Massachusetts Blue Ribbon Calf Sale 2016

March 19, 2016 at Noon @ West Springfield, MA


65 Lots

The Massachusetts Blue Ribbon Calf Sale 2016 finished with a new, all-time high average of $1,792 on 60 lots. The top seller was Lot 70 for $4,400, a choice of three March 2016 Doorman calves from a VG88 Goldwyn.

Massachusetts Blue Ribbon Calf Sale 2016

The Massachusetts Blue Ribbon Calf Sale 2016 is set for Noon on March 19th at the Mallary Complex at the Eastern States Exposition grounds in West Springfield, MA. This sale offers a 5% discount for youth ages 8-18 on January 1st, on the purchase of one calf. This year will include a fitting and showing clinic on March 18th. Proceeds from this sale will benefit the MA 4-H Dairy Project. The catalog is available on Cowmso.

Sale Results


The Massachusetts Blue Ribbon Calf Sale 2016 finished with a new, all-time high average of $1,792 on 60 lots.

The top seller was Lot 70 (Holstein), for $4,400, a choice of three March 2016 Doorman calves out of a VG88 Goldwyn daughter of Tomalynn Allen Min EX94-5E. The choice was consigned by Cooper Galton, NY and purchased by Jay, Drew & Sean Stetzer, WI.

Second high seller at $3,775 was Lot 25 (Milking Shorthorn), a December 2015 Lad out of an EX91-2E Othello, consigned by Ridale Genetics, MA. She was the choice of Elizabeth Peila, NY.

Bringing $2,900, Lot 2 (Ayrshire) was the third high seller. Ridale Homerun Velocity, a September 2015 Homerun from a VG87 Berkley. She was consigned by Ridale Genetics, MA and purchased by Katie Shultz, PA.

Three lots tied for fourth high seller at $2,700. One of these was Lot 51 (Holstein) R-E-W Samoa is a June Defiant from a VG85 Hvezda, out of an EX92 Dolman, with eight more generations of EX and VG dams. She was consigned by Max Wolf, NY and purchased by Palmer & Paler, MA.

Also selling for $2,700 was Lot 56 (Jersey), Cowbell Impression Nebraska-ET, a September 2015 Impression. She is a potential seventh generation EX from an EX Vindication, and then an EX Duke out of Cowbell Imperial Nestle EX93. Nebraska is a maternal sister to Cowbell Guapo Sneakers EX91, and was consigned by Christine Sheesley-Rozler, NY and purchased by Lilly Lane Farm, CT.

The final lot bringing $2,700 was Lot 61 (Jersey), a June 2015 JEMI Sultan Teabow out of Opportunity Hired Gun Viper VG89, HM All-Canadian and nominated All-American Senior 2 Year Old. Viper is out of a VG87 Amedeo, followed by a VG88 Response daughter of Huronia Centurion Veronica EX97. She was consigned by Jamie & Petra Black and Dan & Helene Meier, NY and purchased by Virginia Patz, VT.

Sale Order


A Bit of the Sale Offering


Sale Catalog


The Massachusetts Blue Ribbon Calf Sale 2016 is set for Noon on March 19th at the Mallary Complex at the Eastern States Exposition grounds in West Springfield, MA. This sale offers a 5% discount for youth ages 8-18 on January 1st, on the purchase of one calf. This year will include a fitting and showing clinic on March 18th. Proceeds from this sale will benefit the MA 4-H Dairy Project. View the catalog HERE, or by clicking on the image below.

Sale Information


Massachusetts Blue Ribbon Calf Sale
March 19, 2016 at Noon
Mallary Complex
West Springfield, MA

View the MA Blue Ribbon Calf Website
View the MA Blue Ribbon Calf Facebook Page

Youth aged 8-18 as of January 1, 2016 will receive a 5% discount off the purchase of one calf

Schedule of Events
March 18th
6-9pm…Preview & Clinics, from 6-9pm, with a meal at 6pm (RSVP to ccears@umext.umass.edu)
March 19th
10am…Clinics
Noon…Sale

Sale Sponsored by:
MA 4-H Dairy Committee
Moira Poitras, Chair…413.244.8969

 

Sale Contacts


Jack Lomeo, Jr., Auctioneer…315.778.7783
Rick Allyn, Pedigrees…860.248.0361
Earl Owen, Ringman…413.695.2582
Gordon Cook, Ringman…413.447.1461
Kevin Woolam, Ringman…860.559.3537
Andy Rida, Ringman…413.212.4715
Seth Carpenter…802.380.9382
Richard Giddings…802.770.8660
Karl Hartshorn…508.846.2171
Scott Davenport…860.460.7325

Fitters
Marjorie Hardy
Ryan Rida
MA 4-H Dairy Members