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Welcome to the 2020 “Breeding Book� edition of The Speckle Park Journal. First off, I would like to thank the advertisers for their continued support of the Journal. It has been a pleasure to work with you, learn about your programs and understand how to serve you best. Within these pages, you will find an exceptional representation of what Speckle Park breeders have to offer commercial and seedstock producers. Our advertisers could be as close as your neighbour or on the other side of the world. There are Speckle Park genetics working wherever it is that you call home. If you are looking for a new bull, take a look at what these breeders bring to the pasture. Your new herdsire could be selling just around the corner. With bull sale season upon us, it is important to remain competitive as the available market share seems to get a little tighter each year. The national cowherd in Canada has remained stable over the past few years, yet every bull sale season, there are more and more catalogues piled up on the coffee table. With that, it is imperative to stand out amongst the competition. Know that your investment with The Speckle Park Journal places your ad on the top of that coffee table stack. The esthetically pleasing presence coupled with enticing editorial guarantees an enthusiastic read through. Thank you to the team that worked to pull this edition together. It has been a great experience and would not have been possible without your expertise. To the advertisers and readers, your feedback is always welcome. Please feel free to contact me and let me know how we can continue to support you through this next decade of Speckle Park history. Sincerely, Jacob Onyschuk

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Welcome to the 2020 “Breeding Book� edition of The Speckle Park Journal. A new decade brings opportunities for the advancement of Speckle Park. In the past 10 years, the Canadian Speckle Park Association has gone from an annual registry of 159 animals from 71 memberships in 5 provinces, to 1,402 registrations from 220 memberships in 8 provinces, the USA, and internationally. If we continue with our current growth trends, which are averaging 13 percent per year, by 2030 the CSPA would see an annual registry of 4,800 animals! The board is committed to adapting to these changes, and assessing the needs of the association as a whole. Sustaining growth of this degree requires significant planning in resources and breed development, focusing on proactive planning to succeed in times of rapid forward momentum. Originally known as a small breed, identified by its unique colour pattern and Canadian heritage, we need to continue pushing forward and capturing more market share. As a breed, we need to focus on gathering quantitative data to

substantiate breed merits. It is imperative that we provide reliable proof points to win the respect of commercial cattlemen, feedlots, and seasoned purebred producers alike in order to encourage investment in Speckle Park genetics. This past year saw major transitions for the association, including switching from Microsatellite to SNP genomic testing, beginning EPD development, and rebranding of marketing identity. Thank you for your patience as we continue the genomic transition. Support for the CSPA youth donation heifer was outstanding with a total of $28,7000 raised. As an association, we recognize that the future of agriculture itself relies on our youth. Finding ways to foster growth throughout junior programs and buy-in from the next generation is not only important to our breed, but also the long-term sustainability of the beef sector. Remember that the annual general meeting will take place in Saskatoon, Sask., from June 19-21. We look forward to seeing everyone there and working on the next phase of the Speckle Park journey!

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L E C O I N D E L’A S S O C I A T I O N Bienvenue à l’édition 2020 du «Breeding Book» dans le cadre du Speckle Park Journal. La nouvelle décennie offre des opportunités pour l’avancement de la race Speckle Park. Au cours des 10 dernières années, l’Association Canadienne Speckle Park est passée d’un registre annuel de 159 animaux provenant de 71 adhésions dans 5 provinces, à 1402 enregistrements de 220 adhésions dans 8 provinces, aux États-Unis et à l’étranger. Si nous continuons avec nos tendances de croissance actuelles, qui sont en moyenne de 13% par an, d’ici 2030, l’ACPS verrait un registre annuel de 4 800 animaux! Le conseil d’administration s’engage à s’adapter à ces changements et à évaluer les besoins de l’association dans son ensemble. La poursuite de la croissance de ce degré nécessite une planification importante des ressources et du développement de la race, en se concentrant sur une planification proactive pour réussir en période d’élan rapide. Connue à l’origine comme une petite race, identifiée par son motif de couleur unique et son héritage canadien, nous devons continuer à aller de l’avant et à conquérir des plus grandes parts de marché. En tant que race, nous devons nous concentrer sur la collecte de données quantitatives pour justifier les mérites de la race. Il est impératif que nous fournissions des preuves

fiables pour gagner le respect des éleveurs commerciaux, des parcs d’engraissement et des éleveurs pur-sang chevronnés afin d’encourager l’investissement dans la génétique Speckle Park. Plusieurs transitions majeures ont pris place au cours de l’an dernier pour la race tel le changement de microsatellite aux tests génomiques SNP pour l’ADN, le développement des EPD et le changement de marque d’identité aux fins de marketing. Merci de votre patience alors que nous poursuivons la transition génomique. Votre support envers les juniors est impressionnant. Un total de $28,700 a été amassé pour la génisse qui a été donnée au programme. En tant qu’association, nous reconnaissons que l’avenir de l’agriculture elle-même dépend de la relève. Trouver des moyens de favoriser la croissance à l’aide de programmes dévoués à la prochaine génération est non seulement important pour notre race, mais tout autant pour la durabilité à long terme du secteur de la viande bovine. N’oubliez pas que l’assemblée générale annuelle aura lieu à Saskatoon, en Saskatchewan, du 19 au 21 juin. Nous espérons vous voir en grand nombre et mettre à l’œuvre la prochaine phase du voyage Speckle Park!

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LOOKINGBACK

celebrating

the 2010s a look back at the breed’s biggest influencers from the past decade

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putnam [ C A N ] 3779- PB

BREEDER

Codiak Acres

GARY & NANCY KIZIAK

CURRENT OWNER

Codiak Acres

GARY & NANCY KIZIAK SIRE

Codiak Oscar GNK 8S.

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Northern Lights 14N.

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Codiak Putnam GNK 61Y was the most prolific A.I. sire in Canada throughout the past decade. He registered nearly 500 direct progeny in Canada and Australia alone, not to mention offspring in the USA and Europe. Many of these calves have topped sales for their breeders, including Wattle Grove Project A L264, who sold in Wattle Grove Speckle Park’s 2016 sale and set an Australian record at AUD$30,000.

Wattle Grove Codiak Magic K9 sold for AUD$25,000 after capturing the 2016 Sydney Royal Speckle Park Supreme Exhibit title and the 2016 Queensland Royal Show Champion Bull. Son Codiak Captaine 5C was the high seller in the 2017 Summit 3 Sale at $18,000. “As cattle breeders, we look for a lot of things in our herd,” says Dale Humphries, Wattle Grove Speckle Park. “Putnam ticks all the boxes, and more. He’s a true breed legend.”


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SIRES of the decade

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celebrating canada’s most prolific sires of the 2010s

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[ C A N ] 3841- PB BREEDER

Notta Ranch

JASON & SARA GOODFELLOW CURRENT OWNER

River Hill Farm

BARRY & ELAINE DUCHERER SIRE

River Hill 26T Walker 60W.

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line drive

River Hill 60W Line Drive 54Z is the product of mating two national champions, River Hill 26T Walker 60W and Notta Pho-Finish 54P, who themselves go back to breed builders River Hill Traffic Jam 26T and Star Bank Lacerta 68L. Line Drive has multiple championships to his name, and has also sired champions and high sellers in Australia, New Zealand, United States, and Canada, including the 2019 Canadian National Champion Female. “His progeny have always been a crowd favourite,” says Cory Ducherer, River Hill Farm. “He will put width, depth, depth of quarter, and depth of heel, as well as maternal and paternal greatness in his offspring.”

Notta Pho-Finish 54P.

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[ C A N ] 2538- PB BREEDER

Calamasue

CAL & SUSAN HANSEN

CURRENT OWNER

River Hill Farm

BARRY & ELAINE DUCHERER SIRE

A & W Joey 55P.

traffic jam

River Hill Traffic Jam 26T has been one of the most influential bulls, not only on the River Hill herd, but also around the globe. His legacy lives on through more than 400 offspring that have been born to 75 different herds. Traffic Jam was the Canadian National Champion Bull in 2009, and out produced himself in River Hill 26T Walker 60W, who was a two-time national champion. “He is a no-miss bull that offers calving ease, high gaining, stylish animals that will stand up in the ring and have the means to build a herd on,” says Cory Ducherer, River Hill Farm.

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Calamasue 26R.

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[ C A N ] 4742- PB BREEDER

Notta Ranch

JASON & SARA GOODFELLOW

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Notta 2R Pretender 4T

HS Untapped 3A is a champion and sire of champions, having received the Canadian National Grand Champion Bull banners in both 2014 and 2015, and then siring JSF Unmarked 2D, who showed alongside his dam to win Stockade Roundup Grand Champion Female honours in 2016, and then the champion bull banner at the same show in 2017. He has nearly 250 progeny in Canada and Australia, in 48 herds. Justin Johner, Johner Stock Farm, says that Untapped offers growth, as well as milk production in his daughters.

CURRENT OWNER

HS Land & Cattle AND Johner Stock Farm

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[ C A N ] 2967- PB BREEDER

River Hill Farm

BARRY & ELAINE DUCHERER CURRENT OWNER

River Hill Farm

BARRY & ELAINE DUCHERER

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River Hill Farm

BARRY & ELAINE DUCHERER CURRENT OWNER

Dan Myhill

Codiak Acres

GARY & NANCY KIZIAK

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Prairie Hill Heartbreaker 99L

River Hill 26T Yager 99Y has made his mark walking the pastures of several premier herds. Codiak Acres acquired part ownership in Yager 99Y from River Hill Farm in 2012, after which time he produced high sellers for both farms. Belmoral Farms purchased him in 2014; Don Bell says he sires uniform, correct females with very tight, tidy udders, enough milk to raise a good calf, and good feet. Though Yager’s daughters and granddaughters stand out in many pastures, Bell believes the sire’s legacy may be in his sons. “He has sired some top bulls, not only in Canada, but also internationally,” says Bell. “We are using sons with great results – time will tell, but we expect the same positive results. He’s really bred beyond our expectations.”

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River Hill Show Me Off 60S

River Hill 26T Walker 60W resulted from the mating of two of the most influential individuals in the Speckle Park breed, River Hill Traffic Jam 26T (No. 3 sire) and River Hill Show Me Off 60S (No. 4 dam). A two-time national champion in 2010 and 2011, and the only Speckle Park bull to ever make the top ten in the RBC Supreme Beef Challenge at Canadian Western Agribition, Walker has also sired multiple champions, including the 2012 Canadian National Champion Female and the 2015 Canadian National Reserve Champion Bull. “He is power, style and growth,” says Cory Ducherer, River Hill Farm. “This sire puts width, depth, heel, and maternal traits that will give you the advantage in the cattle industry.”

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Codiak Trump GNK 20T worked in six herds in Canada, has six daughters in Codiak Acres’ donor program, and is being reintroduced to their breeding plans for 2020. Gary Kiziak, Codiak Acres, says, “Trump goes back to Paul Jensen’s old Baker line, which left us tremendous females with excellent temperament.” Trump has 78 progeny in Canada registered to date, and continues to breed on.


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[ C A N ] 4795- PB BREEDER

Meagan Zweifel

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Moovin Zpotz Camaro 6X

Moovin Zpotz Roxy Amber 4R

Colgan’s Baxter 1B was the first purebred calf born at Colgan’s Cattle Company Corp. and they have built their program around him. “Baxter is a powerful, smooth walking, easy calving bull with a 45.5 cm (mature) scrotal,” say Tony and Tammy Freimark. “In addition to passing on power and scrotal size to his progeny, his offspring also exhibit performance and a calm disposition.” Baxter has offspring on the ground in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the EU.

CURRENT OWNER

Colgan’s Cattle Company Corp. T O N Y & TA M M Y F R E I M A R K

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[ C A N ] 4115- PB BREEDER

River Hill Farm

BARRY & ELAINE DUCHERER CURRENT OWNER

Sunrise Ranch Ltd.

K E N S TA N E LY & R I TA A R T E M E N K O

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Notta Ranch

JASON & SARA GOODFELLOW CURRENT OWNER

Herbert Land & Cattle Co.

River Hill Show Me Off 60S

RLE Sunrise Showme Lacerta 68Z was used exclusively in Sunrise Ranch’s herd, so it is a true testament that he made this list of top-ten Canadian sires for the 2010s. A son of two breed greats, Star Bank Lacerta 68L and River Hill Show Me Off 60S (No. 4 dam, also the mother of River Hill 26T Walker 60W), 68Z walked his entire career of seven years at Ken and Rita’s ranch, siring 74 registered progeny. “We used him for years with our heifers, and then with our cows for a few years until we couldn’t anymore,” says Rita. “Then we used him for the rest of his years with the commercial heifers.”

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Star Bank 54R

Sired by the renowned Star Bank Lacerta 68L, and out of a cow who was flushed for export by Notta Ranch, Notta 68L Custom Chrome 106Y has a star-studded pedigree. He was acquired by John and Dale Herbert, Neilburg, Sask., in 2014, and has had a significant impact, siring 59 registered calves in their herd alone.

JOHN & DALE HERBERT

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breeders who registered cattle with the CSPA in all ten years, from 2010 through 2019

FA RM N A M E O WN ER ( S ) TAT T O O P R EF I X Codiak Acres Gary & Nancy Kiziak GNK Herbert Land & Cattle Co. John & Dale Herbert JKH Johner Stock Farm Johner families JSF Legacy Speckle Park Vogel families CJT Moovin Zpotz Cattle Merl Zweifel BMZ MX Ranch Max Graham RMS Notta Ranch Jason & Sara Goodfellow JMG P.A.R. Ranch Chibri families PAR Ravenworth Cattle Garry & Donna Berting GDB River Hill Farm Barry & Elaine Ducherer BED River Hill Farm Carla Ducherer CRD Uneeda Farm Wilf & Ruth Sunderland WES

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LOOKINGBACK

top dams of the decade a celebration of canada’s most prolific dams of the 2010s

unique CODIAK UNIQUE GNK 8R is truly unparalleled for her influence on the breed, the world over. She has at least 132 direct progeny, including such greats as A.I. sires Codiak Oh My Gosh GNK 60A and Wattle Grove White Lightning F6; Minnamurra Pastoral Co.’s September 2019 sale topper, Pharaoh P59; Wattle Grove’s prolific donor G28, who has 33 registered progeny herself, not to

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[ C A N ] 3181- PB BREEDER

River Hill Farm

BARRY & ELAINE DUCHERER CURRENT OWNER

Sunrise Ranch Ltd.

K E N S TA N E LY & R I TA A R T E M E N K O

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[ C AN ] 2 1 2 3 - P T BREEDER

Codiak Acres

GARY & NANCY KIZIAK TERRY & LOUISE ROGUCKI CURRENT OWNER

Codiak Acres

GARY & NANCY KIZIAK SIRE

Codiak Mr. Black RKW 13M

DAM

Codiak RKW 07J

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River Hill Traffic Jam 26T

DAM

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RIVER HILL 26T KINDLE 17X was selected by Eme Artemenko, who took her in 4-H for two years, following which time she was then turned out to breed with Sunrise Ranch’s herd. She has been flushed on more than

one occasion, and was proven to be very fertile and a very good mother cow herself. “She rebreeds every year and raises one of the top calves,” Rita Artemenko notes. “We like her so much that we have based our herd on her.”


3 [ C A N ] 3061- PB BREEDER

Mix Farming Ltd. CURRENT OWNER

INC Cattle Co.

ROB & JANICE HARASYMCHUK SIRE

Raven Meadows Magnum 10N DAM

Upto Specs Rae 2R

Upto Specs Willa 17W has toured Canada and left her mark, with 26 progeny under 7 prefixes. INC Cattle Co. acquired Willa in 2017. “At INC, it has always been our focus to breed high-capacity, power-built females without ever sacrificing traits such as maternal predisposition, temperament, structural soundness, or longevity,” says Rob Harasymchuk. “Upto Specs Willa 17W hits all these marks, with a hammer. It is our belief that providing this type and kind of female to both commercial and purebred breeders alike is essential

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River Hill Farm

BARRY & ELAINE DUCHERER CURRENT OWNER

River Hill Farm

BARRY & ELAINE DUCHERER SIRE

P.A.R. Moo Fassa 03M DAM

River Hill Snap Shot 60M

BREEDER

Star Bank Speckle Park

GLENN & BETTY ANNE GOODFELLOW CURRENT OWNER

Notta Ranch

JASON & SARA GOODFELLOW SIRE

Spots ‘N Sprouts Nefrom 101N DAM

Janette of P.A.R. 44H

to the sustainability of Speckle Park as a whole.” Already, her offspring have marked her place in history. Son INC Six Gun 428F was the 2018 Manitoba AgEx Grand Champion Bull at his first show out, and a month later took home the National Reserve Bull Calf Champion banner and sold half interest and full possession in the 2018 Canadian National Sale for $20,000.

show me off 60s

River Hill Show Me Off 60S has been a cornerstone in the River Hill Farm herd, and impacted many others, producing several of the breed’s most recognizable names. Her son, River Hill 26T Walker 60W, is the only Speckle Park to make top ten in the RBC Supreme Challenge at Canadian Western Agribition, and himself is one of the top five sires of the 2010s. She also produced River Hill 50U All In 60A, a champion himself who is siring progeny that

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are collecting banners and topping sales; River Hill 50T Shomi-Off 60F and River Hill 68L Show Me Off 94F, two upcoming donor females, and most recently, one of the highselling heifers in the 2019 Canadian National Sale. “Show Me Off 60S has been proven to add power, structure, udder, and maternal traits mated to any sire,” says Cory Ducherer, River Hill Farm. “She is a guaranteed hit with every calf that has ever hit the ground!”

theta 42t

The Star Bank Theta 42T cow family is known for their correct feet and legs, depth of rib, and dimension. Though Theta gained fame as the 2013 Canadian National Grand Champion Female, her story began much earlier. “Back in 2007, she stood out to me in a pen of heifers,” says Jason Goodfellow, Notta Ranch. “I knew her sire, Spots ‘N Sprouts Nefrom 101N, who had produced some stand-out cattle in the short time Star Bank used him. Once we knew the milking power of Star Bank Theta 42T, she was put to work in the

donor pen. Perhaps the best combination to date is a Notta 1B Hawkeye 444E son that was on display at the 2020 National Western Stock Show, Notta 444E Armani 555G,” Goodfellow continues. “Her legacy will live on through her progeny that have been purchased by several influential breeders worldwide.”

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THEFUTURE

growing FORWARD charting the course for the next decade

After receiving official breed status in Canada 2006, Speckle Park nearly tripled in size from 2010 through 2019, both in terms of annual registrations and memberships. It is now the fastestgrowing breed both at home and in Australia, and there are cattle registered in nearly ten countries around the world – an impressive accomplishment for a breed humbly developed on the Canadian prairies. As a new decade begins, Speckle Park breeders and commercial users have much to look forward to in terms of breed development, market expansion, and enhanced Canadian Speckle Park Association member services. The CSPA board is in the midst of creating a five-year plan to measure performance and growth, says General 24

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Manager Whitney De Decker. Breeders are working on gathering and submitting data for the association’s new genetic evaluation program. Ultimately, Expected Progeny Differences for Speckle Park will be available to allow breeders and commercial users the ability to compare animals’ genetic potential and make better-informed breeding decisions. In addition, De Decker says the CSPA is working to collect “quantitative data that will substantiate proof point of the breed that we use as marketing tools, such as ultrasound, carcass data, feedlot performance, and bull test stations.” For their members, the association plans to maintain ongoing focus to enhance online registration abilities, while working toward the implementation of a Total Herd Enrolment program.


In this period of exponential growth and progression, Speckle Park breeders have high aspirations for the future. The Speckle Park Journal spoke with several to hear their vision for the next ten years

Q U E S T I O N

O N E

Q U E S T I O N

T W O

What priorities will your operation be focused on for the next decade? Where do you see the Speckle Park breed in ten years? on the table in order to put the breed in the mainstream of cattle production. If the breed continues to focus on expanding the numbers and genetics, all the while maintaining the integrity of the important attributes and qualities of the breed, it will continue to catch the attention of cattle producers – young or old, new or established, and big or small operations – in ten years, making Speckle Park a household name in the cattle industry. DESERT

ACR E S

Tracey Foster Duriez F O R T S T. J O H N , B . C . , C A N A D A

REPLY TO QUESTION ONE // Being a relatively new breeder of registered, purebred Speckle Park cattle (2017), our goal is to build a herd of females and bulls that is consistent in type and functionality, but with diversity in genetics. We want show high-calibre Speckle Park cattle that are also topping the market in carcass results. Our goal is to have Desert Acres-bred cattle showing at Canadian Western Agribition and standing toe-to-toe with some of the best, and to sell our genetics to customers around the world. Some would say that is a big vision to accomplish in ten years, but I love big dreams and aspirations, along with the journey to achieving them! I was told by my parents from a very young age, “No matter what you do in life, do it to the best of your ability!” REPLY TO QUESTION TWO // We see the Speckle Park breed becoming synonymous with the highest-quality meat on the market. Speckle park cattle will no longer be looked at as the “new breed” or a “fad,” but as a top-ofthe-line beef supplier for high-end restaurants and steakhouses. The breed needs to move forward to getting more Speckle Park meat

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C ATTL E

C O .

Rob & Janice Harasymchuk S A S K AT O O N , S . K . , C A N A D A

REPLY TO QUESTION ONE // To those watching from the outside, the evolution of Speckle Park must be something to behold. In a matter of a few short years the breed has transformed from a handful of pretty, spotted cows – a novelty, really – to mainstream acceptance, to new breed dominance, world wide, with unparalleled growth numbers. The INC program is committed to this continued development. Our program will focus on milk production and udder improvement, feet and frame score, as well as increasing testicular size and consistency. Our marketing strategy will [ C ON T IN U ED ON N EX T PA G E ] remain fixed on T H E S P E C K L E PA R K J O U R N A L

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expanding numbers in the U.S.A. and establishing this vast market. The combination of great cattle and vigorous promotion will ensure exponential growth south of the border in the next decade. REPLY TO QUESTION TWO // We believe it is paramount that as a breed, we hold ourselves to a higher standard when it comes to animal improvement. We must be relentless in our culling process and remain vigilant to the betterment of the breed, otherwise we will simply be known as another flash in the pan and will fall by the wayside like so many others before. We feel the next ten years are crucial in both breed development and securing new markets. PARKVAL E

SPECK L E

their great traits to yield highly, mature early, and easily convert feed from our 100 percent pasture-based systems into premium meat. REPLY TO QUESTION TWO // In the New Zealand dairy industry, I see Speckle Park being one of the major players as a crossbred beef sire. We are already seeing exciting results and great demand for Speckle Park beef through meat processors, butchers and restaurants, and in ten years, with the growing number of studs and increasing commercial producers, I see Speckle Park becoming a sought after beef breed in both New Zealand, and on the international stage.

PAR K

Robbie Clark

N O R T H C A N T E R B U R Y, N E W Z E A L A N D

REPLY TO QUESTION ONE // Our priorities will be to grow our female base with the focus on breeding well-structured animals with good figures that will produce functional bulls for both the beef and dairy industries within New Zealand. The New Zealand dairy industry is embracing Speckle Park for their colour marking, vigorous nature, and great meat qualities. We want to deliver a lower-birthweight sire with good growth and IMF to meet the needs of this growing sector. Our biggest challenge in the next ten years in Australasia as beef producers, apart from the climate, will be from environmentalists. We have to embrace this change and adapt our operations to minimise our environmental footprint and produce premium products. Speckle Park can deliver on this and we will be promoting Speckle Park beef to the commercial producer, focusing on 26

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FA RM S

Scott Walker G U E L P, O N T . , C A N A D A

REPLY TO QUESTION ONE // We feel that there is room in the breed to improve udders and milk production. We’d also like to focus on breeding a larger framed cow because that’s what the market dictates. When you are competing with larger framed cattle in the market place, as a purebred breeder you still need to keep in mind what the cow calf operator wants as well as the feedlot operator. There should be a balance between form and function. A good old stockman told me once that, since the beef breeds don’t have a true type model to go by, you should use the original true type Holstein Freisian model as a goal to strive for. REPLY TO QUESTION TWO // We would like to see the market expanded into other countries. This can be achieved by taking advantage of the Speckle Park’ uniqueness of having black


and red cattle since the beginning of the breed. Due to the climate of some countries, they prefer red cattle, so why not start to register them and create another marketing tool? By not registering them we may be missing out on the next great bull that could take the breed to the next level, just because he’s red. The focus should be quality over colour. We also feel that the genetic pool needs to be widened. If it isn’t widened, our concern is that all the time and effort dedicated to developing Speckle Park could be all for nothing because of the negative effects of inbreeding. One way to achieve this is to open the registry to the red Speckle Park. Another way would be some form of opening the herdbook. We need to continue to focus on the positives of the breed. With the continued guidance and open mindedness of a strong board of directors the sky is the limit to what this breed can offer many producers around the world.

cattle that out-perform our competitors and taste great to the consumer. REPLY TO QUESTION TWO // Most people overestimate what can be achieved in one year, but underestimate what can be achieved in ten years. With that in mind, to see where Speckle Park will be in ten years, we should look at the past! In the past ten years in Australia, Speckle Park have gone from a virtuallyunknown breed to the fastest-growing beef breed in the country. Of the 33 breed societies in Australia, in 2019 the Speckle Park society ranked in the top ten for registered members. At Waratah, we started 11 years ago with 22 stud calves born, and in 2018 we had over 300 stud calves born. If we can achieve this in the first ten years, imagine what can be achieved in the next decade. The future is huge for the Speckle Park breed. &

WAT S O N L A N D LIVESTOCK INC.

Peter Watson

B R A N C H T O N , O N T. , C A N A D A

WARATA H

SPECKL E

PAR K

Laiton Turnham G U Y R A , N S W, A U S T R A L I A

REPLY TO QUESTION ONE // At Waratah Speckle Park, our farming operation has always been focused on the commercial side of Speckles; to make this breed even greater than it is now, you need to make it more popular with more beef producers! As the number of Speckle Park cattle grows, so do the opportunities for the purebred breeders, through to the commercial guys, and then to the processors who still can’t get enough Speckle Park to supply to the consumer! Our goal and our focus is to breed Speckle Park

REPLY TO QUESTION ONE // For the next decade we will continue to focus on breeding females with good udders, ample milk, and great feet and legs, that will be able to raise calves trouble-free for many years. We also plan to use the genetic testing to make more informed breeding decisions. REPLY TO QUESTION TWO // In the next ten years, I think that the Speckle Park breed will be sought after by feedlots for their feed conversion, and by commercial cow/calf operators for maternal females that can handle any type of environment.


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commercial BREEDER OF THE YEAR Fred Courtney was selected as the Canadian Speckle Park Association’s 2019 Commercial Breeder of the Year. “Uncle Fred,” as he is affectionately known, runs nearly 300 head of red and red-baldie cows. He purchased his first Speckle Park bull more than 20 years ago, and has used the breed exclusively ever since. Fred is the largest contributor to the Speckle Park influence sale in Ponoka, Alta., consigning 200-250 Speckle Park-cross calves each year. With his 87th birthday just around the corner, Fred has no intentions of slowing down and will continue to live by his motto, “I’m going to wear out not rust out!”

NEW SHOW

A new Speckle Park show will be offered at the

2020 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair N O V. 6 - 1 5 , E X H I B I T I O N P L A C E , T O R O N T O , O N T.

record-breaking

SALE INC Havana 101F

US$45,000 ONE-HALF INTEREST SOLD FOR

A new world record for the highest-selling Speckle Park female was set by INC Havana 101F, with one-half interest purchased by the Havana Group, whose managing interest is owned by Polzin Cattle, Minn. Prestwould Parke, Va., purchased the CAJA Zeppelin daughter as a calf through the 2018 National Sale at Canadian Western Agribition, Regina, Sask., and offered part ownership in The Inaugural Launch Speckle Park Sale on Jan. 20, 2020 at Denver, Colo.

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$28,700 raised TO SUPPORT JUNIOR PROGRAM In a tremendous showing of support for Canadian Speckle Park youth, 75 breeders and businesses purchased $24,200 worth of raffle tickets on KFC 02G, a Wrangler Matador 104D daughter that was generously donated by KFC Farms. The drawing was won by Ravenworth Cattle, who donated the heifer back for auction. Fleetwood Speckle Park gave the final bid of $4,500 to take her back to Ontario.

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Notta 1B Hawkeye 444E E X H I B I T E D BY

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INC Havana 101F

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HEIFER CALF CHAMPION

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RESERVE HEIFER CALF CHAMPION

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E X H I B I T E D BY

JUNIOR YEARLING HEIFER CHAMPION

INC Havana 101F

E X H I B I T E D BY

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RESERVE JUNIOR YEARLING HEIFER CHAMPION

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E X H I B I T E D BY SENIOR FEMALE CHAMPION

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E X H I B I T E D BY

RESERVE SENIOR FEMALE CHAMPION

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BULL CALF CHAMPION

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E X H I B I T E D BY JUNIOR BULL CHAMPION

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E X H I B I T E D BY

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RESERVE JUNIOR BULL CHAMPION E X H I B I T E D BY

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JSF Creed 1F

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SENIOR BULL CHAMPION

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MT Bar Ranch

D AT E

NOVEMBER 27, 2019 L O C AT I O N

REGINA, SASK. JUDGES

SHANNON EATON LLOYDMINSTER, ALTA.

SHOW

RESULTS


GRAND CHAMPION BULL

D.A.M. Dots 94A Electric 31E E X H I B I T E D BY

McAleer Ranching

RESERVE CHAMPION BULL

MT Bar Eddie the Eagle 01E E X H I B I T E D BY

MT Bar Ranch

GRAND CHAMPION FEMALE

INC Brooks N Dunn 7F E X H I B I T E D BY

INC Cattle Co.

RESERVE CHAMPION FEMALE

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HEIFER CALF CHAMPION E X H I B I T E D BY

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RESERVE HEIFER CALF CHAMPION E X H I B I T E D BY

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Wolf Lake Speckle Park

JUNIOR YEARLING HEIFER CHAMPION E X H I B I T E D BY

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RESERVE JUNIOR YEARLING HEIFER CHAMPION E X H I B I T E D BY

D AT E

NOVEMBER 6, 2019

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SHOW

RESULTS

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MX Ranch

JUNIOR BULL CHAMPION E X H I B I T E D BY

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McAleer Ranching

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MT Bar Ranch

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GRAND CHAMPION BULL

Ravenworth Midas 105G

JUNIOR HEIFER CALF CHAMPION

Notta Phoenix 290G E X H I B I T E D BY

Rangeland Galaxy 10G

RESERVE JUNIOR HEIFER CALF CHAMPION

E X H I B I T E D BY

I N T E R M E D I AT E H E I F E R C A L F C H A M P I O N

Rangeland Acres

Ravenworth Lightning Lady 111G E X H I B I T E D BY

R E S E R V E I N T E R M E D I AT E H E I F E R C A L F C H A M P I O N

SENIOR HEIFER CALF CHAMPION

Ravenworth Cattle

Greenwood Gloria DJP 154G E X H I B I T E D BY

E X H I B I T E D BY

Greenwood Speckle Park RESERVE CHAMPION BULL

JSF Creed 1F E X H I B I T E D BY

Johner Stock Farm RESERVE CHAMPION FEMALE

Ravenworth Prairie Lily 104G E X H I B I T E D BY

Ravenworth Cattle

Ravenworth Cattle

Unlimited Spots Gypsy 06G E X H I B I T E D BY

JUNIOR YEARLING HEIFER CHAMPION

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Waldner Willa 3F

E X H I B I T E D BY RESERVE JUNIOR YEARLING HEIFER CHAMPION

SENIOR YEARLING HEIFER CHAMPION

Johner Stock Farm

Notta 110B Kat 202F E X H I B I T E D BY

RESERVE SENIOR YEARLING HEIFER CHAMPION

Notta Ranch

JSF Miss Whiskey 27F

E X H I B I T E D BY

Notta Ranch

Notta 110B Theta 201F E X H I B I T E D BY

SENIOR FEMALE CHAMPION

Notta Ranch

Wren Of P.A.R. 70E

E X H I B I T E D BY

Greenwood Speckle Park

Ravenworth Northern Star 120E E X H I B I T E D BY

JUNIOR BULL CALF CHAMPION

RESERVE JUNIOR BULL CALF CHAMPION

Ravenworth Cattle

JSF Apollo 52G

E X H I B I T E D BY

Johner Stock Farm

Notta 444E Armani 555G E X H I B I T E D BY

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R E S E R V E I N T E R M E D I AT E B U L L C A L F C H A M P I O N

Ravenworth Cattle

Ravenworth Obsession 101G E X H I B I T E D BY

JUNIOR BULL CHAMPION

SENIOR BULL CHAMPION

Ravenworth Cattle

JSF Creed 1F

E X H I B I T E D BY

Johner Stock Farm

Notta 1B Hawkeye 444E E X H I B I T E D BY

RESERVE SENIOR BULL CHAMPION

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Ravenworth Cattle

Ravenworth Stetson 112G E X H I B I T E D BY

SENIOR BULL CALF CHAMPION

Notta Ranch

Ravenworth Midas 105G E X H I B I T E D BY

Notta Ranch

MT Bar Eddie the Eagle 01E E X H I B I T E D BY

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Wren of P.A.R. 70E

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RESERVE SENIOR HEIFER CALF CHAMPION

RESERVE SENIOR FEMALE CHAMPION

GRAND CHAMPION FEMALE

Greenwood Speckle Park

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L O C AT I O N

LLOYDMINSTER, SASK. JUDGE

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GRAND CHAMPION BULL

Colgan’s Frasier CF 11F E X H I B I T E D BY

Colgan’s Cattle Company Corp.

RESERVE CHAMPION BULL

Colgan’s Guardian 43G E X H I B I T E D BY

Colgan’s Cattle Company Corp.

GRAND CHAMPION FEMALE

Portercrest Good Looken 1D E X H I B I T E D BY

Wilcox Livestock

RESERVE CHAMPION FEMALE

River Hill 54Z Elle 25E E X H I B I T E D BY

River Hill Farm

manitobaAgEx HEIFER CALF CHAMPION E X H I B I T E D BY

Wilcox Good Looken 23G

Wilcox Livestock

RESERVE HEIFER CALF CHAMPION E X H I B I T E D BY

Colgan’s Gamma Ray 19G

Colgan’s Cattle Company Corp.

JUNIOR YEARLING HEIFER CHAMPION E X H I B I T E D BY

INC Cattle Co.

INC Brooks N Dunn 7F

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River Hill Farm

SENIOR FEMALE CHAMPION E X H I B I T E D BY

Portercrest Good Looken 1D

Wilcox Livestock

RESERVE SENIOR FEMALE CHAMPION

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River Hill Farm

BULL CALF CHAMPION E X H I B I T E D BY

Colgan’s Guardian 43G

Underhill Specs

JUNIOR BULL CHAMPION

JUDGE

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RESULTS

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US Whiskey Bent 5G

Colgan’s Frasier CF 11F

Colgan’s Cattle Company Corp.

RESERVE JUNIOR BULL CHAMPION E X H I B I T E D BY

INC Cattle Co.

SENIOR BULL CHAMPION E X H I B I T E D BY

Andchris Boomerang 7F

JSF Wall Street 36E

Johner Stock Farms & Colgans Cattle Company Corp.

RESERVE SENIOR BULL CHAMPION E X H I B I T E D BY

River Hill 54Z Elle 25E

Colgan’s Cattle Company Corp.

RESERVE BULL CALF CHAMPION E X H I B I T E D BY

River Hill 8D Fine N’Fancy 93F

Calico Creek Epic 14E

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W.A.R. Genetics

RESERVE CHAMPION BULL

Fleetwood Family Jewels 07F E X H I B I T E D BY

Arlie Young

GRAND CHAMPION FEMALE

River Hill Extra-Unique 66E E X H I B I T E D BY

W.A.R. Genetics

RESERVE CHAMPION FEMALE

Lougami Emma 4G

E X H I B I T E D BY

Ranch Lougami

EXPOboeuf HEIFER CALF CHAMPION

W.A.R. Gem 66G

E X H I B I T E D BY RESERVE HEIFER CALF CHAMPION

Lougami Emma 4G

E X H I B I T E D BY JUNIOR YEARLING HEIFER CHAMPION

Ranch Therriault

River Hill Extra-Unique 66E E X H I B I T E D BY

BULL CALF CHAMPION

RESERVE BULL CALF CHAMPION

W.A.R. Genetics

Lougami Leo 3G

E X H I B I T E D BY

Ranch Lougami

W.A.R. Ghost 1G

E X H I B I T E D BY JUNIOR BULL CHAMPION

W.A.R. Genetics

W.A.R. Flint 1F

E X H I B I T E D BY RESERVE JUNIOR BULL CHAMPION

Ranch Lougami

Underhill Steam Whistle E X H I B I T E D BY

SENIOR FEMALE CHAMPION

W.A.R. Genetics

W.A.R. Genetics

Fleetwood Family Jewels 07F E X H I B I T E D BY

Arlie Young

D AT E

OCTOBER 12, 2019 L O C AT I O N

VICTORIAVILLE, QUE. JUDGE

SCOTT MASTINE

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salesRESULTS Results have been provided by sale organizers or managers either directly or sourced from their websites; The Speckle Park Journal is not in any way liable or responsible for the accuracy of any information printed.

december 22, 2019 // saskatoon, sask.

the big chill sale

AUCTIONEER: CHRIS POLEY

The inaugural Big Chill Sale welcomed a large audience, both in attendance and online. In the frozen genetics offering, two packages of embryos out of Yasemin of Uneeda 260Y, sired by Moovin Zpotz Dart 37D and JSF Creed 1F, sold to Peak Farms Ltd., Osler, Sask., for $2,000/embryo. Topping the semen sale was a total of 12 straws of Premier 101Y Logic L11 for $525/straw; six units sold to Highmark Speckle Park, Hague, Sask., and Black Diamond Speckle Park, Australia, and six went to KFC Farms, Abbotsford, B.C. JSF Kali 11G was the high-selling heifer calf at $11,500 to Underhill Specs, Guelph, Ont., and Owen Noble, Lloydminster, Sask. Two bred heifers sold for $11,750: JSF Sasha 61F was purchased by Silvertip Speckle Park, Brantford, Ont., and JSF Midnight Lady 46F sold to Twin Lake Livestock, Kitscoty, Alta.

1 bull calf sold $4,600 4 heifer calves averaged $8,500 3 bred heifers averaged $11,583 8 pregnant recipients averaged $5,206 128 embyros averaged $1176/embryo 272 units of semen averaged $169/straw 30 units of semen averaged $446/straw F I N A L R E S U LT S :

The sale grossed $311,675 on 44 lots of live cattle and genetics. november 27, 2019 // regina, sask.

canadian national speckle park sale AUCTIONEER: CHRIS POLEY

The 2019 Canadian National Speckle Park Sale prices held strong with a standing-roomonly crowd at Canadian Western Agribition. MT Bar Eddie The Eagle 01E, sired by River Hill 60W Line Drive 54Z, topped the bull offering; one-half interest and full possession sold to Jackungah Speckle Park, Victoria, and Irvine Bata for $14,500. The high-selling female was Greenwood Goddess DJP 70G, a daughter of CAJA Zeppelin 1B, purchased

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by Martin Speckle Park, Vermilion, Alta., for $14,000. Embryos by JSF Wall Street 36E, out of Ravenworth Western Jewel 116B, sold for $2,250/embryo to David Lloyd, Wales, United Kingdom.

2.5 bulls averaged $9,900 24 heifer calves averaged $6,969 9 bred heifers averaged $6,894 1 pick of the herd sold $13,000 39 embryos averaged $977/embryo 76 units of semen averaged $239/straw 1 flush sold $5,500

F I N A L R E S U LT S :

The sale grossed $343,100 on 53 ½ lots, averaging $7,316 on 36 ½ live cattle. october 19, 2019 // oberon, nsw, australia

wattle grove speckle park annual sale

AUCTIONEER: MICHAEL GLASSER

The top-selling bull in Wattle Grove Speckle Park’s Annual Sale was a 2-yearold, Wattle Grove Road Block N328, a son of Mainstream Eldorado E11, who was acquired by Crocodile Creek Speckle Park, New South Wales, for $19,000. Yearling bull Wattle Grove Dagger P15 commanded a price of AUD$14,000 and sold to JK & CL McLoughlin, Queensland. The top-selling heifer was Wattle Grove Nancy P240, a daughter of Codiak Putnam GNK 61Y, who sold to Corndale Speckle Park, Queensland, for AUD$20,000. Semen from Upto Specs Ulysses 25U fetched AUD$510/straw, going to Toebelle Limousin, New South Wales. Craig & Louise Parker purchased the top embryos, a mating of Upto Specs Ulysses 25U and Codiak Zahrah GNK 50Z, for AUD$2,300/embryo.

21 bulls averaged $7,925 16 heifers averaged $9,421 24 embryos averaged $1,568/embryo 40 units of semen averaged $381/straw

F I N A L R E S U LT S :

The sale grossed AUD$362,000.


A U C T I O N E E R : B R Y O N W O LT E R S

The second annual Ladies of the Fall sale was topped by Codiak Due Diligence GNK 2E, a 2-year-old cow sired by Codiak Putnam GNK 61Y. She went to Wrangler Farms, Westlock, Alta. at a final bid of $13,500. The highselling yearling heifer was Codiak Another Please GNK 801F, selected by Knott Family Farm, Ardrossan, Alta. for $12,500. Two heifer calves commanded a price of $4,500; Colgan’s Giddy Up Girl 08G was purchased by Trestle Creek Cattle Company, Stratford, Ont., and Colgan’s Girl Wonder 13G sold to Codiak Acres, Ardrossan, Alta. Two packages of semen from Wattle Grove Smoke and Mirrors L275 sold for $650/straw to Outback Stock Farm, Sturgeon County, Alta., and PickIt Livestock, Chipman, Alta. The high-selling embryos were from the mating of Premier 101Y Logic L11 and Tumbleweed Acres Daisy 10X, purchased by Black Diamond Speckle Park, Victoria, for $2,300/embryo.

C O M M E R C I A L S P E C K L E PA R K 10 open heifers averaged $973 7 cows averaged $1,679 F I N A L R E S U LT S :

The sale grossed $57,425 on 29 head of purebred and commercial cattle. may 17, 2019 // coolah, nsw, australia

minnamurra pastoral co. bull sale A U C T I O N E E R : PA U L D O O L E Y

In Minnamurra Pastoral Co.’s fourth sale, the extra-age bull Minnamurra Norton N134, sired by Redneck JSF Whiskey 4B, topped the purebred offering at AUD$11,000.

R E G I S T E R E D S P E C K L E PA R K 26 bulls averaged $5,692 C O M M E R C I A L S P E C K L E PA R K 4 F2 bulls averaged $4,667 7 Brackle bulls averaged $4,000 F I N A L R E S U LT S :

The sale grossed AUD$166,000 on 37 bulls.

R E G I S T E R E D S P E C K L E PA R K

2 heifer calves averaged $4,500 21 bred heifers averaged $7,833 13 cows averaged $8,288 4 pregnant recipients averaged $4,938 36 embryos averaged $1,192/embryo 20 units of semen averaged $613/straw C O M M E R C I A L S P E C K L E PA R K

5 bred heifers averaged $2,000

F I N A L R E S U LT S :

The sale grossed $366,150. september 26, 2019 // fairlight, sask.

second chance & prairie bell speckle park herd reduction online sale AUCTIONEER: CHRIS POLEY

Darla and Kat Sauter hosted an online herd reduction sale, offering a select group of registered and commercial females, as well as herd bulls. River Hill Debate-A-Bull 225D topped the bull selection, going to Todd and Josh Konecny, Walkerton, Ont., for $5,000. INC Cattle Co. of Saskatoon, Sask., selected the top female, Second Chance Xena 3X, for a final bid of $4,000.

R E G I S T E R E D S P E C K L E PA R K 3 herd bulls averaged $3,333 2 bull calves averaged $1,300 2 open heifers averaged $2,750

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ladies of the fall

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october 5, 2019 // ardrossan, alta.

march 29, 2019 // dubbo, nsw, australia

inaugural jad speckle park bull + female sale AUCTIONEER: BRIAN LESLIE

Australia’s top-selling bull in 2019 sold through JAD Speckle Park’s inaugural sale. JAD Napoleon N31, a son of River Hill 60W Line Drive 54Z, went for AUD$24,000 to Fish Creek Farm Speckle Park and Merom Speckle Parks, both of Victoria, with New Zealand semen rights to Maungahina Stud and Premier Cattle Company. The highselling heifer was JAD 54Z Belinda N68, in calf to Minnamurra Marlin M4, who sold to JJ & VA Argent of Tasmania, for AUD$17,000.

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21 bulls averaged $12,672 11 heifers averaged $11,365 C O M M E R C I A L S P E C K L E PA R K

7 F2 bulls averaged $6,571 49 F1 bred heifers averaged $1,765

F I N A L R E S U LT S :

The sale grossed AUD$528,000.

1 bred heifer sold $3,000 4 cows averaged $3,713

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HERDCONSULT

There are many reasons calves may be born weak, and recognizing when these conditions could occur will help you be more prepared. Malpresentations, torsions, harder pulls, and meconium staining create an increased possibility of the calf coming out weak, which means time is of the essence. Other potential causes may include a cow experiencing weight loss due to sickness, or abnormalities during pregnancy. Alternatively, a cow losing body condition in late pregnancy could be carrying twins. After any assisted calving it is a good idea to carefully examine the uterus for tears or another calf. If you find a second calf, assist in its delivery immediately. I have also seen the need to resuscitate when the water bag fails to break, as calves can drown in as little as one cup of fetal fluids. It isn’t always the result of a delayed birth – even calves born naturally with the water bag over the mouth may need resuscitation. This can also happen in a very quick birth in which the water bag has not had enough force on it to break. Watch for these cases as well. There are several forms of resuscitation or easing newborn calves’ breathing. If you see there is a strong heartbeat, the goal is then to establish breathing and oxygenate the blood. One thing we know for sure is that hanging calves to drain fluid out does no good, and in fact, actually makes it much more difficult for the calf to breathe as all the organs are pushed down by gravity onto the lungs. The fluid that does come out is generally draining out from the stomachs (rumen). You are much better to get the calf sitting up in a froglegged position with both back legs pulled forward. This way, both lungs can get air equally as much, as would happen with a standing calf. Extend the neck forward to open up the airways and then go to work with what I will now describe. Wipe away any large amounts of mucous around the mouth. There are some good calf resuscitators that simply bathe the area in extra oxygen, which helps if breathing is not strong. Some of these provide suction as well. Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation is ineffective, as the air simply goes down the esophagus and inflates the stomach – it doesn’t get into the lungs where it needs to go. If breathing is slow with a stronger heartbeat, you are best to stimulate breathing by either sticking a piece of straw into the nostril, pouring cold water in the ear, or putting cold snow in the ear to essentially irritate the calf and get it going. Try the straw on a normal calving sometime to see the quick response you get. If there is no response, the calf is in trouble. The only thing I have found that works is a respiratory stimulant; this used to be Dopram or Doxapram, but now some clinics need to get it formulated by a pharmacist. Your veterinarian can

resuscitating

calves

In both the beef and dairy industries, producers have discussed many ideas among themselves regarding the best ways to stimulate a weak calf that perhaps doesn’t want to breathe. With calving season just around the corner, this is a good time to explore techniques and get the calving maternity area supplied and stocked up. I will share some of my experiences as to what works and what doesn’t, and also highlight procedures that are worth performing and others that are a waste of time. None require a lot of expense, and saving one extra calf converts into dollars down the line, not to mention it is doing the right thing. The need to stimulate calves should be the exception in today’s cow-calf operations. Calving problems have been greatly reduced, so unless it is a difficult birth or there has been a delay in getting the calf out, such as a full breech presentation, resuscitation shouldn’t be a routine occurrence. 44

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look for respiratory stimulants and hopefully find one, but will need to prescribe it to you as it may only be approved for other species. In order for it to be useful, it must be close by in your calving kit and readily accessible. Just a few seconds at this critical point may make the difference, so it’s advisable to have the dosage for a calf drawn up and ready to go. If you are getting a large number of weak calves, there are several factors to consider in the herd management. Is intervention too slow, especially in the case of heifers? Once the calving process has started and regardless of if the waterbag has been broken, time is a ticking. A common misconception with producers is they have lots of time if the waterbag has not been broken and that simply isn’t true. Intervention in 1-1.5 hours is a good Mouth-to-mouth rule if no progress has resuscitation is ineffective, been made. breech births (calf as the air simply goes With is backward with both down the esophagus and hind legs presenting) inflates the stomach – it and torsions, we know doesn’t get into the lungs often that time is out, so being where it needs to go. running ready to stimulate the calf is imperative. In such situations, once the tail head of the calf comes through the pelvis, the umbilical cord is essentially broken and the calf will try to start breathing. This is where a faster pull from that point on will save calves, and is why it’s recommended to always assist a backward calf when possible. If placenta is starting to come first, again, time is critical and it may already be too late, but attempt to get the calf out as quickly as possible. Weak calves may also be the result of nutrition, vitamin, or mineral deficiencies, or imbalances. Strive to make sure that body condition score is maintained on both cows and heifers, and that they are on a good mineral and vitamin program. These deficiencies develop as the calf is growing in utero, and are not a quick fix to reverse. As examples, selenium deficiencies can lead to the weak calf syndrome and iodine deficiencies can cause a goiter and weak or stillborn calves. If a calf is born dead, or weak and dies soon after birth, a lot can be learned by a postmortem and having tissues sent away to help with the diagnosis. This could shed light on potential problems and allow time to correct them. One last word of advice on delivering a calf and preempting the need to resuscitate: check the viability of the calf by putting fingers in their mouth to evaluate how good the swallowing or gag reflex is. If it is very weak, you can be sure the calf will be sluggish when delivered. Also, if the calf is overly active and thrashing around, this could be a sign that they are in distress and are oxygen deprived. Try to get them out as quickly as possible and then use your resuscitation skills as necessary. In summary, be ready with effective resuscitation techniques and be ever vigilant of the cases that may predispose newborn calves to need reviving. With the right tools, you and your veterinarian can save more newborn calves this spring. SPJ

Dr. Roy Lewis, DVM

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306-646-7994 @PrarieBellSpecklePark

#LifeIsBetterWithSpeckles

REGISTERED BLACK ANGUS - REGISTERED SPECKLE PARK

Chip and Wanda Chibri

NE ILBURG, SA SK .

306-823-4228

CELL 780-870-5668

cchibri@sasktel.net

1859 Chimney Lake Road, Williams Lake, B.C. V2G 4W2

TEl.250-392-3658 www.kjspeckleparks.ca

HAY FEED AVA IL A B L E

SecondSpeckle Chance Park speckle park cattle

george & gudrun delange

Darla Sauter

BOX 34, FAIRLIGHT, SK

306-646-2090 www.secondchancespecklepark.com

rangeland.acres

registered & commercial speckle park

BOOK BY

AUG 25

tel 306-764-4517 cell 306-930-9277 RR4 Site 7 comp10, pRince AlbeRt, SK S6V 5R2

Quality cattle in the picturesque Southeast

I N M A I L B O X E S E A R LY O C T O B E R

www.fradettecattle.com Jason 306-869-7255 Spring Steph 306-869-6741 Coulee Enterprises

Leroy Argue Cell: 780-808-4222

Box 477, Marshall, SK S0M 1R0

*Registered Speckle Park*

DISTR IBUTED AT AUCTION MAR K ETS ACR OSS CANADA, P L US FALL SHOWS AND EVENTS

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MX El Guapo [CAN]7409-PB

SIRE: P.A.R. CASANOVA 55C DAM: HIGH MAINTENANCE OF MX 103Z BW:82lb 205D:725lb 365D:1130lb SC:36.5cm

Myostatin non-carrier Homozygous black Homozygous polled

MX Dirty Deeds 43D P.A.R. Throttle 66T [CAN]6265-PB [CAN]2705-PT SIRE: CODIAK GNK 24X DAM: MELISSA OF P.A.R. 57U BW:83lb 205D:868lb 365D:1226 LB SC:44.5cm

SIRE: P.A.R. PAPA RAZI 6P DAM: ROB’N SON’S FARMS 6P BW:74lb MWT: 2465lb MSC:41cm

myostatin non-carrier • homozygous black • homozygous polled

Myostatin non-carrier Homozygous black Homozygous polled

SEMEN QUALIFIED FOR:

SEMEN QUALIFIED FOR:

call for pricing

call for pricing

OWNED WITH: P.A.R. Ranch AND Rose Hill Speckle Park

MX RANCH

OWNED WITH: P.A.R. Ranch

MAX GRAHAM AND FAMILY

TEL 306-823-7209

NEILBURG SASKATCHEWAN CANADA

EMAIL MXRANCH@LIVE.CA

WWW.MXRANCH.CA

SEMEN ALSO AVAILABLE ON MX BIG GUN 105Z

Join uS for our 2020

Source bull & female Sale NEW LOCATION

cn SportSplex laShburn, SaSK. Roland, Faith & Torrie Chibri

Dale & Lynda Chibri

rchibri@rife.com

par.ranch@sasktel.net

LAS H B U R N , S K [c] 780-205-1668

L L OYD MINSTE R, SK [t] 306-825-5554 [c] 780-205-0719

Semen and embryoS available for Sale viSitorS alwayS welcome 48

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Source

The

Speckle Park Bull & Female Sale

Friday, April 3, 2020 :: 1.30PM MST :: Lashburn, Saskatchewan

**New Location** Viewing of cattle to take place at P.A.R Ranch from 9am - 12pm

Video Sale held at CN Sports Plex in Lashburn (1/8 miles from P.A.R Ranch) at 1pm

Offering Elite Bulls & Select Females

Presented By:

P.A.R. Ranch

Dale & Lynda Chibri 780-205-0719 Roland, Faith & Torrie Chibri 780-205-1668

MX Ranch Max Graham 306-823-7209

Undeeda Farm Wilf & Ruth Suderland 780-745-2644

Little Acres Tyler Spence 306-823-3677

Prairie Hill Ranch Chip & Wanda Chibri 306-823-4228

And Guests