Champions named at NAILE Gelbvieh Junior Heifer Show

American Gelbvieh Association

The Junior Gelbvieh and Balancer Heifer Show at the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) was held on Saturday, November 11, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky. Judge Barry Nowatske, Michigan City, Indiana, evaluated the 23 Gelbvieh and Balancer females.

Grand champion Gelbvieh/Balancer heifer was GHGF Deanna 77D, owned by Austin Teeter, Mount Ulla, North Carolina. She was born on March 3, 2016. This heifer first claimed the junior yearling heifer division and is the daughter of FMGF Blue’s Impact 001X.

BCFG Butlers Ms Dolly 1315D, owned by Alexandria Raab, Markle, Indiana, won reserve grand champion Gelbvieh/Balancer heifer. This February 9, 2016 heifer is sired by BCFG Butlers Bismarck 512Z and was runner-up to the grand champion heifer in the junior yearling heifer division.

Division Champions and Reserves

Champion Spring Heifer Calf: RAAB BCFG Ms. Evangeline 413E ET; Aidan Raab, Markle, Ind.; Sire: S A V Brilliance 8077

Reserve Champion Spring Heifer Calf: LARA Alexa EN009; Lara Rittenhouse, New Carlisle, Ohio; Sire: S A V Brilliance 8077

Champion Junior Heifer Calf: SKYC BCFG-SKYS Eleanor 282E; Casey Martin, Oregon, Ill.; Sire: JRI Pistol Pete 214A44

Reserve Champion Junior Heifer Calf: GCGF Niki 701E; Molly Anderson, Marion, N.C.; Sire: PLA Big Dog 101Y

Champion Senior Heifer Calf: GHGF Delilah 655D; Austin Teeter, Mount Ulla, N.C.; Sire: Gambles Hot Rod 9620

Reserve Champion Senior Heifer Calf: TJB Anissa 921U 650D ET; Lara Rittenhouse, New Carlisle, Ohio; Sire: EGL Lifeline B101

Champion Intermediate Heifer: ADS PMCJ Daisy Duke 653D; Clayton Wyatt Jones, Glasgow, Ky.; Sire: CCRO Carolina Leverage 3214A

Champion Junior Yearling Heifer: GHGF Deanna 77D; Austin Teeter, Mount Ulla, N.C.; Sire: FMGF Blue’s Impact 001X

Reserve Champion Junior Yearling Heifer: BCFG Butlers Ms Dolly 1315D; Alexandria Raab, Markle, Ind.;Sire: BCFG Butlers Bismarck 512Z

Champion Senior Heifer: TJB Velvet 339Z 504C ET; Lara Rittenhouse, New Carlisle, Ohio; Sire: TAU Gunslinger 19U

Grand Champion Gelbvieh/Balancer Female: GHGF Deanna 77D; Austin Teeter, Mount Ulla, N.C.; Sire: FMGF Blue’s Impact 001X

Reserve Grand Champion Gelbvieh Balancer Female: BCFG Butlers Ms Dolly 1315D; Alexandria Raab, Markle, Ind.; Sire: BCFG Butlers Bismarck 512Z