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2013 ABS Photo Contest Winners Selected
July 2, 2013

DEFOREST, WIS.– Six winners have been selected in the third annual ABS Global, Inc. photo contest.

1st place: “Grazing Cows” by Sheila Sundborg

1st place: “Grazing Cows” by Sheila Sundborg

In the dairy division, an entry from Sheila Sundborg was named the first place winner. Her beautiful photo of cows grazing in Quebec captured the attention of the judges. Second place was awarded to Stacy Konyn of California for a photo of her daughter with one of her registered heifers. Kajsa Johansson of Sweden, captured third place honors with a picturesque photo of her heifer in the October sun. Honorable mention goes to Carlos Saviani with his photo titled “On-Farm Calf”.

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First place beef photo by Donald Fleckenstein of Oregon.

First place beef photo by Donald Fleckenstein of Oregon.

In the beef division, first place was awarded to Donald Fleckenstein of Oregon with his photo titled “Grazing Before the Storm.”  Kelli Brown of Texas took second place honors with a photo of R.A. Brown Ranch Angus and Red Angus donors on summer Bermuda. Finally, third place went to Shannon White of Oklahoma for submitting a photo of a curious Simmental/Angus bull calf. Due to a high volume of beef calendar pictures received this year, three honorable mention photos were chosen. Honorable mention winners include: CJ Altenburg, Sandra Levering and Robyn Goddard.

Entries for the ABS Global photo contest were collected through the month of May, 2013. ABS would like to thank those that submitted photos for this year’s contest, and encourage fans to check out the 2014 dairy and beef calendars to view some of the winning photos and additional entries submitted to the contest.

Headquartered in DeForest, Wisconsin, ABS Global is the world-leading provider of bovine genetics, reproduction services, technologies and uddercare products. Marketing in more than 80 countries around the globe, ABS has been at the forefront of animal genetics and technology since its founding in 1941. ABS Global is a division of Genus plc.

Contact: Macy Sarbacker


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