Level 3 Judges are capable of judging 4-H Regional Shows, County Shows & International assignments.
John HazelegerWestern District
John Hazeleger owns and operates Hazelcrest Holsteins in Embro, Ontario. John’s family includes 4 married children Natalie (Darryl, son Clark), Allison ( Neil, daughter Eliza), Madeline (Josh, son Calvin) and Mark (Jenn, son Logan, daughter Leah). Hazelcrest Holsteins is a Master Breeder herd that presently milks 60 cows in a tie-stall barn. Madeline and her husband Josh Smith and young son Calvin have decided to continue the business and a new robot barn will start operating in July of 2017 with capacity for 120 milking cows. Additionally, the Hazelcrest herd has always supported the Oxford County Holstein Show with the best going on to compete at a higher level resulting in having one animal nominated for All Ontario and All Canadian. Have also supported the Red and White shows in Ontario and at the Royal. John has also been a 4 H leader, a past president of the Embro Zorra Agr. Society, a board member of the Oxford County Holstein Club and also served as a board member of WOBI and Gencor, serving as president for Gencor and the former Gencor Foods. Presently he is on the board of Oxford Milkway Transport Coop. Throughout his judging career, John has officiated at many 4-H shows in Western Ontario, including the Rockton Fair. Furthermore, he has judged county shows and Breeders Cups throughout Ontario. Some of John’s judging highlights are when he has judged internationally in the Dominican Republic, Uruguay, and Peru. John has many interests in the community which includes performing in the local theatre, singing in a church and local choirs, golf, skiing, curling and spending time with the grand kids.