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NILE releases complete livestock results

by Wyoming Livestock Roundup

Billings, Mont. – The Northern International Livestock Expo (NILE) Stock Show and Rodeo was held Oct. 15-23. During the week, breeders, exhibitors and consignors brought their best livestock to open and junior breed shows, the prospect heifer and steer show, the junior market livestock show and numerous breed and prospect sales. Throughout the event, several Wyoming exhibitors earned titles. 

Youth shows

                  The Reserve Junior Shorthorn Grand Champion title was by Brylee Rodgers of Casper with PLC Mary 015, sired by Crooked Post Drover 23C. 

                  The Junior Hereford Reserve Champion Bull was exhibited by Rudi Balstad of Parkman. The bull, RB Ollie Domino 211J was sired by CL 1Domino 5153D ET. 

                  In the Junior Fed Market Lamb Show, Braxton Olson of Cheyenne exhibited the Grand Champion Market Lamb. Olson was also the Reserve Champion Senior Lamb Showman. The Reserve Champion Junior Lamb Showman was Rylee Lesher of Gillette. 

                  Katherine Olson of Cheyenne exhibited the Reserve Grand Champion Market Goat. Tehya Thompson of Pine Bluffs was the Grand Champion Beginner Goat Showman. 

                  In the Club Calf Show, Jhett West of Sheridan brought the Grand Champion Club Calf Steer to the NILE. The Reserve Champion Club Calf Steer was exhibited by Matt Saur of Buffalo. Wing Show Stock of Casper showed the Grand Champion Club Calf Heifer. 

                  Virginia Wing of Casper exhibited the Grand Champion Club Calf Heifer in the Club Calf Jackpot Show. 
                  In the NILE Merit Heifer Show, Jhett West exhibited the fourth overall heifer, which was donated by Beery Land and Livestock in Vida, Mont. West was the Grand Champion Showman in the NILE Merit Heifer Show, as well as boasted the top interview. 

James Foss of Buffalo was honored during the show for the top record book, as well as for being the Overall Top Herdsman. Foss’ heifer was donated by Powder River Angus in Arvada. 

                  In the Junior Texas Longhorn Show, Emma Grace Velazquez of Douglas exhibited the Grand Champion Female, Reserve Champion Female and the Grand Champion Steer. 

Open shows

                  The Open Shorthorn Plus Grand Champion Bull, Huxley 311J, was shown by Landon Weaver of Worland. The bull was sired by Pick Heist 322 ET. 

                  In the Texas Longhorn Show, Toby Johnson of Big Horn exhibited the Grand Champion Non-Haltered Female, Reserve Non-Haltered Mature Female, Grand Champion Steer, Reserve Champion Steer and the Grand Champion Bull. Emma Grace Velazquez showed the Grand Champion Haltered Female, Grand Champion Haltered Mature Female and the Reserve Champion Haltered Mature Female. 

                  The Roundup congratulates all exhibitors at the NILE for the hard work and effort put into showing top-notch livestock. For the full show results of the Northern International Livestock Expo Stock Show and Rodeo, visit

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