2018 Board Action
2018 Winter Board Action
Motion: Motion to add Tyler Reynolds to National Judging list. Motion passed.
Motion to change contracts with Ayrshire Breeders Association and American Milking Shorthorn Society for classification to state that if total number of cows is less than 10 a minimum of $100 will be billed if one breed is scored. If more than one breed is scored and the total number of cows is less than 10 cows a minimum of $50 will billed each association. If more than 10 cows are scored in total the fee will be $10.50 a cow to be billed. Motion passed.
Motion to change the ala carte classification fees to the following:
- If score 9 or more cows (For 1st classification of the calendar year) $16/cow
- If score a second time in calendar year and more than 9 cows are scored $12/cow
- If less than 9 cows are scored a herd minimum of $100 applies
- Within a calendar year all unscored cows must be scored at each time classified during a normal tour cycle. Motion passed.
Motion to change entry fee for All American Contest to $50 from $20, and the Nomination fee to $100 from $80 for the 2019 show season. Motion passed.
Motion to approve 2019 proposed budget for the youth. Motion passed.
Motion to accept 2019 proposed budget for the association. Motion passed.
2018 Summer Board Action
Motion to propose to Bylaw Committee that the minimum age to be a junior member be 8 years old to stay in line with 4-H age minimum. - Motion passed.
Motion to have Cow Recognition Committee look over and review the Superior Brood Cow program and make recommendations for improvements or changes. - Motion passed.
Motion to charge a minimum administrative fee of $50 in resolving parentage issues when donor dams are unavailable for testing, in addition to paying the testing fees for the derived DNA testing which requires a minimum of 4 calves to be used.
Testing fees are as follows:
- $45 for each calf
- $125 for Derived DNA test
- Motion passed.
Motion to add Jack Lomeo as a judge on the approved judges list. - Motion passed.
Motion to move Norm Magnussen to only available to judge Internationally. - Motion passed.
Motion to accept show committee recommendations for the 2018 show ballot. - Motion passed.
Motion to have level for Rump Angle be 4 and ideal be 6. - Motion passed.
Motion to add Rear Teat Placement as a linear trait. - Motion passed.
Motion to strive for an average final score on 2-year-old cows to be 81 starting January 1, 2019. - Motion passed.
Motion to accept the type committee’s recommendations on the following changes to the multiple E program:
- Motion passed.
Motion to raise the minimum order requirement on Progressive Sire orders to $500 to receive free domestic shipping. - Motion passed.
Motion that staff vacation can only be used in a given calendar year and not carried over to the next year. - Motion passed.
Motion to change the wording for recessive traits from Abnormalities to Genetic Conditions and to only list all recessives and haplotypes under the title Genetic Conditions on pedigrees and registration papers, thus removing the word haplotypes. -Motion passed.
Motion to move the entire Cheese Premium fund money into the Genomic Research fund for future use in research projects. - Motion passed.
Motion: Moved to approve proposal on repairs to the building. Motion passed.