Guernsey Calf Essay-Due February 16

Wisconsin Guernsey Breeders’ Association (WGBA) is hosting a Guernsey Calf essay contest.  This calf will be awarded to the youth who writes the best essay on their choice of two topics: (1) “What a Guernsey calf would mean to me” or (2) “The Guernsey cow is important to me because…”

Entrants do not need to have a Guernsey background or be from a Guernsey farm. The essay winner will be announced during the youth luncheon at the WGBA state convention on March 10th in Tomah.

Contest guidelines include:

  • Essay should be a minimum of 250 words on the topic of “what a Guernsey calf would mean to me” or the topic “the Guernsey cow is important to me because…”
  • Contest is open to Wisconsin youth ages 10-17
  • Entrant should include plans for housing, responsibilities or plans for caring for the calf and show opportunities in the essay
  • Winner must agree to exhibit the calf at shows and give a report on the calf at the WGBA annual meeting after winning
  • Winner must be willing to join the Wisconsin Junior Guernsey Breeders’ Association for a one time fee of $15.00.

To enter the contest, interested Wisconsin youth should mail their essay to: Aimee Moehring, Essay Committee Chairwoman, W44445 River Bend Dr, Waldo, WI 53093. All entries must be postmarked by Feb. 16, 2018.

For additional information, applicants can call (608) 484-0416 or e-mail

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