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July 8, 2021
Minnesota State Red & White Show

The Minnesota State Red & White Show is complete in Worthington, MN. 

 

Grand Champion & Intermediate Champion: SL-Acres Diamondback Feliz-RED, 1st Junior Three Year Old, J Schaefer, G Jackson, P&A Waldoch

Reserve Grand Champion & Senior Champion: Milksource Dback Abella-RED, 1st 4 Year Old, Joseph, Zach, Jerome & Darian Stransky

Honorable Mention Grand Champion & Reserve Intermediate Champion: Kara-Kesh-RK UStbl Sage-RED, 1st Senior 2 Year Old, Curtis, Evelyn & Agnes Griffin

Reserve Senior Champion: King-Lane Abs Always-RED, 1st Five Year Old, J Schaefer, G Jackson, P&A Waldoch

Honorable Mention Senior Champion: Holbric Spa Jolly-RED, 1st Aged Old, Curtis, Evelyn & Agnes Griffin

Honorable Mention Intermediate Champion: Flower-Brook JY Gift-RED-ET, 1st Senior 3 Year Old, Andrew Stuewe

 

Junior Champion: Synergy Sundress-RED, 1st Summer Yearling, Arnie, Ashley & Andy Gruenes

Reserve Junior Champion: Fairmont MVN Amberly-RED-ET, 2nd Summer Yearling, Raylore Farm & Tim Woeste

Honorable Mention Junior Champion: Duckett Alt Lolly-RED-ET, 1st Winter Calf, Arnie, Ashley & Andy Gruenes

 

Premier Breeder & Exhibitor: Kara-Kesh Holsteins, the Griffin Family

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July 8, 2021
FINAL HOUR, Log on Now

Log on now to the Holstein Plaza Online Embryo Auction to place your final bids. Offerings sell from the best North American cow families direct from the top quality herds of Holstein Plaza members. Featuring numerous packages of IVF, Sexed, Conventional, Type, Index, Red/Variant Red, All-American cow families and the industry's hottest sires. VIEW AUCTION

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July 8, 2021
AUCTION ENDS TODAY

The Holstein Plaza Online Embryo Auction will begin to close TODAY at 4 pm EST using the popcorn bidding system. Log on now to place your bids and take home elite offerings! VIEW AUCTION

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July 7, 2021
Show-Winning Type, Available Now!

Available now on the Holstein Plaza Online Embryo Auction are several offerings with show-winning type.

 

SEXED CHIEF x Gold-Barbara Be Defiant - embryos from the VG-88 Defiant daughter to 2019 GRAND CHAMPION HOLSTEIN at World Dairy Expo, EX-96 3E Butz-Butler Gold Barbara.

SEXED DELTA-LAMBDA x Pierstein Solomon Junisse - embryos from the only Solomon daughter to EX-97 Loyalyn Goldwyn June.

SEXED RAGER-RED x OCD Jordy Las Vegas-Red - embryos from a great red, proven, show-winning cow family with multiple All-American and All-Canadian wins.

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July 7, 2021
High Index Variant Red Genetics

Selling now on the Holstein Plaza Online Embryo Auction are two opportunities to take home genetics from high GTPI Variant Red females.

 

CHAMPION-RED x Comfort Thrlr Purs Friday - embryos from a RARE high GTPI female carrying both the Variant Red and Red Carrier Normal Red gene. These embryos have the potential to make the next CHART TOPPING RED BULL or heifer. Friday has a great productive life, over +1660 lbs of milk. and over +2800 GTPI.

IVF SESSION: MS COMF FIT SIENNA-RED - Make embryos from the No. 2 GTPI VARIANT RED FEMALE IN THE BREED with +2927GTPI. 50% of her calves will be red when mated to a black sire! Choose the right bull and make the next chart topping red bull or heifer.

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July 6, 2021
Upcoming Shipments with AMS Genetics

AMS Genetics has upcoming shipments to the Netherlands and the United Kingdom that are set to leave at the end of July or the first week of August. They also have shipments going to Ireland and North Ireland (no specific date at this time) and are looking for more embryos to fill those shipments. Embryos purchased on this edition of the Holstein Plaza Online Embryo Auction could be added to these shipments! Get your embryos FAST.

 

If you have, or know of, embryos that should be included in any of these shipments, please email Steve Mower at steve.mower@amsgenetics.com.

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July 6, 2021
High Genomic Type Offering

Check out this ADDED LOT on the Holstein Plaza Online Embryo Auction including SEXED HANANS (+3.85PTAT +3.14UDC +2.10FLC) embryos from the No. 1 PTAT 551HO03708 MILIO daughter in the breed with +3.86PTAT. Jimtown Milio Nobility's dam is the No. 1 PTAT Cow in the breed. Bid now and make the next high ranking female. VIEW OFFERING

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July 2, 2021
Auction NOW OPEN for Bidding

The Holstein Plaza Online Embryo Auction is NOW OPEN for bidding. Offerings sell from the best North American cow families direct from the top quality herds of Holstein Plaza members. Featuring numerous packages of IVF, Sexed, Conventional, Type, Index, Red/Variant Red, All-American cow families and the industry's hottest sires including Brave, Champion-Red, Chief, Delta-Lambda, Rager-Red, Slater, Twitch and more! VIEW AUCTION

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July 1, 2021
The Colored Shavings Await Once Again

Entries for the 54th World Dairy Expo® Dairy Cattle Show, September 28 through October 2, 2021 in Madison, Wisconsin, are now being accepted at worlddairyexpo.com. New this year, entries for the 2021 Dairy Cattle Show are exclusively online and are due September 6 at 11:59 p.m. (CST). This transition allows exhibitors additional ease in managing entries and streamlines the late entry process. Late entries may be submitted online through September 16 for an increased fee or until 5:00 p.m. (CST) the day before the respective breed meetings for an additional charge. VIEW MORE

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July 1, 2021
Youth Members Shine at National Junior Holstein Convention

Junior Holstein members were recognized for their participation in a variety of activities during the Junior Awards Banquet on June 23, 2021 at the National Junior Holstein Convention in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Youth showcase their talents while developing lifelong skills through the contests and activities during convention.

 

“We were excited to hold in-person contests for our Junior members this year,” said Kelli Dunklee, Holstein Association USA Youth Program Specialist. “It was evident with the attendance there continues to be a strong passion for the Holstein cow, youth contests, and networking among our Junior members.” VIEW MORE