Ahrens Dairy Cattle and Milking Equipment Auction

Livestock Auction in 26429 MN State Hwy 28, Grey Eagle, Minnesota, United States

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29th June, 2021 11:00 AM

Ahrens Dairy Cattle and Milking Equipment Auction

Livestock Auction in 26429 MN State Hwy 28, Grey Eagle Minnesota, United States

Tuesday at - 29th June , 2021

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The Ahrens family is well known in the area as premiere dairymen and good friends and neighbors. Mid-American Auction Co. is honored to be selected to conduct this outstanding farm dispersion of one of Stearns County’s leading herds. The Ahrenses have been milking on this second generation farm for over 40 years and now have decided to discontinue the dairy portion of their farming operation. Please note that we will begin with dairy equipment at 11:00 a.m. sharp, followed by dairy cows, springing & bred heifers, then open heifers. Prior inspection welcome by appointment beginning Friday, June 25th. Thank you!

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150 Head of Outstanding, High Producing, High Grade Holsteins Sell Under Cover

Note: This is an excellent herd of young, extremely well uddered, high producing Holstein cattle. Current testing indicates a herd average of 2X 24,873 milk, 3.8% 938 fat and 3.1% 763 protein, 79 pound tank average on May test from beautiful udders, 30 head milking over 100 pounds per day with individuals milking over 130 pounds per day. Several completed records over 35,000 pounds, Current SCC 201,000. 73% of the herd in only their first and second lactations. Cows are milked in a tie-stall facility. Head lock trained as heifers. This herd has been exclusively artificially bred for over 35 years using genetic mating incorporating leading sires, including but not limited to: Jonathan, Gammon, Comforto, Palace, Toronto, Ahiku and Malone. All heifers are in service to sexed semen calving ease sires including: Gammon, Toronto and Applebees. An excellent bi-monthly herd health program in place for many years through the Sauk Valley Vet Service. Cows receive Express 10 prior to breeding. After 90 days pregnant A Lepto vaccine is administered, J Vac booster every 90 days, dry cows receive J Vac, Tomorrow Tubes and Orbeseal. Heifers given Express 10 with booster and Ultrabac I, Lepto vaccines after 90 days bred. Hooves trimmed regularly. If you are in need of superior hard-to-find farm fresh home-raised dairy additions or replacements, we strongly urge you to mark this date on your calendar and make plans now to make several selections from this very good 2nd generation Stearns County herd. Trucking available. For a catalog with all current breeding, freshening and production information, please phone (320) 760-2979 or see online at: www.midamericanauctioninc.com.

 

INCLUDES:

(95) Fancy Young Holstein Cows, 36 First Lactation, 33 Second Lactation, 26 Third Lactation, 25 fresh past 90 days, 30 Cows and Heifers due next 60 days. Several milking over 100 lbs. per day from beautiful udders

 

Bred Heifers

(35) Fancy Large Frame Bred and Springing Heifers due from Sale Time through Dec. 2021, AI’d using Sexed Semen and out of Top Ahrens Dams. These are deep bodied long frame heifers that will know how to milk, head lock trained

 

Open Heifers

(20) High Quality Open AI Sired Holstein Heifers, 12 Months Old. This is a fancy set of dairy made heifers that are as good as any offered at auction this season, head lock trained

 

Bulk Tank, Automatic Take-Offs & Dairy Equipment

Please NOTE: Dairy equipment sells first at 11:00 a.m. sharp. We are asking that all milking equipment remain intact until Thursday, July 1st. Thank you.

Alfa-Laval 2000 Gallon Bulk Tank, Model #AL-2000, Ser. #LH4782, includes Automatic Wash, Alfa Laval Model CRNQ-050E-PVF-970 Compressor - new April of 2021 and Alfa-Laval Model SX-SRD600HC-4 Twin Fan Compressor

(9) Delaval Mu-Blue 24 Volt Digital Read-Out Single Hook-Up Automatic Take-Offs with Pistol Grip Connectors, Purchased New in 2016, (Sold Individually)

(58) Delaval Multi-Point Stall Ports with Quick Connect Wire, Plus 9 Ports in Milk House and Controller, (Sold Complete as One Unit)

Delaval Model VP78 Vacuum Pump with Reclaimer Tank, Vacuum Controller and 7.5 H.P. Motor, Ser. #NK0131

Delaval Pipe-Line for 90 Cows, includes approx 50 Ft. of 3 Inch Line and Approx. 350 Ft. of 2 Inch Line, Stainless Steel Receiving Jar with 3 Inch Trap, Control Panel, Manual Wash

Mueller Acu-Therm Plate Cooler

Mueller Model D-2VF-105 Free Heater, Ser. #1583DA

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150 Head of Outstanding, High Producing, High Grade Holsteins Sell Under Cover

Note: This is an excellent herd of young, extremely well uddered, high producing Holstein cattle. Current testing indicates a herd average of 2X 24,873 milk, 3.8% 938 fat and 3.1% 763 protein, 79 pound tank average on May test from beautiful udders, 30 head milking over 100 pounds per day with individuals milking over 130 pounds per day. Several completed records over 35,000 pounds, Current SCC 201,000. 73% of the herd in only their first and second lactations. Cows are milked in a tie-stall facility. Head lock trained as heifers. This herd has been exclusively artificially bred for over 35 years using genetic mating incorporating leading sires, including but not limited to: Jonathan, Gammon, Comforto, Palace, Toronto, Ahiku and Malone. All heifers are in service to sexed semen calving ease sires including: Gammon, Toronto and Applebees. An excellent bi-monthly herd health program in place for many years through the Sauk Valley Vet Service. Cows receive Express 10 prior to breeding. After 90 days pregnant A Lepto vaccine is administered, J Vac booster every 90 days, dry cows receive J Vac, Tomorrow Tubes and Orbeseal. Heifers given Express 10 with booster and Ultrabac I, Lepto vaccines after 90 days bred. Hooves trimmed regularly. If you are in need of superior hard-to-find farm fresh home-raised dairy additions or replacements, we strongly urge you to mark this date on your calendar and make plans now to make several selections from this very good 2nd generation Stearns County herd. Trucking available. For a catalog with all current breeding, freshening and production information, please phone (320) 760-2979 or see online at: www.midamericanauctioninc.com.

 

INCLUDES:

(95) Fancy Young Holstein Cows, 36 First Lactation, 33 Second Lactation, 26 Third Lactation, 25 fresh past 90 days, 30 Cows and Heifers due next 60 days. Several milking over 100 lbs. per day from beautiful udders

 

Bred Heifers

(35) Fancy Large Frame Bred and Springing Heifers due from Sale Time through Dec. 2021, AI’d using Sexed Semen and out of Top Ahrens Dams. These are deep bodied long frame heifers that will know how to milk, head lock trained

 

Open Heifers

(20) High Quality Open AI Sired Holstein Heifers, 12 Months Old. This is a fancy set of dairy made heifers that are as good as any offered at auction this season, head lock trained

 

Bulk Tank, Automatic Take-Offs & Dairy Equipment

Please NOTE: Dairy equipment sells first at 11:00 a.m. sharp. We are asking that all milking equipment remain intact until Thursday, July 1st. Thank you.

Alfa-Laval 2000 Gallon Bulk Tank, Model #AL-2000, Ser. #LH4782, includes Automatic Wash, Alfa Laval Model CRNQ-050E-PVF-970 Compressor - new April of 2021 and Alfa-Laval Model SX-SRD600HC-4 Twin Fan Compressor

(9) Delaval Mu-Blue 24 Volt Digital Read-Out Single Hook-Up Automatic Take-Offs with Pistol Grip Connectors, Purchased New in 2016, (Sold Individually)

(58) Delaval Multi-Point Stall Ports with Quick Connect Wire, Plus 9 Ports in Milk House and Controller, (Sold Complete as One Unit)

Delaval Model VP78 Vacuum Pump with Reclaimer Tank, Vacuum Controller and 7.5 H.P. Motor, Ser. #NK0131

Delaval Pipe-Line for 90 Cows, includes approx 50 Ft. of 3 Inch Line and Approx. 350 Ft. of 2 Inch Line, Stainless Steel Receiving Jar with 3 Inch Trap, Control Panel, Manual Wash

Mueller Acu-Therm Plate Cooler

Mueller Model D-2VF-105 Free Heater, Ser. #1583DA

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