1:05 AM PST, November 23, 2012
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - BPH 262 Chism 515Y and C&M New Mexico Lady 2008 won the grand champion bull and female titles at the 2012 American Royal National Hereford Show Nov. 4, in Kansas City, Mo.
Judge Murray Andrews of Moosejaw, Sask., sorted the 249-head open show and complimented the overall quality of the entries.
Grand and champion yearling bull honors went to Joel Butler of Republic, Mo., with BPH 262 Chism 515Y. The Feb. 6, 2011, bull is sired by KJ 068J Manhattan 262S.
Following the selection of the champions, C&M Herefords, Nara Visa, N.M., exhibited the best 6 head and was named premier exhibitor. Hoffman Ranch, Thedford, Neb., was named premier breeder. Lowderman Cattle Co., Macomb, Ill., exhibited the first-place get-of-sire with a group sired by LCC Back N Time ET.
Additional Division results from this area:
Reserve fall calf champion heifer: Whispering Pine Farms LLC, Kimball, Minn., with WPF Notice Me 88X 1039 ET by NJW 98S R117 Ribeye 88X ET.
Spring calf champion bull: Larry Crane, Mitchell, S.D., with LCD Helton Bolt 1212 ET by CRR Helton 980.
Reserve spring calf champion bull: Fawcetts Elm Creek Ranch, Ree Heights, S.D., with ECR Who Maker 2502 ET by DKF RO Cash Flow 0245 ET.
Junior calf champion bull: Hoffman Herefords, Thedford, Neb., with H GH About Time 239 ET by CRR About Time 743.
Reserve junior calf champion bull: Austin, Chance, Montana and Nick Deppe, Maquoketa, Iowa, with DEP Platinum 122 ET by Golden Oak Outcross 18U.
To view complete results of the 2012 American Royal National Hereford Show visit Hereford.org