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P.O. Box 158

Pipestone, MN 56164

Phone: 320-259-0637

Fax: 952-856-5108

Email: minnesotaholstein@gmail.com

MHA ONLINE FEATURED ADS

Would you like your ad featured here?

Contact the MHA office today and they can place your already created ad online for only $30!

 

District Shows

District I Wednesday, July 29  6:30 PM Olmsted Fairgrounds, Rochester
District II Saturday, August 22 Steele Fairgrounds, Owatonna
District IV Wednesday, August 12 Following 4-H show Nobles Fairgrounds, Worthington
District V Saturday, August 1 8:30 AM Sibley Fairgrounds, Arlington
District VI Friday, July 3 After Ayrshire show Cannon Valley Fair, Cannon Falls
District VII Saturday, July 11 12:00 PM Anoka Fairgrounds, Anoka
District VIII Saturday, August 1 10:00 AM Stearns Fairgrounds, Sauk Centre
District X Saturday, August 8 10:00 AM Clearwater Fairgrounds, Bagley

 

2015 Minnesota State Show Results

The 2015 Minnesota State Show was held at the Nobles County Fairgrounds in Worthington, Minn. on Friday, June 19 2015. Joel Phoenix was the official judge for the show and placed 100 heifers and 77 cows for a total of 177 head.

Junior Champion was awarded to the first place spring yearling, Jacobs Windbrook Delay-ET exhibited by Corey Schmidt. Reserve junior champion honors were awarded to Strans-Tola Dundee Lisa Rae, the first place fall heifer calf. Receiving honorable mention honors for junior champion was the second place spring yearling, OCD Gold Chip Eloise-ET, exhibited by Anthony Kohls.

Judge Phoenix selected the first place senior three-year old, Richman Atwood Shasta R1142, exhibited by Alex M. Hanten and Milky Way Dairy as Intermediate champion. Reserve intermediate champion honors were awarded to Miss Alabama-Red-ET, the second place senior three-year old, exhibited by Reid Stransky & Westcoast Holsteins. Honorable mention intermediate champion honors were given to Stranshome Rlou Spot On-ET, exhibited by Joseph, Zach, Jerome & Darian Stransky.

Senior champion was awarded to the first place four-year old Liddlehome-Y H G Rae-ET, exhibited by Reid Stransky & T & L Cattle LTD. Reserve senior champion was presented to the first place aged cow Oakfield-Bro Jasp Fantom-ET exhibited by Reid Stransky & T & L Cattle LTD. Donfield Goldwyn Admire, the first place five-year old, exhibited by Al-Shar Hoslteins & Donfield Farms received honorable mention senior champion.

For grand champion judge Phoenix selected the senior champion, Liddlehome-Y H G Rae-ET, exhibited by Reid Stransky & T & L Cattle LTD. Reserve grand and Best Udder of the show was awarded to the reserve senior champion Oakfield-Bro Jasp Fantom-ET exhibited by Reid Stransky & T & L Cattle LTD. Honorable mention was awarded to the intermediate champion Richman Atwood Shasta R1142, exhibited by Alex M. Hanten and Milky Way Dairy. Best bred and owned went to the third place five-year old Lida-Acres Damion Allie, exhibited by Gregory B. Johnson. Reserve bred and owned went to the first place junior three-year old Stranshome Rlou Spot-on-ET exhibited by Joseph, Zach, Jerome & Darian Stransky.

The premier breeder of the 2015 Minnesota State Holstein show was awarded to Demmer Farms, of Ellendale, Minn. Premier Exhibitor was awarded to Joseph, Zach, Jerome & Darian Stransky of Owatanna, Minn. Congratulations to all exhibitors and thank you to all volunteers who made this event possible. The 2016 State Show will be held in Rochester Minn.

 

2015 Minnesota Spring Special Sale

2015 MHA Spring Special Sale

After a long chilly week the sun was shining and the temperatures were up and brought in a crowd to fill the bleachers and then some of breeds and Holstein enthusiasts to the 2015 Minnesota Spring Special sale at the Olmsted County Fairgrounds in Rochester, MN. The sale was held on Saturday, April 11. 2015. At the sale 105 live lots were auctioned off and included one half lot. The sale averaged $2,693 on those 105 live lots.The 2015 Spring Special sale also offered again online/onsite embryo auction. Six total lots sold with an average of $375 per embryo.

The high seller of the day was lot 4 Minnigan-Hills Denver-ET, consigned by Minnigan Hills, John Dierson of Caledonia, MN. She was purchased for $22,000 by Gordon Lamb, Oakfield Corners from Oakfield, NY. The second high seller was lot 6 Sunview Troy Hazel-ET, consigned by Sebastien Dion of Levis, QU Canada. She was purchased for $8,400 by Korinna & Jeff Rohde of Grey Eagle, MN. Thank you to all who participated in the MHA Spring Special sale and helped make it a success. Thank you to all buyers, bidders, consignors, selectors and sale staff.

April 11, 2015

Olmstead Fair Grounds, Rochester, MN

Sale Begins at 11:00A.M.

ONLINE/SILENT EMBRYO AUCTION TERMS & CONDITIONS:
All embryo lots selling will sell as part of the online/onsite auction. Bidding will begin on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 12:00 pm CST. Bids will be accepted online and on sale day at the grounds. Bids made on the grounds will be included in the online bidding. The embryo auction will end on sale day, Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 3:00 pm CST. All embryos are froze DT unless otherwise noted in catalog or online. Embryo shipping coordination and expense is the responsibility of the buyer. These embryos are not available for export. The seller is responsible for proper transfer of embryos to buyer with Holstein Association USA. Visit www.dairyauctions.com to register and bid!

View this years sale catalog here!

2015 YAC Embryo Sale

Join us at this year's YAC embryo sale at the All-Breeds Convention on March 7, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. before the banquet.

Click here for catalog.

 

Club Activities

Mcleod County Holstein Association Annual Meeting- January 25

Kandiyohi Holstein Association Annual Meeting - January 31st

Houston County Holstein Club Annual Meeting - February 1st

East Central Holstein Club Annual Meeting - February 7th

Goodhue County Club Annual Meeting - February 17th

Southwest Minnesota Holstein Association Annual Meeting - February 19I

I-35 Club Annual Meeting - February 21

Mid-Minnesota Holstein Club Annual Meeting - February 21st

Carver Wright Hennepin County Annual Meeting February 22

Rochester Area Holstein Club Annual Meeting- February 28

NE Holstein Club Annual Meeting - February 28

Person of the Year Application

Distinguished Yound Breeder Application

2015 MN All-Breeds Convention

This year's MN All-breeds convention is March 6-7 at the Grand Casino in Hinckley, MN. Price for the complete meal package is $95. If you are looking to make reservations at the Hotel or Inn please call 1-800-468-3517 and ask for the Hinckley Hotel or the Hinckley Grand Casino Inn and make reservations under the Minnesota Holstein All-Breeds convention. The schedule will be updated on our website and the convention Facebook page which can be found here.

Schedule & Registration

Sponsorship Information

 

Brood Cow Contest 2015

The Minnesota Brood Cow Contest is back and open to all Minnesota Holstein members. Do you have a special cow that has been the foundation for your herd? Maybe she has made an impact in other herds through daughters sold or sons in A.I. How about a cow family that has been successful for you? This is your chance to promote her and her offspring and win a free full-color, full-page ad along with the title of Minnesota Brood Cow of the Year.


RULES AND ENTRY REQUIREMENTS


This contest is open to all Minnesota Holstein members and any living or dead female is eligible. Nominate your show winner, life-time production cow, huge index star or bull mother.

A half page or larger ad must be placed in the March 2015 issue of the Minnesota Holstein News to complete your nomination. As a reminder, the March issue includes the Midwest Holsteins News and reaches over 7,500 Holstein breeders. Costs of the ads are $400 for full page and $225 for half page. A ballot will be placed in the March issue or will be available at the Minnesota All-Breeds Convention. Voting can also be done by email; one vote per membership or paid subscription.

The winner will be notified April 2015 and will be announced in the Minnesota Holstein News – June 2015 issue along with receiving a free full-page full color ad in this publication. Take the time to promote the foundation cow or foundation family from your herd!

Contact the MHA office today (320) 259-0637 to reserve your ad space. We will be more than happy to help you create an eye-appealing ad to gain the membership's vote. Ads are due Monday, January 26, 2015.

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2014 Minnesota Fall Harvest Sale

 

 

It was a beautiful morning in Minnesota for the 2014 Minnesota Fall Harvest Sale, but that didn't stop buyers and bidders from filling the bleachers at the McLeod County Fairgrounds in Hutchinson, Minn. The sale was held on Saturday, November 22, 2014. At the sale 105 lots were auctioned off and included three half lots. The sale averaged $2,838 on the 105 lots.

The 2014 Fall Harvest Sale also featured an online/on site embryo auction. Ten lots sold on the auction and averaged $340 per embryo. The high selling embryo lot was a package of three #1 embryos from Powerball-P x Ms Apples Annessa-Red-ET. This package was consigned by Mike Welu, Milroy, MN and purchased by Chad Kieffer.

The high selling consignment of the day was lot 9, Stockhaven Gold Alice. This lot was consigned by Dana Johnson and Brad Stockman of Pelican Rapids, Minn and was purchased by Al-Shar Holsteins, Groton, SD. The second high seller was lot 31, DO-N-JOY Advent Luxury-ET. This lot was consigned by Stranshome, Owatanna, Minn. and was purchased by Matt Timmer, Ellsworth, Minn.

Thank you to all who participated in the MHA Fall Harvest Sale and helped it to be a success. Thank you to all buyers, bidders, consignors, selectors, and sale staff!

2014 Fall Harvest Sale Buyers List

November 22, 2014

Sale Begins at 11:00 AM

New this year! Calf Raffle Grand Prize a pick of one of 4 calves (must be present to win or have a representative there to pick that calf.) Only 200 tickets sold! 9 other prizes worth $100 or more in value. Proceeds go towards Junior Programs. Interested in purchasing a $100 ticket? Contact Minnesota Holstein today!

ONLINE/SILENT EMBRYO AUCTION TERMS & CONDITIONS:
All embryo lots selling will sell as part of the online/onsite auction. Bidding will begin on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 12:00 pm CST. Bids will be accepted online and on sale day at the grounds. Bids made on the grounds will be included in the online bidding. The embryo auction will end on sale day, Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 3:00 pm CST. All embryos are froze DT unless otherwise noted in catalog or online. Embryo shipping coordination and expense is the responsibility of the buyer. These embryos are not available for export. The seller is responsible for proper transfer of embryos to buyer with Holstein Association USA. Visit www.dairyauctions.com to register and bid!

Click here to view 2014 Sale Catalog!

Click here to view downloadable version of 2014 Sale catalog!

Click here to view updates for 2014 Sale

Click here to view tear sheet for 2014 Sale