The 65th Dodgeramma Spring Fling was held on Saturday, April 11th at Crescentmead Holsteins in Ixonia, WI. It was a gorgeous spring day and a huge crowd turned out to be part of the sale which unofficially averaged $4,714.
Sale manager Todd Wendorf welcomes everyone to the 65th Dodgeramma and to Crescentmead Holsteins. Pedigree man Dale Kranz and auctioneer Tom Morris prepare for the sale.
A portion of the large crowd attending the sale.
High seller at $14,000 was a 12/08 Advent from the famous All-American Tri-Day Ashlyn-ET (2E-96) whose daughters have been selling extremely well all through the spring sale season. Consigned by Kingsmill Farm II, LLC of Durham, NC, she sold to Marc Wolf of R-E-W Farm in Connecticut.
Mil-R-Mor Holsteins of Orangeville, IL paid $12,000 for a 12/08 red Scientific Debonair-Red daughter of Clover-Mist Alisha-ET (3E-93) consigned by Richard Kamps of Belmont, WI. The fancy calf is a maternal sister to Kamps-Hollow Altitude (2E-95) and other family members include Advent and the “Million Dollar” Apple.
Lorilee Schultz of Mil-R-Mor Farms, buyer; Dale Kranz and Tom Morris, sales staff and Kristin Natzke on the halter.
Third high on the day was a heifer that drew lots of attention once the 4/09 run was completed. Golden-Oaks Colby Exception sold with a PTPI of +2043 and +4.8PL. She is out of a VG-88 dam – Nova-TMJ Golden Erin-ET – that is the #3 CTPI Goldwyn in the breed. Exception sold for $11,500 to Seven Star Farm of Ft. Atkinson, WI and was consigned by Chad & Amy Ryan and Tim & Kyle Natzke, all of Fond du Lac, WI.