CATALOG – John Ferdinand Family Dispersal

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.

Extra nice Brown Swiss bred heifer selling.

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.

A sample of the quality. 33 1st & 2nd lactation.


The profit making kind.  147,000 SCC
Many time quality milk award herd.
17 sell with records from 25,000 to 40,072m
Registered Brown Swiss DOB 1/25/11
3/10/11 Swiss sired x Hol. dam with 30,801m!

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