WOOSTER, Ohio — The Ohio Holstein Summer Extravaganza Sale was held Aug. 16 at the Wayne County Fairgrounds, Wooster.
A large crowd was on hand to compete for the right to own 44 live consignments and nine top pedigreed embryo packages. When the auctioneer’s gavel fell for the last time, the live lots had averaged $3,341 and the embryo packages $1,700.
Topping the sale at $6,500 was Lot #9, Hermanville Casual 3481-ET, a summer yearling with a genomic score of +2392, sired by Larcrest Casual-ET and from Pine-Tree 2149 Dolc 4983-ET, classified Very Good 85 and from the popular Rudy Missy cow family. Consigned by Steve Gasser, Creston, Ohio, she was purchased by Ross Russell, Russell Springs, Ky.
Selling for $5,400 to this buyer also was Lot #5, Farnear-TBR Briteshot-ET, a 3-year-old classified Very Good 86, milking 85 pounds per day, and rebred to S-S-I Denim Newton-ET. Sired by Picston Shottle, her dam was classified Excellent 91 with records to 36,690 milk 1,412 butterfat 1,083 protein, and was a daughter of Regancrest-PR Barbie. She was consigned by Silver Creek Dairy LLC, Forest, Ohio.
Clair Oberholtzer, Shiloh, Ohio, was the buyer of Lot #7 for $5,300. Westvale-Vu Jives Wonder-ET, a 2-year-old milking 93 pounds per day was classified Good Plus 84 with a Very Good mammary system, sired by Berryridge Jeeves Jives-ET, and from a Very Good Oman with a 31,000 pound milk record at two years, and from seven generations of Excellent dams. She was the consignment of Aaron Steiner, Burbank, Ohio.
Lot 29, Farnear Al Anisa-ET, sold for $5,100 to Lou Brown, New Bremen, Ohio, and was consigned by Silver Creek Dairy LLC, Forest, Ohio. She is a 3-year-old, was milking 146 pounds per day, had a 2-year-old record of 30,200 pounds of milk, and was classified Very Good 85. Her sire was MR Regelcreek Shot Al-ET and she was from a Good Plus 82 Iron Active dam.
Selling to Gary Mase, Carlton, Pa., for $5,000 was Lot #6, Pine-Tree Shampoo Willow-ETS, an Excellent 91 4-year-old with a record at 3-01 38,415 3.9 percent 1,490 2.9 percent 1,123 and currently milking 146 pounds. Sired by Pine Tree Martha Shampoo, she was from an Excellent Laudan daughter and from nine generations of Excellent and Very Good dams. She was consigned by Michael Landers, Tiffin, Ohio.
Consignments sold to Kentucky, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Ohio. Auctioneer for the sale was Steve Andrews, Wooster, with Ted Renner, Dalton, Ohio, reading the pedigrees. Ringmen were Randall Kiko, Ken Janes and Paul Haskins.