|Mark Rueth, Dan Hovden and Adam Fraley with the high seller|
The Sale of Excellence at Rosedale certainly lived up to it's name with 123 lots averaging $5,850. It was standing room only as the crowd gathered to join in this special day. Mark and Nicky Rueth rolled out the red carpet and offered the best of their years of breeding and development of outstanding families and cows along with several of their partners.
|Arolene Goldwyn Divine|
Topping the sale was Arolene Goldwyn Divine owned by Rosedale Genetics and Dan Hovden. The EX-92 Goldwyn sold due in June with a Solomon ultrasounded female. The 2016 All-American Sr. 3 nominee milked 118 pounds on her last test. Budjon/Vail won the right to take the silky cow home with a final bid of $92,000. Her March 5 2016 Solomon daugther sold for $15,000.
Rosedale Lucky-Rose-Red EX-94 was second-high seller at $35,000 to Lambs of New York. The Rainyridge Perseus daughter sold due in June carrying an ultrasound Avalance female. Lucky-Rose is out of the 2E-91 Sanchez, Rosedale Crown of Thorns-ET, an own daughter of Redrose 4E-96.
|Lot 1 A-Rosedale Constella Prize-ET / B-Rosedale Catch A Glimpse-ET|
Top selling heifer was a choice of two Rosedale Lexington daughters sired by Doorman. Aaron Eaton of New York was the winning bidder and chose the fancy Rosedale Catch A Glimpse ET for $18,000.
Rosedale Worth Repeating-ET sold for $20,500. The EX-91 Goldwyn daughter of Redrose sold due the end of May to Crush.
Rosedale Devastating-Red-ET sold for $15,200. She is a Hetrzy June 1, 2010 daughter of Rosedale Lucky-Rose-Red.
Rosedale Rumor Hasit-Red-ET EX-92 sold due in July to Absolute. The Honorable Mention All-American 3-Year-Old is sired by Lookout P Redburst-Red-ET out of Redrose 4E-96.
Adam Fraley of Fraley Auction, Muncy, Pennsylvania, cried the sale with Norm Nabhoz on pedigrees in the box. A photo gallery from the sale day is available for viewing at purebred.smugmug.com. For a complete sale write up see the upcoming May Red and White issue of the HolsteinWorld Exclusive.