Sale of Stars 2016

November 10th, 2016 at 5pm @ Toronto, ON


97 Lots

The Sale of Stars 2016 was held November 10th during the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto, ON. The sale was managed by Craswell Auctions & Blondin International, and grossed $1,232,250 and averaged $12,561 on 87 lots.Sale of Stars 2016

The Sale of –Stars 2016 is set for Thursday evening, November 10th at 5pm at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON. There are 97 lots cataloged for this sale, managed by Blondin International & Brian Craswell Auctions. Online bidding will be available through COWBUYER. The catalog is available The Sale– of Stars 2016 is set for Thursday evening, November 10th at 5pm at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON. There are 97 lots cataloged for this sale, managed by Blondin International & Brian Craswell Auctions. Online bidding will be available through COWBUYER. The catalog is availableThe Sale– of Stars 2016 is set for Thursday evening, November 10th at 5pm at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON. There are 97 lots cataloged for this sale, managed by Blondin International & Brian Craswell Auctions. Online bidding will be available through COWBUYER. The catalog is available There are 97 lots cataloged for this sale, managed by Blondin International & Brian Craswell Auctions. Online bidding will be available through COWBUYER. The catalog is availableThe Sale– of Stars 2016 is set for Thursday evening, November 10th at 5pm at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON. There are 97 lots cataloged for this sale, managed by Blondin International & Brian Craswell Auctions. Online bidding will be available through COWBUYER. The catalog is available

Sale Results


The Sale of Stars was held November 10th during the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto, ON. The sale was managed by Craswell Auctions & Blondin International, and grossed $1,232,250 and averaged $12,561 on 87 lots.

The top seller for the evening brought $152,000. Lot 5, Bryhill Jedi Nickolea, is a +3387GLPI  Jedi from a +2995GLPI Pure, followed by a GP82 Supersire, then 8 generations of VG & EX dams. Nickolea was consigned by Bryhill Farm and was purchased by De Novo Genetics, WI.

The second high price of the evening was paid for Lot 6. Swissbec Jedi Tatie sold for $72,000 to Alta Genetics, WI. Tatie is a +3523GLPI Jedi from a +3295GLPI Supershot followed by a VG85 Mogul from 7 generations of VG & EX dams from the Larcrest Cosmopolitan family. She was the consignment of Groupe Swissbec Genetique.

The third high seller was Lot 9 Butlerview-I Jedi Googlechrome, selling for $70,000. This +3487GLPI Jedi from a +3108GLPI Halogen out of a VG87 Mogul, followed by 7 generations of VG & EX dams was consigned by Ferme Leothe Inc, and purchased by the partnership of Ferme Blondin and Ferme Leothe, QC.

The fourth high price was $55,000, paid for Lot 8. Gillette Jedi Cleverbot is a +3522GLPI Jedi from a +3032GLPI Bombero out of a VG85 McCutchen from four generations of VG & EX dams. Cleverbot was the consignment of Ferme Gillette, and purchased by Siemers Holsteins, WI.

Rounding out the top five high prices at $45,000 was Lot 7, Swissbec Jedi Tania. Tania is a +3399GLPI Jedi from a +3295GLPI Supershot followed by a VG85 Mogul from 7 generations of VG & EX dams from the Larcrest Cosmopolitan family. She was the consignment of Groupe Swissbec Genetique and purchased by Sexing Technologies , TX.

Other highlights included:
Lot 1…Quality Beemer Luster…sold for $39,000, the #1GPTAT heifer at +3.88, a December 2015 Beemer daughter of Bosdale Gold Luster VG89
Lot 30…Crasdale Avalanche Bianca… a March 2016 Avalanche daughter out of a VG87 Doorman daughter of Butz-Butler Gold Barbara EX95
Lot 19…OCD Bander Brinley…sold for $30,000, a +3518GLPI Bandares from a +2961LPI Defender out of a an EX90 Numero Uno from 10 generations of VG & EX dams from the Barbies
Lot 12…Alexerin Jedi 1644…sold for $28,000, sold for $35,000, a +3351GLPI Jedi from a +3094GLPI Capital Gain out of a VG85 Supersire
Lot 15…Siemers Detour Srz-Ann2…sold for $26,000, a +3460GLPI Detour from a +3046GLPI Lottomax out of a VG85 Supersire from seven generations of EX dams.

Sale Updates, Order & Added Lots



Sale Catalog


The Sale of Stars 2016 is set for Thursday evening, November 10th at 5pm at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON. There are 97 lots cataloged for this sale, managed by Blondin International & Brian Craswell Auctions. Online bidding will be available through COWBUYER. The catalog is available HERE or by clicking on the image below. The PDF is available to download.

Sale Information


Sale of Stars
64th Edition
Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 5pm
Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Ring of Excellence
Exhibition Place
Toronto, ON

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Schedule of Events
November 8th-9th
TD Canadian 4-H Dairy Classic
November 10th
8am…National R&W Holstein Show
12:30pm…National Holstein Show Jr & Int Calf Classes
5pm…Sale of Stars
November 11th
7:30am…National Holstein Show, balance of heifers & milking females
November 12th
2pm…Quality Seeds Supreme Dairy Champion

Online Bidding Available Through COWBUYER
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Sale Managers/Gerants de la vente
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Sale Staff


Brian Craswell, Auctioneer/Encanteur…902.628.7537… brian@crasdalefarms.com
Roger Turner, Pedigrees/Lecteur de genealogies…608.770.0012… roger@jetstreamgenetics.com
Tim Abbott… Pedigrees/Lecteur de genealogies…802.238.1142… tim@abbottcows.com

Ringmen/Pointeurs
Pierre Boulet…418.234.3407… boulpier@globetrotter.net
David Crack, Jr…819.352.1670… crackd@ciaq.net
Scott Culbertson…507.923.1881… scott.culbertson@altagenetics.com
Tom DeGroot…604.819.2879… laurydegroot@yahoo.com
Chris Hill…202.255.7907… salesflash@comcast.net
Ray LeBlanc…802.249.2155… overlookln@gmail.com
Garry Vanderpost…639.471.1021… vanhaven@hotmail.com
Brent Walker…519.994.3252… jbob73@hotmail.com

Contacts
Dann Brady…519.830.9721… dbrady@fermeblondin.com
Brian Carscadden…519.546.1194… bcarscadden@semex.com
Yvon Chabot…819.352.2963… yvonch@videotron.ca
Tyler Doiron…418.285.9850… ty-d@hotmail.ca
David Eastman…905.866.7800… dave@genervations.com
Adam Hodgins…226.930.0166… hodglynn@hurontel.on.ca
Ethan McMillan…705.653.7445… ethan_kingsway@hotmail.com
Joel Phoenix…905.852.8062… joelphoenix@hotmail.com
Bill Rauen…563.607.0694… bill.rauen@genusplc.com
Lloyd Simon…715.803.5696… lloydbarbsimon@gmail.com
Jeff Stephens…905.317.8252… yellowbriarjeff@gmail.com
Blair Weeks…902.432.4312… blairweeks@hotmail.com

Cattle Preparation
Grant Armstrong
Celeste Cook
Genevieve Labbe
Karen Ryan
Mike Ryan
Pier-Yves Tremblay
David Younker
Trent Ziebarth
Martin Rypma
Kei Tsukada
James Rhynes

Leadspersons/Presentateurs
Sarah Poulin
Kayla St Cyr
James Walker
Tyler Gunby