Pennsylvania Tunis Ram & Wisconsin Hampshire Ewe Reign Supreme at Keystone International Livestock Expo Sheep Show

Harrisburg – Supreme Champion honors in the sheep show went to a Pennsylvania Tunis ram and a Wisconsin Hampshire ewe Saturday, Oct. 6, during the Keystone International Livestock Exposition at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg.

Kyle MacCauley from Atglen, Chester Co., won the ram show with his Tunis ram Maccauley 1801 QR.

Luke Benjamin of Richland Center, Wis., won the ewe show with his Hampshire ewe Benjamin 1738.

Judges for the shows were Alex Wolf from Upper Sandusky, Ohio, and Gary Saylor from Belle Center, Ohio.

Champion rams and ewes from each breed:

Border Leicester:
Champion Ram – WEIK OMF 5626 owned by Overlook Manor Farm of Warrenton, Va.
Reserve Champion Ram – WEIK OMF 5625 owned by Overlook Manor Farm of Warrenton, Va.
Champion Ewe – Taylor 17055 owned by Callie Taylor of Timblin, Jefferson Co.
Reserve Champion Ewe – WEIK OMF 5564 owned by Overlook Manor Farm of Warrenton, Va.
Premier Breeder/Exhibitor -- Overlook Manor Farm, Warrenton, Va.

Cheviot:
Champion Ram – Crown Royal Brookes 1802 owned by Brooke Mazepink of Parkesburg, Chester Co.
Reserve Champion Ram – Yochum 1808 owned by Ron and Barb Yochum of Townville, Crawford Co.
Champion Ewe – Breezeview 3605 owned by Joan Lawrence of Atglen, Chester Co.

Reserve Champion Ewe – Chapman 1344 owned by Brooke Mazepink of Parkesburg, Chester Co.

Champion Sale Ewe – SW Cheviots 0031 owned by Stephany Wisler of Shippensburg, Cumberland Co.

Reserve Champion Sale Ewe- Pine Knoll Acres 1807 owned by Mark and Jo Bernard of New Richland, Minn.

Premier Exhibitor – Joan Lawrence of Atglen, Chester Co.

Premier Breeder – John Fought of Carlisle, Cumberland Co.

Columbia:

Champion Ram – Bauck 7-97 owned by Bruce L. Snyder of Kutztown, Berks Co.
Reserve Champion Ram – Frey 17-44 owned by W. Keith Stumbo of Honeoye, N.Y.
Champion Ewe – Stumbo 1706 owned by W. Keith Stumbo of Honeoye, N.Y.

Reserve Champion Ewe – Bauck 7-63 owned by Bruce L. Snyder of Kutztown, Berks Co.

Premier Exhibitor – W. Keith Stumbo of Honeoye, N.Y.

Premier Breeder – W. Keith Stumbo of Honeoye, N.Y.

Corriedale:
Champion Ram – FRIESZ 823 owned by Joana Friesz of Brookings, S.D.
Reserve Champion Ram – FRIESZ 824 owned by Joana Friesz of Brookings, S.D.
Champion Ewe – FRIESZ 708 owned by Joana Friesz of Brookings, S.D.

Reserve Champion Ewe – FRIESZ 854 owned by Joana Friesz of Brookings, S.D.

Champion Sale Ewe – FRIESZ 833 owned by Joana Friesz of Brookings, S.D.

Reserve Champion Sale Ewe – FRIESZ 829 owned by Joana Friesz of Brookins, S.D.

Premier Exhibitor – Joana Friesz of Brookings, S.D.

Premier Breeder – Joana Friesz of Brookings, S.D.

Dorper:
Champion Ram – Dry Creek 0607 owned by Jessica Larrick of Leesburg, Ohio.
Reserve Champion Ram – K&K 18-003 owned by Kellen Algire of Fredericktown, Ohio.
Champion Ewe – Dry Creek 0590 owned by Jessica Larrick of Leesburg, Ohio.

Reserve Champion Ewe – Willowcreek Farm 072 owned by James Averill of Webberville, Mich.

Premier Exhibitor – James Averill of Webberville, Mich.

Premier Breeder – James Averill of Webberville, Mich.

Dorset:
Champion Ram – Pine Ridge Dorsets 18004 owned by Olivia Waggoner of East Berlin, Adams Co.
Reserve Champion Ram – 3ADH Farm 16-58 QR owned by 3ADH Farm, the Heishman’s of Mt. Jackson, Va.
Champion Ewe – Lauden Acres 104 owned by Olivia Waggoner of East Berlin, Adams Co.

Reserve Champion Ewe – Wolkow W801 owned by Devon Wolkow of Desmet, S.D.

Premier Exhibitor – Olivia Waggoner of East Berlin, Adams Co.

Premier Breeder – Harold Tyson of Kempton, Berks Co.

Horned Dorset:
Champion Ram – Tag 5373 owned by Willow Manor Farm of Palmerton, Carbon Co.
Reserve Champion Ram – Tag 8001 owned by Willow Manor Farm of Palmerton, Carbon Co.
Champion Ewe – Tag 5295 owned by Willow Manor Farm of Palmerton, Carbon Co.

Reserve Champion Ewe – RB 191 owned by Ridge Betts of Felton, Del.

Premier Exhibitor – Willow Manor Farm of Palmerton, Carbon Co.

Premier Breeder – Emma Oberholtzer of East Earl, Lancaster Co.

Hampshire:
Champion Ram – HELD 17-1975 owned by Mikara Anderson of Three Springs, Huntingdon Co.
Reserve Champion Ram – BM WM 802 owned by Barret Marshall of Arlington, S.D.
Champion Ewe – Benjamin 1738 owned by Luke Benjamin of Richland Center, Wis.

Reserve Champion Ewe – Peterson 9314 owned by Mikara Anderson of Three Springs, Huntingdon Co.

Champion Sale Ewe – Jadewood 1822 owned by Callie Taylor of Timblin, Jefferson Co.

Reserve Champion Sale Ewe – Jadewood 1857 owned by Callie Taylor of Timblin, Jefferson Co.

Premier Exhibitor – Mikara Anderson of Three Springs, Huntingdon Co.

Premier Breeder – Brooke Mazepink of Parkesburg, Chester Co.

Lincoln

Champion Ram – Garges Girls 106 owned by Tayler Garges of Telford, Bucks Co.
Reserve Champion Ram – Lil Yaddie owned by Terence Blake of Ludlow, Mass.
Champion Ewe – Wind Valley 1718 owned by Darlene Leary of Oakham, Mass.

Reserve Champion Ewe – Garges Girls 118 owned by Tayler Garges of Telford, Bucks Co.

Premier Exhibitor – Tayler Garges of Telford, Bucks Co.

Premier Breeder – Tayler Garges of Telford, Bucks Co.

Merino:
Champion Ram – Smith KLS 856 owned by Chris Smith of Jeromesville, Ohio.
Reserve Champion Ram – Scott 2530 owned by Kaley Scott of Pulaski, Beaver Co.
Champion Ewe – Crouse DC 172 owned Lew Crouse of Sycamore, Greene Co.

Reserve Champion Ewe – Scott 2533 owned by Kaley Scott of Pulaski, Beaver Co.

Premier Exhibitor – Chris Smith of Jeromesville, Ohio.

Premier Breeder – Chris Smith of Jeromesville, Ohio.

Montadale:
Champion Ram – Poppen M850 owned by Bill Poppen of Desmet, S.D.
Reserve Champion Ram – Smith 1819 owned by Richard Childs of Summit Point, W.V.
Champion Ewe – Fleck R70 owned by Craig and Kendra Fleck of Brookings, S.D.

Reserve Champion Ewe – Poppen B86 owned by Bill Poppen of Desmet, S.D.

Premier Exhibitor – Bill Poppen of Desmet, S.D.

Premier Breeder – Bill Poppen of Desmet, S.D.

Natural Colored:
Champion Ram – Yesterday Road PENC 17-76 owned by Dylan Nohner of Watkins, Minn.
Reserve Champion Ram – Tag 16-62 owned by Cody Botsford of Scipio Center, N.Y.
Champion Ewe – Boomerang Wolf 18-22 owned by Kylie Schakel of Atlanta, Ind.

Reserve Champion Ewe – “Bingo” PENC 17-32 owned by Dylan Nohner of Watkins, Minn.

Premier Exhibitor – Dylan Nohner of Watkins, Minn.

Premier Breeder – Dylan Nohner of Watkins, Minn.

Oxford:
Champion Ram – “Remington” Reisdorf 1810 RR owned by Jessica Reisdorf of Attica, N.Y.
Reserve Champion Ram – Chad Hoover 1802 owned by Chad Hoover of Washington, Washington Co.

Champion Ewe – EM 822 owned by Barret Marshall of Arlington, S.D.

Reserve Champion Ewe – Winning Ways 18-18 owned by Jarrod Neumeister of Greenfield, Ind.

Premier Exhibitor – Jessica Residorf of Attica, N.Y.

Premier Breeder – Jessica Reisdorf of Attica, N.Y.

Rambouillet:
Champion Ram – Frey 16-62 owned by Obanion Farms of Waynesville, Ohio.
Reserve Champion Ram – Marshall BM7-107 owned by Lew Crouse of Sycamore, Greene Co.
Champion Ewe – Obanion 17-7 owned by Obanion Farms of Waynesville, Ohio.

Reserve Champion Ewe – Obanion 17-14 owned by Obanion Farms of Waynesville, Ohio.

Premier Exhibitor – Obanion Farms of Waynesville, Ohio.

Premier Breeder – Obanion Farms of Waynesville, Ohio

Shropshire:
Champion Ram – Southern Tier Shropshires owned by Denise Hardisky of Horseheads, N.Y.
Reserve Champion Ram – Bryant 18007 owned by Kennedy Algire of Fredericktown, Ohio.
Champion Ewe – O’Neill 17-7 owned by Callie Taylor of Timblin, Jefferson Co.

Reserve Champion Ewe – Bryant 18038 owned by Kennedy Algire of Fredericktown, Ohio.

Premier Exhibitor – Kennedy Algire of Fredericktown, Ohio.

Premier Breeder – Bryan Miller of Rocky Ridge, Md.

Southdown:
Champion Ram – Bowman 18149 owned by Derek Wilson of Titusville, Crawford Co.
Reserve Champion Ram – Scramlin 1713 owned by LC Scramlin of Holly, Mich.
Champion Ewe – Derek Wilson of Titusville, Crawford Co.

Reserve Champion Ewe – owned by LC Scramlin of Holly, Mich.

Champion Sale Ewe – Scramlin 1843 owned by LC Scramlin of Holly, Mich.

Premier Exhibitor – Derek Wilson of Titusville, Crawford Co.

Premier Breeder – Derek Wilson of Titusville, Crawford Co.

Suffolk:
Champion Ram – MacCauley 4142RR owned by Kyle MacCauley of Atglen, Chester Co.
Reserve Champion Ram – Tag 5732 owned by Terry Renn of Pigeon, Mich.
Champion Ewe – Tag 5674 owned by Terry Renn of Pigeon, Mich.

Reserve Champion Ewe – MacCauley 4174 QR owned by Kyle MacCauley of Atglen, Chester Co.

Champion Sale Ewe – Blue Spruce Suffolks 1855 owned by Emily Bollinger of Reinholds, Lancaster Co.

Reserve Champion Sale Ewe- TM Matlock 998 owned by Tim Matlock of Hiram, Ohio.

Premier Exhibitor – Kyle MacCauley of Atglen, Chester Co.

Premier Breeder – Kyle MacCauley of Atglen Chester Co.

Tunis:

Champion Ram – MacCauley 1801 QR owned by Kyle MacCauley of Atglen, Chester Co.
Reserve Champion Ram – MacCauley 1818 QR 3 owned by Kyle MacCauley of Atglen, Chester Co.
Champion Ewe – MacCauley 1701 QR owned by Kyle MacCauley of Atglen, Chester Co.

Reserve Champion Ewe – Girl Crush Schakel 1654 owned by Kylie Schakel of Atlanta, Ind.

Premier Exhibitor – Kyle MacCauley of Atglen, Chester Co.

Premier Breeder – Kyle MacCauley of Atglen, Chester Co.

The Keystone International Livestock Exposition is the largest livestock show on the East Coast, with more than 1,400 beef cattle, 1,110 horse, 1,700 sheep and wool, 225 swine, and 260 goat entries in 2018. This year, more than 900 exhibitors from 25 states are competing in livestock events. The show also includes the 11th Annual Keystone Classic Barbecue Competition, a Kansas City Barbecue Society-sanctioned event to select the state's finest culinary competitors and the first annual ranch riding competition hosted by the East Coast Ranch Riding Association.

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.

Click for photos.

###