Tyler French, Woodstock, Va., (far right) purchased Ahlem Action Purchasing the second high seller of the day was R. J. Doran, Tiffany 16516 for $4,250 to top the 46th Pot O’Gold Sale. Larry Van Newberry, S.C. Doran is represented by his great-grandfather, J. J. Roekel, Director of Marketing for Land O’Lakes Animal Milk Products “Doc” Malnati, second from left. He purchased DeBoer Texida M3728 Company presents a plaque to AJCA-NAJ Area Representative Kristin for $4,000. Nico de Boer, Chandler, Texas, (back center) consigned Paul on behalf of consignor Bill Ahlem Jr., Hilmar, Calif. Tyler Boyd, the bred heifer. South Carolina’s Lauren Black, Saluda, is on the halter. Parrottsville, Tenn., is on the halter. Also pictured are Jersey Marketing Also pictured are Larry Van Roekel of Land O’Lakes, Jersey Marketing Service Manager Herby Lutz and Auctioneer Lynn Lee in the box. Service Manager Herby Lutz and Auctioneer Lynn Lee. Youth Participation Strong in Pot O’Gold Sale T his year marked the 49th year for the Pot O’Gold Sale and 46 th year production contest for Jersey youth. The Number 4 Bred heifers Sale Analysis Avg. Price Total Value $2,937.50 $11,750 +121, with a 3-1 record of 23,440 lbs. milk, 1,141 lbs. fat and 988 lbs. protein. “Tiffany’s” grandam is an Excellent- 8 Open yearlings 2,912.50 23,300 sale was presented by Cow’s Match Jersey 8 Heifer calves 3,137.50 25,100 93% daughter of WF/L&M Duncan Blend. 20 Lots $3,007.50 $60,150 Barber-ET, JPI +31, with two records The annual sale, held on Junior Day at Median Price $2,950.00 exceeding 24,000 lbs. milk, 980 lbs. fat. The All American each November, is and 800 lbs. protein. The next dam is chance for youth between the ages of seven Sale Management: Excellent-91% and sired by Mason and 20 to exercise their pedigree and Jersey Marketing Service Boomer Sooner Berretta, JPI +64. She has judging skills by studying each Auctioneer: Lynn Lee completed five records of over 20,000 lbs. consignment. Their goal–choose the right milk, including her high record of 5-3 305 combination of production-potential and In 2009, a total of $12,121.00 will be 26,410 3.8% 1,009 3.6% 961 95DCR. Her type to put them in the winners circle after awarded to the top 22 placing heifers from next dam is also Excellent. their selection completes her two-year-old the two Pot O’Gold sales in 2006. The After a busy day in the showring, R. J. production record. winner will receive a check for $2,181.78 Doran, Newberry, S.C., selected the The ringside crowd on Saturday, with $1,393.92 going to the owner of the second high seller of the sale. The high November 4 in Newmarket Hall, showed second place animal in the contest. school freshman placed the final bid on many dairy youth of all breeds had come For the first time in the history of the DeBoer Texida M3728 for $4,000. to place their bids. Cries from the ringman Pot O’Gold Sale series, a consignor has The P9 heifer is a daughter of young sire, echoed through the sale arena as the youth topped both sales in a calendar year. Mason Jace Texida, PA JPI +185. He is a raised their hands and nodded their heads William (Bill) Ahlem Jr., Hilmar, Calif., Windy Willow Montana Jace, JPI +179, to try and finish as the last bidder. consigned the two high selling Pot O’Gold son of Mason Lemvig June IV-ET, Very As always, the consignors to this sale individuals of 2006. Good-89%. dug deep in their heifer pens to find the Nine-year-old Tyler French, Woodstock, The November 2005 heifer purchased best of their heifers born between July 1, Va., selected Ahlem Action Tiffany 16516 by Doran, carries a PA of +900M, +48F, 2005 and February 28, 2006. At day’s end, for $4,250. +37P and a JPI of +181. Her dam is a Very the Louisville Pot O’Gold averaged Sired by one of the breed’s top four sires Good daughter of Sunset Canyon $3,007.50 on 20 lots. Combined with the for Productive Life, Forest Glen Avery Decadence-ET, JPI +118, with a two five heifers that sold at the Western Pot Action-ET, JPI +140, “Tiffany” is a P9 lactation m.e. average of 25,544–1,172– O’Gold Sale held in Tillamook, Ore., in heifer with a Parent Average (PA) of 900. Her grandam is an Excellent-90% July, the overall average of the 2006 sales +899M, +36F, +31P and JPI of +173. She daughter of Bancrest Lester AVery, JPI is $2,852.00. was born in December 2005 and is out of +95, with butterfat tests up to 5.0%. The The Pot O’Gold Sale is about the chance an Excellent-90% dam. Her dam is a next dam is an Excellent “Barber” daughter to win the Pot O’Gold Production Contest. daughter of Schultz Brook Hallmark, JPI (continued to page xx) Lauren Perkins, Frankford, W. Va., (front, SR Johnson Smooth sold for $3,750 to center) purchased Rebel Fortune-ET for Trent Kilgus (front, center). AJCA-NAJ Area $3,800. She is pictured with the consignors, Representative David Parkinson (far right) James and Oneva Rowzee. On the halter is represents the consignors Jeff Peters and Pennsylvania Jersey junior Erika Rhein. Larry daughter Jessica. Tyler Boyd is at the halter. Van Roekel, Director of Marketing for Land Representing the sale sponsor Land O’Lakes O’Lakes Animal Milk Products Company, is Larry Van Roekel. Herby Lutz and Lynn Lee Herby Lutz and Lynn Lee are also pictured. are in the box. Pot O’Gold Production Sale Farm and Jessica Peters, Meadville, Pa. (continued to page xx) Rachel Carr, Shreve, Ohio, purchased with over 18,000 lbs. milk actual. “M3728” Dupat Paramount 2891 from Wickstrom was consigned by Nico de Boer, Chandler, Jersey Farms Inc., Hilmar, Calif., for Texas. $3,700 as the fifth high selling heifer. A West Virginia youth participating for The P9 heifer carries a PA JPI of +172, the first time in Louisville, Ky., selected and is sired by Rock Ella Paramount-ET, Rebel Fortune-ET to add to her growing JPI +159. She was bred in October to O.F. herd. Lauren E. Perkins, Frankford, W. Va., Montana Saber-ET, JPI +125. Her dam is placed a final bid of $3,800 on the P9 an Excellent-90% daughter of Al-Top All heifer consigned by Rowzee Jersey Farm, American, JPI +55, and has a three Newton, Miss. lactation m.e. average of 24,074–1,165– The September 2005 heifer is backed by 866. The next dam is a Very Good daughter generations of high testing component of Comfort Royal Alf-ET, JPI +54, with dams. She has a PA of +1,148M, +79F, two records of over 19,000 lbs. milk. +50P and a JPI of +219. She is sired by Sales $2,950 and Over O.F. Mannix Rebel-ET, JPI +198. Her dam (Consignors in Parentheses) Tyler S. French, Woodstock, Va. is an Excellent-91% daughter of Denny S Ahlem Action Tiffany 16516, heifer calf 11 mos. ..... $4,250 Bell, JPI +51, and has produced three (William Ahlem, Jr., Hilmar, Calif.) R. J. Doran, Newberry, S.C. records of over 21,000 lbs. milk, 1,100 lbs. Deboer Texida M3728, heifer calf 11 mos. ................ 4,000 (Nico DeBoer, Chandler, Texas) fat and 800 lbs. protein. The next dam is Lauren E. Perkins, Frankford, W.Va. Excellent-92% dam with a best record of Rebel Fortune-ET, open yearling 13 mos. ................ 3,800 (Rowzee Jersey Farm, Newton, Miss.) 20,670 lbs. milk, 1,061 lbs. fat and 813 Trent Kilgus, Fairbury, Ill. lbs. protein. The next dam is Very Good- SR Johnson Smooth, open yearling 16 mos. ........... 3,750 (Spruce Row Farm, Meadville, Pa.) 87% and has an average fat test of 5.4% Rachel Carr, Shreve, Ohio on seven lactations. Dupat Paramount 2891, bred heifer 13 mos. ............ 3,700 (Wickstrom Jersey Farms Inc, Hilmar, Calif.) A package deal came with the fourth Kyle M. Schirm, West Salem, Ohio Celestial Lieutenant Freckle-ET, heifer calf 10 mos. . 3,200 high seller of the day. SR Johnson Smooth (Scott and Kristin Carson, New Lebanon, N.Y.) was purchased by Trent Kilgus, Fairbury, Tyler C. Kirchdoerfer, Cape Girardeau, Mo. Yosemite Max Fanclub F18482, heifer calf 11 mos. . 3,150 Ill., for $3,750. (Yosemite Jersey Dairy, Hilmar, Calif.) The P6 yearling heifer sold carrying a Katlyn M. Stewart, Dayton, Pa. MVF Kulp Action Sylvie, heifer calf 9 mos. ................ 3,150 Sunset Canyon Matinee-ET, JPI +248, (Kulp Genetics and Craig Rhein, Manheim, Pa.) embryo out of SR Paramount Gem, Caitlin Avila, Dalhart, Texas EF Abe Guacamole, heifer calf 11 mos. ................... 3,100 Excellent-92% and was a top 200 JPI cow (C. L. Collins, III, Sylacauga, Ala.) Landry Bibee, Springfield, Tenn. in August and now ranks 74th in the nation. Maximus Leila, open yearling 12 mos. ...................... 2,950 The consigment “Smooth” is a daughter (Cedarcrest Farms, Faunsdale, Ala.) of TC Hallmark 830 Johnson, PA JPI +138. Other youth making purchases in the Pot Her dam is a Very Good-87% daughter of O’Gold Sale were: Daniel Armstrong, Gabys Freedom Santana-ET, JPI +99, and Springfield, Tenn.; Sidney Avila, Dalhart, has a 2-3 record of 16,880 lbs. milk, 628 Texas; Riley Bibee, Springfield, Tenn.; lbs. fat and 511 lbs. protein. The next dam Andrew Bok, Def iance, Ohio; Dylan is a Very Good-86% daughter of AU Lester Ellenburg, Morristown, Tenn.; Benjamin Topkick-ET, JPI +54, with a best record Grammer, Sebring, Ohio; William D. of 4-3 305 23,050 3.9% 897 3.2% 727 Grammer, Sebring, Ohio; Elizabeth 94DCR. The next dam is Very Good-84% Graves, Springf ield, Tenn.; Tricia Jo dam with over 100,000 lbs. milk lifetime. Kirchdoerfer, Cape Girardeau, Mo.; and The heifer was consigned by Spruce Row Kassandra R. Krebs, Glenford, Ohio.