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38 BC HOLSTEIN NEWS ❆ CHRISTMAS 2020
Westerner Dairy Showcase Holstein Show
       Winning Junior 3-Year Old and Intermediate Champion, MOSNANG SOLOMON LIQUIFY shows the balance and flawless conformation that eventually saw her awarded Grand Champion and Best Bred and Owned for Mosnang and Stanhope-Wedgwood.
First Mature Cow, SKYCREST DEFIANT LAST CALL was chosen Reserve Champion and Best Udder for Skycrest Holsteins, with Chad Crest on the halter.
     Well-known and well-accomplished, WESTCOAST DEFIANT ADDISON took Champion Red honours for Westcoast Holsteins, after being the first place 5-Year Old.
Gary Vanderpost led SAVAGE-LEIGH SELSER-Red to Reserve Champion of the Red show for Westcoast Holsteins.
   Marcus Hehli lends a gentle touch to MOSNANG SOLOMON LIQUIFY, the Intermediate Champion at the Westerner and eventual Grand Champion for Mosnang and Stanhope-Wedgwood. To her right is ROBELLA BYWAY WHIPLASH, Reserve Intermediate Champion for Robella and Rockymountain Holsteins.
CALL, was first Mature Cow and Reserve Grand Champion for Skycrest Holsteins (AB). This wide rear uddered, tall front- ended, speckled 7-year-old was also Best Udder of the show.
The Reserve Intermediate Champion was the long, open ribbed second Junior 3-Year-Old, ROBELLA BYWAY WHIPLASH, from Robella Holsteins (SK) and RockyMountain Holsteins (AB).
Bryce Fisher of R&F Livestock (SK) returnedtotheshowsceneaftera10- year absence and had seven females in the parade for Junior champion, plus two milking class winners. Claiming the Junior Champion rosette for R&F was the fancy, well-balanced and dairy Summer Yearling, OAKFIELD BENEFIT ELF-ET. She was longer and just more
*Results courtesy of Cowsmo.com
Grand Champion & Best Bred & Owned
MOSNANG SOLOMON LIQUIFY Mosnang Holsteins Ltd., AB, Stanhope- Wedgwood, BC
Reserve Grand Champion & Best Udder
SKYCREST DEFIANT LAST CALL Skycrest Holsteins Ltd., AB
HM Grand Champion
WEBB VIEW BUTTERBALLS MCCUTCHEN Benbie Holsteins Ltd., Lakefield Farms & Robella Holsteins, SK
R&W Grand Champion & Best Udder
WESTCOAST DEFIANT ADDISON
Quebequa Holsteins & Westcoast Holsteins, BC
Reserve R&W Grand Champion
SAVAGE-LEIGH SELSER-RED-ET Westcoast Holsteins, BC
HM R&W Grand Champion
CHUBANNA LUCKY DUCK
Chubanna Holsteins Ltd., & Lucky Hill Dairy Ltd., AB
Photos by Ella Wright
heifer than her equally stylish and correct stablemate, CLARKVALLEY KING DOC JAGGED, who was Reserve Junior Champion after heading the large class of 25 Intermediate Calves. Fisher has acquired the Continental Holsteins’ show boxes of the late Norm & Marj Atkins (AB) and it was nice to see this piece of history at the show.
The show’s Grand Champion Red & White was the winning 5-Year-Old, WESTCOAST DEFIANT ADDISON, from Westcoast Holsteins & Quebequa Holsteins (BC).
For those unable to be at the show, there was a live Internet feed available with Orville Schmidt, Dr. David Chalack and John Copithorneprovidingtheentertainingand enlightening commentary.
Intermediate Champion
MOSNANG SOLOMON LIQUIFY Mosnang Holsteins Ltd., AB, Stanhope- Wedgwood, BC
Reserve Intermediate Champion
ROBELLA BYWAY WHIPLASH
Robella Holsteins, SK & Rockymountain Holsteins, AB
HM Intermediate Champion
HARVDALE MERIDIAN CHERISH R&F Livestock Inc., SK
Junior Champion
OAKFIELD BENEFIT ELF-ET R&F Livestock Inc., SK
Reserve Junior Champion
CLARKVALLEY KING DOC JAGGED R&F Livestock Inc., SK
HM Junior Champion
ROBELLA SIDEKICK MARA
Robella Holsteins, SK & Westcoast Holsteins, BC Continued on next page
   Bonnie Cooper
Exhibitors from Canada’s four western provinces put on an excellent Westerner Dairy Showcase Holstein Show on October 24th at Westerner Park, Red Deer, AB, on a bitterly cold, winter-like day. A total of 200 head competed in this deep quality event that was the only major Holstein show to be held in Western Canada in 2020 because of restrictions related to COVID-19. As Judge Cameron MacGregor, Winchester, ON, said, “COVID-19 is creating a lot of havoc in our lives. It is a testament to you guys out here to put this show forward and to come out and show your cattle and promote your industry and genetics. Kudos to you all.”
Benbie Holsteins (SK) won four milking classes and had top Breeder’s Herd en route to being Premier Exhibitor, while Wendon Holsteins (AB) took Premier Breeder.
Capturing Grand and Intermediate Champion was MOSNANG SOLOMON LIQUIFY, the graceful, stylish and dairy front-ended winning Junior 3-Year-Old owned by Mosnang Holsteins (AB) and Stanhope-Wedgwood (BC). Fresh just five weeks, she is a daughter of the second place Longtime Production cow. This marked the first time that Mosnang has had Grand Champion at Red Deer. Another homebred cow, SKYCREST DEFIANT LAST
 



















































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