Holy Cow! Karlie sells for $170,000
UNDATED -- Karlie is a show cow who sold at a Syracuse, New York auction Monday as part of a record-tying $170,000 package.
Three-year-old Karlie was sold to Arethusa Farm in Bantam, Conn., bringing with her a long list of accolades: 2012 ABA All-American Sr. 2-year-old, 2012 All-Canadian Sr. 2-year-old, 2012 1st Sr. 2-year-old, International Champion and Res Grand Champion Royal Winter Fair, etc. etc. You know, all the biggies in the world of Jersey cows.
The $170,000 price was nearly seven times more than the second most expensive cow sold at the auction, and it beats the previous record of $96,000 for a Jersey back in 2006.
Karlie has already had one calf herself, and her eggs have been implanted into several surrogates. The fertilized embryos alone are worth $6,000.