May, Vickland and Emerson Take Owned Female Show Honors at 2020 Junior National Hereford Expo

July 24, 2020



KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Lauren May, Mineral Point, Wis., won the horned owned female show with Purple Iris 145G ET and Vada and Hans Vickland, Longmont, Colo., and their heifer, H KFL Pixie 9372 ET, won the polled owned female show at the 2020 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo, July 15, in Kansas City, Mo.

Dr. Dan Shike of Sadorus, Ill., and associate judge Kyle Colyer of Bruneau, Idaho, judged the owned show with 208 horned heifers and 472 polled heifers exhibited.

The reserve grand champion polled owned heifer banner went to Jillian Emerson, Prairie Grove, Ark., with BK Golden Hour 9057G. Vada and Hans Vickland, Longmont, Colo., with H BL Miss Spice 923 ET, took home reserve grand champion honors in the horned owned heifer show.

Vickland’s grand champion polled heifer, H KFL Pixie 9372 ET, was first named Division VIII champion. She was a Jan. 23, 2019, daughter of H Montgomery 7437 ET. Emerson’s reserve grand champion polled owned female, a Sept. 3, 2019, daughter of H FHF Authority 6026 ET, was also Division II champion.

Topping the horned owned heifer show was May’s Division II champion, a May 7, 2019, daughter of UPS Sensation 2296 ET. Vickland’s reserve grand champion horned owned female, H BL Miss Spice 923 ET, was first named Division IV champion. She was a Feb. 24, 2019, daughter of H Deberard 7454 ET.

The polled owned female show was sponsored by Hoffman Ranch, Thedford, Neb. The horned owned female show was sponsored by HME Herefords, Winterville, Ga., and Hopper Herefords, Maysville, Ky.

Horned division results

Division I
Champion: Blakelee Hayes, Ada, Okla., with VC Gold Roses 9051G, sired by UPS Sensation 2296 ET, and bred by Victoria Chapman, Mannsville, Okla.

Reserve champion: Rylee, Aidyn and Bryden Barber, Channing, Texas, with BR Holly G025 ET, sired by CRR 109 On Point 559 ET, and bred by Bryden Barber.

Division II
Champion: Lauren May, Mineral Point, Wis., with Purple Iris 145G ET, sired by UPS Sensation 2296 ET, and bred by Purple Reign Cattle Company, Toulon, Ill.

Reserve champion: Cierra and Claire Collins, Chattanooga, Okla., with H BL Miss Spice 992 ET, sired by B&C Stock Option 6026D ET, and bred by Brinn Begalka, Castlewood, S.D.

Division III
Champion: Thomas, Will and Ben Freking, Alpha, Minn., with H BL Miss Spice 938 ET, sired by H Deberard 7454 ET, and bred by Brinn Begalka, Castlewood, S.D.

Reserve champion: Claiborne and Eli Perry, Madison, Miss., with BK Good Point 937G ET, sired by UPS Sensation 2296 ET, and bred by Buck Cattle Company, Madill, Okla.

Division IV
Champion: Vada and Hans Vickland, Longmont, Colo., with H BL Miss Spice 923 ET, sired by H Deberard 7454 ET, and bred by Brinn Begalka, Castlewood, S.D.

Reserve champion: Kendall Boatman, Rockford, Ill., with 2TK MKS 2296 24B Bella 4G ET, sired by UPS Sensation 2296 ET.

Division V
Champion: Jarrett Shane Worrell, Mason, Texas, with WORR Borrowed Lace 408F ET, sired by TFR KU Roll The Dice 1326.

Reserve champion: Callie Harris, Canton, Texas, with BACC 540 Chandon 853 ET, sired by T/R BPF AmericanClassic 561CET, and bred by Mason Allan, Schulenburg, Texas.

Polled division results

Division I
Champion: Mason Allan, Schulenburg, Texas, with BACC 612 Hadley 965 ET, sired by KJ BJ 58Z Contender D56 ET.

Reserve champion: Burk Van Horn, Morgantown, Ind., with LCC Kiwi’s VIP 69G ET, sired by LCC Redneck Yacht Club 7671 ET, and bred by Lowderman Cattle Company, Macomb, Ill.

Division II
Champion: Jill Emerson, Prairie Grove, Ark., with BK Golden Hour 9057G, sired by H FHF Authority 6026 ET, and bred by Buck Cattle Company, Madill, Okla.

Reserve champion: Ben Jensen, Cortland Kan., with KJ BJ 5349 Harley 760G ET, sired by KJ BJ 58Z Contender D56 ET.

Division III
Champion: Vada and Hans Vickland, Longmont, Colo., with H SCG HCC Diana 736G ET, sired by H Montgomery 7437 ET, and bred by L J Suttles, Hanna City, Ill.

Reserve champion: Addison Wall, Pleasantville, Iowa, with PAW 601D Hello Darlin’ 925, sired by MAV Legacy 601D ET.

Division IV
Champion: Bryden, Aidyn and Rylee Barber, Channing, Texas, with BR Halsey 9099, sired by BR Belle Air 6011, and bred by Rylee Barber.

Reserve champion: Mason Allan, Schulenburg, Texas, with SULL Cashin Harley 9313G ET, sired by DKF RO Cash Flow 0245 ET, and bred by Rylee Barber, Channing, Texas.

Division V
Champion: Payton Farmer, Brownstown, Ind., with OG 1326 Valedictorian 05G ET, sired by TFR KU Roll The Dice 1326, and bred by Dustin Ogburn, Sanders, Ky.

Reserve champion: KayAnn Eck, Putnam, Okla.., with H BL Mocha 932 ET, sired by H Montgomery 7437 ET, and bred by Brinn Begalka, Castlewood, S.D.

Division VI
Champion: Hadley Dunklau, Wayne, Neb., with WSCC Breathless 53G ET, sired by T/R BPF AmericanClassic 561CET, and bred by Whitney Walker, Prairie Grove, Ark.

Reserve champion: Blake Burns, North Platte, Neb., with H Lady 9126 ET, sired by CRR 5280, and bred by Hoffman Herefords, Thedford, Neb.

Division VII
Champion: Ethan Hopkins, Winchester, Tenn., with H Kelly 9160 ET, and sired by H Deberard 7454 ET, and bred by Hoffman Herefords, Thedford, Neb.

Reserve champion: Hadley Dunklau, Wayne, Neb., with KJ BJ 364C Salsa 534G ET, sired by B&C Stock Option 6026D ET, and bred by Kevin Jensen, Courtland, Kan.

Division VIII
Champion: Vada and Hans Vickland, Longmont, Colo., with H KFL Pixie 9372 ET, sired by H Montgomery 7437 ET, and bred by Hoffman Herefords, Thedford, Neb.

Reserve champion: Rhett Lowderman, Macomb, Ill., with JDSC MS Spice Lilly G17 ET, sired by UPS Sensation 2296 ET, and bred by JD Show Cattle, Twin Brooks, S.D.

Division IX
Champion: Chancee Clark, Muldrow, Okla., with BK Full Of Sweets 8036F, sired by H FHF Authority 6026 ET, and bred by Buck Cattle Company, Madill, Okla.

Reserve champion: Aidyn Barber, Channing, Texas, with BR Kate F082 ET, sired by BR Copper 124Y.

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The 2020 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo was sponsored in part by BioZyme Inc., St. Joseph, Mo. The National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) is one of the most active junior programs in the country with more than 3,500 members. The NJHA’s mission is to create and promote enthusiasm for the breed while providing opportunities through leadership, education and teamwork. For more information about the NJHA, visit www.JrHereford.org.

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