Dodge County Holstein Breeders, in coordination with the Wisconsin Holstein Association, hosted the annual Adult Holstein Convention at the Best Western Inn in Beaver Dam, Wis., February 18-19, 2011. Over 150 Holstein breeders from across the state were in attendance for national and state annual meetings and to recognize outstanding accomplishments for 2010. Following the […]

A new baby at Ferme Jacobs!

Seen here is a picture of Ryan John Doiron (son of Ysabel Jacobs & Tyler Doiron), born February 17th at 10:02 am, weighing 8.13 pounds, at 21 1/2 inches long and with a great smile just like his mom! They report that “Both mom and baby are healthy and doing great, and papa is the […]

Pennsylvania Convention Sale Coverage

Holstein World staffers Frank Putman and Joel Hastings were on official duty reporting at the PA Holstein Convention, held February 17 & 18 in Scranton, PA. Following is a summary of the video sale, held Thursday evening. The 2011 PA Holstein Convention posted a very preliminary sale average (that included embryos) of $3,471 on 62 […]

Wisconsin Convention Futures Sale Averages $5,568!

A big crowd filled the room for the Wisconsin Convention Futures Sale held Friday night, February 18th in Beaver Dam, WI. Held in conjunction with the Wisconsin Holstein Convention, the Futures Sale achieved an average of $5,568 on 37 lots. The sale was managed by the Wisconsin Holstein Association with assistance from Rick & Paula […]

GTPI Sale Finals

It was a great day in Lebanon, PA, yesterday as the 3rd Edition of the GTPI Sale came to a close, averaging $3306 on 84 full lots! Topping the sale was Lot 5, Bucknell Colby Colleen selling for $15,500 to the Weaver Syndicate of Mertztown, PA. Colleen boasted a GTPI of +1990 50K and sold […]

GTPI Sale 3rd Edition Preview

The third edition of a very successful GTPI Sales Series will be held Friday, February 11 at the Lebanon Fairgrounds in Lebanon, PA. Updates and a complete sale order can be found online at and the complete catalog is also online at Holstein World, Following are some photos taken by Randy Blodgett the […]

Beaver Classic Sale Results from Oregon!

Holstein World field staffer Ann Marie Magnochi was onhand for Oregon State Dairy Club’s Beaver Classic Sale, held February 5 in Corvallis, Oregon. Following are high prices and photos from the day: High Seller Lot 10 – Cloudcap-DLG Rhea-ET $3500 Toystory x Begancrest-DL Renaisance-ET (Hidden-View Best) x EX92 Durham x EX90 Emory Consignors: Cloud-Cap DLG […]

A new baby for Jeremy and Becky Daubert!

Seen here is Hayley Daubert holding Trey William Daubert, who was born on February 4, 2011 at 12:38 AM. His parents are Jeremy and Becky Daubert of Excellence Dairy in Bainbridge, NY. Grandparents are Steve & Deb Cornman and great grandparents are William & Rhoda Daubert; Creedin Cornman; Mae Hemminger. Congratulations!

Huddlesford Dispersal Shines With Remarkable Results!

MRS MELODY GRACES THE RED CARPET AND SOARS TO 32000 GNS (US$54,000) AT HUDDLESFORD DISPERSAL, UK One of the largest crowds from all over the country as well as Northern Ireland and Spain ever seen at a sale at Beeston Castle Auction gathered for the first sale to disperse the famous Huddlesford Herd of Pedigree […]

California Awards Banquets

Tonight’s Annual Awards Banquet at the California Holstein Convention paid tribute to many junior and senior members worthy of their respective honors. Following are just a highlight of the honorees today. Look for more scenes from the convention tomorrow and be sure to visit for additional association news. Senior Breeders of the Year Kirsten […]