The Mike and Merna Fremstad families dispersed their 100 years of Jersey breeding in a two day event at the farms in Westby, Wis. Almost 1125 head of deep pedigrees, type and production went through the sale rings, averaging $1418.
A large crowd of Jersey enthusiasts, Fremstad family and friends filled the tents and logged on the internet to watch a large group of great cattle pass through the ring.
Norse Star Vitality Raven (4563) was the high selling lot of the sale at $6500. The 2016 3rd Place Milking Yearling from the All American Jersey Show sold to Grady Auer of New London, Wis.
**Correction** Second High seller was Norse Star Texas 4764, who was purchased by Haas Acres LLC from Evansville, Wis., for $5500.
The third high selling Jersey was Norse Star Mozart Denali (4418), selling to internet bidder Chad Bohn of Litchfield, Minn., for $5400.
Also selling at the $5000 level was Norse Star Joel 5187, heading to New York for purchaser Jon Prokop.
Over 10 head were auctioned off to new owners for over $3000.
Jersey Marketing Service and the Fremstad families would like to wish everyone good luck with your purchases from the Norse Star Jersey Complete Dispersal. We at JMS would also like to thank the Fremstad family for allowing us to work with you and we wish you all the best as you look to new endeavors, yet continue in the Jersey breed on a smaller setting!