Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, December 19, 1981, Image 125

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Ginger Secrist Myers
Staff Correspondent
HAMPTON —Thes3rd Meeting
and Banquet of the Adams County
DMA was held at die Hampton
Fire Hall last Thursday evening.
Following a roast beef dinner
that was served to the over 200
persons present, awards for out
standing herds and individual cow
records were presented.
Recognized as high herd in the
county was Noel and Holmes,
Hanover with 20,458 pounds milk
and 798 pounds fat on 56.5 cows.
Second place went to Larry
Deputy, East Berlin with 122. E
Myers, left, Rl, Littiestown, “Piney Lane Guernseys” for the
cow with highest lifetime butterfat record of 8,546 lbs. in 10
lactations', Eldon Baum of Ei-Rho Farms, Rl, Abbottstown for
high cow butterfat production with 1,393 lbs. in a 305 day
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cows averaging 21,223 pounds of
milk and 782 pounds fat followed by
Weim-Sharr Farms, New Oxford
with 19,424 pounds milk and 727
pounds fat on 63.8 cows.
Recognized as the herd with the
greatest increase in butterfat
production was M.J. Starner &
Sons, New Oxford, who increased
their herd average by 141 pounds of
fat on 107.1 cows.
Top milk producing cow in the
county for 305 days was “Ethel”
owned by Leroy Deputy. She
produced at 5-06 33,198 pounds of
milk and 837 pounds of fat. High fat
record made in 305 days went to El-
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Adams - lunty Dai. Herd Improvement
Association elected directors and re-organized
at the 53rd annual meeting, held last Thur
sday, at the Fireball in Hampton. Officers
elected; (left to right: Laurence Wilkinson, R 4,
Rho Farm for the record of “Kay”,
5-05 25,900 pounds milk and 1393
pounds fat.
High lifetime production for milk
went to “Tess” owned by Penn
Gate Farm, Littlestown with
194,802 pounds of milk in 12 lac
tations. High lifetime award for fat
production went to Piney Lane
Guernseys for “Kitty” who
produced 8,546 pounds of fat in 10
Special ribbons were given in
recognition of herds making over
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700 pounds of fat and those making
over 650 pounds of fat.
Those over 700 pounds include:
Noel & Holmes 798 pounds, Leroy
Deputy 782 pounds, Weim-Sharr
Farms 727 pounds, Stoner Bros.
Dairy 725 pounds, M.J. Stamer &
Sons 718 pounds, Roy A. Weaner,
Jr. 711 pounds. Brown Valley
Farms 709 pounds, and Kling Ayr
Farms 708 pounds.
The 1981DHIA Annual Summary
was presented by Thomas Piper,
Extension Agent. The Adams
Kraiburg Happy
Gettysburg, president; Vincent Lobaugh, Rl,
Aspers, vice-president; Ray Dutterer, R 2,
Littiestown, secretary; and Marcia Brown, R 3,
Littlestown, treasurer.
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County DHIA finished its 53rd year
September 30, 1981 with 56 whole
year herds and 4,091 cows on test.
Figures revealed an increase in
both milk and fat per cow by 551
pounds and 18 pounds respectively
over 1980 figures. Also the value of
the product above feed cost per
cow increased by $77.36 over the
previous year. While the average
number of cows per herd in the
state for 1980-1981 was 57.4, it was
70.5 in Adams County.
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