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

 

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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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Diamond Anniversary National Heifer Sale

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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.

NHS CATALOG

Ohio Spring Classic Sale Wrap-up

The Ohio Spring Classic Sale was held at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Wooster, Ohio today, with 128 lots going through the ring, averaging $2119.

Lot 45 was the top seller of the day, consigned by River Valley Farm in Tremont, Ill. River Valley Genie Spice 1664-ET sold to Sam, Angela and George Colpetzer, Greenville, Pa., for $9000.

Lot 19, from Lindsays Pine Hill Jersey Farm, New Waterford, Ohio, was the second high seller. JX Pine Hill Vandrell Lumber {3} brought a selling price of $7500, and sold to ST Genetics.

Lot 18 was the third high selling of the Ohio Spring Classic Sale, from Albright Jerseys LLC, Willard, Ohio. JX AJ Avon 3258 {3} was purchased by ST Genetics for $7200.

Consignors sent cattle from seven different states, for both a tie-up and “commercial” format of the sale combined. Buyers were from 13 different states, from Maine to Oklahoma. Adrie Vanderjagt of Sulphur Springs, Texas was the volume buyer.