September 20: SUNY
Morrisville Autumn Review Sale. Morrisville, NY.
October 18: OHM Club Sale @ Roedale Farm. Richfield Springs, NY.
October 24: Sexing Technologies Multi-Breed Production Sale II. Lincoln University, PA.
November 1: The New York Holstein Harvest Sale. Ithaca, NY.
December 12: Holstein Fun in the Sun! Holsteins at Lido Beach. Lido Beach Resort, Sarasota, FL.
August 7th: Empire Summer
Holstein Blast! Waterloo, NY. Sale Average: $12,575 on 53 Lots.
July 24th: Sexing Technologies
Multi Breed Production Sale & Seminar! Lincoln University,
Registered Holsteins: $2,662
Grade Holsteins: $2,547
Brown Swiss: $3,859
July 19th: Spruce
Haven Select Sale II. Union Springs, NY. Sale Average: $2,981 on 102 Lots.
June 19th: Rolling Meadow
Farm Complete Dispersal. Chambersburg, PA. Sale Average: $2,057 on 223 Lots.
14th: Bellvale Holsteins Complete Dispersal.
Sale Average: $2,535 on 140 Lots.
31st: Woodcrest Bridge to Excellence
Sale II. Sale Average: $5,411 on 94 Lots.
The Woodcrest Bridge To Excellence
Sale II, Ogdensburg, NY reached an average of $5411 on
a sun filed day of May 31, 2014.
Topping the sale at $18,000 was
Woodcrest Colt 45 Slung-ET*RC*PC, a 12/13 Mr Chassity
Colt 45-ET*RC and out of Ladys-Manor La Rd Sung-ET (VG-88,
2y EX-MS). The next nine dams are VG or EX from the Ruby-D
family. Slung is +2294GTPI +1399M +50F +47P +623NM +4.3PL
+3.49T. She was struck off to Mike Reuter of Bronxville,
NY (David Rama, agent).
Second high of this event was
Shebs Goldwyn Haaii (EX-92) 3-07 119 13,055 3.6 465 2.7
357 (Inc.). She is a Goldwyn daughter of Quality-Ridge
Champ Hope (EX-95 CAN) and her third dam is the highly
regarded Quality-Ridge Stormi Hazel (2E-96). She was struck
off to Scarlet Summer Holsteins of Muncy, PA (where
her purchase brings the herd total to 50 EX cows).
Bringing the next “most
money” was Woodcrest Numerono Yuknow-ET at $14,800.
She is a 10/13 Numero Uno with the following genomic stats
of +2460 GTPI +2060M +73F +63P +835NM +6.7PL +2.77SCS.
Her dam is a Planet and 2nd dam is Coyne-farms
Bkye Yvonne-ET (VG-88 DOM) and the next four dams are
VG. She is now the property of Rocky Mountain Dairy of
Cochrane, AB, Canada.
4th high was Woodcrest
Liq Gold Digga-ET, a 2/14 Liquid Gold and out of S-S-I
Avery Dossie (VG-85, 2y). Digga is +2425GTPI ++1490M +91F
+64P +805NM +4.9PL +2.89T. Her 2nd through
7th dams are VG or EX in the Snow-N Denises
Dellia family. She was struck off to First Coast Genetics
of St Johns, Florida for $14,200.
The sale was managed by the Cattle
Exchange. Dave Rama, auctioneered. Horace Backus highlighted
the pedigrees. Sale staff included Rick Allyn, Jamie Black,
Dan Brandt, David Crack, Patricia Gifford, Ray LeBlanc,
Dan Putnam, Nick Raggi, Rick Verbeek and Kevin Ziemba.
May 23rd: The Celebration of Lylehaven.
Sale Average: $5,934 on 133 Lots.
The Celebration of Lylehaven was
just that. A crowd of over six hundred people spilled
out of the tent to make this a standing room only event
as the curtain came down on one of the most respected
breeding establishments of the Holstein industry. One
hundred and thirty three full lots crossed the ring to
establish the sale average of $5935.
Owner, Jerry Rappaport welcomed
the crowd and gave highlights of Lylehaven reaching this
historic day. He recognized the past farm managers and
offered his appreciation to the dedication and talent
of current farm manager: Sue Brown.
The presale buzz of Lylehaven
Atwood Lylly-ET (EX-92) was realized as graced the ring
to spirited bidding that saw the gavel fall at the $70,000
mark. Lylly is due in October 25th to Halogen
and is working on her present record at 3-03 178 13,619
5.1 688 3.3 449. Lylly is an own daughter of the most
highly influential cows in the quest for breeding perfection
at Lylehaven, Thiersent Lili Starbuck (5E-94 3*). She
became the property of Mike Garrow & Marlene Holmes
of Chateauguay, NY.
Another daughter of Lili was second
high of the dispersal at $22,000. Lylehaven Amazing
Lilia-ET is a March 2013 Mr Atlees Altaamazing-ET. A great
Spring Yearling prospect for 2014 she will call Golden
Oaks Farm of Wauconda, IL her new home.
The sale was managed by the Cattle
Exchange. Dave Rama shared auctioneering duties with David
Crack and Yvon Chabot handled pedigree announcements.
Sale staff included Doug Siedel, Justin Burdette,
Pat Conroy, Scott Culbertson, Ray LeBlanc, Nick Raggi,
Francis Bilodeau, Julien Chabot, Keven Moffett and Butch
Crack. Merry Rama and Amber Newman handled the clerking