By Kevin Bernard
Glenwin Goldwyn Calypso placed fourth and Loyalyn Goldwyn June placed first at the Royal Winter Fair
Two holstein cows from Grey County did exceptionally well at the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto.
Glenwin Goldwyn Calypso -- who was bred by Patti Alsop of Singhampton -- placed fourth in the mature class of cows that are 6 years old or older.
Loyalyn Goldwyn June -- bred by Rob and Alice Bumstead of Owen Sound -- placed first in the Longtime Production class where cows have produced over 50,000 kilos of milk in their lifetime.
Hodglynn Holsteins of Kincardine had several entries in the milking cow classes -- finishing 7th in milking yearlings, 5th in the Junior class and 4th in the 5 year old class.
Jamie Farrell of Ripley and partners were 9th in the junior yearling class.
At the Sale of Stars at the Royal --- Character Holsteins of Mildmay sold a two year old cow for 64 thousand dollars.
The animal is considered one of the top genetically tested animals in the world.
Huron County junior competitiors did well in the Junior Barrow Show.
Mark Robinson showed the Grand Champion market animal.
In senior showmanship, David Robinson was first, and later named Grand Champion showman.
Kyle Cronin took the red ribbon in the novice showman class.