World Dairy Expo shines as the cornerstone event of the industry. Once again, it was an eventful year for the entire MilkSource Genetics crew.
Among the highlights:
Holstein Show: Glenirvine Unix Sally wins Honorable Mention Grand Champion, Intermediate Champion, 1st Sr. 3 Yr. Old and BU. (Co-owned w/ Laurie Fisher, Cy Letter & R Sabo)
Milksource Audi is 2nd Jr. 2 Yr. Old and Best Bred & Owned.
Red & White Cow Show: Ransom-Rail Beth-RED (pictured) is Res. Grand Champion, Res. Sr. Champion, 1st 5 Yr. Old, BU & BBO. (Co-owned with Ransom-Rail Farm & Laurie Fischer).
Golden-Oaks Temptres-RED-ET wins HM Grand Champion, Intermediate Champion, 1st Sr. 3 Yr. Old & BU ((Co-owned w/ Fischer, Steincrest & Crescentmead).
Milksource Tantrum-RED-ET captures Honorable Mention Senior Champion, 2nd 4 Yr. Old and Best Bred & Owned.
Red & White Heifer Show: Milksource Kiwi-RED-ET is 1st Fall Calf & Best Bred & Owned.
Jersey Cow Show: Milksource-FV Joel Mafia-ET captured 2nd Place Jr. 2 Yr. Old and Highview Balin Journey won 2nd Place 5 Yr. Old.
Jersey Heifer Show: Milksource Victorious Fireball is 3rd Summer Yearling (1st Jr.) (Owned by Tristen Ostrom)
Junior Holstein Show: Dappleview Tatoo Ella (owned by Tristen Ostrom) was named Reserve Grand Champion, Intermediate Champion and 1st Jr. 3 Yr. Old.
The inaugural Annette Ostrom Memorial Showmanship Awards were presented to the youth showmanship winners. The honor remembers our friend and colleague, a longtime industry advocate, philanthropist and Expo mainstay. Not only will winners of the Youth Showmanship events win cash awards, but top individuals from the Junior, Intermediate and Senior divisions will – for the first time – return to the colored shavings to compete for Supreme and Reserve Supreme Showman.