Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, October 30, 1993, Image 21

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Dairy enthusiasts from around the
world gathered in Madison, Wis
consin, on Sept. 29, to see who
judge Ray Kuehl of Waunakee,
Wisconsin, would pick as his
grand champion of the National
Guernsey Show. As the suspen
sion mounted. Judge Kuehl made
his final decision and made West
lynn Tom Dee his grand champion
of the open show.
“Tom Dee”, a 4-year-old West
lynn Emory Tom daughter, is
owned by Mark Rueth, Randy
Kortus and Clark and Joy Vilter of
Jefferson, Wisconsin. Besides
being named grand champion,
‘Tom Dee” was awarded with
senior champion and best uddered
cow honors. The reserve grand
champion title went to the aged
cow, Wincrest Fayette Cocheta,
an 88 point Fayette daughter own
ed by Robert Ludy Griggs of
Seminole. Oklahoma.
Spring Walk B T Frank sired
both the junior champion and
reserve junior champion. Four
Winds Frank Tina, a summer
yearling heifer owned by Four
Winds Farm of Hartland, Wiscon
sin, won the junior champipn
award. The reserve junior champ
ion ribbon was awarded to
Burgess Farm Franks Princess, a
Wisconsin Cow National Grand Guernsey
junior yearling heifer owned by
Walter and Amy Record of Lyme,
New Hampshire.
The prestigious total perfor
mance cow award went to Win
crest Vayette Grace, the 4-ycar
old owned by John and Bonnie
Ayars and Ken Winters of Mecha
nicsburg, Ohio. This award is pre
sented to the cow earning the most
points based on production, plac
ing in the show, yield deviation,
appraisal score, and bonus points
if the animal is bred by the owner.
“Grace”, who was scored
Excellent-91 at show time and is
now Excellent-9S, has production
records to 27.900M* 4.5%
1.245F* 3.2% 905P* at 2-03 in
365 days. She was bred by Ken
Winters of Mabton, Washington.
Four Winds Farm received
awards for the best three females
and exhibitor’s herd. Rankin
Farms of Atlanta, Illinois, won the
premier breeder title. Mark Erd
man and Robert Griggs of Cheno
a, Illinois, received the premier
exhibitor banner. 21st Century
Genetics won the premier sire
award for Dutch Mill Telestars
Fayette. The state herd title’ was
won by the Guernsey breeders of
Judge Ray Kuehl had no trouble
spotting some stylish Fayette
daughters as they paraded through
the show ring at the National
Junior Guernsey Show in Madi
son, Wis.
Sebaugh Fayette Ginger, an
Excellent-92 aged cow owned by
Jennifer Lynn Mithoefer of Silver
Lake, Indiana, was awarded with
grand champion and senior
champion honors of the national
junior show. Reserve grand
champion and reserve senior l
champion awards went to Guern
sey Grove F Babe, a 90 point aged
cow owned by James Kern of
Wadena, Minnesota.
A Wampanoag Fayette Smokey
daughter purchased through an
American Guernsey Association
sponsored Guernsey Gold Heifer
Sale received junior champion
awards. GR-Lantz Farm Kanter
bury is a senior heifer calf owned
by Matthew Huset of Ridgeland,
Wisconsin. Marlee Bionic Rosie,
a senior yearling heifer owned by
Kenlee Calvin of Mount Vernon,
Missouri, was named reserve
junior champion.
The juniors who participated in
this show on Sept. 29, were easily
recognizable to the crowd of for
eign and domestic dairy enthu
siasts gathered in the show coli
seum. All junior exhibitors were
ired in gold sweatshirts with a
Guernsey cow emblem on the
front. These sweatshirts were
sponsored by many loyal indivi
duals and businesses throughout
the dairy industry.
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