Brown Swiss sales reach record high


WOOSTER, Ohio – The Snapshots of Springhill Starmark Sale in Wooster, Ohio, reached a new record sale average for consignment auctions in the Brown Swiss breed.
The sale featured consignments from the heart of its hosts’ herds.
In addition to cattle from Springhill Farm, Big Prairie, Ohio, and Starmark Farm, Wooster, Ohio, the sale showcased top Holstein and Brown Swiss herds across the country.
Top Brown Swiss. Round Hill Pre Wishful, consigned by Starmark/Sandy Dale Ltd., sold for $65,000 to top the Brown Swiss sales.
The December 2002 daughter of Betta Vue Emory Prelude-ET out of Top Acres Jetway Wish-ET was purchased by Springhill Swiss/Macaulay, Big Prairie, Ohio.
Kar-Linn Coll Ryleen, consigned by Sliker/Garrison/La Rosita Ltd., St. Paris, Ohio, sold for $40,000, the second highest priced Brown Swiss.
The April 2004 daughter of R Hart BC Collection out of Kar-Linn Banker Rylee-ET was purchased by Ken Main and Peter Vail, Copake, N.Y.
The third highest selling Brown Swiss, Brook Run Jetway Fern, was consigned by Bill and Cynthia Warner, Frederick, Md.
The March 1999 daughter of Forest Lawn Simon Jetway-ET out of Campswiss Jacque Fawn was purchased by Tim Navis and Ron Keim, Markesan, Wis.
The Brown Swiss averaged $12,364 on 39 animals. Not included in the average is a calf that sold for $11,500.
Top Holsteins. UFM-Dubs Eroy, consigned by Uplands Farm, Millbrook, N.Y., sold for $36,000 to top the Holstein sale.
The September 2002 daugther of Raylane Jordan-ET out of UFM-Dubs Sam Erin was purchased by Springhill Farm, Big Prairie, Ohio.
Miss SS Margie-ET, consigned by Kietzman/Sigwarth/Breitbach, Holy Cross, Iowa, sold for $36,000 as the second highest priced Holstein.
The September 2004 daughter of Pursuit September Storm-ET out of Miss Maui Miracle-ET was purchased by Luke and John Coblentz, Flemingsburg, Ky.
The third highest selling Holstein, Lang-England CG Review-ET, was consigned by Springhill Farm, Big Prairie, Ohio.
The January 2003 daughter of Welcome Garter-ET out of Tolare Rudolph Cupid was purchased by Darrell Richard and Family, Goshen, Ind.
The Holsteins averaged $9,758 on 45 animals. Not included in the average is a calf that sold for $4,700.
Overall. The cattle sold into 21 states and Canada.


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