Kentucky National Health Letter
March 3, 2017
REQUIRED HEALTH TESTS FOR THE KENTUCKY NATIONAL SALE
NORTH AMERICAN LIVESTOCK EXPOSITION, 937 PHILLIPS LANE, LOUISVILLE, KY 40209
APRIL 8, 2017
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING HEALTH TESTS REQUIREMENTS CAREFULLY. NON COMPLIANCE OF THESE BOARD APPROVED REQUIREMENTS COULD ELEMINATE 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 on Tuesday, April 4 after 8:00AM until Wednesday, April 5 at noon. Monday, April 3 arrivals must have prior approval from JMS Logistic Manager, Jason Robinson.
SPECIAL NOTE: The JMS manager will have the authority to make special announcements and to make withdrawals from the sale. The consignor will be advised prior to any action taken.
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.
SALE PERSONNEL: Please contact your area representative, any of the sale personnel or Sally Stine (614-322-4473) with any updates on trucking, breeding dates, service sires, fresh dates, etc. as soon as possible.
Thank you for supporting the Kentucky National Sale. The sales staff will do their best to promote each animal, embryo package and “choice” lots.
Greg Lavan Jason Robinson Ron Mosser
JMS Manager JMS Logistics & AJCA Representative
614-216-8838 Onsite Auction Supervisor 614-264-0142