BELMONT, N.Y. — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County’s Agriculture Program is excited to announce:
2021 Allegany County Fair Youth Dairy Show Results
Lynn Bliven, Agriculture & Natural Resources Issue Leader
On Wednesday, July 21st the Allegany County Fair held the Youth Dairy Show. This year’s show opened with meet and greet with the judge, Casey Arlig-Hinz from Houghton, NY.
Beginning the show with Junior Showmanship, Morgan Holcomb first in class followed by Ben Eshelman and Riley Blarr. All juniors received blue ribbon awards.
Moving into the Intermediate Showmanship division 1st blue to Natalie Burrows, 2nd blue Emma Bolzan and 3rd blue to Abigail Morton.
For the senior division topping the class was Halayna Eddy. Also receiving blue ribbons Taylor Brokaw and Kelsi Morton.
In our Novice Showmanship division Bentley Foster, Lindsey Reynolds, Lincoln Reynolds and Jim Eshelman received a blue.
Winners in each division received a halter sponsored by SAPUTO. The top 2 from each divisions competed for Master Showmanship. This year’s winner Morgan Holcomb received a director’s chair sponsored by The York Agency, Lester York. Reserve Master Showmanship, Bentley Foster received a bag of grooming supplies and cash award from Jefferds Enterprises.
A single participant in Cloverbub Showman, open to youth 5-7 years old. Lily Morton received a participation ribbon and an awards sponsored by Wild Geese Farm.
Following the showmanship breed classes were held. Highlights for these classes:
Award Sponsor Recipient
Ayrshire Senior Champion Lost Valley Farm Natalie Burrows
Ayrshire Reserve Senior Champion Zane Covert Morgan Holcomb
Holstein Senior Champion Center Vu farm Kelsi Morton
Holstein Reserve Senior Champion Skyview Farm Halayna Eddy
Holstein Best Udder Jennifer Dunlap Memorial Kelsi Morton
by Vicki Santangelo / Dunlap family
Grade Senior Champion Zane Covert Emma Bolzan
Ayrshire Junior Champion Dave’s Printing Morgan Holcomb
Ayrshire Reserve Junior Champion Skyview Farms Natalie Burrows
Holstein Junior Champion Allegany County Pomona Grange Riley Blarr
Holstein Reserve Junior Champion Lost Valley Farm Bentley Foster
Jersey Junior Champion Allegany County Pomona Grange Lindsey Reynolds
Jersey Reserve Junior Champion Allegany County Farm Bureau Jim Eshelman
Brown Swiss Junior Champion Dave’s Printing Morgan Holcomb
Brown Swiss Res Junior Champion Allegany County Farm Bureau Morgan Holcomb
Guernsey Junior Champion The York Agency Natalie Burrows
Grade Grand Champion Reisdorf Bros. Inc. Kelsi Morton
Grade Reserve Grand Champion E.I.E.I.O. Farm Abigail Morton
Ayrshire Grand Champion Windfall Farms Natalie Burrows
Ayrshire Reserve Grand Champion Dave’s Printing Morgan Holcomb
Holstein Grand Champion Missy & Mike Holcomb Kelsie Morton
Holstein Reserve Grand Champion Dave’s Printing Kaylee Eddy
Jersey Grand Champion Shady Lane Farm Lindsey Reynolds
Jersey Reserve Grand Champion Allegany County Farm Bureau Jim Eshelman
Brown Swiss Grand Champion Windfall Farms Morgan Holcomb
Brown Swiss Res Grand Champion Allegany County Farm Bureau Morgan Holcomb
Guernsey Junior Champion Zane Covert Natalie Burrows
Supreme Champion Birds All Dairy Natalie Burrows
Best Breed and Owned Jefferds Livestock Riley Blarr
Dairy Herd – 1st place Friendship Everlasting 4-H Club
Club Herd – 1st place Friendship Everlasting 4-H Club
We want to thank our judge, Casey Arlig-Hinz, for donating her time to judge the show today and give valuable encouragement and feedback to the participants. Casey is a proud Allegany County 4-H Alumni. She started showing at the age of 10 and hasn’t stopped since. Casey owns and operates Lakeview Genetics with her daughter Lorelei. They breed and market elite Ayrshire and Jersey cattle. Casey also is the coach for the NYS 4-H Dairy Judging Team and has judged all across America and Europe.
Congratulations to all the youth on a successful show.
Youth shows at the fair are one of many programs offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County (CCE-Allegany). The association is part of the national cooperative extension system, an educational partnership between County, State, and Federal governments. As New York’s land grant university Cornell administers the system in this state. For more information, call 525-268-7644 or visit our website at www.cce.cornell.edu/allegany. Cornell Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.
–Cornell Cooperative Extension Allegany County
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