Ameri-Milk Completes Herd Dispersal

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Don Mielke’s Ameri-Milk Jerseys (and some Holstein cows) held a complete “retirement” dispersal today, at the farm in Menasha, Wis. A light breeze with plenty of sunshine had the large crowd in great spirits as they gathered to support years of great breeding. 42 different buyers from nine different states purchased cattle, semen and/or equipment at today’s event, dispersing Don’s deep pedigreed herd across the mid-west region.

Cattle numbered 96 lots, for a $1531.51 average. With semen lots and equipment lots added to the sale equal a total of 115 lots with a $1359.

Lot 320 – JX Ameri-Milk Grabmycup Georgett320 {6}-ET – sold for $8400 to D&D Jerseys, Newton, Wis.

Lot 311 – JX Ameri-Milk Eusi Twinkle-311 {5} – sold for $5000 to Jason and Leah James, Mineral Point, Wis.

Lot 268 – Ameri-Milk Apple Paisley 268 – sold for $3900 to Gary Schwefel, Fond du Lac, Wis.

Lot 273 – JX Ameri-Milk Texas Tribute 273 {4} – sold to Ryan Gartman, Cedar Grove, Wis., for $3550

Lot 209 – Ameri-Milk Sam Atta-209 – sold for $3350 to Jason Cast, Beaver Crossing, Neb.

Lot 245 – Ameri-Milk Crit Victoria 245-P – sold for $3300 to David Wagner, Maribel, Wis.

Lot 32 – Lost-Elm TBone Eryn – sold for $3000 to Brianna Glaeser, Valders, Wis.

Don and his family, as well as Jersey Marketing Service, wish all the buyers great luck with their new purchases and thank all those who supported the sale today.

 

Ameri-Milk Complete Dispersal – COWS in Pictures

 

Click on picture for Catalog Website

 

Don Mielke is planning to retire, so the complete dispersal of his Jersey herd will be taking place on June 10 at the farm. The sale will begin at 11:00 a.m. (CDT) and will also be broadcast LIVE on JerseyAuctionLive.com.  There are also nine Holstein milking and dry cows that will be selling. (For Heifer, Bull and Dry Cow Pictures, Click HERE.) Some equipment and semen will be on the sale, with pictures following later.

Ameri-Milk Dispersal Catalog

Ameri-Milk Sale Flysheet – 243

AMERI-MILK DISPERSAL BREEDING UPDATES

The herd is a tie-stall trained group, and the milk cow picture gallery follows:

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Ameri-Milk Jersey Heifers and Dry Cows – In Pictures

The Ameri-Milk Retirement Jersey (and some Holsteins) Dispersal will be on Saturday, June 10 at 11:00 a.m. at the farm owned by Don Mielke in Menasha, Wis.

Ameri-Milk Dispersal Catalog   |   Ameri-Milk Sale Flysheet – 243

AMERI-MILK DISPERSAL BREEDING UPDATES

Genomics were updated on Tuesday, and announcements will be made from the box on sale day. Some heifers came back with their first numbers and they are as follows:

  • 308 – GJPI 112, GJUI 14.1, DPR -0.4, PL 6.2
  • 310 – GJPI 121, GJUI 14.5, DPR -1.9, PL 4.1
  • 311 –  GJPI 154, GJUI 14.5, DPR -1.0, PL 6.3
  • 320 –  GJPI 159, GJUI 18.1, DPR 0.7, PL 7.2
  • 321 – GJPI 152, GJUI 17.8, DPR 1.0, PL 6.6

Take a look through the videos and pictures of the dry cows and heifers being offered from Don’s deep pedigreed herd:

Open and Short Bred Heifers

Bred Heifers and Dry Cows

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2 Breeding Aged Bulls will also be selling. See them walk in this VIDEO.

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Wisconsin State Sale – Online Bidding Open

This is a sale entirely on Jerseybid.com, running from May 8 to May 16.

The Wisconsin State Sale is online and open for bidding! Hosted by the JerseyBid.com program, 7 individual and 8 group lots are available for 24/7 bidding.

Bred and springing heifers / milking and dry cows / genomics / production / type – all represented in these consignments from around Wisconsin. Wisconsin State Sale Full Catalog

Bidding will remain open until 12:30 p.m. CDT / 1:30 p.m. EDT on May 16, 2017.
At that time sale close out will occur in Horse Race Style Extended Bidding on www.jerseybid.com.

Almost all lots have pictures or videos accompanying them, or will soon. Visuals can be seen as part of their lot listing. Videos can also seen as part of a “Playlist” on the JMS YouTube Channel!

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Norse Star Jerseys – Close to Calving

The Norse Star catalog is available online (click on banner). There is a large COW catalog and smaller HEIFER catalog, as well as a sire reference catalog, as pedigrees condensed for more efficient shipping of catalogs

Norse Star Jerseys Complete Dispersal

Friday/Saturday, May 12-13, 2017 | 10:30 A.M. (CDT) | At the farm, Westby, Wisconsin

Owned by Mike and Merna Fremstad, Jason, Jory and Jeana Fremstad and families

Norse Star Catalog COWS 1 | Norse Star Catalog COWS 2 | Norse Star Catalog HEIFERS | Norse Star Reference Sire Book | Norse Star Fly Sheets

Photos from the close up calving heifers, dry cows, just fresh cows, etc.: VIDEO

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Norse Star Jersey Dispersal – HEIFERS

The Norse Star catalog is available online (click on banner). There is a large COW catalog and smaller HEIFER catalog, as well as a sire reference catalog, as pedigrees condensed for more efficient shipping of catalogs

Pictures and videos from the cattle selection at the Norse Star Jerseys Complete Dispersal will be appearing on the blog throughout the rest of the week.

This is a great group of cattle to add deep pedigrees to your herd, with 100 years of Jersey history. Cows and springing heifers will sell on May 12, starting at 10:30 a.m. (CDT), at the free stall facility. The farm is located 1½ miles N of Westby on Hwy. 14, then right on Lovaas Ridge Rd 1¼ mile. The free stall barn is on the left side of the road. GPS Address: Day 1 – S1175 Lovaas Ridge Road, Westby WI 54667

Cow Pictures / Video Blog Post
Features candid side and udder shots, as well as video of the cows walking to the parlor this morning

Heifer Pictures: (More will be added daily, in their age groups) Today’s featured group is the 1st trimester heifers, those served / not confirmed, and breeding aged heifers.
Key their thigh numbers – the number is the MONTHS they are confirmed bred, X is “exposed” or served, and O is open.

Norse Star Heifers – VIDEO – 1st Trimester, Served, Open

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Breeding Aged Heifers: (roughly January – April 2016 birthdates)

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