WOOSTER, Ohio — The Ohio Holstein Fall Sale was at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Wooster, Ohio, Oct. 29. The sale averaged $1,977 on 66 live lots.
Cows averaged $2,066, bred heifers $1,976 and calves $1,744.
The three top selling Holsteins were all consigned by Pine-Tree Dairy, Matthew Steiner and Sons, Marshallville, Ohio.
Lot 1, Pine-Tree 6481 Jedi 7055, a March calf with a +2707 GTPI, sold for $5,500 to Springhill-Joyride, Chris Lang and Doug Drown, Big Prairie, Ohio.
Sired by S-S-I Montross Jedi-ET, her dam is a Bacon-Hill Milson-ET daughter that sold in the 2015 World Classic.
Selling for $3,200 was Lot 2, EDG Christa Mogul 2080-ET, a three year old classified Very Good 87 and milking 141 pounds per day. She was the choice of Dan Harpster, Jeromesville, Ohio. Sired by Mountfield SSI DCY Mogul, she is from a De-Su Observer dam.
Lot 21, Pine-Tree 1388 Arma 5992-Et sold for $3,000 to Max Dotterer, Rittman, Ohio. A three year old classified Good Plus 82 at two years, she is from the Rudy Missy cow family and produced 25,558 pounds of milk as a two year old.
She is due in January with a female embryo by Diamondback from an outstanding red Supershot dam.
Selling for $2,600 was Lot 3, Broad-Vue Sympatico SS Tabi, a fancy fresh two year old milking 88 pounds a day, consigned by Steve Gilbert, Wooster, Ohio.
She sold to Matthew Merrick, Homeworth, Ohio. Sired by Sympatico from a Dusk daughter classified Very Good, she has two Excellent maternal sisters and goes back to Tri-Day Ashyln.
The high selling bred heifer was Lot 4, a Brokaw daughter from a Very Good 88 Sid dam, and due in December to Mogul. She was consigned by Ted Renner, Dalton, Ohio, and sold for $2,500 to Susan Montgomery, Chagrin Falls, Ohio.
The five Brown Swiss included bred heifers and calves that averaged $1,095. The high seller was Lot 69, OSU-ATI Bosephus Barb 997, a bred heifer sired by Jobo Wonder Bosephus-ET from an Agenda dam and due in April to Sun-Made Vigor-ET.
Consigned by OSU-ATI, Wooster, Ohio, she sold to Pine-Tree Dairy for $1,525.
The high selling calf was Lot 70, a fall calf that sold to Donald Quallen, Wilmington, Ohio, for $1500. She was sired by Hilltop Acres CT Davenport-ET and consigned by OSU-ATI.
Auctioneer for the sale was Steve Andrews, Wooster, Ohio, with Ted Renner, Dalton, Ohio, reading the pedigrees. Ringmen were Ken Janes, Paul Haskins, and Tom Uber. Chad Griffith took bids on Cowbuyer.
The sale was managed by Dave Gunkelman, director of marketing for the Ohio Holstein Association.
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