Awards & Certificates

Jersey Canada Awards

Awards for Individual, Production, Master Breeder and Constructive Breeder are recognized at the Jersey Canada Annual General Meeting. 

Individual Awards from Jersey Canada

Deadline for our 2016 Individual Award Nomination Applications: January 16th, 2017
(must be received by the Jersey Canada office by 4:00 PM EST)

Two application formats are available for download: MSWord or PDF

Jersey Young Achievers
This award recognizes the accomplishments of Jersey breeders under the age of 40. Must be accompanied by a resume of accomplishments with Jerseys, the community and family. 

Honourary Life Member
The award recognizes long-term leadership contribution to the Jersey breed. Nominations must be accompanied by a resume outlining the nominee's Jersey involvement through the years. 

Distinguished Service Award
Periodically the Association will present a Distinguished Service Award. This award recognizes a unique long term commitment to the betterment of the Jersey cow in the areas of leadership, promotion, genetic improvement, marketing - open to any member of the Jersey fraternity - few such awards have been given in the history of the Association. This is the highest honour given by Jersey Canada and is therefore given when deemed appropriate. Selections are made by the executive committee of Jersey Canada.

Certificate of Appreciation
A Certificate of Appreciation is awarded periodically to people within the agricultural industry who render a particular service above and beyond the call of duty to the goals and the objectives of the Association. Recipients have often been employees of industry partner companies. Selections are made by the executive committee of Jersey Canada.


Production Awards from Jersey Canada

Annual Class Leader
The highest record for milk, fat or protein in each of the nine age classes in any given year. The awards are based in kilograms of milk, fat or protein yield and recognize production in 305 days.

All Time Class Leader
The highest ever record for milk, fat or protein, in each of nine age classes, listing reviewed annually. The awards are based on kilograms of milk, fat or protein yield and recognize production in 305 days.

Hall of Fame
The award recognizes cows that have on any one completed lactation produced 575 kgs of fat and/or 460 kgs of protein on a 305-day record. There are single and double awards based on how many of the standards the individual cow's production has exceeded.

Hall of Fame Trophy
This award recognizes the Hall of Fame cow with the highest composite BCA for fat and protein.

President's Cup
For the cow with the leading living lifetime fat and protein production records. One award is presented for each trait - therefore there could be two different winners or both awards could be won by the same cow.


 

Herd Awards

Master Breeder

The award recognizes long-term excellence in breeding Jersey cows. The points are calculated using the following criteria:

Production points for each cow are accumulated from either Composite BCA deviation from herdmates, Composite BCA deviation from national average or Lifetime Production totals according to the following table:

Level
Comp BCA Deviation
from Herdmates
 
Comp BCA Deviation
from Nat. Average
 
Lifetime
Production
Points
1
+30
or
+50
or
2000 kgs F & 1600 kgs P
1
2
+60
or
+75
or
2500 kgs F & 2000 kgs P
2
3
+90
or
+100
or
3000 kgs F & 2400 kgs P
3
4
+120
or
+125
or
3500 kgs F & 2800 kgs P
4
5
+150
or
+150
or
4000 kgs F & 3200 kgs P
5

Classification points for each cow are allocated from the following table.

Point Range
Master Breeder Points
GP 83-84
1
VG 85-86
2
VG 87-89
3
EX
4
EX 2E+
5
  • Cows classified Supreme Excellent would receive an extra point
  • Cows need to contribute at least one point for both Production and Classification to contribute points toward the total for Master Breeder.
  • Sires contribute points by fitting one of the following three classes:
    • Superior Type = 5 points (defined as +6 Type upon reaching 85% reliability while having LPI => +700)
    • Superior Production = 5 points (defined as +70 F + P kgs upon reaching 85% reliability while having LPI => +700)
    • Superior Balance = 15 points (defined as qualifying for both Superior Type and Superior Production)
  • Star Brood Cows would contribute points in the following manner:
    1 Star = 6 Points
    2 Stars = 7 Points
    3 Stars = 8 Points
    4 Stars = 9 Points
    5+ Stars = 10 Points 

Additional Master Breeder Qualifications and Rules:

  • The Master Breeder award recognizes long-term excellence in breeding Jersey cows.  
  • Animals eligible for Master Breeder points are born during an 18-year window, beginning 3 years before the year of calculation.
  • Calculation of points is run automatically, based on Prefix
  • The total points for a given prefix are averaged over the number of classified females registered during the 18-year window. 
  • Herds must have a minimum of five registrations per year carrying the herd’s prefix.
  • Only animals with 75% purity or higher will be eligible for inclusion.
  • Production points for each cow are accumulated from either Composite BCA deviations from herd mates, Composite BCA deviation from national average, or Lifetime Production.  
  • Classification points for each cow are allocated based on their highest classification score at the time of calculation.  
  • Sires contribute points through superior type, superior production, or superior balance.  
  • Star Brood Cows contribute points based on the number of stars awarded.
  • Individual cows must contribute both production and classification points in order to contribute to the overall total for the prefix.
  • Exported animals will only be included in point calculations if the breeder provides updated data to be inputted in the system.
  • One Master Breeder Award will be presented each year.
  • Herds will not be eligible to win the Master Breeder award again until 18 years after their previous Master Breeder Award.

Historical Master Breeders

Constructive Breeder

Calculation of the Constructive Breeder Award follows the same method for point accumulation as the Master Breeder Award except for the following:

  • The Constructive Breeder award recognizes herds that are excelling in Jersey breeding over a shorter time frame than the Master Breeder.
  • Animals eligible for Constructive Breeder points are born during a 5-year window, beginning 3 years before the year of calculation.
  • Three Constructive Breeder Awards will be presented each year: one for herds averaging 5-9 registrations per year; one for herds averaging 10-24 registrations per year; and one for herds registering 25 or more animals per year.
  • Herds will not be eligible to win the Constructive Breeder award again until 5 years after their previous Constructive Breeder or Master Breeder Award. 

Certificates

Award certificates are available upon request. If you would like to receive your certificates, contact the Jersey Canada office: (519) 821-1020 (ext. 22).

Star Brood Cow Award CertificatesCertificates

  • Recognizes outstanding brood cows, awarding stars by calculating production and conformation qualifications on progeny that are classified and have completed records. 
  • Points are accumulated in the same method as the Master Breeder/Constructive Breeder for Production, Classification and Sires.
  • A cow is required to have 3 registered progeny to be named a Star Brood Cow and 2 of these progeny must contribute both type and production points for the cow to qualify for a Star Brood Award.
  • Additional progeny can contribute for type, production, or both
  • Each star requires 8 points from progeny

Production Certificates 

Platinum Production Award
Platinum production award certificates are awarded to cows with a composite BCA for fat and protein greater than 700.

Gold Production Award
Gold production award certificates are awarded to cows with a composite BCA for fat and protein greater than 625.

Silver Production Award
Silver production award certificates are awarded to cows with a composite BCA for fat and protein greater than 550. 

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