The small brown cow, making up around 8% of our National Herd. Jerseys are well known for producing high-component % milk. Their small but sturdy frames, supported by strong feet make Jerseys less prone to lameness and ideal for medium to long-distance walking. High fertility is a bonus, especially when Jerseys are also easy calving.
When Three Way Cross breeding with Jerseys, you will typically see smaller frames and increased milk fat content.
Key facts about the Jerseys
- A study from USDA in 2005 showed Jerseys to show almost a 20% superiority in the number of easy calving’s
- Around 8% of our national herd
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Our team of dedicated breeding consultants is ready to come and visit your herd and work with you to produce a structure strategy for optimising your crossbreed herds genetic strategy for your dairy operation.