Shropshire Ewe and Dorset Ram Win Junior Sheep Show Supremes at 2018 KILE

Harrisburg – Callie Taylor of Timblin, Jefferson Co., exhibited the Shropshire ewe named Supreme Champion Ewe, while Olivia Waggoner of East Berlin, York Co., showed the Dorset ram named Supreme Champion Ram during the Junior Breeding Sheep Show, Sunday, October 7, during the 2018 Keystone International Livestock Exposition at the Pennsylvania Farm Show and Expo Center.

Taylor and Waggoner rose to the top of the competition, with their sheep beating out the other 17 breed champions in each ring. Each supreme winner was presented with a $200 check sponsored by EMM Sales & Service Inc., Brownstown, Lancaster County.

Show judges were Steve Majchrzak of Federalsburg, Md.; Nick Miniter of North Scituate, R.I.; and Tim Gadsby of Minerva, Ohio.

Sponsors of the breed shows included: the American Border Leicester Association, the Pennsylvania Corriedale Association, the Pennsylvania Hampshire Sheep Association, the American Oxford Sheep Association, the Pennsylvania-Maryland Shropshire Breeder’s Association, the American Shropshire Registry Association, the Mid-Atlantic Southdown Breeders Association, the Pennsylvania Suffolk Sheep Association, and the American Tunis Registry.

Champion rams and ewes from each breed:

Border Leicester:

Champion Ram: H Barkley 18028 owned by Heidi Barkley of Conestoga, Lancaster Co.

Reserve Champion Ram: T Johnson 060 owned by Travis Johnson of Minerva, Ohio

Champion Ewe: H Barkley 17014 owned by Heidi Barkley of Conestoga, Lancaster Co.

Reserve Champion Ewe: T Johnson 058 owned by Travis Johnson of Minerva, Ohio.

Cheviot:

Champion Ram: Crown Royal Brookes 1802 owned by Brooke Mazepink of Parkesburg, Chester Co.

Reserve Champion Ram: Brookes 1806 owned by Brooke Mazepink of Parkesburg, Chester Co.

Champion Ewe: Diamond C 0386 owned by Paige Clyde of Greenville, Mercer Co.

Reserve Champion Ewe: Chapman 1346 owned by Brooke Mazepink of Parkesburg, Chester Co.

Corriedale:

Champion Ram: Painter 0391 owned by Rebecca Kugler of Oley, Berks Co.

Reserve Champion Ram: DF 09 owned by Rebecca Kugler of Oley, Berks Co.

Champion Ewe: Bauck 7-46 owned by Rebecca Kugler of Oley, Berks Co.

Reserve Champion Ewe: Friesz 2829 owned by Rebecca Kugler of Oley, Berks Co.

Dorper:

Champion Ram: K&K 18-003 owned by Kellen Algire of Fredericktown, Ohio

Reserve Champion Ram: S Bar T BK840 owned by Ethan Timer of Macungie, Lehigh Co.

Champion Ewe: K&K 18-079 owned by Kellen Algire of Fredericktown, Ohio.

Reserve Champion Ewe: Dry Creek Dorpers 0589 owned by Allee Hoover of Washington, Washington Co.

Dorset:

Champion Ram: Pine Ridge Dorsets 18004 owned by Olivia Waggoner of East Berlin, Adams Co.

Reserve Champion Ram: Rockin’ R 18034 owned by Amanda Rapp of Paxinos, Northumberland Co.

Champion Ewe: Scotch Lane Farm 7425 owned by Olivia Waggoner of East Berlin, Adams Co.

Reserve Champion Ewe: Crome Dorsets 2737 owned by Olivia Waggoner of East Berlin, Adams Co.

Hampshires:

Champion Ram: Scarlet Acres 1816 owned by Callie Taylor of Timblin, Jefferson Co.

Reserve Champion Ram: Held 17-1975 owned by Mikara Anderson of Three Springs, Huntingdon Co.

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

Reserve Champion Ewe: Jadewood 18088 owned by Callie Taylor of Timblin, Jefferson Co.

Horned Dorset:

Champion Ram: Oberholtzer 1810 owned by Amanda Oberholtzer of East Earl, Lancaster Co.

Reserve Champion Ram: Oberholtzer 1803 owned by Emma Oberholtzer of East Earl, Lancaster Co.

Champion Ewe: Oberholtzer 161 owned by Emma Oberholtzer of East Earl, Lancaster Co.

Reserve Champion Ewe: Oberholtzer 1805 owned by Amanda Oberholtzer of East Earl, Lancaster Co.

Lincoln:

Champion Ram: Garges Girls 119 owned by Tayler Garges of Telford, Bucks Co.

Reserve Champion Ram: Garges Girls 106 owned by Tayler Garges of Telford, Bucks Co.

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

Reserve Champion Ewe: Garges Girls 89 owned by Tayler Garges of Telford, Bucks Co.

Merino:

Champion Ram: Scott 2530 owned by Kaley Scott of Pulaski, Lawrence Co.

Reserve Champion Ram: Scott 2514 owned by Kaley Scott of Pulaski, Lawrence Co.

Champion Ewe: Hoover 1821 owned by Chad Hoover of Washington, Washington Co.

Reserve Champion Ewe: Smith KLS 872 owned by Clay Schoen of Jeromesville, Ohio.

Montadale:

Champion Ram: ZC 1-18 owned by Zachary Claycomb of Everett, Bedford Co.

Champion Ewe: ZC 2-18 owned by Zachary Claycomb of Everett, Bedford Co.

Natural Colored:

Champion Ram: WBF 1802 owned by Cody Botsford of Scipio Center, N. Y.

Reserve Champion Ram: Belle-Boyd 18001 owned by Mikara Anderson of Three Springs, Huntingdon Co.

Champion Ewe: Kit Kat Penc 17-13 owned by Kylie Schakel of Atlanta, Ind.

Reserve Champion Ewe: KUY Kendall 1085 owned by Cody Botsford of Scipio Center, N. Y.

Oxford:

Champion Ram: Misty Meadows 1210 owned by Alexandra Swan of Wilmington, Del.

Reserve Champion Ram: Chad Hoover 1802 owned by Chad Hoover of Washington, Washington Co.

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

Reserve Champion Ewe: Chad Hoover 1812 owned by Chad Hoover of Washington, Washington Co.

Rambouillet:

Champion Ram: Scott 2525 owned by Kaley Scott of Pulaski, Lawrence Co.

Reserve Champion Ram: Scott 2517 owned by Kaley Scott of Pulaski, Lawrence Co.

Champion Ewe: Scott 2529 owned by Kaley Scott of Pulaski, Lawrence Co.

Reserve Champion Ewe: Scott 2526 owned by Kaley Scott of Pulaski, Lawrence Co.

Shropshire:

Champion Ram: Bryant 18 096 owned by Kennedy Algire of Fredericktown, Ohio.

Reserve Champion Ram: Hoffmans 18-302 owned by Colette Hoffman of Mt. Pleasant Mills, Snyder Co.

Champion Ewe: O’Neill 17-7 owned by Callie Taylor of Timblin, Jefferson Co.

Reserve Champion Ewe: Rife 18-104 owned by Emily Stevens of Norwalk, Ohio.

Southdown:

Champion Ram: WSFS 18049 owned by Derek Wilson of Titusville, Crawford Co.

Reserve Champion Ram: WSFS 17082 owned by Derek Wilson of Titusville, Crawford Co.

Champion Ewe: WSFS 16074 owned by Derek Wilson of Titusville, Crawford Co.

Reserve Champion Ewe: WSFS 18079 owned by Jade Wilson of Titusville, Crawford Co.

Suffolk:

Champion Ram: Russell Sheep Co 8505 RR/NN owned by Emily Bollinger of Reinholds, Lancaster Co.

Reserve Champion Ram: Blue Spruce Suffolks 1810 R owned by Zach Bollinger of Reinholds, Lancaster Co.

Champion Ewe: MacCauley 3766 owned by Allee Hoover of Washington, Washington Co.

Reserve Champion Ewe: Russell Sheep Co. 8031 RR/NN owned Zachary Bollinger of Reinholds, Lancaster Co.

Tunis:

Champion Ram: MJK 1812 owned by Marshall Kerper of Fleetwood, Berks Co.

Reserve Champion Ram: Spilde 344 owned by Marshall Kerper of Fleetwood, Berks Co.

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

Reserve Champion Ewe: Jet 1801 owned by Kellen Algire of Fredericktown, Ohio.

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.

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