Lincoln, Nebraska – The 2021 American Royal Gelbvieh and Balancer® Junior Breeding Heifer Show was held on Saturday, October 9, 2021, in Kansas City, Missouri. The Junior Breeding Heifer show consisted of 32 Gelbvieh and Balancer® females evaluated by judge John McCurry of Burrton, Kansas.
Grand champion junior breeding heifer was CBRO Journey 2076H owned by Cody Brown of Dwight, Kansas. This heifer was born April 4, 2020 and was sired by XXB Primo 541E ET first claiming the title of champion junior yearling heifer.
Reserve grand champion junior breeding heifer went to MGA DI Leading Lady 042H owned by Ellie Bowman of Lewis, Kansas. Born June 1, 2020 and sired by PVF Metropolis 8178, this heifer first claimed the title of champion intermediate heifer.