CARROLLTON, Ohio — The 41st Daffodil Dairy Sale brought out dairy breeds of every color March 26 at the Carroll County Fairgrounds .
This sale was first organized in 1974 by a group of Carroll County Dairymen and has been held every year except two.
The sale is presented and sponsored by the Daffodil Dairy Committee and is an all breeds sale.
The sale began with the drawing of two vouchers in the amounts of $300 and $250 to be given to youth to be used towards the purchase of any animal selling in the sale.
The $250 voucher donated by PBS Animal Health was won by Chloe Frase and the $300 voucher donated by Kiko Family Farms went to Ahliyah Watts.
The top selling Holstein in the sale at $3,100 was Lot 31, Springway Chase Charm, a two year old, fresh only three days. Sired by Springway Bolivar Chase, she was from a Good Plus 81 Coach dam with a long string of outstanding records.
The buyer was David Evans, of Minerva, Ohio and she was consigned by William Burkhart, of Magnolia, Ohio.
The high selling Jersey at $1,200 was Lot 40, a fancy fall calf, Cool Springs Kyros Edit, consigned by Cool Springs Farm, of Salem, Ohio and purchased by Brent Baker, Mike Schmuck, and Ben Metts, of Homeworth, Ohio. A daughter of Sunset Canyon Kyros, her dam was an Excellent 90% Griffens Governor daughter from a long line of Excellent and Very Good dams.
Lot 45, Hoodstead TBK Pharoah-ET, topped the Brown Swiss at $2,500. A bred heifer, she was sired by Pit-Crew Wonder Tanbark-ET from an Excellent 91 2E dam sired by Dominate. She was purchased by Tammy Zimmerman, of East Canton, Ohio and consigned by Zane Slick, of Edinburg, Pennsylvania.
High selling Ayrshire at $1,575 was Lot 52, Cool Springs Bens Faith, a fresh two year old, sired by Kornbau Acres Benevoles Benny and from a Good Plus 84 daughter of Ayrdells Jackson Bobby. Purchased by Wayne Rosenberger, of Paris, Ohio, she was consigned by Cool Springs Farm, of Salem, Ohio.
Lot 50, Redien Acres Maisy, a fancy summer yearling topped the Milking Shorthorns selling for $1,650 to Timmons Farm LTD, of Chagrin Falls, Ohio. She was consigned by John and Elizabeth Neider, of Carrollton, Ohio. Sired by Kundes Golden Logic, her dam is a Good Plus 84 daughter of Hard Core Othello Snoopy and from an Excellent 90 grand-dam and the third dam is EX 93 with over 1,000 pounds of butterfat.
The un-official average on the 47 live lots that were cataloged, all breeds, is $1,598.
The Holsteins averaged $1,755; Jersey $800; Brown Swiss $1,305; Ayrshire $1,075 and Milking Shorthorn $1,500.
The auctioneer for the sale was Steve Andrews, of Wooster, Ohio, with Mike Schmuck, of Louisville, Ohio, reading the pedigrees.
Randall Kiko and Rudy Kiko served as ringmen.
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