The Green County Heart of the Wheel Sale averaged $2,086 on 55 live lots. The sale was held on Saturday, May 8 at the Green County Fairgrounds in Monroe, Wisconsin. “We were excited to be back in action with an outstanding group of cattle for this year’s sale,” said Brooks Hendrickson, sale chair. “The lineup was impressive and we received many compliments on the quality group we put together.”
Hendrickson chaired the sale along with Brian Behnke and Randall Smith.
Here’s an overview of the top five sellers:
Topping the sale at $5,500 was lot 2, Hoesly Jordy Ruby-Red, a fall calf consigned by Jake Hoesly of Brodhead, Wis. She was purchased by Carli Reeverts of Dakota, Ill.
Second & third high seller
Lot 57 and 11 both sold for $4,600.
Lot 57 was Ziems-Drsn Annabell-Red-ET, a yearling due in September. She was consigned by Ziemba, Nelson & Reed of Cambridge, Wis., and purchased by Steven Fincutter of Elkhorn, Wis.
Lot 11 was Milksource Warrior Ridler-ET, a winter calf consigned by Milk Source LLC of Kaukauna, Wis. She was purchased by McKenna Niemeier of Dodgeville, Wis.
Fourth & fifth high seller
Lot 15 and 23 both sold for $4,000.
Lot 15 was a summer yearling, Milgene War Firecracker-Red, consigned by Hildebrandt Family Farm LLC of Hustisford, Wis. She was purchased by Morgan Thostenson of Brodhead, Wis.
Lot 23 was a March calf, Flannery-Vu War Ali-Red-ET consigned by Brandon Flannery of Argyle, Wis. Her buyer was Curtis, Evelyn and Agnes Griffin of Thief River Falls, Minn.
“The sale was a true testament to the talent within our county,” said Hendrickson. “From the young group of guys clipping and prepping the cattle to the in-county consignments, sale management and promotion.”
The sale was hosted by the Green County Holstein Breeders Association. Kyle Demmer served as the auctioneer and Brian Behnke read pedigrees.
“Thank you to all of our consignors, buyers, donators and sponsors – we greatly appreciate your support,” said Hendrickson. “We’re looking forward to putting together another great group of animals for next year’s sale.”
The Green County Holstein Breeders Association is a passionate group of Holstein breeders from Green County, Wisconsin. Proceeds from the Green County Heart of the Wheel Sale help fuel the excitement of Junior Holstein members through scholarships and awards.