Vermont Cow Wins International Ayrshire Show

De La Plaine Bingo Stinger of Bridport, Vt. took home the Senior and Grand Champion titles, the $1,000 Udder Comfort Grand Champion Cash Award and the Allen Hetts Grand Champion Trophy during the International Ayrshire Show on Tuesday, October 1. Stinger, shown by Blue-Spruce Farm, was the winning Five-Year-Old Cow. The Reserve Senior and Reserve Grand Champion was Marilie Gentleman Karmina, shown by Peter Vail and Mike & Linda Hellenbrand of Lomira, Wis. Karmina topped the 100,000 Lb. Production Cow Class.

The Intermediate Champion Female was Old-Bankston JC Banner from the Junior Two-Year-Old Cow Class. Banner was exhibited by Glamourview-Iager & Walton of Walkersville, Md. Following Banner as Reserve Intermediate Champion was the winning Senior Two-Year-Old Cow, Old-N-Lazy V Melania-ET, shown by Blue-Spruce Farm of Bridport, Vt.

Jomill Burdette Kalliope, shown by Glamourview-Iager & Walton of Walkersville, Md., was the International Ayrshire Show Junior Champion. Dalton, Dillon and Breanne Freeman of Bremen, Ind., exhibited the Reserve Junior Champion, Nor-Bert Lochin Vesta. Kalliope and Vesta placed first and second in the Fall Yearling Heifer Class, respectively.

Old-N-Lazy, Kurt Wolf and Michael Maier, of Epworth, Iowa, was Premier Breeder. Glamourview-Iager & Walton from Walkersville, Md., was Premier Exhibitor. Palmyra Tri-Star Burdette-ET was named Premier Sire.

In the heifer show, Family Af-Ayr Farm of Caledonia, Ill., was awarded Premier Breeder, and Glamourview-Iager & Walton of Walkersville, Md., was named Premier Exhibitor. Premier Sire of the Heifer Show was Palmyra Berkely Reagan-ET.

Official judge Phillip Topp of Botkins, Ohio, and associate judge Matt Hawbaker from Clear Spring, Md., placed a total of 262 animals in the International Ayrshire Show.

Complete class results can be found at