Pot O’Gold Sale Concludes

pogtile16The Pot O’Gold Sale is part of a packed full, eventful junior day at the All American Jersey event in Louisville, Ky. Tonight’s sale featured 31 lots of genotyped heifers for junior Jersey breeders to add to their herds. Each lot purchased has a percentage of her selling price put towards the “Pot O’Gold” moneys awarded at the end of this group of heifers’ first lactation.

On 31 head, the sale averaged $4,103.23. Bidding was lively between the crowd in Newmarket Hall and the internet viewers at home.

Lot 10P – Ahlem Harris Havs 48332 {5}-ET was consigned to this youth sale by Ahlem Farms Partnership in Hilmar, Calif. Thaine, Bradin and Caylee Bjelland of Gillett, Wis., invested in this great heifer for $10,400.

LOT 10 - High Selling Pot O'Gold Heifer
LOT 10P – High Selling Pot O’Gold Heifer

Another California supporter, Sunwest Jersey Dairy, consigned the second high selling heifer, Lot 25P – Sunwest Nitro Kilowatt V1837. She travel back to the same area of the country, to Camille Herrera’s home in Hilmar. Camille purchased this Pot O’Gold heifer for $7,500.

Lot 25P - Second High Seller
Lot 25P – Second High Seller

A third California Jersey breeder, Jim Quist, consigned the third high selling heifer of the evening. Lot 1P – Jars of Clay Daybreak Bryna II-ET sold with a donated share of Jars of Clay Boaz-ET, a syndicated bull in this year’s All American Sale. For $7,000 Robert Graves of Dundas, Ill., invested in a well known cow family!

Lot 1P - 3rd Top Selling Pot O'Gold Lot
Lot 1P – 3rd Top Selling Pot O’Gold Lot

Collin Wussow of Cecil, Wis., was the winning bidder on D&E Harris Violet 16167 {5}-ET from D&E Jerseys in Dalhart, Texas. The final bid on this heifer was $6,700.

Lot 6P - 4th High Seller in the 59th Pot O'Gold Sale.
Lot 6P – 4th High Seller in the 59th Pot O’Gold Sale.

We would like to thank the buyers and the bidders, as well as the consignors to this 59th Pot O’Gold Sale. We would also like to thank our sponsor who helps make this evening’s event happen, Jersey Blend Cow’s Match Calf Growth Formula!

Thank you to Cow's Match for their generosity in supporting our Junior Jersey Breeders and the POG sale
Thank you to Cow’s Match for their generosity in supporting our Junior Jersey Breeders and the POG sale

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