Wisconsin Jerseys Among Nation’s Top Producers for 2019

Congratulations are in order for Wisconsin Jersey breeder, William H. Jenks of Marathon. Two members of his Registered Jersey dairy herd produced records ranked among the country’s top 305-day records of 2019.

Jenks Critic J2788, Very Good-83%, produced 28,380 lbs. milk, 2,332 lbs. fat and 1,170 lbs. protein. On a cheese yield basis, production for the 6-4 record is 4,053 lbs. Nationally, the record ranks second for fat and ninth for cheese yield among records produced by Registered Jerseys in 2019.

Her herdmate, JX Jenks Layne 3030 {4}, Excellent-90%, produced a record of 33,090 lbs. milk, 2,143 lbs. fat and 1,206 lbs. protein as a five-year-old. On a cheese yield basis, production is 4,171 lbs. The record ranks fifth for cheese yield, sixth for fat and eighth for milk.

To see other top 305-day records produced by Registered Jerseys in 2019, read the February issue of the Jersey Journal.

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