Keystone International Livestock Expo holds National Hereford Show
RF Endurance 1301 ET and LCC Kee Wee 208X topped the Keystone International Livestock Exposition National Hereford Show in Harrisburg, Pa., Oct. 5. Brothers Kyle and Perez, Nara Visa, N.M., judged the 129-head show. During the championship drive Kyle said he was impressed with the quality of cattle and added, "The Hereford breed is back and here to stay."
Chosen champion in the bull grand drive was RF Endurance 1301 ET, owned by Richard Watson, Shady Valley, Tenn., and Rogan Hereford Farms, Rogersville, Tenn. The bull is a March 2011 son of CRR About Time 743. He later went on to be named supreme champion bull over all breeds.
The Perez brothers used the champion intermediate bull, RS 45P Magnum 91Y, as reserve grand. The son of NJW FHF 9710 Tank 45P is bred and owned by Rylee Stockdale, Dayton, Pa.
The champion female, LCC Kee Wee 208X, was bred and owned by Lowderman Cattle Co., Macomb, Ill. The February 2012 daughter of LCC Back N Time ET was first named champion junior calf.
Reserve champion female is the champion junior yearling, BLL LCC She's All Good 150, owned by Marie Lock, Avon, Ill. She was born in February 2011 and is also sired by LCC Back N Time ET.
Lowderman Cattle Co. dominated the group awards, being named premier exhibitor, premier breeder and exhibited best six head.
To view complete results of the 2012 Keystone International Hereford Show visit Hereford.org. The "Favorites" menu on the left includes "National Show Results."
Additional division results
Spring calf champion heifer: Matthew Compton, Greenfield, Ind., with Showtime Ramsey ACC Clementine by H Excel 8051 ET.
Reserve spring calf champion heifer: Showtime Cattle Co., Mooreland, Ind., with Showtime Lex 218 ET by H Excel 8051 ET.
Reserve junior calf champion heifer: Rylee Stockdale, Dayton, Pa., with RS 75R Bonissa 7Z ET by STAR TCF Shock & Awe 158W ET.
Fall calf champion heifer: Rhett Lowderman, Macomb, Ill., with SHR 4001 63U Temptation 1121ET by STAR Moneymaker 63U ET.
Reserve fall calf champion heifer: Oak Ledge Farm, Belmont, N.H., with KEB Dulcie Durango 4037Y by THM Durango 4037.
Champion intermediate heifer: Rhett Lowderman with LCC Patton Kiwi 116 ET by SR CG Hard Rock 5073.
Reserve intermediate champion heifer: Peyton and Logan Schmitt, Nichols, Iowa, with SHMT Tessa Time 72Y by CRR About Time 743.
Spring yearling champion heifer: Kyle Lemmon, Manchester, Md., with Purple DSF Firefly 125Y by Purple Inferno 16N.
Reserve spring yearling champion heifer: Emma and Libby Rushton, Waverly, Tenn., with RF Goldies Anna 1302 ET by CRR About Time 743.
Reserve junior yearling champion heifer: Kelsey Delaplaine, Gettysburg, Pa., with GF Sweet Kayla 32Y by JTH Star Power 13U.
Champion senior yearling heifer: Alasia Reid, Philadelphia, Pa., with M/S Miss Stormy Lee 3160 by DVF Tornado 36U.
Champion cow-calf pair: Brooke, Chase, Hanna and Abigail Billing, Greendell, N.J., with Boyd Paula 0058 by TH 75J 243R Bailout 144U ET with a March heifer calf at side by HCC Advantage X24.
Reserve champion cow-calf pair: R&T Acres, Frederick, Md., and Tara Hausner, Thomasville, Pa., with RTA Telma 71T by Purple Tonic 10M with a March heifer calf at side by STAR Bright Future 533P ET.
Spring calf champion bull: Lowderman Cattle Co. with LCC Final Drive 285 by JB LCC Quagmire 506.
Reserve spring calf champion bull: Deana Jak Farm, New Enterprise, Pa., with DJF 181R 1ET Zenith 56Z ET by UPS TCC Nitro 1ET.
Champion junior bull calf: Oak Ledge Farm with KEB Cruze AH JDH CJ 27UZ by AH JDH Cracker Jack 26U ET.
Reserve junior calf champion bull: Oak Ledge Farm with KEB Dakota Durango 4037 by THM Durango 4037.
Fall calf champion bull: Rylee Stockdale with RS New Edition 180Y by Remitall New Year 89U.
Reserve fall calf champion bull: Kyle Lemmon with KLL King Bunk 19Y ET by THM Durango 4037.
Reserve intermediate champion bull: Kelsey Diehl, Fairfield, Pa., with KD Dollar Bill 15Y ET by DeLHawk KO Cash 0803 ET.
Reserve champion yearling bull: Stockdale Hereford Farm, Dayton, Pa., with DS Swagger 56Y by Remitall New Year 89U.
Champion senior bull: Walker Dunn, Cochranton, Pa., with WD Karl 196T 0101 by Harvie Dan T-Bone 196T.
Reserve champion senior bull: Kelsey Diehl and Hastings Cattle, Townsend, Del., with CHF MST Dozer 009X by CRR About Time 743.