MAXVILLE -- The Maxville Fair featured one of the first Holstein shows of the season on Sat., June 25, as they kicked off with 44 4-H competitors taking part in the open showmanship competition. Open Show Judge was Carl Phoenix.
Marie-Rose Morneau and Cameron Barkey were first and second in the Junior Showmanship Class. Mauranne Hebert and Rachel Clow were the top two in the Intermediate Showmanship Class, while Ariane France and Alex Chabot were tops in the Senior Showmanship Class.
The Heifer show began with 120 head and placed very strong. The winners were:
4-H Champions -- Riverdown Atwood Jiggalea for Justin Velthuis; Reserve Champion -- Bonnie Brae Ape McKenna for Ariane France; and Honourable Mention-Delcreek Screenshot for Mauranne Hebert.
Junior Champion -- Milksource Sid Desire owned by Velthuis Varms Ltd.,
Reserve Champion -- Riverdown Atwood Jiggalea owned by Riverdown Holsteins; and Honourable Mention -- -Mount Elm Dempsey Aberdeen owned by Barrvalley Holsteins and Rob Hefferenan.
Junior Breeders Herd 9 in the class was won by Bruce and Susan Mode.
Premier Exhibitor (Junior) -- 1st Velthuis Farms Ltd., 2nd Riverdown Holsteins, 3rd Gracehaven Holsteins and Royal Lynn Holsteins tie with Gendarra Farm.
Premier Breeder (Junior) -- 1st Peter Rylaarsdam (Delcreek Farms), 2nd Riverdown Holsteins (Riverdown), and 3rd Gendarra Farm (Gendarra), Premier Sires of the Junior show were: Val-Bisson Doorman, Braedale Goldwyn, Mr. Atwood Brokaw.
In the Senior Classes, 47 cows made the ring and 167 head in total were exhibited. Winners were: Intermediate Champion -- Santschi Aftershock Holiday for Yvon Sicard; Intermediate Reserve -- Al-Shar Dempsey Alison for Yvon Sicard and Ferme Blondin; Honourable Mention -- Bardale Dempsey Brody for Yvon Sicard and Pierre Boulet.
Grand Champion -- Elmcroft Attic Reta for Clark W. Woodmansee III, Ferme Blondin, Ferme Villyvon and St. Jacobs ABC Inc.; Reserve Grand Champion -- Winterbay Fever Legacy for Ferme Blondin; Honourable Mention -- Lindenright Atwood Bounce for Brian Joseph Enright and Velthuis Farms Ltd.
Breeders Herd -- Knonaudale Farms Inc.
Premier Breeder -- 1st Cherry Crest, 2nd Elmcroft Holsteins, 3rd Knonaudale Farms;
Premier Exhibitor 1st -Ferme Blondin, 2nd -Ferme Ralston, 3rd -tie -- Cherry Crest and Velthuis Farms.
Premier Sire: 1st - Val-Bisson Doorman 2nd - Pine-Tree Sid, 3rd - Gillette Windbrook.