The Holstein, Lovhill Goldwyn Katrysha reigned supreme and her Jersey stall mate, Musqie Iatola Martha-ET took reserve for Shelby Ostrom. Katrysha is owned by Milksource and Martha is exhibited by Shelby Ostrom, daughter of one of the MilkSource owners, Jim Ostrom. Both cows call Kaukauna, Wis. home.
MilkSource also exhibited the Grand Champion Red & White. Their three entries in the Supreme parade was a first in the 49-year history of World Dairy Expo. Strans-Jen-D Tequila-Red completed the MilkSource trifecta.
Other Grand Champions in contention were Grand Champion Ayrshire, Cedarcut Burdette Clove Colata owned by Erin Curtis-Szalach, N.Y.; Brown Swiss Grand Champion Brown Heaven Glenn Fantasy for Ferme Brown Heaven in Quebec; Grand Champion Guernsey Misty Meadows Levi Suede-ET for Beth Anne Clark of Pennsylvania; and Milking Shorthorn Grand Champion Cates Ruben Tulsa-Time-EXP for Peter Cate, N.H.
The Supreme Futurity Winner
Rokey-Benfar R Cutie-Red-ET was named the World Dairy Expo International Futurity Supreme Champion. She was the winning Red & White and is owned by MilkSource Genetics, Wis. The Jersey, Avonlea Koffeetime At Arcadia-ET, was Reserve for Avonlea Genetics and Arcadia Farms, Ontario.
A supreme show! Congratulations to all exhibitors.
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