German Holstein Show 2017
On 14th and 15th June 2017 the German Holstein Association (DHV) will present a highlight for all interested Holstein breeders:
The German Holstein Show 2017 which will take place in the EWE Arena Oldenburg.
The program will start on Wednesday, 14th June opened by the young breeder’s competitions. Young breeders from all German regions are expected to face a fair competition in the ring.
The first day is completed by the DHV-Genetik Sale 2017. At 19:30h, the ring opens for this first class sale. About 30 heifers and calves out of deep German and international cow families, as well as hot genetic with high genomic values will be offered.
Thursday 15th will start at 09:00h with judging of young cow classes and selection of the Junior Champion. Holsteins and Red Holsteins are judged in parallel in two separate rings.
Progeny groups are presented at 10:30h. Visitors can make their own picture of the quality of about German Holstein and Red Holstein sires by having a look to their daughters in the ring or in the barn. Proven sires are among these bulls, as well as young genomic sires.
The show will be continued with the judgement of the cow classes. Cows out of almost all German breeding areas will be presented in the show rings. Afterwards the exciting highlight of the selection of the Grand Champion cow will take place.
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Tuesday, 13th June
Young breeders’ clipping competition
Wednesday, 14th June
Young breeders’ showmanship
DHV-GenetikSale and breeders’ night
Thursday, 15th June
Judging of the young cow classes and Selection of Junior Champion
Presentation of progeny groups
Judging of the cow classes and Selection of Grand Champion
This year Cord Hormann from Warmsen will judge the Holsteins. Since 2008 Hormann is a member of the German national Judging-Pool and he was judge at lots of shows, also international ones.
The Red Holsteins will be judged by Stefan Widmer from Mühledorf, Switzerland. Widmer is an international recognised judge. In 2010 he jugde the national show in Bulle and in 2015 the international show in Lausanne.