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Champions Parade at North American International Livestock Exposition Gelbvieh and Balancer® Show

The NAILE Gelbvieh and Balancer® show took place at the 2018 North American International Livestock Exposition on Thursday, November 15. Randy Daniel, Colbert, Georgia evaluated the Gelbvieh and Balancer cattle.

The grand champion Gelbvieh female was GGGE 3G Frankly My Dear 8100F, owned by Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Indiana. This daughter of GGGE 3G Zip Line 266Z born on April 15, 2018, first claimed the spring heifer calf division.

SKYC BCFG-SKYS Eleanor 282E was named reserve grand champion Gelbvieh female and is owned by Casey Martin, Oregon, Illinois. This heifer was first named champion junior heifer and is the January 23, 2017, daughter of JRI Pistol Pete 214A44.

Grand champion Gelbvieh bull went to GHGF Quick Draw 31E1 ET, owned by Green Hills Gelbvieh, Mount Ulla, North Carolina. The March 3, 2017, son of GHGF Young Gun C310 first claimed the junior bull division.

Cody Moore, Fountain Run, Kentucky, owned the reserve grand champion Gelbvieh bull. HILC All Star 500D is the September 22, 2016, son of FMGF Blue’s Impact 001X and came out of the senior bull division.

Grand champion Balancer female was GHGF Delilah 655D, owned by Austin Teeter, Mount Ulla, North Carolina. Sired by Gambles Hot Rod 9620, this heifer was born November 14, 2016, and first claimed the senior heifer division.

RAAB BCFG Ms. Evangeline 413E ET was named reserve grand champion Balancer female. Owned by Aidan Raab, Markle, Indiana, this heifer came out of the junior heifer division. She is the April 13, 2017, daughter of SAV Brilliance 8077.

Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Indiana, owned the grand champion Balancer bull for the second year in a row. GGGE 3G Frontier Justice 829F is the January 17, 2018, son of GGGE 3G Agustus 317A. He first came out of junior bull calf division.

The reserve grand champion Balancer bull was owned by Casey Martin, Oregon, Illinois. SKYC SKYS Encore 7086E is the March 19, 2017, son of SKYM Foreman 2002Z first claimed the junior bull division.

2018 NAILE Gelbvieh and Balancer® Show
November 15, 2018
Louisville, Kentucky
Judge: Randy Daniel, Colbert, Georgia

Division Champion and Reserves:

Gelbvieh Females

Gelbvieh Champion Spring Heifer Calf: GGGE 3G Frankly My Dear 8100F, Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind., Sire: GGGE 3G Zip Line 266Z

Gelbvieh Reserve Champion Spring Heifer Calf: BCFG Butler’s Sunview 534F, Butler Creek Farms, Milton, Tenn., Sire: BCFG Butlers Red Oak 908W

Gelbvieh Champion Junior Heifer Calf: CIRS 119F, Circle S Ranch, Canton, Kan., Sire: DCSF Post Rock Power Built 37B8

Gelbvieh Reserve Champion Junior Heifer Calf: TRAY Fiona 804F, Taylor Ray, Glasgow, Ky., Sire: PMFG Challenger 556C

Gelbvieh Champion Senior Heifer Calf: BCFG Butlers Ms Esmeralda 134E, Karley Rumfelt, Phillipsburg, Mo., Sire: BCFG Butlers Hillbilly Hero 71Z

Gelbvieh Reserve Champion Senior Heifer Calf: HIGH Ms Emma 9E100 ET, Jacie Carroll, Raymore, Mo., Sire: JRI Pop A Top 197T83

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

Gelbvieh Reserve Champion Junior Heifer: CBX BCFG Ruth’s Reflection ET E729, Caitlin Griffin, Westminster, S.C., Sire: JKGF Reflex X4 ET

Grand Champion Gelbvieh Female: GGGE 3G Frankly My Dear 8100F, Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind., Sire: GGGE 3G Zip Line 266Z

Reserve Grand Champion Gelbvieh Female: SKYC BCFG-SKYS Eleanor 282E, Casey Martin, Oregon, Ill., Sire: JRI Pistol Pete 214A44

Gelbvieh Bulls

 Gelbvieh Champion Spring Bull Calf: LARA Ranger N001F, Lara Rittenhouse, New Carlisle, Ohio, Sire: JRI Prowler 125B3

Gelbvieh Champion Junior Bull Calf: GGGE 3G Fort Apache 835F, Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind., Sire: GGGE 3G Zip Line 266Z

Gelbvieh Reserve Champion Junior Bull Calf: CIRS 22YF, Circle S Ranch, Canton, Kan., Sire: DCSF Post Rock Power Built 37B8

Gelbvieh Champion Senior Bull Calf: JNCC Ripcord 783E, Jared/Caisie/Gilbert/Debra Nowack, Owensville, Mo., Sire: JNCC Crimson Cash 514C

Gelbvieh Reserve Champion Senior Bull Calf: KTLN Millennium 73E, Katlynn R. Sullivan Folmar, Pensacola, Fla., Sire: CIRS Decade 278U2

Gelbvieh Champion Junior Bull: GHGF Quick Draw 31E1ET, Green Hills Gelbvieh, Mount Ulla, N.C., Sire: GHGF Young Gun C310

Gelbvieh Champion Senior Bull: HILC All Star 500D, Cody Moore, Fountain Run, Ky., Sire: FMGF Blue’s Impact 001X

Grand Champion Gelbvieh Bull: GHGF Quick Draw 31E1 ET, Green Hills Gelbvieh, Mount Ulla, N.C., Sire: GHGF Young Gun C310

Reserve Grand Champion Gelbvieh Bull: HILC All Star 500D, Cody Moore, Fountain Run, Ky., Sire: FMGF Blue’s Impact 001X

Balancer Females

Balancer Champion Spring Heifer Calf: GGGE 3G Faintly Saintly ET 852F, Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind., Sire: GGGE 3G Centurion E527C

Balancer Champion Junior Heifer Calf: JMTG Annette 106F, Justin Teeter, Mount Ulla, N.C., Sire: CCC Paycheck Z15

Balancer Reserve Champion Junior Heifer Calf: LARA Heart Breaker ET FK010, Lara Rittenhouse, New Carlisle, Ohio, Sire: Schiefelbein Effective 61

Balancer Champion Senior Heifer Calf: HIGH Ms Emily 9E91 ET, Alexandria Raab, Markle, Ind., Sire: BCFG Butlers Hillbilly Hero 71Z

Balancer Reserve Champion Senior Heifer Calf: TJB Rita 1724E, TJB Gelbvieh, Chickamauga, Ga., Sire: SLC Touchdown 215Z

Balancer Champion Intermediate Heifer Calf: JNCC Miss Sky High 748E, Cameron Nowack, Bland, Mo., Sire: Musgrave Sky High 1535 A535

Balancer Champion Junior Heifer: RAAB BCFG Ms. Evangeline 413E ET, Aidan Raab, Markle, Ind., Sire: SAV Brilliance 8077

Balancer Reserve Champion Junior Heifer: MDR Elly Zendt ET 702E, Brylee Thiel, Kaw City, Okla., Sire: Dameron First Class 896

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

Balancer Champion Cow/Calf Pair: KTLN Bianca 73D, Katlynn R. Sullivan Folmar, Pensacola, Fla., Sire: DEL Larson Sun King 016

Grand Champion Balancer Female: GHGF Delilah 655D, Austin Teeter, Mount Ulla, N.C., Sire: Gambles Hot Rod 9620

Reserve Grand Champion Balancer Female: RAAB BCFG Ms. Evangeline 413E ET, Aidan Raab, Markle, Ind., Sire: SAV Brilliance 8077

Balancer Bulls

Balancer Champion Spring Bull Calf: KTLN “Hank It” 73F3, Katlynn R. Sullivan Folmar, Pensacola, Fla., Sire: PIE Cinch 4126

Balancer Champion Junior Bull Calf: GGGE 3G Frontier Justice 829F, Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind., Sire: GGGE 3G Agustus 317A

Balancer Reserve Champion Junior Bull Calf: BCFG Butlers Young Gun F512, Butler Creek Farms, Milton, Tenn., Sire: VLK C503 Young Gun

Balancer Champion Senior Bull Calf: GGGE 3G Empire Builder 797E ET, Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind.. Sire: GGGE 3G Agustus 317A

Balancer Reserve Champion Senior Bull Calf: GHGF Top Flight E53, Austin Teeter, Mount Ulla, N.C., Sire: SCC Top Shot Eda 351

Balancer Champion Junior Bull: SKYC SKYS Encore 7086E, Casey Martin, Oregon, Ill., Sire: SKYM Foreman 2002Z

Balancer Reserve Champion Junior Bull: MDR First Step 7549E, Dobson Ranch, Kaw City. Okla., Sire: JRI Next Step 285X72

Balancer Champion Two-Year-Old Bull: GGGE 3G Double Agent 602D, Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind., Sire: GGGE 3G Smoke N’ Mirrors 639S

Grand Champion Balancer Bull: GGGE 3G Frontier Justice 829F, Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind., Sire: GGGE 3G Agustus 317A

Reserve Grand Champion Balancer Bull: SKYC SKYS Encore 7086E, Casey Martin, Oregon, Ill., Sire: SKYM Foreman 2002Z

The American Gelbvieh Association is a progressive beef cattle breed association representing 1,000 members and approximately 40,000 cows assessed annually in a performance-oriented total herd reporting system.

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Champions Named at NAILE Junior Gelbvieh and Balancer® Heifer Show

The Junior Gelbvieh and Balancer® Heifer Show at the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) was held on Sunday, November 11, 2018, in Louisville, Kentucky. Judge Jason Duggin, Calhoun, Georgia, evaluated the Gelbvieh and Balancer females.

Grand champion Gelbvieh/Balancer heifer was GHGF Delilah 655D, owned by Austin Teeter, Mount Ulla, North Carolina. She was born on November 14, 2016. This heifer first claimed the senior heifer division and is the daughter of Gambles Hot Rod 9620.

BCFG Butlers Ms Esmeralda 134E, owned by Karley Rumfelt, Phillipsburg, Missouri, won reserve grand champion Gelbvieh/Balancer heifer. This September 2, 2017 heifer is sired by BCFG Butlers Hillbilly Hero 71Z and first claimed the senior heifer calf division.

2018 NAILE Junior Gelbvieh and Balancer® Heifer Show
November 11, 2018
Louisville, Kentucky

Division Champions and Reserves:

Champion Junior Heifer Calf: KARR F96A ET Sweet Caroline, Karley Rumfelt, Phillipsburg, Mo., Sire: BCFG Butlers Bismarck 512Z

Reserve Champion Junior Heifer Calf: LARA Heart Breaker ET FK010, Lara Rittenhouse, New Carlisle, Ohio, Sire: Schiefelbein Effective 61

Champion Senior Heifer Calf: BCFG Butlers Ms Esmeralda 134E, Karley Rumfelt, Phillipsburg, Mo., Sire: BCFG Butlers Hillbilly Hero 71Z

Reserve Champion Senior Heifer Calf: HIGH Ms Emily 9E91 ET, Alexandria Raab, Markle, Ind., Sire: BCFG Butlers Hillbilly Hero 71Z

Champion Junior Heifer Division 1: RAAB BCFG Ms. Evangeline 413E ET, Aidan Raab, Markle, Ind., Sire: SAV Brilliance 8077

Reserve Champion Junior Heifer Division 1: CBX BCFG Ruth’s Reflection ET E729, Caitlin Griffin, Westminster, S.C., Sire: JKGF Reflex X4 ET

Champion Junior Heifer Division 2: PHG Ivanka E01, Sadie Morris, Batesville, Miss., MCCA Capitol Hill 516C

Reserve Champion Junior Heifer Division 2: TRAY Black Pearl 710E, Taylor Ray, Glasgow, Ky., Sire: LARC Admiral 377A

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

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

Reserve Grand Champion Junior Heifer: BCFG Butlers Ms Esmeralda 134E, Karley Rumfelt, Phillipsburg, Mo., Sire: BCFG Butlers Hillbilly Hero 71Z

Grand Champion Bred & Owned Junior Female: RAAB BCFG Ms. Evangeline 413E ET, Aidan Raab, Markle, Ind., Sire: SAV Brilliance 8077

The American Gelbvieh Association is a progressive beef cattle breed association representing 1,000 members and approximately 40,000 cows assessed annually in a performance-oriented total herd reporting system.

American Gelbvieh Association Elects Leadership

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Photo caption: The American Gelbvieh Association elected directors and officers for 2019 during its national convention in Nashville, Tennessee. Front row (left to right): Interim Executive Director Megan Slater, Broomfield, Colo.; Secretary Klint Sickler, Gladstone, N.D.; President John Carrel, Columbus, Mont.; Vice President Dan McCarty, Rifle, Colo.; Treasurer Walter Teeter, Mount Ulla, N.C. Back row (left to right): Lori Maude, Hermosa, S.D.; Leland Clark, Barnard, Kan.; Derek Martin, Bucklin, Kan.; Jeff Loveless, Spanish Fork, Utah; Jeff Swanson, Oxford, Neb.; Doug Hughes, Max Meadows, Va.; Dustin Aherin, Phillipsburg, Kan.; Lowell Rogers, Seminary, Miss.; Andrea Murray, Kingfisher, Okla. Not pictured are Todd Bickett, Chickamauga, Ga., and Randy Sienknecht, Gladbrook, Iowa

Members of the American Gelbvieh Association (AGA) elected five candidates to the board of directors at the annual membership meeting held November 30, 2018, during the 48th Annual AGA National Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

Newly elected board members are Todd Bickett, Chickamauga, Georgia, and Lori Maude, Hermosa, South Dakota. Re-elected to serve a second term was Andrea Murray, Kingfisher, Oklahoma; Randy Sienknecht, Gladbrook, Iowa; and Jeff Swanson, Oxford, Nebraska.

The AGA Board of Directors also elected individuals to serve in leadership positions on the executive committee for 2019. John Carrel, Columbus, Montana, was elected as AGA president.

Dan McCarty, Rifle, Colorado was elected vice president. Klint Sickler, Gladstone, North Dakota, was re-elected secretary; and Walter Teeter, Mount Ulla, North Carolina was re-elected treasurer.

Other members of the AGA Board of Directors are: Dustin Aherin, Phillipsburg, Kansas; Leland Clark, Barnard, Kansas; Doug Hughes, Max Meadows, Virginia; Jeff Loveless, Spanish Fork, Utah; Derek Martin, Bucklin, Kansas; and Lowell Rogers, Seminary, Mississippi.

Retiring members of the 2018 AGA Board of Directors were Scott Starr, Stapleton, Nebraska, who served as president in 2017 and 2018; and Dennis Gustin, Mandan, North Dakota. The AGA would like to thank these members for their years of service on the AGA Board of Directors.

The American Gelbvieh Association is a progressive beef cattle breed association representing 1,000 members and approximately 40,000 cows assessed annually in a performance-oriented total herd reporting system.
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