Winners hail from coast to coast

By Corey A. Geiger, Managing Editor

Grand Champion  Jersey Champion

Carly-O Tequila Alley (shown to the far right), the winning senior 3 year old and Intermediate Champion was selected Grand Champion of the All American Jersey Show. Taking the Reserve Grand Champion trophy was Miss Triple J Serenity-ET (shown second from left). The winning senior champion, Serenity won the five year old class.

Judge VanderMuelen

Judging this years show was Andrew Muelen (shown in left in the photo) of Brighton, Ontario, Canada, and Associate Judge Tom Arrowsmith (shown in the right), Peach Bottom, Pa. Overall, they placed 380 Jerseys on Monday, November 9 in Louisville, Kentucky. The Jersey show is by far the largest dairy breed show at the venue as the American Jersey Cattle Association names its All American and Reserve All American that day in each class.

Miss Triple J Serenity-ET, the winning 5 year old was selected Senior Champion of the All American Jersey Show. She is owned by Triple J Farms of North Lewisburg, Ohio and Cybil Fisher, Green Bay, Wis. Taking the Reserve Senior Champion trophy was Harmony Corners Fozzy. The winning aged cow six years and over, Fozzy was shown by Matt and Morgan Richard and the James Morgan Family, Urbana, Ohio.

In total, 55 cows competed in the Senior Division with 16, 4 year olds; 18, 5 years olds; 13 aged cows and 8 lifetime cheese production cows.

Intermediate   Jersey Champion

The competition was deep for Intermediate Champion at this year's All American Jersey Show. After pulling out five cows for consideration, Judge Muelen, selected the winning senior 3 year old Carly-O Tequila Alley as Intermediate Champion (shown in right on photo). Alley is owned by Budjon Farms, Lomira, Wis., Peter Vail, Copake, N.Y., and Frank and Diane Borba, Modesto, Calif. Capturing Reserve Intermediate Champion was Meadowridge Mac Spring (shown on left of photo) shown by Roger Riebe and Family Cumberland, Wis. The winning senior 3 year old, Spring was a bred and owned winner for the entire show.

In total, 156 cows competed in the Intermediate Division paced by 43 yearlings in milk; 34 junior 2 years; 29 senior 2 years olds; 28 junior 3 year olds; and 22 senior 3 year olds.

Taking top honors in the heifer show at the All American Jersey Show was Minister Gail-ET owned by Renee Pierick, Prairie du Sac, Wis. Gail was the winning entry in the Senior (Fall) Calf Class. Standing second in the Senior Calf Class, Meadowridge Gentry Angie was named Reserve Junior Champion for Roger Riebe and Family, Cumberland, Wis.

There were 169 heifers that were placed in the heifer show. The Junior (Spring) Heifer Class featured 38 entries; Intermediate (Winter) Class, 28 entries; Senior (Fall) Heifer Class, 32 entries; Summer Yearlings, 27 head; Spring Yearlings, 27; and Winter Yearlings 17 head. There were no fall yearlings shown as heifers.

To review the complete results from the All American Jersey Show here.

To read results from the NAILE Dairy Cattle Judging Contest, click here.

To read results from the NAILE 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl, click here.

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The author is the managing editor, and he brings 19 years of industry leadership to our readers overseeing all editorial content and production of the magazine. His degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison combined dairy science and agricultural economics.

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