Commentary from Larry Schirm, ABS Genetic Marketing Manager
This week marks the 143rd Annual Meeting of the American Jersey Cattle Association being held at Kalahari Waterpark & Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin – just up the road from ABS Global, Inc. in DeForest, Wis. The meeting runs June 22nd through June 26thwith ABS serving as the Tour Host and Lunch Sponsor this Saturday June 25th at our expanded bull housing facilities in Dekorra, Wis.
Jersey enthusiasts will have the opportunity to view many of the Jersey Breed Leading sires who reside at ABS, visit our new state of the art housing and global collection facility, while being treated to new and old ABS acquaintances like Morris Ewing, retired former head of the ABS Jersey Sire Program. Morris was responsible for such ABS Jersey icons as TOP BRASS and LESTER, and will be on hand for reliving those glory days of these great breed icons.
Genus/ ABS Board Chairman Mr Bob Lawson will also be on hand for the formal ABS Presentation to the Jersey Association of the limited edition ‘Wide Load Gathering’ painting supporting the Jersey Youth Programs provided by the US Jersey Association.
A ‘Free-Lunch’ with an opportunity to visit ABS while rubbing shoulders with Jersey Breeders coast to coast, ABS Global bull housing facility in Dekorra, Wisconsin is the place to be for fun and excitement leading up to the 54th Annual National Jersey Heifer Sale being held around the corner from ABS at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station. This year’s National Jersey Heifer Sale is entitled ‘Vision Gift’, and is an all donation sale benefiting the National Jersey Youth Programs and National Jersey Youth Academy. The sale will feature 77 lots of live heifers and embryo choices that include some of the breed leading genetic superstars of the future.
Come be a part of this Historic Day, visit ABS Global-Dekorra and be a part of this Historic National Jersey Heifer Sale!