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Brian Good (l) of the Canadian Angus Association presents the award to Jordan and Megan Kolk.

Kolk Farms named Western Feedlot of the Year

NewsMakers from the October 23, 2017 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Dr. Joyce Van Donkersgoed of Coaldale, Alta., has been named the 2017 recipient of the Metacam 20 Bovine Welfare Award for her leadership in the Canadian beef industry to improve the welfare of feedlot animals. The award is presented annually by the Canadian Association of Bovine Veterinarians (CABV)) in partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada). She […] Read more

Low-stress feedlot handling system easy on cattle and people

The quiet, 'easy does it' approach of cattle handling at Kolk Farms

Animal handling is a big deal at Kolk Farms. It has to be when you’re looking out for the wellbeing of people and 12,000 head of cattle every day, year in and year out. Quiet has always been the word as far as animal handling goes, says Leighton Kolk. Cattle, hogs and poultry have all […] Read more