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2024 Iowa Spring Sale Results

It was a beautiful spring day in West Union for the 2024 Iowa Holstein Spring Sale! The 2024 Iowa Spring sale averaged $3,214.00 on 73 lots sold this year. 

Thank you to all of our consignors, buyers, and sale staff. Thank you to Courtney Sales LLC and our sale co-chairs Sheri Danhof and Scott Stempfle and everyone who was involved along the way. The successful event couldn’t have been pulled off without everyone’s help. 

Thank you to all sponsors of the Raffle Heifer drawing and for being able to make the event happen again this year. Thank you to Blake Schulte for donating his services with Winthrop Vet Clinic and finally thank you to our Iowa Holstein Junior Association for managing and hosting this years sale lunch stand.

Grand Prize:: Lot 1, Matt Faulkner 

2nd Prize: $1,500 cash Winner; Matt Hamlett

3rd Prize: - $600 Select Sires Certificate and $600 cash Winner; Collin Rauen

4th Prize: $1,000 cash Winner; Jeremiah Rindiske

5th Prize: $500 Trans Ova Certificate and $500 cash Winner; Chanse Buddenburg

6th Prize: $700 cash Winner; Tom Holub

7th Prize: $250 Semex Certificate and $250 cash Winner; Cale Baker

8th Prize: $500 cash Winner; Kristi & Ryan Gibbs Family

9th Prize: $250 ST Genetics Certificate and $250 cash Winner; WesselCrest Holsteins

10th Prize: $400 cash Winner; Reagan Demmer & Zoe Ryan

11th Prize: $250 Tri-State Dairy- Jarred Barnes: WesselCrest Holsteins

Lot 18- BHC SDG LETCH 8008-ET..................... $16,000.00

Sire - Aurora Letchworth-ET

Sold by James Vierhout, Hull, IA

Bought by Farnear Holsteins, Farley, IA

Lot 13- SDG 7727 Letch 8224-ET..........................$9.500.00

Sire - Aurora Letchworth-ET

Sold by James Vierhout, Hull, IA

Bought by Jason & Sheri Danhof, Waukon, IA

Lot 19- SDG-PH 7575 Duffy 8203-ET.....................$6,400.00

Sire -Kings-Ransom Duffy-ET

Sold by Nathan Johnson & James Vierhout, Parker, SD

Bought by Fit Dairy Genetics , Elizabethwown, KY

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Lot 18- BHC SDG LETCH 8008-ET.

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   Lot 35:DANHOF NASHVILLE GEORGIA

Thank you to Adaway Dairy LLC for always consigning and supporting the Iowa State Holstein Sale!

Sold by Jason & Sheri Danhof and bought by Adaway Dairy. $5400

2023 Iowa Spring Sale Results

It was a cold, but beautiful spring day in West Union for the 2023 Iowa Holstein Spring Sale with 76 head averaging $2,404. Topping the sale at $8,000 was SDG PH 7287 Magnum 7991-ET, a +3013 GTPI September ‘22 daughter out of SDG 6391 Legacy 7287- ET. She was consigned by Nathan Johnson and James Vierhout of Parker, SD and was purchased by Wayne Houdek of Calendonia, MN.

Thank you to all of our consignors, buyers, and sale staff. Thank you to sale chairs Sheri Danhof and Scott Stempfle and everyone who was involved along the way. The successful event couldn’t have been pulled off without everyone’s help. We had 46 different buyers and had cattle go to 11 different states.

Thank you to all sponsors of the Raffle Heifer drawing and for being able to make the event happen again this year. Thank you to Blake Schulte for donating his services with Winthrop Vet Clinic and finally thank you to our Iowa Holstein Junior Association for managing and hosting this years sale lunch stand.

Grand Prize: $2000 Cash Winner; Wes Lauber

2nd Prize: $1,500 cash Winner; Matt Hendel

3rd Prize: - $600 Select Sires Certificate and $600 cash Winner; Cale Baker

4th Prize: $1,000 cash Winner; Todd Kluesner

5th Prize: $500 Trans Ova Certificate and $500 cash Winner; Lincoln Gibbs

6th Prize: $700 cash Winner; Troy & Erin Meyer

7th Prize: $250 Semex Certificate and $250 cash Winner; Brianna Lucey

8th Prize: $500 cash Winner; Hannah Steiner

9th Prize: $250 ST Genetics Certificate and $250 cash Winner; Jamison & Macklin Demmer

10th Prize: $400 cash Winner; Emma O'Neil

Nathan Johnson & James Vierhout, Parker, SD

SDG PH 7287 Magnum 7991-ET................... $8,000.00

Sire - OCD Alphabet Magnum-ET

Wayne Houdek, Calendonia, MN

Select Sires, Inc. Plain City, OH

S-S-I Hadley 4565-ET..........................................$7,800.00

Sire - Larcrest Captivating-ET

Toone Dairy Farm Inc, Grace, IN

Jason & Sheri Danhof, Waukon, IA

Danhof Magnum 3740-ET..................................$5,800.00

Sire - OCD Alphabet Magnum-ET

Daivid Kulp, Manheim, PA

2022 Iowa Spring Sale Results

It was a beautiful spring day in West Union for the 2022 Iowa Holstein Spring Sale with 54 head averaging $2,215. The following winners are as follows for the Raffle Heifer Drawing. 

Grand Prize: Heifer chosen was DANHOF WARIOR STELLA-RED-ET which goes back to the Seisme family. Thank you to consignors Jason and Sheri Danhof. Winner- Lincoln Gibbs

2nd Prize: $1.500 cash Winner- Kevin Elsbernd 

3rd Prize: $600 Select Sires Certificate and $600 cash Winner- Duanne Gibbs 

4th Prize: $1,000 cash Winner- Bodie Simon 

5th Prize: $500 Trans Ova Certificate and $500 cash Winner- Ryan Moon 

6th Prize: $700 cash Winner- Harrison Pagel 

7th Prize: $250 Semex Certificate and $250 cash Winner- Leo, Kade and Hallie Adams 

8th Prize: $500 cash Winner- Hedi Ross

9th Prize: $250 ST Genetics Certificate and $250 cash Winner- Brian Olbrich 

10th Prize: $400 cash Winner: Matt Henkes

Topping the sale at $7,200 was S-S-I Gmdy Honestly 2235-ET, a +2915 GTPI March '21 daughter out of AOT Eisaku Honestly-ET GP-83 VVV++. She was consigned by Select Sires, Inc. and was purchased by Regancrest, Waukon, IA. Thank you to all of our consignors, buyers, and sale staff. Thank you to sale chairs Sheri Danhof and Scott Stempfle and everyone who was involved along the way. The successful event couldn't have been pulled off without everyone's help. Click here for a complete list of buyers list. 

2021 Iowa Spring Sale

The 2021 Iowa Holstein Spring Sale will be held on March 20th at the fairgrounds in West Union. The raffle calf drawing will begin at 10:45 a.m. with the sale to follow at 11:00 a.m. This year’s sale will be a multi-breed sale that you can either attend in person or view online on Cowbuyer. Click here for the online catalog.

2019 Iowa Spring Sale

The state sale was held on March 16 in West Union with 49 lots averaging $3,407. Topping the sale at $90,000 was Delicious Sunkiss 42920, a +2868 GTPI November ‘18 Charl daughter out of Ms Mod Sunchaser 78137-ET. She was consigned by MB Luckylady Farm, Modesto, CA and was purchased by ST Genetics, Navasota, TX. Thanks to our consignors, buyers and the sale staff for another outstanding Iowa Spring Sale! Click here for an online catalog. Click here for a complete buyers list.

2018 Iowa Spring Sale

It was a beautiful spring day in West Union with a standing room only crowd with 51 head averaging $2,147 at the Iowa State Holstein Sale.

Topping the sale at $4,600 was a +2810 GTPI December ‘17 Eldorado daughter out of Peak Exotic Dancer-ET consigned by Peak Genetics and was purchased by James Faria, Dumas, TX. Click here for a complete list of buyers.

Thanks to our consignors, buyers and especially thank you to our sale co-chairs Carl Mensen and Kyle Demmer for putting together a very successful and profitable sale!

2017 Iowa Spring Sale

It was a beautiful spring day in West Union on March 18 for the 2017 Iowa Spring Sale with 68 lots averaging $2,862.

Topping the sale at $25,500 was a +2793 GTPI January '17 Modesty daughter out of Peak Marq Mntrss 1302-ET consigned by Jerry Jorgenson, Webberville, MI and was purchased by Mike Santos, Tulare, CA. Click here for a list of buyers. Click here for a pdf file for the catalog.

Thanks to our consignors, buyers and sale management, Courtney Sales, LLC and their sale staff for another outstanding Iowa Spring Sale!

2016 Iowa Spring Sale

Top Selling Live Animal at the 2016 Iowa State Holstein Sale:


Lot 3 - Rush Dozer Charm-ET (10-15) - $19,000.

Consignor - Sexing Technologies, Navasota, TX, Chebanse, IL
Buyer - Ronald Suhr, Spring Green, WI.

The 2016 Iowa Spring Sale on March 19 in West Union averaged $3,550 on 64 lots with buyers from 10 states and Canada. Click here for a complete buyers list. Click here for an online catalog.

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