The Johnson family have farmed on this farm since 1892 making Neil, Debbie and their family the fourth generation to farm on this farm. Neil has operated the farm since 1972. Mid-American Auction Co. is honored to be selected to conduct the Johnson’s dairy dispersal auction. This herd has been on official testing for 40 years with current records indicating a herd average of 2X 22,823 pounds milk, 3.9% 879 fat, 3.2% 723 protein, 75 pound tank average, SCC averages 220,000. All cows have been exclusively AI bred since 1972 with limited use of registered herd sires primarily from the Goebel brothers herd used to breed heifers, sires and service sires by Semex, including but not limited to: Intrepid, Sims, Oasis, Fountain, Dalles, Honey moon, Tumbleweed, Frost, Bloomfield, After-Burner, Masterful, Grand, and the list goes on. Complete herd health program in place for many years. Several cows recently fresh with an abundance of good young 1st and 2nd lactation cows due from sale time through early fall. If you are in need of the right kind of hard to find farm fresh, home-raised herd additions that know how to milk, mark this date on your calenders and make plans now to attend the Johnson milking herd dispersal. Prior inspection welcome by appointment Friday, September 11th, Saturday, September 12th, and Monday, September 14th.
Complete catalog including age, freshening, breeding and production information will be available approximately 2 weeks prior to auction. For your catalog, phone (320) 760-2979 or see online at www.midamericanauctioninc.com.