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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

Holstein USA News:

Your area Holstein USA reps:


Northern CA
Lacee Paulo: 559-212-1937



Southern CA

Katharine Correia: 559-303-5481



Click below for the latest updates from Holstein USA

US Holsteins- the Breed of Choice

High Scoring 2 Year Olds

New EX Cows

National Show Judges List and Judges Conferences information


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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.

Futurity #46
Entries open for all heifers born September 1, 2016 - August 31 2017
First entry fee is only $5 per head
Last year's winner recived over $1,500 in prize money!!
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Western Spring National Show
Congratulations to CA exhibitors on their success at this year's show!
Winter Calf
1-Hammertime Brady Raelyn-ET, Cranehill Genetics and Matt & Lauren Evangelo
2-Vela-Novagen D Ember Spirit, L&L Pires
Fall Calf
3-Gabz Defiant Reagan, Gabbie Gregorio
4-Cobequid Doorman Solo, Mitchell Coleman
Summer Yearling
2-  Miss Petitclerc Serena, Graisson Schmidt
3- Ruann GW At Merla 73642-ET, Stephen & Patrick Maddox
Spring Yearling
3- Cranehill Dback Chloe-ET, Cranehill Genetics
Winter Yearling
1-Lorita Kingboy Holly, Mitchell Coleman
4- Giltex Dback Bianca, Gilbert Teixeira

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 California Holstein News magazine
We are excited to be partnering with Cowsmopolitan again to offer advertisers a "Double-Buy" discount to run their ad in our magazine AND Cowsmopolitan's Summer issue! Take advantage of this great chance to reach a broader international audience in the industry's premier print publication!
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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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