The New York Next Generation Sale combined internet and live auction formats with a new location and a new time. Held on Friday, May 9, beginning at 5:00 p.m. After a tribute to Mr. George Wilson for his past time and energy as the sale chair and to Ralph and Alice Taylor for all they have contributed to Jersey youth and the Association.
30 lots of open and bred heifers sold for an average of $1,815. These 30 head were at the Steuben County Fairgrounds in Bath, NY for the week and walked through the ring this evening.
Topping the tie-up sale and the overall sale was Lot 4 from Underground Genetics in Pitcher, NY. UNDERGROUND JAN-MAMIE JAYNE-ET, born 3/4/2014, was sold to Sam, Angela and George Colpetzer of Greenville, PA for $6,000 after a great amount of bidding from the crowd. This “Reviresco” daughter has at least four Excellent dams behind her, and many family members who are Very Good or Excellent and with various show winnings.
Second high of the sale was Lot 28, also purchased by the Colpetzer family for $4,500. MERI-ACRES TEQUILA STACY was consigned by Peggy Bennett, Albion, NY. This April, 2102 heifer is due in late July, 2014 to Arethusa Jade Velocity-ET and is backed by Payneside breeding from Canada.
20 lots were sold by starting their bids online on the Jersey Bid program earlier in the week. Bidding on that program ended at 4:30 tonight, with the bidding in the live auction starting where the online auction left off.
An embryo package sold to Wakker Dairy, Kewauneee, WI for $300 per embryo. They were from Billings Hallmark Melanie and out of Hometown Incentive-ET and Bridon Remake Comerica-ET and were consigned by Billings Farm & Museum, Woodstock, VT
More bred heifers and open heifers sold as individuals in the online auction, but most were sold as group lots of open and bred heifers, as well as a group of cows. The highest selling group lot was a group of 5 bred heifers, due in June, and consigned by Hi-Land Farm, Wyoming, NY. Kenneth Briggs, Campbellsville, KY purchased this lot for $2,625 each.
Davis Family Dairies, Nicollet, MN was the volume buyer, purchasing 21 head.
The entire sale of 82 lots averaged $1727.44