WOOSTER, Ohio — Warm weather and spring breezes helped usher in the Ohio Holstein Spring Sale April 18 at the Wayne County Fairgrounds.
Fifty-three consignments, all ages, from cows milking 135 pounds a day to baby March calves, paraded the ring for an average of $2,425. Milking cows averaged $3,305.
Lot No. 2, Ten-Penny Mogul Wizbang-ET, was a 2-year-old classified Good Plus 83, milking 84 pounds a day, and with contract interest was the highest seller at $6,300. The buyer was Brian Gunkelman, of Mansfield.
This Mountfield SSI DCY Mogul daughter with a +2374 GTPI is from an Excellent Shottle dam from the Rudy Missy Family. Matthew Steiner, of Marshallville, was the consignor.
Selling for $5,500 was Pine-Tree 4774 Hero 5583, a 2-year-old, recently fresh, milking 94 pounds a day, and is the No. 1 GTPI Siemers Toys Hero 9701-ET daughter in the breed. She is from 12 generations of Very Good and Excellent dams.
The buyer was Titus Zimmerman, Greenwich, Ohio and she was consigned by Matthew Steiner.
Lot No. 1, Pine-Tree Mogul Shifty-ET, a summer yearling, sold for $3,700 to Gene Van Rhee, agent for Sand Creek Dairy, Hastings, Michigan, and was consigned by Lyle B. Ruprecht, of Butler.
A Mogul daughter, her dam has a son at Semex.
Lot No. 5 sold for $3,700 to Johnny Walley, Jacksonville, Texas, and was consigned by Matthew Steiner.
Pine-Tree Anne Tang-ET is a fall calf sired by MR Welcome Hill Tango-ET and her dam was the All-Ohio winning Lindlaur Gabor Annette EX 91, and she is from nine generations Very Good and Excellent dams.
Miss Dusk Mandelin, Lot No. 26, sold for $3,500 To Mark Fledderjohann, of Celina, and was consigned by Silver Creek Dairy, of Forest. Classified Very Good 86, the 4-year-old is a daughter of Scientific SS Dusk milking 114 pounds a day.
Lot No. 19, Mor-Yet Guthrie Affie, a Very Good 86 3-year-old, was due in July to Bacon-Hill Montross-ET.Her dam is a VG daughter of Lylehaven Lightning.
She sold for $3,500 to Tony Brown, New Bremen, and was consigned by Silver Creek Dairy, Forest.
Thirteen consignments sold for $3,000 or more.
Volume buyer was Matthew Miller, Fredericksburg. Consignments sold to Texas and Michigan, as well as Ohio.
Auctioneers. Auctioneer for the sale was Steve Andrews, of Wooster, along with Ted Renner, of Dalton, reading the pedigrees.
Ringmen were Randall Kiko, Steve Deam, Ken Janes, Paul Haskins, and Chad Griffith. Steven Jordan was in charge of cattle preparation.
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