Mid-Atlantic Fall Classic Jersey Sale Wrap-Up

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.

**correction**

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.

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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.

Mid-Atlantic Fall Jersey Classic Sale – IN PICTURES

The Mid-Atlantic Fall Jersey Classic Sale will be held at the home of Craig Rhein and family, FRIDAY, September 21, starting at 11:00 a.m. (EDT). The Pine Grove, Pa., location is hosting just under 200 head of springing heifers down to spring 2018 calves, consigned from Jersey breeders around the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region.

Mid-Atlantic Catalog  |  Flysheets   |   Updates

**NOTE** for those in the A2A2 market, there are OVER 20 head that are tested A2A2, varying ages.

Take a look through the picture gallery of consignments to see the quality that is being offered, and join JMS in Pine Grove, Pa., or contact a member of the sale staff to handle your questions and bids in confidence. NO ONLINE BIDDING WILL BE AVAILABLE THIS YEAR.

Consignments in Pictures:

2ND & 3RD TRIMESTER PASTURE:

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1ST TRIMESTER & “EXPOSED” HEIFERS:

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OPEN HEIFERS:

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Top of the World Sale Catalog – ONLINE

The Top of the World Jersey Sale will be held in Madison, Wis., on Wednesday, October 3, at 4:00 p.m. (CDT), as part of the World Dairy Expo Jersey breed activities. The catalog features consignments from throughout the nation, and includes choices and embryo packages. Over 30 live Jerseys have common names in their pedigrees such as “Veronica” and “Kookie”, “Venus” and “Willie May.”

Some consignments have genomic opportunity, while others have already made a name for themselves in the show ring this summer. Ages range from July, 2018 to a mature Excellent cow with several generations of VG and EX backing her pedigree.

Browse through the Top of the World Jersey catalog and watch for more updates and pictures of the consignments from the Expo grounds on “From Inside the Sale Ring” JMS Blog. LIVE online viewing and bidding will be available at JerseyAuctionLive.com.

The Dairyland Protein Sale will be in Janesville, WI., on Friday, October 5, with great production based opportunities for those who need cattle replacements!

Southeast Jersey Invitational Sale Concludes

The Southeast Jersey Invitational Sale was held in Chester, S.C., on Monday, September 10. Hosted by Sunny Day Farm and Her-Man Jerseys, 131 head of Registered Jerseys went through the ring for an average of $1039. Cattle ranged in age from young milk cows to a 10 day old calf.

Steve Rowley of Mississippi invested in two of the top-selling lots of the sale. Lot 3, JX LYLESTANLEY VICEROY HARLEY 2817 {5}-ET sold for $2600. The February 2018 calf has a GJPI of 165 with several VG and EX dams to back her. She was consigned to the Southeast Jersey Invitational Sale by Lylestanley Trace, LLC, Fl.

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Next high selling lot was Lot 169 WILL DO CHROME HARMONY from Ettinger Jerseys, S.C.  She sold for $2300, carrying a deep family line of VG and EX dams who also do well in production.

Also selling at the $2000 mark was Lot 4, WILL DO BARNABAS HOOP (East Glen Jerseys, SC) and Lot 13, LYLESTANLEY FIZZ JOLENE 2437, (Hobbs Lutz, SC) from Ettinger Jerseys and Lylestanly Trace, LLC, respectively.

 

Southeast Jersey Invitational – IN PICTURES

The Southeast Invitational Jersey Sale will be held at Sunny Day Farms / Her-Man Jerseys in Chester, S.C., on MONDAY, September 10, starting at 11:00 a.m. (EDT). Bidding will also be live on JerseyAuctionLive.com.

SE Sale Catalog  |  SE Sale Flysheets  |  SE Invitational Updates

From a September, 2018 calf (Lot 301) to Milk Cows ready work, there is truly something for everyone. Type and production, genomics and cow families. Springing heifers and ready to breed yearlings.

Enjoy browsing the pictures below, a sample of the 130 head selling from Southeast Jersey breeders. More consignments have been added to the gallery.

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Jersey Youth Fund Benefits from NHS

The 61st National Heifer Sale was held Thursday evening as part of the AJCA – NAJ Annual Meetings and 150th Anniversary celebration. Scenic Valley Farm, West Salem, Ohio, was the setting for the event. Each heifer going through the ring contributes 10% of their sale to the National Jersey Youth Fund.

The 2018 edition of National Heifer Sale saw 41 Lots of choices, embryos and live heifers go through the auction block, with an average of $7190.

The top two high selling lots broke records for high selling Jerseys in this sale!

The high seller was Lot 2, JX Pine-Tree Disco Paris 1696 {5}-ET, from Matthew Steiner and Pine-Tree Dairy, Marshallville, OH. Lively bidding from a packed crowd and an active internet pushed the heifer’s value to $67,500. She was successfully purchased by ABS Global, DeForest, Wis.

The second high selling lot was a choice from Faria Brothers Dairies in Dumas, Tx. Again, lively bidding pushed the choice of three heifers to $51,000, with Lot H, JX Faria Brothers Usainbolt Jamaica {4}, being the selected heifer. ST Genetics, Navasota, Tx,  was the winning bidder on this valuable heifer.

Lot 12, JX Dupat Craze 18104 {5}-ET, was consigned to the National Heifer Sale by Wickstrom Jersey Farms Inc., Hilmar, Ca. She was the 3rd high selling lot of the night, going to ST Genetics for $18,200.

Jersey Marketing Service would like to thank all of the consignors and buyers as part of this National Heifer Sale. To all supporters of the sale and those who donated their time and services to this event, THANK YOU! We wouldn’t be able to have great events like this without everyone’s support!