CITY, Mo. — The 2007 Western Nugget National Hereford Show in Reno, Nev., Nov. 1-Dec. 1 showcased 243 Herefords during the two-day event. Kevin Hafner, Yukon, Okla., judged 116 polled and 127 horned cattle.
Hoffman Herefords, McArthur, Calif., and partners dominated the horned and polled shows, exhibiting three of the four grand champions at the 2007 Western Nugget event. Hoffman and Lauren Schiermiester-White, Buffalo, Wyo., teamed up to exhibit the grand champion horned female, H Kathy 668 ET, by C –S Pure Gold 98170. The spring yearling heifer was reserve overall in 2006 as a calf. The champion spring heifer calf, H Evelyn 7011, followed in the reserve grand position in the horned show. Evelyn is a BR Wildfire 2153 daughter and was exhibited by Opperman Cattle Co., Sandy, Ore., and Hubman Cattle Co., Medford, Ore.
In the polled female show, Ankony Land Inc., Clarkesville, Ga., and Hoffman Herefords showed the champion spring yearling and grand champion overall. Ankony SB Lady H 90S ET by HB STAR Battle Ground 2013 was also reserve at the 2007 National Western. Following Lady and capturing the reserve title was Garrett Floyd, Wink, Texas, with his champion spring heifer calf, CRR 587 Amber 787 by CRR 133 Avalanche 587.
The bull competition heated up on Dec. 1 and walking away with the purple banner in the horned show was Brooke Brumley, Orovada, Nev., with her bred-and-owned yearling bull, BF Elko 647S ET, by BR Moler ET. Hoffman Herefords; W4 Ranch, Morgan, Texas; Hi View Ranch, Cleburne, Texas; and George Ochsner and Sons, Torrington, Wyo.; claimed the reserve grand champion horned bull title with their junior calf, GO L18 Excel T15, by GO Excel L18.
The grand champion polled bull, H Easy Deal 609 ET, is no stranger to the winner's circle having won reserve at the Western Nugget in 2006. He is a BR DM Channing ET son and was shown by Lee and Diane Hutchens Family Trust, Fallon, Nev., and Hoffman Herefords. The grand champion spring bull calf, UPS JT Neon 7136 1ET, received the judge's nod for the reserve overall title. He is a GH Neon 17N son and owned by Upstream Ranch, Taylor, Neb., and Adams Hirsche Herefords, High River, Alta.
At the conclusion of the horned show, Mrnak West, Gardnerville, Nev., secured the premier exhibitor and get of sire awards. Largent & Sons, Kaycee, Wyo., won the best six head title and Colyer Herefords, Bruneau, Idaho, captured the premier breeder banner. Weimer Cattle Co., Susanville, Calif., had a successful show, earning premier breeder and exhibitor awards along with the best six head honors in the polled division.
To view complete results of the Western Nugget National Hereford Show visit www.hereford.org. The “Shows” menu on the left includes “National Show Results.”
Additional polled division results
Polled reserve spring calf champion heifer: Kim Wilson, Wink, Texas, with UPS TCC Miss Neon 7828 ET.
Polled junior calf champion heifer: Little Creek Ranch, Parma, Idaho, and Hacklin Hereford Ranch, Redmond, Ore., with LCR HHR First Lady 713 by SB 122L Git-R-Done 19R ET.
Polled reserve junior calf champion heifer: Coyote Ridge Ranch, LaSalle, Colo., with CRR 9126J Eclipse 722 by CL 1 Domino 9126J 1ET.
Polled fall calf champion heifer: Brooke and Kari Brumley, Orovada, Nev., with DCC 4002 Llano 6263 ET by BR Moler ET.
Polled reserve fall calf champion heifer: Brice Anderson, Buhl, Idaho, with TAN 419N 2132 Star 555S by H5 986 Domino 2132.
Polled intermediate champion heifer: Tracie Haight, Sheridan, Ore., with HL 40P Sara Jane 6256 by MSU WSF Pathfinder ET 40P.
Reserve polled intermediate champion heifer: Jordan, Kelley and Mark Largent, Kaycee, Wyo., with L3 Lady Line-up 717 by BR Moler ET.
Polled reserve spring yearling champion heifer: Brooke and Kari Brumley and Colyer Herefords, Bruneau, Idaho, with BR Remember Me 616S ET by BR Moler ET.
Polled junior yearling champion heifer: Robert and Travis Jensen, Parma, Idaho, with LCR WSF Dakota 606 by NJW MC WSF Trail Boss 47N ET.
Polled reserve junior yearling champion heifer: Michelle Malson, Parma, Idaho, with C Miss Moler 6090 by BR Moler ET.
Polled senior champion heifer: Erica Bianchi, Gilroy, Calif., with Patton Hannah 5149 by Feltons Legend 242.
Polled champion cow-calf pair: Weimer Cattle Co., Susanville, Calif., and Little Creek Ranch with LCR Rosey 544R by SB 122L Pride Line 32N ET and a May heifer calf by TCW Red Obsidian M326 412R.
Reserve polled spring calf champion bull: Weimer Cattle Co. with TCW Data Tracker 412R 710T by TCW Red Obsidian M326 412R.
Polled junior calf champion bull: Lorenzen Farms, Chrisman, Ill.; Coyote Ridge Ranch and Prairie Meadow Herefords, Springfield, Ill.; with CRR 4037 Flash 742 by THM Durango 4037.
Reserve polled junior calf champion bull: Katie Lynn Colyer, Bruneau, Idaho; Colyer Herefords and Sullivan Polled Herefords, Chehalis, Wash.; with C Moler 7093 by BR Moler ET.
Polled fall calf champion bull: Santos Hereford Ranch, Hilmar, Calif., and Arrowstar Hereford Ranch, Coarsegold, Calif., with SHR Strictly Business 14S by BR Moler ET.
Reserve polled fall calf champion bull: Case Vyfhuizen, Merced, Calif., with Five H Heisman 62 by BR Moler ET.
Polled intermediate champion bull: Weimer Cattle Co. with TCW Field Marshall 616S by SHF Marshal 236G M33.
Reserve polled yearling champion bull: Weimer Cattle Co. with TCW Lane Changer 8E 605S by Remitall Embracer 8E.
Polled champion senior bull: Colyer Herefords with C Maui Jim ET by DM BR L1 Domino 146.
Reserve polled champion senior bull: Split Butte Cattle Co., Minidoka, Idaho; Little Creek Ranch and Heritage Cattle Co., Twin Falls, Idaho; with SB 122L Ariat 61R ET by Remitall Online 122L.
Additional horned division results
Horned reserve spring calf champion heifer: Taylor Schrick, Sayre, Okla., with C Chanel ET by DM BR L1 Domino 146.
Horned junior calf champion heifer: Kendi and Seely Sayre, Arenzville, Ill., with C Cowgirl 7030 ET by CJH Cowboy 512.
Horned reserve junior calf champion heifer: Mitchell and Grant Reeve, Eagle, Idaho, with C 125 Ms Dom 7011 by OXH Mark Domino 0125.
Horned fall calf champion heifer: Taylor Schrick with C Ms Moler 6214 ET by BR Moler ET.
Horned reserve fall calf champion heifer: Newbold Farms Inc., Oblong, Ill., with C Cowgirl 7001 by CJH Cowboy 512.
Horned intermediate champion heifer: Bobbie Kerslake, Bend, Ore., with Lady Advancer 5620 by HH Advance 183L.
Reserve horned intermediate champion heifer: Erica Bianchi with EB Ms Domino 189 by A192 Mr Real Beef.
Horned reserve spring yearling champion heifer: Upstream Ranch with UPS Miss Odyssey 6330 by UPS Odyssey 1ET.
Horned junior yearling champion heifer: Brett Gagnon, Adin, Calif., with H Paula 625 ET by BR DM Channing ET.
Horned reserve junior yearling champion heifer: Brooke Brumley with BF Pure Poison 610S ET by C-S Pure Gold 98170.
Horned senior champion heifer: Kallie Goss, Vinton, Calif., with F&F 220 Miss Starfire 5120 by F&F Starfire 220.
Horned spring calf champion bull: Cache Cattle Co., Wellsville, Utah, with CC Franchize 39T by SB 122L Git-R-Done 19R ET.
Reserve horned spring calf champion bull: Cache Cattle Co., with CC Edges Fort 15T by CC Leading Edge 21R.
Reserve horned junior calf champion bull: Colyer Herefords with C Absolute 7018 ET by FCC 36N Absolute 7R.
Horned fall calf champion bull: David and Lynda Bird, Halfway, Ore., with Bird 1065 Lad 717 by BB 9131 Domino 1065.
Reserve horned fall calf champion bull: Sue Schurman, Vancouver, Wash., with Schurman 4132 Mr Game 193S by C Game Plan 4132.
Horned intermediate champion bull: Largent & Sons, Kaycee, Wyo., with L3 Ulysses 6018 by UPS Odyssey 1ET.
Reserve horned yearling champion bull: LC Whitehead, Dallas, Texas, and Hoffman Herefords with H Top Hat 604 ET by BR DM Channing ET.
Horned senior champion bull: Upstream Ranch with UPS Domino 5016 by UPS Domino 2110.
Reserve horned senior champion bull: Amy Stillahn, Cheyenne, Wyo., with ARS Mo Betta by CRS Promise Keeper 306.