The Mid-Atlantic Fall Classic Jersey Sale wrapped up on Friday, September 21 in Pine Grove, Pa., at Craig Rhein and Family’s “sale pavilion”, at their home. A total of 198 head went through the ring, ranging in age from springing heifers to weaned calves. The average was $840.81.
A total of 13 buyers were from Canada, NY, OH, and PA.
It was overlooked in the first draft of the wrap-up post, but Lot 128 was the top selling lot of the Mid-Atlantic Sale, topping off at $1700. She was consigned by Highland Farms of Cornish, Maine, and sold to Entwistle Bros., Frankfort, N.Y.
Lot 9 was the next high selling heifer of the day at $1650. From Mapleline / Kokoski in Hadley, Mass., this springing heifer sold to Mapleview Dairy, LLC, Madrid, N.Y. Her herd mate, Lot 12, sold to Entwistle Bros., in Frankfort, N.Y., for $1600. She was a third trimester bred heifer.
Other consignments selling for over $1500 include Lot 1 from William Pearl, Barnet, Vt., and Lots 10, 13 & 15 from Mapleline / Kokoski.
Over 25 breeders consigned to the sale from their registered Jersey herds in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic areas, with seven states represented.