Party at the Park Averages $30,500
You couldn’t beat the setting for a sale – a gorgeous summer day in Chicago in a very unique setting that overlooked historic Wrigley Field! The Party at the Park Sale attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd and when the gavel came down for the last time, the event averaged $30,500 for a gross of $1,372,500. 45 lots sold to 31 different buyers on the day. Managed by Butler-Fellers Auctions, the lineup was filled with powerhouse genomic and type consignments, mainly first choice females with some individuals and embryos offered as well. Source:holsteinworld.com
Topping the sale at $116,000 was Lot #2 – Coyne-Farms Srock Jill-ET, a 9/11 Shamrock at +2583 GTPI – the #9 GTPI female in the breed! Out of the VG-85 Coyne-Farms Ramos Jelly cow and consigned by Coyne Farms of New York, Jill sold to Matt Kimball of Maryland.
Two lots tied for 2nd high at $100,000. Lot #1 – Hartford Colt-P 315-Red-ET *PO, a 1/12 Colt P who is the highest GTPI red polled female at +2221, 315 traces back into the Terry Tory cow family. She was the consignment of Hartford Holsteins in Minnesota and was purchased by Westcoast Holsteins of Chilliwack, BC.
The other lot to bring six figures was Mr Chassity Pistol-ET *RC *PO, the 11/11 polled Colt P brother to Colt 45 and Gold Chip – out of the genomic giant Regancrest S Chassity-ET EX-92. Consigned by the Chassity Syndicate, Pistol will be entering service at Jetstream Genetics and was purchased by the Pistol Syndicate. Members include: Duane Zimmer, Blake Hansen, Tim Kleiss, Adam Kleiss, Elite Dairy Genomics, Bill Rauen, Chassity Syndicate, Farnear Holsteins, Frank & Diane Borba, Ed Fellers, Jeff Butler and Tim Rauen.
Record K&L sale
The 12th Selection Sale of the Dutch trading firm K&L resulted in a record average of €13,090 over 17 sold animals. The top price of €31,000 was paid by Willsbro for Koepon Classy 104, an Explode daughter from Koepon Planet Classy 60. A British syndicate became the new owner of Willsbro Snowman Rose for €30,000. Source:www.holsteininternational.com
At the Genetic Elite Sale hosted by Holstein UK, Peter Horrell paid £15,000 for Crystalclear Christmas Snow (Snowman x Lightning). BB Alexander Georgia 2nd (from De-Su 6121) attracted a bid of £8200 and Wiltor Atwood Sharon (Shottle family) sold for £8000. The average over 38 calves was £4172. Source:www.holsteininternational.com
Minnesota State Red & White Show
June 21, 2012
Judge: Chad Ryan, Fond du Lac, WI
Junior Champion: Strans-Jen-D Tequila-Red (Scientific Director-Red-ET), 1st fall yearling (daughter of Grand Champion, Tiffany), Reid Stransky and Cliff Helken, Owatonna, MN
Reserve Junior Champion: Greenlea Ad Ae-Red-ET (KHW Kite Advent-Red), 1st fall calf, S & D Heuer, A Gunderson & A Dykshorn, Litchfield, MN