RockyMountain High Averages $9,776!
July 5, 2012 was an exciting day at RockyMountain Holsteins as they hosted the fifth RockyMountain High Sale. A great line-up of show type, and high genomic numbers paraded through the ring to achieve an average of $9,776 on 118 live lots. (source:holsteinworld.com)
Topping the sale was Lot 1 for $80,000, 1st choice Mascalese from eight females out of Chassity Goldwyn Cash VG-87-2YR-CAN GTPI +2275, the Goldwyn daughter of Regancrest S Chassity EX-92 DOM. The choice sold to Canadian Logistics.
Second highest was Lot 43 at $66,000- Ladinodale Aretha-Red, a 3/11 Destry out of Ladinodale Amanda-Red VG-86 *PO, RockyMountain Holsteins, buyer.
Third high seller at $50,000 was Lot 13-RockyMountain Srock Lilli GTPI +2497 GLPI +3157 DGV +3415, she’s a Shamrock daughter of Fleury Gen Baxter Lisa VG-87 x Lisamaree VG-89 then Lila Z and she sold to Jeff Butler, Elite Dairy Genomics, Todd Widholm and Larry Johnson.
International Revue Markwell Global Edition Averages $3,439
A cloudy, rainy day didn’t deter a big crowd from attending the International Revue Markwell Global Edition on Tuesday, July 3rd. The sale received great support from neighbors north of the border and when everything was totalled up, 98 live lots averaged $3,439. (source:holsteinworld.com)
High seller was Lot 11 at $15,000 – Markwell Explode Delcie-ET, a 4/11 Explode at +2206 GTPI out of Seagull-Bay Gold Daisy-ET VG-87 DOM, then A-L-H Donatella VG-86 DOM back to EX-95 Raven. She was purchased by the Delcie Syndicate, WA.
Markwell Shamrock Mikasa-ET, a stylish 10/11 Shamrock at +2247 GTPI out of Markwell Goldwyn Medina EX-92 sold for $12,700, good for 2nd high. She also hails from the Raven family and her dam has several sons in AI. Hyljon Holsteins of Chilliwack, BC made the final bid on Mikasa.
Holland Master Sale
Lots of excitement during the Holland Master Sale at Zwolle (Netherlands): a high sale average of €15,990 over 42 lots; and a top price of no less €101,000 for a first choice Numero Uno out of the highest gTPI cow in Europe, the Italian Muri Planet Popsy . Buyers were Cormdale, Diamond, and Eclipse. For €65,000, Bouw Shamrock Lizette will travel to Whalley & Cottonabbots in Great Britain, while at €55,000 Cormdale & Al-Be-Ro became the new owners of a polled Colt P. (Source: holsteininternational.com)
US National Convention Sale
An Epic daughter (2490 gTPI) of Cookiecutter MOM Halo at $76,000 topped the National Convention Sale in the US, where 81 lots averaged $12,825. The amount of $52,000 was paid for a polled Man-O-Man calf as well as for a Facebook out of a Planet daughter of Larcrest Crimson. (Source: holsteininternational.com)
One day earlier, the National Convention Futures Sale reached an average of $11,169 with 27 lots sold. Here the top price, paid for a McCutchen out of an Observer daughter of Roorda Shottle 6802, was $37,000. A first choice Numero Uno from Ensenada Alan Petty changed hands for $22,000. (Source: holsteininternational.com)
Northwest Dairy Showcase Sale Averages $2,416
The Northwest Dairy Showcase Sale, sponsored by the Whatcom County Holstein and Jersey clubs, took place on Thursday evening, July 5th and averaged $2,416 on 28 live Holsteins and Jerseys. Five embryo lots averaged $385 per embryo.
Topping the sale at $5,500 was Lot 1 – Westcoast Windbrook Amalee, a 12/11 Windbrook heifer out of Butz-Butler Durham Amy-ET EX-93-CAN, then EX-96 2E Angel and EX-96 2E Ashlyn. Amalee leaves her Westcoast home headed to the LaFollette Holstein herd of John & Joan Judd in Wisconsin.
High selling Jersey at $2,800 was Lot 25 – Rocha MVP Genna, a 2-year-old MVP daughter fresh in April out of an EX-92 Chairman dam. Consigned by Cris & Doris Rocha of Tillamook, OR, Genna was purchased by Jerald Visser of Sumas, WA.
US Jersey National Heifer Sale Sets Records
July 2, 2012
Unofficial Average $4,700 – the All-Time Record Average for the Heifer Sale!
Lot 1 – $27,100 – Buttercrest Impress Satin-ET, +244 GJPI calf with a great amount of bull stud interest – a new record seller for the National Heifer Sale! Consigned by Cooperrider & Sons, Croton, Ohio Buyer: River Valley Dairy, Tremont, Illinois.
$10,100 – Lot 6 – A heifer who is currently + 247 GJPI and has interest from several bull studs. Consignor: Michael Ooms, NY Buyer: Sexing Technologies, TX.
During the All-Holland Dairy Show (NRM), the General Championship of the Holsteins was won by Shottle daughter Jimm Holstein Hellen 589, of John de Vries. Other champion banners went to Sanchez daughter Willem’s Hoeve Rita 579 of De Jong, and Allen daughter Tellingen Esmeralda 27 of Krikken. In the Red Holsteins, the final victory went to Brook Marie 61, a Classic daughter of Hans Puttenstein. Barendonk Brasilera 12 (by Classic), of Barendonk, and OV Nueva (by Sputnic) of Nieuwenhuis were the other winners. (Source: holsteininternational.com)
In Luxemburg, the 1st calver Jasper daughter Fini, owned by André and René Laugs, has won the National Show. However, that was not their only success. Also the overwhelming champion of the senior class, the pitch-black Roy daughter Uroyble, was paraded around the ring by Laugs. The intermediate class was won by Goldwyn daughter HTH Lara Goldwin, of Zuchtbetrieb Holsthein – Thein & Elsen. (Source: holsteininternational.com)
Washington State Jersey Show
July 5, 2012
Judge: Brian Behnke, WI
Junior Champion of the Junior Show – Avonlea Comerica Rhianna (Comerica), Lauryn Young & Mia Berry, WA
Reserve Junior Champion of the Junior Show – Royalty Ridge HG Felicity-ET (Hired Gun), Lauryn Young, WA
Royal Highland Ayrshire Show Results
June 21-24, 2012
Junior Champion – Cuthill Towers Zola 12 (Potter), A & S Lawrie
Reserve Junior Champion – Knowe White Kate 171 (Easlad), G & G Templeton
Champion – Halmyre Urr Floralin 144 (Inimitable), K Davidson
Reserve Champion – Cuthill Towers Zola 12 (Potter), A & S Lawrie
Expo Rive-Nord Holstein Show Results
June 30, 2012
Judge: Réjean Leclerc