The World Classic Sale 2018 once again did not disappoint as the beautiful line up of animals and top cow families and genomics sold. The lineup offered something for all buyers, from heifers with huge genomic numbers over 2900 GTPI to daughters of the world’s greatest show cows classified up to EX-97.
The high seller was Lexvold Rolan Anne-ET at $205,000. The May 2018 calf was the highest GTPI heifer selling in the sale at +2930G. She is sired by Progenesis Modest Rolan512-ET out of an 82-point Delta backed by the Goldwyn Aiko family. She was consigned by Larry Lexvold of Minnesota and purchased by Westcoast Holsteins of British Columbia.
The second high seller was Lot 6, AOT Fabulous Mary-ET, consigned by AOT Genetics and David King of New York and purchased by Select Sires for $125,000. She is sired by Fabulous and out of Ms Ransom-Rail Rubi Mabel. This heifer is just three months old and sold in absentia. Her GTPI is +2900.
The third high seller at $110,000 was Lot 18, G-DeRuyter SprSprg 51662-ET consigned by George DeRuyter of Washington and purchased by DeNova Genetics, Wisconsin. This OCD Superspring daughter has a GTPI of +2881.
Fifty Holstein lots averaged $34,966 and grossed $1,748,300. Cattle headed to 11 states and three countries. The World Classic Sale was managed by Tom Morris Ltd.