Reports and Recognitions
These reports are available through the various performance programs offered by the American Jersey Cattle Association. You can choose to view on-demand using the Herd View application, or depending on your program enrollment, opt-in to receive printed reports by mail.
Lactation Summary: Quarterly summary of all cows with completed records added to the AJCA database.
Cow PTA Production/Type Report: Summary of production and type PTAs for all cows that have calved during the previous 15 months, plus your herd PTA averages (issued in April, August and December).
Top 1½% Cow JPITM Report: List of all cows ranked in the top 1½% of the breed for Jersey Performance IndexTM (issued in April, August and December).
JerseyMateTM: Multi-feature mating service that maximizes expected lifetime profit by accounting for the cost of inbreeding depression, providing three unique mating suggestions (Balance, Inbreeding Control and Corrective Mating). Included in REAP program package.
Heifer Inventory Report: Includes registered heifers that are less than 27 months old and that do not yet have their own PTAs. JerseyMate™ recommendations are included for heifers between nine and 18 months old.
Bull Inventory Report: Includes the registered bulls in your ownership along with their new Parent Averages, Net Merit Percentile ranking, and the dams’ most recent final score.
Green Book: The official Jersey Genetic Summary, issued in April, August and December, with production and type information for all Jersey bulls evaluated.
Annual Herd Lactation Averages: Production averages for herds with 10 or more completed records and enrolled in the Production Records-Plus or TPE-Plus programs that exceed the breed average for milk, fat or protein are published in the Jersey Journal.
Honor Roll: Cows qualify with m.e. cheese yield equal to or greater than 150% of the actual breed average from the previous year.
Hall of Fame: Cows qualify for this award when the actual cheese yield of the 305-day lactation is equal to or greater than 150% of the previous year’s actual breed production average.
National Class Leader List: Ranking of the Top 10 305-day records completed in history for milk, fat or protein in each age category.
The President’s Trophy: Awarded at the AJCA Annual Meeting each June for the highest m.e. protein record completed during the previous calendar year.
Hilmar Cheese Award: Awarded at the AJCA Annual Meeting for the lactation completed during the previous calendar year that yields the most cheese (based on the modified cheese yield formula for 38% moisture Cheddar).
Living Lifetime Production Contest: Recognizes cows alive as of December 31 of the contest year that have produced a minimum of 200,000 lbs. milk, 9,500 lbs. fat or 7,500 lbs. protein on AJCA official test programs.