Membership in the Vermont Junior Jersey Breeders Association is available to all youth under 21 years-of-age.

Jersey youth activities give juniors the chance to develop self esteem and leadership skills and opportunity to make friends with others who have an interest in the Jersey cow.


Andrew McReynolds of Danville topped the 2017 Pot O'Gold Production Contest with Avi-Lanche Dazz Buttermilk 12564.


Megan Hill of Bristol, right, was named Premier Breeder of The All American Junior Jersey Show in 2019. She also exhibited the Overall Premier Performance Winner of the show, Four-Hills Velocity Gloriana, and the best bred and owned female, Four-Hills Impresion Galaxy 5597-ET.

Vermont juniors compete for prizes on the tanbark trail each summer and are honored for achievements at an awards banquet held in conjunction with the adult organization's annual meeting.

Juniors enrolled in or heading to college are also eligible for scholarships from the Vermont Jersey Breeders Association. As well, juniors 12-21 years-of-age who are interested in attending the AJCA-NAJ Annual Meetings are eligible for financial assistance ($50) through the Bob Lord Memorial Fund. To apply, send contact information (name, age and address) to Tom Pyle at 651 Route 22A North, Fair Haven, VT 05743.

National Level Achievements for 2020


Four-Hills Irwin Glimmer-ET
2020 Junior All American Milking Yearling
Sarah Hill, Bristol

2019 National Jersey Youth Production Contest

Lucky Hill Laramie Cheesecake
4th Division I
Nicholas J. McReynolds, Danville

Lucky Hill Plus Pringle {6}
4th Division II
Andrew McReynolds, Danville

JX Cedar Mtn Farm Topeka Garnet {4}
9th Division II
Luke W. McReynolds, Danville


2020 All American Junior Jersey Show

Four-Hills Irwin Glimmer-ET
1st Milking Yearling
Sarah Hill, Bristol

Rivendale Colton Jules
5th Junior Two-Year-Old
Abby Reen, Bristol

Four-Hills Casino Butterfinger
7th Senior Two-Year-Old
Sarah Hill, Bristol

Four-Hills Velocity Gloriana
7th Four-Year-Old
Sarah Hill, Bristol

Four-Hills M Fancy Victory
7th Senior Heifer Calf
Sarah Hill, Bristol


Vermont Youth Production Awards

(awarded in 2020 for 2019 production)

Andrew McReynolds, Danville
Lucky Hill Lemonhead Butterscotch
22,791M, 1,234F, 960P ME at 1-10

Luke McReynolds, Danville
JX Cedar Mtn Farm Topeka Garnet {4}
24,244M, 1,226F, 856P ME at 4-6

Abby McReynolds, Danville
JX Cedar Mtn Farm Colton Bridget {5}
22,091M, 1,099F, 778P ME at 1-8


Vermont juniors honored in the youth production contest for 2017 included Samantha Flint, Nick McReynolds, Luke McReynolds, Virginia Patz and Andy McReynolds, who placed first with Avi-Lanche Dazz Buttermilk 12564.