English show results reported
The Northern International Livestock Exposition (NILE) drew hundreds of cattle producers from across the U.S. and Canada to Billings. Mont. for the annual week-long stock show and rodeo, held Oct. 13-21.
During these seven days, breeders, exhibitors and consignors had the opportunity to show off their highest-quality cattle in 14 open and junior breed shows, four junior fed market shows, a pen show and multiple breed sales.
Cattlemen from Wyoming and its neighboring states found themselves atop the podium in multiple English breed shows at the NILE.
Aberdeen show results
In the Junior Moderator Division of the NILE Aberdeen Show, Fransisco Lewis of Parker, Colo. received top honors with his Grand Champion Moderator Female DR Annie Oakley 17K, sired by DR Sure Aman 94F.
Sierra Skor of Williston, N.D. followed in the reserve-champion position with her heifer 4 Skors Luna L56F, sired by 4 Skors Ehlert.
In the open show, Wildcat Cattle of Gering, Neb. exhibited the Grand Champion Moderator Female – WC Lyla 7L, a daughter of JCR First Responder 8193F – followed by Lewis’ DR Annie Oakley 17K in reserve.
The title of Grand Champion Moderator Bull went to Deep Creek Seedstock’s DCS Laxer 2L of Mitchell, Neb. This bull was sired by DUFF Dividend 17112. Athol, Idaho’s 4-D Land and Livestock exhibited the reserve champion bull in this category – F-D Cornerstone, a son of TL Julius.
The Grand Champion Aberdeen Female – ILC Kimberly 20K, a daughter of ILC Maverick – was exhibited by Wildcat Cattle, while the Reserve Champion Aberdeen Female, ILC Libby 9L, was exhibited by Idaho Livestock of Hayden, Idaho. This heifer is a daughter of MCR King Pin.
Grand and reserve champion honors in the open show for full-blood Aberdeen bulls also went home to Idaho.
Sired by MCR King Pin and exhibited by Six Bar Ranch, LLC of Athol, Idaho, SBX Longmire 1L was named the Grand Champion Full-Blood Aberdeen Bull and AVR Legendary, sired by AVR Protocol and exhibited by Archer Valley Ranch of Priest River, Idaho was the reserve champion.
Angus show results
Livestock Judge Cheramie Vaitor of Tomball, Texas sorted through a tough class during the NILE Junior Angus Show.
In the Bred and Owned Division, Vaitor gave the nod of approval to Lane Toledo of Visalia, Calif., who took home grand-champion honors with his heifer Toledo Sandy 0310 345, sired by PVF Marvel 9185.
Toledo was followed by Tanner Meads of Hermiston, Ore. in the reserve-champion position with his heifer Cali’s Sara Dream 170, sired by RW CCC Sandstorm 708.
The Grand Champion Bred and Owned Angus Bull, Bar S Dueces 3519, was exhibited by Jayce Dickerson of Paradise, Kan. This bull was sired by Malsons Insight 96H.
The Reserve Champion Bred and Owned Angus Bull, Sankeys BMH Dakota Gold, also hailed from Kansas. Sired by Silveiras Forbes 8088, this bull was exhibited by Bayler Maree Hulbert of Council Grove, Kan.
BCC Miranda 32K, a daughter of Bar-E-L Natural Law 52Y, was named the Junior Angus Owned Grand Champion Female and the Junior Supreme Angus Female. She was exhibited by Addi Crouse of Belgrade Neb. and followed by Dickerson’s RW Saras Dream 207 in the reserve champion position.
Hereford show results
Producers from Wyoming and Montana swept the NILE Hereford Show.
Cooper Miller of Powell topped the leaderboards with DCLL Bazil 852K, a daughter of KLD RW Broxton D89 E. This heifer was crowned Grand Champion Hereford Female in both the junior and open shows.
In the junior show, Miller was followed by Lydia Shaw of Decker, Mont. as reserve with her heifer Holt 710 87G Miranda 2129, sired by 133A 6589 Manifest 8.
In the open show, reserve champion honors went to Storey Hereford Ranch and Ayven Moon of Bozeman, Mont., with a heifer by the name of SHR 2103 Carly 3088 ET, sired by C Miles McKee 2103 ET.
Grand Champion Hereford Bull honors also went home to Montana.
In the junior show, Megan Otis of Emigrant, Mont. claimed the top spot with her bull OR Chico Peak 201, sired by OR Chico Peak Abe 504.
In the open show, Chesney Doubet of Belgrade, Mont. exhibited the Grand Champion Hereford Bull – CCD Kingsman 3K ET, a son of SR Dominate 308F ET – with Bar Star Nemeses 121, sired by Loewen Genesis G16 ET and exhibited by Bar Star Cattle of Musselshell, Mon., in reserve.
Shorthorn show results
CRH 2T Shelby 720K, sired by DJS The Outsider and shown by Tegun Hitner of Pine Bluffs, was the Junior Grand Champion Purebred Shorthorn Female. Reserve-champion honors went to Dreams Beautiful Wish, also a daughter of DJS The outsider, shown by Megan Evelo of Saint Ignatius, Mont.
Casper’s Brylee Rodgers had an impressive showing in the junior show, bringing home honors with the Junior Grand Champion Shorthorn Bull RRCC Clancy, sired by ARG Hector 1777 ET and the Junior Reserve Grand Champion Shorthorn Bull RRCC Ace 3098, sired by PLC Intensity.
In the junior and open ShorthornPlus shows, Kyia Hendrickson of Charlo, Mont. had the grand and reserve champion female respectively with HHCC Sweet Dreams Reward 210K, sired by Full Red Reward, and HHCC Sweet Dreams Rossa Ferrari, sired by Sull Ferrari 6597D.
The Junior Grand ChampionShorthornPlus Bull was RRCC Ace 3098, sired by PLC Intensity and exhibited by Rodgers.
In the open division, Hitner’s CRH 2T Shelby 720K was crowned Grand Champion Shorthorn Female, followed by 4 Spear Augusta Queen, a daughter of CSF Commotion 914 and exhibited by 4 Spear Ranch of Casper, in reserve.
Peak View Ranch of Fowler, Colo. had the Grand Champion Shorthorn Bull – Peak View Sull Real Value 222, a son of Studers True Value – and Powell’s Outlaw Cattle Company had the reserve champion with OCC Manhattan 302, sired by JSF Manhattan 194J ET.
Top honors in the Open ShorthornPlus Bull show went home to Wyoming.
Outlaw Cattle Company’s OCC Hawkeye 308 was the grand champion, followed by Huxley 311J, a son of Pick Heist 322ET, exhibited by Landon Weaver of Worland.
South Devon show results
The South Devon Show rounded out English breed shows at the 2023 NILE.
In the junior show, EGR Karisma 96K, a daughter of JVM Hollister 075H, exhibited by Emma Gnech of Malin, Ore., was the Junior Grand Champion South Devon Female, while Travis Moniz of Princeton, Calif. received reserve-champion honors with TML Broadway Girl 224K, sired by JVM Easton 750 E.
Gnech continued topping the leaderboard with the junior grand and reserve champion bulls.
In the top spot was EGR Leroy Brown 101, sired by JVM Easton 750E, followed by EGR Longmire 75K, a son of EGR Beefcake.
EGR Leroy Brown 101 also took home honors as the Grand Champion South Devon Bull in the open show, followed by DLCC Kadillac Jack 229, a son of DLCC Debut, exhibited by Dar Giess of Pierz, Minn.
The Grand Champion South Devon Female in the open show – JVM Khloe 203K – was shown by Jordan Vander Molen of Pella, IA and is a daughter of JVM Easton 750 E. Following as the reserve champion was FC Katalina 3K, a daughter of MJB Dillon 689D, shown by Abraham Fick of Maiden Rock, Wis.
Gnech made her way to the podium again with the Grand Champion Poundmaker Female – EGR Karisma 96K – followed by Moniz’s TML Broadway Girl 224K in the reserve-champion slot.
Giess exhibited the Grand Champion Poundmaker Bull – DLCC Loop 2K, a son of CLRS Guardian 317G – followed by Fick’s FC SM Kingston K3, sired by KNN Undenied 4H.
Hannah Bugas is the managing editor of the Wyoming Livestock Roundup. Send comments on this article to email@example.com.