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Tours

The annual tour has proven to be an excellent way to see the development of the breed in many diverse destinations. At the same time, it is an opportunity to promote the breed; and to take in wider industry developments and research information. Bureau members can access papers on past and forthcoming meetings from the link.

The 2016 Bureau tour party on revisiting La Vaque de Jerriin in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Jersey Herd Book


The International Conference and Annual Meeting programme has become a mainstay of Bureau activity. These tours combine information gathering and exchange about the breed, along with providing delegates to obtain an overview of the scenery, culture and history of the countries being visited.

The annual tour has proven to be an excellent way to see the development of the breed in many diverse destinations. At the same time, it is an opportunity to promote the breed; and to take in wider industry developments and research information within the host countries.
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The Bureau Meeting and Tour Programme has been amended as below but remains subject to health and travel constrictions:


2021 September/October Bureau Virtual Meeting - replacing the formal business of an International Conference
September Latin American Jersey Forum - Mexico (to be confirmed)
September European Jersey Forum - France (Deferred to 2022)
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2022 March/April International Conference & Tour in Australia - Cancelled
March/April Global Conference (Virtual) in conjunction with Jersey Australia
September Study Tour to France & Jersey Island in conjunction with the European Jersey Forum
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2023 Bureau Meeting & Tour in conjuction with the Latin America Jersey Forum
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2024 International Conference hosted by Jersey Denmark
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2026 Council Meeting & Tour hosted by Jersey South Africa and in conjunction with the African Jersey Forum





WJCB 2020 Annual Meeting - by Correspondence

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Launch of Latin American Jersey Forum



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2019 European Jersey Forum Tour & Conference

Czech 2019

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Past Tours and Meetings

Latin American Jersey Forum

Report of the Successful First Forum July 2009


2019 - Rwanda and Kenya


Council Agenda
Council Minutes 2018
President's Report
VP Report Africa
VP Report Europe
VP Report Latin America
VP Report North America
VP Report Oceania - Australia
VP Report Oceania - New Zealand
Secretary's Report
Treasurer's Report
Accounts 2018

Tour Pictures

Background to Rwandan Agriculture

Regional Dairy Workshop
(held in Rwanda)


Session 1

Why Dairy: The Rwandan Experience
Milk Marketing and the Jersey Advantage - The Basics

Session 2

Jersiaise Et Production Laitiere Au Senegal (French)
The Role the Jersey Plays Within SHMPA (Malawi)
How Can We Prove the Jersey Offers the Answers
Why the Need for a Dairy Profit Index Fit for Purpose in East Africa

Session 3

The Jerseys Place in Ethiopia - Now and in the Future (Ethiopia)
Infusing Indigenous Breeds with the Jersey - Benefits


2018 - USA

EGM Minutes
Council Meeting Minutes
Bureau Meeting Minutes
EGM Papers
Annual Meeting Papers
Bureau Meeting Papers
Breed Meeting Agenda
TVJersey Interview with JETA Winners
Conference Booklet
Conference Speaker Profiles
Speaker Presentations:
Glenn Fishcer - Animal ID and Emerging Technologies
Andrew Le Gallais - Adding Value: The Power of the Pedigree
Larry A. Schrim - Does the World Want Your Cow?
Dr. Dennis Savaiano - Milk Intolerance: Is it More Than Lactose
Dr Henry Zerby and Jerad R. Jaborek - Evaluating Jersey Beef Opportunities
Dr. Kent A. Weigel - The Improvement of Feed Efficiency Study
Dr Jorn Rind Thomasen - Breeding for Improved Feed Efficiency and Reduced Emission in Dairy Cattle with Special Focus on Jersey
Dr Joao Durr - Horizons for Genetic Evaluations


2017 - Costa Rica

Annual Meeting Papers
Tour Report - Jenny Frigot
Delegates Brochure
Council Meeting Minutes
Tour Photos - Jenny Frigot

2016 - Ireland, UK, Island of Jersey

Delegates Brochure
Annual Meeting Papers
Council Meeting Minutes
Tour Report - Jenny Frigot
Tour Photos - Jenny Frigot

2015 - Europe

Annual Meeting Papers
Council Meeting Minutes
Tour Report

2014 - South Africa

Council Meeting Minutes

2013 - Australia

Council Meeting Minutes

2012 - Colombia

Council Meeting Minutes