News Release

Friday, October 7, 2016

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Top Honors Awarded to Canadian Cow in International Ayrshire Show 

MADISON, WIS. – Multiple top honors were awarded to Margot Patagonie owned by Ferme Margot of Ste Perpétue, Qué. on October 7, 2016 in the International Ayrshire Show at World Dairy Expo®. Patagonie earned first place in the Six-Year & Over Cow before being named Senior Champion Female and Grand Champion Female and was also merited with the Udder Comfort $1,000 Grand Champion Cash Award. Her owner, Ferme Margot, was awarded Premiere Breeder, as well.  Bear-Ayr Burdette Ray owned by Budjon Farms and Peter Vail of Lomira, Wis., was selected as Reserve Grand Champion Female, after placing first in the Four-Year-Old class and receiving Reserve Senior Champion honors.                                            

321 animals were shown under official judge, Molly Sloan, Columbus, Wis. and associate judge Blair Weeks, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada.

Top class placings are as follows:

Spring Heifer Calf:

1. Old-Bankston’s One Nightstand, Wolf Farm & Old Bankston Ayrshires, Epworth, Iowa

2. Hawver-Crest Scarlet-ET, Glamourview-Iager & Walton, Walkersville, M.D.

Winter Heifer Calf:

1. Woodman Farm Lochinvar, Adele, Stephen & Tyler Woodman, N.H.

2. Edgebrook Remington Pistol-ET, Leslie & Linda Bruchey, Westminster, M.D.

Fall Heifer Calf:

1. Mackinson Burdette Dynamite-ET, Down & Dirty Dairy, A Williams, P, A & A Schell, Lewiston, Minn.

2. Margot Eska, Ferme Margot, Ste Perpétue, Qué

Summer Yearling Heifer:

1. Lazy-M Eiffel Mandy, Ted Wolf and Adam Ludwig, Epworth, Iowa

2. Bavaroise Prime Reeve, Ferme Lagracé & Fils Inc., St-Hyacinthe, Qué.

Spring Yearling Heifer:

1. GVP Dreamer Galorielle-ET, David & Linda Hanson and Mary Creek-Palmyra Farm, Hagerstown, Md.

2. Old-Bankston Should B June-ET, Leslie & Linda Bruchey, Westminster, Md.

Winter Yearling Heifer (not in milk):

1. Sco-Lo Dream Mistress-ET, Leslie & Linda Bruchey, Westminster, Md.

2. Yellow Briar Petula 2, Jessica Peter, and Garrett Schmidt, Melrose, Wis.

Fall Yearling Heifer:

1. Maple-Ayr Dream Fancy, Steve Searles-Stillmore Cattle Company, Pine Island, Minn.

2. Cond-Ayr Burdette Andi, Brad, Lacy, Jaxon & Logan Conder, Brazil, Ind.

Junior Champion Female

GVP Dreamer Gabriella-ET, David & Linda Hanson and Palmyra Farm

Reserve Junior Champion Female

Woodman Farm Lochinvar Adele, Stephen & Tyler Woodman, Claremont, N.H.

Junior Best Three Females

1. Old Bankston, Ayrshires - Kurt, Ted & Scott Wolf, Epworth, Iowa

2. Ferme De La Plaine, L'isle-Verte-Ouest, Qué.

Premier Breeder of Heifer Show

1. (Tie) Family AF-Ayr Farm, Caledonia, Ill.

2. (Tie) Ferme Lagace & Fils Inc., St-Hyacinthi, Qué.

Premier Exhibitor of Heifer Show

Steve Searles- Stillmore Cattle Company, Pine Island, Minn.

Yearling Heifer in Milk (must have freshened):

1. Maple-Dell Dreamer Destinee, Susan Edwards and Donna Mertz, Blair, Neb.

2. Good-Vue Raney Bethanne-ET, Palmyra Farm, Hagerstown, Md.

Junior Two-Year-Old Cow:

1. De La Plaine Prime Rocky-ET, Alexandre Beauchemin, Ste Perpétue, Qué.

2. Ridale Nemo Serenity-ET, Ryan & Marjorie Rida; Ridale Genetics, Worthington, Mass.

Senior Two-Year-Old Cow:

1. Palmyra Berkely P Ruth-ET, Evan Creek and Larry & Julie Schirm, Hagerstown, Md.

2. De La Plaine Bingo Stinger, Ferme De La Plaine, L'isle-Verte-Ouest, Qué.

Ayrshire 2016 World Dairy Expo International Futurity:

1. Hi Ayr View Prime Marroon 5-ET, Brian & Kristi Dinderman, Orangeville, Ill.

 2. Palmyra Berkely P Rosy, Palmyra Farm-Evan Creek, Hagerstown, Md.

Junior Three-Year-Old Cow:

1. Scapeland DB Sicily, Dacey Anechiarico, Whiting, Vt.

 2. Yellow Briar Burdette Panama, Peter Vail, Copake, N.Y.

Senior Three-Year-Old Cow:

1. Mowery's Popo Mistletoe, Glamourview-Iager & Walton, Walkersville, Md.

2. Marilie Gentelman Karmina, Douglas E. Evans, Georgetown, N.Y.

Intermediate Champion Female

Palmyra Berkely P Ruth-ET, Evan Creek and Larry & Julie Schirm, Hagerstown, Md.

Reserve Intermediate Champion Female

Mowery's Popo Mistletoe, Glamourview-Iager & Walton, Walkersville, Md.

Four-Year-Old Cow:

  1. Bear-Ayr Burdette Ray, Budjon Farms and Peter Vail, Lomira, Wis.
  2. Cedarcut Burdette Clove Colata, Erin Curtis-Szalach, Cazenovia, N.Y.

Five-Year-Old Cow:

  1. De La Plaine Reality Plexi, Ferme De La Plaine, L'isle-Verte-Ouest, Qué.
  2. Kler-Vu Ramius Kendallynds, Lyndsay Snyder, Turin, N.Y.

Six-Year-Old & Over Cow:

  1. Margot Patagonie, Ferme Margot, Ste Perpétue, Qué.
  2. Chaluka Reality Xena, Ferme Charest 2001 Inc., St-Alexandre, Qué.

100,000 Lb. Production Cow:

  1. Four-Hills Tdent Snoopy 2634, Britney & Bradley Hill, Bristol, Vt.
  2. De La Plaine Wilton Pixou, Ferme De La Plaine,, L'isle-Verte-Ouest, Qué.

Total Performance Winner

1990 Cedarcut Burdette Clove Colata, Erin Curtis-Szalach, Cazenovia, N.Y.

Senior Champion Female

Margot Patagonie, Ferme Margot, Ste Perpétue, Qué.

Reserve Senior Champion Female

Bear-Ayr Burdette Ray, Budjon Farms and Peter Vail, Lomira, Wis.

Grand Champion Female

Margot Patagonie, Ferme Margot, Ste Perpétue, Qué.

Reserve Grand Champion Female

Bear-Ayr Burdette Ray, Budjon Farms and Peter Vail, Lomira, Wis.

Nasco International Type & Production Award

1990 Cedarcut Burdette Clove Colata, Erin Curtis-Szalach, Cazenovia, N.Y.

Exhibitor’s Herd

Palmyra Farm, Hagerstown, Md.

State Herd

  1. Quebec Ayrshire Breeders
  2. Maryland Ayrshire Breeders

Premier Breeder

Florent Foley, Piopolis, Qué.

Premier Exhibitor

Ferme De La Plaine, Ste-Franscoise, Qué.  

Premier Sire

Palmyra Tri-Star Buredette

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