The National Red and White Convention Sale is underway in Central Minnesota. What started as a stormy morning has cleared into a great day to sell some of the nation’s best Red and Whites!
Sale manager Chuck Will and Robert Yeoman welcome the sale crowd and highlight the achievements of Bar-Lee Marker Mandy-Red-ET EX-94. Lots 1-9 of the sale are decents of Mandy!
First through the ring was a raffle calf, a Mr Haven RC daughter of a VG-85 Duece x EX-90 x EX-94
First to sell was Lot 1, a full sister to Greenlea Rub Marlen-RED-ET EX-94. This May 2010 heifer sold for $10,000.
Lot 3A First choice Destry female due March 2012 from Greenlea Mindy-Red EX-94 $7,200
High seller of the day sold in absentee, Lot 10 Golden-Oaks Perk Rae-RED-ET EX-90 EEVEE. This famous donor dam sold with 5 #1 Clerinda Balti Red embryos and was purchased by Adolf Langhout of the Netherlands for $20,000.
2nd high seller was Lot 11, Scultz Farm L Regal-RED-ET GTPI +1900. This Lion-King daughter of a VG Goldwyn from Scientific Sweetie Rae sold to John Diersen of Caledonia, MN for $13,000.
Lot 23-$7,900 Oakfield Bro Fontain-Red-ET VG-87 @ 2 yr, (Advent x Penn-Gate Rmarker Ferggy-ET EX-93 x Penn-Gate Skychief Finesse EX-95)
Lot 14B- $10,000 VT-Pond View AD Ali-ET*RC Jan 2011 Advent x La-Foster Gibson Allure EX-92 x MD-Delight Durham Atlee-ET buyer: Androscoggin Holsteins. Her full sister, Lot 14A sold for $9,000
Natalie and Michael Schmidt of Ralma Holsteins were on site and cooking up a storm.
This beautiful quilt hand stiched by Sue Will was on display and was auctioned off as part of the convention fund raiser.
Lot 42- Greenlea-TM Boy Cea-Red-ET a Sept 09 Lawn Boy from WDE Champion, Cherrie-Kreek Beulah-Red-ET.
In other convention news, Laura Emerson of Deleware was named the 2011-2012 Red and White Queen. Kim Morrill of Ames, Iowa took over duties as President of the RWDCA association, relieving Tim Baumgartner. The 2012 National Red and White Convention will be hosted by our friends north of the border, in Listowell, Ontario, Canada August 13-16, 2012.