MASTER BREEDER AWARD is presented to a Wisconsin Brown Swiss Breeder who has developed a benchmark for their herd, representing the Brown Swiss cow. A master breeder's herd may consist of All-American winners, high producing cows or foundational cow families. Established in 2010, the winner is selected by the board of directors and presented biennially.
2012 - Voegeli Farms, Voegeli Family
2016- Lone Oak Swiss, Franklin & Tom Ferg
2014 - Red Brae Farm, Armbruster Family
Tom Ferg, Lone Oak Swiss accepting 4th Master Breeder award from President Tammy Voegeli.
THE SERVICE AWARD recognizes a state member who has committed to serving the Wisconsin Brown Swiss Association by promoting and educating people about the breed and the organization. The recipient is dedicated to helping on committees, serves in leadership positions and above all is an advocate for the cow and her breeders.
Yvonne Weihrouch of Eachibon Farm was selected as the 2019 Service Award recipient. (l-r) Barb Muenzenberger presenter, Yvonne, Tammy Voegeli, president
2018 Service Award Recipient
Yvonne Weihrouch, Melrose, Wis.
Past PAL Award Winners
THE (PAL) PARENT ADULT LEADERSHIP AWARD is chosen by the Wisconsin Brown Swiss junior organization and recognizes a member who supports the junior association and helps them excute activities and promote the associaton.
2018 PAL Award Winner
Judy Kasten, Richfield, Wis.
Congratulations Wisconsin Juniors on winning National Bell Ringer Awards!
Bell Ringer- Jenlar Carter Twix Twin- Brianna Meyer
Reserve- Red Brae SPA Austin Natasha-Elise & Brady Bleck
Bell Ringer- Red Brae SPA Seaman Diamond-Calli Storm
Reserve- Jenlar Tanbark Wisteria ETV-Brianna Meyer
Honorable Mention- JC Tanbark Electra- Spencer Clark
Bell Ringer-Jenlar Jongleur Winnie- Brianna Meyer
Bell Ringer- Lone Acres C Faith- Kyle Herband
Reserve- Bo Valley Brookings Gucci-Brooke Muezenberger
Bell Ringer- Red Brae Java Jessica- Elise Bleck
Reserve- AR-Line Denver Foxy Lady ET- Ranae Holthous
Bell Ringer- Switzer Tals Carl Nyomi- Dylan Herband
Reserve- Random Luck V Whatfor- Payton Van Schyndle
Honorable Mention- Onword OF Vndiction Fresca- Leif Thompson
Jr 2 Year Old
Bell Ringer- Beu Dell Precious Dee- Trysten Chwala
Sr 2 Year Old
Bell Ringer- Thompsview Sheuzy Shadow- Leif Thompson
Sr 3 Year Old
Bell Ringer- Random Luck PT LG Papaya ET- Meghan Douglas
4 Year Old
Bell Ringer- Random Luck B Tea Rose- Allison Thompson
Reserve- Random Luck S Peekaboo ET- Meghan Douglas
Honorable Mention- Siegerts Stanford Katrina- Leif Thompson
5 Year Old
Bell Ringer- Random Luck Talula- Matthew Thompson
Bell Ringer- AR-Line Madison Hillbilly- Ranae Holthaus