Late summer is show season for dairy breeders, owners and judges.
Here were the grand champion Holstein cows at each of the Eastern Ontario Holstein county shows this year.
Carleton-Russell: Hendercroft Fever Bazooka, bred and owned by Herb Henderson at Ashton, Ont.
Durham: Metdale Denison Kyla, bred by and owned by Ron and Brenda Metcalf of Almet Farms Ltd. at Bowmanville, Ont.
Frontenac: Windcroft Goldchip Indigo, bred by Bryan and Cheryl Dickson at Joyceville, Ont., owned by Cory Dickson at Joyceville, Ont., Eaton Holsteins at Marietta, NY, and Jamie and Petra Black at Constable, NY
Glengarry: Lochdale Zelgadis Stormy, bred and owned by David J. MacMillan Lochdale Holsteins at Alexandria, Ont.
Hastings: Upper Canada Atwood Delight, bred by Nancy Goupil and Cameron MacGregor of Winchester, Ont., owned by Gord, Pauline, Morgan, Emma, and Ethan McMillan of Kingsway Farms at Hastings, Ont.
Lanark: Timcon Makita Fever, bred and owned by Bill Timmons of Timcon Holsteins at Carleton Place, Ont.
Lindsay: Kingsway Sanchez Armadillo, bred by Hanover Hill Holsteins at Port Perry, Gord, Pauline, Morgan, Emma, and Ethan McMillan of Kingsway Farms at Hastings, Ont., and Jason David Mell at Merrill, Wisconsin; owned by Kingsway Farms
Lennox & Addington: Stoneden Atwood Red Ripple, bred and owned by Matt and Jill Calver of Stoneden Holsteins of Gananoque, Ont.
Northumberland: Knonaudale Jasmine, bred by Chris and Bobbi-Jo Uhr of Knonaudale Farms Inc. at Crysler, Ont., owned by Gord, Pauline, Morgan, Emma, and Ethan McMillan of Kingsway Farms at Hastings, Ont.
Peterborough: Trent Valley Goldwyn Allnding, bred by Gord, Pauline, Morgan, Emma, and Ethan McMillan of Kingsway Farms, Jason David Mell of Wisconsin, USA, and Gerald Coughlin of Trent Valley Holsteins of Peterborough, Ont., and owned by Jason David Mell and Trent Valley Holsteins
Prescott: Bonnie Brae Brokaw Meaka, bred and owned by Bruce and Susan Mode of Vankleek Hill, Ont.
Prince Edward: Trekili W A Lola Braxton, bred by Adam Hunt of Trekili Holsteins at Elginburg, Ont. and Bruce, Curtis and Graham Walt of Waltz Acres Farms at Consecon, Ont., owned by Waltz Acres Farms
Renfrew: Greenlark Diamond Rose, bred and owned by Vicki, Rob, Bruce and Gail Fletcher of Greenlark Farms at Pembroke, Ont.
Stormont: Knonaudale Muddy, bred and owned by Chris and Bobbi-Jo Uhr of Knonaudale Farms Inc. at Crysler, Ont.