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 AJ Quist Memorial Young Breeder of the Year Award


This award is presented annually at the State Holstein Convention to a young CA breeder to recognize not only their accomplishments, but also their potential for a successful career in the Registered Holstein business.

Applications accepted throughout the year from members age 21-40.

AJ Quist Memorial Award APPLICATION

Read more abour past winners

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Katharine Correia: 559-303-5481


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Plan now to attend the 2019 State Holstein Convention
being hosted by the South San Joaquin Club February 14-16!

Convention headquarters is the Tachi Palace Resort & Casino in Lemmore
call 1-800-615-8030 to reserve rooms blocked under "CA Holstein Assn"

State Convention Sale
February 14 at VanderEyk Dairy in Pixley
Great consignments being offered from the best of CA genetics!
Check out the Cattle Connection ad HERE

Mideast Fall National Show
Held November 5 in Louisville, KY with Allyn Paulson officiating.
Reserve Grand Champion
Butlerview Door Aleah, 1st Jr. 3 Year Old Christian Cunningham
2nd Sr 2: Butlerview Arch Cani, Clayton Arntz
2nd Fall Calf: Gabz Defiant Reagan, Gabbie Gregorio
2nd Winter Calf: Ms PG PV Beem of Light, McIsaac & Price

Mideast Fall National Red & White Show
Junior Champion
Flower-Brook Corena-Red,1st Fall Yearling, Clayton Arntz
3rd Fall Calf: Emlo Absolute Jackpot-Red, Kash-In, Legacy & Summerlie
1st Milking Yearling: Flower Brook Coral-Red, R-John, McIsaac & Prestige

Grand National Junior Show
Held November 3 in Louisville,KY with Nate Goldenburg officiating
Reserve Junior Champion
Ms PG PV Beem of Light, 2nd Winter Calf, Hunter & Hayden McIsaac
1st Fall Calf: Gabz Defiant Reagan, Gabbie Gregorio
2nd Junior 3: Butlerview Door Aleah, Christian Cunningham

World Dairy Expo
Congratulations to our members on their success at the this year's shows!

International Holstein Show
3rd Summer Yrlg: JM Valley Dempsey Lyzara- Allyn, F & D Borba, JM Valley, Gendreau
7th Spring Yrlg: Garay Solomon Alix- Triple-T, Heath F & D Borba, Lookout
7th Milking Yrlg: Ms PG PV Doorman Aspire-ET- S & P Maddox
8th Milking Yrlg
: Lellavan Avalanche Fuji- B Almeida and F,C,A,L,J,H Borba
2nd Jr 2: Garay Awesome Beauty- Lookout, Halbach, F & D Borba
8th Sr 2: Ruann Doorman Jean 55162- S & P Maddox
6th Jr 3: Butlerview Door Aleah- Christian Cunningham
2nd Sr 3: Mapleley Goldwyn Julia- Lookout, Todd, F & D Borba, Elite Haven
4th Sr 3: Corlane Seaver Misty- F & D Borba, F & C Borba
8th Sr 3: Weeksdale Absolut Vodka- Weeksdale, F & D Borba, Allen
2nd 4 Yr Old:Idee Windbrook Lynzi-Allyndale, MBLuckylady, JM Valley, Gendreau
6th 4 Yr Old: Gamblin Armani Glade- Hovden, F & D Borba, Rosedale
9th Aged Cow: Gamlake Destry Sallie- Samantha Gambonini

International Red & White Show
4th Fall Calf: Garay Red Diamond- Lookout, Glaustar, F&D Borba, Halbach
7th Fall Calf: MD-Hillbrook Instagram- Hill, Umbel, F &D Borba
2nd Spring Yrlg:Glaustar Jacot Majesty-Lookout,Glaustar,F&D Borba, Fraley
6th Fall Yrlg: Flower-Brook Corena- Clayton Arntz
4th and BBO Milking Yrlg: Ruann DB Shar 60985- S & P Maddox
4th Jr 2: Shady Nook Moses Adara- F&D Borba and F&C Borba
8th Jr 3: Lucky Sweetridge A Elegance P- F&D Borba and F&C Borba
3rd Sr 3: Ms Barb Act Beauty - G Schmidt, M Schmidt, Conroy, Berry
7th 4 Year Old: Mel-Tina Action Lacy- R Teixeira & M Medeiros

nternational Junior Holstein Show
Senior and Grand Champion and Best Bred & Owned of Show
Gamlake Destry Sallie- Aged Cow- Samantha Gambonini

Intermediate Champion

Reserve Intermediate Champion
Butlerview Door Aleah-Jr 3- C Cunningham & M,M,M Price
2nd Winter Calf- Ms PG PV Beem of Light- H&H McIsaac and M,M,M Price
2nd Summer Yearling- Peticlerc Solomn Ashlyn-ET- Brandon Almeida

Holstein USA's television series "Holstein America"
has featured several CA herds.  Visit this link to watch the February episode and learn more about our members and other Holstein breeders nationwide.

*Here is a segment from the August episode with a CA dairy.

Annual Magazine always available online!
please contact the office for additional print copies

2018 State Holstein Show
Congratulations to all of our exhibitors and breeders for an outstanding show!  Please visit Cowsmopolitan for pictures and placings from the show!!
thank you to all of the generous sponsors
who made the success of this event possible!

2018 State Convention
Thank you to the Redwood Empire Club for hosting a memorable conventuon in Sonoma January 25-27. All in attendance enjoyed the hospitality & fellowship. Events were made possible in part by sponsors listed below! (click to enlarge)

Congratulations to our Doug Maddox Memorial Senior Breeder of the Year Award Recipient, Mike Mulas.
Mike and wife Denise- who were also convention chairpeople- are pictured here with presenters Pat & Steve Maddox.

Congratulations to A.J. Quist Memorial Young Breeder of the Year Award winner- Aaron Matheron.  Pictured receiving the award with wife Kaylene, from presenter Gilbert Teixeira

2018 State Convention Sale

Sale chairmen Lucas Deniz & Dominic Balistreri put together a great group for a video sale during Host Night- averaging $4,100 on 37 lots.  High seller at $13,700 was a red Avalanche Spetember calf from 3 generations of EX that was Nominated All-American R&W in 2017. The consignment from Christian Cunningham & Price Family, she was purchased by Clayton Arntz.  Second high at $13,500 was a November Superfly out of a Yoder from Hilmar Holsteins.  Her new owners are Mike Santos & Kevin Ornellas. 
Pictured above are buyers, sellers and sales staff.

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