******Elite Spring Selections III******  

 

April 30 was an uplifting day for Brown Swiss at the Great Northern Sales Arena, Fond du Lac, WI. An active crowd saw 70 head average $3,761. going to 17 states from coast to coast as well as Quebec. The event was sponsored by Elite Dairy, Ken Main & Peter Vail, Copake, NY and managed by Modern Associates, St. Paris, OH. Darrell Worden was the man with the gavel and Wayne Sliker handled pedigrees and announcements. The active trio of ringmen included Brian Garrison, Pierre Boulet, and Lee Barber. They took bids from the crowd as well as representing a number of telephone buyers. Cowbuyer was busy during the offering and represented the buyer of the high seller as well as a number of other purchases. Dale Bendig and crew had the lineup looking good for sale day with the cooperation of Rick and Paula Bovre of The Great Northern. Kathi Brown-Meier supervised a great group of talented young leaders presenting the cattle in the ring.

 

  HISELLER  
  L to r with the high selling heifer at $25,000 are Pierre Boulet and Brian Garrison, sales force; Dr. Kenny Joe Manion, contender; Cole Mahlkuch, leadsman; Kaleb Kruse, cowbuyer, handling internet bid for buyer, Glamourview of Maryland; Lee Barber, sale force. In the box: Wayne E. Sliker, sales manager, and Darrell Worden, auctioneer.  

 

High selling individual at $25,000. was Top Acres J Whirl ET, a 3/17 Jongleur from Wizard "2E95", the 2017 Madison Grand Champion from Top Acres. This top-level show prospect created spirited bidding on the internet, phones and in the Arena. She is now the property of Glamourview, Walkersville, MD. Dr. Kenny Manion was final contender with 3 others in the bidding over $20,000.

The second high individual was High Style Coffee, a fancy uddered Carter from Jayson Garrett of St. Paris, OH selling for $11,000. This big promising 4 year old was purchased by Manion and Ayars, Mechanicsburg, OH with Lee Barber representing Eric Lang, the contender on the phone.

Third high seller at $8,000. was Lot 1, a Winning Formula from Faye "E91", last year's Intermediate and Reserve Grand Champion at Madison. This attractive spring yearling from 7 generations of "EX" dams was taken by Gerritt De Bruin, Just So Farm, Lake Mills, WI and was part of the Cutting Edge consignments.

For your information, individual prices are listed on cowbuyer.com under completed sales.

 
  2ndhigh   3rdhigh  
  L to r with 2nd high seller at $11,000 are Lee Barber, representing the contender Eric Lang; Dr. Kenny Joe Manion, buyer; Quincee Johnson at the halter of Coffee; Brian Garrison and Pierre Boulet, sales force. In the box Wayne E. Sliker, pedigrees, and Darrell Worden, auctioneer.   L to r with 3rd high seller at $8000 are Brian Garrison and Lee Barber, sales force; Peter Vail, consignor; Quincee Johnson holding Lot 1; Ken Main, consignor; Pierre Boulet, sales force. In the box Wayne E. Sliker, pedigrees and Darrell Worden, auctioneer.  
 

OTHER HIGH SELLERS

Cutting Edge B Kandy - $7100
Consignor: Ken Main and Peter Vail, Copake, New York
Buyer: Pierre Boulet, Montmagny, Quebec

Blessing Garbro OS Tara ETV - $7000
Consignor: Blessing Farms, Bob Osborne & Garrison Brothers, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Buyer: Caylee James, Wolcottville, Indiana

Cutting Edge C Fusion ET - $6700
Consignor: Ken Main and Peter Vail, Copake, New York
Buyer: Megan Busker, Ridott, Illinois

Cutting Edge S Dagmar - $6600
Consignor: Kyle Barton, Ancramdale, New York
Buyer: Adam Fraley, Muncy, Pennsylvania

Cutting Edge C Flash ETV - $5800
Consignor: Ken Main and Peter Vail, Copake, New York
Buyer: Coleton Meier, Ridott, Illinois

Cutting Edge GL Oleana ETV - $5500
Consignor: Ken Main and Peter Vail, Copake, New York
Buyer: Kelly Jo Manion, Scottsville, Kentucky

Cutting Edge CP Spirit - $5500
Consignor: Ken Main and Peter Vail, Copake, New York
Buyer: Ronald Kelm, Markesan, Wisconsin

Blessing Garbro P Robbie - $5400
Consignor: Blessing Farms and Garrison Brothers, Ft. Wayne, Indiana
Buyer: Matthew Pacheco, Kerman, California

Cutting Edge S Nikita - $5300
Consignor: Ken Main and Peter Vail, Copake, New York
Buyer: Kelly Jo Manion, Scottsville, Kentucky

Cutting Edge CP Riley ET - $5300
Consignor: Wayne E. Sliker, St. Paris, Ohio
Buyer: Ken Main and Peter Vail, Copake, New York

Cutting Edge C Willow ETV - $5000
Consignor: Ken Main and Peter Vail, Copake, New York
Buyer: Abby Busker and Collin Meier, Ridott, Illinois

Top Acres HP Braidn Winz ET - $5000
Consignor: Wayne E. Sliker, St. Paris, Ohio
Buyer: Kelly Jo Manion, Scottsville, Kentucky

Cutting Edge D Nadine ETV - $5000
Consignor: Ken Main and Peter Vail, Copake, New York
Buyer: South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota