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Holstein farmers do well at District 3 show
District 3 Holstein Show Premier Exhibitor
The Premier Exhibitor Award went to the Bill and Kelle Calvert family.

The Wisconsin Holstein Association District 3 Show was held in Lancaster June 21.

The show featured 187 head of registered Holsteins, officiated by Judge Norm Nabholz.

Grand Champion honors went to the winning 5-year-old cow, Kamps–Hollow Weigland AJ–ET, owned by Ryan and Troy Weigel of Platteville. Reserve Grand Champion was won by the second place 5-year-old, Carn–Quest Advnt Glamour, owned by Jason Richardson of Belmont.

Many of the junior show awards were kept by area kids from Grant and Lafayette Counties. Grand Champion of the junior show was won by Carn–Quest Advnt Glamour, shown by Jason Richardson, Belmont. Fradon Jasper Jive–ET, exhibited by Jordyn Kamps, Belmont, took home Reserve Grand Champion of the junior show. Jive was also the Intermediate Champion of the junior show. Dieters Destry Felicity, shown by Madison Calvert, Cuba City, won Reserve Intermediate Honors. Senior Champion of the junior show was awarded to Jason Richardson with his cow, Glamour. Moorclose AC Candy Cane–Red shown by McKenzie Calvert was reserve Senior Champion. Candy Cane was also the winner of the Best Uddered Cow of the show.

The heifer show also had a strong showing by area youth, with the Junior Champion of the junior show coming from Jordyn Kamps, Bossir Absolute Star–Red ET. Nobland Dusk Addie, exhibited by Ainsley Noble of Lancaster, was Reserve Junior Champion.

Other animals of note from the area were: spring calf (10+ under class), first place, Mickilcrest Bradnic Cupcake, shown by Payton Van Schyndle, Cuba City; second place spring calf, Moorclose Goldfish Sweettart, shown by Madison Calvert; second place fall calf, Wiscit Spectrum Bella–Red, UW–Platteville Farm; first place summer yearling, Cleland Barbwire Relapser, shown by Reggie Kamps of Belmont; second place summer yearling, Wiscit Moment Hershey, UW–Platteville Farm; second place winter yearling, Budjon JK Brx Erticulate-ET, shown by Reggie Kamps; first place junior two-year, Moorclose Fever Marcella, shown by Madison Calvert; second place senior two-year, Miss Apples Aubrey-ET, shown by High Altitude Syndicate, Platteville; second place junior three-year, Nobland Alfredo Atlas, shown by Troy Noble, Lancaster; and second place aged cow, Paradise D Shoh Glystal-ET, shown by Andrea Pagenkopf, Lancaster.

Premier Breeder was won by Paradise-D Holsteins of Lancaster, and Premier Exhibitor was won by Moorclose Holsteins, Cuba City, the Bill Calvert family.

Showmanship winners were, 10 and younger, first, Madison Calvert, second, McKenzie Calvert, third, Drew Noble, Lancaster; Junior, second, Emma Buss, Belmont; and Senior, second, Ashley Speiss, Platteville, third, Andrea Pagenkopf.

The state show will be held at the Grant County Fairgrounds in Lancaster Monday and Tuesday.