COVINGTON — The Del-Jay registered Holstein dispersal was held Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at the farm located at Covington, Ohio. The herd was owned by Donald and Seth Fisher. One hundred fifty-three registered Holsteins, from baby calves to eleven year old cows, sold for an overall average of $1,350. Milking cows averaged $1,873.
Topping the sale at $5,700 was Lot 6, Ri-Val-Re Rubicn Natalie, a fresh two year old with +2680 GTPI. From nine generations of Very Good and Excellent dams, she was sired by EDG Rubicon and from a Very Good 85 Numero Uno dam. The buyer was Ross Russell, Russell Springs, Kentucky.
Selling for $4,800 to Lou Brown, New Bremen, Ohio, was Lot 3, Del-Jay Touchdown Entry, classified Good Plus 84 at 2 years with a Very Good mammary, she was milking 113 pounds with a 5.6% test. Sired by Seagull-Bay Touchdown, her dam was a GP 83 high testing Sanchez with a record at 4-01 365 31570 4.4% 1403 3.2% 1013.
Lot 2, Del-Jay Mogul Éclair also sold to Ross Russell for $3,700. A fresh two-year-old daughter of Mogul, her dam was an Excellent 90 Gabor daughter with a record at 2-00 365 34648 3.8% 1322 2.9% 1003 and was the Best Bred and Owned at the 2017 Ohio State Fair.
The high selling bred heifer was Lot 26, Del-Jay Jedi Marcy-ET RC PC. She sold for $3,350 to David Bower in Virginia. She was A2A2, a red carrier, polled and bred to OCD Zipit Emmitt-PP-ET (A2A2) and from the Rudy Missy cow family.
The sale was managed by Kiko Auctions, Randall Kiko was the auctioneer and Daniel Brandt read the pedigrees. Cattle sold to Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Virginia, North Carolina, Indiana and Kentucky.