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Champions Named at American Royal Gelbvieh and Balancer® Show

The Gelbvieh and Balancer®show at the 2014 American Royal livestock show took place on Saturday, October 25 in Hale Arena at the American Royal complex. Kelly Burns of North Platte, Nebraska the Gelbvieh and Balancer cattle.

The grand champion Gelbvieh female was shown by Worrell Enterprises, LLC, Mason, Texas and Dromgoole’s Heaven, Richmond, Texas. JDPD Western Glitz 7114A is a January 24, 2013 daughter of JDPD Akin 140W. This heifer first claimed the junior yearling heifer division.

Coming out of the same junior yearling heifer division was the reserve champion Gelbvieh female. TAU Mia 363A is a February 3, 2013 daughter of TAU Gunnison 106R and was owned by Sydney Taubenheim, Amherst, Nebraska.

Showing the grand champion Gelbvieh bull was Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Indiana. 3G Bandoleer 458B is the son of 3G Time Machine 758T ET and was born March 3, 2014. This bull first claimed the spring bull calf division.

The reserve champion Gelbvieh bull was 3G Aristotle 320A ET owned by Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Indiana and Overmiller Gelbvieh, Smith Center, Kan. First named champion junior bull, he is the January 13, 2013 son of 3G Time Machine 758T ET.

In the Balancer show, grand champion Balancer female was owned by Volek Ranch, Highmore, South Dakota and Wes and Brittney Spencer, Pierre, South Dakota. BVLK A304 is the February 7, 2013 daughter of SAV Brilliance 8077 and first won the junior yearling heifer division.

JW LeDoux, Agenda, Kansas, owned the reserve champion Balancer female. CTR Lass 3200A is the daughter of CTR Sandhills 0065X and was born April 2, 2013. This heifer came out of the junior yearling heifer class.

Grand champion Balancer bull was 3G EZ Money 209Z and owned by Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Indiana and Overmiller Gelbvieh, Smith Center, Kansas. This bull first claimed the senior bull division and is the January 16, 2012 son of Duff Basic Instinct 6501.

Coming out of the same senior bull division was the reserve champion Balancer bull. TTTT Sugar Daddy ET is an August 16, 2012 son of OCC Legend 616L. Chase Tabor, Stillwater, Oklahoma was the owner.

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2014 American Royal Gelbvieh and Balancer Show
October 25, 2014
Kansas City, MO
Judge: Kelly Burns, North Platte, Neb.

Division Champions and Reserves:

Gelbvieh Champion Spring Heifer Calf: 3G Cowgirl Bette 448B ET; Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind.; Sire: 3G Time Machine 758T ET

Gelbvieh Reserve Spring Heifer Calf: VTT Miss Bella; Van Tucker, Portis, Kan.; Sire: JRI Pop A Top 197T83

Gelbvieh Champion Junior Heifer Calf: HIGH MS Anneli 14B9; Hightower Cattle Company, Lacygne, Kan.; Sire: TAU Mr Krugerrand 70M 130P

Gelbvieh Reserve Junior Heifer Calf: 3G Cowgirl Bee 426B; Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind.; Sire: 3G Yukon 132Y

Gelbvieh Champion Senior Heifer Calf: JDPD Girlie Girl 450A; Worrell Enterprises, LLC, Mason, Texas/Dromgoole’s Heaven, Richmond, Texas; Sire: RTRM Headline

Gelbvieh Reserve Senior Heifer Calf: HIGH MS Lexi 34A74; Hightower Cattle Company, Lacygne, Kan.; Sire: TAU Mr Krugerrand 70M 130P

Gelbvieh Champion Intermediate Heifer Calf: BARG Dixie 313A; Van Tucker, Portis, Kan.; Sire: X-Factor 673X ET

Gelbvieh Reserve Intermediate Heifer Calf: SSMK Golden Streak; Double Diamond Farms, Cynthiana, KY.; Sire: SSMK Astroid

Gelbvieh Champion Junior Yearling Heifer: JDPD Western Glitz 7114A; Worrell Enterprises, LLC, Mason, Texas/Dromgoole’s Heaven, Richmond, Texas; Sire: JDPD Akin 140W

Gelbvieh Reserve Junior Yearling Heifer: TAU Mia 363A; Sydney Taubenheim, Amherst, Nebraska; Sire: TAU Gunnison 106R

Gelbvieh Champion Spring Bull Calf: 3G Bandoleer 458B; Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind.; Sire: 3G Time Machine, 758T ET

Gelbvieh Reserve Spring Bull Calf: TTTT Who’s Hott ET; Chase Tabor, Stillwater, Okla.; Sire: BABR Who Done It

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

Gelbvieh Reserve Junior Bull Calf: CIRS 354TB; Circle S Ranch, Canton, Kan.; Sire: CIRS Decade 278U2

Gelbvieh Champion Senior Bull Calf: JNCC Red Directive 367A; Jared Nowack, Bland, Mo.; Sire: JNCC Resolute Directive

Gelbvieh Reserve Senior Bull Calf: SSMK Heart Stopper; Double Diamond Farms, Cynthiana, Ky.; Sire: SSMK Astroid

Gelbvieh Champion Junior Bull: GGGE 3G Aristotle 320A ET; Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind./Overmiller Gelbvieh, Smith Center, Kan.; Sire: 3G Time Machine 758T ET

Gelbvieh Reserve Junior Bull: HTFB Mr Ariat A323; Brad McWilliams/Hilltop Farms, Asbury, Mo.; Sire: BNC Mr Hojer Y062

Gelbvieh Champion Senior Bull: SSMK Apollo; Double Diamond Farms, Cynthiana, Ky.; Sire: SSMK Astroid

Gelbvieh Reserve Senior Bull: Garbanzo Bean; Sydney Bigger, Media, Ill.; Sire: SYDB Butter Bean

Balancer Champion Junior Heifer Calf: TAU Fancy 414B ET; Taubenheim Gelbvieh, Amherst, Neb.; Sire: Connealy Consensus 7229

Balancer Reserve Junior Heifer Calf: AHL Deb 467B ET; JW LeDoux, Agenda, Kan.; Sire: SAV Brilliance 8077

Balancer Champion Senior Heifer Calf: BDCG DC Darci 401A2ET; Seth Beying, Leavenworth, Kan.; Sire: SAV Bismarck 5682

Balancer Reserve Senior Heifer Calf: XXB Miss Unbelievable 44A ET; J.J. Boehler, Orleans, Neb./LeDoux Ranch, Agenda, Kan.; Sire: Bushs Unbelievable 423

Balancer Champion Intermediate Heifer Calf: BDCG DC Darci 401A1 ET; Logan Beying, Easton, Kan.; Sire: SAV Bismarck 5682

Balancer Champion Junior Yearling Heifer: BVLK A304; Volek Ranch, Highmore, S.D./ Wes and Brittney Spencer, Pierre, S.D.; Sire: SAV Brilliance 8077

Balancer Reserve Junior Yearling Heifer: CTR Lass 3200A; JW LeDoux, Agenda, Kan.; Sire: CTR Sandhills 0065X

Balancer Champion Senior Female: JDPD Megan 916Z; Worrell Enterprises, LLC, Mason, Texas/Dromgoole’s Heaven, Richmond, Texas; Sire: JDPD Akin 140W

Balancer Champion Junior Bull Calf: 3G Big Star 487B; Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind.; Sire: 3G Smoke N’ Mirrors

Balancer Reserve Junior Bull Calf: AHL Paradise 430B; LeDoux Ranch, Agenda, Kan.; Sire: AHL Redemption 237Z

Balancer Champion Senior Bull Calf: AHL Forever Ladies Man; Triple K Gelbvieh, Bonner Springs, Kan.; Sire: Kesslers Frontman R001

Balancer Reserve Senior Bull Calf: KKKG Triple K Alan; Triple K Gelbvieh; Bonner Springs, Kan.; Sire: CIRS 12LW ET

Balancer Champion Junior Bull: TBKN Admiral 69A2; Tyler Beenken, Buckingham, Iowa; Sire: DLW Windsor 36W ET

Balancer Champion Senior Bull: 3G EZ Money 209Z; Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind./ Overmiller Gelbvieh, Smith Center, Kan.; Sire: Duff Basis Instinct 6501

Balancer Reserve Senior Bull: TTTT Sugar Daddy ET; Chase Tabor, Stillwater, Okla.; Sire: OCC Legend 616L

Gelbvieh Pen Show Tradition Continues at NWSS

One of the traditional highlights during the Gelbvieh activities at the National Western Stock Show is the Gelbvieh and Balancer® Pen show. This year’s show saw 15 pens exhibited on Sunday, January 12, 2014. Donnie Robertson of Yukon, Okla., judged the pen bull show.

Judd Ranch, Inc., of Pomona, Kan., exhibited the grand champion and reserve champion pen of three Gelbvieh bulls. The champion pen included two February- and one January-born bulls. They combined for an average weight of 1,163 pounds with an average weight per day of age of 3.51. All pen bulls were ultrasound scanned at check-in time. This champion pen had average actual scan data of 14.93 ribeye area, 3.03 %IMF, and 0.25 back fat.

The reserve pen of three Gelbvieh bulls were August-born and had an average weight of 1,558 pounds, posting an average weight per day of age of 3.03 pounds per day. Their ultrasound scan data was as follows: 16.04 ribeye area, 3.13 %IMF, and 0.26 back fat.

Judd Ranch also exhibited the grand champion pen of five Gelbvieh bulls. The January- and February- born pen had an average weight of 1,225 pounds with a 3.57 average weight per day of age. They also combined for very impressive ultrasound scan data, averaging 16.22 ribeye area, 3.20 %IMF, and 0.29 back fat.

In the Balancer pen show, Judd Ranch struck again claiming champion pen of three Balancer bulls. These January-born bulls had an average weight of 1,242 with a 3.54 weight per day of age on show day. Their average actual ultrasound data was as follows: 16.73 ribeye, 3.57 %IMF, and 0.57 back fat.

The reserve champion pen of three Balancer bulls was exhibited by Warner Beef Genetics, Beaver City, Neb. Their pen of January- and February-born bulls weighed 1,128 pounds posting a weight per day of age of 3.33 pounds per day. The three bulls combined for the following ultrasound data: 14.94 ribeye area, 3.29 %IMF, and 0.26 back fat.

Bar Arrow Cattle Company of Phillipsburg, Kan., claimed the grand champion pen of five Balancer bulls. All March-born bulls, they pressed the scales down at an average of 1,130 pounds for a 3.66 weight per day of age. The pen also posted equally impressive average actual ultrasound scan data of 16.65 ribeye area, 3.57 %IMF, and 0.32 back fat.

The reserve champion pen of five Balancer bulls was exhibited by Judd Ranch. This pen of January- and February-born bulls combined to weigh 1,174 pounds, giving them a weight per day of age of 3.40 pounds per day. The pen’s ultrasound data was as follows: 15.45 ribeye area, 3.23 %IMF, and 0.25 back fat.

Champions Parade at NAILE Eastern National Gelbvieh Show

Champions Parade at NAILE Eastern National Gelbvieh Show

Note to Editors: High-resolution press quality photos are available by contacting Megan Slater, American Gelbvieh Association public relations coordinator at megans@gelbvieh.org or 303-465-2333.

The 2014 Eastern National Gelbvieh and Balancer® show was held at the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky. A total of 89 animals were exhibited by breeders across the country. Judge Scott Schaake of Manhattan, Kansas evaluated the 35 Gelbvieh females, 12 Gelbvieh bulls, 32 Balancer females, and 10 Balancer bulls.

The grand champion Gelbvieh female was exhibited by Allie Raab, Markle, Indiana. BCFG Butlers Lulu 549A is a January 21, 2013 daughter of BCFG Butlers Code Red 506T ET. This champion female first claimed the junior heifer division.

Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Indiana, showed the reserve champion Gelbvieh female. GGGE 3G Cowgirl Belinda 449B is a March 1, 2014 daughter of GGGE 3G Space Cowboy and first claimed the spring heifer calf division.

Overmiller Gelbvieh of Smith Center, Kansas and Emily Griffiths of Kendallville, Indiana own the grand champion Gelbvieh bull. GGGE 3G Aristotle 320A ET is a January 13, 2013 son of GGGE 3G Time Machine 758T ET and was first claimed the junior bull division.

Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Indiana, showed the reserve champion Gelbvieh bull. GGGE 3G Bandoleer 458B is a March 3, 2014 son of GGE 3G Time Machine 758T ET. He first won the spring bull calf division.

In the Balancer show, grand champion Balancer female went to PLA Miss Zelda 20Z. Exhibited by Green Hills Gelbvieh, Mt Ulla, North Carolina, she is the February 12, 2012 daughter of SAV Pioneer 7301 and was first named champion cow/calf pair.

The reserve champion Balancer female was CTR Lass 3200A owned by LeDoux Ranch, Agenda, Kansas. First claiming the junior heifer division, she is an April 2, 2013 daughter of CTR Sandhills 0065X.

Grand champion Balancer bull was GGGE 3G EZ Money 209Z owned by Overmiller Gelbvieh, Smith Center, Kansas and Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Indiana. This January 16, 2012 son of Duff Basic Instinct 6501 first claimed the two year old bull division.

Reserve champion Balancer bull was owned LeDoux Ranch, Agenda, Kansas. AHL Anchorman 472B ET is a March 2, 2014 son of XXB Wingman 639T ET and first claimed the spring bull calf division.

The premier breeder and premier exhibitor awards both went to Emily Griffiths. Hill Country Gelbvieh of Hondo, Texas was named premier herdsman.

The 2014 NAILE Junior Gelbvieh Show was held on Saturday, November 15. A total of 21 Gelbvieh females were evaluated by John Grimes, Hillsboro, Ohio.

The grand champion Gelbvieh heifer was exhibited by Connor Durham, Piedmont, South Carolina. GGGE 3G Athena 312A ET is the January 5, 2013 daughter of GGGE 3G Time Machine 758T ET.

The reserve champion Gelbvieh heifer was GDX 312A exhibited by Anna Duxbury, Wessington, South Dakota. This heifer is a February 27, 2013 daughter of PLA Big Dog 101Y.

Kelsey Sheeley, Hillsboro, Ohio exhibited the grand champion bred and owned Gelbvieh heifer. KJSG MV De Anna 403A is a January 11, 2013 daughter of GGGE 3G Warlock 928W.

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2014 Eastern National Gelbvieh and Balancer Show
November 18, 2014
Louisville, KY
Judge: Scott Schaake, Manhattan, Kansas
Entries: 89 head

Division Champions and Reserves:

Gelbvieh Champion Spring Heifer Calf: GGGE 3G Cowgirl Belinda 449B; Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind.; Sire: GGGE 3G Space Cowboy

Gelbvieh Reserve Spring Heifer Calf: BCFG Butlers Bianca 534B; Butler Creek Farms, Milton, Tenn.; Sire: BCFG Butlers Impact 549U

Gelbvieh Champion Winter Heifer Calf: RID R Ima Lady 1403B ET; Ridinger Cattle Company, Deer Trail, Colo.; Sire: CCRO Carolina Exclusive 1230Y

Gelbvieh Reserve Winter Heifer Calf: GGGE 3G Cowgirl Bee 426B; Samuel Smith, Crab Orchard, Ky. and Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind.; Sire: GGGE 3G Yukon 132Y

Gelbvieh Champion Senior Heifer Calf: KIT Pennie A32; Colton Kitley, Flora, Ill.; Sire: GGGE 3G Time Machine 758T ET

Gelbvieh Reserve Senior Heifer Calf: JTPF Blue Well Astro 234A; Blue Well Farms, Lebanon, Tenn.; Sire: JDPD Astro 407S

Gelbvieh Champion Intermediate Heifer: SSMK Golden Streak 71A; Double Diamond Farms, Cynthiana, Ky.; Sire: SSMK Astroid

Gelbvieh Reserve Intermediate Heifer: OHIO MV Miss Adelle 257A; Kelsey Sheeley, Hillsboro, Ohio; Sire: CIRS Decade 278U2

Gelbvieh Champion Junior Heifer: BCFG Butlers Lulu 549A; Allie Raab, Markle, Ind.; Sire: BCFG Butlers Code Red 506T ET

Gelbvieh Reserve Junior Heifer: GGGE 3G Athena 312A ET; Connor Durham, Piedmont, S.C.; Sire: GGGE 3G Time Machine 758T ET

Gelbvieh Champion Cow-Calf Pair: SVFG Dolly 01X; Spring Valley Farm, Lebanon, Ky.; Sire: SLC Freedom 178F ET

Gelbvieh Champion Spring Bull Calf: GGGE 3G Bandoleer 458B; Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind.; Sire: GGGE 3G Time Machine 758T ET

Gelbvieh Reserve Spring Bull Calf: CIRS 837TB ET; Circle S Ranch, Canton, Kan.; Sire: KIT Tabasco J26 ET

Gelbvieh Champion Winter Bull Calf: GGGE 3G Bootlegger 439B; Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind.; Sire: GGGE 3G Zip Line 266Z

Gelbvieh Reserve Winter Bull Calf: CIRS Trademark 1041YB; Circle S Ranch, Canton, Kan.; Sire: CIRS Decade 278U2

Gelbvieh Champion Senior Bull Calf: SSMK Heart Stopper; Double Diamond Farms, Cynthiana, Ky.; Sire: SSMK Astroid

Gelbvieh Champion Junior Bull: GGGE 3G Aristotle 320A ET; Overmiller Gelbvieh, Smith Center, Kan./Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind.; Sire: GGGE 3G Time Machine 758T ET

Gelbvieh Reserve Junior Bull: SYDB Simple Machine; Sydney Bigger, Media, Ill.; Sire: EBIG Ringo

Gelbvieh Champion Senior Bull: SSMK Apollo; Double Diamond Farms, Cynthiana, Ky.; Sire: SMMK Astroid

Gelbvieh Champion Two Year Old Bull: SYDB Garbanzo Bean; Sydney Bigger, Media, Ill.; Sire: SYDB Butter Bean

Balancer Champion Spring Heifer Calf: GGGE 3G Cowgirl Banshee 484B; Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind.; Sire: GGGE 3G EZ Money 209Z

Balancer Reserve Spring Heifer Calf: AHL Tessa 486B ET; LeDoux Ranch, Agenda Kan./Dromgoole’s Heaven, Richmond, Texas; Sire: AHL Redemption 237Z

Balancer Champion Winter Heifer Calf: RAAB BCFG Ms. Valentine 214B; Aidan Raab, Markle, Ind.; Sire: SAV Brilliance 8077

Balancer Reserve Winter Heifer Calf: BCFG Butlers Bridget 533B; Butler Creek Farms, Milton, Tenn.; Sire: BCFG Butlers Bismarck 512Z

Balancer Champion Senior Heifer Calf: GHCF Whitney 25A1 ET; Justin Teeter, Mt. Ulla, N.C.; Sire: PVF All Payday 729

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

Balancer Champion Intermediate Hiefer: CCRO Carolina Pinnacle 3303A; C-Cross Cattle Company, Asheboro, N.C.; Sire: JKGF Reflex X4 ET

Balancer Champion Junior Heifer: CTR Lass 3200A; LeDoux Ranch, Agenda, Kan.; Sire: CTR Sandhills 0065X

Balancer Reserve Junior Heifer: JCGR Bar GT Hepburn 244A; Jumping Cow Gelbvieh, Ramah, Colo.; Sire: BEA 705T ET

Balancer Champion Senior Heifer: MDAV Miss Canyon ET; Karen Eby, Duncan, S.C.; Sire: BUF BFCK Cherokee CNYN 4912

Balancer Reserve Senior Heifer: MDAV Miss Red Canyon ET; Karen Eby, Duncan, S.C.; Sire: BUF BFCK Cherokee CNYN 4912

Balancer Champion Cow-Calf Pair: PLA Miss Zelda 20Z; Green Hills Gelbvieh, Mt. Ulla, N.C.; Sire: SAV Pioneer 7301

Balancer Champion Spring Bull Calf: AHL Anchorman 472B ET; LeDoux Ranch, Agenda, Kan.; Sire: XXB Wingman 639T ET

Balancer Reserve Spring Bull Calf: GGGE 3G Big Star 487B; Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind.; GGGE 3G Smoke N’ Mirrors

Balancer Champion Winter Bull Calf: AHL Paradise 430B; LeDoux Ranch, Agenda, Kan.; Sire: AHL Redemption 237Z

Balancer Reserve Winter Bull Calf: JCGR Bar GT 153B; Jumping Cow Gelbvieh, Ramah, Colo.; Sire: CCRO Carolina Exclusive1230

Balancer Champion Senior Bull Calf: BCFG Butlers 100 Proof; Butler Creek Farms, Milton, Tenn.; Sire: BCFG 100 Proof 10Y1

Balancer Champion Senior Bull: MDAV The Red Rock ET; Karen Eby, Duncan, S.C.; Sire: BUF BFCK Cherokee CNYN 4912

Balancer Champion Two Year Old Bull: GGGE 3G EZ Money 209Z; Overmiller Gelbvieh, Smith Center, Kan./Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind.; Sire: Duff Basic Instinct 6501

Balancer Reserve Two Year Old Bull: CSCF Classic Alydar Legend; Cameron Schwark, Herscher, Ill.; Sire: BC Classic 385-7

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