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UW-Madison Team Takes Third At North North American International Livestock Exposition Judging Contest

A University of Wisconsin-Madison dairy cattle judging team was third high team overall in the Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest at the North American International Livestock Exposition, Nov. 4 at Louisville, Ky. The UW-Madison team was first in Guernseys, and second in Ayrshires, Brown Swiss, and oral reasons. Minnesota placed first in the contest; 21 teams from universities across the nation competed.

UW-Madison team members:

Karla Lundberg of Osseo, a junior majoring in dairy science: sixth high individual overall, first in Holsteins, and third in Brown Swiss and oral reasons.

Nick Sarbacker of Verona, a junior majoring in dairy science: seventh high individual overall.

Mark Heinze of Portage, a junior majoring in dairy science: first in Ayrshires and Guernseys, and sixth in oral reasons.

John Dorshorst of Junction City, a junior majoring in dairy science and entomology.

Ted Halbach, dairy cattle evaluation instructor, and Dave Dickson, emeritus professor of dairy science, coached the team.

UW-Madison dairy judges finished the season with two contest wins, two-second place finishes (including second at the National Intercollegiate Contest) and a third place finish.