Friday, August 12, 2016

7th Featured Futurity Entry

Featured Futurity Exhibitor: Indianhead Holsteins

Our final featured exhibitors come from Indianhead Holsteins. They will be exhibiting Indianhead Apricot-Red-ET and Indianhead Thority Brittany.  Indianhead Holsteins is located in northwest Wisconsin and is owned by Robert and Karyn Schauf. It is a multi-enterprise operation featuring a high type Holstein herd of 90 cows with a herd average of over 29,000 pounds of milk. The current BAA is 111.8 with 27 excellent cows. The dairy is located in the center of 1200-acres with 900 actual crop acres. They market snap beans, corn, rye, soybeans, and hay,

besides feeding the resident herd. Indianhead Holsteins also has a wood shavings business delivering over 2500 semi loads of wood by-product to dairy and poultry farms. They also supply wood chips for fuel.

The Schaufs have four sons:Christina in California who is works in marketing, Gabriel who teaches mortuary science at Milwaukee Area Technical College, Zach who has returned to Indianhead to manage the shavings business, and Jacob who works for the University of Minnesota. They are also blessed with three beautiful daughter-in-laws and two granddaughters. 

We are pleased to have the Schaufs exhibiting in the 30th Futurity, as they are the first winners of the Futurity. Please join us as the Schaufs take the shavings on August 13th at 6 p.m.

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