News Release

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

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Tulsa-Time Merits Grand Banners in International Milking Shorthorn Show

MADISON, WIS. – Cates Ruben Tulsa-Time-EXP, owned by Peter J. Cate of Warren, N.H. was the winning entry in the Five-Year-Old Cow Class, October 5, 2016 in the International Milking Shorthorn Show at World Dairy Expo®. Tulsa-Time’s win led her to the honors of Senior and Grand Champion Female, while also receiving Best Udder and the Udder Comfort $1,000 Grand Champion Cash Award. Meanwhile, Elron Megadeth Waveland-EXP-ET, owned by Halie Gruenwald of Lost Nation, Iowa, was awarded Reserve Grand Champion Female after placing first in the Junior Four-Year-Old Cow class and being named Reserve Senior Champion Female.

Judge Eric Topp of Wapakoneta, Ohio placed 221 entries, ­­­64 of which were Juniors.

Top placings are as follows:

Spring Heifer Calf:

  1. Ourway Lirano Alisha 14th-EXP, Dillon Lien, Brooklyn, Wis.
  2. Heavenly Fritto-ET, Brett Groebner of Heavenly Show Cattle, Monroe, Wis.

Winter Heifer Calf:

  1. Heavenly Zippy, Brett Groebner of Heavenly Show Cattle, Monroe, Wis.
  2. Lazy M Pirell Girlcrush-EXP-ET, Lazy M Farm LLC - Michael & Herman Maier, Stitzer, Wis.

Fall Heifer Calf:

  1. Lazy M Ps Jokes On You-EXP-ET, Shaelyn Scoon, Lancaster, Mo.
  2. Gibbs Zeus Callie-EXP-ET, Lincoln Gibbs, Epworth, Iowa

Summer Yearling Heifer:

  1. Twilite RU Ready-EXP, Logan & Kiersten Lattire Of Lattire's Twilite Farm, Lawrenceburg, Ind.
  2. Sageser Rdruben Nightmoves-EXP, Peter Vail & Hillpoint Partners, Cross Plains, Wis.

Spring Yearling Heifer:

  1. Heavenly Creampuff, Johnathon A Clark, Cornish, N.H.
  2. Buckeye Knoll Logic Precious, Sarah Rhoades, Greenville, Ohio

Winter Yearling Heifer (not in milk):

  1. Trilow Zeus Lala-ET, Tristen and Willow Upchurch & Susan Lee, Tulare, Calif.
  2. Solid-Gold Patriot Pepsi-ET, Spencer Michael Weimer, Emlenton, Pa.

Fall Yearling Heifer (not in milk):

  1. Innisfail Mega Lucroy-ET, John Stuart Rowe & Katie Bue, Alma Center, Wis.
  2. Solid-Gold Patriot Pizza-ET, Spencer Michael Weimer, Emlenton, Pa.

Junior Champion Female:

Heavenly Zippy, Brett Groebner of Heavenly Show Cattle, Monroe, Wis.

Reserve Junior Champion Female:

Buckeye Knoll Logic Precious, Sarah Rhoades, Greenville, Ohio

Junior Best Three Females:

  1. Carrie Ritschard, Monroe, Wis.
  2. Lazy M Farm LLC - Michael & Herman Maier, Stitzer, Wis.
  3. Spencer Michael Weimer, Emlenton, PA

Premier Breeder of Heifer Show:

Lazy M Farm LLC - Michael & Herman Maier, Stitzer, Wis.

Premier Exhibitor of Heifer Show:

Lazy M Farm LLC - Michael & Herman Maier, Stitzer, Wis.

Yearling Heifer in Milk (must have freshened):

  1. Halpins Ice Ice Baby, Samantha Ropp Of Halpin Farms, Strawn, Ill.
  2. Corstar Cyclone Pasta-ET, Cory & Kristen Salzl, Litchfield, Minn.

National Futurity No. 58 - September 1, 2013 - August 31, 2014:

  1. Lazy M Pirelli Got It-EXP, Lazy M Farm LLC - Michael & Herman Maier, Stitzer, Wis.
  2. Mysha-Wo McKinley, Mysha Herd and Katie Bue, Alma Center, Wis.

Junior Two-Year-Old Cow (must have freshened):

  1. Maple Fudge Of 12 Oaks, Ashley Brandel & Carley Krull, Lake Mills, Wis.
  2. Eichlers MD Blanche-ET, Peter Vail & Hillpoint Partners, Cross Plains, Wis. 

Senior Two-Year-Old Cow (must have freshened):

  1. Hard Core Premum Fire Maid-EXP, P Vail, Hillpoint Partners and F & D Borba, Valatie, N.Y.
  2. Lazy M Liriano Ally-EXP, Lazy M Farm LLC - Michael & Herman Maier, Stitzer, Wis.

Milking Shorthorn 2016 World Dairy Expo International Futurity:

  1. Corstar Deuce Mix P-EXP-TW, Cory & Kristen Salzl, Litchfield, Minn.
  2. Mapleton Vly Cancun Zunique, Mapleton Valley Farms, Oconomowoc, Wis.

Junior Three-Year-Old Cow:

  1. Corstar Deuce Mix P-EXP-TW, Cory & Kristen Salzl, Litchfield, Minn. 
  2. Ginger-Effect Huck Laura, Johnathon A Clark, Cornish, N.H.

Senior Three-Year-Old Cow:

  1. Lazy M Cylcone Dixie, Michael Maier, Stitzer, Wis.
  2. Innisfail CY Lady 259, Crazytown Genetics, Lawrenceburg, Ind.

Intermediate Champion Female:

Hard Core Premium Fire Maid-EXP, P Vail, Hillpoint Partners and F & D Borba, Valatie, N.Y.

Reserve Intermediate Champion Female:

Lazy M Cylcone Dixie, Michael Maier, Stitzer, Wis.

Four-Year-Old Cow:

  1. Elron Megadeth Waveland-EXP-ET, Halie Gruenwald, Lost Nation, Iowa
  2. Elron Megadeth Wrigley-EXP, Halie Gruenwald, Lost Nation, Iowa

Five-Year-Old Cow:

  1. Cates Ruben Tulsa-Time-EXP, Peter J Cate, Warren, N.H.
  2. Innisfail RU Lady 072-EXP, Innisfail-Exels Shorthorns, Lodi, Calif.

Aged Cow:

  1. Heavenly Betty-EXP, Ryan J. Rida, Worthington, Mass.
  2. Kuszmar Mercury, Steven W. & Susan M. Kuszylk, Batavia, N.Y.

Lifetime Merit Cow:

  1. Kuszmar Arkansas Mud-EXP, Steven W. & Susan M. Kuszylk, Botavia, N.Y.
  2. Innisfail RU Princess 6019-EXP, Wyatt Navis, Waupun, Wis.

Total Performance Winner:

961 Kuszmar Arkansas Mud-EXP Steven W. & Susan M. Kuszylk, Batavia, N.Y.

Best Uddered Cow:

Cates Ruben Tulsa-Time-EXP, Peter J Cate, Warren, N.H.

Senior Champion Female:

Cates Ruben Tulsa-Time-EXP, Peter J Cate, Warren, N.H.

Reserve Senior Champion Female:

Elron Megadeth Waveland-EXP-ET, Halie Gruenwald, Lost Nation, Iowa

Grand Champion Female:

Cates Ruben Tulsa-Time-EXP, Peter J Cate, Warren, N.H.

Reserve Grand Champion Female:

Elron Megadeth Waveland-EXP-ET, Halie Gruenwald, Lost Nation, Iowa

Dairy Herd:

  1. Lazy M Farm LLC – Michael & Herman Maier, Stitzer, Wis.
  2. Elron Farms, Lost Nation, Iowa

Best Three Females:

  1. Brian T Pederson, Braham, Minn.
  2. Cory & Kristen Salzl , Litchfield, Minn.

Produce of Dam:

  1. Elron Farms, Lost Nation, Iowa
  2. Cory Salzl, Eden Valley, Minn.

State Herd:

New England Milking Shorthorn Breeders

Premier Breeder:

Innisfall Herd, John Stuart Rowe, Davis, Calif.

Premier Exhibitor:

Lazy M Farm LLC - Michael & Herman Maier, Stitzer, Wis.

Premier Sire:

Innisfail Red Ruben

Recognized as the meeting place for the global dairy industry, World Dairy Expo attracts more than 70,000 attendees from over 90 countries to Madison, Wis. each year. The annual event will take place October 4–8, 2016, with the theme of “Celebrate 50!” to commemorate its golden anniversary. Visit worlddairyexpo.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter (@WDExpo or #Celebrate50) for more information. 

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