Indiana, Tennessee Breeders Sweep Champion Titles at National Hereford Show

Harrisburg, Pa. – CSF Ramsey Teva’s Mercy Me ET, the spring yearling class winner, exhibited by Ray Ramsey of Greenfield, Ind., earned Grand Champion Female honors in the National Hereford Show on Friday, October 4, at the 2019 Keystone International Livestock Expo in Harrisburg.

GGSC Merry Jane 22F ET, owned by Kaylie Shelton of Fredrick, Md., earned Reserve Champion Female honors.

Mary Carter Shirley of Sparta, Tenn., exhibited the Grand Champion Bull with her junior yearling bull, RW KLD Ruger 109 7029 ET.

WD 2296 Woodrow Call 7134, owned by Walker L Dunn of Cochranton, Crawford Co., Pa., was Reserve Champion Bull.

Billy Elmhirst, of Indian River, Ontario, Canada, judged the show.

The show is one of six national Hereford shows across the country that award points an animal can accumulate in pursuit of show bull and show female of the year honors.

Division winners for KILE’s National Hereford Show included:

Champion Spring Heifer Calf – DJF Susie-Q 33G ET exhibited by Ethan Howe of Wagontown, Chester Co., Pa.

Reserve Spring Heifer Calf – Showtime Mercedes 925 ET shown by Emma Dunn of Tipton, Ind.

Champion Junior Heifer Calf – FC Clara 1G exhibited by Ian Forbes of Churchville, Md.

Reserve Junior Heifer Calf – CSF Ramsey Mabelline 901 ET shown by Ray Ramsey of Greenfield, Ind.

Champion Senior Heifer Calf – ADE 15B Hope 872F exhibited by Alexis Eudy of Harrisburg, N.C.

Reserve Senior Heifer Calf – BCF Crystal 1805 shown by Matt Powers of Saxonburg, Butler Co., Pa.

Champion Intermediate Heifer – Aubreys Savannah 4054 9F ET exhibited by Lily Jenson of Waupaca, Wis.

Reserve Intermediate Heifer – RW KLD Carlie 2022 8041 shown by Alexis Winkler of Woodbine, Md.

Champion Spring Yearling Heifer – CSF Ramsey Teva’s Mercy Me ET exhibited by Ray Ramsey of Greenfield, Ind.

Reserve Spring Yearling Heifer – GGSC Merry Jane 22F ET shown by Kaylie Shelton of Fredrick, Md.

Champion Junior Yearling Heifer – DJF Malibu 5F ET exhibited by Gianna Marino of Clarence Center, N.Y.

Reserve Junior Yearling Heifer – FBF Glenda 1802 ET shown by John Allen of Saxonburg, Butler Co., Pa.

Champion Senior Yearling Heifer – WD CA W41 Integrity 7226 exhibited by Walker L Dunn of Cochranton, Crawford Co., Pa.

Reserve Champion Senior Yearling Heifer – BOFAT Hill Graham Cracker 111E shown by Harrison Roberts of Williamsburg, Mass.

Champion Spring Bull Calf – WCC Snoopy exhibited by Gunner Whitehead of Townsend, Del.

Reserve Spring Bull Calf – DJF 124Y Barron 35G shown by Ethan Howe of Wagontown, Chester Co. Pa.

Champion Junior Bull Calf – LLH 109 Royal Blend 119 ET exhibited by Christian Dermody of Piffard, N.Y.

Reserve Junior Bull Calf – DJF 26U Primanti 2G ET shown by Ethan Howe of Wagontown, Chester Co., Pa.

Champion Senior Bull Calf – FBF RJL Dealer 1822 exhibited by Ray Howes of Taneytown, Md.

Champion Intermediate Bull – DJF 4641 Nico 45F ET exhibited by Doug Howe of Wagontown, Chester Co., Pa.

Reserve Intermediate Bull – Showtime Image 860 shown by Jeff Koch of Mooreland, Ind.

Champion Yearling Bull – KJ B002 Catapult F28 ET exhibited by Mary Carter Shirley of Sparta, Tenn.

Reserve Yearling Bull – UHF 480 Ontime U14F shown by Ralph E. Ullman and Sons of Graysville, Ohio

Champion Senior Bull – RW KLD Ruger 109 7029 ET exhibited by Kyle Lemmon of Manchester, Md.

Reserve Senior Bull – WD 2296 Woodrow Call 7134 shown by Walker L Dunn of Cochranton, Crawford Co., Pa.

Champion Cow Calf Pair – UHF U27Y Grace U16E exhibited by Ralph E. Ullman and Sons of Graysville, Ohio

Reserve Cow Calf Pair – RW KLD Bella 559 7033 ET shown by Alexis Winkler of Woodbine, Md.

Premier Breeder – Ethan Howe of Wagontown, Chester Co., Pa.

Premier Exhibitor – Harrison Roberts of Williamsburg, Mass.

The Keystone International Livestock Exposition is the largest livestock show on the East Coast, with more than 1,300 beef cattle, 650 horses, 1,200 sheep, 450 swine, and 200 Boer goats. This year, nearly 1,000 exhibitors from 29 states and Canada are competing in livestock events. The show also includes the 12th 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 keystoneinternational.pa.gov.

Photos of this event can be found on our Flickr page.

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