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February 22, 2021
Embryos with Show Winning Potential

Selling now on the Holstein Plaza Online Embryo Auction are several offerings with tremendous show winning potential and direct from some of the top show winning cow families.

 

IVF SEXED SIDEKICK x Lida-Acres Atwood Annie EX-94 2E - Reserve Grand Champion Holstein of the International Junior Holstein Show and Junior All-American Aged Cow in 2019

IVF SEXED GOLDWYN x Sheeknoll Doorman Aspire EX-90 - Daughter of 2016 WDE Grand Champion Holstein, Sheeknoll Durham Arrow

SEXED RAGER-RED x OCD Jordy Las Vegas-Red VG-86 - Daughter of WDE Res. Grand Champion R&W and All-Canadian Aged Cow in 2011

SEXED SOLOMON x Gold-Barbara Be Defiant VG-88 - Daughter of 2019 WDE Grand Champion Holstein, Butz-Butler Gold Barbara

IVF SEXED ANALYST-RED x Apple-Pts Abelle-Red - Daughter of the Million Dollar Cow, Apple-Red, and maternal sister to Supreme Jr. Champion of the 2019 KY State Show, Apple-Pts Aleesa-Red

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February 19, 2021
Auction OPEN for Bidding

The Holstein Plaza Online Embryo Auction is NOW OPEN for bidding. This auction features special consignments from the Minnesota Holstein Young Adult Committee. Each year the MN YAC hosts an annual embryo sale to raise funds for educational experiences and social events for the young dairy breeders and enthusiasts of Minnesota. Watch for special designation of the Minnesota Holstein Young Adult Committee embryo lots. VIEW AUCTION

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February 19, 2021
Duckett Holsteins Announces Summer Selections Sale

Duckett Holsteins has announced the date of their Summer Selections Sale. Duckett Holsteins will offer 50 of their finest and an additioinal 25 consignemnts from other breeders on June 11, 2021. An open house will precede the scheduled evening sale being managed by The Alliance of Hill and Abbott.

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February 16, 2021
High Producing Cows in January 2021

Holstein USA has released their list of cows who have completed a lactation of at least 40,000 pounds of milk that was recieved in January 2021. To appear on this list, animals must be in a herd enrolled in the TriStar Program. The list included over 1000 females from across the United States including three females who produced over 60,000 pounds of milk. Ms Arjeta-ET, owned by Thomas J. Kestell of Wisconsin, topped the list with a record of 68,760 pounds of milk, 1,674 pounds of fat, and 1,918 pounds of protein. Following close behind, from the same herd of Thomas Kestell, was Ever-Green-View ASP producing 65,560 pounds of milk. The third female to produce over 60,000 pounds of milk was Donnaview Golwyn Eye Candy-ET owned by Jason Volker & Mark A. Sollien of Iowa. Congratulations to all the breeders and owners of animals who produced over 40,000 pounds of milk!

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February 15, 2021
GOLD BARBARA earns 7th All-American Title

Butz-Butler Gold Barbara EX-96 3E 96-MS GMD has done it again. For the second year, Barbara has earned the title of All-American Lifetime Production Cow. Barbara continues to be ranked among the best, as one of the few females to be nominated for an All-American title during nearly every year of her milking career. Her All-American wins include...

 

2012 Unanimous All-American Senior 2-Year-Old

2013 Unanimous All-American Senior 3-Year-Old

2014 All-American 4-Year-Old

2016 High Honorable Mention All-American Aged Cow

2017 Nominated All-American Aged Cow

2019 Unanimous All-American Lifetime Production Cow

2020 All-American Lifetime Production Cow

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February 15, 2021
NEW OFFERING on the 24/7 Webshop

Check out this offering JUST ADDED to the Holstein Plaza 24/7 Webshop - Two #1 and Two #2 grade IVF SEXED DURHAM (+0.75PTAT +0.38UDC +0.99FLC) embryos from the beautiful EX-94 donor and show winning female, Ivy-Red. She was the Senior and Reserve Grand Champion at the 2019 Illinois State Show and Nominated All-American in 2018. Bid now and make the next show winning RC Durham female. VIEW OFFERING 

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February 12, 2021
All-American Jerseys have been announced!

Congratulations to all breeders and exhibitors of the newly crowned 2020 All--American Females!

 

Spring Heifer Calf

ALL-AMERICAN: MilkSource Reviresco Molly

Exhibitor: Vierra Dairy, Hilmar, CA

Breeder: Shelby Ostrom, De Pere, WI

RESERVE ALL-AMERICAN: Redhot Victory Parade

Exhibitor: Generation Next & Down Home Farms, Stoughton, WI

Breeder: Dakota Brown, Deerfield, WI

HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICAN: Four-Hills Joel Baracuda-ET

Exhibitor: Spatz Cattle Company & Dream Valley, Lititz, PA

Breeder: Megan Hill, Bristol, VT

 

Winter Heifer Calf

ALL-AMERICAN: Arethusa Gentry Chantile-ET

Exhibitor: Misty Meadow Dairy, Tilamook, OR

Breeder: Arethusa Farm, Litchfield, CT

RESERVE ALL-AMERICAN: Meadowridge Andreas Huckleberry

Exhibitor: Roger Riebe, Alleah... VIEW FULL LIST

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February 11, 2021
Auction Ends TODAY

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 bid! VIEW AUCTION

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February 10, 2021
Sired by ALTAZAZZLE

The Holstein Plaza Online Embryo Auction is open for bidding until Thursday, February 11th at 4PM EST. Don't miss this offering of SEXED ALTAZAZZLE (+2971GTPI +863NM$ +1077MILK) embryos from the same family that produced 29HO18225 BURLEY. Pursuit 4360 combines +2840 GTPI, +1595 MILK, nearly +130 lbs of combined Fat and Protein, and +1.24 UDC. VIEW OFFERING

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February 10, 2021
All-American Holsteins have been announced!

Congratulations to all breeders and exhibitors of the newly crowned 2020 All--American Females!

 

Spring Heifer Calf

ALL-AMERICAN: AOT Avalanche Hangover-ET

Exhibitor: Wadeland Dairy, Justin Hogg, and David Dyment, Ogden, UT

Breeder: AOT Genetics, Valley Falls, NY

 

RESERVE ALL-AMERICAN: Ryan-Vu Denver Restrict

Exhibitor: Dylan & Cameron Ryan, Fond du Lac, WI

Breeder: Chad Ryan, Fond du Lac, WI

 

Winter Heifer Calf

ALL-AMERICAN: Borderview Goldwyn 2378-ET

Exhibitor: Kevin Doeberiener, Lyndsay Bowen, Chad & Amy Ryan, and John Cannon, West Salem, OH

Breeder: Timothy & Sharyn Abbott, Enosburg Falls, VT

 

RESERVE ALL-AMERICAN: Windy-Knoll-View Pennies

Exhibitor: MilkSource LLC, Kaukauna, WI

Breeder: James & Nina Burdette, Mercersburg, PA

 

HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICAN: Harmaly Crushabull Liana

Exhibitor: Jayden Pritchett, Rose, OK

Breeder: Rene Hardy, Mathieu Chartrand & Kelly... VIEW FULL LIST