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Canadian National Grand Champion, two years running

News about you from the Jan. 2015 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Highland Stock Farms of Bragg Creek, Alberta & Payne Livestock of Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, are the proud owners of the completely undefeated for two years Canadian National Grand Champion Limousin Bull and two-time Canadian Limousin Show Bull of 2013 & 2014 — RPY PAYNES DERBY 46Z (see photo at top). He was named Grand Champion Limousin […] Read more

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Herefords win Supreme Championships

News about you from the Dec. 2014 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Herefords had great success in the show ring this season, winning Supreme Championships at four different large stock shows across the country. In B.C. at the Interior Provincial Exhibition Caylynne Brown from Princeton claimed Supreme Champion Female with CB 122L LADY B 222Z and her calf, owned with Shar-Lo Farms, Public Landing, N.B. In Saskatchewan, […] Read more

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Peak Dot Ranch donates sale proceeds of heifer to SSGA

News about you, from the Nov. 2014 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Peak Dot Ranch is donating the proceeds of the sale of a Peak Dot heifer (see photo above) to the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association. Peak Dot Barbara 258S is a purebred heifer that comes from one of the most popular, longest-running cow families at Peak Dot Ranch. She is sired by Peak Dot Volt 950U, […] Read more

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Purely Purebed

News about you, from the October 2014 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Recently, I was invited to attend a 4-H windup evening for the Delburne 4H Beef Club at the Cumberland Community Hall, east of Red Deer, Alta. In attendance were two representatives from Ronald McDonald House of central Alberta Patti Parker, donations and community relations co-ordinator, as well as Linda Caponpon, co-ordinator of volunteer and recreation […] Read more

2014-15 Canadian Limousin Association board members

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News about you, from the September 2014 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

The 45th annual general meeting of the Canadian Limousin Association took place on July 26 at Prairieland Exhibition in Saskatoon. The summary of reports, including financial statements is posted on the CLA website or can be requested at the office. The 30 members in attendance voted in favour of the bylaw change that was proposed […] Read more

Charolais-cross steer owned and shown by Megan McLeod of Cochrane Alta.

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News about you, from the August 2014 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Our condolences go out to the family of Mr. Burt Grundy, Canadian Hereford Association president and Ontario director, who passed away in mid-July. Burt’s family continued to participate in Bonanza, the Canadian Junior National Show and the CHA’s annual meeting held July 29-August 2, 2014, in Lindsay, Ont. The Canadian Hereford Association (CHA) vice-president, Daryl […] Read more

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News about you, from the July 2014 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

“In March 2012, Iowa became the third state to pass the Agriculture Protection/Reporting “Ag Gag” making it illegal to gain employment to a farm under false pretenses with the goal of misrepresenting farm activities. Kansas and North Dakota passed legislation more than a decade ago similar to Iowa’s and Utah’s. This law is in effect […] Read more