Kingsmill Genetic Extravaganza - Prices & Pictures

North Carolina is a hotbed of Holstein activity this weekend as Kingsmill Farm II hosted their Kingsmill Genetic Extravaganza Sale today and the Holiday ET Extravaganza is on tap for tomorrow. Sale attendees looking for sunny, warmer weather in the south were greeted by sun today but felt dropping temperatures as a major winter storm […]

Holstein World’s Sarah Schmidt is in North Carolina for the Kingsmill Genetic Extravaganza and reports the following sale results. Check back later today for scenes from the sale as well as final sale results! Lot 199- $10,000 216- $4400 218- $11,000 18- $3000 125- $2900 219- $3400 216- $4400 201- $2750 202- $3000 108- $4150 […]

SwissExpo Red & White results

Holstein World’s Megan Herberg continues her coverage of SwissExpo 2010 with Red & White Show results. Red and White Show Judge: Brian Carscadden Judge Carscadden analyzes the Grand Champion line up. Grand Champion, VIOLETTA (BACCALA x ADAM-Red) Marc-Henri Guillaume Paul Petrieffer with Hon. Mention Grand Champion, Grands-Bois Rustler OTTAWA (RUSTLER-Red x BACCALA) GS Alliance Reserve […]

Swiss Expo Coverage by Megan Herberg

One of Holstein World’s traveling reporters found herself in the beautiful country of Switzerland just a few weeks ago. Megan Herberg brings us the sites and news from the 2010 SwissExpo. January 15th and 16th proved to be exciting days for European Holstein and Brown Swiss breeders as they gathered in Lausanne, Switzerland for the […]

Keeley's Cheese Company

Attendees of the Ladies’ Luncheon at the NY Holstein Convention in Utica, NY on Friday had the pleasure of listening to a presentation on the brand new Keeley’s Cheese Company. Keeley McGarr grew up on McGarr Farms in King Ferry, NY along with her parents Dan and Connie, sister Meghan and brother Pat. McGarr Farms […]

New York All Breeds Convention

The New York All-Breeds Convention came to a close on Saturday morning, January 16th, and as adult members were checking out, over 300 New York Holstein juniors were checking in for their convention that winds up this morning. Chaired by Jason and Holly Pullis, the adult convention ran smoothly and included a very successful ET […]

Hats off to the Jersey world and their achievements in 2009! They achieved a record number of registrations AND announced yesterday that new records for production were also established. I am a regular recipient of press releases from the association and most often times we post them to, but this time thought a bit […]

November ’09 Million calf from the Lou and Toystory cow family headlines March 16 Benefit Auction

November ’09 Million calf from the Lou and Toystory cow family headlines March 16 Benefit Auction Fond du Lac, Wis.—January 2010—The story of this year’s Professional Dairy Producers Foundation Benefit Auction is one of family and legacy. A November ‘09 Million calf from the heart of the Lou and Toystory cow family will headline the […]

Photos from VA Holstein Convention

Anthony and Debbie Crothers of Pitcher, NY, welcomed their fourth child (and fourth girl!) into the world on New Year’s Eve! Macy Julia Crothers joins sisters Kennedy, Blake and Cameron at their central New York farm. Congratulations!