Cowtown Show Calf Summit

With each passing year, the Cowtown Show Calf Summit seems to grow in program depth, participation and enthusiasm! This year, 146 juniors and 50 adults showed up at Cowtown Holsteins, in Derby Line, VT, on April 1-2. From noon Friday through noon Saturday, the group listened to presentations on Health Care (by Dr. Rob Lynch), […]

Southeast PA Spring Fever Sale

Oakfield Dundee Rustler-ET {VG-85 VG-MS} This potential 14th Generation EX was consigned by Darren Watts and Joe Kavanaugh and was struck off at $3500 to Stephen Lantz of Leola, PA. Additionally, her twin, Rustler heifer calves sold for $2700. Sale Topping Live Animal was Landis-Mrk Jeeves Semira-ET at $3900 Consigned by Landis-Mrk Holsteins and struck […]

Photos & Class Results from MD Spring Show

Thanks to Andrea Hood-Haines for sending us these extended results and photos from the MD Spring Show that took place over the weekend! The official judge for the day was Kelly Barbee of Concord, NC. * Junior placings in parenthesis Winter Calves: 1. Ehrhardt Jasper Ferame-ET, Ehrhardt Farms, Baldwin 2. Savage Leigh Holsteins, Knoxville, 3. […]

Celebration Sale Highlights!

The Celebration Sale was held in Fond du Lac, WI on Saturday, April 3rd and a large crowd is appreciated the beautiful lineup of cattle. Hosted by Mike & Julie Duckett of Duckett Holsteins, the sale featured offspring of some of the most high-profile cows in the country. Budjon Farms and Elegance Futures also had […]

Celebration Sale Preview!

It’s Friday night at the Great Nothern in Fond du Lac, WI and the lineup for the Celebration Sale – Spring Edition looks fantastic. The Holstein World stopped in to look things over – here’s a preview! The catalog can be viewed online at http://www.holsteinworld.com/catalogs10/CelebrationSale/ Lot 8 – Duckett-B Advent Cadbury-ET – 3/09 Advent daughter […]

MN Juniors REEL IN THE FUN!

This is the 2nd in a special series highlighting the junior members of MN as they get ready to host juniors from across the country at this year’s National Junior Holstein Convention. Enjoy the report and pics from their recent state convention! The 2010 Minnesota State All-Breeds Convention held on March 19 – 21 at […]

Fertility Data By Duane Norman The numbers of new records included in evaluations for sire, cow and heifer conception rates are considerably lower than in past evaluations. As of January 2010, fertility data in format-5 (reproductive) records were provided for most herds by three dairy records processing centers (DRPCs: AgriTech Analytic, AgSource and Dairy Records […]

Scenes from Spring Dairy Expo

Spring Dairy Expo took place last week in Columbus, OH. Holstein World and AllBreed Access were proud to provide you with extensive coverage of the event at www.dairyshowsonline.com! If you haven’t already, head there now to see photos of all the winners from the Mid-East Spring National Holstein Show as well as champion photos & […]

Frank's Travels: Quebec!

A few weeks ago Holstein World’s Frank Putman took a road trip to Quebec for the Vente Classique Sale as well as a tour of Lookout Holsteins & Jerseys and Comestar Holsteins. Here are some images from the trip! Lookout will host the Quebec Picnic and a sale in July (followed by the Cowtown Sale […]

Pics and Prices from the MN Spring Special Sale

The 2010 edition of the MN Spring Special Sale was held on Saturday, March 27 in Rochester, MN. Always a good opportunity for dairy producers to get off the farm and see other quality Holsteins from the Upper Midwest and Canada, this year’s sale averaged $2,038.86 on 101 lots. *HIGH SELLER* Lot 1 – 1st […]