2014 MHA Spring Special Sale

The 2014 Minnesota Spring Special sale was held on April 12, 2014 at the Olmsted County Fairgrounds in Rochester, Minn. The morning started out with a strong spring storm but that didn’t keep breeders away. The storm cleared just in time for the first animal to enter the ring. The bleachers were full and the conversation light as breeders from across the Midwest attended the sale.

The sale averaged $2,773.60 on 123 live lots and two choices. The online/onsite embryo auction averaged $258 per embryo on five embryo lots that sold.

Topping the sale at $6,000 was Lot 8 and Lot 51. Lot 8, Larcrest Cion, was a fancy +2329 GTPI Predestine heifer. She was purchased by T-Spruce Holsteins of Richmond, Minn. and was consigned by Jon Larson of Albert Lea, Minn. Lot 51 consigned by Melarry Farms of Rice, Minn. was Melarry Dandi Dally-Red, a fancy red December calf. Dally was purchased by Mitch Kruger of New Richmond, Minn. The next high seller was consigned by Genevieve Fischer of Sleepy Eye, Lot 43. Lot 43 was Heritage-E Debbies Dance-ET, a fancy Shamrock bred heifer that goes back to Adeen. She sold for $5,000 to Elwin Brands of Edgerton, Minn.

Thank you to all who participated and attended the MHA Spring Special Sale. Thank you to all buyers, bidders, consignors, selectors and sale staff!

2014 Spring Sale Buyers List

 

 

2013 MHA Fall Harvest Sale

It was a chilly morning in Minnesota for the 2013 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 23, 2013. At the sale 92 lots were auctioned off and included two choices, two half lots and nine head on the Red & White Showcase. The sale averaged $2,691 on the 92 lots. The Red & White Showcase had an average of $2,261 on the nine lots.

The 2013 Fall Harvest Sale also featured an online/onsite embryo auction. Four lots sold on the auction and averaged $343 per embryo. The high selling embryo lot was a package of five #1 embryos from Landis Mrk Camern ZsaZsa x Halogen. This package was consigned by Ryan Krull, George, Iowa and purchased by T-Spruce Holsteins, Richmond, Minn.

The high selling consignment of the day was lot 2, a first choice Jabir female from Farnear-TBR-BH Gerri-ET. This lot was consigned by Kenny Rohe of Hawick, Min and was purchased by Melarry Farms of Rice, Minn. The second high seller was lot 7, T-Spruce Numero Uno 7316. This high genomic heifer was consigned by T-Spruce Holsteins of Richmond, Minn. and was purchased by Blue Horizon, Verndale, Minn. A full list of selling prices and buyers can be found by clicking the link below.

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!

2013 MHA Fall Harvest Sale Buyers List

 

2013 Minnesota Spring Special Sale

The 2013 Minnesota Spring Special sale was held on April 13, 2013 at the Olmsted County Fairgrounds in Rochester, Minn. The cold weather and snow made it a perfect day for a sale. The bleachers were full and the conversation light as breeders from across the Midwest attended the sale.

The sale averaged $2,872 on 111 live lots. The average not including the two half lots and two showcase animals was $2,939.The online/onsite embryo auction averaged $350 per embryo on nine embryo lots that sold.

Topping the sale at $45,000 was Lot 1. Lot 1 was a +2509 GTPI Mogul consigned by Robert Eustice of Byron, Minn. This exciting young heifer was purchased by TJR Genetics of Farley, Iowa. The second his seller was lot 2, she was a +2256 Facebook heifer consigned by Jon Larson of Albert Lea, Minn. Lot 2 was purchased by Rockport Dairy of Alexandria, South Dakota.

Thank you to all who participated and attended the MHA Spring Special Sale. Thank you to all buyers, bidders, consignors, selectors and sale staff!

2013 MHA Spring Special Buyers List

 

 

Archived Minnesota Sale Series Results

 

2014 Spring Special Sale

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High Seller - Lot 8

L to R: Arnie Gruenes, Jr., Arnie Gruenes, buyer, Andrew Steinhagen, sale chair, Jeremy Schafer, auctioneer, Ashley Gruenes, Scott Culbertson, selector and Andy Gruenes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013 Spring Special Sale

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High Seller - Lot 1