Spring Spotlight Sale at Quietcove
The Spring Genomic & Type Spotlight Sale was held Tuesday, March 20 at Quietcove Holsteins in Wapakoneta, Ohio. Although it was cold and blustery outside, the cattle were prepared and presented to a large crowd and online viewers in top notch form. Hosted by the Elsass family, the sale was managed by CanAm Sales Management with Jason Lamoreaux crying the sale and Dan Brandt on pedigrees.
Lot 29 topped the sale
Topping the sale was Bertke GC Bentley, a VG-86 Gold Chip daughter with 21,380M at 2-02, fresh again and milking 103 pounds with a 4.0% test and bred to Unix. Consigned by Damon Bertke of Wapakoneta, she is backed by a 92-point Bradnick with the next six dams Very Good or Excellent. She was struck off to Edge Genetics of Illinois for $9,500.
Lot 1 was the second-high selling animal
Austin Trbovich of Waynesburg, Ohio, purchased the second-high selling animal, Quietcove Foxys Quesa-ET at $8,700. An Archrival June 2016 heifer due in a month to sexed Maverick Crush, is a maternal sister to two All-American nominees. She is out of a 91-point Alexander with over 29,600M that goes back to the Quietcove Valiant Fawn EX-95 2E family. She was consigned by Quietcove Holsteins.
Selling in absentia was Tramilda Imax Imelda-ET, a +2849 GTPI Imax daughter of the VG-86 View-Home Mrdian Iowa-ET. The December 2017 heifer was consigned by Troy Yoder of Montezuma, Georgia and purchased by Stanton Brothers, LTD of Ontario, Canada for $8,500.