World Dairy Expo 2012 Show Summary

October 9, 2012 10:58 AM

Source: World Dairy Expo

Show Summary:

2012 Total Attendance: 71,788 (2011: 68,006)

Registered International Guests: 2,950 from 95 countries (2011: 2,699 from 90 countries)
-Top five countries of registered international attendance: Canada, Mexico, Columbia, Brazil and Italy

Commercial Exhibitors: 863 companies from 28 countries (2011: 810 companies from 28 countries), 43 U.S. states and 6 Canadian provinces

Number of Dairy Breeds Exhibited: 7

Total Number of Dairy Cattle Checked In On Grounds: 2,385
Breakdown of Cattle Represented:
• Ayrshire - 253
• Brown Swiss - 374
• Guernsey - 217
• Holstein -Total= 636 (Junior 242 and Open 394)
• Jersey - 448
• Milking Shorthorn - 187
• Red & White - 270

Total Number of Dairy Cattle Exhibitors: 1234 exhibitors from 41 states, 8 Canadian provinces (AB, BC, MB, NS, ON, PE, QC, SK)

World Classic 2012 Holstein Sale
Total Sales: $1,490,000 Lots: 45 Average: $33,111
Highest Lot: $122,000 for Elm-Park Geisha PP-Red-ET, purchased by David Jones Sahara Holsteins, Newport, United Kingdom, consigned by Elm Park Farms Ltd & Randy Kleinhans, Sheboygan Falls, Wis.

Supreme Champion of World Dairy Expo
Supreme Champion Cow: RF Goldwyn Hailey
Exhibited by Gen-Com Holstein Ltd, of N-D du Bon Conseil, Quebec
Reserve Supreme Champion Cow: Arethusa Response Vivid-ET
Exhibited by Arethusa Farm of Litchfield, Conn.
Supreme Champion Cow of the Junior Show: Siemers Goldwyn Goldie-ET
Exhibited by Jordan and Whitney Ebert of Algoma, Wis.
Reserve Supreme Champion Cow of the Junior Show: Ms Del-Hollow Javent-Red-ET
Exhibited by Kyle Natzke & Kyle Demmer, of Fond du Lac, Wis.

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