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A3B-Lancasttr Farming, Saturday, Octobar 10,1998
Some Win, Some Win Again At KILE Hereford Point Show
Lancaster Farming Staff
HARRISBURG (Dauphin Co.)
—A spring yearling heifer born in
March 1997 caught the judge’s eye
last week. The heifer that “always
looks good, always on the move, is
really fresh and really angular up
front,” according to judge Bobby
Singleton, Murfreesboro, Tenn.,
won intermediate champion and
eventually grand champion heifer
of the Polled Hereford Show at the
42nd annual Keystone Livestock
International Exposition (KILE).
The heifer, NS Sara Optima
X 2948388 (S: SBR Prime Exp
43A, D: WNM Optima 9312) was
exhibited by NS Polled Herefords
of Mason, Ohio, late last week dur
ing KILE open show competition
at the Farm Show Complex in
Although the exhibitor. Gene
Steiner, farm manager for NS
Polled Herefords owned by Dr.
Norman Starr, won grand champ
ion in 1994, this was the farm’s
first grand champion heifer ever at
KILE. Steiner, who helped NS
Polled Herefords become premier
breeder and exhibitor of the show,
said this was the first champion
ship for the heifer.
Steiner said that he also goes to
several other point shows, includ
ing the one at KILE. The KILE
show represents the northeast reg
ion. though NS Polled Herefords
also attends the Denver and Louis
ville shows in addition to Ohio
NS Polled Herefords maintains
about 120 cows on the farm’s cow/
calf operation in Mason, Ohio.
They are primarily a seeds lock
producer for Herefords.
Singleton, manager of Four L
Hereford Farm in Murfreesboro,
Tenn., chose the junior champion
heifer for reserve overall. The
junior calf was “really long, really
Reserve champion Hereford bull at KILE went to Iron
Forge Farm, Lebanon.
Grand champion Hereford female at KILE went to . Herefords, Mason,
Ohio. From left, Bobby Singleton, Judge; Gene Steiner, NS Polled Herefords; Margeau
x Flrestlne, Pa. Hereford Queen; and Morgan Flrestlne, Pennsylvania Hereford
angular, and really fresh,” he said,
with “not too much or too little
The reserve overall was exhi
bited by Sunnyside Farm, Leba
non, shown by Cliff Orley. The
overall, the junior champion of the
show, was MS Honoria H 8 Pend
ing (S: Star Magic Pace 33SE, D:
Jr KSB Brandi D7l).
Singleton made the point that
different judges will pick different
champions, based upon what
works on a certain farm. “That’s
what makes the cattle business
fun,” he said.
Grand champion bull went to
the entry exhibited by CJ. Fur
long, farm-manager for Salunga
Acres, Mount Joy, Salunga Form
19F X 23909322 (S: Bar B 15S
Yankee. D: CSSBBN BSHNG DL
306 R), a 2-year-old bull that won
champion senior bull. Singleton
noted the bull "is a super correct
bull, with a good rear quarter and
rump,” he said. “The bull gets
along well for being a big ole
For Dorothy Metzler at Salunga
Acres, the show was dedicated to
her husband George, who passed
away some time ago. For the bull,
it was a return to the championship
limelight it enjoyed when it won
supreme champion bull at the
Hereford show last year at KILE
and supreme champion bull over
all at this year’s state Farm Show.
Singleton chose the champion
yearling bull exhibited by Iron
Forge Farm, Lebanon, Star
National LT 23G ET X 24003887
(S: Star SS Banshee 36E, D: MM
MS Pacemaker), for reserve over
all bull. Singleton noted the “real
attractive” calf that was “a long
sided kind of bull, very athletic.”
There were a total of 36 exhibi
tors and 72 animals at the point
show. Following is a list of show
Grand champion Hereford bull at KILE went to Salunga Acres, Mount Joy. From left,
Dorothy Metzler, Salunga Acres; Judge Bobby Singleton; C.J. Furlong, farm manager,
Salunga Acres; Margeaux Flrestlne, Pa. Hereford Queen; and Morgan Flrestlne, Pen
nsylvania Hereford Princess.
Junior Hsifer Calves; 1. Sunnyskto Farm/
Kay Mon* Canto. 2. Dragonwood Farm Aber
lin. 3. Salunga Acre*.
Winter Hailar Calvea: 1. NS Polled Here
ford*. 2. Kristen Nicola GrimmeUGrimmel
Farms. 3. McDonald* Polled Hereford.
Senior Heifer Calves: 1. Tara Lynn Walker.
2. Margaret Sheriff. 3. Kristen Nicola
Junior Champion; Sunnyslda Farm/
Keystone Cattle San/ice. Reserve: Tara Lynn
Walker/Summit Polled Hereford*.
Early Summer Yearling Heifers: 1. NS
Palled Hereford*. 2. Story Brothers. 3. Salun
Spring Yearling Heifers; 1. NS Polled
Hereford*. 2. Tara Lynn Walker/Summit
Polled Heraforda. 3. Salunga Acre*.
Intermediate Champion Heifer; NS Poked
Hereford. Reserve: NS Polled Hereford.
Junior Yearling Hellers: 1. Grandview
Farm. 2. NS Poll ad Hereford*. 3. Margaret
Senior Yearling Heifers: 1. Margaret
Sheriff/Sunnyside Farm. 2. Grandview Farm.
Champion Yearling Heifer: Grandview
Farm. Reserve; NS Polled Hereford*.
NS Polled Hereford*
Sunny side Farm
Cow and Calf; 1. Rick Hawkins Jr. RC
Farms. 2. Robert Korilansky. 3. Dragonwood
Junior Bull Calves; 1. Sakmga Acre*. 2.
Rick Hawkins Jr. RC Farms. 3. Salunga
Sanior Bull Calvat: 1. Calloway Farm*/
Kayitona CaMa Sarvica. 2. McMurry CaMa/
Kayctona Cattla Sarvica. 3. NS Pollad
Champion Bull Calf: Callaway Farm*/
Kayitona Cattla Sarvica. Raserva; McMurry
Cattla/Kaystona Cattla Sarvica.
Early Summar Yaatling Bulla: 1. Biary
Brothar*. 2. DRS Pollad Haraford*. 3. Stona
Spring Yaarling Bulla: 1. Salunga Acre*. 2.
Burch Farm*. 3. Churchviaw Farm-Coil/
Kayitona CaMa Sarvica.
Junior Yaarling Bulla; 1. Iron Forgo Farm/
Kayitona CaMa Sarvica. 2. Eugana J. Sapp/
Sapp Vallay Viaw Farm. 3. Sunnyaid* Farm/
Kayitona CaMa Sarvica,
Champion Yaarling Bull; Iron Forgo Farm/
Kayitona CaMa Sarvica. Raaarvo; Salunga
Sanior Yaatling Bulla; 1. Kavin J. Diahl/
KJO Cattla Co.
Reservo champion Polled Hereford female went to Sun
nyslde Farni, Lebanon, last week at KILE. From left, Bobby
Singleton, Judge; Cliff Orley, SunnyskJe Farm; Margeaux
Firestlne, Pa. Hereford Queen; and Morgan Firestlne, Pen
nsylvania Hereford Princess.
. premier exhibitor and
breeder at the KILE Polled Hereford national point show.
From left, Margeaux Flrestlne, Pa. Hereford Queen; Bobby
Singleton, Judge; Gene Stelnerof NS Polled Herefords; and
Morgan Flrestlne, Pennsylvania Hereford Princess.
2-Yaar-Old Bull; 1. Salunga Acraa. 2. NS
Palad Haraford*. 3. Biary Brothar*.
Champion Sanior Bui: Salunga Actai.
Raaarvo: NS PoNad Haraford*.
GRAND CHAMPION BULL
Police Seek Horses To Add
To Equestrian Program
Co.) Got an extra horse
around the stable? State Police
might be able to give it a job
and a home.
State Police Commissioner
Paul J. Evanko announced that
the department is seeking
donated horses to supplement
its equestrian program. The
department has 25 horses and
wants to add at least five, he
“When the department began
in 1905, it had a stable of 230
horses which were crucial to
patrol efforts,” Evanko said.
“Now the horses are used chiefly
for searches, crowd control,
security and patrol of remote
bon Fog* Farm
Gat of Sba: 1. Salunga Acraa.
Bast 6 Haad; 1. Salunga Acraa.
Pramiar Exhibitor: NS Pollad Harafordi.
Rasarva: NS Pollad Hereford*.
They are also used routinely
in State Police Cadet training,
parades and other public rela
tions activities, Evanko said.
Donated horses must be geld
ings, 5-15 years old, stand at
least 16 hands (64 inches at the
shoulder), and be quiet and
sound. Horses that are brown or
chestnut in color are preferred.
A veterinary examination
will be performed, and horses
will be accepted on a 90-day trial
basis to determine suitability,
Persons interested in donat
ing a horse should contact Cpl-
Wade Crimbring, supervisor of
the State Police Mounted Unit,
at (717) 533-9111, ext. 352.