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2018 Spring into Excellence Sale

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Friday, March 30, 2018

Livestock Evaluation Center, Pennsylvania Furnace, PA

2018 Spring into Excellence Sale

Sale Manager: Classic Sales, Fairmont, WV
Auctioneer: Col. John L. Spiker

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Fall Sale Catalog Now Online!!!

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Pennsylvania Fall Classic Simmental Sale

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Greene County Fairground, Waynesburg, PA

Sale Manager:
Chris Brown (304-290-8383)

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Lot #4 — SVJ Sweet Success E20 consigned by SVJ Farm

Lot #52 — WPCC Locked Up 611D consigned by Palmer Cattle Co.

Lot #83 — WPCC Combustible 616 consigned by Palmer Cattle Co.

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2017 Fall Sale Nomination Information

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Pennsylvania Fall Classic Simmental
Sale Nomination Information

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Greene County Fairground, Waynesburg, PA

Sale Manager:
Chris Brown (304-290-8383)

Or

Nominate your cattle online!!

Online Fall Sale Nomination

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2017 PJSA Show Entry Information

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Entry form for 2017 junior simmental field day show

Entry deadline is June 20th, 2017

The show will be Saturday July 15th, 2017 beginning at 10:00a.m.

Registration will be Saturday July 15th, 2017 from 7:00a.m– 9:00a.m.

Please mail entries to:

Rhonda Arndt
441 Hillside Drive
Middleburg, Pa. 17842
Phone: (570) 847-9844
E-mail: farmchic3@hotmail.com

There will be a purebred heifer show along with a percentage heifer show. Steer show will be determined after entry deadline, (depending on the total head count. We will let you know asap if you have a steer entered, but feel free to enter them on the entry form).

Entry fee will be $30 per head
With cash prizes for everyone.
All juniors will receive a t-shirt

There will be a showmanship show.

General health rules:
Health papers will be checked immediately upon arrival
Follow Pa farmshow health regulations
All vaccinations must be given may 1st 2017 and after
Must have valid health papers
All cattle must have rfid tag
All cattle must have eligible ear tattoo

Must be an active paying junior simmental member

The show is a clean and dry show.

PSA Field Day, July 15, 2017

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PSA Field Day

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Curry Wagner Simmentals

23 Sandbeach Road, Hummelstown, PA 17036

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Junior Simmental Cattle Show

Please click here for cattle show entry information.

Owner of Champion heifer will receive a gift certificate for 5 straws of semen donated by Select Sire Power.

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Speakers:

►  Certified embryologist Dr. Jim Evans, Genetics Visions Embryo Services, will flush a cow onsite.

►  Select Sire Power — Sire Selection

►  Cattle Visions — Greg Stewart

►  Ben Williamson, instructor of animal sciences at Penn State, speaks about nutritional needs of been cattle.

►  Jim Cowell — Pennsylvania Cattlemen’s Association President

►  Farm to Table Workshop — presented by Center for Beef Excellence

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THANK YOU to our Field Day sponsors:

 

2017 Spring into Excellence Sale Results

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Livestock Evaluation Center, Pennsylvania Furnace, PA

Spring into Excellence Catalog

2017 Spring into Excellence Sale Results

Sale Manager: Classic Sales, Fairmont, WV
Auctioneer: Col. John L. Spiker

29 Lots Averaged $1961

  • $3650 – Bred Female – Miss Loaded Perfection – Consigned by Hillcrest Farm, Auburn, MA and sold to Josiah Lapp, McVeytown, PA
  • $3400 – Open Heifer – HPF/SLFA Crocus 18D -Consigned by Scarpa Ledge Farm, Marlborough, CT and sold to Josiah Lapp.
  • $3200 – Bred Female – AAS Shock Me Too – Consigned by Anvil Acres, Boonsboro, MD and sold to Lisa Walker, Acme, PA.
  • $2700 – Bred Female – Hillcrest Amber Rose – Consigned by Hillcrest Farms, and sold to SASA Farms, Hamburg, PA
  • $2600 – Open Heifer – Hartland Pennie 606D – Consigned by Hartland Farms, Gasport, NY and sold to Chris Kern, Cassville, PA
  • Volume Buyer was Chuck Smeal, Houtzdale, PA

2017 PA Bull Test Sale Catalog and Videos

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Friday, March 31, 2017

PA Performance Tested Bull Sale

Livestock Evaluation Center, Pennsylvania Furnace, PA

Bid LIVE online at CowBuyer.com!!!!

Click the sale video link to view all SimGenetics bulls.

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High-Indexing Simmental Bull

Congratulations to Pennsylvania Simmental Association member Joseph Messick, Messick Farms, Middletown PA, for owning the high-indexing purebred Simmental bull of the 2017 Pennsylvania Performance Bull Test! The bull, MF Favorite Son D553, is sired by MF Rock Star A851 and out of the Westfall Crossfire cow MF Miss Crossfire R253.

MF Favorite Son D553

MF Favorite Son D553, high-indexing purebred Simmental bull at the 2017 PA Performance Tested Bull Sale.

Spring into Excellence Sale Catalog Now Online!!

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Livestock Evaluation Center, Pennsylvania Furnace, PA

Online bidding available

at Cowbuyer.com!!!

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Sale Manager: Chris Brown (304-290-8383)

For a mailed catalog, please contact the sale manager.

Spring into Excellence Catalog

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PJSA Members Win Top Placings at 2017 PA Farm Show

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Click here for complete Junior Simmental Show results.

Click here for complete Junior AOB Show results.

Junior Grand Champion Simmental - PA Farm Show 2017

Grand Champion of the Junior Simmental Show — SSC Classy Lady 318D shown by PJSA member Grady Stewart. From left to right: Nicole Stewart, Isaiah Stokrp, Matt Blauch, Anderson Stokrp, Brad Feight, Matt Bauerlein, Dr. Todd Turner, Sam Stewart, Judy Stewart, Greg Stewart, Grady Stewart

Reserve Grand Champion of the Junior Simmental Show — SSC Secret Society 22D shown by PJSA member Grady Stewart.


Reserve Grand Champion AOB of the 2017 PA Farm SHow

Junior AOB Reserve Grand Champion — D&A Hillary 4D shown by PJSA member Sara Downs. From left to right: Sara Downs, David Downs.

2017 Annual PSA Meeting and Awards Banquet

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PSA Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet

Hoss’s Steak & Sea House, Enola, PA

January 7, 2017

The Pennsylvania Simmental Association recognized the following members for their outstanding achievements in 2016:

Breeder of the Year:  Campbell Land & Cattle, James and Jackie Campbell — Sycamore, PA

Family of the Year:  The Arndts and Hooks — Middleburg, PA

Senior of the Year:  Jimmy Cowell — Waynesburg, PA

Junior of the Year: Donald Baron — Saegertown, PA

Jeremy Dobbin, Nichole Graham, and David Downs were elected by the membership to serve as directors.