DOVER, Ohio – A bred heifer sired by Parker Aero Wade topped the District 3 Harvest Hills Holstein Sale Oct. 11 at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds.
Windemere Lotto Wade, consigned by Farmore Farms, Burton, Ohio, sold for $3,150 to Hartline Valley Farms, Marietta. She was due to calve soon to Dixellen Design.
A consignment from Pete Sommer and family of Southside, W.Va., was the second high seller at $3,000. Ky-Jawil Star Pristine, sired by Robthom Integrity, was the 2001 All-West Virginia senior yearling and sold bred to Ricecrest Emerson. Curt Heger of Camden, Ohio, bought the heifer.
High milk cow. The top-selling cow in milk was Fawcettdale BC Jenny, consigned by Ed McMorrow and Tony Struna. Sired by Boulet Charles, Jenny’s dam was an Excellent Jethro. The cow was rescored Very Good 87 after freshening Oct. 2. She sold to Roger Kiko of Carrollton for $2,900.
Selling for $2,800 was J-M-How Aerostar Pebbles, consigned by John Howman, Massillon, Ohio. The Aerostar daughter, which freshened in September, sold to Luke Hostetler, Dalton, Ohio.
The high-selling open yearling was Bulstrode Encore Jolt, consigned by Wridale Farms, Hanover, Ontario, Canada. Robert Clarke of Uhrichsville paid $2,100 for the fancy Second Look Jolt daughter.
High calf. An MJR Blackstar Emory daughter was the top-selling calf at $1,500. Lee and Gwen Eggert, Blissfield, Mich., bought the calf, consigned by Caldwell Dairy Farm, Bloomingdale, Ohio.
A service age bull, H-H-Vu Red Marker Doc, sold for $1,150 to Rippling Water Farm, Steve Moffett, Jeromesville, Ohio. He was consigned by Dean Scharver of Magnolia.
Cows averaged $2,225; bred heifers, $2,072; yearlings, $1,604; calves, $1,250; baby calves, $1,275; and bulls, $950. Overall sale average was $1,968.
The sale was managed by the District 3 Holstein Club. Auctioneer was Steve Andrews, Wooster; ringmen were Max Dunseth, Randall Kiko and Ken Janes.