|Posted on January 26, 2016 at 10:05 AM|
Another stellar year for Midwest members at the National Western Stock Show. Just back yesterday and will be adding photos as they come in. Check out the photo gallery. Top banners included Grand Champion Bull BRF Bernie, bred and owned by Bull Run Farm in Lehighton, PA, Grand Champion Cow with Calf LEA Hedy, bred and owned by LEA White Farms, Charlotte, MI: Reserve Grand Champion Cow/Calf Cobblestones Raquel, owed and exhibited by Bull Run Farm;Get-of Sire for HSC Rebel's Jack, bred by LEA-White Farms and owned by Cobblestone Farm, WI; Grand Champion Purebred Prospect Steer Almosta Farm's Heath, bred by Almosta Farm and owned by Maryn Cowell of Owatonna, MN; and Grand Champion Crossbred Prospect Steer Buster of Flatland Farm, Hannah Burkhart/Flatland Farm of Elkton MN .
There were plenty of other banners to be had by Midwest members. LEA Livvy (LEA-White Farms) took Champion Intermediate Heifer Calf, and farm mate LEA Jamie Lee took Reserve in the same division. LEA Lydie (LEA-White Farms) was awarded Reserve Champion Junior Heifer Calf; Skye High Corrinna (Skye High Farms) won Reserve Champion Junior Yearling Heifer; Skye High Delagrange (Skye High Farms) took Reserve Champion Junior Bull Calf and herd mate Skye High Cornerstone won Reserve Champion Junior Yearling Bull. Orla of Flatland Farm, bred by Flatland Farm and owned by Almosta Farms was awared Reserve Champion Senior Heifer Calf. LEA Jaime (bred by LEA-White Farms and Owned by Cobblestone Farm) was awarded Reserve Champion Senior Heifer.
LEA-White Farms was awarded Premier Breeder and tied for Premier Exhibitor.
The sale was also a resounding success for Midwest members with top sellers going out from Dundonald Highlands, LEA-White Farms, Shat-Acres Highlands, Skye High Farms, Snowland Livestock and Windemere Farm.
Shat Acres Raisin Cain, bred and owned by Shat Acres Farms in Vermont, was High Selling Bull, while Windemere Blossom, bred and owned by Windemere Farm became the High Selling Female.
BRF Bernie, Grand Champion Bull
magnificent ring shot
LEA Hedy with LEA Jamie Lee at side
Grand Champion Cow/Calf
Cobblestone's Raquel with BRF Dalwhinnie at side
Reserve Grand Champion Cow/calf
Grand Champion Crossbred Prospect Steer
Buster of Flatland Farm
Grand Champion Purebred Prospect Steer
Almosta Farm's Heath
High Selling Bull Shat-Acres Raisin Cain
High Selling Female Windemere Blossom
More photos to be seen in the Photo Gallery http://www.midwesthighlands.org/apps/photos/
and at Selby Photography NWSS 2016 superb candid shots in the ring