The Ohio Fall Production Sale was held on Saturday, October 20 in Wooster, Ohio. A beautiful, turned blustery, fall day blew in many bidders, and 25 buyers purchased Jerseys at this annual event. The sale saw 216 head sell to five states (AL, OH, PA, TX, WI).
Volume buyers were Nico Deboer of Chandler, Tx., with 52 head of bred heifers and milk cows, and Jennings Jersey Farm, Gordo, Ala., with 34 head of young calves.
The Ohio Fall Production Sale will be on Saturday, October 20 in Wooster, Ohio at the Wayne County Fairgrounds. The auction will begin around 11:00 a.m. (EDT). There are over 200 head selling, including milking and dry cows, bred heifers of all trimesters, and close to 100 open heifers from breeding age to September calves.
The Dairyland Protein Sale features just shy of 170 head of Registered Jerseys, mostly cows and bred heifers. The sale will be held in Janesville, Wis., at the Rock County 4-H Fairgrounds on Friday, October 5, beginning at 11:00 a.m. (CDT).
The Top of the World Jersey Sale was held in Madison, Wis., as the conclusion to the Jersey breed events at World Dairy Expo. Strong breezes kept the sale pavilion well ventilated, but the crowd filled the seats and watched the parade of cattle cross the auction ring.
The sale had 28 lots sell, including two choices and an embryo lot. The overall average was $2080. The 25 live Registered Jerseys averaged $2192.
The high selling lot is a proven show winner already this week, winning the Senior Yearling class in the International Jersey Show and also grabbing the Reserve Junior Champion banner for the Junior show. Lot 22, Wildweed Primero Lightning, was consigned by Michael and Megan Moede and Katie Ledvica of Algoma, Wis., and was purchased by Buster Goff of Hobbs, N.M., for $5200.
Next high seller was Woodmohr Be True, VG-88% from Woodmohr Jerseys, Bloomer, Wis. She sold to Starwischer Jerseys, Ethan Starkey, Mechanicsburg, Ohio, for $4100.
Close on “Be True’s” heels was the 10th place Jr. 3-year-old of the 2018 International Jersey Show, Ratliff Premier Demi, E-90%. From Ron and Christy Ratliff, Garnett, Ks., this young cow sold to Misty Meadow Dairy in Tillamook, Ore., for $4000.