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Armstrong County Heifer Wins Supreme Champion Junior Beef Female at 101st PA Farm Show

Harrisburg – SAGE 603D 1, a heifer owned by Rylee Stockdale of Dayton, Armstrong County, was named Supreme Champion Beef Female of the Junior Breeding Beef Show on Sunday, January 8, at the 101st Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg.

Champion breeds competing for the supreme champion title included champion representatives of the Angus, Hereford, Limousin, Maine Anjou, Mainetainer, Shorthorn, Simmental and All Other Breeds categories. To evaluate the female champions, judges Dr. Todd Turner of Somerset, Ohio and Dr. Dan Eversole of Blacksburg, Virginia collaboratively selected the Supreme Champion honors.

Both judges noted the quality of the animals in the ring and complimented the junior exhibitors for showcasing an impressive lineup of show stock. In the end, the judges concluded that the depth, capacity and ease of movement of the All Other Breed representative allowed her to rise to the top, winning her the honors of Supreme Champion Junior Beef Female.

Show champions included:
Angus Grand Champion Heifer – Beaver Creek Scaara exhibited by Samuel Parr, East Berlin, Adams Co.
Angus Reserve Grand Champion Heifer – Cash Barabetta C508 exhibited by Grant Cash, York, York Co.
Hereford Grand Champion Heifer – TRG PRCC BP Gemini 341C exhibited by Walker Dunn of Cochranton, Crawford Co.
Hereford Reserve Grand Champion Heifer – SCC 4R JERSEY 5D exhibited by Rylee Stockdale, Dayton, Armstong Co.
Limousin Grand Champion Heifer – AHFF BLACKBIRD 610D exhibited by Austin Miller, Saxonburg, Butler Co.
Limousin Reserve Grand Champion Heifer and Best Bred and Owned Limousin Female – JAKY Annabelle 033C exhibited by Jessica Kelly, Wampum, Lawrence Co.
Maine Anjou Grand Champion Heifer – Amber exhibited by Jarred Covert, Three Springs, Huntingdon Co.
Maine Anjou Reserve Grand Champion Heifer– STVF Little Lady exhibited by Makayla Stone, Moscow, Lackawanna Co.
MaineTainer Grand Champion Heifer – AHFF Candice Rose 502C exhibited by Karli Berkheimer, Dillsburg, Cumberland Co.
MaineTainer Reserve Grand Champion Heifer – SMSC Lady in Black exhibited by Madison Malnofski, Bradensville, Westmoreland Co.
Other Purebred Grand Champion Heifer – SAGE 603D exhibited by Rylee Stockdale, Dayton, Armstong Co.
Other Purebred Reserve Grand Champion Heifer – D&A Hillary 4D exhibited by Sarah Downs, Jackson Center, Crawford Co.
Shorthorn Grand Champion Heifer – LPA DARLA’S DEMI exhibited by Kali Rankin, Centerville, Crawford Co.
Shorthorn Reserve Grand Champion Heifer – Sull Crystals Purpose exhibited by Rachel Clark, Mercersburg, Franklin Co.
Simmental Grand Champion Heifer – SCC Classy Lady 318D exhibited by Grady Stewart, Halifax, Dauphin Co.
Simmental Reserve Grand Champion Heifer – SCC Secret Society 22D exhibited by Grady Stewart, Halifax, Dauphin Co.

The Pennsylvania Farm Show is the nation’s largest indoor agricultural event, featuring 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits, and 300 commercial exhibitors. The show runs January 7-13 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and January 14 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free and parking is $15 in Farm Show lots. The Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center is easily accessible from nearby Interstate 81.


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