Online Embryo Auction: May 15-21, 2015

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Click to enlarge - Pineland Goldwyn Hemi now EX-95 2E
22 May 2015
Pineland Goldwyn Hemi now EX-95 2E

Pineland Farms is proud to announce that Pineland Goldwyn Hemi is the newest EX-95 cow in the breed! Hemi is two months fresh with her fourth calf and looks amazing. Congratulations to the Pineland Farms team!

22 May 2015
Exciting consignments from HP member to Crown Jewel II Sale

Holstein Plaza members Peak Genetics, Larcrest, Butlerview, MD-West-View Genetics, Speek-NJ,  Stranshome and Sunview Holsteins each send some of their most exciting females to the Crown Jewel II Sale which is held on May 23rd at the Frederick Fairground in Frederick, MD. The Sale starts at 11 AM EST. CLICK HERE for more information regarding the consignments.

Click to enlarge - Gen-I-Beq Shottle Bombi passes away
22 May 2015
Gen-I-Beq Shottle Bombi passes away

A note from Siemers Holsteins, "We are sad to announce the passing of Gen-I-Beq Shottle Bombi-ET—an incredible cow. We would like to sincerely thank Mapel Wood Farms andO'Connor Land & Cattle Co. for giving us the opportunity to own Bombi.  Bombi was like a member of the family, and she will truly be missed.

Bombi 16* has recently been scored EX-94-2E, and was nominated as the 2013 Canadian Cow of the Year. Bombi’s legacy will live on at our farm, as we have 97 daughters out of her, and is the dam of the #1 LPI son: Brewmaster."

Click to enlarge - Exciting Red Carrier/Red embryos with Huge GTPI Potential Sell
21 May 2015
Exciting Red Carrier/Red embryos with Huge GTPI Potential Sell

The Glen Drummond Splendor family has been dominating the Red and Red Carrier GTPI lists in April and the Holstein Plaza Online Embryo Auction offers a tremendous opportunity to buy embryos from some of the elite Red Carrier Females from this cow family. All three of these donors already have proven themself as valuable transmitters with various offspring over GTPI+2500 and even GTPI+2600!

Click to enlarge - altaSpring embryos from fantastic pedigrees, up to PA-GTPI+2550!
21 May 2015
altaSpring embryos from fantastic pedigrees, up to PA-GTPI+2550!

Selling in the Holstein Plaza Online Heifer Sale are several lots from the popular mating sire altaSpring from some of North-America's best cowfamilies including: The Cosmpolitans, The Eroy's, the Pen-Col D, the Rudolph Missys and the Planet Silks. Several of these embryos have PA-GTPIs>2500 up to +2550G. CLICK HERE to find out more about the altaSpring embryos selling in the Holstein Plaza Online Embryo Auction that closes TODAY!

21 May 2015
Auction CLOSES Today... Place your Bids now!

The Holstein Plaza Online Embryo Auction closes today, Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. (EST). Place your bid now at www.holsteinplaza.com! Offerings from the best North American cow families direct from the top quality herds of Holstein Plaza members sell and featuring numerous packages of tremendous SEXED lots and combinations with a PA-GTPI over +2500. In total, the auction includes over exciting lots from North America's premier cow families and sired by the industry's hottest sires including Doors Open, AltaSpring, Sexed Denver, Sexed Delta, Doorman, Archrival, Windbrook, Atwood and more!

Make sure you are at your computer to LOG ON – TODAY, May 21 as the auction closes beginning at 4:00 p.m. (EST) using the popcorn bidding/5-minute rule system.

20 May 2015
Donors scored at Hendel Farms

Several popular donors from Hendel Farms have been scored following the visit of the classifier last week. CLICK HERE for the highlights.

Click to enlarge - Bayonet embryos backed by an Unique Sire Stack
20 May 2015
Bayonet embryos backed by an Unique Sire Stack

Selling as Lot 3 in the Holstein Plaza Online Embryo Auction is a lot of five #1 grade Bayonet embryos from a fresh GTPI+2412 Supersire daughter with 110 lbs combined Fat + Protein. Car-J Supersire Leoni is recently fresh and looks fantastic. She is backed by an unique sire stack with sires as Atlantic, Mtoto, Duster to Eastview Mo D Love Lady EX-900 GMD DOM. 

Click to enlarge - 10 New Very Good 2-Yr-Olds at Pineland
20 May 2015
10 New Very Good 2-Yr-Olds at Pineland

Following a visit from the classifier Pineland, Maine ended up with 10 new Very Good two-year-oolds, 13 cows raised in score, three new Excellent and Kingsmill Allen Brianne ended up at Excellent-94 2E and traces back to Rainyridge Tony Beauty. Pineland now has 23 excellents in the herd including three at EX-94, 43 Very Goods and 3 Good Plus with 99% homebred. CLICK HERE for the highlights.

Click to enlarge - New score for Calbrett Brewmaster Sassy
20 May 2015
New score for Calbrett Brewmaster Sassy

Calbrett Brewmaster Sassy is now Very Good-86-2YR and the Brewmaster granddaughter of the former No. 1 GLPI Misty Springs Shottle Satin. Sassy is A2A2 with a GPA-LPI of +3179 and currently being flushed. New photo coming early June!

Click to enlarge - Exciting classification at Oakfield Corners
19 May 2015
Exciting classification at Oakfield Corners

Oakfield Corners Dairy had an exciting classification recently with several new Very Good and new Excellent scored cows. CLICK HERE for the highlights.

Click to enlarge - Supershot embryos from the full sister to Mardi Gras
19 May 2015
Supershot embryos from the full sister to Mardi Gras

Selling as Lot 12 in the Holstein Plaza Online Embryo Auction are five #1 grade Supershot embryos from the VG-86-2YR 87-MS full sister to Mr Moviestar Mardi Gras. Backed by the Wesswood-HC Rudy Missy family Ms Moviestar Maui has all the ingredients to follow the footsteps of her family members and be a great source of high class genetics. She already has two sons over GTPI+2600 and these embryos could very well be her next high ranking offspring as they are built in well over GTPI+2500.

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Top Genomics

Top 50 GTPI Calves in the U.S. (<9 months old)
April 2015
 NameSire StackGTPIOwner
1FUSTEAD MONTEREY LEFTY-ETMonterey x Mogul x Bolton2787Brian & Wendy Fust
2WELCOME SUPERSHT DIAMOND-ETSupershot x altaJackman x Grafeeti2787Welcome-Stock Farm
3TJR TAMMY DELTA 56371Delta x Mogul x Observer2769TJR Genetics
4DE-SU FIRST CLASS 4532-ETalta1stClass x McCutchen x Wizard2768De-Su Holsteins, LLC
5BLUMENFELD TROY 4747-ETTroy x Day x Sharky2766Progenesis LP

Holstein HighlightsClassification, Registry and more!

GTPI - Top 25 GTPI R&W European Females (4/15)
April 2015
 NameSire StackGTPI
1SPH CROTEAU BREKEM SAIGON REDBrekem x Alchemy x Gerard2396
2DRUMEIL AKMN SHALOM-RED -ETAikman x Sudan x Planet2364
3KOEPON OLYM CLASSY 207 REDOlympian x Snowman x Lawn Boy2355
4R DG AVIRA RED-ETOlympian x Detox x Baxter2352
5DG BELLE RED-ETOlympian x Superstition x Talent2340

Featured Video

Dr. Tom Lawlor, Holstein Association USA Executive Director of Research & Development discusses what dairy producers can expect to see with the December 2014 national genetic evaluation in regards to the updated Holstein Association USA TPI® formula update and the genetic base change.