Midas Touch Genetics

 Midas Touch Genetics 

Welcome to Midas Touch Genetics. Our goal is to breed cattle that make us proud. Whether it be show winning type, high genomics or a great cow for the barn, the cow families we work with will make it happen for you.


Midas Touch Genetics
69 Halfway House Rd.
Waddington, New York 13694
United States


315-322-4162/Cell: 315-212-0032

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Donors Offered by This Breeder

Cookiecutter Dta Habitan
Midas Touch Genetics
EX-90 / GTPI +2794
Midas Touch Genetics
VG-87 / GTPI +2617

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June 30, 2021
June Newsletter

Check out our newest monthly newsletter. Don't miss this month's highlight of Midas-Touch Genetics. VIEW NEWSLETTER

March 3, 2021
Habitan influence continues at AOT

The influence of Cookiecutter DTA Habitan VG-89 DOM continues for the AOT Genetics breeding program. Holstein USA released the High Ranking Genomic Young Bulls for March 2021 yesterday including four from AOT Genetics with three being granddaughters of Habitan. Also released yesterday was the High Ranking Genomic Young Females for March 2021 and of the Top 200, 20 were sired by AOT Silver Helix. Congratulations to David King, Midas Touch Genetics and Tom Kugler for the continued success and influence of the AOT Genetics program. 

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October 7, 2020
North American Open Holstein Show Results

The North American Open Holstein Show 2020 is underway at the Pickaway Ag & Event Center in Circleville, OH. The class winners and Champions for the day will be selected by judge Mike Berry, WA, with Alan Berry, WA serving as the associate. Holstein Plaza Members are on-site and competing today. Highlights include:


Spring Heifer Calf

3rd - Duckett Doorman Cala (Doorman) Duckett Holsteins

Spring Yearling Heifer

2nd - (B&O) T-Triple-T Piece of Cake (Doorman) Triple-T Holsteins

9th - Windy-Knoll-View Pacey-ET (Solomon) Golden Oaks Farm

Milking Yearling

2nd - Tree-Hayven Tatoo Last Song (Tatoo) Duckett Holsteins

7th - Woodbine Tatoo Ohnest (Tatoo) Mercuro Farms

Summer Junior 2-Year-Old

5th - Ms T-Triple-T SW WB Payton (Windbrook) Triple-T Holsteins

9th - Kings-Ransom Undn Clever (Undenied) Midas-Touch Genetics

10th - Oakfield Undenied Eclair (Undenied) Oakfield Corners

Junior 2-Year-Old

1st - Ms Abba Amazing 2319 (Avalanche) Oakfield Corners

2nd - (B&O) Duckett Control Buffy (Control) Duckett Holsteins

5th - T-Triple-T Purple Rain (Slater) Triple-T Holsteins

7th - Wrightvale Doorman Livvy (Doorman) Triple-T Holsteins

Senior 2-Year-Old

1st - (B&O) Duckett Solomon Leta (Solomon) Duckett Holsteins

10th - Oakfield Doorm Brilliant (Doorman)  Oakfield Corners

Junior 3-Year-Old

1st - (B&O) Oakfield Solom Footloose (Solomon) Oakfield Corners

7th - Hilpine Doorman ASAP (Doorman) Oakfield Corners

Senior 3-Year-Old

2nd - Kevetta Daniel Lexi (Daniel) Oakfield Corners

6th - Oakfield Goldwyn Daisy (Goldwyn) Oakfield Corners

7th - Apple-Pts Amita (Crush) Golden Oaks Farm

9th - Oakfield Gold Easystreet (Goldwyn) Oakfield Corners


6th - Ms Listerines Look At Me (Atwood) Duckett Holsteins

Aged Cows

3rd - (B&O) T-Triple-T Play It Again (Fever) Triple-T Holsteins

4th - (1st Jr) T-Triple-T Petunia (Goldwyn) Triple-T Holsteins

7th - OCD Bradnick Candy (Bradnick) Oakfield Corners

Lifetime Production Cow

1st - Butz-Butler Gold Barbara (Goldwyn) MD-West-View Genetics

6th - T-Triple-T Platinum (Goldwyn) Triple-T Holsteins

9th - Oakfield Reality Harmony (Reality) Oakfield Corners

Senior Best Three Females

1st - Oakfield Corners

2nd - Triple-T Holsteins

Produce of Dam

1st - Oakfield Corners

2nd - Triple-T Holsteins

Click to enlarge - Midas-Touch OJS Passion-Red GP-83
June 22, 2020
New Photos for Midas Touch Donors!

New photos for donors at Midas Touch Genetics have been released.

Midas-Touch OJS Passion-Red - GP-83 Sawyer RC daughter

Midas-Touch Tarrino Tar Jools - VG-87 EX-MS Tarrino from Jedi Jangle


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December 13, 2019
All-NY Contest Results

Congratulations to Holstein Plaza Members Kings-Ransom Farm, Midas-Touch Genetics, and Oakfield Corners Dairy on their accomplishments in the All-New York Holstein competition. Several animals from these top herds earned All-NY titles. Congratulations once again on breeding and showing some of the top animals in the state of New York!

All-NY Senior 3-Year-Old - Underground Bccas Blair-Red - Owned by Oakfield Corners Dairy

All-NY & Best B&O 4-Year-Old - Oakfield WB Tiffany - Bred & Owned by Oakfield Corners Dairy

All-NY 5-Year Old - Skycrest Mincio Prickles - Owned by Oakfield Corners Dairy

All-NY Aged Cow - Long-Haven Sid Charla - Owned by Oakfield Corners Dairy

All-NY Best Three Females - Oakfield Corners Dairy


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December 5, 2019
Daughter of #1 Proven Bull Tops GTPI Cow List

Helix daughter, Adaway Helix 1775 VG-83 with +2868 GTPI makes her way to the No. 1 spot on the Top 25 GTPI Cow List. Cookiecutter DTA Habitan, owned by Holstein Plaza Member, Midas Touch Genetics, is the No. 2 cow with +2832 GTPI.

1. Adaway Helix 1775 +2868 GTPI

2. Cookiecutter DTA Habitan +2832 GTPI

3. Bomaz Yoder 6993 +2821 GTPI

4. ST Gen 79686 +2821 GTPI

5. Siemers Lmda Paris 27856 +2820 GTPI


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November 26, 2019
All-National Nominations

Holstein Association USA released their All-National Showcase Program which is designed to recognize U.S. Registered Holstein® cows and their owners for exceptional performance at National Holstein Shows. Multiple Holstein Plaza Members and their cows were awarded All-National and Reserve All-National titles and many Members were awarded as Top 10 Honorees.


Oakfield Corners was awarded the All-National Breeder and All-National Exhibitor Titles, as well as earning the All-National Four-Year-Old title with Oakfield WB Tiffany. Tiffany was the Grand Champion Holstein and Supreme Champion Cow at the 2019 All-American Dairy Show in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Oakfield Corners also exhibited the Reserve All-National Summer Junior Two-Year Old title with Oakfield Byway Ms Taboo and the Reserve All-National Senior Three-Year-Old title with Ms Smith-Oak PW D Millie.


Duckett Holsteins also owned multiple All-National and Honoree titles including the Junior Three-Year-Old All-National Title with Fraeland Doorman Bonnie, who was the Honorable Mention Intermediate Champion at the Midwest Spring National Holstein Show.


Other Holstein Plaza members and animals they bred won awards including MD-West-View Genetics, Willows Edge Holsteins, Triple T Holsteins, Midas Touch Genetics, Golden Oaks Farm and Stranshome.



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November 11, 2019
Results: Mid-East Fall National Shows

Judge Chad Ryan selected Ms-Aol Dback Raelynn-Red as the Reserve Intermediate Champion of the Mid-East Fall National R&W Show for owners Mecuro Farms. During the Mid-East Fall National Holstein Show, S-S-I Doc Have Not was pulled to win the Milking Yearling class for owners Midas Touch Genetics. Later in the show Mecuro Farms also exhibited the 3rd place Senior 3-Year-Old, Jacobs Doorman Brit-ET. Congratulations to all our members who have exhibited animals this week!

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October 3, 2019
NEW DONOR for Kings Ransom and Midas Touch

EX-95 95-MS Ms D Apple Danielle-Red has been added to the donor lineup for Kings Ransom Farm and Midas Touch Genetics. Danielle-Red has a decorated record that includes multiple All-American nominations, several Grand Champion titles at National Shows, and two sons in AI. Watch for Danielle-Red in the Production Class at World Dairy Expo.

Embryos are now available from Danielle-Red. Contact Jeff (518-695-9245) or David (315-212-0032) for more information!

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August 26, 2019
Holstein Plaza Member Classification Highlights

Over the past month, Holstein Plaza Members have had great success with Holstein Classification. Over 15 two-year-olds owned by our members scored Very Good-86 and higher. Even more three-year-olds were able to earn the score of Excellent-90 or higher, with some Mammary Scores as high as Excellent-94. VIEW MORE HIGHLIGHTS

Click to enlarge - Midas-Touch Pizazz Jazz - She Sells as Lot 10
July 16, 2019
Jazz SELLS from Midas-Touch

Selling as Lot 10 on the New York Picnic Tag Sale is a tremendous lot from Midas-Touch. Midas-Touch Pizazz Jazz is a Pizazz daughter from Midas-Touch Jedi JANGLE. A high type, high production heifer, Jazz is made from the same cut as her dam. Bid last and take her to the Tanbark this fall! VIEW CATALOG

Click to enlarge - Lot 42: Midas-Touch Hum Joely
April 5, 2019
SELLING TODAY from Jedi Jangle

Selling TODAY, Friday, April 5 at 1:00 p.m. (EST) in Syracuse, New York in the New York Spring Select Sale are two tremendous sisters from Res All-Canadian and HM All-American Junior Two-Year-Old 2018, Midas-Touch Jedi Jangle. INDEX and TYPE... selling as Lot 42 is Midas-Touch Hum Joely ready to flush with a solid index, lots of production and great type. Lot 54 also sells ready to flush sired by Fabio and also carries a solid index with good production, great health traits and +2.64T. BID LAST on these two incredible heifers from JANGLE and the Shaunas! VIEW CATALOG

Click to enlarge - Cookiecutter Dta Habitan VG-89, 2nd dam
April 4, 2019
ELITE RZG Offering - IVF session SELLS

Selling TOMORROW, Friday, April 5 at 1:00 p.m. (EST) in Syracuse, New York in the New York Spring Select Sale is an IVF session from AOT Marius Hello, the +161 RZG Marius daughter with a GTPI of +2875, +982 Net Merit, +9.0 PL, +2.1 DPR, +1589 Milk with +80 Fat and +67 Protein and a low 2.55 SCS. Hello is backed by the Cookiecutter Halo and Snow-N Denises Dellia family! Bid Last on Lot M tomorrow!

Click to enlarge - Cookiecutter Dta Habitan VG-89-2YR EX-91-MS
January 22, 2019
Cookiecutter Dta Habitan Now VG-89 EX-MS @ 2-11

The succesful bull dam Cookiecutter Dta Habitan scored VG-89-2YR EX-91-MS for her owner David King (Midas-Touch Genetics) and Tom Kugler. Habitan besides her stunning appereance also still carries +2816 GTPI combined with +3.26 PTA Type and proving herself to be a tremendous transmitter with no less than 2 daughters over GTPI+2900 (sired by Topnotch and Skywalker) as well as two sons by Progenesis Positive! 

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November 11, 2018
Midas-Touch HM Premier Breeder Royal Winter Fair!

A big congratulations to Midas-Touch Genetics for winning Honorable Premier Breeder Banner at the Royal Winter Fair! Midas-Touch is working with several family members of the cows and heifers that brought them the Honorable Premier Breeder Banner!

Click to enlarge - Ammon-Peachey Shauna-ET EX-91 GMD DOM
September 20, 2018
Jedi daughter back to Shauna wins Intermediate Champ

Midas-Touch Jedi Jangle VG-85 was 1st Place Jr. 2 Year-Old and Intermediate Champion of the Eastern National Holstein Show. Jangle is a Jedi x Jacey x Ammon-Peachey SHAUNA! 

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Click to enlarge - Cookiecutter MOM Halo VG-88 DOM
August 31, 2018
Cookiecutter DTA Habitan VG-88-2YR EX-91-MS!

A great day for Midas-Touch Genetics when the classifier visited. Cookiecutter Dta Habitan is now scored VG-88 91-MS @ 2-06! Habitan is owned by AOT Genetics (partnership between Midas-Touch and Tom Kugler). Habitan already has proven herself to be a very valuable transmitter with a son and daughter over GTPI+2900 and 5 more offspring over GTPI+2850! Habitan is sired by Delta out of a Day daughter of Cookiecutter MOM HALO!

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July 5, 2018
Golden Opportunity!

The Golden Opportunity Sale at Midas Touch will be this Saturday July 7th, 2018. Over 100 lots selling from huge show type cow families! Selling are several maternal sisters to the Reserve All-American Spring Calf 2017, Midas-Touch Solomon Cher. Also genomic offerings, Jersey offerings and many more to satisfy all! VIEW MORE

Click to enlarge - Midas-Touch Jedi Jangle
March 30, 2018
Exciting ROLAN daughter!

A young Rolan daughter scores an impressive +2957G and +1062NM$! She is out of a Jedi daughter that goes back to one of the most successful transmitting cows in the breed... Ammon-Peachey Shauna EX-91. View More

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October 20, 2017
Consignments for 102nd Allegany Steuben Sale

The Allegany Steuben Sale will be held tonight October 20, 2017 7:00 pm in Canisteo, NY. Selling as Lot 13 is a Blake daughter directly out of the EX-94 Ms Ken-Dren Sanchez Feather! Also selling as Lot 14 is a June '17 Defiant daughter out of EX-94-2E Limited-Red! Tremendous show type offerings! 


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May 23, 2017
Best of the Barn Sale

The Best of the Barn Sale will be held this Friday May 26th, 2017 at the Landis-Mrk Barn in Lancaster, PA. There are several tremendous animals selling from impressive bloodlines.. 


Click to enlarge - OCD Mogul Abracadabra VG-88 DOM | Her GTPI+2829 EARLY Bandares granddaughter SELLS!
February 22, 2017
Elite offerings from Holstein Plaza Members SELL!

Take a look at the elite consignments of Holstein Plaza members to the More Fun in the West Sale which will be held on February 24th. The consignments include various heifers over GTPI+2800 and several will be ready to IVF (soon). CLICK HERE to read more. 

Click to enlarge - S-S-I Moonry Myesha 9071 | Her GTPI+2711 Modesty daughter SELLS!
November 17, 2016
Tremendous consignments to More Fun in the Sun Sale!

Check out the tremendous consignments of Holstein Plaza members to the More Fun in the Sun Sale, Lido Edition! Don't miss the opportunity to own one of the exciting calves over GTPI+2700 backed by tremendous cow families or flush-age heifers as high as +2650G and over +155 RZG! The More Fun in the Sun Sale starts tomorrow at 2 PM in Sarasota Florida. CLICK HERE to read more.

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July 8, 2016
Tremendous R&W consignments from Holstein Plaza members!

Selling in the National R&W Convention Sale, are several exciting offers from different members. READ MORE

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June 23, 2016
Midas Touch sends tremendous consignments to National Convention

Midas Touch Genetics has consigned two of its top heifers to the National Convention Sale. Both heifers are backed by the Cookiecutter family and are ready to flush or IVF. Selling as Lot 13G is a ready to flush GTPI+2656 Monterey x Cookiecutter Ssire Has VG-87 daughter. Sister of Haroldo +2744G and Helix +2737G at Accelerated. Selling as Lot 14G is donor dam Cookiecutter SS Hailmary, GTPI+2688 Supershot x Cookiecutter Day Haley VG-87 daughter, Hailmary has made 33 transferable embryos in her last 3 IVF aspirations and her maternal sister just sold for $125,000. Hailmary sells ready to breed or flush, and is an impressive individual as well!

Click to enlarge - Cookiecutter Supersire Has VG-87 EX-MS
May 15, 2016
Cookiecutter Ssire Has Now VG-87 EX-MS

An exciting classification update from Midas-Touch, the succesfull bull dam Cookiecutter Ssire Has is now VG-87 with an EX-MS, she completes 9 generations of excellent mamarry systems. Has has several high ranking sons in AI including AOT Silver Helix GTPI+2737 at Accelerated Genetics. 

Click to enlarge - Seagull-Bay S Jillian VG-87-2YR
February 8, 2016
Seagull-Bay Jillian is Fresh and Scored VG-87-2YR!

Seagull-Bay S Jillian is fresh and she recently scored VG-87-2YR! Jillian is an EARLY GTPI+2464 Jacey daughter directly out of Ammon-Peachey Shauna EX-91 and is the maternal sister to Supersire, Headliner, Sargeant, MVP, Sargeant and many more! Jillian will be in a flush program soon.

Click to enlarge - Ellbank Cherry Coke EX-92 | Several daughters of Cherry Coke will be offered
May 13, 2015
Vows and Cows Tag Sale @ Midas Touch Genetics

Sunday May 17th the King & Bull Families host the Vows & Cows Tag Sale in Waddington, NY at Midas-Touch Genetics. Several exciting females from the Midas-Touch Genetics herd will be offered for sale including one of the highest GTPI cows on the Locator List, Bacon-Hill Mogul Paige VG-86-2YR GTPI+2476 and several high ranking heifers including early Supershot daughters. Also selling are several daughters of Ellbank Cherry Coke EX-92 and her daughters.

Click to enlarge - Markwell Durham Dawn EX-94 2E | Her September 2013 Goldwyn daughter sells
March 25, 2015
Exciting Goldwyn from Midas Touch Sells

Selling as Lot 21 in the Quest for Success II Sale is an exciting September 2013 Goldwyn daughter consigned by Midas Touch Genetics. Oakfield Goldwyn Daffy is backed by a tremendous line of the Markwell Bstar E Raven EX-95 Family. Her dam is Markwell Durham Dawn EX-94 2E and she is the full sister to Markwell Durham Daisy EX-92 GMD DOM and Markwell Durham Doreen EX-91 2E. Daffy sells pregnant to Glory-Road M Apple Crip and carries an ultrasounded female.

Click to enlarge - Ellbank Cherry Coke EX-92 | Her Reality daughters was Res. Grand and Senior Champion at NY Fair
August 25, 2014
Ellbank Cherry Coke her daughters keep impressing

Elbank Cherry Coke EX-92 continues to impress with her great daughters. Recently Midas Touch Chry Pie EX-91 (s. Reality) was the Reserve Senior and Grand Champion of the Open Show at the New York Fair Red & White Show. She was also the 1st placed 4-Year-Old. 

Click to enlarge - Pine-Tree Dorcy Alexa II VG-88 | Her GTPI+2473 Dictate daughter sells tomorrow at the Emprie Summer Blast Sale
August 6, 2014
Holstein Members selling at Empire Summer Blast Sale

Several Holstein Plaza members are selling exciting calves tomorrow at The Empire Summer Holstein Blast. CLICK HERE to find out what Holstein Plaza members are selling.

Click to enlarge - Kings-Ransom Dorc Dextra VG-87 | Her GTPI+2386 Deductive sells tomorrow as lot 2 in the Virginia Sale of Stars
July 31, 2014
Holstein Plaza members selling at VA Sale of Stars 2014

Several Holstein Plaza members are selling some exciting heifers and cows tomorrow at the Virginia Sale of Stars 2014. The Sale of Stars start at 5:00 PM EST at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds in Harrisonburg, VA. CLICK HERE to find out which lots Holstein Plaza members consigned.

March 6, 2014
Updates, Order and Added Lots for Golden Opportunity Sale

CLICK HERE to view the sale updates, sale order and added lots for tomorrow's Golden Opportunity Sale at Midas Touch.

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November 11, 2013
Midas Touch Genetics new at Holstein Plaza

New at Holstein Plaza is Midas Touch Genetics. Midas Touch Genetics has a great line-up of donors including High Genomics, Show Winning Type and deep cow families. Currently Midas-Touch Genetics is working with Welcome P family, Ellbank Cherry Coke-Red, Barbies, Royal Rosa and an exciting VG-87-2YR Iota from Ms Welcome Colby Taya-ET EX-91. Mark on your calendar March 7th 2014, Golden Opportunity Sale at Midas Touch.