The Blue Halter Sale
The 39th Annual Blue Halter Sale was held April 21 in Bedford, Pennsylvania. Managed by the Pennsylvania Guernsey Breeders’ Association, 52 head sold for an average of $2,254.
Topping the sale at $5,400 was a beautiful Lone Star daughter of the Grand Champion cow at Louisville this year, Sniders Garrett Ashanti-ET EX-94. The Junior Two-Year-Old, Sinders HP GG Lone Star Adyson-ETV sold due in July to Balmoral Monarch Sonny-ET. Consigned by the partnership of Hillpoint, Snider Homestead and Dan Basse, she is backed by multiple All-American honorees and Excellent dams behind Ashanti, including the 95-point Altann. She was purchased by Melinda Rushing, Lily Lane Farm, Oklahoma.
Cattle were sold to 10 states. Mike Weimer auctioneered the sale and David Smith read pedigrees. Jersey Auction Live provided online bidding.