May 21: GenoSource & Sexing Technologies Production Sale! Quincy, IL. Click Here to View the Online Catalog!
May 15: Elm Park Farms Complete Dispersal. Sheboygan Falls, WI. Sale Average: $2,475 on 92 Registered Holsteins; $2,139 on 168 Live Lots (includes all bulls, calves & grades).
May 9: Oakfield Corners Spring Sensation Sale. Oakfield, NY. Sale Average: $14,509 on 74 Full Lots.
The Oakfield Corners Spring Sensation Sale held on Saturday, May 9th in Oakfield, NY will go down in history as one of the great herd sales of All-Time averaging a staggering $14,509.00 on 74 full lots with every animal in the sale bred by Oakfield Corners! Cattle sold to 20 different states and Canada and when the dust settled the sale gross stood at $1,117,400.00.
For the first time in breed history, 2 heifers were brought into the ring carrying GTPI’s over +2700, lots 11 and an addition to the sale lot 94. Lot 11 sired by Mr. Mogul Delta 1427-ET was born 1/26/15 and carried a GTPI +2765. Her dam is a fresh McCutchen from the famous “ Gold Missy” family! Lot 94, born 2/7/15 just received her genomic numbers last week and stood at +2708GTPI and +73P. Her dam is a VG-87 Mogul from the Markwell Raven family. Buyers got their choice of the heifers and the bidding was fierce. Topping the sale was lot 11 selling for $190,000.00 to Progenesis LP of Canada. Contending bidders included Dan Lufkin, Tim Rauen who was on the phone with Sexing Technologies and Scott Culbertson handling a bid close to the final number. Immediately after lot 11 left the ring, we opened the bidding on lot 94 with a starting bid of $150,000.00 that quickly escalated to $175,000.00. Dan Lufkin was the final bidder with Scott Culbertson handling the contending bid from Rock Hill Dairy of NM.
The Third high of the sale was lot 19 selling for $70,000.00 to Pine Tree Dairy of Ohio. This tremendous Supersire daughter sold with a GTPI +2624 and a proven flush history backed by a VG-88 Robust dam from the incredible “Rudy Missy” family! The Steiner’s know well how many millions this family has returned to the AI industry. Selling for $56,000.00 was lot 30, a stunning Kingboy daughter with GTPI +2650 born 10-19-14. This heifer sold to Rock Hill Dairy in NM. Great pedigrees and tremendous type ruled the day with virtually every lot selling above $3,000.00.
Jonathan and Alicia Lamb along with Kelly Lee and the entire fitting staff had the cattle looking fantastic and show ready sale morning. People attending the sale were treated to an open house the evening before the sale, a tour of the new show barn and a pig roast immediately after the sale. Everything was 1st class!
The sale was managed by The Cattle Exchange of Delhi, NY with Dave Rama handling the gavel. Horace Backus presented pedigrees along with a tremendous ring staff that included; Don Welk, Nick Raggi, Rick Verbeek, Scott Culbertson; Patsy Gifford; Ray LeBlanc; Gary Vanderpost and Jamie Black.
Congratulations to the Lamb family and their entire crew for such a tremendous offering of 100% homebred cattle. Everyone who attended felt the market remains strong for the very best of every breeding philosophy and good about the Registered Holstein industry!
April 25: Reflections of Maple Downs II. Middleburgh, NY. Sale Average: $5,889 on 100 Full Lots.
April 11: NY Spring Holstein Sale. Syracuse, NY. Sale Average: $6,912 on 77 Full Lots.
April 10: NY Carousel Colored Breed Dairy Sales: Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey & Milking Shorthorn. Syracuse, NY.
Milking Shorthorn $1,355.
Brown Swiss $1,607.
March 28: 34th
Annual SUNY Cobleskill Dairy Fashions Sale. Cobleskill, NY. Sale Averages: 89 Holsteins $2,475. $2,395 on 102 Lots (All Breeds).
March 17: Sexing Technologies Multi-Breed Production Sale. Lincoln University, PA. Sale Average: $2,465 on 257 Holsteins.
March 14: CUDS Spring Classic, Ithaca, NY. Sale Averages: $4,194 on 68 Full Holstein Lots. $4,128 on 76 Live Lots (All Breeds).
January 15: The
New York Convention ET Sale. Utica, NY. Held in conjunction with the New York All
Breeds Convention! Sale Average: $9,715 on 26 Lots.