Southeast National Brown Swiss Show

Judge Jeff Brown placed the Brown Swiss in the National show in Louisville, Kentucky, this morning, November 6. Photos by Sarah Thomas for Purebred Publishing. Grand and Senior Champion was Whitland Trump Snowup ET, sired by Trump and owned by Justin Whitney of New York, the first-placed Aged Cow. Reserve Grand and Reserve Senior honors went to Fairdale Total Callie, a Total daughter owned by Ally Jones of Kentucky. Intermediate Champions of the show were the Senior Three-Yea

Junior Owned Delilah Wins the International Brown Swiss Show

MADISON, WIS. – After being named Grand Champion Female of the International Junior Brown Swiss Show, Cutting Edge T Delilah continued her winning streak claiming Grand Champion Female of the 2018 International Brown Swiss Show. This winning Five-Year-Old Cow, Senior Champion Female and Grand Champion Female, was exhibited by Kyle Barton, Copake, N.Y. The duo took home the $1,000 Udder Comfort Grand Champion Cash Award and the Allen Hetts Grand Champion Trophy. Delilah is no

International Brown Swiss Show

Steve Wagner & Chip Savage had their work cut out for them with the outstanding parade of Brown Swiss cattle that crossed the colored shavings in the two day show. It was a banner day for Elite Dairy as they once again captured the coveted Premier Breeder and Premier Exhibitor Banners of the show. They also took home Grand Champion banners of the Junior and Open show with Cutting Edge T Delilah, the winning Five-Year-Old owned by Kyle Barton, Elite Dairy, of Copake, NY. Reser

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

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 &

The Dream the Drive the Distance

As printed in the Summer Purebred Dairy Breeders' Magazine and June 2018 Brown Swiss Bulletin Success born from Perseverance It’s a name that embodies integrity and success in the business world. It is a name synonymous in the dairy industry with champions like Griffin, Cameron, Blexy, Blanche and more. And, in the state of New York, it is a founding family with generations of visionary ideas. The dairy industry is quite familiar with the name Peter Vail, but possibly only a

Building A Legacy

As printed in the Brown Swiss Bulletin June 2018 published by Purebred Publishing He is a judge, a long-time breeder of All-Americans. Together they are national award winners, leaders, family oriented and sales team members. Lee Barber and his wife Luanne are creating a legacy of commitment within the dairy industry and on the Brown Swiss breed. "They truly have a love for the Registered Brown Swiss breed and the Brown Swiss Association. Through their generous gifts of their

Iowa BSA hosts National Brown Swiss Convention

Iowa is the state to be this year for conventions! The Iowa Brown Swiss Breeders hosted the National Convention in Coralville, Iowa this week. #NationalBrownSwissConvention Today awards were presented for production and service as well as the Annual Meeting and Sale. The Freemans of Breman, Indiana, took home a slew of National Production Awards with Jonlee Secret Langwathby - the J.P. Eves Trophy, Vernon C. Hull Total Performance and Cow For All Seasons Awards. She made 6-0

National Brown Swiss Sale

Check out all the great offerings at the National Brown Swiss Sale on June 30 in Iowa City, Iowa HERE! #BrownSwiss #BrownSwissCattleBreeders39Association #IowaBrownSwiss

Mid Atlantic Brown Swiss Calf Sale a Big Success

Frederick, MD. -- The Mid Atlantic Brown Swiss Calf Sale celebrated its 44th year with another good Spring sale. Consignors and buyers were met by a long awaited nice spring day—as it has been so unseasonably cold in the east and the Mid-Atlantic states. But Maryland got lucky with a great day, great calves and a crowd to appreciate the quality calves for this year’s sale held recently at the Frederick Fairgrounds. Topping the sale at $10,400 was a Big time fall Show calf, B

Ohio Spring Expo Brown Swiss Show Champions

Alta Mae Core of Kentucky was the judge of the Brown Swiss Show for the Ohio Spring Dairy Expo. Grand of the Show was Unrast Emergency, also named Grand of the Junior Show for owner Madelyn Topp of Wapakoneta, Ohio. Reserve Grand Champion honors went to Ferrand Braiden Joey ET owned by Keith and Betty Ferrand of Wapakoneta, Ohio. Junior Champions of the show were the two fancy Fall Calves, both owned by Delbert and Heather Yoder of West Salem, Ohio. Brook Hollow Totally Had

Midwest Review Sale Prices Strong

The Midwest Review Sale once again offered an elite line-up from the finest of the Brown Swiss breed. Topping the sale was BlessingMortGarbro O Gaby ETV at $16,500. She was consigned by Blessing Farms, Garrison Bros., Bob Osborn and Rex Mort of Ft. Wayne, Indiana. She was purchased with Ken Main and Peter Vail. Dakota Fraley contending bidder. Second high seller at $13,000 was Sun-Made Elite Nova ET consigned by Wayne Sliker of St. Paris, Ohio, and purchased by the Ayars of M

Kash-In On Valentine's Day Sale

February 14, Valentine’s Day, is a day for celebrating love and the Kasbergen family and friends did just that celebrating the love of really good cows as they and friends offered some of the best of the best for sale in Tulare, California. The family, along with co-managers Dusty Schirm and Mike Berry put together a group of Jersey, Holstein and Swiss animals that brought folks from across the country to Ranchero Teresita Dairy for a sale that average $9,360 with over a one

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

Wisconsin Cows take the banners of Southeast National Brown Swiss Show

The Southeast National Brown Swiss Show was held on Tuesday, November 7, in Louisville, Kentucky, with Richard Hill of New York serving as the official judge. Random Luck Farm took home champion honors with their winning Component Merit cow and Aged Cows. Honorable Mention went to the Intermediate Champion owned by Hayden Hauschildt, also of Wisconsin. Random Luck L Talula was crowned Grand and Senior Champion of the show for her owner Matthew Thompson. Random Luck B Tea Rose

National Junior Brown Swiss Grand Champion banner captured by Wisconsin cow

The Southeast National Junior Show was judged by Jeff Ziegler of Ohio. Allison Thompson of Wisconsin owned the Grand Champion cow, Random Luck B Tea Rose, the winning Aged Cow. Taking the Reserve banner home was the Component Merit cow led by Dalton Freeman of Indiana, Jonlee Secret Langwathby. Junior Champion honors went to Madelyn Topp's winning Fall Calf, Johann Jongleur Amaze from Ohio. The Reserve Junior Champion was the Summer Yearling, Posey-Creek Barkin Brynnda, owned

Three Bred & Owned Ohio Cows Senior Champions

An unusual occurrence took place during the International Brown Swiss Show. Judge Keith Topp of Ohio, and his Associate Judge, Dean Dohle of Missouri, had three cows pulled to center ring for selection of the Senior Champion of the International Brown Swiss Show. That in of itself is not unusual, but the three cows themselves – that’s another story. All three cows hail from the Buckeye state of Ohio and are also bred and owned by their Ohio exhibitors. The first-place Five-Ye

World Premier Brown Swiss Sale

Thirty head sold for an average of $4850.00 going to 11 states plus Canada and Peru on October 5 in Madison, Wisconsin. The Brown Swiss breed again had the second highest average sale behind only the Holsteins. Bringing top dollar was Lot 10 Nor-Bert Biver Sassy 10/16 at $9000.00 to Pine Tree Dairy, Marshallville, OH. She was consigned by Nor-Bert Farms, Bremen, IN. Sassy ranked #37t at +188 PPR on the current Heifer List. She is Biver’s highest daughter. Her high numbers wer

Three Ohio Cows in Hunt for Supreme

The Buckeye state put on quite a show with three out of the seven Grand Champions in contention for the Supreme Champion of the World Dairy Expo. Selected by three different judges, the three cows all represented their breed in the spotlight. Taking home the Red & White Holstein Grand Champion award was Meadow Green Abso Fanny-Red. She is a 94-point daughter of Absolute, owned by and housed at Triple-T of Ohio, along with partners Mike Berry, T&L Cattle and Frank and Diane an