The Mid-Atlantic Fall Jersey Classic Sale will begin tomorrow, September 18, 2015 at 11:00 a.m., in Pine Grove, Pa. The sale will be at the home of the Craig Rhein Family and a free hot lunch will be served throughout the day, sponsored by Fisher and Thompson Inc.
GALLERY OF MILK COWS: Video HERE.
GALLERY OF 2ND & 3RD TRIMESTER HEIFERS: Video HERE.
Around 290 head of cows and bred and open heifers are set to go through the ring. Bids will be taken from the audience, or from online bidders watching the LIVE broadcast on Jersey Auction Live, or from bids given to sale staff in absentee. Roughly 58 open heifers, 11 heifers with their breeding dates “too close to call” a pregnancy, 64 bred heifers in their 1st trimester, 64 heifers in their 2nd trimester and 92 3rd trimester heifers or dry cows. 37 milking cows are also offered.
There are notable genomic numbers in some of the pedigrees, some type that could be a project heifer for a young Jersey breeder to start their herd, but there is A LOT of production. These Jersey and cross-bred consignments will make money by putting milk in the tank for their new owners.