By Kevin Bernard
Holstein in Grey County named Grand Champion at the Autumn Opportunity Show held in Orangeville.
Our federal government is giving 1.6 million dollars to the Canadian Livestock Genetics Association.
The Conservatives say the money will help open new export markets to boost the global sale for Canada's dairy, sheep and goat sectors.
The goal is to increase the sale and export of dairy genetics by 10 per cent by 2015.
A holstein cow in Grey County was named Grand Champion at the Autumn Opportunity Show held in Orangeville.
Glenwin Calypso Goldwyn, bred by Patti Alsop of Singhampton, won the Aged cow class and was named Grand Champion of the show and also Best Udder.
Hodglynn Holsteins of Kincardine showed the second prize 5 year old, fourth Junior 2 year old and second milking yearling.
The 5th prize senior three year old was shown bt Harvdale Holsteins of Neustadt.
A winter yearling owned by Glen and Curtis McNeil of Goderich was fourth.
In the largest class of the day, with 19 Summer Yearlings -- 5th place went to Arrowhead Dairy and Trinal Holsteins from Teeswater and 6th place to Ed Meulendyk of Badjeros.
Jamie Farrell of Ripley had the second place junior yearling.