|Dec 14||PA Holiday Holstein Sale, co-managed w/Stonehurst Farm
|Dec 8||Elm Park’s Red RoundUp Featuring the Intrigue Holsteins Milking Herd Dispersal & Select Heifer Sale. Held at the Cow Palace.
|Nov 29||The Royal Flush II Sale A very successful Royal Flush Sale was held on Thursday afternoon at the Seaview Marriott in Atlantic City, NJ. The Sale was managed with AMS Genetics. The Sale grossed a whopping $651,655.00 featuring embryo’s, ET choices and two donor cows and the 56 full lots averaged $10,646.00. Topping the sale & consigned by Jim and Nina Burdette was lot 2B a Baxter male sold to The Double Down Syndicate for $100,000. His dam is the world famous Windy-Knoll-View Pammy-ET (VG-89) CTPI +1757, 1st Sr. 2yr old NY Spring International Show ’07, 1st Sr. 2yr old & HM Int Champ Eastern National ’07 & Res. All-Am Fall Yrlg in ’06! Next dam 2E-95-GMD-DOM Promis & 3rd dam the incredible 3E-95 Pala! Second high also consigned by Burdette’s was first choice Baxter female choice from Pammy due in April for $62,000. with Rick Verbeek handling the phone bid as agent for Select Genetics.
||56 full lots avg $10,646|
|Nov 17||The Gala at Glen Valley Sale brought together a large crowd to inspect and bid on the 98 full lots that averaged $4,455.36. Leading the sale as the highest priced animal to cross the shavings was Glen-Valley Shott Cassia-ET. This 10/05 Picston Shottle-ET daughter calved on 11/14 and already gave evidence that she had the kind of udder to go along with her frame to be in demand for embryos and AI contracts with a PTPI of +1674. She is out of Glen-Valley Durham Casino-ET (VG-85) that has sons at Semex, ABS and Select. The next dam is 3E-93 GMD-DOM and is followed in the pedigree by three more EX, GMD-DOM dams. She was struck off to Gary & Mary Housner, Elroy, WI. for $28,500. The second high monies of the event came from another Picston Shottle-ET daughter. Glen-Valley Catrina-ET was fresh on 10/11 and had already received a score of VG-85, VG-MS. Her dam is maternal sister to Durham Casino and by Mara-Thon BW Marshall-ET. Glen-Valley BW Carissa-ET (EX-92) is also a full sister to Select Sires “Glen” bull. It took Michael Brubaker of Lebanon, PA, $16,500 to claim ownership.
Selling as Lot A was Glen-Valley Rubens Sprinkle (VG-86, 2y) that was Jordan Umble’s heifer and had the hefty responsibility to be the focus of the Jordan Umble Memorial Fund. The buying syndicate had raised $26,000 by sale time and when that syndicate offered her in the sale, she was struck off for an additional $6,400 to a Chester County Syndicate. To that point, $32,400 had been raised as seed monies for the memorial fund.
|98 full lots avg $4,455|
|Nov 16||Welk-Shade Holsteins Milking Herd Dispersal & Select Heifer Sale
Mark & Kristina Welk & Family Leading the sale as the high selling animal was Carrousel RBN Raquel-Red-ET (EX-92), a daughter of Stelbro Renita Ranger-Red who brought a final bid of $22,500 from Erinwood Genetics & Kingsmill, Geneva, NY. Raquel completes 4 gens. of EX and 6 gens. of VG or EX dams. To her showring credit, she has a Reserve Grand Champion title from the `05 International Spring R&W Show. Confidence in her reproductive ability was evident with the second high selling animal of the sale, being struck off for $15,800, to John Walker, Walk-Era Farms, Wisconsin Dells, WI. Greenlea Kite Rae-Red-ET is a March `06 Markwell Kite, out of Raquel.
|87 full lots avg $4,533|
|Nov 3||New York Holstein Harvest Sale. Hosted by Cornell University The largest Harvest Sale to date, featuring over 130 lots, this year’s event was packed with outstanding pedigrees from some of the state’s finest herds. Topping the event at $26,500 was Lot #1, Mar-Bil Zenith Gabby, an Ocean-View Zenith daughter from Mar-Bil Strmatc Gabrielle-ET (VG-88, CTPI +1760). Gabrielle completed a record of 2-03 2x 365 33,480 4.2 1405 3.2 1073, and is a maternal sister to Mar-Bil Rudolph Gusto (VG-87). Their dam is the EX-92, GMD-DOM, Mar-Bil Oscar Genoa-ET, then Mar-Bil Cleitus Grace-ET, the world-renowned brood cow from the Inman family, scored VG-88, GMD-DOM, with over 226,000 lifetime milk, 8600F and 7800P. Consigned by the Inman Family of Bovina Center, NY, Gabby was purchased by Allen & Carolee McClure, Hobart, NY. Other high selling lots included: Ridgedale Etiquette-ET ($9700), a 2/07 Fortune daughter of Ridgedale Estel (3E-94), consigned by Ridgedale Farm, Sharon Springs, NY and purchased by Adam Liddle, Argyle, NY; Ms Centrfld Drhm Trinity-ET ($9000), a 3/04 Durham scored VG-87 and out of Gaige Eland Tristen-ET then Highlight Tamara, consigned by Hill, Smithgall & Mikel, Falconer, NY and purchased by Kevin & Barb Ziemba, Scipio Center, NY; a first choice 9/08 show heifer (sire TBA) from Stone-Rise Durham Lizzy (2E-95), consigned by Ziemba & Brown and purchased for $10,200; and a 7/07 Red Lichtblick heifer from Rama-Way Outside Ronni-ET (EX-90) then Leader Rose then Blackrose herself, consigned by Humdinger Holsteins, Bloomville, NY, and purchased for $7400.||125 lots avg $4,308|
|Oct 26||New England Convention Sale, hosted by Juniper Farms: Brigeen Farms, Turner, Maine, claimed the highest selling consignment as the 1st choice female out of one of the latest EX-95 cows. Bringing $30,000 from Mike Maloney, Malone, NY, was the opportunity to choose from four EK-Oseeana Aspen-ET pregnancies out of Brigeen Convincer Rhonda (EX-95) 1-11 2x 365 29,290 3.9 1153 3.2 923. Rhonda traces back to the “Queen of the Breed” Roxy and completes 10 VG or EX dams.
The second highest price came from a live offering from Kay-Ben Holsteins, Gorham, Maine, as they watched their consignment reach $27,000 on a final bid from Mike Liberty % Juniper Farm, Gray, Maine. Kay-Ben O Man Dedee-ET (VG-86) is a O-Bee Manfred Justice-ET daughter out of Kay-Ben Durham Diedra-ET (2E-90) 2-11 2X 365 34,120 3.6 1216 3.4 1175. Diedra completes 8 generations of VG or EX dams. Deedee sold open and ready to flush, to complete the contracts that she carried for over $34,000.
Dave Rama and Brian Craswell shared gavel duties and Tim Abbott fulfilled pedigree duties and updates. Other sale staff included Rick Verbeek, Corey Wolff, Ray LeBlanc, Rob Morill, Duane Conant, Jay Roebuck and Richard Whittaker.
|95 full lots avg $4,535|
|Oct 18||McGarr Farms Anniversary Herd Reduction Sale : High price of $5,700 purchased by Alfred & Mary Sparling, Troy, PA. 13 total head sold for $3,000 or more||336 lots avg $2,094|
|Oct 11||NY Holstein Fall Heifer Sale. Whitney Point, NY. Co-Managed w/
NY Holstein Assoc. 11:00AM. 200+ Heifers all ages
|Whitney Pt, NY 11:00am|
|Oct 12||Tal-Blick Farm Complete Holstein Dispersal. Palatine Bridge, NY.
Owners: Paul & Linda Spencer. 12 Noon. RHA 22,060M 797F
|Palatine Bridge, NY 12:00 noon|
|Sept 28||Ricecrest Select Sale III, High price was $26,000 paid by Dr. Barry & Diane England. 11 head sold for $5000 or more.||125 lots avg $3,563|
|Sept 25||BSB Holsteins Milking Herd & Select Heifer Sale. High price of $5,050 and 10 others at $3000 or higher.||101 head avg $2177|
|Sept 8||Morrisville Autumn Review Sale The 25th anniversary of the sale was held Saturday. Prices remained strong through the end of the sale, with Todd Galton of western New York purchasing the top two high selling lots. Selling for $15,750 was the buyer’s choice of three 6/07 Aspen daughters from Cityview Gibson Alcena-ET *BL (EX-91), a maternal sister to BKB Abby (EX-92) and BKB Leduc Audrey (EX-91). They are all daughters of Cityview R Alicia-ET (EX-92, 3*), an own daughter of Shoremar S Alicia (3E-97). The choice sold in absentee, and was consigned by Brigeen Farms, Turner, ME. The second high seller at $11,500 was Co-Vale Durham Darby-ET, a fresh Durham consigned by Brad Cates of Preble, NY. Darby is a daughter of Dustyvue Aeroline Darby (2E-94), making an outstanding 5-year-old record of 53,476M 1722F and 1582P.||Avg of $3,614 on 95 full lots|
|July 21||Joleanna Summer Premiere Sale. The high seller was Lot #1, Ernest-Anthony Amanda-ET *TV, a 7/06 Durham from EK-Oseeana Ambrosia-ET (VG-89), the two-time Res. All-American. The next dam is Tri-Day Ashlyn (2E-96, GMD-DOM). Consigned by Ernest Kueffner, sold for $69,000 to Rodney Hetts & Monty Olszewski, Fort Atkinson and Johnson Creek, WI. Other high selling lots included Joleanna Durham Duramarq-ET, a 12/05 Durham that sold due in February to Toystory. Duramarq is a potential 13th gen. VG or EX, hailing from Hanover-Hill Lee Marq-ET (2E-91) then Hanvover-Hill-R MF Marqi-ET (VG-85) x C Hanoverhill Star Marq I (2E-95, GMD-DOM). Consigned by Allan & Johana Merrill, Fayette, NY, Duramarq sold for $17,600. Maple-Nook AVT Calli-Red sold for $17,000 for consignor Maple-Nook Holsteins, Ogdensburg, NY. Calli is a 9/06 Advent from Lylehaven Calico-Red (VG-85) x Belroux Storm Cristal *RC (2E-96, CAN), the All-Canadian Aged Cow in 2006. The sale was held in conjunction with the annual New York State Holstein Picnic, and attracted 500 visitors from across the Empire State, as well as Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, California and Washington.||Avg $5,866 on 113 lots!|
|June 22||The Holstein Triple Crown Sale – High price was $67,000 for Miss Angelina Of Arethusa-B:4/06, a Durham from Ashlyn’s VG 89 2yr Stormatic dtr, consigned by Arethusa Farm and purchased by George Kasbergen, IL. Also at $65,000 was WINDY-KNOLL-VIEW PENTIUM-ET, 12/06 Toystory from EX 95 Promis, purchased by Gene Iager, MD. In all there were 17 head in 5 figures.||Avg $12,526 on 45 full lots!|
|May 26||The Spring Sensation Sale at Oakfield Dairy, Oakfield, NY, would be best described as sensational with a group of animals with pedigrees that would be the envy of any national sale. Good things do come in small packages as evidenced by the sale topping day-old red heifer calf that sold for $43,000 to Michael & Barb Kidd of Kidd Crest Farms, New Liskeard, Ontario, Canada. Not just any red calf, she is a daughter of Markwell Leader Rose-ET *RC (2E-91) (dam of Ladino Park Talent-Imp-ET *RC) and sired by KHW Kite Advent-Red-ET. Claiming the second high spot on the buyer’s list was Castleholm Dundee Rhythm-ET, a March `06 Regancrest Dundee-ET out of Astrahoe Stormatic Radiant (VG-88). The potential to show and to become a 15th generation Excellent was enough for the Elegance Futures Syndicate to pay $33,500 to relocate her to Lomira, WI. Superb hospitality from the reception held the evening prior to the sale to the pig roast offered sale goers before the sale got under way, was the order of this event.||100 full lots $7,436 avg|
|May 12||NY Holstein Spring Heifer Sale||Whitney Pt, NY|
|May 5||The second Bacon Hill Bonanza, topped off with an average of $6,830 on 104 lots. Lot #1, the highly promoted and talked about Fly-Higher Oman Stutter-ET, was the high seller of the day at $77,000. Selling with over $180,000 in contracts, this VG-88 O-Man from a VG-88 Durham x 2E-92 Prescott, Stutter has an SCC of 47,000 and is milking 96 lbs. Purchased by Robert Goldmann, DeSoto, WI, she was consigned by Bill Peck of Welcome Stock Farm. The second high seller at $52,000 was a Kings-Ransom consignment, Kings-Ransom Oman Dinty-ET, who sold with contracts totaling $42,600. Dinty is out of an EX-91 Ricecrest Marshall x VG-85, DOM Gibbon and then Kings-Ransom Cel Dima-ET (VG-87, GMD). She was purchased by the Dryden, NY, syndicate of D. King, C. Holtz & J. King. New Albin, IA, breeder Darren Meyers purchased the third and fourth high sellers – Clear-Echo 822 Ramo 1200-ET for $41,000 and Clear-Echo 2635 Bol 1204-ET, both consigned by Clear Echo Farm. The first, a Ramos daughter from a VG-87 Hershel, sold with bull and embryo contracts and is scored VG-87. The second lot, a Boliver, is VG-88 and out of a VG-85 Addison. The sale was hosted by the farms of Bacon Hill – Welcome Stock, Kings-Ransom, Clear-Echo and Fly Higher. Sales staff included Dave Rama, Horace Backus, Corey Wolff, Rick Verbeek, Tom Harkenrider, Tom Schmitt, Jason Pullis, Patsy Gifford and Angie Coburn.||104 lots avg $6,830|
|April 28||Cherry-Kreek – Red Vision Event. Topping the sale was lot #2, a first choice female from a flush to be made after the 2007 World Dairy Expo to MAS out of Red-Vision Dis Della-Red-ET (VG-89, EX-MS). Della is the 2005 All-American Sr. 2-Year-Old who captured 1st place, Intermediate Champion and Reserve Grand Champion honors at the 2005 World Dairy Expo Red & White Show. Next dam is the Heatherstone-V Delit-Red-ET (3E-91) who was recently nominated Global Red & White of the Year. The choice was the consignment of Kingsmill Farm II, Durham, NC, and was purchased by Tom Bresser, Brandon, WI. Following close behind as the second top seller was lot #20, Cherrie-Kreek Belle-Red. The only RED Talent from Pinehurst-FL Britney-ET (EX-90)! The October 2005 heifer is a potential 8th generation EX. Belle was the consignment of sale hosts Paul & Naomi Yoder, Oakland, MD, and she was purchased by Flintville Holsteins, Lebanon, PA, for $18,500.||90 full lots avg $4,421|
|April 24||Oak Grove Farms Dairy Dispersal
||Mt Joy, PA
|April 20||Pine Island Farm Heifer Sale.
|April 14||The NY Spring Holstein Sale grossed $581,800 on 153 lots of live cattle, picks and embryo packages. The highest selling animal was sold in absentee for $20,000. With a birth date of February, she was guaranteed to please the buyer at just four months of age. This 2/2/07 Toystory is out of Morningview Titan Becky-ET (VG-85, 2y) PTPI +1750 PTA +1347M +51F +47P. She is a multiple contracted Hartline Titanic and out of Morningview Capri Jaden (VG-87, EX-MS) who is a 7th gen. VG or EX. The Toystory was the consignment of John George III of Interlaken, NY, and purchased by the Beyonce Syndicate, Cortland, NY. Tied for second high of the sale was Pinehurst Royal Rosa-ET (2E-91, EX-MS), a 12th gen. Excellent that traces back to the 2E-93 GMD Audrey Posch. Royal Rosa has a successful flush history that has averaged 10 viable embryos per flush lifetime. She was consigned by Erinwood Genetics, Geneva, NY, and was struck off for $14,500 to John Emerling, Perry, NY, and Dave Rama, Delhi, NY. Also selling for $14,500 was a stylish 12/06 Toystory out of the well-known show campaigner and contract cow, Stone-Rise Durham Lizzy (EX-94, EX-MS). Lizzy was the All-NY 4-Year-Old in 2005 and recorded a 4-01 production record of 2x 365 38,700 3.9 1497 3.1 1191 to receive the Production Award at the International Holstein Show. Eight of the next 10 dams are VG or EX. This winter calf was consigned by Ziem-Barb-Way Holsteins, Aurora, NY, and purchased by Joe Piskorowski, Ithaca, NY.||153 lots
|April 10||Albert & Lynette Fresn Complete Dairy Dispersal & Equipment.
Managed w/CC Miller & Wrights Auctions 432 Head plus equipment.
|Jan 11||New York ET Convention Sale : Thirty-four lots averaged $5,697. Topping the sale was a 1st choice Advent from one Red female born 7/06 or one *RC female born 9/06. The choice is out of Ridgedale-T Radiance-ET *RC, then Ridgedale-T Rehema-Red-ET (EX-91, EX-MS). Rehema is a 7th generation Excellent tracing backing to the Roxy family, and is a sister to Sir Ridgedale Rustler-Red (EX-93), the #1 type bull in Switzerland. Consigned by Maple-Nook Holsteins, Ogdensburg, NY, the choice was purchased for $9,000 by Dr. John Zeh, also of Ogdensburg. The second high seller at $8,100 was also a first choice consignment. Lot #24 was a choice one heifer born 12/06 or four pregnancies due in April, and sired y Toystory. The dam is Luncrest Otsd Mac-927-ET, a VG-88, EX-MS Outside that’s under contract to two AI units and already has embryos exported to England. She’s also a former All-New York show winner. Consigned by Reid Lundy of Granville, NY, the choice was purchased by Dr. Barry & Diane England, Williamsburg, PA||34 lots avg $5,697|
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