|Hereford Highlights | Market Update | Industry Insight||Volume 6, Issue 4|
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Whitehead and Hamman Honored at Fort Worth National Hereford Show
Two hundred thirty-two head of Herefords competed for champion honors at the recent Fort Worth National Hereford Show in Texas on Feb. 2. The horned show was dedicated to Loyd Whitehead, San Angelo, Texas, and Eva Hamman, Jacksboro, Texas, was the polled show honoree.
Judge Murray Andrews, Moose Jaw, Sask., selected C Reno 6142 ET to win the horned bull show. Colyer Herefords, Bruneau, Idaho, and Aaron Wilbourne, Tulare, Calif., exhibited the 2-year-old son of BR Moler ET. Following with reserve grand champion horned bull was Four L Odyssey 7059T by UPS Odyssey 1ET. The yearling bull is owned by Hart Hereford Farm, Jackson, Tenn., and Four L Hereford Farm, Atwood, Tenn.
DCC 4002 McAllen 6128 ET, by BR Moler ET, won the polled show for his owners, Double L Cattle Co., Hearne, Texas; River Ridge Ranch & Cattle Co., Durand, Ill; and DeShazer Cattle Co., Hearne, Texas. Golden Oak Livestock, Bowden, Alta.; Haroldsons Polled Herefords, Wawota, Sask.; Hoffman Herefords, McArthur, Calif.; and Tucker Cattle Co., N. Platte, Neb., captured the reserve grand champion banner with Golden Oak Outcross 18U by Golden Oak Fusion 3S.
In the female show, it was C Chanel ET by DM BR L1 Domino 146 winning the horned show and STAR KKH SSF Olivia 15U ET by Remitall Online 122L winning the polled show. Chanel is owned by Taylor Schrick, Sayre, Okla., and Olivia was exhibited by Kasey Herman, Skiatook, Okla. Blake Tucker, N. Platte, Neb., showed the reserve champion polled female, C Ms Absolute 7111 ET, by FCC 36N Absolute 7R. BCC Maria 836 owned by Brooke and Brady Jensen, Courtland, Kan., and sired by BCC Mario 646 was slapped reserve grand in the horned female show.
At the end of the show, Four L Hereford Farm claimed the get of sire, best six head and premier exhibitor awards in the horned show, while Colyer Herefords was named premier breeder. Star Lake Cattle Ranch, Skiatook, Okla., sweeped the polled get of sire, best six head, premier breeder and premier exhibitor competitions.
To view complete results of the 2009 Fort Worth National Hereford Show visit Hereford.org.
Glenn Grimes and Ron Plain, University of Missouri-Columbia
Grimes and Plain offer market updates for the week past each Friday afternoon. To view this information, visit the University of Missouri AgEBB Web site.
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