Entries by jerseyadmin

Australian Jersey Journal – January / February 2021

Out now is the January/ February edition of the Australia Jersey Journal.   In this edition: We catch up with Lachlan Fry, Darien Mathews and Reece Attenborough on their appointment to the Genetics Committee Updated BPI’s were released in Dec 2020 ABV Release.  We look at the changes in the BPI and the top herds, cows […]

JNS – New Jersey Haplotype Discovery

The American Jersey Cattle Association have announce the discovery of of a new undesirable genetic factor – JERSEY NEUROPATHY with SPLAYED FORELIMBS (JNS) Excerpt from US Jersey Publication on Symptoms Calves affected with Jersey Neuropathy with Splayed Forelimbs (JNS) are unable to stand and exhibit significant extensor rigidity of forelimbs and/or excessive lateral abduction. Affected […]

Australian Jersey Journal – Nov / Dec 2020

The Nov / Dec 2020 edition of the Australian Jersey Journal is out in your mailboxes.  In this edition; We head to Sth Australia and catch up with Jersey SA leadership Glen Schultz and Amy MacDonald Our Breeder profile is Andrew and Angela Koch of ASHTANEY Jersey Genomics is a big feature in this edition. […]

Member Encouragement Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2020 JA Youth Encouragement Award to be presented at the 2020 AGM to be held in Noosa, QLD in JuneThe Jersey Australia Member Encouragement Award recognises young adult members who are:  Aged between 20 and 35 as at end of Feb 2020. Actively engaged in and supportive of registration […]

European Young Breeders School – 2020 Team

Applications are now open for places on the five-strong Australian team that will compete at the European Young Breeders School in Battice, Belgium, in September 2020 with young dairy men and women representing all breeds encouraged to apply. An Australian team competed at the European Breeders School for the first time in 2019, with all […]

Jersey Journal – Nov/Dec 2019

The Nov/Dec 2019 Edition of the Australian Jersey Journal.  In this edition you will find: * Profiles on our GSC / GNC Judges Pat Buckley and Pat Nicholson * The GSC is celebrating is 20th year in 2019. We have spoken with key drivers in setting up the GSC challenge Ron Baker and Peter Farrell […]

2019 Rising Star

Congratulations Abbie Hanks from Cobden Victoria winner of the 2019 Rising Star. This year competition was judged by Jane Sykes from Tasmania Abbie’s entry WELLCOORA VALENTINO VICTORIA was judged first place in this year competition. The great capacity and depth of body of the heifer caught the judges attention and to Jane she is the […]