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UW-Madison team takes third at NAILE Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest

The University of Wisconsin-Madison team placed first in Jerseys and third overall in the Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest at the 2005 North American International Livestock Exposition held Nov. 6 at Louisville, Ky.

Alane Uhe of Janesville, Wis. took first place in Ayrshire judging and Mitch Amundson of Mt. Hope placed sixth high individual overall. Eighteen national university teams competed at the event.

The UW-Madison Team Placed:
? 3rd High Team Overall (1992 points)
? 1st in Jerseys
? 3rd in Oral Reasons
? 3rd in Guernseys
? 4th in Ayrshires

UW-Madison Team Members and Individual Awards:
Mitch Amundson – Mt. Hope, Wis. – Dairy Science – Junior
? 6th High Individual Overall (676 points)
? 4th in Ayrshires
? 8th in Guernseys
? 10th in Jerseys

Tony Brey – Sturgeon Bay, Wis. – Dairy Science – Junior
? 8th in Oral Reasons
? 9th in Holsteins

Lindsey Worden – Cassville, New York – Dairy Science & Ag Journalism – Junior
? 8th in Jerseys
? 10th in Oral Reasons

Alane Uhe – Janesville, Wis. – Dairy Science & Ag Journalism – Junior
? 1st in Ayrshires

Ted Halbach, UW-Madison dairy cattle evaluation instructor, and Dr. Dave Dickson, emeritus professor of dairy science at the UW-Madison, coached the team.