The judges have been selected for The 65th All American Jersey Shows, November 4, 5 and 6 in Louisville, Ky.
Dean Dohle, Halfway, Mo., will judge The All American Jersey Show, with Paul Trapp, Taylor, Wis., as his consultant. This will be Dohle’s second appearance as a judge for an All American show, having placed the National Jersey Jug Futurity in 2012. He judged the Jersey shows at the Ohio and Kentucky state fairs and the New York Spring Carousel in 2016.
Keith Topp, Botkins, Ohio, will place the 64th National Jersey Jug Futurity. Highlights of his long career as a dairy cattle judge include the state fairs in Wisconsin, Indiana, Minnesota, and New York, plus Eastern State Exposition and the Ft. Worth Stock Show. His consultant will be Joe Nash, Lyndonville, N.Y.
Kevin Lutz, Lincolnton, N.C., will judge The All American Junior Jersey Show. He has judged all of the shows that make up the All American schedule: the open show twice, in 2012 and 2003; the National Jersey Jug Futurity in 1999; and the junior show in 1998. Lutz judged the 2011 Royal Melbourne (Australia) Show, as well as many state fairs across the United States over the years. Brady Core, Salvisa, Ky., will be the consultant.
The largest exhibition of Registered Jersey™ cattle in the world, the three shows of The All American are held during the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Ky. The first and second place winners in each class become the 2017 All American and Reserve All American honorees of the American Jersey Cattle Association.
For information on show entry fees and deadline, visit www.livestockexpo.org.