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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

Edam Fall Fair celebrates 30th

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

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Edam Fall Fair. This commercial cattle show has become a premier event to attend in Western Canada and kicks off Friday night, October 30 at 6 p.m. and rolls into Saturday, October 31 starting at 9:30 a.m. Classes consist of Pen of Three and Five Bred Heifers, […] Read more


Canadian Western Agribition launches Evolution Series

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar: News about you from the Sept. 28, 2020 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

As many cattle shows go virtual this year because of COVID-19 protocols, Canadian Western Agribition is no exception. Agribition has come out with their Evolution Series virtual show for the Black Angus, Red Angus, Charolais, Horned Hereford, Polled Hereford, Limousin, Maine-Anjou, Shorthorn, Simmental and Speckle Park breeds. The deadline for entries is October 22, with […] Read more

Nicole Scott.

Canadian Limousin Association welcomes Scott

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar: News about you from the Sept. 28, 2020 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

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 […] Read more


Our condolences to the Geinger family

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar: News about you from the Sept. 28, 2020 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Geinger family with the passing of Ralph Geinger of Anchor 1 Angus. Ralph, along with his wife Karen, were the third generation to grow the family farm at Mayerthorpe, Alta. Some things that made Ralph’s heart sing were hanging out with the grandkids, curling, playing in the […] Read more

Dr. John Basarab accepted the Don Matthews Memorial Award on behalf of Livestock Gentec from Michael Latimer of CBBC.

Canadian Simmental Association elects directors, Livestock Gentec receives award

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

The Canadian Simmental Association (CSA) has elected its directors and Jennie Mutch of Earnscliffe, P.E.I., is the newly elected director for the region of B.C., N.B., N.S., P.E.I. and Newfoundland-Labrador. She will join directors Blair McIntosh of Maymont, Sask., and Bill Biglieni of Douglas, Man., who were elected by acclamation, all for three-year terms to […] Read more


A typical barn scene at Agribition, taken in 2019.

Agribition posts strong 2019, show number 50 postponed

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

Canadian Western Agribition (CWA) announced a successful 2019 year at its annual general meeting, reporting a net income of $325,462 from operations. “CWA’s long-term sustainability is more important than ever right now,” says Chris Lees, CWA president. “In 2019, we invested in the show, brought in new programming and continued to put our exhibitors, visitors […] Read more

Cam and Myrna Schweitzer, from left, accepted the award from Blair McRae, Canadian Simmental Association representative.

Dallas Wise joins Canadian Simmental Association

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

The Canadian Simmental Association (CSA) is pleased to introduce Dallas Wise, who will be working part-time with the CSA registration and member services team. Readers will know Wise from her time at the Canadian Limousin Association, where she was the registry and member services clerk for eight years. She’s also a third-generation purebred cattle producer […] Read more