTM Herd Management Software • EASY IDTM Software for Registration • Red Book Plus/MultiMateTM Software • Start-Up Registrations • Classifying your Holsteins • …or any Holstein-related question you may have!
Tim Ewing HOLSTEIN REGIONAL REP
TIM EWING • 417-818-MILK (6455) • email@example.com
Illinois Holstein Herald
ILLINOIS HOLSTEIN ASSOCIATION_ ___________ Officers
Directors - Term Expires 2012
Vice President.................................................................................................... Brian Olbrich 1318 Rte. 23, Harvard, 60033; 815/482-7426; firstname.lastname@example.org
Clinton ..................................................................Harvey Harpstrite, Trenton 618/224-9852
Treasurer................................................................................................................. Carol Jones 23485 N 3100 East Rd., Emington, 60934; 815/934-5551; email@example.com
* Gateway .................................................. Bruce Clanton, Mulberry Grove 618/425-3523
President.........................................................................................................Kevin Wendling 13500 North 400th St., Altamont, 62411; 618/483-5532; firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary........................................................................................................ Tina Hall-Yagow 920 14th Street, Rochelle, 61068; 815/757-0852; email@example.com
Boone-Winnebago ..............................................John Mitchell, Winnebago 815/703-5614 Effingham ............................................................Jim Schumacher, Teutoplis 217/821-4052 Gateway .....................................................Ron Schaufelberger, Greenville 618/664-0789 * Mississippi-Valley .............................................. Beth Weas Cash, Paloma 217/455-3440 Northwest ............................................................................Glen Meier, Ridott 815/238-8540 Northwest .......................................................... Carol Timmerman, Galena 815/777-0318 Northwest ....................................................... Merlin Timmerman, Galena 815/777-0318
Bruce Clanton ..............................................................................................................Gateway R.R. 2, Box 415, Mulberry Grove, 62262; 618/425-3523 Dale Drendel............................................................................................................ Tri-County 15N057 Walker Rd., Hampshire, 60140; 815/766-0326; firstname.lastname@example.org Steve Irwin ....................................................................................................... Heart of Illinois 9400 Meridian Rd., Beason, 62512l 217/447-3220; email@example.com Gary Janssen ................................................................................................... McHenry-Lake 28548 Burnett Rd., Island Lake, 60042; 847/224-7857 Jim Schumacher ...................................................................................................... Effingham 8 CR 50 North, Teutopolis, 62467; 217/857-6374; firstname.lastname@example.org
Illinois Holstein Herald Editor & Webmaster Julie Drendel Ashton 2664 N 2950th Rd., Marseilles 61341 815/766-0045 · 847/683-7570 (fax) · email@example.com
* Tri-County ................................................................. Joe Engel, Hampshire 847/683-3482
Directors - Term Expires 2013 Heart of Illinois ............................................................... Steve Irwin, Beason
* Lincolnland .................................................... Marc Hilgendorf, Nokomis 815/383-4776 Tri-County ...................................................................Roger Koehn, Peotone 815/784-6006
Directors - Term Expires 2014 Boone-Winnebago ............................................. Jennifer Wakeley, Rockford
Clinton ...................................................................... Mike Netemeyer, Carlyle 618/594-3190 Effingham ...................................................................... Toby Probst, Wheeler
Heart of Illinois ...............................................Christy O’Connor, Kankakee
Lincolnland ............................................................ Roger Bauman, Nokomis 217/563-7692 McHenry-Lake ............................................................. Alan Ainger, Harvard 262/749-4814
Holstein Association USA Director
McHenry-Lake ..................................................... Gary Janssen, Wauconda 847/224-7857
Boyd Schaufelberger 1254 IL Rte 127, Greenville 62246 · firstname.lastname@example.org · 618/664-2576
Mississippi Valley ............................ Herb Schmiedeskamp, Camp Point
Southern ............................................................................... Joann Hartmann 618/939-7075
Holstein Association USA Field Representative Tim Ewing · email@example.com · 417/818-6455 (MILK)
* Ineligible for re-election
ADVERTISER’S INDEX________________________________________ ABS Genetics Accelerated Genetics Ainger Farms B&B Bagging B-J-Grove BLM Fall Dairy Bluff-Ridge Blukel Holsteins Bri-Mel Acres Car-Mer Farm, LLP Cash Farms Cearfield Farm Char-La-Don Clint-Clair Farms Coxbrook Farms Dair-E-Land Holsteins DoDel Holsteins Edler Farm The Edwards Family Ellingson’s White Hill Elm Farms, Inc. Page 4
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Erbacres Holsteins Evergreen Lawn Farm Flat-Net Dairy Gaf-Fine Farms, Inc. Glendell H. Farms, Ltd. Glenkeen Holsteins Golden Oaks Farm Halldale Farms Holbric Holsteins Holstein Association USA Hunter Haven Farms, Inc. Irwindale Holsteins Interglobe Genetics J-Maker Dairy Farm K-J Holsteins K-Lane Farms Kaco-Vu Kochnook Farm Koester Dairy Koll-Kreek Laeschway Dairy
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Lenkaitis Holsteins Lindale Holsteins Luck-E Holsteins Lucky-King Holsteins Ludwig Farms Lyonden Farm Mackinson Dairy Farm Macomber Farm Meier Meadows Mil-R-Mor Mitchell’s Holsteins Net-A-Way Farms Dairy O-Bee Holsteins Oertel Farms, Inc. Platz Dairy Farm Pleasantland Farm Po-Cop Holsteins Probstland Dairy R-Homestead Farm R-Vision Holsteins Ravendale Farm
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Red Carpet Holsteins Roblee Farms Rock-I Farms Rolling Lawns Farms Rotesown Schaufine Farms Schaulane Holsteins Select Sires Shannondoah Holsteins Show-N-Style Cattlle Smith, Ed Stephenson Holstein Club Sunshine Genetics Team Holsteins Vital-I Von-View Dairy Farm Wildvale Reg. Holsteins Will-Can-Do Holsteins Winter Dairy Farm Zehrview Holsteins
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REGULARS____________________ FEATURES_____________________ Advertisers Index.........................................................................................................4
2012 Senior Holstein Convention Registration............................... 23
Illinois District Shows................................................................................ 15
Calendar..........................................................................................................................4 Dutchess Domain..................................................................................................... 13 From the Directors......................................................................................................6 From the Field...............................................................................................................6
Illinois Holstein Championship Junior Show................................... 10 Illinois Holstein Championship Open Show........................................7 Illinois Holstein Championship Show Dedication.............................9
From the President.....................................................................................................6
Illinois Holstein Championship Showmanship............................... 13
Illinois Holstein Futurity..............................................................................9 Illinois State Fair Junior Holstein Show............................................... 14
CALENDAR___________________ 10/2-10/6 10/2 10/5 10/6 11/3 11/5 11/8-11/9 12/6-12/7 12/6 7/8-7/11
World Dairy Expo, Madison, Wis. International Junior Holstein Show, Chris Lahmers, judge, Madison, Wis., 7:30 am International Holstein Show (Heifers), Michael Heath, judge, Madison, Wis., 12:00 pm International Holstein Show (Cows), Michael Heath, judge, Madison, Wis., 8:00 am Grand National Junior Show, Pat Conro, judge, Louisville, Ky. Mid-East Fall National Holstein Show, Eric Topp, judge, Louisville, Ky. Canadian National Holstein Show, Toronto, ON, Canada Senior Holstein Convention, Effingham, Ill. Illini Futures Sale, 2:00 p.m. reception, 3:30 p.m. sale start, Effingham, IL National Holstein Convention, Indianapolis, Ind.
Call to the Annual Meeting Membership is hereby notified by the Board of Directors that the Annual Meeting of the Illinois Holstein Friesian Association, Inc., will be held Friday, December 7, 2012, at the Hilton Garden Inn and Convnention Center, Effingham. The purpose of this meeting is to elect directors and to transact any other business which may come before the organization. The business meeting will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. Consult the convention schedule on page 23 and the Illinois Holstein Association website www.illinoisholsteins.com for additional information.
Illinois State Fair Open Show.................................................................. 18 June Board of Director Meeting ........................................................... 22 Kaskaskia College Wins National PAS Contest................................. 19 Superior Young Dairy Producer Award............................................... 22
BOARD ATTENDANCE_________ Name 1/4/12 6/7/12 10/21/11 12/2/11 Alan Ainger (ML) E A E E A P P A Roger Bauman (LL) Beth Cash (MS) P P P P P E P P Bruce Clanton (GW) Dale Drendel* P P P P Joe Engel (TR) P E A P E P P E Harvey Harpstrite (CL) Joann Hartman (S) A P P P E Norbert Hasheider (SO) Marc Hilgendorf (LL) P P P A Steve Irwin (HT) P P P P P P P P Gary Janssen (ML) Roger Koehn (TR) P P P E P A P P Glen Meier (NW) John Mitchell (BW) E E P P Mike Netemeyer (CL) P P P P P A P Christy Oâ€™Connor (HT) Brian Olbrich* P P P P A P A Toby Probst (EF) Boyd Schaufelberger* P P P P Herb Schmiedeskamp (MS) P P P E P P P Ron Schaufelberger (GW) Jim Schumacher (EF) P P P P Carol Timmerman (NW) E P P P Merlin Timmerman (NW) E P P P Jennifer Wakeley (BW) P A P P P P P Kevin Wendling* * Denotes officer/past president/National board member
On the Cover: Illinoisâ€™ Finest: Ms Dundee Belinda, Grand Champion of the Illinois Holstein Championship Show and owned by Jeff Butler, Chebanse, Ill. Jessica Telgmann from Strasburg exhibited the Grand Champion of the Illinois Holstein Championship Junior Show. Congrats to all Illinois exhibitors! This issue of the Illinois Holstein Herald was sent to the printer September 17, 2012.
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FROM THE DIRECTORS________ Dear Holstein Breeders, For those who have been following negotiations on the future of genetic evaluations, you may have noticed it has been somewhat quiet since June’s National Convention in Springfield, Mo. For the most part that has been somewhat true, as formal meetings have not taken place between those involved with assembling and carrying out genetic evaluations. However, our national Holstein leaders have made several trips to Washington, D.C., to discuss Holstein’s position on the matter. During that dialogue, our leadership team has been assured that there are not any time restrictions in place at USDA that state when evaluations would need to be conducted by the private sector. Since our convention our leadership has had fruitful discussions with leaders from NDHIA. The voting members of the Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding are scheduled to meet and discuss a new version of the proposed Cooperative Agreement October 7 and 8. On the youth front, Holstein Association USA's 2013 Distinguished Junior Member (DJM) and Young Distinguished Junior Member (YDJM) applications are now available at www. holsteinusa.com/juniors. As you know, these awards recognize the most accomplished members of the National Junior Holstein Association, the highest honor given by the Association to youth. Entry materials must be
Your National Directors, Paul Buhr Leroy Eggink Corey Geiger Boyd Schaufelberger
FROM THE FIELD
Greetings from the field! I’m Tim Ewing, the Holstein Association’s new Field Representative for Illinois. I have been on the job for a couple of months and have met a few of you already and I look forward to visiting more breeders over the next few months. I am appreciative of the hospitality I’ve been shown and the time you have afforded me to show me your herds and around your farms. This is a challenging year for us in the dairy business in this region, so as you consider ways to stretch your available dollars, be sure and take another look at Holstein COMPLETE. By bundling services into one program, Holstein COMPLETE can save you money and help budget your account. If you have any questions about any Holstein Association programs or services, please take a few minutes and give me call. About me personally, my territory also includes Missouri and Arkansas. I am a Fordland, Mo., native, which is just east of Springfield, Mo. My wife, Mary Jean, and I have 3 grown children, Page 6
postmarked by March 1, 2013, to be eligible. Following recommendations from the Junior Advisory Committee, which were approved by the board of directors, applications for both the DJM and YDJM contests have been significantly revamped. Those familiar with the contest in previous years should make note of the changes before working on 2013 applications. Many sections were combined or shortened, reducing the total length of the required entry portfolio. In addition, a video section has been added to the application. To help explain the changes and answer any questions youth or youth leaders may have about the application, Holstein Association USA will be hosted an informational webinar on the subject. To watch the YouTube 13-minute video, go to www. holsteinusa.com/juniors/content/DJM.html and click on “Watch video with tips on applying for the DJM award” found in the right hand portion of the web page. Our next national board meeting is scheduled for November 14 and 15. If you have any matters that should be brought to our attention, please give us a call.
Tabatha, Jason, and Thomas, and we just recently relocated to our homeplace after spending 3 years in the Madison, Wis., area working for East Central/Select Sires. Prior to that, we had milked registered Holsteins and were involved with my family’s registered Polled Hereford herd in the Fordland area. I am a University of Missouri graduate and activities while there included FarmHouse Fraternity, Block and Bridle Club, and I participated on the Livestock and Dairy judging teams. I also served several years on our local school and I was a member of YDLI Class 4. Again, don’t be bashful about contacting me with any questions or concerns. It always good to have calls to return as it makes the trips seem a little shorter.
Tim I. Ewing
417-818-MILK (6455) firstname.lastname@example.org
FROM THE PRESIDENT It’s amazing the roller coaster ride that is the Dairy Business. If not a period of record low prices we see extreme increases in the cost of production and throw in an incredible drought or other weather event from time to time and we see just how resilient the Dairyman really is. What an incredible year it’s been. From the beautiful weather this spring and early summer to the extreme heat and drought that followed. I guess that’s why we look forward to the change of seasons so much. Christmas is just around the corner. Once again our members have shown the tremendous quality of Holsteins we have in Illinois at the summer shows. I’m sure many will go on to do big things this fall. In case you missed this year’s State Picnic, the hosts were Dave and Gary Ludwig of Ludwig Farms and Creamery in Fithian, just east of Champaign. From champion Holsteins to champion cheeses, the Ludwig family has a good thing going. Be sure to thank them for their hospitality. Without members like them, events like this would not be possible. As many of you have heard the Illinois Golden Opportunity Sale has been moved from the traditional date at the end of October to the spring of 2013. This change has been made to increase the potential of the sale. In addition we will be having the first ever Illini Futures Sale during the 2012 Sate Convention on December 6 in Effingham. The changes have been made to continue promoting Illinois Holsteins and to increase opportunities for our members and surrounding dairymen to market their registered Holsteins. In closing, I must say this summer was my first opportunity to attend the National Convention. What a tremendous event and what a super job done by the Missouri Holstein Association. I would highly recommend to anyone that hasn’t been to a National Convention that you should go. The next three are all in the Midwest including Illinois in 2015. As the planning process continues, get involved and take part in the many friendships and opportunities that can be made. It will definitely be worth the time.
Kevin Wendling For more information on the Illini Futures Sale, check out Page 21 in the Midwest Holstein section or visit www.illinoisholsteins.com for the catalog in mid-November! Fall 2012
Illinois Holstein Championship Show July 20, 2012 路 Lincoln, Ill. 路 Chris Hill, Thurmont, Md., judge
Grand Champion: Ms Dundee Belinda-ET, Jeff Butler, Chebanse Reserve Grand Champion: Exels Goldwyn Anna-ET, Legendholm & Norm Nabholz, Fithian Intermediate Champion: BVK Atwood Arianna-ET, Jeff Butler & MB Lucklady Farm, Chebanse Reserve Intermediate Champion: Ludwigs-DG Goldwyn Ellie-ET, Ludwig Farms, Fithian Junior Champion: Pellerat Jasper Ginger-ET, Jeff Butler, Chebanse Reserve Junior Champion, Milksource Fever Golden, Jeff Butler, Chebanse Premier Breeder: Erbacres Holsteins, Lanark Premier Exhibitor: Lindale Holsteins, Hampshire Spring Heifer Calf (7 shown) 1. Roll-N-View Fever Brandy-ET, Caitlin & Blake Meyer & Megan Rohe, Manteno 2. Ms Im An Angel-ET, Connor Erbsen, Lanark 3. B-J-Grove Confirm Sex Tim, Lucas Clanton, Mulberry Grove, 1st B&O 4. Flat-Net Braxton Pauline, Tony Netemeyer, Carlyle 5. Erbacres Jasper Cookie, Delana Erbsen, Lanark 6. Erbacres Atwood Cream Pie, Payton Erbsen, Lanark 7. Clearfield Jeeves Amoura-ET, Gerald Smith, Davis
6. Schaufine Sanchez Rustic-ET, Amy Schaufelberger, Greenville 7. Woodlawn Sid Daisy, Caitlin & Blake Meyer, Manteno 8. SRD-IL Windbrook Bryn-ET, Carson Kasbergen, Mansfield 9. R-Vision Lauthority Flash, Bailey Hart, Belvidere 10. SRD-IL Camelot Brina-ET, Carson Kasbergen, Mansfield 11. Schaufine Sanchez Riley-ET, Amy Schaufelberger, 12. Irwindale Bolton Tori, Sarah Irwin, Beason 13. Oakfield Colt Fiesta, Riley Koehn, Peotone 14. Mil-R-Mor Redlnr Pearlia, Dylan Reed, Vandalia 15. Schaufine Sanchez Ronnie, Rachel Koehn, Peotone 16. Budjon-JK Atwood Eckert, Ellie Lenkaitis, Winnebago 17. Ms Navs GJ JT Starbrite-Red, Steven & Julia Mitchell, Winnebago
Fall Heifer Calf (17 shown) 1. Ms Atwood Adrenaline, Jeffrey Butler, Chebanse 2. Lake-Prairie Alison-Red-ET, M & J Schluter, Gifford 3. R-Vision Lauth Duplicate-ET, Emily Irwin, Belvidere, 1st B&O 4. Erbacres Chicago Ferb, Kevin Erbsen, Lanark 5. Show-N-Style Buffy-ET, Show-N-Style Cattle Co., Orangeville Illinois Holstein Herald
Reserve Grand Champion Exels Goldwyn Anna-ET Nabholz & Legenholm, Fithian Lanark, 1st B&O, bred & owned jr. champ. 2. Bri-Mel Erstead Layla-ET, Caitlin & Blake Meyer & Miles Price, Chebanse 3. Erbacres Love of Peace-ET, Erbsen, Opperman & Wakeley, Lanark 4. Erbacres Atwood Divinity-ET, Nathan Erbsen, Lanark 5. BVK Sanchez Adamina-ET, Brett Woker, Greenville 6. Schluter Aftershock Dana, Rachel Koehn, Peotone
All-Illinois Winter Heifer Calf Ms Gold Chip Bright-ET Jeff Butler & Amanda Kennedy, Chebanse Winter Heifer Calf (12 shown) 1. Ms Gold Chip Bright-ET, Jeffrey Butler & Amanda Kennedy, Chebanse 2. Edler-V Avatar Athena-Red, Erbsen, Opperman & Lenkaitis, Lanark 3. Lylehaven Atwood Dreamer, Brett Woker, Greenville 4. Schaufine Sanchez Razz, Amy Schaufelberger, Greenville, 1st B&O 5. Ms Brandys Breeze-ET, Jared Dickmann, Lanark 6. SRD-IL Atlas Bonita, Carson Kasbergen, Mansfield 7. Golden-Oaks B Cheerful, Golden Oaks Farm, Wauconda 8. Luck-E Guthrie Kaboo, Katelyn Engel, Galesburg 9. Ludwigs-DG Gold Aveda-ET, Kaide Zoelzer, Moro 10. B-J-Grove Sid Beyonce, Lucas Clanton, Mulberry Grove 11. Speek-NJ Domain Delonna Rae, Dylan Reed, Vandalia 12. Mi-Mi Lauthority Alicia, Aaron, Steven & Julia Mitchell, Winnebago
Grand Champion & Bred & Owned Champion Ms Dundee Belinda-ET -- Jeff Butler, Chebanse
All-Illinois Summer Yearling Heifer Milksource Fever Golden -- Jeff Butler, Chebanse Summer Yearling Heifer (5 shown) 1. Milksource Fever Golden, Jeffrey Butler, Chebanse, res. jr. champ. 2. Erbacres Chicago Lottery, Kevin Erbsen, Lanark, 1st B&O, res. bred & owned jr. champ. 3. Erbacres Dempsey Ericka, Erbsen, Opperman & Wakeley, Lanark 4. B-J-Grove Final Cut Rihanna, Yvonne Clanton, Mulberry Grove 5. Golden-Oaks Clark Peachy, Riley Koehn, Peotone Spring Yearling Heifer (5 shown) 1. Headwater Lheros Juliet, Caitlin & Blake Meyer & Miles Price, Manteno 2. BVK Atwood Alex-ET, Miles Price, Chebanse 3. Erbacres Atwood Sunkist, Payton Erbsen, Lanark, 1st B&O 4. Irwindale Spirte Brandi, Dawn Irwin, Beason 5. Erbacres Absl Candy Cane, Rachel Koehn, Peotone Winter Yearling Heifer (6 shown) 1. Erbacres Hope of Peace-ET, Connor Erbsen,
Fall Yearling Heifer (9 shown) 1. Pellerat Jasper Ginger-ET, Jeffrey Butler, Chebanse, jr. champ. 2. Ms Ecstasys Encore-ET, Ludwig Farms, Fithian 3. Luck-E Braxton Maeve, Dalton Engel, Galesburg, 1st B&O 4. Ms Jasper Spearmint-ET, Caitlin Meyer, Manteno 5. Regancrest Gold Billi-ET, Golden Oaks Farm, Wauconda 6. Schluter Sanchez Dina-ET, Lane Heinzmann, Carlyle 7. Helmcrest Destry Sarha Lee-Red, Cole Schluter, Gifford 8. R-Vision Monument Callie, Emily Irwin, Belvidere 9. Balsy-Haven Picolo Magic, Miranda Kollmann, New Baden Junior Best 3 Females (1 shown) 1. Erbacres Holsteins, Lanark Dry 3 & 4-year-old cow (2 shown) 1. Flat-Net Durham Nikia-ET, Tony Netemeyer, Carlyle, 1st B&O 2. Mil-R-Mor Affirmed Reva, Todd Irwin, Beason
Intermediate Champion BVK Atwood Arianna-ET Jeff Butler & MB Luckylady Farm, Chebanse
Reserve Intermediate Champion Ludwigs-DG Goldwyn Ellie-ET David Ludwig, Fithian
All-Illinois 4-Year-Old Cow Lindale Advent Dulcie Dale & Linda Drendel, Hampshire
Junior 2-year-old cow (12 shown) 1. BVK Atwood Arianna-ET, Jeffrey Butler & MB Luckylady Farm, Chebanse, Best Udder 2. Swanee-Acres Sho Ecstasy, Jason Swanson, Capron, 1st B&O 3. Erbacres Ad Lacrosse-Red, Carla Erbsen Mickey, 4. Erbacres Advent Muffin, Nathan Erbsen, Lanark 5. Bri-Mel-Acres Sanchez Greta, Caitlin Meyer, Manteno 6. Milksource Afrshk Ashley-ET, Golden Oaks Farm, Wauconda 7. Miss Arizona-ET, Apple Partners, Lanark 8. Brendayne Aftershock Rosie, Brett Woker, Greenville 9. B-J-Grove FBI Speed Racer, Bruce Clanton, Mulberry Grove 10. B-J-Grove Damion Rozalyn, Yvonne Clanton, Mulberry Grove 11. Mil-R-Mor Fancy Fabulous, Sarah Sheehan, Huntley 12. K-Lane Mario Stella, Rachel Koehn, Peotone
2. Ludwigs-DG Goldwyn Emmy-ET, Ludwig Farms, Fithian, Best Udder 3. Lindale Affirmed Kinsey, Dale & Linda Drendel, Hampshire 4. Ludwigs-DG Goldwyn Ella-ET, Ludwig Farms & Tony Netemeyer, Fithian 5. Erbacres Jasper Liberty, Kevin Erbsen, Lanark, CFP Award 6. Shannondoah Talent Blaze, Verlo DeWall, Shannon, Milk Award 7. Ludwigs-DG Jasper Prisca-ET, Amy Schaufelberger, Greenville
2. Team Aspen Michele-ET, Dale & Linda Drendel, Hampshire, Best Udder 3. Bluff-Ridge Roy Barretta, Sarah Butler, Arrowsmith, Milk & CFP Award 5-year-old cow (7 shown) 1. Ms Dundee Belinda-ET, Jeffrey Butler, Chebanse, 1st B&O, Best Udder 2. Team Durham Morgan-ET, Team Holsteins, Hampshire 3. Kagwick Durham Suzy, Dale & Linda Drendel, 4. Mohrfield Supra Precious, Tyler Carter, Greenville 5. Lindale Aspen Maybelle, Dale & Linda Drendel, Hampshire, CFP Award 6. Schaufine Lance Rebecca, Amy Schaufelberger, 7. Mil-R-Mor Damion Cheerios, Bri Sheehan, Huntley, Milk Award
All-Illinois Senior 3-Year-Old Cow Golden-Oaks Plaid 4830 Golden Oaks Farm, Wauconda
Senior 2-year-old cow (9 shown) 1. Boisblanc Jasper Cristala, Jeffrey Butler, Chebanse, Best Udder 2. Erbacres Goldwyn Cotton, Kevin Erbsen, Lanark, 1st B&O 3. Korian Goldwyn Sun-ET, Katelyn Dugan, Pocahontas 4. Cross-Jen Macdad Jesslynn, Jennifer Wakeley, Rockford 5. Schluter Sanchez Tena-ET, Katelyn Dugan, 6. Golden-Oaks Destry Shy-ET, Golden Oaks Farm, Wauconda 7. Matrix Armani-ET, Matrix Show Cattle, Orangeville 8. Bluff-Ridge Goldwyn Bev-ET, Sarah Butler, Arrowsmith 9. Bluff-Ridge Goldwyn Biddy-ET, Sarah Butler,
Senior 3-year-old cow (7 shown) 1. Golden-Oaks Plaid 4830, Golden Oaks Farm, Wauconda, 1st B&O, Best Udder 2. Golden-Oaks Dundee 4891, Golden Oaks Farm, Wauconda, Milk & CFP Award 3. Pierstein Goldwyn Maya, Ben Sauder, Tremont 4. RegancrestCP S Desire-ET, Connor Erbsen, Lanark 5. Lindale Hypermax Danica, Jeff Drendel, Hampshire 6. Team Goldwyn Milan-ET, Team Holsteins, Hampshire 7. Erbacres Jasper Coconut, Payton Erbsen, Lanark 8. Ms Team Laramie Shine-ET, Team Holsteins & Jason Swanson, Hampshire 9. Bluff-Ridge Dundee Jeannie, Sarah Butler, 10. Ocean-View Pronto Sheryl-ET, Boyd Schaufelberger, Greenville 11. Silverview-Lane Ad Rose-Red, Brennan Woker, Greenville 12. Gundys Durham Rotund, Rob Gunderson, Shannon 13. Mil-R-Mor Laramie Sahara, Lorilee Schultz, Orangeville 14. Net-A-Way Toystory Ruthie, Rachel Koehn,
Junior 3-year-old cow (7 shown) 1. Ludwigs-DG Goldwyn Ellie-ET, Ludwig Farms, Fithian, 1st B&O
4-year-old cow (3 shown) 1. Lindale Advent Dulcie, Dale & Linda Drendel, Hampshire, 1st B&O
All-Illinois Senior 2-Year-Old Cow Boisblanc Jasper Cristala -- Jeff Butler, Chebanse
All-Illinois Aged Cow Gundys Alise -- Rob Gunderson, Shannon Aged cow (3 shown) 1. Gundys Alise, Rob Gunderson, Shannon, 1st B&O, Best Udder 2. Hicklee Goldwyn Good-TW-ET, Team Holsteins & Jason Swanson, Hampshire, Milk & CFP Award 3. Kalmeys Roy Piehe, Erdman Dairy, Chenoa 125,000 lb. cow (3 shown) 1. Exels Goldwyn Anna-ET, Legendholm & Norm Nabholz, Fithian, Best Udder 2. Gardner Durham Medusa, Dale & Linda Drendel, Hampshire 3. B-J-Grove Champion Hoover, Casey Clanton & Miranda Kollmann, Mulberry Grove, 1st B&O, Milk & CFP Award Senior Best 3 Females (3 shown) 1. Ludwig Farms, Fithian 2. Golden Oaks Farm, Wauconda 3. Lindale Holsteins, Hampshire Produce of Dam (2 shown) 1. Ludwig Farms, Fithian 2. Team Holsteins, Hampshire Fall 2012
Illinois Holstein Futurity July 20, 2012 · Lincoln · Chris Hill, Thurmont, Md., judge
The Illinois Holstein Futurity began in 1968, with just a 2-year-old class. The first year's payout was $216.01. Now, 45 years later, the futurity classes at the Illinois Championship Show are some of the most competitive in the state. 2-Year-Old Futurity 1. Erbacres Goldwyn Cotton, Kevin Erbsen, Lanark, 1st B&O, Best Udder 2. Erbacres Ad Lacrosse-Red, Carla Erbsen Mickey, Lanark 3. Erbacres Advent Muffin, Nathan Erbsen, Lanark 4. Korian Goldwyn Sun-ET, Katelyn Dugan, Pocahontas 5. Schluter Sanchez Tena-ET, Katelyn Dugan, Pocahontas 6. Matrix Armani-ET, Matrix Show Cattle, Orangeville 7. Miss Arizona-ET, Apple Partners, Lanark 8. Bluff-Ridge Goldwyn Biddy-ET, Sarah Butler, Arrowsmith 9. B-J-Grove FBI Speed Racer, Bruce Clanton, Mulberry Grove
2-Year-Old Futurity Winner Erbacres Goldwyn Cotton Kevin Erbsen, Lanark
5-Year-Old Futurity Winner Team Durham Morgan-ET Team Holsteins, Hampshire
10. Bluff-Ridge Goldwyn Bev-ET, Sarah Butler, Arrowsmith 11. Schaufine Givenchy Boom, Amy Schaufelberger, Greenville 12. B-J-Grove Damion Rozalyn, Yvonne Clanton, Mulberry Grove 13. Mil-R-Mor Pronto Regalia, Amy Schaufelberger, Greenville
5-Year-Old Futurity 1. Team Durham Morgan-ET, Team Holsteins, Hampshire, 1st B&O, Best Udder 2. Lindale Aspen Maybelle, Dale & Linda Drendel, Hampshire 3. Bluff-Ridge Roy Jessie-ET, Sarah Butler, Arrowsmith 4. Schaufine Lance Rebecca, Amy Schaufelberger, Greenville
Championship Show Dedication In Memory of William Lewis “Lewie” Porter
The 2012 Illinois Championship Holstein Show was dedicated in memory of William Lewis “Lewie” Porter. The award was presented in memory of Wilmer Smith of Clearfield Holsteins, Davis Wilmer was a longtime Holstein member and exhibitor at the state show. Lewis Porter was involved in the dairy industry for over 70 years of his life. He was born in Illinois and passed away last July in Kentucky. Over the years, Lewie worked for high profile herds such as Rolling Acres Guernseys, Happy Valley Jerseys, Carrousel Farms and Mohrfield Holsteins. Lew was known to be an extremely meticulous cattleman - from raking shavings down the center isle all the same direction, to washing tails on a daily basis, and even having a specific “pattern” to the way cows were lined up in the barn, he always made sure the cattle he cared for were looking their finest. “His show herds were always the prettiest in the barn and the cattle were displayed like champions. Although never a spot on him, Lew was as hard a worker as I have ever been around all through his life,” said longtime friend, Norm Nabholz. Lew worked for Carrousel Farms during the early nineties and always brought an excellent string of cattle to the Illinois State Show. Cows that were shown at Expo even made the trip to Illinois Holstein Herald
Lincoln. No matter who Lew worked for, he always exhibited a great deal of class in and out of the barns. For his employees, he has a set of rules that they had to follow - shirts were worn at all times, even if it meant that he had to sacrifice a $100 shirt from his own closet, recalls Kevin Kriegel. “I was vaccinating heifers and got splattered pretty good, so I took my shirt off to milk. Lew came in the barn and said, ‘You know the rules.’ I told him I wasn’t putting that shirt back on, so he went and gave me one of his shirts for me to wear!” Norm had this to say about Lew, “Every young person that was interested in exhibiting cattle should have had to work for Lew as an introductory lesson in the art of properly exhibiting dairy cattle. Lew Porter defined the word GENTLEMAN.” For all of his hard work and dedication, Lew received the Klussendorf award in 1969. A few years ago, Lew was interviewed for the “Legends of the Tanbark Trail” book and he had this to say: “At that time we showmen helped each other. We slept in the barns with our cattle. Several of us would team up and hire one fellow to run lines at night. My favorite and also the favorite of many showmen was Snow. He was a black man with snow white hair. Every morning when we got up there was never a dirty cow. He
was a good man and friend to the show crews. Each herd had a display and they were always so beautifully done. I recall washing Jerseys at Waterloo and my Jersey friends thought I was crazy. They were using green soap and heavy blankets. I used only sweat blankets after washing. Then, everyone got rid of the heavy blankets and started washing and using sweat blankets. Animals were left uncovered during the day for viewing by show visitors.” Lew Porter’s wife, Elanor, and family are with us today to accept the dedication award. Lew Porter will certainly always be remembered for the meticulous care he put into the farms he worked at and his love of the dairy cow.
Kevin Wendling presents the Show Dedication placque to Lewie’s family - wife, Eleanor, and son, Kevin. Page 9
Illinois Holstein Junior Championship Show July 19, 2012 路 Lincoln, Ill. 路 Molly Sloan, Columbus, Wis., judge
Judge Molly Sloan and Dutchesses Becca Sprague Jen Wakeley Olivia Corson and Megan Busker congratulate the winners of the Junior Show. Grand Champion went to Jessica Telgmann with Schluter Roy Leann and Reserve Grand Champion was Lady-Alicia Sanchez Adore-ET owned by Tyler Carter.
Senior Champion honors went to Schluter Roy Leann owned by Jessica Telgmann. Tyler Carter also exhibited the Reserve Senior Champion cow, Mohrfield Supra Precious, pictured with Judge Molly Sloan and Boone-Winnebago Dutchess Becca Sprague.
Judge Molly Sloan with Intermediate Champion Lady-Alicia Sanchz Adore-ET, owned by Tyler Carter. Becca Sprague, Megan Busker and Olivia Corson award Connor Erbsen with RegancrestCP S Desire-ET, Reserve Intermediate honors.
Judge Molly Sloan, Becca Sprague, Olivia Corson and Megan Busker award Megan Opperman and Jennifer Wakeley with Jr Champion Erbacres Hope of Peace-ETN, Connor Erbsen with Reserve Erbacres Love of Peace-ETN and Caitlin Meyer with H.M. Headwater Lheros Juliet.
Holstein Dutchess Jen Wakeley presents Sarah Butler, right, the Bred & Owned Grand Champion honors for Bluff-Ridge Dundee Jeannie. Reserve Bred & Owned Champion went to Bri Sheehan with Mil-RMor Dundee Cheerios pictured with Judge Molly Sloan and BooneWinnebago Dutchess Becca Sprague.
Boone-Winnebago Dutchess congratulates Carson and Garret Kasbergen with Bred & Owned Junior Champion SRD-IL Windbrook Bryn-ET. Little Miss Holsteins, Megan Busker, left, and Olivia Corson, right, award Emily Irwin Reserve Bred & Owned honors with R-Vision Lauth Duplicate-ET.
Illinois Holstein Junior Championship Show July 19, 2012 路 Lincoln, Ill. 路 Molly Sloan, Columbus, Wis., judge Spring Heifer Calf (9 shown) 1. Roll-N-View Fever Brandy-ET, Caitlin & Blake Meyer & Megan Rohe, Manteno 2. Ms Im An Angel-ET, Connor Erbsen, Lanark 3. Clearfield Jeeves Amoura-ET, Lila Sloan, Davis 4. Erbacres Atwood Cream Pie, Payton Erbsen, Lanark, 1st B&O 5. Erbacres Jasper Cookie, Delana Erbsen, Lanark 6. SRD-IL Dundee Bevin, Carson Kasbergen, Mansfield 7. Lyonden Exacter Deena, Haley Lyons, Rockford 8. Winter-Lea Debnr Noodle-Red, Jeremy Cielak, Altamont 9. JS-Balsy Jordan Maui-ET, Samantha, Brady & Lane Heinzmann, Carlyle Winter Heifer Calf (10 shown) 1. Edler-V Avatar Athena-Red, Erbsen, Opperman & Lenkaitis, Lanark 2. SRD-IL Atlas Bonita, Carson Kasbergen, Mansfield, 1st B&O 3. Ludwigs-DG Gold Aveda-ET, Kaide Zoelzer, Moro 4. Lylehaven Atwood Dreamer, Brett Woker, Greenville 5. Lindale Laramie Disney, Olivia Corson, Hampshire 6. Luck-E Guthrie Kaboo, Katelyn Engel, Galesburg 7. Ms Brandys Breeze-ET, Jared Dickmann, Lanark 8. Mil-R-Mor Windbrook Ravyn, Sarah Irwin, Beason 9. Speek-NJ Domain Delonna Rae, Dylan Reed, Vandalia 10. Mi-Mi Lauthority Alicia, Aaron, Steven & Julia Mitchell, Winnebago Fall Heifer Calf (15 shown) 1. SRD-IL Windbrook Bryn-ET, Carson Kasbergen, Mansfield, 1st B&O, bred & owned jr. champ. 2. R-Vision Lauth Duplicate-ET, Emily Irwin, Belvidere, res. bred & owned jr. champ. 3. R-Vision Lauthority Flash, Bailey Hart, Belvidere 4. Woodlawn Sid Daisy, Caitlin & Blake Meyer, Manteno 5. Meli-View 4208-ET, Lila Sloan, Davis 6. Irwindale Bolton Tori, Sarah Irwin, Beason 7. Schaufine Sanchez Ronnie, Rachel Koehn, Peotone 8. Gundy Aftershock Amelia, Ella Gunderson, Shannon 9. Budjon-JK Atwood Eckert, Ellie Lenkaitis, Winnebago 10. SRD-IL Camelot Brina-ET, Carson Kasbergen, Mansfield 11. Winter-Lea Richman Perron, Jeremy Cielak, Altamont 12. Char-La-Don Smint Velvet-ET, Olivia Telgmann, Strasburg 13. Mil-R-Mor Redlnr Pearlia, Dylan Reed, Vandalia 14. Oakfield Colt Fiesta, Riley Koehn, Peotone 15. Ms Navs GJ JT Starbrite-Red, Steven & Julia Mitchell, Winnebago Summer Yearling Heifer (3 shown) 1. Erbacres Dempsey Ericka, Erbsen, Opperman & Wakeley, Lanark 2. Char-La-Don Sanchez Lace-ET, Jessica Telgmann, Strasburg, 1st B&O 3. Golden-Oaks Clark Peachy, Riley Koehn, Peotone Illinois Holstein Herald
Spring Yearling Heifer (5 shown) 1. Headwater Lheros Juliet, Caitlin & Blake Meyer & Miles Price, Manteno 2. Erbacres Atwood Sunkist, Payton Erbsen, Lanark 3. BVK Atwood Alex-ET, Miles Price, Chebanse 4. Irwindale Spirte Brandi, Dawn Irwin, Beason 5. Erbacres Absl Candy Cane, Rachel Koehn Winter Yearling Heifer (7 shown) 1. Erbacres Love of Peace-ETN, Erbsen, Opperman & Wakeley, Lanark, jr. champ. 2. Erbacres Hope of Peace-ETN, Connor Erbsen, Lanark, res. jr. champ. 3. Bri-Mel Erstead Layla-ET, Caitlin & Blake Meyer & Miles Price, Chebanse 4. BVK Sanchez Adamina-ET, Brett Woker, Greenville 5. Erbacres Atwood Divinity-ET, Nathan Erbsen, Lanark 6. Schluter Aftershock Dana, Rachel Koehn, Peotone 7. Irwindale Sanchez Lilly, Todd Irwin, Beason Fall Yearling Heifer (7 shown) 1. Luck-E Braxton Maeve, Dalton Engel, Galesburg 2. Ms Jasper Spearmint-ET, Caitlin Meyer, Manteno 3. R-Vision Monument Callie, Emily Irwin, Belvidere 4. Schluter Sanchez Dina-ET, Lane Heinzmann, Carlyle 5. Helmcrest Destry Sarha Lee-Red, Cole Schluter, Gifford 6. Balsy-Haven Picolo Magic, Miranda Kollmann, New Baden 7. Matric II Adidas, Rachel Koehn, Peotone
Arrowsmith, 1st B&O, bred & owned grand champ. 4. Crackholm Dundee Lavish, Caitlin & Blake Meyer, Manteno 5. Silverview-Lane Ad Rose-Red, Brennan Woker, Greenville 6. Net-A-Way Toystory Ruthie, Rachel Koehn, Peotone 7. K-Lane Talent London, Richard Koehn, Peotone 4-Year-Old Cow (1 shown) 1. Bluff-Ridge Roy Barretta, Arrowmsith
5-Year-Old Cow (2 shown) 1. Mohrfield Supra Precious, Tyler Carter, Greenville, res. sr. champ. 2. Mil-R-Mor Damion Cheerios, Bri Sheehan, Huntley, 1st B&O, res. bred & owned grand champ. Aged Cow (1 shown) 1. Wesemann Best Velocity, Jessica Telgmann, Strasburg 125,000 lbs. Cow (1 shown) 1. Schluter Roy Leann, Strasburg, gr. champ.
Dry 3 & 4-Year-Old Cow (1 shown) 1. Mil-R-Mor Affirmed Reva, Todd Irwin, Beason Junior 2-Year-Old Cow (5 shown) 1. Lady-Alicia Sanchez Adore-ET, Tyler Carter, Greenville, int. champ & res. grand champ. 2. Bri-Mel-Acres Sanchez Greta, Caitlin Meyer, Manteno, 1st B&O 3. Brendayne Aftershock Rosie, Brett Woker, Greenville 4. Mil-R-Mor Fancy Fabulous, Sarah Sheehan, Huntley 5. K-Lane Mario Stella, Rachel Koehn, Peotone
Junior All-Illinois Spring Heifer Calf Roll-N-View Fever Brandy-ET, Caitlin & Blaker Meyer, Manteno, right Reserve Junior All-Illinois Spring Heifer Calf Ms Im An Angel-ET, Connor Erbsen, Lanark
Senior 2-Year-Old Cow (3 shown) 1. Cross-Jen Macdad Jesslynn, Jennifer Wakeley, Rockford, 1st B&O 2. Bluff-Ridge Goldwyn Biddy-ET, Sarah Butler, Arrowsmith 3. Schluter Sanchez Tena-ET, Katelyn Dugan, Pocahontas Junior 3-Year-Old Cow (1 shown) 1. Luck-E Goldwyn Amber-ET, Jessica Telgmann, Strasburg Senior 3-Year-Old Cow (7 shown) 1. RegancrestCP S Desire-ET, Connor Erbsen, Lanark, res. int. champ. 2. O-Kop Logan Adriann, Olivia Telgmann, Strasburg 3. Bluff-Ridge Dundee Jeannie, Sarah Butler,
Junior All-Illinois Winter Heifer Calf Edler-V Avatar Athena-Red Erbsen, Opperman & Lenkaitis, Lanark, right Reserve Junior All-Illinois Winter Heifer Calf SRD-IL Atlas Bonita, Carson Kasbergen, Mansfield Page 11
Congratulations to our Junior Winners!
Junior All-Illinois Fall Heifer Calf SRD-IL Windbrook Bryn-ET Carson Kasbergern, Mansfield
Junior All-Illinois Fall Yearling Luck-E Braxton Maeve Dalton Engel, Galesburg
Junior All-Illinois Junior 3-Year-Old Cow Luck-E Goldwyn Amber-ET Jessica Telgmann, Strasburg
Junior All-Illinois Summer Yearling Heifer Erbacres Dempsey Ericka Erbsen, Opperman & Wakeley, Lanark, right Reserve Junior All-Illinois Summer Yearling Heifer Char-La-Don Sanchez Lace, Jessica Telgmann
Junior All-Illinois Dry 3 & 4-Year-Old Cow Mil-R-Mor Affirmed Reva Todd Irwin, Beason
Junior All-Illinois Senior 3-Year-Old Cow RegancrestCP S Desire-ET Connor Erbsen, Lanark
Junior All-Illinois Spring Yearling Heifer Headwater Lheros Juliet, C & B Meyer, Manteno Reserve Junior All-Illinois Winter Heifer Calf Erbacres Atwood Sunkist, Payton Erbsen, Lanark
Junior All-Illinois Junior 2-Year-Old Cow Lady-Alicia Sanchez Adore-ET Tyler Carter, Greenville
Junior All-Illinois 4-Year-Old Cow Bluff-Ridge Roy Baretta Sarah Butler, Arrowsmith
Junior All-Illinois Winter Yearling Heifer Erbacres Love of Peace-ETN Erbsen, Opperman & Wakeley, Lanark
Junior All-Illinois Senior 2-Year-Old Cow Cross-Jen Macdad Jesslynn Jennifer Wakeley, Rockford
Junior All-Illinois 5-Year-Old Cow Mohrfield Supra Precious Tyler Carter, Greenville
DUTCHESS DOMAIN Hello Illinois Holstein Breeders!! I am overjoyed to introduce myself as your 2012-2013 Illinois Holstein Dutchess. I am the 21-year-old daughter of John and Tammy Wakeley, from Rockford. I graduated from Winnebago High School in 2009 and from Highland Community College in 2011, with my Associate Degree of Applied Science Agricultural Management. Since then I have returned home and have been working on my parents’ 100-cow dairy farm. My mom and I do all the milking, and I’m working alongside her to learn all of our breeding and vaccination protocols. I am a member of the Boone-Winnebago Holstein club, where I also serve on the Board of Directors. I’m looking forward over the next year to represent the industry that has shaped me into the person I am today. I would like to congratulate all the exhibitors at both the Illinois State Show and the Illinois State Fair. It was my honor to be able to help
with the award presentation at the shows, and I would like to thank my 1st runner-up Becca Sprague, and my little misses Olivia Corson and Megan Busker for their help at the State Show as I was showing during most of the junior show. It was great seeing so many of you at the State Picnic at Ludwig Dairy. I have also been asked to help with the award presentation at the International Junior Holstein Show at World Dairy Expo on Tuesday, October 2. I hope to see many of our Illinois Holstein juniors on the colored shavings. We have our Senior Holstein Convention on December 6-7, in Effingham, and hope many of you are able to make it. As this long, hot summer comes to an end and we all hopefully start to see cooler temperatures move in, and all though fall harvest seems to already be in full swing, I wish everyone a safe and happy harvest! I would also like to remind everyone that you can stay updated on new Illinois Holstein information on the Illinois Holstein Association website. I am looking forward to seeing and talking to everyone at the upcoming Holstein events!
Junior All-Illinois Aged Cow Wesemann Best Velocity Jessica Telgmann, Strasburg
Junior All-Illinois 125,000 Lb. Cow Schluter Roy Leann Jessica Telgmann, Strasburg
Illinois Junior Holstein Showmanship Molly Sloan, Columbus, Wis., & Ethan Heinzmann, Wauconda, Ill., judges
Junior Girls’ Showmanship 1st -- Lila Sloan, Davis, right 2nd -- Delana Erbsen, Lanark, middle 3rd -- Dawn Irwin, Beason, left
Junior Boys’ Showmanship 1st -- Jared Dickman, Lanark, right 2nd -- Lane Heinzmann, Carlyle, middle 3rd -- Blake Meyer, Manteno, left Illinois Holstein Herald
Intermediate Girls’ Showmanship 1st -- Ellie Lenkaitis, Winnebago, right 2nd -- Emily Irwin, Belvidere, middle 3rd -- Bailey Hart, Belvidere, left
Intermediate Boys’ Showmanship 1st -- Todd Irwin, Beason, right 2nd -- Payton Erbsen, Lanark, middle 3rd -- Carson Kasbergen, Mansfield, left
Senior Girls’ Showmanship 1st -- Megan Operman, Lanark, right 2nd -- Jennifer Wakeley, Rockford, middle 3rd -- Miranda Kollmann, New Baden, left
Senior Boys’ Showmanship 1st -- Connor Erbsen, Lanark, right 2nd -- Brennan Woker, Greenville, middle 3rd -- Dylan Reed, Vandalia, left Page 13
Illinois State Fair Junior Holstein Show August 15, 2012 路 Springfield, Ill. 路 Paul Trapp, Taylor, Wis., judge Grand Champion & Land of Lincoln Grand Champion: Luck-E-JK Dundee Teaser-ET, Sarah Butler, Arrowsmith Reserve Grand Champion: Schluter Roy Leann, Jessica Telgmann, Strasburg Reserve Land of Lincoln Champion: Bluff-Ridge Dundee Jeannie, Sarah Butler, Arrowsmith Junior Champion & Land of Lincoln Junior Champion: Holbric Destry Mudpuddle, Adam Olbrich, Harvard Reserve Junior Champion & Reserve Land of Lincoln Junior Champion: Mil-R-Mor Windbrook Ravyn, Sarah Irwin, Beason Senior Showmanship: Macy Wendling, Altamont & Sarah Butler, Arrowsmith Junior Showmanship: Bri Sheehan, Huntley & Sarah Irwin, Beason Spring Heifer Calf (7 shown) 1. Holbric Destry Mudpuddle, Adam Olbrich, Harvard, jr. champ. 2. Shanks Dempster Solo 1437-Red, Philip Shanks, Garden Prairie 3. Drendel-PM Federal Stephanie, Kristina Drendel, Hampshire Winter Heifer Calf (14 shown) 1. Mil-R-Mor Windbrook Ravyn, Sarah Irwin, Beason, res. jr. champ. 2. Speek-NJ Domain Delonna Rae, Dylan Reed, Vandalia 3. Holbric Advent Leandra, Adam Olbrich, Harvard Fall Heifer Calf (11 shown) 1. Irwindale Bolton Tori, Sarah Irwin, Beason 2. R-Vision Lauthority Flash, Bailey Hart, Belvidere 3. Schluter Sanchez Heidi-ET, Cory Thorman, Macomb
2. Bluff-Ridge Goldwyn Bidy-ET, Sarah Butler, Arrowsmith 3. Bluff-Ridge Goldwyn Bev-ET, Sarah Butler, Arrowsmith
Sarah Butler, right, with Grand Champion Luck-EJK Dundee Teaser-ET. Jessica Telgmann, left, with Reserve Grand Champion Schluter Roy Leann.
3-Year-Old Cow (6 shown) 1. Bluff-Ridge Dundee Jeannie, Sarah Butler, Arrowsmith, res. land of lincoln grand champ. 2. Luck-E Goldwyn Amber-ET, Jessica Telgmann, Strasburg 3. K-Lane Rubens Laurin Betsy, Rachel Koehn, Peotone 4-Year-Old Cow and Over (13 shown) 1. Luck-E-JK Dundee Teaser-ET, Sarah Butler, Arrowsmith, grand champ. 2. Schluter Roy Leann, Jessica Telgmann, Strasburg, res. grand champ. 3. Wesemann Best Velocity, Jessica Telgmann, Strasburg
Sarah Butler, right, with Land of Lincoln Grand Champion Luck-E-JK Dundee Teaser-ET. Sarah also owned the Reserve Land of Lincoln Champion, left, Bluff-Ridge Dundee Jeannie, held by Macy Wendling.
Summer Yearling Heifer (7 shown) 1. Char-La-Don Sanchez Lace-ET, Jessica Telgmann, Strasburg 2. Thorman Charming B Dahlia, Cory Thorman, Macomb 3. Drendel-PM Amazing Dixie, Kristina Drendel, Hampshire Spring Yearling Heifer (9 shown) 1. Erbacres Absl Candycane-Red, Rachel Koehn, Peotone 2. Drendel-PM Shtgn Luckycharm, Kristina Drendel, Hampshire 3. Irwindale Spirte Brandi, Dawn Irwin, Beason Winter Yearling Heifer (8 shown) 1. Schluter Aftshock Dana-ET, Rachel Koehn, Peotone 2. Wendy-Oaks Monument Dina, Morgan Wendling, Altamont 3. Kingsmill Asteroid Arcadia, Mackenzie Kimmel, Bloomington
Judge Paul Trapp congratulates Macy Wendling, right, as the winner of the Senior Showmanship contest, while, Sarah Butler placed 2nd in the contest.
Fall Yearling Heifer (6 shown) Char-La-Don Shottle Luau-ET, Jessica 1. Telgmann, Strasburg 2. Ka-Geo Golden Nugget-ET, Macy Wendling, Altamont 3. J&S Balt Marj Midnight, Logan Kimmel, Bloomington 2-Year-Old Cow (13 shown) 1. Holbric Destry Analise, Morgan Olbrich, Harvard Page 14
Judge Paul Trapp congratulates Bri Sheehan as the winner of the Junior Showmanship contest and Sarah Irwin placed second in a tight contest.
Adam Olbrich, right, with Junior Champion Holbric Destry Mudpuddle. Sarah Irwin, left, with Reserve Junior Champion Mil-R-Mor Windbrook Ravyn.
Good Luck to our Junior Members as they compete at the International Junior Holstein & Grand National Junior Holstein Shows this Fall! Fall 2012
Midwest Holsteins FALL 2012
Illinois • Iowa • Minnesota South Dakota • Wisconsin
Ran-Rose Blitz Allstar EX-93 4-04 365 30,948 3.0 939 2.8 869
Ripp-Co Damion Deere EX-91 3-10 348 32,898 3.2 1052 3.1 1024
hirty years after Corey took his first show calf to the Manitowoc County Fair (the only March calf born on the farm that year), her great-granddaughter, Ran-Rose Blitz Allstar EX-93 was named Grand Champion of the open show which featured over 100 Holsteins. Allstar will qualify for the 125,000 lb. class before the end of the month.
ne week later, Ripp-Co Million Desire, a yet-to-be-scored junior two year old that traces back to long-time friend Rob Rippchenâ€™s early show calf, Ripvalley Pete Dottie EX-94, was named Grand Champion of the Calumet County Junior Fair. Desire was one of the 4-H projects for Kayla Krahn, the sister of Ran-Rose herdsman Josh Krahn. Both are shown in the photo above.
esire has a Gold Chip heifer calf on the ground along with a Braxton sister on the farm. Desireâ€™s dam, Ripp-Co Damion Deere EX-91, is now owned by Jason Volker of Iowa. Meanwhile, Allstar is in her fourth lactation and will soon be flushed to Goldsun.
Randall and Rosalie Geiger ~ Corey & Krista; Nate & Angela Josh Krahn, herdsman 4227 Hickory Hills Rd., Reedsville, WI 54230 Corey cell: (920) 650 0294; email@example.com 15 consecutive years under 100,000 SCC on shipped milk - 11 consecutive years Progressive Genetics Herd award
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Midwest Holsteins Fall 2012 INDEX TO ADVERTISERS Blue Star Dairy ...................................... 34 Hilltop Dairy LLC ................................ 19 Ripps Dairy Valley ................................ 22 Bluff-Ridge .............................................. 9 Hoese Holsteins .................................... 20 Royola Holsteins .................................... 37 Bosside Holsteins.................................... 31 Illini Futures Sale .................................. 21 RWDCA ................................................47 Car-Mer Farm ...................................... 21 Jeremy Schafer ...................................... 38 SDSU .................................................... 48 Carters Corner ...................................... 41 K-J Holsteins.......................................... 43 Sheeknoll Farms .................................... 14 Central Plains Fall Sale ............................ 8 Lands-Brook ............................................ 6 Sherdale Farms ...................................... 41 Char-La-Don Holsteins ........................ 32 Le-O-La Holsteins ................................ 18 Sugar Creek Dairy ................................ 23 Crescentmead ........................................16 Manannah-Valley .................................. 38 Summit Farms........................................ 45 Cross-Wake Dairy .................................. 32 Marathon County ............................ 26-30 Swanee-Acres ........................................ 12 Donovan Sales ........................................42 Minnesota Fall Harvest Sale .................. 39 T-Spruce Holsteins ................................ 24 Empty Pockets & National Ride ............42 MN Holstein Directory of Services.. 46-47 Team Holsteins ...................................... 12 Fer-Crest Farms...................................... 35 Olmar Farms ............................................3 University of Minnesota .......................... 7 Gold Beth Partners ................................ 45 Pioneer Dairy Club Sale ........................ 15 UW Farm & Industry Short Course ...... 11 Golden Oaks Farm ................................ 17 Ragnar Holsteins .................................. 35 UW-Madison .................................... 5, 10 Harmony-Ho Production Sale .............. 25 Ran-Rose ................................................ 2 Walk-Era ................................................ 40 Hartford Farm ...................................... 36 Regancrest.............................................. 13 Henkeseen Holsteins.............................. 33 Reuter Dairy .......................................... 44
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The University of
WISCONSIN MADISON Dairy Science Student Profile Name: Jacob Brey Hometown: Sturgeon Bay, WI High School: Southern Door High School Class Size: 120 Farm: Cycle Farms Major: Dairy Science
Why did you decide to attend UW-Madison? I had a lot of exposure to UW from an early age as my four older siblings all graduated from Madison. Therefore, it was an easy choice for me and it offered me everything I had hoped to gain in my time in college. Badger sports in the Big Ten, the AGR fraternity and the dairy judging team all were important in attracting me to UW as well. What has been your most memorable college experience? This spring I studied abroad in The Netherlands for a semester and definitely had a once in a lifetime opportunity. It forced me to step outside of my comfort zone and I know I gained a lot from my time overseas. Road tripping to Pasadena for the Rose Bowl and the yearly trips to The Royal were also great times too. What has been your favorite course? Dairy Herd Management 433 and Ag Finance 419 were both great courses that were extremely relevant and practical. Dairy Science 375, Dairying in Mexico, was probably my favorite as we had a two week field study to Mexico that was a great out of the classroom learning experience. What are your future career goals? To work for Holstein USA as a classifier upon graduation while staying involved in my family's farm. Eventually I see myself returning home to further expand and diversify our herd and farm.
UW-Madison Department of Dairy Science NATIONAL DIRECTORS: Paul Buhr Viroqua • 608-606-3480 Corey Geiger Mukwanago • 920-650-0294
1675 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706 Ph. 608-263-3308 • www.wisc.edu/dysci/ Contact: Beth Heinze email: firstname.lastname@example.org MIDWEST HOLSTEINS, Fall 2012 - 5
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We’re proud to present the next generation at Sheeknoll Farms – both cows and kids! Our summer show crew includes (from L-R): Andrew, Ryan, Sheeknoll 4-Aces Whitney with Juliana at halter, Sheeknoll Bolton Ariana with Ellen at halter, Leah, Sheeknoll Durham Arrow with Krista at halter, and Megan.
1-11 78 6152 4.4% 270F 2.8% 175P Inc. 2 female Numero Uno pregnancies due in October 1st Jr. 2-Year-Old and Reserve Intermediate Champion, 2012 Midwest Fall National Show 2011 Reserve All-American Summer Yearling Dam: Sheeknoll Shottle Tootsie VG-88 4-01 362 34,015 4.6% 1562F 3.3% 1130P
2-00 118 8785 3.5% 306F 2.9% 251P Inc. Due April 8, 2013 to Expode 5th Jr. 2-Year-Old, 2012 Midwest Fall National Show Dam: VG Pronto
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UW-Platteville Pioneer Classic
Saturday, October 27 • 12:00 noon • Grant County Fairgrounds, Lancaster, WI Damion x Apple
Open House, Friday, October 26 - 6-9 p.m • Continental Breakfast Sale Day at 10:30 a.m. Reality-Red from 8 Gen. VG/EX March 2012 Goldwyn Sells Atwood Sister to Pasta Sells!
KHW REGIMENT APPLE-RED-ET ELM-MOUND ADVNT REIN-RED-ET
B&L DUNDEE SAMANTHA
STONE-FRONT IRON PASTA
EX-95 EEEEE DOM
4-01 2x 365 35,750 4.7 1682 3.5 1247 Senior & Grand Champion, WDE R&W ’11 1st Million Dollar Red Cow Selling a Damion from full sister to Apple from EX-95 Altitude. Next dams: EX-95 3E GMD DOM, EX-94 4E DOM, EX-96 4E DOM, EX-90 2E, EX-90 3E. High Altitude Syndicate
3-11 2x 365 33,760 3.8 1273 3.5 1182 Reality-Red daughter of VG-86 EX-MS Mr. Burns with 45,950 2.9 1318 from Rein sells. Next dams: VG-88 Ravel, EX-94 Renita, then 2 EX & 2 VG dams. Shayla Danz
5-01 2x 305 31,670 4.2 1323 3.0 940 3x Nominated All-American Samantha was named “Best Dundee Daughter” in a 2008 contest by Holstein World. Her March 2012 Goldwyn calf sells, backed by 3 VG dams. Majestic View Genetics LLC
4-09 2x 365 42,200 4.2 1791 3.4 1431 All-American 125,000 lb. Cow ’11 & ’10 Reserve Senior & Grand Champion, WDE ’10 February Atwood sister to Pasta sells. Dam EX-92 4E GMD Jed with 239,250 lifetime. VG-88 2nd dam. Andy & Lyn Buttles
Shaquille Daughter Sells
Shottle & Contender Selling
Fresh Million x 6 EX Dams
Jet-Red x Landslide Family
AHM LADY PURDUE-ET
HOLBRIC MILRMOR ADDY-ET
VG-86 DOM *RC
EX-90 2E GMD
5-01 2x 365 32,428 5.1 1678 2.9 946 GP-83 Shaquille daughter sells along with her Reality yearling. Tutone has 15 VG or EX daughters & sons in A.I. Next 2 dams EX-93 2E. Dan & Angie Rieder
3-07 2x 365 42,997 4.0 1699 3.2 1373 Purdue is full sister to dams of the Shottle and Contender selling. Shottle is from EX-93 Advent. Contender is from VG-86 Advent. EX-90 2nd dam. Animal Health Management
3-04 2x 305 25,510 3.3 840 3.3 833 Supreme & Grand Champion as Junior 3 Year Old at ’11 Cattle Congress Fresh Million along with Hi-Metro Sept. calf from Addy sell. Next dams: EX-94 5E, EX-91 4E, EX-93 6E, EX-90 3E. Matrix Show Cattle & Bedrock
5-05 3x 365 44,790 4.0 1777 3.2 1448 Full sister to Landslide. Her Jet-Red granddaughter from a VG-88 Sept. Storm sells. Next dams: EX-92 3E GMD DOM Lorena, VG-89, EX-92, EX-94, EX-91, VG-87, VG-85. Mark Gilbertson
VG Pronto from 3 EX Dams
Jasper from 7 EX Dams
Guthrie x EX-94 Outside
Guthrie x Duplex x 8 Gen. VG/EX
CACHE-VALLEY BLACKY LEE
MOONDALE TINA EX-93 3E
RABUR OUTSIDE GAME
MORNINGVIEW DUPLEX ANNIE
5-00 2x 365 26,110 4.6 1208 3.1 813 Lft: 1959 124,120 4.7 5507 3.3 4058 A Jasper due in October from Tina sells. Backed by 6 more EX and 2 VG dams of the Leader Pat/Pepsi family. Dan Moon
EX-94 3E DOM
4-09 3x 365 30,590 5.3 1635 3.6 1101 Pronto from Blacky Lee sells due to Atwood. Next dams: EX-93 2E, EX-95 3E. Brian Rote
7-07 2x 305 33,580 3.9 1323 2.9 979 3-02 2x 365 31,070 3.5 1084 3.2 989 Lft: 217,920 4.0 8658 3.1 6761 Guthrie yearling from Annie sells. Next dams: 3 December Guthrie from Game sells. Next dam GP VG, EX-93 Judy & 4 more VG or EX dams. Leadoff, then 3 VG & EX dams. Car-Mer Farm Ethan Weier
More Outstanding Consignments: • Destry due to Sanchez, 4 VG or EX dams. BRIAN & KORAL HARBAUGH • Damion from 6 EX or VG dams. TYLER DORNINK • VG-85 Pronto with 27,260 3.9 916 2.8 804 due sale time to Dusk. GP-84 Highlight & 5 EX dams. CRYSTAL ROTE • GP-83 Bolivia from GP James. Backed by 4 more EX & VG Roylane dams. CRAIG HARBAUGH • Beacon from VG-87 Champion with 28,960 3.4 993. Next 2 dams VG & EX. MITCH AMUNDSON • Reflection from VG-87 Special & 2 EX dams. PAUL HOESLY
• Alando yearling from EX Boss Iron. GILDALE HOLSTEINS • GP-83 Jeeves from 5 VG dams, then EX-92, VG-87, EX-93, EX-91. JOHN & JOAN JUDD • Snowfall yearling from 3 VG dams with 30,000. Then EX-94 4E GMD DOM Commander with 240,000 lifetime, VG-88 & EX-92 2E GMD. MOLLY & MACKENZIE SARBACKER • Damion & Reality calves from the same family. Damion from VG Shottle, Reality from Advent. Both backed by EX-90 Encore & EX-93 2E DOM. DEAN & JULIE KAMMES Many more consignments from top families!
All Pioneer Dairy Club Alumni are invited to join us for the 30th Anniversary Sale! For catalogs, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Stephanie Nagel 920-973-6547 Brock Reeson 608-214-8871 Stephanie Wyss 608-558-6893 Darcy Steffes 815-541-4483 Advisor: Dr. Tera Montgomery AUCTIONEER: John Hager, Waukon, IA PEDIGREES: Norm Nabholz, West Union, IA MIDWEST HOLSTEINS, Fall 2012 - 15
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We’ve Added Some Deep Pedigreed Individuals to the Herd
C Glenridge Citation Roxy EX-97 4E GMD
Jan-Com Fond Matt Matilda EX-97 4E GMD
10-01 2x 365 25,280 4.2 1061 Lifetime: 3620 209,784 4.5 9471 Shottle Rhona arrived at Hilltop Dairy in April, calved the end of May and had four tests of 105, 111, 85 & 100 lbs. She was scored GP-83 at 2-01 and has 9 Goldsun embryos. Her two maternal dams are Excellent 2E-93 and 4E-94, the 4th dam is Roxy.
10-10 3x 365 35,630 3.9 1391 Lifetime: 4080 243,580 3.6 8775 Fever Krishna arrived at Hilltop in April and she was flushed successfully with 11 embryos by Sid. Her six maternal dams are all EX and score 3E-90, EX-91, 4E-93 GMD, 4E-93 GMD, 4E-95 GMD and back to Matilda.
RESULTS FROM OUR JULY CLASSIFICATION 358 head: 10 EX, 88 VG, 190 GP Our Excellent cows:
Stookey Elmpark Blackrose-ET EX-96 3E GMD DOM 5-03 3x 365 42,230 4.6 1939 3.2 1352 Lifetime: 1609 149,880 4.4 6621 3.1 4656 Goldwyn Reba arrived here in September, her Skychief dam VG-86 in Canada with 30,000, the next dam EX-90 EX-MS, then 2E-93 GMD, then Blackrose. We will be flushing her soon.
• Hilltop-LLC Blitz 2983 EX-90 EX-MS 2E 5-02 3x 325 39,180 2.8 1081 2.8 1086 Lifetime to date: 1332 120,260 2.8 3376 2.9 3436 • Hilltop-LLC Mailing 3047 EX-90 EX-MS at 6Y 3-02 3x 340 36,700 3.3 1194 2.8 1037 • Hilltop-LLC Mr Sam 3140 EX-90 VG-MS at 6Y 4-06 3x 318 26,000 3.8 982 3.2 834 • Hilltop-LLC Offroad 3161 EX-90 EX-MS at 5Y 4-04 3x 349 30,390 3.5 1064 3.1 954 • Hilltop-LLC Leader 3272 EX-90 EX-MS at 5Y 4-01 3x 260 26,250 2.8 731 2.8 742 inc. • Hilltop-LLC HHF 3273 EX-91 EX-MS at 5Y 4-00 3x 305 33,100 3.5 1159 3.2 1071 • Hilltop-LLC Lou 3315 EX-90 VG-MS at 5Y 3-00 3x 343 35,060 3.0 1035 3.0 1050 • Hilltop-LLC Lou 3578 EX-90 EX-MS at 4Y 2-02 3x 335 26,840 3.9 1036 3.1 837 • Hilltop-LLC Toystory 3663 EX-90 EX-MS 2-01 3x 365 22,540 3.8 867 3.3 736
~ Deep pedigreed animals fit our breeding program & philosophy. ~ Managers: Rich, Cal & Loren Greenfield | 920-296-9289 Herdsman: Kevin Greenfield | 920-296-9292 N309 County Trk. Q, Markesan, WI 53946 RHA: 1033 cows 29,878 3.52 1051 3.14 939 MIDWEST HOLSTEINS, Fall 2012 - 19
Featured Farm for the 2012 Minnesota Fall Harvest Sale Sending 12 exceptional animals... including bred heifers, springing cows and fresh cows! Also Selling: Hoese Jasper Sam
Due in October, sells fresh
Hoese Sanchez Jonnie Sells fresh
Chelsea Jasper Elanna Due December 23, 2012
Chelsea Atlas Exraia
Due in September, sells fresh © Lea McCullough
Cybil Fisher Photography
Hoese Fortune Paisley Oak Run Boliva Grace
Larest Damion Chessa EX-91 Sire: Erbacres Damion Dam: Rainyridge Leduc Camelai EX-90-2E-CAN Next Dams: VG-85-CAN, VG-85-CAN, then Rainyridge Tony Beauty EX-5E-CAN
Selling From Chessa:
Chelsea Atwood Rachel Chelsea James Elmira Due February 2013
Hoese Roy Lucy Due in November
Hoese Goldwyn Chand
A fancy fall yearling daughter for next year’s show string
Hoese Jasper Cara
A Jasper two-year-old daughter Due in October and sells fresh
Larest Alexander CindyLou
A Alexander three-year-old daughter Due in December to Stanley Cup 20 - MIDWEST HOLSTEINS, Fall 2012
HOESE HOLSTEINS David, Cindy, Jeremy and Maemie Hoese 7614 Dairy Avenue, Glencoe, MN 55336 320.864.3848 David Cell: 320.779.0034 Jeremy Cell: 320.420.0643 email@example.com
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Rippd-Valley Boliver 3249
Rippd-Valley Roy 2932
EX-90 EX-MS 2E
4-05 3x 325 35,870 4.2 1519 3.1 1121 5-11 3x 112 14,100 4.0 565 2.9 404 inc. Raised to EX-91 in June, her Jeeves daughter is GP-83 VG-MS at 2Y with 1-10 3x 309d 24,680 3.9F 2.9P inc. and is bred to Shout.
4-10 3x 355 33,850 4.1 1371 3.1 1057 6-00 3x 293 32,320 4.0 1302 2.9 951 She has a Hayden daughter just fresh and milking 85 lbs./day. 2932 is due again in October.
Two New Emerging Families Rippd-Valley Die Hard 1805
Rippd-Valley Roy 2285
Daughters & Granddaughters: • Rippd-Valley Cashmere 3620 VG-87 VG-MS 4-00 3x 311 37,270 4.0 1480 3.0 1135 - Just fresh and off to a good start Dam: VG-86 VG-MS with 32,000 1264F
• Rippd-Valley Pronto 4500 VG-86 VG-MS at 2Y 1-10 3x 306 27,810 3.7 1003 3.0 824 - Just fresh and looks like more points
Daughters: • Rippd-Valley Reece 2963 VG-86 VG-MS 5-10 3x 303 29,100 4.2 1248 2.8 844 Lifetime in 4 lact: 110,270 4.2 4596 2.9 3237 - Due again in November • Rippd-Valley Blitz 3691 VG-85 VG-MS 4-01 248 28,480 4.0 1133 2.8 763 inc.
Dam: Cashmere 3620
• Rippd-Valley Bolton 3630 VG-85 VG-MS 2-10 3x 305 36,480 4.8 1751 3.5 1277
46 milking Shottles, 32 classified - 26 VG & GP Four of our newest VGs: Shottle 3192, VG-88 VG-MS, 3-11 3x 305 41,540 3.5 1472 3.0 1250 Shottle 3662, VG-88 VG-MS, 3-11 3x 344 36,430 4.0 1488 3.0 1075 Shottle 3927, VG-86 VG-MS, 3-01 3x 319 32,760 3.7 1173 2.8 961 Shottle 4130, VG-85 VG-MS, 2-01 3x 305 29,660 3.7 1098 2.8 833
73 milking Boltons, 30 classified - 21 VG & GP Four of our newest VGs: Bolton 3505-TW, VG-87 VG-MS, 4-03 3x 305 37,990 3.2 1208 2.9 1087 Bolton 3634, VG-86 VG-MS, 3-10 3x 305 34,580 3.4 1173 2.9 992 Bolton 3673-TW, VG-85, 3-01 3x 304 32,430 3.8 1147 3.0 964 Bolton 3696, VG-85, 3-03 3x 38,260 3.4 1303 2.9 1106
32 milking Jet Streams, 22 classified VG & GP Three of our newest VGs: Jet Stream 3808, VG-86 VG-MS, 2-11 3x 311 27,430 4.1 1111 3.2 872 Jet Stream 3851, VG-85 VG-MS, 2-10 3x 312 25,700 3.6 933 3.1 788 Jet Stream 3994, VG-85 VG-MS, 3-00 3x 327 37,100 3.6 1296 2.9 1048
We are currently milking 48 Jeeves daughters and we are looking forward to the next classification!
We are building pedigrees and looking forward to our next classification! RHA: 1104 cows 30,200 3.7 1109 2.9 889 CY 2982 22 - MIDWEST HOLSTEINS, Fall 2012
RGary, ipps DaiRy Valley llc Troy & Chuck Ripp & Families 6626 Ripp Drive, Dane, WI 53529 • 608-850-5789 • firstname.lastname@example.org
An Update from Sugar Creek We have added two new heifers from top families...
RALMA SHOTTLE BUTTERFLY-ET
MAYERLANE-DK OSIDE NINA-ET
VG-88 VG-MS 3-09 2x 365 32,030 4.3 1364 3.1 979
EX-90 EX-MS DOM 5-01 2x 365 31,840 4.5 1440 2.9 936 Lifetime: 1931 135,180 4.5 6027 3.2 4281
Her great-granddaughter by Armitage is +2256 GTPI (50k) and from the Juror Faith family with six generations of EX and VG dams. Armitage Brenda’s dam is by Jeeves, the next dam a Mac and then Butterfly. We will be flushing her soon!
Her granddaughter, O-Style Nomai-ET, GTPI +2054 (50k) is from an EX-90 EX-MS Shottle with 32,920 4.6 1502 3.1 1025 at 3-07. Nine generations of EX and VG dams grace this pedigree.
Shawna Continues Getting Better NAVS MAC SHAWNA-ET VG-87 VG-MS DOM GTPI +2017 (50k) 2-03 3x 365 34,840 3.7 1300 3.2 1104 Shawna is fresh again and looks great. Her son ApproachET (7HO11166) by Atwood is awaiting a proof at Select Sires, she has two Planet sons at ABS Global and her +2214G Shamrock son is at Accelerated Genetics. Her Bookem daughter is at Sunshine Genetics beginning to be flushed, she has a +2024G Iota and her +2182G Facebook is one fancy April 2012 calf. Shawna is owned with Nate Janssen and housed at Golden Oaks.
Our Recent Classification 5 EX • 65 VG • 124 GP - Here are five new Excellent cows: • Sugar-C Outside Lime-ET EX-90 VG-MS at 8Y 6-02 3x 365 46,800 4.0 1872 2.8 1309 7-09 3x 148 11,770 3.6 396 2.8 322 inc. Lifetime now over 200,000 & due in April to Sid • Sugar-C Jenny Lou 3075 EX-90 EX-MS at 5Y 4-02 3x 305 42,870 3.7 1579 2.8 1198 Due in October to 29HO16090 Large
• Sugar-C Manager Moxie-TW EX-90 VG-MS at 6Y 3-03 3x 365 36,140 3.8 1383 2.9 1045 Lifetime to date: 118,770 and due in May to Lithium • Adams-Val C Kylie EX-90 EX-MS at 4Y 2-04 3x 365 35,440 4.1 1457 3.3 1153 Recently fresh and working on a super record
• Sugar-C Lon 1467 EX-90 EX-MS at 11Y Lifetime: 330,820 3.5 11,502 2.8 9090 She made this lifetime in 7 lactations and is due to 29HO16090 Large. Her first score was EX-90 at 11Y
Rick & Marleen Adams N5663 Hwy. O, Elkhorn, WI 53121 • Phone: 262-728-0702 • Cell: 262-374-0793 email: email@example.com RHA: 618 cows 32,625 3.96 1293 3.12 1015 May 2011 classification: 403 head 104.4% BAA 4 EX, 102 VG, 219 GP & 78 G MIDWEST HOLSTEINS, Fall 2012 - 23
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MARATHON COUNTY HOLSTEIN BREEDERS We hope to see many of you in Marathon County...
Gary’s Dairy Good-Time registered Holsteins
Expanding on our Great “E” Line Ella Mae born 8/15/12 21 inches long, 8 lbs. 9 oz.
2013 Wisconsin State Holstein Convention hosted by Marathon County Holstein Breeders February 22-24 at Stoney Creek Inn, Rothschild watch for more details!
Crestwood Updates From our July/August Select Sires ad: • Emmy now Excellent • Carly now VG-86 & fresh with red polled Colt-P heifer • All 3 Ivanhoes recently fresh
Loren & Anita Birkey Wausau, WI • 715-845-8601
She will be a great addition to our family!
Gary Stankowski Owner Home: 3860 Sugar Bush Rd. Mosinee, WI 54455 (715) 693-3197 Farm: 543 Hwy. S Mosinee, WI 54455 (715) 693-0799
Sabofarm Dundee Desiree EX-93 Sabofarm Dundee Fancy EX-92 R-R Letters Terrason Hotty EX-90 Dream Team JM Ms Suki VG-85 2Y Four-of-a-Kind Mitch Izzy EX-90 DREAM TEAM HOLSTEINS Inquiries and visitors always welcome!
Don, Jenna & Malayna Fahey 11360 Rainbow Dr., Merrill, WI 54452 715-539-8320 firstname.lastname@example.org
GRANDEUR HOLSTEINS Grandeur Man O Man Tovah-ET GTPI +2194 Fresh in April with a Supersonic heifer
Grandeur Massey Tilly-ET GTPI +2249 Due in June with a Supersonic heifer, AltaIota son GTPI +2348
BLIVEN FAMILY R865 Mount View Lane Athens, WI 54411
Phone: 715-257-7255 e-mail: email@example.com
Jo-Wal-Langs Gold Nadia EX-92 2E EEEEE at 6-01 Her daughter: Jo-Wal-Langs Talent Nanny-ET EX-92 EEEEE at 4-01 JOE & GEORGE WALDVOGEL & Sons 3604 Merrill Ave., Wausau, WI 54401 Phone: 715-675-2868 • firstname.lastname@example.org and
Lang’s Twin Elm Farms, Inc.
Fred Lang Marathon, WI Phone: 715-443-2037 Fax: 715-443-3742
5117 CTH “N”, EDGAR, WI 54426 • 715-352-3656 Mike & Linda King Kevin & June King
Russ & Rosie Bauman Edgar, WI • 715-352-3177
On Q Holsteins LLC A Grass-Based dairy farm with Strong Cow Families Sam & Jen Zimmerman Mason, Adelle & Neah E2259 County Rd. Q, Ringle, WI 54471 Cell: 715-218-8619 26 - MIDWEST HOLSTEINS, Fall 2012
Visitors welcomed by appointment As we plant, harvest or just do chores - let’s all take a moment to reflect and give thanks to those who helped us do what we love to do... FARM.
Ralph & Sharon Bredl & Martine Bredl-Lueck C1965 Riviera Drive, Stratford, WI 54484 Office: 715-687-4236 Barn: 715-687-4826 Fax: 715-687-4011 E-Mail: email@example.com www.harmonyho.com
RHA: 415 cows 29,369 3.89 1144 3.05 894 Herd sires always available. Visitors always welcome
Harmony-Ho Fall Harvest Sale Thursday, October 18 at the farm
MARATHON COUNTY HOLSTEIN BREEDERS
Ded-Dit Holsteins I’ve got a FEVER! From VG-89 Durham Donna, Adeen’s granddaughter:
Full-Tilt Fever Dimple-ET housed at Fustead Holsteins
Doug Dittmar 6006 - 3 Birch Street, Schofield, WI 54476 715-571-0843
MAR-BY HOLSTEINS H Mar-By Baxter Louise-ET VG-85 1st lactation, next 6 dams EX H Dalin Dundee Rachel EX-90 at 6-05 H Gran-J Baxter Sandy VG-85 2nd calf, 42 days fresh & milking 134 lbs. Mark Bychinski B921 Century Rd., Spencer, WI 54479 715-659-3844
DAL-SKI HOLSTEINS Call Milkyhill Cattle Sales for rates. Will be done professionally.
Selecting for Barron Fall Sale, December 8 ed mielke 715-574-2931
Our condolences to the Langteau family. Tiffany will be dearly missed. David & Paulette Lemanski Andrew, Dana, Anthony, Devin, Alex & Danielle 715-352-3382 Fax: 715-352-3038 3475 Cardinal Lane, Marathon, WI 54448 Visitors Welcome
Steve, Sarah, Andrew, Alayne, Audree, Annica & Angela Marcis F4016 Cty E Stratford, WI 715-687-2251 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org RHA: 2x 28,137 3.8 1076 3.1 879 Home of the “H” Family
Freeman Creek Farms
Our new Genomic heifer Har-Dale-Acres Briggs Floss GTPI +2219 She is +449 over parent average
Sire: Har-Dale-Acres Ma Briggs-ET (1HO10269) Dam: Har-Dale-Acres Mar Faith-ET 2nd Dam: Langs-Twin-B Fantasy-ET
Fred, Lynne & Matt Harder
8470 Hwy. H, Athens, WI 54411 Phone/Fax: 715-257-7480 • Matt cell: 715-571-3792
SCHREIBER ACRES LLC Registered Holstein springing heifers for sale Having had a milking herd dispersal in March, we have springing heifers for sale. These are freshening July through December, some red or red carrier.
Galen, Marlene & Bart Schreiber 2193 Wuerzburg Rd., Athens, WI 54411 Ph.: 715-223-4534 Cell: 715-613-9172 email@example.com
Freeman Creek GW Atwood 831 VG-87 VG-88MS 2-00 331 26,563 3.8 1002 2.8 742 - due back in October to Super Larry & Vonnie Murry Halder, WI Scott & Bob Murry Ph: 715-693-3166
Dan and Michelle Mielke
F2171 Huckleberry Rd, Colby, WI 54421 715-223-4371 Cell: 715-255-2356 email: firstname.lastname@example.org MIDWEST HOLSTEINS, Fall 2012 - 27
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FARMS “Striving for that fine line of genetic excellence”
OLD Genetics? Maybe... Reliable? ABSOLUTELY! 13 flushes = 211 good eggs by 10 different sires and still going. Too many daughters to mention, scored up to 91 points. Walnut-Vu Outside Elisha EX-91 EX-MS
Selling November 2, 2012 in the TAG GPS 2nd Edition Sale, St-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada Langs-Twin-B Mogul 4915-ET by Mogul, born 6/24/12
GTPI +2428 PTA +1277M +54F +47P +710NM$ +6.2PL +3.95T +2.98UDC +3.54FLC 50k, 9/12 Canadian Evaluation: DGV +3592 +24 Conf Her Dam:
Ralma Shottle Oreo-ET VG-85 VG-MS DOM
GTPI +2054 2-01 2x 365 37,020 4.0 1480 3.1 1145 2nd Dam: Ralma Christmas Cookie-ET VG-89 EX-MS DOM 2-06 2x 365 28,710 4.5 1297 3.2 913 3rd Dam: Ralma Christmas Fudge-ET VG-88 VG-MS GMD DOM 4th Dam: Ralma Juror Faith EX-91 GMD DOM
Floyd & Lloyd Baumann
Lifetime: 123,714 milk 4.0%F 3.0%P From the Elegance family 9570 State Hwy. 153, Wittenberg, WI 54499 Telephone (715) 454-6217 Fax (715)-454-6775 Carl & June Norrbom Paul & Kim Norrbom Katelyn, Paige & Emily
Marathon, WI Ph: 715-443-3595 Fax: 715-443-3833
Lang’s Twin Elm Farms, Inc. Fred Lang Marathon, WI
Ph: 715-443-2037 Fax: 715-443-3742
6 New Homebred Excellents! Owned by: Thomas & Florine Bunkelman Brooke, Brent & Brodie
Dalin Durham Taffy-ET now EX-93!
Tomkins MrBurns Sizzler-Red
Our August classification was very succesful as six more cows entered the Excellent category. Two full sisters by Braxton out of Goldwyn Glory became 9th generation Excellents. We also had a new five generation Excellent and a new three generation Excellent. Four-of-a-Kind Mariposa went EX-90 (92-MS) at 3-03 after winning Best Udder at the Wisconsin Valley Fair. There were also two new 92 point cows and three new 91s. We welcome all attendees to the Wisconsin Holstein Convention next February to see these cows and their herdmates. We are very grateful to be one of the “Tour Herds” at the convention next year.
NOR-WAY-PETE FARMS, INC. 1751 Cherry Drive, Eland, WI 54427 Home of NOR-WAY-PETE & Four-of-a-Kind Reg. Holsteins
Taffy is headed to World Dairy Expo for the Junior Holstein Show along with Sizzler, the returning Junior All-American R&W. We’re also taking a Spring Calf for the Junior Holstein Show and a Jersey Spring Calf. F4680 Walnut Rd., Edgar, WI 54426 Ph.: 715-352-2404 Fax: 715-352-7457 E-mail: email@example.com 28 - MIDWEST HOLSTEINS, Fall 2012
RHA: 3x 256 cows 30,669 3.96 1216 3.02 927
Chad & Andy Peterson, owners 715-302-0482 Dan Cnossen, herd manager 715-302-1327 firstname.lastname@example.org Visitors Always Welcome!
MARATHON COUNTY HOLSTEIN BREEDERS Bosside 3rd Opportunity Tag Sale, October 19
Bosside OStyle Dharma VG-85 VG-86MS
Selling 13 lots from Coop Bosside Massey family Others selling from the following families:
• Markwell Blstar E Raven EX-95 3E GMD DOM • KHW Regiment Apple-Red EX-95 DOM • Any-Day Durham Pansy EX-93 2E GMD DOM • C Glenridge Citation Roxy EX-97 4E GMD • Lavender Ruby Redrose-Red EX-96 3E • Calves by Toc-Farm Goldsun & Wabash-Way Explode-ET John & Tineke Boschma H4370 Townline Rd., Colby, WI 54421 PH: 715-223-0534 Fax: 715-223-1114 E-Mail: email@example.com www.bossideholsteins.com RHA: 46 cows 25,956 1034F 806P BAA: 107.8%
Fustead Massey Style-ET VG-85 GTPI +2101 2-02 2x 202 15,140 4.6 694 3.3 501 inc. Dam: Fustead Ally Stem-ET VG-87
Styles is a total outcross - a Massey from an Ally, Orion and Charm. Several contracts and embryos exported.
FUSTEAD HOLSTEINS Brian & Wendy Fust Wausau, WI
Tyler & Shannon Adam & Jennifer, Aiden & Bailey
TERRIFIC TRIO AT MATT-DARI Matt-Dari Man-O-Man Pillar-ET GTPI +2248 Due in December with a Ecoye Isy heifer Matt-Dari Man-O-Man Peni-ET GTPI +2190 Due in November with a Punch bull Matt-Dari Man-O-Man Patian-ET GTPI +2043 Fresh in August with a Cameron heifer & is off to a great start.
Matthiae Dairy Farms, Inc. Home of Matt-Dari Holsteins Maynard - Jason David - Michael 4839 Martin Lane, Marathon, WI Ph: 715-443-2347 or Cell: 715-370-8556 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org RHA: 2x 28,969 3.8 1109 3.0 878
L-L-M Dairy Baxter Dotty-ET VG-87 GTPI +2108 2-07 365 39,591 4.3 1685 3.0 1195 Dotty is due back in December. We have sold embryos overseas and she has bulls in A.I. We have a Large daughter at +2300 GTPI and a Cameron at +2375 GTPI.
L-L-M-Dairy E916 Hwy. Q, Ringle, WI 54471 PH: 715-845-7028 MIDWEST HOLSTEINS, Fall 2012 - 29
MARATHON COUNTY HOLSTEIN BREEDERS
Introducing... Bosside Holsteins started in August 1990 on Prince Edward Island, Canada. John and Tineke Boschma left Holland after John’s brother Durk and his wife moved to the home farm where they still farm today. We purchased a farm with 30 cows, 100 acres, machinery and quota. The second year 22 cows filled that quota so we needed more quota and bought the neighbor’s quota but had to milk there because of the milk board rules. In 1993 we moved to a bigger farm with more land and quota and slowly expanded to get ready for the next generation. In 2000 son Hank graduated from high school and came home to farm. We were up to 70 cows and financed to the max (mostly money tied up in quota). In 2001 John came to Wisconsin for World Dairy Expo with a Purina tour and toured several parts of Wisconsin. The tour stopped in at Twin-B, Kingdom Haven and Harmony-Ho and John fell in love with the area. We found a farm in Colby with a tie-stall barn and 300 acres. We built a freestall and parlor to house up to 200 cows with John & Tineke Boschma daughter Dorithy, son-in-law Timmy and son Hank. Dorithy and Timmy had their first baby boy, Josh, in January 2006, and decided to move back to P.E.I. that spring. They had another son, Alex, in 2010 and they live and work in New Brunswick. Hank built his own coverall barn in 2007, picked 25% of the herd and started Sky Reach Holsteins. In 2009 Hank bought his own farm in Milan (six miles from us) and in 2010 married Shannon van Doorn who works at Riesterer & Schnell Inc. in Medford. Our youngest daughter Janie is looking for a job in journalism, will be moving to Washington D.C. with her partner Casey and takes care of updating the Bosside Holsteins website. Last year we had a chance to sell the farm and did so. We purchased 40 acres up the road and built a new tie-stall and house to focus more on genetics. What we like in this area is the great infrastructure; the best ultrasound vet in the country, top notch nutritionists, agronomists, banks, machinery dealers and a wide choice of dairy plants that want our milk along with 10 A.I. companies to pick from! Bosside Holsteins, P.E.I, Canada In 1995 we bought a two-year-old Tesk from the Robthom Ivory Mark family with help from Ray Leblanc. We flushed Lenzway Tesk Ruby T Rita with Juror because we liked his sire stack: Blackstar, Mark, Sexation and Bootmaker. The flush gave us one bull calf: Bosside Ruben. In short, Roger Turner liked him and years later he was number two on the list. After moving to Colby, we had a nice Boss two-year-old from the same cow family that Jay Jauquet wanted to use Oman on. That flush gave us a bull, Bosside AltaRoss, and a heifer, Bosside O-Man Rachel. Rachel had a Jose daughter, Rachele, and we have an Atwood and Bowser yearling at the farm from Rachele. From Boss’ sister Ruby we have a nice Atta Boy. We have also purchased embryos from the Genex MOET program which gave us a chance to use different bulls like Mascol x Form Bret x Yadda. We ended up with one bull, Coop Bosside Massey, and a heifer, Coop Bosside Yelonda. This pedigree is different - an outcross and very unique. We have Dr. Buchner flush 3-6 animals every 6 weeks year round. We value cow families and pay attention when we make matings. There are several bulls that we don’t want in a pedigree. We use mostly genomic bulls - we like 70% a lot better than just the parent average from years ago. Through genomics we can sort the best heifers out for flushing and the best bulls to use on them. We look at cow families, sire stack, type, production, plus components, strong health traits and low SCC. With each mating we like to improve each animal and if it happens to be a bull we like to try to get it in A.I. or raise it for natural service. In the past, bulls that worked well for us were: Blackstar, Tesk, Juror, Rudolph, Shottle and Advent. We are both active church members at First Presbyterian in Abbotsford. We hope to do some more traveling in the future. We would like to thank the Marathon County Holstein Breeders for sponsoring this page.
We invite all of you to our farm on October 19 for our 3rd Bosside Opportunity Tag Sale.
John & Tineke Boschma H4370 Townline Rd., Colby, WI 54421 PH: 715-223-0534 Fax: 715-223-1114 E-Mail: email@example.com RHA: 46 cows 25,956 1034F 806P BAA: 107.8% For more news, check out our website - www.bossideholsteins.com 30 - MIDWEST HOLSTEINS, Fall 2012
A Growing Family A Proven Brood Cow:
Matt-Dari Elegant Dolly-ET EX-90 2-00 2x 365 31,700 4.2 1331 3.2 1025 4-03 2x 365 34,690 4.2 1473 3.0 1051 â€˘ Dolly has two bulls at Select Sires by Fortune and 7HO11104 Bosside Massey Delivery by Coop Bosside Massey
Bosside Massey Melissa VG-85 VG-MS
Bosside Massey Mabel GP-83
Just fresh - owned by Andrew Venzke
GTPI +2219, Milking 90+ lbs. on 1st 3 tests Owned by Honeycrest Farms, she will be rescored this fall.
Bosside OStyle Dharma VG-85 VG-86MS
Bosside Dorcas VG-85 VG-86MS
2-01 2x 180 14,205 3.8 545 2.9 407 inc. Her Gold Chip daughter sold to Jenny Wackershauser for $5100 in the Central WI Sale and a 1st choice McCutchen sold for $8000 at the Celebrate Summer Sale in Indiana.
By Freddie & just fresh. She has a full sister at Sybrandi Dairy in Thorp. They also have a Colt-P *RC bull and heifer from Dolly.
John & Tineke Boschma All of these young cows are contracted. Dharma and Dorcas sell on October 19 at the 3rd Bosside Opportunity Tag Sale.
H4370 Townline Rd., Colby, WI 54421 PH: 715-223-0534 Fax: 715-223-1114 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org RHA: 46 cows 25,956 1034F 806P BAA: 107.8% For more news, check out our website - www.bossideholsteins.com MIDWEST HOLSTEINS, Fall 2012 - 31
Our Star Players Ms Regancrest MS Tayon-ET GP-81 GTPI +2063 2-01 3x 155 13,397 4.5 597 3.0 408 inc. Man-O-Man x EX-91 Jose x EX-92 Regancrest-BP Bolvr Tab-ET Daughter: B-S-D Shamrock Taye 6008-ET +2459G
Ms Planet Potent VG-85 GTPI +2012 2-05 3x 305 30,650 3.5 1076 2.7 835 Planet x VG-87 FBI x EX-90 Windy-Knoll-View Posibility â€˘ Due to Mogul in October Daughters: B-S-D Bronco Posy 21856 +1988 - P B-S-D Hunter Paula 6078-ET +2225G B-S-D Huntr Porsche 6083-ET +2240G
Selling in The Sale of Stars in Toronto, November 8 B-S-D HUNTER PARIS 6081-ET +2330G 50k PTA +2084M +97F +72P +3.2T +3192GLPI +3513DGV Hunter x Planet Potent
B-S-D Jammer Rage 21344 VG-85 GTPI +2036 2-00 3x 305 28,890 3.6 1027 2.9 832 Jammer x VG-85 Toystory x EX-90 Rudolph Daughters: B-S-D Epic Raegan 6077-TW +2169G
Selling in the World Classic Sale, October 5 B-S-D SHAMROCK RAIN 6011-ET +2468G 50k PTA +1614M +66F +48P +3.6T +3.56UDC +2.15FLC +807NM$ +7.8PL Shamrock x Jammer Rage 21344
Frozenes Shottle Ryan-ET VG-85 GTPI +1878 2-00 3x 305 31,020 3.3 1016 2.7 848 Shottle x EX-91 Lou x EX-93 Markwell Durham Raven Daughters: B-S-D Observr Rave 21753-ET +2278G B-S-D Observer Ray 21755-ET +1995G B-S-D Plan Ravenna 21998-ET +2136G B-S-D O-Style Raven 6028-ET +2090G B-S-D Plan Raynelle 6029-ET +2058G B-S-D Plan Raylie 6067-ET +2120G
Art & Lori Meinholz 5191 Vosen Rd. Middleton, WI 53562 34 - MIDWEST HOLSTEINS, Fall 2012
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Ragnar SM Starlite-ET VG-86 Ragnar Stormy Sky-ET EX-90 Ragnar Goldwyn Snowangel-ET VG-86 Ragnar Goldwyn Special-ET VG-86
Mark & Angie Ulness Family
4718 Cty. J, Valders, WI 54245 Phone/Fax: (920) 775-4794 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.ragnarholsteins.com 19 PBR Awards
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Elm-Lawn-G Linjet Shawna EX-93 4E GMD
Shawna’s Daughters, Left to right:
hawna’s daughters have been consistently stamped “her style”- with an ideal balance of strength, width, and dairyness, great udders and gentle dispositions. We believe that this combination of desirable traits has been a major reason for the extreme longevity that Shawna’s maternal line has exemplified. Shawna and her two maternal dams have produced a combined 947,000 lbs. of milk and average 92.7 points, along with having received a combined 12 multiple E’s! In addition to the Stormatic and Goldwyn daughters pictured, Shawna also has milking daughters sired by Goldwyn, Alexander and Shottle, heifers sired by Goldwyn and Windbrook, calves sired by Destry, and Goldsuns on the way! Today’s rapid-paced, high-stakes mating game, using young sires sired by young sires out of virgin heifers that may never calve, goes against our common-sense approach to balanced breeding using reliable genetics. We prefer to use the sires that we can see are doing things right, and make ’em “Shawna Style”.
Windy-Knoll-View RKB PR EX-94 3E 7-02 365 38,248 3.6 1395 2.8 1085 1st & Best Udder 125,000 lb. Cow, Reserve Senior & Reserve Grand Champion, District 10 Show 2012 • Daughter by Gillette Jordan Sire: Indianhead Red-Marker-ET Dam: Windy-Knoll-View RKB Peskie EX-90 2E 3-06 365 28,680 3.8 1060 3.2 911 2nd Dam: Windy-Knoll-View DM Pet-ET VG-87 4-11 290 19,090 3.8 719 3.2 606 3rd Dam: Windy-Knoll-View Ultimate Pala EX-94 3E DOM 5-08 365 27,970 4.5 1267 3.3 932
BRANDON FERRY & SHIANNE LURVEY W2650 Harvestore Rd., Hilbert, WI 54129 (608) 335-8861 Inquiries Welcome
Special thanks to everyone who helped us move to our new facilities! MIDWEST HOLSTEINS, Fall 2012 - 35
Royola Allen Merrie-ET EX-91 EX-MS 2-10 2x 365 31,140 3.3 1024 3.2 1007 5-05 305 proj. 31,358 975F 948P • 6th generation EX - will be flushed to Atwood Dam: Schaefer Durham Melody-ET EX-91 EX-MS 5-05 2x 365 36,640 4.1 1494 2.8 1025 Lifetime: 1593 109,000 3.8 4097 3.0 3232 2nd Dam: Imperial Leadman Monica EX-93 2E GMD 8-04 2x 305 28,510 3.5 984 2.9 824 3rd Dam: Imperial Sweet Melody-Twin EX-91 2E GMD DOM 4th Dam: Imperial Dutchoe Labelle EX-90 2E
Royola Active Flare VG-87 VG-MS at 3-02 1-11 2x 365 26,940 4.4 1177 3.2 854 3-01 305 proj. 23,880 880F 760P • Milking 100 lbs./day - last test 109 lbs., 3.5%F 2.9%P • Has a 7/2012 Hero daughter that will be genomic tested • A farm favorite! Dam: Royola Gold Blaze-ET EX-90 EX-MS 3-05 3x 365 36,660 4.5 1640 3.3 1218 2nd Dam: Frozenes JK Sept Breeze-ET VG-89 VG-MS 3-07 2x 365 34,180 3.6 1233 3.1 1062 3rd Dam: Frozenes Durham Velma-ET EX-94 2E 4th Dam: Frozenes Broker Vidalia EX-94 GMD DOM 5th Dam: Roost Jingle Wanda-TW EX-93 3E DOM
Royola Plan Venus-ET VG-85 VG-MS at 2-09 GTPI +2001 PTA +1283M +61F +37P +522NM +3.8PL +1.92T +1.54UDC 2-06 305 proj. 21,045 848F 637P • Last test 78 lbs., 4.0%F 3.1%P • A fancy Planet that has been turning heads • Daughters by Jeeves Jives Dam: Rabur Gold Panzer-ET VG-87 VG-MS DOM 2-02 2x 365 34,510 3.8 1319 3.2 1101 2nd Dam: Rabur Outside Pandora EX-91 3E GMD DOM 2-11 2x 362 37,330 3.6 1344 3.1 1152 3rd Dam: Rabur Rudolph Pair-TW EX-91 3E GMD DOM 4th Dam: Rabur Inspired Parallel-ET EX-92 2E GMD DOM 5th Dam: Rabur TT Pol Annie EX-91 3E GMD DOM
Tom & Sharie Anderson • Justin Hintz E4898 Cty. OO, Ogdensburg, WI 54962 Phone: (715) 754-5869 E-mail: email@example.com RHA: 68 Cows 2x 25,820 3.8 1002 3.18 821 MIDWEST HOLSTEINS, Fall 2012 - 37
MINNESOTA Fall Harvest Sale Saturday, November 17, 2012 • 11:00 a.m. • McLeod County Fairgrounds, Hutchinson
Larest Damion Chessa EX-91 Three exciting consignments from the fancy EX-91 dam above, who traces back to Rainyridge Beauty. Selling is an Alexander three-year-old due in December to Stanley Cup. A two-year-old Jasper selling fresh in October and a fancy Goldwyn fall yearling for next year’s summer shows. ~Hoese Holsteins (320) 864-3848
Holly-Valley LJ Shine-ET EX-94-3E 8-06 2x 365d 36390 3.8 1394 2.7 982 Selling from the EX-94-3E dam above is a springing heifer due in December to Goldsun. Also selling is a fancy June Atwood calf. Don’t miss your opportunity to buy into this deep pedigreed family. These heifers have the potential to be 8th generation VG or EX. ~Douglas Post (605) 693-6393
Elgin-Rice Talent Barbi EX-91 Maple-Dream Rub Blossom-Red EX-93-3E 3-09 2x 365d 24150 3.8 908 3.1 748 6-09 2x 365d 39500 3.6 1424 3.1 1220 This fancy EX-91 mature cow is selling. Barbi is also EX in the Fresh by sale time is a young Reality. Her dam above is mammary system. Her dam is VG-89 and behind her is GP- EX-93-3E with over 150,000 lbs of milk lifetime, the next 81, EX-90, EX-92-2E, VG-86, EX-93-3E and EX-94-4E. dam is VG-88, then EX-90. ~Orbit Farms & Raylore Farms (612) 240-8002 ~Willolea Holsteins (218) 826-6725
Jeremy Schafer...................651-380-2968 Mike Snyder.......................608-9663-9308 Scott Courtney....................563-380-1318 Scott Culbertson.................614-264-5980 Randy Kath........................320-761-2985 Pat Heeren.........................507-273-2412 Russ Thyen.........................320-583-8049 Andy Steinhagen................612-581-7523 Paul Swenson.....................507-246-5169 Catalogs available at: Sale sponsored and managed by:
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En-Mar Dist Jubilee-Red-ET VG-85 2-05 3x 365d 27450 3.5 974 2.9 796 Jubilee was nominated Junior All American R&W as a junior three-year-old and in the family there are 5 Junior AA R&W nominations. Selling is Jubilees Touchdown two-year-old, with the potential to be the 10th generation of VG or EX! If she calves with a heifer calf, the calf will also sell. ~Erin Morotz (402) 480-1461
Dyks-Kite-Linda-Red EX-95-2E 4-01 2x 365d 35260 4.3 1516 3.3 1178 Selling is a maternal sister to the Kite above. She is an Advantage winter yearling out of an Excellent-94-4E Rubens with over 138,00 lifetime to date. Due in March 2013 to Ladd. ~Douglas Post (605) 693-6393 Another Sale Highlight: Selling fresh is a Deuce x GP-82 Blitz x VG-86 Throne x VG-86 Lee x an EX-90-3E GMD DOM, backed by 5 more generations of VG or EX. A stlish family that also puts milk in the tank. ~Blacksatin Holsteins (608) 444-1284 Online and Onsite Silent Embryo Auction to be held in conjunction with the MN Fall Harvest Sale. To participate in the online auction visit www.dairyauctions.com to register and bid!
Askew Paradox Dara-ET VG-88 2-11 2x 365d 24600 4.2 1040 3.1 771 Bidding will begin Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:00 A really big and deep ribbed Freebird springer is selling. She pm CST. Bids will be accepted online and on sale day at the is due in October and will be ready to go home to any herd grounds. The embryo auction will end on sale day, Saturday, and make milk. She is backed by six generations of VG or EX. November 17, 2012 at 2:00pm CST. ~Willolea Holsteins (218) 826-6725 MIDWEST HOLSTEINS, Fall 2012 - 39
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Webb-Vue Goldwyn Beth-ET EX-91 EX-MS GTPI +2129 PTA +549M +41F +25P +533NM +4.2PL +3.24T +2.82UDC +2.41FLC 2-10 2x 365 28,421 4.2 1204 3.2 918 4-04 3x 365 39,480 4.5 1782 3.3 1293 • 2 sons at Accelerated Genetics & contracts with Select Sires • Flushed to Jeeves, McCutchen, Epic, Shamrock, Super Large, Numero Uno, Mayfield & Earnhardt-P • Inquiries can be directed to Gold Beth partners Dam: Webb-Vue Marshall Bryana-ET EX-90 EX-MS GMD DOM 6-05 3x 362 38,600 3.5 1345 2.8 1090 Lifetime: 2229 204,120 3.7 7587 2.8 6000 2nd Dam: Co-Op Eddie Sasha-ET VG-85 5-04 3x 365 34,210 3.7 1308 3.2 1110 Lifetime: 2500 216,740 3.8 8149 3.1 6751 Next 5 dams VG or EX
Gold Beth PArtnerS Dave Rose, Al & Josh Silverthorn, Eric, Brandy & Chuck Westphal W6301 West Byron Rd., Brownsville, WI 53006 • 920-210-5337 Eric cell • email@example.com
Webb-Vue Goldwyn Elvira-ET EX-90 DOM GTPI +2032 4-11 3x 365 53,410 1751F 1499P Dam: Webb-Vue Marshall Bryana-ET EX-90 GMD DOM over 200,000 lifetime
Elvira has been mated to numerous popular sires and has consistently produced exceptional offspring with high genomic indexes and fancy type. Over the new few months we will introduce you to some of these individuals - stay tuned! When looking for high quality replacements and genetics, keep us in mind. Also consider Summit Seed LLC for your corn and forage needs (a Division of Summit Farms).
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N5328 W. County A, Plymouth, WI 53073 Phone: 920-526-3504 • Fax: 920-526-3385 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.summitfarmsdairy.com MIDWEST HOLSTEINS, Fall 2012 - 45
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Illinois District Shows CLINTON
• Date & Location: July 15, 2012, Carlyle • Judge: Kevin Wendling, Altamont • Number show: 81 • Premier Breeder & Premier Exhibitor: Lueking Dairy Farm, Hoffman • Junior Champion: Schluter Sanchez Dina-ET, Aaron Heinzmann, Carlyle • Reserve Junior Champion: Budjon-JK Atwood Eileen, Matt Jansen, Damiansville • Grand Champion: Lucky-King Jazzy, Doug & Shana Lueking, Hoffman • Reserve Grand Champion: Horstlye Tal Mykinda-Red-ET, Rollin Huels Dairy, Carlyle • Intermediate Champion: R-Vision Advent Amanda, Shana Lueking, Hoffman • Reserve Intermediate Champion: Ms Green Genes Marie-Red-ET, Dylan Reed, Vandalia
Clinton Open Show Champions From left to right: Champion Bred & Owned, R-Vision Advent Amanda exhibited by Shana Lueking; Lester and Helen Huels with Reserve Grand Champion, Horstyle Tal Mykinda-Red-ET exhibited by Gary, Taylor, and Braydon Huels, Carlyle; and, Grand Champion, Lucky-King Jazzy exhibited by Doug and Shana Lueking, Hoffman
Effingham Grand Champion Wendy-Oaks Blackjack Zelda Macy Wendling, Altamont
• Bred & Owned Grand Champion: R-Vision Advent Amanda, Shana Lueking, Hoffman Clinton County Junior Holstein Show • Date & Location: July 16, 2012, Carlyle • Judge: Clint Harre, Nashville • Number show: 51 • Junior Champion: Balsey-Haven Picolo Magic, Miranda Kollmann, New Baden • Reserve Junior Champion: Mil-R-Mor Redlnr Pearlia, Dylan Reed, Vandalia • • Grand & Senior Champion: Horstlye Tal Mykinda-Red-ET, Taylor Huels, Carlyle • Reserve Grand & Intermediate Champion: TTM Sanchez Lux-ET, Miranda Kollmann, New Baden • Reserve Senior Champion: Lucky-King S Storm Emer-Red, Shana Lueking, Hoffman • Reserve Intermediate Champion: Ms Green Genes Marie-Red-ET, Dylan Reed, Vandalia • • • •
Junior Girls Showmanship: Taylor Huels Junior Boys Showmanship: Lane Heinzmann Senior Girls Showmanship: Miranda Kollmann Senior Boys Showmanship: Dylan Reed
Clinton Premier Breed & Premier Exhibitor Lucky-King Dairy, Don & Shelia Lueking Family
Illinois Holstein Herald
• Date & Location: June 30, 2012, Newton • Judge: Ted Dement, Kinney • Number shown: 50
• Date & Location: July 7, 2012, Highland • Judge: Eddie Bue, Fithian, Ill. • Number showns: 41
• Premier Breeder: Von-View Holsteins, Stewardson • Premier Exhibitor: K-J Holsteins, Altamont
• Premier Breeder & Premier Exhibitor: B-J-Grove Holsteins, Mulberry Grove
• Junior Champion: Glenkeen Braxton Cathy, Leanna Keeney, Casey • Reserve Junior Champion: Wendy-Oaks Picalo Diva-Red, Morgan Wendling
• Junior Champion - Open Show: B-J-Grove Final Cut Rihanna, Yvonne Clanton, Mulberry Grove • Reserve Junior Champion - Open Show: B-JGrove Sid Beyonce, Lucas Clanton, Mulberry Grove
• Grand & Intermediate Champion: Wendy-Oaks Blackjack Zelda, Macy Wendling • Reserve Grand & Reserve Intermediate Champion: Schluter Sanchez Erica-ET, Jeremy Cielak, Chicago • Senior Champion: Von-View Champion Bonnie, Kassie Vonderheide, Stewardson • Reserve Senior Champion: MsMiracle Astro Dazzle, Morgan Wendling, Altamont
Clinton Junior Show Grand Champion Horstyle Tal Mykinda-Red-ET Taylor Huels, Carlyle
Effingham Reserve Senior Champion MsMiracle Astro Dazzle Morgan Wendling, Altamont
• Junior Girls Showmanship: Kassie Vanderheide • Junior Boys Showmanship: Austin Probst • Intermediate Girls Showmanship: Macy Wendling • Intermediate Boys Showmanship: Patrick Tegeler • Senior Girls Showmanship: Morgan Wendling • Senior Boys Showmanship: Jeremy Cielak
• Junior Champion - Junior Show: TimTam-Acres Glddgrs Stash, Katelyn Dugan, Pocahontas • Reserve Junior Champion - Junior Show: Savage-Leigh Attwd Lea-ET, Tyler Carter, Greenville • Grand & Intermediate Champion - Open Show: Ocean-View Pronto Sheryl-ET, Amy Schaufelberger, Greenville • Reserve Grand & Reserve Intermediate Champion - Open Show: Korian Goldwyn SunET, Katelyn Dugan, Pocahontas • Grand & Intermediate Champion - Junior Show: Korian Goldwyn Sun-ET, Katelyn Dugan, Pocahontas • Reserve Grand & Reserve Intermediate Champion - Junior Show: Silverview-Lane Ad Rose-Red, Brennan Woker, Greenville Page 15
Heart of Illinois • Date & Location: June 29, 2012, Pontiac • Judge: • Number shown: 43 • Junior Champion - Open & Junior Show: Ms Jasper Spearmint, Caitlin & Blake Meyer, Manteno • Reserve Junior Champion - Open & Junior Show: Bri-Mel Erstead Lala, Miles Price & Caitlin & Blake Meyer, Manteno
• Intermediate Champion - Open & Junior Show: Luck-E Goldwyn Amber, Jessica Telgmann • Reserve Intermediate Champion - Open & Junior Show: O-Kop Logan Adriann, Olivia Telgmann, Strasburg • Junior Girls Showmanship: Shae Ruppert • Intermediate Girls Showmanship: Olivia Telgmann • Senior Girls Showmanship: Jessica Telgmann
• Grand Champion - Junior & Open Show: BluffRidge Dundee Jeannie, Sarah Butler, Arrowsmith • Reserve Grand Champion - Junoir & Open Show: Bluff-Ridge Roy Barretta, Sarah Butler, Arrowsmith • Junior Showmanship 1. Blake Meyer 2. Rosalee Zehr 3. Brooke Kasbergen • Intermediate Showmanship 1. Todd Irwin 2. Caitlin Meyer 3. Sarah Irwin • Pee Wee Showmanship: Kelly O’Connor, Reese Kasbergen, Kyle Engel, Ellie Ellis
Mississippi-Valley Junior Show Grand Champion Thorman Derek Sierra Cory Thorman, Macomb
NorthEast • Date & Location: July 7, 2012, Belvidere • Judge: George Halpin, Cullom • Number shown: 69 Lincolnland Grand Champion Schluter Roy Leann Jessica Telgmann, Strasburg
• Premier Breeder & Exhibitor: Holbric Holsteins, Harvard • Junior Champion - Open Show: Lake-Prairie Alison-Red-ET, Marvin & Joe Schluter, Gifford • Reserve Junior Champion - Open Show: Team Atwood Montana, Team Holsteins, Hampshire • Junior Champion - Junior Show: Helmcrest Destry Sarah Lee-Red, Cole Schluter, Gifford • Reserve Junior Champion - Junior Show: R-Vision Monument Callie, Emily Irwin, Belvidere
Heart of Illinois Grand Champion Bluff-Ridge Dundee Jeannie Sarah Butler, Arrowsmith
Lincolnland Reserve Grand Champion Wesemann Best Velocity Jessica Telgmann, Strasburg
• Date & Location: July 10, 2012, Taylorville • Judge: Larry Kleiner, Greenville • Number shown: 23
• Date & Location: July 26, 2012, Mendon • Judge: Stephanie Aves, Poplar Grove • Number show: 52
• Premier Breeder: R-Homestead Farm, Nokomis • Premier Exhibitor: Char-La-Don Holsteins, Strasburg
• Junior Champion - Open & Junior Show: ButzHill Atwood Amy, Daulton & Tailor Neuhaus, Hoyleton • Reserve Junior Champion - Open & Junior Show: Thorman Charming B Dahlia, Cory Thorman, Macomb
• Junior Champion - Open Show: R-Homestead Encore Catherine, R-Homestead, Nokomis • Reserve Junior Champion - Open Show: R-Way Braxton Penelope-ET, Shae Ruppert, Heyworth • Junior Champion - Junior Show: R-Way Braxton Penelope-ET, Shae Ruppert, Heyworth • Reserve Junior Champion - Junior Show: CharLa-Don Sanchez Lace-ET, Jessica Telgmann • Grand Champion - Open & Junior Show: Schluter Roy Leann, Jessica Telgmann, Strasburg • Reserve Grand Champion - Open & Junior Show: Wesemann Best Velocity, Jessica Telgmann, Strasburg Page 16
• Grand & Intermediate Champion - Open Show: Ms Team Laramie Shine-ET, Team Holsteins & Jason Swanson, Hampshire • Reserve Grand & Reserve Intermediate Champion - Open Show: Cross-Jen Macdad Jesslynn, Jennifer Wakeley, Rockford • Grand & Intermediate Champion - Junior Show: Cross-Jen Macdad Jesslynn, Jennifer Wakeley, Rockford • Reserve Grand & Reserve Intermediate Champion - Junior Show: Les-Mar-Acres Apples Amor, Paige Lyford, Roscoe • Senior Champion - Open Show: Kagwick Morty Barb, Dale & Linda Drendel, Hampshire
• Grand Champion - Open Show: Senteka Mac 871, Niki Neisen, Fowler • Reserve Grand Champion - Open Show: Sky View Acres Stacy, Andrew Mowen • Grand Champion - Junior Show: Thorman Derek Sierra, Cory Thorman, Macomb • Reserve Grand Champion - Junior Show: Senteka Jasper 901, Zach McLeod • Junior Boys Showmanship: Daulton Neuhaus • Senior Girls Showmanship: Hannah Weiman • Senior Boys Showmanship: Tailor Neuhaus Fall 2012
• Reserve Senior Champion - Open Show: St-yleSA Joys Judy-Red, Laura Burns, Poplar Grove
Dundee Cheerios, Bri Sheehan, Huntley • Reserve Grand Champion - Junior Show: Lyonden Baxter Hillary, Bria Koester, Dakota
• Senior Champion - Junior Show: St-yle-SA Joys Judy-Red, Laura Burns, Poplar Grove • Reserve Senior Champion - Junior Show: Goldfawn Sam Julia, Morgan Olbrich, Harvard
• Bred & Owned Grand Champion: Gundys Alise, Rob Gunderson, Shannon
• Bred & Owned Grand Champion: Cross-Jen Macdad Jesslynn, Jennifer Wakeley, Rockford • • • • • •
Junior Girls Showmanship: Kristina Drendel Junior Boys Showmanship: Josh Wakeley Intermediate Girls Showmanship: Bailey Hart Intermediate Boys Showmanship: Brock Irwin Senior Girls Showmanship: Holly Wakeley Senior Boys Showmanship: Trace Johnson
Northeast Junior Show Grand Champion Bred & Owned Grand Champion Open Show Reserve Grand Champion Cross-Jen Macdad Jesslynn Jennifer Wakeley, Rockford
Northeast Open Show Senior Champion Kagwick Morty Barb Dale & Linda Drendel, Hampshire
Northeast Junior Champion Lake-Prairie Alison-Red-ET Marvin & Joe Schluter, Gifford
• PeeWee Showmanship: Megan Busker & Drew Mickey • Junior Girls Showmanship: Lila Sloan • Junior Boys Showmanship: Payton Erbsen • Intermediate Girls Showmanship: Bri Sheehan • Intermediate Boys Showmanship: Conner Erbsen • Senior Girls Showmanship: Megan Opperman
Northwest Open Show Grand Champion Gundys Alise -- Rob Gunderson, Shannon
NorthWest • Date & Location: June 21, 2012, Freeport • Judge: Chris McCullough, Juda • Number shown: 85 • Premier Breeder & Premier Exhibitor: Mil-RMor Farms, Orangeville • Junior Champion - Open Show: Erbacres Chicago Lottery, Kevin Erbsen, Lanark • Reserve Junior Champion - Open Show: Erbacres Chicago Ferb, Kevin Erbsen, Lanark
Northeast Open Show Grand Champion Ms Team Laramie Shine-ET Team Holsteins & Jason Swanson, Hampshire
Northeast Pee Wee Showmanship Ellie Lenkaitis helps her little sister, Emma, at the Northwest PeeWee Showmanship contest!
• Junior Champion - Junior Show: Erbacres Atwood Sunkist, Payton Erbsen, Lanark • Reserve Junior Champion - Junior Show: Edler-V Avatar Athena-Red, Erbsen, Lenkaitis & Opperman, Lanark • Intermediate Champion - Open Show: Gundys Durham Rotund, Rob Gunderson, Shannon • Reserve Intermediate Champion - Open Show: Erbacres Aspen Dream, Erbsen, Wakeley & Opperman, Lanark • Intermediate Champion - Junior Show: Erbacres Aspen Dream, Erbsen, Wakeley & Opperman, Lanark • Reserve Intermediate Champion - Junior Show: Miss Cherry Pie-Red-ET, Connor Erbsen, Lanark • Grand Champion - Open Show: Gundys Alise, Rob Gunderson, Shannon • Reserve Grand Champion - Open Show: Mil-RMor Dundee Cheerios, Bri Sheehan, Huntley • Grand Champion - Junior Show: Mil-R-Mor
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Northwest Junior Show ReserveGrand Champion Lyonden Baxter Hillary -- Bria Koester, Dakota
Southern • Date & Location: July 13, 2012, Nashville • Judge: Boyd Schaufelberger, Greenville • Number shown: 19 • Junior Champion - Open Show: Elm Farms, Okawville • Reserve Junior Champion - Open Show: Amanda Hartman, Waterloo • Junior Champion - Junior Show: Amanda Hartman, Waterloo • Reserve Junior Champion - Junior Show: Amanda Hartman, Waterloo • Grand Champion - Open & Junior Show: Abby Kern, Prairie du Rocher • Reserve Grand Champion - Open Show: Elm Farms, Okawville • Reserve Grand Champion - Junior Show: Jeff Kern, Prairie du Rocher • Junior Showmanship: Jeff Kern • Senior Showmanship: Amanda Hartman Page 17
Illinois State Fair Holstein Show August 17, 2012 路 Springfield, Ill. 路 Perry Phend, Osseo, Wis., judge Grand Champion & Land of Lincoln Grand Champion: Team Durham Morgan-ET, Team Holsteins, Hampshire Reserve Grand Champion: Schluter Roy Leann. Jessica Telgmann, Strasburg Intermediate Champion & Reserve Land of Lincoln Grand Champion: Ludwigs-DG Goldwyn Ella-ET, Tony Netemeyer, Carlyle Reserve Intermediate Champion: Lindale Hypermax Danica, Jeff Drendel, Hampshire Junior Champion: Headwater Lheros Juliet, Caitlyn & Blake Meyer, Manteno Reserve Junior Champion & Land of Lincoln Junior Champion: Show-N-Style Buffy-ET, Show-N-Style Cattle Co., Orangeville Reserve Land of Lincoln Junior Champion: Zehrview Phoenix Giner, Rosalee Zehr, Graymont Spring Heifer Calf (14 shown) 1. B-J-Grove Confirm Sex Time, B-J Grove Holsteins, Mulberry Grove 2. Moroville Dempsey Lori, Bob & Kaide Zoelzer, Moro 3. Holbric Destry Mud Puddle, Adam Olbrich, Harvard
Winter Yearling Heifer (9 shown) 1. BVK Sanchez Adamina-ET, Brett Woker, Greenville 2. Moroville Shottle Lorna-ET, Bob & Kaide Zoelzer, Moro 3. Bluff-Ridge Jasper Bayle-ET, Jackie Jansen, Arrowsmith
Winter Heifer Calf (18 shown) 1. Holbric Dickey Lyza, Morgan Olbrich, Harvard 2. Schaufine Sanchez Razz, Amy Schaufelberger, Greenville 3. Lylehaven Atwood Dreamer, Brett Woker, Greenville
Fall Yearling Heifer (10 shown) 1. Holbric Damion Bing, Brian & Mark Olbrich, Harvard 2. R-Homestead Dundee Cenzie, David Ruppert, Nokomis 3. Ka-Geo Golden Nugget-ET, Macy Wendling, Altamont Junior Best 3 Females (5 shown) 1. Zehrview Farms, Graymont 2. B-J-Grove Holsteins, Mulberry Grove 3. Bob & Kaide Zoelzer, Moro
Grand Champion Team Durham Morgan-ET Team Holsteins, Hampshire
Reserve Grand Champion Schluter Roy Leann, Jessica Telgmann, Strasburg
Reserve Junior Champion Show-N-Style Buffy-ET, Show-N-Style, Orangeville Fall Heifer Calf (19 shown) 1. Show-N-Style Buffy-ET, Show-N-Style Cattle Co., Orangeville, res. jr. champ., land of lincoln jr. champ. 2. St-yle-SA Jumprope-Red-TW, Stephanie Aves, Poplar Grove 3. Irwindale Bolton Tori, Sarah Irwin, Beason Summer Yearling Heifer (9 shown) 1. St Jacobs MPiece Alani-ET, Shae Ruppert, Nokomis 2. B-J-Grove Final Cut Rhianna, B-J Grove Holsteins, Mulberry Grove 3. Char-La-Don Sanchez Lace-ET, Jessica Telgmann, Strasburg Spring Yearling Heifer (14 shown) 1. Headwater Lheros Juliet, Caitlyn & Blake Meyer, Manteno, jr. champ. 2. Zehrview Phoenix Ginger, Rosalee Zehr, Graymont, res. land of lincoln jr. champ. 3. Ms Zehrview Phoenix Sheldy, Wyatt Zehr, Graymont Page 18
1st Junior 2-Year-Old Cow Swanee-Acres Sho Ecstasy, Jason Swanson, Capron Junior 2-Year-Old Cow (17 shown) 1. Swanee-Acres Sho Ecstasy, Jason Swanson, Capron 2. Holbric Destry Analiese, Morgan Olbrich, Harvard 3. Bri-Mel Acres Sanchez Greta, Caitlyn & Blake Meyer, Manteno Senior 2-Year-Old Cow (11 shown) 1. Bluff-Ridge Goldwyn Bidy-ET, Sarah Butler, Arrowsmith 2. Go-Sho Robins Ralphy, Rosalee Zehr, Graymont 3. Korian Goldwyn Sun-ET, Tammy Siebert, Pocahontas Junior 3-Year-Old Cow (7 shown) 1. Ludwigs-DG Goldwyn Ella-ET, Tony Netemeyer,
Intermediate Champion Ludwigs-DG Goldwyn Ella-ET Tony Netemeyer & Ludwig Farms, Carlyle Carlyle, int. champ. 2. Luck-E Goldwyn Amber-ET, Jessica Telgmann, Strasburg 3. Lindale Affirmed Kinsey, Lindale Holsteins, Hampshire Senior 3-Year-Old Cow (12 shown) 1. Lindale Hypermax Danica, Lindale Holsteins, Hampshire, res. int. champ. 2. Pierstein Goldwyn Maya, Ben Sauder, Tremont 3. O-Kop Logan Adriann, Olivia Telgmann, Strasburg 4-Year-Old Cow (10 shown) 1. St-Yle-SA Itz Joytime-Red-ET, Stephanie Aves, Poplar Grove Fall 2012
Reserve Intermediate Champion Lindale Hypermax Danica Dale & Linda Drendel, Hampshire
2. Lindale Advent Dulcie, Lindale Holsteins, Hampshire 3. Lindale Talent Katie, Lindale Holsteins, Hampshire
Kaskaskia College Dairy Specialist Team Wins National PAS Contest
5-Year-Old Cow (9 shown) 1. Team Durham Morgan-ET, Team Holsteins, Hampshire, gr. champ., land of lincoln supreme champ. 2. Ms Stransholm Advnt Slim-ET, Danny Zehr, Graymont 3. Kagwick Durham Suzy, Lindale Holsteins, Hampshire
The Kaskaskia College Dairy Specialist Team recently won the National PAS (Postsecondary Agricultural Students) Dairy Specialist Contest held in Des Moines, IA. In this competition, students must complete problem-solving activities related to dairy nutrition, herd health, facilities-management, genetics, and reproduction. Contestants completed an individual exam, the solved case-study type problems that dairy managers face today. There were nearly 30 teams in the competition from across the country representing both two-year and four-year colleges and universities. In addition, to taking home first-place honors, the KC team had the 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 5th place individual winners.
Aged Cow (4 shown) 1. Scenic-Edge Joyful-Red-ET, Stephanie Aves, Poplar Grove 2. Kalmey Roy Piehe, Erdman Dairy, Chenoa 3. Wesemann Best Velocity, Jessica Telgmann, Strasburg 125,000 Lb. Cow (5 shown) 1. Schluter Roy Leann, Jessica Telgmann, Strasburg 2. Hicklee Goldwyn Good-TW-ET, Team Holsteins & Jason Swanson, Hampshire 3. Gardner Durham Medusa, Lindale Holsteins, Hampshire
1st 4-Year-Old Cow St-yle-SA Itz Joytime-Red-ET Stephanie Aves, Poplar Grove
Dry Cow (7 shown) 1. Holbric Genuine Antoinette, Morgan Olbrich, Harvard 2. Mahuefils Touchdown Macy-ET, Miranda Kollmann, New Baden 3. Team Goldwyn Milano-ET, Tyler Carter, Greenville Produce of Dam (7 shown) 1. Team Holsteins, Hampshire 2. Stephanie Aves, Poplar Grove 3. Sarah Butler, Arrowsmith, Ill Best 3 Females (5 shown) 1. Lindale Holsteins, Hampshire 2. Sara Butler, Arrowsmith 3. B-J-Grove Holsteins, Mulberry Grove
1st Aged Cow Scenic-Edge Joyful-Red-ET Stephanie Aves, Poplar Grove
Dairy Herd (4 shown) 1. Lindale Holsteins, Hampshire 2. B-J-Grove Holsteins, Mulberry Grove 3. Sarah Butler, Arrowsmith
Pictured are: Brian Schumacher, St. Rose, 1st place Individual; Clinton Michael, Hoffman, 2nd place Individual; Miranda Kollmann, New Baden, 4th place Individual; and, Samantha Ropp, Strawn, 5th place Individual
Check out the Illinois Holstein website for show results of World Dairy Expo and the North American International Livestock Exposition after the shows conclude! Neal Turley Memorial Senior Best Three Female Award Connie Turley presents Jeff Drendel the award for Senior Best Three Females at the Illinois State Fair, in memory of Neal Turley who passed away in March 2012. Illinois Holstein Herald
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Junior Journeys The Illinois Juniors have been very busy this summer with various shows, National Convention, and dairy promotion events. Below is a report of some of our summer activities. National Convention • Our trip got off to a bumpy start when we spent three hours roadside trying to fix a blown tire. Members of the senior dairy bowl/jeopardy van got the opportunity to ride in an old, non-airconditioned ambulance. • The junior jeopardy contestants, Kate Carlson and Connor Erbsen, represented Illinois well. Kate placed fourth. • Intermediate Jepordy contestant, Ryan Sheehan made it to the semifinals. • Senior Jepordy contestants, Sarah Sheehan and Aaron Mitchell were fourth and fifth respectively. • The Junior Dairy Bowl team consisting of Emily Irwin, Riley Zettle, Anna Folgate, and Bria Koester placed fourth. • Senior Dairy Bowl team consisting of Matt Drendel, Levi Martin, Phillip Shanks, and Morgan Bollech won the sportsmanship award. • Folding display participants were Kate Carlson, Emma Carlson, Adam Olbrich, and Andrea Willing. Kate Carlson’s poster placed first in the junior division. • Emily Irwin and Brock Irwin won Progressive Breeder Awards at the Junior
Clinton County Junior News The Clinton County Junior Holstein Show was held on July 16, 2012, at the Clinton County Fairgrounds in Carlyle. Clint Harre of WilRa Holsteins, Nashville, Ill., placed the 51head of cattle brought to the ring. Congratulations to Taylor Huels of Carlyle on her Grand Champion of the Junior Show and 1st 4-year-old, Horstlyle Tal My Kinda Red-ET. Reserve Grand Champion went to Miranda Kollmann of New Baden with the 1st place Junior 2-year-old, TTM Sanchez Lux-ET. Miranda Kollmann also had Junior Champion of the show with Balsey-Haven Picolo Magic. Dylan Reed of Beecher City took home Reserve Junior Champion honors with Mil-RMor Redliner Pearlie. In addition to the show, the Clinton County Juniors also held their annual judging contest Page 20
Forum. • Speech contestants Emma Carlson, Kate Carlson, and Morgan Bollech participated in the contest. • Emily Irwin represented Illinois in the YDJM contest where she was a finalist. • Illinois juniors occupied their time by taking several farm tours, touring the campus of the College of the Ozarks, attending the junior mixer, watching the National Convention sale, and going to the dance held in a cave! • Check out the next page for pictures from our trip to Missouri! • We would like to give a special thank you to Mil-R-Mor farm for allowing the juniors to work the lunch stand at their sale as a fundraiser. We would also like to thank coaches Becky Meier and Glen Meier, chaperone John Mitchell, and all the other parents who came to share their support for all of us. State Show • Members participated in both junior and open shows as well as showmanship. • The Dutchess contest was held Wednesday night. There were three Dutchess contestants, and two little miss contestants. • Juniors held their meeting Wednesday night. This meeting is taking place instead of our annual fall meeting. We elected new officers and discussed judges for next year’s State Show. Our new officers include: President,
and meeting. The juniors discussed the Spring Thing held in March and proposed a possible farm tour of local farms with robotic milkers, among other social activity possibilities. Lastly, the Clinton County Junior Holstein Club would like to congratulate member Adrienne Brammeier on being named to the IL 4-H Dairy Judging Team. Adrienne will represent Illinois at the National 4-H Dairy Judging Contest at World Dairy Expo, Madison, Wis. Adrienne has been involved with registered Holsteins all her life in Ferrin, Ill., the home of DoDel Holsteins. She is currently a freshman at Kaskaskia College pursuing her Associates Degree and plans to judge for the Kaskaskia College Dairy Judging Team. We wish everyone the best of luck for the fall show season, and we hope you all enjoy a safe harvest. Reporter, Lane Heinzmann
Sarah Sheehan; Vice President, Emily Irwin; Secretary, Bri Sheehan; Treasurer, Morgan Bollech; and, Reporter, Bailey Hart. Good luck to Juniors showing in National Shows in the Fall and to the youth representing Illinois in the 4-H Dairy Bowl and Judging Contests. See you all at Spring Thing 2013! Information for Spring Thing will be in the Winter Herald as well as on the Illinois Holstein website. We encourage everyone to bring a new Holstein friend to the weekend! Bailey Hart & Emily Irwin
2012-2013 Illinois Holstein Dutchess Contest Last year’s Holstein Dutchess, Amy Schaufelberger, right, welcomes this year’s contestants at the Illinois Championship Show. Representing the BooneWinnebago Holstein Club was Jennifer Wakeley, left, Becca Sprague, middle, and Kelsi Steffenhagen. Olivia Corson, front right, and Megan Busker, front left, were the Little Miss Holstein contestants. Congratulations to Jennifer Wakeley, the new Illinois Holstein Dutchess!
2012 - 2013 OFFICERS & ADVISOR TEAM President: Sarah Sheehan Phone: 847-669-3892 Vice President: Emily Irwin Phone: 815-544-0193 Secretary: Brianna Sheehan Phone: 847-669-3892 Treasurer: Morgan Bollech Phone: 815-784-0204 Reporter: Bailey Hart Phone: 815-914-8527 Adult Advisor: Glen Meier Phone: (815) 235-7596 or (815) 233-2407 Make sure to check the Illinois Holstein website www.illinoisholsteins.com and the Illinois Holstein Association Facebook page for up-to-date information on all Junior activites!
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Hanging out at the Junior Mixer
Senior Dairy Bowl Team
Junior “Cave” Dance
Kate Carlson - 1st Place Junior Poster
Dairy Jeopardy Contestants
Relaxing before the Sale
4th Place Junior Dairy Bowl Team
Senior Dairy Bowl Team - Sportsmanship Award
Junior Dairy Bowl Team
Junior Forum Delegates
SUPERIOR YOUNG DAIRY PRODUCER AWARD__ The 2012 Superior Young Dairy Producer Award (SYDPA) program was held August 18, at the Illinois State Fair. Twenty 4-H and FFA dairy project members from across Illinois took part in the event. The purpose of the contest is to create an educational activity that promotes youth development, career development, and personal growth through increased knowledge of the dairy industry. This threephase competition, emphasizing the youth’s knowledge of the dairy industry, awarded each of the top five overall participants with a $1,000 scholarship. The 2012 scholarship recipients, in alpha order, are: • Carol Baumann, Wyoming, IL (Stark County) • Anna Folgate, Dakota, IL (Stephenson County) • Kaleb Hoerbert, Delavan, IL (Logan County) • Todd Irwin, Beason, IL (Logan County) • Daniel Obert, Orangeville, IL (Stephenson County) The $5,000 in scholarships was sponsored by Archer Daniels Midland, Decatur, IL. Individual plaques were awarded to the “top 3” in each phase and the “top 5” overall winners. The Land of Lincoln Purebred Livestock Breeders Association and Illinois State Fair sponsored the plaques. The first phase was a dairy management test relating to dairy nutrition, health, reproduction, milk marketing, and other dairy related information. Top three contestants for this phase were: • Anna Folgate, Dakota, IL (Stephenson County) • Daniel Obert, Orangeville, IL (Stephenson County) • Meredith Ziller, Huntley, IL (McHenry County)
June Board Meeting Notes June 7, 2012 · Bloomington, Ill. • Minutes from the January meeting and the Treasurers report were approved. • Boyd Schaufelberger gave his Holstein USA National Directors Report and mentioned registrations and classifications are higher than in the past. The “Type Advisory” Committee met and made six recommendations to the Convention in June. A By-laws change will be brought up for vote at the convention and it basically means Districts will need to present two candidates for their Director position or it will become a Director-at-large position open to all districts. Boyd also spoke about Page 22
Twenty Illinois 4-H and FFA dairy project members participated in the 2012 Superior Young Dairy Producer Award program held during the Illinois State Fair. The "top 5" award winners received a $1000.00 scholarship sponsored by Archer Daniels Midland, Decatur, Ill. Scholarship winners were (pictured are L to R): Todd Irwin, Beason; Kaleb Hoebert, Delavan; Daniel Obert, Orangeville; Anna Folgate, Dakota; and Carol Baumann, Wyoming, Ill. Plaques were sponsored by Land of Lincoln Purebred Livestock Breeders Association and Illinois State Fair.
The second phase was a three station skill-athon on various aspects of the dairy industry. Contestants had to identify dairy feeds, identify parts of the cow, and identify dairy equipment. The top three contestants in the skill-a-thon were: • Carol Baumann, Wyoming, IL (Stark County) • Kaleb Hoerbert, Delavan, IL (Logan County) • Joshua Laesch, Greenville, IL (Bond County) The third phase of the Superior Young Dairy Producer Contest was a judging contest. The judging phase consisted of animal selection by placing four classes of dairy cows and two Bull Stud testing and how the Board of Holstein USA wants the testing to be as affordable as possible for dairymen. • The 2015 National Convention will be held at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Ill. The dates are still being negotiated. Brochures and slogan need to be decided upon by June 2013. • Club are being sought to volunteer to host the 2013 & 2014 State Conventions! 2012 Illinois Convention will be at Hilton Garden Inn, Effingham, December 6 & 7. • The State membership drive has been doing well, but we had 340 unpaid “renewals” as of June 1. Secretary Tina Yagow handed out spreadsheets to representatives of each club for them to hopefully contact those people
classes of heifers. The top three contestants for this phase were: • Joshua Laesch, Greenville, IL (Bond County) • Andrew Rice, Sheldon,IL (Iroquois, County) • Brett Woker, Greenville, IL (Bond County) This year marked the 17th consecutive year for the Superior Young Dairy Producer Award Program which has provided $85,000 in college scholarships to Illinois dairy youth since its inception. Participants must be 4-H or FFA dairy project members in Illinois. The program is developed and coordinated by Dave Fischer, University of Illinois Retired Extension Dairy Educator. and personally ask that they renew for this year. As of June 1, we had 134 Junior & 327 Senior members paid, down from 215 & 505 last year. Our dues income was just over $16,000 so far and we budgeted $17,000 profit, so we need more dues to come in this summer to meet that goal. • 2012 Club Rebates will be paid this fall. • January 2013 Committee Meetings will be at The Chateau in Bloomington. Secretary Tina Yagow will check into dates around January 8 & 9, 2013. • Web Reporter Stephanie Stout has resigned, so the Northern Region Reporter position is open and President Wendling is looking for suggestions to fill that role. Fall 2012
Senior Holstein Convention Registration December 6-7, 2012 · Hilton Garden Inn & Convention Center, Effingham
SCHEDULE: Wednesday, December 5 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. — Registration 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. — Hospitality room open Thursday, December 6 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. — Registration open 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. — Exhibit Hall open 9:00 a.m. — Men’s Program with Speakers: Joel Mergle, VP Marketing, Select Sires Gary Sipiorski, Dairy Development Manager, Vita Plus Corporation 9:00 a.m. — Women’s Program View Christmas Decoration, shop at Country Peddlers Antique & Crafts, bus tour of local landmarks and sculptures followed by wine tasting and lunch at Tuscan Hills Winery 12:00 p.m. — Mens’ Luncheon 2:00 p.m. — Social Hour begins for Illini Futures Sale - Visit the Illinois Holstein website for more details! 3:30 p.m. — Illini Futures Sale 7:00 p.m. — Banquet Silent Auction benefiting Illinois Junior Holstein Association Distinguished Service, Junior Breeder and Senior Breeder Awards announced Friday, December 7 7:00 - 8:30 a.m. — Buffet Breakfast 9:00 a.m. — Annual Meeting with Board re-organizational meeting to follow Hilton Garden Inn Effingham, 1301 Avenue of Mid America, Effingham, Illinois TEL: 1-217-540-7777 A block of rooms has been reserved until November 15 for $89.00 plus tax Additional Hotels available a few blocks from the Convention Center: Country Inn and Suites: 217-540-5555 — $85.00 plus tax Holiday Inn Express: 217-540-1111 — $89.00 plus tax Registrations postmarked by November 15 — $50 (includes meals and transportation) Registrations postmarked after November 16 — $55 (includes meals and transportation) Tickets may be purchased at the door. Tours and Lunch $15 — Banquet $35 Names: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________
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$35 (after 11/16; $40)
Please mail registration forms to Jim Schumacher: 8 County Road 50 North Teutopolis IL, 62467 Please make checks payable to the Effingham Holstein Club
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Joe & Inis Probst Toby, Margie, Holly, Katie, Marcus, Macy & Renee Phil, Angie, Megan, Lauren, Austin & Dalton 2817 E 1600th Ave, Wheeler, IL
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