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MADISON - A Netherlands company cast a record-breaking bid during the World Classic Holstein Sale at World Dairy Expo last week.

Diamond Genetics of the Netherlands entered the historic bid of $620,000 for Mr Frazzled Aristocrat-ET. The 3 month old animal comes with a stellar genomic pedigree of GTPI +2921 — the highest GTPI bull to be sold at a public auction.

Aristocrat is the only bull in the breed with combined +2900G, +1000NM & +2.65T. Frazzled x +2651G Monterey x VG-88 Mogul x 8 VG/EX dams.

The young bull was among 187 animals that circled the auction ring during the 5-day event at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison.

Other notable sales include: Leaninghouse Mdsty 23039-ET, was purchased by DeNovo Genetics, WI, for $207,000.  Wa-Del Modesty Bobbi Jo-ET was bought for $105,000 by
Sexing Technologies, TX.

Sale Summary

World Ayrshire Event Sale

  • Total Sales: $68,580 (20 lots)
  • Sale Average: $3,429
  • Highest Lot: $7,000

World Premier Brown Swiss Sale

  • Total Sales: $154,950 (31 lots)
  • Sale Average: $4,998.38
  • Highest Lot: $9,000

Top of the World Jersey Sale

  • Total Sales: $106,800 (37 lots)
  • Sale Average: $2,886
  • Highest Lot: $7,200

World Premier Milking Shorthorn Sale

  • Total Sales: $42,250 (14 lots)
  • Sale Average: $3,250
  • Highest Lot: $5,700

International Guernsey Classic Sale

  • Total Sales: $122,775 (34 lots)
  • Sale Average: $3,733
  • Highest Lot: $9,100

World Classic ’17 Holstein Sale

  • Total Sales: $2,114,900 (51 lots)
  • Sale Average: $41,469
  • Highest Lot: $620,000

 

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