Aug. 20 2018
The August Hoard’s Dairyman webinar looked at the top-producing Jersey herds in the country by analyzing nutrition and production performance data
April 25 2018
Nearly all Holstein sires can be traced back to two bulls born in the 1960s. Nearly all Jersey bulls can be traced to one of two bulls: Observer (Secret Signal Observer) or Jester (Advancer Sleeping Jester)
April 25 2018
I place this class of Jerseys A-C-B-D. A makes her way to the top using her advantage in udder attachments and bloom of udder
Oct. 5 2017
There was a bit of déjà vu during the International Jersey Show at World Dairy Expo, as Musquie Iatola Martha-ET was named Grand Champion for the third year in a row
Sept. 20 2017
The Jersey show has expanded immensely from a small regional show in the 1970s to the international event that it is today
April 25 2017
2017 Hoard's Dairyman Cow Judging Contest Jersey Class
April 25 2017
Official reasons for the Jersey Class in the 2017 Hoard's Dairyman Cow Judging Contest. I place this class of Jerseys A-C-D-B. A comes to the top in a close placing over C. I give a slight advantage to...
April 17 2017
If you have taken a close look at the Jerseys included on the Hoard’s Dairyman Bull List following the past few sire summaries, you may have noticed a change
April 5 2017
While the Hoard’s Dairyman Farm is well known for its Guernsey herd, the Hoard’s Jerseys have been working hard, too
April 5 2017
While the Hoard’s Dairyman Farm is well known for its Guernsey herd, the Hoard’s Jerseys have been working hard, too
Feb. 28 2017
“But she’s light,” my daughter Monika said, her words laced with consternation. We were looking at the Jersey heifer calf in the calf warmer
Jan. 16 2017
The 21st century has been extraordinarily good to the Jersey breed.To say there has been a surge in appreciation for small brown cows is a huge understatement
Oct. 7 2016
There was a bit of déjà vu during the International Jersey Show at World Dairy Expo, as Musquie Iatola Martha-ET was named Grand Champion for the second year in a row. The 5-year-old was...
July 18 2016
In a bad year, Jerseys lost less. There's really no way to sugarcoat what kind of year 2015 was for dairy owners: it was bad. After setting an all-time high in 2014, average Class III prices plunged by...
Oct. 1 2015
The winning 4-year-old captured top honors at World Dairy Expo's International Jersey Show. Quality ran deep in the Jersey show, and Judge Michael Heath and his associate, Wayne Stiles, both of Westminister,...
July 27 2015
The highest Class III milk price average in history made just about all dairy cows profitable in 2014. But in general, Jerseys did best of all. According to client income and cost of production summaries...
June 13 2014
Steady growth in the number of Jersey herds in the U.S., particularly among large dairy owners in the West, naturally leads to the question of how do they do financially? It's not an easy question to answer,...
Oct. 3 2013
Three-year-old and six-year-old Excitation daughters steal the show. There were an impressive 357 entries at the International Jersey Show, beginning with the heifer show on Tuesday and ending with the...
Feb. 22 2013
According to data just released by the American Jersey Cattle Association (AJCA), the number of Jerseys on Dairy Herd Information(DHI) test in 2012 rose for the ninth straight year and their actual average...
Oct. 3 2012
A pair of four-year-old cows win Grand Champion and Reserve in International Jersey Show at World Dairy Expo. A competitive and quality class from top to bottom is how lead judge Mark Rueth, Oxford, Wis.,...