Scenes from the Ontario Spring Discovery Holstein Show

The Ontario Spring Discovery Show took place on Thursday, March 31 in Ancaster, Ontario. Judge Justin Burdette of Mercersburg, PA placed the over 150 high quality head that graced the ring throughout the day. A large crowd was on hand to watch the show. Enjoy these scenes from the day below!

Record Breaking Day in Iowa

A record-breaking Iowa Spring Sale was held March 19 in West Union, Iowa with 67 lots averaging $5,040. Several records were broken that day for the state association, including the highest ever sale average, highest top sellers and the highest number of out-of-state and foreign buyers. Top Seller Lot 1: Regancrest Domain Shana-ET purchased by […]

Ontario Spring Discovery Holstein Show

Ontario Spring Discovery Holstein Show Thursday, March 31, 2011 Ancaster Fairgrounds, Ancaster, Ontario Judge: Justin Burdette, Mercersburg, PA 156 Total Head Shown Intermediate Calf (2):1 – Delcreek Naughty By Night (Regancrest Dundee) Aleah Farms, Matt & Tyler Yates 2 – Mapel Wood Sanchez Eden (Gen-Mark Stmatic Sanchez) Mapel Wood R&W Intermediate Calf (2):1 – Sildajak […]

The Midwest Revue Brown Swiss Sale, held March 31st in Columbus, Ohio, averaged $3275 on just over 60 head. Managed by Modern Associates of St. Paris, Ohio, the 2011 edition lineup featured consignments from well-known Swiss breeders such as Blessing & Mort, Sunshine Genetics, Bassler, Dublin Hills, Forest Lawn and more. Topping the sale at […]

The Making of a Magazine Cover

It couldn’t have gone any better. The weather was spectacular. The cow cooperated perfectly. The group was prepared for the picture and for the media. All-in-all, Tuesday’s photo shoot at the state capital building in Richmond, Virginia, was “some kind of good!” I’m not sure how long it took to get approval for taking a […]

Joe & Diana Curtis Szalach Welcome a New Addition!

Congratulations to parents Joe and Diana Curtis Szalach of Cazenovia, NY on the birth of their new baby boy, Ryan Joseph Curtis Szalach, who arrived on March 20, 2011 at 4:50am weighing 8lbs 1 oz and 22″ long. Diana is the Editor of the Ayrshire Digest, so little Ryan already has many cow shows, meetings, […]

Congratulations to the 2011 Distinguished Junior Member Semi finalists Philip Bachman, PA Danae Bauer, WI Mandy Brazil, CA Mitchell Kappelman, WI Kelly Lee, WI Carl Lippert, WI Aaron Mitchell, IL Elizabeth Olson, MN Christopher Potts, VA Luke Rauen, IA Kevin Shaffer, PA Dan Stewart, IA From the Holstein USA: The Distinguished Junior Member award recognizes […]

Spring Designer Fashion Sale Preview!

The Spring Designer Fashion Sale is set to take place tomorrow, March 30 at 10:30AM EST at the Van Haven Sale Arena in Uxbridge, Ontario. You can click here to see the online catalog! Lot 39 – West Port Kite Candi Red, a Jr. 2-Year-Old for 2011! Lot 20 – Phoenix Golden Ariel, just fresh […]

Westcoast Holsteins

Chilliwack Cattle Company have a new name and facilities for their pure bred livestock enterprises. Here is a quick look thanks to the camera talents of Ella Wright from a request of Marketing Manager, Joe Hoffman.   The office………………   Individual cow pens…………….   The heifer facility………………

Southeast PA Spring Fever Sale and the Garden Spot All-Breed Calf Sale

  The Southeast PA Spring Fever Sale averaged $2002 on 80 lots. Sale top at $4,800 was Greenlea-TM Des Beulah-ET *RC. This Scientific Destry-ET daughter is 2/10 daughter out of the 2008 Grand International R&W Show, Cherrie-Kreek Beulah-Red ET (EX-92). Beulah is an 8th Generation EX. Consigned by Richard Green of Middletown, Delaware, she is […]