April 24th: The PA Spring Sale. Lancaster, PA. Click Here to View the Complete Online Catalog!
May 3rd: Co-Vista Holsteins Grand Slam Dispersal. Arcade, NY. Click Here to View the Online Catalog!
May 10th: Blue-Gene Milking Herd & Select Heifer Dispersal. North Bangor, NY.
New! May 15th: Wingert Farms Inc. Dairy Production Sale. Alexandria, PA (Huntington County).
May 23rd: The Celebration of Lylehaven Sale. East Montpelier, VT. Click Here to View the Online Catalog!
May 31st: Woodcrest Bridge to Excellence Sale II. Lisbon, NY.
June 14th: Bellvale Holsteins Complete Dispersal. Lancaster, PA.
June 20th: Rolling Meadow Farm Complete Dispersal. Chambersburg, PA.
July 19th: Spruce Haven Select Sale II. Union Springs, NY.
April 12th: NY Spring Holstein Sale. Syracuse, NY. Sale Average: $9,280 on 86 Full Lots. An overflow crowd attended The NY Spring Holstein Sale held in Syracuse NY on April 12. Final average of $9,280.00 on 86 full lots with a sale gross of $820,400.00, the highest ever for this tremendous sale series!
Topping the sale at $80,000.00 was lot 1, selling to Claynook Farm in Canada. This flush age McCutchen carrying a GTPI +2512 from the Martha Sheen family saw bidding from every direction! Lot 7 from Richmond Dairy, a lovely daughter of Alta Oak sold for $55,000.00 to Sexing Technologies carrying a GTPI +2473. Sexing Technologies stepped up to the plate and made several fantastic purchases including lot 2 for $24,000.00, a pick of 2 very high GTPI heifers at Seagull Bay plus lots 13 for 32,000.00 and lot 9 for $28,000.00. 19 lots sold for $10,000.00 or higher on the evening! Cattle sold to 16 different states plus several to Canada!
The sale was managed by The Cattle Exchange, Delhi, NY and sponsored by NY Holstein Association. Holstein World productions presented the sale online and 6 head were sold online! Sale staff members, including Rick Verbeek, Ray LeBlanc, Tom Harkenrider, David Crack, Jamie Black, Patsy Gifford, Nick Raggi, Don Welk, were extremely busy with phone bids all night. Dave Rama handled the gavel and Horace Backus presented pedigrees all evening.
April 11th: NY Spring Colored Breeds Dairy Sale. Syracuse, NY. Sale Averages:
Milking Shorthorn $1,515
Brown Swiss $1,797
April 5th: 33rd Annual Cobleskill Dairy Fashions Sale. Cobleskill, NY. Sale Average: $2,560 on 95 Lots. A huge crowd of over 400 attended the 33rd Annual Cobleskill Dairy Fashions Sale held on Saturday, April 5th. The sale resulted in an average of $2,560.00 on 95 full lots for a sale gross of $247,375.00. Holsteins, Jerseys, Guernseys, Brown Swiss and Short Horns were all offered in the sale.
The students at Cobleskill had the cattle looking fantastic and had selected a tremendous group of young cows (21) and a really nice cross section of calves and yearlings. Marybeth Shults and Ashley Howlett acted as sale chair and had the sale well organized!
Topping the sale at $7,000.00 was the fancy Jersey heifer from Prokop’s sired by Hired Gun and out of the EX-95% Veronicas Dasher w/1595F & Res. All-Am Sr 2yr old in ’09. Woodcrest Dairy was the final bidder on this stunning heifer due in October! Tyler Hymers took home lot 38 for $6,400.00, a smashing uddered Durham Ross dtr. milking over 110 pounds from the world famous Frantisco family of Quality Holsteins in Canada.
Lot 16, a fancy, Red December Contender calf from the Roxies sold to Michael & Laura Rammer of WI for $4,550.00. Milk was in demand as well as the bred heifers & fancy show age calves!
The sale was managed by The Cattle Exchange with Dave Rama handling the gavel, Horace Backus reading pedigrees, and a ring staff consisting of Don Welk, Jason Lloyd, Duane Conant and John Tryon. Congratulations to all the students and faculty of SUNY Cobleskill on an outstanding sale and a job, very well done.
March 29th: The Spring Happening Sale @ Lismore Dairy. Arkport, NY. Sale Average: $4,290 on 105 Lots.
The Spring Happening Sale held on Saturday, March 29th at Lismore Dairy in Arkport, NY, attracted a very large crowd of enthusiastic Holstein bidders resulting in a final average of $4,290.00 on 105 full lots and a sale gross of $468,200.00. Cattle sold to ten different states plus several headed north to Canada.
Topping the sale at $48,000.00 was lot 1, a stunning March 2013 Supersire daughter carrying a GTPI +2446 & carrying embryo and AI contracts! Her dam is a GP-83 Liesl 2yr old making 100 pounds 4.0%F & looks to be easy VG from the Markwell Raven family! When the dust settled, she was owned by the highly respected, Double Eagle Dairy of MI! Lots 77 and 78 tied for second high of the sale at $19,000.00 each. Lot 77 was a VG-88 Man o Man pregnant to Kingboy w/GTPI +2194 selling to Nathan Souther of NC and her daughter by Supersire, lot 78, sold to Jonathan and Alicia Lamb carrying a GTPI +2461. This family throws extreme GTPI! Lot 79, a full sister to lot 78 sold for $13,000.00 to Rock Hill Dairy, NM. Lot 71, a really correct McCutchen dtr w/GTPI +2294 and due in September to Kingboy sold for $11,800.00 to Stuart Hollenshead, Mercersburg, PA. True Farm took home lot 2, for $10,000.00, a full sister to lot 1 w/GTPI +2304. The good pedigreed milk cows were in the $3,500.00 to $4,500.00 range all day & they were a lovely set of cows with many milking 90 to 125 pounds.
The sale was hosted by Lismore Dairy, The Merry Family, with consignments from Lismore; Oakfield Corners; Ziem-Barb-Way; Roll-N-View and Markland. The sale was managed by The Cattle Exchange of Delhi, NY with Dave Rama handling the gavel and Horace Backus attending to pedigrees. The sale staff did an amazing job and consisted of Don Welk, Rick Verbeek, Tom Harkenrider, Patsy Gifford, Luke Johnson, Jamie Black, Kevin Ziemba and Allen VanGorder. The sale staff handled numerous phone bids in addition to real time bidding via Holstein World Productions.