Steam-Valley Wilton Magic Bri, owned by John Cannon and Kurt Wolf of Epwoth, Iowa, captured the Grand Champion honors at the 2011 International Ayrshire Show at World Dairy Expo. Bri was the winning Five-Year-Old cow, Best Uddered in her class and the recipient of the Udder Comfort $1,000 Grand Champion Cash Award. The 2010 defending Champion, Sweet Pepper Black Francesca, exhibited by Beverly Donovan of Benton, Maine, was tapped as the Reserve Grand Champion.

Again this year, both the Premier Breeder and Premier Exhibitor banners were awarded to Palmyra Farms of Hagerstown, Maryland. Blackaddar Bb Kellogg continues his rein as the Premier Sire of the show.

Judges Justin Burdette from Mercersburg, Penn. and Sean Johnson from Glenville, Penn. placed a total of 236 head on the opening day of the show. Overall show results and top class placings are as follows:

Spring Heifer Calf                                                                              
1. Topp-View Poker Verity, Keaton, Kinly & Madelyn Topp, Topp-View, Botkins, OH 
2. Mackinson Jackson Darcy-ET, Matthew & Mary Mackinson, Samantha Ropp, Pontiac, IL             

 Winter Heifer Calf                                                                              
1. Meadowdale Dozer Jolly Rancher, Chris, Janice, Carley & Charlie Richards, Linden, WI           
2. Topp-View Bendig Wannaplay, Keaton & Kinely Topp, Topp-View, Botkins, OH                        

Fall Heifer Calf                                                                                 
1. Geminaecho Remingto Shellie, Ashley Hawvermale, Wooster, OH                                    
2. Chaluka Nemo Xioli-ET, Ferme Charest 2001, Inc., St-Alexandre Kamoura, QC, Canada               

Summer Yearling Heifer                                                                          
1. Covey-P&A Poker Jem-ET, Kruse & Noah Worden, Dyersville, IA                                    
2. De La Plaine Loto Morgan, Ferme De La Plaine, Ste-Francoise, QC, Canada                         

Spring Yearling Heifer                                                                          
1. Geminaecho Jupiter Millie, Ashley Hawvermale, Wooster, OH                                      
2. Mowry's Remington Precision, Jordan Helsley, Roaring Spring, PA                                 

Winter Yearling Heifer                                                                          
1. Kler-Vu Ramius Christmas, Tom Gillette, Turin, NY                                               
2. Palmyra Ambush Randy, Palmyra Farm, Hagerstown, MD                                              

Fall Yearling Heifer                                                                            
1. Kar-Ayr Ramius Cinnamon, Ashley Hawvermale, Kelly Hawvermale, Wooster, OH                     
2. Daltondale Ambush Meadow, John Dalton/Daltondale Farms, Hartland, WI                           

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Source: World Dairy Expo