Two weeks after the tornado

Two weeks ago today I was getting excited for a weekend at the lake. My husband Kelly’s annual family vacation was set for Lake Poinsett, SD, and everyone in our house was excited. Aubree (almost 3) couldn’t stop talking about playing with cousin Brian and his nephew Baby Riley. Kate, who just turned 1 that […]

Wisconsin Junior State Fair Begins!

The first day of the Wisconsin Junior State Fair Holstein show was completed on Thursday evening, August 5th. Judge Steve White (Indiana), and his Associate Judge, Carla Stetzer (Wisconsin), watched over 250 calves parade through the ring. Picked as Calf Champion was Ms Duckett Durham Beauty-ET, exhibited by Calep DeWitt of Clinton. Reserve went to […]

International Intrigue is in the books!

A sizeable crowd gathered at the Ancaster Fairgrounds in Ancaster, ON on Saturday, July 31, 2010 for the 2nd edition of the International Intrigue Sale. The new facilities were a wonderful setting for the special lineup of cattle that was highly appreciated by the sale goers. At the end of the day, 116 lots averaged […]

International Intrigue Is On Deck!

The International Intrigue Sale takes place today in Ancaster, Ontario and the lineup looks fantastic! You can see the sale catalog online at: http://www.holsteinworld.com/catalogs10/InternationalIntrigue/ Lot 70 – 3/10 Sanchez out of Penlow Geography Goldwyn VG-88-CAN – maternal sister to Penlow Georgette Outside EX-96-2E – All Canadian Mature Cow a few years ago. Lot 3 – […]

A Look at the Taste of Ontario Tag Sale!

The Taste of Ontario Tag Sale is currently being held at Cranholme Holsteins in Ancaster, Ontario. An extremely nice lineup of calves, heifers, cows and embryos are being offered through Saturday, July 31st at the farm of Doug, Joan and James Cranston. The catalog can be viewed online at: ftp://holstein.ca/pub/TASTE_OF_ONTARIO.pdf The Cranston family milks a […]

New York Holstein's newest Holstein breeder

Ayden Charles McEvoy joined the New York Holstein fraternity on July 25, born to very proud first-time parents Ken & Lydia. The McEvoys own and operate Mac-Mara Holsteins in Marathon, NY, operated by Ken and his father, Charlie (the 2009 New York Active Master Breeder Award Recipient). Congratulations Ken & Lydia!!

More scenes from National Red & White Convention

Holstein World field reporter Nate Oleniacz sends even more pictures and information from the National Red & White Convention that was held July 21-24 in Harrisonburg, VA. As with many conventions, there was a day to get out of the hotel and tour some of the farms and attractions that make the host state unique. […]

2010 Landmark Feeds Summer Classic Brown Swiss Show July 23, 2010 – Morris, Manitoba Judge: Don Chalack, Innisfail, AB Total Head Shown: 47 Junior Calf (4):1 – Swiss Kine Toby Lucy, Swiss Kine 2 – Crikside Loralee, Crikside Farms 3 – Four Oak Parker Treasure-ET, Four Oak Farms Intermediate Calf (7): 1 – Crikside Emory […]

2010 Landmark Feeds Summer Classic Jersey Show July 23, 2010 – Morris, Manitoba Judge: Don Chalack, Innisfail, AB Total Head Shown: 26 Junior Calf (2):1 – C-Optimist J Signature Ruby, Optimist Holsteins 2 – Clanman Com Must Be A Dream, Steve & Marie Smith Intermediate Calf (1): 1 – Clanman Sultan Marcie, Steve & Marie […]

2010 Landmark Feeds Summer Classic Holstein Show July 24, 2010 – Morris, Manitoba Judge: Don Chalack, Innisfail, AB Total Head Shown: 86 Junior Calf (8): 1 – Roswitha Leduc Lois, Roswitha Holsteins 2 – Roswitha Exhibit Jessie, Roswitha Holsteins 3 – Donfield Precious Lightning, Donfield Farms Intermediate Calf (3):1 – Roswitha Bolivia April, Roswitha Holsteins […]