Jerseys top the All Breeds Spring Selection Sale at $11,000

Diamond Hill HV Dark Chocolate

A group of mostly NSW Breeders combined to stage the Online Auction of young cows, heifers, embryos and semen representing Jerseys, Holsteins and one Illawarra and one Swiss.

The catalogue was auctioned from the DLS Office via the Elite Livestock Auctions platform to more than 360 viewers.

Sale top of $11,000 was paid for Diamond Hill HV Dark Chocolate, this 12 month old Askn heifer is from a VG 88 VIP daughter of the famous Canadian cow Avonlea Premier Chocolate Chip, EX 96, she sold a/c Mangold & Hayes to R Wilson of Jamber Jerseys.

Next top of $7,800 was the 2023 Sydney Royal Supreme Junior Champion Cedar Vale Oliver Countess-P, she sold bred to Stark-PP a/c S & W Oslear to A Rosolin of Glenfyne, Vic.

P Buckley of Camden selected Jamber Colton HG Lady, EX 91, a super milky young cow at $7,500 from R Wilson. The same buyer also paid $5,500 for Diamond Hill VV Pix, a Viral from a VG Valentino sister to noted AI Sire Pixstar a/c M Mangold.

Other noted sales in the Jersey section included Hazel Vale Ferdilicious, a Ferdinand bred to Victorious from 3 gens EX dams back to Gorgeous, EX 97, she sold a/c J Hayes to Ashtaney Jerseys, SA at $5,600. Also at $5,600 was Cedar Vale Choc Chip Maybell, a classy 8 month heifer to Todd Brown of Vic.

Selling agents Dairy Livestock Services report – 17 Jerseys av $4,690.