Mid-Atlantic Fall Jersey Classic Sale

Mid-Atlantic BannerThe Mid-Atlantic Fall Jersey Classic Sale sold 191 head on Friday, September 23 in Pine Grove, Pa., for an average of $1,336. Cows, Bred Heifers, Open Heifers, a bull and some baby calves were all sold in the sale hosted by the Craig Rhein Family.

High selling lot of the day was Lot 3, consigned by Billings Farm,  Woodstock, Vt. The springing heifer was sold to Duane Burkholder from Pa., for $2700. Duane also bought Lot 2, a second springing heifer from Billings Farm for $2,300, tied for third selling high lots in the sale.

Sale host Craig Rhein had the second high selling lot of the Mid-Atlantic Sale. Lot 89, a third trimester pregnant heifer, sold for $2,500 to Dexter Knapp of New Hampshire. Dexter was the final bidder on Lot 176 from Dutch Hollow Farms, Schodack Landing, N.Y. She was tied for the third high spot, selling for $2,300.

Twenty-two buyers purchased cattle from the audience and online, from eight different states, including NH, NY, OH, PA, SC, TX, UT, and VT. Adrie Vanderjagt of Sulphur Springs, Tx., was the volume buyer of the day with 63 head.

A big thank you to the consignors of the Mid-Atlantic Fall Jersey Classic Sale, as well as to the bidders and buyers of the cattle. Without you, this kind of sale would not be possible. Also, JMS expresses their gratitude to the Craig Rhein family for all they do in opening their facilities to us to put on this sale.

Next on the JMS Calendar:

  • October 5, 2016 – Top of the World Jersey Sale, Madison, WI
  • October 6, 2016 – Dairyland Protein Sale, Janesville, WI
  • October 22, 2016 – Ohio Fall Production Sale, Wooster, OH
  • November 5, 2016 – Pot O’Gold Sale, Louisville, KY
  • November 6, 2016 – All American Sale, Louisville, KY



Mid-Atlantic Fall Jersey Classic Sale – In Pictures

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The Mid-Atlantic Fall Jersey Classic Sale boasts of 280 head of heifers, ranging from young open cattle to springing bred heifers. Dry cows are also in the mix, as well as two very recently first calf heifers.

Mid-Atlantic CATALOG

Mid-Atlantic FLY SHEETS and BBR Updates (40 of them!)


Gallery of Consignment Pictures with more to be added as the day progresses:

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Mid-Atlantic Fall Jersey Classic Sale

MID-ATLANTIC FALL JERSEY CLASSIC SALE - Click on banner for catalog!
MID-ATLANTIC FALL JERSEY CLASSIC SALE – Click on banner for catalog!

The Mid-Atlantic Fall Jersey Classic Sale is shaping up to be a good one! Cattle are arriving at Craig Rhein’s heifer facility in Pine Grove, Pa., and a good group of Registered Jerseys are coming together from New England and Mid-Atlantic Jersey breeders!

There are 39 head on fly sheets for this sale, so we wanted to send a quick reminder to look through the Mid-Atlantic Fall Jersey Classic Sale Catalog as well as the Fly Sheets for the Mid-Atlantic Sale.

Pictures and videos of the 300+ consignments of bred and open heifers, as well as some dry cows, will be posted on the JMS Blog and JMS Facebook page over the next few days! Stay tuned for more information on A2/A2 designated cattle, some heifers who would work well as a show project, and many who will work to put milk in your tank!



Top of the World Jersey Sale Catalog

TOP OF THE WORLD JERSEY SALE catalog available by clicking on this banner
TOP OF THE WORLD JERSEY SALE catalog available by clicking on this banner

The Top of the World Jersey Sale catalog is now available online! The event, held in conjunction with World Dairy Expo, will be on a NEW NIGHT this year! Join JMS, sale consignors, and World Dairy Expo guests and exhibitors on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, at 7:00 p.m. (CDT) for the Top of the World Jersey Sale!

Watch the JMS Blog and Facebook Page for more information about the consignments to this year’s sale as we draw closer to sale time!

The Dairyland Protein Sale, held Thursday, October 6 in Janesville, Wis., will have its online catalog available soon!



Dixie Invitational Sale Concludes

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HOT. The weather and crowd in Newberry, S.C., were hot at the Dixie Invitational Sale today. But the Southeast breeders put together a great selection of cattle for bidding, the buyers were appreciative! A total of 190 head sold, both on site and in TN, for an average of $1,508.81.

The top-selling lot was #88, a milk cow. Piedmont Goose Bell {3} was offered in the sale by Corey Lutz, Lincolnton, N.C., and was purchased for $2,525 by Vantress Jerseys in Xenia, Ohio.


The second top lot was #1, a bred heifer. Will Do Chronicle Hayden{4} sold for $2,125. Consigned by Ed & Cheryl Ettinger, Kinards, S.C., she also makes her way to Ohio, to J. William & Rachel Hodge.

Lot 1

Carlyle Farms, Wayne, Ohio was the volume buyer of the day with 85 head, including head in groups sold online.

In total, 13 buyers from eight different states bought today.

A great big thank you to the buyers and bidders, both in the crowd and online. We also appreciate the consignors who put their cattle in the Dixie Invitational.

Lots 120-118-121-119-116 (l-r)

The Milk Cows of the Dixie Invitational Sale


Friday, September 9, at 11:00 a.m., the Dixie Invitational Sale kicks off the JMS fall sale season. We hope to see you at Bush River Jerseys in Newberry, S.C., on online at http://www.jerseyauctionlive.com!

Dixie Invitational CATALOG  |  Dixie Invitational FLY SHEETS

The Dixie Invitational has a little under 50 head of milk cows to add milk into your herds. Take a look at the Dixie Invitational Milk Cow video and the video for Lots 250-267 milk cows, as well as the photo gallery!

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