The rains subsided on May 27th for a great sale at Sherona Hill!  Topping the sale was added lot 104, a stunning, fresh Atwood Sr. 2yr old from the great Apple-Red selling for $52,000.00.  She was consigned by Mike Deaver & Jamie Judd & purchased by the Rodney Hetts.  Second high seller for $41,000.00 was lot 5, a VG-88 Alchemy dtr again from 3E-96 Apple-Red!  This lovely 4yr old was consigned by Apple Partners and purchased by Clark Woodmansee & Mike Deaver.  She looks to be EX-92 & showing in the fall!  Lot 1, a full sister to the sale topper sold for $33,000.00 to Miles Macray, Christian Cunningham & Madison Price!  She will be a 2nd calf Sr. 2yr old to contend with for the fall shows!

In all, 9 head sold for five figure prices or higher.  Cattle sold to 16 states, Canada and the Netherlands!  As both Holsteins & Jerseys were offered the sale averages on full lots (excluding embryo’s & half lots) stood at $6,325.00 for 74 Holsteins & $3,616.00 for 16 Jersey’s.  Volume buyer for the day was T&L Cattle Co. of Chilliwack, BC taking home over 20 head!

The sale was a combined effort of Mike Deaver of Sherona Hill and Kueffner Holsteins & Jerseys of MD with several outside consignments.  Dave Rama served as the auctioneer, Norman Nabholz presented pedigrees with a ring staff that included Tom DeGroot, Mike Heath, Rodney Hetts, Kevin Jorgensen, Nick Raggi, Ron Roskopf, Chad Ryan, Tim Natzke, Graisson Schmidt & cowbuyer.com!  Merry Rama & Jeannie Nichols handled clerking duties.

~DMR

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