NAILE Supreme Champion Cow

The judges each made their selection and the votes were tallied and it was the Jersey, Hirds Colton Dream, owned by Keightley-Core and Borba, Salvisa, KY that took home top honors and the awards for Supreme Champion Cow. Reserve honors went to the Ayrshire, Miss Brianna of Iowayshire, owned by Dana & Madison Sickles of Iowa. For more photos from the Supreme Championship, check out the gallery at www.purebred.smugmug.com later this week. #NAILE #Jersey #Ayrshire

Southern National Ayrshire Champions Named

It was Molly Sloan making the calls today during the show at Louisville for the Ayrshire Breeders. Sarah Thomas captured the photos for Purebred Publishing. Check out www.purebred.smugmug.com for additional candids later this week from both the Ayrshire and Brown Swiss shows. Grand Champion was returning champion Miss Brianna of Iowayside owned by Dana and Madison Sickles of Iowa. Reserve Grand was Mowry's Burdette Summer owned by Hall's Ayrshires of Oklahoma. Intermediate C

Supreme Champions of the Junior Show

Congratulations to the Supreme Champions of the Junior Show The Heifers Supreme Junior Champion - they Ayrshire - Nor-Bert Lochin Vesta, Dalton, Dillon & Breanna Freeman, Bremen, IN - the first-place Fall Calf Reserve Supreme Junior Champion - the Jersey - Big Guns Andreas Vanish-ET, Sabrina Clark, Claysburgh, PA - the first-place Summer Yearling & Junior Champion of the Junior All-American Jersey Show. The Cows Supreme Champion - the Jersey - SV Impression Holly-ET, Grace Sa

World Dairy Expo - Monday

Even though World Dairy Expo isn't officially open, it is a beehive of activity today. Collegiate judging and showmanship clinics were held today along with booths being set up, cattle being clipped, displays being hung and more. #WorldDairyExpo #Holstein #AmericanGuernseyAssociation #MilkingShorthorn #Ayrshire #BrownSwiss #RedampWhiteHolsteins

International Ayrshire Show

Thank you to our sponsors - photos will be added later. Judge: Callum McKinven, Canton de Hatley, Quebec Associate Judge: Dean Malcolm, Victoria, Australia Spring Calves Miss Malibu Mimosa (Reagan), Michelle Wolf & Melissa Burns, Epworth, IA Blue-Spruce Rubicom Spinner-ET (Rubicom), Blue-Spruce Farm, Bridport, VT Cedarcut Pred Corvette Corvair (Predator), Andrew Curtis Szalach, Cazenovia, NY (1st Jr.) Winter Calves Double-A Top Notch Danielle (Top Notch), M & J Hemp, S Melotz

Ruth Captures Top Ayrshire Award

Molly Sloan lined up the Ayrshires at Harrisburg today. Palmyra Berkley P Ruth-ET was named Grand Champion for owner Evan Creek of Palmyra Farms in Hagerstown, Maryland. Reserve Grand was Marilie Reality Melana-ET for Glamourview Farm of Frederick, MD. #Ayrshire

Premier National Junior Shows

Grand Champion honors of the Premier National Junior Ayrshire Show, judged by Jack Lomeo, was Mowry's Burdette Mojo exhibited by Sabrina Clark of Springville, PA; Reserve Grand Champion was River-Valley Cowboy Bethany, owned by Analise Stover of Carlisle, PA. Photo by Jaydyn Isiminger for Purebred Publishing Grand Champion honors of the Premier National Junior Milking Shorthorn show, judged by Jack Lomeo, was Valley View Oakleigh 2390-EXP, the first Senior Two, exhibited by B

Minnesota State Fair Selects Champions

Minnesota State Fair Ayrshire Show Purebred Publishing was on hand to see Judge Dave Koss judge the Ayrshire Show at the Minnesota State Fair on August 28. Junior Champion: Good-Vue Last Chance, (Spring Yearling by Burdette)) The Hansons, Good-Vue Farms Reserve Junior Champion: Stillmore Gibbs Iva (Spring Calf by Gibbs) Stillmore Cattle Company Senior & Grand Champion: Maple Star Blackjack Mercury (5-Year-Old by Black-Jack Malibu), Ben Donnay & Serenity Hettke Reserve Grand &

Ayrshire Breeders Honor Members in Branson

The Ayrshire Breeders Association held it's National Convention and Annual Meeting in the Branson, Missouri, region the last week of June. Thanks to Diana Curtis for capturing these moments for Purebred Publishing. Topping the 2018 Grand National Ayrshire Sale in Branson, Missouri, was Onwrd Lzm Dstnct Attraction-ET striking off at $5,250.00. In the back (l-r) Damian Ullmer and Patrick Myers, buyer. In the front (l-r) Caitlin Small, 2018-2019 National Ayrshire Princess; On

Ridale Genetics Sweeps Ayrshire Championships

Ryan and Marjorie Rida, Ridale Genetics of Worthington, Massachusetts, captured the champion banners with their winning 4-Year-Old and Senior 2-Year-Old. Ridale Burdette Shique-ET took top honors after winning the 4-Year-Old class. Old-N-Lazy V Madison-ET, also owned with M&M Cattle Co, topped the Sr. 2-Year-Old class. Honorable Mention was from Four-Hills Farm, the Hills, also named Premier Breeder and Exhibitor of the show. #NewYorkAyrshire #AyrshireBreedersAssociation #Ayr

Spring Sales held in New York

The New York State Carousel Guernsey Sale took place tonight (April 6) in Syracuse, New York. 20 live lots averaged $1670. The sale was managed by the New York Guernsey Breeders and Fraley Auction Company. A Very Good A2A2 Grumpy daughter was the highlight selling for $2,600 to the Kuszlyks of Batavia, New York. Consigned by Dr. Joseph Piskorowski of Ithaca, New York, Femara Luna-ET is a Grumpy daughter with a 2-02 305D record of 17,306M 748F 536P Proj. Act. that was due in M

Ohio Ayrshire Spring Show

The Ohio Ayrshire Spring Show was held during the Ohio Spring Dairy Expo. Lynn Harbaugh of Wisconsin named the pair of Five-Year-Old full sisters as his champions. Grand was Toppglen Primes Wish-ET owned by Old Bankston of Iowa. Reserve honors went to Toppglen Wishful Thinking-ET owned by Toppglen Farms, Ohio. Grand of the Junior Show was Toppglen Wishful Thinking-ET owned by Logan, Brennen, Marrisa and Tanner Topp of Ohio. Reserve honors went to Mill Valley Burdette's Faith

Select Sires Offers Industry-Leading Sires in the High-Components Breeds

PLAIN CITY, Ohio, — Genetic results from the December sire summaries showed great development and additions to Select Sires’ high-components breeds lineups. Customer-owners will be excited to see that Select Sires’ proven and genomic young sire offerings rank very well in their respective breeds. Ayrshire sires transmit great fitness and type Proven sires 7AY93 BERKELY and 7AY108 RANEY excel across the breed in fitness traits. Showcase SelectionsTM sire, BERKELY ranks No. 1 i

Official Judges Selected for the 2018 World Dairy Expo

MADISON, WIS. – World Dairy Expo® is pleased to announce the eight individuals who will serve as official judges during the 2018 World Dairy Expo Dairy Cattle Show, October 2 through 6. The judges – who span across the United States and Canada – are responsible for the evaluation and placing of more than 2,300 cattle at the annual event with the help of their associate judge. Nominated and selected by Expo’s dairy cattle exhibitors, the official judges for World Dairy Expo 20

Royal Ayrshire Show

Janie Mcouat of Quebec judged the Royal Ayrshire Show in Toronto on November 9 and 10. Grand Champion honors went to Marilie Gentleman Karmina owned by Mike & Linda Hellenbrand and Peter Vail of Cross Plains, Wisconsin. Marilie Gentleman Karimina EX-91 Reserve Grand Champion: Belleroute Doramy-ET, owned by Ferme Margot Honorable Mention Grand Champion: Margot Patagonie, owned by Ferme Margot Intermediate Champion: Vieux Village BK Jewel owned by Florent, Vicky & Bianca Foley

NAILE Supreme Champions

As the crews were packing trailers and preparing for travel home to all parts of the country, the hustle and bustle stopped for a few moments as the Supreme Championship unfolded. One last parade across the shavings was had for the Grand Champions of the breed shows held Sunday through Tuesday afternoon. And the various officials were on hand to select the Supreme from amongst the outstanding cows that were presented one last time at the final show of the year for most. Takin

Miss Brianna repeats as Grand of NAILE Ayrshire show

Dave Bergeron of Canada judged the Southern National Ayrshire Show in Louisville, Kentucky on November 7. Miss Brianna of Iowayshire repeated her championship performance from the National Junior Show on Saturday to take home the banner for the Sickles family of Iowa once again. Reserve honors went to Dela Plain Vicking Lady exhibited by GlamourView of Maryland and Honorable Mention was Ridale Burdette Shique-Et exhibited by Ridale Genetics of Massachusetts. Junior Champion h

Supreme Champions of NAILE Junior Show

The judges of the NAILE named their Supreme Champions of the Junior Show on Sunday. Taking top heifer honors was Woodmohr Genty Gin-ET exhibited by Robert Nagel, Columbus, PA. Knapps Kringle Tappy-ET owned by Landree Fraley of Muncey, PA took Reserve honors home. Reich-dale Vader Strollin exhibited by Hayden Reichard, Chambersburg, PA took the Supreme Championship with Miss Brianna of Lowayside exhibited by Dana and Madison Sickles/Jack Carroll, Marengo, IA, taking home Reser

Iowa Ayrshire takes National Junior Show

Judge Molly Sloan handled the official duties for the 2017 National Junior Ayrshire Show in Louisville, Kentucky, on Satruday evening, November 4. Dana Sickles topped the show with her Five-Year-Old cow, Miss Brianna of Iowayside. Taking reserve honors home was the Four-Year-Old owned by Dakota Hall of Oklahoma with Agawam Burdette Embry. Intermediate Champions were the winning Senior Three-Year-Old and Junior Three-Year-Olds. Intermedaite Champion is Trinkle Farms BJack Emil