Dec 11: Holstein Holiday Sale! Oxford, PA. Co-Managed with Stonehurst Farm. Sale Average: $2,356. on 114 Full Lots.
The Holstein Holiday Sale held on Friday, December 11th in Oxford, PA was a rousing success with the anchor herd of Lovdal Farms, the Knutsen family from Maryland commanding a large crowd with very active bidding. Topping the herd sale was lot 18, a VG-86 Aftershock for $3,375.00 selling to Keith Masemore, Barto, PA. Her dam is EX-91 w/1491F & grdam 3E-95 Ambrosia from the Ashlyn family. Lot 35, a VG-85 Lexor from the Licorice family sold for $3,050.00 to Matthew Puskas, Somerset, NJ. The Knutsen family have been a pleasure to work with for years and a tremendous asset to the dairy industry!
The higher seller of the day was lot 63 from Umble’s selling for $8,300.00 to Brandt-View Farms. This Halogen daughter carries a GTPI +2575 +$724NM and was ready to flush from a VG-86 Uno dam from the famous Cora family. The sale averaged $2,356.00 on 114 full lots with cattle selling to 5 states. The sale was co-managed by The Cattle Exchange and Stonehurst Farm. Dave Rama handled the gavel, the legendary Horace Backus presented pedigree updates, Don Welk, Nick Raggi, Dan Brandt, Harold Welk, Ken Umble worked the ring and handled phone bids along with cowbuyer.com. Bud Debnam was also on the sale staff but never saw much action with his arm in a sling! Get well BUD!