Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, August 08, 1998, Image 30

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    A3O-Lancaster Farming, Saturday, August 8, 1998
Lancaster Fanning Staff
non Co.) A 4-year-old Holstein
owned by Dale-Pride Holsteins of
Annville last week was named
grand champion of the Lebanon
Area Fair open division Holstein
show, held at the Lebanon Fair
grounds, in North Cornwall
Not only did the Dale Hostetler
family show the grand champion,
4-year-old Jamesholm Ram
Almond A, to win the Albert Moy
er Memorial Award, but repeated a
1996 fete of capturing both grand
champion titles.
The reserve grand was senior
2-year-old Dale-Pride Mandel
Carmel, also named best bred and
owned of the show. It was bred and
owned by Dale Hostetler.
Dale and Thelma Hostetler’s
sons Alan, Jeffery, and Kurt Hos
tetler exhibited and owned some of
the animals included in the farm’s
The Hostetler families involved
with Dale-Pride Holsteins also
were winners of the show’s pre
mier exhibitor and premier breeder
awards, a dual honor that has
eluded them since they won it three
years in a row, from 1990-92, and
several years before that. In the
meantime, they have been consis
tently at the halter of at least one of
the annual Holstein show’s
champion animals.
The grand champion was also
the recipient of the best bred and
owned award, presented by Gregg
Morrissey of Morrissey Insurance
The junior champion of the
show was a winter yearling, Son
nen Stardust Kaybee, bred and
owned by Adam J. Sonnen, of Son
nen Holsteins in Richland. (Adam
and his wife Lisa Sonnen own Son
nen Holsteins and recently served
as a host for part of the state Hols
tein Association’s junior judging
Adam showed the grand champ
ion last year, an aged cow, that was
bred by his father Malcom.
The reserve junior champion of
the show was a winter calf, Sonny
lee Luke Leah, owned by Nelson
Ebersole of Lebanon, bred by
Harvey E. “Sonny” Bomgardncr
of Lebanon.
The judge of the show was
Michael Health of Westminster,
Heath remarked that the show
was challenging, and noted the
depth in the classes that kept him
on his toes, especially in placing
some of the classes.
For years, show judges at the
Lebanon open division Holstein
show have noted it for its quality
and size. There were almost 170
From the left, Alan Hostetter holds the halter of the best
bred and owned Holstein of the Lebanon Area Fair open
division show, also named reserve grand champion, and
receives a plaque from award sponsor Gregg Morrissey of
Morrissey Insurance.
Dale-Pride Holsteins Shine At Lebanon Area Fair
Showing the champion Holsteins of the Lebanon Area
Fair open division show are, from the left, show judge
Michael Heath, Lebanon County Dairy Princess Heidi Fini
cle, Lebanon Area Fair Queen Rebecca Shirk, county Li’l
Miss Royell Bashore, Larry Moyer and Roy Moyer sponsors
of the Albert Moyer Memorial grand champion award, Kurt
animals exhibited in the show,
with veiy few scratched entries.
Dairy Show
Open Divieion
SPRING CALF' 1 Troul-Spnng Farm.
2 Chelsea Horst, 3 Kraig & Meranda Sellars.
WINTER CALF. 1 Nelson Ebersole,
2 Scott I Karen Noll, 3 Kendra Reist
FALL CALF. I.Nathan Seller; 2 Wmedale;
3Trout-Spnng Farm.
gardner; 2 P Dustin Homing, 3 Kraig & Mer
anda Seller
ner, 2 Troul-Spnng Farm, 3 Eric
WINTER YEARLING-1 Sonnen Holsteins,
2 Melissa Moyer: 3 Katie Lentz
FALL YEARLING 1 Margaret Bomgard
ner, 2 Scott S Karen Noll, 3 Kurt Hostetler
JUNIOR CHAMPION Sonnen Holsteins,
winter yearling, Sonnen Stardust Kaybee
RESERVE JR CHAMP Nelson Ebersole.
winter call, Sonnylee Luke Leah
JR BEST THREE; 1 Nelson Bomgardner,
2 Trout-Springs-Farm; 3 Scott & Karen Nolt
DRY COW. 4 & YOUNGER I.Melinda
Hossler, 2 Trout-Spring Farm, 3 Jay D
DRY COW, 5 & OLDER: I.Klmedell
Farms, 2 Nelson Bomgardner
JUNIOR 2-YR-OLD 1 Jeffrey Hostetler;
2 Brenda Peitfer, 3 Hannah Bomgardner
SENIOR 2-YR-OLD 1 Dale Hostetler,
2 Lynncrest Holsteins, 3 Justin Troutman
JUNIOR 3-YR-OLD. I.Troul-Spnng Farm,
2 Brennan Johns. 3.Drem-On Holsteins
SENIOR 3-YR-OLD- 1 Jadyn Troutman,
2 Trout-Spring Farm, 3 Sonnen Holsteins
4- 1 Dale Hostetler; 2 Timothy
Vail, 3 Dale Hostetter
5- 1 Jeffrey Hostetter, 2 Scon &
Karen Nolt; 3. Dale Hostetter.
AGED COW. t.Dale Hostetter; 2.Scott &
Karen Noll, 3 Scott & Karan Nolt.
125,000 LB COW: 1 Scott & Karen Noll;
2 Doyle Stump
terns, senior 2-year-old, Dale-Pnde Mandel
lems,4-year-old. Jamesholm Ram Almond A
Holsteins, 2 Trout-Spring Farm, 3 Doyle
DAIRY HERD I.Dale-Pnde Holsteins,
The Hostetter family behind the breeding and dairy farm of Dale-Pride Holsteins
gathers to receive the premier breeder and exhibitor banners of the Lebanon Area Fair
open division Holstein show. In the front row, from the left, are Lebanon Area Fair
Queen Rebecca Shirk, Lebanon County Dairy Princess Heidi Finicle, County Dairy
Maid Laura Blauch, Li’l Miss Royell Bashore, Dale and Thelma Hostetter holding the
premier exhibitor banner, Alan and Robin Hostetter holding the premier breeder ban
ner and Gail Hostetter. In the back row, from the left, is Bryan, Kurt, and Gregory Hos
tetter, Adam Wolfe, and Ernie Hostetter.
2 Scott & Karen Nolt, 3 Kendra Reist.
PROUDCE OF DAM- I.Klinedell Farm.
2 Scott & Karen Noll: 3.Amy Moyer
DAM, DAUGHTER. I.Jeffrey Hostetter.
Champion Market Lamb
non Co.) The grand champion
of the Lebanon Area Fair market
lamb show was a crossbred animal
exhibited by Kyle Fleener of
The win made Fleener a dual
winner in both the fair's market
lamb and breeding sheep competi
tions. Earlier last week, he showed
the supreme champion breeding
Then he came back to win the
market competition, vying against
77 other entries.
Judge for the show was Rod
Showing the reserve grand
champion, also a crossbred animal,
was Wendy Atkins of Lebanon.
The grand and reserve grand
champions both weighed 125
pounds, and were the champion
and reserve champion of the
heavyweight class of the show’s
crossbred market lamb division.
The Lebanon Area Fair compet
ition recognizes purebred market
lambs, as' well as crossbred ani-
Hostetter holding the halter of the grand champion, Alan
Hostetter holding the halter of the reserve grand champion,
Kirby Horst sponsor of the reserve trophy, Adam Sonnen of
Sonnen Holsteins with the junior champion, and Alisha
Myers with the reserve junior champion.
2 Horst/Nolts; 3 Stumps. telns, 2 Ju-Vmdale Holsteins; 3 Trout-Spring
BEST UDDER: I.Scott & Karen Nolt, Farm
S-year-old: 2.Timothy Vail, 4-year-old. PREMIER EXHIBITOR 1 Dale-Pride
OLDEST COW. Doyle Stump, 10-year-old. Holsteins, 2.Country Path, 3Trout-Spnng
PREMIER BREEDER' 1 Dale-Pride Hols- Farm
Fleener Exhibits Grand
mals. The champion and reserve
champions of each division then
compete for grand champion.
In the purebred market lamb
divisions, Melissa Risser of Leba
non showed the champion Corrie
dale, while Laura Martin of
Annville showed the reserve
In the Dorset breed, Ann Leed
of Myerstown showed the champ
ion, while Angela Decker of
Jonestown showed the reserve
In the Hampshire breed, the
champion market lamb was exhi
bited by Susan Leed, also of Myer
stown, while Cassandra Schaeffer
of Myerstown had the reserve
In the Montadale breed, Dee A
nna Ebling of Newmans town exhi
bited the champion, while brother
Derek Ebling showed the reserve
Where's your mustache? “
In the Southdown breed, the
champion was exhibited by Matth
ew Brown of Myerstown, while
sister Katie Brown showed the
reserve champion.
In the Suffolk breed, Nathan
Tice of Lebanon showed the
champion, while brother Joseph
Tice the reserve champion.
In the rest of the crossbred
market lamb division, the light
heavyweight division champion
was shown by Kyle Fleener, while
the reserve champion was exhi
bited by Cassandra Schaeffer.
The chapion medium weight
lamb was shown by Susan Leed,
while the reserve champion was
shown by Angela Decker.
The champion lightweight lamb
was exhibited by Heather Fuls of
Richland, while Tabitha Kohr of
Myerstown showed the reserve