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Wednesday, September 29, 2021

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New York Cow Captures Top Honors in the International Junior Holstein Show 

MADISON, WIS. – The winning Four-Year-Old cow, Tusc-Vu Avalanche Cali-ET, took home Senior and Grand Champion titles at the 2021 International Junior Holstein Show at World Dairy Expo®. With these titles, Cali, owned by Isaac Folts of North Collins, New York, received the $500 Udder Comfort Grand Champion Cash Award and the Lillian & Keith King and Jim King Grand Champion of the Junior Show Award. The Reserve Senior and Reserve Grand Champion was Gamblin Armani Glade. Glade, who was also the top 150,000 Lb. Production Cow, was shown by Cale Baker, Knute Hovden and Paradise Rueth of Maynard, Iowa.

Evaluating the 228 entries were official judge Brandon Ferry, Hilbert, Wisconsin. and associate judge Tyler Reynolds, Corfu, New York.

The Intermediate Champion, Hobby-Hill Denver Elizabeth, also topped the Junior Two-Year-Old Cow Class and was Champion Bred and Owned of the Junior Show. Elizabeth is owned by Gracin and Chesney Speich of Orfordville, Wisconsin. The Reserve Intermediate Champion was Roll-N-View Jcby Emery, owned by Caitlin Bennet of Schodack Landing, New York. Emery was the winning Junior Three-Year-Old Cow.

Jeffrey-Way Drman Tavor-ET, owned by Emma Kate & Ava Hendrickson of Belleville, Wisconsin, won the Summer Yearling Heifer Class, and then was awarded the title of Junior Champion of the 2021 International Junior Holstein Show. With this honor, Tavor takes home the $250 Junior Champion of the Junior Show, presented by Cargill Animal Nutrition. Milksource Unix Chassup-ET topped the Fall Yearling Heifer Class before being named Reserve Junior Champion. Chassup is owned by Harbaugh and Viergutz of Marion, Wisconsin.

Complete class results can be found at

Serving as the meeting place of the global dairy industry, World Dairy Expo brings together the latest in dairy innovation and the best cattle in North America. The dairy industry will return to Madison, Wis. for the 54th event, September 28 – October 2, 2021, when the world’s largest dairy-focused trade show, dairy and forage seminars, a world-class dairy cattle show and more will be on display. Download the World Dairy Expo mobile event app, visit or follow WDE on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Spotify, Instagram or YouTube for more information.