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  • Jersey Cow of the Year

    Canadian Jersey Cow of the Year Candidates Not a contest for any ordinary cow!  Jersey Canada is pleased to announce three candidates who have been selected to compete for the coveted Canadian

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  • Bylaw Amendments

    We are pleased to report that Jersey Canada has received Ministerial approval for the April 2017 bylaw amendments! The changes to Article 19 (Rules of Eligibility for Registration) and Article 20 (Reg

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  • Director Elections

    Jersey Canada members are reminded of the elections which are to take place this fall. The following areas are due for election, and the incumbents in these regions are: District: West 2 Joanne Edwar

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  • Director for the Atlantic Region

    Jersey Canada is pleased to announce that Rhonda Hulan, Tower Hill, New Brunswick has been acclaimed as the Jersey Canada Director for the Atlantic Region.  Rhonda will complete the remaining two

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  • Facebook Photo Contest

    Attention Jersey Canada Youth! It's time for our annual 2017 Facebook Photo Contest. Photo Submission Details Who: Youth ages 9-21 years of age.What: Your favourite Jersey photo! Photos must inclu

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  • Congratulations

    Jersey Canada members are eligible for awards that acknowledge leadership, successful breeding programs, top performing cows and astute management practices.   We would like to announce the foll

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  • 2016 Canadian Jersey Cow of the Year

    Not a contest for any ordinary cow! Votes have been tabulated and Jersey Canada is please to name Avonlea Mischief’s Magnolia ET Sup-Ex 92-4E as our 2016 Cow of the Year! Magnolia is truly an e

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  • 2016 All Canadian Contest Winners

    Jersey Canada is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 All Canadian Contest! In its 61st year, the All Canadian Contest is a Jersey Canada award program that recognizes top cows on the show cir

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  • We did it!

    We did it!  We broke the 49-year record for registrations! In 2016, a total of 9905 registrations were processed. This represents an impressive increase of 9.5% over 2015 (when 9045 registration

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  • All Canadian Contest Nominees

    Jersey Canada is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2016 All Canadian Contest, sponsored by Agri-Brands Purina. Judging will take place over the next few weeks and the All Canadian winners

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  • New Board Representatives

    Jersey Canada is governed by a nine-person Board of Directors. Directors are nominated by Jersey Canada members in the appropriate region for three-year terms on the Jersey Canada Board.During the fal

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  • Royal Results

    Official Royal Results Now On-Line We have just posted the official results from the 2016 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair National Jersey Show. Thank you to all of the exhibitors – the show woul

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  • Congratulations!

    Jersey Canada is pleased to announce the recipients of our youth and next generation scholarships and awards. Erica Sayles - Paris, OntarioJersey Canada Youth Scholarship Recipient"My family ha

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  • Cow of Year Nominees

    Canadian Jersey Cow of the Year Nominees Not a contest for any ordinary cow! Jersey Canada is pleased to announce three finalist nominees who have been selected to compete for the coveted Canadian J

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  • Avoid Unnecessary Penalties

    National Livestock Identification and Traceability  A friendly reminder from Jersey Canada The busy fall months are upon us, and seasonal chores may include moving heifers to winter housing, ta

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  • Genomics

    Genomics for Breed Improvement - Genomics for Management Genetic progress The Jersey breed represents a very competitive 4% of the Canadian dairy market today and North America has the Jersey geneti

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  • The Jersey Advantage

    The Jersey Advantage - Body size- Metabolic system- Feed efficiency- Housing- Components- Reproduction- Fertility- Calving- Productive life- Economics- Health- Carbon footprint- Resilience  The

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  • NEW Jersey Scorecard

    Classifying is an inexpensive management tool that evaluates the functional conformation of dairy cows. When used with corrective mating strategies, classification can lead to accelerated genetic prog

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  • Facebook Photo Winners

    Congratulations Our Facebook Photo Contest was, once again, an incredible success. Thank you to everyone who submitted, liked, loved or shared photos. 1515 votes were cast (Liked) on 20 photos ente

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  • Hoof Care Video Launch

    Lameness is very serious and costly, and the most visible animal welfare issue on Canadian dairy farms.  In 2014, the Canadian Dairy Information Centre identified lameness as the #3 reason for cu

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  • It Just Makes Sense

    Social media will always reinvent itself. It’s digital and fast moving. The newer channels of communication like Instagram or Snap Chat allow people to connect in formats that are unique to thei

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  • Jersey Canada Awards

    Jersey Canada members are eligible for awards that acknowledge leadership, successful breeding programs, top performing cows and astute management practices. There are also select awards for non-membe

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  • Master & Constructive Breeders

    Jersey Canada is pleased to announce our 2016 Master Breeder and Constructive Breeders! Presentations will be made during the Jersey Canada Annual General Meeting on March 19, 2016 at the Elm Hurst In

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  • 2015 Cow of the Year

    2015 Canadian Jersey Cow of the Year - Not a contest for any ordinary cow! Votes have been tabulated and Jersey Canada is please to name Rosalea Jed's Cybil Sup-Ex 94-5E as our 2015 Cow of the Year

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  • All Canadian Winners

    Jersey Canada is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 All Canadian Contest! In its 60th year, the All Canadian contest is a Jersey Canada award program that recognizes top cows in the show cir

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  • All Canadian Nominees

    Jersey Canada is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2015 All Canadian Contest, sponsored by Agri-Brands Purina. Click here to see the nominees. Judging will take place over the next few weeks

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  • Success at the Royal

    Congratulations to all exhibitors who participated at the 2015 RAWF! You are all wonderful ambassadors of the Jersey breed. Results from the National Jersey Show can be viewed here. Congratulations t

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  • Celebrating 70 Years

    TRADITION: December 1945 marked the 1st edition of the Canadian Jersey Breeder. The magazine certainly looked different than that of today, but The Breeder remains to be the official bilingual publica

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  • Canadian Genetics at World Dairy Expo

    One of the major highlights of the Jersey show season in North America, and around the world, is the International Jersey Show which takes place at the World Dairy Expo. The 2015 show was yet another

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  • Cow of the Year Nominees Released

    Not a contest for any ordinary cow! Jersey Canada is pleased to announce three nominees who have been selected to compete for the coveted Canadian Jersey Cow of the Year. The inaugural award began in

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  • Which Breed Is Best?

    Now on YouTube! A summary of the Economic Analysis of Dairy Breeds.

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  • 2014 All Canadian Winners

    Jersey Canada is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 All Canadian Contest!  This contest is proudly sponsored by Agri-Brands Purina. Contest judges were the 2014 officials of qualifying A

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  • 2014 All Canadian Competition Nominations

    Jersey Canada is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2014 All Canadian Competition, sponsored by Agri-Brands Purina. Click here to view the 2014 All Canadian Nominations. Judging will take plac

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  • Jerseys Reign Supreme Again!

    The 2014 National Jersey Show took place November 14 & 15, 2014 at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, Ontario.  Once again, the 2014 show was a testament to the depth and quality

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  • Cow of the Year
 Nominees Announced

    Nominees for 2014 Canadian Jersey Cow of the Year - not a contest for any ordinary cow! Jersey Canada is pleased to announce three nominees who have been selected to compete for the coveted Cana

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  • 2013 ALL CANADIAN WINNERS!

    Jersey Canada is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 All Canadian Contest!  This contest is proudly sponsored by Agri-Brands Purina. Nominees in each category were selected in early Dece

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  • 2013 All Canadian Contest Nominations

    Jersey Canada is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2013 All Canadian Contest, sponsored by Agri-Brands Purina. Click here to view the 2013 All Canadian Nominations. Judging will take place ov

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  • US Genetic Evaluations Now Available for Canadian Jerseys

    The following is a message from Holstein Canada regarding American genetic evaluations for Canadian Jerseys.  Thank you to Holstein Canada for making this service available to Jersey Canada membe

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  • Accepting SNP genomic test results for parentage confirmation

    As announced during the 2013 Annual General Meeting, Jersey Canada has been working with our industry partners to develop a process for accepting SNP genomic test results as a form of parentage confir

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  • Policy Change – Registering Jersey Males

    Effective April 1, 2013, the Canadian Dairy Network (CDN) will offer “open access to breeders for genotyping any herdbook registered males.” An important requirement for genotyping males

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  • Message from the Board of Directors

    Message from the Board of Directors

    Amending Registrations for Historic Animals All breed associations incorporated under the Animal Pedigree Act must have by-laws respecting the issuance, amendment, transfer and cancellation of certi

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