CARROLLTON, Ohio – Springway Durham Tara, consigned by William Burkhart Jr. of Magnolia, topped this year’s Daffodil Dairy Sale March 28 at the Carroll County Fairgrounds.
Sired by Regancrest Elton Durham, the 2-year-old Holstein sold for $3,350 to Skolash Farms, Alliance, Ohio.
A total of 50 head of Holsteins, Jerseys, Brown Swiss, Red and Whites, and Ayrshires sold, totaling $88,775, with an average of $1,812.
Top Jersey. The high-selling Jersey was a summer yearling, Marhaven Flame Dazzler, sired by Jeannas Eternal Flame, and consigned by Matt and Ruth Boyce, Alliance, Ohio. The Dazzler Syndicate, Kensington, Ohio, paid $2,550 for the heifer.
Jeremy Timmons of Salem, Ohio, consigned the top Ayrshire, Vinemont Skydome Shilo, a bred heifer sired by Visserdale Skydome. She sold for $1,700 to Terry Rosenberger, Paris, Ohio.
Four D. Janas Jill, sired by Rolling View Jetway Chime, was the top selling Brown Swiss at $2,150. Tammy Zimmerman of East Canton, Ohio, purchased the Swiss.
Consignments sold to buyers from Indiana, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, as well as Ohio.
Auctioneer Steve Andrews conducted the sale, with Mike Schmuck reading pedigrees.
Scholarship benefit. The sale also included an auction of items purchased by the Daffodil Dairy Committee and donated for the benefit of the Carroll County Dairy Promotion Board Scholarship Fund.
A framed Bonnie Mohr painting sold for $525 to Tom McCombs of United Dairy; a Holstein cow bench bought $225 from Tom Kishman of Kishman’s IGA in Minerva; and a Jersey milk stool sold for $125 to Wayne Falb of the Carrollton Livestock Auction.
Various door prizes were given away at the conclusion of the sale.
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