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Clockwise from top left: Sadie Anwender, Jessica Sperber, Jacey Massey, and Ryan Edwards.

Friends of Canadian Simmental Foundation announces scholarship winners

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

The Friends of Canadian Simmental Foundation is awarding scholarships totalling $12,000 in value to several students this year. Bailey McCormack of Grenfell, Sask. and Sadie Anwender of Radville, Sask., each received a Friends of Canadian Simmental Foundation scholarship, valued at $3,000 each. Both are enrolled at the University of Regina. McCormack is working towards a […] Read more

Brooking Dusty’s Countess 9026.

Lloydminster Stockade Roundup results

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar: News from the December 2020 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

In what could be called the understatement of 2020, it’s been quite a year. It was nice to see a cattle show take place in Canada. The Stockade Roundup was held November 3 to 7 in Lloydminster, Sask. Exhibitors were happy to get out and showcase their breeding programs and visit with friends and customers […] Read more


Congratulations to Aspen Blake for winning the 2020 Canadian Gelbvieh Association scholarship.

News from the Canadian Gelbvieh Association

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar: News from the December 2020 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

The Canadian Gelbvieh Association is excited to announce that it will be organizing its first replacement heifer performance program at Olds College in Alberta to start February 2021. The objectives of the program will be to collect performance data through GrowSafe beef, docility scoring and reproductive efficiency data. If interested or for more information, please […] Read more

Brad Robart and daughter Susan at the 2002 Ohio State Fair with his prize Murray Grey cow-calf pair.

Condolences to the Groeneveld, Simpson and Robart families

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar: News from the December 2020 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Condolences to the Groeneveld family Chuck Groeneveld, a well-known ambassador of the Canadian beef industry, passed away October 30, 2020 at the age of 83 years. Groeneveld left school at a young age to help on the family farm, but at 14 he was wise beyond his years. He spent a lifetime giving to organizations […] Read more


Team Koe.

News from the Canadian Angus Association

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar: News about you from the November 2020 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Mark your calendar June 10 to 12, 2021, for the Canadian Angus Association National Convention to be held in Saskatoon, Sask. Watch here for details as they come or check out the Canadian Angus website at cdnangus.ca for more information. The Canadian Junior Angus Association is proud to announce that Hayes Howe of Cypress County, […] Read more

Supreme Champion Female.

Livestock shows and cattle awards

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar: News about you from the November 2020 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

The Junior Stockman’s Livestock Show featured 51 junior exhibitors with 74 livestock entries across six breed classes. All junior exhibitors were also entered in the showmanship division. Results follow. Peewee Champion: Avery Greenwood, Swift Current, Sask. Peewee Reserve Champion: Cheyenne Berner, Verwood Sask. Junior Champion: Kaycee Buchanan, Caronport, Sask. Junior Reserve Champion: Lane Steen, Dundurn, […] Read more


Condolences to the Ballard family

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar: News about you from the October 2020 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Earl Ballard’s name is synonymous with Simmental cattle. We’re sad to report that Earl Ballard passed away September 5 in Saskatoon. Ballard, a man best known for Lost River Ranches of Hanley, Sask., was one of the first importers of Simmental cattle into Canada. This achievement resulted in Ballard being inducted into the Canadian Simmental […] Read more

Manitoba Youth Beef Roundup holds cattle photography workshop, scholarships awarded

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar: News about you from the October 2020 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Manitoba Youth Beef Roundup planned to celebrate the 13th annual weekend on August long weekend. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Roundup committee decided to have a workshop on photographing cattle with Morgan llg. Exhibitors in the photography and graphic marketing workshop included: Blake Airey, Chase Airey, Brogan Birmingham, Taylor Carlson, Dylan Frey, Reegan Frey, […] Read more


Cody Sibbald Legacy Classic cancelled for 2020

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar: News about you from the October 2020 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

A note about the Cody Sibbald Legacy Classic from Russ and Cindy Sibbald: At this unprecedented time, we have been forced to cancel the 2020 Cody Sibbald Legacy Classic. We need to respect and value the safety of everyone involved. You can be reassured that once the health authority has lifted its restrictions, we will […] Read more

Canadian Junior Shorthorn Association virtual show results

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar: News about you from the October 2020 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Juniors from across Canada participated in the Canadian Junior Shorthorn Association 2020 Virtual Show back in August. Here are the results: Class 1 — Female, born 2020 Split 1: First went to Gabriela Kott, Caistor Centre, Ont.; second to Samantha Lundy, Collingwood, Ont.; and third to Peyton Woods, Arthur, Ont. Split 2: First to Samantha […] Read more