Top of the World Health Letter
September 1, 2017
REQUIRED HEALTH TESTS FOR THE TOP OF THE WORLD SALE
ALLIANT ENERGY CENTER, 1919 ALLIANT ENERGY CENTER WAY, MADISON, WI 53713
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2017 – 4:00PM (CDT)
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING HEALTH TESTS REQUIREMENTS CAREFULLY. NON COMPLIANCE OF THESE BOARD APPROVED REQUIREMENTS COULD ELIMINATE YOUR ANIMAL FROM THE SALE. THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS HAS APPROVED A $50 CATALOGING FEE FOR ANY ANIMALS THAT ARE PULLED FROM THE SALE AFTER THE CATALOG HAS BEEN COMPLETED WITHOUT A VALID REASON WHICH IS AT THE DISCRETION OF THE JMS MANAGER. PLEASE GIVE THESE HEALTH REQUIREMENTS DIRECTLY TO YOUR VETERINARIAN. THIS LETTER IS ALSO POSTED ON OUR WEBSITE AT HTTP://JMS.USJERSEY.COM FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE.
EMBRYO PACKAGES AND CHOICE LOTS: An embryo recovery form is required in the Jersey Marketing Service office before your embryos will be sold. The donor dam of all embryo packages and “choice” lots must be parentage verified in order for JMS to sell these lots. Please mail, fax or email a copy of the embryo recovery form to the JMS office as soon as possible.
REGISTRATION CERTIFICATES: Please send the registration certificate for the animal with your Interstate Health Certificate. On the back of the registration certificate please list the accurate breeding date (if applicable) and service sire information.
PRODUCTION FORMS: If your animal is milking, please send the most recent production form with your animal. The buyer of your sale consignment needs this information in order to transfer the milk records into their herd.
PREPARATION OF CONSIGNMENTS: Listed below are a few things that you need to take care of before sending your animal to the sale.
ARRIVAL DATE: JMS will be ready to accept your consignments starting at 9:00AM (CST) on Saturday, September 30. All consignments must be in place by Sunday, October 1. Any early arrivals must be approved by the JMS Manager. If early arrivals are not approved by the JMS Manager, Jersey Marketing Service will not be responsible for the care of your consignment.
TRUCKING: If you need assistance with trucking your consignments to the sale, please contact JMS at least 3 weeks prior to the sale.
INJURY/DEATH: Sale Management is not responsible for the injury or death of any sale consignment while at the sale or being trucked to the sale. Any Veterinarian bills incurred at the sale for sick animals will be the owner’s responsibility. JMS has discontinued offering Mortality Insurance.
CATALOGS: All consignors will receive a printed catalog. All other printed catalogs will be mailed by request only. Catalogs will be available at the sale. Catalogs will be available for viewing and/or downloading on http://jms.usjersey.com.
SPECIAL NOTICE: JMS will have the authority to make special announcements and to make withdrawals. The JMS manager will inform the consignor prior to any action taken.
SALE PERSONNEL: Please contact Jason Robinson (614-216-5862), Erica Davis (614-361-9716), or your Area Representative with any updates on trucking, breeding dates, fresh dates, etc. as soon as possible.
Thank you for supporting the Top of the World Sale with your consignments. The sales staff will do their best to promote each animal, embryo package and “choice” lots.
Greg Lavan, Manager
Jersey Marketing Service