Online Heifer Sale: December 8-18, 2014

Latest News

Click to enlarge - Top 25 GTPI Red Heifer Sells... Snapshot now Available
18 December 2014
Top 25 GTPI Red Heifer Sells... Snapshot now Available

Selling as Lot 6 in the Holstein Plaza Online Heifer Sale is one of the highest Red heifers in the world, Josey-LLC Smurf-Red is a GTPI+2332 Red Olympian daughter and ranks in the top 25 for red in the USA. Smurf is backed by a tremendous pedigree and goes via a VG-85-2YR Sudan daughter back to the tremendous Des-Y-Gen Planet Silk *RC EX-90 92-MS. Silk was nominated Global Red Impact Cow of the Year by HI and is the dam to the popular RC sire of sons Sympatico *RC, Seneca *RC and Stoic *RC. CLICK HERE to see the Snapshot of Smurf-Red!

Click to enlarge - Huge Package... Pompey and 12#1 grade embryos sell!
18 December 2014
Huge Package... Pompey and 12#1 grade embryos sell!

Selling as Lot 11 is the #1 GTPI Milking Massey in the Breed, Richmond-FD Pompey *by EX-91 DOM. Pompey has proven to be a tremendous donor and brood cow producing 83 embryos in her last 5 flushes and she already has several high (grand-) daughters. Also selling with Pompey are 12 #1 grade embryos by Silver, Endure and Gambler! Don't miss the opportunity and add this tremendous OUTCROSS brood cow to your herd and give your genetic program a boost! Pompey sells open and ready to flush!

Click to enlarge - World Dairy Expo 2015 Dairy Cattle Judges Announced
18 December 2014
World Dairy Expo 2015 Dairy Cattle Judges Announced

World Dairy Expo is pleased to unveil the slate of lead judges that will be evaluating North America’s finest dairy cattle in 2015. The five-day, annual show attracts exhibitors to compete with their cattle for the coveted breed Champions and Supreme Champion titles. These eight highly regarded judges were nominated and selected by Expo Dairy Cattle Exhibitors. READ MORE

Click to enlarge - Final Hours... Online Heifer Sale Closes Today
18 December 2014
Final Hours... Online Heifer Sale Closes Today

The Holstein Plaza Online Heifer Sale closes today, December 18, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. (EST) with staggering closing times (every three minutes). Place your bids now at auction.holsteinplaza.com or by contacting one of the sale staff members listed in the catalog.

Sixteen fantastic top lots sell direct from the herds of Holstein Plaza members. We have combined the best of the best in elite genomics heifers and choices, red, polled and a few flush cows! Don't miss the opportunity to own the #1 GTPI Red Carrier Cow in the Breed, Dymentholm Sunview Sassy *RC VG-85-2YR (#11 Cow Overall), a GTPI+2576 Defender from the Colby Tayas, an exciting Outcross Polled Halogen or one of the tremendous flush-age offerings! CLICK HERE for a direct link to the auction site.

17 December 2014
Only 1 day left... Don't miss out on the Fantastic Offerings!

One more day until the Winter Edition of the Holstein Plaza Online Heifer Sale Closes. Don't miss the great opportunity to add some first-class genetics to your herd before the year ends! The sale includes the #1 GTPI RC Cow in the Breed (#11 Cow overall and #3 GTPI Cow without Mogul and Robust) Dymemtholm Sunview Sassy *RC VG-85-2YR GTPI+2492, Sassy is also the dam of the #1 GTPI Red Heifer in the Breed. Also selling are GTPI+2576 Defender and her GTPI+2512 Main Even sister that are backed by the Colby Taya's and a GTPI+2379 Polled OUTCROSS Halogen from the same cow family as Kevrel Shotte May. CLICK HERE for a direct link to the Auction Site.

Click to enlarge - Snapshot of Lot 4... Fantastic Polled Offering!
17 December 2014
Snapshot of Lot 4... Fantastic Polled Offering!

Selling as Lot 4 is a GTPI+2379 Polled OUTCROSS Halogen daughter that goes back to the same family as the tremendous Kevrel Shottle May EX-94. Pine-Tree 5660 Halo 6386 *PO is backed by an Unique Maternal Line and is Free of Earnhardt-P, Ladd-P, Colt-P, Magna-P and Mitey-P.  Which will make her an easy heifer to mate to create the next generation of top-ranking (homozygous) polled heifers and bulls! She also has 2 Polled brothers by Main Event scoring GTPI+2537 and GTPI+2530! The Castaway dam of Halo 6386 is due 2/21/2015 and looks good good. Don't hesitate and add this exciting Polled Heifer to your program! CLICK HERE to review her snapshot.

Click to enlarge - Snapshots of Lot 8 and 9... High Index and All-American pedigree
17 December 2014
Snapshots of Lot 8 and 9... High Index and All-American pedigree

Looking for GTPI>2450, with a great type numbers, from an All-American pedigree and priced to sell? Take a look at Lot 8 & Lot 9 of the Holstein Plaza Online Heifer Sale, Dymentholm M E Daylight GTPI+2479 and Dymentholm M E Daybreak GTPI+2453. Both heifers have a tremendously balanced proof with good production numbers, DPR and over 2,6 for PTAT and 2.3 for Udders. They are backed by the tremendous Coldspring Dur Chan 109 EX-95 DOM! Don't miss these exciting heifers and start your own branch of the Dur Chan family today! CLICK HERE to view Snapshots of both calves!

16 December 2014
Final Sale Update... Only 48 Hours Left

CLICK HERE to review the Final Sale Update of the Holstein Plaza Online Heifer Sale, including flush/ivf history and location of the animals. Only 48 hours until the Winter Edition of the Holstein Plaza Online Heifer Sale closes with several great opportunities to boost your genetic program!

Click to enlarge - Chart-Topping RED selling in the Online Heifer Sale
16 December 2014
Chart-Topping RED selling in the Online Heifer Sale

Lot 6 of the Holstein Plaza Online Heifer Sale offers a fantastic opportunity to buy one of the Chart-Topping Red Females in the Breed. Josey-LLC Smurf-Red ranks amongst the highest Red females in North America scoring GTPI+2332 which she combines with a very balanced proof including nearly 2 points on PTAT and Feet & Legs and +2.26 on Udders. Smurf-Red carries an unique pedigree for the Red Breed and is a grand daughter of Des-Y-Gen Planet Silk *RC EX-90 92-MS. 

Click to enlarge - 4 days left for Universal Auctions
16 December 2014
4 days left for Universal Auctions

Four days remain for the Universal Auctions Online Heifer SaleBuy with confidence from cows that have proven to transmit… Belinda, Camomile, Chassity , Alexandria, Rockstar, Pixie and Sensational! Each of these heifers and cows have demonstrated their ability to pass on the traits they excel in to their progeny. Offspring are being offered from tremendous families; the Barbie Family, the Gloryland Lana Rae Family, The Apple Family, and the Lila Z Family to name a just a few!

Click to enlarge - Brigeen donor update!
15 December 2014
Brigeen donor update!

Two new donors have been added to the profile of Brigeen Farms! An exciting daughter/dam duo backed by 7 generations Excellent and huge type scores! Don't miss Brigeen Atwood Bella EX-92 and her daughter, Brigeen McCutcheon Bella PTAT+3.31.

Click to enlarge - Polled Offerings on Online Heifer Sale
15 December 2014
Polled Offerings on Online Heifer Sale

Selling on the Holstein Plaza Online Heifer Sale are three elite polled offerings!

Lot 4: Pine-Tree 5660 Halo 6386 *PO - GTPI+2379 and POLLED... selling as Lot 4 is a polled Halogen backed by an outcross pedigree that goes back to the same cow family that brought Kevrel Shottle May EX-94!
Lot 14: Ms Marita Ernhrdt Pepper *RC *PP - a unique homozygous polled and red carrier granddaughter of Perk Rae and sells with 2 #1 grade & 1 #2 grade Aurora Dictate (7HO12106) embryos. Pepper is open and ready to breed or flush to your bull of choice. Pepper produced 27 embryos in 5 flushes.     
Lot 15: Affinity Mag Handrail *PO - Very Good-87 and due in April to Ladd Man P, this polled Magna P sells with a GTPI of +1960 and from the full sister to Blitz 2nd Wind... she already has a son at ABS Global, Pine-Tree Enlighten PP

Upcoming Events

20 Jan 2015 through 26 Jan 2015
Holstein Plaza Online Embryo Auction
www.holsteinplaza.com

30 Jan 2015
Destination Naples Sale
Naples, Florida

3 Mar 2015 through 4 Mar 2015
Spring-Fling-Scottsdale
Scottsdale, Arizona

Baseball/Seminar/Sale

20 Mar 2015
Apple Mania Sale
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

1 May 2015
Day at the Derby Sale
Lexington, KY

25 Jun 2015
Party at the Park
Chicago, Illinois

Top Genomics

Top 25 New Genomic Females in the U.S.
September 2014
 NameSire StackGTPICow Family
1KINGS-RANSOM KINGBY DULA-ETKingboy x Dorcy x Baxter2658Pen-Col Commotion Deanna
2GOLD-N-OAKS MVP ARIA2815-ETMVP x Epic x Ramos2646Gold-N-Oaks S Marbella
3DE-SU HALOGEN 4109-ETHalogen x Supersire x Bookem2633Sully Shottle May
4S-S-I MONTRSS DREAM 9463-ETMontross x Numero Uno x Massey2617Ladson Blackstar Janea
5EDG JOBRITT MACK 55379-ETMack x Mogul x Baxter2599Co-Op Celsius Jolynn

Holstein HighlightsClassification, Registry and more!

Top 5 TPI Genomic Young Bulls with NAAB Code
August 2014
 NameSire StackGTPIAI
1SEAGULL-BAY SILVER-ETMogul x Snowman x Planet2622ABS Global
2LADYS-MANOR DOORS OPEN-ETDoorman x Dorcy x Auden2619Semex
3COGENT SUPERSHOTSupersire x Super x Shottle2614Cogent
4MR DELICIOUS COIN 15006-ETCashcoin x Robust x Planet2610ST/TWG
5DE-SU 12128 TAILOR-ETLa Bron x Shamrock x Man O Man2610ABS Global

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.