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Wisconsin Holstein is supreme champion at 2017 World Dairy Expo

Harlen Persinger Rosiers Blexy Goldwyn-ET Holstein cow led by Tom Cull
TOP COW: Tom Cull of Budjon Farms, Lomira, Wis., leads Rosiers Blexy Goldwyn-ET, the supreme champion cow at World Dairy Expo.
Wisconsin Jersey wins reserve supreme champion honors.

Rosiers Blexy Goldwyn-ET was awarded the honor of supreme champion at the 2017 World Dairy Expo on Oct. 7. This winning Holstein cow is owned by Budjon Farms, Vail, Abbot, Van Excel and Woodmansee of Lomira, Wis.

Blexy was the first-place winner in the 6-year-old Holstein cow class and senior and grand champion female in the International Holstein Show. As supreme champion, Blexy received the Gregory Blaska Memorial Trophy, a $2,000 cash award sponsored by BouMatic, a royal blanket sponsored by Agpro Inc. and a director’s chair sponsored by International Protein Sires.

Reserve supreme champion cow honors went to last year’s supreme champion, Musqie Iatola Martha-ET, exhibited by MilkSource Genetics of Kaukauna, Wis. She was named first-place 6-year-old and older cow, along with senior and grand champion female, during the International Jersey Show at World Dairy Expo.

As the 2017 reserve supreme champion, Martha received a $1,500 cash award sponsored by Trans Ova Genetics, a royal blanket sponsored by E-ZEE Milking Equipment LLC and a director’s chair sponsored by Joe and Patti Schluter.

Source: World Dairy Expo


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