News Release

Friday, October 6, 2023

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                   Jenna Langrehr, Communications Specialist,
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Shakira Does it Again as the 2023 Supreme Champion of World Dairy Expo 

MADISON, WIS. – A fan favorite, Erbacres Snapple Shakira-ET, rose to the top of World Dairy Expo’s Dairy Cattle Show and claimed the title of 2023 Supreme Champion on Friday, October 6. Shakira is owned by Jacobs, Antelimarck, Ty-D Holsteins, K Theraulaz, and Attaboy Holsteins of Cap-Sante, Quebec. Her winning streak began in 2021 when she was named Grand Champion of the International Holstein Show and Supreme Champion of World Dairy Expo. After winning the Six-Year-Old & Older Cow Class, Shakira accomplished the same feat as she was named Grand Champion of the International Holstein Show before claiming her second World Dairy Expo Supreme Champion title. Reserve Supreme Champion was Stoney Point Joel Bailey, the Grand Champion of the International Jersey Show. Bailey is owned by Vierra Dairy Farms of Hilmar, Calif.

Supreme Champion Heifer of World Dairy Expo was claimed by the Junior Champion of the International Red & White Show, Sco-Lo Dc Rogue2470-Red-ET. Prior to claiming Junior Champion honors, she was the winning Summer Yearling Heifer in the International Red & White Show. She is owned by Fly Higher, Elmlo, Andy, and Whitney Reynolds and Mackenzie Reynolds of Corfu, N.Y. and receives the W. Terry Howard Memorial Trophy along with her honors. Reserve Supreme Champion Heifer was the Holstein, Kingsway Caught A Vibe. She was the winning Spring Yearling in the International Holstein Show and is owned by Kingsway Farms and Velthuis Farms from Hastings, Ontario.

Companies sponsoring the awards presented to Expo’s Supreme Champions include Agpro, Inc., BouMatic, DeWall family, Dynasty Genetics, E-Zee Milking Equipment, LLC, Golden Calf Company and Trans Ova Genetics.

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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 returns to Madison, Wis. for the 56th event, October 1-6, 2023, 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.