World Dairy Expo hosts four breed sales

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MADISON, Wis. – The 2003 World Dairy Expo hosted sales of four major international breeds including Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Jersey and Holstein at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis., Sept. 30 through Oct. 4.

Guernsey classic. Les Syndicate and Genex paid $11,500 for Flambeau Manor Tiller Les-ET at the International Guernsey Classic Sale at World Dairy Expo.

Trotacre Loral Tiller-ET sired Tiller Les and the Gary Van Doorn and family of Tony, Wis., was the consigner.

The second highest selling animal was a first choice female of Cedar Fringed Altann sired by Four Winds Deemand. The consigner was Aaron Gable of New Enterprise, Pa. Lavon Farms of Plano, Texas, made the final bid of $5,100.

There were 21 lots sold, with an average price of $2,590. Total sales were $57,000. There was one international buyer and other buyers were from 10 states.

Proceeds from Lot No. 1 were donated to AGA promotion fund in honor of Les Peckham, a longtime Guernsey fieldman and promoter from Wisconsin.

Top of the world. The Top of the World Jersey Sale at World Dairy Expo for the third year was a video silent auction.

Avon Road Freedom Melonee was the high seller. Wade Schoneck paid $3,600 for the Jersey. Molly Brook Glnwood Freedom ET sired Melonee. D.L. & Hoyt Stranaberg of Alma Center, Wis., consigned the animal.

The second highest selling animal for $3,300 was a first choice “Renaissance” Out of Roalea Imps S J Beauty. The buyer was Emily Hoy of Plant City, Fla. Consigners were Ron and Christy Ratliff of Garnett, Kan.

The sale featured 20 lots totaling $41,075 with an average sale price of $2,055.

Brown Swiss premier. Bob, Cathy and Jodi Coppini of Tillamook, Ore., paid $6,300 for Savage-Leigh Twizzle ET 913747 at the Brown Swiss Premier Showcase Sale. Bob, Cathy and Jodi Coppini of Knoxville, Md., was the consignor.

Kruses Banker FV Kelsey Et 917473 was the second highest selling animal at $5,500. Larry Kruse and family, Earlville, Iowa, consigned her. Katie Gibson and Kaleb Thompson of Eminence, Ky., purchased the animal.

The sale featured 30 lots with an average sale price of $3,154.

World classic. Arethusa Farm LLC of Litchfield, Conn., paid $40,000 for Ernest-Anthony Alaina-ET at the World Classic 2003 sale.

The sire is Comestar Outside and her dam is Tri-Day Ashlyn-ET. Ernest Kueffner of Boonsboro, Md., was the consigner.

Two lots sold for $27,000. Miss Paradise Precious-ET, consigned by Mark Rueth and Kent Van Dyk of Deerfield, Wis., was purchased by Arethusa Farms LLC.

The animal was sired by Silky Gibson and her dam is Vandy-K Integrity Paradise.

The first choice female of Shoremar S Alicia, sired by either Cousteau or Stormatic, sold for the same price will also be headed to Arethusa in Connecticut. The consigner was Kingstead, Binder and Butler of Damasuc, Md.

The sale included 44 lots, with an average sale price of $10,861. Total sales were $477,900. Buyers came from 12 states and four countries.

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