Ohio multi-breed dairy fall sale a success

WOOSTER, Ohio — The sale committees for the Ohio Holstein Association and the Ohio Ayrshire Breeders Association is giving thanks for many things at the Ohio Multi-Breed Fall Sale held at the Wayne County Fairgrounds Nov. 19.

Ayrshires

The sale began with the Ayrshires. Lot # 5 Spring-Run Chancellor Jackie, a three year old recently fresh, was the top seller at $2,250. Sired by Palmyra Recruiter’s Chancellor-ET, she was purchased by Ed Gill, Creston, Ohio.

Lot # 4 Spring-Run Denver Rose was also the choice of Ed Gill for $2,050. She had recently calved and was classified at 86 points as a three year old, and had a nice record as a two year old already completed.

Five outstanding Ayrshire Jackpot calves were presented with the winning bidder having the opportunity to take his or her choice. They were born from Jan. 5, 2011 to March 5, 2011 and the selling prices ranged from $1,050 to $1,500.

The nineteen (19) Ayrshires averaged $1,482 and sold into Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Brown Swiss

Lot # 23 Brook Hollow Masquerade-ET consigned by Stephanie Yost and Delbert and Heather Yoder, West Salem, Ohio sold for $2,750 to top the Brown Swiss consignments. Sired by R Hart BC Collection, classified Excellent 90 and milking 93 pounds per day, she was purchased by Robert Himes, Lisbon, Ohio.

Second high Brown Swiss consignment was Lot # 22, Oakson-S Wonder Suzy-Q, a bred heifer sired by Top Acres C Wonderment-ET and due in July to Blessing Banker Agenda-ET. Consigned by Hannah Eades, DeGraff, Ohio she sold for $1,800 to Mark Suttle, Orrville, Ohio.

Six Brown Swiss consignments averaged $1,758 and sold into Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Milking Shorthorn

Tres Colles IVN IJA-Bea, Lot # 33 born June 16, 2011, topped the Milking Shorthorn consignments, selling for $1700 to Doug Fenton.

Consigned by Tres Colles Farm, Chillicothe, Ohio this calf will be parading the show ring in 2012. Sired by Tres Colles Redrama Ivan EXP, her dam was the 2011 Ohio State Fair Futurity winner and the 4th Senior Two Year Old at World Dairy Expo.

Selling for $1400 was Lot # 32 Homeless Nitro Molly, a nice Spring Calf sired by Mysha WO Robin Nitro EXP and consigned by Alex Weiss, Weissway Farm, Arcanum, Ohio. She was purchased by Jason Miller, West Alexandria, Pennsylvania.

The six Milking Shorthorn consignments averaged $1,258 and sold to Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. A First Choice Female from 5 IVF Implants due July 25, 2012 topped the Holstein consignments selling for $10,000. Sired by Scientific Destry-Et and from Whitaker Stormatic Rae-ET classified Excellent 92, Honorable Mention All American Senior Three Year Old in 2010, first at the Eastern Fall National and Reserve Intermediate Champion in 2010 and 2nd International Senior Three Year Old and Reserve Intermediate Champion in 2010.

Holsteins

The First Choice Female is from nine generations of Excellent and Very Good Dams and goes back to C Glenridge Citation Roxy, classified Excellent 97 and known the world over. Consigned by Craig Walton and Gene Iager, Pleasant Plain, Ohio, the choice female was purchased by Don Alexander, Wooster, Ohio.

Selling for $4,600 was Lot # 63 Quality-Quest Pistolfire, a fancy two year old from the well known EX 93 3E Firepower cow family at Quality Quest. Sired by the very popular Pine-Tree Spearmint, she had recently calved and was milking 85 pounds per day.

Consigned by Evan Dye, Quality-Quest Holsteins, Beloit, she was purchased by Raygor Farms LLC, Dalton, Ohio. Lot # 61 Quietcove-W Faiths Emmy-ET, a bred heifer sired by Golden-Oaks ST Alexander-Et and due to Sicy Knowledge in December, sold for $4,200 and was purchased by Austin Trbovich, Waynesburg, Ohio. She was consigned by Quietcove-Wapa Farms LLC, Wapakoneta, Ohio from six generations of excellent dams and went back to the well known show winner, Quietcove Valiant Fawn EX 95.

Seven Holstein consignments sold from $3,000 to $3,600 and the average on fifty four (54) lots was $2,624, with consignments selling to Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

The sale was managed by the Ohio Holstein Association, assisted by the Ohio Ayrshire Breeders Association. Steve Andrews, Wooster, Ohio was the auctioneer.

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