Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, January 14, 1984, Image 1

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VOL 29 No. 11
Open Beef
Beef Shows
FARM SHOW The large arena
was filled with high quality beef
cattle Wednesday as exhibitors
competed for top awards during
the Farm Show Open Beef Show.
Running two shows con
secutively, cattle judges Fred
Smalstig, of Millbrook, N.Y., and
Jerry Ballard, of Nashport, Ohio,
eyed over their class entries and
picked champions in the Angus,
Charolais, Chianina, Hereford,
Polled Hereford, Shorthorn and
Simmental breeds.
Following is a breakdown of the
grand and reserve grand cham
pion females and bulls of the seven
breed shows.
Taking the top female honors in
the Angus heifer show was Bdlyns
Lady Evelyn 201, an April junior
yearling exhibited by Rishels
Edlyn Farm of West Grove,
Chester County. Reserve cham
pion was an early summer
yearling, Clermont Barbara 99C,
owned by Robert Miller and G.
Shire of R 1 Seven Valleys, York
A Franklin County bull was
named grand champion in the bull
class. The winner, Sir Williams
Cracker Jack 735 D, is a junior
yearling owned by Rocky Forge
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Pa. Ag Secretary Penrose Halloaed introduces new-born Jersey calf to Elizabeth
Scranton, shown with her mother, Coral, wife of Lt. Gov. William W. Scranton 111. For
more on the Grand Opening of the Farm Show by the Scrariton family, turn to Page Dl2.
3 youths capture market championships
FARM SHOW From one end of
the state to the other - Washington
County on the west to Lancaster in
the East and Bedford in between -
came three youths who captured
the coveted market animal
championships at the 1984 Penn
sylvania Farm Show
Out of the 200 market swine
paraded through the small arena
emerged the 236-pound entry of a
second-time Farm Show exhin
bitor, FFA'er Juanita Kennedy of
Avella, Washington County The
Hampshire-Duroc cross - a
homebred hog from the farm of her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. John D
Kennedy - caught the judge’s eye
in the heavyweight division and
held it through the championship
Another second-time exhibitor,
Sue Falvey, of R 4 Bedford,
emerged victorious in a tearful
A new Farm Show generation
Lancaster Farming, Saturday, January 14,1984
Juanita Kennedy, Washington County.
celebration when her market
lamb, “Ronnie,” won the market
title A member of the Bedford 4-H
Sheep Club, the 16-year-old showed
her Dorset-Suffolk-Rambouillet
cross to perfection Her parents,
Mr and Mrs. James R Falvev
have a 60-head flock
And veteran among the market
animal championship trio is Jan
Waltz, who in his fourth year at
Farm Show captured the Market
Steer title with his calf
prophetically named, “Champ ”
Jan, who has captured a number of
top awards during the past year of
showing, capped his best year yet
with the coveted baby beef banner
Son of Ardith and Nancy Waltz, R 6
Manheim, Lancaster County, the
17-year-old displayed his award
winning showmanship abilities to
exhibit his four-way cross to the
state title
Sue Falvey, Bedford County
Farm Show dairy highlights
Dairy Shows A2O-A2I
FARM SHOW Among the
highly competitive Holstein
classes at the 68th Farm Show, the
Maplebound Holstems exhibited by
Donald Hostetler and family
captured a long list of winnings
that earned them the Premier
breeder award of the show.
Hostetter of Parkesburg,
Chester County, captured the
grand and senior champions as
well as the champion udder with
‘Maplebound Rex Ivory,” a
homebred 4-year-old cow. Ivory is
classified GP 84, with a 365 day
record made as a 2-year-old of
21.226 M 3.4 816 F. Her sire,
“Maplebound Starlight Rex,” has
just been leased to Select Sires. His
semen will be released in the
beginning of February. Rex has a
proof of +1778 milk and +6O fat,
with a PD$ 224. He has the highest
proof of any breeder proven bull on
the July 1983 USDA sire sum
Hostetter also exhibited the first
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JAN I 8 1984
Jan Waltz, Lancaster County.
placed aged cow, "Maplebound
Ultimate Dove.” Dove and Ivory
were both members of the
Hostetler’s first placed breeders
Kathy King of Delta, York
County, exhibited the reserve
grand and reserve senior cham
pion, "Kingway Marvex Snowbird-
Constance Ohlmger of Mohr
sville, Berks County, showed the
junior champion, "Rev-Hel FM
Valiant Christy,” a senior yearling
that has brought Connie success all
year in the showring.
‘Penn Gate Jetstar Clara,” a
junior calf, exhibited by Robert
Gitt of Littlestown, Adams County,
captured the reserve junioi
Tom and Cindy Sheaffer of
Carlisle, Cumberland County, won
the premier exhibitor.
17.50 per Year
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