WOOSTER, Ohio — A large crowd was on hand for the sale of registered Holsteins at the Wayne County Fairgrounds, April 16. The Sch-Ger herd, owned by Roger Schug and Ken Gerber, Monroeville, Ohio, was dispersed along with the Ohio Holstein Association’s Spring Sale.
The Sch-Ger Holsteins went through the ring first. The high seller, at $4,300, was BVK Sanchez Alamode-ET, a winter yearling sired by Gen-Mark Stmatic Sanchez and from an Excellent 94, MS Kingstead Chief Adeen-ET, nominated All-American as a junior 3-year-old and as a 4-year-old, member of the All-American Produce in 2000 and 2001, and a queen of the breed finalist. She was purchased by Lou Brown, New Bremen, Ohio.
Selling for $3,450 was Schugs QF Patty, an Excellent 90 4-year-old daughter of Quality Fruror-ET. With 1,018 pounds of butterfat as a 2-year-old, she was due in July to MR Dundee Haw. She sold to Dennis and Susan Knisely, Fayette, Ohio.
Shugs Lydon Olady-TW was the choice of Jared Harding, New Philadelphia, at $3,400. A 3-year-old daughter of Savage-Leigh Lydon, she was already classified very good 88.
Brian Gunkleman, Medina, Ohio, took home Twin-Rock Miranda-Red, a 2-year-old daughter of Fradon Jet-Red from a Granduc Tribute daughter, and eight generations of excellent and very good dams. She sold for $3,000.
The 32 registered Holsteins sold for an average of $2,129, with cattle selling to Ohio, Canada, Idaho, and Pennsylvania.
Next into the sale ring were the consignments to the Ohio Spring Sale, starting with Starmist LA Jaycee 1062 consigned by Tyler Indoe, Lodi, Ohio. A recently fresh 2-year-old milking 97 pounds, her show winnings included being named the 2009 All-Ohio Winter Calf.
She was a red carrier daughter of Luck-E Advantage-Red and from a very good 86 Dundee dam. When the gavel fell at $5,000, she was the purchase of Gene Iager, Fulton, Md.
Rupp-Vue Goldwyn Tremor-ET sold for $3,600 to Spring Walk Farms, Big Prairie, Ohio. Classified very good 85 as a 3-year-old, recently fresh, and with a record over 28,000 pounds of milk as a 2-year-old, she was sired by Braedale Goldwyn and from a very good 85 outside dam. She was consigned by Rupp-Vue Farm, Sterling, Ohio.
Spring Walk Farms also chose Doughty Valley PT Mersadize, a 3-year-old daughter of Klumbs Durham Pontiac, with records over 29,000 as a 2-year-old. She sold for $3,400 and was the consignment of Doughty-Valley Holsteins, Millersburg, Ohio.
Minnigan-Hills Regan-Red-ET, a recently fresh 2-year-old consigned by Ted Renner, Dalton, Ohio, sold to Gene Iager, Fulton, Md., for $3,500. Sired by Savage-Leigh Lyndon-ET her dam was a very good 89 daughter of September Storm from seven generations of Excellent dams.
Pine-Tree Mac Meribell-ET, a 2-year-old with a record in progress, confirmed pregnant to Aftershock, and milking 98 pounds, sold for $3,100 to Harpster Enterprises Ltd., Jeromesville, Ohio. She was consigned by Daniel Schlabach, Dalton, Ohio.
Mors Durham Royalist Sal-ET classified very good 87 and with records more than 28,000 pounds of milk sold for $3,000 to Gene Iager, Fulton, Maryland. She was consigned by Jim Morlock, West Salem, Ohio.
The Ohio Spring Sale averaged $2,329 on 40 live lots, with cattle selling to Ohio and Maryland.
The sales were managed by the Ohio Holstein Association, Don Alexander, general manager. Auctioneer was Randall Kiko, Salem, Ohio. Ringmen were Ken Janes, Steve Deam, Blair Mickelson and Don Alexander.