Reserve BBS High % Maine-Anjou: Hailey Cornett, Highland County. (All photos by Linde’s Livestock Photos)
Reserve BBS High % Maine-Anjou: Hailey Cornett, Highland County. (All photos by Linde’s Livestock Photos)
The 33rd Ohio Beef Expo Junior Show was recently held at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus. This year’s show included separate championship drives for the Buckeye Breeders Series (BBS) — a division of the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association’s (OCA) Beef Exhibitor Show Total (BEST) program that features registered cattle born, bred and raised in Ohio.

The BBS division at the Expo was sponsored by Bob Evans Farms. The season’s sponsoring partners are Dickson Cattle Co., The Folks Printing Co., Jones Show Cattle and R.D. Jones Excavating.

The BBS Heifer Show was judged by Kyle Conley of Sulpher, Okla., and the BBS Market Animal Show was assessed by Joe Rathmann of Smithville, Texas. The champion exhibitors of this year’s BBS show are as follows:

Breeding Heifers

Champion BBS Angus: Delaney Jones, Allen County.
Reserve BBS Angus: Margaret Davis, Galia County.

Champion BBS Charolais: Mckenzie Riley, Fayette County.?Reserve BBS Charolais: Josh Starner, Fairfield County.

Champion BBS % Charolais: Hanna Schroeder, Putnam County.
Reserve BBS % Charolais: Trayden Shumacher, Richland County.

Champion BBS Chianina: Luke Jennings, Clermont County.
Reserve BBS Chianina: Allsion Herr, Fulton County.

Champion BBS Hereford: Mason Love, Fairfield County.
Reserve BBS Hereford: Kadence Connolly, Champaign County.

Champion BBS High % Maine-Anjou: Masen Jolliff, Hardin County.
Reserve BBS High % Maine-Anjou: Hailey Cornett, Highland County.

Champion BBS MaineTainer: Naomi Fennig, Mercer County.
Reserve BBS MaineTainer: Owen Fennig, Mercer County.

Champion BBS Shorthorn: Kolten Greenhorn, Greene County.
Reserve BBS Shorthorn: Brextyn Grabiel, Morrow County.

Champion BBS Shorthorn Plus: Ethan Davies, Wood County.
Reserve BBS Shorthorn Plus: Garrett Luallen, Muskingum County.

Champion BBS Purebred Simmental: Hannah Schaub, Auglaize County.
Reserve BBS Purebred Simmental: Matthew Koverman, Scioto County.

Champion BBS % Simmental: Kendal Davies, Wood County.
Reserve BBS % Simmental: Eric Flynn, Lorain County.

Champion High % AOB: D’lelah Laber, Highland County.
Reserve High % AOB: Emma Yochum, Highland County.

Champion Low % AOB: Aubrey Taylor, Wyandot County.
Reserve Low % AOB: Terry Ball, Mahoning County.

Market Animals

Champion BBS Angus: Isaac Miley, Noble County.
Reserve BBS Angus: Ellie Kidwell, Knox County.

Champion BBS Charolais: Tatumn Poff, Geauga County.
Reserve BBS Charolais: Macie Riley, Fayette County.

Champion BBS Chianina: Tanner Butcher, Hardin County.
Reserve BBS Chianina: Logan Schroeder, Defiance County.

Champion BBS Hereford: Abbygail Pitstick, Madison County.
Reserve BBS Hereford: Jacob Wiechart, Putnam County.

Champion BBS Maine-Anjou: Claire Kramer, Hancock County.
Reserve BBS Maine-Anjou: Taylor Barton, Clinton County.

Champion BBS Shorthorn: Wyatt Osborn, Highland County.
Reserve BBS Shorthorn: Luke Schroeder, Defiance County.

Champion BBS ShorthornPlus: Allison Lust, Crawford County.
Reserve BBS ShorthornPlus: Bailey Dusseau, Ottawa County.

Champion BBS Simmental: Karli Gaddis, Morrow County.
Reserve BBS Simmental: Brock Perry, Ottawa County.

Champion BBS Miniature Hereford: Seamus Bly, Lake County.
Reserve BBS Miniature Hereford: Seamus Bly, Lake County.

Champion BBS AOB: Kyle Kardotzke, Huron County.
Reserve BBS AOB: Cheyenne Anders, Knox County.

The Ohio Beef Expo is the state’s largest beef cattle event and is coordinated by the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association (OCA). OCA is a non-profit membership organization that represents the business interests important to farm families that raise cattle. It serves as the voice and issues manager for all of Ohio’s beef cattle business including cattle breeders, producers and feeders. It is the beef industry’s grassroots policy development organization and is an affiliate of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. OCA strives to maintain profitability and growth of Ohio's beef industry, while providing consumers with safe and wholesome beef.

For complete details on the 2021 Ohio Beef Expo, visit www.ohiobeefexpo.com.