Limousin ‘Christmas in July’ National Junior Show Kicks Off

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The cattle shows began on Tuesday, July 17 with Dr Shane Bedwell, Kansas City, Mo., evaluating the prospect steers, progress steers, bred & owned Limousin females, and owned Lim-Flex females. A total of 193 animals entered the ring today.

The morning began with the prospect steer show exhibiting five head of cattle. The grand champion prospect steer, LFL Energizer 7129 E, a September 9, 2017, 25 percent Limousin steer, sired by BLAW 7129E Monopoly, weighing 804 pounds was exhibited by Tucker Parkinson, Levelland, Texas. Reserve champion prospect steer was exhibited by Kynlee Mae Thomas, Wolfforth, Texas., with KYNM Buddy 701E, an October 21, 2017, 18 percent Limousin steer, sired by JSUL Luxury Tax 3941A, weighing 621 pounds.

The progress steer show soon followed exhibiting 14 head. The grand champion progress steer came from Sterling, Colo., with KORV VL Exhilarate 721E, a February 22, 2017, 87 percent Purebred steer, sired by Alter Ego, weighing 1,211 pounds, and exhibited by Tyla Thomas. The reserve champion progress steer came from the previous class with MKJM 175E ET, an April 30, 2017, 25 percent Lim-Flex, sired by Colburn Primo 5153. The steer weighed 1,161 pounds and was exhibited by Makayla Jo Massey, London, Ky.

Up next was the bred and owned Limousin female show, representing 17 head. Nichole Keeton, Wolfforth, Texas., won grand champion bred and owned Limousin female with LLKT Miss Evie 710E, a May 10, 2017, Purebred heifer, sired by ENGD Zip Line 2515Z and coming from division two. Reserve champion bred and owned Limousin female was won from division one, with LLKT Miss Electra 719E ET. This is a September 4, 2017, Purebred, sired by MAGSWL Usual Suspect 538U and exhibited by Jacob Keeton, Wolfforth, Texas.

Rounding out the first day of shows were the owned Lim-Flex females with 157 head in the show. MAGS Eadie, a January 27, 2017, a 50 percent Lim-Flex heifer won grand champion owned Lim-Flex female. She was sired by PBRS Bunk House 48B and exhibited by Shelby Hubbard, Miami, Okla., from division five. The reserve champion came out of division four and was shown by Allyson Rice, Boonsboro, Md. The April 6, 2017, 62 percent Lim-Flex heifer, named TASF Extra Class 124E ET was sired by EF Xcessive Force.

Continuing with selecting the top five owned Lim-Flex females, third overall went to Jake Nikkel, McPherson, Kan., exhibiting ELCX Extreme710E. She is a March 10, 2017, 50 percent heifer, sired by EF Xcessive Force. Fourth place overall was CELL 7354E ET, a September 5, 2017, 52 percent Lim-Flex female, sired by TMCK Architect 031A, exhibited by Vada Vickland, Longmont, Colo. Division six produced the fifth place overall owned Lim-Flex female with SCAS Divine 935D. She is an October 13, 2016, 35 percent female, sired by SP The Answer 813, exhibited by Ashlee Corns, Altoona, Kan.

Photos and additional coverage may be found on the Facebook pages for the North American Limousin Junior Association, North American Limousin Foundation, and the LIMOUSIN TODAY magazine.

For more information about North American Limousin Junior Association, the North American Limousin Foundation, or to locate a Limousin or Lim-Flex breeder near you, visit www.NALF.org or call 303-220-1693.

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A complete list of winners follows.

2018 National Junior Limousin Show & Congress
July 17, 2018
Denver, Colo.
Judge: Dr. Shane Bedwell, Kansas City, Mo.
Entries: 193 head

Grand champion bred & owned Limousin female: LLKT Miss Evie 710E, 5/10/2017, Purebred, sired by ENGD Zip Line 2515Z, exhibited by Nichole Keeton, Wolfforth, Texas.

Reserve champion bred & owned Limousin female: LLKT Miss Electra 719E ET, 9/4/2017, Purebred, sired by MAGSWL Usual Suspect 538U, exhibited by Jacob Keeton, Wolfforth, Texas.

Grand champion owned Lim-Flex female: MAGS Eadie, 1/27/2017, 50% Lim-Flex, sired by PBRS Bunk House 48B, exhibited by Shelby Hubbard, Miami, Okla.

Reserve champion owned Lim-Flex female: TASF Extra Class 124E ET, 4/6/2017, 62% Lim-Flex, sired by EF Xcessive Force, exhibited by Allyson Rice, Boonsboro, Md.

Grand champion prospect steer: LFL Energizer 7129 E, 9/7/2017, 25% Limousin, sired by BLAW 7129E Monopoly, exhibited by Tucker Parkinson, Levelland, Texas.

Reserve champion prospect steer: KYNM Buddy 701E, 10/21/2017, 18% Limousin, sired by JSUL Luxury Tax 3941A, exhibited by Kynlee Mae Thomas, Wolfforth, Texas.

Grand champion progress steer: KORV VL Exhilarate 721E, 2/22/2017, 87% Purebred, sired by Alter Ego, exhibited by Tyla Thomas, Sterling, Colo.

Reserve champion progress steer: MKJM 175E ET, 4/30/2017, 25% Lim-Flex, sired by Colburn Primo 5153, exhibited by Makayla Jo Massey, London, Ky.

Bred & Owned Limousin Female Division Winners:

Division I champion: LLKT Miss Electra 719E ET, 9/4/2017, Purebred, sired by MAGSWL Usual Suspect 538U, exhibited by Jacob Keeton, Wolfforth, Texas.

Division I reserve: LLKT Miss Effie 718E, 12/21/2017, Purebred, sired by LLKT Blue Chip 401B ET, exhibited by Jacob Keeton, Wolfforth, Texas.

Division II champion: LLKT Miss Evie 710E, 5/10/2017, Purebred, sired by ENGD Zip Line 2515Z, exhibited by Nichole Keeton, Wolfforth, Texas.

Division II reserve: RGMA Eboy 375E, 3/10/2017, 79% Limousin, sired by MAGS Aviator, exhibited by Mara Anderson, Garner, Iowa.

Division III champion: Legacy’s Daisy, 11/11/2016, Purebred, sired by FC Angels Answer, exhibited by Dominic Ruppert, Witt, Ill.

Division III reserve: Dreamqueen 241D, 11/15/2016, 81% Limousin, sired by SHPM Big Axis, exhibited by Tanner Shipman, Girard, Kan.

Owned Lim-Flex Female Division Winners:

Division I champion: JCL Cruel Girl 725E, 12/18/2017, 75% Lim-Flex, sired by TASF Crown Royal 960C ET, exhibited by McKinlee L Palmatary, Durant, Okla.

Division I reserve: TKJP Foxy Lady, 1/2/2018, 71% Lim-Flex, sired by HUBB Bulletproof, exhibited by Colt Parkinson, Levelland, Texas

Division II champion: CELL 7354E ET, 9/5/2017, 52% Lim-Flex, sired by TMCK Architect 031A, exhibited by Vada Vickland, Longmont, Colo.

Division II reserve: SEEE Eternity ET, 10/5/2017, 50% Lim-Flex, sired by Colburn Primo 5153, exhibited by Dalton Edwards, Higginsville, Mo.

Division III champion: SCAS Enchantress 940E, 5/9/2017, 68% Lim-Flex, sired by Schilling’s Yannis, exhibited by Cole Sullivan, Groveton, Texas

Division III reserve: VL Empress 743E, 5/2/2017, 68% Lim-Flex, sired by Alter Ego, exhibited by Logan Chachere, Dayton, Texas

Division IV champion: TASF Extra Class 124E ET, 4/6/2017, 62% Lim-Flex, sired by EF Xcessive Force, exhibited by Allyson Rice, Boonsboro, Md.

Division IV reserve: ELCX Extreme 710E ET, 3/10/2017, 50% Lim-Flex, sired by EF Xcessive Force, exhibited by Jake Nikkel, McPherson, Kan.

Division V champion: MAGS Eadie, 1/27/2017, 50% Lim-Flex, sired by PBRS Bunk House 48B, exhibited by Shelby Hubbard, Miami, Okla.

Division V reserve: LFL Ester 7015E, 2/14/2017, 54% Lim-Flex, sired by MAGS Aviator, exhibited by Christopher Barton, Jarrell, Texas

Division VI champion: SCAS Divine 935D, 10/13/2016, 35% Lim-Flex, sired by SP The Answer 813, exhibited by Ashlee Corns, Altoona, Kan.

Division VI reserve: AUTO Callie 403D ET, 9/16/2016, 62% Lim-Flex, sired by AUTO Power Plus 133B ET, exhibited by Ellie Dill, Marshfield, Mo.

Prospect Steer Class Winners:

Class 1 champion: PC Everett, 12/28/2017, 25% Limousin, sired by Maternal Perfection, exhibited by Colt Parkinson, Levelland, Texas.

Class 2 champion: KYNM Buddy 701E, 10/21/2017, 18% Limousin, sired by JSUL Luxury Tax 3941A, exhibited by Kynlee Mae Thomas, Wolfforth, Texas.

Class 3 champion: LFL Energizer 7129 E, 9/7/2017, 25% Limousin, sired by BLAW 7129E Monopoly, exhibited by Tucker Parkinson, Levelland, Texas.

Class 3 reserve: SSTO Blackie 7932E, 9/8/2017, 75% Lim-Flex, sired by SBLX First Class, exhibited by Kylee Gaston, Bridgeport, Texas.

Progress Steer Class Winners:

Class 4 champion: MKJM 175E ET, 4/30/2017, 25% Lim-Flex, sired by Colburn Primo 5153, exhibited by Makayla Jo Massey, London, Ky.

Class 4 reserve: RANT Eli, 4/15/2017, 50% Lim-Flex, sired by MAGS Cable Cowboy, exhibited by Tanner Shipman, Girard, Kan.

Class 5 champion: KORV VL Exhilarate 721E, 2/22/2017, 87% Purebred, sired by Alter Ego, exhibited by Tyla Thomas, Sterling, Colo.

Class 5 reserve: EVAH One Shot, 3/16/2017, 53% Lim-Flex, sired by RLBH Air Force One, exhibited by Eva Hinrichsen, Westmoreland, Kan.

Class 6 champion: WWST Excalibur, 3/14/2017, Purebred, sired by DHVO Deuce 132R, exhibited by Ethan Freund, Elizabeth, Colo.

Class 6 reserve: BEN Bear, 3/20/2017, 28% Limousin, sired by MAGS Bear Bryant ET, exhibited by Bentley London, Collinsville, Texas.

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