MADISON, WIS. – Cutting Edge Thunder Faye was crowned the Grand Champion Female at the International Brown Swiss Show at World Dairy Expo®. Faye won the Aged Cow, Six-Year-Old & Over Class before taking the Senior Champion Female title. Faye was also awarded the $1,000 Udder Comfort Grand Champion Cash Award, the Alan Hetts Memorial Trophy, the Vid Vye Memorial Trophy and the Swiss Bell. Following Faye, the Reserve Grand Champion Female was won by Cutting Edge F Faroh-ETV. Faroh won the Senior Three-Year-Old Class before winning Intermediate Champion Female. Both Faye and Faroh are owned by Ken Main and Kenny Joe Manion of Copake, New York.
Reserve Senior Champion Female honors were awarded to Iroquois Acres Jong Cali, the second-place Aged Cow Six-Year-Old & Over Class exhibited by Matthew Pacheco of Kerman, California. Reserve Intermediate Champion Female, Siegrets Damian Pinapple, was second place in the Senior Three-Year-Old Cow Class and was shown by Leslie & Linda Bruchey of Westminster, Maryland.
Pit-Crew Formula Tawny, leased by Abby Foss and owned by Pit-Crew Genetics of Cambridge, Minnesota, was the Junior Champion Female. Tawny was the winning Winter Yearling Heifer while the first-place Fall Heifer Calf, Wright-Way Famous Tik Tok-ET, exhibited by Landree & Dakota Fraley of Muncy, Pennsylvania, was named Reserve Junior Champion Female.
Elite Dairy 2 of Copake, New York was awarded Premier Breeder and was presented the Ira Inman Award. Winning both Premier Exhibitor and Premier Exhibitor of the Heifer Show, in addition to Premier Breeder of the Heifer Show, was Pit-Crew Genetics of Cambridge, Minnesota. Voelkers Td Carter was named Premier Sire and Premier Sire of the Heifer Show.
Official judge Lynn Harbaugh of Marion, Wisconsin, and associate judge Phillip Topp of Botkins, Ohio placed a total of 343 animals in the 2021 International Brown Swiss Show.
Complete class results can be found at worlddairyexpo.com.
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