Ohio, western Pa. cattlemen bring banners home from Harrisburg


HARRISBURG, Pa. – Rittberger Limousin of Zanesville, Ohio, topped entries in five divisions of Limousin cattle at the 46th annual Keystone International Livestock Exposition to show both the grand and reserve grand champion females.

Winning in the cow classes was with Baye Moon Pie as the grand champion female. The reserve champion female banner went to DVFC Miss Manhatten 1157K, also of Rittberger Limousin.

In the bull classes, the grand champion was DLRF Best Choice 202K, owned by Jennifer L. Biser of Keymar, Md. Rounding out the champion pair was the reserve champion bull KC Polled Matrix owned by K-C Livestock of Albright, W.Va.

Hereford. The 2002 Eastern Regional Hereford Classic Show was also held during the Keystone.

Rising to the top of the show was Four-L Hereford Farm hailing from Murfreesboro, Tenn., the show’s premier breeder and exhibitor.

In the bull classes, the winner of the grand champion rosette was CS Book ’em 37 L, owned by Stockdale Farms in Dayton, Pa.

Joe Detweiler of Salesville, Ohio, showed a junior yearling bull, SSF JJD Shrek 669, to win reserve grand champion honors.

Detweiler also showed the grand champion female, JJD Cashmere 662 111.

Angus. The grand champion bull of the KILE Angus show was JDH Key Heir 0451, owned by John and Joann D. Hausner of JDH Cattle Company, Dover, Pa.

Weaverland Focus 201, owned by Larry and Barb Weaver of Weaverland Valley, Pa., was selected as reserve grand champion bull.

Taggart Blackbird Baile, owned by Kurt A. Long of Long View Acres Farm, Airville, Pa., was honored with the grand champion female award. The reserve grand champion female award went to Rains Forever Barbie, owned by Mountain Valley Angus.

British White Park. In the KILE American British White Park breeding cattle show, the grand champion bull award was given to Wenger Farms of Myerstown, Pa., for its White Park bull, Wengers FR Mike. Wenger Farms also showed the reserve champion bull, Mytown Kicker.

Matthew Brown of Breezy Acres Farm, Myerstown, Pa., was given the ribbon for his champion beef heifer, Breezy Acres Little Maxine. John Boys Lucy, owned by Durham Valley Farm of Elmside Farm, Mount Joy, Pa., received the reserve champion honor.

Simmental. SVJ Farm of Amity, Pa., shoed the grand champion Simmental female, SVJ MS Dream Girl. The Washington County farm was also named premier exhibitor.

Belinda’s Bullpen, Alexandria, Pa., showed the reserve champion female, Tice’s Alert Legacy 106L.

Lucas Cattle Company of Cross Timbers, Mo., showed the grand champion bull, Lucas Dynamic 85L. Haven Woods Farms, Stoneboro, pa., showed the reserve champion bull, HWF Ludicrous, and was also the show’s premier breeder.

Shorthorn. In the Shorthorn cattle show at the Keystone, Cow Creek Cattle Company, Westminster, Md., showed the grand champion female, BBB Sassy Lassie 110.

Tice Farms, Lebanon, Pa., showed the reserve champion, Elmer’s Fancy Lady.

McElhaney Stock Farm, Hookstown, Pa., showed the grand champion bull, MSF Heritage 115.

The show’s premier exhibitor, R.C. Farm, New Waterford, Ohio, showed the reserve champion bull, RC Magic.

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