The 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
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.
Gallery of Consignment Pictures with more to be added as the day progresses:
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!
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!
We 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: