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Time passes us by at 200 mph. Make your pit stop count...see one of our best offerings to date. Stop by anytime and don’t forget on February 22, 2013 Only The Good Ones Sell! Jim Grant & Peggy Grant PO Box 220, Edam, SK  S0M 0V0 Phone/Fax: (306) 397-2541 Cell: (306) 441-3590 Email: earlysunsetranch@hotmail.com Today’s Angus Advantage Early Fall 2012  1


We feel a great deal of pride in inviting everyone to the MJT dispersal sale. The MJT “Back to the Basics Bull Sale” has been at the core of our family and our operation for 19 years. The complete cowherd dispersal on December 4th will mark a major change for all of us at MJT. There is no doubt that the “Back to the Basics” moniker has been at the center of our breeding philosophy. It has always been about soundness, udder quality and fertility. We know it takes a great mother cow to raise a great herd sire and we have earned 100% of our income from selling herd sires. We have countless buyers that have told us the bulls they buy here are the soundest, longest lasting and surest breeding bulls they have ever owned. Our policy has always been a “no questions asked” guarantee and having three or four replacements a year out of 120 bulls isn’t bad. We have always avoided selecting any breeding stock if there is any uncertainty about the fundamentals. We run 15 breeding pastures and calve out 400 cows in March with just two people. We can’t afford the time to deal with any problems and know that our customers can’t either. The Angus cow herd is developed from some exceptional genetics. Our first black cows were from the Justamere sire Justa-Banner 088 that proved to be outstanding producers. Our first Angus herd sire was from Terry Knoedel’s best cow and the immortal DMM Essoteric 67R. From the very beginning, the genetics have been as good as we can find. We have placed emphasis on short gestation calving intervals and our cattle have to have hair. In our climate, they are better on feed and tougher all around. All our sires show Angus character about their heads, with extra thickness and middle. We only use early maturing types with big scrotal measurements as a result of selling most of our bulls at 10 months of age. When buying at the MJT dispersal, you have the opportunity to buy our very best. Every cow and bred heifer sells. We are retaining just the heifer calves that will be the beginning of a new chapter for the next generation around here.

Ranch located 14 miles east of Wainright and 11 miles north on range road 4-3

Mick & Debbie Trefiak

Kurt, Shannon, Matthew, Ryan & Casey Trefiak, Mark & Kristi LaBoucane RR 1, Edgerton, Alberta T0B 1K0 P :: 780-755-2224 F :: 780-755-2223 :: Cell :: 780-842-8835 mick@mjt.ca :: kurt@mjt.ca :: www.mjt.ca Today’s Angus Advantage Early Fall 2012  2


Never has a single cow at MJT been made available for breeder sale prior to this dispersal. This is the only chance you will ever get to access these outstanding and dependable matrons. Historically, we sell fewer than 10% of our heifers as a feature in our bull sale every year and breed the rest. The culling pressure here is extremely high and you will see for yourself the proof on sale day. A great cowherd with the fundamentals and proven track record of raising year after year; the bulls it takes to make one of the strongest bull sales in the country. December 4 marks an opportunity to add genetics you can trust. The kind of females you can breed any way you like and the result will be a keeper and quite possibly a sale topper. Do not hesitate to keep a herd bull or replacement female from any cow in this sale, you will not be disappointed and the value will rise through every phase of production. You won’t be able to wait for calving season! We look forward to hearing from you. We are always available for a herd tour. Also please let us know if you would like to receive a catalog. See you in December!

MJT Angus cows bred to Connealy Concensus 7229, Belvin Tres Marias Patrón 205, Belvin Panic Switch 2’11, LLB 114P Bando 571S, Geis Kodiak 53’07, 20/20 Touchdown 20X, Bar-E-L Wisecrack 246W, MJT Abe 271X, Duralta 307R Upward 100Y, MJT Kodiak 214Y, Minburn Upwards 43Y and DFCC 176W Sizzler 52Y

T Bar C Cattle Co. Ltd.

Ted & Mina Serhienko :: Chris Poley 4-3342 Millar Ave Saskatoon, SK S7K 7G9 P :: 306-933-4200 :: F :: 306-934-0744 info@tbarc.com :: www.tbarc.com Ted’s Cell :: 306-221-2711 :: Chris’ Cell :: 306-220-5006 Today’s Angus Advantage Early Fall 2012  3

Real time bidding available

Contact Jill Mader :: 403-990-9187


Table of Contents

Feature

Early Fall - Fall Sale Issue

27

Latimer Story

36

Judges

27 As In Every Issue 24 A Breeder’s... Veterinary Perspective 46 The Real World 57 Rates & Subscriptions 61 The Final Word

Shows 34

Manitoba Youth Beef Round Up

42

PEI Provincial Exhibition Gold Show

52

PEI Igenity Angus Classic Futurity

53

Quebec Junior Beef Show

55

Manitoba Angus Gold Show

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The Foundation of Quality Continues High selling bull in our 2012 sale. His brothers are on the ground and look amazing!

Red Nordal Aviator 9711X

Rob Garner Box 85, Simpson, SK S0G 4M0 Res: 306-836-2035 | Cell: 306 946-7946 | Fax: 306-836-4440 www.nordallimousin.com

Females that produce the right kind for the industry generation after generation. High seller in the 2011 Crescent Creek’s sale. His calves are impressive in the pen and will be a sale feature!

Crescent Creek Emblazon 109X

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Complete Herd Dispersal

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 • 5 pm • Olds Cavalier Pavilion, Olds, Alberta

DWR 82R

DWR 34T

Paradox X Focus

Paradox X Prime Time

DWR 144T

DWR 196Y

Upgrade X In Focus

Paradox X Alliance

DWR 147X

DWR 2Y

Tiger X Equator

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DBRL 56U

Image Maker X Equator

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Titan X Royce

ienko ina Serhy M & d Te ole Chris P on, SK S7K 7G9

Saskato arc.com illar Ave., b 4-3342 M arc.com www.t 200 info@tb ffice: 306.933.4 1 O 1.271 : 306.22 Ted’s Cell 306.220.5506 : ll Chris’ Ce


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Red Triple L Copper Lady 4Z Sired By Red Northline Rev 341R

It’s time to Triple Up! Sells at

Red Roundup October 20, 2012 Red Deer, Alberta

Randy & Kim Tetzlaff & Family Box 157, Viscount, SK S0K 4M0 Res: 306-944-2734 Cell: 306-231-6969 www.triplelangus.com Today’s Angus Advantage Early Fall 2012  8


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MORE POWER TO YOU! Selling at the 40th Anniversary Red Roundup Sale Oct. 19 & 20, 2012 (RED EKW BARONESS 38Y) RED HOWE HEADLINER 136W X RED EKW BARONESS 721T

(RED EKW EUGENIE 41Z) RED HOWE HEADLINER 136W X RED EKW EUGENIE 745T

BW WW YW Milk TM Stay EPDs

2.2

64

100

16

48

BW WW YW Milk TM Stay

10

(PE) EPDs

0.3

57

90

17

45

9.5

AI’d to the Legendary Indeed 104H

WATCH FOR BEAR TOOTH IN RED DEER

Elmer K. Wiebe

Box 212, Hague, SK S0K 1X0 P: (306) 225-5720 C: (306) 381-3691 Fax: (306) 225-5863

Legend in the Making

He sells at Red Roundup October 20, 2012

Here’s your chance to build your herd around a

Tidalwave

Red Lazy MC Tidalwave 14W

This bull has it all: • Winner at Agribition World Angus Forum

Canadian Bull Congress

• Fresh genetics • Offspring that get it done!

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Scott’s Picks For Red Roundup

RED YCLC COUNTESS 127 Y BW: -2.0 WW: 44 YW: 60 MM: 21 TM: 43

Two soft made half-sisters out of 297T (our Indeed son) Bred to U2 Strike Force 24Y

RED YCLC COCA 116 Y

BW: -1.7 WW: 38 YW: 55 MM: 22 TM: 41

e Judge Fall Heifer S h T e B ale 2nd Monday of December You Nilsson Brothers, Vermilion, AB

•  150 Heifers bred Red Angus for February 1st calving •  400 Heifers bred Red Angus for March/April calving •  50 Heifers bred Red Angus for May calving Feel free to stop by and have a look at the heifers and this year’s bull calves

Too many

Irons Fire to get pictures in the

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012

Video Sale at the Ranch 1 1/2 miles south of Etzikom,AB on HWY 885

60 Bulls

Featuring

Long Yearlings Bull Calves Angus are sons or grandsons of: HF Tiger 5T S A V Brand Name 9115 SydGen Mandate 6079 S A V Density 4336

68 Females

11 4-year old Commercial Cows

57 Commercial Bred Heifers

Herefords and BWF females bred AI to: Mytty In Focus SydGen Mandate 6079

Free delivery within 300 miles on all cattle. 3 year unconditional guarantee on all bulls. Wintering available at cost.

For a catalogue, more information, or a free sale DVD please call.

Guess you will have to just stop by the stall at Agribition

VIDEO SALE! Come early to view the cattle

STROMSMOE ANGUS and HEREFORDS

Box 505, Etzikom, AB T0K 0W0 nstromsmoe@yahoo.ca

Nyle and Vicki Phone:(403) 666-3957 Cell: (403) 878-3957 Clint Phone: (403) 666-2186 Cell: (403) 647-6088

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SELLING CHOICE of full sibling heifer calves to the national champion

“Red Rock” at

RMJ Redman X Spittalburn Bayberry 704T owned with Triple L and Wraz Red Angus

Also Offering 1 semen Package of Red Rock Canada & U.S.A. Semen Available

Red Rock full sister Selling at Red Roundup

Michael & Sandi Gray

PO Box 86, Perdue, SK S0K 3C0 306.237.4729 • 306.227.1017 sburn@sasktel.net www.spittalburnfarms.com Today’s Angus Advantage Early Fall 2012  13 Today’s Angus Advantage Early Fall 2012  13

Indeed Daughter half sister owned by Wildcat Creek


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Outstanding and Ingenious... Often copied but never duplicated!

The Angus Masterpiece Sale... the finest source for the livestock industry!

Masterpiece Sale

1:00 PM - November 21, 2012 Canadian Western Agribition Regina, Saskatchewan

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Rob Holowaychuk 407 - 4808 Ross St. Red Deer, AB T4N 1X5 403-341-5098 Fax: 403-343-6133 Rob’s Cell: 780-916-2628 Bob Toner: 306-834-7385 o.b.i@shaw.ca www.cattlemanagement.ca


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Gerlei Angus

Young Cow Herd Dispersal

Johnstone Auction Mart Moose Jaw, SK December 12, 2012 • 1:00 PM

All Cow/Calf Pairs and Bred Heifers under 5 years of age sell

On Offer 118 Lots... ~ 45 Bred Heifers ~ 20 Two-year Old Pairs ~ 20 Three-year Old Pairs ~ 18 Four-year Old Pairs ~ 15 Five-year Old Pairs

Service Sires ...

SITZ Upward S A V Pioneer S A V Final Answer S A V Density Mar Mac Tiger (Son of Tiger 5R) Edwards Mountain Man 42Y (Iron Mountain Son)

Stuart Youngman 37Y (Son of SITZ Upward)

Sired By ...

Touchdown New Day Density Stuart Destination 32S Bar-E-L Santana 186S Ebon Hill Liberty Bar-E-L Remedy 44R

Gerlei Angus

Gerald & Lorelei Kary & Family Sale Management... Doug Howe Cell: 306-631-1209 306-693-2163 shfpresident@gmail.com Today’s Angus Advantage Early Fall 2012  20

Ph: 306-424-2332 Cell: 306-424-7676 Box 540, Montmartre, SK  S0G 3M0 gerlei.angus@sasktel.net


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Dr. Colin Palmer

Biography: Dr. Colin Palmer is an Associate Professor of Theriogenology (Animal Reproduction) at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine. Originally from Nova Scotia, Dr. Palmer worked in mixed practices in Ontario and British Columbia and has owned/operated a practice in Saskatchewan. Dr. Palmer along with his wife Kim and children Lauren, Emily and Carter run a herd of purebred Red Angus cattle under the KC Cattle Co. name.

Interstitial Pneumonia in Cattle

A Cause of Considerable Frustration “Pneumonia,” inflammation of the lungs, is manifested in different ways and is not always caused by infection with bacteria or viruses. Most cattle owners have dealt with bronchopneumonia in young calves or stressed, newly weaned animals and are familiar with the use of vaccines to try and prevent it from occurring. Failing that, antibiotics are generally employed as the next line of defence. Interstitial pneumonia is fortunately not as common, but when it occurs, losses can be devastating. Bronchopneumonia and interstitial pneumonia differ in terms of how they affect the lungs and airways, and how they affect the animal. Bronchopneumonia is characterized by the accumulation of inflammatory fluid and cells within the lung’s air sacs and larger airways (bronchi) - coughing and nasal discharge caused by the body’s reaction to fluid are common and most animals have a fever. With interstitial pneumonia inflammatory fluid accumulates within the walls of the air sacs with only small amounts of fluid accumulation in the air sacs and larger airways – coughing does not occur and fever, if present, is not directly associated with this disease. Regardless of the cause, any upset in the ability to transfer oxygen to the blood within the air sacs spells trouble for the animal. In the feedlot, acute interstitial pneumonia (AIP) as it is referred to, is a very sporadic yet frustrating killer of cattle that is not well understood. “Acute” means rapid onset just like the swelling that occurs when you bump your head. Far from being a huge killer, it accounts for only about 0.5% to 5% of all feedlot deaths. In southern Alberta feedlots, it is reportedly more common during hot, dry periods in the summer and fall particularly in cattle in the last month of finishing before slaughter. A number of cases have also occurred following snow storms when the animals have been bedded with straw. Since a great deal of time and money has been spent to get the animal to this stage of the production cycle, the sudden occurrence of dead or diseased animals is understandably gut wrenching. Typically, only a few animals in a group will develop AIP, but this can vary with reports of more than half of the group being affected.

In pastured cattle, interstitial pneumonia is labelled as acute bovine pulmonary emphysema and edema, or is simplified to acute bovine pulmonary emphysema. A commonly used and much easier to remember layman’s term is “Fog Fever.” Occurrences of the pasture form of the disease typically follow the movement of animals from poor pasture or feed to very lush grazing. “Lushness,” although hard to define, seems to be the key as it can occur on grass or legume pastures, and when grazing corn. Unlike bronchopneumonia, the most susceptible category of cattle is mature cows, followed by yearlings, with calves being only rarely affected. Like the feedlot situation, cows or perhaps heifers afflicted with interstitial pneumonia will often be in excellent shape - healthy one day and dead the next! Those that are not dead may be close to it. In either scenario, animals affected with acute onset interstitial pneumonia display laboured breathing and may grunt when trying to exhale. A head down, neck extended, open mouth and drooling stance is common. Most animals will be reluctant to move and if forced, may actually collapse and die. Coughing and fever are not characteristic of this disease; however, elevations in body temperature may be a result of laboured breathing. All of these signs reflect the fact that these animals cannot get their breath, but these symptoms are not exclusive to interstitial pneumonia. Diagnosis still requires a post-mortem examination and careful inspection of the lungs. Reportedly up to half of the cattle affected with this disease may die; therefore, owing to the acute nature of the condition affected animals may simply be found dead in the feedlot or pasture leaving owners scratching their heads. Those that recover usually do so within 2 or 3 days with time and good luck being more beneficial than anti-inflammatory drugs. Antibiotics are of no benefit and their use will eliminate the option of emergency slaughter. Forcibly moving critically affected animals on the brink of respiratory collapse can be enough to push them over the edge and kill them, so be very careful.

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There are a few rather minor causes of interstitial pneumonia; however, in the pasture and probably feedlot scenarios 3 methylindole (3MI) production in the rumen from the amino acid L- tryptophan is the key event triggering clinical disease. Injection of 3MI into healthy cattle has been shown to elicit interstitial pneumonia. Poorly understood scenarios in the feedlot or lush pasture situation result in increased consumption of L-tryptophan or increased production of 3MI triggering an inflammatory chain of events with the lungs. Cattle on pasture are typically affected within 10 days of movement to new forage, but cases have been known to occur in animals grazing the same pasture for a period of time; perhaps as a result of a recent onset of lush forage growth. A theory to explain the cases that occur following bedding with straw is that hungry animals that have been off feed as a result of the storm, consume a large quantity of straw that then leads to 3MI production.

Once an outbreak occurs, there is little that can be done. Animals have been known to develop symptoms even a few days after removal from pasture. Monensin (Rumensin®) feeding limits the production of 3MI, and gradual introduction to better forage are probably the keys to prevention. Some affected animals have both interstitial and bronchopneumonia that leads to the question of what role infectious disease may have. If you have animals showing the symptoms of interstitial pneumonia or experience sudden deaths in otherwise healthy animals, having your vet perform a post-mortem examination is a must to confirm the diagnosis and can help you to prevent similar losses in the future.

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Press Release

Québec Feedlot Presented with Eastern Feedlot of the Year Award

August 27, 2012: for immediate release

Calgary, AB- The Canadian Angus Association is pleased to honour Ferme Jacques and Eric Desrosiers and Ferme B&L (Liette and Benoit) Desrosiers senc of Mirabel, Québec, with the Eastern Feedlot of the Year award. They were presented with the award by CAA Director of Field Services Brian Good and CAA General Manager Michael Latimer, for their work feeding and promoting Angus and Angus cross cattle. Ferme Jacques & Eric Desrosiers & Ferme B &L( Liette & Benoit) Desrosiers senc are a family farm-feedlot operation located in the territorial region of Mirabel, Quebec, an off-island suburb Northwest of Montréal in Québec. In 1970, Jacques & Liette purchased the farm from Jacques’ father. They managed a herd of dairy cows on a 120 acre farm that was leased from the federal government. This land was part of the expropriation for the construction of the Mirabel Airport. Over the ensuing years they leased additional land in Mirabel and improved the herd. In 1980 the operation sold the dairy herd and the milk quota to start a beef herd. With purchased land, in 1979 they built a feedlot with a slatted floor barn. With the proceeds from the sale of the dairy herd, 300 feeder calves were purchased. In 1983 an extension of the feedlot was built as well as corrals to hold 600 head. In 1987, the federal government sold back the family farm and the operation constructed a feedlot (drylot) with a capacity of 400 head. The family was fortunate to have two sons interested in agriculture to continue to improve the land and the buildings. In 1994, son Eric finished his course at AgSchool, the Institut Technologique et Agroalimentaire (L’I.T.A.) and joined Jacques to form an operating farm company. In 1997, son Benoit finished his course at AgSchool, the Institut Technologique et Agroalimentair (L’I.T.A) and formed a business partnership with Liette. Another feedlot (drylot) with a capacity of 1500 head was included. In 1999, Jacques and Liette sold the farm equipment to Benoit and Eric to do custom work for the other two enterprises. In 2000 the capacity was once again increased to 2,000 head. Angus feeders are now bought from Western Canada for the feedlots. Today, Jacques Desrosiers, Liette, Eric and Benoit own 1900 acres, of which 1550 acres are all drained, cultivated land for crops –corn, soybeans and wheat. The total number of animals sold in 2011 was 4000 head with a total gain of 3 million pounds. 90 percent of these animals were Angus Influence. Congratulations to Ferme Jacques and Eric Desrosiers and Ferme B&L Desrosiers. Your hard work and dedication over the years has definitely paid off, and the Canadian Angus Association proudly awards you for your efforts last year and for years to come. The Canadian Angus Association introduced the Feedlot the Year award last year to recognize feedlots that promote Angus to their customers and that feed Canadian Angus Rancher Endorsed tagged cattle. The award for 2010, recognized in 2011, was presented to Ferme d’Anjou et Fils of Saint-Agapit, Québec. The Canadian Angus Association is Canada’s largest purebred beef breed organization. The Association represents 3,000 members across Canada for the purposes of registering and recording the pedigrees of purebred Angus cattle in the closed Herd Book and promoting the breed across Canada. The member-approved mandate is to maintain breed registry, breed purity and provide services that enhance the growth and position of the Angus breed.

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“They always say time changes things, but

you actually have to change them yourself.”

-Andy Warhol

The 107th President

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Every time we turn around or listen to a conversation, it inevitably carries the word “change” and so it is for Gary Latimer, the 107th President of the Canadian Angus Association. Agriculture runs deep in the veins of Gary Latimer, with his maternal great, great grandparents having crossed the American plains in the 1800’s to settle in the Napa Valley of California. The family prospered raising cattle, wheat and grapes and sustained that livelihood until they decided to search for new beginnings in Canada, settling in the Bearberry area, near Sundre, Alberta. Around 1902, his paternal great grandparents also immigrated from the United States; bringing a herd of registered Shorthorns and established their homestead east of Bowden, Alberta. Gary’s father Louis, was born and raised there and worked within the Shorthorn industry until the Shorthorns were dispersed. Eventually, venturing out on their own, Gary’s parents moved to their own farm southwest of Olds, Alberta and focused their farm on building a purebred herd. Needing to have a registered name for purebred cattle, it was decided to take L. Latimer backwards and the arrival of the internationally famous “Remitall” was created. By the time Gary was a young lad, his parents were also the owners of the local John Deere dealership, a vehicle dealership, a fertilizer agency and topped that off by selling animal feed. Gary’s uncle Carroll was also in partnership with his brother Louis, farming and raising registered Shorthorn cattle; but it was during those years that the Latimer family recognized the popularity of Hereford cattle and began the dream to establish and build the best herd possible. A herd to withstand generations and one they could be proud to own. By 1969 they were hosting Polled Hereford production sales and so in 1972, they dispersed their Shorthorn herd, posting record setting prices for their Shorthorn genetics. When Elaine (Gary’s youngest sister) showed interest in the Black Angus breed, Louis began raising a small but successful herd of Angus, augmenting her desire to compete in the junior organizations during her schooling years. Gary had a lot to live up to … his parents were progressive and hard working people, continually making ‘changes’ and moving forward in whatever endeavor they chose to follow and for him it was no different, but cattle is in his blood. School was not as important as going to cattle events, but he did take his school assignments, as he went off with his parents or his uncle Carroll to a show or sale which was much more interesting and he was welcome to go! So by the time he was in grade ten, he’d miss a day or a week here and there and was off to another livestock event. “I was fifteen, when I left grade ten and headed to Toronto for the Royal Winter Fair. I took five head, two Herefords and three Shorthorns; Uncle Carroll was supposed to come down later, but because of a shortage of crew back home, he never made it to the show!” Gary turned sixteen while he was there and

had Reserve Champion Bull. His adventures had just begun as his uncle was to take the cattle onto Chicago to the then famous Chicago International, but because of the problems at home, Gary got the call … “line-up a truck and take the cattle to Chicago!” Sitting on the show box paging through a Toronto phone book for a trucker, wondering what he was going to do, Jim Mobrey of Winfield Farms came along and asked what the problem was and so Gary told him about the predicament he was in. Jim said, “You just climb in with us, as we’re headed for Chicago as well.” While out at Winfield (before heading to Chicago), Gary was feeding and exercising the show cattle, aided by an elderly gentleman. “Every morning he helped me exercise the cattle, and one evening he even took me up in his helicopter!” He was none other than E.P. Taylor, the owner of Winfield Farms and breeder of the famous ‘Northern Dancer’. On the truck to Chicago, there were also some other guy’s cattle, a hockey player that I didn’t know at the time … Bobby Hull was his name.” “When I finally got home it was Christmas time, so there was no use going back to school then … cattle were more important to me at the time; I did eventually complete my high school at the Olds Agricultural College.” He also extended his education in Garnet, Kansas, attending the breeding school and took some additional courses as well, but he claims his best teachers were his father and uncle. “They were excellent cattlemen; they loved it; loved the business, they were great herdsmen and great breed promoters … it didn’t matter if there was a bull or a cow they wanted, they found some way to get some progeny out of them. I had many good people and great partners that I worked with, gaining so much knowledge and information, learning from them … they were my teachers.” I went with my father a lot, doing the summer show circuit via train and spent the whole summer travelling to Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Regina and Vancouver. Our show strings were very large at that time. Dad had a theory that with show cattle, you got them ready in order to sell … you were making those cattle worth more, by putting them through a show ring. Back then the prize money was good enough to supplement the cost … we purchased our first livestock hauler with prize money garnered from a single season of showing cattle.” It not only carried livestock, it was also their motel and was slept in for many nights. By the time it was sold, it had over a half million miles on it, having used it for both the show circuit and free delivery of sale cattle. “We were one of the first operations to offer free delivery... it was literally non-stop trucking across North America.”

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“Getting away from the topic of school, you also played hockey?” “Yes, until I met and married Jacci and we had four children; but in later years, I went back and played senior hockey.”

wife Danielle has two little girls Alix and Mya. Sara and her husband Dusty Howell (who operates an excavating business with his father), farm at Penhold, Alberta with their children Lilly, Sadee and Reed. They raise around eighty head of cattle.

“Where did you meet her?”

“After the dispersal of the Polled Herefords and Remitall Cattle Company, did you choose to go your own way … into Angus; were you more involved in that end of Remitall than the others?”

“Actually, her father was my hockey coach.” “Did that get you more or less ice time?” “Well … on road trips, we were supposed to be talking hockey, but he was always asking me what to feed and do with his cattle, as he was in the process of developing an elite herd of purebred Charolais.” Jacci Cruikshank graduated out of Olds, worked in a doctor’s office and then married Gary in 1973. They raised four children and once the kids left home, Jacci returned to work at Olds Agricultural College for ten years. Michael, General Manager of the Canadian Angus Association and his wife Fritz have two sons; Jack and Nick, Richard and his wife Kelly operate Remitall Farms, with Gary and Jacci, and have three children, Lauren, Louis and Ella. Jeff is lead field operator for Pen Growth Oil and along with his

“At the time of our dispersals we were running around one thousand head of Polled Herefords and one thousand head of Angus. It was always a family team effort. In my early days, I was just a junior member of the Remitall team, not even a partner, but when Uncle Carroll went out on his own in 1976, my parents Louis and Jean, Jacci and I became partners in Remitall and shortly after Bryan graduated school, he entered the partnership. In operations such as ours, you needed people that were experienced in different areas in order to make it all work. Even when we had our first group of Angus, everyone at

Remitall participated in them; Elaine showed them, but we all worked together; it was actually our son Jeff who wanted to show at the Junior Show in Bashaw; he really enjoyed it; so it was him and Grandpa Louis that started bringing in more and more Angus into the Remitall operation. Our first Angus Production Sale was in 2001; which led right into having Angus bull sales on a regular basis for the past ten to fifteen years, but we had our first bull sale previous to that in 1990.” After the dispersal of the Polled Herefords, ‘changes’ began once more; Richard and Kelly, Gary and Jacci

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board of the Canadian Gelbvieh Association and a director of the Alberta Cattle Breeders Association and as most know, is currently President of the Canadian Angus Association. Richard is following in his father’s footsteps, currently being director for the Alberta Angus Association and involved with the Olds Ag Society. He’s already judged numerous 4-H shows, has judged at Edmonton Farmfair International and has been one of the judges at Canadian Western Agribition’s First Lady Classic. started Remitall Farms, farming about sixteen hundred acres of land, with 550 acres in crop and the balance in hay and pasture. This past year they bred 260 cows and have marketed their bulls by private treaty and at the Calgary Bull Sale. Annually, they consign a select group of females in the Black Magic Sale held the first Saturday in October.

Nationally, Gary Latimer has judged every major show in Canada in various breeds, in addition to judging assignments in Brazil, United States, Denmark and the English Royal Fall and Central English Herd Shows in England. He worked with the Olds Ag Society as a member and was President at the time the Olds Cow Palace was constructed. Gary has been coach and director of minor hockey for the Olds Hockey Association; the Alberta Hereford Association President and a director; he’s been on the

“Because the Angus breed has grown and in the past decade or so has become the largest in the beef industry, what is its next step or the direction that you see for the breed?” “That’s an easy and yet hard question. I am the 107th president. There have been several people who have done a lot of things before me; breeders, directors and presidents, this isn’t a ‘fly-by the night’ breed. The cattle have earned their way to date; but there have been people (Angus forefathers) who have made some pretty big decisions in getting Angus meat/beef promoted … Certified Angus Beef is one of the greatest marketing ideas that was ever developed in the livestock industry. So your question as to where the breed is going … well, all everyone has to do is keep the wheels on track and continue doing everything that has been done for the past ten years. Produce good, sound cattle and get them marketed; continue to keep the consumer informed and happy, as everyone wants good and safe meat to eat … that’s going to be a big ticket item in the future. The wheels are in motion and turning well, so we don’t have to get into a big competition and all of a sudden sprint to the end. The Angus breed is very fortunate at the moment; we have a few different types of breeders; those that raise commercial cattle, show cattle and breeders that sell $1000.00 to $1500.00 heifers and $2000.00 bulls. There are some breeders who operate at a lower profile; it’s a big enough breed now, that you can play at whatever level you want to. You can trade from $50,000.00 females and bulls or just stay home and sell a few cattle at a time and at any level.” “You’re not concerned about complacency?” “Well it can get there and that’s been the downfall of a lot of purebred breeds. The big point that we are trying to initiate, as an association, is make way for more ‘changes’ … for the youth in our industry. We have initiated two well received programs. The first program is the Canadian Angus Rancher Endorsed Program with it’s green tags identifying Angus genetics through the commercial industry is very successful and the second is our junior program. You don’t have to tell them how to do it, but we do have to put the tools in place for them to move ahead. They need the continuation and improvement of livestock shows; they need sales in order to market their cattle and finished steers. We need to work harder at maintaining and increasing our junior representation, not just in the Angus breed, but in agriculture.” “I know that my forefathers didn’t come to this country for the fun of it; they came to ensure that there was a future for

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them and our families … create a future for the next generation to make a living, a good living and that is where the Angus breed can fit in and continue for the next one hundred years. Everyone wants to invest in business or someone else... why not invest in young people right in your neighborhood … you can make just as good a return doing that as you can investing in the stock market right now. We’ve got to ‘change’ and make room, create more business opportunities and be more respective of our young people than we already are.” “As you know, one of our big member provinces is Ontario and Ontario is show orientated … what are your thoughts on them ‘paving’ pastures out there?” “It’s really a worry right now in our breed; across the country there are over one thousand members that are registering less than ten head, but we have 90 members who register over 100 head and twelve members who register 350 to 900 head annually. One can have a small farm and only a few cattle, but you can build equity up in the young people on those farms. Build up to 20 or 30 head, that’s the whole deal with farming; you might not make the big bucks, but you can sure build

up equity fast. It’s going to change though; have you noticed the John Deere ads … they are selling a lot more acreage tractors and equipment. There’s going to be some very large farms, but there is always going to be hobby farms. They’ll continue to have good cattle and they are going to want to show them, have a little fun … and get the ‘family package’ going along with financial reward.”

“You have been involved in several breeds of cattle; what is your preference, what makes the Angus Breed so much better?” “We are involved in the Angus Breed and really like them … no doubt about it. Richard and I wanted to do something together and we choose to do something that Richard wanted, which was working in the Angus Breed. We had a really good go in the Hereford breed and did it as a team. I like all breeds of cattle, but what I really like is the special cattle that you find. We like finding or breeding special cattle; they don’t come along very often, and you have to go through a lot, in order to raise those special ones.”

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“In 1969 we had the first Polled Hereford, Remitall Modern Gold, winning Grand Champion at the Calgary Bull Sale... Remitall Monarch was named Grand Champion Bull for three consecutive years at the Royal Show in England... Remitall Online who was named Canadian National Grand Champion Bull and went on to become US National Grand Champion Bull for two years running... over the decades we have shown many Champions at our National Show, Canadian Western Agribition, in the Gelbvieh, Hereford and Angus breeds ... we were fortunate to have made it to the winners circle many times. We sold embryos to Uruguay where they eventually won some divisions and sold semen into Argentina where the progeny is very successful. We have sold cattle, semen or embryos to Japan, various South American countries, Mexico, England, Denmark, Germany,

“The Angus cow, is the best money cow … isn’t she?” “Efficiently run, yes by far, she is the back bone of the whole Angus Breed’s success. “Cross breeding, we are going to have it as long as there are cattle, we need it for heterosis, don’t you agree?” “Yes it has it’s place in the industry, but if everyone is doing a proper job, we should be able to raise an animal without any other breed involved … that should be the goal. Could you cross another breed with a Holstein to make it produce more milk? Can you produce another horse that can run faster than a Thoroughbred? So why can’t you have a beef cow that you can’t cross anything with to make her better? About 60% of the commercial herds have Angus in them; therefore, we’re going to have to continue making improvements to fit the total package. The cows aren’t that far off; you can mix smaller cows with bigger ones, whatever you want for your operation. The bull division is a bit more difficult and by the time we get it figured out, they will have ‘changed’ the grading system or something, but at the moment Angus fit in pretty well.”

Ireland, Scotland, Finland, Sweden, Russia, Kazakhstan and United States. The whole deal... the whole business has been fun. We enjoyed coming across good cattle and we worked hard to get them, but you have to have good cattle … that’s the whole back bone to the industry. The people and the good times, those that we have met throughout Canada and those we have met internationally... we have developed friends everywhere.” The father/son team strives to make their mark in the Angus breed and fraternity, finding it amazing to work with a breed that has been progressing for over two hundred years. They realize that their progress is based on genetics, management and credibility, their goal is to enhance and lay the groundwork for generations to follow. The folks at Remitall Farms realize that if you want ‘change’ you have to make it and if you want progress... you have to push to achieve it. It’s the result of good genetics!

“In your days as part of the Remitall team, you have achieved success worldwide allowing you and Jacci to travel making friendships around the globe. What are some memorable moments?”

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Selling

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August 3-5, 2012 Neepawa, MB

Judges Ray Armbruster, Amy Bonchuk, Lloyd Cavers, Dave Keeley, Ken Williams, Emily Grey, Andrea Arbuckle, Melissa McRae, Erin Toner, Grant & Lauralee Rolston, Myrna Schweitzer, Andre Steppler and Brett McRae

SALES TALK Pee Wee Cora Baker Junior Levi Rimke

Impromtu speeches Intermediate Brodie Hunter Senior Jackie Bremner

PHOTOGRAPHY Pee Wee Ty Nykoliation Junior Orianna Hyndman Intermediate Cindy Jack Senior Breanna Anderson

GRAPHIC DESIGN Pee Wee Brooklyn Wirgau Junior Levi Rimke Intermediate Samantha Rimke Senior Austen Anderson

Stall card

JUDGING

Pee Wee Cora Baker

Pee Wee Cora Baker

Junior Naomi Best

Junior Orianna Hyndman

Power point and video

Intermediate Laura Horner

Intermediate Samantha Rimke Senior Megan Kemp

Team marketing Jay Rimke, Lindsey Verwey, Kaitlyn Davey, Matthew Ginter, and Naomi Best

herdsman competition Taylor and Justin Carvey

ART Pee Wee Brooklyn Hedley Junior Naomi Best Intermediate Taylor Carvey Senior Austen Anderson

SCRAPBOOK Pee Wee Teegan Hyndman Junior Orianna Hyndman Intermediate Cindy Jack Senior Megan Kemp

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Senior Nicholas Bray

TEAM JUDGING Junior Naomi Best and Bennett Foster Intermediate Devon Manns and Braden Calvert Senior Megan Kemp and Nicholas Bray

TEAM GROOMING Nicholas Bray, Matthew Ginter, Kianna Brooks, Naomi Best, Justin McKee, and Carter Hedley

Cookoff Winners Shania Jack, Jesse Gross, Levi Best, Riley Wirgau, Morgan Staniland, and Lindsey Verwey

showmanship Pee Wee Brooklyn Wirgau Junior Justin Carvey Intermediate Laura Horner Senior Justin Kristjansson


Conformation

bulls

Judges Andre Steppler and Andrew Kopeechuk

Bull Calf 1. Ty Nykoliation, Crandall, MB 2. Nicholas Bray, Eddystone, MB

females heifer calf 1. Breanna Anderson, Swan River, MB 2. Nicholas Bray, Eddystone, MB Yearling heifer Split 1 1. Matthew Ginter, White City, SK 2. Nicholas Bray, Eddystone, MB Split 2 1. Levi Best, Harding, MB 2. Naomi Best, Harding, MB Junior Champion and REserve Grand Champion Angus Female Matthew Ginter, White City, SK Reserve junior champion female Levi Best, Harding, MB Two year old Cow/Calf Pair 1. Breanna Anderson, Swan River, MB 2. Megan Kemp, Pilot Mound, MB

Reserve Senior champion and reserve grand champion commerical Female Shania Jack, Portage La Prairie, MB

bulls

Commercial Cattle

females Heifer Calf 1. Shania Jack, Portage La Prairie, MB 2. Justin Kristjansson, Forrest, MB Yearling Heifer

Champion commercial bull calf Justin Carvey, Alexander, MB REserve champion commercial bull calf Brady McLeod, Brookdale, MB

Split 1 1. Justin Carvey, Alexander, MB 2. Jared Preston, Ste. Rose, MB

Fat Steer Class

Split 2 1. Laura Horner, Minnedosa, MB 2. Brooklyn Wirgau, Narcisse, MB

Split 1 1. Wyatt Inglis, Rapid City, MB 2. Brodie Hunter, Harding, MB

Junior Champion Commercial female Laura Horner, Minnedosa, MB

Split 2 1. Laura Horner, Minnedosa, MB 2. Raina Syrnyk, Ethlebert, MB

Reserve Junior Champion commercial Female Justin Carvey, Alexander, MB

Champion Fat Steer Laura Horner, Minnedosa, MB

Senior Cow/Calf Pair 1. Nicholas Bray, Eddystone, MB

Two year old Cow/Calf Pair 1. Justin Carvey, Alexander, MB 2. Cindy Jack, Portage La Prairie, MB

Senior Champion and grand champion angus female Breanna Anderson, Swan River, MB

Senior Cow/Calf Pair 1. Shania Jack, Portage La Prairie 2. Justin Kristjansson, Forrest, MB

Reserve Senior Champion angus female Nicholas Bray, Eddystone, MB

Bull Calf 1. Justin Carvey, Alexander, MB 2. Brady McLeod, Brookdale, MB

Reserve Champion FAT Steer Raina Syrnyk, Ethlebert, MB Agribition 2012 team Megan Kemp, Jay Rimke, Dillon Hunter, Breanna Anderson and Laura Horner

Senior champion and grand champion commercial female Justin Carvey, Alexander, MB

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Judge Biography Harvey Welter is a marketing representative for Saskatoon Livestock Sales and along with his wife Cindy they operate a commercial cow/calf operation raising commercial replacement heifers at Viscount, Saskatchewan.

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FEMALES HEIFER CALF Split 1 1. Ernie & Joanne Mutch, Vernon River, PEI with JEM Rosebud 16Z by S A V Net Worth 4200 2. Julie Mutch, Vernon River, PEI with JEM Classy Lady 11Z by S A V Bismarck 5682 Split 2 1. Temple Stewart, North Wiltshire, PEI with HMF Lori 11Z by HMF Stargate 10W 2. James Worth, Hampshire, PEI with Loyalist View Eileen 2Z by S A V Net Worth 4200 YEARLING HEIFER Split 1 1. MacKinnon Homestead, Kinross, PEI with Locust Grove Blackbird 11Y by MCC Blackout 404 2. Bannockburn Valley Farm, Clyde River, PEI with Bannockburn Valley Dolly 7Y by S A V Net Worth 4200 Split 2 1. MacKinnon Homestead, Kinross, PEI with MKHF Mistress 1Y by S A V Bismarck 5682 2. Bannockburn Valley Farm, Clyde River, PEI with Bannockburn Valley Pride 12Y by JS Net Worth 879 Split 3 1. Bannockburn Valley Farm, Clyde River, PEI with Bannockburn Valley Lady 47Y by JS Kodiak 1T 2. Bannockburn Valley Farm, Clyde River, PEI with Bannockburn Valley Rose 43Y by JS Kodiak 1T JUNIOR CHAMPION FEMALE MacKinnon Homestead, Kinross, PEI with Locust Grove Blackbird 11Y by MCC Blackout 404

BULLs Split 2 1. Kenneth & Carolyn Lisson, Apohaqui, NB with Bannockburn Valley Bride 18X by JS Kodiak 1T and her heifer calf Bannockburn Valley Bride 21Z by HARB Pendleton 765 J H 2. Glen & Ronnie Ford, Oyster Bed, PEI with Red JD Lann Omeron 18X by Red LCHMN Top Brass 1049H and her bull calf Red Wheatly River Omeron by Red Lazy MC Gridiron 66S MATURE COW/CALF PAIR 1. Mutch Farms, Cornwall, PEI with JEM Classy Lady 42T by Sitz Tradition RLS 02 with her bull calf MFS Grizzley 8Z by Soo Line Grizzley 9034 2. Colby MacQuarrie, Milton, PEI with Eskerview Polly 1U by Mytty In Focus with her heifer calf Miltonvale Missie Cobe 2Z by TC Total 410

Split 1 1. Temple Stewart, North Wiltshire, PEI with HMF Kodiak 3Z by Soo Line Kodiak 9194 2. Dale & Linda Lackie, Southfield, NB with Red Lindale Ziego RW 2Z by Red Brylor SDL Redwood 217S Split 2 1. Mutch Farms, Cornwall, PEI with MFS Grizzley 8Z by Soo Line Grizzly 9034 2. MacKinnon Homestead, Kinross, PEI with MKHF Harry 124Z by GDAR Game Day 449 YEARLING BULL 1. Top of the Hill Farm, Southampton, NS with HMF Blackman 17Y by TGA Blackman 8311U GRAND CHAMPION BULL Temple Stewart, North Wiltshire, PEI with HMF Kodiak 3Z by Soo Line Kodiak 9194 RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION BULL Mutch Farms, Cornwall, PEI with MFS Grizzley 8Z by Soo Line Grizzly 9034 GET OF SIRE Julie Mutch, Vernon River, PEI BREEDER’S HERD Julie Mutch, Vernon River, PEI

SENIOR CHAMPION And GRAND CHAMPION FEMALE Mutch Farms, Cornwall, PEI with JEM Classy Lady 42T by Sitz Tradition RLS 02 with her bull calf MFS Grizzley 8Z by Soo Line Grizzley 9034

RESERVE JUNIOR CHAMPION FEMALE Ernie & Joanne Mutch, Vernon River, PEI with JEM Rosebud 16Z by S A V Net Worth 4200 TWO YEAR OLD COW/CALF PAIR 1. Julie Mutch, Vernon River, PEI with JEM Classy Lady 5X by Figure 8 Angus Tom Boy 509R with her heifer calf JEM Classy Lady 14Z by S A V Bismarck 5682 2. Julie Mutch, Vernon River, PEI with JEM Classy Lady 4X by Youngdale Touchdown 36M with her bull calf JEM Bismarck 10Z by S A V Bismarck 5682

Bull Calf

RESERVE SENIOR CHAMPION AND RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION FEMALE Julie Mutch, Vernon River, PEI with JEM Classy Lady 5X by Figure 8 Angus Tom Boy 509R with her heifer calf JEM Classy Lady 14Z by S A V Bismarck 5682

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Progeny of Dam Julie Mutch, Vernon River, PEI PREMIER BREEDER Bannockburn Valley Farm, Clyde River, PEI PREMIER EXHIBITOR Bannockburn Valley Farm, Clyde River, PEI


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By: Chris Poley

It is a warm, windy mid September day and around here anxious farmers are finally hitting the fields hard. I realize that many areas are much further ahead (of the area where I live) and many are even done combining. However, cows are forgotten, when the combines are rolling. I totally understand how crucial the window for harvest can be and that grade loss can be a major factor. Even for beef producers who don’t own a combine, harvest effects their cow management, as straw needs to be sourced, baled and hauled off the field, “cause those grain farmers don’t want bales standing in the field!” Too often producers let harvest sneak up on them and the beef cow herd goes on auto pilot. Management decisions made at this time of year will affect you the whole year, just as bad or worse than having the wheat go from a #1 to a #2. For those who have yearlings on grass, this is the time to be marketing them; you need to keep an eye on the markets and talk to marketing reps and buyers to maximize your returns off grass. Leaving those grassers out too long can be costly, both in weight loss and price loss, if you miss the peak run of yearlings. Breeders must also be preparing to wean; depending on when you calve, the time may be now or approaching.You hear so often, “I should have weaned my calves awhile ago but I have been too busy and the cows are taking care of them.” Well those people are wrong. Two negatives are actually happening by not weaning on time, firstly the calves start to lose weight and worse they lose their bloom and if you are planning to market those calves, dry haired, stale looking calves do not command good value. For you purebred breeders if you let your bull calves get behind and do not get them started early, you will never catch up. If they are a hundred pounds light in the fall, they will be a hundred pounds light on sale day. The bull market is very competitive and if you want to have a sale average in the top end, your bulls must be ready and look like bulls worthy of a premium. Planning to show in the fall is another consideration and it costs too much money to go to town and not be ready to compete; although not everyone can win, the more important part of being there is having a string that is eye appealing and stops traffic (potential customers). Secondly the cows are getting run down at the worst possible time, right before our brutal Canadian winter. Cows never gain better or more economically than they do early in the fall when they have dried up and the weather is still warm; this is basically holiday time in a cow’s year…we all know how easy it is to gain weight on holidays! Managing your beef cows twelve months of the year is crucial to determining how large your profit margin is. Both commercially and even more so as purebred breeders, as you are breeding and developing bulls whose sole job is to transfer genetics to the commercial beef industry. It is simple in theory but as we all know, things can and do happen to those bulls along the way; the way you manage your herd can definitely influence just how many happen. The seed stock industry is extremely competitive; it is a great way to raise a family and the people you meet are the true reward. Today’s Angus Advantage Early Fall 2012  46


FEMALES HEIFER CALF 1. JEM Farms, Vernon River, PEI with JEM Rosebud 16Z by S A V Net Worth 4200 2. Julie Mutch, Vernon River, EI with JEM Classy Lady 11Z by S A V Bismarck 5682

JUNIOR CHAMPION FEMALE MacKinnon Homestead, Kinross, PEI with MKHF Mistress 1Y by S A V Bismarck 5682 RESERVE JUNIOR CHAMPION FEMALE Bannockburn Valley Farm, Clyde River, PEI with Bannockburn Valley Dolly 7Y by S A V Net Worth 4200 TWO YEAR OLD COW/CALF PAIR

Heifer Calf CHAMPION JEM Farms, Vernon River, PEI with JEM Rosebud 16Z by S A V Net Worth 4200 RESERVE Heifer Calf CHAMPION Julie Mutch, Vernon River, PEI with JEM Classy Lady 11Z by S A V Bismarck 5682 YEARLING HEIFER 1. MacKinnon Homestead, Kinross, PEI with MKHF Mistress 1Y by S A V Bismarck 5682 2. Bannockburn Valley Farm, Clyde River, PEI with Bannockburn Valley Dolly 7Y by S A V Net Worth 4200

1. Bannockburn Valley Farm, Clyde River, PEI with Bannockburn Valley Rose 6X by HARB Pendleton 765 J H with her heifer calf, Bannockburn Valley Rose 16Z by Sydgen CC & 7 2. Bannockburn Valley Farm, Clyde River, PEI with Bannockburn Valley Rose 12X by JS Kodiak 1T with her heifer calf, Bannockburn Valley CC&7 by Sydgen CC & 7 SENIOR CHAMPION FEMALE Bannockburn Valley Farm, Clyde River, PEI with Bannockburn Valley Rose 6X by HARB Pendleton 765 J H with her heifer calf, Bannockburn Valley Rose 16Z by Sydgen CC & 7

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RESERVE SENIOR CHAMPION FEMALE Bannockburn Valley Farm, Clyde River, PEI with Bannockburn Valley Rose 12X by JS Kodiak 1T with her heifer calf, Bannockburn Valley CC & 7 by Sydgen CC & 7

BULls Bull Calf 1. Julie Mutch, Vernon River, PEI with JEM Bismark 10Z by S A V Bismarck 5682 2. Mutch Farms, Cornwall, PEI with MFS Grizzley 8Z by Soo Line Gizzley 9034

GRAND CHAMPION BULL Julie Mutch, Vernon River, PEI with JEM Bismark 10Z by S A V Bismarck 5682 RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION BULL Mutch Farms, Cornwall, PEI with MFS Grizzley 8Z by Soo Line Gizzley 9034


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Quebec Junior Beef Show July 6-8, 2012 - Brome, QC

Judges

M. Rob Jamieson, David Grey, Melissa Ledoux, Karyne Gingras, Jay Bradley INDIVIDUAL JUDGING PeeWee 1. Jason Whalen 2. Sydney Jamieson Junior 1. Adrianna Whalen 2. Andrew Mastine Intermediate 1. Laurence Noiseux 2. Mark Sample Senior 1. Alex Noiseux 2. Guillaume Noiseux

TEAM JUDGING PEE WEE 1. Jason Whalen & Sydney Jamieson 2. Krystal Cadarette & Chloe Whalen Junior 1. Adrianna Whalen & Lucas Rantz 2. Andrew Mastine & Jade Noiseux Intermediate 1. Allison Mastine & Mark Sample 2. Krista Whalen & Colt Mastine Senior 1. Alex Sample & Alex Noiseux 2. Laurie & Guillaume Noiseux

SHOWMANSHIP PeeWee 1. Jason Whalen 2. Krystal Cadarette Junior 1. Jade Noiseux 2. Andrew Mastine Intermediate 1. Krista Whalen 2. Allison Mastine Senior 1. Alexandre Noiseux 2. Alex Sample

Champion Showperson Krista Whalen, Gould, QC

Reserve Champion Showperson Alex Noiseux , Marieville, QC

Team Grooming PeeWee 1. Krystal Cadarette & Chloe Whalen 2. Jason Whalen & Sydney Jamieson Junior 1. Cassidy Cadarette & Andrew Mastine 2. Jade & Rose Noiseux Intermediate 1. Colt & Allison Mastine 2. Dylan Mastine Senior 1. Alex Noiseux & Alex Sample 2. Laurie & Guillaume Noiseux

PHOTOGRAPHY

Intermediate 1. Krista Whalen 2. Dylan Mastine Senior 1. Laurie Noiseux 2. Alex Noiseux

Scrapbooking Junior 1. Rose Noiseux 2. Andrew Mastine Intermediate 1. Allison Mastine 2. Laurence Noiseux Senior 1. Laurie Noiseux

Quiz

PeeWee 1. Chloe Whalen 2. Jason Whalen Junior 1. Adrianna Whalen 2. Jade Noiseux Intermediate 1. Allison Mastine 2. Colt Mastine Senior 1. Alex Noiseux 2. Laurie Noiseux

PeeWee 1. Jason Whalen 2. Krystal Cadarette Junior 1. Rose Noiseux, Adrianna Whalen 2. Jade Noiseux, Cassidy Cadarette Intermediate 1. Allison Mastine, Krista Whalen 2. Dylan Mastine Senior 1. Alex Sample 2. Alex Noiseux

Art

Herdsman Award

PeeWee 1. Jason Whalen 2. Chloe Whalen Junior 1. Rose Noiseux 2. Lucas Rantz Intermediate 1. Laurence Noiseux 2. Colt Mastine Senior 1. Alex Noiseux 2. Laurie Noiseux

Graphic Design PeeWee 1. Jason Whalen Junior 1. Adrianna Whalen 2. Jade Noiseux

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Females

Heifer Calf 1. Adrianna Whalen, Gould, QC with Bagot Pioneer Rose Lee 1Z by S A V Pioneer 7301 2. Rose Noiseux, Marieville, QC with Zara 2.0 Bellemere Dynamic Ang 4Z by SAV Camaro 9272 Yearling Heifer 1. Laurie Noiseux,St-Paul-d’Abbotsford, QC wtih SANE G.D. Barbie 112Y by GDAR Game Day 449 2. Alex Noiseux, Marieville, QC with Yura Wahoa Dynamic Ang 6Y by GDAR Game Day 449


Mature Cow 1. Guillaume Noiseux, Marieville, QC with Chico Bellemere 5W by MVF Net Worth 113T

COMMERCIAL Division Heifer Calf 1. Jason Whalen, Gould, QC with NHE CB Blackberry 19Z by Bagot 1734L Cortachy Boy 4X Grand Champion Commercial Female Jason Whalen, Gould, QC with NHE CB Blackberry 19Z by Bagot 1734L Cortachy Boy 4X

Grand Champion Angus and Reserve BULLS Grand Champion Inter-breed female Bull Calf Laurie Noiseux, St-Paul-d’Abbotsford, QC 1. Krystal Cadarette, Foster, QC with SANE G.D. Barbie 112Y by GDAR with Triara Anchor 163Z by TC Game Day 449 Aberdeen 759

Grand Champion Angus and Grand Champion Inter-breed bull Alex Sample, Havelock, QC with Red Mac Shenan Doah 3393 by Red Six Mile Sakic 832S

Yearling Bull 1. Alex Sample, Havelock, QC with Red Mac Shenan Doah 3393 by Red Six Mile Sakic 832S Reserve Grand Champion Bull 2. Alex Noiseux, Marieville, QC with Alex Noiseux, Marieville, QC with Young Young Game Day Dynamic Ang 5Y Game Day Dynamic Ang 5Y by GDAR Game by GDAR Game Day 449 Day 449 Reserve Grand Champion Female Guillaume Noiseux, Marieville, QC with Chico Bellemere 5W by MVF Net Worth 113T

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Neepawa, MB  July 28, 2012 Judges: Tom Madsen, Arden, MB; Allan Horner, Minnedosa, MB and Lloyd Cavers, Neepawa, MB

Females

mature cow/calf pair

Heifer Calf

Reserve CHAMPION MATURE COW/CALF PAIR Ram Rod Cattle Co., Medora, MB with Red Ramrod Princess 705T by Red GARA Heavenly with her calf, Red Ramrod Capone 234Z by Red Northline Fat Tony 605U

champion heifer calf J Square S Angus, Grayson, SK with J Square S Tibbie 18Z by MJ Escalade 2W

champion mature cow/calf pair, senior champion AND grand champion female N7 Stock Farm, Crandall, MB with MVMM Blossom 250U by MVF VRD Dateline 34P with her calf, N7’s Z Z TOP 26Z by S A V Pioneer 7301

Two year old cow/calf pair champion two year old cow/ calf pair and reserve senior champion female Millen Johnston, Neepawa, MB with Red S-Bayberry 111X by Red S-Sly 26S with her calf, Red Double MM Bayberry 1Z by Red Lazy MC CC Detour 2W

Reserve champion two year old cow/calf pair N7 Stock Farm, Crandall, MB with N7’s Heroine 5X by S A V Net Worth 4200 with her calf, N7’s Zoolander 42Z by N7’s Outlook 26X

champion YEARLING HEIFER M & J Farms, Russell, MB

reserve champion cow/calf pair Maple Lake Stock Farm, Hartney, MB grand champion commercial angus female TSN Livestock, Forrest, MB with female by TSN Lucy’s Boy 2M

junior heifer

Reserve champion junior heifer Naomi Best, Harding, MB with DJCC Rosebud 4Y by SCC Heritage 92W

champion heifer calf TSN Livestock, Forrest, MB

champion COW/CALF PAIR TSN Livestock, Forrest, MB

reserve champion heifer calf Mar Mac Farms, Brandon, MB with Red Mar Mac Lady Trooper 114Z by Red Cockburn Ribeye

champion junior heifer AND RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION FEMALE N7 Stock Farm, Crandall, MB with N7 Mary KT 30Y by S A V Net Worth 4200

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Bulls bull Calf

champion bULL cALF Ramrod Cattle Co., Medora, MB with Red Ramrod Capone 234Z by Red Northline Fat Tony 605U

reserve grand champion commercial angus female Maple Lake Stock Farm, Hartney, MB with female by Red Lazy McSmash 41N

junior show

Reserve champion bull calf N7 Stock Farm, Crandall, MB with N7’s Z Z Top 26Z by S A V Pioneer 7301

Junior Bull

Junior champion and grand champion bull Justamere Farms Ltd. , Lloydminster, SK and Hollinger Land & Cattle Co., Neufort, SK with Justamere 422 Impact 244Y by EXARPAF 422 reserve junior champion and reserve grand champion bull N7 Stock Farm, Crandall, MB with N7’s Elvis 9Y by SITZ Upward 307R

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heifer calf champion Ty Nykoliation, Crandall, MB YEARLING HEIFER and grand champion female Naomi Best, Harding, MB with DJCC Rosebud 4Y by SCC Heritage 92W two year old COW/CALF pair and reserve grand champion female Breanna Anderson, Swan River, MB with Red Anderson’s Bonnie 21X by Anderson’s Black Duke 5U


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Autumn Angus Classic Sale September 1, 2012 Hanover, Ontario Auctioneer: Chris Poley Sale Management: T Bar C Cattle Co. Ltd. Red Angus 4 cow/bull calf pairs averaged 11 cow/heifer calf pairs averaged 10 bred heifers averaged 12 cows averaged 2 heifer calves averaged 1 pick of the herd averaged Black Angus 10 cow/bull calf pairs averaged 8 cow/heifer calf pairs averaged 11 bred heifers averaged 4 cows averaged 7 heifer calves averaged 2 bulls averaged 3 open/fall heifers averaged 85 lots grossed $206,350.00 averaged $2428.00 27 units of semen averaged $89.00 Total gross $208,750.00

$3775.00 $2873.00 $2055.00 $1746.00 $2450.00 $5000.00 $2770.00 $3066.00 $2682.00 $2063.00 $1468.00 $2300.00 $1133.00

High selling Red Angus cow/bull calf pair Lot 48 & 48A - $5200.00 - Red R&M 107K Leona 75M sired by Red GoldBar King V415 107K and Red Serenity Missing Link 117Z sired by Red Gold-Bar Unique J W 1113U were purchased by Red Rock Red Angus, Airdrie, Alberta High selling Red Angus cow/heifer calf pair Lot 51 & 51A - $4000.00 - Red Swan Creek Patty MVP 225R sired by Red U-2 MVP 386N was purchased by Chopper K Red Angus, Carnduff, Saskatchewan and Red Serenity Patty 1010Y sired by Red Vancise Cool Up Rise 38U was purchased by J-6 Red Angus, Gibbon, Nebraska

High selling Red Angus bred heifer Lot 47 - $3900.00 - Red Vancise Lena 038Y sired by Red SSS Joe Cool 441S was purchased by Bar-E-L Angus, Stettler, Alberta High selling Red Angus bred cow Lot 79 - $2000.00 - Red Bar 5 AR Molly 2559T sired by Red Brylor Master Plan 17M was purchased by Locust Grove Angus, Milton, Ontario High selling Red Angus heifer calf Lot 78 - $3600.00 - Red Buschbeck Lilly 8201Z sired by Red Bar 5 AR Warehouse 244R was purchased by Brylor Ranch, Pincher Creek, Alberta High selling pick of the herd Lot 46 - $5000.00 - pick of the Bogle Pass Angus cow herd was purchased by Brylor Ranch, Pincher Creek, Alberta High selling Black Angus cow/bull calf pair Lot 23 & 23A - $7600.00 - MVF Beauty 122W sired by S A V Net Worth 4200 was purchased by Brendale Acres, Kitchener, Ontario and Walkerbrae Warrior 116Z sired by HF Tiger 5T was purchased by Sandy Bar Angus, Aneroid, Saskatchewan High selling Black Angus cow/heifer calf pair Lot 38 & 38A - $6400.00 - Heatherlea Maggie 4W sired by Nichols Extra H6 was purchased by Bootis Angus, Ste Rose du Lac, Manitoba and Buschbeck Rose 8306Z sired by Connealy Freightliner was purchased by Walkerbrae Farms, Guelph, Ontario High selling Black Angus bred heifers Lots 16 & 25 - $3900.00 - Oak Manor Mardi 51Y sired by Sitz Dash 10277 was purchased by Buschbeck Angus Ranch, Markdale, Ontario and JPD Blackcap 25Y sired by J P D Alliance 6W was purchased by Young Dale Angus, Carievale, Saskatchewan High selling Black Angus cow Lot 33 - $3000.00 - Earley Jamoca 79X sired by HF Claw 4T was purchased by Gilchrist Farms, Lucknow, Ontario High selling Black Angus heifer calf Lot 27 - $2200.00 - Locust Grove Blackbird 11Z sired by Sandy Bar Advantage 43M was purchased by Sandy Bar Angus, Aneroid, Saskatchewan High selling Black Angus bull Lot 24 - $2600.00 - Walkerbrae Primetime 219Y sired by Bushs Coach 510 was purchased by Aaron Ebersol, Tiverton, Ontario

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“We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stop there, lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again - and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore.” - Mark Twain Seldom do I write about personal experiences but after decades of assisting in the marketing of purebred livestock, I was faced with an experience which combined livestock marketing and the legal system. On August 29, 2012, I represented T Bar C Cattle Co. Ltd., Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (the defendant) in Small Claims Court, Guelph, Ontario regarding a mandatory settlement conference. The plaintiff in the case claimed that the defendant was in breach of agreement as stated in the catalogue of the Autumn Angus Classic Sale held on September 4, 2010 in Guelph, Ontario. The plaintiff consigned a three year old Angus bull, North Perth Paramount 31T to the sale and the purchaser (who was not in attendance but viewed the animal prior) purchased the bull by bidding to the defendant by telephone for $4900.00. The purchaser sent a truck the next morning to pick-up the animal and stated he would submit payment. The defendant pursued payment but the purchaser related that the bull was faulty. After a three month time period the purchaser stopped all contact with both parties (defendant and plaintiff) and the plaintiff picked up the bull. The bull was custom fed off farm throughout the winter, then consigned to another public auction where he sold for $3100.00. The claim against the defendant was the difference in the selling price, related sale costs, feed, trucking, and interest. The Justice presiding suggested immediate settlement to the defendant as the defendant purchasing the animal on the telephone was representing the purchaser therefore it changed hands at the fall of the hammer. Furthermore, the property should not have been released until full settlement had been completed and pursuing the matter to a higher court would lead to added expense with the same result. .. hence settlement by the defendant was made that morning. (The first loss is usually the best loss.) Consider the number of cattle purchased everyday and placed by telephone into feed yards throughout North America by agents (order buyers) by a mere nod or show of hand. Consider the number of breeding stock sold one

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at a time to producers throughout the country. These transactions are a matter of trust or what I call the “cowboy code” just like a “breeder integrity” code which breeders live by. In this particular case, no doubt the defendant is the idiot, but this incident sends out a red flag in purebred marketing. There are a host of order buyers out there trying to make a living through commission sales; subsequently, owners hire these entrepreneurs with the hope of selling their product out of their marketing area and getting a higher value for that product. In addition to these order buyers, there are breeders representing other breeders as order buyers. All this marketing is transacted via telephone or text messaging. In addition, in many cases, sales are broadcast live on the internet to some purchasers relatively unknown to the masses. Granted, not releasing the purchase is the only answer, but someone has to hurt and you might need deep pockets and lots of grass. Consider the fact that we have two sale seasons; three months in the spring, and about the same time frame in the fall. There is a flow of cattle from East to West during that time and many times cattle are loaded immediately after a sale for convenience, simply because livestock trucks do not operate on the same schedule as planes - four or five flights a day. Returning cattle to the sellers farm/ranch add cost and stress; therefore, who is responsible for these burdens? Animal rights activists are scrutinizing welfare, management and handling practices more and more each day. Livestock auctions are fun and rewarding and through them we attract new breeders, mostly the younger generation. In Eastern Canada, these auctions are made to generate revenue but are also breed social events or what one might refer to as “ a happening.” I suggest that livestock marketers, sale managers, ringmen and auctioneers might just have to do a little more research about their clientele. The livestock industry has been built on trust and integrity... they quit hanging cattle rustlers a century ago. What message does the settlement in this case send to the young up-and-coming marketers and breeders in the industry?... you decide. For those who are interested, I still carry a cell phone.

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Abacus Angus Alameda Agencies Ltd. Alta Genetics Anderson Cattle Co. Animal Health Centre Arda Farms Arm River Red Angus Arntzen Angus Arntzen, Dean Arway Angus Atlasta Angus

48 58 58 36 58 48 38 48 59 44 48

Bar CR Angus 38 Bar DK 38 Bar-E-L Angus IFC Bear Hills Angus 38 Beverly Hills Angus 38 BJ Cattle Co. 48 Black Ridge Angus Farm 38 Blairs.Ag Cattle Company BC Blast Angus 58 Bohrson Marketing Services 9 Border Butte Angus 48 Bouchard Livestock Intl. 43, 58 Bova-Tech Ltd. 59 Bow Valley Genetics Ltd. 59 Breed Creek Angus Ranch 38 Brendale Acres 44 Brookmore Angus 36 Bryces Bar B Ranch 38 Burnett, Bryce 38 BuyAgro.com 56 Cadillac Stock Farms 44 Canadian Cattlemen 59 Canadian Farm Insurance 59 CRAPS 58 Castlerock Marketing 25, 37 Chapman Cattle Company 48 Circle 7 Angus 38 Clegg Angus 48 Coldstream Angus 6 Crescent Creek Angus 38 Cripps, Greg 60 D & K Black Angus 44 Davis-Rairdan Embryo Trans. 59 Dayora Farm 44 DeCorby, Marcel 60 Deer Range Red Angus 38 Deer River Ranching 48 Delar Cattle & Quarter Horses 48 Diamond T Cattle Co. 48

DKF Red Angus Doenz Ranches Ltd. Dolittle Angus Double Bar D Farms Double F Cattle Co. Drumore Farms Dudgeon Livestock Dunford Royal Cattle Co. DWAJO Registered Angus Early Sunset Ranch Eastondale Angus Edwards Livestock EKW Red Angus

38 23 38 38 39 44 44 44 48

1 38 59 10, 39

Ferme Wilgor Farms 58 Flewelling Cattle Company 59 Forsyth Ranch Ltd. 39 GBS Angus Farm 39 Geis Angus Farm 19 Genex 16 Gerlei Angus 20, 39 Get-A-Long Stock Farm 48 Gilchrist Farms 44 Glen Gabel Angus 39 Glen Islay Angus 44 Glesbar Cattle Co. 48 Graham Red Angus 44 Grant Rolston Photography 59 Halcyon Angus Farm Hamco Cattle Co. Hamilton Farms Harprey Angus Farms Harron Farms Hartford Bros. Heatherlea Angus Hi Low Angus High Tree Cattle

39 36 48 44 44 44 45 39 39

Ivanhoe Angus

39

J & S Cattle JPD Farms Justamere Farms Ltd.

12, 39 45 39

KBJ Round Farms KC Cattle Co. K-Deen Angus Kembar Farms Kenbert Acres Kenray Ranch Kuntz Farms

49 39 49 36 39 39 22, 39

Lazy MC Angus Leela Farms Lewis Farms Ltd. LiveAuctions.TV LLB Angus Locust Grove Angus

49 45 17, 49 3, 59 15 45

M & J Farms 36 Macks Red Angus 45 Maple Ridge Acres 39 Mar Mac Farms 11, 36 Marin Cattle Presentation 59 McGowan Farms 49 McMillen Ranching Ltd. 39 Meadow Ridge Ent. Ltd. 40 Merit Insurance Brokers 59 Miller-Wilson Angus 49 Minburn Angus 49 MJT Cattle Co. Ltd. 2, 3, 49 Moose Creek Red Angus 40 MWC Investments Inc. 49 New Force Consultants 59 Nordal Limousin & Angus 5, 40 Northern View Angus 40 Nu-Horizon Angus 40 Oak Manor Angus 45 Ockerman Angus 49 O’Grady, Lyndon 59 Ole Farms 49 OBI 18, 19, 22, 52 Pahl Livestock Paradise Farms Pasquia Red Angus Peak Dot Ranch Ltd. Poley, Chris Poplar Meadows Angus Prairielane Farms Pugh Farms

21 45 40 40 59 58 36 49

Red Rock Red Angus Red Rose Angus Redrich Farms Reich Angus Ranch Remitall Farms Remitall West Ring Creek Farms Ltd. River Hill Farm Rivercrest Angus Rolling Acres Farms Royal Angus

49 40 49 49 7 50 50 33 50 58 40

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Sandy Bar Ranch 40 Schaff Angus Valley 58 Scotch Line Farms 45 Scott Stock Farm Ltd. 50 Six Star Speckle Park Inc. 33 Skinner Farms 40 Skyebrook Angus 40 Soo Line Cattle Co. IBC Spittalburn Red Angus 13 Spots ‘N Sprouts Speckle Parks 33 Spring Creek Simmentals 40 Spruce Grove Cattle Co. 41 Spruce Ridge Stock Farms 36 Spruce View Angus Ranch 50 Standard Hill Angus 41 Steen Agencies 60 Stillman Photo 60 Stock, Mark 60 Stockmens Insurance 60 Stromsmoe Angus & Herefords 12 Sunrise Angus 45 Sunset Ridge Red Angus 36 T Bar C Cattle Co. Ltd. 2, 3, 6, 14, 33 T Bar K Ranch 41 Tambri Farm 45 Tayside Farms 14 Ter-Ron Farms 50 Today’s Publishing Inc. 51 Triple L Angus 8, 41 Tullamore Farms 45 Twin Heritage Farms 41 Tyler Harris Photography 60 Upper Glen Angus

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Vancise Cattle Company Inc. 45 Vikse Family Farm 50 Walnut Hill Farm Ward’s Red Angus Western Angus Wilbar Farms Willowside Farm Wraz Red Angus

45 8 50 41 45 41

XTC Herefords

21

Y3 Bar Livestock 10 Y-Coulee Land & Cattle Co. 12, 41 Zaniabar Angus

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