Topping the sale at $14,000 was the highly talked about Ms Apples Apri-ET *RC. Apri is the stylish, December calf of All-American KHW Regiment Apple-Red-ET EX-95 2E DOM.

Topping the sale at $14,000 was the highly talked about Ms Apples Apri-ET *RC. Apri is the stylish, December calf of All-American KHW Regiment Apple-Red-ET EX-95 2E DOM.

The Illini Golden Opportunity Sale was held April 6, 2013, in Freeport, IL. Chairman John Erbsen was assisted by Co-Chair Kevin Wendling, Auctioneer John Hager, Pedigree man Norm Nabholz and Ringmen Perry Phend, Scott Courtney and Jim Vierhout. Managed by the Illinois Holstein Association, the sale averaged $2967 on 74 lots.

Topping the sale at $14,000 was the highly talked about Lot 6 – Ms Apples Apri-ET *RC, consigned by Apple Partners LLC of Lanark, IL. Apri is the stylish, December calf of All-American KHW Regiment Apple-Red-ET EX-95 2E DOM. She was purchased by Miles Price, Chebanse, IL.

Lot 19, Hez Atwood Hedda-ET, sold for $9,500 to Jim Bos, Fresno, CA. She is the fancy September calf of All-American Dubeau Dundee Hezbollah EX-92. Hedda was consigned by Hez LLC, Preston, CT.

Selling for $8,000 was Lot 5, KHW Uno Arkansas-ET. Consigned by High Altitude Syndicate of Platteville, WI, she was purchased by Koester Dairy, Dakota, IL. She had a 12/12 GTPI of +2353 with +675NM and +3.67T. Her dam is Kamps-Hollow Altitude-ET *RC EX-95 2E DOM; this family has produced some of the hottest Red bulls on the TPI list in the past few years.