The impending Hurricane Sandy did not dampen the Southeast PA Fall Harvest sale held on Saturday, October 27, 2012. Managed by Landis Marketing, the sale averaged $1917 on 92 lots.
Topping the sale was at $5200 was a 1st choice Ladd-P or Special Effect-P from a GP-82 (VG-MS) Reality daughter of Cherrie-Kreek Beulah-Red-ET (EX-92), the 2008 Grand Champion at the International Red and White Show. Consignor, Lawayne Martin of Hagerstown, MD offered a price reduction of the dam did not go VG. The BE Partners, PA bid last at this chance for a polled calf.
The second highest seller and the highest selling live lot (above) was an added lot consigned by St.Jacobs. This March Perseus straight from Tri-Day Ashlyn (EX-96) was knocked off at $4000 to Jared Christman, MD.
L-R: Bob Landis (sale manager) Jeff Peifer (sale staff), Harry Bachman (auctioneer), Dan Brandt, (pedigrees)
Other top sellers included:
Lot 17-$3500- just fresh Shottle x VG-88 Stormatic x 2E-93 Durham back to Broker Elegance- purchased by Woodcrest Dairy, NY
Lot 4-$3000 (above) +2106GTPI RC Colt-P x Goldwyn x EX-90 Regancrest Brasilia- purchased by Scottianne Holsteins, PA
Lot 1- $3000- 1st choice Earnhart-P, Shan or MAS x +2157 Explode, a potential 13th generation VG or EX from EX-91 Brandt-View Gold Alaska – purchased by Dan Brandt, PA.
Mike Bosley working to get the cows ready.
Mike Iager checking over his catalog.
Standing L-R: Walter Brooks of PA, John Nutting of ME and Richard Mellinger (in the green), PA