Shows and Sales Results

Cobleskill Dairy Fashions Sale 2017
DATE: April 22nd, 2017
LOCATION: Cobleskill, NY

A huge crowd was on hand for the 36th Cobleskill Dairy Fashion Sale held on Saturday, April 22 at the Schoharie County Fairgrounds. The SUNY Cobleskill Dairy Students had the cattle well fitted and in top condition for the sale. The 81 full Holstein lots averaged $2,591.00. 

Lot 30, Four-Hills AV Sisi64392-Red, topped the sale at $6,000.00 a lovely Red Avalanche born 9/28/16 from a VG Ladd P x 92 Mr. Burns & 9 more VG or EX dams from the Glen-Drummond Splendor family.  Consigned by Four-Hills Farm of VT, she sold to Mason Ziemba.

Lot 13, AOT Charismatic Higley-ET, a Charasmatic sister to the popular “Helix” consigned by AOT Genetics sold for $4,100.00 to Woodcrest Dairy. She carried a GTPI +2603 +109F +43P.

Matthew Enright of Canada tied into lot 1, Rocklan Dempsey Luna, for $3,900.00. Luna is a fancy Dempsey born 9-3-16 from the famous 2E-95 Lylehaven Atwood Lylly at Rocklan Farm.

Lot 23, Dirigo-Conant Tango Rylyn, sold for $$3,800. Rylyn is a Senior 2 Year old Tango, fresh in January, from an EX93-2E Elegant out of an EX95-2E-DOM Integrity followed by seven more generations of VG & EX dams from the Roxys. She was consigned by Conant Acres, ME.

Two lots sold for the fifth high price of the day, $3,650. Lot 64 was Conant-Acres Sid Reba, a potential 9th generation EX Junior 2 Year Old fresh in March, from a VG89-2YR Braxton out of an EX93 Goldwyn. She was consigned by Conant Acres, ME.

Also selling for $3,650 was Lot 19, Midas-Touch Carmelita-ET, consigned by Jennnifer King. Carmelita is a potential 8th generation EX, 3.52T June 2016 Byway from Regancrest Chanel-ET EX92, a Goldwyn daughter of Regancrest Cinderella EX92-2E-GMD-DOM, followed by five more generations of EX dams from the Barbies.

Topping the colored breed section of the sale was a lovely Ayrshire heifer born 9/1/15 consigned by Scott Haynes & purchased by Lori Benson for $3,200.00. She was sired by a Remington son & her dam was GP-83 & next 3 dams VG or EX.

A Fancy Jersey Sr. calf, lot 98, sold for $2,800.00 consigned by Crother & Green and purchased by Reagan Gebo of Hartford, NY. Sired by Tequila Fizz her dam is VG-83% x EX-93 x EX-93 show winning family!

Total gross of the sale was $240,710.00. Twenty-Four head in the sale reached the $3,000.00 mark or higher with cattle selling to 10 states plus Ontario, Canada. Megan Hill served as Sale Chairperson and did a fantastic job along with all the students and faculty at SUNY Cobleskill. The sale was managed by The Cattle Exchange with Dave Rama performing auctioneer duties. Dan Brandt handled pedigrees and ring staff included Kevin Ziemba, Don Welk, Duane Conant, Jason Lloyd.  Merry Rama handled clerking duties with assistance from Tammy Smith. Much thanks to Advisors Carrie Edsall, Kim Tarvis & David Thompson for all their assistance & Bruce Wright who also serves on the Fair Board!

Source: The Cattle Exchange