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January 23, 2018

Dr. Jamie Whiting of the Camrose Veterinary Hospital is one of the educators for the children’s program every year at Bull Congress.

Photo by Sue Nelson

Young participants will find themselves learning many things at his vet station, including the anatomy of a cow and how calves are born. Lincoln Mol, a Chester Ronning grade 4 student, will be one of the many kids participating in this year’s program.

The 32nd annual world class

The Canadian Bull Congress takes place on January 26 and 27 at the Camrose Regional Exhibition. Expert cattlemen and women from across Canada will be attending this premiere event in the livestock industry. Organizers have once again put together an informative and interesting lineup of events and activities including: purebred cattle displays, purebred bull and heifer shows, pen-of-three bull show, herd bull walk, an agri-business trade show, Bull-Nanza, 4-H programs, and the ever popular Taste of Beef banquet, featuring entertainment by comedian Howie Miller.

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A variety of merchandise and services: Farm supplies and equipment, homes, accountants, entertainment, building supplies, vehicles, real estate, and more!

January 23 and 24 will be also be very popular days for the youngest Congress attendees. Education days will kick off the activities at the Bull Congress. Children from both rural and urban schools will have opportunities to get genuine “hands on” experience at various education stations set up to give them a close look at animals and where the food they eat originates. Stations include: farm safety, auctioneering, ear tagging, a milking station and a vet station. Last year more than 600 school age children participated in this fun and informative program.

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January 23, 2018 Country Booster  
January 23, 2018 Country Booster  

Camrose country newspaper