News Release

Friday, October 6, 2017

CONTACT: Katie Schmitt, Media Relations Specialist, kschmitt@wdexpo.com
PHONE:      608-224-6455

Bianca Baffles All as Champion of International Guernsey Junior Show 

MADISON, WIS. – Junior Two-Year-Old Cow, Adams Creek Ap Bianca-ETV accomplished what few cows her age ever achieve on October 6, the title of Grand Champion Female of the International Junior Guernsey Show at World Dairy Expo. Bianca, exhibited and bred and owned by Alyssa Nuttleman of Bangor, Wis., garnered the high honors after winning her class and the title of Intermediate Champion Female. The pair was award the $500 Udder Comfort Grand Champion Award and the Lillian & Keith King and Jim King Grand Champion Junior Show Award for their success. Reserve Grand Champion was awarded to first-place Four-Year-Old Cow and Senior Champion, H Broke Showtime Taytor, exhibited by Dana and Madison Sickles of Marengo, Iowa.

Judge Chris Lahmers of Marysville, Ohio placed 64 junior-exhibited animals, with the assistance of associate judge Bernie Heisner of Fairview Heights, Ill.

Overall show results and top class placings are as follows:

Spring Heifer Calf:
1. Prairie Moon C Betsy, Grace E Howe, Waukon, Iowa
2. Fudges Alex Molly, Sydney Willingham, Gamaliel, Ky. 

Winter Heifer Calf:
1. Green Slopes A1 Melanie, Macy Walason, Imler, Pa.
2. Knapps HP GG Pies Tiffany-ET, leased by Ashlyn Sarbacker, owned by Daniel Basse & Hillpoint Partners, Edgerton, Wis. 

Fall Heifer Calf:
1. Nicleys HP GG Cordell Anne-ETV, leased by Logan Harbaugh, owned by Hillpoint, D Basse & M Miller, Marion, Wis.
2. Guernsey Grove HP Almost Dusk-ETV, leased by Brittany Renn, owned by Josey Morris and Brittany Renn, Johnson Creek, Wis. 

Summer Yearling Heifer:
1. Coulee Crest Lonestar Nikki-ET, Mikayla Lepke, Cashton, Wis.
2. Knapps Rol Tea Kettle, Landen Knapp, Epworth, Iowa 

Spring Yearling Heifer:
1. Langcrest Cordell Mary, Bryce Birk, North Liberty, Ind.
2. Millborne HP Alymo Finally-ETV, leased by Jacob Harbaugh, owned by Finally Syndicate, Marion, Wis. 

Winter Yearling Heifer:
1. Knapps Kringle Tappy-ET, Landree Fraley, Muncy, Pa.
2. HCF Kriminal Cassidy, Mary Beth & Callie Collette, Chuckey, Tenn. 

Fall Yearling Heifer:
1. Summitridge Lonestar Jamisen, Kyle & Ryan Erickson, Ferndale, Wash. 

Junior Champion Female:
Nicleys HP GG Cordell Anne-ETV, leased by Logan Harbaugh, owned by Hillpoint, D Basse & M Miller, Marion, Wis. 

Reserve Junior Champion Female:
Knapps Kringle Tappy-ET, Landree Fraley, Muncy, Pa. 

Yearling Heifer in Milk:
1. Knapps A Pie Sassy-ETV, Landen Knapp, Epworth, Iowa 

Junior Two-Year-Old Cow:
1. Adams Creek Ap Bianca-ETV, Alyssa Nuttleman, Bangor, Wis.
2. Knapps Kojack Tambret-ET, Landen Knapp, Epworth, Iowa 

Senior Two-Year-Old Cow:
1. Prairie Moon L Abriella-ET, Landon & Leslie Sivesind, Waukon, Iowa
2. Knapps Apie Today, Landen Knapp, Epworth, Iowa 

Junior Three-Year-Old Cow:
1. Maplehurst Gary Rosetta, Alexis Williams, Mabel, Minn. 

Senior Three-Year-Old Cow:
1. Knapps Fayette Tambaya, Landen Knapp, Epworth, Iowa 

Intermediate Champion Female:
Adams Creek Ap Bianca-ETV, Alyssa Nuttleman, Bangor, Wis. 

Reserve Intermediate Champion Female:
Prairie Moon L Abriella-ET, Landon & Leslie Sivesind, Waukon, Iowa 

Four-Year-Old Cow:
1. H Broke Showtime Taytor, Dana & Madison Sickles, Marengo, Iowa
2. Knapps Best Buy Tarina, Alexis & Frederick Williams, Mable, Minn.          

Six-Year-Old & Older Cow:
1. Knapps Mentor Tamboret, Landen Knapp, Epworth, Iowa 

Senior Champion Female:
H Broke Showtime Taytor, Dana & Madison Sickles, Marengo, Iowa 

Reserve Senior Champion Female:
Knapps Best Buy Tarina, Alexis & Frederick Williams, Mable, Minn. 

Grand Champion Female:
Adams Creek Ap Bianca-ETV, Alyssa Nuttleman, Bangor, Wis. 

Reserve Grand Champion Female:
H Broke Showtime Taytor, Dana & Madison Sickles, Marengo, Iowa 

Best Animal Bred and Owned:
Adams Creek Ap Bianca-ETV, Alyssa Nuttleman, Bangor, Wis. 

State Herd:
1. Iowa Junior Guernsey Breeders Association
2. Wisconsin Junior Guernsey Breeders Association 

For over five decades, the global dairy industry has been meeting in Madison, Wis. for World Dairy Expo. Crowds of nearly 75,000 people from more than 100 countries attended the annual event in 2016. WDE will return Oct. 3-7, 2017 as attendees and exhibitors are encouraged to “Discover New Dairy Worlds.” Visit worlddairyexpo.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter (@WDExpo or #WDE2017) for more information.  

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