KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Hereford exhibitors were honored for showcasing their breeding programs at national and regional shows throughout the past year during the National Hereford Show at the American Royal in Kansas City on Nov. 4.
Awards for champion Hereford show heifer, show bull and premier exhibitor were presented to breeders in each of four U.S. regions.
To qualify, exhibitors must have accumulated points and shown at one national and one regional event. Points were calculated throughout the 2011-12 show season, which ran from the beginning of May 2011 to the end of April 2012.
Among the winners for the Northeast region were Kelsey Diehl, Fairfield, Pa., and Hastings Cattle, Townsend, Del. — polled show bull of the year with CHF MST Dozer 009X; Karey Howes, Taneytown, Md. — polled show heifer of the year with KPH Purple Snooki 002; and Oak Ledge Farm, Belmont, N.H. — polled premier exhibitor.