Cutting Edge T Delilah added 2019 Senior Champion and Grand Champion titles to her name at the International Brown Swiss Show on Thursday, October 3. Delilah, the 2018 World Dairy Expo Supreme Champion of both the Open and Junior Shows, also took home the $1,000 Udder Comfort Grand Champion Cash Award, the Allen Hetts Grand Champion Trophy, the Vid Vye Memorial Trophy and Swiss Bell Trophy. She won the Aged Cow, Six-Year-Old & Over Class and was exhibited by Ken Main and Kenny Jo Manion of Copake, N.Y. Exhibited by the same pair of owners was the Reserve Senior and Reserve Grand Champion, Cutting Edge Thunder Faye, the first-place Five-Year-Old Cow.
Intermediate Champion honors were awarded to Jenlar Carter Waltz-ETV, the first-place Junior Three-Year-Old Cow exhibited by Brianna Meyer of Chilton, Wis. Following Waltz as the Reserve Intermediate Champion was Eloc Biver Rennie. Rennie was the winner of the Junior Three-Year-Old Cow Class and was shown by Pierre Boulet and Yvon Sicard of St-Justin, Québec, Canada.
Knapp Jetway Wiggle, shown by Matthew Pacheco of Kerman, Calif. was the Junior Champion. Wiggle was the winning Fall Heifer Calf while the first-place Winter Yearling Heifer, New View C Bravo, exhibited by Molly Moffett and Kelly Jo Manion of West Salem, Ohio was named Reserve Junior Champion.
Elite Dairy of Copake, N.Y. was awarded Premier Breeder of the show and of the Heifer Show. For the honor, the farm took home the Ira Inman Award. Premier Exhibitor was Ken Main and Kenny Jo Manion, also of Copake, N.Y, and Pit-Crew Genetics of Cambridge, Minn. was named Premier Exhibitor of the Heifer Show. Cutting Edge Thunder was the Premier Sire, and the Premier Sire of the Heifer Show was Voelkers TD Carter.
Official judge Joe Sparrow of Owenton, Ky. and associate judge Jeff Core of Salvisa, Ky. placed a total of 319 animals in the 2019 International Brown Swiss Show.
Complete class results can be found at worlddairyexpo.com.
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