2016 Pot O’Gold Sale

2019 Pot O'Gold Production Contest

For heifers purchased from the 2016 Pot O'Gold Sale.

Rankings based on dollar value of the animal's first lactation. An in-depth article about contest results is available in the September 2019 issue of the Jersey Journal.

Rankings for the 2019 Pot O'Gold Production Contest


Jacob Tatko simultaneously won both the 2019 Pot O’Gold Production Contest and the 2018 National Jersey Youth Production Contest with JX Clemson Lemonhead 330 604 {6}. He is pictured with “Clemson,” his first dairy cattle purchase, as a winter yearling at the 2017 Iowa State Fair.

2016 Pot O'Gold Sale Highlights

JX Ahlem Harris Havs 48332 {5}-ET was the high seller at $10,400. She was purchased by Bradin Bjelland, left, and his siblings, Thayne and Caylee. She was consigned by Ahlem Farms Partnership, represented by Jonathan Merriam, right. Breanna Bowen is at the halter and JMS Manager Greg Lavan and Seth Andrews, auctioneer, are in the box.


Sunwest Nitro Kilowatt V1837 was the second high-seller, purchased by Camille Herrera, represented by Jonathan Merriam, for $7,500. She was consigned by Sunwest Jerseys, represented by Advance Services Consultant Seth Israelsen. Also pictured are Jaylin Dilsaver, at the halter, and JMS Manager Greg Lavan and Seth Andrews, auctioneer, in the box.


The third high seller, Jars of Clay Daybreak Bryna II-ET, was purchased by Robert Graves, represented by fellow Illinois Jersey junior Ethan Marcoot, left, for $7,000. She was consigned by Jim Quist. Grant Dohle is at the halter. Lavan and Andrews are in the box.

2016 Pot O'Gold Buyer's List
Thayne, Bradin, and Caylee Bjelland, Gillett, Wis.
JX AHLEM HARRIS HAVS 48332 {5}-ET, heifer calf 9 mos. $10,400
(Ahlem Farms Partnership, Hilmar, Calif.)
Camille Herrera, Hilmar, Calif.
SUNWEST NITRO KILOWATT V1837, bred heifer 14 mos. $7,500
(Sunwest Jersey Dairy, Hilmar, Calif.)
Robert Graves, Dundas, Ill.
JARS OF CLAY DAYBREAK BRYNA II-ET, heifer calf 6 mos. $7,000
(Jim Quist, Fresno, Calif.)
Colin Wussow, Cecil, Wis.
JX D&E HARRIS VIOLET 16197 {5}-ET, heifer calf 8 mos. $6,700
(D & E Jerseys, Dalhart, Texas)
Coltan O. Seals, Beaver, Ore.
JX SCHIRM DRAPER WINTER {4}, heifer calf 10 mos. $5,500
(Paul R. Schirm, Saint Johns, Mich.)
Olivia Bowers and Katelyn Herzberg, Marion, Wis.
JX RIVER VALLEY SPARKY RUTH 1415 {5}-P, bred heifer 15 mos. $4,500
(River Valley Farm, Tremont, Ill.)
Corey Vanderfeltz, Lawton, Pa.
HER-MAN CHRONICLE VELCRO, heifer calf 11 mos. $4,500
(Hobbs Lutz, Chester, S.C.)
Blaine Warburton, New Albany, Pa.
PRO-HART PRIMERO CARDINAL-ET, heifer calf 11 mos. $4,500
(Melanie Provoast, Standish, Mich.)
Tyler Bohnert, East Moline, Ill.
SUNSET CANYON MIRROR V DAFFY, heifer calf 11 mos. $4,000
(Eric L. Silva, Beaver, Ore.)
Austin Haywood, Hastings, Mich.
JX OOMSDALE CAYLA VIPER CRESTON {4}-ET, open yearling 14 mos. $4,000
(Michael A. Ooms, Valatie, N.Y.)
Ethan Haywood, Hastings, Mich.
JX GOLD MEDAL JUMBO 33889 {5}-TWIN, bred heifer 13 mos. $4,000
(Grant Ahlem, Hilmar, Calif.)
Ela M. Hebgen, De Forest, Wis.
KILGUS DAZZLER CANDY, bred heifer 16 mos. $4,000
(Trent Kilgus, Fairbury, Ill.)
Jack Zina, Hadley, Mass.
HER-MAN/SDF TEXAS BELINDA, bred heifer 15 mos. $4,000
(Sunny Day Farm and Her-Man Jerseys, Chester, S.C.)
Devin Haywood, Hastings, Mich.
JX CAL-MART CHAR HELSA 8031 {5}-ET, bred heifer 14 mos. $3,900
(Martin Dairy LLC, Tillamook, Ore.)
Star Poulin, Newport, Vt.
JX BLJ DRAPER SOPHIA {4}, bred heifer 16 mos. $3,800
(Neal Smith, Reynoldsburg, Ohio)
Austin Dizek, Hadley, Mass.
HILLVIEW CHILLI LINDY-ET, bred heifer 16 mos. $3,700
(Chris and Cheryl Sorenson, Pine River, Wis.)
Elizabeth Fluck, Forksville, Pa.
NORSE STAR MAGNUM 5079, heifer calf 8 mos. $3,700
(Norse Star Jerseys, Westby, Wis.)
Tyler C. Kirchdoerfer, Cape Girardeau, Mo.
LAST CHANCE LEMONHEAD MAYZIE, heifer calf 9 mos. $3,600
(Bob and Darlene Winter, Chetek, Wis.)
Renee L. Bok, Defiance, Ohio
CDF MALACHI TEE TIME V12665 {6}, bred heifer 14 mos. $3,500
(C & S Livestock, Hilmar, Calif.)
Clayton Kirchdoerfer, Cape Girardeau, Mo.
ALL LYNNS DAYBREAK CHARLOTTE, heifer calf 8 mos. $3,500
(Tommy Allen, Reedsburg, Wis.)
Molly Kokoski, Hadley, Mass.
ASPEN GROVE IRWIN HANNAH, bred heifer 15 mos. $3,500
(Alison Graves, Talbott, Tenn.)
Jase Swafford, Eatonton, Ga.
BOHNERTS RENO GLORIA, heifer calf 9 mos. $3,400
(Tyler Bohnert, East Moline, Ill.)
Jacob Tatko, Donahue, Iowa
JX CLEMSON LEMONHEAD 330 604 {6}, heifer calf 8 mos. $3,400
(Clemson University/Dairy Farm, Clemson, S.C.)
Kayley Melton, Lake, Miss.
LAWTONS IRWIN SPARKLE, bred heifer 16 mos. $3,300
(Merle Lawton, Newark Valley, N.Y.)
Ava G. Hebgen, De Forest, Wis.
PBJ VAL JAZZY, open yearling 12 mos. $3,000
(Freeman Brundige, South Fulton, Tenn.)
Carl Taylor, Booneville, Miss.
GRAM-WAY CHILI DAPHNE-ET, heifer calf 10 mos. $2,900
(Ryan and Kim Graham, Brighton, Ill.)
Cassie Bohnert, East Moline, Ill.
CEDAR MTN FARM AXIS RHEA, bred heifer 13 mos. $2,800
(Kerry Gawalt, Hartland, Vt.)
Korri A. Briggs, Campbellsvlle, Ky.
DUTCH HOLLOW MACKENZIE KATERINA {6}, heifer calf 10 mos. $2,600
(Dutch Hollow Farm, Schodack Landing, N.Y.)
Anneli Shaw, Wauseon, Ohio
CDF REGAL 80107, open yearling 12 mos. $2,200
(CDFD-Hartley, Hilmar, Calif.)
Kaila Wussow, Cecil, Wis.
JX HEINZ PROP JE LUSHIA 9627 {4}, heifer calf 8 mos. $2,100
(Lloyd Heinz, Shawano, Wis.)
Karra Cina, Newton, Wis.
JX KESSLERS REGENCY CASSIE {4}-ET, open yearling 13 mos. $1,700
(Jera, Kyla and Keaton Kessler, Columbia, Ky.)