The 34th Annual Lebanon County Showcase sale was held on August 18th on a beautiful Saturday in Myerstown, PA. The sale averaged $2538 on 116 full lots including semen and embryos.
Topping the sale was lot 1, a 1st choice female by Sajac from Even-Par Ross Z12445-ET +2388 GTPI, the #1 Ross. Her dam is a VG-87 EX-MS Planet from the Zip family. Oakfield Corners Dairy, NY bid $17,000 on this consignment from Joel Krall & John Campbell, PA
The highest selling live lot at $7000 was for the #4 Gold Chip daugther at +2377 GTPI. She is from a Socrates x VG-88 Oman. Joel Krall was the successful bidder on this lot from Eric High, PA.
The next highest selling lots consigned by Kevin High, PA were from High Spire Shottle Ravan-ET EX-91 +2191 GTPI. Ravan is from an EX Detroit that traces back to the Raven family. Her first choice Distibute sold for $6200 to Flintville Holsteins,PA, while her + 2196 GTPI Dempsey sold for $6000 to Randy Lirr, WI.
The top selling lot from Klinedell Holsteins, the sale host was for a fancy December Atwood daughter of Luck-E Kartoon 3E-94. She was knocked off to Troy Longenecker, PA at $5200.
Highest selling live lot
L-R – Eric High(consignor), Don Welk (sale staff), John & Sharon Kline (sale hosts), Harry Bachman (acutioneer), Daniel Brandt (pedigrees), Kendra Nagle (leadsperson), Jason Kline, Mike Heath (sale staff)
Kneeling- Jared Kline, Jacob Kline, Jesse Kline, Josh Kline
Curtis Rhoderick and Kevin High going over some last minute details.
David Rama, Harold Welk & Harry Bachman
John Kline with his wife Sharon and their sons Jared, Jacob, Jesse, Jason and Josh welcomed everyone to the sale.
They were also hosts of the annual club field night which had over 900 people in attendence. Holstein ethusiasts enjoyed an evening of great cattle, food and fellowship. There was a judging contest with awards given to the top placings in the men, women and youth divisions. Alicia Lamb served as the official while her husband Jonathan was the featured speaker.
Calves in their robot calf feeding pen
Some of the various door prizes that were given away by area businesses.