National Jersey Heifer Sale 2018

National Jersey Heifer Sale 2018

The 61st National Heifer Sale 2018 was held at Scenic Valley Farm, West Salem, OH, on June 28. The sale was held in conjunction with the 150th Anniversary Celebration of the American Jersey Cattle Association. 41 lots and averaged $7190. The top 2 selling lots broke records for high selling Jerseys in the sale.

High Seller was Lot 2, JX Pine-Tree Disco Paris 1696 {5}-ET consigned by Matthew Steiner and Pine Tree Dairy, Marshallville, Ohio. She sold for $67,500 to ABS Global, DeForest, WI. The 3/18 Disco heifer ranks 6th in the nation for JPI at +213. Her dam is a VG-82% Ronaldo (+202JPI) then a VG-81% Volcano who ranks on the Top 1-1/2% List for JPI.

A choice of three heifers (Lot H, I or J) from Faria Brothers Dairies, TX, sold for $51,000 to ST Genetics, TX. The buyer selected Lot H, JX Faria Brothers Usainbolt Jamaica {4}, the 7th highest GJPI heifer of the breed at +211. Her dam is a VG-81% 2Y Saint  x VG-86% Plus x VG-84% Visionary x VG-83% Renegade.

Lot 12, JX Dupat Craze 18104 {5}-ET, consigned by Wickstrom Jersey Farms Inc, Hilmar, CA, sold to ST Genetics for $18,200. She is a 11/17 Craze (+185 GJPI) x VG-85% Leonel (+169 JPI) x VG-84% Score x VG-85% Kilowatt x VG-82% Rasmus.

Thanks to Megan Cornish for the sale coverage and photos!

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