Iowa State Fair

Dairy Cattle: Ayrshire

August 15, 2021

Top dairy farms competed for honors in the Ayrshire Dairy Cattle show judged August 12 at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.

Rachel Hefel & Mark Fisher, Epworth, won the Grand Champion Female and Cost Farms, Long Grove, took home Reserve Grand Champion Female. Ridge View Farms, Lancaster, MO, claimed the Premier Exhibitor and Premier Exhibitor titles.

The Premier Breeder Award is given to the competitor who earns the most points for animals bred and exhibited by the entrant or others during the day’s show. The Premier Exhibitor Award is given to the exhibitor who accumulates the most points based upon the day’s placings.

Additional results below:

AYRSHIRE

Spring Heifer Calf -- March 1 - May 31, 2021

1) Gene,Judy,Samantha Rathjen, Wilton, Lazy M Reagan Lita, 3/2/2021, 840003217399815

2) AJH Dairy, Clarksville, AJH Champ Screensaver, 3/3/2021, 840003215076062

3) Canoe Ridge Dairy, Decorah, Canoe-Ridge Remsberg Tiki, 3/5/2021, 840003235925026

4) Irish Hill, Dewitt, Irish Hill Barclay Martini, 4/2/2021, 840003230522652

5) Cost Farms, Long Grove, COST B-KING GRACIE, 3/4/2021, 840002319590835

Winter Heifer Calf -- Dec. 1, 2020 - Feb. 28, 2021

1) Cost Farms, Long Grove, COST ARMANI BRIELLE, 12/4/2020, 840003219590832

2) Frosted Beauty Swiss, Epworth, Miss Malibu ACC PBR Maci Etv, 12/5/2020, 840003212427071

3) Ridge View Farm, Lancaster, Mo., Ridge View Champ Dixie, 12/3/2020, 840003240745479

4) Ridge View Farm, Lancaster, Mo., Ridge View Champ C-Ruth, 12/22/2020, 840003240745693

5) Hazelbrush Farms, Marshalltown, Old-Bankston JC Athena-ET, 1/2/2021, 840003223019483

6) Bear-Ayr Farm, Blair, Neb., Timberlawn Predator Daisy, 12/29/2020, 100764864

7) Nors Holsteins/Melaar Ayrshires, Decorah, Melaar B-King Georgia, 12/14/2020, 840003208258295

8) Canoe Ridge Dairy, Decorah, Canoe-Ridge Remsberg Liberty, 12/10/2020, 840003235925023

Fall Heifer Calf -- Sept. 1 - Nov. 30, 2020

1) Rachel Hefel/Mackenna&Jac Fisher/Parker&Paxton Mashek, Epworth, Fishersons Burdette Mary Kay -ET, 9/10/2020,

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2) Hazelbrush Farms, Marshalltown, Old-Bankston Reality Savage-ET, 9/8/2020, 840003223019412

3) Pleasant Valley Ayrshires, Elgin, JDH Poker Frost, 9/22/2020, 840003209490232

4) Bear-Ayr Farm, Blair, Neb., Timberlawn Predator Desi, 9/1/2020, 100762590

5) AJH Dairy, Clarksville, AJH DREAMER SWIPE-ET, 9/9/2020, 840003215076050

6) Ridge View Farm, Lancaster, Mo., Ridge View Raney Echo, 11/3/2020, 840003240745492

7) Canoe Ridge Dairy, Decorah, Canoe-Ridge Remsberg Pearl, 9/1/2020, 840003151761299

8) Gene,Judy,Samantha Rathjen, Wilton, Wingert's Reagan Joy, 9/6/2020, 840003150767702

Summer Yearling Heifer -- June 1 - Aug. 31, 2020

1) Ski Pal Ayrshires, Epworth, Muellers Kingsire Rochelle, 6/24/2020, 840003219921535

2) Rachel Hefel / Mark Fisher, Epworth, RAM-AYR Reagan Destiny, 6/5/2020, 100766736

3) HB Holsteins, Marengo, Miss Bama Of Iowayside, 6/11/2020, 840003213572824

4) SteinRidge Jerseys, Lawler, Miss Gentleman Majito, 6/6/2020, 100761647

5) Canoe Ridge Dairy, Decorah, Canoe-Ridge Butch August, 8/4/2020, 840003151761297

6) Mitchell Vagts, Calmar, ZWAY SEAGUAY RHEN, 6/24/2020, 840003203285817

7) Nors Holsteins/Melaar Ayrshires, Decorah, Old-N-Lazy Acclaimed Woohoo-ET, 6/17/2020, 840003216579684


Spring Yearling Heifer -- March 1 - May 31, 2020

1) Ridge View Farm, Lancaster, Mo., Ridge View HS Callie, 4/4/2020, 840003240745488

2) Irish Hill, Dewitt, Old Bankston-AL PBR Watchout, 3/2/2020, 840003204247266

3) Bear-Ayr Farm, Blair, Neb., Bear-Ayr Haley Ray, 3/22/2020, 100759983

4) Emma Alderton, Washington, Ridge-View Hattrick Rosie, 3/3/2020, 100759796

5) Canoe Ridge Dairy, Decorah, Canoe-Ridge Butch Phoebe, 4/13/2020, 840003151761292

6) Gene,Judy,Samantha Rathjen, Wilton, Family-AF-Ayr Maxxx Maxine - ET, 3/26/2020, 840003209042221

Winter Yearling Heifer -- Dec.1, 2019 - Feb. 29, 2020

1) Eric Lang, Brooklyn, Elite-HP Karuba-ET, 12/4/2019, 8400031342484715

2) AJH Dairy, Clarksville, AJH CHAMP STORY-ET, 12/2/2019, 840003215076023

3) Irish Hill, Dewitt, Old-Bankston Kingsire Fearless, 12/13/2019, 840003204247260

4) Gene,Judy,Samantha Rathjen, Wilton, Hardly - Farm Alaska Alice, 12/1/2019, 840003214357984

Fall Yrlg. Heifer (not in milk) -- Sept. 1 - Nov. 30, 2019

1) Rachel Hefel/Mackenna&Jac Fisher/Parker&Paxton Mashek, Epworth, zFamily-AF-Ayr Loch Down, 9/13/2019,

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2) Ridge View Farm, Lancaster, Mo., Ridge View HS Lynzi, 9/6/2019, 840003210933269

3) Bear-Ayr Farm, Blair, Neb., Timberlawn Vicking Delaney-ET, 9/16/2019, 100757879

4) Mitchell Vagts, Calmar, ZWAY FREE BEER CORONA, 9/28/2019, 840003203285793

5) Gene,Judy,Samantha Rathjen, Wilton, Sathre Guss Sierra, 10/22/2019, 100759497

Junior Best Three Females

1) Ridge View Farm, Lancaster, Mo.

2) AJH Dairy, Clarksville

3) Bear-Ayr Farm, Blair, Neb.

Junior Two Year Old Cow -- March 1 - Aug. 31, 2019

1) Cost Farms, Long Grove, SCO-LO REGAN BANDANA-ET, 6/14/2019, 840003200856294

2) Arthur Acres, Sumner, Arthuracres Handsome Annalise, 6/23/2019, 840003208473240

3) SteinRidge Jerseys, Lawler, Miss Nemo Moonshine, 4/26/2019, 100761638

4) Irish Hill, Dewitt, Sunny-Acres TSB Poetic-ET, 6/2/2019, 840003002012805

Senior Two Year Old Cow -- Sept. 1, 2018 - Feb. 28, 2019

1) Wendy Kruse, Dyersville, 4JAB Gentleman's Attraction, 9/23/2018, 100749614

2) Ridge View Farm, Lancaster, Mo., Ridge View Twister Rascal, 10/12/2018, 84000321093273

Junior Three Year Old Cow -- March 1 - Aug. 31, 2018

1) Z-Breeze Holsteins, Postville, Chaluka Bigtime Xiola, 3/4/2018, 110821235

2) Nors Holsteins/Melaar Ayrshires, Decorah, Melaar Reagan Annelise, 4/15/2018, 840003139669842

Senior Three Year Old Cow -- Sept. 1, 2017 - Feb. 28, 2018

1) Rachel Hefel / Mark Fisher, Epworth, Family-Af-Ayr Maxxx Dreamer, 12/1/2017, 840003145478379

2) Cost Farms, Long Grove, COST REAGAN SHARON, 9/9/2017, 100739578


Cow Four Years Old -- Sept. 1, 2016 - Aug. 31, 2017

1) AJH Dairy, Clarksville, AJH DEMPSEY SELFIE, 9/2/2016, 8400033140427207

2) Arthur Acres, Sumner, Arthuracres Dempsey Alise-ET, 3/27/2017, 840003138572819

3) HB Holsteins, Marengo, Miss Bikini Of Iowayside, 9/25/2016, 840003012002022

Cow Five Years Old -- Sept. 1, 2015 - Aug. 31, 2016

1) Gene,Judy,Samantha Rathjen, Wilton, Forest-Park Homerun SusieQ, 3/12/2016, 100714579

Aged Cow -- Before Sept. 1, 2015

1) Ridge View Farm, Lancaster, Mo., Right Angle Burdette Jazzy, 3/4/2014, 100683372

Lifetime Production

1) Holtz-View Farms, Maquoketa, Kar-Ayr Ramius Special, 3/13/2012, 65004545

Best Three Head

1) Cost Farms, Long Grove

2) Ridge View Farm, Lancaster, Mo.

Best Four Head

1) Cost Farms, Long Grove

2) Rachel Hefel / Mark Fisher, Epworth

3) Ridge View Farm, Lancaster, Mo.

4) AJH Dairy, Clarksville

5) Gene, Judy & Samantha Rathjen, Wilton

Junior Champion Female & Reserve

Champion) Eric Lang, Brooklyn, Elite-HP Karuba-ET

Reserve) Rachel Hefel/Mackenna&Jac Fisher/Parker&Paxton Mashek, Epworth, Fishersons Burdette Mary Kay-ET

Honorable Mention) Ski Pal Ayrshires, Epworth, Muellers Kingsire Rochelle

Intermediate Champion Female & Reserve

Champion) Rachel Hefel & Mark Fisher, Epworth, Family-Af-Ayr Maxxx Dreamer

Reserve) Cost Farms, Long Grove, COST REAGAN SHARON

Honorable Mention) Wendy Kruse, Dyersville

Senior Champion Female & Reserve

Champion) AJH Dairy, Clarksville, AJH DEMPSEY SELFIE

Reserve) Ridge View Farm, Lancaster, Mo., Right Angle Burdette Jazzy

Honorable Mention) Arthur Acres, Sumner, Arthuracres Dempsey Alise-ET

Grand Champion Female & Reserve

Grand) Rachel Hefel & Mark Fisher, Epworth, Family-Af-Ayr Maxxx Dreamer

Res. Grand) Cost Farms, Long Grove, COST REAGAN SHARON

Honorable Mention) AJH Dairy, Clarksville, AJH DEMPSEY SELFIE


Premier Exhibitor

Champion) Ridge View Farm, Lancaster, Mo., x

Reserve) Cost Farms, Long Grove, x

Premier Breeder

Champion) Ridge View Farm, Lancaster, Mo., x

Reserve) AJH Dairy, Clarksville, x