Sign-up for the Golden Gopher Futurity
The Golden Gopher Futurity Program is an exciting program in Minnesota Holstein that many of you may not know about.
Minnesota Futurity Facts:
- The more entries the higher the payouts, down 25 places.
- There are two classes; Production & Type. You can choose one or both when entering.
- The production formula used is on 305 ME’s.
- Past 1st-3rd place winners in production have ranged from values of $4,469 to $3,243.
- Production Formula : (# of Milk x .01) + (# of Fat x 1.15) + (# of Protein x 2.55) = S Value
How to Enter:
- Look at your animals that were born between September 1st of the previous year to August 31st of the current year.
- Choose any animal that you believe has the potential of doing well in their class.
- Futurity Classes:
- Production – awards handed out at the All-Breeds Convention
- Type – awards are handed out at the Minnesota State Holstein Show
- Both- all animals are eligible to be entered in both classes
- Fill out this form before March 2, 2019.
New This Year:
- Sign up three animals, one of the animals will be signed up for free.
- Sign up five animals, two of the animals will be signed up for free.