Ohio Rambouillet Ram & Pennsylvania Dorset Ewe Take Supremes in Keystone International Livestock Expo Sheep Show

Harrisburg – Supreme Champion honors in the sheep show went to an Ohio Rambouillet Ram and a Pennsylvania Dorset Ewe Saturday, Oct. 7, during the Keystone International Livestock Exposition at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg.

Obanion Farms from Waynesville, Ohio won the ram show with his Rambouillet Yearling Ram named Obanion 7-16.

Lynn Laudenslager from Dalmatia, Northumberland Co., Pa. won the ewe show with her yearling Dorset Lauden Acres 27, a follow-up performance to her selection as KILE Grand Champion Dorset Yearling Ewe in 2015.

Judges for the show were Jim Brandt from Anna Ohio, and Dustin Cruit from Taylorville, Illinois.

Champion rams and ewes from each breed:

Border Leicester:
Champion Ram – T Johnson exhibited by Travis Johnson from Minerva, Ohio
Reserve Champion Ram – Barley 17050 exhibited by Heidi Barkley from Manns Choice, Bedford Co.
Champion Ewe –OMF 5329 exhibited by Nancy Weik from Warrenton, Va.
Reserve Champion Ewe – T Johnson 050 exhibited by Travis Johnson from Minerva, OH

Premier Exhibitor and Breeder – Nancy Weik from Warrenton, Va.

         

Cheviot:
Champion Ram – Brooke’s 171 “Zeus” exhibited by Brooke Mazepink from Parkesburg, Chester Co.
Reserve Champion Ram –2744 exhibited by Christopher Pickney from Auburn N.Y.
Champion Ewe –Yochum 1622 exhibited by Ron and Barb Yochum from Townville, Crawford Co.
Reserve Champion Ewe – Breezeveiw 410 exhibited by Joan Lawrence from Atglen, Chester Co.

Champion Sale Ewe – Breezeview 3619 exhibited by Joan Lawrence from Atglen, Chester Co.

Reserve Champion Sale Ewe- SW Chevlots 0021 exhibited by Stephany Wisler from Shippensburg, Cumberland Co.

Premier Exhibitor- Gracyn Zerby from Marengo, Ohio

Premier Breeder –  Brooke Mazepink from Parkesburg, Chester Co.                                                                                                                 
 

Columbia:

Champion Ram – DEW DROP 6-86 exhibited by Keith W. Stumbo from Hone Oye, N.Y.         
Reserve Champion Ram –6-84 exhibited by Bruce L. Snyder from Kutztown, Berks Co.
Champion Ewe – COLOMBIA 1626 exhibited by Keith W. Stumbo from Hone Oye, N.Y.
Reserve Champion Ewe – 6-62 exhibited by Bruce L. Snyder from Kutztown, Berks Co.

Premier Exhibitor and Breeder – Keith Stumbo from Hone Oye, N.Y.

Corriedale:
Champion Ram – 7087 exhibited by Ben and Mary Bow and Family from Annville, Lebanon Co.
Reserve Champion Ram – 7038 exhibited by Ben and Mary Bow and Family from Annville, Lebanon Co.
Champion Ewe – Lovell 15188 exhibited by Marian and Ralph Lovell from Linden, Lycoming Co.
Reserve Champion Ewe – 7042 exhibited by Ben and Mary Bow and Family from Annville, Lebanon Co.

Premier Breeder and Exhibitor – Ben and Mary Bow and Family from Annville, Lebanon Co.


Dorper:
Champion Ram – RF 6606 exhibited by Jessica Larrick from Leesburg, Ohio

Reserve Champion Ram – RFG 578 exhibited by William and Robina Phipps from Wilmington, Del.
Champion Ewe – Lonestar 1626 exhibited by Jessica Larrick from Leesburg, Ohio
Reserve Champion Ewe – RF 6536 exhibited by Kellen Algire from Fredericktown, Ohio

Premier Exhibitor and Breeder – Jessica Larrick from Leesburg, Ohio


Dorset:
Champion Ram – Lobdell Dorsets 1710 exhibited by Olivia Waggoner, East Berlin, Lancaster Co.
Reserve Champion Ram –Lauden Acres 50 exhibited by Lynn Laudenslager from Dalmatia, Northumberland Co.
Champion Ewe – Lauden Acres 27 exhibited by Lynn Laudenslager from Dalmatia, Northumberland Co.
Reserve Champion Ewe – NSLS 1529 exhibited Adriana Wendland from Lonsdale, Minn.

Champion Sale Ewe- Campbell Bros 354 exhibited by Stephen Campbell from Blairsville, Indiana Co.

Reserve Champion Sale Ewe- Hollystone 16-39 exhibited by Annette Lovell from Linden, Lycoming Co.

Premier Exhibitor and Breeder – Lynn Laudenslager from Dalmatia, Northumberland Co.

 

Horned Dorset:
Champion Ram –Mary Ann Cassell W7262  exhibited by Emma Oberholtzer from East Earl, Lancaster Co.
Reserve Champion Ram – Oberholtzer 1704 exhibited by Emma Oberholtzer from East Earl, Lancaster Co.
Champion Ewe – Oberholtzer 1616 exhibited by Emma Oberholtzer from East Earl, Lancaster Co.
Reserve Champion Ewe – Oberholtzer 1605 exhibited by Emma Obeholtzer from East Earl, Lancaster Co.

Premier Exhibitor and Breeder –Emma Oberholtzer from East Earl, Lancaster Co.


Hampshire:
Champion Ram – 17041 exhibited by Mikara Anderson, Three Springs, Huntingdon Co.
Reserve Champion Ram – FCL 1718 exhibited by Kyle Fleener from Biglerville, Adams Co.
Champion Ewe – 16086 exhibited by Mikara Anderson, Three Springs, Huntingdon Co.
Reserve Champion Ewe – BM WM 761 exhibited by Barret Marshall, Arlington, S.D.
Champion Sale Ewe – Jadewood 2261 exhibited by Steve and Stacy Taylor, Timblin, Jefferson Co.

Premier Exhibitor and Breeder – Adam Heishman, Mount Jackson, Va.


Merino:
Champion Ram – Smith KLS 856 exhibited by Chris Smith from Jeromesville, Ohio
Reserve Champion Ram – Smith KLS 817 exhibited by Chris Smith from Jeromesville, OH
Champion Ewe – Smith KLS 827 exhibited by Chris Smith from Jeromesville, Ohio
Reserve Champion Ewe/ Champion Sale Ewe – Calvert 1373 exhibited by Robert E. Calvert from Mercer, Mercer Co.

Premier Exhibitor and Breeder – Chris Smith from Jeromesville, Ohio


Montadale:
Champion Ram –  Poppen E66 exhibite by Bill Poppen from DeSmet, S.D.
Reserve Champion Ram –Shiloh Farm 0487 exhibited by Shiloh Farm Montadales from Avella, Washington Co.
Champion Ewe –Poppen L626 exhibited by Bill Poppen from DeSmet, S.D.
Reserve Champion Ewe –Poppen M774 exhibited by Bill Poppen from DeSmet, S.D.

Premier Exhibitor and Breeder – Bill Poppen from DeSmet, S.D.


Natural Colored:
Champion Ram – Penc 16-62 exhibited by Cody Botsford, Scipio Center, N.Y.
Reserve Champion Ram – PENC 17-09 “Kris’s Legacy” exhibited by Dylan Nohner, Watkins, Minn.
Champion Ewe – PENC 16-10 “Big Kool” exhibited by Dylan Nohner, Watkins, Minn.
Reserve Champion Ewe – 16-13 exhibited by Cody Botsford, Scipio Center, N.Y.

Champion Sale Ewe-Calvert 1377 exhibited by Robert E Calvert from Mercer, Mercer Co.

Premier Exhibitor and Breeder – Dylan Nohner, Watkins, Minn.


Oxford:
Champion Ram –“Tanner” Reisdorf 1702 RRNN exhibited by Jessica Reisdorf from Attica, N.Y.
Reserve Champion Ram – Reisdorf 1720 QRNN exhibited by Jessica Reisdorf from Attica, N.Y.
Champion Ewe – “Skylar” Reisdorf 1707 exhibited by Jessica Reisdorf from Attica, N.Y.
Reserve Champion Ewe – Allison 1610 exhibited by Cameron Allison from Hemlock, N.Y.

Premier Exhibitor and Breeder –Jessica Reisdorf from Attica, N.Y.


Rambouillet:
Champion Ram – Obanion 7-16 exhibited by Obanion Farms from Waynesville, Ohio

Reserve Champion Ram – Obanion 6-17 exhibited by Obanion Farms from Waynesville, Ohio

Champion Ewe – Obanion 17-7 exhibited by Obanion Farms from Waynesville, Ohio
Reserve Champion Ewe – Obanion 16-30 exhibited by Obanion Farms from Waynesville, Ohio

Premier Exhibitor and Breeder – Obanion Farms from Waynesville, Ohio


Shropshire:
Champion Ram –BRYANT 17-007 exhibited by Bryant Shrops from Frederick Ten, Ohio
Reserve Champion Ram –17008 exhibited by Bryant Shrops from Frederick Ten, Ohio
Champion Ewe –BRYANT 16-004 exhibited by Bryant Shrops from Frederick Ten, Ohio
Reserve Champion Ewe –Image exhibited by Chloe Stonesifer from Lewisberry, York Co.

Premier Exhibitor and Breeder – Bryant Shrops from Frederick Ten, Ohio


Southdown:
Champion Ram –WSFS 16001 exhibited by Derek Wilson from Titusville, Crawford Co.
Reserve Champion Ram – NSLS 17186 exhibited by Adriana Wendland from Lonsdale, MI
Champion Ewe – WSFS 16039  exhibited by Derek Wilson from Titusville, Crawford Co.

Reserve Champion Ewe – NSLS 17296 exhibited by Adriana Wendland from Lonsdale, MI

Premier Exhibitor and Breeder – Derek Wilson from Titusville, Crawford Co.

 

Suffolk:
Champion Ram – MacCauley 3795 QR exhibited by Kyle MacCauley from Atglen, Chester Co.
Reserve Champion Ram –  5632 exhibited by Terry Renn from Pigeon, MI
Champion Ewe –MacCauley 3478 RR exhibited by Kyle MacCauley from Atglen, Chester Co.                                                                                   
Reserve Champion Ewe – Renn-Vue Farms ZZ5526 exhibited by John and Taylor Peck from Renn-Vue Farms in Pittstown, N.J.
Champion Sale Ewe – BREEZE VIEW 226 exhibited by Joan Lawrence from Atglen, Chester Co.

Reserve Champion Sale Ewe-   MSB 7136 exhibited by Ralph and Melanie Horchler from New Willmington, Lawrence Co.

Premier Exhibitor and Breeder – Kyle MacCauley from from Atglen, Chester Co.


Tunis:

Champion Ram –MacCauley 1706 RR exhibited by Kyle MacCauley from Atglen, Chester Co.
Reserve Champion Ram –Spilder 274 exhibited by Drew Ridgeway from Libertytown, Md.
Champion Ewe –MacCauey 1601 RR exhibited by Kyle MacCauley from Atglen, Chester Co.
Reserve Champion Ewe – MacCauley 1703 exhibited by Kyle MacCauley from Atglen, Chester Co.

Premier Exhibitor and Breeder – Kyle MacCauley from Atglen, Chester Co.

The Keystone International Livestock Exposition is the largest livestock show on the East Coast, with 947 open and 417 junior breeding beef cattle, 181 halter and 266 hitch horses, 1,139 open and 452 junior breeding sheep, 251 breeding swine, and 302 open and 86 junior Boer goat entries in 2017. This year, more than 725 exhibitors from 27 states and Canada are competing in livestock events. The show also includes the 10th Annual Keystone Classic Barbecue Competition, a Kansas City Barbecue Society-sanctioned event to select the state's finest culinary competitors.

All events are open to the public with free admission and parking. Find more information and a complete schedule of events at www.keystoneinternational.pa.gov.

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