News Release

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

CONTACT: Katie Schmitt, Communications Manager, kschmitt@wdexpo.com
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 Vierra Dairy Farms is Victorious in the International Jersey Show

MADISON, WIS. – Vierra Dairy Farms of Hilmar, California returned to World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin to once again take home Grand and Reserve Grand Champion awards in the International Jersey Show for the second Expo in a row. Grand Champion Female was awarded to Bri-Lin Valson Spritz after winning the Six-Year-Old & Older Cow Class and Senior Champion Female. For her accomplishments, Spritz took home the Allen Hetts Grand Champion trophy and the $1,000 Udder Comfort Grand Champion Cash Award. The Reserve Grand Champion Female was Summer Breeze Tequila Gayle, who was also the top Senior Three-Year-Old Cow and Intermediate Champion.

The victorious streak began for Vierra Dairy Farms with SVHeaths Kid Rock Jaden, who was named the Junior Champion Female after winning the Summer Yearling Heifer Class. Jaden also took home the $500 Junior Champion Cash Award presented by Cargill Animal Nutrition

The Four-Year-Old Cow, Rexlea Joel Karausel claimed the Reserve Senior Champion Female, exhibited by Glamourview-Iager & Walton of Walkersville, Maryland. Glamourview-Iager & Walton was also successful with Arethusa Gentry Chante-ET, the Winter Yearling Heifer, being crowned the Reserve Junior Champion Female. Rounding out the champion group is Pacific Edge Premier Diva-ET, Senior-Two-Year-Old Cow, as the Reserve Intermediate Champion Female, exhibited by Pacific Edge of Tillamook, Oregon.

The Premier Breeder award went to Ratliff Jerseys of Garnett, Kansas and Vierra Dairy of Hilmar, California was named Premier Exhibitor. Additionally, Guimo Joel-ET earned Premier Sire honors. In the heifer show, Premier Breeder was Four-Hills of Bristol, Vermont while Premier Exhibitor was Glamourview-Iager and Walton of Walkersville, Maryland. Rapid Bay Indiana Gentry was named as Premier Sire of the Heifer Show.

Official judge Chad Ryan of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin and associate judge Kevin Doeberiener of West Salem, Ohio placed a total of 375 animals in the International Jersey Show.

Complete class results can be found at worlddairyexpo.com.

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, world-class dairy cattle show and more will be on display. Download the World Dairy Expo mobile event app, visit worlddairyexpo.com or follow WDE on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Spotify, Instagram or YouTube for more information.

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