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NEWS:

Wisconsin is hosting the National Brown Swiss Convention in 2024!

July 2 -6, Green Bay, Wis.

See the National Convention page for tentative schedule and updates.

 

02/02/2024 - See the convention page for the latest updates to convention information. The newsletter is online. Check it out for updates about state annual meeting and events. Feburary 2024 Newsletter.

 

01/25/2024 - Junior Program Applications are now available on the Junior Page, good luck in the contests.

 


Announcements: Wisconsin State Show 

The 55th Wisconsin Brown Swiss State Show will be held on August 17 in Viroqua. Watch this page for information on entries and other events.

STATE SHOW SPONSORS WANTED!

Contact Barb at 608-486-2297 or email BoValleySwiss@aol.com to sponsor a class or award. Cost is: Class sponsor $30 or Special Awards $50

Upcoming Events & Deadlines:

Wisconsin is hosting the National Brown Swiss Convention in 2024!

July 2 -6, Green Bay, Wis.

 

See the National Convention page for tentative schedule and updates.

See the Events page for a complete listing of deadlines & happenings

 

WISCONSIN BROWN SWISS - The History

 

Wisconsin Brown Swiss was established in 1916!

 

Jane of Vernon who is deemed "Mother of the Brown Swiss Breed" hails from Canton III. The state's membership is comprised of seven cantons similar to those of Switzerland.

 

World Dairy Expo and the International Brown Swiss Show is hosted in Madison, Wis. Sunnyisle Colby Twilite, owned by Jeff Boldt of Whitewater, Wis., was named Grand Champion Brown Swiss at Expo in 2006.

 

The National Brown Swiss Office is located in Beloit, Wis.

Five National Brown Swiss Youth Ambassadors and two Youth Achievement Winners have come from Wisconsin.

 

The Wisconsin Junior Program is open to ages 9-21 and allows juniors to show at canton, state and national shows and enter the State Bell Ringer contest.

 

1994 - Nelson McCammon created the Share-A-Heifer program and in 2013, with his passing donated funds that were used to update the existing program.

 

The Brown Swiss Queen program is an opportunity for young women ages 15-21 to promote the breed at local, state and national shows. A new Brown Swiss queen is selected each year at the annual meeting.

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