Fall Sales are approaching

Cataloging for the Southeast Jersey Invitational (formerly Dixie Invitational) will begin on THURSDAY, August 10. Consignments, especially any for the tie-up portion, must be turned in promptly.
In this year’s sale, we will be having a tie-up portion featuring approximately 30 head of high quality show prospects and genomic animals. The other portion of the sale will be commercial cattle that will be housed as we have done in the past. Milk cows will be in one group and the heifers divided and housed by age and pregnancy status. Thank you to Her-Man Jerseys and Sunny Day Farm for hosting the sale.

As manager of the sale, JMS wishes to invite you to participate in this volume production sale. The deadline for consignments to the Mid-Atlantic Fall Jersey Classic sale is August 16. The New York and New England area sales were held in the spring only for the 2017 sale season. This early fall sale will create a place to market quality Jersey heifers from and within the eastern United States. Thank you to the Craig Rhein Family for hosting this sale.


Jersey Marketing Service (JMS) will once again manage an elite sale of the breed’s most marketable individuals at the Top of the World Jersey Sale in conjunction with World Dairy Expo. The sale date and time for this year is Wednesday, October 4 at 4:30 p.m. (CDT).
Cap off the Jersey event-filled week in Janesville with the 15th Dairyland Protein Sale, on Friday, October 6 at 11:00 a.m. (CDT). Please consider supporting this sale with good quality animals that you want to market.
The deadline for the Top of the World and Dairyland Protein Sale catalogs is August 22.

Please consider consigning to this well attended fall sale with quality, production Jerseys that you want to market. Cheese plants in Ohio are strongly encouraging their suppliers to increase components, thus creating greater demand for Jersey cattle. The deadline for the Ohio Fall Sale catalog is September 9.

Jersey Marketing Service would like to invite you to be a part of the most prestigious Jersey sale in the world!
Heifers must be born between July 1, 2016 and March 15, 2017. All heifers in the Pot O’Gold (POG) sale will be genotyped, and their dams must be scored at least VG-80%. AJCA will pay for three genomic samples to be nominated for the POG Sale. Samples need to be received at the lab before August 1st to meet the September genomic evaluation deadline and to be in the catalog.
We are looking for the best our breed has to offer. We want to select cattle from tremendous cow families that have consistently excelled in production and type. By striving for the very best from your breeding program we can continue to attract new and old Jersey enthusiasts from all over the world.
Help us make this annual event the best one ever by consigning one of your top Jerseys to the 2017 All-American & POG Sales! DEADLINE FOR THE ALL AMERICAN & POT O’ GOLD CATALOGS IS SEPTEMBER 16.

Mid-Atlantic Fall Jersey Classic Sale

Mid-Atlantic BannerThe Mid-Atlantic Fall Jersey Classic Sale sold 291 head on Friday, September 23 in Pine Grove, Pa., for an average of $1,336. Cows, Bred Heifers, Open Heifers, a bull and some baby calves were all sold in the sale hosted by the Craig Rhein Family.

High selling lot of the day was Lot 3, consigned by Billings Farm,  Woodstock, Vt. The springing heifer was sold to Duane Burkholder from Pa., for $2700. Duane also bought Lot 2, a second springing heifer from Billings Farm for $2,300, tied for third selling high lots in the sale.

Sale host Craig Rhein had the second high selling lot of the Mid-Atlantic Sale. Lot 89, a third trimester pregnant heifer, sold for $2,500 to Dexter Knapp of New Hampshire. Dexter was the final bidder on Lot 176 from Dutch Hollow Farms, Schodack Landing, N.Y. She was tied for the third high spot, selling for $2,300.

Twenty-two buyers purchased cattle from the audience and online, from eight different states, including NH, NY, OH, PA, SC, TX, UT, and VT. Adrie Vanderjagt of Sulphur Springs, Tx., was the volume buyer of the day with 63 head.

A big thank you to the consignors of the Mid-Atlantic Fall Jersey Classic Sale, as well as to the bidders and buyers of the cattle. Without you, this kind of sale would not be possible. Also, JMS expresses their gratitude to the Craig Rhein family for all they do in opening their facilities to us to put on this sale.

Next on the JMS Calendar:

  • October 5, 2016 – Top of the World Jersey Sale, Madison, WI
  • October 6, 2016 – Dairyland Protein Sale, Janesville, WI
  • October 22, 2016 – Ohio Fall Production Sale, Wooster, OH
  • November 5, 2016 – Pot O’Gold Sale, Louisville, KY
  • November 6, 2016 – All American Sale, Louisville, KY


Mid-Atlantic Fall Jersey Classic Sale – In Pictures

Click on Picture for Catalog website
Click on Picture for Catalog website

The Mid-Atlantic Fall Jersey Classic Sale boasts of 280 head of heifers, ranging from young open cattle to springing bred heifers. Dry cows are also in the mix, as well as two very recently first calf heifers.

Mid-Atlantic CATALOG

Mid-Atlantic FLY SHEETS and BBR Updates (40 of them!)


Gallery of Consignment Pictures with more to be added as the day progresses:

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Mid-Atlantic Fall Jersey Classic Sale

MID-ATLANTIC FALL JERSEY CLASSIC SALE - Click on banner for catalog!
MID-ATLANTIC FALL JERSEY CLASSIC SALE – Click on banner for catalog!

The Mid-Atlantic Fall Jersey Classic Sale is shaping up to be a good one! Cattle are arriving at Craig Rhein’s heifer facility in Pine Grove, Pa., and a good group of Registered Jerseys are coming together from New England and Mid-Atlantic Jersey breeders!

There are 39 head on fly sheets for this sale, so we wanted to send a quick reminder to look through the Mid-Atlantic Fall Jersey Classic Sale Catalog as well as the Fly Sheets for the Mid-Atlantic Sale.

Pictures and videos of the 300+ consignments of bred and open heifers, as well as some dry cows, will be posted on the JMS Blog and JMS Facebook page over the next few days! Stay tuned for more information on A2/A2 designated cattle, some heifers who would work well as a show project, and many who will work to put milk in your tank!


Mid-Atlantic Fall Jersey Classic Sale

MID-ATLANTIC FALL JERSEY CLASSIC SALE - Click on banner for catalog!
MID-ATLANTIC FALL JERSEY CLASSIC SALE – Click on banner for catalog!

The Mid-Atlantic Fall Jersey Classic Sale is coming up – September 23, 2016 – in Pine Grove, Pa., hosted by the Craig Rhein Family.

Click HERE for catalog, full of over 280 head of Registered Jerseys! Some cattle are A2/A2 Tested, a wide range of heifers from Springing – Bred – Open.

Stay tuned to this blog and the JMS Facebook page for more information, updates, videos and pictures from the sale as cattle arrive and settle in at the sale site in Pine Grove, Pa., the week leading up to the September 23 sale day!

Introducing a JerseyBid.com Sale…

Jersey Bid BannerWe will be hosting an “Assorted Lots Sale” on http://www.jerseybid.com at the end of August. *Almost* anything can be put up for bidding on this sale to run online from August 24 – 26. Semen will be sold in a separate sale in October, but cattle, embryos, Jersey / Dairy related items are accepted in individual or group lots.

Consignments will be accepted up to August 24. Bidding online will end at 1:30 p.m. (EDT) on August 26, with Horse Race Style Closing / extended bidding to follow.

Minimum bids are accepted. Commission on minimum bids are 7% (if sold) and 6% on absolute sales. No listing fee will be charged.

Contact your AJCA / NAJ Area Representative or JMS Staff member with any questions or to submit any consignments.

JMS Managed Fall Sales with consignment deadlines quickly approaching:

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