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Pictured from left to right Ken, Clayton, Tyson, Leanne, and David McKenzie.

Saskatchewan Charolais honours McKenzie Ranch

Purely Purebred, news from the February 2021 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

The Saskatchewan Charolais Association is proud to announce that the 2020 Commercial Breeder of the Year award goes to McKenzie Ranch at Delisle, Sask. McKenzie Ranch is run by David McKen­zie and his wife Leanne along with their son Tyson. Brothers Kolton and Clayton are not far away when help is needed, along with David’s […] Read more

Salers Association celebrating 50th anniversary with history book

Purely Purebred, news from the February 2021 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

The Salers Association of Canada and the Salers History Book Committee are proud to announce that they are collecting information to produce a 50th anniversary history book. Some of the information they are looking for includes: breeder’s name/farm name, location and years involved with Salers; names of memorable sires and dams; names of people who […] Read more


Bianca Byers, 2020 Australia Exchange Opportunity recipient.

Latest from the Canadian Limousin Association

Purely Purebred, news from the February 2021 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

The Canadian Limousin Association (CLA) would like to thank Shayla Chappell for being an important part of the team for the past three years. In her time with the CLA, she embraced every challenge that came her way and has been dedicated to serving members. Chappell will be moving home to Saskatchewan to work for […] Read more

Brooke Van De Voorde (l) and Jessica Davey (r).

Canadian Shorthorn Association announces scholarship winners

Purely Purebred, news from the February 2021 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

The Canadian Shorthorn Association is pleased to announce that Brooke Van De Voorde of Meeting Creek, Alta., and Jessica Davey of Saskatoon, Sask., are the recipients of the 2020 Canadian Shorthorn Association Ian McRae Memorial Scholarship. Van De Voorde is currently attending Grade 12 classes in Bashaw, Alta., and plans to enrol at Lakeland College […] Read more


Manitoba Angus Association awards Jack Hart Memorial Female Foundation Award

Purely Purebred, news from the February 2021 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

The Manitoba Angus Association would like to congratulate Emma Harms on being the recipient of the 2020 Jack Hart Memorial Female Foundation Award. Harms used her money to purchase RCR Queen Mother 107H out of the Keystone Klassic sale from Jim and Sarah Anderson of Right Cross Ranch, Kisbey, Sask.

Young Canadian Simmental Association Virtual Conference

Purely Purebred, news from the February 2021 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

The Young Canadian Simmental Association’s Virtual TEAM Conference is slated for February 12-13, 2021. Speakers include Michelle Ferreri, media and marketing consultant; Dr. Roy Lewis, large animal veterinarian; Dennis Serhienko, beef sire acquistion and product support with Semex; Taylor Frank, livestock judging coach with Butler Community College; and Dr. Rob Stables, owner of Bow Valley […] Read more


(Left) Agribition Evolution 2020 Supreme Champion Female; (Right) Agribition Evolution 2020 Supreme Champion Bull.

Agribition’s Evolution Series

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar: News about you from the February 2021 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Canadian Western Agribition (CWA) has released the results of its 2020 Evolution Series, sponsored by RBC. The Supreme Champion Female was Remitall-W Belle ET 45F, a Hereford exhibited by Remitall West of Olds, Alberta. Additional owner was Medonte Highlands. Calf at side is Remitall-W MHPH Justice 2H. The Supreme Champion Bull was Remitall-W We The […] Read more

Simmental tags a hit with producers

Purely Purebred: News from the January 2021 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

The Canadian Simmental Association is pleased to announce that the CCIA tag sales with the blue Simmental back button have now exceeded 60,000 tags since they became available in April 2017. The tags are available for ordering through the CCIA website.


History book in the works for Canadian Gelbvieh Association

Purely Purebred: News from the January 2021 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

The Canadian Gelbvieh Association is compiling and publishing their first history book in celebration of the association’s 50th anniversary. The association is looking forward to preserving and documenting the past 50 years of the Gelbvieh business, as well as the evolution of agriculture and farming that has gone along with it. To help write the […] Read more

Angus associations share data on foot scores

Purely Purebred: News from the January 2021 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

The Canadian Angus Association is teaming up with Angus Australia and the American Angus Association to combine foot score phenotypes from all three databases. Following promising results from research conducted by Angus Genetics Inc. (AGI), the first updated foot score EPDs — including phenotypes from all three databases — was published November 27. “Using all […] Read more