|Nov 19||Vision Genetics Select Sale – held Saturday, November 19th at Millville, PA will go down in the history books as one of the greatest Holstein herd sales ever held. Owner, Corey Wolff was extremely pleased with the outcome with buyers from coast to coast attending the sale. 224 total lots including embryos, half lots and grades totaled $956,900.00 on the day and the average on 185 full lots of registered cattle was an amazing $4,811.90. Cattle sold to sixteen states. .||185 full lots avg $4,812|
|Nov 11||Two members of the Ho-Crawf Starbuck Lil (VG-85) family topped the Bellvale Holsteins Milking Herd Dispersal & Select Heifer Sale. Ho-Crawf Leduc Lissa (VG-86) led off the lineup selling for $7350. Due in May to Jordan, this young Leduc daughter hails from an 2E-92 Linjet dam preceded by Starbuck Lil. The next dam is an EX-90 Valiant with 138,780M 5255F 4102P lifetime, then a 5E-92, GMD-DOM Standout with over 200,000M lifetime and a 4E-91, GMD Harborcrest Sunshine. Fred Barringer of Copake, NY, purchased Lissa, who sold due 5/06 to Jordan. Lissa’s dam, Ho-Crawf Linjet Lila (2E-92), was the second high seller at $5300. She sold to Jamie Lee Crawford of Troy, PA. The sale, managed by The Cattle Exchange, Delhi, NY, featured animals from Al & Judy Buckbee’s herd in Warwick, NY, and special consignments from Tyrbach Farm, Richard Engelbrecht and Stonehurst Farm. Eighty-three full lots averaged $2736. !||83 lots avg $2,736|
|Nov 5||NY Holstein Harvest Sale at Cornell University Sale topped by $20,000 Lylehaven Rubens Maia-ET RC sold by Muranda Holseins and purchased by Ziemba & Hurtgen||$3,471 on 112 full lots!|
|Oct 29||Odyssey Farm Complete Dispersal Cattle went to 12 states with gross sale of $2,517,375.00 on 1396 head of grade Holsteins, Jerseys & crossbreds. Average price of $1,803.28 on all cows, bred heifers and about 50 open heifers.
First day milking cows averaged over $2,050 on 740 head of grades.
Big crowd the first day, free lunch and breakfast each day to all in attendance.
Volume buyers were Cowtown Holsteins Inc, Doug Nelson, Vermont and Donald Doody of Auburn, NY Top selling cow was $4,600.00 Seven head sold for over $4,000. and many over $3,000
|$1,803 avg on 1396 head!|
|Oct 24||Embar Farms Complete Holstein Dispersal. High seller at $2,700||$1,506 on 102 lots|
|Oct 20||Rocklan Holstein Dispersal, High seller at $12,600 for a Willows Edge Durham Tanya, a VG 87 Durham from 3 EX dams bought by Conant Farms in ME. 2nd high at $11,200 was Mayerlane-DK Black Pearl-ET EX 90, sire: Lee, from 8 EX Dams, bought by George Morgan, Walton, NY, 15 lots at $5000 or higher. .||$3,526 on 138 full lots|
|Oct 15||Bulging Barn Blowout Sale Hosted by Mar-Bil Farm with Humdinger Holsteins and Spring-Fed Holsteins. The high selling animal was the entry of Mar-Bil Farm for the final bid of $21,000 from the Empire Associates, Adams, NY (Field of Dreams Genetics, McGarr Farms & Coyne Farms). The offering was the pairing of Lot 1, Mar-Bil Outside Geraden-Et (VG-86 VG-MS), PTPI +1634 and ME of 33,400M and lot 3, her 6/03 maternal sister by Stormatic, with PTPI +1567. Their dam, Mar-Bil Oscar Genoa-ET (EX-92 GMD-DOM) is a maternal sister to Mar-Bil Rudolph Gusto. Gusto is the #10 bull of the breed, with a CTPI +1715. The offering, thus, had six generations of VG or EX dams. The successful bidders chose the Outside daughter, that will remain under the care and management of Mar-Bil Farm. The second high selling offering of the sale was a Red, 12/04 September Storm out of Rama-Way Outside Ronni-ET RC, an Outside daughter of Markwell Leader Rose-ET RC (EX-91). She was the purchase of Oakfield Corners Dairy, Oakfield, NY, and was consigned by Humdinger Holsteins. Heading the list from Spring Fed Holsteins was a VG-88 Cousteau daughter, fresh early August. Her dam is a VG-88 Eland out of an EX-92 Mandel followed by three more VG dams. She was purchased by Ed O’Brien of Orange, MA...||$3,032 on 95 full lots|
|Sept 29||TyHill Holsteins Milking Herd Dispersal This well-bred and uniform herd featured dairy quality, great frames and sound, attractive udders, with 85 head averaging $2802. With a 107% BAA and a herd average at 893 fat, this group represented 40 years of work by the Tylers, who are keeping their heifers and planning to build back in the months ahead.
The lovely high seller was a just fresh 2-yr-old by Stouder Morty from the heart of the Comestar Laurie Sheik family. She is Tri-Koebel Morty Lawsome-ET, a long, tall, clean boned and fine uddered heifer fresh less than a month, struck off at $19,500 to NYHFA Manager Patsy Gifford who was handling the bid for John Sullivan, Geneva, NY. The contender was Genasci Dairy, Modesto, CA
|$2,802 on 85 lots|
|Sept 16||TALL-SPRUCE FARM COMPLETE DISPERSAL. High seller at $5,300 is a VG 87 Mtoto fresh in June and from 4 generations of VG or EX, purchased by Alan Dykshorn, IA. 10 head sold at $4,000 or higher.
||$2,440 on 159 lots|
|Sept 12||Placewood Parke Holsteins MH & BH Dispersal. Jack Gilbert, Clayville, NY, purchased the high selling lot at $4300, a buyer’s choice of four ET heifers born in June and sired by Pinehurst Starz. The dam is Ridgedale Messiah Lass (5E-94) with a record of 10-01 3 33,870 3.7 1245 3.0 1015 and lifetime credits of 288,890M 10,216F 8694P. The next dam is a 2E-92 Prestar with over 119,000M. The second high seller at $3800 was Dirigo Emerson Jana-ET, a VG-85 Emerson fresh in May and milking 149lbs. a day. Backed by four Excellent dams, including Beshore Rotate Bupplyn Jody (2E-91), GMD-DOM), Jana is now owned by Richard Shaffer, Wyalusing, PA.||$2,097 on 93 lots|
|Sept 10||Morrisville Autumn Review Sale: An Encore 2-yr-old due in December to Roy topped the event at $8100. Sam-Sim Encore Lindsey, consigned by Sam Simon, Poughkeepsie, NY, was purchased by The Monarch Syndicate of Homer, NY. Lindsey’s dam is the 3E-94 Charles daughter, MD-Carrollton BC Lizzy, preceded by the 2E-91 Savage-Leigh Tab Linda. The second high of the day was Lot #1, Chapel-Bank Frelanc Sela-ET, a 1/04 Freelance bred to Muranda BWM Leader-ET. Sela hails from six generations of VG and EX cows, including an EX-91 Convincer dam with over 44,000M. Consigned by Tom & Nancy Murray, Waterloo, NY, Sela was purchased by Curtin Dairy, Cassville, NY, for $8000.||$2,428 on 109 lots|
|July 22||Agrophilos Farm Dispersal, Agrophilos Farm Dispersal, 75 head averaged $1454, $3000 high price. 22 additional consignments averaged $1914.||$1,454 on 75 head.|
|July 19||Walker Farm Milking Herd and Bred Heifer Dispersal. The respected Walker Farm prefix has been carried by 124 EX cows to date and the Walker Family was recognized as New York’s Master Breeders in 1981. Topping their dispersal at $6.700 was Walker-Farm Leduc Clarice, a just-fresh Leduc from a top Walker Farm cow family. Her dam is a VG-86 Encore with over 25,000m, the second dam is a Good Plus Iv-Ann, followed by five generations of VG and EX dams. Ray Cates, Preble, NY purchased the high seller. George and Lorinda Morgan, Walton, NY purchased the second high seller at $5,200. From the same cow family as the sale topper, Walker-Farm Lartist Cash-ET is a VG-83 @ 2Y Lartist from a VG-88 Storm. The next dam is 3E-94, followed by an EX Marvex, then two more VG dams.||$2,438 on 107 lots|
|July 15||Carpsdale Holsteins Milking Herd & Select Heifer Sale. Sale topped at $10,000 with 4 others over $5000!||Averaged $2,887 on 87 lots|
|June 25th||Convention Warm-Up Sale 200+ Registered Holsteins, Pig Roast & Yankee Hospitality. Held at Roebuck Livestock Sales Pig Roast at 11:30AM and Sale at 2:00PM||Turner, ME|
|May 27||Mercy-Hill Dairy Complete Dispersal. Bob & Judy Craft 150 quality Holsteins||Richfield Springs, NY 11:00 AM|
|May 21||The Greenlea Dream Invitational 11, offered the best of individuals from Richard Green’s show string and breeding program and it was that combination that reached the high seller status. Greenlea Rub Marlene-Red-ET (VG-89), the All-American Sr. 2-Yr-Old R&W `04 is out of two back to back EX former R&W All-Americans. She sold on a phone bid from John Kisst of Ripon, CA, for $105,000. Stepping up to the second high of the day was the consignment of Greg Schantz’s Ridle-Side Farm of Lowville, NY. Ridle-Side Ranger Tina-Red was struck off to Lee Emerson of Middletown, DE, for $45,000. Tina, twice All-American R&W is also the dam of Ridle-Side Tina Lou-Red (VG-87) All-American R&W Fall Heifer Calf `03 and Reserve All-American R&W Fall Yearling `04 and Ridle-Side Tina Lee-Red the `03 All-American R&W Winter Calf and `04 R&W All-American Winter Yearling `04 and `03 and `04 Junior Champion WDE’s Grand International R&W Show. Tina sold, springing to Dundee. Twelve head passed the $10,000 price||Avg $7,750 on 77 full lots|
|May 14th||The Spring Sensation Sale hosted by Oakfield Corners Dairy at Oakfield, NY attracted a large crowd and strong prices on Saturday, May 14. Featured were a variety of strong pedigreed young cows, heifers, calves and choices from Jonathan Lamb’s extensive breeding and ET program as well a strong consignment from Ziems Farms, Steve, Barb and Tim Ziemba, Weedsport, NY and Kevin & Barb Ziemba’s Ziem-Barb Way at Aurora, NY
High seller at $27,000 was lot 1, a stylish March ’05 daughter of Hillcroft Leader Melanie (2E-96), three years an All-American and the People’s Choice winner for 2004. Arethusa SS Melody-ET, born Mar. 1 sired by September Storm, an outstanding, flashy, correct calf, was struck off on the bid placed by Jeff Woods on behalf of Ernie Kueffner, Boonsboro, MD. She was consigned by Oakfield Corners Dairy.
Leading the Ziemba’s family consignments was the first choice female by Braedale Goldwyn from 10 implants due in December from Budjon-JK Gibson Enhant-ET, the Silky Gibson heifer from Krull Broker Elegance (3E-96-GMD, DOM). Consigned with Elkendale Farm, this choice was struck off at $11,500 to Laurie Beggs, Jack Zeh and Jim Putman, Ogdensburg, NY.
The sale was preceded by a pig roast noon meal and introductions of both families. Oakfield Corners operation includes 4000 cows milked on two farms and 4000 heifers, operated by three generations of the Lamb family and the James Veazey family.
|$4,127 avg on 94 lots|
|April 22||Foxbrook Farm Complete Dispersal. A pair of Integrity full sisters topped the sale. Pamtom Foxbrook Int Nova-ET topped the sale at $21,500. Scored VG-88 and recently fresh in February, Nova is from the one and only Hilltop-Hanover Miss Naomi (2E-94) then Mansion-Valley Niagara (4E-95, GMD-DOM) and Sher-Mar Highmark Hiawatha (4E-94, GMD-DOM). The next four dams were all EX or VG. Nova was purchased by Lloyd & Denise Pease and Reuben & Elizabeth Everitt, Susquehanna, PA. Nova’s full sister, Pamtom Foxbrook Int Nila-ET, was purchased for $7700 by Jenny Mills and Maurice Kelsey, Canastota, NY. Nila, a 9/03 heifer, sold as a bred heifer due to Dundee. Miss Naomi had two other daughters sell — a 3/03 Integrity sold to Jack Pennings, Warwick, NY, for $5000 and a fresh Astro Jet daughter went for $6800 to John Peila Jr., Bernardston, MA.||Avg: $3,046 on 82 lots|
|April 16||The New York Spring Holstein Sale drew a huge crowd of Holstein enthusiasts that resulted in an average of $4,082 on 106 lots (including 6 embryo lots). Lot number one was also the number one highest seller. Fly-Higher Holsteins and Kings-Ransom of Valley Falls, NY offered the first choice from the first successful flush to Goldwyn or Shottle out of Ralma Durham Frisky (VG-88) PTPI +1754 PTA +1108M +37F +40P. With five sons committed to one stud, this young Durham is out of the Ralma Juror Faith (EX-91 GMD DOM). The final bid was $25,100, on a bid from Randy Inman, agent, of Bovina Center, NY.
The second high of the sale was another pick that went into one of the many branches of the Queen Roxy family. This choice of ten pregnancies by September Storm, due 9/15 was out of Wilcoxview BC Sky (EX-91) w/ 3-07 365 28,140 1132 3.3 935. This choice, that is backed by seven generations of excellent dams, was offered by the Screaming Eagle Syndicate, Delhi, NY. The successful buyer was Chip Daniel of Berryville, VA. , with the final bid of $13,000.
|106 lots averaged $4,082|
|April 2||Fieldstone Holsteins Complete Dispersal, high seller at $61,000!||61 lots averaged $10,218|
|Mar 26||13th Elm Park Red Futures Sale. High seller at $14,000 was MD-Valleyvue Chris-Red-ET. A September Storm from a VG-88 37,000m daughter of Monet, Consigned by Calvin Schrock, Oakland, MD, purchased by Edward Broeckx and Marty Kinyon of Lone Rock, WI.
Another September Storm was second high seller of the sale. Sandy-Valley Septem Song-ET *RC, a October, 2004 heifer carries a PTPI of +1739 and sold with a contract for $5000 to Trans-World Genetics with Semex expressing interest in talking to the new owners. Sandy Valley Holsteins, Scandinavia, WI consigned this heifer with Dr. Paul Knier, Oshkosh, WI buying the heifer at $12,500.
Unique to the sale by last in the ring was a *RC Durham granddaughter of Blackrose herself. This extremely well balanced fancy calf was consigned by Elm-Park Farms and Rosedale, Sheboygan Falls, WI and sold for an impressive $11,000.
|134 lots averaged $3441
46 embryo lots averaged $488
Males averaged $1700.
|Jan 13||NY Convention ET Sale. Henry and Carol Beneke of Millerton, NY, outlasted all other bidders to claim ownership of the first choice of a red female from eight pregnancies due in April and June out of a “Blackrose” daughter and Talent’s dam, Markwell Leader Rose-ET (EX-91) The consignment of Lismore Dairy of Arkport, NY, was the high seller of the evening at $8500. Nick Depew of Greenwich was the buyer of the second high of the evening. $8200 was the final bid for this first choice from ten Astronomical implants due 9/05 out of Wilcoxview BC Sky (EX-91). The dam of this offering completes 7 generations of EX dams, with the 6th dam Queen of the Breed I & II “Roxy”. The consignor was The Screaming Eagle Syndicate of Delhi, NY. The highest price embryo from the packages offered was consigned by Ridle-Side Dairy of Lowville,NY at a bid of $640 and the four embryos in this package was purchased by Lismore Dairy of Arkport, NY. They were Talent embryos out of Ridle-Side Ranger Tina-Red (VG-88) the dam of R&W All-Americans, Ridle-Side Tina Lee-Red and Ridle-Side Tina Lou-Red.||
23 Choices averaged $4,278 and 18 embryo lots averaged $1,837
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