Hereford champions selected at Keystone

Farm Forum

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – ROF Time is Money 311A ET and LCC TG Merry Feeling 3158ET topped the Keystone International Livestock Exposition (KILE) National Hereford Show in Harrisburg, Pa., Oct. 3. Time is Money went on to be named supreme champion over all breeds.

Mark and Deb Core, Pleasantville, Iowa, judged the 132-head show and said it’s an honor to judge one of the most popular and fastest growing breeds in the entire industry.

Prior to the selection of champion female, Mark said, “The cattle today have been fresh and feminine in their makeup, good in rib shape and have some depth and muscle.”

National Junior Hereford Association member Lauren McMillan, Tiskilwa, Ill., bred and exhibited the supreme champion. Time is Money is a March 11, 2013, son of CRR About Time 743 and first won the yearling division. Judges Mark and Deb Core followed with the champion senior bull, LF 4R Freedoms Revolt 405Z, an April 5, 2012, son of MSU TCF Revolution 4R shown by Lyn-Dell Farm, Pepperell, Mass.

The champion female, LCC TG Merry Feeling 3158ET is owned by Melissa Grimmel, Jarrettsville, Md. The Oct. 17, 2013, daughter of RC LCC Justified 135 ET was first named champion winter heifer calf. Both champion and reserve champion females were bred by Lowderman Cattle Co., Macomb, Ill.

Reserve champion was LCC TG Going Big Time 2B, owned by Lowdermans. She is a Feb. 26, 2014, daughter of DeLHawk Kahuna 1009 ET and won the junior heifer calf division.

Burns Farms, Pikeville, Tenn., exhibited the best six head and was named premier exhibitor and premier breeder.

To view complete results of the 2014 KILE Hereford Show visit

Additional division results

Spring calf champion heifer: Sullivan Farms, Dunlap, Iowa, with SULL Kessey 4991B by ECR Who Maker 210 ET.

Reserve spring calf champion heifer: Melissa Grimmel with GGSC Carlee 6B by CRR About Time 743.

Reserve junior calf champion heifer: Rylee Stockdale, Dayton, Pa., with WBCC 11X Gabriella 202Z 2B by TH 71U 719T Mr Hereford 11X.

Reserve winter calf champion heifer: Brady, Ben and Brooke Jensen, Courtland, Kan., with SULL Olivia’s Time by CRR About Time 743.

Senior calf champion heifer: Nigel Howe, Wagontown, Pa., with DJF Sweet Polly 85A ET by AH JDH Cracker Jack 26U ET.

Reserve senior calf champion heifer: The Main Group, Pikeville, Tenn., and Burns Farms with BF 8Y Homemaid 3137 by NJW 73S W18 Homegrown 8Y ET.

Champion intermediate heifer: Tucker Schmidt, Woodbine, Md., with FDE Merry Lady 1302 by Purple Milsap 45S.

Reserve intermediate champion heifer: Rylee Stockdale with RS Extreme Faith 74A by H Excel 8051 ET.

Spring yearling champion heifer: Kaylie Shelton, Frederick, Md., with Purple Hazel 305A by Purple MB Womanizer 14U ET.

Reserve spring yearling champion heifer: Melissa Grimmel with H KH DD Journey 3154 ET by WLB Global 72M 50S.

Junior yearling champion heifer: Matthew Powers, Butler, Pa., with DeLHawk Contessa 36A ET by DeLHawk Kahuna 1009 ET.

Reserve junior yearling champion heifer: Walker Dunn, Cochranton, Pa., with DeLHawk Miss Dior 5A ET by AH JDH Cracker Jack 26U ET.

Senior yearling champion heifer: Dillon Pepin, Goshen, Conn., with Pepin Josie 230Z by AH JDH Cracker Jack 26U ET.

Reserve senior yearling champion heifer: Alexis and Courtney Eudy, Harrisburg, N.C., with WCC Hope Z316 ET by Purple Currency 24U ET.

Champion cow-calf pair: Julie and Harrison Roberts, Williamsburg, Mass., with WR Miss Rosie 44 by STAR TRF 59M Morris 363R ET and her January heifer calf at side by CRR About Time 743.

Reserve champion cow-calf pair: Marben Farm, Sharon, Conn., with Marben’s Zenyatta Y22 by TAM Sherwood 3109 and her June heifer calf at side by PHH PCC 812 True Grit 002.

Spring calf champion bull: Christian Dermody, Linwood, N.Y., with LLH 8051 Vulcan 314 by H Excel 8051 ET.

Reserve spring calf champion bull: Melissa Grimmel with GGSC Gypsy’s Trust 2B by NJW 73S M326 Trust 100W ET.

Champion junior bull calf: Lowderman Cattle Co. with LCC High Stakes 410 by LCC Back N Time ET.

Reserve junior calf champion bull: Burns Farms with BF Stake 88X 417 by NJW 98S R117 Ribeye 88X ET.

Winter calf champion bull: Walker Dunn with WD 719T Sharp Dressed Man 3256 by TH 122 71I Victor 719T.

Reserve winter calf champion bull: Oliver, Harrison and Julie Roberts, Williamsburg, Mass., with Bofat Hill 4R Koal 121 A by MSU TCF Revolution 4R.

Senior bull calf champion bull: Trademark Genetics, Pikeville, Tenn.; Paquette Hereford Ranch, St. Anne, Ill.; and Burns Farms with BF TMG 485T Redemption 3165 by KH HVH 33N Redeem 485T ET.

Reserve senior bull calf champion bull: Oak Ledge Farm, Belmont, N.H., with KEB Cramer AH JDH CJ 26U A by AH JDH Cracker Jack 26U ET.

Intermediate champion bull: Old Beech Farm, West Granby, Conn., with OBF Shane 08A by STAR Shock Wave 13Y ET.

Reserve intermediate champion bull: Oliver Roberts with Bofat Hill 719T George 51A by TH 122 71I Victor 719T.

Reserve champion yearling bull: Misty Freeman, Upperco, Md., with BMF Prince Buddy 25A by MSU TCF Revolution 4R.

Reserve champion senior bull: Christian Dermody with LCC Shinerbock 287Z by STAR TCF Shock & Awe 158W ET.