Crooked Creek Cattle Co. brings home championship honors from Gelbvieh Cattle Show at Iowa State Fair

Crooked Creek Cattle Co. of Waukon claimed some championship honors in the Gelbvieh Cattle Show at the 2022 Iowa State Fair held in Des Moines August 11-21. Crooked Creek showed the Grand Champion Balancer Bull, the Champion Balancer Senior Bull Calf and Champion Balancer Senior Female, in addition to claiming Reserve Champion honors in the Balancer Cow/Calf class.

Those championship honors for Crooked Creek were further bolstered by first-place finishes in the Balancer Senior Heifer (September 1-December 31, 2020) class, Balancer Early Winter Senior Bull Calf (September 1-October 31, 2021) class and Produce of Dam competition. Crooked Creek also claimed second-place finishes in the Balancer Cow/Calf and Balancer Early Junior Heifer Calf (February 1-28, 2022) classes.

Isabel Lowe of Adrian, MO won Grand Champion Bull honors at the show. Cib’s Gelbvieh of Clutier claimed Reserve Grand Champion Bull and Champion Iowa Bull accolades.

Taubenheim Gelbvieh of Amherst, NE showed the Grand Champion Female, and Nowack Cattle Company of Bland, MO claimed Reserve Grand Champion Female honors. ABCS Gelbvieh of Winthrop showed the Champion Iowa Female.