Online Embryo Auction: July 3-9, 2015

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Click to enlarge - Holstein Plaza Online Embryo Auction Now Open for Bidding
3 July 2015
Holstein Plaza Online Embryo Auction Now Open for Bidding

The Holstein Plaza Online Embryo Auction is now open for bidding. Offerings from the best North American cow families direct from the top quality herds of Holstein Plaza members sell and featuring numerous packages by sexed semen. In total, the auction includes forty-five exciting lots from North America's premier cow families and sired by the industry's hottest sires including Hotshot, Chevalier, Araxis, Apoll-P *RC, DoorsOpen, Sexed Profit, Sexed Archrival, Diamondback, Doorman and more! CLICK HERE to visit the auction site.

Click to enlarge - Donor Update for Golden Oaks Farms
2 July 2015
Donor Update for Golden Oaks Farms

Holstein Plaza had a wonderful visit to Golden Oaks Farm last week during National Holstein Convention and excited to update a few of the donors currently being worked with at the farm. Red show star, Cleland Advnt Alexia-Red looks fantastic and will be ready for the summer and fall shows off her Grand Champion win at the Midwest Spring National Show. Gloryland-I Goldwyn Locket EX-94 is currently being flushed and is from the high indexing line of Lana Rae Roxys! From the No. 18 GTPI Cow on the Locator List, Lady-Manor Olymp Amaris *RC has a huge index at +2446G and is an early flush-age Olympian. VIEW DONORS

1 July 2015
New Mating Sires Lists Posted

The new mating sires lists, with the most popular mating sires from April 2015 has been posted online. CLICK HERE to review the top GTPI, GLPI and RZG lists.

Click to enlarge - Donors pictured at Brigeen Farms
30 June 2015
Donors pictured at Brigeen Farms

Recently several donors of Brigeen Farms have been pictured. Including Brigeen Jordan Ingrid EX-91 that goes back to Dreane Astre Inksou EX-96-CAN 4E with several generations of VG and EX Cows!

Click to enlarge - First Choice SELLS from Uno Madge
30 June 2015
First Choice SELLS from Uno Madge

Selling on Thursday, July 2 at the RockyMountain High Sale from Sully Numero Uno Madge VG-85-2YR is a choice of three high testing offspring from three different mating sires. Buyer has a choice from an April 2015 +2503G Silver daughter with +2.42T or a May 2015 Powerball-P with +2561G, +1656 milk and +2.41T or a Monterey with +2536G and nearly 3 points on type. Madge is the granddaughter of huge producing Sully Shottle May ... Bid last on this tremendous opportunity, you choose Silver, Monterey or Powerball P!

Click to enlarge - Siemers Classifies!
29 June 2015
Siemers Classifies!

Siemers Holsteins reports of a great classification day with 21 new excellents and 60 new Very Good 2-Yr-Olds! CLICK HERE for some of the classification highlights.

Click to enlarge - Lexor Laquesha tops Ebybrook dispersal
29 June 2015
Lexor Laquesha tops Ebybrook dispersal

Ebybrook Sauder Holme Laquesha the VG-85-2YR-CAN early Lexor daughter from the Laurie Sheiks topped the Ebybrook Complete Dispersal this past weekend selling for $9900. Congratulations to Ebyrbook Holsteins on a fantastic sale averaging $4000 and best wishes moving forward. 

Click to enlarge - Show success for Rosedale
29 June 2015
Show success for Rosedale

A great day for Rosedale Genetics at the Wisconsin District 5 Holstein Show winning nine classes including Junior Best 3 Females, Best 3 Females and Premier Breeder. Rosedale Silky Stilettos (Armani x EX-90 Gold Chris) was first place winter yearling and reserve junior champion. KHW Hightower VG-88 (Windbrook x EX-91 Shottle) was Intermediate Champion and winning senior two-year-old. Hightower is owned with KHW Genetics. Rosedale The Rose-Red VG-86 (Destry x Redrose) was Reserve Intermediate Champion. Rosedale Lucky Rose-Red EX-91 (Perseus x EX-91 Sanchez x Redrose) was Reserve Senior and Reserve Grand Champion with Rosedale Stardom Bound EX-94 (Goldwyn x Rosedale Lea-Ann) was HM Senior Champion.  

Click to enlarge - +2703G Alta1stClass tops Convention Sale
25 June 2015
+2703G Alta1stClass tops Convention Sale

The 2015 National Holstein Convention Sale was held Wednesday evening in St. Charles, Illinois with over 100 head selling for an average of $9800. Topping the sale was Lot 12, View-Home 1st Glance the +2703 GTPI Alta1stClass daughter of View-Home Mcc Alabama the full sister to Monterey and daughter of the tremendous brood cow Pine-Tree 2149Robst 4846. Consigned by Country Dairy, Inc., she was purchased by Peak Genetics for $103,000. Second high seller at $43,000 was Spruce-Haven Sil So16348, a +2684G Silver daughter and sold to Rock-Hill Dairy.

Click to enlarge - Ebybrook Complete Dispersal Sale is Tomorrow!
25 June 2015
Ebybrook Complete Dispersal Sale is Tomorrow!

Tomorrow the Ebybrook Complete Dispersal Sale takes place at the Ebybrook Farm in Listowel, ON. Over half the herd traces back to Comestar Model Liztess Talent EX-93-CAN and will sell! Other sale highlights include a Polled Overtime daughter from a VG-88 Niagra with DGV-LPI+3019 who is also beta casein A2A2 and many promising young cows and heifers sired by Lexor, Mascalese, Snowman, Jordan, Goldsun and more! CLICK HERE for the catalog.

Click to enlarge - Miss Radiance April Rain Sells
24 June 2015
Miss Radiance April Rain Sells

An exciting consignment from Ludwig Farms to the National Convention Sale, sellling as Lot 85 is Miss Radiance April Rain EX-91 EX-MS @ 4-01. Sired by Atlantic April Rain goes back to Roxy's! April Rain was milking 120 Lbs. her dam is an EX-90-3YR Dundee daughter that was Reserve All-American Winter Calf 2007! 

Click to enlarge - Kings Ransom Farm consigns granddaughters of 2150!
24 June 2015
Kings Ransom Farm consigns granddaughters of 2150!

Kings Ransom Farm consigned three elite females from their breeding program to the National Convention Sale. Selling as Lot 46 is a GTPI+2544 PTA Type+3.07 October 2014 Bombero daughter of De-Su 1912 VG-87-2YR EX-MS DOM. De-Su 1912 was the topseller of the World Classic Sale 2014 where she sold for $74,000. Her maternal sister by alta1stClass GTPI+2540 PTA Type+2.80 sells as Lot 52. Selling as Lot 51 is a GTPI+2535 PTA Protein+62 Supershot grand daughter of the tremendous brood cow Kings-Ransom Dorc Dextra VG-87 EX-MS DOM. 

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1PEAK EXOTIC SPRING 60065-ETAltaSpring x Supersire x Shottle2789UFM-Dubs Eroy
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