Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, June 13, 1998, Image 35

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    Brown Swiss Calf Sale A
Atlantic Brown Swiss Calf Sale
just completed another very suc
cessful chapter as 35 “show qual
ity” calves with breed-leading
genetics, and performance pedi
grees paraded through the sale
ring for a sale average of $1,310 at
the Frederick Fairgrounds on
Saturday, April 25, 1998, Freder
ick, Maryland. “The sale really
had quality all the way through
with several headliners this year,”
said Sale manager, Cindy Warner.
The top high-selling 10 animals
sold for an average of $2,375, and
the top five calves averaged
$3,000, an impressive sale result
in anybody’s book,” said Warner.
“We congratulate and commend
our consignors for sending such
outstanding animals to this sale
each year!”
Celebrating its 24th year, this
popular sale has gained quite a
track record for show winners,
Bell-Ringers, and even All-
American Nominations and Win
ners! Topping the sale at $4,000
was Top Acres Jetway Wisp, a
tall, sharp and stylish September
calf with lots of show and pedi
gree possibilities written all over
her. Her dam. Top Acres EJ Whis
tle VG-88 is a full sister to the
famous Top Acres EJ Whizzbang
“2E-91,” All American and a Na
tional Total Performance Winner.
She was the consignment of Way
ne Sliker, St. Paris. Ohio, and was
purchased by Jacob Hushon,
Delta, Pa.
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There were two calves that tied
for second high-selling at $3,000
each. Blessing Jetway Tara, a real
correct December calf, and mater
nal sister to the *97 Res. All-
American Intermediate calf com
manded a $3,000 bid and went to
Jarrod Burall, New Windsor,
Maryland. She was consigned by
Steve Blessing, Ft. Wayne, Ind. A
big, good-ribbed, and well grown
June heifer also merited $3,000
and was the consignment of Lee
Chaney, New Windsor, Md., GS
TJR Quinn sold to Steve Watts,
Killbuck, Ohio.
Selling for $2,500 each rounded
out the fourth and fifth high sell
ing animals for the sale. A tall De
cember calf with a great chest
from Dublin Hills Swiss, Woods
boro, Md. also went to Steve
Watts. Dublin Hills KM Banana is
a Hoosier Knoll Monaco daughter
out of an “EX” Blend with
26,000 m. The other $2,500 animal
was a R Hart Christines Astro
daughter bom in early June 1997.
This exceptional heifer was tall
and really sharp over the shoulder,
and was the consignment of Har
old and Peggy Long, Thurmont,
Md. Long View Astro Delight
sold to Cheryl Satterfield, Ridge
ly, Md.
Two more calves commanded
top bids over $2,000. At $2,100,
the consignment of Becky Long
Chaney, New Windsor, Md. GS
Peer Raisinette sold to Bonnie and
Tommy Remsberg, Middletown,
Md. This fancy September calf is
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f) 1998 Uluc Hall Nitional Ihnk
a granddaughter of the famous
Long View Jades Raisin cow, with
several All American nominations
and winner. Selling for $2,000
was a March calf from GS Associ
ates. New Windsor, Md. This calf
was a result of the high selling em
bryo package in the 1997 calf sale,
and writes quite a pedigree, being
a Top Acres Combo Pretus out of
the Top Acres EJ Hardee cow,
“2E-90” with lots of production,
and All-American honors. She
was bought by Joseph Hushon,
Delta. Pa.
There were 20 calves that sold
for $l,OOO or more. The quality of
consignments merited good prices
and went to states of Pennsylva
nia. Ohio. Kentucky, Florida,
North Carolina, Virginia, New
York, as well as to in-state Mary
landers. “We had another good
sale with solid and consistent
prices which continues to indicate
the demand and interest of new
buyers and repeat buyers at this
sale,” said Dennis Smith, vice pre
sident of the Maryland Brown
Swiss Association. “The demand
for Brown Swiss is on the rise, and
Mid-Atlantic Brown Swiss Calf
Sale is the place to get a good
Another successful part of the
Sale is the offering of outstanding
embryo packages. This year the
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The high-selling calf at the Mid-Atlantic Calf Sale had a
top price bid of $4,000. Top Acres Jetway Wisp sold to
Jacob Hushon, Delta, and was the consignment of Wayne
Sliker, St. Paris, OH. In the photo, front, Jacob, Joseph, and
Joshua Hushon with Amanda Valintine at the halter. Back
Denny Remsburg, auctioneer, and Wayne Sliker who red
pedigrees and consigned the calf.
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Md. Richard and
Tammy Eaves of New
Midway, Frederick
County recently re
ceived 'a new 1998
Dodge Dakota pickup
truck as an incentive in
the Maryland Farm Bur
eau membership drive.
The couple, which is
active in the Frederick
County Farm Bureau
Young Farmers pro
gram, earned the oppor
tunity to win the truck
by signing seven new
members in this year’s
Maryland Farm Bureau
membership drive.
Maryland Farm Bur
eau members who
joined or renewed their
dues for 1998 by De
cember 1, 1997 each
earned one chance to
win the bright red pick
up truck, which had
been outfitted with a
sport package.
Those eligible mem
bers then earned addi
tional chances for each
new member they
signed by January 31.
The Eaves winning’
entry was chosen in a
drawing held at Agricul
tural Appreciation Day,
sponsored by Maryland
Farm Bureau and the
Frederick Keys minor
league baseball team.
Maryland Farm Bur
eau members are plan
ning a similar incentive
for the 1999 member
ship year, which begins
July 1.
For more informa
tion, contact Amy L.
Miller or John Butler of
the Maryland Farm Bur
eau. (410) 922-3426.