Waverly entry wins 58th Jersey Jug

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Waverly entry wins 58th Jersey Jug

Date: 
Mon, 11/07/2011

The All American Jersey Sale that followed averaged $6,418 on 67 lots.

Judge Chris Lahmers of Marysville, Ohio, and his associate John Erbsen of Lanark, Ill., selected Miss Iatola Blackie Rose-ET as the winner of the 58th National Jersey Jug in Louisville, Ky. Taking Reserve honors was WF Comerica Glenna-P shown by Brooke Powers, Irvine, Ky. In third was Ratliff Sambo Demi-ET which was an entry by this year’s National Jersey Queen, Cassy Krull of Lake Mills, Wis. Shown in the photo are the top six finalists in the Jersey Jug. The winning entry is shown at the far left with Mike Stiles on the halter.

Jersey Jug

The All American Jersey Sale which followed had a top of $60,000. Heartland Vibrant Sonny was sold to a syndicate headed by Select Sires of Plain City, Ohio. The high-selling female was DeBoer Tbone M6593. She was consigned by Nico DeBoer and sold to Sexing Technologies for $20,000. That organization also bought one of the second high-selling females, Sunny Day Valentino Key for $14,000. Sunny Day Farm consigned that heifer. Norse Star Renegade Marley also sold for $14,000. She was consigned by Norse Star Jerseys and was purchased by Heartland Jerseys, Inc. In all, 67 lots sold for an average of $6,418.

Also on Sunday, the North American International Livestock Show (NAILE) named Claessic Fields Vindicat Genie as the Supreme Champion of the Junior Show. She was shown by Ben Sauder of Tremont, Ill. That cow was Supreme Champion of the Junior Show at World Dairy Expo in 2010.

Other cows taking Grand Champion honors in the Junior Show were: Ayrshire, Briarwoods Harmony Midnite, Walton, Judy, Porter, and Parmley Thornburg, Greencastle, Ind.; Brown Swiss, ShenVal BC Cameron, Cave City, Ky.; Guernsey, Adams Creek Divid Mary Kate-ET, Alyssa Nuttleman, Bangor, Wis.; Holstein, Krull Dundee Ellory-ET, Cassy Krull, Lake Mills, Wis.; Milking Shorthorn, Halpins IH, Samantha Ropp, Kempton, Ill.; Red and White, Ainger Advent Jessa-Red, Britney Hill, Bristol, Vt.