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NEWS:

04/20/2021 - There are new featured cows on the website header. Be sure to double click on the center cow photo and scroll through via arrows to see their highlights and owners!

04/19/2021 - Red Brae Farm was featured in the Brown Swiss Bulletin. Check out their story on the Breeder Profile Page. 

04/15/2021 - Congrats to the new Queen and Princess. See Junior page .

04/06/2021 - Congrats to the new Junior Officers. See Junior page .

04/05/2021 - See the April 2021 Newsletter  for Annual Meeting information.

03/31/2021 - Events Page has been updated with 2021 dates.

03/31/2021 - See the Show page for Midwest Spring Show Entry Forms.

01/20/2021 - The Nelson McCammon Share-A-Heifer Form is available on the Junior page. 

01/08/2021 - The Wisconsin Brown Swiss Association has redistricted Cantons. See the Membership page link to the new Canton Map to know which Canton you are now located in. The Membership Renewal form is also updated and available.

Upcoming Events & Deadlines:

Annual Meeting will be May 1 at Folk Song Event Barn, Slinger, Wis. 

See April Newsletter for details. 

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

See Brown Swiss Sale Service for more information on upcoming Brown Swiss sales and sale reports.

 

Announcements:

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

 

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.