Shorthorns select champions in the Yards and on the Hill at NWSS
Champions in the Yards
Jonathan Perry, Fayetteville, Tennessee, evaluated six high quality pens of Shorthorn and ShorthornPlus Pen Bulls and three pens of Shorthorn Heifers on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015 at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colo.
Champion Pen of Five Purebred Bulls was awarded to Jungels Shorthorn Farm, Kathryn, ND. This impressive set of fall bulls had an average weight of 1,382 pounds and scanned an average rib-eye area of 17.4 square inches.
Jungels Shorthorn Farm also claimed the Reserve Champion Pen of Five Purebred Bulls. The five March and April bulls posted an average weight of 1,033 pounds.
Judge Perry selected Jungels Shorthorn Farm for his Champion Pen of Three Shorthorn Bulls. The March and April trio sired by LEVELDALE Righteous 084 ET and MAPLETON Colonel Gus 71U averaged 995 pounds with an average scrotal circumference of 33.3 centimeters.
Reserve Champion Pen of Three Shorthorn Bulls was owned by Waukaru Farms, Rensselear, Indiana with sons of Waukaru Gold Mine 2109, Sprys All Gold D052, and Waukaru Orion 2047 ET.
Hahn Family Shorthorns, Minonk, Illinois, claimed the Champion Pen of Three Shorthorn Heifers. This trio of March heifers weighed 863 pounds and had an average rib-eye area of 12.9 square inches.
Reserve Champion Pen of Three Shorthorn Heifers was claimed by Stepping Stone Ranch, Edson, Kansas. The May heifers, sired by SSRB Mr BL Jazz 102, weighed 751 pounds and had an average rib-eye area of 12.9 square inches.
CHAMPIONS ON THE HILL
The 2015 Open Shorthorn & ShorthornPlus Show at the National Western
Cody Sankey, Economy, Indiana evaluated 60 purebred females and 22 purebred bulls for the Open Shorthorn Show at the National Western Stock Show (NWSS) on January 18th and 19th.
Claiming Grand and Senior Champion honors was SULL Red Knight 2030 ET, exhibited by Sullivan Farms, Dunlap, Iowa. The February 2012 bull is sired by CF Solution X ET. Reserve Grand and Junior Bull Calf Champion was awarded to CF Unique X ET, exhibited by Simon Farms, Rockford, Ohio. The February 2014 bull is sired by CF Solution X ET.
SULL Cool Crystal 3286 ET, exhibited by Mitchell Hunter, Clinton, Oklahoma, walked away with the big win as she was awarded the Grand and Junior Champion Female honors. The April 2013 female is sired by SULL Red Blood ET. Following as the Reserve Grand and Junior Heifer Calf Champion Female was CYT Dream Lady AV 4141 ET, exhibited by Dalton Shanks, Colfax, Iowa. The February 2014 female is sired by LITTLE CEDAR Aviator 503X.
Other champions from the open purebred show include:
Late Spring Heifer Calf Champion – KOLTRGLC Pinky the Roo 940 ET, Kane Aegerter, Seward, Nebraska
Late Spring Heifer Calf Reserve Champion – SULL Fine Crystal 4304 ET, Sara Rose, Sullivan, Dunlap, Iowa
Early Spring Heifer Calf Champion – CF Cumberland 472 RD X ET, Clayton Boyert, Seville, Ohio
Early Spring Heifer Calf Reserve Champion – CYT Juneflower 4117 ET, Brandan, Gabrielson, Belmond, Iowa
Junior Heifer Calf Reserve Champion – SULL Sable’s Love 4989 ET, Brad Johnson, Kimmell, Indiana
Senior Heifer Calf Champion – SULL Rosie Madison ET, Madison McCormick, Dunlap, Iowa
Senior Heifer Calf Reserve Champion – CF Cumberland SOL 3142 ET, Alison Nicole, Nichols, Sullivan, Indiana
Intermediate Champion Female – CF Revival 3115 SOL X E ET, Miller Smith, Pendleton, Indiana
Reserve Intermediate Champion Female – SULL Traveling Ruby ET, Shelby Olson, Hoopeston, Illinois
Reserve Junior Champion Female – KOLT Simply the Roo 12 ET, Andrew Hodges, Lebo, Kansas
Senior Champion Female – CF Cumberland 334 SOL X ET, Adrianne Trennepohl, Middletown, Indiana
Reserve Senior Champion Female – CF Super Sable 2130 SOL ET, Cole Whisman, Illinois, City, Illinois
Late Spring Bull Calf Champion – SS Strut 475, Schrag Shorthorn Farms, Marion, SD
Early Spring Bull Calf Champion – Proud as Hale 144, Hale Farms, Charlotte, Michigan
Early Spring Bull Calf Reserve Champion – Hill Haven Cognac 39B, Hahn Family, Shorthorns, Aurora, Illinois
Junior Bull Calf Reserve Champion – ACE High Captain America, Emma Eldridge, Redmond, Oregon
Senior Bull Calf Champion – LANE’S Mr Colt, Ryan Lane, Jay, Oklahoma
Senior Bull Calf Reserve Champion – GCC RH Boys of Fall 48, Stetson Klise, New London, Missouri
Junior Champion Bull – LORENZ’S Big Ignition, Stacey Lorenz, Grant Park, Illinois
Reserve Junior Yearling Bull – DFRS Ponderosa 113A, Sarah Villegas, White City, Kansas
Reserve Senior Yearling Bull – ALTA CEDAR North Face 3Z, Alta Cedar Shorthorns, Westerose, Alberta
In the ShorthornPlus bull show following the purebred bulls, five bulls were evaluated. Grand Champion ShorthornPlus bull was awarded to – FCC Night Moves 29B, Fischer Cattle Company, Great Bend, Kansas. The March 2014 bull is sired by FSF Hard Line 7143 ET 1/2. Reserve Grand Champion ShorthornPlus bull went to Shoufler Indiana Moon 401, exhibited by Justin Shoufler, Fortville, Indiana.
Jim Williams, Boling, Texas evaluated the 21 entries for the open ShorthornPlus female show that followed the open purebred show.
Grand Champion and Junior Champion ShorthornPlus female was awarded to SULL Cherri Avenue ET, Kathy Lehman, Shelby, Ohio. The March 2013 female is sired by Monopoly. Following was Reserve Champion and Late Spring Heifer Calf Champion ShorthornPlus Female, STECK Chelsie C 450B ET, Mason Walker, Prairie Grove, Arkansas. The May 2014 female is sired by MAV Charisma 906W.
Other champions in the open ShorthornPlus female show include:
Late Spring Heifer Calf Reserve Champion – DRCC Miss Blackjack, Reighly Blakley, Oologah, Oklahoma
Early Spring Heifer Calf Champion – STECK Chelsie C 411B ET, Whitney Walker, Prairie, Grove, Arkansas
Early Spring Heifer Calf Reserve Champion – STECK Chelsie C 410B ET, Benjamin, Nikkel, McPherson, Kansas
Junior Heifer Calf Champion – SULL Right Tamale 4104 ET, Sara Rose Sullivan, Dunlap, Iowa
Junior Heifer Calf Reserve Champion – AF Shannon Margie 1402, Darci Cash, Fay, Oklahoma
Senior Heifer Calf Champion – SULL Miss Right Direction, Madison McCormick, Dunlap, Iowa
Senior Heifer Calf Reserve Champion – Reba’s Pride 813, Jordan Hatcher, Morristown, Indiana
Complete show results can be found at http://www.shorthorn.org.
–American Shorthorn Assn.