Harrisburg - John Bush of Lykens, Dauphin County, and goat Goldenbrooke WRAD Renee, bested 58 does in the Junior Dairy Goat Show on Thursday, Jan. 12, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show.
Judge Robin Saum of Lancaster, Ohio, judged the contest and said, "Pennsylvania should be very proud of the dairy goats exhibited. She's been judging since 1986 and is an American Dairy Goat Association Senior and National Show judge."
She also placed Champion and Reserve Champion animals in each show by breed:
Grand Champion - Seven Maples WLRH Marble exhibited by Maggie Arnold, Carlisle, Cumberland Co.
Reserve Grand Champion - Goldenbrooke GNR Rubi exhibited by John Bush, Lykens, Dauphin Co.
Grand Champion - Land of Pure Delight Satin exhibited by Carrie Bush, Lykens, Dauphin Co.
Reserve Grand Champion - Milton Hershey Cocoa Truffle exhibited by Austin Shay, Hershey, Dauphin Co.
Grand Champion - Milton Hershey Honey Bun exhibited by Stephanie Hurley, Hershey, Dauphin Co.
Reserve Grand Champion - Lilac Corners Starlight exhibited by Danielle Ford, Bath, Northampton Co.
Grand Champion - C-Creek Yuma Zoey exhibited by Jacob Fedrow, Dover, York Co.
Reserve Grand Champion - Foulkes White Chocolate exhibited by Jacqueline Foulke, Elizabethtown, Lancaster Co.
Grand Champion - Betty's Acres B Velma exhibited by Carrie Bush, Lykens, Dauphin Co.
Reserve Grand Champion - Betty's Acres C Beauteous exhibited by Carrie Bush, Lykens, Dauphin Co.
All Other Purebreds
Grand Champion - Tiny Town BP Ayla exhibited by Maggie Arnold, Carlisle, Cumberland Co.
Reserve Grand Champion - Tiny Town PT Ada exhibited by Maggie Arnold, Carlisle, Cumberland Co.
Grand Champion - Goldenbrooke WRAD Renee exhibited John Bush, Lykens, Dauphin Co.
Reserve Grand Champion - Milton Hershey Pineapplepuddin exhibited by Kimberly Schultz, Hershey, 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 300 commercial exhibitors. The show runs Jan. 7-14 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. Admission is free and parking is $10.
For more information, visit www.farmshow.state.pa.us.
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