The Fluff Summer 2020

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“THE FLUFF”

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The Official Newsletter of the National Jersey Wooly Rabbit Club: Summer 2020

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RVHD2 UPDATE 

WOOL BASICS 

POISONOUS PLANTS 

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ELECTION BIOS

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SAVE THE DATE

Hosted By: Northeast Jersey Wooly Club. For more info, visit NJWRClub.org

P O S T P O N E D

P O S T P O N E D November 7, 2020 NYS Fair, Syracuse Fairgrounds Syracuse, New York 13224 The

Pacific Coast Wooly Rabbit Club is hosting the

2021 NJWRC N ­ ational Show in

Reno, NV

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tent con June - July - August

Summer 2020

National Jersey Wooly Rabbit Club

The Fluff of the Fancy

Departments

17 District 9 Report

5 President’s Report

18 Sweepstakes Report 19 Historian

7 Youth Report

19 Signifcant Dates

8 Secretary’s Report

20 Poisonous Plants

9 Treasurer’s Report

22 Election Bios

10 District 1 Report

25 Basics of Rabbit Transport

11 District 2 Report 12 District 4 Report 13 District 5 Report 15 District 6 Report 15 District 7 Report 16 District 8 Report

NJWRC

President

Cheryl Loesch momdeplume@comcast.net

Vice-President

Angel LeSage lesageswoolies@icloud.com

Secretary

4 Record Of Vote 6 Vice President's Report

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www.njwrclub.org

26 What Do You Need in a First Aid Kit 29 RVHD2 Fact Sheet

33 Scholarship Application 34 Membership Application 35 Understanding the Bsics of Wool 37 Open Sweepstakes Point Totals 40 Youth Sweepstakes Point Totals 43 Shows Included In Sweepstakes Calculations

31 Biosecurity Measures for Your Rabbitry

Douglas Brown NJWRCsecretary@gmail.com

Treasurer

Brenda Reilly NJWRClubtreasurer@gmail.com

District One

Meadow Gustafson wildmeadows@hotmail.com

District Two

Amber Henderson ambermom@gmail.com

District Three Haley Birkholz

haleyjewell19@gmail.com

District Four Kendra Williams

kthurmanwilliams@yahoo.com

District Five

Brenda Kneir mobunniesrabbitry@yahoo.com

Next Deadline: August 15, 2020 Nationals Updates Scholarship Winners

District Six

Tracey Freeman TNTSCountryCritters@hotmail.com

District Seven Mae Swan

maeswan@gmail.com

District Eight Julie Aversa

jtaversa@gmail.com

District Nine Bill Miller

rabbitcrossroads@aol.com

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NJWRC

RecordOf Record OfVote Vote

Committees Newsletter & ­ nnouncements A

Jess Pearson fluffeditor@gmail.com Rose Marie (Bunnie) Turley

Website

Haley Birkholz haleyjewell19@gmail.com

njwrc

Record of Vote 2019-20 NJWRC Record of Board Votes 1/31/20-5/12/20

Boutique Sales

Carmen Deling maplelanewoolies@gmail.com

1) Select a Nationals 2022 bid from 2 proposals submitted

Election

Lori Robasciotti dogznkidz@hotmail.com

Standards Committee Currently Inactive

Constitution & By-Laws

Angel LeSage, Chair, Lori Robasciotti

__1___ April 9, 2022 in Canton, OH, hosted by the Ohio Jersey Wooly RC.

Bill Miller

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April 29, 2022 in Stillwater, MN, hosted by the Great Plains Jersey Wooly RC.

Doug Brown, Mae Swan, Tracey Freeman, Brenda Reilly, Kendra Williams, Angel LeSage, Julie Aversa, Brenda Kneir, Meadow Gustafson, Haley Birkholz

Sweepstakes Scoring Nicole Schmitt njwrcsweeps@gmail.com

2) Extend the scholarship application deadline, this year only, to June 30.

Awards

DeAnn Boulier, Haley Birkholz

Youth Coordinator

Lindsay Aversa allstarwoolies@gmail.com

Historian

Bethany Robertson bethanyrobertsongm@gmail.com

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__12___ I approve. All members approved. 3) Give a bonus stipend of $100.00 to our Sweepstakes chair for extra work in changing dozens of sanctions due to COVID19 cancellations ___12__ I approve. All members approved.

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President’s Report “These are unusal times, and your board is making the best decisions that we can from all fronts, taking into account all scenarios before us.”

~ Cheryl Loesch

In opening my report, I want to express my shared disappointment that Nationals had to be canceled in April. We were all so looking forward to it. I’m glad that the Northeast Jersey Wooly Breeders have rescheduled the show to November, and I’m very hopeful for Nationals in that timeframe. This change does mean that, in the 2020-21 Sweeps year, we will have two separate Nationals counted in Sweeps. Following on this truncated 2019-20 Sweeps year, the board feels that this is fine. These are unusual times, and your board is making the best decisions that we can on all fronts, taking into account all scenarios before us. Youth Scholarship: The deadline was extended to June 30, 2020. Any youth members who are seniors (graduating this spring, 2020) may apply for a 1000.00 scholarship. Scholarships are awarded to two recipients. We ask our membership to encourage youth to apply for our scholarships. General Elections: This year, positions up for election will include the even-numbered District Directors, Secretary, and Vice President. Ballots are expected to go out in early August, with a return date of August 30. The CBL committee has been looking at the CBL with an eye to adjusting for any inconsistencies or areas that might need updating, so there may be some additional items on the ballot. Any proposals for change will be released in advance on the club’s Facebook page so that you will have ample time to review them. 2022 Nationals: We had two bids submitted by the deadline of March 1st. Both bids were very attractive, and the board had a hard time de-

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ciding between them. The bid was awarded to the Great Plains Jersey Wooly Rabbit Club. Nationals 2022 will take place in Stillwater, Minnesota on April 30. This was the first year that Nationals Bids were due on March 1st, and we were very pleased to have two bids submitted. This date change was an anticipated change over time to bring our planning for Nationals to two years in advance. In this way, clubs have more opportunity to try to coordinate Nationals shows with other clubs, the majority of which plan two years in advance. Planning: The Board has been talking and planning for scenarios that might affect Convention. We don’t know what to expect right now, but we want to be able to plan as much as is possible. I am working on setting up special committees to work on updating our guidebook, and to create some educational materials for breeders, judges, and interested parties. I’m looking to establish committees that have clear tasks and timelines, and which represent breeders from different areas of the country. I look forward to seeing the knowledge and creativity that these committees will generate. Reminder: All sanctions must be requested and purchased before a show, preferably well before a show. No sanctions can be issued retroactively. Please contact Nicole Schmitt at njwrcsweeps@gmail.com with questions, or to purchase a sanction. At this time, the NJWRC is allowing all clubs to re-use sanctions for shows that have been affected by COVID-19. Club secretaries do need to contact Nicole to let her know

Cheryl Loesch momdeplume@comcast.net

Attention High School Seniors & 1st Year College Students! You may be ­eligible to apply for the NJWRC Memorial ­Scholarship. Applications are due on or before June 30, 2020. For more information, see page 34.

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Vice President’s Report “...take a moment and give a genuine thank you to the team who puts on the event.”

~ Angel LeSage

Here we are at the favorite time of the year with spring and baby bunnies. As I write this, there is less than 6 months to the ARBA Convention. My very favorite show of the year! One would think, with all this time you have had, “staying at home”, that your herds are getting awesome. Meanwhile, like you all, I have been doing a lot of breeding. I started breeding in late winter and early spring before “stay at home” started. Do you have an eye on anyone special? I am trying to get that special one for a donation to the Convention Trio and auction. And of course, I have some great juniors and nowhere to go. I have run out of room in my barn and am having to rethink how I can manage the extra rabbits. Fortunately, I have room to expand. I have been reconditioning cages, a skill I learned from Brenda Reilly at a convention workshop. I am very saddened that Nationals had to be cancelled. If you ever feel like you have a handle on the whole rabbit showing thing, just try to put on a National show. It takes dedication, a lot of teamwork, and just plain work. It was tragic that the Northeast Jersey Wooly Breeders had to cancel so close to the event. Much of the work had already been done. They have rescheduled the event for early November 2020. Many years ago, there was a National show in

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Syracuse, NY that I attended. I had a good time and loved the area. If possible, be sure to support them by attending in November. Also, take a moment and give a genuine thank you to the team who puts on the event. Show them some love! The club has been trying to schedule National shows two (2) years in advance. This gives clubs putting on the show the ability to secure venues and hire judges. It is difficult to get judges if you wait until you are a year out, many of them are already taken. We currently have National shows scheduled for Reno, NV. April 10 & 11, 2021 and Stillwater, MN April 30 & May 1, 2022. The bid for National 2023 will be due March of 2021. The general election is just around the corner. Start looking for your ballot around the first of August. The Vice President, Secretary and even number District Directors are running. There will be a couple of amendments to approve for the Constitution & By-Laws, as well. All Ballots will need a return postmarked by Monday August 31. Don’t forget to mail the ballot, just send it back as soon as you get it. Every vote matters.

Angel LeSage lesageswoolies@icloud.com

TidBits. . . Frozen ceramic tiles work great on hot days. The tiles enable your bunnies to lie over and are easier to deal with than frozen water bottle.

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Youth Report “I would also like to shoutout any of our youth who are graduating during this pandemic. Congratulations Isaac White, and to any others.� ~ Lindsay Aversa

Lindsay Aversa

allstarwoolies@gmail.com

Youth Committee Chair for all Youth Jersey Wooly Members Pictured below: High School graduate Isaac White

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Hello! I hope you are all safe and healthy and trying to make the best of the time at home. Since we are able to be in our barns more and since shows have been cancelled, it has allowed us to take a step back and evaluate our herds. During this time many of us have probably bred all of our does and next will be evaluating babies. But during that process many of us will be looking for what we are missing in our rabbitry. We all have different things to work on, and oftentimes we reach out to other breeders to bring in new lines and to correct the parts that are lacking. Soon here restrictions created by COVID-19 will be lifted and we will be allowed to begin travel and purchase rabbits again. There are some precautions that need to be taken not only for yourself but also for the rabbits. Individuals will still have to remain 6 feet away from each other and everyone should also try to stay updated with the current rabbit pandemic called RHD. RHD is a deadly virus that is very contagious for a

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herd. One can keep up with this topic by following groups such as Rabbit Talk on Facebook or checking the ARBA website. They are keeping it updated on every case that occurs in the United States. These are things to keep in mind when starting to purchase rabbits. Here are some tips for when purchasing online due to this COVID-19 pandemic. The first, is to pinpoint one thing that you really want to correct at the moment. It is more efficient to pick one thing and fix it because it is hard to fix all things at once with one breeding. When picking that one thing to pinpoint, you can begin to ask breeders if they will have anything available in the near future with that characteristic. It is hard for a breeder to find a perfect match if you are asking for multiple things. The second would be to examine the pictures, yes pictures can be deceiving but currently we are unable to attend a show and feel these rabbits. Do not be afraid to ask politely for different angles, say an overview photo of the rabbit. You want to make sure what you are bringing into your rabbitry will help. And the final tip is how to assess if the rabbit is worth the cost. The cost can be based on the lines it has come out of and the overall body type of the rabbit. The statement can be more opinion based on my part but I believe body type has more wager on the amount you are spending, so if there are some aspects that do not meet what you are looking for do Continued on page 8

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Secretary's Report "Our numbers have been maintaining a fairly consistent level for some time.” ~Doug Brown

Doug Brown NJWRCsecretary@gmail.com (608) 487-3291

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To all the members of the NJWRC: I hope this article finds you all doing well in these uncertain times, with many things up in the air, and the big not knowing of when and if things will change for the better or worse. In this issue, I would like to touch on a subject that seems to have been thrown around a few times in the last couple of years. That is the idea that our membership numbers are “declining.” I want to assure our members that is simply not the case. Our numbers have been maintaining a fairly consistent level for some time. Our membership renewals and new applications seem to go in waves. This corona virus has made a noticeable difference in the amount of new applications we are receiving, but that was to be expected with the uncertainties of showing at this time. One type of memberships that does seem to be in decline in almost all of our districts is youth memberships. We have had a great group of youth in the past, but it seems as they age out, new youth members

are not joining as fast to make up for that difference. I have heard many people claim, accurately, that the youth are the backbone of our club, as they are the future. Every member needs to make an effort to promote this loving little breed of rabbits to the youth out there. Without youth, clubs have no future to rely on. There have been many ideas thrown out to help encourage new youth memberships, and the board has discussed that in quite great detail. I encourage anyone reading this to reach out to your District Directors, and get their advice on some ideas to help with this situation. And as always, feel free to reach out to me as well with any questions that you may have. The entire board is willing to help out our members with any information that they may need to inquire about. Thank you Douglas Brown NJWRC Secretary

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been busy breeding during our Coronavirus hiatus. I hope that the babies are helping to make your time at home more enjoyable! Being able to breed animals we otherwise wouldn’t have right now is one small benefit of having to stay at home. I share everyone’s anxiety about getting back to shows, and it will happen, eventually! Keep your eyes on the end goal; we will all get through this together! 8

Youth Report Continued from page 7 not be afraid to counter their offer. But when countering an offer, you have to be respectful to the breeder because they have filled a hole of theirs and think it is worthy enough to help someone else. I hope these tricks help you when you begin to purchase rabbits again! I would also like to shoutout any of our youth who are graduating during this pandemic, congratulations Isaac White, and to any others. I cannot wait to see you all at a rabbit show again! S u m m e r

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Treasurer’s Report "Never transport a rabbit a long way if it’s never been out of the barn!” ~Brenda Reilly

Brenda Reilly

NJWRClubtreasurer@gmail.com

To view profit/loss statements and other ­information about the NJWRC, visit: www.njwrclub.org.

TidBits. . . Beat the Summer Heat Giving 1inch size cut frozen bananas bits (skin and all) during the heat of the day will be a big hit

Not much activity in the Treasury lately so I was asked to write an article on transporting during the RHDV2 outbreak. I absolutely had hoped we would never have to deal with this devastating virus in our country. My opinion on this subject is not to transport! Especially in the outbreak areas. Exchanges between friends and moving personal rabbits if needed are fine if done in a reasonable manner. Here are some of the things I will do if I must transport someone’s rabbits: Especially important! Never transport a rabbit a long way if it’s never been out of the barn! Wean and then take on a few short trips before transporting. Make sure all equipment is clean! Use puppy pads in trays, no bedding.. Wash all dishes and feed handling items. Stick to basics so you can control what they are exposed to. Pellets and a grain treat, fresh water (we add acid 4 pack) I would also recommend cutting cardboard sides if there are a lot of animals to set inside a small area. If I get any that seem to stress, I can add the cardboard and set them apart from the rest. Lightly covering the carrier might make the rabbit feel better too. Place a cheap tarp down on the surface the rabbits will ride in so it can

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be disposed of afterwards. Spread the rabbits as space allows. Give them both food and water during the trip. Pack plastic trash bags, cleaning equipment, disinfectant, (we use rescue) plastic gloves, first aid kit, bungee cords, all will need to be cleaned when you return. We unpack everyone, clean, feed and water, and just sit a little or go on a short distance to stay for the night so the rabbits can eat and drink comfortably. This seems to make a great difference in the rabbits being comfortable. When I unpack during this time, I would again use cheap tarps to set the rabbits on outside on the ground. Dispose of the tarp when done and use a fresh one each time. Do not fold up and reuse, this will just spread the virus. Try to not walk all around the spot you stopped at. Put a clean newspaper on your floorboards and dispose of each stop. Disinfect hands/ or use gloves during chores and again throw them out at each spot. Keep all food and water containers on the tarp. Reload and dispose of all used garbage into garbage bags and put in a dumpster. Always leave the spot clean and tidy. Believe me people are watching you and it is easy to make a good impression. Disinfect bottoms of shoes and hands Continued on Page 13

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District 1 Report “I was so happy to see people step up and begin to create the online virtual shows.” ~Meadow Gustafson

Meadow Gustafson wildmeadows@hotmail.com Regions Represented: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, ­Montana, Washington, Wyoming, Saskatchewan, Alberta, BC, Yukon Territory & Japan

TidBits. . . Rigid insulation works great to insulate barn walls.

Vice President Report Continued from page 6 With everything up in the air, no telling when we will be able to show again. In addition to COVID, we are now dealing with Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Viral (RHDV2) outbreak in Arizona, Nevada, and California. This disease easily can live in the environment and can move around on equipment, shoes, rodents, hay, and sick rabbits. It is very communicable with a short incubation period of 1 to 3 days. “It can be only a car ride away.” I would think twice about arranging for or receiving rabbit transport service. Also, when buying T h e

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Hello from District 1! I hope you have nest boxes filled with litters coming into Spring. I know it feels a bit like the world has gone crazy with all the changes from Covid 19 and now the emergence of RHVD2. The lack of shows and socialization with my rabbit breeder friends has left me feeling a bit lonely these days. Luckily, in this day and age we have amazing technology and social media at our fingertips 24 hours a day. For me, it has been amazing to watch how resourceful people have become when faced with the unexpected. I was so happy to see people step up and begin to create the online “virtual shows’’. What a brilliant idea to keep our community connected and active. It is often easy to lose ambition and focus when our circumstances change and we have been forced to deal with a lot of change lately, but try to look for the silver lining. Take a peek at the different online shows like the Gen Y Online Rabbit Show, Online Rabbit Shows and

Online Rabbit Show Extravaganza. Most are free to join and some even send out prizes for big wins. Also, make sure you give a huge thank you to those who are donating their time and energy to making these shows happen for all us desperate for shows, breeders. I would also like to give kudos to Kathy Moerbe of Texas for bringing up some AMAZING and often avoided discussion topics to some of the JW groups on Facebook. As BREEDERS we should be discussing ALL aspects of rabbit raising so we can help each other in every way. Currently, here at Wild Meadows, we are taking this time to evaluate, determine what direction we need to go and breeding to meet the goals we set. With all the extra time we have we have really scrutinized our herd and the recurring faults we may have overlooked and we made some difficult cuts and some surprising keeps. Be well and stay healthy, breeders and rabbit alike!

hay check where it was grown. Avoid hay from infested states. I actually see this disease as a bigger barrier to showing than COVID 19. I now have a better understanding of what other areas with RHDV2 went through in past years. Here in California, we are being hit with a double whammy, COVID & RHDV2 these 2 things will impact our showing career. But we will overcome these barriers. One last thing, for those who live in areas prone to wildfires, be sure to have an evacuation plan with lots of carrying cages available with extra water and food dishes. Once you leave your area law enforcement will not let you back. 10

Therefore, you need to take all the bunnies you can on the first trip. Identify who you plan to take and who you will leave. I use a color code system with 3x5 cards on J feeders. Blue is the first group of rabbits to take, green the 2nd group and so forth. The other issue is, you may not have time to take everyone. Fires can come on you really quick. I have known people who didn’t even have time to grab their purse before running. Take care, have a good summer and be safe.

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District 2 Report “Keeping this hobby fun is important to keeping alive...” ~Amber Henderson

Amber Henderson ambermom@gmail.com Regions Represented: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, Mexico

Pictured right: Kendall Bledsoe was BIS A judge and Joe Lugo was BIS B judge.

Pictured below: Show, Central Valley Rabbit Breeders Assoc. March 14th Hanford, CA. Show A BOB judged by Kendal Bledsoe, RIS judged by Melissa Magee. Show B BOB judged by Melissa Magee and RIS judged by Kendal Bledsoe.

Holy pestilence, Batman! I don’t think anyone could have imagined what we have seen and experienced in the past few months since our last publication. Besides the Coronavirus that has undoubtedly affected each one of us in some way, we have also had to be concerned with educating ourselves on Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease. Parts of District Two are included in the areas that have confirmed cases. The presence of rabbits infected with Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus 2 (RHVD2) were first confirmed in several New Mexico counties and shortly after, in surrounding states of Arizona, Colorado, and Texas in the U.S.A., as well as, in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. California and Nevada also have now been identified as having RHDV-2 there. For official information on RVD and what you can do to improve biosecurity for your herd, visit ARBA.com. On Facebook, you can

join the North American RHDV2 Group to converse with others about their experiences with the disease. You can also listen to live videos about RHDV-2 by Dr. Hayhow on The Rabbit Show on Facebook. Keeping this hobby fun is important to keeping it alive so I’d like to celebrate the fun we have with the animals! A few of our exhibitors were able to make it out to a show on March 14th. Congratulations to Lori Robasciotti for taking TWO Reserve In Shows! Lori was awarded these big honors by judges Kendall Bledsoe and Joe Lugo for her outstanding Smoke Pearl buck, TrebleMaker’s Second Hand Smoke, at the Hanford, CA show. Well done, Lori. Thank you for representing our breed so well. With many of us being more focused on the home and family during social distancing and shelter in place orders, we’ve also spent more time on home projects which may have included improving our rabbitries, too. Breedings before the summer

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District 3 Report Regions Represented: Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South D ­ akota & W ­ isconsin

No report submitted this issue. Haley Birkholz

haleyjewell19@gmail.com

District 4 Report “But with the lack of rabbit shows the past few months and for the foreseeable future, I have been able to use my weekends to get in the barn and do some much needed repair work...” ~ Kendra Williams

Kendra Williams

kthurmanwilliams@yahoo.com Regions Represented: Arkansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, & Texas

Wow. What a crazy time we are in right now. I know many of you have been staying home from work because of the Covid-19 pandemic. I am sure this has given many of you the chance to spend more time in your rabbit barns. I myself am a healthcare worker so I haven’t had the same opportunity. But with the lack of rabbit shows the past few months and for the foreseeable future, I have been able to use my weekends to get in the barn and do some much needed repair work on my barn. I’ve also had the opportunity to get all my fans and air conditioners cleaned and going. The temperatures here in Central Texas have already been in the 90’s and my rabbits of course are in the middle of huge molts.

everyone of our minds right now other than Covid-19. I know the RHDV2 is a scary virus we are all worried about. There is a lot of information online and to be honest it’s a little overwhelming for me. I’m just trying to keep my barn as clean as possible and I’ve put up fly traps all over the place. I don’t let anyone other than myself enter my barn. No other humans or animals aloud. I know there are tons of other precautions you can take. I’m still learning myself. Please keep yourselves and your rabbits safe and hopefully things will get back to normal soon and we can start enjoying this hobby we all love so much! Miss my rabbit buddies!!

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District 5 Report "It’s been a good time to research new ideas.” ~Brenda Kneir”

Brenda Kneir

mobunniesrabbitry@yahoo.com

Regions Represented: Illinois, Kansas & Missouri

TidBits. . . Run an oscillating fan even on cool days. Don’t blow directly onto rabbits.

Hello District 5! What a crazy Spring we have had! Certainly was not what any of us had planned. I traveled to Jefferson Wisconsin March 7th for the Badger RBA Show and great Speciality put on by The Great Plains JW club. It was great to see fellow district 5 members Sheila Giordano and Gayle Beirau. It was a great show and little did we know it would be our last one of the Spring for most of us! UGH District 5 youth member Addison Withrich and her beautiful Siamese Sable doe PI’s Swiss Miss were having a great Spring. 2/23/20 Tri County RBA at Amboy, IL, BIS Open Show A 2/29/20 Southwest Missouri Hare Raisers at Mt Vernon, MO BIS Youth Show A & B. 3/7/20 Northeast Missouri RBA at

Palmyra, MO, BIS Open Show B Way to go Addison! That’s all I have to report show wise. Like everyone else it’s been a good time to do some deep cleaning in the barn. I have taken all the cages out, pressure washed them and scrubbed the walls. I like to think my bunnies appreciate those nice clean cages. My Grandson Carson and I have been going through litters picking out our potential fall show string. It’s been a good time to research new ideas. If you aren’t familiar with The Rabbit Show you should check it out. Always a lot of great videos there. (FaceBook) If you have any wins or ideas you want to see in the newsletter please PM or email to mobunniesrabbitry@ yahoo.com

Treasurer’s Report Continued from page 9 before getting in the car again. It is my opinion that this virus will spread and there is little we can really do. We can absolutely stay outside of the areas with outbreaks, keep informed where the virus is spreading. Upon return I would definitely wash the van and disinfect the tires. Throw out or disinfect anything I use and place it all out in the sun to dry and be sterilized.

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I know this is a simple list, but it works for me. I hold out hope that it will burn itself out and we can go back to life as it was. I send hugs and tears for all who have had it strike and have had to face depopulation of their herds. This is going to be hard and long, but we can survive if we support each other. Brenda Reilly

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TidBits. . . If you have rabbits go off feed intermittently for no reason try 1tsp or cap full of Apple Cider Vinegar to 1 gallon of water in place of regular water. Give indefinitely.

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D5 Wins

Brenda Kneir & Rising Moon’s Sage BOB Show A Magnolia State RBA

Layla Giorgianni BOB & BOS Smokey Hills RBA, Abilene, Kansas

Addison Withrich and PI’s Swiss Miss BIS Southwest Mo Hare Raisers

Carson Reker and MB’s Fozzie Bear BOS Love n Bunnies Searcy , Arkansas.

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District 6 Report “During this time, kind words are needed. They cost nothing and can change a person’s life.”

Tracey H Freeman

tntscountrycritters@hotmail.com

Regions Represented:

Alabama, Florida, ­Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, ­Tennessee, & Puerto Rico

Normally, I would begin this article with congratulating everyone on their placements at Nationals and giving an update on local shows. However, I am unable to as the United States is having to deal with a pandemic of which social distancing has been mandated. Our National show is being postponed until late in the year and our local shows have been cancelled. My everyday life schedule has changed, as I’m sure yours has well. I have been fortunate that my job with the State of Louisiana has continued and I’m able to work from my home. There are many that have not been as fortunate. This has caused hardship for many families and the ability to manage their rabbit, or other animal, hobby. During this time, kind words are needed. They cost nothing and can change a person’s life. This edition of the Fluff is filled with

~ Tracey Freeman

some great articles as the Directors were requested to compose an extra article that would still be informational during these unprecedented times. I chose to research poisonous plants for rabbits. It is Spring and Summer is right around the corner. We are letting our Woolies out for some yard time and tips on poisonous plants seem to fit the bill. Please take time to read the article located elsewhere in this issue. It is very beneficial. If I can help in answering any questions regarding the Jersey Wooly breed, please feel free to message me through Facebook or shoot me an email. In conclusion, I hope your nest boxes are filled and you find peace in this great hobby. Sincerely, Tracey Freeman District 6 Director ARBA Judge 980

District 7 Report No report submitted this issue.

Mae Swan maeswan@gmail.com Regions Represented:

Connecticut, Maine, ­Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, New Hampshire & ­Vermont

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District 8 Report “Have a quarantine area where you can keep new animals and rabbits that have been to a show for 2 weeks.” ~Julie Aversa Julie Aversa jtaversa@gmail.com

Regions Represented: Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Manitoba & Ontario

TidBits. . . Frozen ceramic tiles work great on hot days. The tiles enable your bunnies to lie over and are easier to deal with than frozen water bottle.

Hello fellow rabbit friends. I am writing this the first week in May. We are still ordered to shelter in place due to Covid 19. My hair is overgrown and my roots are showing. However, the biggest threat to our rabbities is the spread of RHDV2 in the United States. It’s spreading and fast. What is RHDV2? Rabbit Viral Hemorrhagic Disease is a threat to all rabbits. It can be spread by direct contact, it also can be spread by biting insects, and by indirect contact with infected rabbits. Example would be your dog coming in contact with ground an infected rabbit had been on then entered your rabbitry. The virus can survive a long time throughout a range of temperatures. Hay can be contaminated by wild rabbits that are infected with the virus. What can we do? First is to downsize your herd to essential rabbits only. The vaccine, when it may be available, will run $50+ per animal and needs to be boosted annually. Secondly,

step up biosecurity measures. Have a quarantine area where you can keep new animals and rabbits that have been to a show for 2 weeks. Use Virkon S disinfectant. Steam cleaning surfaces is also advised. Keep separate shoes in your rabbitry and have a disinfectant bath to step in when entering your rabbitry. If you have a sudden death of a rabbit it is wise to take it to your vet for a liver biopsy, or necropsy. I think it is safe to say our hobby will change due to Covid 19 with social distancing and RVHD. I hope we will have a new normal that we can all be safe in. I hope your rabbities have been your therapy during these times. I have enjoyed looking at all your posted pictures of your senior and hopeful bunnies., keep posting and stay safe!!! District 8 Representative Julie Aversa

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grown and are beginning to offer early shade from late afternoon sun. This year, I added sunflowers and tomatillos along the West facing wall of the barn, too. Every little bit of effort we make to keep the rabbits comfortable helps them stay healthier and better able to begin growing their show coats back in for the Fall and Winter shows ahead. And, I am really looking forward to seeing you and your rabbit at the shows. See you there! S u m m e r

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District 9 Report “Let’s try to look forward to the shows this fall...” ~ Bill Miller

Bill Miller

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Regions Represented: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, ­Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington DC & All Other Foreign

I hope that everyone is well. Covid-19 has surely changed everything! With so many shows being cancelled, Nicole Schmitt has certainly been busy updating the cancelled shows on the Sweeps page. She works hard. We all owe her a huge thanks for her hard work. Without any shows to attend, I decided to focus my efforts on breeding. I spend a lot of time looking at pedigrees and production records. Some animals are masterful producers. Others never produce a keeper. It’s good to focus your efforts on the animals that produce the best. Take some time to cut back your numbers and make space for a new generation. I made new nestboxes and cleaned cages. It’s nice to have the time to go through the barn and clean out. Over the years, we collect things and often forget to go through and get rid of the things we are not using. If you haven’t used it in a long time, make space for something you might use!

Taking some time to check weights on rabbits and add them to the pedigrees of seniors is always a good idea. While weighing each rabbit, take some time to give them a go-over. I took some notes on each animal and added it to their file on my pedigree program. Hopefully, it will help me with planning future breedings. My rabbits get time out of their cages. I just don’t believe that any animal is fulfilled staring at cage bars all the time. With some extra time at home, the rabbits are having a great time. They are enjoying their time out. The impact of Covid-19 has been overwhelming. Still, rabbit breeders are facing another challenge. With the spread of RHDV-2, breeders are facing a new challenge. I started working hard to practice better biosecurity and keep the rabbit area as clean as possible. Try to follow the RHDV-2 updates on the ARBA website. Read as much as you can. This virus is concerning. It is spreading. I would not be using rabbit transport services at this time. We need to try and prevent the spread of the virus. Let’s try and look forward to the shows this Fall and be hopeful that we have an exciting Convention. Covid-19! I am working from home and practicing social distancing. I wonder if the rabbits are wondering why I spend so much time talking to them? May your nestboxes be full of future stars! I’m so excited to get back to the shows. I miss our local Wooly gang! Kindly, Billy

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Sweepstakes/Sanctions Report “It’s critical that you check the included shows listing for point batches.” ~ Nicole Schmitt Hello NJWRC members!

Nicole Schmitt njwrcsweeps@gmail.com

Well, this sweepstakes season really went sideways in a hurry! The points in this Fluff may well be very, very close to being final, depending on how many more June shows might be canceled. So I strongly urge you, especially while a lot of us have a good amount of extra time on our hands, to review these closely & alert me right away of anything that seems amiss. At this time, I’m still MISSING the reports for:

*Smoky Hill RBA – double open – 2/8/2020 – Abilene, KS – at this time, I’ve already emailed the show secretary twice. *Blue Mountain RBA – triple open – 3/7/2020 – Hermiston, OR – at this time, I’ve already emailed the show secretary twice. Please continue to watch the sanctioned shows listing/s on the website. I have been updating canceled shows there. The listings are no longer being updated daily, because there aren’t daily changes at this time. On April 10th, I emailed all secretaries for shows in March, April & May to get a status. On May 9th, I sent second requests for those still outstanding from the first emailing, and have added June shows to my “touching base” for statuses. Truth is, it’s slow going. I think a lot of shows just didn’t think to contact breed clubs, which is why I made the preemptive move to contact them. That’s all for this time – maybe some of the shows in mid & late June can still be held. Till next time! -Nicole Pictured right: Michelle Wojcik judges a Jersey Wooly during Best in Show at the Peoria Area RBA show in February 2020.

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Historian's Report Bethany Robertson, the NJWRC Historian, is working to compile a collection of articles, photos, and periodicals of historical ­significance to NJWRC members. If you have items in your ­collection, contact Bethany at: bethanyrobertsongm@gmail.com. Hello everyone!

Bethany Robertson NJWRC Historian bethanyrobertsongm@gmail.com

TidBits. . . Beat the Summer Heat Bucks can go sterile for several months if their environment gets over 85 degrees for 3 or more days. On those hot days with the lack of cooling, you can move breeding bucks into the house during the heat of the day and back at night.

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My name is Bethany Robertson and I am your club historian. I feel so lucky to be able to combine two things I adore, Jersey Woolies and history. Looking back on the past articles, seeing the way our breed has evolved and improved, and recognizing the breeders that paved the road for all of us. Thanks to the very generous donations of a few long time breeders, I have started a small collection for our club. Maga-

zines, photos, past National Convention and Breed National winners are just some of the incredible pieces that are now put together. My goal is to save, preserve, and share these things with all of you. If you would like to make a donation to the club please contact me and I would be happy to talk! Anything pertaining to Jersey Woolies and their development would be greatly appreciated.

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November 7th 2020 NJWRC Nationals, Syracuse, NY November 10, 15 Fluff deadlines for Winter issue

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NJWRC Editorial • Poisonous Plants for Rabbits

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POISONOUS PLANTS FOR RABBITS By:tracy freeman

I was asked to think of an article that could be put in this edition that would be beneficial at this time of the show season. Normally, we would be giving a report about Nationals and our local shows; however, the Covid-19 pandemic and social distancing orders in place have delayed our National show and cancelled local shows. One thing that everyone can do is take their Jersey Woolies out and let them play in the yard amongst the clover. With that being said, I thought an article about protecting our Woolies from poisonous plants would address this challenge. I found an article written by Amy Grant of “Gardening Know How”. She gives some very good information that pertains to not just our Woolies, but all rabbit breeds. It is included below. The article can be found at: https://www.gardeningknowhow. com/plant-problems/environmental/plants-toxic-to-rabbits. T h e

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htm if you would like to print the article yourself or save it for future reference. I hope you find it informational and useful as I did. “Plants Toxic To Rabbits – Learn About Plants Rabbits Can’t Eat” Rabbits are fun pets to have and, like any pet, require some knowledge, especially regarding plants that are dangerous for rabbits, especially if they’re allowed to roam around the yard. Plants toxic to rabbits may vary in their toxicity levels. Some plants harmful to rabbits have a collective effect and poisoning may not be immediately noticeable until too late. That’s why it is crucial to be aware of plants rabbits can’t eat and shouldn’t eat. After all, if something tastes good to them, they will eat it without regard to whether or not they are rabbit poisonous plants. 20

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About Plants Rabbits Can’t Eat Rabbits have a fairly sensitive digestive system. They require a high fiber, low sugar, and low-fat diet. This is why most ‘people food’ is a no-no; rabbits can’t tolerate foods like bread, rice, chips, or chocolate for instance. When Thumper is nosing around for a treat, refrain from sharing your chips or other

Those who allow their rabbits free range should be aware that all houseplants are considered poisonous plants

Poison Hemlock side, assume that all houseplants are toxic to rabbits.

snacks and opt for rabbit healthy options instead. So just what plants are toxic to rabbits? Rabbits kept as pets usually have a fairly limited menu, but those allowed to forage or have free range in a home are in danger of ingesting plants that are dangerous to rabbits. Rabbit & Poisonous Plants Those who allow their rabbits free range should be aware that all houseplants are considered poisonous plants. There may be differences in how toxic a houseplant is, but to be on the safe

It is said that wild rabbits tend to avoid rabbit poisonous plants. The same cannot be said for rabbits kept as pets. Since they live off of a limited variety of foods, when allowed to roam and forage on their own, they will most likely be happy to try just about any “new” green plant. Their adventurous palates might turn out to be a very bad trait. There are numerous plants harmful to rabbits. It is your job to understand what plants these may be and remove them from the foraging area. The following plants toxic to rabbits are considered dangerous to ingest. This is not a complete list but should be used as a guideline: Arum, Lily, Buttercups, Columbine, Comfrey, Delphinium, Foxglove, Hellebore, Holly, Ivy, Larkspur, Monkshood, Nightshade, Periwinkle, Poppy, Privet, Yew, Apple seeds, Apricot trees (all parts except the fruit), Onions, Tomato, Rhubarb, Potato, greens. Anything that grows from a bulb should be considered a plant harmful to rabbits. A lot of native produce such as wild carrot, cucumber, and garlic are toxic to rabbits. Also, steer rabbits away from nibbling on macadamia nut or almond trees. Other plants rabbits can’t eat are Fool’s parsley, Ragwort, Bryony, Poison hemlock, Aconite, Celandine, Corn cockle, Cowslip, Dock, Henbane, Hedge garlic, Spurge, Travelers’ Joy clematis, and Wood sorrel.

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NJWRC Club Information • 2020 Election Candidate Bios

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2020 ELECTION

ELECTION CAMPAIGN BIOGRAPHIES Every year the NJWRC holds an election for new members of the NJWRC Board of Officers and Directors. Each elected position is held for two years. In even-numbered years, Vice President, Secretary, and Director positions for the even-numbered districts are up for election. In odd-numbered years, the President, and Director positions for odd-numbered districts are up for election. Election information is disseminated early in the summer, and ballots are sent out in August. The new Board is installed and announced before or during the ARBA Convention, and start their work immediately following Convention.

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am seeking your support for the Vice President position. I am finishing the last half of Cheryl’s office as VP after she moved into the presidency position. I bring to the position my experience from being on the board. I can, as well, offer the board historical information and technical support. I live in a rural area in Central California - Foothills and have been actively showing Jersey Wooly’s for over 25 years. I started showing with my daughter and when she went off to college, it freed me up, to be more active in the club. I have been passionate about Wooly’s since the beginning and have never wavered. I just love them and have never raised any other breeds, though, my daughter did raised Californians for meat pens competition at the County. In this same time period, when my daughter left for college, I also started attending ARBA Conventions. I love to go to Convention and meeting breeders from all over the country. My family gets sick of me talking about rabbits., and as it turns out, there is no better place to talk rabbits than at a show. I also, find it fun, to swap rabbit stories and exchange ideas. I enjoy meeting new people and welcome new exhibitors. Over the years. I have met some great people and made wonderful friends from all over the country. I don’t know anyone in my community who has the network of friends that this hobby has brought me.

Secretary Candidate: Douglas (Doug) Brown

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am writing this to declare my intent to run for the position of the National Jersey Wooly Club Secretary for the term of 20202022.

A little about myself: my name is Douglas Brown. I have been your Club Secretary for three years now, and I have enjoyed the ability to serve members to the best of my ability. My wife and I reside in the rolling hills of west central Wisconsin. We maintain a small-to-medium sized rabbitry, with woolies being our main breed. I, myself, have been interested/involved in rabbits since the time that I was eight years old--30 years now. Woolies entered our lives nearly eight years ago when we received one for a wedding present from a close friend of ours. My wife and I have been hooked ever since. As I am sure many of you know, it is hard not to fall in love with these lovable little creatures. At this time, we have Woolies in Self (primarily REW), Agouti (Chinchilla and Squirrel), Tan (Black and Blue Otter, Sable and Smoke Pearl Marten), and Shaded (Sable Point, Siamese Sable, and Smoke Pearl). The rabbit people in this breed are one of the reasons that makes this the breed for my wife and I. The comradery that you see amongst this breed is unmatched in my opinion.

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From years of raising different breeds I have never seen anything similar to this in any other breed, and that makes you, the members, the greatest group of people to work with. I thank you so much for reading this and would very much appreciate your consideration for the position of your Secretary for the next two-year term.

taught me a lot. Implementing what I’ve learned, I’ve been able to develop my herd along from a trio that I enjoyed sharing with my children to a steadily winning micro herd. I’ve had the honor of earning many ARBA Convention wins - many Group, BOSB, and am a 3x Convention BOB winner. My greatest honor being a Group 4 win at the Convention BIS event. I feel like I have a lot that I can share in the way of experience and support to help others achieve their goals for their own herds as your District Two director for another term.

District 2 Candidate: Amber Henderson

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istrict Two members have been a pleasure to serve the past two years. I hope to be able to continue to do so.

For those who are not familiar with me, here are a few things you might like to know. I love spending time indoors cooking, canning, baking, and making candy occasionally. I love spending time outdoors fishing, camping, hiking, kayaking, and gardening. I live with my family in the Central Coast area of California. My husband and I are parents to four wonderful young men ages 15, 18, 20, and 23. We all have a love for animals. I have a passion for learning everything I can through reading and observation and sharing what I learn with others. I am a former 4H rabbit and poultry leader, past NJWRC secretary, and served on the NJWRC Standards Committee to develop the most recent clarifications going into the 2021-2025 edition of the ARBA Standard of Perfection. Currently, I am the PCWRC Vice President and NJWRC District 2 Director.

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y name is Kendra Williams and I’m running for reelection for District 4 Director.

I have really enjoyed being apart of the NJWRC and serving as director. I have been raising Jersey Woolies for 8 plus years now and it’s been the most rewarding hobby I’ve ever had. I love the animals and the people and relationships I have made since starting this adventure. I especially love helping kids get started in raising this wonderful breed we all love so much. I hope to keep serving you as director for as long as I’m allowed to! Thank you!

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District 6 Candidate: Tracey Freeman

District 8 Candidate: Julie Aversa

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Even before becoming the D6 Director, I have enjoyed traveling within the District 6 region and always enjoyed seeing my rabbit families. I believe I have been available and never meet a stranger at the bunny shows.

More about myself. My daughter Lindsay started in rabbits when she was very young, and we did them for a few years, it was polish at that time. When she wanted to get back in, I told her the only breed I would consider is Jersey Woolies as we had a pet one for 11 years and he was a lover. Oliver was a smoke pearl Jersey Wooly buck that I insisted on as my pet when the girls had polish. So, 6 ½ to 7 years ago we started our breeding and showing Jersey Wooly herd. With the help of some great breeders we were able to get a great start. It was Lindsay’s herd until she went to college 4 years ago and I was forced (lol) to become her partner to keep things going while she went away to college.

am running for the District 6 Director’s position one more time. This will be my third bid for the position.

For those who are new to the NJWRC, let me introduce myself. My name is Tracey Freeman and I’m married to my “honey”, Tyrone. We have been married for 28 years and live in Louisiana. In the beginning, I happened to be surfing the internet and saw that there was a rabbit show being held in Alexandria, LA. I told my honey that we were going to it and the rest they say is history. Of course my first pair of pedigreed purebred rabbits was the Jersey Wooly. Since that time, I joined local, state, and national rabbit clubs and have held different officer positions. I received my ARBA Registrar license many years ago and obtained my ARBA Specialty Judges license for the Jersey Wooly breed just a few years ago.

One thing that I am proud of, with being the D6 director, is the accomplishment of holding Jersey Wooly Nationals in Louisiana for the first time ever. Also, I’m proud to say that one of Louisiana’s own, won Best of Breed.

ello fellow Jersey Wooly lovers. I would be greatly honored to be your District 8 Director again. I thoroughly enjoyed this past term.

I have established a NJWRC District 8 Facebook group so that we can communicate easily and I can update you all at once when needed. I updated the club’s secretary with current emails so that the club could effectively notify you when needed.

I really enjoy this hobby, the rabbits themselves, and the people! I would love to become your District 8 Director once again.

I have tried to represent District 6 with honesty and dependability in the Club. I have voted on different matters that not only affected our D6 members, but all members in general. With that being said, I tried to keep in mind what was in the best interest for all members as I did so. In conclusion, I am requesting your support once again for the position of District 6 director. T h e

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BASICS OF RABBIT TRANSPORT BY BRENDA KNEIR

Covid 19 has had an impact on all of us in so many ways. Having all our shows shut down has also made it almost impossible to relocate our buns. So many routes were planned around some of the bigger shows like Jersey Wooly Nationals. That got me to thinking about the transporters and the hardships they are facing. The biggest challenge now is the RHD virus. Transporters are refusing to enter areas known to have the disease. This often means finding new routes and driving out of their way. Before you book a transport do your homework! Things to consider: Check your transporters policies and procedures. Are the carriers and bowls being cleaned after each transport? Do they feed and water and check buns on a regular basis? Ask their procedures for excessive heat and unforeseen delays. Do they have rear AC? If so, do they cover the top cages

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so air isn’t blowing directly on the buns? You don’t want hot summer sun beating down on them either. Ask what they do if an animal shows signs of illness during transport. Network – Ask other breeders who they use or don’t use and why! Ask the seller if they have used this transport before. Some tips to make sure your bunnies have a safe and speedy trip: Be on time or early for pickup or drop off! You may be just 5 minutes late but if everyone is 5 to 10 minutes late that can easily add up and put the transport off schedule. Send plenty of food for the trip and transition after they arrive to their new home. Tag it with the ear # and breed, your name and the buyer’s name. Weigh your animals before you send them and give this info to the buyer. It’s normal to have a little weight loss but not a lot. Clip nails and groom. Remember it’s about the safety and comfort of the rabbits!

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WHAT DO YOU NEED IN A FIRST AID KIT? BY JULIE AVERSA

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● Fly Strike ● Wry Neck

These are just to name a few. You don’t want anything to happen to your herd, but it is inevitable that there may be some sort of emergency, injury, or illness in your rabbitry’s future. So, you want to be prepared. I would like to suggest you keep a rabbit first aid kit on hand to deal with the most common situations that can happen. When something happens, you will be glad you prepared in advance. Now that we have established how important it is to keep a kit, let’s go through all the things you may need in your kit.

● Coccidiosis ● Worms ● Mites

I highly recommend that you get some sort of container to keep all of these items in so they are easy to find or grab in case of an emergency or an evacuation. Something sturdy and waterproof would be ideal.

● Wool Block ● Torn Toenail ● Urine scald (hutch burn) ● Heat stress ● Wounds

MY First Aid checklist would be:

● Going off feed

● A card with you Veterinary Contact information on it.

● Eye injuries

● Gauze pads- Used to clean and care for wounds. Also, for application of medicine.

● Broken bones

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need these to administer food and water to prevent GI Stasis. Have 1cc size for medications and 35cc for feeding. ● Oxbow Critical Care-This supplement is useful to syringe feed your rabbit if they stop eating. The flavor is tasty and it will give them the nutrients they need. ● Baby Food- Another trick to get them to eat is to water down some baby food and feed it through a syringe. Make sure to use organic without any additives. Pumpkin and squash are recommended. Canned pumpkin with no additives can also be used watered down.

Emergencies can happen at any time and you want to make sure you are prepared to avoid problems.

● Heating pad or hot water bottle- can be used to help warm up a rabbit that becomes too cold. Place the hot water bottle on the outside of a towel and not directly against the rabbit’s body. Also good for warming up chilled kits. ● Towel- can be used to restrain a rabbit which will stop them from scratching and struggling while you force feed, give shot, clip nails, check teeth etc. ● Disposable Scalpels- used to open abscessed. ● Electrolyte powder- (Bounce back and Acid pack) can be added to their drinking water for stress (really good in hot weather) Can also use Pedialyte 3 cc every 4 to 6 hours as needed. ● Kaopectate- This anti diarrheal agent can be given two to three times a day (1/2 t o1/2 teaspoon) for sudden acute diarrhea. ● Mineral Oil- For the treatment of ear mites and skin irritations or wool block.

● Immunize by Oxy-Gen- supplement that I have used with rabbits that have gone off feed. I use the paste and pellets. I swear by this stuff.

● Neomycin Ophthalmic- this is very good and should be kept in all rabbitries. This works great for nest box eye. Apply two to three times a day

● A&D ointment or bag balm- Can be used to treat sore hocks.

● Preparation H- can be used to treat sore hocks. Apply daily for five to seven days.

● Simethicone drops (baby gas medicine)-GI Stasis can be caused by gas build up (bloat) in the stomach that prevents your rabbit from eating. You can give your rabbit 1-2cc of infant gas medicine every hour to try and relieve the build up.

● Probios- Administer to rabbits who are not eating. Helps to restore balance in an upset stomach. Also use if you have to administer penicillin. 1tsp per 6cc of water orally syringed 3-6 times daily.

● Papaya Tablets- Can be given to prevent wool block.

● Rubbing Alcohol- for sterilizing scissors, tweezers or other tools

● Rectal Thermometer- good to be able to take their temperature. Keep a little Vaseline on hand to lubricate the thermometer.

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● Super glue- to put a tear or cut back together. ● Tincture of Iodine solution- used to wipe over abscesses before lanced or wounds.

●Fur mites-1% injectable 1 drop per pound of rabbit orally or injected. Repeat in one week

●Worms-1% 1 drop per pound orally

● Peroxide- used for wound care, fly strike and cleaning preening glands. The preening glands are found on both sides of the genitals on both bucks and does. A musk oil is emitted from these glands, and if rabbits do not clean themselves well the oil becomes rancid with a putrid odor. Dipping a q-tip in peroxide then cleaning the glad will keep them smelling fresh.

Oxytocin- labor inducer. I do not keep on hand as my vet is just up the road and I can call and pick up a few syringes if needed.

● Meat tenderizer- ½ teaspoon added to drinking water will help with wool block. The bromelain in the tenderizer will dissolve the block more effectively than pineapple.

Lactated Ringer- rehydrates rabbits that have severe diarrhea or wool block or in shock. 50-100cc can be injected under the skin per 24 hours. Do not inject into muscle or vein.

Emergencies can happen at any time and you want to make sure you are prepared to avoid problems. Many of the items that you should include in your Rabbit First Aid Kit can be found around the house. Learn to recognize rabbit diseases and treat at the first sign of illness, should it become necessary. Isolate ALL new arrivals for two to four weeks. Water and feed them after the rest of the herd has been cared for. Beware of lending or borrowing rabbits for breeding. This is a good way to bring disease into your herd.

Panacur- eradication of internal worms or used to treat wry neck.

●Wry neck .01cc per pound for 28 days

PLEASE NOTE -Many states require a veterinary prescription to have access to some medications listed above.

Below is a list of medications we also keep on hand. Pen G- Antibiotic 0.1cc per pound Treatment varies for condition being treated. ● Vent- 0.1cc per pound inject once skip 3 days, treat, skip 3 days, treat for a total of 3 injections Wazine liquid wormer- (piperazine) 1 fluid oz per gallon of water or 1/8 tsp per 5lb rabbit. We purchased it already mixed from a cage dealer in a spray bottle and spray on the backs of rabbits. They lick off when they clean themselves. Toltrazuril- is a coccidiostat. 2 days on 5 days off 2 days on for treatment. A 3lb rabbit would get .4cc of toltrazuril 5% Do not give to pregnant does or kits under 8 weeks. Terramycin ointment treats eye infections. Apply 2-3 times a day. Colloidal Silver- safe topical antibiotic Calcium Drench or tums- helps replace calcium lost during birthing and induces labor, can help pass retained or mummified kits. 1-3cc per day as needed. (liquid for goats) Ivomec (Ivermectin) eradication of most internal and external parasites. T h e

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BIOSECURITY MEASURES FOR YOUR RABBITRY BY CHERYL LOESCH We’ve all heard that the Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease virus 2 (RHDv2), has hit the Southwestern United States, as well as being considered endemic to the area of Victoria, BC, Washington state where it showed up two years ago. Now RHDv2 has spread to wild populations of rabbits and hares. Though this is the first time we have seen the disease spread into wild populations, it does not necessarily mean the virus has mutated, but that it has now been observed and tested in those populations. What this does mean for us is that there are more vectors for the virus to transmit more rapidly. We know that the virus is “non-enveloped,” or does not have a fatty protein barrier around it. This means that it can spread more readily, via many sources, and this is why some refer to RHD as a

“sticky” virus. RHD Spreads by via oral, nasal, conjunctival cavity contacts with the virus from: • Fomites (clothes, shoes, furniture—anything that’s come in contact with a contaminated source) • Contaminated food/water • Equipment • Flies, vermin, predators • Infected rabbits’ excretions The virus can be spread by insects and predators that have eaten or had contact with infected animals. Any pest that has come in contact with a source of infection can spread the virus wherever they go. You can spread the virus on your clothes, hands, shoes, car tires, etc. There is a vaccination, however, it is not readily available as yet. Our best protection against RHDv2 is to take biosecurity measures to protect our rabbits and rabbitries. This boils down to 3 basic steps: Control, Close, Clean. Control what comes into your rabbitry: pests, feed sources, germs. Your best defense is to keep out things that might contaminate your animals. Screen your windows and doors and/ or use other insect control measures. Find and plug holes that could allow rodents or other predators into your rabbitry. If you keep a cat for handling mice in your rabbitry, you may need to either keep that cat entirely inside, or entirely outside of your rabbitry, so that it cannot track virus particles back into the rabbitry. Keep food in pest-proof containers, and consider stopping any forage feeds that you cannot guarantee are free of contaminants. Do not share equipment. This means grooming tools, grooming mats and tables, cages, etc.

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Close your rabbitry to outsiders. No people in or out who don’t need to be there for animal care. Quarantine new animals, or animals returning from shows for at least 30 days, and care for those animals after you’ve cared for all others. Don’t allow your rabbits outside of your rabbitry, except for travel that must be undertaken, and then quarantine them upon return.

Remember that disinfecting requires cleaning first- disinfectants are generally deactivated by organic matter. Clean and disinfect your rabbitry, equipment, and your clothes frequently. Clean first, to remove any organic matter (wool, feces), then use a disinfectant that will kill the virus (see below). Remember that disinfecting requires cleaning first—disinfectants are generally deactivated by organic matter. Most disinfectants need to stand for 10 minutes before being rinsed off. Use a footbath or disinfectant foot mat at the entrance to your rabbitry. Wear clothes and shoes or boots dedicated just to your rabbitry, and clean them immediately upon finishing your chores. The importance of washing your hands before and after handling your rabbits, and between handling

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Up to two Scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1,000. The application is due by April 1st. Please answer all the questions completely. The application needs to be typed in a separate document with questions answered in a narrative format. Send application by email to Angel LeSage at lesageswoolies@icloud.com and to NJWRC Secretary njwrcsecretary@gmail.com. You will receive confirmation that the application was received. Scholarship Recipients: • Must be a member of the NJWRC for a minimum of the last 2 years. • Must be completing high school in the same year as applying for the scholarship. • Must be planning on attending a college, trade school, or other type of education in the same year and planning to vcxdfbuse the funds for school expenses. • May only be awarded the NJWRC memorial scholarship one time. • Will need to submit a completed application to the committee no later than April 1st of the year that the scholarship sdfsdfsis to be awarded. • Need to have two letters of reference. The letters can be from a school officials (teachers), 4H or FFA advisors, etc. • Please include in the letter how this person you. These letters can be submitted separately to Angel LeSage at momdeplume@comcast.net. In the email subject line, type scholarship application. Please answer all the following questions: • Name • Address • Home phone • Cell phone • E-Mail address Academic information: • High school attended • Graduation date • Grade point average • What are your two top subjects (favorite) in school? • What college / trade school do you plan on attending? • Have you selected a major? • What are your educational goals? Please write a paragraph or more on your goals and how you decided on this choice. Other information: • In what ways has raising rabbits made a difference in your life, or helped you with your educational goals? • How long have you been raising rabbits? • What successes have you had in raising and showing rabbits? • Are you in 4H or FFA? • Do you raise any other animals? If Yes what species? • Do you have any other hobbies, participate in sports. or belong to any other clubs? • Tell us anything else about yourself that you think we might be interested in.

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NJWRC Editorial •Understandint the Basics of Wool on a Jersey Wooly

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UNDERSTANDING THE BASICS OF WOOL ON A JERSEY WOOLY BY MICHAELINE MCCONNELL

Wool Basics...

have a coarse haircoat or cottony undercoat, not a wool coat.

One of the most frequently asked questions I am asked about at shows or online is something about wool. Wool is truly the crowning glory of a show wooly! It is worth almost a third of your point allotment in the standard, therefore, it cannot be brushed aside or ignored when breeding top show stock.

The two fibers are distinct and have very important purposes on the animal. (I will not talk about rabbit wool characteristics for textiles because this is focused on showing Jersey Woolies.) The guard hair is the most important part of a Jersey wooly coat. This is where your “texture” comes from-that more hairlike, coarse feeling as you run your fingers through the wool. In a wooly, it is one of the thickest guard hairs of all the angora (long haired rabbit) breeds. This reflects it’s heritage of using

Basically, rabbit wool is a combination of two types of fiber (hair): Guard hair and underwool. You have to have both fibers present in order to have “wool” on a rabbit. If a coat is either all guard hair or all underwool, then the coat is not wool. You T h e

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old style French Angoras when the breed was developed back in the 80’s.

The underwool is what gives a coat density (thickness), lift and softness. The fiber is very fine. I have read that 60 fibers of underwool equals 1 thickness of guard hair (source Fao).

The guard hair also adds the “no care” qualities to an adult coat. The guard hair is interspersed amongst the underwool (which is in greater quantity on a proper coat) and keeps the underwool from rubbing together, creating matting & felting.

The underwool is classified as a soft “down” fiber. It is the part of the coat that traps in warmth and is insulating for the animal. It is extremely soft.

Another important aspect of wooly guard hair is color. Due to the thicker diameter and the greater number of guard hairs vs other angora breeds, the color on a wooly coat is deeper & richer. A black wooly will look “blacker” than black angoras that read “charcoal grey”.

Crimp, a wavy pattern, is present only in underwool. Crimp can be exhibited in many ways: from wide open waves, to tight waves, to just being at the base of the coat, all the way to having waves from base to tip. I find a wide wavy, more open crimp that is from base to tip provides for a silkier, non matting coat that has a lot of lift (poof). These are considered “shake and go” coats. You can move the rabbit very gently back & forth after running your fingers through the coat and the coat immediately looks smooth and groomed. Coats that have too tight a crimp or lack crimping, always look messy.

The guard hair is a straight, thick fiber. If one looks at a plucked/ naturally molted coat, the tip will be pointed and smooth. If the guard hair was clipped, the end will be blunt and a little catchy feeling. Guard hairs also grow faster and longer than underwool. Many times, guard hairs will be 1-2” longer than the underwool. This extra length provides the drape and smooth looking coat desired in current show Woolies. If the guard hair and underwool are the same length, a lot of times, those coats are poofy and round lookingmore angora in appearance than the desired wooly silhouette.

Notice that underwool does not carry the deeper coloration of the guard hairs. The color and ring pattern (agouti rings & melanin deposition rings in other colors) are identicaljust much softer & lighter. To summarize: there are the two different fibers that make up “wool”, guard hair & underwool. Guard hair is where texture, drape, color and ease of care comes from. Underwool is where softness, density, lift and with proper crimp, adds to easy care qualities.

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Open - Overall Points 2019/2020 As of 2/13/20

Open - Award of Excellence 2019/2020 As of 2/13/20

Plc

Exhibitor Name / State

Dist

# Shws

Ttl Pts

Plc

Exhibitor/State

Dist #

# Shows

BOB/BOSB Pts

1

Miller, Bill - MD

9

28

9321

1

Miller, Bill - MD

9

28

1346

2

Aversa, Julie & Lindsay - MI

8

28

5129

2

More, Gail - OH

8

24

636

3

Mezyk, Karen - IL

5

14

4481

3

Henderson, Amber - CA

2

28

606

4

Kneir, Brenda - MO

5

38

4381

4

Aversa, Julie & Lindsay - MI

8

28

587

5

Reilly / Ringelstetter, Brenda & Christi - WI

3

29

4101

5

Loesch, Cheryl - MN

3

21

585

6

Sherlock, Barb - PA

9

22

4091

6

LeSage, Angel - CA

2

18

473

7

Henderson, Amber - CA

2

28

4012

7

Mezyk, Karen - IL

5

14

460

8

Loesch, Cheryl - MN

3

21

3915

8

Sefcik, April & Kaitlyn - OH

8

24

417

9

Boulier, DeAnn & Niles - MI

8

16

3809

9

Boulier, DeAnn & Niles - MI

8

16

393

10

Gustafson / Robertson, Meadow & Bethany - OR

1

17

3601

10

Moerbe, Kathy - TX

4

22

386

11

More, Gail - OH

8

24

3595

11

Moore, Sharon - IL

5

19

377

12

LeSage, Angel - CA

2

18

3424

12

Kneir, Brenda - MO

5

38

369

13

Moerbe, Kathy - TX

4

22

3282

13

Reilly / Ringelstetter, Brenda & Christi - WI

3

29

348

14

Beirau, Gayle - IL

5

18

2978

14

Deer, Steve & Terri - SC

9

13

340

15

Sefcik, April & Kaitlyn - OH

8

24

2781

15

Sherlock, Barb - PA

9

22

305

16

Buell / Forward, Steven / Connie & Aaron Jr - NY

7

23

2654

16

Beirau, Gayle - IL

5

18

303

17

Grady, Rob & Paula - CO

4

10

2380

17

McConnell, Michaeline - CA

2

27

274

18

Przybylowski, Christy & Katrina - PA

9

28

2377

18

Buell / Forward, Steven / Connie & Aaron Jr - NY

7

23

252

19

Deer, Steve & Terri - SC

9

13

2343

19

Gustafson / Robertson, Meadow & Bethany - OR

1

17

247

20

Robasciotti, Lori - CA

2

21

2326

20

Anderson, Grace & Sarah - KY

8

13

242

21

Kelly, Janelle - OR

1

15

2313

Giordano, Sheila - IL

5

24

242

22

Cartwright, Rebecca - MN

3

19

2239

22

Grady, Rob & Paula - CO

4

10

239

23

Anderson, Grace & Sarah - KY

8

13

2043

23

Neveu, Heather - WI

3

17

219

24

Moore, Sharon - IL

5

19

2001

24

Cartwright, Rebecca - MN

3

19

196

25

Edder, Deidre - SC

9

24

1860

25

Robasciotti, Lori - CA

2

21

187

26

Neveu, Heather - WI

3

17

1717

26

Kelly, Janelle - OR

1

15

146

27

Spotswood, Arielle - CA

2

6

1619

27

Olson, Robin - NC

9

15

131

28

McConnell, Michaeline - CA

2

27

1394

28

Edder, Deidre - SC

9

24

111

29

Wassom, Claudia - SD

3

10

1379

29

Deling, Kelsey & Carmen - MN

3

8

108

30

Giordano, Sheila - IL

5

24

1363

30

Shreiner, Keysha - PA

9

34

99

31

Shreiner, Keysha - PA

9

34

1293

31

Stigall, April - IN

8

3

90

32

Collins, Judy - OH

8

20

1222

32

Kuyoth, Daniel - RI

7

2

83

33

Kephart, Debbie & Darren - PA

9

9

1217

Reeves, Ellen - OK

4

15

83

34

Lyons, Melanie & Yvonne - NY

7

7

1154

34

Jones, Sue - IN

8

20

80

35

Deling, Kelsey & Carmen - MN

3

8

1136

35

Przybylowski, Christy & Katrina - PA

9

28

79

36

Summers, Andrea - WY

1

8

1115

36

Cooley, Heike - LA

6

6

73

37

Jones, Sue - IN

8

20

975

37

Lyons, Melanie & Yvonne - NY

7

7

72

38

Turley, Rose Marie - NJ

9

18

922

38

Tillery, Melissa - KS

5

15

68

39

Oldham, Cindy - CA

2

6

897

39

Shepherd, Dru - NJ

9

5

67

40

Olson, Robin - NC

9

15

845

40

Pienta, Mallory - WI

3

7

61

41

Maki, Sarah & Shane - CA

2

11

819

41

Brown, Chris - AL

6

8

59

42

Cooley, Heike - LA

6

6

810

42

Achgill, Helene - IN

8

21

58

43

Reeves, Ellen - OK

4

15

799

Austin / Austin / Williams, Chase / Patrick & Kendra - TX

4

3

58

44

Shepherd, Dru - NJ

9

5

771

44

Thomas, Graham & Kathy - CO

4

9

50

45

Garsow, Lori - MN

3

6

766

45

Lovely, Tara - ME

7

11

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Open - Overall Points by District 2019-2020 : As of 5/10/20 District 1

Exhibitor, State

# Shows

Ttl Pts

District 7

Exhibitor, State

# Shows

Ttl Pts

1

Gustafson / Robertson, Meadow & Bethany - OR

17

3601

1

Buell / Forward, Steven / Connie & Aaron Jr - NY

23

2654

2

Kelly, Janelle - OR

15

2313

2

Lyons, Melanie & Yvonne - NY

7

1154

3

Summers, Andrea - WY

8

1115

3

Lovely, Tara - ME

11

574

4

Brown, Mandy - OR

4

252

4

Kuyoth, Daniel - RI

2

335

5

Andrus, Alicia - AK

3

134

5

Grecenko, Sandra - ME

10

279

6

McWilliams, Cecilia - WY

7

128

6

Gebelein, Sharon - MA

10

268

7

Hammond, Becky - AK

3

101

7

Hanes, Amanda - NY

6

183

8

Rosendahl, Mike - WY

2

90

8

Swan, Mae - ME

4

165

DISTRICT 2:

# Shows

Ttl Pts

DISTRICT 8:

# Shows

Ttl Pts

1

Henderson, Amber - CA

28

4012

1

Aversa, Julie & Lindsay - MI

28

5129

2

LeSage, Angel - CA

18

3424

2

Boulier, DeAnn & Niles - MI

16

3809

3

Robasciotti, Lori - CA

21

2326

3

More, Gail - OH

24

3595

4

Spotswood, Arielle - CA

6

1619

4

Sefcik, April & Kaitlyn - OH

24

2781

5

McConnell, Michaeline - CA

27

1394

5

Anderson, Grace & Sarah - KY

13

2043

6

Oldham, Cindy - CA

6

897

6

Collins, Judy - OH

20

1222

7

Maki, Sarah & Shane - CA

11

819

7

Jones, Sue - IN

20

975

8

Humecky, Luke - CA

12

521

8

Achgill, Helene - IN

21

623

DISTRICT 3:

# Shows

DISTRICT 9:

Ttl Pts

# Shows

Ttl Pts

1

Reilly / Ringelstetter, Brenda & Christi - WI

29

4101

1

Miller, Bill - MD

28

9321

2

Loesch, Cheryl - MN

21

3915

2

Sherlock, Barb - PA

22

4091

Przybylowski, Christy & Katrina - PA

28

2377

3

Cartwright, Rebecca - MN

19

2239

3

4

Neveu, Heather - WI

17

1717

4

Deer, Steve & Terri - SC

13

2343

5

Wassom, Claudia - SD

10

1379

5

Edder, Deidre - SC

24

1860

6

Deling, Kelsey & Carmen - MN

8

1136

6

Shreiner, Keysha - PA

34

1293

7

Garsow, Lori - MN

6

766

7

Kephart, Debbie & Darren - PA

9

1217

8

Pienta, Mallory - WI

7

755

8

Turley, Rose Marie - NJ

18

922

DISTRICT 4:

# Shows

Ttl Pts

1

Moerbe, Kathy - TX

22

3282

2

Grady, Rob & Paula - CO

10

2380

3

Reeves, Ellen - OK

15

799

4

Austin / Austin / Williams, Chase / Patrick & Kendra - TX

3

472

5

Snell, Terri - TX

8

380

6

Austin / Williams, Chase & Kendra - TX

3

346

7

Thomas, Graham & Kathy - CO

9

285

8

Milton, Jackie - TX

10

274

DISTRICT 5:

# Shows

Open - Colored Wool 2019-2020 : As of 5/10/20

Ttl Pts

Plc

Exhibitor / State

Dist

# Shows

Total Pts

1

Kneir, Brenda - MO

5

25

1333

2

Henderson, Amber - CA

2

19

1123

3

Robasciotti, Lori - CA

2

17

491

4

LeSage, Angel - CA

2

4

430

5

Cartwright, Rebecca - MN

3

5

175

6

Spotswood, Arielle - CA

2

3

172

7

Garsow, Lori - MN

3

3

137

1

Mezyk, Karen - IL

14

4481

8

Andrus, Alicia - AK

1

3

117

2

Kneir, Brenda - MO

38

4381

9

Loesch, Cheryl - MN

3

7

112

3

Beirau, Gayle - IL

18

2978

10

Deling, Kelsey & Carmen - MN

3

6

90

4

Moore, Sharon - IL

19

2001

5

Giordano, Sheila - IL

24

1363

6

Tillery, Melissa - KS

15

642

7

McGrath, Janet - IL

10

352

8

Oldham, Christina - IL

3

89

DISTRICT 6:

# Shows

Open - White Wool 2019-2020 : As of 5/10/20

Ttl Pts

Plc

Exhibitor / State

Dist

# Shows

Total Pts

1

Kneir, Brenda - MO

5

18

526

2

Loesch, Cheryl - MN

3

9

418

1

Cooley, Heike - LA

6

810

3

Achgill, Helene - IN

8

1

192

2

Freeman, Tracey & Tyrone - LA

10

640

4

Spotswood, Arielle - CA

2

3

184

3

Lumley, Brenda - GA

5

398

5

Lyons, Melanie & Yvonne - NY

7

2

140

4

Brown, Chris - AL

8

336

6

Boulier, DeAnn & Nyles - MI

8

1

96

5

Burton / Fuller, Ashley & Edward - GA

5

314

7

Summers, Andrea - WY

1

1

64

6

Morales, Kirsten - LA

4

182

8

Waltz, Jennie - CA

2

2

48

7

Reynolds, Lisa - AL

2

18

9

Robasciotti, Lori - CA

2

4

38

8

Caudill / Wight, Brian & Sandra - GA

2

12

10

Brown, Douglas - WI

3

1

36

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Open - Herdsman Points by District 2019-2020 : As of 2/13/20

Plc/Ear #

Var/Sex

Owner/State

Dist

# Shows

Herdsman Points

ROTY Pts

Place Exhibitor, State

1

M492

Self B

More, Gail - OH

8

12

21

458

1

Miller, Bill - MD

9

40

2

AB5

Ag D

Miller, Bill - MD

9

13

23

349

2

Moerbe, Kathy - TX

4

28

3

KJ

Self D

Miller, Bill - MD

9

6

12

347

4

TOA

Bkn D

Henderson, Amber - CA

2

3

4

339

3

Gustafson / Robertson, Meadow & Bethany - OR

1

26

5

DO

Bkn B

Kneir, Brenda - MO

5

17

23

273

4

Deer, Steve & Terri - SC

9

25

6

THE1

Self B

LeSage, Angel - CA

2

8

13

248

5

Loesch, Cheryl - MN

3

24

7

BD2

Self D

Mezyk, Karen - IL

5

8

14

231

Reilly / Ringelstetter, Brenda & Christi - WI

3

24

8

BM

Bkn D

Aversa, Julie & Lindsay - MI

8

8

13

221

Anderson, Grace & Sarah - KY

8

21

9

BH

Bkn B

Boulier, DeAnn & Niles - MI

8

9

11

216

Aversa, Julie & Lindsay - MI

8

21

10

F4

Bkn D

Moore, Sharon - IL

5

5

10

211

9

McConnell, Michaeline - CA

2

19

11

SWN

Bkn D

Henderson, Amber - CA

2

9

10

200

12

3L

Self B

Miller, Bill - MD

9

8

8

197

10

Mezyk, Karen - IL

5

18

13

SAS

AOV D

Loesch, Cheryl - MN

3

7

10

187

14

AB1

Self B

Sefcik, April & Kaitlyn - OH

8

4

7

7

161

15

STK

Bkn B

Loesch, Cheryl - MN

3

4

7

153

16

M536

Self B

Sefcik, April & Kaitlyn - OH

8

3

6

151

17

SIM

Shad D

Aversa, Julie & Lindsay - MI

8

5

9

147

18

SMOKE

Shad B

Robasciotti, Lori - CA

2

10

14

144

19

M533

Shad D

More, Gail - OH

8

6

8

134

20

JT1

Tan D

Giordano, Sheila - IL

5

7

9

129

Dist

Herd Pts

Moore, Sharon - IL

5

18

12

Buell / Forward, Steven / Connie & Aaron Jr - NY

7

17

13

Grady, Rob & Paula - CO

4

16

14

Boulier, DeAnn & Niles - MI

8

15

LeSage, Angel - CA

2

15

Sefcik, April & Kaitlyn - OH

8

15

Kelly, Janelle - OR

1

14

17

Sherlock, Barb - PA

9

14

Kneir, Brenda - MO

5

13

21

OMY

Tan D

LeSage, Angel - CA

2

6

10

124

19

22

M

Bkn B

Boulier, DeAnn & Niles - MI

8

4

6

119

20

Beirau, Gayle - IL

5

12

23

SA

Self D

Neveu, Heather - WI

3

4

6

115

Henderson, Amber - CA

2

12

24

X2

Bkn B

Moerbe, Kathy - TX

4

7

13

114

More, Gail - OH

8

12

25

BB47

Shad D

Sherlock, Barb - PA

9

5

7

113

23

Neveu, Heather - WI

3

11

26

W178

Self D

Buell / Forward, Steven / Connie & Aaron Jr - NY

7

3

5

107

24

Cartwright, Rebecca - MN

3

10

27

HEM

Bkn B

McConnell, Michaeline - CA

2

10

10

102

Edder, Deidre - SC

9

10

28

3B1P

Bkn B

Deling, Kelsey & Carmen - MN

3

5

4

94

Olson, Robin - NC

9

10

29

TZ

Self D

Miller, Bill - MD

9

2

3

93

Robasciotti, Lori - CA

2

10

30

77

Bkn D

Reilly / Ringelstetter, Brenda & Christi - WI

3

5

8

90

Brown, Chris - AL

6

9

31

BV

Self B

Deer, Steve & Terri - SC

9

3

5

88

Reeves, Ellen - OK

4

9

32

AM

Self D

Aversa, Julie & Lindsay - MI

8

1

2

87

Shepherd, Dru - NJ

9

9

33

GE

Ag B

Miller, Bill - MD

9

3

4

83

31

Shreiner, Keysha - PA

9

8

BB205

Shad D

Sherlock, Barb - PA

9

1

2

83

32

Achgill, Helene - IN

8

7

3M24

Self D

McConnell, Michaeline - CA

2

4

8

81

Cooley, Heike - LA

6

7

CREW

Self D

Moerbe, Kathy - TX

4

4

7

81

Freeman, Tracey & Tyrone - LA

6

7

FT3

Self B

Grady, Rob & Paula - CO

4

2

4

75

CADM

Bkn B

Loesch, Cheryl - MN

3

2

4

75

Giordano, Sheila - IL

5

7

MC1

Self D

Cartwright, Rebecca - MN

3

2

4

72

Horan, Max - CA

2

7

Jones, Sue - IN

8

7

CHPC4

Self D

Lyons, Melanie & Yvonne - NY

7

1

2

72

Deling, Kelsey & Carmen - MN

3

6

K3

Self B

Miller, Bill - MD

9

4

4

71

McWilliams, Cecilia - WY

1

6

Z2

Self B

Miller, Bill - MD

9

2

3

71

43

TCA

Shad B

Shreiner, Keysha - PA

9

4

7

70

Przybylowski, Christy & Katrina - PA

9

6

44

FT5

Self D

Grady, Rob & Paula - CO

4

3

6

68

Tillery, Melissa - KS

5

6

45

ABC

Shad D

Beirau, Gayle - IL

5

2

3

67

Wassom, Claudia - SD

3

6

46

W183

Bkn B

Buell / Forward, Steven / Connie & Aaron Jr - NY

7

3

6

64

43

Kuyoth, Daniel - RI

7

5

44

Andrus, Alicia - AK

1

4

Reilly / Ringelstetter, Brenda & Christi - WI

3

Austin / Austin / Williams, Chase / Patrick & Kendra - TX

4

4

35

37

39

41

47

TT241

AOV B

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3

5

28

38

62

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Youth - Overall Points

2019/2020 As of 5/10/20

2019/2020 As of 2/13/20 Dist

# Shows

Ttl Pnts

1

Plc

Landis, Cody - PA

Exhibitor / State

9

19

6203

2

DeSelm, Madelyn - MI

8

33

5700

1

3

Giorgianni, Layla - MO

5

36

4365

2

4

Withrich, Addison - MO

5

19

3565

5

Walkup, Rachael - PA

9

29

6

Byers, Max & Jocelyn - IN

8

16

7

Reker, Carson - MO

5

8

Naber, Jenna - MI

9

Dist

# Shows

BOB / BOSB Pts

DeSelm, Madelyn - MI

8

33

914

Withrich, Addison - MO

5

19

451

3

Landis, Cody - PA

9

19

434

2604

4

Giorgianni, Layla - MO

5

36

407

1712

5

Walkup, Rachael - PA

9

29

393

34

1537

6

Byers, Max & Jocelyn - IN

8

16

241

8

16

1145

7

Naber, Jenna - MI

8

16

191

Wood, Carlie - OH

8

10

992

8

Martin, Kira - TX

4

15

175

10

Darby, Andi - WV

9

14

977

11

DeLattre, Livia - QC

9

10

946

9

Reker, Carson - MO

5

34

168

12

White, Isaac - NE

3

13

885

10

Wood, Carlie - OH

8

10

148

13

Smetzer, Hope - OH

8

10

866

11

Avery, Lily - OH

8

18

138

12

DeLattre, Livia - QC

9

10

136

13

Curletto, Bettina - CA

2

19

123

14

Curletto, Bettina - CA

2

19

Plc

864

Exhibitor / State

15

Avery, Lily - OH

8

18

826

16

Wallock, Makayla - WI

3

13

815

14

Darby, Andi - WV

9

14

86

17

Wolfe, Michael - TX

4

12

714

15

Wallock, Makayla - WI

3

13

77

18

Martin, Kira - TX

4

15

621

16

Bukovich, Izzy - MN

3

11

73

19

Bukovich, Izzy - MN

3

11

617

17

Laurel, Greta - WI

3

5

71

20

Dinsmore, Paige - VA

9

19

603

18

Boling, Carlie - TX

4

2

64

21

Murphy, Aiden - TX

4

6

593

19

Smetzer, Hope - OH

8

10

61

22

Isbell, Abigail - OK

4

9

505

20

Crawford, Jasmine & Jace - CA

2

14

60

23

Waldrop, Lauren - FL

6

14

419

24

Kelly, Cheyanna - OR

1

14

411

21

Isbell, Abigail - OK

4

9

50

25

Boling, Carlie - TX

4

2

363

Wolfe, Michael - TX

4

12

50

26

Ebling, Gavin - AR

4

6

355

23

Murphy, Aiden - TX

4

6

49

27

Frost, Parker - CO

4

9

344

24

Giorgianni, Calista - MO

5

7

47

28

Gustafson / Robertson, Vallee Jackson & Naomi - OR

1

15

300

25

Waldrop, Lauren - FL

6

14

45

26

White, Isaac - NE

3

13

43

29

Giorgianni, Calista - MO

5

7

277

27

Dinsmore, Paige - VA

9

19

37

Kelly, Cheyanna - OR

1

14

37

29

Frost, Parker - CO

4

9

32

30

Pienta, Mallory - WI

3

4

30

31

Ebling, Gavin - AR

4

6

26

32

Martinson, Talia - MN

3

3

25

33

Smith, Bianca - FL

6

3

23

34

DeSelm, Sophie - MI

8

15

16

Junokas, Glorianna - CA

2

2

16

36

Jusko, Tayler - NY

7

4

14

37

Bedell, Zoe - TX

4

20

13

30

Crawford, Jasmine & Jace - CA

2

14

258

31

Laurel, Greta - WI

3

5

239

32

Bedell, Zoe - TX

4

20

231

33

Pienta, Mallory - WI

3

4

188

34

Martinson, Talia - MN

3

3

172

35

DeSelm, Sophie - MI

8

15

160

36

Alvarez, Brisa - CA

2

3

147

37

Auld, Kayla - OK

4

7

130

38

Joles, Ben - OH

8

4

129

39

Smith, Bianca - FL

6

3

113

38

Neveu, Ryan - MI

8

1

12

40

Kalinin, Nikolai - MD

9

4

102

39

15

11

Boling, Shelbie - TX

4

1

89

Gustafson / Robertson, Vallee Jackson & Naomi - OR

1

41 42

Gibson, Aspen - WA

1

1

82

40

Lawrence, Jamie - NJ

9

4

7

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Youth - Overall Points by District

2019/2020 As of 5/10/20

2019/2020 As of 5/10/20

District 1 1

Exhibitor, State Kelly, Cheyanna - OR

# Shows 14

# Shows

Ttl Pts

411

7

District 8

DeSelm, Sophie - MI

15

160

Joles, Ben - OH

4

129 47

Ttl Pts

Exhibitor, State

2

Gustafson / Robertson, Vallee Jackson & Naomi - OR

15

300

8

3

Gibson, Aspen - WA

1

82

9

Walker, Morgan - KY

2

4

Wallace, Dalton - OR

1

24

10

Neveu, Ryan - MI

1

24

5

Gustafson, Kendra - OR

2

12

# Shows

Ttl Pts

Taliaferro, Justin - WY

2

12

1

Landis, Cody - PA

19

6203

Ttl Pts

2

Walkup, Rachael - PA

29

2604

864

3

Darby, Andi - WV

14

977

DeLattre, Livia - QC

10

946

DISTRICT 2: Exhibitor, State 1

Curletto, Bettina - CA

# Shows 19

District 8

Exhibitor, State

2

Crawford, Jasmine & Jace - CA

14

258

4

3

Alvarez, Brisa - CA

3

147

5

Dinsmore, Paige - VA

19

603

4

Curletto, Ava - CA

6

71

6

Kalinin, Nikolai - MD

4

102

5

Junokas, Glorianna - CA

2

35

7

Lawrence, Jamie - NJ

4

43

8

McCloskey, Franny - PA

4

39

6

Curletto, Bettina & Ava - CA

DISTRICT 3:

Exhibitor, State

3

18

# Shows

Ttl Pts

1

White, Isaac - NE

13

885

2

Wallock, Makayla - WI

13

815

3

Bukovich, Izzy - MN

11

617

4

Laurel, Greta - WI

5

239

5

Pienta, Mallory - WI

4

6

Martinson, Talia - MN

3

7

Wright, Faith - WI

DISTRICT 4:

Exhibitor, State

1

Youth -Herdsman

2019/2020 As of 5/10/20 Place Exhibitor, State

Dist

Herd Pts

1

DeSelm, Madelyn - MI

8

35

188

2

Giorgianni, Layla - MO

5

28

172

3

Walkup, Rachael - PA

9

18

4

Byers, Max & Jocelyn - IN

8

17

5

Withrich, Addison - MO

5

16

6

Landis, Cody - PA

9

15

4

30

# Shows

Ttl Pts

Wolfe, Michael - TX

12

714

2

Martin, Kira - TX

15

621

3

Murphy, Aiden - TX

6

593

7

Curletto, Bettina - CA

2

14

4

Isbell, Abigail - OK

9

505

8

Martin, Kira - TX

4

12

5

Boling, Carlie - TX

2

363

9

Laurel, Greta - WI

3

11

6

Ebling, Gavin - AR

6

355

10

Crawford, Jasmine & Jace - CA

2

9

7

Frost, Parker - CO

9

344

Naber, Jenna - MI

8

9

8

Bedell, Zoe - TX

20

231

9

Auld, Kayla - OK

7

130

Reker, Carson - MO

5

9

10

Boling, Shelbie - TX

1

89

DeLattre, Livia - QC

9

8

DISTRICT 5:

Exhibitor, State

# Shows

Ttl Pts

Wood, Carlie - OH

8

8

1

Giorgianni, Layla - MO

36

4365

15

Avery, Lily - OH

8

7

2

Withrich, Addison - MO

19

3565

3

Reker, Carson - MO

34

1537

16

Bukovich, Izzy - MN

3

6

4

Giorgianni, Calista - MO

7

277

Darby, Andi - WV

9

6

DISTRICT 6:

Exhibitor, State

# Shows

Ttl Pts

Wolfe, Michael - TX

4

6

Giorgianni, Calista - MO

5

5

Waldrop, Lauren - FL

6

5

Frost, Parker - CO

4

4

Isbell, Abigail - OK

4

4

Junokas, Glorianna - CA

2

4

Martinson, Talia - MN

3

4

Wallock, Makayla - WI

3

4

White, Isaac - NE

3

4

Dinsmore, Paige - VA

9

3

Ebling, Gavin - AR

4

3

Jusko, Tayler - NY

7

3

Pienta, Mallory - WI

3

3

Smetzer, Hope - OH

8

3

Bedell, Zoey - TX

4

2

1

Waldrop, Lauren - FL

14

419

2

Smith, Bianca - FL

3

113

3

Daniel, Evan - MS

1

66

4

Taylor, Arleigh - LA

2

21

5

Taylor, Raelyn - LA

1

18

6

Burton, Jackson - GA

3

12

DISTRICT 7:

Exhibitor, State

1

Jusko, Tayler - NY

DISTRICT 8:

Exhibitor, State

1 2

# Shows 4

65 Ttl Pts

DeSelm, Madelyn - MI

33

5700

Byers, Max & Jocelyn - IN

16

1712

3

Naber, Jenna - MI

16

1145

4

Wood, Carlie - OH

10

992

5

Smetzer, Hope - OH

10

866

6

Avery, Lily - OH

18

826

F l u f f

19

21

Ttl Pts

# Shows

T h e

13

27

32

41

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Var/Sex

Owner/State

Dist

Youth - Colored Wool 2019/2020 As of 5/20/20 # Shows

ROTY Pts

Plc

Exhibitor / State

Dist

# Shows

Total Pts

1

Dinsmore, Paige - VA

9

11

482

2

Reker, Carson - MO

5

12

465

3

Giorgianni, Layla - MO

5

6

388

17

BWG

Self B

DeSelm, Madelyn - MI

8

3

72

18

TAWA

Bkn B

Giorgianni, Layla - MO

5

5

68

TT175

AOV B

Walkup, Rachael - PA

9

5

68

4

Withrich, Addison - MO

5

8

188

20

TAMK

Bkn B

Giorgianni, Layla - MO

5

4

66

5

DeSelm, Madelyn - MI

8

20

141

21

TG2

Self B

Boling, Carlie - TX

4

1

64

6

Laurel, Greta - WI

3

2

120

22

BB37

Self D

Darby, Andi - WV

9

5

58

7

Curletto, Bettina - CA

2

6

110

23

Q60

Ag B

Curletto, Bettina - CA

2

7

57

8

Avery, Lily - OH

8

7

78

24

BW2

Shad D

DeSelm, Madelyn - MI

8

3

51

9

Boling, Carlie - TX

4

1

40

NE

Shad B

DeSelm, Madelyn - MI

8

3

51

10

White, Isaac - NE

3

1

28

26

BWE

Ag D

DeSelm, Madelyn - MI

8

4

50

11

Boling, Shelbie - TX

4

1

20

27

HOWREWD

Self B

Giorgianni, Layla - MO

5

5

48

Kalinin, Nikolai - MD

9

1

20

B11

Self D

Byers, Max & Jocelyn - IN

8

3

47

13

Giorgianni, Calista - MO

5

2

16

BWP

Self D

DeSelm, Madelyn - MI

8

3

47

14

Naber, Jenna - MI

8

1

9

30

JU

Ag D

Waldrop, Lauren - FL

6

11

45

15

Walkup, Rachael - PA

9

1

6

31

BLIZ

Self D

Martin, Kira - TX

4

2

44

Wallock, Makayla - WI

3

1

6

32

OD

Bkn B

Reker, Carson - MO

5

4

43

33

POP2

Ag D

Kelly, Cheyanna - OR

1

1

37

TY

Ag D

Wallock, Makayla - WI

3

4

37

T4

Self D

Withrich, Addison - MO

5

2

37

Plc

Exhibitor / State

Dist

# Shows

Total Pts

Giorgianni, Layla - MO

5

9

389

28

Youth - White Wool 2019/2020 As of 5/20/20

V141

Self D

DeSelm, Madelyn - MI

8

1

36

1

BF

Bkn D

Murphy, Aiden - TX

4

1

36

2

DeSelm, Madelyn - MI

8

26

181

M405

Self D

Reker, Carson - MO

5

3

36

3

Reker, Carson - MO

5

11

119

WVAN

Bkn D

Isbell, Abigail - OK

4

2

35

4

Martinson, Talia - MN

3

3

33

ST

Bkn B

Smetzer, Hope - OH

8

1

35

5

Naber, Jenna - MI

8

4

32

41

RO

Tan D

Crawford, Jasmine & Jace - CA

2

7

34

6

White, Isaac - NE

3

1

24

42

B9

Shad D

Byers, Max & Jocelyn - IN

8

3

33

7

Landis, Cody - PA

9

1

12

8

Delattre, Livia - QC

9

1

8

9

Walkup, Rachael - PA

9

1

6

36

39

LIL

Tan D

Wallock, Makayla - WI

3

2

33

44

DE16

Self B

Bukovich, Izzy - MN

3

2

31

45

AF396

Bkn D

Landis, Cody - PA

9

1

30

CORY

Self B

Martin, Kira - TX

4

2

30

FOZY

Self D

Byers, Max & Jocelyn - IN

8

1

28

BW10

Ag D

DeSelm, Madelyn - MI

8

2

28

47

DAZ

Bkn D

Reker, Carson - MO

5

3

28

50

LA2

Ag B

Avery, Lily - OH

8

1

26

51

Q39

Ag B

Curletto, Bettina - CA

2

4

25

52

GEN1

Tan D

Frost, Parker - CO

4

4

23

PLR

Shad B

Laurel, Greta - WI

3

2

23

CUYU

Bkn D

Walkup, Rachael - PA

9

3

23

A

Tan

Curletto, Bettina - CA

2

4

22

P519

Self D

DeLattre, Livia - QC

9

2

22

RV1

Bkn D

Dinsmore, Paige - VA

9

4

22

SA

Self D

Giorgianni, Calista - MO

5

1

22

VFO

Self B

Withrich, Addison - MO

5

2

22

FO

Shad B

Reker, Carson - MO

5

2

20

CASH

Self B

White, Isaac - NE

3

4

20

NOV

Bkn B

Wolfe, Michael - TX

4

1

20

Q65

Ag D

Curletto, Bettina - CA

2

7

19

TAOP

AOV D

Giorgianni, Layla - MO

5

2

19

FUZY

Self D

Byers, Max & Jocelyn - IN

8

2

18

RET

Bkn D

Ebling, Gavin - AR

4

1

18

55

60

63

65

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0/Y

A/S

Show Date

Host Club

Location

NJWRC Sanction #

0/Y

A/S

Show Date

Host Club

Location

P7273-O0A

O

A

02/08/20

Arkansas Delta RBA #A

AR, Searcy

R1797-O0A

O

A

02/29/20

California R&CS #B

CA, Stockton

P7277-O0A

O

A

02/08/20

Arkansas Delta RBA #B

AR, Searcy

R1799-O0A

O

A

02/29/20

California R&CS #C

CA, Stockton

P7272-Y0A

Y

A

02/08/20

Arkansas Delta RBA #A

AR, Searcy

R1796-Y0A

Y

A

02/29/20

California R&CS #A

CA, Stockton

P7278-Y0A

Y

A

02/08/20

Arkansas Delta RBA #B

AR, Searcy

R1798-Y0A

Y

A

02/29/20

California R&CS #B

CA, Stockton

R0236-O9A

O

A

02/09/20

Lakeland RBC

WI, Elkhorn

R1800-Y0A

Y

A

02/29/20

California R&CS #C

CA, Stockton

R0237-Y9A

Y

A

02/09/20

Lakeland RBC

WI, Elkhorn

R9811-O0A

O

A

02/29/20

Michigan State RBA #A

MI, Lansing

R1196-O0A

O

A

02/15/20

Georgia State RC #A

GA, Perry

R9813-O0A

O

A

02/29/20

Michigan State RBA #B

MI, Lansing

R1198-O0A

O

A

02/15/20

Georgia State RC #B

GA, Perry

R9812-Y0A

Y

A

02/29/20

Michigan State RBA #A

MI, Lansing

R0144-O9A

O

A

02/15/20

Heart of the Lakes RBA #1

MN, Rothsay

R9814-Y0A

Y

A

02/29/20

Michigan State RBA #B

MI, Lansing

R0146-O9A

O

A

02/15/20

Heart of the Lakes RBA #2

MN, Rothsay

R0797-O9A

O

A

02/29/20

MO, Mt Vernon

R1114-O0A

O

A

02/15/20

Lower Columbia RBA #A

OR, Astoria

Southwest Missouri Hare Raisers #A

R1115-O0A

O

A

02/15/20

Lower Columbia RBA #B

OR, Astoria

R0798-O9A

O

A

02/29/20

Southwest Missouri Hare Raisers #B

MO, Mt Vernon

P9302-O9A

O

A

02/22/20

California State R&CBA #A

CA, Turlock

R0799-Y9A

Y

A

02/29/20

O

A

02/22/20

California State R&CBA #B

CA, Turlock

Southwest Missouri Hare Raisers #A

MO, Mt Vernon

P9303-O9A P9306-Y9A

Y

A

02/22/20

California State R&CBA #A

CA, Turlock

R0800-Y9A

Y

A

02/29/20

Southwest Missouri Hare Raisers #B

MO, Mt Vernon

P9307-Y9A

Y

A

02/22/20

California State R&CBA #B

CA, Turlock

R1734-O0A

O

A

02/29/20

Cayuga Lake R&CC #A

NY, Auburn

R1843-Y0S

Y

A

02/22/20

Pacific Coast Wooly RC

CA, Turlock

R1736-O0A

O

A

02/29/20

Cayuga Lake R&CC #B

NY, Auburn

P9187-O9A

O

A

02/22/20

Indiana State RBA #A

IN, Danville

R0105-O0A

O

A

02/29/20

Packerland RC #1

WI, Tomah

P9188-Y9A

Y

A

02/22/20

Indiana State RBA #A

IN, Danville

R0107-O0A

O

A

02/29/20

Packerland RC #2

WI, Tomah

R0724-O9A

O

A

02/22/20

Magnolia State RBA #A

MS, Columbia

R0106-Y0A

Y

A

02/29/20

Packerland RC #1

WI, Tomah

R0726-O9A

O

A

02/22/20

Magnolia State RBA #B

MS, Columbia

R0108-Y0A

Y

A

02/29/20

Packerland RC #2

WI, Tomah

R0728-O9A

O

A

02/22/20

Magnolia State RBA #C

MS, Columbia

P6481-O9A

O

A

03/01/20

O

A

02/22/20

Queen City RS #A

NC, Hickory

Mississippi Valley RBA #1

IA, Maquoketa

R0944-O0A R0946-O0A

O

A

02/22/20

Queen City RS #B

NC, Hickory

P6483-O9A

O

A

03/01/20

Mississippi Valley RBA #2

IA, Maquoketa

R0948-O0A

O

A

02/22/20

Queen City RS #C

NC, Hickory

R9815-O0A

O

A

03/01/20

Michigan State RBA #C

MI, Lansing

R0945-Y0A

Y

A

02/22/20

Queen City RS #A

NC, Hickory

R9817-O0A

O

A

03/01/20

Michigan State RBA #D

MI, Lansing

R0947-Y0A

Y

A

02/22/20

Queen City RS #B

NC, Hickory

R9816-Y0A

Y

A

03/01/20

Michigan State RBA #C

MI, Lansing

R0949-Y0A

Y

A

02/22/20

Queen City RS #C

NC, Hickory

R9818-Y0A

Y

A

03/01/20

Michigan State RBA #D

MI, Lansing

P8347-O9A

O

A

02/22/20

Stark Co R&CB #A

OH, Canton

R2162-O0A

O

A

03/06/20

Pikes Peak RBA #A

CO, Aurora

R0779-O9A

O

A

02/22/20

Stark Co R&CB #B

OH, Canton

P8348-Y8A

Y

A

02/22/20

Stark Co R&CB #A

OH, Canton

R2063-O0A

O

A

03/07/20

Riverside Co RBA #A

CA, Victorville

R0780-Y9A

Y

A

02/22/20

Stark Co R&CB #B

OH, Canton

R2065-O0A

O

A

03/07/20

Riverside Co RBA #B

CA, Victorville

P9000-Y9A

Y

A

02/22/20

Harris Co RB of Texas #A

TX, Crosby

R2067-O0A

O

A

03/07/20

Riverside Co RBA #C

CA, Victorville

P9002-Y9A

Y

A

02/22/20

Harris Co RB of Texas #B

TX, Crosby

R1616-O0A

O

A

03/07/20

Pikes Peak RBA #B

CO, Aurora

P9304-O9A

O

A

02/23/20

California State R&CBA #C

CA, Turlock

R1618-O0A

O

A

03/07/20

Pikes Peak RBA #C

CO, Aurora

P9305-O9A

O

A

02/23/20

California State R&CBA #D

CA, Turlock

R1617-Y0A

Y

A

03/07/20

Pikes Peak RBA #B

CO, Aurora

P9308-Y9A

Y

A

02/23/20

California State R&CBA #C

CA, Turlock

R1619-Y0A

Y

A

03/07/20

Pikes Peak RBA #C

CO, Aurora

P9309-Y9A

Y

A

02/23/20

California State R&CBA #D

CA, Turlock

P8646-O0A

O

A

03/07/20

GA, Dalton

R1844-O0S

O

S

02/23/20

Pacific Coast Wooly RC

CA, Turlock

Northwest Georgia CRC #A

P9115-O9A

O

A

02/23/20

Tri County RBA #A

IL, Amboy

P8648-O0A

O

A

03/07/20

O

A

02/23/20

Tri County RBA #B

IL, Amboy

Northwest Georgia CRC #B

GA, Dalton

P9117-O9A P9189-O9A

O

A

02/23/20

Indiana State RBA #B

IN, Danville

P8650-O0A

O

A

03/07/20

Northwest Georgia CRC #C

GA, Dalton

P9190-Y9A

Y

A

02/23/20

Indiana State RBA #B

IN, Danville

R1811-O0A

O

A

03/07/20

Lawrence Co RC #A

IN, Bedford

R1795-O0A

O

A

02/29/20

California R&CS #A

CA, Stockton

R1813-O0A

O

A

03/07/20

Lawrence Co RC #B

IN, Bedford

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0/Y

A/S

Show Date

Host Club

Location

P6547-O0A

O

A

03/07/20

Kaw Valley RC #A

KS, Gardner

R0906-O0A

O

A

03/07/20

Southwestern Wyoming RB #A

WY, Evanston

P6549-O0A

O

A

03/07/20

Kaw Valley RC #B

KS, Gardner

P8311-O9A

O

A

03/07/20

Northeast Missouri RBA #A

MO, Palmyra

R0908-O0A

O

A

03/07/20

Southwestern Wyoming RB #B

WY, Evanston

P8312-O9A

O

A

03/07/20

Northeast Missouri RBA #B

MO, Palmyra

R0910-O0A

O

A

03/07/20

Southwestern Wyoming RB #C

WY, Evanston

P4858-O0A

O

A

03/07/20

Greater Pittsburgh RBA #A

PA, Butler

R1416-O0S

O

S

03/08/20

Kudzu Kountry Wooly Club #A

GA, Dalton

P4860-O0A

O

A

03/07/20

Greater Pittsburgh RBA #B

PA, Butler

R1417-O0S

O

S

03/08/20

Kudzu Kountry Wooly Club #B

GA, Dalton

P4862-O0A

O

A

03/07/20

Greater Pittsburgh RBA #C

PA, Butler

R2091-O0S

O

S

03/08/20

Great Plains Wooly RC

WI, Jefferson

P4859-Y0A

Y

A

03/07/20

Greater Pittsburgh RBA #A

PA, Butler

R2092-Y0S

Y

S

03/08/20

Great Plains Wooly RC

WI, Jefferson

P4861-Y0A

Y

A

03/07/20

Greater Pittsburgh RBA #B

PA, Butler

R0489-O0A

O

A

03/14/20

Central Valley RBA #A

CA, Hanford

P4863-Y0A

Y

A

03/07/20

Greater Pittsburgh RBA #C

PA, Butler

R0491-O0A

O

A

03/14/20

Central Valley RBA #B

CA, Hanford

N0837-Y0A

Y

A

03/0703/09/20

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

TX, Houston

R9997-O0A

O

A

03/14/20

Southeastern Illinois RBA #A

IL, Fairfield

R9999-O0A

O

A

03/14/20

Southeastern Illinois RBA #B

IL, Fairfield

P8286-O9A

O

A

03/07/20

Badger RBA #1

WI, Jefferson

R2141-O0A

O

A

03/14/20

Tiny Town RC

LA, DeRidder

R0569-O9A

O

A

03/07/20

Badger RBA #2

WI, Jefferson

R0930-O0A

O

A

03/14/20

Missouri State RPA #A

MO, Sedalia

P8287-Y9A

Y

A

03/07/20

Badger RBA #1

WI, Jefferson

R0570-Y9A

Y

A

03/07/20

Badger RBA #2

WI, Jefferson

R0932-O0A

O

A

03/14/20

Missouri State RPA #B

MO, Sedalia

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