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2002 Wisconsin Junior State Fair Dairy Division AgSource/CRI Production Champions

Outstanding producing ability was recognized in each of the six dairy breed shows at last week”s Wisconsin Junior State Fair. AgSource/CRI awarded an engraved glass milk pitcher to the exhibitor of the cow with the highest actual 305-day combined butterfat and protein production record. Cows in the three-year-old, four-year-old, aged cow and dry cow classes competed for recognition certificates and consideration for the overall breed production championship. To be eligible for these awards, cows needed to place in the blue or red ribbon groups. The AgSource/CRI breed production champions were:

Ayrshire – Moy-Ayr Herman”s Melvina, exhibited by Brandon Ferry, Fond du Lac County
2-08 2x 305d 11,516 Milk 3.6% 419 Fat 3.2% 372 Protein

Brown Swiss</strong – VoGrin Prophet Sneakers, exhibited by Jennifer Pillsbury, Dodge County
5-01 2x 305d 28,528 Milk 3.9% 1103 Fat 3.3% 949 Protein

Guernsey – Misty Meadows B Peaches, exhibited by Jake Peterson, St. Croix County
5-00 3x 305d 23,146 Milk 4.6% 1060 Fat 3.1% 724 Protein

Holstein – Sunspark Sky C Dotty-ET, exhibited by Andrew Rickert, Fond du Lac County
4-10 2x 305d 31,204 Milk 4.4% 1947 Fat 3.1% 1370 Protein

Jersey – O.F. Carlton Taffy, exhibited by Brandon Owens, Polk County
5-02 2x 305d 19,890 Milk 4.9% 971 Fat 3.6% 723 Protein

Milking Shorthorn – Mapleton VLY J.B. Good”s Jill, exhibited by Tom Agnew, Waukesha
County 4-10 2x 305d 22,622 Milk 3.8% 853 Fat 3.2% 719 Protein