New York cows had a banner day at the All-American Dairy Show in Harrisburg, Pa., Wednesday, taking home top honors in the Red & White, Brown Swiss and Ayrshire shows.
Cooper Galton of Roll-n-View Farm, Nunda, N.Y., took home the grand championship title with his entry, MS Glad Ray Morefun Red, at the Red & White Show.
Dublin Hills Treats, exhibited by Elite Dairy, Ken Main and Peter Vail, of Copake, N.Y., was named the Brown Swiss grand and senior champion of the National Open Show. Treats also was the first place component merit cow.
And Douglas E. Evans of Sunny Acres Farm, Georgetown, N.Y., had a bright morning after picking up the grand and reserve grand championships during the Open Ayrshire Show.
In the Red & White show, Galton also rolled to the top of the intermediate championship class to claim the title.
The reserve championship title went to Rob-Sara Ruster Tina B-Red, exhibited by Laura Emerson of Middletown, Del. Tina was also named the best senior female, bred and owned by exhibitor.
Greenlea Adv Cara-Red-ET, exhibited by Richard M. Green of Middletown, Del., was awarded the senior championship, while Ridgedale Runway-Red-ET earned the reserve senior champion title.
In the Brown Swiss show, Main and Vail also exhibited the reserve grand champion and reserve senior champion, 6-year-old Brothers Three Wisp.
Intermediate champion was the first place junior 3-year-old, Old Mill Starsky Love ET, exhibited by Amanda Bassler of Upperville, Va. Love was also named honorable mention grand champion.
Reserve intermediate champion was the first place junior 2-year-old, Burlin Supreme Janell, owned by Eric and Faith Burall of New Windsor, Md.
All-American junior champion Brown Swiss honors went to the first place winter calf, PA Lyn-Leigh Denver Topsy, owned by Dylan Coleman of Ronks, Pa. Fairdale Elite Debra, first place spring yearling Brown Swiss heifer, was named reserve junior champion and was exhibited by Michael Barton of Copake Falls, N.Y.
In the Ayrshire show, Sunny Acres Rattler’s Kacie took home the senior championship before earning the show’s highest honor, while 5-year-old cow Sunny Acres Harmony’s was first named reserve senior champion before earning the reserve grand honors.
Another Sunny Acres entry, fall heifer calf Sunny Acres Jackson’s Vanna, took home the junior championship title.
The junior reserve championship went to Palmyra-Raigimore EL BC Gi Gi, exhibited by B. Volschenck of Hagerstown, Md.
Vales-Pride Rawhide Boson, exhibited by David Patrick of Woodbine, Md., was named intermediate champion. Reserve intermediate champion was Palmyra Bendig R Bonnie-ET, exhibited by Mark Creek of Hagerstown, Md.