Bibliography - Jersey Cattle - Worldwide (5)

Africa - by Hans Nørgaard


Alexander Dr. R.A. The Part played by Veterinary Science in the Development of the Cattle Industry in Southern Africa. WJCB 1958.

Allan J.S. A Comparison of Jersey Sub-populations on the basis of Blood Group frequencies and Production Levels, for Jersey Cattle Breeders` Society of South Africa. WJCB 1961

Assiut ( Egypt) Assiut College. Agricultural Dept.:  Milk production records of pure Jersey and part Jersey cows in the Agricultural Department of Assiut College.  Assiut, 1950.

Altawil, Amir Ghali: (Egypt) Jersey Cows (in Arabic).A pamphlet of about 30p.Arabic guide to Jersey Cow husbandry. 1971
Barrett W Jersey Grades in Kenya. WJCB 1958.

Bonsma, Professor F.N.: The Jerseys on the Island and in South Africa. WJCB, 1954.

Bonsma Professor J.C. The Influence of Climate and Nutrition on the Adaptability of the Jersey throughout the World. WJCB 1958.

Boston, Eric: Jersey Cattle in South Africa, Rhodesia and Kenya. [Boston, Eric James: Jersey Cattle. 1954. With photographs by Cas Oorthuys and others.]

Christie, G.J. A Background to Bovine Fertility in Southern Rhodesia. (Research Rhodesia and Nyasaland). WJCB 1961.

Elsenburg Jersey Herd: S.A. Jersey Gazette, May, 1946.
 In 1902 the Elsenburg School of Agriculture, Mulder`s Vlei, C.P., secured a couple of females from Mr. van der Byl whose herd was about to be dispersed. Among the animals secured was the cow "Gladys" to which every Jersey in the Elsenburg herd today is related. [Morkel 1928]

Houston, Douglas: The Jersey breed. [Bloemfontein, Jersey Cattle Breeders' Society of South  Africa, 1960]

Hunter G.L., W.J. Stielau and H. Steiner Some Long Term Effects of Rearing Jersey Calves on Different Planes of Nutrition. WJCB 1968

Jansen, Z.B.: The True Interpretation of the Official Milk Records of South Africa. WJCB, 1954.

Jersey Cattle Breeders Society of S.A The Jersey Breed:  A Review .. 1936.

Jersey Cattle Breeders Society of S.A The Jersey Breed:  Brochure, 1941

Jersey Cattle Society of Kenya: The Jersey in Kenya. 1986.

Jersey in Kenya. A Guide to the Breed. 1986

Jersey South Africa Handbook - your guide to success. 1995?
Unfortunately no irrefutable records are available as to the correct date the first Jersey was imported into South Africa. It is, however, generally accepted that the first Jerseys were imported by Mr. Adrian vand der Byl of Roodebloem Estate, Woodstock, Cape, from Jersey Island, in the early 1880`s with 1881 as the most probable date.

Jersey South Africa. S.A. Jersey 75th Anniversary Edition. 1995
The Jersey Cattle Breeders Association of South Africa  was founded 1920.

Jerseys in Kenya World Jersey Newsletter. January 1996.

Jersey in Zimbabwe. Harare, Zimbabwe : Modern Farming Publications, [1988-

Jerseys in Zimbabwe World Jersey Newsletter. January 1996

Joubert Dr. D.M. Experimental Work with Jerseys in South Africa. WJCB 1958.

Joubert D.M. and C.M. Havenga An Investigation on the Duration of Pregnancy in South African Jersey Cattle. WJCB 1965.

Letenneur, L: "Crossbreeding N`Dama and Jersey Cattle in Ivory Coast" [World Animal Review No 27, 1978. FAO]

McFarlane I.S. Some Diseases transmitted by Bull Semen in South Africa. WJCB 1961

Meyn K. & Wilkins J. 1974. Breeding for milk in Kenya, with particular reference to the Sahiwal stud. World Animal Review  11. (FAO)

Morkel, W.A.K.: History and Characteristics of the Breed. [ The South African Jersey Herd Book Volume I, 1928.]

Naude R.T. Body Size of the Jersey Female in South Africa. WJCB 1965

Naude, R.T.: Jerseys and Jersey Crossbred Cattle as Beef Producers. WJCB, 1968.

Nel, Gabriel Daniel: Jerseys in South Africa. Pps 288, ill,  Cape Town 1968.

Nel, Gabriel Daniel: The Development and Progress of the Jersey Breed in South Africa [Editorial]. S.A. Jersey Gazette, May, 1946.

Nel, Gabriel Daniel The Development and Progress of the Jersey Breed in South Africa. WJCB 1958

Parker George M. Which Kind of Bulls Breed Best? WJCB 1965

Pattullo Peggy of Zimbabwe Obituary. World Jersey Bulletin, January 1994

Schoongezicht Farm (Stellenbosch), Schoongezicht Jerseys : the history, achievements and   breeding plan of a South African Jersey herd. [Stellenbosch, 1954?]
Rustenberg has a wine-growing history dating back to 1682, when Roelof Pasman from Meurs, near the Rhine, recognised its wine-growing potential. Apart from wine, Rustenberg is also known for its champion jerseys. Our  Schoongezicht jersey herd dates back to 1892 and is the oldest registered herd in South Africa.  Their names are chosen by Pamela Barlow, who with her late husband Peter, established the pedigree herd from Jersey, Canadian, American and New Zealand bloodlines. Mr. Douglas Houston states in a brochure of the Schoongezicht Jerseys: "The Schoongezicht Jersey herd was born when in 1892 the late Alfred Nicholson joined John X. Merriman. From that time until today, though wine and fruit too have helped to make the name of Schoongezicht famous throughout South Africa, the Jersey has played a vital role in the economy of the farm". Mr. Houston continues: "There are few records of the first Jerseys, but it is of interest to note that the earliest records refer to a bull called Adrian, bred by Adrian van der Byl. He arrived at Schoongezicht in 1904, and has therefore the strongest claim to be known as the father of the herd." According to W.A.K. Morkel: "Messrs J.X. Merriman and A. Nicholson built up their Schoongezicht herd on the original stock obtained from Adrian van der Byl."

South African Livestock Breeding 1998. Edited by Johan Campher, Charl Hunlun and Gerrie van Zyl. SA Stud Book and Livestock Improvement Association, 1998

Steenberg H.J. Awards for Jersey Cows based on Production per Day of Age. WJCB 1968

Twenty years of Jerseys on the Nile. Le Caire, Costa Tsoumas [1948]

van Eeden, Johannes The Jersey in SOuth Africa. The Origin and Growth of the Breed and the Marketing of Jersey Milk. [Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference Status and Perspectives of Jersey Cattle Breeding in Poland and Europe. Poznan, Poland, 2001].

Westoe Jerseys S.A. Jersey, 1996.
The prefix "Westoe" was first used by Struben [ In Vol. 1 of the S.A.J.H.B. it is recorded:"Struben took over the bulk of the Van der Byl Jerseys at their disposal in 1902]. This prefix was later registered in the name of Wright Bros., Westoe

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