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Walker’s Hereford Dunn ‘Rocked’ the 2010 PA Farm Show
1/11/2010

Harrisburg – You could hear a pin drop as everyone anxiously awaited the judges’ decision for Supreme Champion Beef Female and Bull on Monday, Jan.11, at the 2010 PA Farm Show.
 
The Hereford Grand Champion Female, MH 29R Miss Rock 8181, exhibited by nine year-old Walker Dunn, Cochranton, Crawford Co. was Supreme Champion Female overall. Walker then said, “Legendary good work produces results.” 

The Supreme Champion Bull went to the Angus Grand Champion, Check Mate, exhibited by Katrina Frey, Quarryville, Lancaster Co. Katrina is the current Pennsylvania Angus Queen and despite exhibiting at many national shows had never claimed victory at the Farm Show.  

Eight Beef Breeds including Angus, Hereford, Limousin, Maine-Anjou, Mainetainer, Red Angus, Shorthorn, and Simmental, were evaluated by two judges: Dr. Dan Eversol of Blacksburg, Va.; and Dr. Thomas B. Turner of Columbus, Ohio.

Angus
Champion Angus Bull: Check Mate, exhibited by Katrina Frey, Quarryville, Lancaster Co.
Reserve Champion Angus Bull: Rains Powerstroke, exhibited by Dale Rains, Mercer, Mercer Co.
Champion Angus Female: Rains Skylight Pearlette, exhibited by Dale Rains, Mercer, Mercer Co.
Reserve Champion Angus Female: Freys KJF Arkpride, exhibited by Katrina L. Frey, Quarryville, Lancaster Co.

Hereford
Champion Hereford Bull: WBB DVF Mr. Breeze 1180ET, exhibited by Durham Valley Farm & Chiques Creek Cattle Co., Mount Joy, Lancaster Co.
Reserve Champion Hereford Bull: HCC KS Litihium W19 ET, exhibited by JP Hausner & Kevin Stiles, Thomasville, York Co.
Champion Hereford Female: MH 29R Miss Rock 8181, exhibited by Walker L. Dunn, Cochranton, Crawford Co.
Reserve Champion Hereford Female: DJF 669 N1 Ushas U24, exhibited by Kaia Howe, Wagontown, Chester Co.

Limousin
Champion Limousin Bull: EBFL Iron Man 226 U, exhibited by Elders Branch farms, Three Springs, Fulton Co.
Reserve Champion Limousin Bull: NICO Polled Don Juan, exhibited by, Jocelyn Kelly, Wampum, Lawrence Co.
Champion Limousin Female: Lenape Anna Belle, exhibited by Mosher Family, Telford, Montgomery Co.
Reserve Champion Limousin Female: Lenape Hannah, exhibited by Mosher Family, Telford, Montgomery Co.

Maine-Anjou
Champion Maine-Anjou Bull: LFCC Pokerface 4W, exhibited by Aaron Sisler, Mather, Greene Co.
Reserve Champion Maine-Anjou Bull: Mid State Tuscarora, exhibited by Robert Mikesell, Port Royal, Juniata Co.
Champion Maine-Anjou Female: Sweet Thing, exhibited by exhibited by James, Jackie, & Sara Campbell, Sycamore, Greene Co.
Reserve Champion Maine-Anjou Female: Wolf 98W, exhibited by Hannah Imgrund, Lewisburg, Union Co.

MaineTainer
Champion MaineTainer Bull: Wolf Ali More 88W, exhibited by Dennis Wolfe, Lewisburg, Union Co.
Reserve Champion MaineTainer Bull: JRY Ali Improve Lancelot, exhibited by Justine Yoder, Conneautville, Crawford Co.
Champion MaineTainer Female: TPFF Taylor, exhibited by Tom & Patty Fischer, Boswell, Somerset Co.
Reserve Champion MaineTainer Female: Mid State Taffy W01, exhibited by Robert Mikesell, Port Royal, Juniata Co.

Red Angus
Champion Red Angus Bull: Keifers Gladiator, exhibited by JH Keifer, Bangor, Northampton Co.
Reserve Champion Red Angus Bull: Keifers Oliver 669, exhibited by JH Keifer, Bangor, Northampton Co.
Champion Red Angus Female: Keifers Jewel 969, exhibited by JH Keifer, Bangor, Northampton Co.
Reserve Champion Red Angus Female: Hain MS Honey, exhibited by Sam Bowman, New Freedom, York Co.

Shorthorn
Champion Shorthorn Bull: MH Sunburst, exhibited by Frank Stoltzfus, Elizabethtown, Lancaster Co.
Reserve Champion Shorthorn Bull: KDL Special Maker, exhibited by Kirk Lutz, Oakedale, Allegheny Co.
Champion Shorthorn Female: Sull Tina 9153, exhibited by James, Jackie, & Sara Campbell, Sycamore, Greene Co.
Reserve Champion Shorthorn Female: BAF Sapphire, exhibited by Matthew & Kendra Brown, Myerstown, Lebanon Co.

Simmental
Champion Simmental Bull: MF Hancock, exhibited by Joseph M. Messick, Middletown, Dauphin Co.
Reserve Champion Simmental Bull: CSCX Steel City 169W, exhibited by James, Jackie, & Sara Campbell, Sycamore, Greene Co.
Champion Simmental Female: MF Miss Madonna U17, exhibited by Caitlin F. Wolfgang, Middletown, Dauphin Co.
Reserve Champion Simmental Female: MF Miss Built Right W451, exhibited by Caitlin F. Wolfgang, Middletown, Dauphin Co.

The Pennsylvania Farm Show is the largest indoor agricultural event in the nation, featuring nearly 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and 285 commercial exhibitors. The show runs Jan. 9-16 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg.  Admission is free and parking is $10. Visit www.farmshow.state.pa.us for details.

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