Guernseys Sell Across America at 2018 National Convention Sale

The 2018 National Guernsey Convention Sale was held Saturday, June 30th at the Five Flags Center in Dubuque, Iowa. The official average was $1,908 on live lots and over $400 on embryos. Front, L-R: 2018 National Princess, Jamie Trotter, 2018 National Queen, Rachel Grober, Raegan Kime, Dana Sickles on the halter of the high seller, Micah and Shannon Smith, 2018 Iowa Guernsey Princess. In the box: Stanley Chupp, auctioneer, and Blaine Crosser, pedigrees. The high seller was Ry-

National Guernsey Sale Catalog Available

The National Guernsey Sale will be held July 1 in Dubuque, Iowa. The sale catalog is now available online. Check it out here. #GuernseyMarketingService #AmericanGuernseyAssociation

Guernsey CEO discusses status of breed

Editor's note: This piece was originally published in the Farmshine, Friday, June 1, 2018 and provided to as well. The Guernsey dairy breed origins go back some 1000 years ago. Since that time, it has served with distinction as a breed with great disposition, dairy strength and who delivers highly nutritious, great tasting milk. In fact, a recent consumer test conducted by the Center for Dairy Research in Wisconsin decisively concluded that there is a prefer

American Guernsey Association Institutes Special Registration Rates Immediately

The board of directors for the American Guernsey Association has implemented special registration rates beginning immediately and running through September 1, 2018. "We realize everyone is struggling with milk check challenges right now, and because the demand for Guernseys continues to increase, the board believes it is in their members and Guernsey enthusiasts best interest to help by restructuring fees now through September 1. 2018," said Doug Granitz, CEO and Executive Se

Spring Sales held in New York

The New York State Carousel Guernsey Sale took place tonight (April 6) in Syracuse, New York. 20 live lots averaged $1670. The sale was managed by the New York Guernsey Breeders and Fraley Auction Company. A Very Good A2A2 Grumpy daughter was the highlight selling for $2,600 to the Kuszlyks of Batavia, New York. Consigned by Dr. Joseph Piskorowski of Ithaca, New York, Femara Luna-ET is a Grumpy daughter with a 2-02 305D record of 17,306M 748F 536P Proj. Act. that was due in M

New Record set for Guernsey Embryos

A new record was set at $1,800 per embryo for Guernsey embryos when Jim Woloohojian of Vermont won the bid for five IVF embryos offered on the Global Guernsey Marketing Facebook page out of Adams Creek AP Bianca and a Mutually Agreeable Sire on March 8. Contending bidder was the United Kingdom Syndicate. Bianca, the World Dairy Expo Intermediate Champion of the National Guernsey Show and Reserve Supreme Champion of the Junior Show is a VG-89 two-year-old. The offering was fro

The Springhill Encore

On April 14, 2018, an offering of some of the most elite dairy cattle will be presented for sale in the heart of Ohio’s dairyland, Wooster, Ohio. Springhill, owned by Chris, Tom, Karen, and Kendra Lang of Big Prairie, Ohio, will sell approximately 150 high-end calves, bred heifers, cows, bulls and embryo packages of their combined Holstein and Guernsey herd at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Wooster, Ohio. The Springhill prefix is well known throughout the industry as breeder

Clements Joins Guernsey Marketing Team to Enhance Services and Growth of Guernsey Breed

The American Guernsey Association (AGA) are pleased to announce the addition of Brent Clements to the Guernsey Marketing Service (GMS) team. As part of the strategic plan, the AGA is continuing to invest in GMS in support its Mission to grow the Guernsey population, enhance the value of the Guernsey for its members, as well as improve its commercial capabilities. GMS is expanding its role and leadership in the sales and marketing of high quality Guernsey semen, embryos and p