Held in conjunction with the Western Spring National Show, the 2019 Western Spring National Heritage Sale, the sale is the longest running state sale in the nation. 36 Holstein lots averaged $2,288 and 5 Jersey lots averaged $1,840 for an overall average on 41 lots of $2,232. The sale featured 21 consignments from herds around the West and 20 lots from Pappys Farms of Ogden, UT.
Top seller at $4,200 was Lot 9 – Pappys Avalanche Rosanna-ET, a stylish 9/18 Avalanche out of Pappys Redliner Rosa EX-90, then Markwell Durham Raven-ET EX-93 3E and back into the Markwell Bstar E Raven EX-95 3E family. A maternal sister to Rosanna, Pappys Doorman Rousey-ET was nominated All-American Fall Calf in 2016. She was consignor by Pappys Farms, UT and purchased by Steven Roberts, ID
The 2nd high seller at $3,900 was Pappys D-Back Alley-Red, a red 7/17 Diamondback heifer due in July to Ammo-P, which makes her a viable candidate for the new R&W Summer Junior 2-year-old class at the fall shows. Out of an EX-90 Destry, her 2nd dam is Tri-Day Ashlyn EX-96, the legendary All-American and All-Canadian. She was consigned by Pappys Farms, UT and purchased by T & L Cattle Ltd, BC
Rounding out the top sellers was Skykomish Tatoo Alice-ET, a fancy *RC 12/18 Tatoo calf at $3,700. Her VG-88 dam is an Archrival daughter of the one and only KHW Regiment Apple-Red EX-96 4E, the prolific, breed-changing red cow. Consigned by Michael & Jessica Oliver, WA and purchased by Sutton Russell, NM