Northkill Creek Groovy took home the 2022 title of Grand Champion of the International Junior Brown Swiss Show at World Dairy Expo. This Senior Champion and winner of the Five-Year-Old Cow Class also took home the $500 Udder Comfort Grand Champion Cash Award and the Lillian & Keith King and Jim King Grand Champion of the Junior Show Award. Groovy was exhibited by Hannah & Mark Balthaser of Bernville, Pennsylvania. Random Luck B Tea Rose won Reserve Grand Champion after topping the Component Merit Cow Class and being named Reserve Senior Champion. Tea Rose, owned by Matthew & Allison Thompson of Darlington, Wisconsin, took home the Lillian & Keith King and Jim King Reserve Grand Champion of the Junior Show Award.
Kruses LJ Fab Skylar-ET, owned by Cole & Carter Kruse of Dyersville, Iowa, was the winning Junior Three-Year-Old and Intermediate Champion of the International Junior Brown Swiss Show. Rounding out the champion cows was the winning Senior Two-Year-Old and Reserve Intermediate Champion, Terra Rose Cliff Shasta, exhibited by Adele Biasini of Morrisville, Vermont.
The winning Summer Yearling, Random Luck Total Perfection, was the last heifer standing as she was named Junior Champion of the International Junior Brown Swiss Show. Perfection is owned by Jacob Harbaugh and Matthew Thompson of Marion, Wisconsin. Taking Reserve Junior Champion honors was the first-place Spring Yearling, Spots Pride Play It Again, owned by Tristen Ostrom of Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
Evaluating the 154 entries in the International Junior Brown Swiss Show were official judge Gerrit DeBruin of Lake Mills, Wisconsin and associate judge Hayden Hauschildt of Ellsworth, Wisconsin.
Complete class results can be found at www.worlddairyexpo.com.