Highlights from the NEK Holstein Show

Northeast Kingdom Holstein Show at Barton Fairgrounds was a whirlwind of a day, we trailered in with our heifers on Saturday morning and left Saturday night with a group of successful heifers and smiling 4-Hers that were sure to sleep well that night!

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Udderly Crazy/Fairmont 2016 String NEK Holstein Show

While we were at the fair, we had the pleasant surprise of seeing a pair of steers we sold last year!  They won best pair and best trained in their division, congrats Caleb!!

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Caleb with his young pair of oxen “Rock” and “Stone”

Udderly Crazy 4-H had both the Jr. Champion Showman and Senior Champion Showman!

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Caroline Kirby with “Abiline” and her big sister, Maggie, after winning Jr. Champion Showman.  Maggie is a past winner of this award as well!

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Isabel Hall with “Lust” after winning Sr. Champion Showman.

Other showmanship highlights were Maggie Kirby placing 3rd in her class as well as Christin and Charlie Haynes both placing in the top five of their showmanship classes.

Conformation class highlights:

Spring Calf: Fairmont Solomon Abiline-ET – 1st, Fairmont Doorman Anneli-ET – 2nd, Fairmont Doorman Lilymay-ET – 3rd

Winter Calf: Fairmont Brokaw Addie-ET – 2nd, MS Putnam-Farm Rval Jana-ET – 5th

Fall Calf: Fairmont Sid Lakota-ET – 1st

Summer Yearling: Fairmont O Kaliber Lust-ET – 1st

Spring Yearling: Fairmont Absolute Abbi – 2nd

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Line-up for Junior Champion of the Junior Show

Abiline was the Junior Champion of the Junior Show, Anneli was the Reserve Junior Champion and Lakota was Honorable Mention of the Junior Show.

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Jr. Champion and Reserve Jr. Champion of the Junior Show!

Abiline was Reserve Junior Champion of the Open show and Anneli Honorable Mention.

Other Class Highlights:

Produce of Dam: Abiline and Anneli out of VT-Pond-View Gold April-ET EX-92- 2nd, Lakota and Lust out of VT-Pond-View Atwood Lady-ET EX-90 – 3rd

Junior Best Three: Abiline, Anelli and Lakota – 1st

Thank you to all of our awesome showman who did a wonderful job getting these heifers ready for this show!

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Maggie Kirby

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Isabel Hall

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Justin Thurber

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Caroline Kirby

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Charlie Haynes

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Christin Haynes

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Taggart Schrader

We’re off to Champlain Valley Fair on August 31st for the Vermont Holstein Show which will take place September 4th.  We hope to see you there!

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