Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, September 30, 1995, Image 20

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    From the left, Eric Poole holds the halter v .js reserve senior and reserve grt
champion Guernsey of the Pa. Junior Dairy Show, while Amber Clark holds the halter
of her senior and grand champion and state Dairy Princess Rhonda Joy Keiklak pre
sents trophies.
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her reserve senior and reserve grand champion.
From the left, Chrlselle Fisher holds halter of her reserve Junior champion Milking
Shorthorn of the Pa. Junior Dairy Show, while Eric St. Clair holds the halter of his
junior champion.
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40th State Junior Dairy Show;
Lancaster Farming Staff
Co.) Out of more than 1,000
entries in the 40th Pennsylvania
Junior Dairy Show, 74S made it to
the Large Arena show ring of the
state Farm Show Complex in Har
risburg on Monday, making it one
of the largest shows.
The Holstein show was certain
ly one of the largest Each of the
first three junior-age animal clas
ses were split into two classes to
keep the number of Holstein calves
being judged at one lime close to
However, all breed shows were
strong, especially coming after a
year when bovine virus diarrhea
vaccination concerns decreased
turnout to almost all cattle shows.
Also this year, within each
breed show more emphasis was
placed on recognizing the reci
pients of the awards for best
owned-and-bred animals.
This award recognizes the fact
that the exhibitor has been
involved in a successful cattle
breeding and raising program, in
addition to the regular responsibil
ities and skills needed to raise and
maintain a show quality animal.
The state junior dairy show cul
minates a showing season which
begins with county, then regional
shows. At the first two levels,
judges award blue ribbons to indi
cate those animals judged to be
worthy ot consideration at the state
Judges for the Holstein show
were Dr. David Dickson, Madison,
Wis., for type, and Dwight Stolt
/fus, Morgantown, for
Judges for the Ayrshire and
Jersey breeds were Richard Keene,
Gilbcrtsville, N.Y., for type, and
Michele Ruby, Frceville, N.Y., for
Judges for the Milking Shor
thorn, Brown Swiss and Guernsey
breeds were Wayne Stiles, West
minster, Md., for type, and Susan
Beshoie, New Cumberland, for
In the Ayrshire show, the senior
and grand champion was an aged
cow, Eureka Pride Opal, shown by
Seth Wolfgang, of Bechtelsville.
Almost,B years old. Opal is a
daughter of Mar-Ral Comman
der’s Pride bred by Harold Kulp,
of Pottstown.
The reserve senior and reserve
grand champion was junior 3-year
old cow, Hartman AYR Moon riv
er Jeana, shown by Stephen White,
of Albion. Jeana is a Covey-Farms
Moon River-ET daughter bred by
John Hartman of Farmdale, Ohio.
The best bred and owned senior
aged animal was Yaple’s Racheal
Ruby, shown by Gretchen Yaple,
of Houtzdale. It placed second in
the class of 5-ycar-old Ayrshires.
The junior champion Ayrshire
was also the best bred and owned
junior animal, an intermediate
yearling, Kemerer-Farm Dixie-Kit
Kelley, shown by Christopher
Kemerer, of Latrobe. She is a
duaghter of Valu-Ayr Dixie’
The reserve junior champion
was an intermediate calf. Flutters
FD Festival Freedom, shown by
Brian Katarski, of Mt. Pleasant.
She is a Roi Festival daughter bred
by Todd Frescura, of Mt. Pleasant.
Brown Swiss
In the Brown Swiss breed, Ali
cia Mase, of Lebanon, showed the
senior and grand champion of the
breed which was also named the
best bred and owned senior ani
mal. Her Meadow Hill Jade Alice-
ET, a senior 3-year-old that had
won Alicia the Lebanon County
Fair youth show supreme champ
ionship this summer, is a Bridge
View Elegant Jade-ET daughter.
The reserve senior and reserve
grand champion was a 4-year-old,
Shartshire Emory Reba, shown by
Sarah Donaldson, of Grove City.
Reba is a Victory Acres Jubilation
Emory daughter, bred by Michael
and Pamela Donaldson.
Joshua Hushon of Delta showed
the junior champion Brown Swiss,
From the left, Ellzalx
senior champion Holsti
the halter of her senk
From the left, Sarah
grand champion Brow
the halter of her senl
From the left, Dixie I
the Pa. Junior Dairy