Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, September 26, 1970, Image 6

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    —Lancaster Farming. Saturday. September 26,1970
Miller Cows Win at Lampeter
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A Lancaster Counts dairyman
■who says he's always ready to
buy a good dairy cow. no mat
ter what the breed, captured
most of the top honor- in dairy
competition at the Lampeter
Fair Thursday afternoon
For Marvin MLler, a Stras
burg RDI dairyman, it was the
second straight good week. Mil
ler’s animals placed high in
several breeds at the Solanco
Fair at Quarryville last week.
Miller was particularly pleased
this week that his outstanding
Holstein, a fivc-year-old called
Ink Spot, finished first
Ink Spot was second at So
lanco last week to a nine-year-old
displayed by Di and Mis Carl
Troop, Quairyville RD3 But
this week at Lampeiei. the
standings weic leveled with
Ink Spot first and the Troop cow
Ink Spot placed foui th in the
five-year-old das-, el the Pmn
sylvama Black and White Show
Tuesday, Miller noted
Miller is already making plans
to show Ink Spot at the Man- Ira D. Welk. Quarryville RD3. displays
helm Fair and is looking foiwaid the grand champion Holstein at the Lam
to the Faim Show in Han Wuuig peter Fair Thursday. The animal was
in January He noted the animal
as due to fieshen in mid-Decom- hi« hopes fora dean sweep Ken
her and he hopes Ink Spot will Findley had the champion Jer
he at her peak Tor showing pur- sey.
poses at the Farm Show ,a=ked win it is that he has
Actually, Miller said he o - - 1 ns s omc good animals m nearly
Ink Spot jointly with Ira D eveiy breed. Miller explained
Welk, Quarry ulle BF>3 on that he doesn't buy dairy cows
whose farm the annual is | 3 j breed, but looks lor a good
housed Welk has the animal CO w no matter what the breed
on a DHIA testing piogi.mi and His attitude contrasts sharply
Miller repoiled pro uidion ol with most of the leading dairy
-20,000 pounds of milk last vear. wien in this area, who stick
Miller also took the Guernsey strictly with one breed, or even
breed championship with a tour- with one or two lamily lines
year-old, he had little compe- within the breed
tition in captuimg the A.,w. sin o Xn competition leading to the
and Brown Svdss titles Holstein championship, the Mil
, Miller said an outstanding ler-Welk cow was top aged cow.
Jersey died recently stoopmg the Troop Holstein was .second
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second at Quarryville last week. The ani
mal, Ink Spot, is a five year old which pro
duced 20,000 pounds of milk last year.
popr) nnw and Richard Hess had Debbie He I ss. second, and Call
the third aged cow. troop, third.
~ „ , , Senior yearling Jav Landis,
Other iesults in Holstein com- John K reider, and Sandra Frey
petition included. Junior yearling—Ricky Hess,
Four-year-olos— Robbie Hess, j a y Landis and Brenda Herr;
fust. Susan Frey, second, and senior call—Bill Landis. Martin
Richard Hess, third Hamish and Jason Miller; inlei-
Three-vear-olds—Sandra Frev, mediate calf Susan Frey,
Donna Hess and Marvin Miller Bruce Landis and Connie Kreid-
Two-vear-olds Susan Frey. er; Junior calf—Bill Landis and
Richaid Hess and Bruce Landis. J ac k Hess.
Senior >ending freshened Grand champion bull, junior
Ja> Landis, junior champion, champion bull, and junior year-
ling bull Jay Landis; junior
bull calf ‘Ronald Leaman.
In Guernsey competition. Mil
ler's bleed champion was the
top iour-year-old and Robert
Rohrer had the breed reserve
with the best three-year-old.
Other Guernsey competition
results included:
Aged cow—Cindy Breneman,
Art Breneman and Ernest
Wolfe; Four-year-olds Robert
Rohrer, second, and Romella
Farms, third.
Three-year-olds Robert
Rohrer, second, and Romella
Farms, third.
Two - year - olds Romella
Farms, Art Breneman and Don
Senior yearling and junior
yearling—Don Breneman; junior
champion and junior calf —.
Ernest Wolfe, first; junior calf
—John Miller, second.
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