Limousin, Lim-Flex Parade in Kansas City

The American Royal’s Limousin show was Oct. 29 in Kansas City, Mo. The American Royal is one of the North American Limousin Foundation’s (NALF’s) four major Medal of Excellence (MOE) shows.

In the Lim-Flex® show, judge Les Wankel, Petersburg, Ill., evaluated 10 females and four bulls. He then sorted 30 Limousin females and eight Limousin bulls.

In the Limousin bull show, EXLR Saturn 040S won the grand champion banner after winning Division 5. Express Ranches, Yukon, Okla., and Tubmill Creek Farms, New Florence, Pa., own the March 2, 2006, son of Carrousels Pure Power.

The reserve grand champion Limousin bull was EXLR Total Impact 054T, the Division 4 champion. The Feb. 3, 2007, son of LESF Asphalt 9N belongs to Express Ranches and Deer Valley Farm, Fayetteville, Tenn.

AUTO Gemini 248T, the winner of Division 3, went on to claim the title of grand champion Limousin female. Cody Heavin, Springfield, Mo., owns the Sept. 10, 2007, daughter of GPFF Blaque Rulon.

EXLR Luvly 036T followed her win in Division 5 by claiming reserve grand champion Limousin female. Michael Mitchell, Mangum, Okla., owns the Feb. 1, 2007, daughter of LESF Asphalt 9N.

Grand champion honors in the Lim-Flex bull show went to EXLR Southpaw 835S, the Division 2 winner and a March 16, 2006, son of LESF Asphalt 9N out of EXAR Scotch Cap 1548. Express Ranches and the Glebe Farm, Charles City, Va., own him.

Magness Land and Cattle, Platteville, Colo., owns the reserve grand champion Lim-Flex bull. MAGS Scotland, a May 10, 2006, son of BR Midland out of MAGS Marquee, also came from Division 2.

AUTO Rebeca 292S came from Division 4 to win grand champion Lim-Flex female. Pinegar Limousin, Springfield, Mo., and Wies Limousin Ranch, Wellsville, Mo., own the Oct. 3, 2006, daughter of LESF Asphalt 9N out of EXLR Rebeca 1019P.

MAGS Tenderhearted claimed reserve grand champion Lim-Flex female for Austen Etherton, Dawson, Ill. The Division 3 winner is a March 4, 2007, daughter of DHVO Deuce 132R out of Thomas Patricia 1897.

Magness Land and Cattle claimed both the Premier Breeder and Premier Exhibitor honors.

In the juniors’ female show, judge Kent Habeger, Burt, Iowa, selected EXLR Luvly 036T – a Feb. 1, 2007, daughter of LESF Asphalt 9N – as grand champion from among 19 entries. Mitchell led her from the Division 3 championship. KRVN Treasure 040T – a March 23, 2007, daughter of GPFF Blaque Rulon – was reserve grand champion and Division 2 champion for Chase Ratliff, Westphalia, Kan.

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.

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A complete list of division and show winners follows.

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AMERICAN ROYAL

LIMOUSIN MEDAL OF EXCELLENCE (MOE) SHOW

October 29, 2008

Kansas City, Mo.

Total entries: 52

Judge: Les Wankel, Petersburg, Ill.

Limousin bulls – 8 entries shown

Division 1 champion: 3G Unified Force 803U, 1/2/2008 son of Wulfs Guardian 5074G

Exhibitor: Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind.

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

Exhibitor: Justin Oberling, Hannibal, Mo.

Division 2 reserve champion: DBLE Trailer Trash 567T, 12/12/2007 son of TUBB Laredo 7021N

Exhibitor: Double E Limousin, Smithville, Mo.

Division 3 champion: SL Tradewind, 7/10/2007 son of JKSM President 813P

Exhibitor: Jordan Straight, Logan, Iowa

Division 3 reserve champion: CFLX Black Chap, 5/3/2007 son of KRVN Naskar 013N

Exhibitors: CC’s Delight, Jacksonville, Mo., and Counsil Family Limousin, Madisonville, Texas

Division 4 champion: EXLR Total Impact 054T, 2/3/2007 son of LESF Asphalt 9N

Exhibitors: Express Ranches, Yukon, Okla., and Deer Valley Farm, Fayetteville, Tenn.

Division 5 champion: EXLR Saturn 040S, 3/2/2006 son of Carrousels Pure Power

Exhibitors: Express Ranches, Yukon, Okla., and Tubmill Creek Farms, New Florence, Pa.

Division 5 reserve champion: JWLO Bad To The Bone, 5/24/2006 son of EF Play It To The Bone

Exhibitor: Justin Oberling, Hannibal, Mo.

Grand champion Limousin bull: EXLR Saturn 040S (Division 5)

Exhibitors: Express Ranches, Yukon, Okla., and Tubmill Creek Farms, New Florence, Pa.

Reserve grand champion Limousin bull: EXLR Total Impact 054T (Division 4)

Exhibitors: Express Ranches, Yukon, Okla., and Deer Valley Farm, Fayetteville, Tenn.

Limousin females – 30 entries shown

Division 1 champion: MAGS Uahuka, 3/27/2008 daughter of DHVO Deuce 132R

Exhibitor: Magness Land and Cattle, Platteville, Colo.

Division 1 reserve champion: EOTT Ms Unbelieveable 11U, 3/4/2008 daughter of Wulfs Guardian 5074G

Exhibitor: Mark Blake, Earl Park, Ind.

Division 2 champion: EF Uptown Girl, 2/5/2008 daughter of EF Main Stay 541M

Exhibitor: Austen Etherton, Dawson, Ill.

Division 2 reserve champion: MAGS Udele, 1/8/2008 daughter of DHVO Deuce 132R

Exhibitor: Magness Land and Cattle, Platteville, Colo.

Division 3 champion: AUTO Gemini 248T, 9/10/2007 daughter of GPFF Blaque Rulon

Exhibitor: Cody Heavin, Springfield, Mo.

Division 3 reserve champion: AUTO Tootsie Pop 2272T, 11/20/2007 daughter of DHVO Deuce 132R

Exhibitor: Aaron Linhart, Leon, Iowa

Division 4 champion: MAGS Teaspoon, 4/16/2007 daughter of KAJO Responder 120R

Exhibitors: Magness Land and Cattle, Platteville, Colo., and Sugar Bush Limousin, Allen, Mich.

Division 4 reserve champion: MAGS Torrey, 3/17/2007 daughter of GPFF Blaque Rulon

Exhibitor: Abby Hendrickson, Adair, Okla.

Division 5 champion: EXLR Luvly 036T, 2/1/2007 daughter of LESF Asphalt 9N

Exhibitor: Michael Mitchell, Mangum, Okla.

Division 5 reserve champion: MAGS Telegram, 1/8/2007 daughter of GPFF Blaque Rulon

Exhibitor: Magness Land and Cattle, Platteville, Colo., and DJ Limousin, Port Orchard, Wash.

Grand champion Limousin female: AUTO Gemini 248T (Division 3)

Exhibitor: Cody Heavin, Springfield, Mo.

Reserve grand champion Limousin female: EXLR Luvly 036T (Division 5)

Exhibitor: Michael Mitchell, Mangum, Okla.

Lim-Flex® bulls – 4 entries shown

Division 1 champion: MAGS Ur A Robin, 3/3/2008 son of LH Rodemaster 338R out of BOHI Red Robin 282R

Exhibitor: Magness Land and Cattle, Platteville, Colo.

Division 1 reserve champion: JKOL Owen 177T, 12/11/2007 son of Sennett Matrix 470P LF75 out of BOJR Relentless 297R

Exhibitor: Kelley Owen, Wynnburg, Tenn.

Division 2 champion: EXLR Southpaw 835S, 3/16/2006 son of LESF Asphalt 9N out of EXAR Scotch Cap 1548

Exhibitors: Express Ranches, Yukon, Okla., and the Glebe Farm, Charles City, Va.

Division 2 reserve champion: MAGS Scotland, 5/10/2006 son of BR Midland out of MAGS Marquee

Exhibitor: Magness Land and Cattle, Platteville, Colo.

Grand champion Lim-Flex bull: EXLR Southpaw 835S (Division 2)

Exhibitors: Express Ranches, Yukon, Okla., and the Glebe Farm, Charles City, Va.

Reserve grand champion Lim-Flex bull: MAGS Scotland (Division 2)

Exhibitor: Magness Land and Cattle, Platteville, Colo.

Lim-Flex females – 10 entries shown

Division 1 champion: MAGS Universe, 3/19/2008 daughter of Basin Franchise P142 out of MAGS Solaris

Exhibitor: Magness Land and Cattle, Platteville, Colo.

Division 1 reserve champion: AUTO Ursula 202U, 1/10/2008 daughter of MAGS Remote out of KRVN Progeny 175P

Exhibitor: Pinegar Limousin, Springfield, Mo.

Division 2 champion: AUTO Black Tangerine 270T, 12/2/2007 daughter of AUTO Dollar General 122R out of KRVN Progeny 175P

Exhibitor: Cody Heavin, Springfield, Mo.

Division 2 reserve champion: MAGS Totally Gorgeous, 11/27/2007 daughter of Mytty In Focus out of MAGS Prom Night

Exhibitor: Magness Land and Cattle, Platteville, Colo.

Division 3 champion: MAGS Tenderhearted, 3/4/2007 daughter of DHVO Deuce 132R out of Thomas Patricia 1897

Exhibitor: Austen Etherton, Dawson, Ill.

Division 3 reserve champion: MAGS Thimble, 1/8/2007 daughter of G A R Integrity out of MAGS Marquee

Exhibitors: Magness Land and Cattle, Platteville, Colo., and Milton and David Bratton, Austin, Ark.

Division 4 champion: AUTO Rebeca 292S, 10/3/2006 daughter of LESF Asphalt 9N out of EXLR Rebeca 1019P

Exhibitors: Pinegar Limousin, Springfield, Mo., and Wies Limousin Ranch, Wellsville, Mo.

Grand champion Lim-Flex female: AUTO Rebeca 292S (Division 4)

Exhibitors: Pinegar Limousin, Springfield, Mo., and Wies Limousin Ranch, Wellsville, Mo.

Reserve grand champion Lim-Flex female: MAGS Tenderhearted (Division 3)

Exhibitor: Austen Etherton, Dawson, Ill.

Premier Breeder

Magness Land and Cattle, Platteville, Colo.

Premier Exhibitor

Magness Land and Cattle, Platteville, Colo.

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