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HEREFORD CHAMPS SELECTED AT NORTH AMERICAN

Kansas City, Mo. — KP Real Deal 446 walked out of Freedom Hall a winner at the 2006 North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) National Hereford Show on Nov. 16 in Louisville, Ky. The 2-year-old bull, sired by BP Kahlua 38M, is co-owned by Daugherty Cattle Co., Clovis, N.M., and Kyle Perez, Nara Visa, N.M., and has expected progeny differences (EPDs) of birth weight (BW) 6.3; weaning weight (WW) 54; yearling weight (YW) 85; milk (MM) 20; and milk and growth (M&G) 47. Tommy Coley, Birmingham, Iowa, evaluated the Hereford lineup and sorted through 212 heifers and bulls.

Cottonwood Springs Farm, Cedar, Mich., exhibited the champion yearling bull that went on to be named reserve grand champion of the show. CSF 122L Creek 203R ET is sired by Remitall Online 122L and has EPDs of BW 2.7; WW 51; YW 86; MM 17; and M&G 43.

In 2005 HAWK KO Enuff Faith 0506 won her division at the NAILE; this year she claimed the grand champion female title. Faith is owned by National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) member Karlee Osborne, Sheridan, Ill. This powerful yearling heifer is the reigning Junior National Hereford Expo reserve grand champion polled female. Faith is sired by CH Enuff Prophet 2913 and showed with EPDs of BW 4.7; WW 41; YW 67; MM 15; and M&G 35.

In the reserve spotlight was Purple Cruella 14S ET exhibited by Purple Reign Cattle Co., Toulon, Ill. Cruella is off to a great start this fall. She won the Keystone International Livestock Exposition in October and also won the junior calf division at the American Royal. The BR Moler ET daughter posted EPDs of BW 4.7; WW 47; YW 80; MM 19; and M&G 43. This reserve female was one of the reasons Purple Reign Cattle Co. received the premier exhibitor title.

At the conclusion of the show, DeShazer Cattle Co., Hearne, Texas, stepped into the winner's circle and claimed purple banners for premier breeder as well as best six head and champion get of sire with a group sired by H 8E Embracer 8006.

On Nov. 12, 94 heifers competed for grand and reserve honors in the junior show. Kyle Colyer, Bruneau, Idaho, judged the junior entries. At the conclusion of the show, Dylan Evans, Lebo, Kansas, received the nod for champion heifer with KJ 2403 Robinette 968R by Allendale Robin Hood. Robinette also was selected reserve in the yearling division of the open show. Karey Howes, Taneytown, Md., led BL Velvet Rose by BR DM Channing ET to the reserve title. Rose was also a top contender in the open show, winning the intermediate division.

To view complete results of the NAILE National Hereford Show visit www.hereford.org. The “Shows” menu on the left includes “National Show Results.” Champion and division winner photos may be downloaded at www.herefordphotoshop.com/media. Enter “media” when prompted for a password.

Additional division results

Spring calf champion heifer: Travis Pierce, Baraboo, Wis., with PHH 083 Chasity 638 ET by CS Boomer 29F.

Reserve spring calf champion heifer: Shelly Streitmatter, Rensselaer, Ind., with RC RB 125L Key Nancy 009S by RT DCC 20X Key Master 125L.

Reserve junior calf champion heifer: Shawn Gilmore, Floresville, Texas, with DCC 4002 Jessica 6064 ET by BR Moler ET.

Fall calf champion heifer: Dylan Evans, Lebo, Kan., with KJ C&L 392F Violet 109R ET by SHF Interstate 20X D03.

Reserve fall calf champion heifer: Kade Patton, Frankfort, Ind., with Patton Kiwi 502 by CS Boomer 29F.

Intermediate champion heifer: Karey Howes, Taneytown, Md., with BL Velvet Rose by BR DM Channing ET.

Reserve intermediate champion heifer: Garrett Knebel, Winamac, Ind., with Kochs Sparkles R19 by Exclusive 7N.

Reserve spring yearling champion heifer: Brady Jensen, Courtland, Kan., with KJ BJ 380L Peppermint 040R ET by PW Victor Boomer P606.

Yearling champion heifer: Drew Perez, Nara Visa, N.M., with C&M New Mexico Lady 510 by C Pure Gold 0140.

Reserve yearling champion heifer: Dylan Evans with KJ 2403 Robinette 968R by Allendale Robin Hood.

Senior champion heifer: John Erwin, New Milton, W.Va., with G Susie Supreme 511 444 by G Victor Supreme 511 110.

Champion cow-calf pair: Beckleys Herefords, Ravenna, Ky., with Beckleys 122L Kayela 799P ET by Remitall Online 122L and a February bull calf by Beckleys Legend 242 758P.

Reserve champion cow-calf pair: Brooke Jensen, Courtland, Kan., with CRR D03 Kay-Baby 204 by SHF Interstate 20X D03 and an April bull calf by KJ BJ Bounty Hunter 741P.

Spring calf champion bull: K7 Herefords, Hollandale, Wis., with K7 2072 Lad 631 by Golden Achiever 2072.

Reserve spring calf champion bull: Pierces Hereford Haven, Baraboo, Wis.; Harold Lietzau, Sparta, Wis.; and Rustic Oaks Farm, Ohio., Ill., with ROF Style 422S by GQ.

Junior calf champion bull: K7 Herefords with K7 2072 Lad 618 by Golden Achiever 2072.

Reserve junior calf champion bull: Beckleys Herefords with Beckley 758P Ontime 934S by Beckleys Legend 242 758P.

Fall calf champion bull: JWR Land and Cattle Co., Dallas, Ga., and CMR/Grandview, Senatobia, Miss., with JWR L56 Round Up 071R ET by NJW 57G 712B Cowtown 60M.

Reserve fall calf champion bull: Four L Hereford Farm, Atwood, Tenn., with Four L Striker by Four L Gold Strike 1127.

Intermediate champion bull: Hunt Bros., Battle Ground, Ind., with HB Wow! 5035 by MR 98170 Monument 202M.

Reserve intermediate champion bull: JC Cattle Co., Norman, Ind., with JC Proform 8GR by JC Proform 34J.

Reserve yearling champion bull: DeShazer Cattle Co., Hearne, Texas; Tim and Fiona Lockhart, Hearne, Texas; and Utley Cattle Co., Fairfield, Texas, with DBLL DCC 8006 Powerful 5072 ET by H 8E Embracer 8006.

Reserve champion senior bull: Stockdale Hereford Farm, Dayton, Pa.; CSR Polled Hereford Farm, Alapaha, Ga.; and Grandview Plantation, Como, Miss., with CS GV Rock 22P ET by Blair-Athol 20 The Rock ET 19M.

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