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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
2018, 2016, 2015, 2014
2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

Your area Holstein USA reps:

Northern CA
Lacee Paulo: 559-212-1937

 Southern CA

Katharine Correia: 559-303-5481

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We are saddened to learn of the passing today of a great friend to many- Bernard Souza.  Bernard was a super cowman, past President of the CHA, supporter of the dairy industry and Holstein cow. His ever-present smile and eagerness to chat with his many friends, old and young, will be sorely missed.  Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

entries due Wednesday, February 19th!
enter online HERE

Holstein USA Judges Conference
March 13th at Maddox Dairy in Riverdale
Registration due February 28 (late fee applied after this date)

Register & pay online at Holstein USA

State Convention

THANK YOU! to the Merced County Holstein Club for hosting a great convention in San Luis Obispo on January 24-25. 
*photo credits to Cowsmopolitan

State Convention Sale
Chairmen Vince Migliazzo & Stephen Mast shared the following report on a very successful event-
             The Bovines at the Beach Sale was held at the Openheimer Equestrian Center in San Luis Obispo on January 24th, 2020. The sale consisted of 52 lots with a total gross of $188,475. The official average for the sale was $3,625.
             Lot 12 was high seller at $16,000- Winstar Diversity 6176-ET, consigned by Winstar Genetics and purchased by Hilmar Holsteins. The second high selling lot was lot 15, Terra-Linda Tahiti 10377-ET, consigned by Terra Linda Dairy and purchased by Tim Rauen for $7,800.
            For $7,750, the high selling live lot was lot 2, Pick of the Den-K herd, consigned by Den-K Holsteins and purchased by Exels Holsteins. The second high selling live lot at $6,700 was lot 31, KW-BHL U Dewberry-Red-ET, consigned by Daivid Edwards and purchased by David Vander Eyk.

Doug Maddox Memorial Senior Breeder of the Year
Congratulations to Duane and Dale Matheron of Hilmar Holsteins in Hilmar

Pat Maddox, Barbara & Duane Matheron, Steve Maddox
not pictured- Dale Matheron-keeping things running smoothly at the dairy.

A.J. Quist Memorial Young Breeder of the Year
Congratulations to Vincent Migliazzo pictured with Jim Quist

Sincere thank you to the generous sponsors who helped make the convention a success:

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