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Photo report: World Dairy Expo Wisconsin, first impressions

During the first week of October all eyes of dairy cattle enthusiasts are focussed on the World Dairy Expo in Madison Wisconsin. The best dairy cows from all over the US are on display, exhibitioners from all over the world show their latest developments for the dairy farm and countless Wisconsin dairy’s attract busloads of visitors from home and abroad to showcase Wisconsin's number one industry. Dairy Global is present and gives a first impression.

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  • World Dairy Expo Wisconsin, first impressions
  • World Dairy Expo Wisconsin, first impressions

    The Alliant Energy Center arena is the centrepiece of the World Dairy Expo, this is the place where the best of the best will be crowned champion at the end of the week.

  • World Dairy Expo Wisconsin, first impressions

    On the first day the international Junior Holstein show took place as well as heifer classes and calves. Extremely good quality cows handled by junior handlers.

  • World Dairy Expo Wisconsin, first impressions

    In the stables every farm has it’s own aisle. Proudly showing what their cows have already won in previous shows and hoping to add another prize during the week.

  • World Dairy Expo Wisconsin, first impressions

    Cows are comfortable in their temporary housing, they will stay there for the whole week.

  • World Dairy Expo Wisconsin, first impressions

    Just before entering the show ring finishing touches are being made to get the cows looking their best.

  • World Dairy Expo Wisconsin, first impressions

    A walk in the park, getting some air can be a great way to prevent the build up of stress.

  • World Dairy Expo Wisconsin, first impressions

    Tense moments... as the jury steps closer to inspect the build and quality of the dairy cows.

  • World Dairy Expo Wisconsin, first impressions

    The final line up for the prize giving ceremony.

  • World Dairy Expo Wisconsin, first impressions

    After the show it’s back to work again for the ladies.

Fabian Brockotter

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