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SIGNATURE 295B

BLACKHAWK DOWN 101B

PLATINUM 494B

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$60,000 For 1/3 Interest

Niobrara Red Angus, NE

$52,000 For 1/2 Interest

CowTrax Ranch, Kornfeld Ranch and Breed Creek Angus, SK

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Scott Stock Farm, AB


Spring 2015 - Table of Contents

Features 20

PremiumBeef A Crossover Success

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Quality and Partnerships Create Value

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Not Taken For Granted

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As In Every Issue 32 36 39 78 79

The Real World A Breeder’s…Veterinary Perspective Under the Gavel Rates & Subscriptions The Final Word

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6th annual

A Selection of Elite Red and Black Angus Genetics Maple Hill Auctions, Hanover, Ontario, September 5, 2015

Contact us for more information on entry, selection and your opportunity to be part of this event. 4-3342 Millar Ave., Saskatoon, SK S7K 7G9 Ph: 306-933-4200 • Fax: 306-934-0744 info@tbarc.com • www.tbarc.com Chris Poley: 306-220-5006 Ted Serhienko: 306-221-2711 Shane Michelson: 403-363-9973

Ben Wright 519-374-3335 bcwright19@hotmail.com

Entry Nomination Deadline June 20, 2015 VIEW THE CATALOGUE ONLINE AT WWW.BUYAGRO.COM Today’s Angus Advantage  6


Bar-H Crossfire 63A

Sired by S Titlest 1145 Purchased by Hamilton Farms and Six Mile Ranch for $30,000.00

Win, Win. Like most cattlemen we have been very grateful by the results of all our endeavors. Bull sales have been very rewarding and the motivation to improve on the originals has never been greater. Equally satisfying have been the times we have taken cattle to the sale barn, be it cull cows or feeder cattle. The industry has never been stronger. We would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every operation that took the time to evaluate our program and especially those that participated at our sale March 25th. THANK-YOU.

Langenburg, SK. Can S0A 2A0 306.743.2840 Robin, Michelle and John Hogberg www.barh.ca Visitors welcome! 40 miles east of Yorkton, 9 miles south of Langenburg

Bar-H Tibbie 105B

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THANK YOU to our buyers and bidders at this year’s Cattleman’s Connection Bull Sale

SPECIAL THANKS

to Burkell Livestock who purchased HBH Bakari 418B & HBH Beacon 489B

Stop for a visit and check out the 2015 calves sired by Remitall Rage, Brookmore Cactus Jack, TJF Ambush, PA Fortitude, Jindra Double Vision, and Exar Grit.

HBH Farms Inc.

Oak River, Manitoba

Sincerely, Barb Airey

204-566-2134 • 204-761-1851

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rbairey@hotmail.com


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Brooking Bank Note 4040

Brooking Open Road 4051 EA Rose 918

Sold for $25,000 to Bar-E-L Angus, AB Brooking Unanimous 4008

Sold for $25,000 to Hawkeye Ranching, AB Brooking Interstate 4048

Sold for $20,000 to Quinn Wilson, BC

Sold for $125,000 to Rust Mountain View Ranch, Oberle Circle 7, LaBatte Farms & Canadian Sires Brooking Commotion 4068

Sold for 24,000 to Vollmer Angus Ranch, ND Brooking Deja Vu 4038

Sold for $20,000 to Garnet Marin & Windy Hill Livestock, SK

Dam of Bank Note

Brooking Passport 4075

Sold for $23,000 to Oberle Circle 7, SK Brooking Fuel Up 4071

Sold for $20,000 to Riverfront Angus Ranch, AB

Brooking Angus Ranch - Justin and Tawnie Morrison Box 813 :: Radville, SK :: S0C 2G0 :: morry_morrison@hotmail.com Justin - 306 536 4590 :: Tawnie - 306 861 4155 www.BrookingAngusRanch.com Today’s Angus Advantage  11


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quietly doing our own thing

thank you

to these breeders who travelled off the beaten path in search of top Red Angus genetics

Howe Red Angus - Red Jensen Cactus Sky 25S Brown Creek Ranch Ltd. and Y Coulee Land & Cattle -Red Jensen Cactus Sky 10B Wildman Livestock -Red Jensen Cactus Sky 611X T-K Ranch, Kevin & Kim Dorrance -Red Jensen Cactus Sky 2Z JJL Livestock, Jarret & Jenna Loveridge -Red Jensen Cactus Sky 13B

Neilson Land & Cattle Ltd. -Red Jensen Kargo 48B Right Cross Ranch, Jim & Sarah Anderson -Red Jensen Zorro 436B Diamond L Angus, Leon & Melissa Lee -Red Jensen Wrangler 30B

Also a big THANK YOU to all our commercial customers who have allowed us to sell 80 - 90 bulls private treaty for the last 25 years

Pick of the bred heifers, heifer calves and bull calves available this fall. Cactus Sky 25S progeny included. Visitors always welcome.

Jensen Red Angus Bob, Jill and Tee Jensen Box 390, Leader, SK S0N 1H0 P: 306-967-2770 C: 306-628-7141 F: 306-967-2770 jensenredangus@sasktel.net Today’s Angus Advantage  14


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Check out our 2015 bull lineup, we call ‘em

The ROUGHRIDERS

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Dr. Colin Palmer DVM, & Kim Palmer & Family RR 5 Site 502 Box 39, Saskatoon, SK S7K 3J8 (20 minutes from Saskatoon) Phone: 306.492.2134 Cell: 306.290.8431


Home: 613-649-2313 Barry Cell: 613-433-0120 Shawn Cell: 613-433-7655 www.enrightfarms.com

Andy Vos: 613-848-9008

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Premium beef a crossover success Story by Laura Nelson Results formed the basis for a white paper for CAB available at http://www.cabpartners.com/news/research.php and entitled, “Cross-Category Indulgence: Why Do Some Premium Brands Grow During Recession?”

Regardless of the economy, “hedonic” desires drive demand The economics just didn’t add up. Median household net wealth decreased 27% between 2000 and 2010, according to the U.S. Consumer Price Index. Canadians were in the same financially leaky boat. “Research would show that during an economic downturn, people tend not to buy premium products, to a point where they will go to a private brand or Tanya Mark - University of a lower price competitor to save money,” Guelph (Ontario) business University of Guelph (Ontario) business and economics professor and economics professor Tanya Mark says. “For any premium brand, we would certainly expect sales to decrease.” Yet in 2010, just after the toughest segment of America’s Great Recession – December 2007 through May 2009 – she attended an Ontario cattle business conference and heard about a branded beef company with sales results that were completely counterintuitive. She tried to explain the record-breaking sales with various other theories. But the product category’s total consumption was down, too, another sign that the premium end should have been slipping. In the first decade of this century, annual per capita red meat consumption decreased from 120.8 pounds to only 108.7 pounds. Meanwhile, this brand went from $350 million in annual sales in 2000 to more than $775 million ten years later, with 40% more pounds sold (See Chart below). The premium product did follow one trend of its category, however, mirroring record high beef prices. “It’s a very well-known theory that as price decreases, the quantity demanded increases?” she says. “When you see a very large increase in sales, you must have dropped your prices, right?” Wrong. The company’s average annual price moved from $1.15 per pound in 2000 to $1.64 in 2010. “So, even though the price continues to rise, and it is still rising, demand is still increasing,” Mark says. To figure out why, she and colleagues in Canada, France and Australia looked at total monthly sales volumes for the Certified Angus Beef ® (CAB®) brand from 2000 through 2010, plus a breakout of monthly foodservice and retail sales volumes from 2006-2011.

Overall industry trends were cross-referenced with wholesale beef prices reported by Urner-Barry for a unique data set that allowed the team of marketing researchers to analyze overall demand throughout an entire business cycle. But making sense of it all would take more than numbers, so Mark turned to her expertise in consumer insights. “There is a lot of research around luxury, alpha brands that show our status – it’s signaling,” Mark says. “We aspire for a premium brand or a luxury brand to signal to others we are successful.” Food in general is considered a utilitarian good, a necessity for survival. “But because CAB is a premium food product, our research would show that it is, in fact, a luxury good because consumers tend to derive a lot more pleasure from it,” Mark explains. That changes the standard economic application, and adds an important phrase to cattlemen’s vocabulary: hedonic consumption. From the Greek word for “pleasurable,” it’s a descriptor for any good that’s purchased primarily for the pleasant experience it delivers, but it better deliver. “Consumers making hedonic purchases are less sensitive about the price of a product when the objective of the purchase is a pleasurable experience,” the white paper says. “Based on this research, we would argue that desire, that demand just doesn’t go away – we still have this desire to enjoy life and derive pleasure when we’re consuming things. But we’re also constrained by our budgets during an economic recession,” Mark says. The data shows a desire for luxury items is universal and certainly not guided by affluence. “Although luxury goods were hit hard during the recession,” the paper notes, “the stark recovery of this category cannot be explained by purchasing habits of the affluent consumer alone. One possible explanation for this surprising increase in demand for luxury goods is related to the substitution effect.” That’s where the multi-market data on CAB sales came in handy. When the researchers started comparing the data of restaurant sales against grocer sales, they found significant impact in what they termed “cross-category indulgence,” or more simply put, substitution.

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Competition Categories Include:

•Marketing •Grooming •Farm Signs •Art •Photography •Conformation •Judging •Scrapbook •Graphic Design •Public Speaking •Showmanship •Literature •Angus Cook-off and •Lots of FUN!

Showdown 2015 entry deadline is June 1st, 2015

Form available online at http://juniors.cdnangus.ca/juniors/showdown.htm

The Canadian Angus Foundation will be providing travel bursaries to attend Showdown as well as signficant cash prizes for the Conformation Classes and Aggregate Winners. There will also be three draws made for vouchers to purchase Angus females 1 at $3000 and 2 at $2000. All exhibitors will automatically be entered to win!

Visit the CAF web-site at www.canangusfoundation.ca for more information and to apply for the bursaries.

Contact:

Chad Lorenz, CJAA President - 403-896-9585 Stacey Domolewski, Alberta Director - 403-635-1847 Belinda Wagner, CJAA Coordinator - 306-757-6133 email: bwagner@cdnangus.ca • http://juniors.cdnangus.ca Today’s Angus Advantage  22


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“Ten years ago, we were commodity driven and focused solely on being a low-cost producer,” says Ryan Kasko, a 17-year veteran of the feedlot business. “But I think there’s a new mentality with the importance of brands like Certified Angus Beef [CAB] that have developed over time. Today, we’re seeing more of a reward from the packer for quality carcasses.” He owns and operates Kasko Cattle Co. Ltd. near Coaldale, AB, in partnership with his wife, siblings and their spouses. The custom feeding operation with 40,000-head capacity in four locations was named 2014 Western Feedlot of the Year by the Canadian Angus Association last fall. Along with four other feedlots – Kolk Farms, Stronks Feedlot, Murray Farms, and KCL Cattle Co. – Kasko is part of a peer advisory board called the Allied Marketing Group (AMG), with member capacity of more than 100,000 head. AMG made industry news in 2013 for developing a relationship as CAB feeding partners.

differentiate beef from other meats in the minds of consumers,” he adds. “We want to create a product that is less substitutable with pork or chicken, so that consumers can enjoy eating our beef every day and will choose beef when they want a great meal.” That’s why AMG allied with CAB in the first place. Now, Kasko and his peers are looking to build relationships with ranchers and backgrounders who supply them with cattle. “Even though I’ve been buying cattle directly from ranchers for 17 years, I still don’t know enough about what they do, and they don’t know enough about what I do,” Kasko says. “Very seldom do I have cow-calf producers come to see how their calves finish out at my lot.” That should change in the years ahead as he and other AMG members build up the number of feeding partnerships with those raising cattle with consistently superior beef in terms of both quality and yield. “Generally, we’re able to attract certain premiums on Angus cattle based on their ability to make quality grades,” says Kasko. “For example, 33% of black heifers qualify for CAB premiums. But we need to balance marbling score with too much external fat and lower yield grades.”

Ryan Kasko receiving “2014 Western Feedlot of the Year” award from the Canadian Angus Association (June 2014) - In the group (L-R): Rob Smith (CAA staff), Ryan Kasko, Brian Good (CAA staff), Cheryl Hazenberg (CAA staff), Doug Reid (CAA Director), Brett Wildman (CAA Director)

It’s all about Quality “In the 1990s, feedlot operators focused on average daily gain as a measure of success,” Kasko says. “By the 2000s, we were looking more at feed conversion to calculate efficiency. Now, we’ve realized that we’re selling carcasses that are turned into beef, and are focusing more on carcass size, gain and value.” That’s a subtle shift beyond the live cattle perspective to growing carcasses efficiently, while achieving better yield and quality grades. “By consistently producing high-quality carcasses, we’re striving to

Importance of Partnerships “We’ve been fortunate in our relationship with Cargill in that we receive individual carcass data,” he says. “Lots of people can get that information, but not everyone has a way to utilize and make sense of the data. We [AMG] took a different approach by building our own database and analytical tools.” Its database, called Athena, marries feedlot and carcass data to analyze individual animal performance, right down to the dollar impact. Kasko

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has been able to identify the most profitable calves in his feedlot – those that grade AAA Yield Grade 1. “Now that we can identify these cattle, we can provide the information back to the ranchers producing those calves,” he says. That way, they can make more of the best. With four years of data now in the system, patterns are appearing. “We’ve purchased cattle from certain people year after year, and we’re starting to see trends. It seems to be that there are some groups of cattle that can do it all for us—both quality and yield grades. I’ve definitely been able to identify certain cow-calf producers who have particularly good cattle that I didn’t necessarily know the specifics of their cattle before,” says Kasko.

“Analysing the data is a full-time job,” Kasko says. “That’s why we hired Dr. Steve Hendricks to crunch the numbers. It was a big task, but Athena can now export meaningful data into Excel spreadsheets, which can be shared with cow-calf producers and used as a tool to improve management.” Cooperation along the production chain can enhance profitability for all, he says: “Through partnerships, we hope to build value and eliminate waste. Feedback can improve genetics and minimize health costs by preventing duplicate vaccinations or treatments, and reducing logistical costs.”

“I don’t know if it’s by fluke or by design,” he adds, “but we are also seeing certain groups improving – I think it’s due to the fact that we’re all striving for higher quality. The ranchers may be more conscious of it when they’re making their bull selections, and maybe even looking to help the feedlot by focusing on disease mitigation with their vaccination protocols.”

Aerial photo of Kasko Cattle Co. (from Ryan’s PPT at Carcass 101)

Cattle that perform well in the feedlot and yield optimal carcasses can mean profit of up to $70 per head, according to Kasko. On the flip side, poorer performing animals can lose that much in the same market. “We don’t expect to make $70 per head on every animal we buy, but I’d be willing to share this kind of profit back with cow-calf producers,” Kasko says. “Feeding cattle for quality is not necessarily the most profitable in the short term, but by satisfying customers with top quality we hope to build for long-term success.”

Photo of AMG group members (credit Rosie Templeton)

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Kasko credits CAB for providing a forum and structure to make it all work.

For 15 years, AMG feedlots kept detailed records of animal weights, health treatments and feed history. They also tried to obtain as much history as possible on the animals entering their pens, such as breed, source herd and vaccinations. Athena using electronic ID tag numbers to link that information to carcass attributes such as marbling score, yield grade, carcass weight and ribeye area.

“Our partnership with CAB has helped get the Allied Marketing Group name out in front of cow-calf producers, and helped us build relationships with these folks,” Kasko says. “They’ve also helped us get closer to our end customers by introducing us to packers, retailers, restaurants and distributors. We want to build trust will all of these people, and build on our reputation for quality.”

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First Feedlot: Maximizing Innovation for Profit Event Proves to be a Great Success in Lethbridge April 2, 2015 for immediate release ROCKYVIEW, AB- This past week the Canadian Angus Association (CAA) partnered with Certified Angus Beef® (CAB) to host an event focused on the feedlot sector of the beef industry. The event took place in Lethbridge, AB on March 31, 2015. There were approximately 52 participants and seven informative speakers. The day began with Casey G. Vander Ploeg, Manager of Policy and Research with the National Cattle Feeders’ Association (NCFA). Vander Ploeg discussed the Canada’s national beef strategy with the group, sharing the new video series that explains the new strategy. Next was Brian Perillat, Manager and Senior Analyst at Canfax. Perillat reinforced that the beef industry is still seeing great prices and that it is a good time to be in the industry. To discuss the feedlot perspective was Leighton Kolk, owner of Kolk Farms and partner in the Allied Marketing Group (AMG). Kolk talked about his experiences with feeding cattle in southern Alberta and AMG’s partnership with Certified Angus Beef. John Paterson serves as the Executive Director of Education for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA). Paterson lives in Montana and showed the group, the similarities within the United States and Canada’s beef industries. Paterson discussed consumers’ perception and which growing trends that those already in the industry must watch for. The afternoon had three great speakers, starting off with John Lines from the Cargill plant in High River. Lines is the Operations Manager of Cargill Animal Protein. Lines explained to the group what affects the processing industry. He emphasized cooperation among everyone along the supply chain to ensure that the best quality product will end up at the processing plant, and therefore higher profitability achieved for everyone. He stressed other key things that they need at the processing plant in order to optimize efficiency. The Bolduc brothers from Cudlobe Angus, David and Dyce, gave an update on their operation and how genetics play a large factor in their decision making process. The Bolduc’s spoke about how selection for certain traits will maximize functionality and carcass traits. Larry Corah, VP of Supply Development for Certified Angus Beef®, wrapped up the day by deliberating about the growth and potential for CAB in Canada. Corah showed the group that CAB has grown exponentially in Canada in recent years. Feedback was positive from participants. Tim Andrew, Youngstown, commented, “I came to the event because of the program. Where else could you get a sense of today’s market outlook, American market and consumer trends and talk about the most famous branded beef program?” There will be more events like this in the future for CAA and CAB. With the success of the first “Feedlot: Maximizing Innovation for Profit,” this type of event will take place every two years in southern Alberta. For more information, please contact: Karla Ness Director of Member Engagement kness@cdnangus.ca Today’s Angus Advantage  26


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Shorty had met his wife a long time ago at a rodeo in a local town. She was there with some friends and he was there helping a friend of his with the rodeo stock. They had bumped into each other at the beer gardens after the rodeo was over and their meeting was purely by chance. Shorty seldom made eye contact in public, especially with the ladies and when he bumped into her by accident, spilling her beer all over her tee shirt, he didn’t know whether or not he should run. He decided to stay and help her out and…well one thing lead to another and they ended up married a couple of years later. Their courtship was pretty ordinary, she worked for the Forest Service and they made the best time they could during the dating phase. Actually Shorty was pretty happy the way things were going…until that early spring day the year they married. She had decided that Shorty needed to meet her parents. Shorty had heard lots about them, he had even seen some photos, and he was pretty sure that the actual meeting thing just may have been over rated. He knew they were ranchers, and that they lived about a twelve hour drive away. “Are you sure they have time for us?” Shorty asked. “Yes. Dad is finished calving and Mom said they will be home this weekend. It will be fine.” So it was that the two of them found themselves driving down a dirt driveway into a humble looking yard early one afternoon. As the pick up rolled to a stop in front of the house, a lady Shorty recognized as his future Mother in law ran towards the truck, arms open to her daughter. “Ma’am” Shorty greeted her once he was introduced. “Oh Shorty…call me Jean!” “Yes Ma’am.” Jean’s eyes were focussed on something behind Shorty, and when he turned to look he saw the father in law walking towards the three of them. “Frank…come and say hi to Shorty!” Frank ignored his wife’s request entirely; instead he embraced his daughter with a clumsy albeit a genuine hug. “Dad…this is Shorty, Shorty…my Dad” “Sir.” “Shit son. My name is Frank. Use it.”

“Yes sir…Frank.” The four of them spent the evening talking, well three of them talked….Shorty mostly listened. They seemed to be a pretty good family and Shorty went to sleep that night feeling pretty good about himself. The next morning the women decided they needed to go into town for a bit, so Frank suggested that maybe Shorty could go with him. Frank was off to a neighbor’s place to look at some bulls. Shorty figured that sounded safe, so he set off with Frank in the ranch rocket. “What do ya look for in a bull?” Shorty looked across the truck at the old man. “Well…I would have to see the cows…” Shorty paused. Frank smiled at his prisoner. “Well…..I’ll tell you what. I look at buying a bull ‘bout the same as I look at pickin’ a son in law.” Shorty swallowed….hard. “You want the same thing, if you think about it.” “Sir?” “A bull has to have to have a good solid confirmation; he has to be pleasing to the eye.” Frank glanced to his right, Shorty was sitting bolt upright, staring straight ahead. He smiled to himself. “He has to have good strong genetics…..you an only child Shorty?” “Yes Sir.” “Hmmmm.Your Dad and Mom still with us?” “Yes Sir.” “They both get around okay?” Frank didn’t wait for the answer. “Are they both still pretty sharp?” “Yes Sir.” “Only one kid though huh? My bull has to be a breedin’ son of a bitch. He has got to get out there and get the job done. None of this laying around under a tree all day….he has to get out and go.” Shorty stared straight ahead. He had lost track of the conversation. Was Frank talking about his bulls or his wish list for a son in law? Shopping with the girls was starting to look pretty good right about now. Shorty suddenly realized that Frank was still talking.

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“He’s got be solid on his feet and legs and anything that don’t pass the semen test around here gets his head cut off. You with me on this Shorty?” “Sir?” Frank glanced over at the young man. He was jammed into the corner of the seat, smiling nervously at the driver. “You okay?” “I’ve never been semen tested” Shorty blurted. “What the hell are you talking about?” Frank paused, mostly for effect, and then began to laugh. “Geez Shorty…. are you nervous or what? I am talking about bulls here. My daughter can make up her own mind, always has. Besides, she ain’t near as picky with her men as I am with my bulls.”

Shorty glanced to his left. Frank was grinning from ear to ear. They spent the rest of the day looking at bulls, then cows before returning the ranch for supper. That evening was a lot more comfortable for Shorty than the first night had been and as he listened to the stories and the good natured banter between the members of the family he realized that Frank had bred way over his head as well. This story is dedicated to Frank Strimbold. Frank and Dianne touched a lot of lives over the years and I was lucky enough to be one of them. He suggested this story line to me a couple of years ago; he thought it would make a good story. Unfortunately Frank lost his battle with cancer in March of this year. He will be missed, but never forgotten by all of us that were lucky enough to have known him.

Grant Rolston was born and raised in ranching country near Penticton, British Columbia. After graduating school, he worked on a purebred Hereford ranch, then assumed a position at Western Breeders Artificial Insemination Unit. In 1980, he left the livestock scene and joined the Edmonton Police Department, where he received his formal training in photography, working for the IDENT unit (crime scene investigation). After a decade, he returned to the industry, purchasing a herd of purebred Angus cattle but both Grant and his wife, Lauralee, worked off the ranch to make a living. He chose livestock photography and is now Canada’s premier livestock photographer of beef cattle. Grant and Lauralee travel throughout nine provinces in Canada for on farm photography, in addition to all major livestock shows, including the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto, the Canadian Western Agribition, and all major national Junior shows in the summer months. Grant and Lauralee Rolston reside in Vulcan, Alberta. With four decades of experience, Grant shares things that are “Not Taken for Granted.” Know ers Need to c u d ro P f e e What B

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Carcass 101 Event Set to Come Back to Olds College For Second Year in a Row April 16, 2015 for immediate release ROCKYVIEW, AB - Carcass 101, a producer-focused training about beef cattle meat quality, will take place on June 8th-10th in Olds, AB. The event will commence with a reception on the Monday night followed by two-days of learning in the National Meat Training Centre at Olds College. Association CEO Rob Smith says, “We are very proud to work with the most knowledgeable resource team available to deliver information from further down the beef value chain back to its genetic seedstock and primary producer sources. As Canada’s dominant beef breed, it is our responsibility to ensure such technology transfer exists for supporters of Angus genetics. Additionally, we owe it to the Canadian beef consumer to do our best and provide them with the best quality beef each time they dine.” This is the second year for this initiative hosted by the Canadian Angus in partnership with Certified Angus Beef ®, supported by the Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency (ALMA). The agenda for the two-day course includes analysis of multiple finished cattle from live evaluation through identification of the parts and value of their carcass merit, global differences in carcass utilization, a cutting demonstration and utilization of carcass data as well as discussions of genetics, genomic testing and opportunities for market growth. A previous Carcass 101 student said, “I joined the Association last year ago and am very impressed with the support network and information they provide; a great value for my money.” Another student of the first Carcass 101 added, “I have learned a great deal today. The presentations were excellent. My knowledge is greatly improved.” This year’s event will feature a qualified list of speakers and demonstrations for all who partake. For the full agenda and registration information, visit www.cdnangus.ca 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 HerdBook 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.

For more information, please contact: Karla Ness Director of Member Engagement kness@cdnangus.ca

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By: Chris Poley

What a great spring it has been. Record cattle prices are the headlines in any agricultural publication you pick up. This spring’s bull sales were simply amazing as well! Many of the sales were up 30% or better than last year, putting big smiles on breeders’ faces. They finally saw extra reward for all their investment and time committed in being a seed stock producer. The guys buying bulls were happy giving it too, as they already had seen bigger profits from their calves and record salvage out of their old bulls. There were many record averaging and grossing sales, with several record selling individuals too!

bag than I do a sit down restaurant though and I tell you even with as many burger joints as there are, pick anyone of them at meal time and there is nothing “fast” about them. Every fast food chain you pull into at lunch or supper time has a line up and it’s mostly It was fun to visit with beef producers as we traveled burgers going out the window. Beef consumption is up and down the road, every week they marvelled still strong even at today’s prices and supply is not over the cattle market and how it just seemed to keeping up, beef production in Canada is down 5.4% get a little higher each week. This left many of the year to date. There will be 100,000 less calves born number crunching analysts scratching their heads as in Western Canada this spring. well. Even though the retail prices have climbed (19% higher this March than March of 2014,) the demand is The rebuilding process will begin its long and slow staying strong. Retail beef prices have long gone past road back next year as heifers being bred this year the level where the “experts” predicted we would will begin to calve, but if Canada continues at a similar hit resistance. A couple of things have worked in our cow slaughter rate as last year, it will be somewhat favour though, low oil prices have led to savings at the offset again. No matter how we look at it or approach pump, which helped the average consumer balance it, the better part of the next decade will be spent the budget. Also the price of “other” proteins have rebuilding Canada’s cow herd that eroded away over risen as well. Pork prices were up 16% in the first the past dozen years. quarter of 2015, led by bacon up an amazing 24%; the bacon on a” Baconator” is becoming a pricy option Another thing this rebuilding process is going to to go with North America’s beloved hamburger. need and none of the number crunching analysts talk Chicken rose in the first quarter as well 6%. about it, is youth. We are going to need to retain and attract back more of our beef farm kids home to There is a lot of room for optimism as we look to the ranch. It is crucial to the beef industry today that the future; beef is still considered the King of the we achieve this task. Our group of companies has Bar-B-Q. With summer right around the corner, peak always been one of this nation’s largest beef junior beef consuming months are ahead. Every time I eat association supporters and I hope you will join us out, which is often being on the road in excess of June 23rd and 24th as a sponsor of the 8th annual T 250 days a year, I pay attention to what people are Bar Invitational. An event to raise money for junior ordering around me and more often than not, it’s beef associations to enhance their programming to keep and the fancier the restaurant, the more they want youth interested and involved in the beef industry. quality beef cuts. I actually eat more out of a brown Today’s Angus Advantage  32


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“We all want to dine out and eat the best food and enjoy and indulge. But we can’t all do that all the time, especially in a recession,” Mark says. “So going to a cross-category is this ‘dining in’ where you’re still buying the premium cut and enjoying it at home.” Buying that premium, high-priced steak at the retail store is worth the pleasurable experience – as long as the product consistently delivers. What goes out of the wallet must be made up for with taste-bud gratification. “If there is a message for anyone in this research, it would be the importance of a premium product,” Mark says. “There are more and more people who want that hedonic consumption and really, really want a premium product.” Fortunately, marbling is a production trait for which cattlemen can select and manage. That’s important if beef producers want to continue to swim against a current of economic realities – cattle prices are more than healthy, which makes beef prices higher than many consumers can afford as a necessity item. The only thing that will keep them coming back to the meat counter is quality – or the promise of a hedonic experience. “The message to producers is – the cost of acquiring Certified Angus Beef-type cattle – or whatever it takes to get that premium product – is becoming more and more important,” Mark says. “If you’re paying attention to this, you’re going to increase your profits, right?” It has staying power, too, the research indicates. In the years since Mark and colleagues were crunching the Recession-era numbers, the CAB brand hit an eighth consecutive year of record sales in 2014. “When the economy recovers, consumers not only continue to indulge in a premium brand in one category – dining in – but also return to consuming the premium brand in general – dining out,” Mark says. “It comes back to that notion of the quality of the beef. If you have a premium, quality product to offer consumers, the likelihood of your product experiencing similar growth is highly likely,” she says. “If red meat is not doing well, but you see Certified Angus Beef is doing well, we’re arguing that the only reason is its quality. And consumers want quality.”

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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.

Tips on Managing the Newly Purchased Bull My last article offered pointers on selecting bulls for your breeding program, but what happens when you get your bull home can have a tremendous impact on his reproductive success and your satisfaction with your purchase. Many producers lack adequate facilities to house bulls; therefore, the preference is often to put off delivery as long as possible; hopefully just before he is needed. Arrival at a new facility is stressful for any animal – add to this a change in diet, social dominance issues, fighting, major or minor injuries, exposure to new bacteria and viruses to name a few. In an ideal world every bull would have his own pen since mixing of bulls invariably results in fighting to establish dominance. If mixing is to occur then bulls should be placed according to age/ size. Yearlings with yearlings; two-year olds and older together. Even better would be to mix two-year olds and mature bulls in their own respective groups. My preference when mixing bulls is that all go into a new pen together as opposed to introducing a single bull to an established group. Fighting will still occur, but the new guy is less likely to be the focus. Similarly, when putting bulls to pasture try to place young bulls with young bulls and mature bulls with mature bulls. Mixing age groups invariably results in the mature bull dominating the younger bull and interfering in his breeding attempts. If you want to use the younger bulls in this breeding group, let the mature bulls breed for the first cycle or two of the breeding season, remove them, and then follow with the younger bulls. This will also give the younger bulls more time to mature and fewer cows to breed. The two main causes of declines in sperm quality are heat and stress. Heat may come from a fever, inflammation of the scrotum or an increase in environmental temperature. Fat deposits in the neck of the scrotum can also impair the testicular cooling mechanism. Pain, soreness from fighting, bad weather are some of the causes of stress; however, the stressor needs to be of about 3 to 4 days duration to have a negative effect on sperm quality. Chasing a bull up a chute won’t do it! The severity and duration of the heat and stress largely determine how bad the sperm will be affected and for how long. A single severe case of footrot may affect sperm production so dramatically that the bull will not have a satisfactory semen count (>70% morphologically normal) for the entire summer. Heat and stress can occur at the same time with a single condition. Bulls that are very sick for a few to several weeks may undergo testicular degeneration where the testicles actually shrink in size, sperm production is virtually eliminated and the few that are present are abnormal. Surprisingly, I have seen bulls recover from degeneration, but several months are required. Heat and stress tend to result in the appearance of the same sperm defects

which appear sequentially in the semen sample as the sperm enter the ejaculatory pool similar to the appearance of specific birth defects being linked to the stage of gestation when the toxin was consumed. Relatively minor cases of stress can result in an increase in sperm midpiece defects; specifically, the distal midpiece defect. The spermatogenic response to stress varies between bulls with some showing the defect and others not, but we do know that it is usually short-lived with many showing a full recovery in as little as 7 to 10 days. We recommend 1 yearling to be placed with 15 to 20 cycling cows. “Yearling” is loosely used when referring to bulls 12 to 18 months of age. Two-year olds and older - 1 bull per 25 to 30 cows. Individuals in both age groups can handle more cows, but management must watch closely to ensure that cows are getting pregnant in a timely fashion and that the bull(s) do not lose excess condition or get injured. Bulls with larger scrotal circumferences produce more sperm and are more likely to settle more cows in a shorter time-frame than smaller scrotalled bulls. Yearling bulls are commonly fed grain-based concentrate diets to grow them prior to sale. The more fleshy bulls are typically the best fed and can often have a hard time adapting to a forage-based diet at the same time that they are supposed to be breeding cows – hence the so-called “melting” phenomenon. When your bull is delivered ask what he has been fed and try to feed him similarly. If the breeder has moved him to a largely forage ration then great. Hopefully, it wasn’t just the day before! If concentrate was being fed, try your best to pick up the same or similar feed and continue feeding him at about 50 to 70% of what he was being fed and reduce the amount gradually until the desired amount is reached. The remainder of the ration should be good quality hay with a total ration protein content of at least 12%.

Hard working bulls usually lose some condition throughout the breeding season, but excessive weight loss should be avoided. It is common for yearling bulls to lose up to 2 cm in scrotal circumference between the beginning and end of breeding season. Yearling bulls are still growing and will serve a single cow many more times than a mature bull; usually at the expense of their own appearance. Inexperienced bulls are also more prone to breeding injuries; therefore, overuse should be avoided otherwise his first breeding season could be his last. Yearling and two-year old bulls should be pulled from the breeding field long before the cows come home and fed carefully to restore them to breeding condition for next year. Always vaccinate your bulls with the same vaccines used in the cow herd and consider employing a footrot vaccine. Today’s Angus Advantage  36


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Proximal & Distal Droplets In Young Bulls By Roy Lewis DVM

Many commercial producers and purebred seed stock cattlemen often start to question the appearance of lots of droplets appearing on the semen evaluation forms of young bulls. These cause frustration when bulls have to be retested. They collectively are probably the most numerous defects we see as veterinarians when performing breeding soundness exams (semen evaluations) in the spring. This article will hopefully shed some light on the situation and take away some of this frustration by providing a better understanding of what they represent. There is no doubt we see many more droplets on average in young immature bulls that are just reaching sexual maturity (puberty). These bulls are less active and especially when not housed close to cycling females droplets really are a very frequent occurrence. One must realize two important facts. One is when maturing in the testicles epididymis (little knob at the bottom of the testicles) 100% of the sperm start with a proximal droplet. This is wiggled or shook off as the sperm matures and travels through the canals within the epididymis. Because the sperm with droplets are essentially not mature fertility is affected. When we look at distal droplets there are essentially two types those severely affected (pathologic) and those that will be shook off later (physiological). In a study by Dr. Jacob Thundathil of the UCVM (University of Calgary Veterinary Medicine) he found that the percentage of droplets in ejaculated sperm goes down in the time it is chilled to be frozen and put into straws for artificial insemination. This time interval is only three or so hours so if we extrapolate the same thing must happen with natural breeding. As the sperm is swimming up the vagina and into the uterus a number of these distal droplets are shook off and are left behind. As a result the distal droplets aren’t near as serious a defect as the proximal ones. As mentioned all sperm when formed start with a proximal droplet and as maturation in the canals of the epididymis these become distal droplets and then are shed off in the normal chain of events. If we see lots of proximal droplets they are often associated with other sperm defects such as head defects in a number of cases. Droplets are really the main cause why many young bulls fail their first semen evaluation especially when done at a very young age. This is why it is not recommended to test a beef bull before 12 months of age and bison mature much later so 18 months for them is the minimum age. As an average

that is why about 50% of twelve-month-old bulls pass and that is elevated to 75% by the time they are fourteen to fifteen months. Many very young bulls that fail on initial semen tests pass in subsequent ones one to two months later. The issue is why we as veterinarians can’t predict ahead of time which ones will improve greatly so the only way is retesting them. If the young bulls are housed close to cycling females and ejaculate off the senescent semen that in my opinion helps to speed up the improvement. With the veterinarian documenting on the semen form the morphological defects you can see over time if improvement is happening. The worst case I have seen improve was a young bull with essentially 100% proximal droplets and over several months the percentage kept decreasing and eventually he had excellent semen as a two year old. He was a show bull and the question always comes up was he too fat, inactive, et cetera which may have added to his issue for sure. When we encounter lots of droplets in mature bulls (that is much rarer) veterinarians usually are cognizant of which other defects accompany the droplets to determine the overall prognosis. Again the proximal droplets are much more severe than the distal droplets keeping in mind a certain percentage are shed before the sperm contact the egg in a natural breeding situation. If as producers you are evaluating semen forms then if most of the defects are distal droplets in a young bull and he still passes his semen test (overall defects are less than 30%) there is a very good chance those defects will lessen with maturity and usage. Over the years we have upped the ante by testing even younger bulls. In some instances bull sale dates have remained the same yet the purebred producers are calving later which translates into veterinarians testing younger and younger bulls. If just selling off the farm test the bulls as mature as possible. The warm spring weather and cows cycling close by really makes for an easier time evaluating sperm than in the dead of winter and with bulls just over one year of age. Even one to two weeks older makes a big difference. If semen evaluation is done later the pass rate will be higher and it will be easier on everyone including the bulls. Don’t ask your veterinarian to try evaluating bulls less than one year of age. Please wait till they are older as it is for yours and the bulls benefit.

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M&J Farms Simmental & Angus Bull Sale February 19, 2015 Russell, MB Auctioneer: Ward Cutler Sale Management: T Bar C Cattle Company

Sale Results 7 Red Angus Bulls 8 Black Angus Bulls 20 Simmental Bulls 11 Simm-Angus Bulls 11 Commercial Bred Black Heifers 12 Commercial Bred Red Heifers

Averaged...........$7,114.29 Averaged...........$6,418.75 Averaged...........$7,060.00 Averaged...........$7,345.45 Averaged...........$3,654.55 Averaged...........$3,191.67

46 Bulls Grossed $323,150.00 23 and Averaged $7,025.00 23 Commercial Bred Heifers Grossed $78,500.00 and Averaged $3,413.04 Total Sale Grossed $401,650.00 High Selling Red Angus Bulls Lot 38 - Red MJ Donovan 24A sired by Red SMW Donovan 125W was purchased by H Bar M Land & Cattle Co., Macklin, SK and Ellwood Farm, Macklin, SK for $17,500.00 Lot 44 - Red MJ Donocan 51A sired by Red SMW Donovan 125W was purchased by D & S Moffat, Rorketon, MB for $6,700.00 High Selling Black Angus Bulls Lot 46 - MLG Rumchata 2A sired by JL Pioneer 0062 was purchased by Royston Farms, Russell, MB for $8,500.00 Lot 48 - MLG Pioneer 6A sired by JL Pioneer 0062 was purchased by Edgehill Farms, Shoal Lake, MB for $8,000.00 High Selling Simmental Bull Lot 18 - MJ Black Iron 108A sired by Scissors Ironclad 9Y was purchased by Perkins Land & Cattle Co., Elgin, MB for $12,000.00 High Selling Simm-Angus Bulls Lot 26 - MJ Black Pioneer 4A sired by JL Pioneer 0062 was purchased by Interlake Land & Farm, Lundar, MB for $18,500.00

MJT “Back to the Basics” Bull Sale February 24, 2015 Wainwright, AB Auctioneer: Chris Poley

Sale Results 20 Two Year Old Bulls 4 Yearling Bulls

High Selling Bulls Lot 8A - MJT Patron 8A sired by Belvin Tres Marias Patron 205 was purchased by Brent Smith, Chauvin, AB for $9,500.00 Lot 34A - MJT Upwards 34A sired by Minburn Upward 43Y was purchased by Mike Hadwin for $9,500.00 Lot 31A - MJT Upward 31A sired by Minburn Upward 43Y was purchased by Murray Thronson for $8,750.00

Stewart Cattle & Guests Bull Sale February 26, 2015 Neepawa, MB Auctioneer: Brent Carey

Sale Results 52 Yearling Bulls Grossed $305,600.00 and Averaged $5,876.82 High Selling Bull Lot 1 - SCC Gridlock 3B sired by LLB Gridlock 427Z was purchased by Crowe Bros., Gilbert Plains, MB for $16,000.00 Lot 14 - SCC Kodiak 44B sired by HF Kodiak 5R was purchased by Butler Hills Farms, Cromer, MB for $8,500.00

Lewis Farms 30th Annual Bull Sale February 28, 2015 Spruce Grove, AB Auctioneer: Dan Skeels & Brent Carey

Sale Results 173 Yearling Bulls 136 Extra Age Bulls 309 Lots Averaged $9,263.00 High Lots Lot 605 - LFE BA Lewis 353B sired by SAV Harvestor 0338 was purchased by Anchor Lazy U Cattle Co. for $30,000.00 Lot 601 - LFE BA Lewis 359B sired by SAV Harvestor 0338 was purcased by Anchor Lazy U Cattle Co. for $13,500.00 Lot 614 - LFE BA Lewis 339B sired by SAV 707 Rito 9969 was purchased by Burnell Martin for $13,000.00

Averaged...........$7,487.50 Averaged...........$5,125.00

24 Lots Grossed $170,250.00 and Averaged $7,093.75

Lot 808 - RED LFE Lewis 338B sired by RED LFE Turbulence 3082Y was purchased by Battrum Cattle Co. for $15,000.00

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Benlock Farms Bull & Female Sale

February 26, 2015 Grandora, SK Auctioneer: Mike Fleury Sales Management: Douglas J. Henderson & Associates Sale Results 29 Auction Bulls Averaged...........$5,827.00 15 Private Treaty Bulls Averaged...........$4,513.00 49 77 Ranch Commercial Open Heifers Averaged...........$1,754.00 23 Bred Commercial Heifers Averaged...........$2,657.00 4 Purebred Open Heifers Averaged...........$4,375.00

High Selling Females Lot 80 - Lone Stone Stone Suiji Lass 13B sired by Red Lone Stone B-Train 85W was purchased by Kassidy Thordarson, Stony Plain, AB for $5,000.00 Lot 81 - Red Lone Stone Choice 48B sired by Red Clay Colt 21X was purchased by Kassidy Thordarson, Stony Plain, AB for $5,000.00

Erixon Simmental Bull & Female Sale March 4, 2015 Saskatoon, SK Auctioneer: Don Oberg

Total Sale Grossed $401,235.00 High Selling Bulls Lot 40 – Benlock Prospective sired by Benlock Speck 63X was purchased (1/2 interest-1/2 possession) by Les and Val Schick, Ormiston, SK for $8,000.00 Lot 15 - Benlock Alaskan 158A sired by HF Alaskan 94T was purchased by Doug Sarabin, Meath Park, SK for $8,000.00 Lot 20 - Benlock Kung Fu Panda 47A sired by Benlock Kung Fu Panda 72X was purchased by Bill Klassen, Herschel, SK for $7,250.00 High Selling Heifer Calf Lot 51 – Benlock Evening Tinge 67B sired by Benlock Kung Fu Panda 72X was purchased by Greg Barber, Leslie, SK for $4,750.00 Volume Commercial Heifer Buyer Bryce and Dawn McKenzie, Zealandia, SK

Averaged...........$8,678.00 Averaged...........$5,536.00

61 Lots Grossed $485,350.00 and Averaged $7,957.00 High Selling Bulls Lot 44 - Erixon High Roller 143B sired by Erixon Dealer 63Z was purchased by Hannah Simmentals, Didsbury, AB and Canadian Sires for $36,000.00 Lot 3 - Erixon Lad 203A sired by NCB Cobra 47Y was purchased by Springer Simmentals, Cresco, IA for $21,000.00 Lot 27 - Erixon In The Money 95B sired by Erixon Dealer 63Z was purchased by Come As U R Simmentals, Storthoaks, SK for $19,000.00 High Selling Open Heifers Lot 62 - Erixon Lady 78B sired by Erixon dealer 63Z was purchased by River Point Cattle Co., Glencoe, ON and Xcel Livestock for $10,000.00

Volume Bred Commercial Heifer Buyer Doug Sarabin, Meath Park, SK

Lone Stone Farms Simmental & Red Angus Bull & Female Sale February 27, 2015 Westlock, AB Auctioneer: Don Oberg Sales Management: Transcon Livestock Corp.

Sale Results 19 Yearling Red Angus Bulls 16 Yearling Simmental Bulls 16 Two Year Old Red Angus Bulls 18 Two Year Old Simmental Bulls 1 Three Year Old Red Angus Bull 6 Red Angus Open Heifers 7 Simmental Open Heifers 17 Commercial Open Heifers

Sale Results 47 Bulls 14 Open Heifers

Averaged......... $5,963.00 Averaged......... $6,669.00 Averaged......... $6,075.00 Averaged......... $7,725.00 Averaged......... $15,000.00 Averaged......... $2,708.00 Averaged......... $2,850.00 Averaged......... $2,397.00

100 Lots Grossed $548,200.00 and Averaged $5,482.00 High Selling Bulls Lot 1 - Red Lone Stone Revolver 138Z sired bt Red Clay Colt 21X was purchased by Cross A Simmental for $15,000.00 Lot 27 - Lone Stone Barbosa 91A sired by FGAF Barbosa 707X was purchased by Virginia Ranch for $12,000.00

Lot 59 - Erixon Lady 4B sired by Erixon Dealer 63Z was purchased by Red Top Livestock for $7,200.00 Lot 63 - Erixon Lady 72B sired by Erixon Wellington 133 was purchased by Speargrass Cattle Co., Bassano, AB for $7,200.00

10th Annual Cutting Edge Bull Sale March 5, 2015 Rimbey, AB Auctioneer: Dan Skeels

Sale Results 53 Lots Grossed $350 595.00 and Averaged $6,615.00 High Selling Black Angus Bull Lot 1 – Little Valley 9969 Rito 22B sired by S A V 707 Rito 9969 was purchased by D & R Damen Farms, AB, for $10,250.00 High Selling Red Angus Bull Lot 35 - Red MAF Opportunity Knocks 40B sired by Red Badlands Opportunity 53Y was purchased by Four Seasons Ranch, AB, for $11,500.00

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Cattleman’s Connection Bull Sale

March 6, 2015 Brandon, MB Auctioneer: Brent Carey Sale Management: Douglas J. Henderson & Associates Sale Results 95 Black Angus Yearling Bulls

Averaged...........$5,800.00

95 Lots Grossed $550,950.00 and Averaged $5,800.00 High Selling Bulls Lot 65 - Brookmore Focus 9B sired by BPF Special Focus 504 was purchased by McNabb Angus, Mervin, SK for $11,250.00 Lot 3 - Brookmore Upward 52B sired by Sitz Upward 307R was purchased by Wilfred Bretecher, Ste. Rose, MB for $10,000.00 Lot 76 - HBH Bakari 418B sired by Vision Unanimous 1418 was purchased by Burkell Livestock, Yorkton, SK for $8,750.00

Lot 26 - Red Ward’s J Aloud 311A sired by Red Howe Twenty X 28Y was purchased by Brian Mannix, North Battleford, SK for $6,500.00 Lot 29 - Red Ward’s Ajax 330A sired by Red Howe Twenty X 28Y was purchased by Matador Pasture Co-operative Ltd., Swift Current, SK for $6,500.00 High Selling Black Angus Bulls Lot 36 - Isla Bank Catalyst 4123 sired by Connealy Consensus 7229 was purchased by Shane Rhodes, Medicine Hat, AB for $9,250.00 Lot 37 - Isla Bank Incentive 4112 sired by Connealy Consensus 7229 was purchased by David Message, Ormiston, SK for $6,250.00

Standard Hill Connection Polled Hereford & Black Angus Sale Standard Hill Livestock & Double P Angus March 8, 2015 Maidstone, SK Auctioneer: Ryan Dorran

McMillen Ranching 21st Annual Bull Sale March 7, 2015 Carievale, SK Auctioneer: Jerry Kanewischer and Ryan Dorran

Sale Results 29 Angus Bulls 96 Simmental Bulls

Averaged..........$8,338.00 Averaged..........$10,860.00

125 Bulls Grossed $1,284,300.00 and Averaged $10,274.40 High Selling Angus Bulls Lot 115 - MRLA 26B sired by Red MRLA Tilt 80Z was purchased by Blairs.Ag Land & Cattle and Semex, SK for $34,000.00 Lot 126 - MRLA 75B sired by Red MRLA New Era 87Y was purchased by Mustang Land & Cattle, Wawota, SK for $26,000.00

Ward’s Red Angus & Guest 7th Annual Bull Sale March 7, 2015 Saskatoon, SK Auctioneer: Chris Poley Sales Management: T Bar C Cattle Company

Sale Results 12 Red Angus Yearling Bulls 22 Black Angus Yearling Bulls 11 Red Angus Fall Born Bulls 2 Black Angus Fall Born Bulls

Averaged...........$4,758.33 Averaged...........$4,790.91 Averaged...........$5,431.82 Averaged...........$4,375.00

47 Bulls Grossed $231,000.00 and Averaged $4,914.89 21 Open Commercial Heifers Grossed $36,450.00 and Averaged $1,735.71 Total Sale Grossed $267,450.00 High Selling Red Angus Bulls Lot 23 - Red Ward’s PR Lancer 303A sired by Red Pasquia Lancer 38X was purchased by Bill Braun, Aberdeen, SK for $6,750.00

Sale Results 39 Angus Bulls 22 Hereford Bulls 20 Open Angus Heifers 5 Open Hereford Heifers

Averaged...........$5,335.90 Averaged...........$5,534.09 Averaged...........$3,120.00 Averaged...........$4,000.00

86 Head Grossed $412,250.00 and Averaged $4,793.60 High Selling Angus Bulls Lot 37 - Standard Hill Settler 490B sired by GVC Settler 004X, was purchased by Leo Cadrain, Glaslyn, SK for $8,000.00 Lot 41 - Standard Hill Bismarck 367B sired by S A V Bismarck 5682 was purchased by Shaun and Trisha Rue, Irma, AB for $7,750.00 High Selling Hereford Bulls Lot 17 - Standard-Hill Guardian 56A sired by GHC-CT-Guardian 40X was purchased by Chad Haddow, Bay Tree, AB for $9,000.00 Lot 1 - Standard-Hill Pat PAT 49B sired by Square-D Pat 2N 7S was purchased by NCX Polled Herefords, Brosseau, AB for $8,000.00 High Selling Angus Heifers Lot 81 - Standard Hill Ann 508B sired by Minburn Quantum 55Y, was purchased by Jon Lock, Macklin, SK for $5,500.00 Lot 86 - Standard Hill Queen 503B sired by TC Aberdeen 759, was purchased by Marlene Stocker, Marwayne, AB for $4,300.00 High Selling Hereford Heifers Lot 35 - Standard-Hill Logan 187B sired by Bare Mr You Tube 4Y was purchased by Riverbridge Ranch, David Mitchell, Maidstone, SK for $5,400.00

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Built Right Bull Sale

Bar-E-L Angus Bull & Elite Female Sale

March 10, 2015 Provost, AB Auctioneer: Jerry Hewson

Sale Results 26 Simmental Bulls 8 Charolais Bulls 25 Black Angus Bulls

March 12, 2015 Stettler, AB Auctioneer: Brent Carey

Averaged...........$5,783.00 Averaged...........$4,988.00 Averaged...........$6,290.00

High Selling Black Angus Bulls Lot 296B - Pendersen Bulldoze 296B sired by Ring Creek Dogwood 54Y was purchased by Clifford Land & Cattle, Chauvin, AB for $10,000.00 Lot 280B - Pendersen Bustle 280B sired by S Chisum 6175 was purchased by Brian and Brenda Cook, Amarillo Ridge, Lloydminster, SK for $8,500.00

Mar Mac Farms and Guests Bull Sale March 11, 2015 Brandon, MB Auctioneer: Chris Poley

Sale Results Black Angus Bulls Red Angus Bulls Simmental Bulls

Sale Results 48.5 Yearling Bulls 1 Two Year Old Bull 19 Open Heifers

68 Lots Grossed $502,450.00 and Averaged $7,388.97 High Selling Bulls Lot 109B - Bar-E-L Vindicated 109B sired by Harvestor 0338 was purchased by Arda Farms, Acme, SK for $30,000.00 Lot 106B - Red Bar-E-L Aces Wild 106B sired by Red Crowfoot 4Aces 2193Z was purchased by Campbell Red Angus, SD for $27,000.00 High Selling Heifers Lot 19B- Red Bar-E-L AB Meg 19B sired by Red U-2 Justified 235Z was purchased by Brian Severance, ND for $10,000.00 Lot 67B - Red Bar-E-L Bessie 67B sired by Red U-2 Justified 235Z was purchased by Brian Severance, ND for $10,000.00

Averaged...........$7,241.00 Averaged...........$6,683.00 Averaged...........$5,670.00

78 Bulls Grossed $490,250.00 and Averaged $6,285.00

Arda Farms & Freeway Angus 18th Annual Bull Sale March 13, 2015 Acme, AB Auctioneer: Steve Dorran Sale Management: Jay Davis

High Selling Black Angus Bulls Lot 27 - Mar Mac Blueprint 56B sired by LT Driven 9087 was purchased by Blairs.Ag, Lanigan, SK for $21,000.00 Lot 32 - Mar Mac Cedar Ridge 29B sired by Cole Creek Cedar Ridge was purchased by Midnight Oil Land & Livestock, Redvers, SK for $ 14,000.00 High Selling Red Angus Bulls Lot 4 – Red Mar Mac Neptune 118B sired by Red Flying K Neptune was purchased by Guild Farms, Brandon, MB for $12,500.00 Lot 17 - Red Mar Mac Mars 301B sired by Red VGW Game Plan 816 was purchased by Boyd Lines, Swift Current, SK for $12,000.00 High Selling Simmental Bulls Lot 64 - Perks El Camino 3021B (red son) sired by MRL El Tigre was purchased by Shane Nordine, Hay Lake, AB for $12,500.00 Lot 77 - Perks Hit Man 6 B (black son) sired by Godfather was purchased by Flying S Ranch, Spruce Lake, SK for $9,500.00 Volume Buyer 4 Bulls - Playgreen Farms 4 Bulls - Blaine & Hillary Van Damme

Averaged...........$8,201.00 Averaged...........$8,250.00 Averaged...........$4,971.00

Sale Results 57 Yearling Bulls 41 Two Year Old Bulls 491 Heifers

Averaged............ $5,217.00 Averaged............ $6,751.22 Averaged............ $1,998.00

589 Lots Grossed $1,555,330.00 and Averaged $2,641.00 High Selling Bulls Lot JDN 2B - Arda Rush Lake 2B sired by Wiwa Creek Rush Lake 71’12 was purchased by Shady Lane Colony, Wanham, AB for $10,500.00 Lot PXF 15A - Freeway Iron Mountain 15A sired by Peak Dot Iron Mountain 100Y was purchased by Scott Heuston, Rockglen, SK for $10,000 Lot JDN 245A - Arda Iron Mountain 245A sired by Peak Dot Iron Mountain 100Y was purchased by Keith Rath, Cyress County, AB for $9,250.00 High Selling Heifer Pen 35 head were purchased by Shady Lane Colony for $2,040.00 each

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Spring Creek Simmentals “In Pursuit of Perfection” Bull Sale March 12, 2015 Moosomin, SK Auctioneer: Steve Dorran Sale Management: T Bar C Cattle Company & Bohrson Marketing Services

Sale Results 20 Black Angus Bulls 6 Red Angus Bulls 49 Black Simmental Bulls 27 Red Simmental Bulls 27 Bestbeef Bulls

Averaged...........$7,797.50 Averaged...........$5,816.66 Averaged...........$9,403.06 Averaged...........$7,120.37 Averaged...........$7,564.81

Lot 64 - Springcreek Ultra 105B sired by Grinalta’s HP Ultra FF940 was purchased by Steven Bock, Rocanville, SK for $8,250.00 High Selling Black Bestbeef Bulls Lot 91 - Blacksand Wreckingball 7B sired by RRAR Upward 35Z was purchased by Hoiby Simmental Ranch, McGregor, ND for $13,000.00 Lot 89 - Springcreek Best Beef 39B sired by RRAR Upward 35Z was purchased by Brock and Collinda Thompson, Carnduff, SK for $12,000.00

Harvest Angus Bull Sale March 14, 2015 Williams Lake, BC Auctioneer: Larry Jordan Sale Management: BC Livestock

129 Lots Grossed $1,048,100.00 and Averaged $8,124.80 High Selling Black Angus Bulls Lot 119 - RRAR Rising Star 12B sired by RRAR Upward 35Z was purchased by JP Cattle Co., McAuley, MB; Nikolas Grose, Welwyn, SK and Sun Rise Simmentals, Spy Hill, SK for $26,000.00 Lot 124 - RRAR Rising Star 23B sired by RRAR Upward 35Z was purchased by Triple H Simmentals, Havaford, ND for $15,000.00 High Selling Red Angus Bulls Lot 139 - Red LCF Full Blast 4B sired by Red Ter-Ron Full Blast 120T was purchased by Thornsteinson Land & Livestock Ltd., Foam Lake, SK for $8,000.00

Sale Results 28 Yearling Bulls 1 Two Year Old Bull

Averaged...........$5,000.00 Averaged...........$4,900.00

29 Bulls Grossed $144,900.00 and Averaged $4,996.00 High Selling Bull Lot 2 – Harvest Jetstream 1B sired by MCC Blackout 404 was purchased by A&D Ranch, Prince George, BC for $7,000.00 High Volume Buyer Bar K Ranch, Prince George, BC

Lot 141 - Red LCF Detour 20B sired by Red Lazy MC CC Detour 2W was purchased by Mitchell Cattle Co. Inc., Barriere, BC for $7,000.00

19th Annual KBJ Bull Sale March 16, 2015 Clyde, AB Auctioneer: Steve Dorran Sale Management: Optimal Bovines Inc.

High Selling Black Simmental Bulls Lot 47 - Springcreek Grand Slam sired by Hart All In W382 was purchased by Triple H Simmentals, Havaford, ND and Bata Bros. Simmentals, Adams, ND for $47,500.00

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Lot 65 - Springcreek Advance 38B sired by IPU Advance 144Z was purchased by Harvie Ranching, Olds, AB for $27,500.00

74 Yearling Bulls Grossed $403,650.00 and Averaged $5,455.00

Lot 45 - Springcreek Shooter 117B sired by Springcreek Wallbanger 11Z was purchased by B6 Ranches, New Salem, ND for $17,000.00

High Selling Black Angus Bull Lot 20 - KBJ Body Builder 248B sired by MWC Body Builder 30Y was purchased by Black Creek Cattle Co., Carroll, MB for $13,500.00

Lot 37 - Springcreek Moonshine 90B sired by Springcreek Wallbanger 115Z was purchased by Come as U R Simmentals, Storthoaks, SK and Geisler Cattle Co., Ashern, MB for $17,000.00 Lot 32 - Springcreek Zeus 55B sired by Springcreek All In 155Y was purchased by R Plus Simmentals, Estevan, SK for $17,000.00

High Selling Red Angus Bulls Lot 69 - Red KBJ Maui 1079B sired by Red U-2 Maui Built 38Y was purchased by Cleveley Angus, Ellscott, AB for $10,000.00 Lot 72 - Red KBJ Limitless 972B sired by Red U-2 Limitless 298Y was purchased by Lazy S Ranch, Mayerthorpe, AB for $10,000.00

High Selling Red Simmental Bulls Lot 19 - Springcreek Paragon 78B sired by Springcreek Lotto 52Y was purchased by EDN Simmentals, Maple Creek, SK for $37,000.00

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The Black Pearl Bull & Female Sale March 15, 2015 Tisdale, SK Auctioneer: Chris Poley Sale Management: T Bar C Cattle Company

Sale Results 15 Yearling Bulls 2 Fall Born Bulls 3 Two Year Old Bulls 16 Heifers

Averaged...........$4,130.00 Averaged...........$4,450.00 Averaged...........$4,000.00 Averaged...........$3,568.75

Lot 46B - Remitall F Bouncer 46B sired by S A V Resource 1441 was purchased by Battle T Cattle, New Norway, AB and Mathieu Farms for $16,250.00 Lot 6B - Remitall F Becker 6B sired by TC Aberdeen 759 was purchased by J Lazy A Ranch for $14,250.00

15th Annual On Target Bull Sale March 17, 2015 Barrhead, AB Auctioneer: Steve Dorran Sale Management: Optimal Bovines Inc.

36 Lots Grossed $139,950.00 and Averaged $3,887.50 High Selling Yearling Bulls Lot 19B - Royal S. Upshot 19B sired by Exar Upshot 0562B was purchased by Melba Stock Farm Ltd., Chaplin, SK for $6,250.00 Lot 34B - Royal S. Yellowstone 34B sired by Soo Line Yellowstone 9286 was purchased by Melba Stock Farm Ltd., Chaplin, SK for $6,250.00 High Selling Fall Born Bulls Lot 75A - Royal S. Yellowstone 75A sired by Soo Line Yellowstone 9286 was purchased by C & G Reed Farm Ltd., Porcupine Plain, SK for $4,500.00 Lot 78A - Royal S. Yellowstone 78A sired by Soo Line Yellowstone 9286 was purchased by Wayne Nygaard, Tisdale, SK for $4,400.00 High Selling Two Year Old Bulls Lot 56A - Royal S. Fort Rock 56A sired by Duralta 91T Rock Star 58X was purchased by Brad Mievre, Tisdale, SK for $4,250.00 Lot 047A - Royal S. Fort Rock 047A sired by Duralta 91T Rock Star 58X was purchased by Wayne Nygaard, Tisdale, SK for $4,000.00 High Selling Females Lot 42B - Royal S. Pride 42B sired by Soo Line Yellowstone 9286 was purchased by Twisted Sisters Cattle Co., Lloydminster, SK for $4,800.00 Lot 31B - Royal S. Queen Blackcap 31B sired by Soo Line Yellow Stone 9286 was purchased by Chris Hanson, Archerwill, SK for $4,700.00

Remitall Farms Bull & Select Female Sale March 16, 2015 Olds, AB Auctioneer: Ryan Dorran

Sale Results 61 Bulls 29 Open Yearling Heifers

Averaged Averaged

$6,649.00 $4,888.00

Sale Results 92 Yearling Bulls Grossed $538,900.00 and Averaged $5,858.00 High Selling Bulls Lot 89 - CRM/BLI Bartender 392B sired by Snider’s XXL 1Y was purchased by Labatte Simmentals, Gladmar, SK and Circle 7 Simmentals, Shauravon, SK for $26,000.00 Lot 74 - CRM/BLI Uptown Funk 413B sire by Snider’s XXL 1Y was purchased by Kwasney Farms Ltd., Athabasca, AB for $12,500.00 Lot 36 - Red Dwajo Sundance 114A sired by Red T-K Recoil 72Y was purchased by Ian Topham, Eastend, SK for $11,250.00 Lot 60 - Red Cinder Inheritance 129B sired by Red Lone Stone Pursuit 81W was purchased by K & L Angus, Bashaw, AB for $10,500.00

Bowerman Bros., Nesset Lake, Wish Bone 10th Annual Black Angus Bull Sale

March 19, 2015 Meadow Lake, SK Auctioneer: Steve Dorran Sale Management: Doug J. Henderson & Associates Ltd. Sale Results 26 Two Year Old Bulls 36 Yearling Bulls 3 Heifers

Average.............$6,810.00 Average.............$6,057.00 Average.............$3,000.00

63 Lots Grossed $391,250.00 and Averaged $6,310.00 High Selling Lots Lot 1 – BB.A.R Jet Stream 308 sired by UTA Wrangler 904W was purchased by Roger Parsonage, Maple Creek, SK for $13,000.00 Lot 32 – Nesset Lake Pay Weight 32B sired by Basin Pay Weight 107S was purchased by Lee Cockrun, Meadow Lake, SK for $9,000.00

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20th Annual Tools of the Trade Bull & Select Female Sale March 18, 2015 Dundurn, SK Auctioneer: Chris Poley

Sale Results 61 Bulls 14 Heifers

Averaged...........$6,422.00 Averaged...........$3,939.00

High Selling Red Angus Bulls Lot 331B - Red Wilbar Backdraft 331B sired by Red Lazy MC Redman 63X was purchased by Jensen’s Red Angus, Leader, SK for $13,000.00 Lot 383B - Red Wilbar Packer 383B sired by Red Messmer Packer S008 was purchased by Fraser’s Red Angus, Melita, MB for $12,000.00 Lot 300B - Red Wilbar Pasquale 300B sired by Red Brylor SDL Pasquale 213P was purchased by Mark Fehr, Glaslyn, SK for $12,000.00 High Selling Black Angus Bulls Lot 546B - Wilbar Back In Black 546B sired by Bar-E-L Unforgiven 102U was purchased by Duralta Farms, Vegreville, AB for $12,000.00 Lot 580B - Wilbar Capacity 580B sired by Peak Dot Capacity 601W was purchased by Flavel Gleann Farms, Bulyea, SK for $10,750.00 High Selling Female Lot 516B - Wilbar Lucy 516B sired by Belvin Tres Maria Patron 205 was purchased by Cherona Farms and Twisted T, Asquith, SK for $7000.00

Johnson Livestock Bull & Female Sale 2015 March 19, 2015 Peebles, SK Auctioneer: Chris Poley Sale Managment: Optimal Bovines Inc.

Sale Results 6 Two Year Old Bulls 99 Yearling Bulls 19 Long Yearling Bulls 2 Extra Age Females 30 Heifer Calves

Lot 15B - JL Montana 4015 sired by S A V Final Answer 0035 was purchased by M&J Farms, Russell, MB for $17,000.00 Lot 106B - JL Signature 4106 sired by S A V Eliminator 9105 was purchased by U-2 Ranch Ltd., Coaldale, AB for $15,500.00 High Selling Open Heifers Lot 618A – JL Evening Tinge 3618 sired by S A V Eliminator was purchased by Adrian Rehorst, Teeswater, ON for $21,500.00 Lot 617A – JL Evening Tinge 3617 sired by S A V Potential 0205 was purchased by Adrian Rehorst, Teeswater, ON for $10,000.00

Ter-Ron & Redrich Get-A-Grip March 19, 2015 Forestburg, AB Auctioneer: Brent Carey

Sale Results 48 Angus Yearling Bulls 5 Simmental Yearling Bulls 18 Red Angus Heifers

Averaged...........$7,814.00 Averaged...........$6,700.00 Averaged...........$4,803.00

71 Lots Grossed $495,000.00 and Averaged $6,972.00 High Selling Angus Bulls Lot 13B – Red Ter-Ron Bazinga 13B sired by Ter-Ron Park Place 18Y was purchased by Goad Family Farm, Clandonald, AB, Corona Creek, Bashaw, AB and David Mohr, Consort, AB for $39,000.00 Lot 10B – Red Ter-Ron Hotshot 10B sired by Red Lazy MC Kingman 16W, 1/2 interest and 1/2 possession was purchased by Wood Coulee Ranch, Swift Current, SK for $30,000.00 Lot 80B – Red Ter-Ron Trigger 80B sired by Red Lazy MC Kingman 16W was purchased by Twin Heritage Farms, Sheho, SK for $25,000.00 High Selling Simmental Bulls Lot 447B – Ter-Ron Absolute 447B sired by WFL Absolute 51Y was purchased by Skor Simmentals and Rick Kendall, Sedgewick, AB for $13,750.00

Averaged..........$9,000.00 Averaged..........$6,391.00 Averaged..........$4,145.00 Averaged..........$15,750.00 Averaged..........$3,923.00

156 Lots Grossed $944,700.00 and Averaged $6,056.00 High Selling Yearling Bulls Lot 92B - JL Resource 4092 sired by S A V Resource 1441 was purchased by Pederson Livestock, Edgerton, AB for $19,000.00 Lot 8B - JL 1439 Revolution 4008 sired by S A V 707 Riot 1439 was purchased by Corrie Richardson, Eastend, SK for $18,000.00

Lot 459B – Ter-Ron Enticer 459B sired by Skors Enticer 171Z was purchased by Brian Pfeffer, Strome, AB for $7,750.00 High Selling Heifers Lot 27B – Red Ter-Ron Lauryn 23B sired by Ter-Ron Park Place 18Y was purchased by The Angus Oasis, Atlanta, GA and Lazy MC Angus, Bassano, AB for $7,750.00 Lot 69B – Red Ter-Ron Cresta 69B sired by Red Lazy MC Kingman 16W was purchased by The Angus Oasis, Atlanta, GA and Lazy MC Angus, Bassano, AB for $7,750.00 Lot 87B – Red Ter-Ron Rachel 87B sired by Red Lazy MC Kingman 16W was purchased by Don McLean, Anchorage, Alaska for $7,500.00

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Duralta Farms 10th Annual Bull Sale March 20, 2015 Vegreville, AB Auctioneer: Chris Poley Sale Management: T Bar C Cattle Company

Sale Results 30 Black Angus Yearling Bulls 20 Red Angus Yearling Bulls 1 Simm/Angus Yearling Bulls

Averaged...........$5,958.33 Averaged...........$5,675.00 Averaged...........$5,750.00

51 Bulls Grossed $298,000.00 and Averaged $5,843.14 High Selling Black Angus Bulls Lot 73B - Duralta 2Y Side Show 73B sired by Belvin Panic Switch 2’11 was purchased by Crosby Cattle, Vanderhoof, BC for $12,500.00 Lot 39B - Duralta 23Z Stewy 39B sired by SCC Final Answer 23Z was purchased by Sheidaghan Anghus, Maple Creek, SK for $11,000.00 High Selling Red Angus Bulls Lot 135B - Red Duralta 275X Brute 135B sired by Red Six Mile Fifth Gear 275X was purchased by WRAZ Red Angus, Wawota, SK for $12,000.00 Lot 43B - Red Duralta 2W Browny 43B sired by Red Lazy MC CC Detour 2W was purchased by Flying F Ranch, Irma, AB for $8,250.00

Canada’s Red, White & Black Bull Sale March 21, 2015 Moose Jaw, SK Auctioneer: Scott Johnstone

Sale Results 6 Yearling Black Angus Bulls 5 Yearling Red Angus Bulls 5 Yearling Hereford Bulls 23 Two Year Old Hereford Bulls 2 Two Year Old Limousin Bulls 3 Yearling Limousin Bulls 2 Yearling Charolais Bulls 1 Yearling Salers Bull

Brooking Angus Ranch Bull Sale March 23, 2015 Radville, SK Auctioneer: Ryan Dorran Sale Management: Bohrson Marketing

Sale Results 43 Yearling Bulls

Averaged........... $13,581.00

43 Lots Grossed $583,983.00 and Averaged $13,581.00 High Selling Bulls Lot 1 - Brooking Bank Note 4040 sired by Connealy Earnan 076E was purchased by Rust Mountain View Ranch, ND; Labatte Farms, Gladmar, SK; Oberle Circle 7, Shaunavon, SK and Canadian Sires, AB for $125,000.00 Lot 24 - Brooking Open Road 4051 sired by S A V Resource 1441 was purchased by Bar E-L Angus, Stettler, AB for $25,000.00 Lot 29 - Brooking Unanimous 4008 sired by Vision Unanimous 1418 was purchased by Hawkeye Ranching, Cypress Country, AB for $25,000.00 Lot 10 - Brooking Commotion 4068 sired by Brooking Prosecutor 222 was purchased by Vollmer Angus Ranch, Wing, ND for $24,000.00 Lot 2 - Brooking Passport 4075 sired by Connealy Earnan 076E was purchased by Oberle Circle 7, Shaunavon, SK for $23,000.00 Lot 12 - Brooking Deja Vu 4038 sired by Soo Line Motive 9016 was purchased by Windy Hill Livestock and Garnet Marin, Moose Jaw, SK for $20,000.00 Lot 23 - Brooking Interstate 4048 sired by S A V Resource 1441 was purchased by Quinn Wilson, AB for $ 20,000.00

Averaged...........$4,500.00 Averaged...........$4,220.00 Averaged...........$4,540.00 Averaged...........$4,628.00 Averaged...........$4,925.00 Averaged...........$4,333.00 Averaged...........$5,500.00 Averaged...........$4,600.00

Lot 27 - Brooking Fuel Up 4071 sired by S A V Resource 1441 was purchased by River Front Angus Ranch, Medicine Hat, AB for $20,000.00

18th Annual Minburn Bull Sale 2015 March 26, 2015 Minburn, AB Auctioneer: Don Raffan Sale Managment: Optimal Bovines Inc.

47 Bulls Grossed $215,600.00 and Averaged $4,587.23 High Selling Black Angus Bull Lot 49 - Coulee Crossing Creek 1B sired by Red BUF CRK HOBO 1961 was purchased by Randy and Lee Zaremba, Ormiston, SK for $6,500.00

Sale Results 11 Two Year Old Bulls Averaged...........$7,045.00 53 Yearling Bulls Averaged...........$6,788.00 64 Lots Grossed $437,250.00 and Averaged $6,832.00

High Selling Red Angus Bull Lot 59 - Red Triple H Loaded Lexus 4B sired by Red Viske DA Fully Loaded 88X was purchased by William and Lucille Sentes, Raymore, SK for $5,700.00

High Selling Yearling Bulls Lot 48B - Minburn Active Duty 48B sired by R B Active Duty 0010X was purchased by Dream Makers Angus, St. Albert, AB for $36,000.00 Lot 70B - Minburn Addiction 70B sired by Minburn Addiction 30U was purchased by Forsyth Ranch Ltd., Herbert, SK for $25,000.00

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Hollinger Land & Cattle 3rd Annual Bull & Female Sale March 23, 2015 Neudorf, SK Auctioneer: Chris Poley

Sale Results 28 Bulls 7 Purebred Heifers 4 Semen Packs

Lot 88 – Red U-2 Magnum 108B sired by Red Howe Magnum 169W was purchased by Smiths Farms Angus, NE for $47,500.00 Lot 42 – Red U-2 Sniper 23B sired by Red Minburn Copenhagen 3Y was purchased by Golden Sunset Red Angus, Vermilion, AB for $20,000.00

Averaged............ $5,677.00 Averaged............ $4,565.00 Averaged............ $5,000.00

35 Live Lots Grossed $190,900.00 and Averaged $5454.29 Total Sale Grossed $210,900.00 High Selling Bulls Lot 1 - HLC 244Y Hustler 428B sired by Justamere 422 Impact 244Y was purchased by Bandura Ranches, Duchess, AB for $21,000.00 Lot 2 - HLC 336U Hurricane 447B sired by Justamere 406S Panamajack 336U was purchased by Bryces Bar B Ranch, Arcola, SK for $21,000.00 High Selling Purebred Heifer Lot 33 - HLC 244Y Miss Marion 456B sired by Justamere 422 Impact 244Y was purchased by Justamere Farms, Lloydminster, SK for $6,500.00 High Selling Pen of 3 Commercial Replacement Heifers Lot 42B - Consigned by LD Stock Farms, Neudorf, SK was purchased by Jerry Hudy, Melville, SK for $7,200.00 Lot 41A - Consigned by Clarke Farms, Lemberg, SK was purchased by Hollinger Land & Cattle for $6,900.00

19th Annual U-2 Ranch Bull Ltd. Bull Sale

Bar H Land & Cattle Bull Sale March 25, 2015 Langenburg, SK Auctioneer: Chris Poley Sales Management: T Bar C Cattle Company

Sale Results 37 Two Year Old Bulls 6 Yearling Bulls

Averaged...........$7,864.86 Averaged...........$7,291.67

43 Bulls Grossed $334,750.00 and Averaged $7,784.88 High Selling Two Year Old Bulls Lot 63A - Bar-H Crossfire 63A sired by S Titlest 1145 was purchased by Six Mile Red Angus, Fir Mountain, SK and Hamilton Farms, Cochrane, AB for $30,000.00 Lot 90A - Bar-H Titlest 90A sired by S Titlest 1145 was purchased by Cor-Vet Cattle Co., Melita, MB for $14,000.00 Lot 100A - Bar-H Titlest 100A sired by S Titlest 1145 was purchased by Crossbar Ranch, Camrose, AB for $14,000.00 High Selling Yearling Bulls Lot 62B - Bar-H SBS Velocity 62B sired by S Titlest 1145 was purchased by Hill 70 Quantock Ranch, Lloydminster, AB for $11,500.00 Lot 6B - Bar-H Titlest 6B sired by S Titlest 1145 was purchased by Perry Sawchuk, Churchbridge, SK for $10,250.00

March 24, 2015 High River, AB Auctioneer: Brent Carey Sales Management: Optimal Bovines Inc.

Top Cut Bull Sale

March 27, 2015 Maple Creek, SK Auctioneer: Gordie Cameron

Sale Results 160 Bulls Grossed $1,444,000.00 and Averaged $9,025.00 High Selling Bulls Lot 1 – Red U-2 Foreigner 413B sired by U2 T.K.O.254Z was purchased by Ole Farms, AB; Westphal Red Angus, MT; Sandbur Ridge Red Angus, NE and 5L Cattle Holdings, Stettler, AB for $73,000.00 Lot 9 – Red U-2 Entourage 282B sired by Red U-2 Recon 192Y was purchased by Weber Red Angus, Wagner, SD for $58,000.00 Lot 8 – Red U-2 Unanimous 113B sired by Red U-2 Recon 192Y was purchased by Wheeler Stock Farm, Saskatoon, SK and Y Coulee Land & Cattle, Frenchman Butte, SK for $51,000.00

Sale Results 39 Two Year Old Angus Bulls 28 Yearling Angus Bulls

Averaged...........$6,812.64 Averaged...........$5,112.00

67 Bulls Grossed $408,868.00 and Averaged $6,102.00 High Selling Lots Lot 3 - Bear Creek Density 71A sired by SSA 4336 Density 26T was purchased by Archie Gannon, Gouldtown, SK for $10,500.00 Lot 1 - Bear Creek T.D. 796A sired by SSA 4336 Density 36T was purchased by Eastondale Angus, Wawota, SK for $10,000.00

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Wulf Cattle Opportunity Sale of 2015 March 27, 2015 Morris, MN Auctioneers: C.K. “Sonny” Booth & Ronn Cunningham Sale Management: American Cattle Services, Inc.

Sale Results 19 Angus Fall Bulls 21 Angus Yearling Bulls 7 Limousin Fall Bulls 185 Limousin Yearling Bulls 20 Lim Two Year Old Bulls 20 Lim-Flex Fall Bulls 78 Lim-Flex Yearling Bulls 6 Lim-Flex Two Year Old Bulls 8 Angus Open Heifers 21 Limousin Open Heifers 10 Lim-Flex Open Heifers

Averaged..........$6,316.00 Averaged..........$5,595.00 Averaged..........$10,357.00 Averaged..........$8,890.00 Averaged..........$7,050.00 Averaged..........$7,650.00 Averaged..........$7,756.00 Averaged..........$8,417.00 Averaged..........$3,625.00 Averaged..........$4,688.00 Averaged..........$5,175.00

395 Lots Grossed $3,083,370.00 and Averaged $7,806.00 High Selling Bulls Lot 104 - Wulfs Billy The Kid K234B sired by RUNL Stetson 850S was purchased by Fillmore Ranch, Boone, CO for $27,000.00 Lot 294 - Wulfs Big Timer 2004B sired by Wulfs Sirloin 3172S was purchased by Bosch Limousin, Indianola, IA for $20,500.00 Lot 176 - Wulfs Bank Robber 2137B sired by Wulfs Xcellsior X252X was purchased by Clark Cattle/Semex, Port Hope, ON for $19,000.00 High Selling Heifers Lot 399 - Wulfs Baby By Me 4145B sired by Wulfs Xtractor X233X was purchased by Tubmill Creek Farms, New Florence, PA for $17,000.00 Lot 406 - Wulfs Blind Date 4249B sired by Wulfs Yogi 1020Y was purchased by Magness Land & Cattle, Platteville, CO for $9,000.00

Lot 43 - MICH Wheatland SC Lut 35B sired by RC Wiley Post 9304B EXAR was purchased by Sunny Grove Angus, Radville, SK for $21,000.00 High Selling Simmental Lots Lot 27 - Wheatland Final Affair 4104B sired by STF Royal Affair Z44M was purchased by Flying F Ranch, Weyburn, SK and The Final Affair Syndicate for $85,000.00 Lot 13 - Wheatland Bull 463B sired by STF Royal Affair Z44M was purchased by Robb Farms, Lloydminster, AB and Bouchard Livestock, Crossfield, AB for $50,000.00 Lot 24 - Wheatland Bull 494B sired by STF Royal Affair Z44M was purchased by Oakview Simmentals, Darlingford, MB for $46,500.00

9th Annual Thistle Ridge Bull Sale 2015 March 27, 2015 Taber, AB Auctioneer: Bob Perlich Sales Management: Optimal Bovines Inc.

Sale Results 69 Bulls Grossed $509,750.00 and Averaged $7,388.00 High Selling Bulls Lot 3 – Red TR Rolls Royce 44B sired by Red Bieber Rollin Deep Y118 was purchased by U-2 Ranch Ltd., Coaldale, AB & Heart Of The Valley Red Angus, Courtenay, BC for $60,000.00 Lot 50 – Red TR Little Deep 285B sired by Red Bieber Rollin Deep Y118 was purchased by KBJ Round Farms, Clyde, AB for $19,000.00

Alameda Bull Sale March 28, 2015 Alameda, SK Auctioneer: Brent Carey

Wheatland Cattle Co. Bull Sale March 26, 2015 Beinfait, SK Auctioneer: Chris Poley Sale Managment: T Bar C Cattle Company

Sale Results 7 Yearling Angus Bulls 39 Yearling Simmental Bulls

Sale Results 34 Angus Bulls 2 Simmental/Angus Bulls 2 Polled Hereford Bulls

Averaged.........$15,821.43 Averaged.........$13,525.64

46 Bulls Grossed $638,250.00 and Averaged $13,875.00 21 Commercial Heifers Averaged.........$2,400.00 High Selling Angus Lots Lot 42 - SC Wheatland High Class 84026B sired by EXAR Classen 1422B was purchased by Blairs.Ag Cattle Co., Lanigan, SK for $36,000.00 Lot 44 - MICH First Class 1402 sired by Dameron First Class was purchased by Dynasty Cattle Co., Thorsby, AB for $24,000.00

Averaged...........$5,743.00 Averaged...........$3,900.00 Averaged...........$4,750.00

38 Bulls Grossed $212,550.00 and Averaged $5,593.00 High Selling Bulls Lot 47A – Town N Country Grand Slam 10B sired by Wiwa Creek Escalade 815’08 was purchased by Ian Gross, Rush Lake, SK for $18,500.00 Lot 8B – Town N Country Bodacious 8B sired by Wiwa Creek Escalade 815’08 was purchased by Ian Gross, Rush Lake, SK for $8,500.00 Lot 18B – MFA Thunder 18B sired by Connealy Thunder was purchased by Kali Fortner and Clinton Christianson, Braken, SK for $7,300.00

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Double F Cattle Co. 6th Annual Bull Sale March 27, 2015 Prince Albert, SK Auctioneer: Chris Poley

High Selling Charolais Bulls Lot 49 - HBC G2 430B sired by LT Ledger 0332 was purchased by All In Farms, Selwyn, ON for $20,500.00

Sale Results 44 Bulls Grossed $266,450.00 and Averaged $6,055.68 High Selling Bulls Lot 1 - DFCC 71X Holtz 70B sired by Duralta 4T Turbo 71X was purchased by Little Willow Creek Ranch, Frenchman Butte, SK for $21,000.00 Lot 21 - DFCC 71X Blaze 53B sired by Duralta 4T Turbo 71X was purchased by Craig’s Angus, Tompkins, SK and Lamb’s Quarter’s Angus, Swift Current, SK for $13,000.00

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March 29, 2015 Yorkton, SK Auctioneer: Chris Poley Sale Management: T Bar C Cattle Company Sale Results 11 Red Angus Bulls 9 Black Angus Bulls 10 Gelbvieh Bulls 16 Simmental Bulls 28 Charolais Bulls

Lot 1 - Fairview 22 Magnum 84B sired by Tess Derringer 105Z was purchased by Maranda Farms, Jedburgh, SK for $6,750.00

Averaged...........$8,331.82 Averaged...........$6,733.33 Averaged...........$6,590.00 Averaged...........$5,934.38 Averaged...........$5,857.14

74 Bulls Grossed $477,100.00 and Averaged $6,447.30 High Selling Red Angus Bulls Lot 27 - Red Twin Heritage Hustle 53B sired by Red Howe Hustle 13X, 1/2 interest and full possession was purchased by Welsh Prairie Red Angus, Rio, WI for $24,000.00 Lot 36 - Red Twin Heritage Solider 9B sired by Red Twin Heritage Solider 41Z, 2/3 interest and full possession was purchased by Kenray Farm, Redvers, SK and WCF Red Angus, Goderich, ON for $12,000.00 High Selling Black Angus Bulls Lot 39 - Black Ridge Resource 2B sired by S A V Resource 1441 was purchased by Dublanica Farms, Foam Lake, SK for $17,000.00 Lot 44 - Black Ridge Iron Man 3B sired by Peak Dot Mountain 781Y was purchased by Jonathan Grunert, Yorkton, SK for $9,000.00 High Selling Gelbvieh Bulls Lot 19 - BLB Goodview PLD Beamer sired by SLC Outback 142X was purchased by Wayne Selin, Stockholm, SK for $8,500.00 Lot 17 - BLB Goodview PLD Bacardi 23B sired by SLC Outback 142X was purchased by Triple S Cattle Company, Okla, SK for $8,250.00

Lot 53 - HBC Venture 423B sired by Sparrows Divergent 104Y was purchased by Southview Farms, Courtice, ON for $10,500.00

Shiloh Cattle Company Trendsetter Bull & Replacement Heifer Sale March 28, 2015 Handhills Lake, AB Auctioneer: Danny Skeels Sale Management: Bohrson Marketing Services

Sale Results 35 Red Angus Yearling Bulls Averaged...........$6,712.00 39 Red Angus Yearling Heifers Averaged...........$2,454.00 20 Semen straws GJP Thor 255A Averaged...........$80.00 76 Lots Grossed $330,790.00 and Averaged $4,352.50 High Selling Bull Lot 24B - Red Shiloh Built By Sakic 24B sired by Red SCCA Xciteabull Sakic 5X was purchased by Count Ridge Red Angus, Bassano, AB for $9,500.00 High Selling Heifers Package of 5 Red Angus Replacement Heifers was purchased by Clint Morlock, Delia, AB for $13,500.00

Lamb’s Quarters Angus & Taylor’s Red Angus Annual Bull Sale March 28, 2015 Swift Current, SK Auctioneer: Donnie Peacock

Sale Results 49 Black Yearling Bulls 18 Red Yearling Bulls

Averaged............ $5,984.00 Averaged............ $5,750.00

67 Lots Grossed $396,716.00 and Averaged $5,921.00 High Selling Red Bull Lot 53 - Red Taylor’s Cowboy 9B sired by Red Wilbar Cowboy Country 901Z was purchased by Breed Creek Ranch, Mankota, SK for $10,250.00 High Selling Black Bull Lot 27 - Lamb’s Quarters Net Worth 79B sired by Wiwa Creek Net Worth 79’12 was purchased by Ellis Ranch, Sonningdale, SK for $8,500.00

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7th Annual Impact Angus & Charolais Bull Sale March 28, 2015 Saskatoon, SK Auctioneer: Chris Poley Sale Management: T Bar C Cattle Company

Sale Results 30 Black Angus Bulls 9 Red Angus Bulls 29 Charolais Bulls

Averaged...........$5,285.00 Averaged...........$5,055.56 Averaged...........$5,617.24

68 Bulls Grossed $366,950.00 and Averaged $5,396.32 High Selling Black Angus Bulls Lot 5 - JS Popeye 11B sired by WK Smooth 2382 was purchased by Blairs.Ag Cattle Co., Lanigan, SK for $16,500.00 Lot 11 - JS Supremecy 20B sired by HF Supremacy 257Y was purchased by Haynes Angus/Twilight Angus, Biggar, SK for $7,500.00 High Selling Red Angus Bulls Lot 32 - Red Triple L Killswitch 19B sired by Red Six Mile Kill Switch 135Z was purchased by Catlin Gusikoski, Viscount, SK for $6,500.00 Lot 36 - Red Triple L Killswitch 32B sired by Red Six Mile Kill Switch 135Z was purchased by Greg Grzybowski, Hafford, SK for $6,000.00 Lot 41 - Red Triple L Killswitch 76B sired by Red Six Mile Kill Switch 135Z was purchased by LJ & Sons Farm Ltd., Viscount, SK for $6,000.00 High Selling Charolais Bulls Lot 59 - MVY Big News 47B sired by Gerrard Pastor 35Z was purchased by Jones Charolais, Gull Lake, SK for $8,500.00 Lot 56 - MVY Bazinga 40B sired by SVY Epic PLD 127Y was purchased by Brian Weber, Landis, SK for $8,000.00

Lot 43 – Everblack Hi Test 68A sired by Clegg Net Worth 22W was purchased by Don Oldenburg, Vermilion, AB for $13,000.00 High Selling Yearling Bull Lot 19 – Allandale Game Day 40B sired by GDAR Game Day 449 was purchased by Tingley Farms, Lloydminster, SK for $6,250.00 High Selling Open Heifer Lot 96 – Everblack Kathleen 24B sired by KG Wisdom 1414 was purchased by U-2 Ranch Ltd., Coaldale, AB for $6,000.00

Early Sunset Bull & Female Sale 2015 March 31, 2015 Edam, SK Auctioneer: Steve Dorran Sale Management: Optimal Bovines Inc.

Sale Results 37 Angus Bulls Averaged...........$5,535.00 16 Angus Heifers Averaged...........$3,615.00 15 Simmental Bulls Averaged...........$4,963.00 5 Simmental Heifers Averaged...........$3,900.00 53 Lots Grossed $245,850.00 and Averaged $4,640.00 High Selling Angus Bulls Lot 7 - Early Sunset Boulder 99B sired by Musgrave Boulder was purchased by Hill 70 Quantock, Lloydminster, SK for $9,500.00 Lot 5 - Early Sunset Settler 28B sired by GVC Settler 004X was purchased by Nordal Angus, Simpson, SK for $7,750.00 High Selling Angus Female Lot 48 - Early Sunset Erelite 71B sired by Early Sunset Chisum 101Z was purchased by Nordal Angus, Simpson, SK for $5,500.00

Mid-Western Simmental & Angus Bull Sale

14th Annual Common Sense Bull Sale March 30, 2015 Vermilion, AB Auctioneer: Chris Poley Sales Management: Optimal Bovines Inc.

Sale Results 2 Two Year Old Bulls 19 Yearling Bulls

Averaged...........$7,076.00 Averaged...........$4,816.00

85 Bulls Grossed $558,500.00 and Averaged $6,571.00 13 Open Heifers

Averaged...........$3,962.00

High Selling Two Year Old Bulls Lot 27 – Everblack Hi Test 20A sired by Clegg Net Worth 22W was purchased by JW Cattle Co., Camp Creek, AB and Shawn & Jennifer Fischer, Cherhill, AB for $18,000.00 Lot 65 – Everblack Warlord 133A sired by Coul Warlord 12’09 was purchased by Wilson Ranching Ltd., Vermilion, AB for $13,000.00

April 4, 2015 Hanover, ON Auctioneer: Carl Wright

Sale Results 15 Angus Bulls 14 Simmental Bulls

Averaged...........$5,860.00 Averaged...........$6,380.00

High Selling Angus Bulls Lot 16 - PFLC Final Solution 12B sired by Connealy Final Solution 9449 was purchased by Neilson Land & Cattle, Craik, SK for $7,750.00 High Selling Simmental Bulls Lot 1 - RHF BLK Brite Spark 403A sired by LFE BS Lewis 322U was purchased by Johnson Stock Farms, Windthorst, SK for $12,000.00 Lot 4 - RHF BLK Bold Edge 409B sired by Rehorst BLK Wheatland 680Y was purchased by McCoubrey and Associates, ON for $10,000.00

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Lee & Laura Brown

Box 217, Erskine, AB T0C 1G0 403-742-4226 Lee cell 403-740-9429 llbangus@telus.net www.llbangus.com

Annual Bull and Female Sale second Saturday in March

Mick & Debbie Trefiak

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

RR 1 Edgerton, Alberta T0B 1K0 P :: 780-755-2224 F :: 780-755-2223 C :: 780-842-8835 mick@mjt.ca www.mjt.ca

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White Cap Charolais, Rosso Charolais, Howe Red Angus 25th Annual Bull Sale April 1, 2015 Moose Jaw, SK Auctioneer: Brent Carey

Sale Results 6 Red Angus Two Year Old Bulls 22 Red Angus Yearling Bulls 39 Charolais Two Year Old Bulls 24 Charolais Yearling Bulls

Averaged...........$6,491,67 Averaged...........$6,504.55 Averaged...........$7,130.77 Averaged...........$6,829.17

91 Lots Grossed $624,050.00 and Averaged $6,857.69 High Selling Red Angus Bulls Lot 75 - Red Howe Tempt 87B sired by Towaw Tempt 15X was purchased by Brent Brewin, Taber, AB for $14,000.00 Lot 46 - Red Howe Lucky 137A sired by Red EKW Lucky 13U was purchased by Carla Hicks, Moose Jaw, SK for $9,750.00 High Selling Charolais Bulls Lot 53 - Whitecap Mr Blade 5B sired by JWX Fifty Shades 706Z was purchased by Whitecap Charolais, Arelee, SK for $17,25.00 Lot 10 - Rosso Jack 56A sired by Merit Roundup 9508W was purchased by Edward Misuga, Parkbeg, SK for $9,800.00

Chopper K Annual Bull Sale with Campbell Charolais April 1, 2015 Alameda, SK Auctioneer: Chris Poley Sale Management: T Bar C Cattle Company

Sale Results 25 Angus Bulls Averaged...........$5,562.00 14 Charolais Bulls Averaged...........$6,892.86 39 Lots Grossed $235,550.00 and Averaged $6,039.74 High Selling Angus Bulls Lot 20 - Chopper K Habanero 370B sired by Red Chopper K Habanero 99Z was purchased by Victor Krieger, Alameda, SK for $8,750.00 Lot 21 - Red Chopper K Habanero 373B sired by Red Chopper K Habanero 99Z was purchased by Boutin Beef, Alida, SK for $8,600.00 High Selling Charolais Bulls Lot 38 - Campells Blockbuster 525B sired by Pleasant Dawn Magnum 601Z was purchased by Rick Shaver, Bengough, SK for $10,250.00 Lot 33 - Campbells Buckley 281B sired by Pleasant Dawn Magnum 26T was purchased by Rick Shaver, Bengough, SK for $10,250.00 Lot 32 - Cambells Bombshell 15B sired by Pleasant Dawn Magnum 26T was purchased by Pleasant Dawn Charolais, Oak Lake, MB for $9,250.00

Lauron Red Angus & Guests 24th Annual Bull & Female Sale April 4, 2015 Olds, AB Auctioneer: Brent Carey

Sale Results 57 Yearling Bulls 8 Yearling Heifers

Averaged...........$6,685.09 Averaged...........$4,425.00

65 Lots Grossed $416,150.00 and Averaged $6,402.31 High Selling Yearling Bulls Lot 3 - Red Lauron Blindside 86B sired by Red Bieber Rollin Deep Y118 was purchased by Rodgers Red Angus, Warner, AB for $33,000.00 Lot 7 - Red Lauron Bedrock 30B sired by Red Bieber Rollin Deep Y118 was purchased by Lust Farms, Medicine Hat, AB for $20,000.00 Lot 60 - Red Lauron Bertuzzi 96B sired by Red Six Mile Sakic 832S was purchased by Blades Angus, Nanton, AB for $20,000.00 High Selling Heifer Lot 104B - Red Lauron Blackbird 104B sired by Red Bieber Rollin Deep Y118 was purchased by Lust Farms, Medicine Hat, AB for $5,600.00

17th Annual Crescent Creek Bull & Female Sale April 4, 2015 Goodeve, SK Auctioneer: Steve Dorran Sales Management: Optimal Bovines Inc.

Sale Results 58 Angus Yearling Bulls 36 Angus Open Heifers

Averaged...........$5,584.00 Averaged...........$4,138.00

94 Bulls Grossed $472,800.00 and Averaged $5,029.79 High Selling Bulls Lot 32 - Crescent Creek Fortunate 8B sired by Sinclair Fortunate Son was purchased by Pine Grove Angus, Val Marie, SK for $17,500.00 Lot 16 - Crescent Creek 1136 Rito 61B sired by MC Cumber 8R101 Rito 1136 was purchased by Bench Farming Co., Shaunavon, SK for $12,500.00 High Selling Females Lot 65 - Crescent Creek Rosebud 010B sired by Sinclair Fortunate Son was purchased by Circle Bar Ranch, Yorkton, SK for $6,750.00 Lot 73 - Crescent Creek Stumpie 131B sired by MC Cumber 8R101 Rito 1136 was purchased by Sheidaghan Anghus, Maple Creek, SK for $6,250.00

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The Source Speckle Park Bull & Female Sale

April 4, 2015 Lloydminster, SK Auctioneer: Dan Skeels Sale Management: T Bar C Cattle Company Sale Results 28 Yearling Bulls 4 Two Year Old Bulls 9 Heifers 50 Units of Semen 8 Embryos

Averaged...........$4,169.64 Averaged...........$5,625.00 Averaged...........$8,750.00 Averaged...........$75.00 Averaged...........$850.00

42 Live Lots Averaged $5,190.48 Total Sale Grossed $228,550.00 High Selling Yearling Bulls Lot 43 - Uneeda Bravo 105B sired by P.A.R. Rolling Stone 01R was purchased by T-Bone Cattle Co., Art Wheat, Marwayne, AB for $7,750.00 Lot 33 - PAR MX Barbarian 02B sired by Belmoral’s Sceptre 004Z was purchased by Hard Pan Ranch Ltd., Jerry Nelson, Youngstown, AB for $6,500.00 Lot 10 - P.A.R. Bismark 55B sired by Codiak Reaction GNK 4Y was purchased by King & Sons Ranches Ltd., High River, AB for $6,500.00 High Selling Two Year Old Bull Lot 34 - PAR MX Are You Ready 20A sired by P.A.R. X-EL 54X was purchased by Underhill Specs, St. Williams, ON for $7,100.00 High Selling Heifers Lot 52 - Bridget of Uneeda 501B sired by P.A.R. Rollin Stone 01R was purchased by Sunrise Ranch Ltd., Westlock, AB for $12,600.00

Lot 80 - Crosby Final Answer 124B sired by JL Gils Answer 2008 was purchased by Rose Ranch, 150 Mile House, BC for $9,000.00 High Selling Red Angus Bulls Lot 62 - Red Mitchell’s Dozer 206B sired by Red Mitchells Dawson 3Y was purchased by Buse Creek Ranch, Kamloops, BC for $12,000.00 Lot 47 - Red Mitchell’s Eco 200B sired by Red MRLA 26X was purchased by Monashee Trucking, Kamloops, BC for $9,250.00

N.E. Source Bull Sale

April 4, 2015 Tisdale, SK Auctioneer: Chris Poley Sale Management: T Bar C Cattle Company Sale Results 19.5 Red Angus Bulls 10 Black Angus Bulls 8 Charolais Bulls

47 Lots Grossed $166,100.00 and Averaged $4,429.33 High Selling Red Angus Bull Lot 1 - Red Pasquia Hustle 12B sired by Red Lazy MC Hustle 18T was purchased by Triple H Red Angus, Cupar, SK for $12,500.00 High Selling Black Angus Bull Lot 48 - Halls Bert 5B sired by Soo Line Entourage 0039 was purchased by Zane and Mark McKerricher, Ogema, SK for $6,500.00 High Selling Charolais Bull Lot 29 - BDT Ashley 25B sired by JWX Silver Bullet 524W was purchased by Tait Charolais, St. Louis, SK for $5,000.00

Mid-Western Simmental & Angus Bull Sale

Lot 25 - Miss Essence of P.A.R. 25B sired by Codiak Reaction GNK 4Y was purchased by Sunrise Ranch Ltd., Westlock, AB for $10,300.00

Best Bet Bull Sale

Sale Results Black Angus Bulls Red Angus Bulls Black Simmental Bulls Red Simmental Bulls

April 4, 2015 Hanover, ON Auctioneer: Carl Wright

Sale Results 15 Angus Bulls 14 Simmental Bulls

April 4, 2015 Williams Lake, BC

Averaged...........$6,184.00 Averaged...........$8,225.00 Averaged...........$6,137.00 Averaged...........$7,086.00

77 Bulls Averaged $7,086.00 High Selling Black Angus Bulls Lot 72 - Crosby Final Answer 99B sired by JL Gils Answer 2008 was purchased by Harris Ranch, Tatlayoko Lake, BC for $10,500.00 Lot 65 - Crosby Wolf 78B sired by Lookout Wolf 6Y was purchased by Daylite Angus, Keith and David Wruth, Vanderhoof, BC for $9,000.00

Averaged...........$4,800.00 Averaged...........$3,990.00 Averaged...........$4,075.00

Averaged...........$5,860.00 Averaged...........$6,380.00

High Selling Angus Bulls Lot 16 - PFLC Final Solution 12B sired by Connealy Final Solution 9449 was purchased by Neilson Land & Cattle, Craik, SK for $7,750.00 High Selling Simmental Bulls Lot 1 - RHF BLK Brite Spark 403A sired by LFE BS Lewis 322U was purchased by Johnson Stock Farms, Windthorst, SK for $12,000.00 Lot 4 - RHF BLK Bold Edge 409B sired by Rehorst BLK Wheatland 680Y was purchased by McCoubrey and Associates, ON for $10,000.00

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Eastondale Angus “On the Farm” Bull Sale April 6, 2015 Wawota, SK Auctioneer: Chris Poley Sale Management: Castlerock Marketing

Sale Results 34 Bulls 15 Heifers 6 Commercial Heifers

Averaged...........$6,613.00 Averaged...........$3,510.00 Averaged...........$2,050.00

High Selling Bulls Lot 6 - Eastondale Main Event 95’14 sired by Minburn Main Event 40W was purchased by Windy Willows Farms, Hodgeville, SK for $15,000.00 Lot 2 - Eastondale Consensus 17’14 sired by Connealy Consensus 7229 was purchased by David Hepburn, Moosomin, SK for $9,750.00 High Selling Heifers Lot 62 - Eastondale Topsy 134’14 sired by Bad Lands Initiative 375W was purchased by Swan Hills Ranch, Swan River, MB for $5,200.00 Lot 59 - Eastondale Diane 97’14 sired by Minburn Main Event 40W was purchased by Midnight Oil Land & Livestock, Redvers, SK for $5,000.00

JAS Red Angus Buy The Beef Bull Sale April 6, 2015 Neepawa, MB Auctioneer: Brent Carey Sale Management: Bouchard Livestock International

Windy Willows Bull & Female Sale 2015 April 7, 2015 Hodgeville, SK Auctioneer: Steve Dorran Sales Management: Optimal Bovines Inc.

Sale Results 47 Black Angus Bulls 12 Red Angus Bulls

Averaged...........$5,461.00 Averaged...........$5,979.00

59 Bulls Grossed $337,400.00 and Averaged $5,719.00 8

Open Heifers

Averaged...........$3,263.00

High Selling Black Angus Bulls Lot 16 - Windy Willows Boomer 169B sired by MJLC Boomer 19Y was purchased by Brian and Edith Guilloux, Kennedy, SK for $14,500.00 Lot 1 - Windy Willows Right On 31B sired by Bad Lands Right Time 78N was purchased by Corrie Richardson, Eastend, SK for $12,500.00 High Selling Red Angus Bulls Lot 62 - Red WWF Provincial 193B sired by Red Red-Rock Provincial 583Z was purchased by Steven Cook, Steep Rock, MB for $8,250.00 Lot 55 - Red WWF Provincial 24B sired by Red Red-Rock Provincial 583Z was purchased by Stolson Farms, Hodgeville, SK for $8,000.00 High Selling Open Angus Heifer Lot 67 - WWF Upper Cut Blackbird 115B sired by Windy Willows Upper Cut 44Y was purchased by Colt Kornfeld, Val Marie, SK for $5,000.00

South View Ranch Bull Sale

Sale Results 27 Yearling Red Angus Bulls Averaged...........$3,925.00 10 Two Year Old Red Angus Bulls Averaged...........$4,970.00 6 Red Angus Replacement Heifers Averaged...........$3,950.00

April 9, 2015 Ceylon, SK Auctioneer: Chris Poley

43 Lots Grossed $174,600.00 and Averaged $4,060.47

Sale Results

High Selling Lots Lot 171A - Red JAS Soo 171A sired by Red Soo Line Gladiator 9021 was purchased by Juergen Schubert, Zhoda, MB for $7,000.00

71 Bulls Grossed $446,500.00 and Averaged $6,288.00

Lot 110B - Red JAS Hitch 110BB sired by Red SVR Hitch 23Z was purchased by Garth Monk, Ashern, MB for $7,000.00 Lot 146A - Red JAS Smarty 146A sired by Red CinderWay Too Smart 4X was purchased by Ray Blowes, Woodlands, MB for $6,000.00 Lot 136A - Red JAS Goldrush 136A sired by Red JAS Prospector 95Y was purchased by Juergen Schubert, Zhoda, MB for $6,000.00

High Selling Red Angus Bull Lot 188B - Red SVR Torch 188B sired by Red Crowfoot 187X was purchased by Lacombe Research Station for $10,000.00 High Selling Black Angus Bull Lot 425B - SVR Unanimous 425B sired by Vision Unanimous 1418 was purchased by Mark and Zane McKerricher, Ogema, SK for $11,000.00 High Selling Simm/Angus Bull Lot 801B - SVR 801B sired by SVR Pioneer 7301 was purchased by Dean Clawson for $10,000.00

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Clint, Suzanne, Eric, Luc & Alexi Smith Box 284, Mankota, SK H: 306.478.2470 C: 306.478-7470 F: 306.478.2480 breedcreekranch@sasktel.net

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Mark & Pamela Wushke Whitewood, SK, S0G 5C0 306-735-7980

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T Bar K Ranch Annual Bull Sale April 9, 2015 Wawota, SK Auctioneer: Brent Carey

Sale Results 39 Red Angus Bulls 23 Horned Hereford Bulls

Averaged...........$9,708.97 Averaged...........$6,226.00

62 Bulls Grossed $521,800.00 and Averaged $8,416.00 High Selling Red Angus Bulls Lot 80B - Red T-K Sand Hill 80B sired by Red Jensen Cactus 2Z was purchased by Thistle Ridge Red Angus, Taber, AB and Moose Creek Red Angus, Kisbey, SK for $50,000.00 Lot 92B - Red T-K Universal 92B sired by Red Arson 303W was purchased by Soderglen Ranch, Airdrie, AB for $35,000.00 Lot 62B - Red T-K Better Answer 62B sired by Red Bar-E-L Warden 144W was purchased by Red Moon Angus, Vanderhoof, BC for $31,000.00 High Selling Hereford Bulls Lot 46B - T-Bar-K 125Y Premium 46B sired by MW Dakota 125Y was purchased by Carzan Land & Livestock, Southey, SK for $13,500.00 Lot 30B - T-Bar-K 125Y Summit 30B sired by MW Dakota 125Y was purchased by Steve Hardy, Edam, SK for $9,250.00

Johnston/Fertile Valley Bull Sale

High Selling Red Angus Yearling Bulls Lot 1 - Red Six Mile Signature 295B sired by Red Six Mile Grand SLam 130Z, 1/3 interest was purchased by Niobrara Red Angus, NE for $60,000.00 Lot 21 - Red Six Mile Platinum 494B sired by Red L83 Super Duty 244Z, 2/3 interest and full possession was purchased by Scott Stock Farm, AB for $30,000.00 Lot 52 - Red Six Mile Buckshot 297B sired by XO Crowfoot 0102X, 2/3 interest and full possession was purchased by L83 Ranch and Olsen Red Angus, ND for $30,000.00 High Selling Black Angus Yearling Bulls Lot 81 - Six Mile Blackhawk Down 101B sired by S A V Harvestor 0338, 1/2 interest and 1/2 possession was purchased by Breed Creek Angus and Cowtrax, SK for $52,000.00 Lot 85 - Six Mile Complete 244B sired by Connealy Complete 8454, 2/3 interest and full possession was purchased by Double F Cattle, Parkside, SK for $17,500.00 High Selling Two Year Old Bull Lot 123 - Red Six Mile Throttle Up 28A sired by Red 6 Mile Full Throttle 171T was purchased by Pat Habermehl, Macrorie, SK for $11,000.00 High Selling Simmental Bull Lot 131 - Six Mile Pontiac 359B sired by Crossroad Pontiac 153Z was purchased by Albert St. Jacques, SK for $5,750.00 High Volume Buyer Ken and Cindy Solberg, MT

April 10, 2015 Saskatoon, SK Auctioneer: Mike Fleury Sale Management: T Bar C Cattle Company

Blue Collar Bull Sale

April 11, 2015 Yorkton, SK Auctioneer: Clayton Hawryluk Sales Management: Castlerock Marketing

Sale Results 66 Black Angus Yearling Bulls Grossed $379,850.00 and Averaged $5,669.40 High Selling Bulls Lot 529 – F V Angus Valley 304B sired by S A V Angus Valley 1867 was purchased by Garnier Angus & Charolais, Marwayne, AB for $13,500.00

Sale Results 54 Bulls 13 Heifers 13 Commercial Heifers

Lot 543 – F V Angus Valley 421B sired by S A V Angus Valley 1867 was purchased by Dave Wotherspoon, Swift Current, SK for $9,800.00

80 Lots Grossed $432,900.00 and Averaged $5,411.25

Six Mile Ranch Ltd. 40th Annual Bull Sale April 11, 2015 Fir Mountain, SK Auctioneer: Brent Carey

Sale Results 65 Red Angus Yearling Bulls 31 Black Angus Yearling Bulls 14 Two Year Old Bulls 5 Simmental Bulls

Averaged...........$5,645.37 Averaged...........$3,784.00 Averaged...........$2,252.00

High Selling Bulls Lot 67B - SHR Revere 127B sired by S A V Revere 1180 was purchased by Venture Farms, Roblin, MB for $24,000.00 Lot 7 - Northern View Ascension 100B sired by Sitz Upward 307R was purchased by CorVet Cattle Co., Melita, MB for $11,500.00 High Selling Heifers Lot 63 - Parkwood Joanna 4B sired by Connealy Imprint 8317 was purchased by MCS Angus, Wynyard, SK for $5100.00

Averaged..........$11,820.00 Averaged..........$8,476.00 Averaged..........$7,964.00 Averaged..........$4,713.00

115 Lots Grossed $1,166,102.00 and Averaged $10,140.00

Lot 62 - Parkwood Joyce 34B sired by Connealy Imprint 8317 was purchased by Chance Jackson, Sedley, SK for $4900.00

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Branding The Best Sale

Justamere 20th Annual Bull Sale

April 11, 2015 Spiritwood, SK Auctioneer: Chris Poley

Sale Results 29 Black Angus Yearling Bulls 19 Red Angus Yearling Bulls 5 Two Year Old Angus Bulls 24 Charolais Yearling Bulls

April 13, 2015 Lloydminster, SK Auctioneer: Steve Dorran

Averaged...........$5,365.00 Averaged...........$5,305.00 Averaged...........$6,130.00 Averaged...........$7,158.00

81 Lots Averaged $5,906.00 High Selling Black Angus Bull Lot 5 - Stuart Stone 115B sired by Stuart Yellowstone 23Y was purchased by Werner Boldt, SK for $9,000.00 High Selling Red Angus Bull Lot 21 - Red Stuart Pacman 4B sired by Red Messmer Packer S008 was purchased by Dan Laclare, SK for $8,500.00 High Selling Charolais Bull Lot 68 - MXS Clouseau 404B sired by MXS Craftsman 910W was purchased by CSS Charolais, SK for $17,000.00

Sale Results 40 Bulls Grossed $371,280.00 and Averaged $9,282.00 High Selling Lots Lot 1- Justamere 0409 Full Throttle 486A sired by EXAR Lutton 0409B was purchased by Still Meadows, Langley, BC and the Full Throttle Syndicate for $140,000.00 Lot 2- Justamere 101 Mastermind 645B sired by Sankeys Justified 101, 1/2 interest was purchased by KLM Angus, Alix, AB for $21,000.00 Lot 53- Justamere Most Wanted 301Z sired by EXAR Wanted 9732B was purchased by Baynton Cattle Co., Maple Creek, SK for $11,250.00

19th Annual Benchmark Makin’ The Grade Bull Sale April 15, 2015 Warner, AB Auctioneer: Robert Balog

The Supreme Speckle Park Bull & Female Sale

April 12, 2015 Neilburg, SK Auctioneer: Chris Poley Sale Management: T Bar C Cattle Company Sale Results 18 Bulls 11 Purebred Females 2 Commercial Heifers

Sale Results 25 Red Angus Yearling Bulls 51 Black Angus Yearling Bulls

Averaged............ $8,148.00 Averaged............ $6,592.00

76 Lots Grossed $539,900.00 and Averaged $7,104.00 Averaged...........$5,130.56 Averaged...........$8,086.36 Averaged...........$4,000.00

31 Live Lots Grossed $189,300.00 and Averaged $6,106.00

High Selling Red Angus Bulls Lot 64 - Red Benchmark Momentum 25’14 sired by Red LSF MEW Game Changer 1613Y was purchased by Jensen’s Red Angus, Leader, SK for $35,000.00

Total Sale Grossed $193,050.00

Lot 63 - Red Benchmark Momentum 10’14 sired by Red LSF MEW Game Changer 1613Y was purchased by Rowland Ranches, High River, AB for $25,000.00

High Selling Bulls Lot 5 - Notta 101Y Bar Code 113B sired by Six Star 82U Royal Flesh 101Y was purchased by Wrangler Farm, Westlock, AB for $9,500.00

High Selling Black Angus Bulls Lot 33 - Benchmark Made To Order 16’14 sired by Triara Made To Order 366Y was purchased by 40 Mile Grazing, Bow Island, AB for $12,00.00

Lot 3 - Ravenworth Premium 101B sired by Ravenworth Wilson 2Z was purchased by MX Ranch, Neilburg, SK for $8,750.00

Lot 7 - Benchmark Midland 61’14 sired by Benchmark Midland 753 was purchased by Rosetown Farming Co., Rosetown, SK for $10,500.00

High Selling Females Lot 32 - Ravenworth Prairie Lily 119B sired by River Hill 12X Zarr 7Z was purchased by Wrangler Farm, Westlock, AB for $10,500.00

Lot 62 - Benchmark Efficiency 134’14 sired by GAR Efficiency 7295 was purchased by Scott Heuston, Rockgien, SK for $10,250.00

6 Embryos

Averaged...........$625.00

Lot 34 - Ravenworth Prairie Lily 120B sired by River Hill 12X Zarr 7Z was purchased by Wrangler Farm, Westlock, AB for $10,500.00 Lot 35 - Notta 101Y Jewel 19B sired by Six Star 82U Royal Flesh 101Y was purchased by 10 Acre Ranch, Marshall, SK for $8,900.00 Today’s Angus Advantage  65


Young Dale Angus Bull Sale 2015 April 14, 2015 Alameda, SK Auctioneer: Chris Poley Sale Management: Optimal Bovines Inc.

Sale Results 47 Yearling Bulls 27 Open Heifers 4 Embryos

2015 Your Choice Black Angus Bull Sale April 17, 2015 Maple Creek, SK Auctioneers: Brent Weiss & Gordie Cameron

Averaged.......... $11,624.00 Averaged.......... $6,396.00 Averaged.......... $4,425.00

74 Live Lots Grossed $719,000.00 and Averaged $9,716.22 Total Sale Grossed $736,700.00 High Selling Bulls Lot 46B - Young Dale Believe 46B sired by Young Dale Xcaliber 32X was purchased by Richmond Ranch, Rumsey, AB and Associaties for $146,000.00 Lot 143B - Young Dale Xcaliber 143B sired by Young Dale Xcaliber 32X was purchased by Arda Angus, Acme, AB for $30,000.00 Lot 123B - Young Dale Xcaliber 123B sired by Young Dale Xcaliber 32X was purchased by Kurt Bullerwell, Cut Knife, SK for $28,000.00 Lot 16B - Young Dale Zalman 16B sired by Young Dale Zalman 18Z was purchased by Symens Land & Cattle, Claresholm, AB for $28,000.00 Lot 31B - Young Dale Zikomo 31B sired by Young Dale Zikomo 79Z was purchased by Diamond R Angus, Wawota, SK for $23,000.00 Lot 75B - Young Dale Zikomo 75B sired by Young Dale Zikomo 79Z was purchased by Waveny Angus Farms Ltd., Vermilion, AB for $17,000.00 High Selling Open Heifers Lot 124B - Young Dale Grace 124B sired by Young Dale Xcaliber 32X was purchased by Matt Arntz, MB for $23,500.00 Lot 6B - Young Dale Countess 6B sired by Young Dale Ziair 28Z was purchased by West Wind Angus, CA for $14,500.00

Rivercrest/Valleymere - Spady Bull Sale April 15, 2015 Castor, AB Auctioneer: Steve Dorran

Sale Results 52 Yearling Black Angus Bulls 6 Yearling Black Angus Heifers

Averaged...........$6,421.00 Averaged...........$6,625.00

58 Lots Grossed $373,650.00 and Averaged $6,442.24 High Selling Bulls Lot 21B - South Shadow 92U Freedom 21B sired by SSA 104 Freedom 92U was purchased by Rod Nelson Farms, Bow Island, AB for $20,500.00 Lot 130B - South Shadow 6Y Tomboy 130B sired by Early Sunset Tom Boy 6Y was purchased by Luke and Ceanna Tannas and Diamond T Cattle Co., Water Valley, AB for $19,000.00 High Selling Heifers Lot 171B - Kay Dee 134X Diamond 171B sired by SSA 68 Right Way 134X was purchased by Corrie Richardson, Eastend, SK for $11,500.00 Lot 127B - South Shadow Ruby 127B sired by Connealy Consensus was purchased by Wiwa View Farms Ltd., Swift Current, SK for $10,000.00

Cornerstone Bull & Female Sale “More Bang For Your Buck” April 18, 2015 Whitewood, SK Auctioneer: Brent Carey Sale Management: By Livestock

Sale Results 30 Red Angus Yearling Bulls Averaged.........$5,950.00 24 Charolais Yearling Bulls Averaged.........$5,585.00 12 Open Purebred Red Angus Heifers Averaged.......... $4,621.00 24 Commercial Red Heifers Averaged.........$2,756.00 2 2 x 10 Straws Semen Averaged.........$2,000.00 91 Lots Grossed $438,150.00 and Averaged $4,815.00 High Selling Yearling Bulls Lot 1 - Red WRAZ Phantom 12B sired by Red Brylor/JKC Ghost Rider 108Y was purchased by Double C Red Angus, Foam Lake, SK for $26,000.00

Sale Results 101 Lots Grossed $489,490.00 and Averaged $4,846.44 High Selling Bulls Lot 53 - River Valley Significant 1B sired by EXAR Significant 1769B was purchsed by Gumbo Gulch Cattle Co., Dawson Creek, BC for $9,750.00 Lot 2 - Rivercrest Darkhorse CSP 3B sired by LLB Darkhorse 328Y was purchased by Fawcett Cattle Co., Consort, AB for $8,500.00

Lot 24 - Red WRAZ Swayze 71B sired by Red Moose Creek Swayze 33Z was purchased by Brox Stock Farm, Wetaskiwin, AB for $10,000.00 High Selling Open Heifers Lot 42 - Red WRAZ Blockanna 54B sired by Ghost Rider 108Y was purchased by Baxter Blair and Blairs.Ag for $9,250.00 Lot 43 - Red WRAZ Stardom 68B sired by Red Brylor JKC Ghost Rider 108Y was purchased by Ramblin Rose Stock Farm, Rocanville, SK for $6,500.00

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37th Annual Short Grass Bull & Female Sale

April 18, 2015 Aneroid, SK Auctioneers: Bruce Switzer & Don Raffan Sale Results 158 Bulls 40 Registered Heifers 440 Commercial Heifers

Averaged...........$8,175.00 Averaged...........$4,240.00 Averaged...........$2,525.00

638 Lots Grossed $2,615,450.00 and Averaged $4,099.45 High Selling Bulls Lot 1 - Sandy Bar Ambush 10Y 726B sired by Sandy Bar Ambush 10Y was purchased by T Bar T Ranch and Sheidaghan Anghus, Maple Creek, SK for $28,000.00 Lot 5 - Sandy Bar Ambush 10Y 713B sired by Sandy Bar Ambush 10Y was purchased by Heinrich Ortmann for $21,000.00 Lot 101 - Sandy Bar Paradigm 813B sired by Lorenz Paradigm 13Z was purchased by Day By Day Angus for $17,500.00 Lot 32 - Sandy Bar Paradigm 781B sired by Lorenz Paradigm 13Z was purchased by Lazy E Bar Ranching Ltd., Bashaw, AB for $15,500.00 Lot 21 - Sandy Bar Ambush 10Y 716B sired by Sandy Bar Ambush 10Y was purchased by Brian and Tammy Spady, Alliance, AB for $15,000.00 High Selling Registered Heifers Lot IJP 603B - Sandy Bar Miss Quality 603B sired by Bar-E-L Blackjack 29Y was purchased by Breed Creek Ranch, Mankota, SK for $10,250.00 Lot IJP 618B - Sandy Bar Delia 618B sired by Bar-E-L Blackjack 29Y was purchased by Breed Creek Ranch, Mankota, SK for $10,000.00 Volume Buyers Chzacut Ranch Diamond Ridge Ranch Robert & Margaret Prestage

Sheidaghan Anghus 4th Annual Production Sale

April 24, 2015 Maple Creek, SK Auctioneer: Gordie Cameron Sale Management: Cowtown Livestock Exchange Sale Results 51 Black Angus Yearling Bulls 11 Black Angus Yearling Heifers

Averaged...........$5,064.00 Averaged...........$5,490.00

62 Lots Grossed $318,650 and Averaged $5,140.00 High Selling Bulls Lot 12 - Sheidaghan Answer 29B sired by S A V Alaskan 94T was purchased by Circle 7 Angus, Shaunavon, SK for $10,000.00 Lot 16 - Sheidaghan Alaskan 55B sired by HF Alaskan 94T was purchased by Kevin Anderson, Medstead, SK for $9,000.00

Would like to congratulate everyone on a successful and well deserved sale season

Lot 7 - Sheidaghan Answer 15B sired by S A V Emulous 8145 was purchased by Lamb’s Quarter Angus, Swift Current, SK for $9,000.00 High Selling Heifers Lot 11 - Sheidaghan Mistress 99B was purchased by Gold Bar, Victoria Harbour, ON for $8,250.00 Lot 3B - Sheidaghan Belle 12B sired by MCATL Pure Product 903-55 was purchased by Gold Bar, Victoria Harbour, ON for $7,750.00

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Top 100 Members by Registration

Ranking | Count | Member Name

Selection: Rego Status is Y Registered and Record Date between 01/01/2014 and 31/12/2014 Ranking | Count | Member Name

1

750

Peak Dot Ranch Ltd. SK

42

180

Sheidaghan Anghus SK

2

700

66 Ranch Ltd. AB

43

177

Moose Creek Red Angus SK, Darren Ippolito SK

3

665

Ole Farms Ltd. AB

44

176

McMillen Ranching Ltd. SK

4

617

Lee J Brown AB ~~ Tim and Trish Henderson AB

45

175

Travis L & Halley M Spady AB, Amy Catherine Spady AB, Tanner L Spady AB, Ty Z. Spady AB

5

525

David & Andrew Johnson SK

46

174

Wilbar Cattle Co., SK

6

510

Glen & Albert Hamilton MB, Hamco Cattle Co. The Hamiltons MB, Ron Hamilton MB

47

173

Irene Olynyk SK, Wesley Olynyk SK, Danny Olynyk SK, Katie Olynyk SK, Wade Olynyk SK

7

491

Deer River Ranching AB

48

170

R Barry Young & Marj Young SK, Robbie Young SK

8

483

David Bolduc AB, H Dyce Bolduc AB, Steven Bolduc AB, Kevin L. Bolduc AB, Mathew BolducAB , Kaitlynn Bolduc AB, Mathew and Adeleen Bolduc AB

49

169

Tom M Blacklock SK, Riley Blacklock SK

49

169

Brylor Ranch AB

U-2 Ranch AB

49

169

Vikse Family Farm AB

9

475

10

408

Blairs.Ag Cattle Co. SK

50

168

Brian and Judy Sutter AB

11

382

South View Ranch SK

50

168

Z Bar Angus Ltd. SK

12

350

Six Mile Red Angus SK

51

166

Bryce and Wyatt Burnett SK

13

334

Alcan Angus AB, Benchmark Farms Ltd AB, Benchmark Red Angus AB, Michael Munton AB

52

165

Joe & Sandy Bandura AB

14

315

Hamilton Farms AB, Wyatt Hamilton AB, Wacey Hamilton AB, Joel Hamilton AB

53

161

15

308

Hill 70 Quantock Ranch Ltd AB

Mabel & Gavin Hamilton AB, Colton Hamilton AB, Quinn Hamilton AB, Reanne Sanford & Colton Hamilton AB, C Hamilton, R Turney, G Turney & L Code AB

16

307

M C Quantock Livestock Corp. AB

54

159

Ron & L.D. Hunter AB, Jared Hunter AB, Ryan Hunter AB, Travis Hunter AB

17

286

Eldorado Red Angus AB, Eldorado Black Angus AB

54

159

Cy, Carolyn, Patrick & Bonnie Skinner SK

18

274

Fertile Valley Farms SK

55

158

Anderson Cattle SK

19

257

Curtis & Maynard Boese AB

55

158

Ian L Gross SK, Jonathan Thomason SK, Emma Thomason SK

20

256

Anchor 1 Angus AB

56

157

Bob, Jill and Tee Jensen SK, Tee Jensen SK

21

252

Stauffer Ranches AB

56

157

22

242

Triple S Cattle Co. Ltd AB, Dylan Sibbald AB, Adam Sibbald AB

Triple V Ranch MB, Matthew Van Steelandt MB, Christian Van Steelandt MB, Jesse Van Steelandt MB

23

238

Jay Davis AB

57

156

Rock or Shauna Smith AB

24

231

Sandy Bar Ranch Ltd. SK, Kyle N Switzer SK

57

156

David Lamb SK

25

227

Red Rock Red Angus AB, Darcy Brigan AB

57

156

Lewis Farms Ltd AB

26

225

Remitall Farms Inc AB

58

154

Blades Angus AB

27

223

Jeannot Brothers SK

59

151

University of Alberta AB

149

Deer Range Farms Ltd SK

28

222

Flying K Ranch Ltd. SK

60

29

221

Mitchell Merrill AB, Riley M. Merrill AB, Brandon J. Merrill AB, Keston Merrill AB

60

149

Ben & Carol Tams AB

30

219

Ernest G Gibson AB, Jordan J Gibson AB

61

148

David & Alice Stuart SK, Mitchell & Melissa Stuart SK

31

209

Jack A Hart MB

62

147

Pahl Livestock AB

32

208

Lazy E Bar Ranching Ltd AB

63

145

Freyburn Farms SK, Jason R Frey SK

32

208

Scott Stock Farm Ltd. AB

64

144

Larry and Laurie Nielson SK

33

205

Wayne G Grant AB

65

142

Robert & Lorna Story SK

34

202

Michael G Rodgers AB

66

141

Leeuwenburgh Red Angus AB

35

198

Y Coulee Land & Cattle Co Ltd SK

66

141

Whitney Curry AB

140

Batho Farms Ltd. MB

36

191

KBJ Round Farms AB

67

37

189

Collin A Sauder SK, Gavin Sauder SK, Hillary Sauder SK

67

140

East Raymond Farming Co. Ltd. AB

38

187

Dallas Longshore AB, David & Lynne Longshore AB, Jenna Longshore AB, All Bull Holdings/David & Lynne Longshore AB

68

139

George and/or Laura Baxter AB

68

139

HBH Farms Inc. MB

39

184

Peake Ranching Inc. AB, Michelle Peake AB, Martina Wade AB

68

139

Cheryl Macnab SK, Brad Macnab SK, Carmen Gervais SK, Melissa Weitzel SK

40

183

Cattle Creek Ranching Ltd. SK

68

139

Phil Birnie SK

40

183

Graham & Patricia Alexander SK

69

138

Matthew Fleury SK

41

182

Tanya Belsham BC

69

138

Grant & Tanya Chittick AB

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Ranking | Count | Member Name

Ranking | Count | Member Name

69

138

Harvey & Frances Wheeler SK, Michael and Rhea Wheeler SK, Ty Wheeler SK

73

133

Trent & Janelle Liebreich SK, Macy Shae Liebreich SK,Carson Grady Liebreich SK

70

137

Doug or Cheryl Domolewski AB, Becky Domolewski AB, Stacey Jo Domolewski AB

73

133

Valley Blossom Ranch SK

71

135

Ivan Demmans SK, Jenna Leanne Ward SK, Lacey Demmans SK

74

132

Matejka Farms AB

72

134

Black Meadows Angus MB

74

132

Right Cross Ranch SK

72

134

Carl, Louise & Lee Beasley AB

75

131

Anderson Cattle Company Inc MB, Austen Anderson MB, Breanna Anderson MB

72

134

Dr B Z Aylward BC

76

130

John & Ruth Magee SK

72

134

Rob Adams AB, Terry Adams AB, Halley Adams AB, Keely Adams AB

76

130

DKF Red & Black Angus SK, Eric Fettes - (DKF Angus) SK

Top 100 Members by Transfer Transaction Year Selection: Transfer Year is 2014

Ranking | Transfers | Member Name 1

686

Peak Dot Ranch Ltd SK

2

517

Crowfoot Cattle Company AB

3

454

4

365

5 6

324 314

Ranking | Transfers | Member Name

38

93

Quinn Hamilton AB, Mabel & Gavin Hamilton AB, C Hamilton, R Turney, G Turney & L Code AB, Colton Hamilton AB

Tim and Trish Henderson AB, Lee J Brown AB

39

90

Marlin R & Linda S Gabert AB

Crowfoot Valley Ranch AB

40

87

John Lennox, John Ross Lennox, Scott Lennox ON

Trevor Crapo AB, J. Reed Crapo AB

40

87

Flying K Ranch Ltd. SK

Buck Lake Ranch BC

41

85

Jonathan Thomason SK, Ian L Gross SK, Emma Thomason SK

84

Cross Way SK

7

279

Fertile Valley Farms SK

42

8

270

66 Ranch Ltd. AB

42

84

M C Quantock Livestock Corp. AB

9

262

Hamco Cattle Co. The Hamiltons MB, Ron Hamilton MB, Glen & Albert Hamilton MB

43

82

Dallas Longshore AB, Travis James & Tanis Longshore AB, Donald E Longshore AB, David &

10

228

Stryker Cattle Co. AB

11

219

Johnny Johnsen AB

43

82

Harrison Hooke BC, Canyon Tree Farms Inc. BC, Jackson Hooke BC

12

216

Majestic Cattle Co. AB

44

80

Jordan J Gibson AB, Ernest G Gibson AB

13

202

David & Andrew Johnson SK

45

79

Nyle & Clint Stromsmoe AB

14

200

Glendor Acres SK, Brent A Gunningham SK

45

79

Deer Range Farms Ltd SK

15

188

Ring Creek Farm AB

45

79

Stauffer Ranches AB

16

179

Paul P. and Colleen Jex-Blake AB

46

78

Verleen Spady AB, Travis L & Halley M Spady AB, Ty Z. Spady AB

17

175

U-2 Ranch AB

47

77

K-Cow Ranch AB

18

162

Ole Farms Ltd. AB

47

77

Collin A Sauder SK, Whitney Sauder SK

19

160

Jack A Hart MB

48

74

Blades Angus AB

20

159

Benchmark Farms Ltd AB, Michael Munton AB, Benchmark Red Angus AB, Alcan Angus AB

48

74

Jared Hunter AB, Ryan Hunter AB, Ron & L.D. Hunter AB, Travis Hunter AB

20

159

Wyatt Hamilton AB, Wacey Hamilton AB, Joel Hamilton AB, Hamilton Farms AB

48

74

McNeely Land & Cattle SK

21

158

Chapman Cattle Company AB

48

74

Darcy Brigan AB, Red Rock Red Angus AB

22

157

Hazel Bluff Red Angus AB, Martin Clausen AB

49

71

Howe Angus SK, Michael Howe SK

23

154

KBJ Round Farms AB

49

71

R Barry Young & Marj Young SK, Robbie Young SK

24

147

Hill 70 Quantock Ranch Ltd AB

50

70

Anchor 1 Angus AB

25

138

Six Mile Red Angus SK

50

70

Dwayne Emery AB, Jesse Emery AB

25

138

Mike McDonald SK

50

70

Dr B Z Aylward BC

26

136

H Dyce Bolduc AB, David Bolduc AB, Kaitlynn Bolduc AB, Steven Bolduc AB, Mathew Bolduc AB, Kevin L. Bolduc AB, Mathew and Adeleen Bolduc AB

51

69

Craig Spady AB, Thomas J Spady AB, Cayden Spady AB, Jamie-Lee Spady AB

52

68

Curraghdale Cattle Corp ON

Lynne Longshore AB, Jenna Longshore AB, All Bull Holdings/David & Lynne Longshore AB

27

135

Edmund P Kolesar AB, Kelly K Mankow AB, Ward R Kolesar AB

52

68

Chris Monea AB

28

133

Norseman Farms SK, Kirby Dyrland SK

52

68

Jeannot Brothers SK

28

133

Curtis & Maynard Boese AB

52

68

Wilbar Cattle Co SK

29

117

Brad & Mary Jo Devine SK

53

65

Nick & Lorraine VanGaalen AB

30

115

Kyle N Switzer SK, Sandy Bar Ranch Ltd. SK

53

65

Jason R Frey SK, Freyburn Farms SK

31

113

Brian and Judy Sutter AB

53

65

Kurt Trefiak AB, Mick and Debbie Trefiak AB, Kristi Trefiak AB

31

113

Willow Springs Ranch BC

54

64

F-R Angus AB

32

111

Brylor Ranch AB

54

64

Howard & Melinda Tanghe AB

33

110

RSL Red Angus SK

55

63

Sheidaghan Anghus SK

34

109

Wade Olynyk SK, Danny Olynyk SK, Katie Olynyk SK, Wesley Olynyk SK, Irene Olynyk SK

55

63

Terry Adams AB, Rob Adams AB

35

106

Deer River Ranching AB

56

61

Brandl Cattle Co AB, Wynton Brandl AB

36

99

Remitall Farms Inc AB

57

60

Les Enterprises Agricoles St Joachim Inc. QC

36

99

Todd David AB

57

60

Dennis Johnston SK

37

96

South View Ranch SK

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Ranking | Transfers | Member Name

Ranking | Transfers | Member Name

58

59

Trent & Janelle Liebreich SK, Sandra Carles SK, Macy Shae Liebreich SK, Carson Grady Liebreich SK

60

57

Vikse Family Farm AB

61

56

Keith & Sue Andersen AB

58

59

Adam Sibbald AB, Dylan Sibbald AB, Triple S Cattle Co. Ltd AB, Wayne and Donna Sibbald AB

61

56

Clinton Blair Morasch AB, Laurie Morasch AB

59

58

Dwight & Jo-Anne MacKay AB, T W Armitage AB

62

55

Brandy Fettes (DKF Angus) SK, DKF Red & Black Angus SK

59

58

Ron Gordey AB

62

55

Duralta Farms Inc AB

59

58

HBH Farms Inc. MB

62

55

North Wind Red Angus MB

59

58

McArthur Livestock AB, Marjorie Veno AB

62

55

Ossawa Angus Farm MB

60

57

4 L Cattle Holdings AB

62

55

Ben & Carol Tams AB

60

57

Cattle Creek Ranching Ltd. SK

62

55

Valley Blossom Ranch SK

60

57

Lewis Farms Ltd AB

62

55

Phil Birnie SK

60

57

Boyd Lines SK

Top 100 Sires by Progeny Counts

Status is Y Registered and Progeny Birth Date between 01/01/2014 and 31/12/2014 and CAN Sires only? is 0 and No. Ranking | Ident

|

Tattoo

| DOB

|

Name

| Progeny | DNA Case ID |

SNP Case ID

1

1701532

IMP 1418Y

22/01/2011

VISION UNANIMOUS 1418

319

DC325431

2013SP9943

2

1633982

IMP 0338X

18/04/2010

S A V HARVESTOR 0338

252

DC287814

2012SP80022

3

1695033

IMP 0562X

22/01/2010

EXAR UPSHOT 0562B

226

4

1385926

IMP 307R

12/03/2005

SITZ UPWARD 307R

222

DC188072

12012SP80001

5

1593730

IMP 9122W

15/01/2009

CONNEALY CONSENSUS 7229

221

DC271274

25012SP80017

6

1659104

IMP 8317U

1/02/2008

CONNEALY IMPRINT 8317

195

DC800239

27013SP80023

7

1061938

IMP 035K

22/02/2000

S A V FINAL ANSWER 0035

192

DC120604

4400814096

8

1369591

IMP 5682R

1/02/2005

S A V BISMARCK 5682

179

DC182258

2012SP80001

9

1274305

HAMI 5R

5/01/2005

HF KODIAK 5R

175

DC152778

24012SP3794

10

1545531

IMP 9105W

28/02/2009

S A V ELIMINATOR 9105

173

DC275249

2012SP2060

27012SP80013

11

1719214

IMP 1867Y

5/01/2011

S A V ANGUS VALLEY 1867

168

12

1266311

IMP 4336P

25/03/2004

S A V 004 DENSITY 4336

156

13

1707295

IMP 1441Y

7/01/2011

S A V RESOURCE 1441

152

14

1318819

IMP 27P

23/02/2004

RED LJC MISSION STATEMENT P27

151

DC163420

29012SP80006

15

1494226

LDEL 2W

15/01/2009

RED LAZY MC CC DETOUR 2W

122

DC250776

28012SP2541

16

1385922

IMP 587R

28/01/2005

CONNEALY THUNDER

119

DC188070

2012SP80005

17

1309743

IMP 4200P

6/03/2004

S A V NET WORTH 4200

118

DC160271

22012SP80006 12012SP548

2013SP80022 DC143480

23012SP3617 2014SP80042

18

1332064

SIXM 832S

26/02/2006

RED SIX MILE SAKIC 832S

117

DC181984

19

1456117

CFCC

12/01/2008

RED CROWFOOT MOONSHINE 8081U

116

DC251553

20

1659099

IMP 1W

5/03/2008

COLE CREEK CEDAR RIDGE 1V

114

21

1504907

SOO 16W

7/01/2009

SOO LINE MOTIVE 9016

107

22

1663194

PDE 71Z

10/01/2012

WIWA CREEK RUSH LAKE 71’12

105

2013OP151

23

1720864

IMP 1334Y

14/01/2011

RED BROWN JYJ REDEMPTION Y1334

102

2014SP80033

24

1557522

GR 67X

18/02/2010

REMITALL F ODYSSEY 67X

97

DC279969

1485453

IMP 759T

27/01/2007

TC ABERDEEN 759

92

DC227630

1707960

IMP 1769Y

8/03/2011

EXAR SIGNIFICANT 1769B

92

25

2012SP2575 2012SP80005

DC251842

29012SP2562

1402121479 2012SP80003 25012SP80021

27

1564938

YDF 32X

8/02/2010

YOUNG DALE XCALIBER 32X

88

DC293723

29013SP8252

28

1582480

IMP 8077U

24/02/2008

S A V BRILLIANCE 8077

84

DC264179

2013SP80001

29 31

1721569

IMP 021X

16/01/2010

PA SAFEGUARD 021

81

28013SP9315

1710052

IMP 118Y

10/02/2011

RED BIEBER ROLLIN DEEP Y118

81

2013SP80043

1481377

IMP 7301T

27/02/2007

S A V PIONEER 7301

77

DC223510

24012SP80000

1648928

HFX 18Y

27/01/2011

TER-RON PARK PLACE 18Y

77

DC294838

27013SP7921

DC284243

33

1644193

IMP 504R

16/01/2005

B P F SPECIAL FOCUS 504

74

34

1596371

DUA 167X

19/01/2010

RED U-2 MAMA’S BOY 167X

72

DC271046

2012SP1521

1612033

EXA 2Y

2/01/2011

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8/05/2009

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3/01/2009

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16/01/2009

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67

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1/01/2010

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65

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17/01/2011

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65

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25/05/2008

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63

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25/01/2008

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63

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15/01/2011

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13/04/2011

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20/01/2009

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27/01/2010

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19/01/2011

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Canadian Angus President’s Report Welcome to 2015. The past year has been a great one in the cattle industry and 2015 looks to be even better. I am so proud of the hard working; determined and innovative cattle breeders that have rode out the storm and are finally getting paid an honest dollar for their product. I have been the President of the Canadian Angus Association since June 2014. The time has flown by. It has been an interesting experience. I sincerely want to thank each and every member that contacted me personally to give me your views, comments and concerns. Your association needs your voice. I even want to thank the members who felt the need to call me “special names” as a part of a constructive criticism – your voice is important too! Without direct input – it is difficult to gauge the consensus of the membership - so we appreciate your direction. As you may be aware, almost half of the Canadian Angus board were new directors this past year. These new directors have hit the ground running and I have been very impressed with the enthusiasm they have all shown. At our September meeting we did a lot of visioning for your association with many key goals set forth for the future. Goals such as the best customer service in the cattle industry; increased membership linkage, advanced tools and technology and improved communication strategies. From that came the

realization that to implement these goals we needed increased income and limited expense increase. Plain and simple. We have a brand new office that is creating member equity every day, but of course, we used our reserves to fund this sound investment. So, with all of these things in mind and the fact that a comprehensive fee increase had not happened since 1989; we have increased many of the fees. None of us like increases. Least of all my husband! I am in this with you - with a lot of calves to register and my sole livelihood comes from Angus cattle. However, I do not know of a single thing that is still the same price as it was in 1989 – not even the hairspray I used to used for my big 80’s hair. Please feel free to contact me, our CEO or any of your board members to discuss any concerns you have. As, I said before, we sincerely want to hear from you. So as I wrap up my year as President, we have some exciting things planned for the National Convention that will be held in Calgary at our new headquarters. We hope to see many of you there. In closing, I would like to share my new motto for the year: “Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.” Best of luck calving (my favorite time of year!) Corinne Gibson Canadian Angus Association President Cell number 306-640-7970

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March 8, 2014 Lloydminster, Saskatchewan Judges: Terry and Dale Adamson, Makwa, SK

Red Angus

Grand Champion Pen of 3 Yearling Bulls

Grand Champion Pen of 2 Two Year Old Bulls

Grand Champion Pen of 1 Two Year Old Bull

Grand Champion Pen of 3 Two Year Old Bulls

Jonathan Lock, Macklin, SK with Lock Burbank 12B, Lock Bakersfield 9B, and Lock Black Heart 5B all by LLB 44U Blackman 203Y

Bryce Mawbey, Unity, SK with Bronyx Canuck 17A by Lookout Canuck 40Y

Grand Champion Halter Bull

Jock Ockerman, Dewberry, AB with Red Jock Sakis Jack 15B by Red Six Mile Sakic 832S

Jonathon Lock, Macklin, SK with Lock Break Out 57A, Future Breaker 69W and Lock Rocky 60A both by DFCC 32T Future Breaker 69W

Jonathon Lock, Macklin, SK with Lock Blackman 46A by LLB 44U Blackman 203Y; Lock Kodiak 45A by Geis Kodiak 12’10; Lock Blackman 44A by LLB 44U Blackman 203Y

Grand Champion Pen of 2 Bulls

Richard and Karen King, Kitscoty, AB with Red R & M 107K RRA Always 58A by Red Gold-Bar King V415 107K and Red R & M 49W RRA Alert 81A by Red Aspen View Pathfinder 49W

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Advertisers Index

20/20 Angus 60 Abacus Angus 54 Alameda Agencies Ltd. 74 Alta Genetics 74 Anderson Cattle Co. 43 Arda Farms 54 Arm River Red Angus 60 Arntzen Angus 54 Arway Angus 48 Atlasta Angus 54

Bar CR Angus 60 Bar DK Angus 60 Bar-E-L Angus IFC Bar-H Land & Cattle Co. 7 Beverly Hills Angus 60 Birch Rose Acres Ltd. 35 BJ Cattle Co. 54 Black Ridge Angus Farm 60 Blairs.Ag Cattle Company BC Blast Angus 74 Bootis Black Angus 43 Border Butte Angus 54 Bova-Tech Ltd. 74 Bow Valley Genetics 74 Brantnor Angus 16 Breed Creek Angus Ranch 60 Brendale Acres 48 Brookmore Angus 43 Burnett, Bryce 60

Thank You to the buyers and bidders from our "Best of the Breeds" 2015 Bull Sale!

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Cadillac Stock Farms 48 Canadian Insurance Corp. 74 Canadian Junior Angus Association 22 Canadian Red Angus Promotion Society 74 Chapman Cattle Company 54 Circle 7 Angus 60 Clair Lane Stock Farm 48 Clegg Angus 54 Crescent Creek Angus 60 D & K Black Angus 48 Davis-Rairdan Embryo Transplants Ltd. 74 Dayora Farm 48 Deer Range Red Angus 60 Deer River Ranching Black Angus 54 Delar Cattle & Quarter Horses 54 Delorme Livestock 60 Diamond T Cattle Co. 54 DJ Cattle Co. 43 DKF Red Angus 60 Dolittle Angus 60 Double Bar D Farms 60 Double ‘F’ Cattle Co./Parkvista Hereford Farm 60 Dwajo Angus 54 Early Sunset Ranch 1 Eastondale Angus 60 Edwards Livestock 74 EKW Red Angus 61 Emmatt Creek Red Angus 61 Enright Farms 19 Everblack Angus 54 Ferme Wilgor Farms 74 Flewelling Cattle Co. 75 Forsyth Ranch Ltd. 61 Fraser Farms 43 GBS Angus Farm 61 GBT Angus 61 Genex Cooperative, Inc. 8 Gerlei Angus 61 Get-A-Long Stock Farm 54 Gilchrist Farms 48 Glen Gabel Angus 61 Glen Islay Angus 48 Glesbar Cattle Co. 54 Graham Red Angus 48 Grant Rolston Photography Ltd. 75 Greenbush Angus 43 H.S. Knill Co. Ltd. 73 Halcyon Angus Farm 61 Hamco Cattle Co. 43 Hamilton Farms 54 Harprey Angus Farms 48 Hartford Bros. 48 HBH Farms 9 Hi Low Angus 61 High Tree Cattle 61 Hollinger Land and Cattle 61 Ivanhoe Angus 61 J & S Cattle 18, 61 Jensen Red Angus 14 Jim Nugent Livestock 75 Johnston/Fertile Valley 77 JPD Farms 49 Justamere Farms Ltd. 13, 61

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KBJ Round Farms 55 KC Cattle Co. 18, 61 Kembar Farms 43 Kenray Ranch 61 Kueber Farms 55 Lazy MC Angus 55 Lazy S Ranch Inc. 55 Leela Farms 49 Lewis Farms 55 LLB Angus 55 Lloydminster Agricultural Exhibition Association 35 Locust Grove Angus 49 Lone Stone Farms 55 Lucky 7 Cattle Co. 55 M & J Farms 43 Macks Red Angus 49 Macnab Angus 62 Maple Line Farm 16 Maple Ridge Acres 62 Mar Mac Farms 43 Marin Cattle Presentation 75 McGowan Farms 55 McMillen Ranching Ltd. 62 Meadow Ridge Ent. Ltd. 62 Merit Insurance Brokers 75 Midnight Fire Cattle Company 62 Midnight Oil Land & Livestock 62 Miller-Wilson Angus 55 Minburn Angus 55 MJT Cattle Co. Ltd. 55 Moose Creek Red Angus 62 Nordal Limousin & Angus 5, 62 Northern View Angus 62 Nu-Horizon Angus 62 Ockerman Angus 55 O’Grady Steel 75 Ole Farms 55 Paradise Farms Land & Cattle 49 Pasquia Red Angus 10, 62 Peak Dot Ranch Ltd. 62 Pederson Livestock 55 Poplar Meadows Angus 74 Pugh Farms 55 Red Rock Red Angus 55 Redrich Farms 55 Remax Blue Chip Realty/Marcel DeCorby 75 Remitall Farms IBC Remitall West 56 Right Cross Ranch 62

Ring Creek Farms Ltd. 56 Rivercrest Angus Ranch 56 RNR Flicek Black Angus 62 Royal Angus 62 RSL Red Angus 62 Sandy Bar Ranch 62 Schaff Angus Valley 74 Section 7 Ranch 62 Shiloh Cattle Company 56 Six Mile Red Angus 3 Skinner Farms 63 Skyebrook Angus 63 Southview Farms 16 Spring Creek Simmentals/Red Rose Angus 63 Spruce Ridge Stock Farms 43 Spruce View Angus Ranch 56 Standard Hill Livestock 16 Steen Agencies 75 Still Meadow Farm 74 Stock, Mark 75 Stockmens Insurance 75 Stromsmoe Black Angus & Herefords 56 Sunny Grove Angus 63 Sunset Ridge Red angus 12, 43 T Bar C Cattle Company 6, 10, 12, 16, 20, 23, 31, 37 T Bar Invitational 23 T Bar K Ranch 63 Tambri Farm 49 Ter-Ron Farms 56 Triple L Angus 35, 63 TSN Livestock 43 Tullamore Farms 49 Twin Heritage Farms 63, 76 Tyler Harris Photography 75 Upper Glen Angus 49 Vikse Family Farm 56 Vos Vegas Farms 19 Walkerbrae Farms 49 Wards Red Angus 67 Westwind Farms 16 Wheatland Cattle Co. 2 Wilbar Cattle Co. 63 Willowside Farm 49 Wraz Red Angus 63 Y Coulee Land & Cattle Co. 63 Youngdale Red Angus 15 Z Bar Angus 63

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The Final Word

Surveys are a pain in the butt as they are tedious, unrewarding and mostly only useful to those who request them. The majority of surveys are conducted by government, where civil servants whose livelihood comes from the tax dollars of our hard working residents, justify their position of employment. In the late fall of 2014, Today’s Publishing circulated a survey to purebred seedstock producers throughout Canada and received reasonable participation and interesting responses. The questions ranged from breeder region and type of breed, herd data, marketing methods, selection criteria and communications...an area which peaked my interest. Since I am not a young puppy but rather an old dog, change has been a struggle for me ever since satellites began circling our globe. In prehistoric times, communication was transmitted by fire, smoke signals, drums and horns. In 1838, the invention of the telegraph introduced the world to the age of wire communications and in 1876, Alexander Graham Bell invented what no one can live without. In 1927, television came to pass, two years later the fax machine was invented; although it took till 1964 for it to be as we know it today, it is rapidly becoming obsolete. A year after World War II, mobile telephones were developed for automobiles and in 1973, hand held cellular phones were introduced into society followed by the internet a decade later. In 1993, the only female Prime Minister, Kim Campbell was introduced into office from June through November and that same year, the Smart Phone was put on the market...bringing with it social media and an entire new segment of life. In Today’s Publishing survey, every respondent owned a desktop or laptop computer, over seventy-five percent owned a Smart Phone, but less than sixty percent of breeders had a web site. While only thirteen percent of the respondents read our magazines online, almost ninety percent used Facebook with a lesser following on Twitter. Social media is the top internet activity; users spend more time on it than any other major internet activity, including email. Sixty percent of this time is spent on Smart Phones and/or iPads. Facebook is the social media giant with a billion monthly users, of which a quarter of these users login at least five times per day. Teens to thirty year olds are the biggest users (nearly ninety percent) while on the other side, senior citizens are only forty percent users. Social media has placed a huge shadow of influence on today’s society. As I look through Facebook, it seems to me it favors a journal of opinions and happenings from recipes, babies, kids, clothes, both blah and steamy gossip and in some cases a loss of privacy. Reading of the morning newspaper (to keep up with what is happening in society and the world) has become passé; to quote a co-worker, “I’ll find it on facebook.” Consider the hours of salary employers pay for social media usage...that statistic would be alarming! Breeders who favor social media over printed literature have been relatively successful but use it more as a reminder concerning an animal or an event. It is simply too easy to be lost and forgotten in the big sea of postings that enter the system virtually, by the minute...if you want everyone to get your message...simply buck-up and pay. For your social media marketing to be effective, you still require a home base...a web site situated with a multi-breed provider that will give you simple and effective access. Time and money spent on maintaining and keeping a current web site with new pictures and information is a must in today’s markets. Having a web site versus using social media can be compared as “owning versus renting!” Effective marketing programs are based on combining visual paper print and using the new electronic highway. Our largest customer base (average age of farmers and ranchers is fifty-eight) still like to read and view pictures...it is their decision to purchase your product which will keep your program moving forward! The spring of 2015 has been monumental in setting historic records...it was great to see more of the younger generation selecting bulls and showing enthusiasm about the cattle industry. Building a junior base is key to strength and longevity for generations forward. The T Bar Invitational celebrates its eighth year by supporting and raising funds for youth in the livestock industry. Plan to be a sponsor or supporter on June 23 and 24th at Dakota Dunes... it’s an event you don’t want to miss...find it at www.tbarinvitational.com or on Facebook! Today’s Angus Advantage  79


schedule of

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June Published by:

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4 - 8 6 6 - 12 8 - 10 23 - 24 31 - 1

Canadian Angus Association National Convention, Calgary, AB Canadian Angus Foundation “The Legacy Sale”, Calgary, AB Summer Synergy Show, Olds, AB Carcass 101, Olds, AB T Bar Invitational, Saskatoon, SK Manitoba Youth Beef Round-Up, Neepawa, MB

July 10 16 - 18

TODAY’S ANGUS ADVANTAGE SUMMER ISSUE DEADLINE CJAA Showdown 2015, Olds, AB

August 9 - 11 11 21 31 - 1

Alberta Junior Angus Association Show, Bashaw, AB Alberta Angus Annual General Meeting, Bashaw, AB TODAY’S ANGUS ADVANTAGE EARLY FALL ISSUE DEADLINE Manitoba Youth Beef Round-Up, Neepawa, MB

September 5

Autumn Angus Classic Sale, Hanover, ON

October 2 - 4 3 4 10 10 19 23 29 - 31 31

Olds Fall Classic, Olds, AB Eastern Extravaganza Angus Sale, Lindsay, ON Autumn Tradition Sale, Blackstock, ON Gilchrist Farms “In It To Win It”, Lucknow, ON TODAY’S ANGUS ADVANTAGE LATE FALL ISSUE DEADLINE Justamere “Sale of the Year” Female Sale, Lloydminster, SK Glen Gabel Angus Harvest Classic Sale, Moose Jaw, SK Manitoba Ag Expo, Brandon, MB Enright Farms & Vos Vegas Farms Production Sale, Renfrew, ON

November

4 - 7 6 6 6 - 15 11 - 15 17 23 - 28 27

Lloydminster Exhibition Stockade Roundup, Lloydminster, SK/AB Queen’s Guineas Sale, Toronto, ON Royal Elite All Breeds Beef Sale, Toronto, ON Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, Toronto, ON Farm Fair International, Edmonton, AB Acadia Colony Bull Sale, Oyen, AB Canadian Western Agribition, Regina, SK Champions By Design - Club Calf Genetics Sale, Regina, SK

December 5 12 15 16 19 29

Manitoba Keystone Klassic, Brandon, MB Pasquia Red Angus Dispersal, Saskatoon, SK Johnson Livestock Production Sale, Peebles, SK Nordal Limousin & Angus Production Sale, Saskatoon, SK Sunset Ridge Red Angus Dispersal, Virden, MB Sandy Bar Ranch Dispersal, Aneroid, SK

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THANK YOU

To all Buyers and Supporters for making this years Bull and Female Sale a great success! Remitall F Brigadier 86B — High seller to LLB Angus, Lee and Laura Brown, AB

Remitall F Becker 6B — J Lazy A Ranch Jarin and AmberCarter, AB

Remitall F Bouncer 46B — Battle T Angus, Dave Trautman and Mathieu Farms AB

YOUR INVITATION

to stop by for a tour while taking in the CAA Convention, June 4 - 7 held in Calgary, AB or Showdown, July 16 - 19 held in Olds, AB - we are only minutes away Remitall F Classy Lady 40B — Luke and Ceanna Tannas, AB

Richard Latimer 403.507.1122 Gary Latimer 403.507.1123 RR 4 Site 3 Box 16, Olds, Alberta T4H 1T8 www.remitall.ca • cattle@remitall.ca Office: 403.556.2742 • fax: 403.556.2761 Directions: 4 miles South of Olds on HWY 2A, 1 mile West on Amerada Road


Today's Angus Advantage - Spring Issue 2015  

Today's Angus Advantage - Spring Issue 2015

Today's Angus Advantage - Spring Issue 2015  

Today's Angus Advantage - Spring Issue 2015