The Canadian Limousin Association is pleased to welcome Nicole Scott to the position of CLA registrar. She joins current staff Shayla Chappell and Laura Ecklund at the Canadian Limousin office. Scott hails from a mixed operation south of Ottawa, Ont., running just under 1,000 acres of grain and hay as well as 30 head of Limousin and Limousin-influenced cattle. She attended Lakeland College in Vermilion, Alta. where she achieved a diploma in animal science technology and is currently finishing up her diploma in agribusiness. “I’m looking forward to working with the Canadian Limousin Association because raising Limousin cattle has always been a passion of mine,” says Scott. She takes over the position vacated by Dallas Wise.
The Canadian Junior Limousin Association (CJLA) board, along with volunteers Amy Miller and Amanda Matthews, hosted a successful CJLA Virtual Impact Show this summer. Forty-one juniors exhibited 64 head of cattle in this inaugural event which featured conformation, photography, artwork, marketing and graphic design competitions. Thank you to judges Katie Songer, Canada; Jordie Bubba, Canada; Sam Cunningham, U.S.; and Erica Halliday, Australia, for their expertise and time judging the virtual show.
Show results were as follows:
Grand Champion Female: PINCH HILL GINGERSNAP 911G. Exhibitor: Liam Banks.
Reserve Champion Female: LOYAL LINE XENA. Calf: LOYAL LINE HEAVY META. Exhibitor: Michaela Rodger.
Grand Champion Market Animal: TRIPLE J GRID IRON. Exhibitor: Whitney Labiuk.
Reserve Champion Market Animal: GONZO. Exhibitor: Avery Bohrson.
The CJLA also held a virtual AGM at the end of August which was well attended by members from across Canada. The 2020-21 CJLA board of directors includes: Madi Lewis, Ontario (president); Bianca Byers, Ontario (vice-president); Kira Axley, Alberta (secretary); Cheyenne Porter, Alberta (treasurer); Jocelyn Kennedy, Ontario (press reporter); Kaitlyn Davies, Manitoba (director); Sienna Bohrson, Saskatchewan (director); Joe Scott, Ontario (director).