18811 Wagaman Road
Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-733-9255 Phone & Fax
palmyraayrshires@aol.com
Ralph & Terrie Shank 301-739-1960
Erin, Brian & Austin Meyers 301-491-5609
Ryan, Amanda & Kayleigh Shank 301-491-5607
Mike & Mary Creek 301-739-2729
Mark Creek 301-471-2311
Jordan, Richard & Nolan Gelber 301-471-2375
Michael Creek 301-606-7089
Evan Creek EPC-Palmyra Fitting & Trucking 301-514-4213



Palmyra Farm is home to Registered Ayrshires & Holsteins in historic western Maryland – just minutes from the Antietam & Gettysburg battlefields. A 3rd & 4th Generation Family Farm, family members include Ralph & Terrie, Erin, Brian & Austin Meyers, Ryan & Amanda Shank and Mary & Mike, Mark, Michael, Evan Creek, Jordan, Richard & Nolan Gelber. Palmyra has been home to Ayrshires for 50 years and Holsteins for 22 years. The current rolling herd average for the 97 Ayrshires is 20,632M 4.1% 853F 3.2% 669P and 104 Holsteins currently average 24,790M 3.9% 955F 3.1% 766P. The herd is housed in a freestall facility and fed a group TMR.


Palmyra Farm has had over 130 All-American Ayrshire Nominations and over 44 All-American Ayrshires.

In 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010 & 2011 the herd was honored to be named the Premier Breeder & Premier Exhibitor of the Ayrshire show at World Dairy Expo and Premier Breeder in 2007, 2009 & 2012.  They were also recognized as Premier Breeder and Exhibitor at the 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2013 All-American Dairy Show.
 

Herd Statistics & News

  • Five French Production Trophies
  • 72 Ayrshire bulls and 16 Holstein bulls have been sent to AI
  • Embryos exported to 10 countries
  • MD Progressive Holstein Breeder Registry & Genetics Herd Awards
  • 7 Constructive Ayrshire Breeder Awards
  • 2011 Ayrshire Master Breeder Award
  • Inducted into Maryland Dairy Shrine 2014
  • 2014 Outstanding Maryland Holstein Dairyman's Award
 
 
EMBRYOS AVAILABLE

SORTED IVF:
-Palmyra Reality Bonnie x Dreamer
-Calimero Bethany EX-90 x Berkely
-Ladd Many x Powerball P, Jax P and Let's Deal P

TRADITIONAL:
- Burdette GiGi VG 89 x Predator
- Berkely P Rosy VG-88 x Dreamer

 
SPOTLIGHT


New classification information:

P. Lochinvar Ginger  EX 90  91MS
P. Burdette P Rosy  EX 90  90 MS
P. Tristar Rella-ET  EX 90  90 MS
Good-Vue Reality Dash-ET  EX-91  92 MS
P. Benevola Bailey  VG 88  88MS
P. Aclaim Bobbi  VG 89  90 MS
P. Duncan Gail  VG 88  90MS
P. Riggins Bonnie   VG 85  85 MS
P. Prime Blush   VG 88  90 MS
P. Prime R Bethany   VG-87  88 MS
P. Tristar Bailey-ET  VG 86  87 MS
P. Berkely P Rosy   VG 89  85 MS
P. Riggins Glrsten-ET  VG 86  85 MS
P. Tristar P Rosy-ET  VG 87  88 MS
P. Power B Rosy  VG 86  87 MS
P. Ragimore-EV R GiGi  VG 85  85 MS
P. Bingo T Ginger  VG 85  86 MS
P. Power Glory  VG 87  88 MS
P. Burdette P Rosy-ET  VG 88   90MS
P. Burkely P Rita-ET  VG 85  86 MS
P. Berkely P Ruth-ET  VG 85  86 MS
Hazcroft GiGi Gabriella-ET  VG 89   90MS

AYRSHIRES


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Palmyra Poker LH Rosy-ET 566596106
EX 92  +509 CPI
2-0 298 19,900 4-5 896 3.3 654
3-0 365 26100 4.4 1161 3.5 910
Res AA 4 yr. Old Nom AA Jr. 2 & Jr. 3
Dam of Roush and Reagan at Select


Her Daughters:

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Palmyra Burdette P Rayna-ET 572394511
VG 88 EX 90MS  +503 CPI
1-11 proj. 18252 4.1 748 3.1 596
Second Jr. 2 Mid-Atlantic National 2015


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Palmyra Berkely P Rita-ET F72394522
VG 85 VG 87 MS  +490 GCPI
1-9 proj. 17,490 3.8 665 3.1 569
+546M + 29F + 21P +267NM +1.0T
Third Milking Yrlg Mid-Atlantic Nat'l 2015


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Palmyra Berkely P Rosy
VG-89 EX 90MS  +473CPI
Reg. #71350654
+318m +26f +10p +154NM +1.3T
2-0 365 26430 4.8 1256 3.3 870
Embryos by Dreamer

Nominated All-American Fall Calf 2013
2nd Fall Calf, MD State Fair 2013
4th Fall Calf, Mid Atlantic National 2013
6th Fall Calf, WDE 2013

Maternal sister to Bendig Roush 7A107 at Select


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Palmyra Berkely P Ruth-ET F72394521
VG 85 86 MS  +485 GCPI
+522M +21F +16P +209NM +1.4T

3rd Fall Calf 2014 - Mid-Atlantic Nat'l
Nom-All-Am. Fall Calf 2014
Second Fall Yrlg Mid-Atlantic Nat'l 2015
First & Junior Champion Maryland State Fair 2015
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Hazcroft GiGi Gabriella-ET F72511709
VG 89 Ex 90MS +459PPI
2-2 projected 17955 4.5 808 2.8 536

Sire Berkely
Dam Palmyra Poker GiGi-ET Ex90
2-3 358 22110 4.3 951 3.1 682
3-5 300 20780 3.4 708 3.0 631
4-5 337 24780 3.7 911 3.1 780
Nom AA Sr2 2010

Next dam Raven Ginger
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Palmyra Napier R Bloom F71350656
VG 85  +415 CPI
+128M +0F +2P +74NM
2-3 295 18497 4.4 811 3.2 595
2015 - Second Sr. 2 yr old Mid-Atlantic National &
Second Sr. 2 yr old Maryland State Fair

Dam - Ramius R Blush
Next Dam - Ripken L. Blush EX 90
126,280 3.8 4850 3.3 4130
All-American Sr. 2yr. 2005
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Good-Vue Reality Dash-ET  F840004009478962
EX 91 92MS  +431 CPI
2-1 303 16920 3.4 567 3.4 573
3-1 proj. 16066 2.8 450 3.4 576

2015 Second Jr. 3 Mid-Atlantic National
Grand-Dam - Maple Dell Zorro DaFourth
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Maple Dell Burdette Donna-ET
Very Good-87
Reg. #65302772
production 2-1 365 23240 4.4 1016 3.2 743
+482 CPI +260M +17F +12P +249NM
#84 Elite CPI 8/15

Dam:  Maple Dell Zorro DaFourth EX-95 2E

Co-owned with Craig Davidson, Errolston Farm, Scotland
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Palmyra Dozer B Lover F840003123620582
+435 PPI June 27, 2014

2015 First Summer Yearling HM-Junior Champion
Mid-Atlantic National
Third Maryland State Fair

Dam - Palmyra Burdette P. H Lover F70270054

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Forever Schoon Real Pretty-ET
Excellent 90 EX 90M
F100663864
2-2 365 22680 4.4 1002 3.2 728
3-3 352 21160 4.2 894 3.2 683

#89CPI April 2015 +486CPI +582M +31F +13P +310NM

Full sister to Predator and the same family as Ping and Prime

Sire Reality
Dam Forever Schoon Pretty X7441960 Ex
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Palmyra Calimero Bethany-ET EX 90
F65003047
+479CPI +520m +17f +22p +194NM +0.9T
LT 105850 4.0 4251 3.4 3571

All-American Milking Yearling
Res AA S 2 yr old

IVF sorted Berkely embryos available

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Palmyra Reality Bonnie
VG 88 F 65003767
+505CPI april 2015 +712m +40f +20p +262NM +1.4T
2-3 365 24810 4.7 1166 3.3 818
3-8 311 24850 5.0 1250 3.3 829
4-8 365 25080 4.3 1079 3.5 884

Nom All American Sr 2
HM All American Sr 3

Dam of Bendig Berkely 7A93 at Select
sorted IVF embryos by Dreamer available

 
 
HOLSTEINS
Manhattan's Ladd-P Daughter:

Palmyra Lad Many-Red-ET

Good Plus-83, VG-MS, 2y
Reg. #71506048
2-0  proj  21371  4.0  855  3.2  668

8/14 GTPI +2202 PTA +794M +45F +46P +3.24T +2.41UDC +2.16FLC +551NM
Contracted for embryos worldwide!
Full sister to Ladd Man-P

Her Dam: Palmyra M-O-M Manhattan-ET *RC (VG-85)


Palmyra Larson Mango-Red-ET

Very Good-85
Reg. #70809715
1-11 proj. 22,359 4.1 917 3.1 699
+1826 GTPI +591M +21F +18P +235NM
Maternal sister to M-O-M Manhattan