The team at ferme Blondin lead by Kim and Simon Lalande hosted an outstanding sale yesterday. In these uncertain times, the team at Blondin continues to show their leadership and passion to drive our industry forward.
Topping the sale was Lot #3 BUD015 Chelsea, a March 2020 Sidekick daughter from Unique Dempsey Cheers the Reserve Intermediate Champion from World Dairy Expo in 2018. She was consigned by Cherry Ridge Farms and was purchased by Velthuis Farms for $14,000.
The 2nd highest seller of the day was lot 109 Clemar Army Red Velvet, a fancy red Junior Calf Sired by Siemers Apples Army from a VG-2YR DiamondBack X EX X EX-91 X Irwindale Leduc Molly-EX-94. Velvet was recently the Junior Champion at a show in Quebec. She was purchased by Borba, Select Farm, J. Gonzalez and Claire Swale for $13,500.
Rounding out the top sellers was lot #50 Blondin Capture Careful-VG-87-2YR for $12,200. Purchased by Ferme Pierre Boulet, Careful is fresh since June 8th and bred to Cheif. Her dam is an 88point 2yr-year-old Unix from Silvermample Damion Camille EX-95 $* who was the Reserve Grand Champion at World Dairy Expo and Intermediate Champion at the Royal in 2011.
The sale averaged $5402 on 116 outstanding lots.