Each year, Limousin exhibitors at the National Western Stock Show (NWSS) in Denver, Colo., select one of their colleagues to receive the Herdsman of the Year award.
Lance Sennett of Sennett Cattle Co., Waynetown, Ind., received this year's recognition in the form of a trophy belt buckle. Frank Padilla, director of member relations for the North American Limousin Foundation (NALF), made the presentation Jan. 9 in the NWSS Stadium Arena just before the naming of the grand champion Limousin female.
This year's other nominees were Dawn Berry, Magness Land and Cattle, Platteville, Colo.; Ray Cope, Circle L Limousin and Land Co., Burbank, Ohio; Brian Deatsman, Deatsman Farms Limousin, Leesburg, Ind.; and Chance Schilling, Schilling Limousin, Edson, Kan.
The North American Limousin Foundation (www.nalf.org), headquartered
in Englewood, Colo., provides programs and services – including genetic evaluation of 5,000 active sires – to nearly 4,000 members and their commercial customers. The Limousin breed and its Lim-Flex® hybrid
lead the beef industry in muscle-growth efficiency and ideally complement British