1997 by the American Jersey Cattle Association Board of Directors
The purpose of the Jersey
Journal is to promote Jerseys and to serve as the media to carry
Jersey news and ads to the owners of Jerseys and other interested
parties. To fulfill this purpose, the following policies have been
established by the Board of Directors:
Editorial Policy. The
editorial policy of the Jersey Journal is to reflect the
positions and programs of the Jersey breed as established by the
Board of Directors.
The policy of the AJCA concerning breed advertisements in the Jersey
Journal is to require that breeder ads promote Registered
Jerseys and those eligible for ID services provided by the AJCA.
Advertising involving politics and ads criticizing Jerseys and/or
Jersey programs will be declined. Advertising offering semen for
sale must completely identify the seller. Advertising may include
references to animals of other breeds owned by the advertiser;
however, advertisers may only publish pictures of Registered Jerseys
and those eligible for ID services provided by the AJCA.
The Jersey Journal
will use USDA genetic evaluations for foreign animals if information
is available. If USDA information is not available, the origin of
the information used will be listed.
Letter to the Editor.
This column is made available to include discussion of opinions,
policies and problems, and other subjects provided the comments are
constructive. Derogatory letters mentioning individual names or
animals will not be published, neither will political or anonymous
When the Editor
receives ads or letters which are believed to be questionable, these
will be referred to the Development Committee of the Board.
A majority vote of the committee will
be final. When the committee is divided or so requests, the material
in question will be submitted to the Board of Directors for a