County Holstein Association holds awards banquet

April 04, 2011|By JOANNA CALIMER | Special to The Herald-Mail
  • Receiving junior production awards were, from left, Tessa Wiles, Macayla Wiles and Gene Wiles. Taylor Gigeous, far right, Washington County Farm Bureau Queen, presented the awards.
Photo courtesy Joanna Calimer

The Washington County Holstein Association held its annual banquet and awards meeting on March 1.

David Lease, president of the Maryland Holstein Association, and Brenda Leggett, retiring state director from Washington County, presented All-Maryland awards to Kaitlyn Corbett for Junior All-Maryland Spring Yearling, Reich-Dale Laramie Belay; Ryan Shank for All-Maryland Sr. 2-Year-Old Cow, Palmyra Pontiac Gemmi; Scott DeBaugh for Junior All-Maryland Sr. 3-Year-Old Cow, DeBaugh Zenith Mirage; Cory DeBaugh for Junior All-Maryland 4-Year-Old Cow and Reserve All-Maryland 4-Year -Old Cow, Windsor Manor Durham Karole; and Erin Corbett for Reserve Junior All-Maryland Spring Yearling, Cranberry MDWS Aboo Kaye.

Lease congratulated Washington County Holstein junior members who will be honored for their Holstein project record books on the state level.  

They are Ashley Davis, fourth, first-year girl; Noah Iager, second, first-year boy; Sydney Davis, third, junior girl; Gene Wiles, second, junior boy; Cory DeBaugh, first, intermediate boy; Carol DeBaugh, fourth, intermediate girl; and Tessa Wiles and Macayla Wiles received honorable mentions for intermediate girls.  

Lease also congratulated Tracey Forsythe for receiving the Outstanding Maryland Holstein Scholar scholarship.

All eight Washington County junior Holstein members were also honored by Washington County Holstein.

Each received an award sponsored by Mid-Maryland Dairy Veterinarians.

Junior awards for 2010 milk production records (305 days) were presented to:

  • High 2-Year-Old (sponsored by Misty Meadow Farm), Gene Wiles, Md-Heavensent Redman Joden, 24,420 pounds of milk

  • High 3-Year-Old & High Cow Overall (sponsored by Heavensent Holsteins), Tessa Wiles, Md-Heavensent Devils Kiss, 31,490 pounds of milk

  • High 4-Year Old (sponsored by DeBaugh Farms), Macayla Wiles, Md-Heavensent Oz Kutie, 26,640 pounds of milk

  • High Aged Cow (sponsored by Crown Stone Farm), Macayla Wiles, Md-Heavensent Redmark Jill, 25,750 pounds of milk

  • High Lifetime (sponsored by Leggett Farms), Tessa Wiles, HSH Rudolph Black Velvet-ET, 180,330 pounds of milk

Senior Awards for 2010 milk production records (305 days) were presented to:

  • High 2-Year-Old, Palmyra Farm, Palmyra Encino Diane, 31,759 pounds of milk

  • High 3-Year-Old, Tessa Wiles, Md-Heavensent Devils Kiss, 31,490 pounds of milk

  • High 4-Year-Old and High Cow Overall, Palmyra Farm, Palmyra Milwaukee Olivia, 34,306 pounds of milk

  • High Aged Cow, Emily Yeiser, Spots-Pride Pronto Galaxy, 31,123 pounds of milk

  • High Lifetime, Ben Calimer, Linden-Hall Hilton Melody, 203,763 pounds of milk

  • High Herd for Milk, Palmyra Farm, 22,481 pounds of milk

  • High BAA under 50 Cows, Palmyra Farm, 107.3

  • High BAA over 50 Cows, Earl and Keitha Grove, 104.5

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