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'!. .Muimijt, Minroiy, nine is, 1984 BY BARBARA RADER Staff Correspondent NEW WILMINGTON - The overall average for cows sold at the Spring Run Jersey Farm Dispersal, owned by the G. Richard Moose family, June 2 came out ahead of most Jersey sales where the averages have been under the $l,OOO mark. According to a sales member of Jersey Marketing Service, Columbus, Ohio, the sale was “real good” because the average of $1,175 was not far off from the recently held National Sale. Topping the sale was Spring Run Soldier Spotty, who is contracted for her calf sired by A-Nine Top Brass and due this month. The calf, if born a bull, will be pur chased by Louisiana Animal Breeders Cooperative. S. Braden Ring, Maryland, was the top bidder at $3,500 to seek the popular Briarcliffs Soldier Boy daughter. King also purchased two others in the sale. The next high seller brought only $5O more than the third high selling consignment. Dean Moose, a nephew who will taking over the farm, purchased the second high seller, Spring Run Magic Lassie, for $2,800. Lassie, who has a 5.0 percent fat test and has scored Very Good-80, is sired by Quicksilvers Magic of Ogston. Spring Run Samson Peggy sold for $2,750 and was taken home by Dennis Hippley, Salem, Ohio. Peggy freshened in March and has records over 12,000 pounds of milk, a 5.0 percent fat test and over 600 pounds of butterfat. Order 4 milk price $14.86 for July ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Middle Atlantic Order Market Ad ministrator Joseph D. Shine today announced a Class I milk price of $14.86 per hundredweight for July 1984. This price is up one cent from June but is 43 cents below last July’s Class I price. Order No. 4 prices are announced for milk testing 3.5 percent butterfat f.o.b. plants located within 55 miles of Philadelphia and also within 75 miles from the nearer of Washington, DC, or Baltimore, MD. There is also a 6-cent direct delivery differential applicable to producer milk received at plants STOCK Tractor-Trailer Load Just Arrived See and compare all the Troy-Bilf Tiller Models at: HotSingefi'i / -Count & GamUtt Equipment. Out. TWO CONVENIENT LOCATIONS: 1755 W. Mam St. 1515 East Chocolate Ave. Ephrata, PA 17522 Hershey, PA 17033 Located on Route 322 Phone (717) 533-4060 Phone(7l7)73B-1131 Spring Run Jersey Sale averages $1,175 per head A heifer calf bom May 30 was third high selling heifer at $9OO. Delmas Moore, Beallsville, Ohio, purchased the 3-day-old Boss Man daughter. The calf’s dam, Spring Run Lad Margot, has recorded 18,000 pounds of milk at a 4.5 percent fat test and is a butterfat producer hitting the 1,000-pound mark. The sale’s volume buyer was Dean Moose who retained 13 head of cattle at the home farm. Son Gerald Moose bought 10 bead for his farm which is located four miles from his parent’s farm. The five-hour-long sale was watched over by a bam crew headed up by Dave Parkinson, Shelboume Falls, Ma., the area Jersey representative. Also helping were Danny Mermer, Indiana, and Fred Stout, Mt. Carmel, 111. Auctioneer Merlin Woodruff, Urbana, Ohio, sold the herd to a majority of buyers from Penn sylvania and Ohio, with New York, Kentucky, Maryland and Illinois also represented. Pete Giacomini, Columbus, Ohio, read pedigrees with Sara Schirm and Brenda Spence, also of Columbus, clerking the sale. MONTEREY, Calif. - Penn sylvania Jersey breeder Donald Roontz, Fredonia, is among 24 dairymen representing 13 states who will be presented the Cam located within 55 miles of Philadelphia. Shine announced a Class II milk price of $11.98 per hundredweight for May 1984 and a butterfat dif ferential of 16.4 cents for the month. The Class II price was down two cents from April while the butterfat differential was unchanged. The July Class I price and the May Class n price are based on the May 1984 Minnesota-Wisconsin manufacturing milk price of $12.08 per hundredweight at a 3.5 percent butterfat content. The USDA reported that the wholesale price of Grade A butter Trade in your Tiller! tiller has shaken enough! Trade up Y-BILT Tiller and $lOO for your old today for a free istration and see ie TROY-BILT Tiller »ke your gardening n again! Top selling cow, at $3,500, Spring Run Soldier Spotty was purchased by Mr. and Mrs. S. Branden King, left, of Maryland. Also pictured are area Jersey representative David Parkenson, at halter, and breeder/owner Dick Moose, right. Koontz to receive national Jersey award paign Equity’s “Five Year In vestor Award” at the 26th annual meeting of National All-Jersey Inc. to be held in Monterey, Calif, June 29. at Chicago for May was $1.4292 per pound and the nonfat dry milk price was $.9109 per pound, f.o.b. plants in the Chicago area. lurable all-steel Hedlvmd-Martin help you improve the overall of your herd management, lemselves in. You release them / or a section at a time by the simple turn of a lever. With cows securely locked in place you control feeding or safely perform veterinary work—saves you time and money. Available in 10' and 12' sections, 4 to 8 stalls per section, to accommodate all sizes and ages in your herd. ft - / hedlunpV Hedlund/Martin, Inc 841 Kutztown Road, Myerstown, PA 17067 (717) 933-4151 The 24 “Five Year Investor Awards” to be presented this year, combined with those given previously, make a total of 173 dairymen who have received this award. The investor awards are given to those dairymen who have invested money in National All-Jersey’s Equity Program for five con tinuous years. The awards are in recognition and appreciation of longtime support and promotion of equitable milk pricing. The Equity Program has been the pioneer in promoting and developing a more equitable milk pricing system. A pricing system HT that includes payment for protein, in addition to butterfat. Today, most major cooperatives and cheese plants pnce all or part of their milk using some form of “Equity" Pricing. The Equity Program was started in June 1976. During the eight years of its existence the program has grown. Approximately 800 dairymen are investing in the program. The 13 states boasting award winners are California, Colorado, Indiana, lowa, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Hamp shire, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Vermont. MANAGE YOUR COWS MORE EFFICIENTLY.