Pat Conroy, Angola, Ind., had 240 Holsteins parade before him along with associate judge, Esteban Posada of Mexico in the International Junior Holstein Show. The judge was looking for square-rumped, deep, open ribbed cattle and was "very impressed with the show."
In the heifer classes, two sisters by Maple-Downs-I G W Atwood took Junior Champion and reserve honors. Gebarten Atwood Maria owned by Taylor Morrill and St-Jacob Atwood Adria owned by Andrew and Mackenzie Reynolds were the top heifers for these New York exhibitors.
The young cow named Intermediate Champion was Whitaker-KK Goldie Rose, sired by Braedale Goldwyn, and exhibited by Rachel Friese and Genavieve Knaup of Minnesota. This senior-3-year-old was followed by 4-year-old, Jacobs Sanchez Blacky for Jacob Dueppengiesser of New York.
A 5-year-old Advent, Sunrose Jess claimed the Senior Champion honors for Bryca and Brant Gingerich and Riley Treat of Indiana. Reserve Senior Champion was presented to Anthony Liddle, N.Y., with Curr-Vale Goldwyn Emelyn.
For Judge Conroy's ultimate winner, he tapped Whitaker-KK Goldie Rose and followed with Sunrose Jess.
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