Both winners come from River Valley Dairy of Illinois.
Reynoldsburg, Ohio—The Grand Champions in the open and junior divisions of the 59th All American Jersey Show were named the Supreme Champions of the 2011 North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) dairy shows this week.
Pine Haven SSM Marmie, Excellent-94%, was the open show Supreme Champion, receiving a check for $2,500 sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau. She was first and Best Udder in the four-year-old class judged by Herby D. Lutz, Chester, S.C., and named the All American Four-Year-Old of 2011 for owners Nic, Jeni, Ben and Andy Sauder, Tremont, Ill. "Marmie" was Reserve Supreme Champion at this year’s World Dairy Expo.
Claessic Fields Vindicat Genie, owned by Ben Sauder, was the Junior Show Supreme Champion, receiving $2,000 from the Kentucky Dairy Development Council. Judge Ted DeMent, Kenney, Ill., selected her as the first place four-year-old in The All American Junior Jersey Show. She is scored Excellent-93% and was the Supreme Champion of the 2010 World Dairy Expo Junior Show.
The All American Jersey Show & Sale is an annual production of the American Jersey Cattle Association, Reynoldsburg, Ohio. The AJCA, organized in 1868, maintains identification and performance records for dairy herd owners and provides services that support genetic improvement and greater profitability through increasing the value of and demand for Registered Jersey™ cattle and genetics, and Jersey milk and milk products. For more information on its programs and services, visit www.USJersey.com or follow the association at facebook.com/USJersey.