The Jersey Bred logo will permit New Jersey farmers
who raise horses or 4-H market lambs in New Jersey to
use the “Jersey Bred” logo on marketing
their animals. Like the rest of the United States, New
Jersey has experienced a dramatic decline in the number
of livestock farms.
The industry continues to undergo a structural change
of increased production with fewer animals on fewer
farms. The challenge to livestock farmers in the Garden
State is the higher cost of conducting business in a
suburban environment. Generally, production costs per
farm are higher in New Jersey than in New York or Pennsylvania.
This places New Jersey livestock farmers at a clear
disadvantage vis-à-vis with farmers in neighboring
The use of the “ Jersey Bred” logo will
permit New Jersey farmers to make New Jersey horses
and 4-H market lambs more visible and promote the viability
of the industry because it identifies the availability
of a product that many believe to be superior.
here for the Jersey Bred Logo Program Application.
For more information about the Jersey Bred Program,
please call the Division of Marketing and Development
at (609) 292-2888.