Farnear Holsteins


Tom Simon: 563-599-9183 Rick Simon: 563-744-3541 Tim Rauen 563-590-7871 Bill Rauen 563-599-9384 Working with the breed's most elite cow families from the Barbies to Shottle May and Chief Adeen to Pledge!


Farnear Holsteins
10476 Cemetary Road
Farley, Iowa 52046
United States


+1 563-744-3473

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EX-93 / GTPI +2148
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VG-87 / GTPI +1993
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September 28, 2020
Farnear-TBR Aria Adler WINS AGAIN!

Farnear-TBR Aria Adler does it again, this time at the Southern National Holstein Show. After winning the Production Cow class, Adler went on to earn the Senior Champion, Grand Champion Holstein, and Best Bred & Owned Female titles. Congratulations to Farnear Holsteins and partners on their continued success! VIEW BREEDER PAGE

May 21, 2020
New Featured Video - Farnear Holsteins

Check out the new featured video on our website, done by STgenetics and highlighting Holstein Plaza member, Farnear Holsteins. VIEW VIDEO

Click to enlarge - Miss OCD Robst Delicious VG-87 GMD DOM
September 26, 2018
Farnear Holsteins consign to International Opportunity sale

Selling as Lot 14 is a +2835G Bandares daughter that is also A2A2 and pregnant to Humblenkind. Her dam is a full sister to the popular mating sire Delta and are backed by Windsor-Manor Rud Zip EX-95. Also selling as Lot 19 is a +2810G / +990NM$ Kennedy back to the Ramos Jelly cow family...

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Click to enlarge - Farnear TBR Aria Adler VG-87
January 22, 2018
Are you looking to add another high type red bull to your list?

Make sure to be on the lookout later this year for Farnear Altitude-Red. Altitude scores a PTAT +3.72 and a high +3.41 udder composites! He is RED, from a VG-87 Mccutchen back to Apple! 


Click to enlarge - Farnear Alanna Always-ET VG-85
September 8, 2017
Farnear Alanna Always wins

Farnear Alanna Always-ET VG-85 was 1st Junior two-year old at the Iowa State Fair. She scores a high PTAT +3.64... She is also a Beemer granddaughter of Apple and has a Crush son at PTAT+3.94! 


May 2, 2017
Genetic Fiesta Sale

Genosource and Farnear Holsteins have assembled a tremendous lineup for this coming Friday May 5, 2017 in Dubuque, Iowa at 12PM CST. There will be several extroardinary animals selling that will fit your specific goals. Whether you have an interest in show cattle, elite genomics, red and white or production animals. So don't miss out on this opportunity to purchase great cattle! 


April 7, 2017
Top 25 Net Merit $ Cows and Heifers uploaded

The Top 25 Net Merit $ Cows and Heifers has been uploaded to the website. Topping the Top 25 Cows is Ms Delicious Nightout with NM$+927, followed by her clone and dam. High ranking heifer is Sandy-Valley Highlight NM$+1074 owned by Sandy-Valley Farms.

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February 28, 2017
Holstein Plaza members consign to upcoming APPLE MANIA SALE!

The Apple Mania II 2017 Sale is scheduled for this upcoming Saturday March 4th at 10:30am at the Great Northern Sale Arena in Fond du Lac, WI. Featuring 90 impressive lots all backed by KHW Regiment Apple-Red-ET EX-96-3E! 


April 5, 2016
Siemers Delta S-Roz Ann #1 GTPI Female (9-24 Months)

Siemers Delta S-Roz Ann is the #1 GTPI Female between 9-24 months of age scoring GTPI+2835! 

  1. Siemers Delta S-Roz-Ann GTPI+2835
  2. De-Su Delta 4900 GTPI+2803
  3. Blumenfeld Troy 4747 GTPI+2794
  4. A-L-H Delta Harriet GTPI+2791
  5. Ms Nightout 63168 GTPI+2790


Click to enlarge - Farnear Olive of Adeen VG-86-2YR
October 15, 2013
Donor Update from Farnear

An exciting donor update from Farnear Holsteins. 

  • Fly-Higher Observ Mica-ET VG-86-2YR | GTPI+2258 +3.58T Observer daughter from the Hendel Shottle Mica cowfamily. Mica will sell at the Sale of Stars 2013 as lot 79-A, also selling at the Sale of Stars is her McCutchen daughter GPA-LPI+3362 +20Conf. as lot 79-B
  • Farnear Atwood Milli-ET | Exciting HIGH PTAT (+4.15T) Atwood daughter from the same cowfamily is GOLDWYN!
  • Farnear Freedom Adeen-ET | One of the highest Freddie daughters with sky-high Health Traits, has already several sons in A.I. and there are embryos available by Platinum
  • Farnear Olive of Adeen-ET VG-86 | GTPI+2156 +3.00T Observer daughter from Shot of Adeen
  • Morsan Miss Demeanour-ET VG-86 | The +3.91T Aftershock daughter of Eastside Lewisdale Gold Missy EX-95... Whatch for Missy on the Royal Winter Fair!
Click to enlarge - Morsan Man D Missy VG-85 2YR | Dam to Supersire 1757-ET and 2nd dam to lot 8 & 9 of the Embryo Sale
August 19, 2013
Embryos from the Maternal Sister to Supersire 1757 Sell!

The August Proof Run turned out to be a great succes for the Gold Missy cowfamily, after numerous successful shows this great cowfamily also delivered the #1 GTPI sire in the breed Butz-Hill Supersire 1757-ET GTPI+2607 3.17T. In The Holsteins Plaza Online Embryo Auction two embryo lots from the Alchemy sister to Supersire 1757-ET are selling!

  • Lot 8 Tango x Butz-Hill Missy A Misi
  • Lot 9 Supersire x Butz-Hill Missy a Misi
Click to enlarge - High Seller of the Farnear Focus on the Future Sale +2505G Massey x Larcrest Case
May 12, 2013
+2505G Massey x Larcrest Case tops Farnear Sale

March 2013 Massey daughter of Larcrest Case VG-86 DOM topped the Farnear Focus on the Future Sale 2013 at $185,000 selling to Alta Genetics. Case Caite has a GTPI of +2505 and is the No. 1 daughter by a proven sire in the U.S. Second high seller was Lot 28, the +2527G Supersire daughter of Vision-Gen Sh Sho A12037 VG-87 and sold to Select Genetics for $121,000. Selling for $109,000 and the third high selling lot was Farnear-TBR-BH Fantasy, the +2521G McCutchen daughter of Opsal Planet Fame. Congratulations to the team at Farnear Holsteins for putting together a fantastic lineup of 112 head selling for an average of nearly $15,500.

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May 10, 2013
Farnear Focus on the Future Sale Updates

Sale updates are now online for tomorrow's Farnear Focus on the Future Sale. VIEW UPDATES

Click to enlarge - Sully Planet Montreal-ET VG-87-2YR EX-MS DOM
January 7, 2013
Fantastic Offering from Planet Montreal!

Five #1 grade Cashcoin embryos from the VG-87 EX-MS DOM Sully Planet Montreal sell on the Holstein Plaza Online Embryo Auction... take advantage of this excellent opportunity to invest in the Sully Shottle May-TW family! Click here for more details.

Click to enlarge - Coyne-Farms Ramos Jelly VG-85-2YR DOM
November 7, 2012
Farnear has #2 McCutchen following November run!

The Ramos Jelly family continues to produce the high ones! Farnear McCutchen Jada is the #2 GTPI McCutchen in the world following the November proof run with a GTPI of +2510, +887NM$ and +3.00T. Jada is the Sept. 2012 daughter of Coyne-Farms Freddi Jeven followed by Coyne-Farms Ramos Jelly. Check the Holstein Plaza Online Embryo Auction for opportunities direct from Jelly.

March 17, 2012
+2429 GTPI *RC female from Altitudes just sold in Iowa!

Far-R-La Anaheim Angelie-ET *RC ... the highest GTPI *RC female to sell in public auction with a GTPI of +2429 just sold for $68,000! Consigned by Farnear Holsteins and Demmer and from the great Apple and Altitude family!

February 21, 2012
Classification Highlights for Farnear Holsteins
  • Comestar Lautamiria Jeeves (Jeeves x Lautamia Bolton) VG-86 87-MS at 2-11
  • Farnear Brocade M Barbie (Mac x G Brocade) VG-85 88-MS at 2-08
  • Farnear Brocades Bianca (Sanchez x G Brocade) VG-86 VG-MS at 2-05
  • Farnear Dancing Mickey (Million x Dancing Queen) VG-85 88-MS at 2-08
  • Farnear Shot of Atlee (Shottle x Buckeye Ada) VG-85 86-MS at 2-11
  • Farnear-TBR Alxndr Addie (Alexander x Bolton Absolute) VG-86 88-MS at 2-04
  • Farnear-TBR P Affection (Planet x Shottle Asset) VG-85 87-MS at 2-09
  • Farnear-TBR Planet Alia (Planet x Bolton Aset Absolute) VG-86 87-MS at 2-04
  • Far-R-La Angels Alright (Million x KHW Miss Angel) VG-86 87-MS at 2-08
  • Mystique Alexander Celeste (Alexander x S Celebrity) VG-85 at 2-07
Click to enlarge - Farnear Dancing Mickey-ET GTPI+2174
December 14, 2011
Outcross Opportunities from Farnear at Breeders Holiday Classic!

Farnear Holsteins has several consignments selling tomorrow in the Breeders Holiday Classic, West Union, Iowa and highlighted by Farnear Dancing Mickey's highest two daughters! Farnear Showoff Mickey GTPI+2402 sells and is a Shamrock from Million Dancing Mickey and the great Honeycrest Kathryn family. Also selling is Farnear Laughter Mickey, the +2289 GTPI Lewis daughter of Dancing Mickey.

November 9, 2011
Farnear sends their best to the Sale of Stars

Four very exciting consignments from Farnear Holsteins will parade across the sale ring tomorrow night at the Sale of Stars

  • GTPI+2093 +3.15T Iota from a VG-86-2YR Goldwyn daughter of the full sister to Chassity, Shottle Celebrity VG-89-CAN with numerous sons in AI
  • One of the best Planet's in the country sells and from the great Rudy Missy family. Boasting a GTPI of +2277G +3.58T and already VG-86-2YR, she is also dam to one of the highest Type Evolve daughters in the world!
  • From SHOTTLE MAY... two Iota granddaughters sell at +2164 GTPI and +2082 GTPI. Dam is the popular Planet daughter, Montreal VG-87-2YR, and #15 GTPI Cow from the Locator List 8/11!
November 2, 2011
Farnear has #2 NM$ female from November run

Farnear-TBR-BH Cashbust-ET GTPI+2403 is the #2 NM$ female from the Nov. 2011 run at +910NM$. Cashbust is a Robust daughter from a Goldwyn followed by Chassity and the great Barbies! She is owned by Farnear Holstein and Butz-Hill.

October 26, 2011
Huge Outcross... +2410 Bowser sells from Farnear

Selling tomorrow on the Legends of the Fall Sale is a +2410 GTPI Bowser from the Blackstar Kathryn family. Complete outcross and sells with pregnancies and transfers by Numero Unio and Epic along with numerous embryo contracts.

Click to enlarge - Farnear Dancing Queen EX-90 DOM
October 6, 2011
1st Choice Gold Chip x #2 O-Style in U.S. sells on Planet Sale

Selling tonight in the Planet Holstein Sale from Farnear... Lot 48: Another first choice opportunity sired by Gold Chip and from several female pregnancies due in April 2012 out of the #2 O-Style heifer in the breed – Farnear O-Style Light, GTPI +2249. Her sire stack offers something a little bit different; O-Style x Mac x Throne x Patron; Gold Chip should complement this well!

October 6, 2011
First Choice Numero Uno with Chart Topping Numbers

Selling as Lot 21 in the Planet Sale tonight... First Choice Female by the hot new bull, Amighetti Numero Uno (GTPI +2632) out of the promising high genomic heifer Honeycrest Bwsr Glisten-ET (GTPI +2410). With a Parent Average of GTPI +2521, the first choice heifer from these pregnancies due May 2012 offers not only high figures, but a pedigree free from Goldwyn and distant Shottle influence three generations back. An exciting prospect to work with!

Click to enlarge - Sully Shottle May-TW VG-85 DOM • GTPI +2262
August 18, 2011
Early Cameron from the #12 CTPI Cow on the Locator List

Early Cameron, the #6 GTPI Sire, from Sully Planet Montreal VG-86-2YR GTPI+2250 sells on the Regancrest Summer Select Sale. Montreal is the Planet daughter of the former #1 GTPI Cow, Sully Shottle May-TW VG-85 DOM.

Click to enlarge - Comestar Lautamiria Jeeves-ET • #1 GLPI Jeeves in the Breed
July 29, 2011
Three Offerings from the #1 GLPI Jeeves

Farnear sends three fantastic offerings to the International Intrigue from Comestar Lautamiria Jeeves-ET GLPI+2565, #1 GLPI Jeeves in the Breed.
• March 2011 Observer GTPI+2537 (#2 GTPI female on the 6/11 run) +8.0PL +3.45T
• March 2011 Observer GTPI+2502 (#7 GTPI female on the 6/11 run) +7.3PL +3.85T
• First Choice Female (sire to be announced) x Lautamiria Jeeves GP-84 VG-MS @ 2-02 and from the Laurie Shieks!

July 19, 2011
Farnear sends Bowser granddaughter of Shottle May to WI Sale!

Selling in the Central Wisconsin Summer Event Sale on Thursday, July 21 is a Feb. 2011 Bowser 3K GTPI+2108 from Planet Montreal GTPI+2192. Montreal is the VG-86-2YR Planet daughter of the genomic powerhouse Shottle May!

Click to enlarge - MD-Delight Durham Atlee-ET EX-92 DOM
May 27, 2011
+2243G Shot Al daughter from Atlee family sells!

Farnear sends a +2243G Shot Al daughter to the Memorial Day Spectacular Sale. Dam +2016 Active x VG-87 Buckeye x VG-87 DOM Adam x Atlee!