World Dairy Expo: New York cow tops Brown Swiss Show

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Dublin-Hills Treats owned by Peter Vail and Ken Main of Copake, NY was tapped as the 2011 Grand Champion of the International Brown Swiss Show at World Dairy Expo and received the Grand Champion Udder Comfort $1,000 Cash Award.  Reserve Grand Champion went to Ja Ka Hillary Hillbilly exhibited by Rob and Pat Donaldson of Abbotsford, BC, Canada.

Judge Chris Lahmers of Marysville, Ohio and Associate Judge Jeff Brown of Jackson, Ohio placed a total of 348 head of cattle. Premier Breeder was awarded to Jo-Dee Swiss, Jodi Coppini of Tillamook, OR, and Elite Dairy, Peter Vail and Ken Main of Copake, NY were named Premier Exhibitor. Blessing Banker Agenda was named the Ted Krueger Premier Sire. Overall show results and top placings are as follows:

Dry Cow, Three Years & Over
1. Alpine Hills Star Venus-ET, Blessing Farms, Rex Mort, Bob Osborn, Fort Wayne, IN
2. VB Riesland Jolt Julietta, Voegeli Farm Inc, Monticello, WI

Spring Heifer Calf
1. Fairdale Elite Debra, Michael Barton, Copake, NY
2. Covells Wonder Tia Encore, Emmy Covell & Dave Lebowitz, Knoxville, MD

Winter Heifer Calf
1. Dublin-Hills Sonora, Nichelle Upton, Thurmont, MD
2. Blessing Braiden Bounty, Blessing Farms – Caid Blessing, Fort Wayne, IN

Fall Heifer Calf
1. Covells Agenda T Show Me-ET, Emmy Covell & Dave Lebowitz, Knoxville, MD
2. Brook Hollow Sneek Peek, Delbert & Heather Yoder, West Salem, OH

Summer Yearling Heifer
1. North Lanes August Dime, Blessing Farms, Fort Wayne, IN
2. Wapi-Ana Total Syl Sydney, Leslie Olson, Spring Valley, MN

Spring Yearling Heifer
1. Renegade-Fairdale PS Carma-ET, Rottinghaus, Woods & Sparrow, Owenton, KY
2. Cutting Edge Reba Ruth, Peter Vail, Ken Main, Jay Roebuck, Copake, NY

Winter Yearling Heifer
1. Jo-Dee James Nikeisha, Arethusa Farm, Litchfield, CT
2. Top Acres Supreme Wizard-ET, Wayne E Sliker, St. Paris, OH

Fall Yearling Heifer
1. Just So Agenda Chorus, Otis Johnson, Evansville, WI
2. Jo-Dee Premium Not For Sale, Arethusa Farm, Litchfield, CT

Junior Champion Female
Jo-Dee James Nikeisha, Arethusa Farm, Litchfield, CT

Reserve Junior Champion Female
Just So Agenda Chorus, Otis Johnson, Evansville, WI

Junior Best Three Female
1. Dublin Hills, Nichelle Upton, Thurmont, MD
2. Top Di Mark, John Paul Regusci, Modesto, CA

Fall Yearling in Milk (must have freshened)
1. Old Mill Tray Gilberta-ET, Peter Vail, Ken Main, Copake, NY
2. Jo-Dee Starbuck Noticeable-ET, Jodi Coppini, Tillamook, OR

Junior Two-Year-Old Cow
1. Top Acres Bonanza Whisp-ET, Wayne E Sliker & Chris Durbin, St. Paris, OH
2. Pit-Crew Wonder Tada, Pit-Crew Genetics, Foreston, MN

Senior Two-Year-Old Cow
1. Cutting Edge B Gretchen-ET, Peter Vail, Ken Main, Copake, NY
2. Kruses Victor Judy, Ben & Kirby Sparrow, Owenton, KY

Brown Swiss 2011 World Dairy Expo International Futurity
1. Random Luck V Precious, R. Thompson, D. & A. Rieder, B. Voegeli, Darlington, WI
2. Kulp Terra Ta Showgirl-ET, Lindsey Rucks, Okeechobee, FL

Junior Three-Year-Old Cow
1. Grass Haven Chip Gucci-ET, John Sagaria, Ray & Diane Sagaria, Petaluma, CA
2. Random Luck V Precious, R. Thompson, D. & A. Rieder, B. Voegeli, Darlington, WI

Senior Three-Year-Old Cow
1. Hills Valley Perfecta Ritz, Hills Valley Farm, Cattaraugus, NY
2. Frosted Sieg Wammy-ET, Ben Sparrow, Owenton, KY

Intermediate Champion Female
Hills Valley Perfecta Ritz, Hills Valley Farm, Cattaraugus, NY

Reserve Intermediate Champion Female
Cutting Edge B Gretchen-ET, Peter Vail, Ken Main, Copake, NY

Four-Year-Old Cow
1. Crows Nest Colby Prada, Peter Vail, Ken Main, Copake, NY
2. R Hart B C Cayenne, Rottinghaus & Woods, Madison, WI

Five-Year-Old Cow
1. Random Luck Vision Twyla, Blessing Farms – Caid Blessing, Fort Wayne, IN
2. R Kruses Vision Jackie-ET, D.M.C. Baginski, L Holtcamp, R Kruse, Othello, WA

Aged Cow, Six Years and Over
1. Ja Ka Hillary Hillbilly, Rob and Pat Donaldson, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
2. Jo-Dee Prestige Kaluwa, Jodi Coppini, Tillamook, OR

Component Merit Class
1. Dublin-Hills Treats, Peter Vail, Ken Main, Copake, NY
2. Bo Joy Ensign Glee-ET, Robert & Joyce Wagner, Quarryville, PA

Best Three Females
1. Jo-Dee Swiss, Jodi Coppini, Tillamook, OR

Produce of Dam
1. Random Luck, Richard Thompson, Darlington, WI
2. Rad-Ical, Lindsey Rucks, Okeechobee, FL

Total Performance Winner
Lost Elm Pixie, Rob and Pat Donaldson, Abbotsford, BC, Canada

Nasco International Type & Production Award
Lost Elm Pixie, Rob and Pat Donaldson, Abbotsford BC Canada

Senior Champion and Grand Champion Female
Dublin-Hills Treats, Peter Vail, Ken Main, Copake, NY

Reserve Senior Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Female
Ja Ka Hillary Hillbilly, Rob and Pat Donaldson, Abbotsford, BC, Canada

State Herd
1. Ohio
2. Wisconsin

Premier Breeder – Jo-Dee Swiss, Jodi Coppini, Tillamook, OR

Premier Exhibitor – Elite Dairy, Peter Vail, Ken Main, Copake, NY

Premier Sire – Blessing Banker Agenda

Generous support from sponsors makes the International Brown Swiss Show possible. In 2011, sponsors include: Armbruster Bros. Farms, Arthurst Farm, Blessing Farms, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., Bradner Farms, Bridge View Swiss, Brothers Three Brown Swiss, Brown Swiss Association of Switzerland, Brown Swiss Association, Brown Swiss Enterprises, Brown's Brown Swiss, Cattle Connection, Elite Dairy, Fastrack, Fick's Swiss, Forest Lawn Farm, LLC, Garbro Swiss, Horseshoe Hill, Illinois Brown Swiss Association, Iowa Brown Swiss Association, Jo-Dee Swiss, Kalos Swiss, Kruse's Brown Swiss Farm, Lee-Ann's Swiss, Long Lane Farms, Maryland Brown Swiss Association, Michigan Brown Swiss Association, Mill-Wheel Farm, Minnesota Brown Swiss Association, Nasco, National Dairy Shrine, Nelson McCammon, Norman E. Magnussen Family, Nupluse, Inc., Ohio Brown Swiss Association, PortaCheck, RAD-ical Genetics, Round Hill Acres, Royal Hill Swiss, Select Sires, Inc., Sunshine Genetics, Swiss Valley Farms, Udder Comfort, Voegeli Farms, Westway Feed Products, Wisconsin Brown Swiss Association and World Dairy Expo.

Source: World Dairy Expo



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