Bibliography - Jersey Cattle - Worldwide (4)

USA and Canada - by Hans Nørgaard

United States of America and Canada

A. Mistr & Sons. Midview farm, Richmond, Virginia, R.F.D. no.5. Registered Guernsey cattle and golden Guernsey milk. [Richmond? 1941?]

Allen, Lewis F.: The Alderney - Jersey - Guernsey - or Channel Island Cattle. Chapter XIII. [American Cattle: Their History, Breeding and Management. NY: Orange Judd Company, 1875.]
Lewis F. Allen, nationally  known stock breeder.

Alvord, Henry Elijah: Differences in dairy products.  1888

American Agriculturist Channel Island Cattle. April 1868

American  Guernsey Cattle Club. The advanced register ... revised list of advanced register sires, great  producing dams, advanced register indes, state champions. / American  Guernsey Cattle Club. [c1925].

American Guernsey Cattle Club. OWN GUERNSEYS IN 1951. Promotional brochure.

American Guernsey Cattle Club. Scale of points for Guernsey cow. Peterboro, N. H. 1933.

American Guernsey Cattle Club. Story of the Guernsey cow, including her early history,            characteristics and work: also a record book for your dairy herd. Peterboro, N.H.,   [1915?]

American Guernsey Cattle Club. The Story of the Guernsey Cow. 1927.

American Guernsey Cattle Club. The story of half a century, 1877-1927. Peterboro, N. H.  [1927?]

American Guernsey Cattle Club. The advanced register ... revised list of advanced register sires, great producing dams, advanced register indes, state champions. /  [c1925].

American Guernsey Cattle Club. Russell, James E. Heredity in Dairy Cattle. 1944.

American Jersey Cattle Association. An Historical Review. Articles in the series, The American Jersey Cattle Association at 130, were published in Jersey Journal from December, 1998 through December, 1999. To Improve and Promote The Breed .For The Publication of A Herd Book .To Promote By Issuing Information .Taking The Measure of The Breed .Proving The Dairy Quality of The Jersey. To Promote The Sale of Jersey Products (includes material not previously published). To Advocate The Use of Jersey Cows. To Improve and Expand Services Provided . Toward Scientific Methods of Breeding . To Assess The Vigor of Young Bulls. An Event for Breeders Large and Small. To Find Better Markets For Jerseys. And Those Who Will Continue Its Work.

American Jersey Cattle Club. The All-Jersey Milk Programme. WJCB 1958

American Jersey Cattle Club(eds.) ABOUT JERSEY CATTLE:THE BUTTER BREED  NY Priv.Pub. (1914)

American Jersey Cattle Club Annual Meetings, 1869-1881 undated


American Jersey Cattle Club Register of Merit of Jersey Cattle NYC: by the Club, 1918,

American Jersey Cattle Club Register of Merit of Jersey Cattle NYC: by the Club, 1920,

American Jersey Cattle Club Register of Merit of Jersey Cattle NYC: by the Club, 1921

American Jersey Cattle Club. The herd improvement registry of Jersey cattle. v. 1-. New York, c1932-

American Jersey Cattle Club. Butter tests of registered Jersey cows ... New York, 1889-1968 Comprising all the tests heretofore published by the American Jersey Cattle Club and all others reported to the club. 1882-1893  [incomplete], 1895-1913, 1914-1921[incomplete], 1923-1938, 1946-1968

American Jersey Cattle Club. Creamline Jerseys for love or money. New York, 1941.

American Jersey Cattle Club. Jersey herd classification. [New York, 193-?]

American Jersey Cattle Club. Jersey performance register. v. 1- 1943-1978 -. Columbus, Ohio.

American Jersey Cattle Club. Register of merit of Jersey cattle, established by the               American Jersey Cattle Club, May 6, 1903. Individual excellence and dairy performance.
New York : The American Jersey Cattle Club, 1906-1942. Note: Consolidated volumes: v. 1-4, 1903-1939, suppls. 1940-41.

American Jersey Cattle Club.  Herd register.  New York : The Club, 1871-1931. Current frequency: Four issues yearly  Volume/date range: Vol. 1 (1871)-v. 117 (1937).

American Jersey Cattle Club. Jersey Sires with their tested daughters.  294. Ill.  NY 1909.

American Jersey Cattle Club: Jersey cattle: where they came from, what they are and what they have done ... New York, Published by the Club, 1895.

American Jersey Cattle Club: Jersey facts. [New York , 1940]

American Jersey Cattle Club: Numerous facts about Jersey cattle. Comp. by the official tester, under instructions from the board of directors.New York, The Club, 1886. Comp. by Henry Elijah Alvord.


American Jersey Cattle Club. Successful dairying... 1929.

American Jersey Cattle Club ... Test rules and register of merit rules, 1915

American Jersey Cattle Club. Tested Sires and Dams Of The Jersey Breed. First Consolidated
Volume ... NY 1935 . Pps 223.

American Jersey Cattle Club.  Tested Sires and Dams of the Jersey Breed. Together With Herd Classification Ratings. NY. 1936 supplement volume. Pps 73.

American Jersey Cattle Club: The Jersey; the most economic dairy cow. Demonstrated in official tests at two world's expositions: Chicago, 1893; St. Louis, 1904. New York,   1910.

American Jersey Cattle Club. The Jersey herd at the World's Columbian exposition, Chicago, 1893. Report of Valancey E. Fuller, superintendent of the herd. New York 1894.

American Jersey Cattle Club: The dairy cow demonstration at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St.Louis, Mo., 1904. N[ew] Y[ork]  1905.

American Jersey Cattle Club: The Jerseys at the St. Louis exposition June 16 to October 13, 1904. Their production and breeding, by R.M. Gow. The feeding and handling, by H.G. Van Pelt. New York,  1906.

American Jersey cattle club Jersey; year book

Ames F. Lothrop. Langwater Guernseys. Catalogue. Worcester 1916.
The Langwater herd of Guernseys dominated the breed over a lengthy period. This catalogue gives detailed pedigrees and a lot of supplementary information on the herd. Caldwell produced a book on the herd also to be found in this catalogue.

Anderson, Lucien R.: Polled Jerseys. Hendersonville, Tenn.

Association of Breeders of Thorough-Bred Neat Stock: Herd record of the Association of Breeders of Thorough-Bred Neat Stock. Jerseys. Worcester, Tyler & Seagrave, Book and Job Printers [1867]

Ayer and McKinney: Meridale Jerseys. Delhi, N.Y., 1913

Berry J.C. Breed Class Average System in Canada

Brannon, Carroll C.  South Carolina Jerseys / authors, Carroll C. Brannon, R. Dudley Steer ; edited by James H. Martin. : Saluda, S.C. : South Carolina Jersey Cattle Club, 1985.

Bremner, James: Breed Averages for Production. WJCB, 1954.

Bremner James : Exposure of Anti-Fat Fads, WJCB 1958

Bristol Jersey Herd Book. Hartford, Connecticut. 1869.

Brody, Samuel, Growth and development with special reference to domestic animals. LIII, Resting energy metabolism and ventilation rate in relation to body weight in growing Jersey cattle,   with a comparison to basal energy metabolism in growing man: Columbia, 1941.

Brody, Samuel,  Growth and development with special reference to domestic animals. LIV, Age changes in size, energy metabolism and cardio-respiratory activities of thyroidectomized cattle  Columbia, 1942.

Brown, Campbell:   Butter tests of Jerseys. Chicago, Breeder's gazette print., 1884-86. 2 vol.
First list of private butter-tests of Jersey cows published  by Campbell Brownof Spring Hill, Tennessee,  in the "Country Gentleman" 1882.   These records were accepted and published on the statement of the owners. Some of these privately conducted churn tests resulted in quite high butter yields and naturally, their accuracy was doubted by a few Jersey breeders and by a larger number of breeders of other breeds. The proper authentication of production records became increasingly necessary and in 1882 he first Jersey, and probably the first registered cow of any breed, was supervised under the auspices of a national breed association. The American Jersey Cattle Club. Both private and authenticated tests were made in increasing numbers and contributed much to the growth and spread of the Jersey cow throughout America. Over five thousand of these butter-test reports are still filed in the vaults of the Club. Their contribution to the improvement of the breed was probably not large but they did demonstrate the merits of the Jersey as a "butter cow". While Jersey breeders were busy making churn tests, the Babcock test was invented, developed and adopted by several of the other associations. The reputation of the Jersey breed had been built on the churn test for butter and it was not until 1903 that the register of Merit, based on the Babcock test, was officially adopted. This system has been in continuous operation since then and to January 1, 1941, over 63.000 records had been accepted and published by the Club.

Buckley, Henry H. Suggestions [that will be of help and use to Guernsey breeders] NY, 1939.

Burnside E.B. and J.C: Rennie Indexing Procedure for Pedigree Dairy Cattle. WJCB 1968

Caldwell William Hutson. Langwater Guernseys, A testimonial to Frederick Lothrop Ames
for his devotion, study and effort for the improvement of the Guernsey cow.  Historical record of the Langwater Guernsey herd. / comp. by William H. Caldwell, secretary and treasurer of the American Guernsey cattle club.  [Concord, N.H., The Rumford press], 1925. 136 p. .

CALDWELL WILLIAM H. The Guernsey; a portrayal of the advancement of Guernsey cattle in America. Peterborough Amer. Guernsey 1941

Caldwell William H. The Story of The Glenwood Girls. Study of the influence of a cow family on the Guernsey breed. Westville 1930.

Callis Dr. J.J. Foot and Mouth Disease - A Review. WJCB 1968

Campbell Alfred Stuart.  Golden Guernsey. 1st ed. New York 1938. Bibliography: p. 289-291.

Campbell Alfred Stuart. Portrait of Sarnia. Published to commemorate the 1000th anniversary of the founding of the famous Guernsey breed of cattle. Privately printed Annapolis 1960.
The Legend of the Origin:  The Guernsey breed originates from the English Channel island of Guernsey. Its history can be traced back to AD 960, when French monks settling on the island imported Froment de Leon cattle from Brittany for the purpose of instructing the inhabitants in proper agricultural practices.


Canadian Illustrated News October 30, 1869 Vol. I, No. 1: The Royal Dairy. Queen Victoria's Dairy
The milk from twelve Alderney cows is kept by itself for the Queen's special use. From this the butter is made that is placed on the royal table. It follows the Queen wherever she goes. Daily the couriers start from Downing-street with their box of dispatches for Osborne, Balmoral, London, or wherever Her Majesty may be.

Canadian Jersey Breeder - 50th Anniversary Edition. 1945-1995.




Carryl, F M. Title: Butter records of Jersey cows.  Publication info: [Passaic, N. J.] 1885.
Physical description: 2 p. l., 90 p. 25 cm.

Catalogue of Jersey and Guernesey cows and heifers imported by Edward Philip Parsons Fowler, of the island of Jersey and Southampton, England : to be sold at public auction on Thursday morning, October 3, 1878, at eleven o'clock, at Knapp's stables, nos. 6 & 8 Seventh Avenue, between Eleventh and Twelfth Streets, New York. Philadelphia, Pa. : Alfred M. Herkness, [1878] ([Philadelphia, Pa.] : Bicking & Baker)
 To America Mr. E.P.P. Fowler has made many passages. He has sold  cows in New Orleans (where for fifteen years there was a good trade), Philadelphia, Mobile, Baltimore, Cincinnati, Boston, and New York.  [John Thornton 1879]

Cavanaugh J.F. All-Jersey Milk Program in the United States. WJCB 1968.

Colman, Henry. European agriculture and rural economy. Boston. 1851.

Connecticut Development Commission, Connecticut map of purebred Jersey breeders.   [Hartford] :  [1950?] NOTE Prepared & distributed ... in cooperation with the Connecticut Purebred Dairy Cattle Association.

Cooper, Tilghman S.: Memories. Jersey Bulletin of March , 1895. Cattle sales at Cooper's Linden Grove Farm attracted breeders from around the world. To study the breed, he had traveled to every known corner of the globe.

Copeland Lynn: The Developement of the Jersey Breed. Ann Arbor, Mich., Edwards, 1926. Description 2 p. l., ii p., 207 numb. l., [1] p. 28 cm. Note Mimeographed and printed.

Copeland Lynn: Jerseys in America [American Dairy Cattle. NY. 1942]

Copeland L.  Type and Useful Lifetime Production.. WJCB 1965

Copping, George. Dairies 1836-1845. Published by Glenn F. Cartwright November 5, 2000. [George Copping (1771-1848) Family moved from Quebec to Montreal sometime after April 13, 1814 and before November 29, 1816.
Family moved to Rawdon sometime before September 13, 1823 [Canada]
 Monday, 4th April, 1836. This is a cold morning but a fine day with a strong breeze from the Northeast and the Boys, James, Thomas and David Petrie are over at Mr. McGie's. Henry is at the Sugary and Joseph and I have threashed some Black Oats and cleaned up 4½ bushells and our cow Jersey calved this afternoon a Heifer Calf.
Thursday, 10th. Augt., 1837 Small rain the forepart of this day. Thomas and Henry are mowing. James mended a sleigh of Mr. Law's and I and Joseph and Eliza were over at the Church this evening but the minister Mr. Bourne is sick, he did not preach. We changed Jersey away for a cow of Mr. Law's.

Core Maurice E. Dairy Herd Improvement Registry Testing Programme in the United States. WJCB 1965

Crews, Guy M.: History of the American Jersey Cattle Club, 1868-1968. Compiled by Guy M.

Dairy farmer.  50 champion cows of the dairy breeds; Holstein-Friesian, Jersey, Guernsey, Ayrshire, Brown Swiss. Waterloo, Ia., Columbus, O., Kimball's Dairy Farmer [c1918]

Davidson, F. A. Growth and senescence in purebred Jersey cows.Urbana, Ill. : University of Illinois Agricultural Experiment Station, 1928.

Eckles, C. H.  Digestion trial with two Jersey cows on full ration and on maintenance.  Columbia,  1911.

Eckles, C. H.  Maintenance trials with five Jersey cows. Columbia 1911.

Eckles C.H. Dairy Cattle and Milk Production (New York, 1944)

Elizabeth Stock Farms.Catalogue of the "Elizabeth" herd of registered Jerseys. 1880.

Elliott Charles Wyllys: The Jersey Cows. The Galaxy 1869. ( Magazine)

Embleton, Irvine: Pipe dreams. Compiled and edited by James Bremner,
from articles by Embleton in the Canadian Jersey Breeder.Toronto 1963. 229p.

Emmons E.: Composition of the Milk of the Jersey Cow. Transactions of the N.Y. State Agricultural Society. Vol. X. 1850. Albany 1851.

Ewell Farm, Spring Hill, Tennessee. Catalogue of Jersey cattle. Pamphlets on Jersey cattle. Tennessee breeders' sale of registered Jerseys. [Special Collections Hoskins Library, The University of Tennessee Knoxville, Knoxville, TN] Includes f.x. Appleton Farm. Beech Grove Farm. Conner in Indiana. Grasmere Farm. H. McKinnie. Ingleside Farm and Jerseys. Jewett M. Richmond. Oakley Herd. Thos. J. Hand. Circa 1885.

Felius Marleen Canadian [In French La race bovine Canadienne] [Cattle breeds - an encyclopedia, 1995,  799 p.] Other names: Canadien (fr.), Black Jersey (eng.), Black Canadian (eng.), Quebec Jersey (eng.)
This exceptionally rustic breed originated from cattle of Norman and Breton which were brought to New France in the early  1540’s. It is the first and only dairy breed that has been developed in North America. Once dominating the dairy industry in Quebec it has adapted to the difficult environmental conditions while preserving its health. A herdbook was established for this breed in 1886. The total number of breeding females is 681.

Felius Marleen Canadienne [Rundvee-rassen van de wereld, CD-ROM. 1997]

Fernwood Farm. Supplementary list, 1896, Fernwood herd of registered Jerseys. 1896.

Flint Charles L. Milch Cows And Dairy Farming. Boston 1858.

Fohrman, M. H.  Experiments in breeding Jersey cattle at Beltsville : an analysis of the foundation cows and of the first outbred generation. Washington, 1954.

Frigot Derrick I : AMERICAN JERSEY. Jersey. 1999. Typescript.

Fuller, Valancey E.: The Jersey Herd at the World`s Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1894.

Fuller, Valancey E.: The St. Lambert Family of Jerseys (New York, 1906)
Valancey E. Fuller, a lawyer and the son of Thomas Brock Fuller, the first Bishop of Niagara.  Fuller  got into financial difficulties over the herd of Jersey cows that he had imported to his farm in Canada. In 1889 the farm and all his assets, including a house, were sold.  He was than  employed by the AJCC to investigate  several cases of irregularities in the registration of cattle. Valancey E.. Fuller owned Mary Anne of St. Lambert 9770, which completed a world's record of 867 lbs. 14 3/4 oz, churned butter in 1884.

Gow Robert M. About Jersey Cattle. Pps 56, ill. NY 1906.

Gow, Robert M.: The A.J.C.C. Fifty Years Ago. Jersey Bulletin and Dairy World. 4th Octbr. 1933.

Gow, Robert M. The Jersey Breed, Its Origin, Development and Dairy Value. New York,
American Jersey Cattle Club, c1925.  151. illus., plates.

Gow, Robert M.  Jersey; An Outline of Her History During Two Centuries--1734-1935.  1936

Gow Robert M.: The Jersey. An Outline of Her History During Two Centuries. 1734 to 1935. NY 1938. pps, 539.

Gowen, John W.  The correlation between the butter-fat percentage of one lactation and succeeding lactations in Jersey cattle. Maine Agricultural Experiment Station, 1920.

Gowen, John W.  The variation of butter-fat percentage with age in Jersey cattle. Maine Agricultural Experiment Station, 1920.

Gowen, John W. The variation of milk secretion with age in Jersey cattle. Maine Agricultural Experiment Station, 1920.

Gowen, John Whittemore. Studies in milk secretion. XV, Guernsey sires' progeny               performance for milk yield, butter-fat percentage, and butter-fat.  Maine Agricultural Experiment Station, 1925.

Gowen,  John Whittemore. Studies in milk secretion. XVII, Transmitting qualities of Guernsey sires for milk yield, butter-fat percentage and butter-fat.  Maine Agricultural Experiment Station, 1926.

Gowen, John Whittemore. Productivity of Guernsey cows of American or island origin. Maine Agricultural Experiment Station, 1927.

Grimsby Herd Of Jersey Cattle. Catalogue. A.J.C.C. Township of Grimsby, County of Lincoln, Ontario, Canada. Hamilton 1884.

Grisdale Jean Elliott Some Factors affecting the Marketing of Jersey Milk in Canada. WJCB 1961

Grisdale Jean A Broad Outline of Jersey Production and Classification Programmes. WJCB 1965

Grisdale J. Hume Report on Artificial Insemination in Canada. WJCB 1965

Grisdale Jean Elliott Can Production Records be Equated from Country to Country. WJCB 1968

Grisdale, J. Hume: The Story of B.H. Bull & Son and their Jerseys. Circa 1971. Typescript.
The Bulls began importing Jerseys about 1910, under the firm name of B.H. Bull & Son . They sold,  both imported and American bred Jerseys, in Canada, the United States, New Zealand, Cuba and Australia.   "Brampton Basilua," a cow that [1933] became World`s Champion Jersey Butter-fat producer with a record of 19.012 lbs of milk and 1.312.8 lbs. fat was imported and owned by the Bulls.

Grisdale, Jean: The Dispersal of Brampton Jerseys. [Canadian Jersey Breeder. Oct. 1971]
The Brampton herd , owned by the Bulls, has had a profound influence on Jersey breeding in Canada and the United States.
Guenon, F. [Translated by Thos. J. Hand. GUENON ON MILCH COWS. A Treatise Upon the Bovine Species in General. New York, Orange Judd. Publishing, 1883.

Guernsey breeders' journal: Peterboro, N.H. : American Guernsey Cattle Club, 1910-

Haigh, L. D. Composition of the bovine at birth  Columbia, Mo. : University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station, 1920.

Hardin, Lowell Stewart: The Jersey cow; her origin, breeding, management, and worth. Prize essays. New York, The [American Jersey Cattle] Club, 1885.

Harper's New Monthly Magazine. A New England Dairy and Stock Farm. [Jersey]. 1878.


Harrison, Edwin Shepherd: Judging dairy cattle / Text by Edwin S. Harrison ; photographs by Henry A. Strohmeyer, Jr. and John T. Carpenter, Jr.  1940.

Havemeyer, Theodore Augustus: The Mountainside breeding-herd of Jersey cattle. Mahwah, N.J. New York: Vaux & Company, printers 1883.
Theodore A. Havemeyer Estate Papers, 1889-1904 at Baker Library HIstorical Collections. The collection consists of material relating to Havemeyer's investments, property and the division of his estate. Included are bills, receipts, accounts, correspondence and financial statements. Of special interest is a letter from Cornelius Vanderbilt (23 December 1891) regarding the Edison Illuminating Company of Newport, Rhode Island. Havemeyer died in April, 1897.

HAZARD, WILLIS P. The Jersey, Alderney, and Guernsey Cow: Their History, Nature and Management. Showing How to Choose a Good Cow; How to Feed, to Manage, to Milk, and to Breed the Most Profit. Edited , from the writings of Edward P.P. Fowler, Geo. E. Waring, Jr. Charles L. Sharpless, Prof. John Gamgee, C.P. Le Cornu, Col. Le Couteur, Prof. Magne, Fr. Guenon, Dr. Twaddell, and Others. By Willis P. Hazard. Illustrated. Philadelphia, Porter and Coates (c1872)

Henderson, D.J.A.: Use of Frozen Semen in Artificial Breeding of Dairy Cattle. WJCB. 1954.

Herrington Roy Walker.  Influence of age on virility of certain Guernsey sires ... 1912.
Thesis (M.S.)-Pennsylvania State College

Highland Duncan Lester Jersey Journal September 1996.

Hill Charles L. The Guernsey Breed. Waterloo 1917.

Hill-Side Stock Farms (Elmira, N.Y.) Registered Guernsey and Jersey cattle / Hill-Side Stock
Farms. Variant title: Hillside Stock Farms, Elmira, N.Y., annual catalogue. Elmira, N.Y. : Telegram Co., printers, [between 1882 and 1888] 25 p. : ill.

Holbrook F: The Farm of the Hon. Daniel Webster. [The Cultivator. Albany, January, 1849, Vol. VI.-No.1]
Mr. Webster has imported some fine cattle of the Ayrshire, Devonshire, and Alderney breeds, and is observing the comparative merits of each. His stock of Ayrshires, of all ages, is quite numerous, and probably they are not excelled by any equal number in the country. He esteems them highly as a a dairy stock for the New England soil and climate, and his cows of this breed are excellent milkers. Mrs. Webster informed me, however, that the ALderney cow surpassed all others for the rich quality of her milk; that the cream can be churned into butter in a very few minutes, and being of too deep an orange color to look well on the table, the milk of this cow is usually mixed with that of three or four others, perceptibly coloring the whole. She does not give as much milk, however, as either of the Ayrshire cows. He has a fine young bull of the Alderney breed, and has for experiment coupled him with some of the Ayrshire cows this year ....

Humble Dr. R.J.: Blood Typing of Cattle. WCJB, 1954.

Importations of Channel Island cattle, Shetland ponies, and Hampshire Down sheep, per steamers "Galileo", "Marengo", and "City of Lincoln". Catalogue of Jersey and Guernsey cows, bulls, heifers and calves, Shetland ponies, and Hampshire Down sheep imported by Alfred M. Herkness & co. : to be sold at public auction, on Thursday morning, March 9th, 1882 at eleven o'clock, at Herkness' Bazaar, Ninth and Sansom Streets, Philadelphia. [Philadelphia] : Alfred M. Herkness, [1882].

Jenkins Harry. Famous Jersey cattle: a register of performers; notes Jersey cows and bulls, their parents and performing progeny, with historical data; all of the distinguished fountain heads of the breed and their notable descendants for two generations, grouped. Downers Grove, Il. 1922.

Jenkins Harry. Famous Jersey cattle; a register of performers, noted Jersey cows and bulls by Harry Jenkins. v.1,no.1-10; Nov.1922-Dec.1926. Downers Grove, Ill., 1922-26.

Jenkins Harry: The Jersey bull Raleigh, P. 3273, H.C. (Island of Jersey herd book). Imported as Eminent's Raleigh 69011 (American Jersey cattle club herd register). His ancestry and              individuality; his progeny and their achievements; with available reports on his most distinguished descendants. Butter test and show ring records as published to June 1, 1921. By Harry Jenkins. [Downers Grove, Ill.? 1921]

Jersey bulletin. 1883-.  Absorbed by: Jersey journal. November 1953.  Merged with Dairy world.
1907. Merged with Jersey bulletin and dairy world. 1907-1938.[2] Jersey journal. Vol. 1 (Oct. 5,
1953)-. 1953-. Absorbed: Jersey bulletin. November 1953.
The Jersey bulletin. Publication info: Indianopolis, Ind. : [R.H. Brown, 1937-1953]. Physical
description: 17 v. : ill. ; 30 cm. Current frequency: Weekly   Volume/date range: Vol. 56, no. 41
(Oct. 13, 1937)-    Volume/date range: Ceased with: v. 72, no. 20 (Oct. 25, 1953).
General note: Title from cover.  Issuing body: Published Mar. 1939-Oct. 1953 in the interest of the
Star Dairy Breed Jerseys.
Jersey bulletin and dairy world
Jersey bulletin. Indianapolis, 1883-.  29 cm.  Combined with Dairy world in 1907, and used title The
Jersey bulletin and  Dairy world, 1907-1938.   Absorbed by: Jersey journal. November 1953.

Jersey Canada - Over 100 years Serving our Breeders.  The History of the Jersey breed in Canada published on the Internet 2002

Jersey Cattle Association of Canada. TITLE  : Jersey breeder directory / Jersey Cattle Association  of Canada PUBLISHER     : Guelph, Ont. : The Association DATE : 1993 DESCRIPTION   : 17 p.

Jersey journal: Greenfield, Ohio : American Jersey Cattle Club, 1953-

Johnston Floyd  The Development of Jerseys in America [Eric J. Boston. Jersey Cattle 1954]

Johnston, Floyd: The Jersey Programme of the American Jersey Cattle Club. WJCB, 1954.

Johnstone G.H.: Guernsey Cattle. The Journal of the Min. of Ag. 1925

Kellogg, Peter Comstock: Auction catalogue of imported Jersey cattle... 1903
T.S. Cooper`s famous sale of Jerseys  up to and including that of 1903 were managed by Peter C. Kellogg & Co.

Kenan, William Rand: History of Randleigh farm. Lockport, N.Y., 1937.

Knolle Jersey Farms, 1942-1976 "The World's Largest Jersey Herd" for three generations.

Kowalchuk S.B., E.B. Burnside and J.C. Rennie Reasons for Disposal of Canadian Jersey Cows. WJCB 1968

Langwater Guernseys, A testimonial to Frederick Lothrop Ames for his devotion, study and effort for the improvement of the Guernsey cow. Historical record of the Langwater Guernsey herd. /Caldwell, William Hutson. 1925

Lawrence, James: A catalogue of Guernsey cattle the property of J. Lawrence, Lawrence Farm, Groton, Massachusetts. Ayer, Mass., Turner Pr., 1903?

Le Couteur, Col . John:  The Jersey, misnamed the Alderney Cow. [TRANSACTIONS OF THE NY STATE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY etc. VOL.X. 1850 ALBANY CHAS. VAN BENTHUYSEN, PRIN'R 1851]

LINSLEY, John S. M.D. JERSEY CATTLE IN AMERICA. NY: Burr, 1885.  Pp. 744. Illustrated with engravings after photographs of Jersey bulls and cows.

Maine State Pure Blood Jersey Cattle Association. Herd Book 1876-1883. Volumes 1-3. Contains historical information.

Maness, Bill: High Lawn Farm. A Vision For the 21st Century. July 1998. Typescript

Mapleshade Stock Farm: Catalogue of the Mapleshade herd--Jersey Cattle, 1884. Millbrook, Duchess County, N.Y., Mapleshade Stock Farm [1884]

Marsh E. Lea The National Programme of the American Jersey Cattle Club. WJCB 1961.

Mason, Miriam E.: SUSANNAH, The Pioneer Cow.  Macmillan Co NY (1941)

Matthews, Charles Arthur: Beltsville growth standards for Jersey cattle. Washington [U. S. Govt. Print. Off.] 1954.

McDonald Farms (Cortland, N.Y.)  McDonald farms Guernseys; our breeding program. Cortland, N.Y [1945?]

Moulton Brothers: The Green Mountain herd of Jersey cattle, registered in the herd register of the American Jersey Cattle Club, the property of Moulton Brothers, West Randolph, Vermont .. New York, The Art Interchange Press, 1884

Neidhardt Maureen Riverview Miniature Jerseys. Guinea Jerseys, Island Jerseys, Rabbit Eyed Jerseys or Barnyard Jerseys ... Rare Breeds Journal - January/February 1999, page 34

O`Donnell Tim Little Jerseys Fit Him Fine. Country People 1999?. [Guinea Jerseys]
According to Tim O`Donnell "Guinea Jerseys were imported  to the United States over 100 years ago from New Guinea. Most often they have been used as family cows, providing milk for many families over the years. Even when a farmer had all beef cattle he usually kept a Jersey for milk and other dairy products. One Jersey was usually enough to keep a family well-supplied, so it wasn`t important to keep a Jersey bull. Usually the cow was bred to a beef-type bull, and this has resulted in the near-extinction of these small cows."

Ohio Jersey Cattle Club. Jersey Cattle Guide Book.
Ohio Jersey Cattle Club is probably the  oldest (1883) of the  local Jersey associations.

Ohio Jersey Cattle Club Ohio Jersey. Published Westerville, Ohio, The Club. 1923


Oswald, Anthony Lewis. Superior Sires (Jerseys).v.1-2. Hutchinson 1945-47 .

Owl-Interest Jersey Club. The Owl-Interest family of Jerseys. Spencer, Mass. : The Club, 1929.
 R.A. Sibley developed the Owl-Interest family, which became famous all over America.

Pacific Coast Jersey Cattle Club. Herd Book. Volume 1-1886. San Francisco: H. S. Crocker, 1886.

Parkinson, Daniel: Identifying Cows. Horns are History. [Canadian Jersey Breeder. Oct. 1997]

Parkinson, Daniel: Jersey Culture. [Canadian Jersey Breeder. July 1997]

Parkinson, Daniel: Jerseys and Genealogy. [Canadian Jersey Breeder. Febr. 1997]
James Bremner, secretary of the Canadian Jersey Cattle Club in the 1940s and 1950s wrote in an undated typescript: "The first Jerseys came to Canada on fishing boats from Jersey Island and were known as Alderneys at that time. Fishermen brought them over and landed them in Nova Scotia and Quebec, especially along the Gaspé coast where the fishermen would make their summer headquarters and dry their fish. The Jerseys would give them a supply of milk and cream during the summer. When they went back, they generally left the cattle behind, and there are still Jerseys on the Gaspé coast descended from those original landings some hundred and twenty five years ago".

Paton, John R. The development of the ability to select for increased milk production : the
Jersey dairy cow in Maine, 1900-1984. Maine Agricultural Experiment Station, 1984.

Pearl, Raymond,   Report of Jersey sires' futurity test   Maine Agricultural Experiment Station, 1916. Series: Bulletin / Maine Agricultural Experiment Station ; 247. Note: Caption title: Report of the first Jersey sires' futurity test of the Aroostook Jersey Breeders' Association.  Other Title: Report of the first Jersey sires' futurity test of the Aroostook Jersey Breeders' Association.

Pearl, Raymond. The change of milk flow with age, as determined from the seven day records of Jersey cows. Maine Agricultural Experiment Station, 1917.

Penney, J. C.  Foremost Guernseys.New York 1936.[Emmadine Farm (Hopewell Junction, N.Y.]

Penney, J. C. (James Cash) Foremost Guernseys, 1920-1942. [New York, Orthwine, 1942]

Pennsylvania Agricultural Society. Memoirs 1824. In the Memoirs of the Pennsylvania Agricultural Society for 1824, considerable discussion is devoted to breeds of cattle.... Colonel John Hare Powel , the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Society, who had studied the various breeds in Europe, wrote that he had traced every importation of European cattle of which he had heard, mentioning cattle of various breeds taken to eight different States. ........ (Includes Reuben Haines: on  Alderney Cattle - the Extraordinary Prosperties of their Milk and Valuable Carcasses, Parkinson on Alderney Cattle and John Hare Powel: Worthlessness of Alderney Cattle)

Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture. Memoirs 1818 and 1826.  In October, 1818, a Mr. Reuben Haines wrote from Germantown to a Mr. Richard Peters, describing "the Alderney cow imported in 1815 by Maurice and William Wurts."[ Memoirs of the Philadelphia Society for the Promotion of Agriculture, Vol. IV( 1818), p. 115, Vol. V (1826), p. 57] This cow seems to have come from Brixton, Surrey, England, where she was born in 1813 or 1814, her sire and dam being "two fullblooded Alderneys".The Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture was established in 1785, when John Beale Bordley proposed to members of the American Philosophical Society that they form an American agricultural society in the British pattern. In 1805, after the death of President Samuel Powel and of Vice President and founder John Beale Bordley, the Society was reorganized under the leadership of Richard Peters. Once again, a handful of wealthy patrons of agriculture gathered monthly to discuss agricultural methods. The Society researched methods of animal husbandry and soil fertilization, investigated outbreaks of plant and animal disease, and encouraged the development of labor-saving machinery. During this period five volumes of Memoirs were published (in 1808, 1811, 1814, 1818, and 1826), each containing significant agricultural articles of the time.

Philips A J.  Queen Vashti (The Autobiography of a Guernsey Cow). West Salem 1906.

Pickering Timothy: A serial of letters against Shorthorn breeder John Hare Powel. "American Farmer" and "New England Farmer" 1825-26.
"I received last Saturday, from Judge Peters the 5th Vol. of the Memoirs of the Philadelphia Society of Agriculture, in which I find a letter of yours stating the produce in butter of your Alderney Cow in 1818.
I also saw your letter of a later date, in the Memoirs of the Pennsylvania Society, giving a similar favourable Statement. All these evidence have satisfied me, that for Essex, and all other parts of our country where butter dairies are most wanted, the Alderney breed is the most eligible. Essex is not a county for breeding cattle for sale; and I trust that our farmers will generally confine themselves to raising stock only for the dairy.
It is now supplied with working oxen, chiefly from other parts." [Extract of letter from Timothy Pickering till Reuben Haines dated Oct 4th, 1826 THE ROBERT B. HAINES, III COLLECTION, Haverford College]

Pike N.R.: History of Jersey Island Cattle.[Herd Book of the Maine State Jersey Cattle Association. Volume II. Portland. 1880].


Prentice, E. Parmalee (Ezra Parmalee): The history of Channel island cattle: Guernseys and Jerseys, by E. Parmalee Prentice. Williamstown, Mass., Mount Hope farm, 1940.

Prentice, E. Parmalee. American Dairy Cattle. Their Past and Future. NY. 1942. Excellent history of the dairy breeds, including the Ayrshire, Channel Island breeds, Holstein/Friesians, Shorthorns, Brown Swiss. A good deal of the history is for the various breeds in their original homes.

Ragsdale, A. C. Growth and development with special reference to domestic animals. XIV, Measurements of growing Holstein and Jersey cattle on Missouri farms / [A.C. Ragsdale and M.J. Regan]. Prediction charts for growth of cattle / [Samuel Brody and A.C. Ragsdale] Columbia,  1930.

Raithby, Professor G.E.: Type Programmes for Dairy Cattle in Canada. WJCB, Paper, 1954.

Raithby G.E. Type in American Jersey Cattle. [ Eric J. Boston. Jersey Cattle. 1954]

Rennie, Dr. J.C.: Relationship Between Type and Production in Jersey Cattle. WCJB, 1954.

Rennie J.C., R.J. Curtis and G.E. Raithby The Relationship between Type Components and Production in Canadian Jersey Cattle. WJCB 1958

Rennie J.C. and James Bremner Relationship pf Levels of Production between First Lactation Records and subsequent Records made by Jersey Cattle in Canada. WJCB 1961.

Rennie J.C. Variation in Length of Productive Life of Jersey Cows in North America. WJCB 1965

Rennie J.C. Mass Evaluation Systems for Jersey Sires and Cows in Canada. WJCB 1972

Robertson, James Oliver and Janet C.: All Our Yesterdays: A Century of Family Life in an American Small Town. New York, Harper Collins, 1993. [John A. Taintor]. A marvelous and detailed examination of social and family life in Hampton, Connecticut in the 19th century. Information drawn from the 'unusually accumulative family named Taintor' and it is basically their history.

Ruddick J.A. The Dairying Industri in Canada.

Russell, James E.  Heredity in Dairy Cattle. American Guernsey Cattle Club. 1944.

Sanders, Alvin Howard The Cattle of the World: Their Place in the Human Scheme - Wild Types and Modern Breeds in Many Lands Washington D.C.: National Geographic 1926

Santos, Robert L.: Dairying in California through 1910. [Southern California Quarterly 76(Summer 1994): 175-194]

Schutz Myrna. The Golden Calf from Jersey. (USA, 1950) (for children).

Scientific American, March 19, 1859: An Interesting Report on Milk.
Includes 6 Alderney cows belonging to John T. Norton, Farmington, Connecticut.

Shaw, Francis Catalogue of imported, selected, and home-bred Guernsey cattle. Boston, Beacon Press, 1887.
The farm is five miles from West Brookfield, a station on the Boston & Albany R.R. and four and a half miles from Barre Plain, a station on the Boston, Barre & Gardner R.R. and Central Massachusetts R.R.

Shanklin, Milton David Relief of thermally-induced stress in dairy cattle by radiation cooling [microform].143 leaves : ill. ; 29 cm. Note Typescript. Vita. Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Missouri--Columbia, 1958. Includes bibliography.

Shoemaker, S. M., Mrs.: Catalogue of the "Burnside Park herd" of Jersey cattle, the property of Mrs. S.M. Shoemaker, Baltimore, Md ... Oscar Ricklefsen, manager ... Philadelphia, The Fast Card Press, 1884

Sibley J.R. The Owl-Interest Family (1929)

Simpson, William: Simpson herd of Jersey cattle. The property of William Simpson. Buffalo, 188-.

Smith G.C. and Dr. J.C. Rennie The Effect of various Environmental and Genetic Factors on Milk Composition. WJCB 1965

Sneath, R.G. "Dairying in California." Overland Monthly 11(April 1888): 387-395.

Stiles, David: History of the American Jersey up-to-date. A typescript, partially in my possession. 1990s.

Stiles, David: The Story of Elsie - The Borden Cow. A typescript in my possession.
"Borden had an exhibit at the 1939 World's Fair. Borden's exhibit included  what was known as a "Rotolactor," a merry-go-round type platform with stanchions. Cows entered on the platform and were hooked up to milking machines and were milked during one rotation.. During the Fair someone, got the idea of picking one of the better-looking Jersey cows and naming her Elsie. The name was emblazoned in gold on a blue satin (?) blanket which Elsie wore for the balance of the Fair. This is how the public first heard of the now-famous Elsie."
Jim Cavanaugh,secretary of the American Jersey Cattle Association, was a college student from Kansas who had been chosen to care for the cows. A Borden executive asked him to help pick a real Elsie. They settled on a 7-year-old Jersey from Brookfield, Mass., named You’ll Do, Lobelia. ‘‘This one caught our attention because she always looked alert,’’ Cavanaugh said. ‘‘Her ears were always up.’’ Elsie was an immediate hit, making appearances along the East Coast and going to Hollywood in 1940 to appear in the movie ‘‘Little Men’’ as a cow named Buttercup. She also was used for charitable events and helped sell $10 million in bonds during World War II.

Strohmeyer H.A. Photography of Jersey Cattle. WJCB 1961.

Sturtevant E. Lewis & Sturtevant Joseph N. The Dairy Cow. A Monograph On The Ayrshire Breed Of Cattle. With An Appendix On Ayrshire, Jersey, And Dutch Milks. Their Formation And Peculiarities. Boston 1875.

Sugden Frank. A Visit to Mr. Frank Sugden and his Jersey Cattle. Leek. 1890.

Svinth, Jens F.  The 1000 pound story of the Jersey cow.  1st ed. Salem, Oregon, 1953.
The 1000 pound story of the Jersey cow. Supplement. 1954-55-. Salem, Oregon,

Svinth, Jens F. Supreme Jersey performers. Salem, Oregon, 1976.

Taintor John A. Description of his Jersey Cow and manner of feeding. Transactions of the N.Y. State Agricultural Society. Vol. X. 1850. Albany 1851

The Berkshire Evening Eagle, (Pittsfield, Mass., Friday, November 8, 1935). SALE OF HIGHLAWN ESTATE TO WILDES, LARGEST REALTY DEAL IN COUNTY FOR YEARS. Mr. and Mrs. H. George Wilde, Son-in-Law and Daughter of William B. Osgood Field, Plan To Expand Dairy Busines - Transaction Includes 991 Acres, 53 Buildings - 17 Families Live on Estate.

The Cultivator, Vol. VI, No, 1849. The Farm of the Hon. Daniel Webster. 

The Empire State jersey journal. Publication info: [Ellenburg Depot, N.Y., etc.] New York State

The herd improvement registry of Jersey cattle. / American Jersey Cattle Club. v. 1-. [c1932-.

The Jersey American Jersey Cattle Club.     Annual report and proceedings ... New York, The
Club.  illus., plates (part col.) ports., tables, diagrs. 23-25 cm.   Proceedings and annual reports for
the years 1914-1925? are published  respectively as a part of the Yearbooks, which are listed here
under annual reports. The Yearbooks for1914-1919? were published under the title: The
  Jersey.  The 1931 Proceedings of the 63d annual meeting (1914) were not published.
  The publication here listed for that year appeared under the title: Reports of Secretary and
Treasurer ... for fiscal year ended March 31, 1931.  Call#: 636.2243Am3a  Annexed Material -
1882, 15th 1883-   17th 1885, 19th 1887, 21st 1889-23rd
1891, 25th 1893, 27th 1895-51st 1919,  53rd 1921, 55th 1923-70th 1936, 79th 1936-101st 1968

The Jersey bulletin: Indianapolis : R.H. Brown, 1937-53.

The Jersey bulletin and dairy world: Indianapolis : Jersey Bulletin Co., 1907-1937.
 The Jersey bulletin. Variant title: Jersey bulletin and dairy farming Publication info: Indianapolis, Ind. :
[D.H. Jenkins, 1883-1906]. Physical description: 25 v. : ill. ; 29 cm. Current frequency: Weekly
Volume/date range:     -v. 25, no. 52 (Dec. 26, 1906).  Volume/date range: Began with: v. 1, in
1883. General note: "Our field: the Jersey and dairy world." General note: Description based on: v.
25, no. 18 (May 2, 1906); title rom caption.
The Jersey bulletin and dairy world. Variant title: Jersey bulletin  Publication info: Indianapolis, Ind. :
[D.H. Jenkins], 1907-1937. Physical description: 31 v. : ill. ; 29 cm.   Current frequency: Weekly
   Volume/date range: Vol. 26, no. 1 (Jan. 2, 1907)-v. 56, no. 40 (Oct. 1937).

The performance register of the American Guernsey Cattle Club. Summary. / American Guernsey Cattle Club. 1941/1942 -. 1942-.

Turner, C. W.: A comparison of Jersey sires : based on the average "mature equivalent" fat production of the daughters. Columbia 1923.

Turner, C. W.  The mode of inheritance of yearly butterfat production : an analysis of the progeny performance of Jersey sires and dams. Columbia,  1927.

Turner, C. W. The inheritance of body weight in relation to milk secretion.   Columbia, 1930.

Turner, C. W.  A comparison of Guernsey sires : based on the average mature equivalent fat production of the daughters and their dams. Columbia, 1925.

Universal Formulary Encyclopedia Volume 2 Short Account of the Jersey Cow [Electronic re-print from The year 1887]
The dairy interest of the United States has increased during the past decade, from the rapid increase of the products, the multiplicity of creameries, the perfection of dairy implements and machinery, the great increase of exports of dairy products, and the improvement of stock, so that an industry which realizes a great amount annually, may be called one of the most important of industrial sciences; for science it now has become.
To produce this rapid growth of a single interest, competition between the West and the East has been not the least factor. Each section, therefore, has given great attention to the subject of the best breeds of dairy animals, and this question has been thoroughly discussed at all the dairymen's associations, and in all the agricultural journals. For if the cow is a machine, each section must have the best machine for success.
Heretofore the West has derived its milk and butter mainly from the Shorthorn and its grades; and the East from the Shorthorn grades; so called native cows, together with imported stock and its crosses. Now both sections are rapidly seeking for the best imported stock, either to be maintained pure or to be grafted on other stock.
Of the imported cattle certain breeds stand out pre-eminent for dairy purposes. For butter, the Jerseys and the Guernseys; for milk and cheese, the Holsteins and Ayrshires.
The Jersey is a brilliant result of breeding for a purpose, and is an example of the benefits of imbreeding. If a family of animals has proved itself for certain traits, by judicious imbreeding of some members of the family, these traits may be perpetuated and improved. That to a certain extent, is just what the inhabitants of the Isle of jersey have been doing for hundreds of years. The breed coming originally, as it is supposed upon good grounds of belief, from Britany, a small animal noted for its rich milk, and transferred to the island of Jersey, its richness was increased by the good pastures, the root feeding, and the great care taken of it. Then as the island is small, and contains even at the greatest time, only 12,000 head, necessarily there would be breeding together of relatives more or less; and as the farmers jealousy watched against any importation's of other cattle, there could be no outside crosses, and the good traits of the stock were perpetuated. Then in later years, in obedience to the demand from abroad that had to be supplied, more attention was paid to the development of certain  points of merit and beauty, and improvement took place in the appearance and the yield of the animals, and the color and shape attained the lines of beauty which are now so prominent.
For a time fashion demanded certain colors, and one color was discarded for another, until the absurdity of it was shown, mainly from the fact that every now and then some intrinsically good animal would give an extraordinary yield without reference to color, but making a rich return for proper care and feeding. Now the purchases are guided mainly by the ability to fill the pail and the butter-tub, and by the purity of blood, this blood, however, being based upon ability at the pail.
With the exception of a few instances, in the case of the short horns, the highest prices ever paid for bovine animals have been paid for Jerseys. In one year 21 animals of the Alphae blood were sold at public auction for $27,775, averaging $1,322,62, the bull Polonius bringing $4,500, and the cow Leda fetching $3,000, through 12 years old.
It is not only for the beauty of these animals but for their intrinsic merits that such prices are paid, for this breed has finished instances of higher yields of butter than any other, and it has been proved that it takes less quantity of milk to make a pound of butter than any other breed. Instances have been claimed where 4-1/2 to 5 quarts of milk have made a pound of butter; 8 and 9 quarts are common, and 10 quart instances are plenty. They may, therefore, be claimed as the butter-breed par excellence. This butter is so firm in texture and so aromatic in taste that it has commanded high prices. Of no other breed can it be said that 778 pounds of excellent butter was made from one of its female representatives inside of the year, and in one month 88 pounds.
A first-class cow will give a large quantity of milk for its size, but generally speaking they are not large milkers, but of the richest milk, quality making up for quantity Good to medium cows will give from 12 to 14 quarts per day, excellent cows from 14 to 18 quarts. Exceptional cases have gone much higher. It is not therefore, the milkman's cow in every sense of the term, though it is in one sense, for the milk of one Jersey will enrich and color that of six 21½    ordinary cows. Yet there are herds kept near cities, whose owners find it profitable to keep them on account of the higher price the milk brings, and the net yield of a Jersey herd, even as milk producers, because the smaller yield is more than made up in the greater price received, the lesser freights to be paid, the smaller amount to handle, and the much higher price the calves and heifers bring over common stock.
One reason of the richness in yield of butter from the milk is that the globules of fat, as seen under the microscope, are larger in size than those of any other breed; but separating so readily as they do from the fluid portion, it leaves the skim-milk thinner and bluer than other milk, just the contrary from that of the Devon and Ayrshire. This butyraceous nature of the animal colors the fat of an orange color, a much higher tint than we are used to in the beef of other breeds, except the Guernsey, and therefore, so few being killed and served up for beef, the popular taste is not cultivated for it.
But it yields a richer and more aromatic flavored beef than any other.
To those who behold the Jersey cattle for the first time, their delicate shape, their diminutive size, and their light colors, marking them for beautiful pets, all would lead one to suppose they were definitely bred animals and not hardy enough for our climate. and yet I have known animals to be landed here in November, and to have been exposed in December on the sandy coast farms on Staten Island in New York bay, to the driving winds, and yet retain their health. The Channel Islands are the resort of many invalids for their equable, mild and pleasant climate, though a peculiar one. The days in summer are rarely hot, and the nights are cool and pleasant, and the summer glides into autumn with scarcely a change; if anything, only to be more delicious weather; broken somewhat by the approach of the equinox; and the autumn melts into the winter, which itself is not very cold, night frosts generally not coming until December. The spring months are the most unpleasant, the winds being northerly, violent, and disagreeably cold. The dews and fogs are commonly heavy. Rains frequently occur, but mostly at night, with clear afternoons. Thus the cattle being exposed during the bulk of the year, and part of nearly every day in the winter season, and the weather never being never very hot, they are subject to moist and cool weather, and they readily become acclimated when here, and are thoroughly so after the first winter in our climate, changeful as it is.
The docility of the race is a marked characteristic, and the mild, quiet animal is responsive to gentle treatment to the greatest degree. From its earliest youth up it has been subject to being handled and led to pasture and to water by the women of the island three times a day, until it knows no will but that of its mistress or master. It submits to be petted with the prettiest grace, and receives homage like the queen of the farm, as she is. We know of nothing which so quickly attaches itself to the affections, for she is not only a beautiful pet, but a profitable one. Occasionally a cow may be found of a highly nervous condition, who will be cross when with her calf; also some bulls will get fierce after they are three or four years old, but they are usually exceptions if the animals are properly treated.
The Jersey has, until within a few years, been considered a sort of pet for the lawn, and so long as the breeders found that was the aim and the cause of the demand they bred for color, and the fancy has changed from one color to another, from light to dark, from squirrel gray to silver gray, and to blue gray, from black points to solid colors, but the report of the quantity of butter made by some cows bred by practical men, led others to tire of the fancy pets and to aim to get or produce the best workers; until now the breed and the class of those imported have much improved, and well-selected Jerseys amply reward him who invests in them. It is no longer a question whether or not the animals have good escutcheons, but it is now a sine qua non that they shall have a good escutcheon, and with that all the other points that it brings, fine, soft hair, a golden skin, a large udder, good milk veins, and a proper conformation of the animal with the characteristic points of the breed.
It is for these points that the Jersey breed is to-day the most popular breed for the butter dairy, and the most fashionable with all classes, and is constantly rising rapidly in public estimation.

USDA. Cattle And Dairy Farming. Washington 1887. [ Jersey and Guernseys. (7) Jersey Cattle. [Consular Agent Renouf, Jersey]. Origin and improvement of the Jerseys. - Mr. Jonathan Smith, Jersey. Statistic of an Isle of Wight Jersey Herd. Mr. J.R. Fisk of Brighstone, Isle of Wight.]
 U.S: consuls the world over were asked to report on Cattle, Cattle Breeding, & Dairy Farming. The collected reports and illustrations of breeds are a detailed record of the cattle populations of the world in the last quarter of the 19th century. The consular agent in Jersey did not report directly to the State Department; he sent reports to the Consul at Plymouth, who sent them on to Washington. The handwritten original was sent to the printer,  the despatch was printed in the State Department publication,  .......  and the original was then destroyed.  There may have been a copy among the records of the Consulate at Plymouth, but those records were burned by bombing in 1940.

Wainwright, Nicholas B.: Andalusia Countryseat of the Craig Family and of Nicholas Biddle and his Descendants. Philadelphia, 1976. "For more than a century Andalusia's herd of Guernsey cattle was one of its proudest boasts. In 1840 Nicholas Biddle had received a letter from New York offering to sell him three Guernsey cows, all of them in calf, which had just arrived in port. Biddle immediately sent R. Dillon Drake to make the purchase and to bring the animals back. They turned out to be remarkably fine. Subsequently, this purchase was to entitle Andalusia to Certificate Number One in the American Guernsey Cattle Club. "

Wakefield John A History of the TransMississippi & International Exposition May 1903 [Cattle Awards]

Waring, George E.: Jersey Cattle. [ American Jersey Cattle Club. Herd register of Jersey cattle. New York, The Club,  [Vol. 1,  (1871).]

Waring, George E.: Jersey cattle, being an essay on this breed. N.Y., Judd, 1872.
From 1867 to 1877, George E. Waring was manager of Ogden Farm, at Newport,Rhode Island. It was during this period that he became interested in Jersey cattle, and took part in organizing the American Jersey Cattle Club. He became the first Secretary of the Club.

Waring George E.: Old Jersey. A Farmer's Vacation: V [Scribner's Monthly, August, 1875]

Waring George E.: Guernsey and Sark. A Farmer's Vacation: VI [Scribner's Monthly, September, 1875]

Waring, George E. Jr.: A Farmer's Vacation. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company 1876. In this account of his 1873 trip through the Netherlands, parts of Brittany, Normandy and the Channel Islands, the author gives special attention to agricultural methods and farm life.

White, George Cleveland: A record of the Guernsey herd at the Connecticut Agricultural College. 1931.

World`s Columbian Exposition of 1893 [Chicago] THE BOOK OF THE FAIR: Chapter the Thirteenth: Agriculture.

Special Collections In United States of America and Canada

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture Records

Brewer Reuben Haines, Germantown

Letters to Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture, 1818-1820
In:  Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture Records. Folder 66 and 313.
Two letters (1818 and 1819) report on the milk from the Alderney cow, the first letter mentions receiving a package of indigenous wheat from Oneida County, New York, through Dewitt Clinton, president of the New York Society for Promoting Agriculture.

John Hare Powel, 1786-1856.

Reply to Col. Pickering's attack upon a Pennsylvania farmer.
Publisher:  Philadelphia : Clark & Raser, printers ..., 1825.
Description:  Book  24 p. ; 23 cm.

Special Collections Haverford College
Haverford College,370 Lancaster Ave., Haverford, PA 19041-1392

Robert B. Haines, III Collection

Robert B. Haines, III Collection  consists almost entirely of autograph letters, signed, mostly addressed to Reuben Haines, 1793-1834, about one-third addressed to him personally, the other two-thirds addressed to him as Corresponding Secretary of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.
2. Thomas, David, 1762-1831. Greatfield (Scipio, N.Y.) 6mo. 29, 1819. [Concerns use of plaster as fertilizer; cattle shows, etc.]
9. Smith, Robert, 1757-1842, Secy. of Navy and State. Baltimore, May 23, 1823. [About Alderney cattle]
12. Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829. Salem, 1825-1826. 2 items. [About cutting boxes and cows]

Massachusetts Historical Society
1154 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts

Timothy Pickering Papers

I consulted the Calendar of Pickering Papers in volume 58 (sixth series, vol. 8)of the Massachusetts Historical Society Collections and found references to Haines but only to letters written to him not by him.  The following are indexed:
5 September 1825.  Misrepresentations of Mr. J. H. Powell; straw and hay-cutters
30 January 1826.  Hay and straw-cutters; the Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia agricultural societies; John Hare Powell; Alderney cattle and butter.
In the manuscript catalog I also found the following citations:
22 September 1825 [volume 45:331].  Reuben Haines to Pickering about cutting boxes.
17 August 1827 [volume 45:278].  Reuben Haines, Germantown -- to Timothy Pickering on agricultural matters.
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McCord Museum of Canadian History
690 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1E9.

The Stephens family  in Montreal.
Canada imported 15 females and two bulls from the royal herd at Windsor, England in 1868 to form the celebrated St. Lambert herd, located to across the St. Lawrence River from Montreal. This importation was made in the name of S. Sheldon Stephens, of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, by Mr. Harrison Stephens, his father. Mr. Harrison Stephens resided in Montreal from 1828 to the time of his death, and was one of the most prominent merchants in Canada. He always took an active interest in agriculture.

The Stephens family Papers

The Stephens family originated in Jamaica, Vermont. Harrison Stephens, the son of Samuel and Beulah Howard Stephens, began a tanning business which he later moved to Québec. By 1830, Harrison had moved to Montréal, where he made a

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