Kentucky National Jersey Sale – GROUP LOTS

The Kentucky National Jersey Show and Sale is in its 56th year, and will be in Louisville, Kentucky, again this year. There is a change to the date and time!

Show and Sale day is THURSDAY, APRIL 5, with the show beginning at 1:00 p.m. and the sale at 3:00 p.m. (EDT).

Pictures of the consignments can be found here on Wednesday! KY National Catalog  |  Kentucky National Fly Sheets Lots 55 and 103A-104E

In addition to the anticipated 50+ head in the show and sale, we also have five lots of 5 or 6 bred heifers, due anywhere from April to July. Browse the information and pick the group or groups that best suit your herd’s needs at Bidding is open from this evening until 3 p.m. on Thursday. The lots must meet their minimum bids in order to move to the live sale for final bidding.

The entire Kentucky National Jersey Sale will also be broadcast LIVE on

Video of Heifers in Lots 100 – 101 – 102

Video of Heifers in Lots 103 – 104

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Kentucky National Jersey Sale

In its 56th year of tradition, the Kentucky National Jersey Show and Sale series will be held at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Ky. The date and time have been changed from previous years, with the Jersey sale cattle being highlighted on THURSDAY, APRIL 5. The show will begin at 1:00 p.m. and the sale will kick off at 3:00 p.m. (EDT). The sale will be in New Market Hall and on

The KY National Catalog features over 50 lots of open heifers, bred heifers and cows, boasting of show pedigrees and type and milk production. Several are close in calf, offering a “2 for 1” deal! There are currently three group lots of bred heifers that will begin their bidding process on, with final bidding as part of the live sale.

JMS Spring Sale Calendar

The JMS Spring Sale Calendar has a full line-up of sales, from tie-up/lead sales to loose housing, from type and show ring potential to herd and milk tank production potential. Check out the sales in your area and / or bid online with and/or!

We are also taking consignment nominations for National Heifer Sale, to be held in conjunction with the AJCA-NAJ Annual Meetings / 150th Anniversary and the World Conference. The meetings will be in Canton, Ohio and the sale will be nearby on THURSDAY, JUNE 26 @ 7:00 p.m. (EDT). Heifers will be on site and will be sold through the sale ring.

UPDATED Kentucky National Jersey Sale Information


The show and sale times have been changed for the Kentucky National Jersey Show and Sale.

The event will be on THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2018, with the SHOW at 1:00 p.m. and SALE at 3:00 p.m. (EST).

For the schedule of JMS Managed Sales, visit the JMS Calendar or the previous Blog Post.

JMS Spring Sale Calendar

The JMS Spring Sale Calendar is filling up and we are looking for great consignments from and for all herd types! Take a look at your herd inventory and sell some of the extra’s, getting the hard work of your focus on genetics out into other herds, for people to see and experience!

Please contact your AJCA-NAJ Area Representative or a member of the JMS Staff to submit your consignment(s) or for more information on the sales. We would be needing the following information:

  • registration number(s)
  • breeding date and service sire
  • fresh dates if applicable
  • current RIP, and past lactation information if not already in our system
  • any professional picture information of family members to include on catalog pages
  • show winnings if applicable

Kentucky National Jersey Sale Concludes

The Kentucky National Jersey Show and Sale concluded in Louisville, Ky., today with a total of 76 lots being sold for an average of $1,704. Live lots who were in Kentucky totaled 65, with nine head sold online in group lots, and one choice offering.

Top selling lot of the day was also the Junior Champion of the show, Lot 63 – Billings Joel Butternut-ET. This senior calf from Billings Farm and Museum, Woodstock, Vt., sold to Kelly Jo Manion of Scottsville, Ky., for $3900.

The second high lot was the Reserve Junior Champion – the Summer Yearling from John and Donna Greiwe and family, Sidney, Ohio. Lot 13 – DKG One In Million Jennie sold to Cymberly Carlson and Jason Nagel in Panama, N.Y., for $3,100.

The third high selling lot of the Kentucky National Jersey Sale was Lot 65, also from Billings Farm & Museum. She was Lot 65 – Billings Grove Bessie-ET and sold to Jacob Belton, Smyrna, Tenn., for $3,050.

Twelve different states consigned to the sale, with buyers representing 10 different states.

Thank you to all the consignors, bidders and buyers. We wish you all the best with your new purchases!