Jersey Ontario Launches New On-line Format for Ontario Invitational Sale – May 9th 2020

News Release Jersey Ontario Launches Online Invitational Sale, May 9th, 2020 After great consideration Jersey Ontario has made the decision to continue with the Ontario Invitational Sale.  The sale, originally scheduled to have taken place as a live auction April 4th in Woodstock, ON, will now take place on May 9th as an on-line auction. These changes have been made necessary due to Covid-19.  This will allow the sale to continue while respecting the necessary Covid-19 restrictions and social distancing recommendations; thereby protecting our volunteers, consigners, buyers and membership. “We cannot direct the winds, but we can adjust our sails.” Read More …

2020 Ontario Invitational Sale Re-Scheduled to May 9th, 2020

Dear Jersey Ontario Members & Jersey Enthusiasts, The OIS Committee held a Special Meeting last night, March 18th, to assess the current Covid-19 situation and what the impact means, and could mean, for the Invitational Sale planned for Saturday, April 4th. After consultation and lengthy discussion, the hard decision was made to postpone the sale date to May 9th, 2020. This date was selected with thoughts toward a declining incidence of the outbreak, while still being able to accommodate the critical 4H calf selection date. The Committee feels that it has made the best decision possible to protect the health Read More …

Jersey Ontario Annual General Meeting, February 7 & 8, 2020 – Woodstock, ON

Jersey Ontario President, John Claessens and the Oxford Jersey Club would like to invite all Jersey breeders and enthusiasts to the 2019 Jersey Ontario General Annual Meeting being held in Woodstock, ON Friday February7th and Saturday February 8th, 2020. The weekend will start with Barn Tours on Friday February 7th, with the buses leaving the Quality Inn and Suites Woodstock, ON at 8:00am.  The Barn Tours are as follows: Karnvilla – Doug Karn & Family, 564900 Karn Rd., Woodstock ON N4S 7V6 Greenmoor – Paul Shulman & Family, 804113 Rd 80, RR 2, Embro, ON N0J 1J0 Sugar Hill – Read More …

2019 All Ontario Competition – Results

Jersey Ontario is pleased to announce the results of the 2019 All Ontario Contest, sponsored by Ayr Farmers Mutual Insurance, Quality Seeds, Select Sires/GenerVations and Shur-Gain./Trouw Nutrition.   In its 8th year, the All Ontario contest is a Jersey Ontario award program that recognizes the top animals in the provincial show circuit. In confidence, judges from All Ontario qualifying shows reviewed the 171 entries from 54 exhibitors and submitted their placings which were then calculated to determine the All Ontario, Reserve and Honourable Mention for each class. All Ontario winners will be presented with an award at the Jersey Ontario Annual General Meeting, February 8th, 2020, Read More …

New! Announcing the Jersey All Ontario Junior Program

If you are between the ages of 10 and 25 and passionate about the Jersey Breed, consider becoming involved in the new All Ontario Junior Program. Follow the link for complete details:  2019 Junior All Ontario Jersey Program Rules (002) To be part of the program register by July 21st at:  https://www.assistexpo.ca/jersey-junior-all-ontario

Entries Now Open for the 2019 Calf Rallies

Don’t Miss out on the fun! Lely is once again sponsoring the Jersey Ontario Youth Rallies.  This year there will be 4 calf rallies, the newest rally will be in the North Central Region, and will be held at the Barrie Fairgrounds on July 7th! Dates: Central Rally – Shannonville, ON – Saturday, July 6th, 2019 2019 Central Jersey Rally Entry Form North Central Rally, Barrie Fairgrounds, Barrie – Sunday, July 7th, 2019 2019 North-Central Jersey Rally Entry Form Eastern Rally, Russell, ON, Sunday, July 14th, 2019 2019 EasternWestern Jersey Rally Entry Form Western Rally, Drumbo, ON, Saturday, July  20th, Read More …

Why Jerseys?

Dani Karn, Karnvilla of Woodstock, ON, answers our question “Why Jerseys?” Follow the link to learn her reasons for incorporating Jerseys into the herd. Why Jerseys