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Publication Number: 40047726

February 2021


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1/2 & 3/4 BROTHERS TO THESE FEMALES SELL IN OUR BULL SALE

THANK YOU TO OUR FEMALE BUYERS AT THE NO BORDERS SELECT SALE AND BY PRIVATE TREATY

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LEGACY CHAROLAIS | GLENN & SUE MILLS | CAYS CATTLE | HEJ CHAROLAIS JBF CHAROLAIS (BETH & JOHN FERRIER), ON | CES FARMS (CHRIS & ERIN SEARS), NS | BRODY BASARABA, MB | LEVI SHIELS, SK

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The Charolais Connection

124 Shannon Road Regina, Saskatchewan S4S 5B1 Ph 306-584-7937 • Fax 306-546-3942 Home Page: http://www.charolaisbanner.com Email: charolaisbanner@gmail.com ISSN 0824-1767

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he Charolais Connection is aile to o er 000 cattle en nation i e hose cattle en inclu e all urebre Charolais bree ers buyers o urebre Charolais bulls ro the ast si years an all subscribers to the Charolais Banner. Fall 2020

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BULL & FEMALE SALE Friday, March 19, 2021, 2:00 p.m. at the farm - Inglis, MB

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39 Charolais yearlings 4 Charolais 2 year olds 12 Charolais heifers 15 Red & Black Simmental yearlings 11 Simmental heifers Sired by these herdsires:

sCr TriumpH 2135

Tremendous muscle and body capacity, impeccable structure, homo polled

sCX TriumpH 50B

Undeniable presence and style, consistent, easy keeping, homo polled

HiGH BluFF El pAso 15E

Powerful, stylish, hairy

HVA THrEE THiEVEs 66F

Smooth made, eye appeal, homo polled

EGC 56F Red Su mmit x Royal Red

HiGH BluFF CAsAnoVA 13C

Commercial buyers favourites, producing exceptional males & females, homo polled

D r monsoon 45

Calving ease, balance, eye appeal

sVs Driller 49D

Consistency, great temperament, exceptional females

Focusing on raising cattle with performance and style while maintaining a good disposition and great haircoat.

T he J ackson Family Carman: 1-204-7 7 3-6 448 Erin: 1-204-8 21-4110

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Selling 60 Yearling Bulls All are Polled

All the bulls in this ad except 834H have been DNA tested Homozygous Polled

TLJ 312H LT Affinity x PleadantDawn Classic

CE 10.7 BW -1.7 WW 48 YW 92 M 23 TM 47 BW 82, Adj 205 794, Adj 365 1405

WE STRESS:

• Calving Ease • Maternal Strength • Structural Soundness • Performance

TLJ 195H Turnbull’s Full Moon x Pleasant Dawn Chisum CE 7.3 BW -.6 WW 53 YW 100 M 24 TM 50 BW 96, Adj 205 820, Adj 365 1492

Our goal is

Customer Satisfaction

ASH 613H MAIN Magico Lanzo x LT Ledger

CE 7.9 BW -1.8 WW 49 YW 97 M 24 TM 49 BW 94, Adj 205 834, Adj 365 1495

Our yearling bulls are fed a growing ration to insure their healthy development while maintaining sound feet and legs.

DELIVERY AVAILABLE Bulls can be kept until June 1 at no charge

TLJ 98H PleasantDawn Optical x Eatons Big Bud

CE 1.9 BW 1.5 WW 64 YW 114 M 23 TM 55 BW 106, Adj 205 904, Adj 365 1640

Call today for a catalogue or for more information

TLJ 834H CCC WC Resource x PleasantDawn Razor

CE 12.8 BW -4.1 WW 39 YW 75 M 26 TM 45 BW 84, Adj 205 781, Adj 365 1392

catalogue and videos online at www.pleasantdawn.com View

Trent & Ashley Hatch

Box 132, Oak Lake, MB R0M 1P0

Trent 204-855-3078 Cell 204-721-3078 trent.hatch@gmail.com

Internet Bidding Available

TLJ 309H TRI-N Captain Morgan x Eatons Big Bud CE 5 BW .6 WW 61 YW 109 M 16 TM 46 BW 97, Adj 205 794, Adj 365 1453

Sale Manager:

www.bylivestock.com

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306-584-7937 Helge By 306-536-4261 Jon Wright 306-807-8424 charolaisbanner@gmail.com


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POINTS TO PONDER

From the Field Helge By

Welcome to the first Charolais Connection of . It has been a busy couple of weeks picturing for ads and sale catalogues, for some of the earlier bull sales. It has been an absolute treat picturing so far in the prairies with a very mild winter. I always find it exciting to get through the bull pens and see the offerings that are being presented to fellow cattle producers, whether they are commercial or seed stock producers. Seeing the first progeny of herdsires that were purchased two years ago would be much like the proud commercial producer selling his calves from his new sires. The commercial bred heifer sales this past fall were very strong, and the reputation herds that have been working hard to produce and market a top replacement heifer were very well rewarded. It is interesting to note, there are more commercial producers breeding their heifers to Charolais or want to buy heifers bred Charolais. ow it is like any breed,

you have to be selective about which bulls you use on your heifers, or you could have a problem, but over the past few years, I have helped many source these bulls with great results. Proof of the acceptance was at the Rock Solid Bred Heifer sale December th, in Southwest Saskatchewan. A pen of commercial heifers bred Charolais topped the sale at , apiece. 5 Simm Red Angus heifers bred Charolais averaged , for Diamond Cattle Co. His other heifers bred Red Angus averaged less at , . The reason many producers are doing this is the calves from their firstcalvers can sell in the big packages, along with the calves off their cows. Some are calving the heifers a cycle earlier, so the calves have a bit more age, but it is working well for them. niform bigger packages of tan or silver calves have been topping the market consistently. In this issue, you will see many advertisements for some of the spring bull sales. Again, I will encourage you to replace any bulls that aren’t doing a great ob for you with the

best bulls you can afford. Half of the genetics of your calf crop is from the bulls, so don’t scrimp on what can add so much value for you. You know what your cows are worth and what the good bred heifers cost last fall, so continue to improve the genetics you are taking to town with good bulls. ow I am off to do some more picturing and touring bull pens for the spring sales. As we get into the bull sales, if on right, Robbie Chomik or I can be of any assistance, please don’t hesitate to give us a call. e are always happy to help in any way we can. All our Charolais Banner and Charolais Connection magazines are online for free at charolaisbanner.com, if you want to go back to read past articles in previous issues. n our site you will also find a complete listing of all the Charolais sales across Canada and most of the Charolais Bull Sale catalogues and videos. e also try to keep the sale news very current on our homepage, so check it out. ntil next time, Helge

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SVY Fortress son BW 105, 205 DW 855, 365 DW 1150

Circle Cee Legend son BW 80, 205 DW 825, 365 DW 1165

Pleasant Dawn Bud son BW 110, 205 DW 830, 365 DW 1365

See more on our website or PineBluffFarm Raymond & Betty Paschke • Love, SK • 306.276.5976

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11th Annual Bull Sale • 1:30 pm • at the Farm

thursday, March 25th, 2021

Performance, Power, Punch - the Total Package Breeding to meet the needs of our Customers

45 Bulls On Offer Attention:

ELDER’S HOULIO 4H • Homo Pld SKW Expedition 89C x Steppler Prince George 43A BW 98 lbs - 09/27 Act. WW 938 lbs Top 4% WW & YW Very Unique Individual

ELDER’S COMPADRE 13H • Homo Pld Elder’s Amigo 98E x Grant’s Playboy 3X BW 92 lb - 09/23 Act. WW 955 lb Added Performance

Commercial Breeders “Bulls Built for the Long Haul”

ELDER’S HANK 48H • Homo Pld WCR Commissioner 593P x HVA Baron 483D BW 80 lb - 09/27 Act. WW 737 lb Top 10% CE & Top 4% BW Heifer Bull Alert!

• Many Homo Polled • Some Red Factor • Guaranteed • Free Delivery up to 200 km before May 1 or take them home Sale Day and deduct $100.00 from your Total purchase Coffee is On Feel Free to stop And view the Bulls

ELDER’S RAMBO 77H • Homo Pld HVA Falcon 250F x Elder’s Blackjack 788B BW 107 lb - 09/27 Act. WW 872 lb Top 4% WW & Top 2% YW Stout and Soggy

Call for a catalogue or view it and videos of the bulls online at www.eldercharolais.com Sale broadcast live at

ELDER’S HERCULES 17H • Homo Pld Elder’s Vexour 8042F x HBSF Red River 61Z BW 80 - 09/27 Act. WW 863 lb Loads of Hair - Very Complete

Sale Manager: Helge By 306-536-4261 Jon Wright 306-807-8424 charolaisbanner@gmail.com

ELDER’S HECTOR 86H • Homo Pld HVA Falcon 250F x Steppler Jacksonville 335Z BW 97 lb - 09/23 Act. WW 831 Bold Ribbed and Sound!

Visitors

Welcome

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Ron & Donna Elder 306.267.4986 C 306.267.7693 • relder@sasktel.net Mike & Judy Elder C 306.267.7730 Box 37, Coronach, SK S0H 0Z0 @ElderElderly www.eldercharolais.com

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DES POINTS À RÉFLÉCHIR

Dans nos champs

Helge By

Bienvenue la premi re dition de Charolais Connection . Les derni res semaines furent remplies de prise de photos pour des annonces et des catalogues de vente incluant certaines ventes de taureaux h tives. Mon travail est grandement facilit avec la temp rature cl mente des prairies us u’ maintenant. e retrouve une certaine excitation lors ue e me prom ne travers les diff rents enclos de taureaux et e vois ce ui sera offert aux leveurs pur-sang, commerciaux et pour les acheteurs de semence. bserver la premi re prog niture d’un taureau de troupeau s lectionn deux ans auparavant, tout comme un producteur commercial ui vent son premier veau de son nouveau taureau, est un moment rempli de fiert . Les ventes de femelles d’ levages commerciaux furent tr s bonnes, tout comme la r putation des troupeaux ui ont travaill fort produire des femelles de remplacements de ualit . Cet effort fut r compens . Sur une note int ressante, il y a de plus en plus d’ leveurs commerciaux ui recherchent un croisement avec du Charolais ou ui recherchent des femelles saillies avec un taureau Charolais. Comme toute race de

boucherie, il faut tre s lectif lors du choix de taureau pour ses g nisses pour viter certains probl mes. Au fil des ans, ’ai aid plusieurs producteurs s lectionner le taureau id al ui contribue au succ s de leur entreprise. n bon exemple ue des g nisses crois es Charolais rapportent plus est la vente Rock Solid du d cembre pass ui a eu lieu au sudouest de la Saskatchewan. Cette vente offrent des femelles saillies seulement. n lot de g nisses commerciales, saillies avec du Charolais, a atteint le pus haut prix de vente pour , chacune. n autre lot de la vente avait 5 femelles crois es Simmental et Angus rouge, aussi saillies Charolais, a re u une moyenne de , pour la ferme Diamond Cattle Co. Les autres su ets, saillies avec du Angus rouge de la m me entreprise, a re u une moyenne de en moins, pour une moyenne de , . ne raison ui expli ue cette prati ue est le fait ue le premier veau d’une g nisse peu se vendre avec les autres veaux des femelles d tablies. Plusieurs leveurs vont saillir leurs g nisses un cycle l’avance, allouant la chance au veau de maturer et cela semble bien fonctionner pour eux. n lot uniforme de veaux gris ou beige ont constamment rapport les meilleurs prix aux encans. Dans ce num ro, vous trouverez plusieurs annonces de vente de

taureaux du printemps. Encore une fois, e vous encourage de remplacer vos taureaux ui ne sont pas la hauteur de vos attentes et d’acheter le meilleur taureau ue vous pouvez vous permettre. La moiti de la g n ti ue de vos veaux est votre taureau alors ne soyez pas s raphin sur uel ue chose ui peu a outer tant de valeur. ous connaissez la valeur de vos femelles et le prix des g nisses saillies de l’automne dernier donc, continuer d’am liorer votre g n ti ue en s lectionnant un bon taureau. e retourne prendre des photos et faire la visite des enclos de taureaux sous peu. Maintenant ue les ventes de taureaux du printemps approchent grand pas, on right, Robbie Chomik et moi-m me sont votre service. ’h sitez-pas communi uer avec nous. ous sommes heureux d’avoir la chance de vous aider. Toute la gamme de magazine Charolais Banner et Charolais Connection sont disponible en ligne au charolaisbanner.com. ous avez la chance de consulter les articles parus et la liste compl te de ventes ainsi ue leurs r sultats. ous pouvez aussi consulter la liste compl te de catalogues et vid os, venez y faire un tour. la prochaine, Helge

Your cows deserve the best! Need help sourcing your next herdsire? Contact Helge 306-536-4261 Jon 306-807-8424 Robbie 780-336-6424 10

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MARCH

2:00 PM At Palmer Charolais, Bladworth, SK

2021

10TH ANNUAL

MONDAY

(from Hwy 11 at Bladworth: 2.5 miles W on Townline Rd, 1 mile N)

On offer: 60 Yearling & Two-Year Old Charolais Bulls Many Homozygous Polled

DUTY-FREE SONS

HVA HADES 166H

EMPEROR SONS

Powerful bull in the top 1% for WW & YW

HVA HURRICANE 228H

These first sons have impressive shape

RGP HEAVY DUTY 33H

HVA HULK 47H

Out of a 1st calf Duty-Free daughter with 92 lb BW

HVA GUNNER 2H

Volume, rib, length and a 1055 lb actual WW

Sponsor

VEXOUR SONS

Performance, length, hip and a 1015 actual WW

HVA HARSH 967H

Out of a 1st calf Duty-Free, in top 3% for WW & YW

200 plus commercial cows keeps us in touch with what the industry needs

Sale Manager 306.584.7937 Helge By 306.536.4261 Jon Wright 306.807.8424 charolaisbanner@gmail.com

PALMER CHAROLAIS

Velon & Leah Herback C 306.567.7033 Hunter Heback C 306.561.8118 l.herback@sasktel.net Box 17, Bladworth,SK S0G 0J0

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SOS HEFNER PLD 33H

SOS PANDEMIC 168H

SanDan Charolais Sire: SOS APEX PLD 139F • Polled

Sire: SOS APEX PLD 139F • Polled

CE: 7.5 BW: -0.2 WW: 44 YW: 89 Milk: 17 MTL: 39

CE: 5.4 BW: 1.0 WW: 50 YW: 93 Milk: 21 MTL: 46

SOS EASY MATH PLD 67H

SOS HICKORY PLD 106H

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NEW DATE A Sire: WINN MANS CHAVEZ 826Y • Polled

Sire: WINN MANS CHAVEZ 826Y • Polled

SOS SMOKESHOW PLD 167H

SOS HEMINGWAY PLD 19H

CE: 4.1 BW: 1.9 WW: 44 YW: 86 Milk: 14 MTL: 36

CE: 7.1 BW: 1.2 WW: 45 YW: 86 Milk: 13 MTL: 35

February 13, 2021

100 Top Quality Fall & Coming Tw Red & White Cha Sire: SPARROWS ESCOBAR 429B • Polled CE: 6.1 BW: 1.2 WW: 41 YW: 91 Milk: 18 MTL: 38

Sire: KASS/CJB FAMOUS 6038 ET • Polled

A BULL TO COVER

CE: 1.9 BW: 3.4 WW: 47 YW: 85 Milk: 14 MTL: 37

Mike Panasiuk P: 250-832-8209 608-800 Yankee Valley Blvd SE, Airdrie, AB T4A 2L1 mike.springsidefarms@gmail.com www.springsidefarms.com

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Watch & Bid on DLMS.ca


SDC GAGE 1G

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Sire: WRANGLER LEADER 15D • Dehorned CE: 7.7 BW: 1.1 WW: 44 YW: 87 Milk: 17 MTL: 39

SDCP GO WEST 3G

Sire: WRANGLER LEADER 15D • Polled CE: 4.2 BW: 2.8 WW: 45 YW: 89 Milk: 22 MTL: 45

SDC GASTON 21G

E AND VENUE! • Stettler, AB • Stettler Ag Society

Sire: WRANGLER LEADER 15D • Dehorned CE: 3.4 BW: 3.1 WW: 48 YW: 96 Milk: 20 MTL: 45

SDC GROVER 22G

Sire: SPARROWS CAMELOT 666D • Polled CE: 4.7 BW: 2.0 WW: 46 YW: 93 Milk: 20 MTL: 43

SDC GARRETT 26G

Quality Yearling, ing Two Year Old e Charolais Bulls

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Sire: SOS VESELKA PLD 124E • Dehorned

(PE) CE: 2.6 BW: 2.4 WW: 46 YW: 91 Milk: 20 MTL: 43

George & Ursula Corpataux P/F: 403-742-3337 C: 403-741-6114 Box 397, Erskine, Alberta, T0C 1G0 ucorpataux@xplornet.com www.sandancharolais.com

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Sire: WRANGLER LEADER 15D • Dehorned CE: 5.9 BW: 2.2 WW: 41 YW: 81 Milk: 22 MTL: 43

Sale Managed by: T Bar C Cattle Co. Ltd. 306-933-4200 www.buyagro.com

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Steppler FarmS 10th annual Bull Sale Sunday, march 14, 2021 - Over 100 Bulls Sell Steppler Farms Sale Barn, Miami, MB

One OF the largeSt OFFeringS OF CharOlaiS BullS in Canada, develOped FrOM 600 pureBred CharOlaiS FeMaleS Steppler Farms strives to supply the best customer service and back up on our bulls. Now we have implemented THREE PROGRAMS to give even better service.

STEPPLER BREEDING WARRANTY

Steppler Farms will cover all bulls for injury and death for 6 months after the sale with ZERO premium; you deal directly with us. We will supply a back up bull to get your cows bred and you will receive the full sale credit at our next year’s bull sale.

STEPPLER HERD BULL GUARANTEE

If the bull you purchase at our sale does not meet your needs, give us a call. Return the bull and take advantage of our HERD BULL GUARANTEE, outlined in detail in the 2021 bull sale catalogue.

EXTENDED HERD BULL WARRANTY

See the 2021 Bull Sale catalogue for full details.

Box Box 7, 7, Miami, Miami, MB MB R0G R0G 1H0 1H0 Andre Andre & & Katie Katie Steppler Steppler 204-435-2463 204-435-2463 Dan Dan & & Pat Pat Steppler Steppler 204-435-2021 204-435-2021 stepplerfarms@hotmail.com stepplerfarms@hotmail.com •• stepperfarms.com stepperfarms.com •• @steppler_andre @steppler_andre •• Steppler Steppler Farms Farms

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A SAMPLE OF OUR BEST OFFERING SO FAR

DSY 14H

DSY 271H

DSY 29H

DSY 93H

DSY 460G

DSY 139G

Bred in calving ease by Braxton out of a Ledger

Hair, hip, and meat in this son of El Paso

Meat, bone, length, and top by Full House

Sale Manager:

From our great White Arrow cow family by Flagstaff x Blue Value

Power son of our Contender bull

A smooth correct, two-year old by Zeal

Stop by to tour through the bulls anytime. Catalogue and videos online at stepplerfarms.com

Sale broadcast live on 306-584-7937 Helge By 306-536-4261 Jon Wright 306-807-8424 charolaisbanner@gmail.com

www.bylivestock.com

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SUBMITTED BY THE CANADIAN CHAROLAIS ASSOCIATION

Genetics Matter in Beef: Driving Profit through Genetics on the Ranch

CANADIAN CHAROLAIS ASSOCIATION 2320, 41st Avenue NE, Calgary, AB T2E 6W8 403.250.9242 F 403.291.9324 www.charolais.com @canCharolais aceboo co c ncharolais

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President: Stephen Cholak, Lamont Secretary: Deb Cholak, Lamont

SASKATCHEWAN

President: Jordan Moore, Redvers Secretary: Saskatchewan Livestock Asso., Regina

MANITOBA

President: Jeff Cavers, La Riviere Secretary: Rae Trimble, Portage la Prairie

ONTARIO

President: Josh Taylor, Dunsford Secretary: Doris Aitken, Mount Forest

QUEBEC

President: Mathieu Palerme, Gatineau Secretary: Chantal Raymond, Sainte-Eulalie

MARITIMES

President: Jason Ringuette, Bridgetown, NS Secretary: Nancy Milton, Nine Mile Creek, PEI

STAFF:

General Manager: CRAIG SCOTT Registry: LOIS CHIVILO Registry/Member Services: HAYLEA JONES French Membership: Bernard Dore 514-910-4935 • bernarddore@videotron.ca

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PRESIDENT: MIKE ELDER

Box 216, Coronach, SK S0H 0Z0 306.267.5655 C 306.267.7730 mjelder@sasktel.net

1st VICE-PRESIDENT: KASEY PHILLIPS Box 420, Waskatenau, AB T0A 3P0 780.358.2360 C 780.656.6400 kphillips@mcsnet.ca

2nd VICE-PRES: SHAWN AIREY Box 639, Rivers, MB R0K 1X0 204.328.7704 C 204.724.8823 htacharolais@hotmail.com

PAST PRESIDENT: DARWIN ROSSO

78 325 4th Ave SW, Moose Jaw, SK S6H 5V2 306.693.2384 rosso.c@sasktel.net

DIRECTORS:

ROGER MALONEY

2420 Jermyn Line RR 1, Indian River, ON K0L 2B0 705.295.6439 C 705.761.7316 malrog64@hotmail.com

MATHIEU PALERME

814 Pink Rd., Gatineau, QC J9J 3N3 819.682.2723 C 819.213.3143 matpalerme@yahoo.ca

JIM OLSON

Box 882, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 3C3 204.252.3115 C 204.856.6357 lejcharolais@gmail.com

LORNE LAKUSTA

Box 37, Andrew, AB T0B 0C0 780.365.2079 C 780.719.0264 spruceviewcharolais@gmail.com

RYAN NESBITT

17100 Cedardale Rd, Nestleton, ON L0B 1L0 905.242.2046 ryan@cedardalefarms.ca

ROD McLEOD

293113 Twnshp Rd 263, Rocky View County, AB T4A 0N5 403.540.7986 rodmcl@telus.net

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It has been said that it is getting harder and harder to make money in the cattle business expenses too often outweigh revenue resulting in limited profit potential. hether you agree or not, conse uently many ranchers are very cautious about making additional investments to their management systems. To many it feels as though mounting demands on how beef is being produced are becoming increasingly burdensome, while at the same time technology advancements through innovation are occurring at an increasing pace, with return on investment not always well-defined making implementation decisions at the ranch level challenging. Though cattle production is steeped in tradition it has also seen remarkable advancements in production and management practices in recent decades. Some of these advancement benefits have been clear-cut and have been readily adopted with immediate and direct impacts on the bottom line, others have been uestioned about their value and impact so have therefore been a point of debate. Progressions in genetic information and selection tools is one of the areas where many have been skeptical. As a result, considerable opportunities and profit potential are being left on the table. As a beef cattle producer, you are continually making genetic selection decisions in your breeding programs. Some may find these decisions challenging and difficult, some may find them uite easy, but all know the significant implications that poor genetic selection decisions can have on their business. Some may use all the tools available and some may not. Some may feel confident in their decisions, some may not. For decades, there have been increasing amounts of genetic information made available to those Charolais Connection • February 2021

trying to make breeding decisions fertility, growth, feed efficiency, disposition, calving ease and carcass measures to name a few. tilization and interpretation of this information can feel overwhelming as variations and shifts in the tools continue to evolve faster than we can adapt in some cases. This has added to the uncertainty and skepticism of the tools and information. As animal breeders you undoubtedly know that the observable physical properties of an animal (phenotype) are determined by its genetic potential (genotype) and how that animal is managed (environment), or as geneticists say phenotype e uals genotype plus environment. This is the key concept to understand when considering genetic decisions within your herd. hile an animal may have the genetic potential, whether that potential is fully realized will depend on the environment and management strategies that is experienced by the animal. Therefore, while the genetics you choose are important optimizing those genetic choices is heavily influenced by your management. Evaluating those decisions must be done through individual animal record keeping and benchmarking or comparing the data over time. nly then can genetic decisions be monetized or translated into profit. All beef breeds capture individual data on economically important traits for beef production and conduct genetic evaluations in order to estimate the genetic breeding potential of animals within the breed, which are then reported in the form of EPDs. As data is captured on the animal and its offspring, the accuracy of the estimate of its performance (EPDs) increases. In other words, the EPD will be more accurate in predicting the resulting expression of traits. enetic evaluations and


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Philip & Marie Harty H 780.376.2241 C 780.385.5977 John & Myrna Rawe H 780.376.3598 C 780.679.7725 Charolais Connection • February 2021

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resulting EPDs for the various breeds have evolved as the economically important traits for the specific breeds and the entire beef industry have shifted. The days of pushing for maximum performance are past and we now understand that optimum and balance is a more desirable goal. Thus, the breed associations’ genetic evaluations have shifted over time. Most of the beef breeds report EPDs on very similar traits (birth weight, calving ease, weaning weight, yearling weight, etc.), however, because these tools were developed to compare and advance the trait within the breed, the EPDs are not necessarily comparable across all breeds. hile genetic evaluations and the EPD model are one of the available tools that can assist in genetic decisions, it is critical to remember that EPDs, while adding valuable information, are an estimate calculated using large amounts of data across many herds. As the science and calculations improve, so too do the models change and evolve to more accurately estimate genetic potential. It is not an exact science, but it is extremely helpful in choosing genetics that will help you reach your business’s production and profit goals. The advancement of genomic technology to interpret genotypes from D A within beef cattle has further improved the accuracy of genetic evaluations, particularly on young animals with limited or no data available on offspring. The genotypic data is commonly integrated into the genetic evaluation to increase the accuracy of the prediction or the EPD. Therefore, an animal’s D A or genotype helps to further predict the potential of the animal and the resulting offspring. Another necessary

tool to help you reach your business’s production and profit goals. The genetic selection tools available to ranchers today are all cumulative and help to make better breeding decisions. o one tool is a silver bullet and none should be used in isolation. sed correctly and collectively they will move you closer to your business’s goals and help drive profit on the ranch. Continuous improvement and advancements in beef cattle genetics is a reality at both the ranch level and the industry level, and so tools will continue to improve and evolve, and so too will our breeding strategies. Therefore, change is a constant we must get comfortable with and we will never complete our ob of genetic selection as continuous improvement drives our success. So what does this all mean for your business It is clear that genetic selection decisions have significant implications on your production and the resulting profit of your business. Every operation has specific areas for improvement and goals the genetics you choose are the foundation re uired to achieve these goals combined with optimum management. Thus, considerable gains (or losses) in profit can be realized through your genetic decisions and so it is worth your time and investment to ) define the goals within your operation that will increase profit potential and the impact breeding decisions have on those goals (i.e. improved fertility, increased weaning rate, increased weaning weight, etc.) ) understand the tools available and how to accurately interpret and utilize them in your operation, and ) measure the traits of importance to achieving your goals within your herd and compare them over time

(benchmark) to ensure advancements are in the direction you desire. There is no doubt that genetic improvements have improved production and added value to the Canadian beef industry. There is also no doubt that further genetic improvements can be made and that access to premium genetics is not the limiting factor. The uestion is Are you utilizing the optimal genetics within your business to drive increased profit Implementation, application and continuous progress of innovative genetic improvement tools can achieve our production and profit goals, whether at the individual business level or across the entire industry. e have the resources we need to translate them into value. If you would like to better understand genetic selection tools or have uestions, please contact one of the beef breed associations, we would be happy to discuss how you can drive profit through genetics on your ranch.

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BECK’S VENTURE 2002H

DC/KCM Marksman E1145 X Sparrows Braxton BW -0.8 WW 55 YW 106 Milk 17

BECK’S REVENANT 2023H

DC/KCM Marksman E1145 X Beck’s Citation BW -3.9 WW 54 YW 96 Milk 14

BECK’S TESTAMENT 2027H Sparrows Braxton X High Bluff Craftsman BW -1.9 WW 43 YW 87 Milk 24

BECK’S MAGNUM 2018H

DC/KCM Marksman E1145 X Sparrows Kingston BW -0.1 WW 56 YW 108 Milk 16

WE INVITE YOU TO THE FARM ANYTIME TO VIEW THE BULLS BEFORE THE SALE

BECK’S RAVE 2054H

Sparrows Braxton X SM Anchor Y124 BW 2.4 WW 43 YW 89 Milk 22 20

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BECK’S FRONTIER 2058H Beck’s Citation X Beck’s Titan BW 1.4 WW 46 YW 83 Milk 14

BECK’S OCTANE 9110G

DC/KCM Marksman E1145 X SM Anchor Y124 BW 2.5 WW 57 YW 105 Milk 15

Over 100

Charolais & Hereford Bulls On Offer BECK’S HOLLYWOOD 2056H

DC/KCM Marksman E1145 X Beck’s Ricky Bobby BW 0.0 WW 50 YW 97 Milk 15

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A SAMPLE OF THE 15 BULLS

SELLING IN OUR 8TH ANNUAL SALE WITH THE MCLEODS IN OLDS WE ALSO HAVE A GOOD SELECTION AVAILABLE PRIVATELY AT THE FARM

KAYR 750H by lder’s mi o omo olled • lb B

KAYR 518H by DR Monsoon 45 etero olled • 5 lb B

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KAYR 708H C ain action 30 etero olled • 00 lb B

KAYR 807H by C Commissioner 5 3 omo olled • 0 lb B

Stop by for a tour or give us a call.

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52 Yearling Bulls

MORE POUNDS

MORE PROFIT!

CML ANTHEM 20H Crown Jewel X Wilma 412B Homo-polled WW: 1185 LBS

CML RINGLEADER 15H Fargo X Evetta Homo-Polled WW: 1175 LBS

CML AUTHENTIC 34H

KAYR HAMMER DOWN 518H

Patriot X Desirae 012 Homo-Polled WW: 1080 LBS

MCLEOD LIVESTOCK TRIPLE M FARMS & KAY-R CHAROLAIS

Monsoon X Miss 518C Hetero-Polled WW: 1000 LBS

EIGHTH ANNUAL

Bull Sale

FEBRUARY 17 TH , 2021 1:00PM • Olds Cow Palace, Olds, AB Maury & Marla McLeod And Family Claresholm, Alberta 403.625.0260

Rod, April, Megan, Colby & Alyson McLeod Cochrane, Alberta 403.540.7986 www.mcleodlivestock.com

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Kasey, Arlana, Kord & Peri Phillips Waskatenau, Alberta 780.358.2360 www.kayrcharolais.com

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SUBMITTED BY THE CANADIAN CHAROLAIS ASSOCIATION

La génétique est importante dans le bœuf: générer des profits pour votre entreprise grâce à la génétique

CANADIAN CHAROLAIS ASSOCIATION 2320, 41st Avenue NE, Calgary, AB T2E 6W8 403.250.9242 F 403.291.9324 www.charolais.com @canCharolais aceboo co c ncharolais

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ALBERTA

President: Stephen Cholak, Lamont Secretary: Deb Cholak, Lamont

SASKATCHEWAN

President: Jordan Moore, Redvers Secretary: Saskatchewan Livestock Asso., Regina

MANITOBA

President: Jeff Cavers, La Riviere Secretary: Rae Trimble, Portage la Prairie

ONTARIO

President: Josh Taylor, Dunsford Secretary: Doris Aitken, Mount Forest

QUEBEC

President: Mathieu Palerme, Gatineau Secretary: Chantal Raymond, Sainte-Eulalie

MARITIMES

President: Jason Ringuette, Bridgetown, NS Secretary: Nancy Milton, Nine Mile Creek, PEI

STAFF:

General Manager: CRAIG SCOTT Registry: LOIS CHIVILO Registry/Member Services: HAYLEA JONES French Membership: Bernard Dore 514-910-4935 • bernarddore@videotron.ca

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PRESIDENT: MIKE ELDER

Box 216, Coronach, SK S0H 0Z0 306.267.5655 C 306.267.7730 mjelder@sasktel.net

1st VICE-PRESIDENT: KASEY PHILLIPS Box 420, Waskatenau, AB T0A 3P0 780.358.2360 C 780.656.6400 kphillips@mcsnet.ca

2nd VICE-PRES: SHAWN AIREY Box 639, Rivers, MB R0K 1X0 204.328.7704 C 204.724.8823 htacharolais@hotmail.com

PAST PRESIDENT: DARWIN ROSSO

78 325 4th Ave SW, Moose Jaw, SK S6H 5V2 306.693.2384 rosso.c@sasktel.net

DIRECTORS:

ROGER MALONEY

2420 Jermyn Line RR 1, Indian River, ON K0L 2B0 705.295.6439 C 705.761.7316 malrog64@hotmail.com

MATHIEU PALERME

814 Pink Rd., Gatineau, QC J9J 3N3 819.682.2723 C 819.213.3143 matpalerme@yahoo.ca

JIM OLSON

Box 882, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 3C3 204.252.3115 C 204.856.6357 lejcharolais@gmail.com

LORNE LAKUSTA

Box 37, Andrew, AB T0B 0C0 780.365.2079 C 780.719.0264 spruceviewcharolais@gmail.com

RYAN NESBITT

17100 Cedardale Rd, Nestleton, ON L0B 1L0 905.242.2046 ryan@cedardalefarms.ca

ROD McLEOD

293113 Twnshp Rd 263, Rocky View County, AB T4A 0N5 403.540.7986 rodmcl@telus.net

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Il a t dit mainte et mainte fois u’il est de plus en plus difficile de faire de l’argent avec le b uf - les d penses d passent trop souvent les revenus, ce ui se traduit par un potentiel de profit limit . ue vous soyez d’accord ou non, par cons uent, de nombreux leveurs sont tr s prudents uant aux investissements suppl mentaires pour leurs syst mes de gestion. Semble-t-il ue les exigences sur la fa on dont le b uf est produit, deviennent de plus en plus lourdes alors ue les progr s technologi ues gr ce l’innovation se r alisent un rythme rapide avec un retour sur investissement un peu flou, ce ui rend les d cisions de mise en uvre difficiles au niveau d’une exploitation. Bien ue la production bovine soit ancr e sur la tradition, elle a galement connu des progr s remar uables au niveau des prati ues de production et de gestion au cours des derni res d cennies. Certains de ces avantages en mati re d’avancement ont t clairement d finis et ont t facilement adopt s avec des effets imm diats et directs sur les marges de profits, d’autres ont t remis en uestion pour leur valeur et leur impact et ont donc fait l’ob et d’un d bat. Les progr s li s l’information g n ti ue et les outils de s lection sont l’un de ces domaines dans les uels plusieurs leveurs se sont montr s scepti ues. En cons uence, des opportunit s et un potentiel de profit consid rable sont t ignor s. En tant ue producteur de bovins de boucherie, vous prenez continuellement des d cisions g n ti ues pour vos programmes d’ levage. Ces d cisions peuvent s’av rer difficiles pour certains, tandis ue d’autres peuvent les trouver assez faciles, mais tous connaissent les implications importantes des mauvaises d cisions de s lection g n ti ue. Certains peuvent utiliser tous les outils disponibles et d’autres non. Certains peuvent se sentir confiants dans leurs d cisions, d’autres non.

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Depuis des d cennies, de plus en plus d’informations g n ti ues sont mises la disposition de ceux ui tentent de prendre des d cisions en mati re de reproduction - fertilit , croissance, efficacit alimentaire, disposition, facilit de v lage et mesures de la carcasse pour n’en nommer ue uel uesunes. L’utilisation et l’interpr tation de ces informations peuvent sembler accablantes car les variations et les changements des outils continuent d’ voluer plus vite ue nous pouvons nous adapter dans certains cas. Cela a a out l’incertitude et au scepticisme des outils et des informations. ous savez sans aucun doute ue les propri t s physi ues observables d’un animal (ph notype) sont d termin es par son potentiel g n ti ue (g notype) et la fa on dont cet animal est g r (environnement), ou comme les g n ticiens le disent le ph notype est gal au g notype plus l’environnement. C’est le concept cl comprendre lors de l’examen des d cisions g n ti ues au sein de votre troupeau. Bien u’un animal puisse avoir le potentiel g n ti ue, la r alisation de ce potentiel d pendra de l’environnement et des strat gies de gestion ue l’animal conna t. Par cons uent, alors ue la g n ti ue ue vous choisissez est importante l’optimisation de ces choix g n ti ues est fortement influenc e par votre gestion. L’ valuation de ces d cisions doit se faire par la tenue de registres et l’analyse comparative des animaux individuels ou en comparant les donn es dans le temps. Ce n’est u’alors ue les d cisions g n ti ues peuvent tre mon tis es ou traduites en profit. Toutes les races de bovins de boucherie saisissent des donn es individuelles sur les caract res conomi uement importants pour la production de viande et effectuent des valuations g n ti ues afin d’estimer le potentiel g n ti ue de reproduction


At the 4th Annual

STEPHEN CHAROLAIS & GUESTS BULL SALE

Friday, February 19th, 2021 • 1:00 PM Whitewood Auction Mart, Whitewood, SK

OFFERING 40 CHAROLAIS BULLS

38 Yearlings • 2 Two-Year Olds

Full French • French Influence • Polled • Purebred • Red Factor

SCF HENLEY 554H

SCF HOGAN 553H

Polled/s, Full French son of Mister PP Herdbull alert with top, hip and balanced

SCF HARLAN 543H

Full French son of Faberger Great herdbull presence here

BARH JUPITER 10H

Full French son of Ritmo Full of meat and hair

87 lb BW, Top 1% for CE and 2% for BW Cedardale Zeal x LT Ledger

www.DVAuction.com

DRD Charolais 306-660-7767 Bar H Charolais 306-697-8771

Guest consignors:

Sale Manager: By Livestock 306-584-7937 • Helge By 306-536-4261 Jon Wright 306-807-8424

For more info or a catalogue, contact:

Stephen Charolais

View the catalogue and videos online at www.bylivestock.com Charolais Connection • February 2021

Kelly & Pam Stephen Box 26, Moosomin, SK S0G 3N0 C 306-435-7383 kellyandpam@rfnow.com

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des animaux pur-sang, ui sont ensuite rapport es sous forme d’EPD. Au fur et mesure ue les donn es sont saisies sur l’animal et sa prog niture, la pr cision de l’estimation de ses EPD augmente. En d’autres termes, l’EPD sera plus pr cise pour pr dire l’expression r sultante des caract res. Les valuations g n ti ues et les EPD ui en r sultent pour les diff rentes races ont volu mesure ue les caract res conomi uement importants pour les races sp cifi ues et l’ensemble de l’industrie de la viande bovine ont chang . L’ po ue de la recherche de performances maximales est r volue et nous comprenons maintenant ue l’optimum et l’ uilibre sont des ob ectifs plus souhaitables. Ainsi, les valuations g n ti ues des associations de races ont volu avec le temps. La plupart des races bovines calculent des EPD pour des caract res tr s similaires (poids la naissance, facilit de v lage, poids au sevrage, poids un an, etc.) mais comme ces outils ont t d velopp s pour comparer et faire progresser un caract re sp cifi ue au sein d’une seule race, les EPD ne sont pas n cessairement comparables d’une race l’autre. Alors ue les valuations g n ti ues et le mod le EPD sont l’un des outils disponibles ui peuvent aider dans les d cisions g n ti ues, il est essentiel de se rappeler ue les EPD, tout en a outant des informations pr cieuses, sont une estimation calcul e l’aide de grandes uantit s de donn es provenant de nombreux troupeaux. Au fur et mesure ue la science et les calculs s’am liorent, les mod les changent et voluent pour estimer plus pr cis ment le potentiel g n ti ue. Ce n’est pas une science exacte, mais elle est extr mement utile pour choisir la g n ti ue ui vous aidera atteindre les ob ectifs de production et de profit de votre entreprise. Les progr s de la technologie g nomi ue pour interpr ter les g notypes provenant de l’AD chez les bovins de boucherie ont am lior la pr cision des valuations g n ti ues, en particulier chez les eunes animaux dont les donn es sur les descendants sont limit es ou inexistantes. Les donn es g notypi ues sont g n ralement

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int gr es dans l’ valuation g n ti ue pour augmenter la pr cision de la pr diction ou simplement l’EPD. Par cons uent, l’AD ou le g notype d’un animal aide pr dire davantage le potentiel de l’animal et de la prog niture ui en r sulte. n autre outil n cessaire pour vous aider atteindre les ob ectifs de production et de rendement pour votre entreprise. Les outils de s lection g n ti ue dont disposent au ourd’hui les leveurs sont tous cumulatifs et aident prendre de meilleures d cisions d’ levage. Aucun outil n’est une solution miracle et aucun ne doit tre utilis isol ment. tilis s correctement et collectivement, ils vous rapprocheront des ob ectifs de votre entreprise et contribueront g n rer des b n fices sur le ranch. L’am lioration et les progr s continus de la g n ti ue des bovins de boucherie sont une r alit la fois au niveau des levages et au niveau de l’industrie et ainsi les outils continueront de s’am liorer et d’ voluer, tout comme vos strat gies d’ levage. Par cons uent, le changement est une constante avec la uelle nous devons nous familiariser et le travail de s lection g n ti ue ne sera amais termin car une am lioration continue est le moteur de notre succ s. Alors u’est-ce ue tout cela signifie pour votre entreprise Il est clair ue les d cisions de s lection g n ti ue ont des implications importantes sur votre production et le profit ui en r sulte pour votre entreprise. Cha ue op ration a des domaines d’am lioration et des ob ectifs sp cifi ues - la g n ti ue ue vous choisissez est la base n cessaire pour atteindre ces ob ectifs, combin e une gestion optimale. Ainsi, des gains (ou pertes) consid rables de rendement peuvent tre r alis s gr ce vos d cisions g n ti ues et cela vaut donc la peine de consacrer votre temps et votre investissement ) d finissez les ob ectifs de votre exploitation ui augmenteront le potentiel de profit et l’impact des d cisions d’ levage sur ces ob ectifs (par exemple am lioration de la fertilit , augmentation du taux de sevrage, augmentation du poids au sevrage, etc.) ) assurez-vous de bien comprendre les outils disponibles et comment les interpr ter et les utiliser avec pr cision

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dans votre op ration, et ) mesurez les caract risti ues importantes pour atteindre vos ob ectifs au sein de votre troupeau et comparezles au fil du temps (r f rence) pour vous assurer ue les progr s vont dans la direction ue vous d sirez.. Sans aucun doute les am liorations g n ti ues ont am lior la production et a out de la valeur l’industrie canadienne du b uf. Il est galement certain ue des am liorations g n ti ues additionnelles peuvent tre mises en place et ue l’acc s une g n ti ue de ualit sup rieure n’est pas le facteur limitant. La uestion demeure utilisezvous la g n ti ue optimale au sein de votre entreprise pour augmenter vos profits La mise en uvre, l’application et le progr s continu des outils innovants d’am lioration g n ti ue peuvent atteindre nos ob ectifs de production et de profit, ue ce soit au niveau d’une entreprise individuelle ou dans l’ensemble de l’industrie. ous avons les ressources nous devons les traduire en valeur. Si vous souhaitez mieux comprendre les outils de s lection g n ti ue ou si vous avez des uestions, veuillez contacter l’une des associations de race bovine, nous serions heureux de discuter comment vous pouvez g n rer des b n fices gr ce la g n ti ue de votre troupeau.


P&H RANCHING CO. LTD. SIMMENTALS CIRCLE G & ANGUS AND

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20TH, 2021 • 1:00 PM • INNISFAIL AUCTION MARKET

PH 14G

PH 112G PH Advancer 141D x Keys Wishbone 40Y

PH 59G

JDF Vista 9E x Schraders Smoothblend 8219

PH 84G

PCC Browning 756E x PH Banner 107X

PCC Browning 756E x Eatons General Lee 20015

Charolais bulls have been ultrasound for carcass data. All bulls double vaccinated with Fusogard for footrot prevention. Take advantage of online bidding at: View the catalogue & videos at DLMS.ca or innisfailauctionmarket.com

RED SIMMENTAL

BLACK SIMMENTAL

P&H RANCHING CO. LTD. Corinne Parsonage • phranch@telus.net 403-227-2348 • 403-396-9694 & PH-Ranching

Selling

128 BULLS

52 TWO-YR OLD CHAROLAIS BULLS 39 RED & BLACK SIMMENTALS 37 RED & BLACK ANGUS

RED ANGUS

CIRCLE G

BLACK ANGUS SIMMENTALS & ANGUS

Garth Cutler • circleg@telus.net • Lacombe,AB 403-304-0896

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56 TWO-YEAR OLD, LONG-YEARLING & YEARLING BULLS

• Full French & French Influenced • Polled & Horned MLC 957G • Smooth made, Full French

BWW 16H • Full French yearling with meat and volume

KCS 33F • Polled/s, Full French bull with length, top and meat MLC 931G • Full French bull that will add shape and meat

Over 50 years selecting for: Calving Ease, Docility, Meat and Structural Soundness

Guest Consignors:

ROSS LAKE CHAROLAIS

Byron & Linda Wilkie & family Box 677, Stettler, AB T0C 2L0 C 403.740.5247 rosslakechar@xplornet.com

Sound, correct & full of meat These bulls will add pounds

MAPLE LEAF CHAROLAIS

Tom & Carey Stewart & family RR 1 Site 6 Box 8, Millet, AB T0C 1Z0 C 780.312.4245 mapleleaf61@icloud.com

NORWAY VALLEY FARMS

Arden & Tami Barstad RR 1, Heinsburg, AB T0A 1X0 C 780.870.1654 • norwayvalley412@gmail.com Duane & Marie Barstad • 780.808.0526

BWW 43H • Full French, long bodied yearling with hair Sale Manager: 306-584-7937

Helge By 306-536-4261 Jon Wright 306-807-8424 charolaisbanner@gmail.com

SOUTHSIDE CHAROLAIS

Ken Rose & Cathy Shane 25476 Keefes Landing Rd Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E4 C 250-692-0853 • krose@lakescom.net

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16th Annual Bull Sale F riday, f ebru ary 2 6 , 2 0 2 1 • 1 : 0 0 P M Innisfa il auction ma rt, innisfail, a lbe r ta

HEJ Holey

Smokes 13H

HEJ New

Moon 31H

NINA FIRE ‘N ICE 17F X LT RUSHMORE 4024 PLD

HEJ DATA BANK 41D X HEJ COAL SEAM 52C

BW: 0.7 WW: 65 YW: 124 Milk: 27 MTL: 59

BW: -1.3 WW: 45 YW: 96 Milk: 24 MTL: 46

HEJ Hendrix 26H LT AUTHORITY 7229 PLD X CIRCLE CEE LEGEND 307A BW: -4.7 WW: 49 YW: 84 Milk: 25 MTL: 49

HEJ Heavy

Duty 124H

NINA Helluvaguy 64H

SOS APEX PLD 139F X WILLOWBROOKREDROCKIT532R

LT AUTHORITY 7229 PLD X HEJ OASIS 59Y

BW: 2.3 WW: 54 YW: 103 Milk: 23 MTL: 50

BW: 2.6 WW: 51 YW: 91 Milk: 22 MTL: 48

NINA Heart

Throb 24H

NINA FIRE ‘N ICE 17F X LT RUSHMORE 4024 PLD BW: -1.6 WW: 58 YW: 109 Milk: 26 MTL: 55

Stop by the farm anytime prior to the sale to view the bulls at your leisure

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CLINE CATTLE COMPANY’S Sneak Peek of the Bull Pen Quality this Year

CLN TOP GUN 709H

HRJ Bulletproof 411B x TR Red Smoke BW 98 WW 886 205 DWT 756

CLN GOOSE 841H

Whitecap Embargo 7E x GDSF Summit 27Y BW 98 WW 735 205 DWT 779

All bulls sell private treaty.Great selection on offer. Come See for Yourself. Visitors Always Welcome! Brad & Juanita Cline,Belmont, MB 204-537-2367 • Brad’s Cell 204-523-0062 bjcline@mymts.net www.clinecattlecompany.ca

Phillips Farms Charolais Glimpse of the 2021 Private Treaty Bull Offering

PFC HEATLEY 10H

PFC HUDSON 27H

PFC HONKY TONK 22H

Elder’s Candid 75C x KKK Bronco 2204P Long, deep, masculine Candid son. Jan 19 BW 105, WW 764

Elder’s Candid 75C x SRK Solid 12U Solid, stout Elder’s Candid son Feb 2 BW 94, WW 720

Cedarlea Epic 14E x Elder’s Candid 75C BW .7 WW 48 YW 97 Low birthweight with performance and growth Jan 28 BW 92, WW 676

We invite you to attend our

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Stop by or give us a call to arrange a tour of the pen.

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PROK 44H

10th Annual

Bull Sale

SUNDAY, FEB 28, 2021,1:30 PM GLENEVIS, AB O F F E RIN G 5 0 YE A RL I N G S , 10 T WO -Y E A R OL D S

PROK 102H

Sire: Pro-Char Jamieson 68F

PROK 27H

Sire: Sparrows Casino 511C

PROK 113H

Sire: Sparrows Casino 511C

PROK 16H

Sire: Pro-Char Ronaldo 53E HEIFER BULL

Sire: WC Whiplash 8298

PROK 92H

PROK 18H

Sire: Pro-Char Slugger 49D

HEIFER BULL Sire: WC Whiplash 8298

PROK 152H

David, Kristina, Kendall & Marshall Prokuda

780-932-1654

Sire: Pro-Char Ronaldo 53E

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DH CHUCKWAGON 19G

DENBIE RANCH & GUESTS

BULL SALE FEBRUARY 27, 2021 STE ROSE AUCTION MART Ste Rose Du Lac, Mantioba

HANS & MARY MYHRE Dauphin, Manitoba C: 204-648-6416 hans@myhrelandandcattle.com myhrelandandcattle.com @Myhre_Hans

DH 37G

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Bar J Charolais The roBerTsons

Bar J hollow PoinT 244h Smooth Polled Elder’s Magnum 50E x Velocity BW 98, WW 784, YW 1534

Bar J high waTer 227h Smooth Polled Elder’s Magnum 50E x Silver Buckle (Gold Star Dam) BW 104, WW 725, YW 1400

DenBie ranCh & guesTs Bull sale Jack & Gloria H 204-843-2246 C 204-791-0091

FeBruary 27

Videos & Catalogue aVailable online @ dlMs.Ca

6 ToP Bar J yearlings sell!

Justin & Hayley 204-871-3086 justrob456@hotmail.com

AcAdiA FArming co. Bull SAle

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 • 1 PM, Dryland Cattle Trading, Veteran, AB On Offer:

35 charolais Bulls 30 Black Angus Bulls 30 red Angus Bulls

Videos and catalogue will be online at dryland cattle Trading corp - Veteran, AB The bulls can be viewed at anytime. Acadia Farming co., Oyen, Alberta, Levi Mandel, Barn office 403-664-8476, H 403-664-2406 ext 109

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PROFILE – RYDER LEE

From Rancher to Cow Politics, Part 1 Candace By

Although this is a Saskatchewan based article, Deobald and Richard Carlson were people I remember it provides insight for provincial and national Dad dealing with at the time.” organizations representing the beef industry. Ryder’s I was lucky I came along after Dad had tried a lot of path from a southern Saskatchewan rancher, to a breeds. If I wanted to ask him about ust about anything hockey playing university student, to the Canadian from Blonde d’A uitaine to Chianina to Piedmontese to Cattlemen’s Association and now ust about everything, he had either CE of Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s tried them or talked to people who Then the C-C program Association is an interesting had. Simmental and Red Angus came along, and we got ourney showing the diversity of females stuck and Charolais made opportunities the beef industry a good terminal cross, sometimes involved in it. We had provides. Limousin. ow they A.I. less, but been doing detailed record Ryder Lee was raised on a my brother is still ranching, I try to keeping since before commercial cow-calf operation south keep my nose out of it, I don’t show of Fir Mountain, Saskatchewan. His up to do the work, so I keep my individual animal I.D. parents, orman and Mary-Rose opinions to myself except to relay was a thing, so the were artificially inseminating more information I learn at work I think program was beneficial commercial cows than were being they may find useful.” bred by bulls, but they did use some Ryder convocated from the to us and the Canadian good bulls. Dad seemed to be able niversity of Saskatchewan Charolais Association. to know enough people, to find Agriculture College with an semen to use. Then the C-C program Animal Science degree and a came along, and we got involved in it. e had been doing Business minor. It was the first year for the program detailed record keeping since before individual animal and Commerce students could participate in it and I.D. was a thing, so the program was beneficial to us and earn an Ag-Business minor. e did a pro ect with an the Canadian Charolais Association. eil illies, arner independent business that was deciding whether it Triple Z Ranch

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A young Ryder Lee (top left) at the commercial cattle show under the grandstands at Agribition c1980

would be viable to expand. I also did a Co-op term. The laughs. of S was dabbling with the idea of whether they should At the end of third year I got a ob with Dow Agro and implement the program permanently. It turned out to to hear guys talk about it later, I ust barely got that ob. I be a way to add an extra four months to my degree. I started full-time in Humboldt with them for two years. ended up with an eight-month summer ob instead of They offered me a ob in Brandon when the range and four and who knows if it helped me get employment after pasture business was ust beginning, so I took that for two convocation. I did get full time years. My girlfriend was living employment with the same in Regina and I told them I company, so it didn’t hurt. The It was a two-way street. It helped had to move to someplace that co-op program did not sustain would offer an opportunity me see a lot of Canada and learn for her or I needed to move itself and no longer exists.” I didn’t really have a plan to Regina. They offered me about the cattle industry from as all I wanted to do growing two spots and we decided to Halifax to Williams Lake. up was play hockey. I went accept the London, ntario, to university thinking I could position. I was selling corn learn something useful to take home. ntil I finished and bean seed to farmers and dairy producers for a playing unior B hockey, I didn’t put a lot of extra time couple of years. It was amazing country, but it was so far into the university program. I was in third year when it from the farming style I was raised. It was interesting for suddenly occurred to me that I may not go home after us to live there. It seemed culturally different to us and completion and I had better think about finding work. moving from London to ttawa was another big change. I decided I had better get a ob somewhere other than Everybody in ttawa is from somewhere else, it seemed building fence and doing whatever my brother and I everyone in London, was from London.” did the first couple of summers. e built fence, played niversity classmate, Marty Seymour, told me about ball and got hired by whatever neighbours would hire the ob in the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) a couple of young guys to do obs like build fence,” he and suggested I apply. I thought politics was a cool idea Charolais Connection • February 2021


Turnbull Charolais & Guests Bull Sale Saturday, March 6, 2021 • 1:00 PM, AT THE RANCH, PINCHER CREEK, AB On Offer:

75 Charolais Two-Year Olds & Yearlings 20 Red & Black Angus Long-Yearlings

CTP 545H Homo Pld • BW 83 lb Pleasant Dawn MVP 316Y x JWX Buckle 1X CE 11.8 BW -5.4 WW 46 YW 97 M 33 TM 56

CTP 740H 4th Gen Pld • BW 103 lb HVA Fortune 5F x Cedarlea Bourbon 93B CE 5.7 BW .1 WW 51 YW 101 M 26 TM 52

CTP 558H Homo Pld • BW 100 lb Cedarlea Shoeless Joe 83C x Pleasant Dawn MVP 316Y CE 8 BW -1.8 WW 61 YW 117 M 26 TM 56

CTP 563H Homo Pld • BW 104 lb Cedarlea Shoeless Joe 83C x Pleasant Dawn MVP 316Y CE 8.2 BW -1.6 WW 55 YW 109 M 26 TM 54

View the catalogue, videos and sale online at www.bylivestock.com

Sale broadcast live on

CTP 507H 3rd Gen Pld • BW 100 lb Elder’s Hernandez 17E x Pleasant Dawn MVP 316Y CE 9.5 BW -2.6 WW 55 YW 99 M 23 TM 51

Guest Consignors:

Char-Lew Ranch 403-627-9412 A&L Robbins Ranching Angus 403-627-7398

Sale Manager:

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Curtis & Nanette Turnbull & family Pincher Creek, Alberta 403-627-4535 C 403-627-6951 turnbullcharolais@platinum.ca


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and mixing programs it with the like BRM cattle business (Business Risk was very Management) intriguing, so and I applied. I coordinating never heard the lobbying. anything and I was focusing put it out of on Canadian my mind until things inside one day on our walls. e the golf course coordinated my phone bringing rang, and ohn provinces to Masswohl, meet with Director of the ministers overnment and MPs, to Ryder and cattlemen meeting with an MP, in Ottawa, 2006 and coordinate International Relations, then asked if I was still interested. our lobby efforts. The CCA went from having one ex-MP He said he remembered getting my resume a couple of in the association to having two people with different months earlier but read it and felt it did not fit the profile backgrounds and strengths. ohn Masswohl knew how he wanted so it went in the pile. He looked for a couple of to open government doors and knew how processes months and started to go back worked in the layers of through the pile and decided government, but maybe Ranching isn’t the same in to give me a call. hat I was wasn’t uite as used to talking thinking about the ob and to ranchers. ohn was working Nova Scotia, as it is in Ontario, what he was thinking didn’t or southern Saskatchewan, or BC. in the Canadian Embassy uite ive, but we worked in ashington DC and that through it and came up with is how Dennis Laycraft and something we agreed upon.” the successive CCA Presidents got to know him. He was I started with the catch-all ob description of Policy there during BSE and the presidents talked about what Analyst. Masswohl was busy a lot of the time going to a go-getter he was and how he did things you wouldn’t state meetings and keeping an eye on C L (Country expect a bureaucrat to do. Dennis tried to hire him of rigin Labeling). when he came back Ryder and John Masswohl, 2007 It needed to be dealt but ohn turned them with as it had gotten down. After a time in a away from us by not position he didn’t really attending the right en oy, he entertained meetings in the .S. He the idea and made the would go to national move to the CCA about meetings, but by the a year before I did.” time things rolled The ob evolved around to them, the over time as I showed work was already done a bit of competence at and decided. He had not putting my foot all to be involved before the way in. At first, I things were on the stayed in ttawa and national meeting table. eventually I started He brought me in to attending the provincial tend the home fires. I association meetings. was looking at federalThey needed to hear provincial policies, and what we were doing 0

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WRANGLER MADE Annual Bull Sale Saturday, 1:30 PM, March 6, 2020 At the Farm, Westlock, AB

WDE 148H

WDE 244G DCR Mr Silver Gun E516 x Merit Round Up 9508W BW .2 WW 43 YW 85 M17

SKW Expedition 89C x Wrangler Frenchie 2X BW 1.4 WW 61 YW 107 M 23

WDE 198G

WDE 106H

DCR Mr Silver Gun E516 x Keys All State 149X BW 0 WW 43 YW89 M 18

SKW Expedition 89C x Top Grants Powerplay 201Z BW .3 WW 57 YW 100 M 19

WDE 247G

WDE 10H

DCR Mr Silver Gun E516 x Wrangler On Fire 49T BW .7 WW 46 YW 94 M 23

SKW Expedition 89C x Charhead’s Mister Mel 24Z BW -.2 WW 59 YW 104 M 17

Visit the farm beforehand to view the bulls Call for a catalogue Bid or watch online

Selling 10 Two-Year Old and 42 Yearling Bulls Polled, White, Tan & Red Factor

Wade & Sherry Meakin and family ~ T 780.349.2982 C 780.349.1650 ~ wademeakin@msn.com From Westlock: South 6 miles on Hwy 44, West 2 miles on Twp 590, North 1/2 mile on Rge Rd 270, on west side Charolais Connection • February 2021

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and ask uestions and we needed to hear the issues and appreciate what needed to be done to successfully facing each province so we could effectively represent serve the industry. There were also some international them. It was a two-way street. It helped me see a lot of things I was involved with, like the Animal Care file. Canada and learn about the cattle industry from Halifax I am still the chair of the ational Farm Animal Care to illiams Lake.” Council. It was easy for me as all the meetings are in e started to add value to things that weren’t ust ttawa and I was there. It has participants not only from sitting on the table. e the beef industry, but also started making meetings from poultry, dairy, pork, I have found having humour in happen on the side with the fish, furs, etc. It also includes meetings can deflect a tense debate federal-provincial meetings. It orld Animal Protection, is like what we do now in the researchers, vets, so it is a and relax everyone to a point Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s group offering a where work can be accomplished. diverse Association when we go to different experience. I am the CBA and have meetings finishing my sixth year on the side with six or seven states, instead of making as chairman and will be stepping down at the end of trips to six or seven states’ annual meetings.” my term. I take a bit of flack for my Ryderisms on this I don’t know how much my ranching background committee. Some of my sayings might be a little more helped me land the ob, but I had references with two grounded in my south-central Saskatchewan ranching respected participants on the CCA and the Saskatchewan background than many of the people on the committee Stock rowers. I had what ohn didn’t. He knew how are used to, but they understand what I am saying. I have government worked and how to get things done, but found having humour in meetings can deflect a tense he did not have the day-to-day ranching experience. e debate and relax everyone to a point where work can be complemented each other well. My background also accomplished.” helped with building bridges with provincial associations hen we moved to Regina, the SCA was also moving when they came to ttawa. e could converse and build from Saskatoon to Regina. one of the staff was moving, a comfort zone discussing the industry.” so we have slowly built a team and have managed to e were in ttawa for nine and half years and we build stability in the organization. The groundwork to sure en oyed the city. Then I got a call with a ob offer form the SCA started in and the formation was from the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association. The official in . hen the Agri-Food Act came in, it time was right, we had kids and thought it would be allowed for checkoff collection organizations to exist, good to be closer whether they were Ryder and Vesper, Montreal game 2008 to grandparents. development boards e would also or marketing boards. be around to help The government passed them more. It came the responsibility of together fast and we collecting checkoff to looked at -some industry organizations. houses on May long There are two Cattle weekend and we Feeder reps and two moved Labour Day Stock rower reps weekend.” appointed to the board My time in as well as one elected ttawa provided director from each of lots of opportunities eleven geographical for growth and districts. The SCA is education. Ranching not a member-based isn’t the same in organization and we ova Scotia, as it is in work for anyone and ntario, or southern everyone involved in Saskatchewan, or BC. the cattle industry in the I was able to learn province. If you raise about the differences cattle in the province, you 2

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LOUB 801G

LOUB 821G

HVA BARON X WC MILESTONE

CROWD FAVORITE X HTA MANTRACKER

LOUB 807G

LOUB 859G

VFF 107E X SILVER BULLET

BULLETPROOF X SRK CANYON

We will organize trucking to central points in Canada for minimum cost and maximum of $300

For more information contact: Sale broadcast online at liveauctions.tv

LOUBER FARM Kaven & Caroline Bégin 4 -3 6-3604 • C 4 -3 6-0 4 louberfarm@hotmail.com Find us on Facebook Badge

View the catalogue and videos online in mid-February at www.louberfarm.com

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Ryder at the ranch

can call me to discuss issues you are facing. If you really usually a Cattle Feeder representative, a Stock rower rep don’t like what we are doing you can take your checkoff and a Cattlemen’s rep. Then you have a canola rep, barley back, but that doesn’t happen very often. Saskatchewan rep, wheat rep, etc. You may think there are too many has the lowest refunded farmers at the table, but checkoff of any urisdiction there are three cattlemen We act on what people tell us. It is in Canada. I call the larger at the table and we usually important to make your voice heard. accounts that re uest get to speak a little more refunds to see if there are about our stuff. e also things we can do differently. e have won some people work well with APAS (Agriculture Producers Association back some people honestly don’t know their accountant of Saskatchewan) and SARM (Saskatchewan Association is claiming it back. Some people simply don’t know of Rural Municipalities).” how the checkoff money is used. Communication is an e are an out-sourced form of expertise that most important part of our business.” people would rather not do. Most people that raise cattle e act on what people tell us. It is important to aren’t in a hurry to go to the city for meetings. e get a make your voice heard. e must treat everyone e ually lot of comments like thank you, better you than me, I and deliver value for everyone. Right now (early une am glad I don’t have to do this ” e saw that a lot in ) when there is a backlog of fat cattle, we remember ttawa. A lot of people would come to ttawa angry, the set aside program from BSE and how it left the with a plan and we would grab that passion and energy backgrounders out of the mix. e are trying to learn and try to manage it to construct an outcome that was from that lesson and beneficial to the industry. serve all segments of the obody left those meeting One thing is certain, people industry. It isn’t easy, but saying, Holy moly, that will make decisions that affect us it can’t be an either or,’ it was a waste of time.” Some has to be an and’.” organizations left saying whether we show up or not. e have a diverse why aren’t we doing this board with the Cattle Feeders and Stock rowers, but more often and started coming twice each year. ne when we go to the government, we are united in our thing is certain, people will make decisions that affect approach. hen invited to government meetings, there is us whether we show up or not. I am sure people don’t Charolais Connection • February 2021


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Driving lessons 2013

realize the number of things we have made not happen. their MPs and MLAs. One example would be keeping COOL at bay. Another They know them and it carries weight. There could one was convincing our always be more people government to take our involved but our board I am pleased with the doors and ears open biggest trading partner has taken it to heart in to us provincially and federally. Part of that the last few years. We to international trade court - that is a big deal. encourage them to have is due to the producers that take the work I don’t know if people their MLA and MP visit we suggest and call their MPs and MLAs. realize how big that is. their operation and talk When you build the to them about what pie of our Canadian economy, our GDP is a very small they need done and how things work. It really helps. portion, making the decision to challenge the U.S. even They take those stories from their constituents to Regina more monumental. The cattle industry is just a sliver piece or Ottawa and narrate them as their own. They become of the pie. I used to throw part of their dialogue. We Ryder, Amira, Vesper, Storm, and Kirsten Lee that bit of information out help the board members when I went to provincial with the topics and how meetings to express why it to present them to be most is important for everyone effective. I have been in to talk to their MP and Ottawa hearing it from MLA. Even though we are the other side. We can say $9 billion of business, it is a what needs to be done a small piece of the pie. That hundred times, but when is why we translate it into an MP says, “Yeah, I know different terms to MLAs. what you are talking about. For example, for every I was over at Barry’s place million dollars of calves we and he was just telling me sell, there are 22 jobs. It is all about this.” I just smile more meaningful.” because they never heard it “I am pleased with the when we presented it, but doors and ears open to us now that they have been to provincially and federally. Barry’s place and heard it Part of that is due to the from a constituent, it means producers that take the something. These may not work we suggest and call seem like significant things 46

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Y T A E R T E Y T T A A V E I R R P IVATE T ULL SALE E L PRrolais BaU A S 1 2 L 0 2 , ry 1L u br B a oB e F s s n i i g Cha e ans February 1, 2021 l r h C Begi

HOWE COULEE CHAROLAIS HOWE COULEE CHAROLAIS Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

“Our Commitment to the Industry “Our Commitment to the Industry is Your Expectation!” is Your Expectation!”

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HKS 170H HKS 170H

HKS 143H

HKS 96H

HKS 257G

HKS 143H

HKS 96H

HKS 257G

YEARLING & AGED Stop By the Farm to View the Bulls CHAROLAIS the Farm to ViewOn! the Bulls Coffee is Always YEARLING &BULlS AGED Stop By CHAROLAIS BULlS Coffee is Always On!

Kelly & Julie-Anne Howe & Family

Kelly - 306-313-2129 • Julie-Anne - 306-313-6863

Kelly & Julie-Anne Howe & Family kelly_scott_howe@hotmail.com

@ Howe Coulee Charolais

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to do, but they who isn’t able have an impact.” to present it “One of the themself. Lots of biggest challenges people will share our industry the problems, faces right now but not everyone is competing has a solution to for farmers. We offer.” need people to The SCA raise cattle and a allocates its lot of fence was checkoff funds lost when canola by assessing prices were high. proposals The average age presented for of ranchers is a varying initiatives concern and we like Agri-Ed, need people to SODCAP (South replace them and of the Divide have an attractive Conservation business model Action Program to ensure their Inc.), SK PCAP Manning the booth at Agribition success.” (Saskatchewan “I am happy with the stability we have been able to Prairie Conservation Action Plan) and research. In the put in place at the SCA. I really want to deliver value to last few years, they have started to host seminars to producers. The board sets out educate people before their fall policy and we strive to provide meetings. It is a way to provide One of the biggest challenges value and enhance producers’ the expertise to get it done. I am far enough from the days ability to prosper. our industry faces right now when I was sitting astride a “When I was in high school, is competing for farmers. saddle that I do not have a the guidance given was generic. personal agenda. We have a I had good marks, so they might great board that represents the industry well. Everybody suggest engineering or a science-based career. Politics in the province has somebody on that board that works and more specifically agricultural politics never entered in their kind or size of operation. I do not have a problem the conversation. I never knew these types of jobs existed. articulating a position and making something better by I don’t regret leaving the farm because I feel I am still doing that, if a position is presented to me by someone contributing to the family operation and the industry.” Regina Lazers Gold 2019

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Ryder coaching his daughter’s baseball


Apex x Overtime

Apex x Vinza

35 CHAROLAIS YEARLING BULLS SELL M A RCH 9 •2021 at the R A NCH , OL DS , A L BE RTA

Apex x Overtime

Triumph 50D x Trademark

Conanail x Laredo

Empire x Cononail

HARVIE RANCHING 12th Annual

BULL SALE

HARVIE RANCHING

harvie@harvieranching.com harvieranching.com

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charworth charolais & future farms invite you to the

40th Annual Select Charolais Bull Sale 100 yearlings 30 two-year olds

Charworth DZS 5H

BW: 98 lbs JWX Exchanger 101E x PCC Rome 437B

Charworth DZS 35H

BW: 105 lbs HRJ Maverick 556C x Sparrows Valdez 915W

1 p.m. Friday March 5, 2021 Innisfail Auction Mart, AB View the bulls & bid online at www.DVAuction.com

Charworth DZS 97H

BW: 106 lbs Wrangler Remington 12F x CSS Sir Navigator 78Y

Charworth DZS 8H

Contact Darryl: 403-680-0898 for more information

BW: 95 lbs Sparrows Magnum 653D x Elders Bert 328B

Looking for the Ultimate Heifer Bull to A.I. Your Heifers of Any Breed?

Commercial priced semen available… give us a call

Pictured Fall of 2020

Pictured at 16 months of age after 45 days of breeding Homozygous Polled Serenity was CC AA CC CG PleasantDawn Hydro x LT Ledger CE 15.2 BW -4.5 WW 46 YW 96 M 25 TM 48

PLEASANTDAWN SERENITY 507G QUANTUM GENETICS LEPTIN CHART

Serenity was CC AA CC CG

Watch his video on YouTube Pleasantdawn Serenity 507G https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cw5YzX676Jo Trent & Ashley Hatch Oak Lake, MB 204-721-3078

Danny, Kara, Sophie & Quinn Hansen Airdrie, Alberta 403-816-4747

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BLACKBERN  WHITEWATER  KIRLENE

CHAROLAIS BULL SALE Saturday, March 13th, 2021 1:30 PM, Renfrew Pontiac Livestock, Cobden, ON

Offering 26 YEARLINGS

2 LONG YEARLINGS

KBF 61G

KBF 20H

Turnbull’s Equipped 216E x LT Sundance 2251 Pld

SCX Triumph 50B x RPJ Pistol 129Y

KAB 3H SOS Chuckwagon 54C x Pleasant Dawn Marshall 25U

Auctioneers: Stewart James 613-445-3269 Stewart James Jr. 613-222-2815 (bilingual)

HPF 13H WCR Commissioner 593P x MVY Xplorer 21X

Sa e br ad a t by

View catalogue & videos online at charolaisbanner.com in early February

WhiteWater Livestock

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HorsesHoe e CHarolais Annual Bull Sale SATURDAY, MARCH 13TH, 2021 2 PM • At the Farm, Kenaston, SK Selling 50 Yearlings & 18 Two-Year Olds Contact us to request a catalogue Watch for pictures and videos on our Facebook page and website

LAE HAMMER DOWN 59H Circle Cee Legend x SLH Sundance Kid

LAE HIGHLIGHT 99H SHSH Bonafide x Circle Cee Legend

View the Sale or Bid

Online at DLMS www.dlms.ca

LAE HICKORY 42H

LAE HUCKLEBERRY 8H

Circle Cee Legend x LAE Santana

Circle Cee Legend x Sparrows Landmark

LAE HOLLYWOOD 134H MVY Dr. Pepper x WinnMans Vistazo

Layne & Paula Evans & family Kenaston, SK 306-252-2246 C 306-561-7147 • 306-561-7127 lpevans@sasktel.net Horseshoe E Charolais www.horseshoeecharolais.com Charolais Connection • February 2021

LAE HANSEN 26H Merit Roundup x WinnMans Vistazo

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NEWS

Industry Info

Canada’s First Research Smart Farm The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) and SaskTel, the leading information and communications technology provider in Saskatchewan, will partner to launch a ‘living laboratory’ at the University’s Livestock & Forage Centre of Excellence (LFCE) to test, develop, and demonstrate world-class agricultural technologies. Through a memorandum of understanding (MOU), SaskTel and U of S will focus on “smart farming” research and innovation to accelerate transformation in Saskatchewan’s agriculture industry. Smart farming involves collecting and analyzing “big data” so producers can make informed and sustainable farm

management decisions that improve productivity, the announcement said. Driven by engineering, agricultural, and computer science researchers, this project will focus on conducting research, improving education around smart farming, and testing and validating new agricultural technology ideas and solutions. LFCE would be the first research smart farm in Canada to focus on maximizing efficiency in livestock operations through the latest technology in an interconnected wireless environment, the university said in a news release. SaskTel and U of S will invite key stakeholders in the agriculture industry, including ag tech startups, to identify challenges, propose

solutions, and initiate projects to test and validate these solutions at LFCE. LFCE is a world-class complex of field and science laboratories that brings together every link of the livestock production chain under one roof. Modeling all aspects of raising livestock on the Canadian prairies, it encompasses everything from forage development, grazing management, and environmental sustainability to cattle reproduction, cow/calf management and feedlot health, growth, and productivity. In addition to beef cattle research and education, LFCE is a center for bison reproductive work, vaccine development and disease control, and nutrition.

BAR H CHAROLAIS

PRESENTS A SAMPLE OF THEIR CONSIGNMENTS TO THE MUSCLE UP BULL SALE

Friday February 19, 2021 • 1:00 PM • Whitewood, SK

BAR H GRAND SLAM 18H

BAR H HI TECH 12H

WC Milestone 5223 P x SOS Polled Detonator 8M Stout, long bodied with a negative BW EPD

HRJ Maverick 556C x TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET 4th en Pld • BW PD -.5

Visitors welcome to view the sale offering at the farm prior to sale day! Thank you to the following buyers

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BAR H CHAROLAIS Kevin & Donna Haylock & Family Box 459, Grenfell, SK S0G 2B0 306-697-2901 • 306-697-8771 grenlock@sasktel.net


TRIPLE C CHAROLAIS BULL SALE Saturday, February 27th, 2021 • 1:00 PM, Ashern Auction Mart, Ashern, MB

55 Two-Year Old Bulls

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Programs for 2021

Megan Perih, National Board Member

Each year the CCYA’s National Board meets in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, for our annual winter meeting. Due to this year’s circumstances, the meeting was held January 17th virtually via Zoom. During the meeting, we discussed changes to be made to improve the experiences and programs for the Charolais Youth members. We would like to thank everyone who donated and bought semen in our Semen Auction fundraiser. The CCYA NATIONAL BOARD charolaisyouth@gmail.com President: Keegan Blehm keegb34@yahoo.ca Vice-President: Reegan McLeod Reeganmc11@gmail.com Treasurer: Tyson Black blackbern@hotmail.com

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proceeds go towards the Leadership Scholarship awarded each year, and are very greatly appreciated. Each spring, the CCYA National Board runs our annual Genetics Program for junior members to receive two free straws of semen from any bull in the Genex or Semex catalogues. This program is a great chance for youth to take part in planning their breeding programs and make decisions for the upcoming breeding season. In order to take part in this program, the members must be a 2021 CCYA member and must fill out the application form. Make sure to keep an eye out for the

Secretary: Haley Rosso hrosso25@gmail.com Director: Evan Jamieson evanjamieson31@gmail.com Director: Megan Perih perihmegan@yahoo.ca Director: Calina Evans calinae13@gmail.com Director: Bradley Fergus bradleyfergus3@gmail.com

2021 CCYA Conference & Show Exec. President: Reegan McLeod Vice-President: Logan Jamieson Treasurer: Robyn Young Secretary: Evan Jamieson

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application form on our website youth. charolais.com and on our facebook page. Another program CCYA offers is the Buy and Show program that provides a monetary rebate to juniors who purchased their own Charolais or Charcross heifer or steer, with additional money available if the purchased animal is shown and wins their class. For more information about all of these programs please visit our website! Happy New Year and happy calving to all the purebred and commerical breeders out there! CCYA Provincial Advisors SK: Jill Debenham | kidsandcows@sasktel.net ON: Karen Black | blackbern@hotmail.com MB: Jeff & Jackie Cavers | tobbagirl@yahoo.ca AB: Kasey Phillips | kphillips@mcsnet.ca Youth Coordinator: Shae-Lynn Evans shaelynnevans03@gmail.com


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MANAGEMENT

Buying Power: Bull Selection to Improve Your Bottom Line Beef Cattle Research Council

If it hasn’t happened already, soon your mailboxes and inboxes will be filling up with catalogues for this year’s bull sales. How can you identify which bull is going to work best for your operation? Purchasing the best bull for your operation’s needs starts with good record keeping to identify your operation’s strength and weaknesses. From there you can work to narrow down your search based on your breeding system, genetic goals and budget. The following tips can help guide you in the process of purchasing your next herd sire. It’s not one size fits all when it comes to bull buying. Breeding programs will be determined by operational goals and the management practices that fit those goals. A farm that auctions their calves at weaning may choose a crossbreeding program with high performance, while a farm that direct markets their beef may prefer the uniformity of a single breed. There are many different types

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of bulls available, and effective sire selection requires an understanding of the available genetics as well as your own operation. Aiming for complementarity of the bull’s genetics to your current cow herd and fit with your operational goals will contribute to increased revenue and reduced costs. Each breed of cattle has distinct traits that allow them to excel in different geographical or managerial environments. Depending on the goals of the operation, a sire can be chosen that has the potential to make positive changes for your operation in the areas you’ve identified for improvement. Consider both the short-term gain and the long-term investment. Bull selection is one of the most important decisions for cow-calf producers, with implications for short- and long-term profitability of the operation. The choice of bull can be immediately seen in the subsequent calf crop. If the operation retains heifers and/or bulls, the

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genetics in the selected bull will be passed down to subsequent generations. Introducing new genetics is a permanent change to the herd, compared to nature of supplements or management practices. As such, bull selection can be seen as a long-term investment into the operation. Research in the area of beef cattle genetics has been growing significantly. There are opportunities to improve profitability through sire selection. However, with a multitude of traits, breed differences, operational goals, and management practices, bull selection is a complex decision. To assist with making bull selection decisions, consistent record keeping will help identify areas of strength and weakness in the herd and guide you towards the type of genetic change you want to see. Over time your records will help monitor whether your changes have made the desired impacts. Once operational goals and breeding programs have been determined, a producer can


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focus on specific Expected Progeny Difference (EPDs) to guide their bull selection. Narrow down your search. Given the plethora of EPDs available, trying to sort through ten or twenty individual EPDs that may not have relevance to your particular operation can easily lead to information overload, many breed associations provide selection indexes that combine multiple traits with relevant weightings in order to combine several traits of interest into one number. By focusing on Economically Relevant Traits (ERTs), you can eliminate those bits of information that will not directly impact your operation’s profitability. Economically relevant traits are those that are directly associated with a source of revenue, or a cost. Not all EPDs represent ERTs, instead they use a related (or indicator) trait to estimate the ERT. One of the best examples is birth weight. Decreasing a bull’s birth 2

weight by 5 lbs does not have any associated income or costs but is often used as a bull buying criteria in an effort to reduce calving problems. The actual ERT in this case is calving ease, as an increase in calving problems will reduce calf survival (fewer calves to sell), incurs higher labour costs (pulling calves, or more time spent monitoring), and delays cow rebreeding (younger and lighter calves to sell next year). Birth weight is an indicator trait, and although related to calving ease, birthweight only explains 36-64% of genetic variation between animals in calving ease. Getting your money’s worth. Identifying a fair price during sire selection contributes to higher efficiency in operational economics. To estimate breakeven bull price, a bull valuation calculator has been developed. The purpose is to provide a general idea of how much a bull is worth based on key farm parameters. The value of a bull provides Charolais Connection • February 2021

depends on his individual performance, the environment (e.g., pasture productivity), management (cow:bull ratio) and markets (calf price). For example, large framed bulls require more feed, leading to a higher maintenance cost, but that may be offset by heavier calves at sale time. A bull’s value is delivered through the calves sired over a lifetime, the long-term genetic change of the herd, and salvage value at the end of a productive life. The value provided depends on: • cost factors (i.e., bull maintenance cost and death loss), • performance factors (i.e., years of service, the expected cow to bull ratio, expected weaning rate, expected weight of feeders, and proportion of the calf value attributed to the bull), and • price factors (i.e., expected price of feeders and salvage value). Reprinted with permission from the Beef Cattle Research Council www.BeefResearch.ca


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The Saskatchewan Charolais Association is pleased to introduce a $2000 Bull Buyer credit • This is open to all 2021 SCA bull customers • A ballot for each bull purchased privately or in a sale with registration transferred by August 31 will automatically be entered in the draw. The draw will take place in the fall of 2021, exact date to be decided. Be sure to check the SCA website, www.saskcharolais.ca for more details and to locate a breeder in your area.

Jordan Moore, President 306-452-8454 Kurtis Phillips, 1st Vice-President 306-421-6416 Justin Cay, 2nd Vice-President 306-864-7893 Kelly Howe, Past President 306-313-2129 Tyler Smyth, Director 306-741-0065

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Doug Harcourt, Harcourt, Director Director 306-383-7068 306-383-7068 Doug Raymond Paschke, Paschke, Director Director 306-812-9002 306-812-9002 Raymond Kody Meier, Director 306-834-7557 Kody Meier, Director 306-834-7557 Duncan Spenst, Spenst, Director Director 306-741-6935 306-741-6935 Duncan

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CONGRATULATIONS MCKENZIE RANCH! 2020 SCA Commercial Breeder of the Year

McKenzie Ranch, Delisle, celebrated its 36th year of raising Charcross calves in 2020. David was raised in the Charolais business as his father, Ken, was a purebred breeder starting back in the 1970s. Since moving to full-time farming, they have expanded to 365 bred females and have over 300 calves on feed. The cowherd is mainly red or tan with the boys having some black cows now. They raise their own replacements and believe if you can’t, you really should rethink your cowherd. Silver and white heifers are sorted off and sold as feeders in January. They use Red Angus bulls on some of the cowherd to make their replacement females. They have tried to minimize their inputs with using stockpiled grass and stubble into December, followed by swath grazing, then corn grazing, and finally bale grazing, with hopes of only feeding for a few weeks of the year. David and Leanne have worked on the side; Leanne doing bookkeeping and driving the school bus, and David driving truck, building fence and custom feeding or calving cows. The have been active in their community and David was a 4-H leader and all three of their boys were active in 4-H. David has also served on the Montrose Grazing Corp., Community Pasture Patrons Association of Saskatchewan, Delisle Co-op board, fair and rodeo committees. Leanne still plays hockey and is treasurer of her team and the Delisle Senior Bruins team. Their son, Tyson, is now full-time at the McKenzie Ranch and serves on the McDonald Creek Pasture board. Their son, Ken, works at the Cory mine and bought his grandparents’ acreage. Clayton is the youngest and has cattle of his own and trucks. He plays for the Delisle Senior Bruins. Ken, Clayton, Tyson, Leanne and David McKenzie

CONGRATULATIONS BECK FARMS! 2020 SCA Purebred Breeder of the Year

Beck Farms is a family operated, mixed farming operation based outside of Milestone. The family got its start in the Charolais breed with Wade, Mark, and Jill purchasing four Charolais heifers to show in 4-H in 1987. The Charolais tradition continues with the third generation of the family (Gary and Donna’s grandchildren) consistently showing Charolais and Charolais influenced animals in 4-H, the Canadian Charolais Youth Association Conference, and jackpot shows. In 2021, they will calve 240 purebred Charolais cows. The Beck family hosts an annual bull sale the last Wednesday in February on the farm.

Kylie, Kaden, Gary, Tami, Donna, Mark, Jorja, Wade, Cynthia & Mason Beck

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HERD HEALTH

The Downer Cow Just Before Calving Roy Lewis DVM

It seems like I hear of more cases of cows going down in the last month before calving, many times just before calving. These cattle may or may not have been processed, and if processed, given everything from clostridial vaccine, to scours vaccine, to vitamin ADE, to Selenium. What to do to treat and prevent this is the real issue that concerns us all. Many of those that go down very close to calving are low in Calcium, or Phosphorus, or both, and Magnesium may be incriminated as well. When colostrum is being formed there is a large draw of Calcium into the udder and this becomes the main cause of the deficiency tied in with the fact that some cows don’t eat free choice minerals to any degree. There is an increased need for Calcium of around 20 percent before calving and 40% after calving. The low calcium could make her prone to prolapsing her uterus after calving, like we see in dairy cattle. Forage based diets don’t have a lot of Phosphorus so that may be deficient as well. Every producer should have a couple bottles of calcium in his pharmaceutical supply. Have your herd veterinarian recommend which formulation he would like you to have on hand? Then if you have a large animal infusion set at least you can get a bottle of Cal/Phos into her under the skin or into the peritoneum if the product is formulated for that. Keep in mind if given intraperitoneally, it must be administered through a new needle as we don’t want to introduce any infection in the abdomen. If given under the skin, we split the amount up over several locations. There is also an injectable form called Thera calcium and calcium boluses can often be used as well. The quicker we treat them the better the recovery rate. 66

The above treatments work if the cow was identified early enough, otherwise only a large calcium surge by giving the product intravenously will work. Often your veterinarian will deliver this while at the same time listening to the heart to detect any irregularities and checking the cow for other causes such as mastitis injury, twins pulling her down and making her thin. They often will take blood to check to make sure the calcium or other macrominerals are low and what the prognosis is. Most larger clinics can run the diagnostic tests in house. Your veterinarian may even suggest sampling a couple normal cows in the herd to see where the herd is at, as far as macrominerals go. The down cow could also be very old and lacking teeth making mastication and hence digestion difficult. That is why cows with bad udders with pendulous teats, cows getting over ten years or temperament problems are good ones to cull to avoid issues at, or near calving. We can often get these cows to get up. Some we may need to induce to calve if close enough to getting a viable calf. This gets more weight out of the cow’s belly. Keep her in a well bedded spot relatively flat and give her time. If more than one cow, always examine your mineral program and check with your nutritionist to make sure the macro minerals will be available in sufficient numbers. This is where your nutritionist will become invaluable to do tweaking to the overall balance of the ration. The use of chelated minerals may also be started but again, check with the nutritionist. With all these downer cows one must be cognizant; are they quite old, do they have twins in them, etc. All of these other reasons are potentials for going down but not necessarily pointing to a so called “milk fever” situation. There have also been several Charolais Connection • February 2021

instances I hear about where cows go down with almost the same condition where they have been run through and essentially processed very close to calving. It appears the stress of processing and also being close to calving makes them more likely to go down. Processing may have consisted of scour vaccines and selenium shots in some cases, or clostridial vaccines in others. They may have been given singly or in combination. Most of these cows will also get up with a Calcium/Phos /Magnesium product. Also watch this as this whole process may seem to induce some cows and have them calve early. One double strength selenium product even has it on the label that if given in the last month of pregnancy may induce early calving, so I would avoid giving selenium too far along in gestation cows. For the reasons above, I think we should all attempt to not put the heavily pregnant cows through the chute. In the last months of pregnancy there are tremendous demands on their bodies with the rapidly growing calf inside and producing colostrum. If you must, do so as stress free and gently as possible. Think about what you are giving or doing and is there the potential for some negative consequences. The scour vaccines are all given in the five weeks or so before calving. Make sure your trace minerals, both micro and macro, are where they need to be especially from a few months before calving and carry on right into the breeding season. Remember the one downer cow may be the tip of the iceberg and the rest of the herd could be teetering on the edge of a trace mineral deficiency. There is a reason downers at calving happen and we need to correct the problem to prevent other cases developing. If you have treated a downer, make sure to run it by your veterinarian and/or nutritionist as tweaking the ration and supplements may prevent further cases.


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Canadian Cattlemen’s Association News Bob Lowe, President

As we now settle into a new year brimmed with optimism and opportunities, our industry must continue to demonstrate resiliency and continue our efforts to overcome the challenges that faced us last year and now into 2021. We could not have fathomed a year ago how the pandemic, a human health issue, could have such potential long-term impacts for Canadian beef producers. While we don’t know what exactly this coming year will bring, we need to remain vigilant and realistic about the pandemic’s legacy on our industry. This is not the time to become complacent. We must keep moving our industry forward to remain competitive on the world stage through strengthening our trade agreements, providing solutions to government to enhance the responsiveness of business risk management programs, and continuing conversations with consumers about where their food comes from and the connection between cattle and the environment, just to name a few. I believe the Canadian beef industry is poised and well-positioned to help rebuild the Canadian economy and secure future growth. That’s why CCA’s response to COVID-19 continues to focus on maintaining business continuity. We remain committed to ensuring our industry can function as best as possible during these uncertain times, whether that be ensuring a smooth sales and calving season by developing protocols for cattle sales and business activities, keeping our borders open for trade, ensuring inspection services remained available and working with processing plants to maintain or to quickly recover capacity. Looking optimistically at the big 2

picture, trade will continue to be an important component of our ability to overcome the economic impacts from COVID-19. While CCA is pleased with the overall improved market access that has been attained in recent years, it is more important than ever we continue to grow our exports by accessing new markets and through the removal of technical trade barriers. As a cattle producer, there is no better time than now to evaluate our farm operations. The run of fall calf sales is fresh in our minds and we know how our calves performed. Many of us are now into calving so we can see what is ahead based on the bulls we used last year. With bull sale season starting, we can use this information to select bulls that will work in our environment and get the results that we are looking for. There is a lot of useful information available and it is often challenging to sort through. Having a good discussion with the breeder will help narrow your search. Selecting the right bull will have a significant influence on the price we receive for our calves and ultimately the experience a consumer will have at their dinner table. I remind and encourage you to be diligent and monitor changing regulations regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. We all recognize how critical bull sale season is to our industry and we need them to continue whether in person or online. Last year, we adjusted how sales were conducted at the onset of the pandemic and it was a great example of the resiliencey of cattle producers across Canada. Most of us have family operations with limited help and we can’t afford to be sick, especially in these winter months when our cattle need to be fed, cows calved and calves doctored. The CCA has developed a set of guidelines for attending and Charolais Connection • February 2021

hosting auction sales in 2021, which is a best practice reference document to help keep everone healthy. There is also useful information available on provincial health authority websites to help businesses navigate and implement protocols to keep their employees safe and remain open as we work to put food on the plates of Canadians. When I speak of being hopeful about the future, we also have a positive story to tell about the connection between cattle and the environment. Through the 2030 beef goals, our industry is demonstrating our commitment to continually improving our stewardship practices. A great example of this is McDonald’s Canada showing their commitment to Canadian beef producers and sustainability by highlighting sustainable beef sourcing in their Quarter Pounder® line of burgers. McDonald’s is now sourcing at least 30 per cent of the beef for the Quarter Pounder line-up from CRSB Certified Sustainable farms and ranches. I’m sure many of you have now seen a number of commercials, which helps share our sustainability story with consumers across Canada. Now more than ever, we are committed to keeping the lines of communication open between industry stakeholders and the Government and ultimately positively impact our producers from coast to coast. Stay tuned for industry updates through Action News, our bi-weekly newsletter, social media channels and regular updates in the COVID-19 resources section on our website.

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Ralph Retzlaff 403.793.0794 Leonard Retzlaff 403.501.9333 Rosemary, AB • www.saddleridgecharolais.com

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Visitors Wendall & Leanne Weston Box 206, Maidstone, SK S0M 1M0 • wlweston@sasktel.net

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Charolais Connection • February 2021


IMPORTANT ACTIVITIES IN OUR INDUSTRY

Calendar of Events January 30 M.C. Quantock “Canada’s Bulls” Bull Sale, 12 noon, Lloydminster (SK) Exhibition February 1 Howe Coulee Charolais Private Treaty Bull Sale, at the farm, Moose Jaw, SK

White Cap Charolais

Mike & Lisa T 306-691-5011 C 306-631-8779

THE HOWES

Dale & Lois T 306-693-2127 dlmhowe@sasktel.net

Annual Bull Sale 1st Wednesday in April Box 175 Stn Main, Moose Jaw, SK S6H 4N8

February 3 Moose Creek Red Angus & Charolais Two-Year Old Bull Sale, 1 pm, at the farm, Kisbey, SK February 6 Hill 70 Quantock “Barn Burnin” Bull Sale, 12 noon, at the ranch, Lloydminster, AB February 13 SanDan Charolais/Springside Farms 23rd Annual Bull Sale, 1 pm, Stettler (AB) Agriculture Society February 16 Rawe Ranches 38th Annual Bull Sale, 1 pm, at the ranch, Strome, AB February 17 McLeod Livestock & Kay-R Land & Livestock Bull Sale, 1 pm, Olds (AB) Cow Palace

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February 18 Prairie Cove Charolais Bull and Female Sale, 1 pm, at the ranch, Bashaw, AB February 19 “Muscle Up” at Stephen Charolais and Guests Bull Sale, 1 pm, Whitewood (SK) Auction Mart February 20 P & H Ranching 10th Annual Bull Sale, 1 pm, Innisfail (AB) Auction Mart February 20 Prouse Ranch Bull Sale, online from the farm, Invermay, SK February 20 Saint Martin Test Station Sale, Saint Martin, QC February 22 BOB Charolais Bull Sale, 1 pm, Stettler (AB) Agriculture Society February 24 Beck Farms & McCoy Cattle Co. Bull Sale, 2 pm, at the farm, Milestone, SK

February 24 Saddleridge Charolais with Kaiser Cattle Co. Bull Sale, 1 pm, Bow Slope Shipping, Brooks, AB February 26 Maple Leaf Charolais & Guests 16th Annual Bull Sale, 1 pm, Calnash Ag Events Centre, Ponoka, AB February 26 HEJ Charolais 15th Annual Bull Sale, 1 pm, Innisfail (AB) Auction Mart February 27 Myhre Land & Cattle Co./Bar J Charolais Bull Sale (Denbie Ranch & Guests) Ste. Rose du Lac, MB February 27 Quebec Select Bull Sale, Danville, QC February 27 RRTS Charolais Bull sale, 12:30 pm, BC Livestock Co-op, Kamloops, BC February 27 Triple C Charolais Bull Sale, 1:00 pm, Ashern (MB) Auction Mart February 28 Pro-Char 9th Annual Bull Sale, at the farm, Glenevis, AB March 2 Acadia Colony Charolais & Angus Bull Sale, 1 pm, Dryland Trading Corp., Veteran, AB March 5 40th Annual Select Charolais Bull Sale, 1 pm, Innisfail (AB) Auction Mart March 5 Twin Anchor Charolais Bull Sale, 1 pm, Dryland Trading Corp., Veteran, AB March 5 Oattes Charolais Bull Sale, 6 pm, at the farm, Cobden, ON March 5 Nish Charolais 15th Annual Bull Sale, 6 pm, Perlich Bros. Auction Mart, Lethbridge, AB March 6 Turnbull Charolais & Guests Bull Sale, 1 pm, at the farm, Pincher Creek, AB March 6 Wrangler Made 9th Annual Bull Sale, 1:30 pm, at the farm, Westlock, AB

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March 6 Ferme Louber Annual Bull Sale, 1 pm, at the farm, Ste-Marie de Beauce, QC March 7 Legacy Charolais 4th Annual Bull Sale, 1 pm, at the farm, Botha, AB March 8 Palmer Charolais 10th Annual Bull Sale, 2 pm, at the farm, Bladworth, SK March 9 Johnson Ranching Bull Sale, 1:00 pm, Provost (AB) Livestock Exchange March 9 Harvie Ranching Bull Sale, at the ranch, Olds, AB

March 18 Northern Impact VIII Charolais Bull Sale, 1 pm, North Central Livestock, Clyde, AB March 18 Lazy S Charolais Bull Sale, 1 pm, VJV Auction Mart, Beaverlodge, AB March 19 High Bluff Stock Farm Charolais & Simmental Bull Sale, 2 pm, at the farm, Inglis, MB March 19 Reese Cattle Co. 12th Annual Bull Sale, Farmgate Timed Online Auction

March 11 McKeary Charolais Bull Sale, 2 pm, Bow Slope Shipping, Brooks, AB

March 20 Pleasant Dawn Charolais 18th Annual Bull Sale, 2 pm, at the farm, Oak Lake, MB

March 11 Nelson Hirsche Purebreds 2nd Annual Spring Bull Sale, 12:30 pm, at the ranch, Del Bonita, AB

March 20 Rollin’ Acres/Whiskey Hollow & Guests 10th Annual Bull Sale, 2 pm, Maple Hill Auctions, Hanover, ON

March 12 CK Sparrow Farms Bull Sale, 2 pm, at the farm, Vanscoy, SK March 12 17th Annual Northern Classic Bull Sale, Grand Prairie, AB March 12 Meridian Agriculture Co. Charolais & Angus Bull Sale, 1 pm, Acadia Valley, AB March 13 Horseshoe E Charolais Annual Bull Sale, 2 pm, at the farm, Kenaston, SK March 13 Blackbern/WhiteWater & Kirlene 10th Annual Charolais Bull Sale, 1:30 pm, Renfrew Pontiac Livestock Facility, Cobden, ON March 14 Steppler Farms 10th Annual Bull Sale, 1 pm, Steppler Sale Barn, Miami, MB March 15 Flat Valley Cattle Co. & K Lazy T Cattle Co. Simple as Black and White Bull Sale, 1 pm, Medicine Hat (AB) Feeding Company March 15 Grassroots Bull Sale, Dryland Cattle Trading Corp, Veteran, AB March 18 Footprint Farms Bull Sale, 3:30 pm, at the ranch, Esther, AB

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March 20 Sliding Hills Charolais 15th Bull Sale, 1:30 pm, at the farm, Canora, SK March 20 8th Annual “Thickness Sells” Bull Sale, 2 pm, Atlantic Stockyards, Truro, NS March 20 Select Genetics Bull Sale, 1 pm, at Forsyth Angus, Herbert, SK March 20 Canada’s Red, White & Black Bull Sale, 1 pm, Johnstone Auction Mart, Moose Jaw, SK March 21 M & L Cattle Company Bull & Female Sale, 2 pm, at the farm, Indian River, ON March 22 TRI-N Charolais Farms Ltd., 2 pm, on the farm, Lenore, MB March 22 Neilson Cattle Co. 31st Annual Bull Sale, at the farm, Willowbrook, SK March 22 North West Bull Sale, 1 pm, Kramer’s Big Bid Barn, North Battleford, SK March 23 Diamond W Charolais, Red & Black Angus 18th Annual Bull Sale, 1 pm, Minitonas, MB

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March 23 Poplar Bluff Stock Farm 5th Annual Bull Sale, 1 pm, Dryland Trading Corp., Veteran, AB March 24 HTA Charolais Bull Sale, 1:30 pm, at the farm, Rivers, MB March 25 Elder Charolais 11th Annual Bull Sale, 1 pm, at the farm, Coronach, SK March 26 McTavish Farms & Guest 10th Annual Bull Sale, 1 pm, at the farm, Moosomin, SK March 26 Thistle Ridge Ranch Bull Sale, Perlich Bros. Auction Market, Lethbridge, AB March 27 Coyote Flats Charolais 6th Annual Bull Sale, 1 pm, at the farm, Coaldale, AB March 27 Impact Angus & Charolais Bull & Female Sale, 1 pm, Saskatoon (SK) Livestock Sales March 27 Lazy S Cattle Co. Limousin & Charolais Bull Sale, 6 pm, VJV Auction Mart, Rimbey, AB March 27 Borderland Cattle Company Bull Sale, 1:30 pm, at the ranch, Rockglen, SK March 27 Cornerview Charolais Bull Sale, 1:30 pm, at the farm, Cobden, ON March 27 K-Cow Ranch Bull Sale, 1:30 pm, at the ranch, Elk Point, AB March 27 Chomiak Charolais 17th Annual Bull Sale, 1 pm, Viking (AB) Auction Market March 27 Candiac Choice Bull Sale, 2:00 pm, Candiac (SK) Auction Mart March 28 Best of the Breeds Bull Sale, 2 pm, Heartland Livestock, Yorkton, SK March 28 Elite Genetics Bull Sale, 1 pm, RSK Sale Barn, Douglas, MB March 30 Prairie Distinction Charolais Bull Sale, 1 pm, Beautiful Plains Ag Complex, Neepawa, MB


March 31 C2 Charolais Annual Bull Sale, 1 pm, at the farm, La Riviere, MB April 1 Hunter Charolais 10th Annual Bull Sale, 1 pm, at the farm, Roblin, MB April 3 Vermilion Charolais Group 35th Annual Bull Sale, 1 pm, at Lakeview Charolais, Marwayne, AB April 3 Maritime Bull Test Station Sale, at the test station, Nappan, NS April 3 Saunders Charolais 16th Annual Bull Sale, 2 pm, Keady (ON) Livestock Market April 3 Transcon’s 25th Annual Advantage Bull Sale, 1 pm, Saskatoon (SK) Livestock Sales April 5 North of the 49th 18th Annual Bull Sale, 1 pm, at Wilgenbusch Charolais, Halbrite, SK April 6 Cedarlea Farms “Git ‘R Done” Bull Sale, at Windy Willows Angus, Hodgeville, SK April 6 Gilliland Bros. Charolais 9th Annual Bull Sale, 1:30 pm, at the farm, Carievale, SK April 7 White Cap/Rosso Charolais & Howe Red Angus Bull Sale, 1 pm, at White Cap Charolais, Moose Jaw, SK April 8 Daines Cattle Co. Bull Sale, 1 pm, Innisfail (AB) Auction Mart

April 8 Charmark Ranches Bull Sale, 1:00 pm, Bow Slope Shipping, Brooks, AB April 9 Spirit of the North Bull Sale, 1 pm, Spiritwood (SK) Auction Mart April 10 Eastern Select Bull & Female Sale, 1 pm, Hoards Station Sale Barn, Campbellford, ON April 10 Acadia Ranching Charolais & Angus Bull Sale, 2 pm, Bow Slope Shipping, Brooks, AB April 10 Brimner Cattle Co., Cornerstone Bull Sale, Farmgate Timed Online Auction April 12 Cattle Capital Bull Sale, 1 pm, Ste. Rose (MB) Auction Mart April 13 Top Cut Bull Sale, 2 pm, Stockman’s Weigh Co., Mankota, SK April 14 White Meadow Charolais Bull Sale, Pipestone, MB, Farmgate Timed Online Auction April 17 Cedardale Charolais 17th Annual Bull & Select Female Sale, 1 pm, at the farm, Nestleton, ON April 17 Lindskov-Thiel Bull Sale, at the ranch, Isabel, SD July 5-9 Canadian Charolais Youth Association Conference and Show, Olds Cow Palace, Olds, AB

Charolais Connection • February 2021

MC QUANTOCK “CANADA’S BULLS” BULL SALE LLOYDMINSTER, SK • January 30, 2021 SANDAN CHAROLAIS / SPRINGSIDE FARMS ANNUAL BULL SALE STETTLER, aB • FeBruary13, 2021 PRAIRIE COVE CHAROLAIS ANNUAL BULL & FEMALE SALE Bashaw, aB • FeBruary 18, 2021 BECK / MCCOY 11TH ANNUAL BULL SALE MILESTONE, SK • FeBruary 24, 2021 HEJ CHAROLAIS BULL SALE INNISFaiL, aB • FeBruary 26, 2021 MERIDIAN AG BULL SALE acadia VaLLEY, aB • March 12, 2021 NEILSON CATTLE COMPANY CHAROLAIS BULL SALE wILLowBROOK, SK • March 22, 2021 IMPACT ANGUS & CHAROLAIS BULL SALE SasKatoon, SK • March 27, 2021 BEST OF THE BREEDS BULL SALE YORKTON, SK • March 28, 2021 C2 CHAROLAIS ANNUAL BULL SALE LaRIVIERE, MB • March 31, 2021 MID-WESTERN ONTARIO ANGUS & CHAROLAIS BULL & FEMALE SALE LucKnow, ON • aPRIL 10, 2021 SPIRIT OF THE NORTH BULL SALE Spiritwood, SK • aPRIL 11, 2021 CATTLE CAPITAL BULL SALE STE. ROSE Du Lac, MB • aPRIL 12, 2021

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Advertisers’ Index obbins anchin n us .................. 37 ca ia Far in Co any .......................... 33 Alta Genetics Inc. ....................................... 77 abec Charolais ...................................... 0 nnuroc Charolais ..................................... 0 B Bar D Charolais ....................................... 0 a er Far s ............................................... 0 Bar H Charolais ................................ 2 1 Bar J Charolais ........................................... 33 ec Far s ...................................... 20 21 1 e ich Far s ............................................ 78 lac bern Charolais............................... 2 0 ob Charolais........................................ 1 Borderand Cattle Co. ................................. 1 o alley enetics t ............................ 77 ricney toc Far ..................................... 2 Bridor Charolais ......................................... 0 ri ner Charolais....................................... 2 u alo a e Charolais ................................ 78 y i estoc . 11 1 2 2 C Ca bells Charolais ................................... 2 Carey uction er ices ............................... 77 Cedardale Charolais ................................... 0 Ce arlea Far s ....................................... 2 Charla oore Far s ................................... 2 Char-Lew Ranch .................................... Char aine anchin ................................. 78 Charolais ournal........................................ 77 Char o Charolais ..................................... 2 Charworth Charolais ........................ 0 1 Cho ia Charolais ..................................... 78 Circle Cee Charolais ................................... 78 Circle i ental n us ...................... 2 Cline Cattle Co. .................................... 0 Coc burn Far s ......................................... 1 Cou ar ill anch ...................................... 79 Coyote Flats Charolais ................................ 78 Cree s e an Cattle ................... 2 C2 Charolais ......................................... 0 a is air an ............................................. 77 e arah Far s .......................................... 2 ia on Charolais ................................ 2 orran yan.............................................. 77 ouble toc Far .................................. 0 Dowell Charolais ........................................ 78 DRD Charolais ............................................ 2 ubuc Charolais senc ................................. 1 u eon nobelen .................................... 1 Eaton Charolais .......................................... 83 e i estoc nc ..................................... 77 l er Charolais Far ............................... 2 Fer us Fa ily Charolais .............................. 1 Fischer Charolais ........................................ 78 Flat alley Cattle Co ............................. Fleury ichael ........................................... 77 Fle ellin Crai ........................................ 77 Foot rint Far s .......................................... 78 Future Far s ......................................... 1 Gallelli Charolais ........................................ 78

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Gilliland Bros. Charolais .............................. 2 Good Anchor Charolais ......................... nill Co any t ............................. 77 a y a en Charolais .............................. 0 arcourt Charolais ..................................... 2 Hard Rock Land & Cattle Ltd. ..................... 0 ar ie anchin .................................... HEJ Charolais ........................................ 2 Hicks Charolais........................................... 1 i h lu toc Far ............................. 0 o e ell Charolais .................................... 2 Horseshoe E Charolais ........................... 2 o e Coulee Charolais ......................... 2 HTA Charolais ......................................... 0 unter Charolais .................................. 0 C JMB Charolais ............................................ 0 Johnson Charolais ................................. ohnson anchin ...................................... 45 ohnstone uction .................................... 77 une ose Charolais ................................... 2 a y Cattle Co ..................................... 59 aiser Cattle Co ................................... ay an Cattle t .................. 22 2 C Charolais............................................ 79 Co anch ............................................. 75 irlene Cattle ........................................ 2 1 a Fer e atry e ee on ......................... 1 a e ie Charolais................................ an sta Charolais .................................... 1 ee ar Charolais ....................................... 78 e acy Charolais .............................. LEJ Charolais .............................................. 0 in s o hiel Charolais anch ................... 83 ouber Far ............................................... 43 Cattle Co any ............................ 1 1 Mack’s Charolais ........................................ 1 a le ea Charolais ............................. 2 Martens Cattle Co...................................... 2 Martens Charolais ...................................... 0 c oy Charolais ...................................... 2 cCa i estoc ....................................... 67 c eary Charolais ..................................... 79 c eo er ices.................................... 2 c a ish Far s .......................................... 2 e onte Far s .......................................... 1 eri ian riculture Co t ..................... 56 iller an i estoc ............................... 1 isty ills Charolais ................................... 74 utrie Far s.............................................. 2 yhre an an Cattle .......................... 2 0 ahache s y Charolais ............................. 2 orhei anchin ..................................... 77 or ay alley Far .................................... 2 anchin Co ............................... 2 ac er Charolais......................................... 1 al er Charolais ................................... 11 2 hilli s Far s ........................................ 0 2 ine lu Far ............................................. 8 leasant a n Charolais .................... 0 0

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otter Charolais ......................................... 1 rairie Co e Charolais ................................ 79 rairie ol Charolais ................................. 2 ro Char Charolais ................................ 1 c onal i estoc ........................... 0 a an on ............................................... 77 Rawes Ranches ..................................... 1 eele er n re ....................................... 77 eese Cattle Co any ............................... 75 oc y Coulee anch................................... 0 Rollin’ Acres Charolais ................................ 1 Ross Lake Charolais ............................... 2 Rosso Charolais .......................................... 2 oyale Charolais......................................... 1 Charolais ........................................... 79 a leri e Charolais ............................ an an Charolais ............................. 12 1 as atche an Charolais ssociation......64-65 aun ers Charolais..................................... 1 erhien o Cattle Co .................................. 2 illars anch t ..................................... 0 hara on Far s ......................................... 1 eels anny............................................. 77 li in ills Charolais ............................ 2 na e alley Far t ............................... 58 outhsi e Charolais............................... 2 outh ie Far s ........................................ 1 C arro Far s t .............................. FC rin si e Far s .............................. 12 1 ruce ie Charolais ................................ 79 tach Far s Charolais ................................ 79 te hen Charolais ................................. 2 te ler Far s t .......................... 1 1 0 toc ar ............................................... 77 u arloa Charolais ............................... unshine a Charolais .............................. 0 T Bar C Cattle Co. 12 1 20 21 2 e le Far s ............................................. 83 histle i e anch .................................... 79 ranscon i estoc ........................... 2 TRI-N Charolais .......................................... 0 ri le C Charolais ....................................... 55 ri le Far s ........................................... 2 urnbull Charolais ................................. Twin Anchor Charolais .......................... alley s n Charolais ................................. 69 en t urray Far s t .................. 1 estern itho rinters ................................ 77 hite Ca Charolais .................................. 83 hite a e Colony ..................................... 79 hite ea o Charolais t .................... 0 hite ater i estoc ................................. 2 il enbusch Charolais ....................... C il ie anch .............................................. 79 oo i er Charolais ................................. 83 ran ler Charolais ............................... 1 Far s ................................................ 74


A Charolais family operation for over 30 years • Our highly anticipated and best bull offering to date

Hunter Charolais Doug & Marianne Hunter T 204-937-2531 C 204-937-7737 • huntchar@mymts.net Jimmy Hunter 204-937-0219 • Michael & Candace Hunter 204-247-0301 Box 569, Roblin, MB, R0L 1P0 @HunterCharolais • www.huntercharolais.com

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Bulls will be on display for viewing at the farm on Wednesday March 31st from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Sale Manager: By Livestock • Helge By 306-536-4261 • Jon Wright 306-807-8424 • www.bylivestock.com Charolais Connection • February 2021

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