Topping the Wisconsin Convention Futures sale at $49,000 was Pine-Tree 5976 Achi 7691, one of the highest NM$ heifers to sell at public auction. The Achiever-daughter is out of the 2873 gTPI Sandy-Valley No Limit by Delta, who traces back to the great Wesswood-HC Rudy Missy. Consigned by Pine-Tree Dairy and purchased by Sexing Technologies, this consignment also set a new Futures Sale record for top-seller.
Sponsored by Wisconsin Holstein’s Young Adult Committee, averaged $4,500 on 31 lots that included heifers, choices and embryos from some of the industry’s most prominent cow families.
Second high seller was lot 2 from Siemers Holstein Farms, Newton at $6,100. Siemers Flgship Brooke 28130, comes from Goldwyn’s maternal line and is +2814 GTPI and +4.4 DPR. She sold to Jason Faria of Dumas, TX.
Rounding out the top three was Lot 4 at $5,900, Langs-Twin-Elm Dtr Aries-ET consigned by Floyd & Lloyd Baumann, Marathon. This June 2017 Detour daughter is +935NM$, +2771 GTPI, +153 CFP, +8.1PL, +2.2 DPR, +2.01 UDC. Her dam, View-Home Jo Amanda-ET has a +2890 GTPI son. Sexing Technologies was the buyer.
An added element to this year’s sale were numerous embryos lots. The high seller among these was lot A, a package of four embryos from Our-Favorite Unlimited EX-93, two by Crush and two by King Doc, at $4,400. Lot A was consigned by Todd Stanek, Fall Creek.