Show Results

South Carolina State Fair Show Results

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Reported by Cindy Durham

 Open Gelbvieh/Balancer®

Champion Female
GGGE 3G ATHENA 312A ET
Connor Durham, Belton, S.C.

Reserve Champion Female
BCFG BUTLERS BELLA 896B
Karen Eby, Duncan, S.C.

Champion Bull
GGGE 3G BASIC BLACK 472B
Connor Durham, Belton, S.C./Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind.

Saturday, October 24, 2015
Junior Show

Champion Female
BCFG BUTLERS BELLA 896B
Karen Eby, Duncan, SC

Reserve Champion Female
JCRN Halo’s Secret
Jared Carnes, Iva, SC

Gelbvieh and Balancer® Genetics Displayed During NWSS Pen Show

The Gelbvieh and Balancer® Pen Show took place at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colorado on Sunday, January 10, 2016. A total of 19 pens were exhibited at this year’s show. Shane Bedwell, Kanas City, Missouri, judged the pen bull show.

Judd Ranch, Inc. of Pomona, Kansas, exhibited the grand champion and reserve champion pen of three Gelbvieh bulls. The champion pen of three included three March-born bulls. This pen had an average weight of 1,137 pounds and an average weight per day of age of 3.68. All pen bulls are ultrasound scanned at the time of check-in. This champion pen had average actual scan data of 14.25 square inches for ribeye area, 3.08% IMF, and  0.25 inch of back fat.

The reserve pen of three Gelbvieh bulls were all February-born bulls and had an average weight of 1,233 pounds with an average weight per day of age of 3.65. This pen’s ultrasound scan data averaged a ribeye area of 15.09 square inches, 2.98% IMF, and 0.27 in of back fat.

Judd Ranch, Inc. also exhibited the grand champion pen of five Gelbvieh bulls. This pen included one January and four February-born bulls. The pen had an average weight of 1,141 pounds, with an average weight per day of age of 3.41. This set of bulls had average ultrasound scan data of 15.32 square inches for ribeye area, 3.45% IMF, and 0.27 inch of back fat.

In the Balancer pen show, Warner Beef Genetics, Arapahoe, Nebraska, exhibited the grand champion pen of three Balancer bulls. This pen consisted of all February-born bulls that averaged 1,267 pounds and an average weight per day of age of 3.89. This pen’s average ultrasound scan data is as follows: ribeye area of 15.49 square inches, 3.79% IMF, and 0.26 inch of back fat.

The reserve champion pen of three Balancer bulls was exhibited by Taubenheim Gelbvieh, Amherst, Nebraska. Their pen of January-born bulls averaged a weight of 1,373 pounds and 3.85 weight per day of age. This pen averaged 15.60 square inches for ribeye are, 3.77% IMF and 0.40 inch of back fat with their ultrasound scan data.

Taubenheim Gelbvieh also exhibited the grand champion pen of five Balancer bulls. This pen included four January and one February-born bulls. This champion pen had an average weight of 1,199 pounds and average weight per day of age of 3.45. The pen’s average ultrasound scan data was 14.67 square inches for ribeye area, 3.54% IMF, and 0.30 inch of back fat.

Bar Arrow Cattle Company, Phillipsburg, Kansas claimed the reserve champion pen of five bulls. This pen of February-born bulls combined to weigh an average of 1,293 pounds, giving them an average weight per day of age of 4.04. This pen’s average ultrasound scan data was as follows: ribeye area of 15.67 square inches, 3.53% IMF, and 0.36 inch of back fat.

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Champions Parade at National Gelbvieh and Balancer® Show

The 2016 National Gelbvieh and Balancer® show was held at the National Western Stock Show on Monday, January 11, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. A total of 226 animals were exhibited. Judge Chan Phillips, Maysville, Kentucky evaluated the 70 Gelbvieh females, 39 Gelbvieh bulls, 77 Balancer females, and 40 Balancer bulls.

Grand champion Gelbvieh female was EGL B281 owned by J W LeDoux, Agenda, Kansas. This heifer is an April 17, 2014 daughter of EGL Lock and Load X415 and was first named the champion junior yearling heifer.

The reserve grand champion Gelbvieh female came out of the same junior yearling heifer division. BCFG Butlers Bianca 534B is owned by Aidan Raab, Markle, Indiana and is the April 1, 2014 daughter of BCFG Butlers Impact 549U.

Ridinger Cattle Company, Deer Trail, Colorado, owns the grand champion Gelbvieh bull. AAD R Lawman 1467B is the son of CCRO Carolina Exclusive 1230Y. This bull, born

GGGE 3G Big Valley 4108B ET was named reserve grand champion Gelbvieh bull. Owned by Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Indiana, this bull is the December 16, 2014 son of GGGE 3G Time Machine 758T ET and came out of the senior bull calf division.

In the Balancer show, the grand champion Balancer female was RAAB BCFG Ms. Valentine 214B owned by Aidan Raab, Markle, Indiana. She is a February 14, 2014 daughter of S A V Brilliance and first claimed the junior yearling heifer division.

GGGE 3G Cowgirl Banshee 484B was named reserve grand champion Balancer female. This heifer is owned by September Farms/Riddle & CO, Hildreth, Nebraska and first claimed the intermediate yearling heifer division. She is the May 6, 2014 daughter of GGGE 3G EZ Money 209Z.

LeDoux Ranch/Cedar Top Ranch, Agenda, Kansas, owns the grand champion Balancer bull. EGL Lifeline B101 is the January 18, 2014 son of S A V Final Answer 0035 and first won the junior yearling bull division.

The reserve grand champion Balancer bull was HYBD Scharpe James Bond 1121B ET owned by Scharpe Angus, Arlington, Minnesota. This bull is a June 15, 2014 son of CCRO Carolina Exclusive 1230Y and came out of the intermediate yearling bull division.

In the group classes, Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Indiana claimed both champion produce of dam and champion get of sire. Both reserve champion produce of dam and reserve champion get of sire went to Green Hills Gelbvieh, Mt. Ulla, North Carolina. Champion best of four head and reserve champion best of four head both went to Green Hills Gelbvieh.

Premier breeder was Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Indiana and premier exhibitor was J W LeDoux, Agenda, Kansas.

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2016 National Gelbvieh and Balancer® Show
January 11, 2016
Denver, Colorado
Judge: Chan Phillips, Maysville, Kentucky
Entries: 226 head

Divisions and Reserves:

Gelbvieh Champion Spring Heifer Calf: MDR Clara Allen 520C; Brylee Thiel, Kaw City, Okla.; Sire: JRI Next Step 285X72

Gelbvieh Reserve Spring Heifer Calf: GGGE 3G Cowgirl Cleopatra 551C; Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind.; Sire: GGGE 3G Archimedes 353A

Gelbvieh Champion Winter Heifer Calf: HIGH Ms Miranda 9C17 ET; Grace Hammer, Wallace, Kan.; Sire: JRI Pop A Top 197T83

Gelbvieh Reserve Winter Heifer Calf: BAG 97C; Gentry Warner, Beaver City, Neb.; Sire: CTR Sandhills 0065X

Gelbvieh Champion Senior Heifer Calf: GHGF Lady Sings the Blues; Green Hills Gelbvieh, Mt. Ulla, N.C.; Sire: FMGF Blue’s Impact 001X

Gelbvieh Reserve Senior Heifer Calf: GAMB Ms Bella; Braxton Murray, Kingfisher, Okla.; Sire: MDR Red Okie 2842Z

Gelbvieh Champion Intermediate Yearling Heifer: LARM Pippa; Karly Alexander, Perry, Okla.; Sire: SJCC X Century 70X

Gelbvieh Champion Junior Yearling Heifer: EGL B281; J W LeDoux, Agenda, Kan.; Sire: EGL Lock and Load X415

Gelbvieh Reserve Junior Yearling Heifer: BCFG Butlers Bianca 534B; Aidan Raab, Markle, Ind.; Sire: BCFG Butlers Impact 549U

Gelbvieh Champion Cow/Calf Pair: SEGA Allspice 495A; Grace Steenbergen, Cheyenne, Wyo.; Sire: RID R Eastwood 907W

Gelbvieh Champion Spring Bull Calf: OGSG Catapult 13C; Overmiller Gelbvieh, Smith Center, Kan.; GGGE 3G Zip Line 266Z

Gelbvieh Reserve Spring Bull Calf: ELC Prince 068C; Cooper Gelbvieh, Burdett, Kan.; Sire: ELC Iron Eagle ET

Gelbvieh Champion Winter Bull Calf: MCCA Cornhusker Red 524C; McCarty Cattle Company, Parachute, Colo.; Sire: RWG Traction 7412

Gelbvieh Reserve Winter Bull Calf: AAD R Young Gun 5028C ET; Ridinger Cattle Company, Deer Trail, Colo.; Sire: CCRO Carolina Exclusive 1230Y

Gelbvieh Champion Senior Bull Calf: GGGE 3G Big Valley 4108B ET; Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind.; Sire: GGGE 3G Time Machine 758T ET

Gelbvieh Reserve Senior Bull Calf: DLW TPG Jackpot 7551B ET; Warner Beef Genetics, Arapahoe, Neb.; Sire: GLAG Adkins Jackpot 906W

Gelbvieh Champion Junior Yearling Bull: AAD R Lawman 1467B; Ridinger Cattle Company, Deer Trail, Colo.; Sire: CCRO Carolina Exclusive 1230Y

Gelbvieh Reserve Junior Yearling Bull: HTFB Mr. Bruce Almighty B419; Brad McWilliams/Hilltop Farms, Asbury, Mo.; Sire: BNC Mr Hojer Y062

Gelbvieh Champion Senior Yearling Bull: SYD Boondocks Axel 3116A ET; Sydney Wilkinson, Brighton, Colo.; Sire: JOB Danell TD Chico Loco 28Y

Gelbvieh Champion Two-Year-Old Bull: SLC Swagger 105A ET; Severtson Land & Cattle, Red Deer County, Alberta, Canada; Sire: STON Xterminator 7X

Gelbvieh Reserve Two-Year-Old Bull: COV Durango 366A; Covington Gelbvieh, Montrose, Colo.; Sire: JRI Pop A Top 197T83

Balancer Champion Spring Heifer Calf: EGL Empress C161; Eagle Pass Ranch, Highmore, S.D.; Sire: EGL Lock and Load X415

Balancer Reserve Spring Heifer Calf: BAG 146CA; Hilltop Farms, Asbury, Mo.; Sire: CTR Sandhills 0065X

Balancer Champion Winter Heifer Calf: GGGE 3G Cowgirl Cruella 537C; Austin Starr, Stapleton, Neb.; Sire: S A V Bismarck 5682

Balancer Reserve Winter Heifer Calf: RAAB BCFG Ms. Star 13C; Alexandria Raab, Markle, Ind.; Sire: S A V Brilliance 8077

Balancer Champion Senior Heifer Calf: BCFG Butlers Beyonce 10B2 ET; David Smith, Boulder, Colo.; Sire: BCFG Butlers Cherokee 504T ET

Balancer Reserve Senior Heifer Calf: GHGF Calista; Austin Teeter, Mt. Ulla, N.C.; Sire: GHGF Zeus 61Z

Balancer Champion Intermediate Yearling Heifer: GGGE 3G Cowgirl Banshee 484B; September Farms/Riddle & CO, Hildreth, Neb.; Sire: GGGE 3G EZ Money 209Z

Balancer Reserve Intermediate Yearling Heifer: GMTG Bree 20B; Garrett Teeter, Mt. Ulla, N.C.; Sire: GHGF Gin 98W

Balancer Champion Junior Yearling Heifer: RAAB BCFG Ms. Valentine 214B; Aidan Raab, Markle, Ind.; Sire: S A V Brilliance 8077

Balancer Reserve Junior Yearling Heifer: AHL Deb 467B ET; J W LeDoux, Agenda, Kan.; Sire: S A V Brilliance 8077

Balancer Champion Senior Yearling Heifer: AMT Ava 327A; Austin Teeter, Mt. Ulla, N.C.; Sire: TC Freedom 104

Balancer Champion Spring Bull Calf: BMCE MAC Chancellor 765C; Brandon McEndaffer, New Raymer, Colo.; Sire: DBRG Mr Concensus 383A ET

Balancer Reserve Spring Bull Calf: OGSG Cassius Clay 712C; Overmiller Gelbvieh, Smith Center, Kan.; Sire: GGGE 3G EZ Money 209Z

Balancer Champion Winter Bull Calf: SEPT Copperfield ET; September Farms/Riddle Cattle & CO, Hildreth, Neb.; Sire: GGGE 3G Smoke N’ Mirrors

Balancer Reserve Winter Bull Calf: GGGE 3G Centurion E527C; Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind.; Sire: Schiefelbein Effective 61

Balancer Champion Senior Bull Calf: TTTT Mighty Hot ET; 4 T Ranch, Stillwater, Okla.; Sire: Mytty In Focus

Balancer Reserve Senior Bull Calf: BNW Plainsman Boom 4127B; Wilkinson Gelbvieh Ranch, Model, Co.; Sire: BNW Plainsman 2103Z

Balancer Champion Intermediate Yearling Bull: HYBD Scharpe James Bond 1121B ET; Scharpe Angus, Arlington, Minn.; Sire: CCRO Carolina Exclusive 1230Y

Balancer Reserve Intermediate Yearling Bull: AHL First Class 493B ET; J W LeDoux, Agenda, Kan.; Sire: Dameron First Class

Balancer Champion Junior Yearling Bull: EGL Lifeline B101; LeDoux Ranch/Cedar Top Ranch, Agenda, Kan.; Sire: S A V Final Answer 0035

Balancer Reserve Junior Yearling Bull: GHGF Smooth Glide 10B; Justin Teeter, Mt. Ulla, N.C.; Sire: GKG Harley

 

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