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The Team


Team Members • • • • • • • •

Jarrett Hargrave Hayley Clark Shae Wasyliw Ty Zaft Braydon Thompson Ty Anderson Nicole Scott Savannah Toma

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Dylan Thackeray Mackenzie Perras Callie Anderson Rebekah Groot Michelle Duckworth Janelle Youst Ben Dumontel Erika Moore Veronica Dowbush


Herd Vision Our goal is to raise functional, high quality  cattle to suit the needs of both the purebred  and commercial breeders, while advancing  student learning and management.


Previous Recommendations • • • •

Potential to market females Continue to develop the Red Angus program Continue attending Highway 13 Pen Show Keep Purebred and Beef Day logos the same for  consistency • Tie break sale bulls


SWOT Strengths

Weaknesses

• Herd size • Large diverse group • Knowledgeable 

• Birthweights • Strong personalities • Small sale


SWOT Opportunities

Threats

• Embryo and Semen  donations • New group of students  and ideas  • To make industry  connections

• Cattle Prices • Drought/ feed shortage • Competition within  industry


Herd Inventory Cow/Calf Pairs Herd Bulls Replacement Heifers Yearling Bulls Semen Embryos

Inventory 35 2 8 9 61 56

Value $3,500 $7,750 $3,000 $4,000 $35 $750

Total Herd Value: $242,135

Total $122,500 $15,500 $24,000 $36,000 $2,135 $42,000


Calving 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 0 Embryo Heifer Calves

Embryo Bull Calves

Natural Heifer Calves

Natural Bull Calves

Twins

Dead Calves


Growth • • • •

Bull calf WW = 690lbs Heifer calf WW = 612lbs Cow herd weight = 1450lbs Industry standard is 43% of  cows weight = 624lbs


Open Rate • • • • •

29 bred cows 7 bred heifers 6 open females 14% open rate Industry standard is 4%


Length of Calving • Start Date:  – January 15th, 2019 • End Date:  – April 3rd, 2019 • 79 day calving period • Industry standard = 63 days


Death Loss

• 3 dead out of 43 • 7% death loss • Industry standard = 4% 


Buying a Bull • Spruceview Angus, Lazy  MC Angus, U2 Ranch,  Hamilton Farms, Belvin  Angus, Lewis Farms, MJT  Cattle Co., Pedersen  Livestock • Purchased from U2 Ranch! – Lot 138, DUA 70F


Embryo & AI Program • Decided to A.I. 16 cows and 8 heifers – Received 20 donated straws of semen – Purchased 10 straws • Putting in 21 Embryos  – 19 donated  – 2 of our own 


Thank You Donors


Nutrition

Total:Â 31.3lbs/day


Nutrition

Total:Â 37.75lbs/day


Nutrition

Total:Â 55lbs/day


Nutrition

Total:Â 60lbs/day


Health • • • • •

Vaccinations Semen testing Pink eye problem 108F bull Chronic calf


Beef Day • 17 bulls avg $4,008 • 3 heifers avg $5,867 • 6 embryos at $425 Total Sales: $88,287


Beef Day Expense

Price

Sale Book Mailing DLMS Hats Auctioneer Sale Videos Food

$5,300 $1,300 $2,400 $   300 $   500 $   700 $   400

Total Expenses: $10,900 


Beef Day • Heifers sales • Cattle displayed outside • DLMS


Thank You Sponsors

Peter Wilkinson


Thank You Buyers • • • • • • • • •

Marvin Wolf Farms Nault Ranches Clark Family Ranching  Little Willow Creek Northern Livestock Sales  Cole Feniak Miranda Wenzel Dean Fahselt Tullamore Farms

• • • • • • • • • •

Gary Petryshen Travis Ailsby Lutz Land & Cattle Ltd Donald & Carrie Feniak Cam Pearman Endersby Ranching Clegg Angus Allendale Angus  Donald Elliot Trent Selte


Shows Attended Canadian Bull Congress  2 Bulls (2F, 13F)  3 Heifers (5F,8F, 32F)  Highway 13 Cattlemen's Showcase Pen of 2 Bulls (9F, 13F) Lakeland College ‐ Little Royal Show 3 Heifers (5F, 8F, 32F)


OAV Classy 5F

OAV Lady Ann 32F

OAV Laura 8F


Show Expenses Canadian Bull  Congress Entries Supplies Hotels Gas Food Total

$945 $82 $294 $294 $175 $1790

Highway 13  Cattlemen’s  Showcase

Little Royal

$150 $0 $0 $165 $0 $315

Total Expenses: $2,427

$240 $82 $0 $0 $0 $322


Livestock Marketing • 4 replacement heifers – $5014 • 2 yearling bulls – $3008 • 4 open/cull females – $4482 Total cull sales: $12,504


Livestock Marketing • 12 heifers – $12,846 • 9 bulls – $11,686 • 11 open/cull females – $13,283 Total cull sales: $37,815


Culling Criteria • • • • • •

Failed semen test Injury/Illness Open Structural soundness Not enough milk Doesn’t match herd goals


Marketing & Public Relations • Schedule advertising for Beef Day – Radio ads, interviews – Postcards, catalogues,  posters • Contact previous buyers


Social Media • Over 1000 followers • Posting bull & heifer  videos  • Messaging producers/  potential buyers Lakeland College SMF Purebred Unit @lakelandfarm


Range & Forage • Grazing Plan – Marvin Little’s – LCP 21 • Paddock AUM’s


Income $1,790.00 $2,550.00 

$1,300.00

$10,350.00

Bull Rental Cull Sales

$38,370.00

Sale Bulls Heifer Sales

$67,150.00

Other Embryo Sales

Total Income = $121,500


Expenses Show Expenses

$2,651 $7,602 

Beef Day

$9,997 $23,555  $5,100 

Vet/Medical Feed Registrations Breeding

$15,864

$27,785

Livestock Purchases Other

$3,474

Total Expenses = $98,460


Budgeted vs. Actual Income $100,000.00

Budgeted

$90,000.00

Actual

$80,000.00 $70,000.00 $60,000.00 $50,000.00 $40,000.00 $30,000.00 $20,000.00 $10,000.00 $0.00

Bull Rental

Cull Sales

Bull Sales

Other

Embryo Sales

Meat Sales


Budgeted vs. Actual Spending $45,000.00 $40,000.00 $35,000.00 $30,000.00 $25,000.00 $20,000.00 $15,000.00 $10,000.00 $5,000.00 $0.00

Budgeted

Actual


Cost of Production Purebred SMF Total Production  Cost/Cow Profit/lb of Calf

$1,360

Industry Average $1,007

$1.01

$0.38


Recommendations • • • •

Continue selling females Continue with strict culling criteria Continue with A.I. program Continue going to shows to build industry  connections 


Thank You! New Holland Agriculture Austin Partington Lazy MC Angus Poplar Meadows Angus Pedersen Livestock Bohrson Marketing Services Canadian Sires Canadian Donors Brooking Angus Ranch Rust Mountain View Ranch Coyote Publishing Josie Van Lent Geoff Brown

Denise Martin Sheep SMF Unit Peter Wilkinson Other SMF Units Jessica Emmott The Little Potato Company Tracy Quinton DLMS April Warrilow Bryon Wolters Sharon Reiter Jim Pulyk Bevin Hamilton Taylor Richards Dr. Tim Goodbrand Robert Geis Jamie Anderson Hugh Ross Ryan Lutz Thackeray Land & Cattle Keshia Paddick Denise Moore Janet Kerr Ghislaine Grabowski Barnyard Creations Beef Day Buyers Bow Valley Genetics Lakeland College Marketing Department

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