01-11-17 Limousin cattle on display at 2017 National Western Stock Show

Limousin cattle on display at 2017 National Western Stock Show

Limousin and Lim-Flex breeders were under the bright lights of the Stadium Arena at the National Western Stock Show to showcase their genetics. The Level 1 Medal of Excellence Limousin Show was held on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 in Denver. Dan Shike, Urbana, Ill., evaluated the 62 females and 20 bulls.

The grand champion Limousin female was Riverstone Charmed exhibited by Madison Ratliff, Westphalia, Kan. She is a January 31, 2015, 92 percent Limousin female sired by TMCK Durham Wheat 6030X. This female was first named Division V champion. Riverstone Charmed also won the NWSS Junior Limousin Show the previous day.

Jaden Clark Linthicum, Welch, Okla., exhibited the reserve champion Limousin female. JCL Candy Girl LNLM 5514C is a May 3, 2015, 50% Lim-Flex heifer sired by CALO Brickyard 902W. This heifer came from Division IV.

In the bull show, TASF Crown Royal 960C ET was named grand champion Limousin Bull. He is an April 24, 2015, 100 percent Limousin bull sired by DHVO Deuce 132. This bull was exhibited by JCL Land & Cattle and Thomas & Son Farms, Welch, Okla., and was first name Division V champion.

The reserve champion Limousin bull was Schilling’s Ditka, a February 17, 2016 son of EXAR Blue Chip 1877B. This 43 percent Lim-Flex bull came from Division II and was exhibited by Clay Schilling, Edson, Kan.

At the conclusion of the show, the premier breeder award went to JCL Land & Cattle, Welch, Okla. Premier exhibitor was awarded to Bruce L. Lawrence, Anton, Texas.

During the week on NWSS, exhibitors nominate candidates and vote for the herdsman of the year award. The 2017 Limousin herdsman winner was Cori Harrison-Malone.

To locate Limousin or Lim-Flex cattle near you or for more information on the North American Limousin Foundation, visit http://www.NALF.org or call 303-220-1693.

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A complete list of winners follows.

2017 National Western Stock Show
Level 1 Medal of Excellence Show
January 11, 2017
Denver, Colo.
Judge: Dan Shike, Urbana, Ill.
Entries:  82 head

Grand champion female: Riverstone Charmed, 1/31/15, 92% Limousin, sired by TMCK Durham Wheat 6030X, exhibited by Madison Ratliff, Westphalia, Kan.
Reserve champion female: JCL Candy Girl LNLM 5514C, 5/3/15, 50% Lim-Flex, sired by CALO Brickyard 902W, exhibited by Jaden Clark Linthicum, Welch, Okla.

Grand champion bull: TASF Crown Royal 960C ET, 4/24/15, 100% Limousin, sired by DHVO Deuce 132R, exhibited by JCL Land & Cattle and Thomas & Son Farms, Welch, Okla.
Reserve champion bull: Schilling’s Ditka, 2/17/16, 43% Lim-Flex, sired by EXAR Blue Chip 1877B, exhibited by Clay Schilling, Edson, Kan.

Female division winners

Division I champion: EDBL Fancy Freida ET, 4/13/16, 50% Lim-Flex, sired by EF Xcessive Force, exhibited by Birkner Limousin, Solgohachia, Ark.
Division I reserve: AUTO Dana 265D ET, 4/1/16, 54% Lim-Flex, sired by MAGS Aviator, exhibited by Pinegar Limousin, Springfield, Mo.

Division II champion: LMCC Midnight Sunset 26D, 2/18/16, 31% Lim-Flex, sired by Topline Vision Fly Over, exhibited by Micah Leigh Ott, Danvers, Ill.
Division II reserve: SHSK Debra Dawn ET, 1/4/16, 43% Lim-Flex, sired by OSU Class Act, exhibited by Kai Thomsen, Winnsboro, Texas

Division III champion: JCL Cinnamon LNLM 522C, 10/9/15, 75% Lim-Flex, sired by MAGS Yip, exhibited by Linden Faith Linthicum, Welch, Okla.
Division III reserve: PEDS Cayenne, 11/15/15, 87% Limousin, sired by WLR Argo, exhibited by Layton Schur, Plainview, Texas

Division IV champion: JCL Candy Girl LNLM 5514C, 5/3/15, 50% Lim-Flex, sired by CALO Brickyard 902W, exhibited by Jaden Clark Linthicum, Welch, Okla.
Division IV reserve: AUTO Luckie Lady 280C ET, 6/6/15, 50% Lim-Flex, sired by PVF Insight 0129, exhibited by Cody Heavin, Springfield, Mo.

Division V champion: Riverstone Charmed, 1/31/15, 92% Limousin, sired by TMCK Durham Wheat 6030X, exhibited by Madison Ratliff, Westphalia, Kan.
Division V reserve: SL Charmed Angel ET, 2/6/15, 62% Lim-Flex, sired by MAGS Xyloid, exhibited by Tanner Walden, Tonganoxie, Kan.

Division VI champion: SCRN Blaire 126B, 12/12/14, 93% Limousin, sired by Schilling’s Yannis, exhibited by Ashlee Sue Corns, Altoona, Kan.

Bull division winners

Division I champion: LFL Deluxe Edition 6029D ET, 3/24/16, 65% Lim-Flex, sired by RLBH Air Force One, exhibited by Bruce Lawrence, Anton, Texas
Division I reserve: AUTO Luckie Guy 140D ET, 4/28/16, 79% Limousin, sired by AUTO Lucky Strike 118B, exhibited by Pinegar Limousin, Springfield, Mo.

Division II champion: Schilling’s Ditka, 2/17/16, 43% Lim-Flex, sired by EXAR Blue Chip 1877B, exhibited by Clay Schilling, Edson, Kan.
Division II reserve: Lewis Daybreak, 2/6/16, 25% Lim-Flex, sired by AMEN Impact 7234, exhibited by Kinlie Lewis, Iliff, Colo.

Division III champion: LFL Captain Crunch 5086C ET, 9/1/15, 50% Lim-Flex, sired by S A V Pioneer 7301, exhibited by Bruce L. Lawrence, Anton, Texas

Division III reserve: OLIM Capstone 51C ET, 9/6/15, 68% Lim-Flex, sired by AUTO Cruze 132X, exhibited by Collin Ochsner, Kersey, Colo.

Division IV champion: WLR Cold Play ET, 5/16/15, 43% Lim-Flex, sired by OSU Class Act, exhibited by Wies Limousin, Saint Charles, Mo.
Division IV reserve: AUTO Deep Water 124C ET, 5/2/15, 93% Limousin, sired by AUTO Cruze 132X, exhibited by Pinnell’s Limousin, Cuba, Mo.

Division V champion: TASF Crown Royal 960C ET, 4/24/15, 100% Limousin, sired by DHVO Deuce 132R, exhibited by JCL Land & Cattle and Thomas & Son Farms, Welch, Okla.
Division V reserve: SEEE Common Law, 3/4/15, 62% Lim-Flex, sired by EF Xcessive Force, exhibited by Scott W. Edwards, Higginsville, Mo.

Submitted to The BARN by:

Limousin Media
Jennifer Scharpe, Jennifer@NALF.org
303-220-1693