Kueffner Cows at Cowtown Complete Dispersal
The sale averaged $17,685, with the majority of bidding coming from those attending the event. Heard from sale goers, “The last sale that was of this magnitude was the Final Chapter of Hanover Hill.” (source:holsteinworld.com)
Looking the part of champion, Rainyridge Talent Barbara*RC (EX-95) helped bring River Valley Jerseys of Tremont, IL, into the Holstein industry in a big way. The final bid was at $230,000. Barbara was Unanimous All-American and All-Canadian 5-Year-Old 2010 and HHM All-American Aged Cow in 2011. Barbara’s dam is RF Outside Breeze-ET (EX-95), the 2011 Southern Spring National Grand Champion. Her next dam is Rayverley Briana Milan-ET (2E-CAN) and then the internationally famous Rainyridge Tony Beauty (EX 5E 9*). She was offered by co-owners, Kueffner Holsteins and St. Jacobs ABC Inc. Boonsboro, MD.
$172,000 was the selling price for Ernest-Anthony Astoria-ET (VG-88, 2y). Astoria is a Goldwyn daughter of Ernest-Anthony Aphrodite-ET (2E-95) Nominated All-American 125,000-lb. Cow 2010 and a member of All-American Produce of Dam & Best 3 Females 2009. Aphrodite is a full sister to 2E-95 Ashlyns Angel, EX-92 Ashlyns Audrey and 3E-95 Ambrosia. Their dam is the All-Time All-American 4-Year-Old Cow 2E-96 GMD-DOM Tri-Day Ashlyn-ET. Astoria was purchased by Arethusa Farms.
Party At The Park Sale
Lot 2: $116,000 Coyne-Farms Srock Jill-ET, a 9/11 Shamrock at +2583 GTPI – the #9 GTPI female in the breed.
Lot 1: $100,000 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 Buyer: Westcoast Holsteins, Chilliwack, BC
Lot 4: $100,000 Mr Chassity Pistol-ET *RC *PO, the 11/11 Colt P brother to Colt 45 and Gold Chip – out of the genomic giant Regancrest S Chassity-ET EX-92 Buyer: Pistol Syndicate
Genetic Elite Sale
The Genetic Elite Sale, that was held at the Bristol Sale Centre, averaged £3583 on eight cows & calved heifers; £2607 on three served heifers; £4172 on 38 maiden heifers and £627 on 35 embryos. (Source:cowsmo.com)
The top of the sale, Crystalclear MH Christmas Snow, which is a daughter of Larcrest Chessa, sold for 15,000gns to Peter Horrell. She was consigned by Crystalclear Holsteins and Manorhaven Holsteins.
Second high seller sold for 8200gns, BB Alexander Georgia 2nd ET, purchased by John Pyne and Sons and consigned by BB Farms. She was the first daughter of De-Su Oman 6121 to be sold in the UK.
Third high seller, Wiltor Atwood Sharon (3.63 PTAT), daughter of Washfold Bolton Sharon 2nd, sold for 8000gns to Mr McAufield from Co Antrim. Sharon was consigned by D W and C E Jones.