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Champions Selected at 2012 National Western Hereford Show

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ­­­– Hereford excitement abounded from the Yards to the Hill at the National Western Stock Show Jan. 12-14 in Denver. A total of 738 Herefords were exhibited throughout the three-day event, which is about 100 more than last year. There was 408 head in the open show, 133 in the junior show, 32 pens of bulls, 17 heifer pens and five carloads.

Hereford activities got underway in the Stadium Arena on the Hill with the junior show on Thursday, Jan. 12, judged by Lydell Meier, Clinton, Tenn. Following the junior show, Jarold Callahan, Yukon, Okla., evaluated the bull show.
 
Friday, Jan. 13, was the pen and carload show, judged by Cody Lowderman, Macomb, Ill., Greg Shaw, Caldwell, Idaho, and Chris Scharbauer, Amarillo, Texas. Completing the day was the Mile High Night National Hereford Sale in the Beef Palace Auction Arena. Then, Saturday Callahan judged the female show back on the Hill.
 
Winning supreme Hereford and grand champion polled bull honors was Ned and Jan Ward, Sheridan, Wyo., and River Valley Polled Herefords, Newburg, Ont., with NJW 73S M326 Trust 100W ET. He is a Feb. 24, 2009, son of KCF Bennett 3008 and showed with EPDs of birth weight (BW) 2.3; weaning weight (WW) 58; yearling weight (YW) 92; milk (MM) 23; and milk & growth (M&G) 52. He weighed 2,609 lb. and had a weight per day average (WDA) of 2.48.
Champion horned bull honors went to Hoffman Herefords, Thedford, Neb., and OJJ Ranch, Shelley, Idaho, with H W4 Grizzly 0146 ET. He is a May 2010 son of Golden Oak Outcross 18U and showed with EPDs of BW 4.4; WW 62; YW 109; MM 26 and M&G 57. He weighed 2,005 lb. and had a WDA of 3.27.
 
Reserve champion polled bull went to Star Lake Cattle Ranch, Skiatook, Okla.; DeLHawk Cattle, Earlville, Ill.; Moss Land & Cattle, Powell Butte, Ore.; and Shock Wave Group, Skiatook, Okla., with STAR Shock Wave 13Y ET. He is a January 2011 son of STAR TCF Shock & Awe 158W ET and showed with EPDs of BW 5.1; WW 49; YW 83; MM 20; and M&G 45. He weighed 1,385 for a WDA of 3.73.
 
Colyer Herefords, Bruneau, Idaho, and Curtis & Jackie Castle, Crawford, Okla., won the reserve champion horned bull title with C Chanel’s Nitro 1027 ET. He is a January 2011 son of UPS TCC Nitro 1ET and showed with EPDs of BW 4.4; WW 57; YW 90; MM 20 and M&G 48. He weighed 1,473 lb. and had a 3.97 WDA.
Saturday in the female show junior members dominated. TCC Ms Diana 01 captured champion polled female honors in both the open and junior shows. She is owned by Blake Tucker, North Platte, Neb., and is a March 2010 daughter of CRR About Time 743. She showed with EPDs of BW 3.3; WW 55; YW 82; MM 20 and M&G 47.
 
Champion horned female honors went to junior member Haley Hudson, Harrison, Ark., with Churchill Lady 0230X ET. She is a September 2010 daughter of Golden Oak Outcross 18U and showed with EPDs of BW 5.3; WW 62; YW 101; MM 21 and M&G 52.
 
Bailey Buck, Madill, Okla., another junior, won the reserve champion polled female banner in both the open and junior shows with Blacktop Vicky 028 ET. She is a January 2010 daughter of BR Moler ET and showed with EPDs of BW 3.1; WW 44; YW 69; MM 17 and M&G 39.
 
Junior member Elizabeth Nessler, Sherman, Ill., claimed the reserve horned female championship with GKB TMH 158W Breeze B113 ET. She is a January 2011 daughter of STAR TCF Shock & Awe 158W ET and showed with EPDs of BW 5.8; WW 55; YW 91; MM 19 and M&G 47.
 
In the horned division, Four L Hereford Farm, Atwood, Tenn., was named premier exhibitor, co-premier breeder and exhibited the best six head. Barber Ranch, Channing, Texas, shared the premier breeder title. Four L Hereford Farm also exhibited the best get-of-sire with a group sired by GH Rambo 279R.
 
On the polled side, Star Lake Cattle Ranch claimed premier breeder, premier exhibitor and best six head banners. Star Lake also won best get-of-sire with a group sired by STAR TCF Shock & Awe 158W ET.
        
In the junior show, Korbin Collins, Flanagan, Ill., captured the champion horned female banner with Purple RRO Ruby 41X by JCS Showtime. Kari Brumley, Orovada, Nev., showed the reserve champion horned female, BF 743 Burlesque 092X ET by CRR About Time 743.
 
Additional polled division results
Spring calf champion bull: Larry Crane, Mitchell, S.D., with LCX Unleashed Keepsake 1110 ET by Triara Unleashed 893U. 
 
Reserve spring calf champion bull: Star Lake Cattle Ranch with STAR KCL Cumberland 276Y ET by TH 805H 743 About Time 415W ET.
 
Reserve junior calf champion bull: Lance Wirth, New Richmond, Wis., with LW 11R TC 12Y by Harvie Dan T-Bone 196T.
 
Fall calf champion bull: Cox Herefords, Jefferson, Ore., with C Domino Wideload 2321 ET by AA PRF Wideload.
 
Reserve fall calf champion bull: BJ Herman & Sons, Edgerton, Ohio; Star Lake Cattle Ranch; Kasey Herman, Skiatook, Okla.; and Harrison Cattle Co., Arapaho, Okla., with STAR KKH SSF Tymeless 506X ET by CRR About Time 743.
 
Intermediate champion bull: Cache Cattle Co., Wellsville, Utah, and OJJ Ranch with CC CX McClintock 50X by CC Franchize 39T.
 
Reserve intermediate champion bull: Arlyn Rabideau, Clifton, Ill.; Tjardes Farms, Gibson City, Ill.; and Lowderman Cattle Co., Macomb, Ill., with RPH TJ Online Update 12X ET by Remitall Online 122L. 
 
Yearling champion bull: Harvie Ranching, Olds, Alberta; Chittick Family Hereford Ranch, Mayer Thorpe, Alberta; and Raymond Chittick, Mayer Thorpe, Alberta, with Harvie High Roller ET 66X by Harvie Traveler 69T.
 
Reserve yearling champion bull: Split Butte Livestock, Minidoka, Idaho, with SB 54E 75R Fusion 138X ET by Lambert Remedy 2030 75R.
 
Reserve senior champion bull: Hoffman Herefords and OJJ Ranch with H WCC/WB 668 Wyarno 9500 ET by TH JWR SOP 16G 57G Tundra 63N.
 
Spring calf champion heifer: Jesse and Jami Hoblyn, York, Neb., with UPS Miss Nitro 1304 by UPS TCC Nitro 1ET. 
 
Reserve spring calf champion heifer: Amelia Stallings, Eugene, Ore., with C Notice Me Nitro 1262 by UPS TCC Nitro 1ET.
 
Junior calf champion heifer: Logan Stumpf, Columbia, Ill., with STAR Impassable Dream 80Y ET by Golden Oak Outcross 18U.
 
Reserve junior calf champion heifer: Marie Lock, Avon, Ill., with BLL LCC She’s All Good 150 by LCC Back N Time ET.  
 
Fall calf champion heifer: Emmit & Ethan Garmmon, Siloam Springs, Ark., with Langfords Lady 0251 ET by THM Durango 4037.
 
Reserve fall calf champion heifer: Kelsey Stimpson, Melba, Idaho, with C Chanel Nitro 0275 ET by UPS TCC Nitro 1ET.
 
Intermediate champion heifer: Mark Sims, Elgin, Okla., with MCS 49T Now And Forever 1051 by SB BVM 23D Git-R-Done 49T ET.
 
Reserve intermediate champion heifer: Rachel Adkins, Shamrock, Texas, with BR Terri 0085 ET by Remitall Online 122L.
 
Reserve spring yearling champion heifer: Carlee Meeks, Taylor, Neb., and Landgren Ranch, Bartlett, Neb., with UPS Miss Nitro 0364 ET by UPS TCC Nitro 1ET.
 
Reserve junior yearling champion heifer: Karey Howes, Taneytown, Md., with KPH Purple Snooki 002 by THM Durango 4037.
 
Champion cow-calf pair: Cody Cope, Columbiana, Ohio with CRC Sally 373W by SLF Big N Rich.
 
Reserve champion cow-calf pair: Wooden Show Farms, Blackfoot, Idaho; N Lazy S Ranch, Blackfoot, Idaho; and Bar N Bar, Blackfoot, Idaho, with WSF Lady Catalina 8045 by WSF MC Destination 120J 545 ET with a July bull calf at side by Grandview CMR Creative 9320.
 
Additional horned division results
 
Spring calf champion bull: Barber Ranch, Channing, Texas, with BR Joe Domino 1014 ET by CL 1 Domino 955W.
 
Reserve spring calf champion bull: Ward Ranch, McAlester, Okla., and Hoffman Herefords with H RW Advance 1126 ET by HH Advance 8203U ET.
 
Reserve junior calf champion bull: Hoffman Herefords and Katie and Coy Egbert, Wichita Falls, Texas, with H KE Maxium 102 ET by Golden-Oak 4J Maxium 28M.
 
Fall calf champion bull: B&C Cattle Co., Miami, Texas, with B&C L1 Top Gun 0244 1ET by GH Adams Top Gun ET 516T.
 
Reserve fall calf champion bull: Kati Fehlman, Junction City, Kan., with KT’s Allowance 01 by BR Currency 8144 ET.  
 
Reserve intermediate champion bull: Austin Breeding, Miami, Texas, with B&C Top Gun 0145 ET by GH Adams Top Gun ET 516T.
 
Yearling champion bull: Larry Crane, Mitchell, S.D.; Redlin Herefords, Summit, S.D.; Keith Eichler, Aberdeen, S.D.; and The Truck Syndicate, Mitchell, S.D., with LCX He’s a Truck 104 ET by GH Neon 17N.  
 
Reserve yearling bull: Boyd Beef Cattle, Mays Lick, Ky., with Boyd 3136N Payweight 0214 by Remitall Online 122L.
 
Champion senior bull: Jon England, Prineville, Ore.; Hoffman Herefords and George Ochsner & Sons, Torrington, Wyo., with ER L1 Masterpiece by CJH Harland 408.
 
Reserve champion senior bull: Gary & Kathy Buchholz, Waxahachie, Texas; Jacqueline Rosson, Milford, Texas; and Mallorie Phelps, Grandview, Texas, with GKB EJE B627 Full Tank B927 ET by GKB Downtown B627 ET.
 
Spring calf champion heifer: Brady Jensen, Courtland, Kan., with KJ DWE 968R Tori 457Y by THR Thor 4029.
 
Reserve spring calf champion heifer: Barber Ranch with BR Beccalynn 1022 ET by BR CSF Copper ET.  
 
Reserve junior calf champion heifer: Star Lake Cattle Ranch and Thud Ridge Farms, Wrightstown, N.J., with STAR TRF Awe Ya Need 126Y ET by STAR TCF Shock & Awe 158W ET.
 
Reserve fall calf champion heifer: Elizabeth Nessler with GKB JKL 146 Breeze B060 ET by DM BR L1 Domino 146.
 
Intermediate champion heifer: Staci and Cameron Curry, McAlester, Okla., with CH JR Judy 0040 ET by DM BR L1 Domino 146.
 
Reserve intermediate champion heifer: Kari Brumley with BAR1 743 Mae X15 ET by CRR About Time 743.
 
Spring yearling champion heifer: Nathan Frost, Tallula, Ill., with DF Frost Addison 15X by SR CG Hard Rock 5073.
 
Reserve spring yearling champion heifer: Brett Hanza, Lawton, Okla., with JCS Nancy 0231 by Churchill Ram 708T.
 
Junior yearling champion heifer: Elizabeth Nessler with C&M New Mexico Lady 0011 by H5 9126 Domino 752.
 
Reserve junior yearling champion heifer: Katie Ochsner, Torrington, Wyo.; Boyd Beef Cattle and Hoffman Herefords with GO MS 7195 Advance X54 by HH Advance 7195T.
 
Champion cow-calf pair: Dylan Harden, Sulphur, Okla., with LH Miss Intense 9287 ET by BR DM TNT 7010 ET with a September bull calf at side by HH Advance 5031R.
 
To view complete results of the 2012 National Western National Hereford Show visit Hereford.org.
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