18811 Wagaman Road
Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-733-9255 Phone & Fax
palmyraayrshires@aol.com
Ralph & Terrie Shank 301-739-1960
Erin & Brian 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 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
 
 
SALE CONSIGNMENTS

National Ayrshire Sale Friday June 26th 12pm Entriken, Pennsylvania.

Palmyra Burdette Pretty
F840003123620581
June 2014 Summer Yearling
+483GCPI +562m +22F +14P +255NM +1.3T
From the same family as Predator, Prime, and Ping.

Palmyra Riggins Glisten-ET
F72394489
Jan 2014 Sr 2yr old fresh in May
+448GCPI +278M +25F +6P +132NM

Click here for more information
Online bidding with CowBuyer will be available.

 

 
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

7HO12161 Palmyra Ladd Man-P-ET
Polled Red Carrier Super Sampler at Select Sires!

Sire: Tiger-Lily Ladd P-Red-ET
Dam: MOM Manhattan-ET VG-85
Full Sister: Ladd Many-Red-ET GP-83 VG-MS, 2y
GTPI +2249 +642NM +.08F +.04P +2.79 Type


We had a great classification day!

Palmyra Ragimore-EV B GiGi Ex 90 Ex91M
Palmyra Ambush Randy Ex90 Ex 90M
Palmyra Aclaim R Bobbi VG 88 Ex 90M
Palmyra Lochinvar Ginger VG 89 Ex 90M
Palmyra Burdette Greer VG 88 Ex 90M
Palmyra Poker R Rosy-ET VG 89 Ex 93M
Palmyra Napier RR Blush VG 89 VG 87M
Palmyra Berkely P Rosy VG 88 VG 88M
Palmyra Tristar LH Rella-ET VG 87 VG 88M
Palmyra Napier T Ginger-ET VG 85 VG 88M
Palmyra Bedford Gingerbread VG 85
Palmyra Aclaim Carrie VG 85
Palmyra Burdette PR Rosy VG 87
Palmyra Bradock Blush VG 85
Palmyra Prime Blush VG 85
Palmyra Prime B Bethany VG 85
Palmyra Napier R Bethany VG 85
Palmyra Dreamer R Ginger VG 87
Palmyra Aclaim H Brandy VG 85
Good-Vue Burdette Chai VG 85
Forever Schoon Real Pretty-ET Ex 90 Ex 90M

AYRSHIRES


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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 proj 19681 4.3 846 3.2 633

#89CPI April 2015 +481CPI +509M +31F +12P +273NM

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 Tristar R Ginger-ET Ex 91
F65003772
+463CPI +346m +27F +9P +176NM +1.1T
2-7 365 25140 4.7 1181 3.1 785
4-5 347 23340 5.0 1176 3.2 741
5-8 365 18310 5.3 972 3.4 619
7-0 365 21510 4.6 1000 3.1 675
2009 All-American Sr. 2 Year old

Maternal sister to Gibbs
Dau of Raven Ginger VG 89
LT 166320 3.8 6358 3.0 4994
All-American Fall Calf and Milking Yearling
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Palmyra Ragimore EV B GiGi
Reg #70270039
Exelent 90 Ex91M
2-0 305  22,600 4.3  966  3.3  748
    365  25909       1114       862
#13 CPI April 2015 +519GCPI +718m +28f +25p +276NM +1.8T
3-2 proj 20382 4.6 938 3.4 679

Embryos by Predator available

2014 Res All-American Jr 3yr old
2nd Jr. 3-year-old & 2nd Futurity WDE 2014
4th Jr. 3-year-old  Mid-Atlantic National 2014
Reserve All-American Jr. 2-Year-Old 2013
2nd Jr. 2-year-old, Res. Intermediate & HM Grand Champion, Southern National 2013
1st Jr. 2-year-old, BB&O, BU, Intermediate & Res. Grand Champion, Mid-Atlantic National 2013
Res. All-American Summer Yearling 2012
5th generation All-American Nomination

Owned with Ragimore Trust, Edmund Els, Barti Volschenk, South Africa

Dam: Palmyra Poker Gigi-ET EX-90

Her Daughter:
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Palmyra Ragimore EV R Gigi
Reg #72394505
+507PPTI
Born: June 15, 2013
Fresh: May 17, 2015

Sire:  Palmyra Calimero LH Raney-ET - 7A108 - Select Sires
Dam: Palmyra Ragimore EV B GiGi
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Palmyra Reality Ginger-ET
Very Good-89
Reg. #69261847
1-11  369  22,140.362 3.0 669
#103 Elite CPI +476CPI +661m +26f +12p +278nm

2014 Nominated All-American Sr. 3 yr old
5th Sr. 3-year-old & 3rd Futurity WDE 2014
1st Sr. 3-year-old MD State Fair 2014
Res. All-American Milking Yearling 2012

Full sister to Gibbs a Select Sires
Dam: Raven Ginger

Her Daughter:
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Palmyra Dreamer R Ginger
Very Good 87
Reg. #71350669
#47 CPI april 2015 +492CPI +402m +41f +12p +185NM +1.3T
1-11 proj 22851 4.9 1120 3.3 740

201 HM Jr. All-American Milking Yearling
1st Milking Yearling, Premier National Jr. Show 2014
2nd Milking Yearling, Mid-East National 2014
2nd Milking Yearling, Central National Jr. Show 2014
6th Milking Yearling, WDE 2014
2nd Milking Yearling, Mid-Atlantic National 2014
Junior All-American Fall Calf - Congratulations Kayla!
1st Fall Calf & Jr. Champion, MD Ayrshire Field Day 2013
1st Fall Calf, MD State Fair 4-H Show 2013
1st Fall Calf & Jr. Champion (Open & Jr.), Mid-Atlantic National 2013
1st Fall Calf, WDE Jr. Show 2013
3rd Fall Calf, MD State Fair 2013

Dam: Palmyra Reality Ginger-ET VG-88
Res. All-American Milking Yearling 2012

Leased by Kayla Lenhart

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Palmyra Benevola P Bailey
Very Good-85
Reg. #71350629
+473 CPI April 2015 +483M +34F +19P +177NM

Sire:  Palmyra Raven Benevola - Newly proven sire at Taurus
2nd Dam:  Palmyra Calimero Bailey

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Palmyra Raven J Bethany
Reg.# F6659606
Excellent 91
#21 CPI April 2015 +509CPI +1141m +39f +28p +329NM +1.2T

2-4 365 20680 4.1 851 3.0 624
3-7 365 32350 4.3 1393 3.1 988
5-0 305 31100 4.6 1433 2.8 878
365 37346 1671 1081

Full sister to Benevola at Taurus 76A754

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Maple Dell Burdette Donna-ET
Very Good-87
Reg. #65302772
production 2-1 352 23240 4.4 1016 3.2 743
#60 CTPI April 2015 +487 CPI +1141 +20f +13p +257NM +1.4T

Dam:  Maple Dell Zorro DaFourth EX-95 2E

Co-owned with Craig Davidson, Errolston Farm, Scotland
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Palmyra Berkely P Rosy
Very Good 88 VG 88M
Reg. #71350654
+468CPI +312m +26f +10p +155NM +1.1T
2-0 proj 21806 4.6 1003 3.2 699
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 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