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Heifer Tops Elm Park Red Futures Sale

Red and White Holstein sells for $40,000.

Elm Park Farms, Ltd. of Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin announces the results of the successful 15th annual Elm Park Red Futures Sale. The collection of industry leading Red and White and Red-Carrier Holstein females, males, and embryo lots were featured at the Cow Palace in Kaukauna, Wisconsin on March 31.

A record-breaking crowd participated in 19 lots selling over $5,000, 34 lots selling over $4,000, 1 lot selling at $40,000, and 2 lots selling over $10,000.! The contenders and buyer's of these Red & Whites are from 14 states from California to New York to Texas, also to Canada, Argentina, Switzerland, Germany and Denmark! Embryos averaged $597 (per embryo) on 185 embryos. The top embryos (from the 97 Point Tamara x Talent*RC) sold for $1,600 (per embryo). The 14 bull lots averaged $1,714 and the prices ranged from $1,200 to the top selling bull at $2,300.

The top selling female was Lot #1, Elm-Park Trillium-Red-ET, from Elm Park Farms, Ltd. Trillium-Red is the Red daughter from New-Visions Rubens Tory*RC sired by Valleyriver Joyboy-Red! Trillium-Red sold with a 20-embryo contract. Trillium-Red sold for $40,000 and was purchased by Swiss Genetics Red – the Von Kanel family represented by Markus Von Kanel of Lenk, Switzerland in partnership with Elm Park Farms, Ltd. Sheboygan Falls, WI.

The 2nd top selling female was Lot #74, C-Haven Salto Scarta-ET*RC, an April 2006 Salto*RC heifer out of Mer-Gold Tal Scarlet-Red-ET. Scarta*RC was sold to Thomas Priest & Nick Raggi of Maryland for $10,400!

This year's sale again featured the unique telo-auction possibility for buyers worldwide to become live bidders via an exclusive toll-free telephone auction connection! Allowing the bidders the ability to listen to the auction live and place their bids live! The telo-auction sales specialist for Elm Park Farms; Ted Radintz sold 25% of the $592,525 sale "sight unseen" during this exciting event! The 15th annual Elm Park Red Futures sale was confirmation that Red & White interest and worldwide demand continues to increase. Dairy enthusiasts can participate next year starting by marking their calendars on March 29, 2008 for the 16th annual Elm Park Red Futures Sale.

For more specific sales results from the Elm Park Red Futures Sale can be acquired by calling,
920.893.8844 or by visiting www.twgltd.com.

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