Ameri-Milk Completes Herd Dispersal

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Don Mielke’s Ameri-Milk Jerseys (and some Holstein cows) held a complete “retirement” dispersal today, at the farm in Menasha, Wis. A light breeze with plenty of sunshine had the large crowd in great spirits as they gathered to support years of great breeding. 42 different buyers from nine different states purchased cattle, semen and/or equipment at today’s event, dispersing Don’s deep pedigreed herd across the mid-west region.

Cattle numbered 96 lots, for a $1531.51 average. With semen lots and equipment lots added to the sale equal a total of 115 lots with a $1359.

Lot 320 – JX Ameri-Milk Grabmycup Georgett320 {6}-ET – sold for $8400 to D&D Jerseys, Newton, Wis.

Lot 311 – JX Ameri-Milk Eusi Twinkle-311 {5} – sold for $5000 to Jason and Leah James, Mineral Point, Wis.

Lot 268 – Ameri-Milk Apple Paisley 268 – sold for $3900 to Gary Schwefel, Fond du Lac, Wis.

Lot 273 – JX Ameri-Milk Texas Tribute 273 {4} – sold to Ryan Gartman, Cedar Grove, Wis., for $3550

Lot 209 – Ameri-Milk Sam Atta-209 – sold for $3350 to Jason Cast, Beaver Crossing, Neb.

Lot 245 – Ameri-Milk Crit Victoria 245-P – sold for $3300 to David Wagner, Maribel, Wis.

Lot 32 – Lost-Elm TBone Eryn – sold for $3000 to Brianna Glaeser, Valders, Wis.

Don and his family, as well as Jersey Marketing Service, wish all the buyers great luck with their new purchases and thank all those who supported the sale today.

 

Ameri-Milk Complete Dispersal – Updates and Equipment pictures

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.

LIST OF EQUIPMENT AND SEMEN AMERI-MILK DISPERSAL

Ameri-Milk Dispersal Catalog

Ameri-Milk Sale Flysheet – 243

AMERI-MILK DISPERSAL BREEDING UPDATES

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

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Surge Vacuum Pump

 

Ameri-Milk Complete Dispersal – COWS in Pictures

 

Click on picture for Catalog Website

 

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.

Ameri-Milk Dispersal Catalog

Ameri-Milk Sale Flysheet – 243

AMERI-MILK DISPERSAL BREEDING UPDATES

The herd is a tie-stall trained group, and the milk cow picture gallery follows:

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Ameri-Milk Jersey Heifers and Dry Cows – In Pictures

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.

Ameri-Milk Dispersal Catalog   |   Ameri-Milk Sale Flysheet – 243

AMERI-MILK DISPERSAL BREEDING UPDATES

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:

Open and Short Bred Heifers

Bred Heifers and Dry Cows

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2 Breeding Aged Bulls will also be selling. See them walk in this VIDEO.

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Ameri-Milk Retirement Dispersal

Mr. Don Mielke will be dispersing his herd of deep pedigreed Jerseys, along with a few Holsteins. The catalog is now ONLINE for the Ameri-Milk Jerseys Complete Retirement Dispersal.

Watch / “Follow” the JMS Blog and the JMS Facebook Page for more information / updates / pictures and videos from the farm starting the week of the sale.

Ameri-Milk Catalog

Norse Star Jerseys Disperse

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.

4418

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!