During the Dispersal sale of Ocean-View in the US State of California, no less than 600 Holsteins were sold in the one day.
$15,200 – Lot 2447 Ocean-View Allen Zmora-ET EX-92 (Allen X Mandel Zandra) Buyer: Nunes, Mongini, Herzog, Deerfield, WI
$15,000 – Lot 2759 Ocean-View Gold Sheen VG-87 2yr (Goldwyn X Outside Sheen EX-91) Buyer: Legend Dairy Farms, Chino, CA
$14,250 – Lot 2785 Ocean-View Gold Roxette-ET VG-87 2yr (Goldwyn X Roy Roxann EX-91) Buyer: Kisst Dairy, Ripon, CA
Run for The Roses
In Kentucky (US), the Run for The Roses Sale reached an average of $4814 over 93 animals sold.
High seller on the day at $20,200 was Calbrett Pronto Lovely (VG-87-2YR-CAN), a 3-year-old Pronto fresh again at the end of March out of Calbrett Goldwyn Lyndsey (VG-87-CAN), then EX-94 Lylehaven Lila Z. Consigned by Crasdale Farms and T&L Cattle Ltd of PEI, Lovely was purchased by Dan Hovden of Iowa.
Second high on the day was Lot 1 at $20,000 – a 12/11 Windbrook or choice of five more Windbrooks due in September out of Harvue Roy Frosty (EX-96 2E), two-time Supreme Champion at World Dairy Expo. Kevin Jimerson of Kentucky is the new owner and the calf was consigned by Duckett, Junemann and Armbrust.
Lot 3 – $17,000 – Morsan Miss Allure-ET, Mar’11 Damion x Eastside Lewisdale Gold Missy-ET EX-95 All-American and All-Canadian 5-Year-Old in 2011 Buyer: KY Bluegrass Genetics, KY
RSC-CH Spring Showcase Sale Averages $3,565
Hosts Chris Honslo and Jim Stoutjesdyk graciously welcomed Holstein enthusiasts from near and far to their dairy in Maurice, IA on Friday May 4, 2012 for the RSC-CH Spring Showcase Sale. Kicking off Thursday evening with cattle viewing and a prime-rib meal sponsored by Select Sires, the excitement continued into Friday where the sale achieved an average of $3,565!
Topping the sale was Lot 10- Rockport-View Shmk Palin-ET GTPI +2411. Palin is November 2011 Shamrock daughter of Rockport-View Socrate Palin VG-87 that goes back to the Debbie Jo family. She was consigned by Jim Vierhout & Jim Stoutjesdyk and purchased by Sexing Technologies for $21,000.
Second high seller was Lot 1- hot off her win at Wisconsin Spring Show, RSC-CH Advent Rene-Red-ET VG-87. She is a Jr. 3-year-old Advent from Jen-D Talent Raeanna-Red EX-91 who is a show winner herself walking away with the Grand Champion title of the 2011 Minnesota State Fair Red & White Show.
$11,200 – Lot 4- RSC-CH Kite Reza-ET VG-85, a Kite out Jen-D Talent Raeanna-Red EX-91 who was Junior Champion at the Southern National in 2011
$10,500 – Lot 14- MS Brandys Bethany-ET *RC GTPI +2243, a Bookem out of MS Apple Brandy then Apple herself