Shorthorn cattle raisers win
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OMAHA, Neb. -- The
American Shorthorn Association recently had its annual meeting and
awards banquet in Denver, Colo., and Illinois cattlemen received
Diamond M Shorthorns, owned by
Dave McFarland and family of Godfrey, Ill., was awarded for owning
one of the two Shorthorn Show Bulls of the Year. Their bull, Turkey
Ridge Tomcat, won the most points of all shorthorn bulls exhibited
at shows in the association's Points Accumulation Event program,
known as PACE.
Kristen Walker of Mount Zion,
Ill., was recognized for owning Shorthorn Show Female of the Year.
Her heifer, CF Mary 132 TP, received more points than any other
heifer exhibited at PACE shows.
Hugh Moore Jr. and sons of
Jerseyville, Ill., were recognized as having the 17th largest herd
of shorthorns in the nation with 123 head.
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Several Illinois shorthorn producers were recognized for owning
pacesetter dams. Those meeting criteria for the quality and show
performance of their offspring were Ar Su Lu Meg 6037, owned by
Rockin' G Land and Cattle of Middletown, Ill.., and Donald St.
Ledger of Albion, Ill.; NPS Killian Rose 760, owned by Elizabeth
Schilling of Lake Fork, Ill.; SFF Fancy Drive, owned by Don Cagwin
of Virginia, Ill.; and SL Iris 9418, owned by Wayne Hinderliter of
Albion, Ill. Additionally, Don Cagwin's herd of 120 head of
registered shorthorn cattle tied for the 18th largest shorthorn herd
in the nation.
Shorthorn Association news release]