While some heifers are at their home farm, waiting to travel to their new owners, over 40 head are featured in a tent at the hotel headquarters. ALL have videos on the JMS YouTube Channel, NHS playlist for you to study.
Don Mielke will be retiring with this complete dispersal of his Ameri-Milk Jersey herd, so some semen and equipment will be up for sale, as well as the cattle.
A list of equipment selling: (there may be updates / additions / changes to this list prior to the sale)
- 300 feet of 2.5 inch, stainless steel, pipeline
- Surge Vacuum Pump
- 1250 gallon (late model) DariKook bulk tank
- MVE SC 4/2V vapor tank with shipping crate
- semen (inventory to be updated Friday)
Pictures of some of the equipment
Don Mielke is planning to retire, so the complete dispersal of his Jersey herd will be taking place on June 10 at the farm. The sale will begin at 11:00 a.m. (CDT) and will also be broadcast LIVE on JerseyAuctionLive.com. There are also nine Holstein milking and dry cows that will be selling. (For Heifer, Bull and Dry Cow Pictures, Click HERE.) Some equipment and semen will be on the sale, with pictures following later.
The herd is a tie-stall trained group, and the milk cow picture gallery follows:
The Ameri-Milk Retirement Jersey (and some Holsteins) Dispersal will be on Saturday, June 10 at 11:00 a.m. at the farm owned by Don Mielke in Menasha, Wis.
Genomics were updated on Tuesday, and announcements will be made from the box on sale day. Some heifers came back with their first numbers and they are as follows:
- 308 – GJPI 112, GJUI 14.1, DPR -0.4, PL 6.2
- 310 – GJPI 121, GJUI 14.5, DPR -1.9, PL 4.1
- 311 – GJPI 154, GJUI 14.5, DPR -1.0, PL 6.3
- 320 – GJPI 159, GJUI 18.1, DPR 0.7, PL 7.2
- 321 – GJPI 152, GJUI 17.8, DPR 1.0, PL 6.6
Take a look through the videos and pictures of the dry cows and heifers being offered from Don’s deep pedigreed herd:
2 Breeding Aged Bulls will also be selling. See them walk in this VIDEO.
National Heifer Sale, supporting National Jersey Youth Activities, will be holding its 60th Anniversary event this year. The Diamond Anniversary Sale will be on June 24, 2017, beginning at 1:00 p.m. (EDT). Many heifers will be on display in a tent at the hotel, but all consignments will be sold by video format, shown at the Wyndham Gateway Gettysburg Hotel and on JerseyAuctionLive.com. National Heifer Sale is held in conjunction to the AJCA – NAJ Annual Meetings.
All heifer videos and pictures will be available to view here on the JMS Blog the week of the sale.
The Ohio Spring Classic Sale is in Wooster, Ohio this year, at the Wayne County Fairgrounds. The sale will begin at 11:00 a.m. (EDT) with the tie-up portion of the sale, followed by the loose housing cattle. Take a look through the photo album for your favorite consignment, and watch for more pictures and videos to be added.
Loose Housing Cows on VIDEO
Loose Housing Bred and Springing Heifers on VIDEO
Loose Housing OPEN Heifers on VIDEO