Maple Fudge is Back-to-Back Champion of the International Milking Shorthorn Junior Show

Maple Fudge Of 12 Oaks was named the Grand Champion of the 2017 International Junior Milking Shorthorn Show on Wednesday, October 4 at World Dairy Expo. Owned by Colton and Ashley Brandel of Lake Mills, Wis., she earned the $500 Udder Comfort Grand Champion Cash Award and the Lillian & Keith King and Jim King Grand Champion Junior Show Award for the second year in a row. Maple Fudge was the winning Junior Three-Year-Old and proceeded to be named the Intermediate Champion of the show before claiming Grand Champion. Reserve Grand Champion and Senior Champion of the Junior Show went to the winning Aged Cow, Innisfail RO Lady 906-EXP, owned by Lindsey Clark of GMC Farm in Cornish Flat, N.H. She took home the Lillian & Keith King and Jim King Reserve Grand Champion Junior Show Award.

Judges of the 2017 International Milking Shorthorn Junior Show were Jack Lomeo, Jr., of Hermon, N.Y. and associate judge, Simon Lalande, St. Placide, Qué. They placed 71 junior exhibitor animals.

Overall show results and top class placing are as follows:

Spring Heifer Calf:
1. Gin-Val RR Zeus Creamsicle, Jonathon A. Clark, Cornish, N.H.
2. Heavenly Hominy-EXP, Brett Groebner of Heavenly Show Cattle, Monroe, Wis. 

Winter Heifer Calf:
1. Heavenly Zest, Brett Groebner of Heavenly Show Cattle, Monroe, Wis.
2. C-Jaiz Blaine Zephora-EXP, Abigail Wratten, Oriskany Falls, N.Y. 

Fall Heifer Calf:
1. KNH Endres Zeus Legendary, Tyler Endres, Lodi, Wis.
2. Breezy Ridge Trixie, Rachel Hefel, Epworth, Iowa 

Summer Yearling Heifer:
1. Lacy M Lottery Vegas, Jazmin Wingert, Kent, Ill.
2. Lazy M Patriot Flirt, Brett Groebner of Heavenly Show Cattle, Monroe, Wis. 

Spring Yearling Heifer:
1. Heavenly Fritto-ET, Brett Groebner of Heavenly Show Cattle, Monroe, Wis.
2. North Stars Siracha, Michael Pederson, Braham, Minn. 

Winter Yearling Heifer:
1. Valley View Oakleigh 2390-EXP, Jessica & Brittany Crawley, Gravette, Ariz.
2. Heavenly Zippy, Brett Groebner of Heavenly Show Cattle, Monroe, Wis. 

Fall Yearling Heifer:
1. NT Zeus Lady Zaza, Elizabeth Thyen of Nix-Thyen, Grove City, Minn.
2. Lazy M PS Jokes On You-EXP-ET, Shaelyn Scoon, Lancaster, Mo. 

Junior Champion Female:
KNH Endres Zeus Legendary, Tyler Endres, Lodi, Wis. 

Reserve Junior Champion Female:
Valley View Oakleigh 2390-EXP, Jessica & Brittany Crawley, Gravette, Ariz. 

Yearling Heifer in Milk:
1. GMC DL Lady 1520-EXP, Lindsey Clark of GMC Farm, Cornish Flat, N.H.
2. North Stars Bambi-EXP, Christopher Pederson, Braham, Minn. 

Junior Two-Year-Old Cow:
1. Heavenly Berry-ET, Brett Groebner of Heavenly Show Cattle, Monroe, Wis.
2. Heavenly Creampuff, Johnathon A. Clark, Cornish, N.H. 

Senior Two-Year-Old Cow:
1. Maunesha Creek Patriot Munchkin, Mena Schmitt, Sun Prairie, Wis.
2. Solid-Gold Patriot Pepsi-ET, Taylor Graves & Kadyn Gibson, Danville, Ky.

Junior Three-Year-Old Cow:
1. Maple Fudge Of 12 Oaks, Colton & Ashley Brandel, Lake Mills, Wis.
2. Heavenly Ice Cream, Brett Groebner of Heavenly Show Cattle, Monroe, Wis. 

Senior Three-Year-Old Cow:
1. Bok Presto Riggs Robin, Cameron Allen, Stitzer, Wis.
2. Twilite R-Star Pink Tulip, Carolyn Delong, North Branch, Mich. 

Intermediate Champion Female:
Maple Fudge Of 12 Oaks, Colton & Ashley Brandel, Lake Mills, Wis. 

Reserve Intermediate Champion Female:
GMC DL Lady 1520-EXP, Lindsey Clark of GMC Farm, Cornish, Flat N.H. 

Four-Year-Old Cow:
1. Halpins Baby Ruth, Taylor Graves, Danville, K.Y.
2. Elron Nitro Wow, Halie Gruenwald, Lost Nation, Iowa 

Five-Year-Old Cow:
1. Heavenly Diamond, Brett Groebner of Heavenly Show Cattle, Monroe, Wis.
2. North Stars Jewlery-EXP, Michael Pederson, Braham, Minn. 

Aged Cow:
1. Innisfail RO Lady 906-EXP, Lindsey Clark of GMC Farm, Cornish Flat, N.H.
2. Purple Idalee RR Zeva-EXP-ET, Taylor Graves, Danville, K.Y. 

Lifetime Merit Cow
1. Innisfail RO Lady 7088-EXP, Logan Lattire of Lattire Twilite Farm, Lawrenceburg, Ind.
2. Innisfail RU Princess 6019-EXP, Wyatt Navis, Waupun, Wis 

Senior Champion Female:
Innisfail RO Lady 906-EXP, Lindsey Clark of GMC Farm, Cornish Flat N.H.

Reserve Senior Champion Female:
Halpins Baby Ruth, Taylor Graves, Danville K.Y. 

Grand Champion Female:
Maple Fudge Of 12 Oaks, Colton & Ashley Brandel, Lake Mills Wis. 

Reserve Grand Champion Female:
Innisfail RO Lady 906-EXP, Lindsey Clark of GMC Farm, Cornish Flat, N.H. 

For over five decades, the global dairy industry has been meeting in Madison, Wis. for World Dairy Expo. Crowds of nearly 75,000 people from more than 100 countries attended the annual event in 2016. WDE will return Oct. 3-7, 2017 as attendees and exhibitors are encouraged to “Discover New Dairy Worlds.” Visit worlddairyexpo.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter (@WDExpo or #WDE2017) for more information.  

 

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