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World Dairy Expo is pleased to announce the eight official judges selected to evaluate North America’s finest dairy cattle on the colored shavings during World Dairy Expo 2023. These individuals were nominated and voted on by 2022 Dairy Cattle Show Exhibitors and include both first-time and long-time WDE judges.

The group of official judges for the 56th World Dairy Expo is as follows:

International Ayrshire Show

Official: Kurt Wolf, Guttenberg, Iowa

International Brown Swiss Show

Official: Chris Lahmers, Marysville, Ohio

International Guernsey Show

Official: Kevin Hartmann, Mulberry Grove, Ill.

International Holstein Show

Official: Lynn Harbaugh, Marion, Wis.

International Junior Holstein Show

Official: Callum McKinven, Canton de Hatley, Quebec, Canada

International Jersey Show

Official: Mike Duckett, Rudolph, Wis.

International Milking Shorthorn Show

Official: Brandon Ferry, Hilbert, Wis.

International Red & White Show

Official: Phillip Topp, Botkins, Ohio