Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Summer Show highlights for 2016

Prairieland Farms, Alexandria, SD, had Grand Ewe at the 2016 Big Ohio Sale on Prairieland 5-D2, a yearling daughter of the MB Genetics Thickburger ram.
Kelsi Smerchek had Reserve Champion Southdown ewe at the Midwest Jr. Preview show in Missouri with KDK 1516, a daughter of MB Genetics XF-EM.

KDK "Aztec" 1539, by KDK Sylvester (MB Genetics 8F-JC2 Blitz x The Edge) and out of an MB Predestined 6-473 daughter) - All-American Reserve Grand Champion Southdown ram. Fall ram class winner. He was also Reserve Supreme Ram at the WI State Fair Jr. show and Reserve Grand at the Midwest Jr. Preview Show.
Kyliegha Daniels won Reserve Champion Ewe at the All-American, Supreme at Lodi Ag Fair, and won the fall class at the open WI Sheep & Wool Festival and Regional Jr. Southdown shows. Her ewe, MB Genetics 15F-1111 was purchased through the ASBA Ambassador online sale and is sired by Encore and out of an Image daughter

Carson Lobdell exhibited the champion Southdown ewe at the 2016 Wisconsin State Fair open show and was 3rd overall in the Supreme drive with Bowman 15233. She is a daughter of MB Genetics 1-680 Impression(co-owned with Lanny Bowman) and was 3rd in the 2015 ASBA ewe lamb futurity for Carson.
Kailen Smerchek had the Champion Southdown Ewe and Supreme Champion Bred & Owned Ewe at the 2016 WI State Fair with KDK 1516 (MB Genetics XF-EM daughter).
Paige Roach won showmanship in her age division at both Wisconsin Spring Preview and Wisconsin State Fair with a fall ewe, MB Genetics 15F-352 (Impression x Encore). She won the WI Spring Preview fall class with her.
Beckmier Brothers had Reserve Ewe at the 2016 Illinois State Fair with Silver Dollar BR 6021, a Vision (MB Genetics 12F-1972) daughter, bred by Tad Thompson family.
Champion Southdown Ewe and Reserve Supreme Ewe 2016 Nebraska State Fair - MB Genetics 15F-X80 fall lamb. Sired by MB Genetics 12F-1972 Vision, an Encore son co-owned by Tad Thompson, IN; John Shroyer, OH; and MB Genetics. She is a maternal sister to Valedictorian and dam is a maternal sister to Image and Impression.
1st Winter Ewe Lamb 2016 Nebraska State Fair - Langer 16-48J. Bred and owned by Jenna Langer, sired by a Valedictorian son(triplet to Cover Girl) and out of an Impression daughter.

Prairieland Farms, Alexandria, SD, had the 1st pair of yearlings at Nebraska State Fair with twins by MB Genetics "Thickburger" and out of a Langer ewe.

Carson Lobdell had Reserve Champ Ewe at the Midwest Regional Jr. Southdown Show with the same MB Genetics 1-680 Impression daughter pictured above at Wisconsin State Fair.
Lee Olson ended the summer show season by winning, the Supreme Championship at the 2016 Clay County Fair in Spencer, IA with a fall ewe lamb, MB Genetics 15F-1580. She had been 2nd in the fall class to the Grand Champions at both Nebraska and Minnesota state fairs. She is by Vision and out of a Keystone x Ambush ewe.
Danielle Robinson had Grand Champion overall breeding ewe with a fall ewe lamb at the Fond du Lac county fair. MB Genetics 15F-3980 is Encore x Image.

Congratulations to Troy Longenecker on breeding and showing the Champion Southdown ram at the 2016 Maryland State Fair. A couple weeks later he was also Grand Champion at the Keystone International.  Longenecker 1612 is by a KDK ram(Summer Shandy) that is out of MB Genetics XF-EM. 1612's dam is MB Genetics 14-157 Cover Girl, winner of the best Southdown ewe breed character award at the 2014 NAILE. Troy purchased Cover Girl at the 2014 Stars of Louisville Sale.
Grand Champion ewe at the 2016 Maryland State Fair was KDK 1605, co-owned by Troy Longenecker and MB Genetics. She is a January ewe lamb out of MB Genetics 11F-9EM that was Reserve Sr. Champion for Dathan Smerchek at the 2012 All-American. The KDK ram that sired this lamb is Willwerth 9083 x MB Genetics XF-EM (Reserve Supreme Ewe for Kelsi Smerchek at 2011 WI State Fair and Champion at 2012 Regional Jr. Southdown show.
KDK 1605(also pictured above at Maryland State Fair) went on to also be Grand Champion Ewe at the 2016 Keystone International.


Monday, May 23, 2016

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Wisconsin Sale April 16, 2016

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

2015 NAILE follow up

Thank you to Jamie & Sarina Rincker of Michigan for purchasing our Stars of Louisville Lot 23 ewe lamb by Vision and to the Casey Family of Ohio for their purchase of Stars Lot 22 by Encore.
Congratulations to Robbie Casey on doing a great job with his Impression daughter purchased out of the 2015 Great Lakes Sale, making her the 4th consecutive MB Genetics ewe to win the ASBA Fall Ewe Lamb Futurity. (Click on photo to enlarge.)