Fun had at the Pot O’Gold Sale

AA POG BannerA fun, eventful Pot O’Gold sale was held this evening, for Junior Jersey Breeders to buy production based heifers to start or expand their herds at home. Any youth, between the ages of 7 and 20 at the start of this year, were able to buy, entering in the contest. 17% of the gross sales will be set aside in a Pot O’Gold Fund, providing cash awards for the owners of 22 calves that complete the highest records ranked by total product value.

32 head were sold in this year’s sale, for an average of $4606.25.

The top-selling heifer was $12,500.

POG LOT 17 – SCHIRM PLUS SATURN was the top-selling lot in the Pot O’Gold sale. The November 2013 heifer has a GJPI of +247 and is sired by Sweetie Plus Iatola Bold, 1JE711. She was serviced to Schultz Volcano Harris, 29JE3866. Paul Schirm, West Salem, OH was the consignor and McCallister Russell, Hilmar, CA was the buyer.
POG LOT 25 - JCJ MARVEL 29587 brought $7000. The December 2013 All Lynns Valentino Marvel, 11JE1118 daughter has a GJPI of +216 and a GJUI of +8.01. She sold to Lowell Chamberlain of Wyoming, NY and was consigned by James Ahlem, Hilmar, CA.
POG LOT 25 – JCJ MARVEL 29587 brought $7000 to be the second high selling POG Lot in the sale. The December 2013 All Lynns Valentino Marvel, 11JE1118 daughter has a GJPI of +216 and a GJUI of +8.01. She sold to Lowell Chamberlain of Wyoming, NY and was consigned by James Ahlem, Hilmar, CA.
Third high selling POG lot was LOT 4 - KILGUS SAMPSON MARLA. Chase Bachelor, Angola, IN purchased the DP Valentino Sampson, 14JE576 daughter for $6,100 from Trent Kilgus, Fairbury, IL. The September 2013 heifer has a GJPI of +140 and is bred to calve in June with a BW Metalica-ET, 7JE1251 calf.
Third high selling POG lot was LOT 4 – KILGUS SAMPSON MARLA. Chase Bachelor, Angola, IN purchased the DP Valentino Sampson, 14JE576 daughter for $6,100 from Trent Kilgus, Fairbury, IL. The September 2013 heifer has a GJPI of +140 and is bred to calve in June with a BW Metalica-ET, 7JE1251 calf.

Best of luck to all the participants who are now entered in this edition of the Pot O’Gold contest!

 

 

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