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Thursday, October 4, 2018

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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 stranger to the colored shavings as the 2016 Reserve Supreme Champion of the Junior Show. First in the Aged Cow, Six-Year-Old & Older Cow Class, Reserve Senior Champion Female and Reserve Grand Champion of the International Brown Swiss Show was Cutting Edge Stratus Sue, exhibited by Ronald R Kelm of Markesan, Wis.

The Intermediate Champion was also a Cutting Edge cow, Cutting Edge B Kandy, exhibited by Ken Main, Peter Vail and Allen Brisson of Copake, N.Y. As Intermediate Champion, Kandy’s award includes a free ovum pick-up, compliments of Vytelle LLC. Rounding out the champion cows is Reserve Intermediate Champion, Iroquois Acres Jong Cali, exhibited by Matthew Pacheco, Kerman, Calif.

Robland Norwin Mayday was the winning Spring Yearling Heifer and Junior Champion of the International Brown Swiss Show. Mayday is owned by Elijah Landgraf of Jackson, Mo. E Kueffner, T Packard and M & L Hellenbrand of Boonsboro, Md. are the owners of the winning Winter Yearling Heifer and Reserve Junior Champion, Wind Mill Carter Snow Angel.

Awarded Premier Breeder and Exhibitor of the Heifer Show and Premier Breeder and Exhibitor of the International Brown Swiss Show was Elite Dairy, Ken Main and Peter Vail, Copake, N. Y. Premier Sire of the Heifer Show was Voelkers TD Carter and Premier Sire was awarded to Blessing Tex Braiden-ET.

Evaluating the 335 entries were official judge Steve Wagner, Richford, Vt., and associate judge Christopher “Chip” Savage, Union Bridge, Md.

Complete class results can be found at

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Note to Editors: High-resolution photos of the winners are available here.