MT. Quality was the order of the day at the Simmental open show, held
February 28, at the 2007 Houston Livestock Show.
Strength in the calf divisions
ultimately prevailed for the Simmental show, as both the Grand Champion Female
and Grand Champion Bull were selected from the calf divisions.
In the female division, “TAMU Foxy Roxy S7502”, sired by CNS Dream On L186 and exhibited by Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, proved to be the cream of the crop, as she rose to the top and was named Heifer Calf Champion as well as Grand Champion Female. Texas A&M also exhibited the Junior Champion Heifer, “TAMU Sheza Vixon”, sired by KENCO/MF Powerline 204L.
In the Bull division excitement ran high as the Bull Calf Champion, “JDJ Shock and Awe 2S”, sired by JDJ Intimidator 080K and exhibited by Suver, RS&T, Walsh, Anderson and Special K, was awarded the ultimate honor of Grand Champion Bull. Taking the honor of Reserve Champion Bull was the Intermediate Champion Bull, “CMSU Hotbaldy”, sired by BH Tracker 998J and was exhibited by Centeal Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO.
Parading before open judge Neely Nelson, Houston, TX, the following animals received top honors in their respective classes at the 2007 Houston Livestock Show.
Grand Champion Female and Heifer Calf Champion
“TAMU Foxy Roxy S7502,” s.
by CNS Dream On L186, exh. by Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.
Reserve Grand Champion Female and Reserve Heifer Calf Champion
Joliette S648,” s. by SVF/NJC Built Right N48, exh. by Special K Cattle Co, Sweeny,
Intermediate Champion Heifer
“TTU Pearly May,” s. by PVF-BF BF26 Black
Joker, exh. by Kayla Jane Burden, Stillwater, OK.
Junior Champion Heifer
“TAMU Sheza Vixon,” s. by KENCO/MF Powerline 204L,
exh. by Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.
Grand Champion Bull and Bull Calf Champion
“JDJ Shock and Awe 2S,” s. by JDJ
Intimidator 080K, exh. by Suver, RS&T, Walsh, Anderson and Special K.
Reserve Grand Champion Bull and Intermediate Champion Bull
“CMSU Hotbaldy,” s.
by WW Temperature Red 43M, exh. by Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg,
Reserve Bull Calf Champion
“THSF Heartland S608,” s. by BH Tracker 998J, exh.
by Special K and Troy Hadden, Sweeny, TX.
Intermediate Champion Bull
“TTU Black Cornerstone,” exh. by Tennessee Tech University,
Junior Champion Bull
“JDJ Fast Cars and Freedom 18R,” s. by THSF Freedom 300N,
exh. by Special K Cattle Co, JDJ Ranch, Sweeny, TX.
Reserve Junior Champion Bull
“MR JPT,” s. by SAC MR MT 73R, exh. by Niki Dutile,
Best Three Head
Exh. by Special K Cattle Co, Sweeny, TX
Produce of Dam
Out of SAC Miss Jet Top 29G, exh. by Special K Cattle Co, Sweeny, TX
JUNIOR STEER SHOW
Grand Champion Simmental Steer
Exh. by Samantha Kellermeier, Garden City, TX.
Reserve Grand Champion Simmental Steer
Exh. by Lauren Burnett, Huntsville, TX.
The ASA is headquartered in Bozeman, Montana and maintains the breed registries for the Simmental and Simbrah breeds of cattle. ASA has an active adult and junior membership of nearly 8,000.