News Release

Saturday, October 8, 2016

CONTACT: Katie Schmitt, Media Relations Specialist,
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Vogue Cattle Co. Takes Home Overall Herdsmanship Award

MADISON, WIS. – Every year, the World Dairy Expo Herdsmanship Contest highlights the dedication and drive of individuals in the dairy industry. Herdsmanship Awards are given to individuals or dairy farms demonstrating exemplary exhibit organization, cleanliness and cooperation with fellow exhibitors and show management. This year, Vogue Cattle Co., Brighton, Ont., was named the World Dairy Expo Overall Herdsmanship winner.  

Zone and Daily winners are as follows:

Zone Winners:

Excels Holsteins, Lodi, Calif.

Budjon Farms, Lomira, Wis.

Gurn-Z Meadow, Columbus, Wis.

Dykshorn Holsteins, Ireton, Iowa

Woodmohr Jerseys, Bloomer, Wis.

Vogue Cattle Co., Brighton, Ont.

Byers Dairy Farm, Milo, Iowa

Comestar, Victoriaville, Que.

Spungold Holsteins, Gerrysburg, Pa.

Mike Berry & Associates, Albany, Ore.

Daily Winners:

Tuesday – Voegeli Farms, Inc., Monticello, Wis.

Wednesday – Eaton Holsteins, Marietta, N.Y.

Thursday – Heart & Soul Holsteins, Millmont, Pa.

Friday – Majestic View Genetics, Sun Prairie, Wis.

Saturday – Rosedale Genetics Ltd, Oxford, Wis

The 2016 Herdsmanship Awards were graciously sponsored by Select Sires, Inc.

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, Wisconsin, each year. The annual event will take place Oct. 4-8, 2016, with the theme of “Celebrate 50!” to commemorate its golden anniversary. Visit or follow us on Facebook and Twitter (@WDExpo or #Celebrate50) for more information.


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