Erbsen finished 5th Overall at the Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest in Louisville

Pictured from left to right: Colton Silveira, Delana Erbsen, Torri Burch, and Madi Palmer

In early November, the ISU dairy judging team competed at the North American International Livestock Exposition’s Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest held in Louisville, KY.  Team members included: Torri Burch, Frewsburg, NY; Delana Erbsen, Lanark, IL; Madalyn Palmer, Waukon, IA; and Colton Silveira, Hilmar, CA. The team held their own among a field of 16 four-year teams. In the Ayrshire Division, Iowa State was 2nd with Colton placing 6th and Delana won the breed. Colton finished 11th overall in Brown Swiss and the team placed 6th. The team was 5th overall in Guernseys, 9th in Holsteins, and 8th in Jerseys with Delana placing 11th. Also, the team was 5th overall in reasons with Delana placing 9th, and rounding out the contest the team placed 5th overall, and Delana was the 5th High Individual Overall.