Dickinson cattle take world honors


BARNESVILLE, Ohio — Dickinson Cattle Company (DCCI) of Barnesville, Ohio won 13 World and Expo Horn Championships in Fort Worth, Texas, and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the world’s two largest cattle competitions. The final measuring was Oct. 18 in downtown Oklahoma City.

The Texas Longhorn Marketing Alliance World Championship is a horn measuring event with tip-to-tip measurement, total horn, which measures around the curl, and horn base circumference. Measurements are calculated to 1/16th of an inch.

The Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of Fort Worth hosts the annual Horn Showcase, which drew 795 entries from all 17 North American satellites.

Ohio champions

Kara and Joel Dickinson received seven World Championship Bronze awards during the Longhorn Expo in Oklahoma City. The Dickinson Cattle Co. entered three Ohio-raised herd sires, Drag Iron and Clear Win, both prior world champions and the young bull Clear Point. Clear Point won six out of six World Championship bronze, besting all bulls nationally in his division.

At 29 months, Clear Point measured 77-5/8 inches tip to tip, 90-3/4 inches total horn and 21-3/4 inches horn base circumference.

Drag Iron won all three divisions at the Expo with 84-1/2 inches tip to tip, 104 inches total and composite of 220.93 inches.

The 5-year-old, Clear Win, with 85-1/4 inches tip to tip, also won two world bronze awards.

Dickinson Cattle Company is a family owned ranching business that markets registered cattle, hosts ranch tours for guests and competes in national livestock contests.

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