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Supreme Champions crowned at SD State Fair

TSLN photo by Aaron NelsonThis Chi-Influence heifer from Sand Creek Club Calves of Alpena, SD won Supreme Champion Heifer at the 2008 South Dakota State Fair.

The 2008 South Dakota State Fair Supreme Champion Selection was held on Sunday, Aug. 31 in Huron. Numbers were up over last year as 125 exhibitors showed 575 head of cattle this year.

After the wood chips settled, a Chi-influence born 3/27/07 from Sand Creek Club Calves of Alpena, SD took the title of Supreme Heifer.

The Chi-influence heifer was selected after judges Shane Lindsey of Prairie City, IA and Kent Habeger of Burt, IA narrowed the 15 heifer breed champions down to six. Those six included: Charolais – Hansen Farms, Turton, SD; Chi-influence – Sand Creek Club Calves, Alpena, SD; Hereford – Blacktop Farms, Mitchell, SD; Maine Anjou – Anderson Muntefering Cattle, Parkston, SD; Shorthorn – Becking Farms, Florence, SD; and Low Percent Simmental – Werning Cattle Company, Emery, SD.

The remaining breed heifer champions included: Angus – Thomas Ranch, Harrold, SD; Gelbvieh – Beastrom Ranch, Pierre, SD; Balancer – Volek Ranch, Highmore, SD; Limousin – Linhart Limousin, Leon, IA; Maintainer – Kali Begalka, Castlewood, SD; Red Angus – Eichacker Red Angus, Salem, SD; Appendix Shorthorn – Erin Begalka, Castlewood, SD; Simmental – Felt Farms, Wakefield, NE; and South Devon – Elk Creek South Devon, Webster, SD.

The 2008 South Dakota State Fair Supreme Champion Selection was held on Sunday, Aug. 31 in Huron. Numbers were up over last year as 125 exhibitors showed 575 head of cattle this year.

After the wood chips settled, a Chi-influence born 3/27/07 from Sand Creek Club Calves of Alpena, SD took the title of Supreme Heifer.

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The Chi-influence heifer was selected after judges Shane Lindsey of Prairie City, IA and Kent Habeger of Burt, IA narrowed the 15 heifer breed champions down to six. Those six included: Charolais – Hansen Farms, Turton, SD; Chi-influence – Sand Creek Club Calves, Alpena, SD; Hereford – Blacktop Farms, Mitchell, SD; Maine Anjou – Anderson Muntefering Cattle, Parkston, SD; Shorthorn – Becking Farms, Florence, SD; and Low Percent Simmental – Werning Cattle Company, Emery, SD.

The remaining breed heifer champions included: Angus – Thomas Ranch, Harrold, SD; Gelbvieh – Beastrom Ranch, Pierre, SD; Balancer – Volek Ranch, Highmore, SD; Limousin – Linhart Limousin, Leon, IA; Maintainer – Kali Begalka, Castlewood, SD; Red Angus – Eichacker Red Angus, Salem, SD; Appendix Shorthorn – Erin Begalka, Castlewood, SD; Simmental – Felt Farms, Wakefield, NE; and South Devon – Elk Creek South Devon, Webster, SD.

The 2008 South Dakota State Fair Supreme Champion Selection was held on Sunday, Aug. 31 in Huron. Numbers were up over last year as 125 exhibitors showed 575 head of cattle this year.

After the wood chips settled, a Chi-influence born 3/27/07 from Sand Creek Club Calves of Alpena, SD took the title of Supreme Heifer.

The Chi-influence heifer was selected after judges Shane Lindsey of Prairie City, IA and Kent Habeger of Burt, IA narrowed the 15 heifer breed champions down to six. Those six included: Charolais – Hansen Farms, Turton, SD; Chi-influence – Sand Creek Club Calves, Alpena, SD; Hereford – Blacktop Farms, Mitchell, SD; Maine Anjou – Anderson Muntefering Cattle, Parkston, SD; Shorthorn – Becking Farms, Florence, SD; and Low Percent Simmental – Werning Cattle Company, Emery, SD.

The remaining breed heifer champions included: Angus – Thomas Ranch, Harrold, SD; Gelbvieh – Beastrom Ranch, Pierre, SD; Balancer – Volek Ranch, Highmore, SD; Limousin – Linhart Limousin, Leon, IA; Maintainer – Kali Begalka, Castlewood, SD; Red Angus – Eichacker Red Angus, Salem, SD; Appendix Shorthorn – Erin Begalka, Castlewood, SD; Simmental – Felt Farms, Wakefield, NE; and South Devon – Elk Creek South Devon, Webster, SD.

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