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Hunterdon County 4-H Dairy Show crowns champions


The Hunterdon County 4-H Dairy Show took place at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agriculture Fair in August.

The show began with the Holstein Breed.

The winner of both junior and grand champion was Hol-Val Barclay Colby, leased and shown by Chloee Roell.

Jacob VanDoren dominated the Brown Swiss Breed classes with his BHF Dynamite Stella being named junior champion and BHF Braiden Shelby as senior and grand champion.

VanDoren also had junior champion in the Guernsey Breed with Hun-Col Calvary Delilah and then Cassidy Hunt went on to have senior and grand champion with Dogwood Lane Silverado Beva and reserve grand with Hun-Col Phanntastic Bailey.

Supreme champion of All Breeds was won by Cassidy Hunt with her aged cow over 6 years old, Dogwood Lane Silverado Beva.

Other first- and second-place winners in different animal age classes were Cheyenne Young, Carlee Roell, Annabelle Majorossy, Dylan Forbes-Larsen and Courtney Barlow.

Winning the special classes were Cassidy Hunt for best Dam and Daughter, and VanDoren for Best Udder and Bred by Exhibitor.

The showmanship classes ended the day with winner Trevor Young for Clover Bud Prep Member. Beginner showman Dylan Forbes-Larson was first place and Cheyenne Young second place, Diana VanDoren was the Intermediate Showman winner, and for Experienced Showman Cassidy Hunt won first place, Annabelle Majorossy was second and Jacob VanDoren was third.

Judge for the day was Matt Puskas of Somerset County. Superintendents were Kathy Young and Betty Jane Hunt, desk clerks were Diane Cooper and Vicky Zeng, class caller was Alex Eldridge and the ring master was Kyle Young.

This show would not have been possible if it were not for the County Fair Board who supplied the ribbons and the judge as well as the hay and straw for our animals and our show sponsors Blackwell Heritage Farm, Cargill Nutrition, Inc., County Line Fuel, Inc., Dave & Barri Lynn Everitt in memory of Roger & Alice Everitt, Holland Valley Farm, HunCol Guernseys, Hunt Family Preserve, Paul & Tammy Hunt, and the NJ Brown Swiss Assoc.

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