Shows and Sales Results

Massachusetts Blue Ribbon Calf Sale 2017
DATE: March 18, 2017 at 11AM
LOCATION: West Springfield, MA
HEAD SHOWN: 68 Lots





Sale Results

Sale average was $1540 on 68 lots
Sale average by breed:
Ayrshires – $1581 on 4 lots
Brown Swiss- $1650 on 8 lots
Holsteins – $1513 on 32 lots
Jerseys – $1760 on 15 lots
Milking Shorthorns – $1438 on 4 lots
Guernseys – $925 on 5 lots


Sale Order, Updates & Added Lots

MA Blue Ribbon Calf Sale Order

MA Blue Ribbon Calf Sale Updates & Added Lots


Sale Highlights

VIDEO for Lot 3…an August Predator from a VG85 Doublewhammy

Lot 10…a December Bosephus from a VG85 Galaxy x EX90 Gunnar x 5 generations of VG & EX dams

Lot 11…a December Tanbark from a Bonanza daughter of Top-Acres Andre Whisper-ET 2E-93, followed by Whizzbang 5E-93

Lot 9…a July Pistoll from a Pepsi 2 Year Old x VG85 second dam

VIDEO for Lot 19…a September Tequila x VG82 Guapo x EX92 Furor with three more generations of EX dams

Lot 21…an October Scout from a VG85 Verbatim x EX90 Gammon x 7 generations of VG & EX dams

Lot 22…a November Lemonhead x VG86 Iatola x VG85 Blackstone

Lot 24…an October Action King x a Mr Tequilas Sam x VG82 Tequila x 9 generations of VG/EX dams

VIDEO for Lot 25…a June Gentry x EX91 T-Bone x EX93 Max

VIDEO for Lot 36…a December Diamondback x GP80 Hvezda x 3 generations of VG dams

Lot 38…a Red September Desired from a VG86 Secure x VG86 Talent x 3 generations of EX dams

Added Lot…a March Comerica x Action 2 Year Old x EX91 Indiana x RJF Jamaica Rockstar EX95 All-Canadian

Added Lot…Red Awesome March calf from an Acme x VG Redburst x EX94 3x All-American nomination Tabby

Lot 10...a December Bosephus from a VG85 Galaxy x EX90 Gunnar x 5 generations of VG & EX dams


Lot 10...a December Bosephus from a VG85 Galaxy x EX90 Gunnar x 5 generations of VG & EX dams

Lot 11...a December Tanbark from a Bonanza daughter of Top-Acres Andre Whisper-ET 2E-93, followed by Whizzbang 5E-93


Lot 11...a December Tanbark from a Bonanza daughter of Top-Acres Andre Whisper-ET 2E-93, followed by Whizzbang 5E-93

Lot 9...a July Pistoll from a Pepsi 2 Year Old x VG85 second dam


Lot 9...a July Pistoll from a Pepsi 2 Year Old x VG85 second dam

Lot 21...an October Scout from a VG85 Verbatim x EX90 Gammon x 7 generations of VG & EX dams


Lot 21...an October Scout from a VG85 Verbatim x EX90 Gammon x 7 generations of VG & EX dams

Lot 22...a November Lemonhead x VG86 Iatola x VG85 Blackstone


Lot 22...a November Lemonhead x VG86 Iatola x VG85 Blackstone

Lot 24...an October Action King x a Mr Tequilas Sam x VG82 Tequila x 9 generations of VG/EX dams


Lot 24...an October Action King x a Mr Tequilas Sam x VG82 Tequila x 9 generations of VG/EX dams

Lot 38...a Red September Desired from a VG86 Secure x VG86 Talent x 3 generations of EX dams


Lot 38...a Red September Desired from a VG86 Secure x VG86 Talent x 3 generations of EX dams

Added Lot...a March Comerica x Action 2 Year Old x EX91 Indiana x RJF Jamaica Rockstar EX95 All-Canadian


Added Lot...a March Comerica x Action 2 Year Old x EX91 Indiana x RJF Jamaica Rockstar EX95 All-Canadian

Added Lot...Red Awesome March calf from an Acme x VG Redburst x EX94 3x All-American nomination Tabby


Added Lot...Red Awesome March calf from an Acme x VG Redburst x EX94 3x All-American nomination Tabby


Sale Catalog

The Massachusetts Blue Ribbon Calf Sale 2017 is set for 11AM on March 18th 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. The event includes a fitting and showing clinic on March 17th. Proceeds from this sale will benefit the MA 4-H Dairy Project. The catalog is available HERE or by clicking the image below. The PDF is available to download.


Sale Information

Massachusetts Blue Ribbon Calf Sale
March 18, 2017 at 11AM
Mallary Complex
Eastern States Exposition
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

One lucky winner will receive $100 off the purchase price of one calf at the 2017 MA Blue Ribbon Calf Sale. (The additional 5% Discount will still apply).

Schedule of Events
March 17th, 2017
6-9pm…Preview & Clinics, from 6-9pm, with a meal at 6pm (RSVP to ccears@umext.umass.edu)
March 18th, 2017
11am…Sale

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

 


Sale Contacts

Jack Lomeo, Jr., Auctioneer…315.778.7783
Ryan Rida, Auctioneer…413.695.5218
Seth Johnson, Pedigrees…614.208.3529
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
Davis Shaw
Brian Belder
Chris Porrovecchio
MA 4-H Dairy Members

 

 


Friday Evening Clinics

Come join us on March 17th for pizza and workshops at 6pm at the Big E-Mallary Complex plus preview the sale cattle. Matt Senecal from the world renowned Arethusa Farm will be leading a workshop
on “Showing the Right Way-What you need to know about Showmanship” with actual showmanship contests to follow. Prizes will be awarded.

Carly Coon also from Arethusa Farm will be discussing what you need for show supplies. A Twist of Fate Show Supplies will be open that evening and is available to sharpen clipper blades and/or purchase supplies.

We wish to thank our sponsors: Donna Woolam and the Eastern States Exposition for providing the pizza, the New England Holstein Association and Farm Credit East for their support of our workshops.

If you plan on attending, please email ccsears@umext.umass.edu with the number of people attending (including parents).

On behalf of the Massachusetts 4-H Sale Committee, we hope to see you on March 17th!