The cattle are clipped and tagged, The cows are milky with great feet and legs and the boys really like the fancy udders. It’s been raining for 4 days so no field work this Saturday. Make plans to come to this sale.
Milking Herd & Bred Heifer Dispersal –¬†March 24, 1012. John & Joy Ferdinand Family, Reading, Kansas. This¬†group consists of Approx. 80 head – 33 grade holstein cows –¬†6 grade holstein bred heifers –¬†6 Reg. Brown Swiss cows –¬†3 Reg. Brown Swiss bred heifers –¬†4 Reg Brown swiss open heifers – 4 Hol. x Swiss cows –¬†2 Hol. x Swiss bred heifers. DHI-OS RHA ¬†2x¬† 22,079m¬† 931f¬† 761p¬†¬† SCC 152,000 12/11 test day. The yearly average for this high test herd is 4.2% butterfat and 3.5% protien. The pay price on 1/31/12 was $21.52. Tank tested negative for mycoplasma & staph. No BST used. ¬†98% A.I. bred. 20 cows¬†selling with records from 25,000 to 40,672m. 30 are 1st or 2nd lactation. Parlor milked with sand bedded free-stalls with lockups.¬† The¬†43¬†young, sound & saleable¬†cows have been carefully selected from the milking herd.¬† Call 414-916-2428 for info.