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Semex Dominates Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

On the heels of a remarkable World Dairy Expo and an impressive show season, Semex’s Show Time™ sires once again demonstrated their prowess in Toronto last week at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, with three breed champions competing for Supreme Champion accolades!

Impressively 200HO sires were on the top side of the pedigree in 58% of all animals shown by 24 different sires. Impressively, 93 of these placed in the top 10 of their classes, 52 were in the top five, 12 were class winners and seven captured champion titles! With a career like no other, Braedale Goldwyn continued his dominance of the National Canadian Holstein Show, capturing the Premier Sire Banner, siring 27% of the entire show as well as seven class winners. For the fourth consecutive year, a Goldwyn daughter was named Grand & Senior Champion Female as 1st place 4 Yr Old, Robrook Goldwyn Cameron, captured the blanket of roses and was named Best Udder of Show. 

Other Goldwyn winnings include:

  • Comestar Larion Goldwyn, 1st Fall Calf & Res. Jr Champion

  • Cobequid Goldwyn Bayonet, 1st Winter Yearling

  • Belfast Goldwyn Lasenza, 1st Jr 2 Yr Old

  • Cookview Goldwyn Monique, 2nd 4 Yr Old & Res Grand & Res Sr Champion

  • Ms Goldwyn Alana, 1st 5 Yr Old & Hon. Mention Grand & Sr Champion

  • Calbrett Goldwyn Layla, 1st Mature Cow

  • Eastside Lewisdale Gold Missy, 1st Longtime Production Cow

  • 27 Goldwyns placed in the top five of their classes

  • 50 Goldwyns placed in the top 10 of their classes

The Royal also featured numerous Semex sires that impressed visitors from the heifer classes through the Longtime Production classes. 12 class winners demonstrated Semex’s complete offering from the show’s beginning to its end including:

  • Goldwyn (7) see above

  • 0200HO03603 Gillette Stanleycup: 1st Winter Calf (Altona Lea Stanleycup Gretzky)

  • 0200HO03501 Gillette Windbrook: 1st Junior Yearling (Rotaly Windbrook Hilda)

  • 0200HO05549 Regancrest Reginald: 1st Fall Yrlg and Res. Jr. Champion (Fanico Reginald Marty)

  • 0200HO02137 Pine-Tree Sid: 1st Milking Yrg (Combhaven Sid Monica)

  • 0200HO03607 Allyndale-I Attic: 1st Sr 2 Yr Old & Res Inter Champion (Charwill Attic Marcy)

The Canadian National Jersey show was a showcase of 200JE sires, with Semex sires stamping their daughters with the show-winning look, including Bridon Excitation sire of the 2013 Supreme Champion of all Breeds, Page-Crest Exitation Karlie, the 1st place Sr 3 Yr Old. Other winnings include:

  • 0200JE00131 Bridon Comerica named Premier Sire

  • 0200JE00362 Gabys Arrow a Genomax™ sire: 2nd Jr Yrlg & HM Jr Champion (Missiska Arrow Venus)

  • 0200JE00430 Lencrest On Time: Intermediate Champion & 1st Jr 3 Yr Old (Arethusa On Time Vogue)

  • Select Scott Minister: HM Intermediate Champion & 1st Sr 2 Yr Old (Budjon Minister Lighten Up)

  • 0200JE00136 Bridon Excitation:

    • Grand, Sr. Champion & 1st Sr 3 Yr Old (Page-Crest Excitation Karlie)

    • 2nd Sr 3 Yr Old (Marynole Excite Rosey)

  • Bridon Jamaica: Res Grand, Res Sr Champion & 1st Mature Cow: (RJF Jamaica Rockstar)

The Canadian National Ayrshire show resulted in nine class winners for Semex including the Grand Champion by Labrie Wilton, Steam-Valley Wilton Magic Bri. Other winners include:

  • 0200AY00652 Nexus Dreamer a Repromax™ sire: Jr Champ & 1st Summer Yrlg (De La Plaine Dreamer Perfecta)

  • 0200AY00580 Des Champois Poker a Repromax and HealthSmart™ sire: Res Junior Champion (Bellevue Du Lac Poker Kayla)

  • Palmyra Tri-Star Reality: Hon. Mention Jr Champ & 1st Senior Yrlg (De La Plaine Reality Sting)

  • Labrie Wilton: Grand Champion & 1st Mature Cow (Steam-Valley Wilton Magic Bri)

  • Legace Modem: Res Grand Champion & 1st 5 Yr Old (Forever Schoon Ping)

The Canadian National Red & White Holstein Show saw Semex win four classes and claim several titles including:  

  • 0200HO05651 Charpentier LFG Spectrum *RC, an Immunity+™, Robot Ready™ and Robot Ready™ sire: 1st Summer Yrlg: (Lookout Elmbridge Lil Red)

  • 0200HO02427 Ardross Sterling *RC a Repromax and Red & White sire: 1st Jr 2 Yr Old (Bergeroy Sterling Dalico)

  • Deslacs Shaquille *RC: Int Champion & 1st Jr 3 Yr Old (Lochdale Shaquille Missy)

  • Ladino Park Talent *RC: Res Grand Champion & 1st 5 Yr Old (Ms Candy Apple Red)

With top placings in all classes from a variety of sires offering both profitability and longevity, Semex and code 200 sires really are Genetics for Life.

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