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 Gelber 301-471-2375
Michael Creek 301-606-7089
Evan Creek EPC-Palmyra Fitting & Trucking 301-514-4213



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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, Jordan & Richard 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 125 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

    *We were p
    roud to be co-sponsor of the coverage of the 2014 All-American Ayrshire Show! CLICK HERE to see the results!
 
 
EMBRYOS AVAILABLE

SORTED IVF:
-Palmyra Romeo Rosy EX-92 x Berkely, Bendig, Dreamer
-Palmyra Reality Bonnie x Dreamer
-Spots-Pride Pronto Galaxy EX-93 2E 136056924 x Armani & Brokaw
-Calimero Bethany EX-90 x Berkely

TRADITIONAL:
-3 Lad Many-Red-ET x Coyne Farms Sympati Pat

 
SALE CONSIGNMENTS

To the Destination Vegas Sale - December 12, 2014

PALMYRA HALOGEN MYA-ET-RC

Reg. #840003013495142
Born: July 24, 2014
Mya is the #3 RC female of the breed - GTPI +2491
PTA +863NM  6.0PL  2.9SCS  2.2DPR
PTA 3.10T  1.99FLC  2.81UDC  10/14
Halogen x Lad Many GP-83 VG-MS, 2y

CLICK HERE to view her catalog page!

 
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
AYRSHIRES

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Palmyra Ragimore EV B GiGi
Reg #70270039
Very Good - 89
2-0 305  22,600 4.3  966  3.3  748
    365  25909       1114       862
#9 Elite CPI  +564CPI   +1228M  +40F  +38P  +381NM

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

Sire:  Palmyra Calimero LH Raney-ET - Soon to be released by Select Sires
Dam: Palmyra Ragimore EV B GiGi
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Hazcroft GiGi Gabriella
Reg. #F72511709
#21 Elite Heifer +548PTPI +1350M +54F +36P

Maternal sister to Burdette Gigi by Berkely
Just purchased on the National Sale with David & Linda Hanson

*Embryo orders being taken!*

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Palmyra Reality Ginger-ET
Very Good-89
Reg. #69261847
1-11  369  22,140.362 3.0 669
#71  Elite CPI 8/14  +517CPI  +1103M  +40F  +23F  +352NM

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
Reg. #71350669
Fresh August 19, 2014
1-11 proj. 19,285 4.5 868 3.1 644

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
2-0  proj.  19,435 4.1 797 3.1 621
#103 Elite CPI   +509CPI  +613m  +45f  +|25p  +258NM

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

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Maple Dell Burdette Donna-ET
Very Good-87
Reg. #65302772
2-1  proj.  19,238 4.5 866 3.1 602
#25 Elite CPI +539 CPI  +788m  +39f  +28p  +nm369

Dam:  Maple Dell Zorro DaFourth EX-95 2E

Co-owned with Craig Davidson, Errolston Farm, Scotland
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Palmyra Poker LH Rosy-ET
Reg. #66596106
Excellent - 92
#16 Elite CPI 8/14  +551CPI  +1050M  +53F  +29P  +432NM
2-0 298 19,900 4.5 896 3.3 654
3-0 353 25,377 4.5 1135 3.5 886

Reserve All-American 4-Year-Old 2013
Grand Champion, MD State Fair 2013
1st 4-year-old, Mid-Atlantic National 2013
2nd 4-year-old, WDE 2013
Nominated All-American Jr. 3-Year-Old 2012
1st Jr. 3-year-old, BU & BBO, Mid Atlantic National 2012
3rd World Dairy Expo Futurity 2012
5th Jr. 3-year-old, WDE 2012
Nominated All-American Jr. 2-year-old 2011
5th Jr. 2-year-old at WDE & Mid-Atlantic National 2011

Rosy is a maternal sister to Reality & Ramius!

Her pure Ayrshire sons: Berkely Reagan-ET +600 GTPI and Bendig Roush-ET +557 GTPI going to Select!
Her pure Ayrshire daughters:
Berkely P Rita-ET +578 CPI - #4 Elite Heifer
Berkely P Ruth-ET +563 CPI - #11 Elite Heifer
Berkely P Rinata-ET +561 CPI - #12 Elite Heifer
Burdette Rayna-ET +539 CPI - #26 Elite Heifer
Berkely P Rosy-ET +539 CPI - #28 Elite Heifer

Her Berkely Daughters:
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Palmyra Berkely P Rosy
Reg. #71350654
#28 Elite Heifer
+539 CPI +1315M +61F +37P
Fresh 9/22
2-0 58d proj. 19,040 4.8 914 3.0 577

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


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Palmyra Berkely P Ruth-ET
Reg. #72394521
Full sister to Berkely Rosy (above)
#11 Elite Heifer
+566GCPI  +1196m  +55F  +37P  +1.7T  +382nm

2nd Fall Calf, MD State Fair 2014
3rd Fall Calf, Mid Atlantic National 2014
7th Fall Calf, WDE 2014

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Palmyra Tri-Star LH Rella-ET
Reg. #71350670
1-9 proj. 16,748 4.2 703 3.0 526
Full sister to Reality

1st Milking Yearling & BU, Mid-Atlantic National 2014
4th Milking Yearling, WDE 2014

 
 
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
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Spots-Pride Pronto Galaxy
Excellent-93 EEEEE 2E
Reg. #136056924
GTPI +1768 PTA +1228M +10F +19P +3.2PL +2.38T +1.33UDC
2-3 365 31,140 3.1 951 2.8 872
3-10 365 32,610 3.2 1033 2.8 900
5-1 365 35,490 3.2 1153 2.9 1028
6-8 277 27,450 3.7 1011 2.8 772
Lifetime: 133,970 3.3 4407 2.8 3796

*Sorted IVF embryos by Armani & Brokaw available!