News Release

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

CONTACT: Katie Schmitt, Communications Manager, kschmitt@wdexpo.com
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Grand Goes to Groovy in the International Junior Brown Swiss Show

MADISON, WIS. – Northkill Creek Groovy took home the 2022 title of Grand Champion of the International Junior Brown Swiss Show at World Dairy Expo. This Senior Champion and winner of the Five-Year-Old Cow Class also took home the $500 Udder Comfort Grand Champion Cash Award and the Lillian & Keith King and Jim King Grand Champion of the Junior Show Award. Groovy was exhibited by Hannah & Mark Balthaser of Bernville, Pennsylvania. Random Luck B Tea Rose won Reserve Grand Champion after topping the Component Merit Cow Class and being named Reserve Senior Champion. Tea Rose, owned by Matthew & Allison Thompson of Darlington, Wisconsin, took home the Lillian & Keith King and Jim King Reserve Grand Champion of the Junior Show Award.

Kruses LJ Fab Skylar-ET, owned by Cole & Carter Kruse of Dyersville, Iowa, was the winning Junior Three-Year-Old and Intermediate Champion of the International Junior Brown Swiss Show. Rounding out the champion cows was the winning Senior Two-Year-Old and Reserve Intermediate Champion, Terra Rose Cliff Shasta, exhibited by Adele Biasini of Morrisville, Vermont.

The winning Summer Yearling, Random Luck Total Perfection, was the last heifer standing as she was named Junior Champion of the International Junior Brown Swiss Show. Perfection is owned by Jacob Harbaugh and Matthew Thompson of Marion, Wisconsin. Taking Reserve Junior Champion honors was the first-place Spring Yearling, Spots Pride Play It Again, owned by Tristen Ostrom of Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

Evaluating the 154 entries in the International Junior Brown Swiss Show were official judge Gerrit DeBruin of Lake Mills, Wisconsin and associate judge Hayden Hauschildt of Ellsworth, Wisconsin.

Complete class results can be found at www.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 global dairy industry will return to Madison, Wis. for the 55th event, October 2-7, 2022, 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. Admission tickets to WDE can be purchased at worlddairyexpo.com. 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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