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Tlell Polled Herefords

Don & Leslie Richardson Box 10, Tlell, B.C. V0T 1Y0 PH: 250-557-4348

don@richardsonranch.ca

www.richardsonranch.ca

CATTLE FOR SALEWatch AT: for our cattle at these sales Vanderhoof All Breeds Bull Sale Williams Lake Bull Show & Sale Vanderhoof All Breeds Bull Sale Annual Online Production Sale Every September

Williams Lake Bull Show & Sale

Richardson Ranch Annual Online Sale

Contact us for Exportable Semen & Embryos


VISIT OUR WEB SITE AT WWW . BCHEREFORD . CA

BCHA Executive President John Lewis, Courtenay (250) 218-2537 johnnymlewis@hotmail.com Vice President Greg Peter, Langley (604) 514-5949 gregpetr@telus.net Secretary & CHA Director Janice Tapp, Fraser Lake (250) 699-6466 ttapp@bcgroup.net

30018 Townshipline Rd, Abbotsford, BC V4X 1Z4 President’s Message:  Hello and welcome to the BC Hereford Directory.

Please take some time and look through this Directory. Check out the cattle programs our BC Hereford breeders have been Treasurer working hard to build. Many of these programs can offer the Daryl Kirton, Abbotsford (604) 855-2287 commercial cattle producer increased feed efficiency,  3-d-l@telus.net docility, longevity, and carcass quality through heterosis.   Heterosis, also called hybrid vigour, is the increase in size, growth rate, fertility, and yield of a hybrid offspring over those of its parents. Successful cattle breeders maximize heterosis by mating two different pureͲbred lines that have Bob Gowans, Kamloops certain desirable traits. With many commercial cattle herds (250) 573-4088 made up of generations of black cattle, Herefords are often deanfieldranch@yahoo.ca the “Least related” sire available to maximize the heterosis in Clint Smith, Abbotsford a beef crossbreeding program. (604) 845-2124  According to a study completed at Circle A Angus, csmithherefords@gmail.com Iberia, Missouri, introducing today’s Hereford bulls into an Kari Lynn Hoffman, Knutsford AngusͲbased breeding program “will give producers advantages in profitability, cash flow, herd size and retained (250) 318-3753 longlakecattle@outlook.com female fertility and longevity. In fact, when the data from the study was further analyzed for economic emphasis, the reDon Richardson, Tlell sult showed an advantage of $514 net per cow over a 10 (250) 557-4348 year period Ͳ that is a $51 difference per cow, per don@richardsonranch.ca year.” (Circle A Ranch Heterosis Project) See the complete report at hereford.org by choosing commercial on the menu Neil Turner, Salmon Arm (250) 832-9149 bar then commercial research. rychelleturner@outlook.com  If you would like to try Hereford cattle in your  commercial crossbreeding program please contact one of the Sheila Solmonson, Vanderhoof Breeders listed in this Directory.  (250) 567-4640  I would also like to say THANK YOU to all the people rockin6sfarms@hotmail.com that continue to raise and support BC Hereford cattle. Murray Gore, Surrey  John Lewis, BCHA President    (604) 671-9141 

BCHA Directors

mgore1@telus.net

*** Design and production by *** Don Richardson, Jamie Richardson, & Janice Tapp


Table of Contents 

CONTENT

Page

CONTENT

Page

President’s Welcome & Directors

3

AI & Estrous Synchronization

52

Pain Control for your Cattle

9

Hereford EPDs Defined

56

Beef Cattle Vaccines

12

Beef Carcass Grading

61

Cattle Parasites and drugs 

17

Body Condition Score Chart

64

Tattooing 101

19

Frame Score Chart

65

THE Star Program

29

Udder and Teat Score Chart

66

Active Hereford Breeders

30

Gestation Table (285 days)

67

BC Hereford Breeder Map

36

BCHA Member phone list

68

Polled, Horned & Scurs

45

Drug Withdrawal Guideline 

70

ADVERTISERS

Page

ADVERTISERS

Page

3DL Polled Herefords

8

Kubota Tractor

16

Abbotsford Vet Clinic 

53

Lakeland Group

48

Ag Safe Ardill Ranch

55 11

Little Fort Herefords Morley Polled Herefords

72 20

Avenue Equipment

28

Murphy Ridge Farms

27

BC Farm & Ranch

63

Ogilvie Stock Ranch

23

BC Junior Hereford Association

15

Peter Herefords

22

Birch Hill Farm

47

Pine Butte Ranch

10

Canadian Cattle Ident Agency

57

Prairie Coast Kamloops

14

Cedar Meadow Ranch

25

Richardson Ranch

2

CͲJay Ranch

55

Scotia Bank 

43

Copper Creek Ranch CopperͲT Ranch Coppertone Farms Country Life Courtenay Herefords

58 71 21 48 5

Select Sires Smith Farms Solvet Sullivan GM Sullivan Motor Products RV

50 26 9 45 55

Deanfield Ranch Echo Valley Farm

6 11

Thompson Valley Hereford Club Trouw Nutrition

54 7

Golden Horn Ranch

25

Valley Creek Herefords

27

Grasslands Equipment ltd.

44

Vetoquinol.ca

19

HiͲHog

19

Wesgroup Equipment

24

Kensington Prairie Farm

23

West Coast Hereford Club

60

Yellowhead Hereford Club

51

Kootenay Polled Hereford

18 4 4


Established 1908

The Gowans Family 4165 Gowans Road, Kamloops, BC V2C 6W4 Bob & Colleen: 250Ͳ573Ͳ4088  Jordan: 250Ͳ819Ͳ2714 deanfieldranch@yahoo.ca

Walking bulls include:  BRYͲDER 13N VOLT LAD 29Z SGC 324U SILVER LAD 47B LBH 40W RIBSTONE 57D LO 81A ARROW LAD 37E LO 84C DANDY LAD 16F

CATTLE FOR SALE

Privately off the Ranch  and Annually at the  Williams Lake Bull Show & Sale


Creating more value together. The Hi-Range™ Mineral Program was specifically formulated to meet the nutritional requirements of beef cattle for all stages of production. Chilliwack, BC 1.800.663.2267 trouwnutrition.ca


Daryl & Linda Kirton 30018 Townshipline Rd. Abbotsford BC V4X 1Z4 Home Phone: 604Ͳ856Ͳ5755 Daryl’s Cell: 604Ͳ855Ͳ2287 Linda’s Cell: 604Ͳ309Ͳ1661 EͲMail: 3ͲdͲl@telus.net

Cattle for sale on the farm by private treaty. Domestic and exportable embryos available. Breeding Polled Herefords for over 30 years. Yearling bulls consigned annually to the Williams Lake Bull Show & Sale.


PAIN CONTROL IN YOUR CATTLE Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which reduces pain, takes down swellings and helps reduce fevers. This drug is available in Canada to be given to cattle by both oral and injectable routes. Both routes provide a therapeutic plasma level in 15 minutes. All drugs licenced by Health Canada have label claims which are based on proven scientific research. In the case of Meloxicam Oral Suspension made by Solvet its label claims include “For alleviation of pain and inflammation following surgical and band castration in cattle castrated” and “Therapeutic levels were seen for approximately 56 hours post dosing.”

Unmatched Duration of Therapeutic Pain Relief

As both a cattle producer and a veterinarian I love my Meloxicam made by Solvet in Calgary. It hangs beside my cattle squeeze and I have a small bottle in my calving box. Never does a painful bovine get past me without a dose of this drug. This drug has been researched and used in the cattle industry around the world for over 10 years. Different research projects in different jurisdictions have published many additional claims not seen on the Solvet bottle label. As cowboys we need to be aware that some drugs are used very successfully “off label” based both on scientific research and critical observations. In my world this go-to pain medicine for cattle is used for foot rot, surgical pain (dehorning, castrating, caesarians, and abscesses), early calf scours and colicky calves, eye infections and extended travel where we often truck for 18 to 24 hours at a time to get to shows or feedlots. The literature also supports the use for branding and processing pain both on calves at side (from day old to weaning) and at entry into the feedlot. I have clients using it on day old calves and they report better mothering and nursing. That’s not surprising when you consider we just ear tagged, tattooed, gave a selenium and a Vitamin injection and even castrated this little guy in his first 24 hours of life. The producers using it at branding time report “positive effect was very noticeable for calves because they look relaxed, they are not under duress. There is no lying around, standing with humped backs or swishing tails. They are simply up eating at the bunk with the rest of the calves or nursing on their mom” Lastly I have to point out that Meloxicam even increases the “cure rate” in scours, pneumonia and mastitis when pain management is added to traditional therapies. Meloxicam has a withdrawal time which must be respected before animals can be harvested for use in our food. Oral Meloxicam from Solvet has a 35-day withdrawal. This is due to its longer duration of activity when compared to the injectable forms of meloxicam (Boehringer Ingelheim's "Metacam" and Merck's "Rheumocam''). The injectables have both a shorter duration of activity and a 20-day withdrawal. Don Richardson, DVM “Cow Boss” at Richardson Ranch

Meloxicam Oral Suspension When it comes to pain relief, nothing lasts longer. Meloxicam Oral Suspension delivers the longest relief from pain and swelling in a single dose and that relief duration has been proven in clinical studies. Its unique oral route of administration provides a convenient, needle-free way to administer long duration pain relief without the potential irritation that follows tissue injection. Next time you need long acting pain relief, reach for Canadian made Meloxicam Oral Suspension.

All Research, Development and Production are done in Canada for the Canadian Cattle Industry.

For more information on pain prevention, contact your veterinarian or visit solvet.ca Solvet is a subsidiary of AVL Ltd. I Care For Cattle logo is a trademark of Solvet/AVL.

CLIENT: AVL-SOLVET PROJECT: 20-AVL-0033-Jan-1 DATE: JAN 2021 DESIGNER: GB

PUBLICATION: The BC Hereford Association 2021-2023 SIZE: 2.5" x 8.5" (Half Page) BLEED: N/A COLOUR: 4 Colour

AGENCY CONTACT: Mirna Al Assaad EMAIL: mirna.alassaad@thexfactory.ca


Pine Butte Ranch Cattle that work‌ for working ranches‌ since 1961

Breeding 200 head of Heritage Horned Herefords

Disposition ~ Mobility Production ~ Soundness

Raised in a semi-arid country travelling big distances in large pastures.

Annual Production Sale ~ 4th Saturday in February 1:00pm @ BC Livestock Co-op Kamloops, B.C.

~ Our Business is Bull Business ~

Lynette Van Steinburg 250.908.0255

Logan Van Steinburg 250.919.4810

Hugh McLuckie 250.427.0859

3025 Foster Road, Cranbrook, BC, V1C 7C8 ~ pbrltd@gmail.com


Dick Ardill

Fort St. John, BC

Ranch raised quality commercial and purebred Herefords

*Renee Ardill 250-262-0184 * Don Ardill 250-783-8528 * Sorrel Schroeder 250-329-4576

“ Proudly ranching on the banks of the Peace River” *Over 100 years of ranching history producing quality livestock* *Calves from papered & reputation horned Hereford bulls* *Verified Beef Production Plus certified* *Summer ranged herd, excellent feet, strong maternal traits* *Sales by auction and by private treaty off the ranch*

ardillsranch@xplornet.com

Fred & Maureen Ziemer  432 Creighton Valley Rd Ph(250) 547Ͳ6394 Lumby, B.C. V0E 2G1  echovalley@xplornet.com

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 Beef Cattle Vaccines : The following charts list those available for use in

Canada as of January 2021. Please use this information to help develop a herd health program which fits your needs. Consult with your veterinarian to find the product most beneficial for your herd. Remember that these vaccines all have a withdrawal period before the animal may be slaughtered for human consumption and many should not be given to pregnant cattle. READ THE LABEL ! 

Vaccines work best if given 2 weeks prior to the stress of trucking, weaning or even calving in the case of scour vaccines given to mother cows! READ THE LABEL ! Reprinted from 2020 Canadian Compendium of Veterinary Products




READ THE LABEL ! Vaccines help prevent diseases when used correctly! Proper lasting immunization often requires a booster ! Many vaccines are live biologicals and all must be stored and handled as directed by the manufacturer in order to be effective. READ THE LABEL AGAIN !


RELEASE THE HERD.

The list of tasks to do is long. The equipment you use to run down that list is critical. Run with mowers, compact utility tractors and utility vehicles from John Deere. And never stop running.

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Avenue Machinery Abbotsford, BC Vernon, BC Kelowna, BC

Gerard’s Equipment Ltd. Oliver, BC

Douglas Lake Equipment

Island Tractor

Huber Farm Equipment

Kemlee Equipmrnt LTD Creston, BC

Kamloops, BC Dawson Creek, BC

Prince George, BC Smithers, BC

Duncan, BC Courtenay, BC




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CURRENT HERD BULLS:

NJW 79Z 22Z Heavy Duty 72C

Century’s Full Sister and her 5 month old heifer calf at side.

Another Century full sister. Flushed twice in 2020, all embryos exported to Finland.

Two-year-old 15Z daughter with 5 month old Century calf at side.

Two-year-old Century daughter with three month old Bull calf.

WE HAVE BRED AND ASSEMBLED A GREAT GROUP OF FEMALES TO MAKE UP OUR HERD. GIVE US A CALL WHEN YOU ARE LOOKING FOR YOUR NEXT HERD BULL OR REPLACEMENT HEIFERS.

Murray Gore kootenayph@gmail.com Katrine Conroy 604Ͳ671Ͳ9141 Box 3171, Castlegar, BC, V1N 3H5 250Ͳ365Ͳ3270




Tattooing 101

Tattooing has been adopted by the Canadian beef breed associations as the standard for identifying animals in their client’s herds, as it is the most satisfactory method for permanent individual marking. When done correctly, a tattoo is permanent and not easily changed without disfiguring the animal. Many breed associations have adopted a system for tattooing that results in a unique ID for each animal. Each herd is assigned a two-to-four letter code, each year is assigned a letter and each animal within a year is given a number. For example, the tattoo APSF 18X would identify, within herd APSF, the 18th animal born in 2010. Many commercial beef producers have adopted the same ID system simply displayed on ear tags to maintain unique ID for within, and across, herd performance evaluations. The Designated Year Letter is standard across all breeds in Canada 2021 = J 2022 = K 2023 = L 2024 = M 2025 = N 2026 = P 2027 = R 2028 = S 2029 = T 2030 = U 2031 = W 2032 = X etc The letters I, O, Q, & V are not used because they are too hard to distinguish from one, zero, and U. The 22 letters used repeat every 22 years so the last APSF 18X was born in 1988 and the next one will be born in 2032!

Good tattoos are easy to apply if you follow these simple directions.

1.

Good restraint is essential for both a quality tattoo and for safety reasons. I do all my calves in a head gate but even if you do newborns a second set of hands or some form of physical restraint such as a halter or calf crate is needed.

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Set up your desired tattoo in your pliers, test on a piece of cardboard to make sure you

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Bonny & Richard Morley 2164 Rawlings Rd. Quesnel, BC V2J 7E2

BULLS for SALE! Ph: 250-249-5346 Fax: 250-249-5346 brmorley@netbistro.com

have everything in the correct sequence. (I have two pliers, one has my herd letters, the other is the animal number and year letter which I change between animals.) 3.

Put on a pair of disposable exam gloves which will cost you less than 25 cents!

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Apply tattoo ink paste on the ends of the needles in the tattoo plier using a Q-tip, ink each number and letter liberally. (I prefer the ink paste which is messier than the roll-on ink but I find it more effective).

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Clean the ear of all wax and contaminants using an alcohol wipe or a wet wipe. Wax will interfere with the ink entering the holes made by the tattoo needles! Contaminants like manure will cause your tattoo to become infected which will render your tattoo illegible.

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Apply two strips of ink, one strip above and one strip below the major cartilage rib which runs out across the inside of the calf’s ear. Use the upper strip for your herd letters and the lower strip for the number and year letter.

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Carefully place the pliers on the ear so the inked needles travel through your upper ink strip and into the correct part of the ear. Squeeze hard, until your heels come off the ground! Change from herd letters to animal number and letter for the second strip. Again, press hard. Remove the pliers and immediately use your gloved thumb to rub very firmly across the ink covered holes made by the tattoo needles. Keep your fingers behind the ear and literally grind with your thumb, pushing the ink into the holes created by the tattoo needles . If the holes bleed keep forcing the ink into the holes until no bleeding is evident. You must get ink into the wounds to create a lasting tattoo. It takes a minute or more to make a great tattoo.

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Rinse your tattoo equipment with alcohol before moving to the next animal.

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After several weeks, the ink will dry and flake out of the ear, leaving a legible tattoo and a permanent means of identification.

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Diane & Grant 250-374-1185

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CKP 211Y CHINOOK RAMBO 6B

CATTLE FOR SALE AT WILLIAMS LAKE BULL SALE & PRIVATE TREATY

Senior Champion, Reserve Grand Champion & High seller at the 2016 Williams Lake  Bull Show & Sale

1169 Hagey Rd., Creston. BC V0B 1G2 Phone: (250) 428Ͳ5696 Cell: (250) 402Ͳ8254 Email: ckpogany@hotmail.com

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Replacement Females, Range Ready Bulls and 4-H Prospects for sale off the Ranch. M AXINE , H ALEY & J AIME B ELL

250-845-4375 haleybell20@yahoo.com

4884 Summit Lk Rd W Hwy 16

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To help you identify breeders in your area, the following twelve page Directory lists the fifty active British Columbia breeding units who registered Hereford cattle in the last two years. Each breeding unit has a number which is also displayed on the map found in the centre of this brochure. Please note that some of these breeders have also placed additional information about their programs in advertisements throughout the handbook which are referenced by the tag “More information on page # � . 30 30




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3ͲDͲL Polled Herefords

Daryl & Linda Kirton 30018 Townshipline Rd., Abbotsford, BC V4X 1Z4 House: (604) 856Ͳ5755 Daryl: (604) 855Ͳ2287 Linda: (604) 309Ͳ1661 EͲmail: 3ͲdͲl@telus.net

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Ardill’s Ranch Ltd

Renee Ardill Bag 6017, 17359 Hwy #29 North, Fort St. John, BC V1J 4H6 Phone: (250) 262Ͳ0184 Cell: (250) 263Ͳ7997 EͲmail: ardillsranch@xplornet.com

More Info Pg. 11

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Benwyn Farm Ltd

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Birch Hill Herefords

Bill & Doug Bentley 7747 Ͳ 255 Rd., Box #1, Site 904, RR#1, Progress, BC V0C 2E0 Bill: (250) 719Ͳ5112 Doug: (250) 219Ͳ9988 House: (250) 843Ͳ7575 EͲmail: billbentley@pris.ca

Martin & Sheila Solmonson 16402 Mapes Rd., Vanderhoof, BC V0J 3A1 Phone: (250) 567Ͳ4640 Cell: (250) 567Ͳ0477 Fax: (250) 567Ͳ4680 EͲmail: rockin6sfarms@hotmail.com

More Info Pg. 47

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Boondock Farms

Ken Stevenson Box 3124, Courtenay, BC V9N 5N4 Phone:(250) 334Ͳ3848 Fax: (250) 334Ͳ3887 31 31




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Brabeth Farm

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Brigden Ranch

Max & Gail Newby 45405 Stevenson Road, Chilliwack, BC V2R 2Z7 Phone: (604) 858Ͳ4913 Cell: (604) 793Ͳ4109 Fax: (604) 858Ͳ5850  EͲmail: brabeth@telus.net

Elsie Brigden 3562 Hanson Pit Rd., Quesnel, BC V2J 6G5 Phone: (250) 747Ͳ2320 Fax: (250) 747Ͳ4599 EͲmail: hereford@uniserve.com

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Cayley Cattle Co.

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Cedar Meadow Ranch

Caylynne Brown PO Box 735, Princeton, BC V0X 1W0 Phone: (250) 295Ͳ0404 Cell: (250) 293Ͳ6858 Fax: (250) 295Ͳ4079 EͲmail: cayley@xplornet.ca

Wayne & Mary Schaad 1750 Surgenor Road, Black Creek, BC V9J 1G6 Phone: (250) 337Ͳ5784 EͲmail: schaadwm@shaw.ca 

More Info Pg. 25 

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CͲJay Herefords

Adrienne Dickson 4000 Hwy 16 East, Houston, BC V0J 1Z2 Phone: (250) 845Ͳ8611  EͲmail: wolly_b@yahoo.com 32 32

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Copper Creek Ranch

Phil & Catherine Brown 1029 Old Hedley Road, PO Box 817, Princeton, BC V0X 1W0 Office:(250) 295Ͳ4099 Phil:(250) 293Ͳ6857 Catherine:(250) 295Ͳ6858 EͲmail: CCR.princeton@gmail.com More Info Pg. 58—59 

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CopperͲT Ranch

Trevor & Janice Tapp 283 Engleson Road, Box 185, Fraser Lake, BC V0J 1S0 Phone: (250) 699Ͳ6466 Cell: (250) 699Ͳ2038  EͲmail: ttapp@bcgroup.net

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Coppertone Farms Ltd.

Patrick & Karen Huestis 420 Short Rd., Abbotsford, BC V2S 8A7 Phone: (604) 852Ͳ4745 Cell: (604) 556Ͳ6324 EͲmail: patrick@coppertonefarms.ca

More Info Pg. 21

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Courtenay Herefords

John Lewis 5364 Headquarters Rd., Courtenay, BC V9J 1M1 Phone: (250) 334Ͳ3252 Cell: (250) 218Ͳ2537 EͲmail: johnnymlewis@hotmail.com

More Info Pg. 5 

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Diamond Lazy H Enterprises

Warren & Danielle Himech Box 482, Houston, BC V0J 1Z0 Phone: (250) 845Ͳ3560 Cell: (250) 845Ͳ4358 EͲmail: dlazyh@bulkley.net 33 33




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Deanfield Ranch

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DJD Polled Herefords

Gowans Family 4165 Gowans Road, Kamloops, BC V2C 6W4 Bob & Colleen: (250) 573Ͳ4088 Jordan : (250) 819Ͳ2714 EͲmail: deanfieldranch@yahoo.ca More Info Pg. 6

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Dan Dick 190 Short Rd., Abbotsford, BC V2S 8A7 Phone: (604) 807Ͳ0877  EͲmail: dandick99@gmail.com

Echo Valley Farm

Fred & Maureen Ziemer 432 Creighton Valley Rd., Lumby, BC V0G 2G1 Phone: (250) 547Ͳ6394 Fax: (250) 547Ͳ6394  EͲmail: echovalley@xplornet.com

More Info Pg. 11

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Golden Horn Ranch

Clifford & KariͲAnn Pogany RR#2, 1169 Hagey Rd., Creston, BC V0B 1G2 Phone: (250) 428Ͳ5696 Cell: (250) 402Ͳ8582 Fax: (250) 428Ͳ5696 EͲmail: ckpogany@hotmail.com

More Info Pg. 25

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Hatch Creek Ranch

Roger and Lana Groot Box 206, Topley, BC V0J 2Y0 Phone: (250) 696Ͳ3196 EͲmail: rlgroot@gmail.com 34 34




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Hayfever Farms

Kris Moebis Box 964, Charlie Lake, BC V0C 1H0 Phone: (250) 793Ͳ0192 EͲmail: kmoebis@hotmail.com

Hilltop Honey Ranch

Brian & Dana Smith 13825 Rd. 211, PO Box 431, Pouce Coupe, BC V0C 2C0 Phone: (250) 786Ͳ5232 Cell: (250) 719Ͳ9880 

Hoofin’it Herefords

Travis Bjorgan 10296 Baldhill Rd., Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E2 Phone: (250) 692– 0726 EͲmail: bjorgan_9011@hotmail.com

JLW Herefords John Wiebe 27717 Myrtle Ave., Abbotsford, BC V4X 1R4 Phone: (604) 856Ͳ1022 Cell: (604) 850Ͳ1614

Joan E Fisher

Joan Fisher PO Box 12, RR#1, Big Creek, BC V0L 1K0 Phone: (250) 394Ͳ7348 Cell: (250) 305Ͳ5385 EͲmail: joanefisher1@gmail.com 35 35




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JoͲNicol Hereford Farm Nick & Joyce Henderson 22629ͲZero Ave., RR #9, Langley, BC V2Z 2V7 Phone: (604) 534Ͳ9806

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Kensington Prairie Farm Ltd

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Kootenay Polled Herefords

Jim Dales & Catherine Simpson 1736 – 248 Street, Langley, BC V4W 2C3 Phone: (604) 626Ͳ4395 Cell: (604) 328Ͳ6932 Fax: (604) 626Ͳ4394 EͲmail: info@kpfarm.com More Info Pg. 23

Murray Gore & Katrine Conroy Box 3171, Castlegar, BC V1N 3H5 Murray: (604) 671Ͳ9141 Katrine: (250) 365Ͳ3270 More Info Pg. 18 EͲmail: kootenayph@gmail.com

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Little Fort Herefords

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Lloyd’s Cattle Company

Kym Jim PO Box 58, Little Fort, BC V0E 2C0  Phone: (250) 674Ͳ1516 Cell: (403) 358Ͳ8935 Fax: (250) 677Ͳ4474  EͲmail: kymjim@shaw.ca More Info OBC

Bill, Jamie, Jesse & Rayna Lloyd Box 102, Fraser Lake, BC V0J 1S0 Phone: (250) 699Ͳ1342 Cell: (250) 699–1406 EͲmail: lloydscc@outlook.com  More Info Pg. 71 38 38




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Mc Lennan Creek Herefords

Nathan & Lindsay Reimer 4330 Ross Rd., Abbotsford, BC V4X 1Z5 Phone: (604) 856Ͳ1160 Cell: (604) 855Ͳ5805 EͲmail: nathan.fwc@telus.net

McElroy Herefords

John McElroy PO Box 185, Charlie Lake, BC V0C 1H0 Phone: (250) 785Ͳ6074 Cell: (250) 261Ͳ3412 EͲmail: jrmcelroy52@yahoo.ca

Morley Polled Herefords

Richard & Bonny Morley 2164 Rawlings Road, Quesnel, BC V2J 7E2 Phone: (250) 249Ͳ5346 Fax: (250) 249Ͳ5346 EͲmail: brmorley@netbistro.com More Info Pg. 20

Murphy Ridge Farms

Henry Braun 3930 Murphy Street, Abbotsford, BC V2S 7V6 Phone: (604) 852Ͳ2729 Cell: (604) 302Ͳ0545 EͲmail: hbraun@henrybraun.ca

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Nordic Polled Herefords

Harvey Halvorson PO Box 114, 41764 Peterson Rd., Brackendale, BC V0N 1H0 Phone: (604) 898Ͳ3072 Fax: (604) 898Ͳ9485 EͲmail: hghalv@shaw.ca 39 39




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Norske Herefords

Jon Halvorson 13545 Hwy 16 West, Prince George, BC V2N 6L1 Phone: (250) 560Ͳ5099 Bus: (250) 981Ͳ5024 EͲmail: jhnorskeconstruction@shaw.ca 

Oakridge Farm

Jeff & Debbie Paul 6434 Ͳ 264 St., Aldergrove, BC V4W 1M5 Phone: (604) 856Ͳ6381 Fax: (604) 856–6308 EͲmail: friday5pm@shaw.ca

Ogilvie Stock Ranch

Diane Hoffman & Kari Lynn Dundass PO Box 118, Knutsford, BC V0E 2A0  Phone: (250) 374Ͳ1185 Cell: (250) 318Ͳ3753 EͲmail: ogilviestockranch@outlook.com

More Info Pg. 23

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Peter Herefords

Greg Peter 2535Ͳ240th Street, Langley, BC V2Z 3A6 Cell: (604) 835Ͳ7562 Fax: (604) 534Ͳ0543  EͲmail: gregpetr@telus.net

More Info Pg. 22

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Pine Butte Ranch

Hugh McLuckie 3025 Foster Road, Cranbrook, BC V1C 7C8 Phone: (250) 427Ͳ3408 Cell: (250) 427Ͳ0859 Fax: (250) 427Ͳ3408 EͲmail: pbrltd@telus.net

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Poplar Hill Farm

Peter & Janice Nikkel 23605 Ͳ 24 Ave, Langley, BC V2Z 3A2 Phone: (604) 897Ͳ5367 Cell: (604) 897Ͳ1920 EͲmail: peternikkel@me.com 

Rafter Lazy J Ranch

John & Judy Greenall 8516 Yellowhead Hwy, Heffley Creek, BC V0E 1Z2 Phone: (250) 578Ͳ8660 Cell: (250) 319Ͳ0738 EͲmail: jgreenall@xplornet.com

Richardson Ranch

Don & Leslie Richardson PO Box 10, 39614 Hwy 16, Tlell, BC V0T 1Y0 Phone: (250) 557Ͳ4348 Fax: (250) 557–4468 EͲmail: don@richardsonranch.ca

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Smith Farms

Clint Smith 34497 Sim Rd., Abbotsford, BC V3G 1N2 Cell: (604) 845Ͳ2124  EͲmail: csmithherefords@gmail.com

More Info Pg. 26

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Sturgeon Point Farm

Jack & Nell Welch PO Box 1125, Vanderhoof, BC V0J 3A0 Phone: (250) 567Ͳ9337 41 41




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Sunnybrae Farm

Neil Turner 6401Ͳ30th Ave. SW, Salmon Arm, BC V1E 3J3 Phone: (250) 832Ͳ9149 EͲmail: rychelleturner@outlook.com

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Tod Mountain Ranch

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Vallee Creek Herefords

Dwaine & Barb Brooke 4125 HeffleyͲLouis Creek Rd., Heffley Creek, BC V0E 1Z1 Phone/Fax: (250) 578Ͳ8735 EͲmail: dwainebrooke@xplornet.ca

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Maxine, Haley & Jaime Bell 4884 Summit Lake Rd. West, Houston, BC V0J 1Z0 Phone: (250) 845Ͳ4375 EͲmail: haleybell20@yahoo.com  More Info Pg. 27

West Ranch

Ron Toews 28420 Ranch Ave., Abbotsford, BC V4X 1C8 Phone: (604) 807Ͳ8266  EͲmail: rontoews@icloud.com

Wind Horse Farm

Al & Carolyn Goodfellow 7366 W Brewer Rd., Coldstream, BC V1B 3H3 Cell: (250) 549Ͳ2439 EͲmail: windhorsefarm@shaw.ca 42 42




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Understanding POLLED, HORNED AND SCURS in Hereford Cattle          Don Richardson, BSc, DVM. Genes are sequences of proteins which occur on the chromosomes in every cell of every living creature. These genes control the development of the embryo. Some traits like horns in  European cattle are controlled by only one pair of genes while other traits like tenderness are likely controlled by over 100 different genes.  All animals have two sets of chromosomes in every cell in their body. The dam’s eggs and sire’s sperm each only have one set of chromosomes. When the sperm and the egg come  together to form the fertilized egg it has two sets of each chromosome, one set with genes from the dam and one set with genes from the sire. As the egg develops into a fetus these  chromosomes with their genes will dictate which traits develop in the newborn. There is a single pair of genes controlling the polled/horned condition in European cattle. This gene comes in only two forms, the Polled gene (P) or the Horned gene (p) . Every calf gets one of these genes from their sire and one from their dam. There are only three combinations possible of these two genes; PP means each parent contributed a Polled gene.  (This animal is called HOMOZYGOUS POLLED (PP) and it is POLLED ) pp means each parent contributed a horned gene  (This animal is called HOMOZYGOUS HORNED (pp) and it is HORNED ) Pp means one parent contributed a Polled gene and one parent a horned gene  (This animal is called HETEROZYGOUS POLLED (Pp) and it is POLLED Whenever an animal inherits both a horned and a polled gene they are called Heterozygous and they will always be Polled because the Polled gene is dominate over the horned gene and the horned gene is referred to as a recessive gene. The sperm or egg from a Homozygous polled PP animal will always carry the big P polled gene and conversely the sperm or egg from the Homozygous horned pp animal will always carry the little p horned gene. The Heterozygous Pp animal will produce 50% eggs or sperm carrying the big P polled gene and 50% carrying the little p horned gene.

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Polled cattle can be Homozygous Polled or Heterozygous Polled  but Horned cattle are only ever Homozygous Horned !

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 x PP )  When Homozygous Polled parents are bred ( PP all the offspring will be PP ( Homozygous Polled ). All the calves are polled . See TABLE 1.  TABLE 1 Homozygous Polled Cow ( PP ) Homozygous Polled Bull mated to  P egg (Polled gene) P egg (Polled gene) Homozygous Polled Cow Homozygous Polled Bull ( PP )

P sperm (Polled gene)

PP embryo 

PP embryo 

P sperm (Polled gene)

PP embryo 

PP embryo 

(Homozygous polled embryo)

(Homozygous polled embryo)

(Homozygous polled embryo)

(Homozygous polled embryo)

When Homozygous Horned parents are bred (pp x pp)  all the offspring will be pp (Homozygous Horned). All the calves are horned See TABLE 2.  TABLE 2 Homozygous Horned Cow ( pp ) Homozygous Horned Bull mated to  p egg (Horned gene) p egg (Horned gene) Homozygous Horned Cow p sperm (Horned gene)

Homozygous Horned Bull ( pp ) p sperm (Horned gene)

pp embryo 

pp embryo 

pp embryo 

pp embryo 

(Homozygous Horned embryo)

(Homozygous Horned embryo)

(Homozygous Horned embryo)

(Homozygous Horned embryo)

When Homozygous Polled Bull is bred to a Homozygous Horned Cow (PP x pp)  all the offspring will be Pp (Heterozygous Polled). All the calves are Polled. See TABLE 3.  The same can be said if the sire is Homozygous Horned and the Dam is Homozygous Polled. (pp x PP). Again, all the calves are Polled. See TABLE 4.

TABLE 3 Homozygous Polled Bull mated to  Homozygous Horned Cow Homozygous Polled Bull ( PP )

P sperm (Polled gene) P sperm (Polled gene)

Homozygous Horned Cow ( pp ) p egg (Horned gene)

p egg (Horned gene)

Pp embryo 

Pp embryo 

Pp embryo 

Pp embryo 

(Heterozygous polled embryo) (Heterozygous polled embryo)

(Heterozygous polled embryo) (Heterozygous polled embryo)

TABLE 4 Homozygous Polled Cow ( PP ) Homozygous Horned Bull mated to  P egg (Polled gene) P egg (Polled gene) Homozygous Polled Cow Homozygous Horned Bull ( pp )

p sperm (horned gene)

Pp embryo 

Pp embryo 

p sperm (horned gene)

Pp embryo 

Pp embryo 

(Heterozygous polled embryo) (Heterozygous polled embryo)

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(Heterozygous polled embryo) (Heterozygous polled embryo)


 When a Heterozygous Polled Bull is bred to a Homozygous Polled Cow (Pp x PP) half the calves will be Homozygous Polled (PP) and half the calves will be Heterozygous Polled (Pp). All the calves are Polled. . The same can be said if the sire is Homozygous Polled and the dam is Heterozygous Polled (PP x Pp ) See TABLE 5.  TABLE 5 Heterozygous Polled Bull mated to Homozygous Polled Cow P sperm (Polled gene) Heterozygous Polled Bull ( Pp )

Homozygous Polled Cow ( PP ) P egg (Polled gene)

P egg (Polled gene))

PP embryo 

PP embryo 

(Homozygous polled embryo)

p sperm pP embryo  (Horned gene) (Heterozygous polled embryo)

(Homozygous polled embryo)

pP embryo 

(Heterozygous polled embryo)

When a Heterozygous Polled Bull is bred to a Homozygous Horned Cow (Pp x pp) half the calves will be Heterozygous Polled (Pp) and half the calves will be Homozygous Horned (pp) . Half the calves are Polled and half the calves are Horned. The same can be said if the sire is Homozygous Horned and the Dam is Heterozygous Polled. (pp x Pp) See TABLE 6.  TABLE 6 Homozygous Horned Cow ( pp ) Heterozygous Polled Bull mated to  p egg (Horned gene) p egg (Horned gene) Homozygous Horned Cow P sperm Pp embryo  Pp embryo  (Heterozygous polled embryo) (Heterozygous polled embryo) (Polled gene) Heterozygous Polled Bull ( Pp ) p sperm pp embryo  pp embryo  (Horned gene) (Homozygous Horned embryo) (Homozygous Horned embryo) When a Heterozygous Polled Bull is bred to a Heterozygous Polled Cow (Pp x Pp) one quarter of the calves will be Homozygous Polled (PP), half the calves will be Heterozygous Polled (Pp) and one quarter of the calves will be Homozygous Horned (hh).  Three quarters of the calves will be Polled and one quarter will be Horned. See TABLE 7.  TABLE 7 Heterozygous Polled Cow ( Pp ) Heterozygous Polled Bull mated to P egg (Polled gene) p egg (Horned gene) Heterozygous Polled Cow P sperm PP embryo  Pp embryo  (Homozygous polled embryo) (Heterozygous polled embryo) (Polled gene) Heterozygous Polled Bull ( Pp )

p sperm (Horned Gene)

pP embryo 

(Heterozygous polled embryo)

pp embryo 

(Homozygous horned embryo)

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What about scurs? Are these just stunted horns?  Scurs are sometimes called skin horns. These are incompletely developed 5.5 whornͲlike x 1.75 hstructures which vary in size from small scabͲlike protrusions buried in the hair to small hornͲlike growths which do not attach to the skull. On rare occasions in mature animals scurs can get quite large, and even appear to become fixed to the skull, but they never grow to the full extent expected from a horn.  Scurs can only be seen in polled cattle as the horns of horned cattle hide any scurs they might inherit. Polled cattle are therefore often referred to as Smooth Polled or Scurred Polled. Scurs are NOT an incomplete expression of the horn gene as many breeders believed in the past. Scurs have their own gene. They are controlled by the scur gene big S (absence of the scur gene is noted as little s). Both polled and horned animals can carry the scur gene. The scur gene is expressed differently than the Polled/horn gene in that it is influenced by both the sex of the animal and its horned or polled genes. It appears that the P gene for Polled will also

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 influence the expression of the S gene as not all clean Polled cattle are free of the scur gene. Only cattle heterozygous for the polled gene (Pp) will actually grow scurs. In the males the Scur gene is dominant meaning that if the heterozygous polled bull acquires one gene for Scurs from either of his parents he will have Scurs, while in the heterozygous polled female the scur gene is recessive meaning she has to have inherited the S gene from both parents in order to express the scur trait with the growth of these skin horns!  The following chart (TABLE 5) shows the possible outcomes when a smooth polled cow which is heterozygous for both the polled horned gene and the scur gene is bred to a scurred bull which is also heterozygous for both genes. Each parent has four different combinations possible of these two genes which combine for 16 different combinations in the bull calves and 16 more in the heifer calves! Note how complicated this can quickly get with many  different possible outcomes! TABLE 5 Scurred Polled Bull Heterozygous for both the horned and the scurred gene

PpSs

Smooth Polled Cow Heterozygous for both the horned and the scurred gene  PpSs  PS Ps pS ps PS

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Smooth Bull Smooth Female PPSS Smooth Bull Smooth Female PPSs

Smooth Bull Smooth Female PPSs Smooth Bull Smooth Female PPss

Scurred Bull Scurred Female PpSS Scurred Bull Smooth Female PpSs

Scurred Bull Smooth Female PpSs Smooth Bull Smooth Female Ppss

Scurred Bull Scurred Female PpSS Scurred Bull Smooth Female PpSs

Scurred Bull Smooth Female PpSs Smooth Bull Smooth Female Ppss

Horned Bull Horned Female ppSS Horned Bull Horned Female ppSs

Horned Bull Horned Female ppSs Horned Bull Horned Female ppss

The result of this cross shows that 25% of the calves will be horned, 25% will be Homo polled, and 50% Hetero Polled. 50% of the polled bull calves will be scurred and 50% will be clean polled but 83.33% of the polled heifer calves will be clean polled and only 16.66% of the Polled heifers will have scurs. Of course we can’t see scurs on the 25% of the calves which are horned! When you evaluate a scurred animal in your herd remember that only cattle which are heterozygous for the polled trait (Pp) will have scurs and that the gene for scurs is sex linked and is dominant in bulls and recessive in females. Once you have selected for a 100% homozygous herd you will no longer see any scurs but the gene for scurs may still be there to be passed on to the next generation. This discussion above holds true for all the European cattle seen in Canada. The tropical breeds with Zebu ancestry, like Brahman, Santa Gertrudis and Braford also carry a third gene called the African horned Gene (Af). Scientists are reasonably sure that this Af gene, which is dominate over Polled, is also affected by the sex of the animal with PP and Pp bulls needing only one copy of the Af to be horned but PP and Pp cows need two copies of the Af gene to be horned. REFERENCES B.C. Allison. 1996. Inheritance of Polledness, Horns and Scurs in Beef Cattle, Dept. of Animal Science, North Carolina State University Dr. RR Schalles. 1995. Understanding the Scurred Condition in Polled Cattle, Kansas State University

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Artificial Insemination and basic estrous synchronization To breed all cows by AI requires 21 days of heat detection to find all the cows in your herd

when they are in standing heat. Ideally, I like to breed just as the cow is going out of standing heat but if I am unable to observe the cows 3 or 4 times a day then I use the AM/PM rule, so if I discover a cow standing in the AM I will breed her in the PM whereas if I find a cow in standing heat in the evening I will breed her the following morning.

By giving one prostaglandin injection we can reduce our heat detection time to 10 days Day1  Observe and AI to standing heat for 5 days then inject a prostaglandin (PG) to all cows not bred  Observe and AI to standing heat for 5 more days By giving two prostaglandin injections we can reduce our heat detection time to five days Day 1 (Prostaglandin) Day 11(Repeat the PG) observe, AI to standing heat for 5 days By using a combination of drugs we can eliminate heat detection entirely and simply use a timed AI program. Because heifers respond slightly different than mature cows we have two preferred Timed Insemination Protocols listed here. I prefer to use a combination program involving heat detection and AI to standing heat for three days followed by timed insemination for all those who did not show heat. Check with your veterinarian to make sure you understand the requirements and doses required when you purchase the drugs needed for any of these four programs listed here. Don Richardson, DVM

Drugs required from your Veterinarian Prostaglandins (PG) ; Estrumate, Lutalyse , Bioestrovet, Alfaglandin C, or Cloprostenol Progesterone ; CIDR (control intravaginal drug release) Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone (GnRH) ; Cystorelin, Factrel or Fertiline


 

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WHAT IS AN EPD?  An Expected Progeny Difference (EPD) is the measure of the genetic merit of an animal using relevant performance, genomic and pedigree information in a single-step analysis called BOLT, ( Biometric open language tools ) to predict the difference in performance of that individual ’s progeny. CALVING EASE – DIRECT (CE): CE EPD is based on calving ease scores and birth weights and is measured on a percentage. CE EPD indicates the influence of the sire on calving ease in females calving at 2 years of age. For example, if sire A has a CE EPD of +6 and sire B has a CE EPD of -2, then you would expect on average if comparably mated to 2 year old heifers, sire A’s calves would be born with an 8% more likely chance of being unassisted when compared to sire B’s calves BIRTH WEIGHT (BW): BW EPD is an indicator trait for calving ease and is measured in pounds. For example, if sire A has a BW EPD of 3.6 and sire B has a BW EPD of 0.6, then you would expect on average if comparably mated, sire A’s calves would come 3 lb. heavier at birth when compared to sire B’s calves. WEANING WEIGHT (WW): WW EPD is an estimate of pre-weaning growth that is measured in pounds. For example, if sire A has a WW EPD of 60 and sire B has a WW EPD of 40, then you would expect on average if comparably mated, sire A’s calves would weigh 20 lb. heavier at weaning when compared to sire B’s calves. YEARLING WEIGHT (YW): YW EPD is an estimate of post-weaning growth that is measured in pounds. For example, if sire A has a YW EPD of 100 and sire B has a YW EPD of 70, then you would expect on average if comparably mated, sire A’s calves would weigh 30 lb. heavier at a year of age when compared to sire B’s calves. MATERNAL MILK (MM): The milking ability of a sire’s daughters is expressed in pounds of calf weaned. It predicts the difference in average weaning weights of sires’ daughters’ progeny due to milking ability. Daughters of the sire with a +14 MM EPD should produce progeny with 205-day weights averaging 24 lb. more (as a result of greater milk production) than daughters of a bull with a MM EPD of -10 lb. (14 minus -10.0 = 24 lb.). TOTAL MATERNAL (TM): Total Maternal reflects what the sire is expected to transmit to his daughters for a combination of growth genetics through weaning and genetics for milking ability. It is an estimate of daughters’ progeny weaning weight. MATERNAL CALVING EASE (MCE): MCE EPD predicts how easily a sire’s daughters will calve at 2 years of age and is measured on a percentage. For example, if sire A has a MCE EPD of 7 and sire B has a CE EPD of -3, then you would expect on average if comparably mated, sire A’s daughters would calve with a 10% more likely chance of being unassisted when compared to sire B’s daughters. SCROTAL CIRCUMFERENCE (SC): Measured in centimeters and adjusted to 365 days of age, SC EPD is one estimate of fertility. It is related to the bull’s own semen quantity and quality, and is also associated with age at puberty of sons and daughters. Larger SC EPDs suggest younger age at puberty. COW WEIGHT (COW WT): The Cow Wt. EPD reflects differences in the mature weight of a sire’s daughters. This is important as it relates to maintenance energy requirements. SUSTAINED COW FERTILITY (SCF): Sustained Cow Fertility EPD is a prediction of a cow’s ability to continue to calve from three years of age through twelve years of age, given she calved as a two-yearold. For example, the daughters from the 30 EPD bull would have a 10% greater probability of having one more calf than the bull with a 20 EPD. This is equivalent to saying that the daughters are 10% more likely to remain in the herd to age 12. UDDER SUSPENSION (UDDR): Scores range from 9 (very tight) to 1 (very pendulous) and represent a subjective assessments of udder support. UDDR EPDs are reported on the scoring scale. Differences in sire EPDs predict the difference expected in the sires’ daughters’ udder characteristics when managed in the same environment TEAT SIZE (TEAT): Scores range from 9 (very small) to 1 (very large, balloon shaped) and are subjective assessments of the teat length and circumference. TEAT EPDs are reported on the scoring scale. Differences in sire EPDs predict the difference expected in the sires’ daughters’ teat characteristics when managed in the same environment

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 MPI INDEX (MPI): Maternal Productivity Index combines the traits of direct and maternal calving ease, weaning weight, milk, cow wt, sustained cow fertility and residual feed intake based on their relative economic importance and then ranks animals in the population. The higher the MPI the more profitable a sire will be when used to produce replacement females. FMI INDEX (FMI): Feedlot Merit Index combines the traits of calving ease, weaning weight, yearling weight, rib-eye are, marbling and fat based on their relative economic importance, and then ranks animals within the population. The higher the FMI the more profitable a sire will be when used to produce feeder cattle. RESIDUAL FEED INTAKE (RFI) : The RFI EPD shows differences between expected feed intake and actual feed intake of progeny. A higher index value indicates lower than expected feed intake by progeny, with each point representing 10 pounds of feed in a year. POST WEANING GAIN (PWG): The PWG EPD is the difference between the Yearling Weight EPD and the Weaning Weight EPD. It represents the rate of gain expected in a sire’s calves after weaning. RIB FAT (FAT): The FAT EPD reflects differences in adjusted 365-day, 12th-rib fat thickness based on carcass measurements of harvested cattle. Sires with low, or negative FAT EPDs are expected to produce leaner progeny than sires with higher EPDs. RIBEYE AREA (REA): REA EPDs reflect differences in an adjusted 365-day ribeye area measurement based on carcass measurements of harvested cattle. Sires with relatively higher REA EPDs are expected to produce better-muscled and higher percentage yielding slaughter progeny than will sires with lower REA EPDs. MARBLING (MARB): MARB EPDs reflect differences in an adjusted 365-day marbling score (intramuscular fat ) based on carcass measurements of harvested cattle. Breeding cattle with higher MARB EPDs should produce slaughter progeny with a higher degree of IMF and therefore higher quality grades.

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These are some of the foundation females in the Copper Creek Ranch herd. We are located in the southern interior of British Columbia in old-time ranching country. Cows graze on mountain ranges in semi-arid conditions. We balance powerful purebred females and bulls with commercial herd operations. These herds are managed together in the same environment. We ask a lot of our cows. Our breeding program uses common sense coupled with the best tools in the industry to breed functional cattle with performance, do-ability and longevity. Calving ease is a priority. So are good feet and udders.

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How to Body Condition Score your Cows! 1 –EMACIATED: (4% body fat) Severely emaciated; starving and weak; no palpable fat detectable over back, hips or ribs; tailhead and individual ribs prominently visible; all skeletal structures are visible and sharp to the touch; animals are usually disease stricken.

1.5 - VERY THIN: similar to BCS 1, but not weak-

ened; little visible muscle tissue; tailhead and ribs less prominent.

2– THIN: (9% body fat) no fat over ribs or in

brisket; backbone easily visible, slight increase in muscling over BCS 1.5.

2.5. - MODERATELY THIN: individual ribs no-

ticeable but overall fat cover is lacking; increased musculature through shoulders and hindquarters; hips and backbone slightly rounded versus sharp appearance of BCS 2.

3 - MODERATE = Ideal: (19% body fat)

Increased fat cover over ribs, generally only the 12th and 13th ribs are individually distinguishable; tailhead full but not rounded

3.5 - MODERATELY FLESHY: Good; back, ribs,

and tailhead slightly rounded and spongy when palpated; slight fat deposition in brisket.

4 - FLESHY: (27% body fat) cow appears fleshy

and carries fat over back, tailhead and brisket; ribs are not visible; area of vulva and external rectum contain moderate fat deposits; may have slight fat in udder

4.5 - VERY FLESHY: squared appearance due to

excess fat over back, tailhead and hindquarters; extreme fat deposition in brisket and throughout ribs; excessive fat around vulva and rectum and within udder; mobility may be restricted.

5 - OBESE: (35% body fat) similar to BCS 4.5 but to a greater degree; majority of fat deposited in udder limits effective lactation.




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LLOYD, BILL & JAMIE

LLOYD'S CATTLE COMPANY

FRASER LAKE

(250) 699Ͳ1342

LONG, TORI

TR BAR CATTLE COMPANY

HOUSTON

(250) 845Ͳ1115

MC ELROY, DOROTHY & JOHN

MC ELROY HEREFORDS

CHARLIE LAKE

(250) 785Ͳ6074

MC LUCKIE, HUGH

PINE BUTTE RANCH

CRANBROOK

(250) 427Ͳ0859

MOEBIS, KRIS

HAYFEVER FARMS

CHARLIE LAKE

(250) 793Ͳ0192

MORLEY, BONNY & RICHARD

MORLEY POLLED HEREFORDS

QUESNEL

(250) 249Ͳ5346

MULVAHILL, W & B. J. SCHALLES CHAR SPRINGS

WILLIAMS LAKE

(250) 392Ͳ6784

NEWBY, MAX & GAIL

BRABETH FARM

CHILLIWACK

(604) 858Ͳ4913

NIKKEL, PETER & JANICE

POPLAR HILL FARM

LANGLEY

(604) 897Ͳ5367

PAUL, JEFF & DEBBIE

OAKRIDGE FARMS

ALDERGROVE

(604) 856Ͳ6381

PERRY, SHELDON

PERRY CREEK RANCH

100 MILE HOUSE (250) 706Ͳ3136

PETER, GREG

PETER HEREFORDS

LANGLEY

(604) 514Ͳ5949

POGANY, CLIFFORD & KARIͲANN GOLDEN HORN RANCH

CRESTON

(250) 428Ͳ5696

POPOFF, GERRY

GERRY POPOFF

ARMSTRONG

(250) 546Ͳ3646

REDEKOP, JUDY

NORTH BLUFF FARMS INC

ABBOTSFORD

(604) 856Ͳ7279

REIMER, NATHAN

MC LENNAN CREEK HEREFORDS ABBOTSFORD

(604) 856Ͳ1160

RICHARDSON, DON & LESLIE

RICHARDSON RANCH

(250) 557Ͳ4348

ROBERTSON, ANTHONY

ROBERTSON POLLED HEREFORDS MC LEESE LAKE

(250) 297Ͳ6567

ROSE, KEN & CATHY SHANE

SOUTHSIDE HEREFORDS

BURNS LAKE

(250) 694Ͳ3500

SCHAAD, WAYNE & MARY

CEDAR MEADOW RANCH

BLACK CREEK

(250) 337Ͳ5784

SHUPE, HARRY & BERYL

WOODLEY RANGE HEREFORDS

LADYSMITH

(250) 245Ͳ3348

SMITH, BRIAN & DANA

HILLTOP HONEY RANCH

POUCE COUPE

(250) 786Ͳ5232

SMITH, CLINT

SMITH FARMS

ABBOTSFORD

(604) 845Ͳ2124

SMITHARD, STAN & SHIRLEY

STAN & SHIRLEY SMITHARD

SUNSET PRAIRIE

(250) 843Ͳ7222

SOLMONSON, MARTIN & SHEILA BIRCH HILL FARM

VANDERHOOF

(250) 567Ͳ4640

SPRINGFIELD RANCH

SPRINGFIELD RANCH

WILLIAMS LAKE

(250) 989Ͳ4281

STEVENSON, KEN

BOONDOCK FARMS

COURTENAY

(250) 334Ͳ3848

SYME, ALAN

LIFE MEMBER

KAMLOOPS

(250) 373Ͳ0197

TAPP, TREVOR & JANICE

COPPERͲT RANCH

FRASER LAKE

(250) 699Ͳ6466

TLELL

THOMPSON, TRACEY

KT RANCHES

KELOWNA

(250) 878Ͳ1000

TOEWS, RON

WEST RANCH

ABBOTSFORD

(604) 807Ͳ8266

TURNER, NEIL

SUNNYBRAE FARM

SALMON ARM

(250) 832Ͳ9149

WALLACE, ROY & KRISTIE

ROY & KRISTIE WALLACE

DAWSON CREEK

(250) 843Ͳ6891

WATKINSON, BARBARA

FOSTER BAR RANCH

LILLOOET

(250) 256Ͳ7364

WELCH, JACK & NELL

STURGEON POINT FARM

VANDERHOOF

(250) 567Ͳ9337

ZIEMER,  FRED & MAUREEN

ECHO VALLEY FARM

LUMBY

(250) 547Ͳ6394


Withdrawal Time Quick Reference Chart.

Common Drugs used for Beef Cattle

Route of application

Withdrawal time before slaughter

IM, IV

1d

Analgesics / pain control Anafen Injection

Banamine

IV, topical

IV=6 d Transdermal 13d

Lidocaine 2% with epi

Epidural, SC, IM

5d

Meloxicam / Metacam

Oral, IV, SC

Oral=35d SC or IV =20 d

SC

36 d

Antibiotics / antimicrobials Baytril 100 Biomycin or Liquamycin

IM, SC

IM=28d SC=48d

CalfSpan Tablets

Oral

28 d

Draxxin Inj

SC

44 d

Excenel RTU

IM, SC

3d

Liquamycin LA-200

IM, SC

IM=28d SC=48d

SC

28 d

Nuflor or Fenicyl

IM, SC

IM=36d SC=55d

Oxyvet 100 / Oxytet 100 LP

IM, IV

18 d

IM

10 d

Resflor

SC

60 d

Sustain III Bollus

Oral

12 d

IM, IV

10d

oral

63 d

Micotil

Pen G

Trivetrin

Antiparasitic / dewormers Baycox 5% Oral Bimectin

SC, topical

SC=35d, Topical=49d

Boss Pour-On

Topical

1d

Cydectin Pour-On

Topical

15 d

CyLence Pour-On Dextomax Eprinex Pour-On Ivermectin or Ivomec Pour-on

Topical

1d

IM, SC, topical

IM,SC=40d, Topical=55 d

Topical

Zero days

Topical, SC

SC=35d, Topical=49 d

LongRange

SC

120 d

Valbazen

Oral

27 d

Misc Dystosel (Selenium)

IM, SC

21 d

Estrumate

IM

0d

Fertiline

IM

7d

Lutalyse

IM

2d

Oxytocin

IM, IV, SC

3d

Cattle Vaccines : most have a 21 day withdrawal. Some are longer! Check your labels! Ask your Veterinarian!

Reprinted from 2020 Compendium of Veterinary Products


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Bill, Jamie, Jesse & Rayna Lloyd Phone: 250Ͳ699Ͳ1342  Cell: 250Ͳ699Ͳ1406 Lloydscc@outlook.com

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GE EPD

All Sale Bulls are Efficiency Tested and Ultrasounded.

www.littlefort.ca

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Using AI For Over 50 Years, Embryo Transfer and Carcass Testing for 35 Years, and Efficiency Testing for 10 Years.

Over 75 Years Breeding Practical Cattle That Work for Ranchers

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