Limousin Junior Nationals Open With Steers, B&Os, Lim-Flex

Junior Limousin exhibitors displayed the results of their personal breeding programs in the bred-and-owned shows at the National Junior Limousin Show and Congress (NJLSC) July 15 in Sioux Falls, S.D. Judge Troy Thomas, Harrold, S.D., watched them parade 50 Limousin females and 20 Limousin bulls.

SSCL Tara, owned by Sean Schuler, Cleveland, Texas, earned grand champion bred-and-owned Limousin female honors. The March 10, 2007, daughter of GPFF Blaque Rulon first won Division 2. The reserve grand champion was MDRC T-Time 7105T, the Division 1 winner. Morgan Ratliff, Westphalia, Kan., owns the Sept. 14, 2007, daughter of EXLR Judo 459J.

In the bred-and-owned Limousin bull show, Thomas found the top two entries in divisions 2 and 1, respectively. EF Top Secret 327T – owned by Austen Etherton, Dawson, Ill., and William Frank, Mechanicsburg, Ill. – earned grand champion honors. He is a Feb. 21, 2007, son of GPFF Blaque Rulon. The reserve grand champion was SL Tradewind – a July 10, 2007, son of JKSM President 813P. Jordan Straight, Logan, Iowa, owns him.

Thomas sorted 48 head in the Lim-Flex® female show. Ellie Sennett, Waynetown, Ind., won grand champion with Sennett Emblynette 723T, the Division 2 champion and a Feb. 1, 2007, daughter of S A V 004 Predominant 4438 out of Sennett Heather 448P. Reserve grand champion went to EXLR Scotch Cap 191S, the Division 3 champion. Corinne Harrison, Minier, Ill., owns the Oct. 2, 2006, daughter of LESF Asphalt 9N out of EXLR Scotch Cap 1005N.

From the bred-and-owned entries, Thomas selected EDBL Loaded Lil as the champion. Eric Birkner, Solgohachia, Ark., owns the Oct. 27, 2007, daughter of EXAR Lutton 1831 out of DVFC Dream Maker 105P. TLC Tinkerbell 16T – a Feb. 12, 2007, daughter of BOHI Roberto 88R out of TLC Peekaboo 41P – was the reserve champion bred-and-owned Lim-Flex female for Megan Ahrendsen, Sioux Rapids, Iowa.

There were two head in the first-ever NJLSC bred-and-owned Lim-Flex bull show. Sennett won with Sennett Lightning 799T – an Oct. 5, 2007, son of VUKR Wonder Bull 2 out of EXLR Eileen 755M. Reserve champion went to Birkner’s EDBL Runnin Rebel – a Sept. 1, 2007, son of GPFF Blaque Rulon out of BOHI Rory 230R.

The steer show included six entries in the Prospect Division and 22 head in the Progress Division. Scott Edwards, Corder, Mo., won champion prospect steer with SEEE Trend Setter – an 860-pound; Sept. 1, 2007, halfblood son of SEEE Fancy 017P. Reserve prospect champion went to CJSL7186T – the 658-pound; Nov. 8, 2007, purebred son of MAGS Radcliff that Alissa Johnson, Ashton, Iowa, showed.

Amanda Lindsey, Spirit Lake, Iowa, had the champion progress steer in AMJO Thriller – a 1,290-pound; Feb. 24, 2007, seven-eighths son of Carrousels Nasdaq. Ratliff had the reserve champion with TUBB Hannibal 437T – a 1,070-pound; March 20, 2007, halfblood son of TUBB Judo 437P.

The North American Limousin Foundation (www.nalf.org), headquartered in Centennial, Colo., provides programs and services – including genetic evaluation of 5,000 active sires – to more than 4,000 members and their commercial customers. The Limousin breed and its Lim-Flex® hybrid lead the beef industry in muscle-growth efficiency and ideally complement British breeds.

North American Limousin Foundation

7383 S. Alton Way, Suite 100

Centennial, CO 80112-2339

(303) 220-1693 ¦ www.nalf.org

Contact Brad Parker

brad@nalf.org

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NATIONAL JUNIOR LIMOUSIN SHOW & CONGRESS BRED-AND-OWNED, LIM-FLEX® & STEER SHOWS

July 15, 2008

Sioux Falls, S.D.

Total entries: 148

Judge: Troy Thomas, Harrold, S.D.

Bred-and-owned Limousin females – 50 entries shown

Division 1 champion: MDRC T-Time 7105T, 9/14/2007 daughter of EXLR Judo 459J

Exhibitor: Morgan Ratliff, Westphalia, Kan.

Division 1 reserve champion: MKLM Joyce 098T, 10/12/2007 daughter of EXLR News Man 7150N

Exhibitor: Michael Mitchell, Mangum, Okla.

Division 2 champion: SSCL Tara, 3/10/2007 daughter of GPFF Blaque Rulon

Exhibitor: Sean Schuler, Cleveland, Texas

Division 2 reserve champion: SL Cherri Angel, 5/5/2007 daughter of EXLR Logan 8010K

Exhibitor: Jordan Straight, Logan, Iowa

Division 3 champion: JLUV Ready Or Not, 3/8/2005 daughter of EF Main Stay 541M, with a 2/14/2008 daughter of SL Straight Edge at side

Exhibitor: Jordan Straight, Logan, Iowa

Division 3 reserve champion: JOKA 005S Shakira, 11/14/2006 daughter of KRVN Naskar 013N

Exhibitor: Jordan Leatherman, Muskogee, Okla.

Grand champion bred-and-owned Limousin female: SSCL Tara (Division 2)

Exhibitor: Sean Schuler, Cleveland, Texas

Reserve grand champion bred-and-owned Limousin female: MDRC T-Time 7105T (Division 1)

Exhibitor: Morgan Ratliff, Westphalia, Kan.

Bred-and-owned Limousin bulls – 20 entries shown

Division 1 champion: SL Tradewind, 7/10/2007 son of JKSM President 813P

Exhibitor: Jordan Straight, Logan, Iowa

Division 1 reserve champion: JWLO No ID Needed, 11/2/2007 son of EF Play It To The Bone

Exhibitor: Justin Oberling, Hannibal, Mo.

Division 2 champion: EF Top Secret 327T, 2/21/2007 son of GPFF Blaque Rulon

Exhibitors: Austen Etherton, Dawson, Ill., and William Frank, Mechanicsburg, Ill.

Division 2 reserve champion: LFL Tanker 7020T, 4/24/2007 son of DHVO Trey 133R

Exhibitor: Lee Roy Lawrence, Anton, Texas

Grand champion bred-and-owned Limousin bull: EF Top Secret 327T (Division 2)

Exhibitors: Austen Etherton, Dawson, Ill., and William Frank, Mechanicsburg, Ill.

Reserve grand champion bred-and-owned Limousin bull: SL Tradewind (Division 1)

Exhibitor: Jordan Straight, Logan, Iowa

Lim-Flex® females – 48 entries shown

Division 1 champion: TMCK Joyce 88T, 9/8/2007 daughter of CBF Impressive 5401 out of LESF Joyce 5313R

Exhibitor: Molly Greenawalt, Lynchburg, Ohio

Division 1 reserve champion: JW Summitcrest Erica 4130, 10/14/2007 daughter of EF Main Stay 541M out of B L R Erica 7086

Exhibitor: Corinne Harrison, Minier, Ill.

Division 2 champion: Sennett Emblynette 723T, 2/1/2007 daughter of S A V 004 Predominant 4438 out of Sennett Heather 448P

Exhibitor: Ellie Sennett, Waynetown, Ind.

Division 2 reserve champion: Sennett Kay Burgess 724T, 2/18/2007 daughter of EXLR Moderator 053M out of EXAR Kay Burgess 1590

Exhibitor: Corinne Harrison, Minier, Ill.

Division 3 champion: EXLR Scotch Cap 191S, 10/2/2006 daughter of LESF Asphalt 9N out of EXLR Scotch Cap 1005N

Exhibitor: Corinne Harrison, Minier, Ill.

Division 3 reserve champion: MAGS Sister Act, 4/17/2006 daughter of Connealy Lead On out of ALCM Kactus Kid, with a 3/15/2008 daughter of Basins Franchise P142 at side

Exhibitor: Holly Berry, Port Orchard, Wash.

Grand champion Lim-Flex female: Sennett Emblynette 723T (Division 2)

Exhibitor: Ellie Sennett, Waynetown, Ind.

Reserve grand champion Lim-Flex female: EXLR Scotch Cap 191S (Division 3)

Exhibitor: Corinne Harrison, Minier, Ill.

Champion bred-and-owned Lim-Flex female: EDBL Loaded Lil, 10/27/2007 daughter of EXAR Lutton 1831 out of DVFC Dream Maker 105P

Exhibitor: Eric Birkner, Solgohachia, Ark.

Reserve champion bred-and-owned Lim-Flex female: TLC Tinkerbell 16T, 2/12/2007 daughter of BOHI Roberto 88R out of TLC Peekaboo 41P

Exhibitor: Megan Ahrendsen, Sioux Rapids, Iowa

Bred-and-owned Lim-Flex bulls – 2 entries shown

Champion bred-and-owned Lim-Flex bull: Sennett Lightning 799T LF, 10/5/2007 son of VUKR Wonder Bull 2 out of EXLR Eileen 755M

Exhibitor: Ellie Sennett, Waynetown, Ind.

Reserve champion bred-and-owned Lim-Flex bull: EDBL Runnin Rebel, 9/1/2007 son of GPFF Blaque Rulon out of BOHI Rory 230R

Exhibitor: Eric Birkner, Solgohachia, Ark.

Steers – 28 entries shown

Prospect Division champion: SEEE Trend Setter, 860-pound, 9/1/2007 halfblood son of SEEE Fancy 017P

Exhibitor: Scott Edwards, Corder, Mo.

Prospect Division reserve champion: CJSL7186T, 658-pound, 11/8/2007 purebred son of MAGS Radcliff

Exhibitor: Alissa Johnson, Ashton, Iowa

Progress Division champion: AMJO Thriller, 1,290-pound, 2/24/2007 seven-eighths son of Carrousels Nasdaq

Exhibitor: Amanda Lindsey, Spirit Lake, Iowa

Progress Division reserve champion: TUBB Hannibal 437T, 1,070-pound, 3/20/2007 halfblood son of TUBB Judo 437P

Exhibitor: Morgan Ratliff, Westphalia, Kan.

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