Nittany Fall Classic Rings Up $231,000 in Sales

11/17/2012 7:00 AM

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The 29th Annual Nittany Lion Fall Classic was held last Saturday at Snider Agricultural Arena in University Park.

The sale topper was a first choice female consigned by Joel Krall and Jonathan Campbell from Lebanon, Pa.

The choice is due early next July out of the No. 1 GTPI Ross of the Holstein breed and sired by Da-So-Burn MOM Earnhardt P.

Gary Housner of Elroy, Wis., purchased the choice for $16,000.

The second highest seller was a first choice female consigned by Myron Bonzo and Steven Frederick from Rochester, Pa. Furnace Hill Holsteins purchased the lot for $7,300.

Brett and Laura Taylor of South Creek Acres from Allenwood, Pa., consigned the highest selling live lot. She sold for $6,300 and was purchased by Jim and Lisa Shaw and Doug and Jenn Boop.

The sale averaged $2,381 on a total of 97 lots. The sale volume was $231,000.

Dairy Science Club members worked all week to prepare the 92 live lots for the main event. Derek Wasson, a junior majoring in animal sciences, served as the sale chairman with Chad Horst as assistant and Dustin Gates as the barn manager.


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