Richard “Dick” Keene, award winning dairyman and world-renowned dairy cattle judge, passed away peacefully at his home in Gilbertsville on July 25, 2014. Born Sept. 30, 1935, to the late Marjorie (Macumber) and Joseph Keene, Dick spent a lifetime dedicating himself as a Holstein breeder and enthusiast, accredited dairy cattle judge and a friend and […]

South-Central PA Championship Holstein Show

2014 South-Central PA Championship Holstein Show July 25, 2014 Shippensburg Fairgrounds, Shippensburg, PA Tom Uber, Judge 119 Head Shown Junior Champions – Youth Show Junior Champion –  Glorianna Armani Peeta (Mr Apples Armani-ET), fall calf, Caleb Swartz, Centre Hall, PA Reserve Junior Champion – Lake-Effect A Wobble-Red-ET (Apples Absolute-Red-ET), summer yearling, Rebecca Benedict, Waynesboro, PA […]

Around the Barns at the MidEast National at the Ohio State Fair
2014 National Holstein Futurity at the Ohio State Fair

Judge: Steve Shaw, Williamsburg, PA 1) Pentuck Lightning Lea, (LYLEHAVEN LIGHTNING), Topp View Farms, Botkins, OH 2) M-Riverview Destry Kalin, (Scienticfic Destry-ET), Wabash-Way Holsteins, New Weston, OH 3) T-Triple-T Paradise, (Anigma-ET), Triple-T Holsteins, North lewisburg, OH 4) Whiteleather Gwat Wood, (Maple Downs IGW Atwood ), Greg Bourne, Ansonia, OH 5) Bingland Atwood Annie, (Maple Downs […]

International Intrigue 2014

Beautiful weather and a great crowd were on hand for the 2014 International Intrigue. Hosted by Milksource in Kaukauna, WI, the sale averaged $52,300 on 123 lots. Check out the prices and photos below.           After a warm welcome and introduction the sale has taken off with extreme power… Lot # […]

2014 National Red & White Convention Show

This morning is shaping up to be a beautiful day in Elkhorn, WI, with the 2014 National Red & White Convention Show. With 70 entries for the show, Judge Molly Sloan will be lining them up starting at 10am. Spring Heifer Calf, 9 or Under(3) 1. Booth-Haven A Mocha-Red-ET (Mr Apples Action-Red-ET), Cole, Ava, Campbell, & […]

2014 National Red & White membership meeting and awards banquet

The Red & White Dairy Cattle Association held their annual membership meeting and awards banquet at Sperino’s Monte Carlo Room, Elkhorn, WI. About 110 red and white enthusiasts were present. The annual membership meeting was held prior to the awards banquet. President Jake Skinner welcomed everyone and shared some news from the association. The board […]

National Red & White Sale 2014

The National Red & White Sale kicked-off in Elkhorn, WI, at the 50th Anniversary National Red & White Convention on Friday, July 25. With the best of the best in red and *RC, this line-up featured quality genetics from great cow families. The sale averaged $5,053 on 89 lots with the sale topper fetching $20,500 for […]

Day 2 R & W National Convention Tours - Sellcrest

The tour stops today have been fantastic…but there always needs to be a “last stop”. Today, that stop was Sellcrest Farm located in Watertown, Wisconsin. Allen & Shirley, Gary, Rod and families gave us a wonderful presentation of their “special ladies.”  Some of the barn favorites were Sellcrest S Candy Apple-Red, EX-91, Gloryland Latte Rae, […]

Day 2 R & W National Convention Tours - Rosedale Genetics

Our third stop was Rosedale Genetics, owned and operated by Mark and Nicky Rueth. Prior to tour the facilities and viewing the animals, the group was treated to a wonderful lunch which was enjoyed outside. Rosedale Genetics has been home to many popular and successful animals…Lavender Ruby Redrose, EX-96-2E, Stookeyholm Elmpark Blackrose, EX-96 3E GMD […]