Dr. John Rayfield, Lubbock, TX judged 87 Polled Hereford Heifers, and 42 Horned Hereford Heifers at the 2017 Illinois State Fair Junior Show. Grand Champion Polled heifer was shown by A. Black, Streator, IL on DelHawk Starlet 23D, the Feb.2016 daughter of 88X. Grand Champion Horned heifer went to M. Lowderman, Macomb on BLL LCC 135 Just My Kind 675, the May 2016 daughter of Justified. M. Lowderman also showed the Reserve Grand Polled Heifer, MKL LCC Sweet Tea 719 ET, a Feb. 2017 daughter of Sundance Kid. The Reserve Grand Horned Heifer was DelHawk Vienna 1605 ET, the Oct. 2016 daughter of Chosen one shown by A. Black – John Meents
221 head paraded in front of Judge Brandon Callis, Minco, OK at the 2017 Illinois State Fair Hereford Show. The Illinois State Fair Hereford Show is one of the very best in the United States.
Champion polled female went to SULL Harley 6535D ET, the May 2016 daughter of Miles McKee shown by Lucas & Ryan Beckman, Winchester, IL. Alexis Black, Streator, IL showed the reserve polled female. She was DelHawk Starlet 23D, the Feb. 2016 daughter of 88X.
Champion Horned Female was Zoes Miss Hoss 911, the May 2016 daughter of AA AMC 980 Big Hoss 308 ET shown by Sophia Lowers, Clinton, IL. Kendall & Kade Boatman, Rockford showed the reserve Horned Champion Female. She was 2TK 71A Izzy 6142, a November 2016 daughter of BR Duncan 4142.
In the bull show, champion polled bull was JTH SC Playmaker 22C ET, the March 2015 son of 88X. He is owned by Lowderman Cattle Company, Macomb, IL, Foggy Bottom Farm, Tanneytown, MD, Jones Show Cattle, Harrod, OH and John Thomas Heyl. Reserve polled bull was LF 2016 Anchor 3036, the April 2016 son of LF 447 Achievement 3063. Anchor is owned by Stephen Lorenzen, Chrisman,IL.
Champion horned bull went to JTH SC Waylon 55C ET, the May 2015 son of 88X. Waylon is owned by Lori & Gene Stumpf, Columbia, IL, John Thomas Heyl, T & D Enterprise, and Karley Creek. CRR 028X Roll Tide 612, the Feb. 2016 son of Churchill Sensation 028X was reserve champion horned bull. He is owned by Prairie Rose Cattle Company, Sherman, IL, Eleanor James, Samual C. Birdsall, and Coyote Ridge Ranch.
The 4 Grand Champions are photoed – John Meents