Northeast Oklahoma junior exhibitors, including two from Rogers County were in the top showman awardees at the 7th Annual Junior National Braunvieh Show in Texarkana, Ark., in June.

Madison Chaney of Perkins won Champion Intermediate Showman, Morgan Haggard of Claremore won Reserve Champion Intermediate Showman, Kylie Haney of Tahlequah won Reserve Champion Junior Showman, Lilly Lynch of Oologah won Reserve Champion Pee Wee Showman.

Haggard’s essay “What a Braunvieh Really Is” was selected first in the creative writing contest. She was second in the quiz bowl and fourth in the poster contest.

Haggard won a jacket for her second place high point award for the day’s events.

Chaney won third in the creative writing contest with What I Like About Braunvieh.”

The Pit Crew of Thorne Ranch Kids won a aluminum embroidered herdsman ship chair with their theme “Braunvieh on the Beach.”

Thorne Ranch of Adair was the breeder of the high performance cattle.

Haggard exhibited Miss TLC Bud’s Star R5150, a late spring yearling heifer to 1st class. Selected as Junior Champion Fullblood/Purebred Heifer Division and on to Supreme Grand Champion Fullblood/Purebred Female.

Haggard exhibited Ms TLC June N3442 and her fall born bull calf, Mr. TLC June’s Ali, as Grand Champion Cow Calf Pair in the percentage/beef builder division. She exhibited Ms. TLC Vasa P4326, a senior yearling heifer, as the Reserve Grand Champion Percentage/Beef Builder Female. She also exhibited TLC Awnold R5205 as Reserve Grand Champion Market Steer weighing in at 1200 pounds. He was a half blood Simmental and Braunvieh steer.

Chaney exhibited Ms. TLC New Day Linda P4448. She won her Senior Yearling Class and Division and went onto win Supreme Grand Champion Percentage/Beef Builder Female. Sired by Boyd New Day 8005, a registered Angus bull, and a Purebred Braunvieh female Ms LLB H758. Chaney also exhibited Mr. TLC City Lights, a Braunvieh/Shorthorn cross steer, to Grand Champion Prospect Steer. Her percentage heifer Ms. TLC Jena Wave R5270, a Summer Heifer was second in her class.

Brilan Oxtoby of Checotah exhibited Ms. TLC Dream Catcher R5262 to first place in the summer heifer class and went on to win the Junior Champion Percentage/Beef Builder Heifer Division. She also exhibited the Reserve Grand Champion Prospect Steer Mr. TLC Tigerman R5357, a half blood steer sired by GF Kadabra and a TLC Fullblood Braunvieh cow.

Kyle Haney of Tahlequah exhibited Ms. TLC Bud’s Bailey R5100 to a third place in the Late Junior Yearling Heifer Class. Haney also won first place in the Quiz Bowl for the Junior Division (7-10 years old). Cody Cole of Tahlequah exhibited Ms TLC Bud’s Ela P4438 to a third place in the Senior Yearling Heifer Class. Cole won first in the Junior Division Obstacle Course and received an aluminum embroidered chair with the “Walkin’ the Line” logo.

For information about the Oklahoma Junior Braunvieh Association call 918-783-5477. The Thorne Ranch is located on Highway 69, three miles north of Adair and is owned and operated by Albert and Joan Thorne.