Champions Rise in Hamburg, New York - Cowsmo

Champions Rise in Hamburg, New York

Each year the New York Spring Dairy Carousel brings together the finest from all seven breeds in the Empire State and throughout the Northeast. Below is a brief rundown of this year’s champions along with links to see class by class results and photos thanks to our many generous show coverage sponsors! 

Tusc-Vu Avalanche Cali-ET

Northeast Spring National Junior Holstein Show 2023
Kicking off the breed shows was the Northeast Spring National Junior Holstein Show on Friday, March 31 in Hamburg. Ryan Krohlow, WI, served as the official judge and placed a nice show of eager Junior Holstein exhibitors and their animals. Taking the top spot for Grand and Senior Champion was the 1st prize aged cow owned by Issac Folts, Tusc-Vu Avalanche Cali-ET! Behind her for Reserve Grand and Senior Champion was Kevetta Chelios Brooke, the winning production cow for Maggie Winspear, Kyra and Griffin Lamb.

Judge Krohlow’s pick for best young cow was Derek George’s winning junior three year old sired by Avalanche. She is Kingsway Snazzy Jazzy-ET. Taking Reserve Intermediate honors was Pennwood Unix Lumineer for her owner, Kaitlyn Stoltzfus. 

And when it came time for the best of the best in the heifer show, Cookiecutter Riddle-Red-ET earned the title of Junior Champion. She’s a Warrior spring yearling owned by Chloe & Claire Lamb. Reserve Junior Champion and Best Bred & Owned went to the first place summer yearling, Co-Vista LN Miracle-Red-ET, for Derek George! Congratulations to all Junior Holstein exhibitors on an outstanding show! 

New York Spring Junior Jersey Show 2023
The Jersey Juniors entered the ring second on Friday, March 31. Judge Joe Nash, NY, found his best overall in the top pair of five year olds! Winning Senior and Grand Champion was Rhett Nagel’s Hector, Top-Quality Northern Spy. The Reserve Senior and Reserve Grand Champion was BJ Texas Madrid for Sarah Hill.

The one who caught Judge Nash’s eye for Intermediate Champion was Lawtons Gentry Flash, the winning senior three year old owned by Ryan Lawton & Isaac Folts. Following her for Reserve Intermediate was Underground Lollipop Laralei-ET, Maci and Camryn’s second place Chrome senior three year old. 

Sweeping the heifer show was the winning winter yearling! She is HC-Rader Gentry Silk-ET owned by Shelby Rader. Reserve Junior Champion was Mason Ziemba’s homebred fall calf, Z-Class Kid Rocks Greatest Hits. Hats off to these juniors and everyone who exhibited!

Wil-O-Mar Diamnbk Rose-Red

New York Spring Red & White Show
The day started bright and early at 8 AM on Saturday, April 1 with Judge Nash placing the New York Spring Red & White Show. Amidst the depth and quality, Judge Nash selected his winning aged cow, Wil-O-Mar Diamnbk Rose-Red, as Senior and Grand Champion for Elmvue Farm. The well-known first place production cow, Highcroft Absolute Lily-Red, followed for Reserve Senior and Grand Champion. Congratulations to Glamourview Farm and Eaton Holsteins! 

It was the three year olds who Judge Nash selected as his Intermediate and Reserve Intermediate Champions – Graber Warrior Chili-Red-ET owned in partnership by Reyncrest Farm and Fly Higher Holsteins and Cashells Jry Shakira-Red-ET exhibited by Matt & Hannah Watson.

Reyncrest Farm & Fly Higher Holsteins celebrated earlier in the day too when their first Warrior fall yearling, Lyn-Vale Rumchata-Red, strutted her way to Junior Champion! Coming in a close second and winning Best Bred & Owned Heifer was Ben and Liz Cashell’s beautiful spring yearling, Cashells Jor Cruella-Red!

In the Junior show, Senior and Grand Champion went to Garay Red Diamond-Red-ET, Landree and Dakota Fraley’s winning five year old. Behind her was the second place production cow – Tiger Lily Apple Pie-Red-ET owned by Lily Marshman. 

Junior show Intermediate was Alison Einink’s first prize Unstopabull senior three year old, McWilliams Revenge-Red-ET. Reserve was Preston Peabody’s Milk&Honey Analyst Mica-Red, who placed fifth earlier in the senior two year old class. 

And finally, the heifer who sorted herself to the top in the vie for Junior Show Junior Champion was Boardwalk Wr Sparkle-Red-ET, the first place summer yearling for Abbie Ainslie. Earning Reserve Junior Champion honors and Best Bred & Owned Heifer in the Junior show was her second place classmate, Co-Vista LN Miracle-Red-ET owned by Derek George!   

New York Spring Brown Swiss Show 2023
Judge Krohlow started his April Fools Day by judging an outstanding Brown Swiss show in Hamburg! Ultimately, his pick was the winning mature cow for Senior and Grand Champion. She is Hello Hollow Tequila Dasher owned by Patrick Miller. Right behind her in class and for Champion was Makenna Mase’s, Mases Manor Grandslam Love.

(L-R) Hello Hollow Tequila Dasher, Mases Manor Grandslam Love and Brown Heaven Biver Frenchkiss

The best young cow selected by Judge Krohlow was his winning senior three year old, Hills Valley Carter Fizz owned by Blake Hill. For second place, her name says it all – the fancy first prize junior two year old, Brown Heaven Elmstar Fancygirl, took home Reserve honors! 

Gary Mase’s fall calf was tapped as the overall Champion of the heifer show. She is Meadow Hill Famous Tikki, sired by Foremost. In true angellike fashion, Shadow Valley Daredevil Halo floated her way to the second spot, taking home Reserve Junior Champion for Amelia Somers! 

Senior and Grand Champion of the Junior show was won over by the cow who placed second in the aged cow class! She is Mases Manor Grandslam Love owned by Makenna Mase. Standing in the same class earlier in the day, it was the fourth place aged cow who joined her as Reserve Senior and Reserve Grand Champion of the Junior Brown Swiss show. She is Amelia Somers’, Shadow Valley Bos Tilly. 

The pair for Intermediate and Reserve of the Junior show was Top Acres GW Wispit ETV, owned by Rachel, Allie, Brock, Olivia Champluvier, and Willow Ridge F&F Aspen for her owner, Grace Balogh. 

Amelia Somer’s Shadow Valley Daredevil Halo took home Junior Champion of the Junior show next to Mases Manor Lethal Weapon, exhibited by Makenna Mase, for the Junior show’s Reserve Junior Champion. Congratulations to all exhibitors on a great show!

New York Spring Milking Shorthorn Show 2023

Next in the ring at noon was the red, white and roan! Judge Krohlow found his Grand Champion and Reserve in the top pair of four year olds! Hard Core Bentley Runway, owned by Chriselle Fisher, took home top cow in the show, while Cameron Harrington’s Tobin Farm Bad Rhonda followed for Reserve! 

Glenn McNeil & Allen Vangorder exhibited the first place senior 2 year old who then went on to be named Intermediate Champion! She is followed by the winning senior three year old, BJ Colors L Strike Noble P, for Brian Nailor.

Woodsey-Dell Iran Chopper EXP

The heifer that stood out among the rest for Judge Krohlow was Woodsey-Dell Iran Chopper EXP, the winning winter yearling for Alora Sprout. Receiving the second handshake for Reserve Junior Champion of the Milking Shorthorn show was the first place summer yearling. She is Merrwin Sombe Bo Allison, exhibited in partnership by Jeffrey Winton and Merrillea Holsteins. 

Leaving as Grand and Intermediate Champion of the Junior show was Olivia’s Vanevera’s, Hard Core L Strike Diamond P. Following her for Reserve Grand Champion was the second place four year old, Tobin Farm Bad Rhonda owned by Cameron Harrington.

The heifer portion of the Junior show came to a close with Woodsey-Dell Iran Chopper EXP being named Junior Champion. Judge Krohlow gave the nod to Ashlynne Lenker to follow with her first prize fall calf, Hillholm Cyride Saffron.

New York Spring Ayrshire Show
The Ayrshires hit the ring in the afternoon on Saturday, April 1. Ultimately, Judge Nash couldn’t deny the winning senior three year old! Jomill Burdette Oakley ET took home Intermediate and Grand Champion of the open and Junior shows for Karlie Supplee! Congratulations to Sarah Hill for earning Reserve with her first five year old, Still-Dreamn Vicking Jazza. 

Following Oakley for second best young cow was another Jomill bred beauty also sired by Burdette! She is Jomill Burdette Kalypso-ET, who won the senior two year old class earlier in the day for Taylor Heeter. 

In the lineup for Junior Champion, it was the winning senior calf, Stylin Reynolds Monroe, who bagged the title for Leslie and Linda Bruchey. On-The-Map Ringer Best Done Right was Reserve of the open show and Junior Champion in the Junior show for Ashton and Levi Wilcox. 

Reserve Junior Champion of the Junior show went to the second place spring yearling, also sired by Ringer. She is Silhouette Ringer Delight owned by Emma Morrell.

New York Spring Guernsey Show 2023
In the Guernsey show, it only seemed fitting that the “Queenie” reigned the throne! That’s why Judge Krohlow selected Knapps Digligle Quality’s Queenie as Senior and Grand Champion for Lauren Nelson and Richard Giddings! Following closely behind was Misty Meadows HP GG Sunset-ETV, the first place five year old for Beth Clark and Chris Reichard. 

Congratulations to Mason Ziemba and Katie Livingston for exhibiting the best young cow in the show! She is Heritage Brook Lat Trinity, a Latimer senior two year old. 

The standout in the heifer show was Edward Crossland’s winning spring yearling, Gladheart Drone Meagan-ET. Landree Fraley exhibited her homebred American Pie winter yearling and left with Reserve Junior Champion along with Junior Champion of the Junior show!

Two American Pie four year olds topped the Junior cow show. They are Retso AP Kiya-ET and Twin County Whats On Tap-ET. Job well done to all exhibitors!

Northeast Spring National Holstein Show

Eddie Bue traveled in from Wisconsin to place the Holsteins on the last day of New York Spring Dairy Carousel 2023. At the conclusion of the show, Judge Bue had a difficult decision ahead picking the Grand Champion. Ultimately, the mature cows rose to the top. Underground Adeline was named Grand and Senior Champion for Glamourview Farm and Eaton Holsteins. She’s followed by Macland-HF Yoder Rachel-ET, most famously known as the “YODER,” owned by Kyle Reid and Adam Liddle.

(L-R) Underground Adeline, Macland-HF Yoder Rachel-ET and Wil-O-Mar Diamondbk Rose-Red

It was the Wisconsin-bred, Ohio-housed Jeffrey-Way Hard Rock Twigs for Intermediate Champion! She’s the first place senior three year old exhibited by Doeberiener, Bowen & Conroy. Second in her class and following for Reserve Intermediate was Elm-Spring Octane Margo for Luncrest Farm LLC and Elm Spring Farm of NY! 

In the pageant for Junior Champion, the Chief trumped all for Adam Clark of Ontario! She is the first prize winter yearling, Blondin Cheif Jenny. Judge Bue couldn’t pass up Ms Windbrook Lyzard-ET, owned by Avery Best, for Reserve! 

It’s also important to note the animals recognized as Best Bred and Owned! The Champion cow was Elm-Spring Octane Margo for Luncrest Farm and Elm Spring Farm, while the Best Bred and Owned heifer was Rockytop-JN Denver Tully-ET, first summer yearling for Joe and Amanda Nash and Matthew Mitchell.

New York Spring Jersey Show 2023
Last but certainly not least, the highly anticipated Jersey show took place with Andrew Vander Muelen of Ontario serving as official judge. He picked the first place five year old, Oakdale Little Kira-P, to cap off her winning streak with Senior and Grand Champion of the show. Kira is owned by Brock, Anthony & Kennedy Liddle and Kaylee Wilson. Standing beside her for Reserve honors was the second place five year old, Maplebrough Joel Sue, owned by Clarkvalley and Barclay Phoenix. 

Oakdale Little Kira-P

The aptly named Overside Victorious Sabrina, first senior two year old, owned by Pat Conroy, Eaton Holsteins, Joseph Osinga & Clarkvalley scored a victory as the Intermediate Champion of New York Spring Jersey Show 2023. She was joined by the winner of the junior two year old class, Starrock VIP Mamie Molly-ET, shown by Cooper Merrill as Reserve Intermediate Champion. 

Madison Fisher brought his best and she received the nod for Junior Champion. She is the first prize winner in the spring yearling class, Big Guns Kid Rock Villa-ET. The winning fall yearling, owned by Carly Shaw and Emily and Ruben Schappman, was Reserve – SV Colton Hashtag-ET. 

The Arrowsmith family of Hillacres Jerseys took home the Premier Breeder & Exhibitor banners from the show. Congratulations to all! 

Results and photos from all shows can be found here.  

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