Committed to building a pedigree dairy breed fit for the future
The Jersey Cow
“Renowned for her qualify milk and unique
milk components, longevity of production and versatility both
as a breed and in the production of a wide range of dairy products.
The Jersey Cow has the ability to compete on
a commercial level. The unique Jersey advantage provides our
breeders and members with a viable dairying business solution
and true market place amongst our dairying counterparts.”
Sad Passing of Mr Basil Jarvis
The Society have been advised of the sad passing of Mr
Basil Jarvis. Basil died suddenly at home on Thursday 13th July. A
member of the society for over 30 years, Basil with his daughter Rebecca
established the Priestcar herd of Jerseys in the early 1980's, showing
cattle at many shows across the North England over the following two
decades. An active member of the NEJCC he was both a past President
and Chairman and always enjoyed socialising with fellow breeders at
His funeral will take place on Thursday 27th July at the Church
of St Andrew, Aldborough, Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire, YO51 9ER
To help us with our arrangements for the day please
return your BOOKING FORM to: Emma Horn at the National Office
or call the National Office
by Tuesday 1st August on 01926 484035 to secure your place.
here for further details
Semen buyers beware
When buying semen it is important
to realise that not all foreign bred Jersey Bulls automatically
qualify for entry into the Jersey Cattle Society of the UK’s
Bulls originating in
countries that operate Genetic Recovery or Grading-up programs
may not be sufficiently pure to be eligible for our Herd Book so
progeny from these bulls would also be ineligible.
is advisable to ask your semen reps if the bull has already been
registered with the UK Society as the fact that he is in their
glossy brochure is no guarantee.
You can also contact the Jersey
National Office for confirmation of a bull’s pedigree status.