NATIONAL HEREFORD SHOW HELD IN LOUISVILLE

Kansas City, Mo. -- RF Endurance 1301 ET won the bull show and RW KLD 122L Mindy Y3078 ET topped the female show at the North American International Livestock Exposition Thursday, Nov. 15, in Louisville, Ky.

Kyle Colyer, Bruneau, Idaho, judged the 260-head show, and was very impressed with the quality in the female and bull shows. He commended the Hereford exhibitors and breeders on their marketing efforts and for attracting new people to the Hereford breed over the last few years.

RF Endurance 1301 ET was slapped grand champion after winning the yearling bull division. He is a March 2011 son of CRR About Time 743 owned by Richard Watson, Shady Valley, Tenn., and Rogan Hereford Farms, Rogersville, Tenn. Jarrett Shane Worrell, Mason, Texas, Rylee Owen, Mason, Texas, and Miller Cattle Co., Douglas, Wyo., won reserve champion bull honors with WORR Owen Tankeray Y79D ET by NJW FHF 9710 Tank 45P.

Kaine Warnken, Schulenburg, Texas, exhibited RW KLD 122L Mindy Y3078 ET to the champion female title after being named champion fall heifer calf. She is a September 2011 daughter of Remitall Online 122L. Whitney, Mason and Catelyn Walker's heifer TC C Lexi 88Y, by TFR Cyrus 225 ET, was chosen reserve champion female after winning the spring yearling heifer division.

In the cow-calf show, Trent Neal, Bellevue, Mich., with MSU Keepsake 21X ET by Remitall Online 122L, took top honors. She showed with a February calf at side by TH 122 71I Victor 719T. The reserve championship went to Gary Allen Taylor III, Winchester, Ky., with TCC 934S Maui Time 0023 by Beckley 758P OnTime 934S and her March bull calf sired by TH 122 71I Victor 719T.

Premier breeder and exhibitor banners went to Purple Reign Cattle Co., Toulon, Ill. Sayre Herefords, Arzenville, Ill., exhibited the best six head. First-place get-of-sire was won by Perks Ranch, Rockford, Ill., with a group sired by TH 75J 243R Bailout 144U ET.

In the junior show on Sunday, Nov. 11, Sydney Wisnefski, Wyoming, Ill., exhibited the champion heifer Purple SM Wonder Woman 160Y by Purple MB Womanizer 14U ET. Korbin Collins, Flanagan, Ill., won reserve champion female honors with KPH Purple Cookie 116 by Purple Currency 24U ET.

To view complete results of the 2012 North American International Livestock Exposition National Hereford Show visit Hereford.org.

Additional division results

Spring calf champion heifer: Bailey Buck, Madill, Okla., with BK Zazzy 246 by Golden Oak Outcross 18U.

Reserve spring calf champion heifer: Kaylie Shelton, Laytonville, Md., with Purple Adele 50Z by Purple MB Womanizer 14U ET.

Junior calf champion heifer: Perks Ranch, Rockford, Ill.; S&J Ranch, Rockford, Ill.; and Frank Graceffa, Loves Park, Ill., with Perks 144U She's A Darling 200 by TH 75J 243R Bailout 144U ET.

Reserve junior calf champion heifer: Kagney Collins, Flanagan, Ill., with Purple SV Katniss 11Z ET by CRR About Time 743.

Reserve champion fall calf heifer: Allison Stephens, West Salem, Ill., with WCC Dixie Y352 by Grandview 7Oaks Sonora 145R.

Intermediate champion heifer: Sydney Wisnefski, Wyoming, Ill., with Purple SM Wonder Woman 160Y by Purple MB Womanizer 14U ET.

Reserve intermediate champion heifer: Gary & Kathy Buchholz, Waxahachie, Texas, and Kirbie Day, Waxahachie, Texas, with KLD 29F Petals D114 by CS Boomer 29F.

Reserve spring yearling champion heifer: Korbin Collins, Flanagan, Ill., with KPH Purple Cookie 116 by Purple Currency 24U ET.

Junior yearling champion heifer: Morgan Lowderman, Macomb, Ill., with AF Miss Ginger II 1002 ET by LCC Back N Time ET.

Reserve junior yearling champion heifer: Marie Lock, Avon, Ill., with BLL LCC She's All Good 150 by LCC Back N Time ET.

Senior yearling champion heifer: Four L Hereford Farm, Atwood, Tenn., with Four L Outcross Gal X0039 ET by Golden Oak Outcross 18U.

Reserve senior yearling champion heifer: Zachary Parish, Harrisburg, Ill., with STRM Lucy JW 0621 ET by KT John Wayne 7167.

Spring calf champion bull: Happ Herefords, Mendota, Ill., with Happ Extra Point 1220 ET by DeLHawk Kahuna 1009 ET.

Reserve spring calf champion bull: Lowderman Cattle Co., Macomb, Ill., with LCC Final Drive 285 by JB LCC Quagmire 506.

Junior calf champion bull: Perks Ranch with Perks 144U Right Track 2040 by TH 75J 243R Bailout 144UET.

Reserve junior calf champion bull: Bailey Buck; Hoffman Herefords, Thedford, Neb., and Deppe Bros., Maquoketa, Iowa, with DEP Generation X 122 ET by Golden Oak Outcross 18U.

Reserve fall calf champion bull: Lucas, Logan and Cory Stumpf, Columbia, Ill., with Gen-Lor Rock Solid S109 2100 ET by GO 3196 Advance S109.

Intermediate champion bull: Rylee Stockdale, Dayton, Pa., and Lowderman Cattle-Gavel Syndicate, Macomb, Ill., with RS 45P Magnum 91Y by NJW FHF 9710 Tank 45P.

Reserve champion intermediate bull: Tyler Collings, Brownstown, Ind., with JC 743 Prime Time 34TY by CRR About Time 743.

Reserve yearling champion bull: Webster Jones, Center Conway, N.H.; Jibben Polled Herefords, Southlake, Texas; and Churchill Cattle Co., Manhattan, Mont., with Churchill Force 1159Y ET by Golden Oak Outcross 18U.

Senior champion bull: William Doig, Waldron, Ind., with Elm-Lodge Xplorer 6X by BF Flint 730T ET.

Reserve champion senior bull: Shockley's Horned Herefords, Poteau, Okla.; Four L Hereford Farm and Paul Wade, Antlers, Okla., with Four L 279R Mulholland X1044 ET by GH Rambo 279R.







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