MEDIA RELEASE Contact: Brad Rugg, Superintendent, 612-624-8443 MINNESOTA 4-H BREEDING BEEF HEIFER SHOW St. Paul, MN (08/26/2011) - There was a total of 568 beef cattle shown at the 2011 Minnesota 4-H Beef Show. The Breeding Heifer show was held on the first day of the Minnesota State Fair Thursday, August 24th. Judging this year’s Breeding Beef Show and Showmanship contest was Mike McGuire of Waverly, Alabama. Mike graduated from the University of Georgia, he was a member of the Livestock Judging Team, the Live Animal Evaluation Team, and the Block and Bridle Club. The McGuires are in their 36th year raising purebred Angus and club calves. Mike has enjoyed judging, breeding, and market cattle shows across the United States for the last 29 years. The Supreme Champion Breeding Heifer was shown by Hunter Aggen of Fillmore County and was the Champion Foundation Simmental Heifer. Joseph O’Sullivan of Wright County took overall Reserve Champion with his registered Champion Shorthorn Heifer. County Award and Breed Kaesey Dylan Exhibitor Glaess Baker Goodhue Le Sueur Champion Shorthorn Plus Heifer Reserve Champion Shorthorn Plus Heifer Rachel Kaylee Nelson Kathrein Stearns Morrison Champion Charolais Heifer Reserve Champion Charolais Heifer Hunter Lucas Aggen Grass Fillmore Mower Champion Foundation Simmental Heifer Reserve Champion Foundation Simmental Heifer Dana Malena Kuelbs Rupprecht Todd Pennington Champion Hereford Heifer Reserve Champion Hereford Heifer Blake Chris Heideman Lundblad Freeborn Pope Champion Maine-Anjou Heifer Reserve Champion Maine-Anjou Heifer Kjersta Brooke Lind Gardner Fillmore Kanabec Champion Red Angus Heifer Reserve Champion Red Angus Heifer Joseph Connor O’Sullivan Bollum Wright Mower Champion Shorthorn Heifer Reserve Champion Shorthorn Heifer Madeline Lane Schultz Giess Rice Morrison Champion South Devon Heifer Reserve Champion South Devon Heifer Katie Wesly Boesl Johnson Douglas Pipestone Champion Black Angus Heifer Reserve Champion Black Angus Heifer © 2011 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved. University of Minnesota Extension is an equal opportunity educator and employer. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, this material is available in alternative formats upon request. Direct requests to the Extension Store at 800-876-8636. Printed on recycled and recyclable paper with at least 10 percent postconsumer waste material. Patrick Logan O’Sullivan Kluis Wright Murray Champion Commercial Heifer Reserve Champion Commercial Heifer Timothy Lauren Anderson Kramer Stevens Olmsted Champion Limousin Heifer Reserve Champion Limousin Heifer Zachary Luke Wangen Nord Freeborn Clay Champion Other Breeds Heifer Reserve Champion Other Breeds Heifer Theresa Greg Claeys Claeys Faribault Faribault Champion Simmental Heifer Reserve Champion Simmental Heifer Nick Briana Zastrow Craig Todd Douglas Champion Saler Heifer Reserve Champion Saler Heifer © 2011 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved. University of Minnesota Extension is an equal opportunity educator and employer. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, this material is available in alternative formats upon request. Direct requests to the Extension Store at 800-876-8636. Printed on recycled and recyclable paper with at least 10 percent postconsumer waste material.