Todays Angus Advantage Summer 2017

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The newest sire at BAR-E-L! Co-owned with McCutcheon Farms

Connealy Consensus Connealy Earnan 076E Brazila of Conanga 3991 839A

KMK Alliance 6595 Blinda of Conanga 004 Connealy Tobin Breesha of Conanga 1251

Soo Line Motive 9016 Soo Line Rose 1019 E A Rose 918

HF Kodiak 5R TLA Beauty 5R S A V Final Answer 0035 EA Rose 738 SOO LINE ROSE 1019 Dam of REAL ESTATE

Offering 5 - 10 straw packages in BR00KING REAL ESTATE 6072 at the Motive Event on August 25/17. Call for details. As most of you are aware, we have sold our Red v cowherd to Allison Farms & Six Mile. We are excited to announce that the Red bull consignment in our 2018 Bull Sale will be from Allison Farms! We look v forward to this new development!


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BROOKING ROSE 325 Maternal sister to REAL ESTATE

Next Bull Sale - March 8/18

Dave & Lynne Longshore Family

Stettler, AB H. 403.579.2394 C. 403.740.6788 Website: Email:

Scott Anderson - 587.282.9683

No Room For Standing Around At Our House...

Producing Genetics That Work As Hard As You Do!

Plan To Stop By On The Sask Summer Angus Tour August 10-11, 2017 Jim Grant & Peggy Grant P.O Box 220, Edam, SK S0M 0V0 Phone/Fax: 306.397.2541 Cell: 306.441.3590

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Canadian Junior Angus Showdown Results


Is Your Beef Legend-Worthy


As In Every Issue The Real World 32 A Breeder’s…Veterinary Perspective


Vet’s Advice 45 Advertising and Subscription Rates


Upcoming Events 67

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Quality For Real World Cattlemen Stop by this summer and tour our pastures!

RICHMOND RANCH Black Angus - Red Angus - Limousin

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The Richmond Family Jim & Stephanie (403) 323-8433 Tiffany (403) 740-3748 Samantha, Brandon & Cole (403) 741-7262 Email: 50A


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Powerful Additions To Our Herd Bull Line Up






Motivator has sired an exceptional group of calves. Watch for red sons selling this spring! SIGNATURE






SOO LINE MOTIVE 9016 X RED TER-RON GOLDIE 240P Mitch: 306.272.7501 Michael: 306.220.1976




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Foundation Females - Exciting Heifer Calves Powerful Bull Calves - Impressive Bred Heifers

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We are excited to have purchased a majority of the established Bar-E-L Red Angus herd, and are looking forward to being the guest consignor for the annual Bar-E-L Angus Bull Sale on March 8, 2018.

Red Bar-E-L Spring Rose 16Y

Red Bar-E-L Larkaba 77A Red U2 Justified 235Z

Everyone is welcome to drop by for a brew and tour of our herd, to see the calves out of the following elite bulls: Red U2 Justified 235Z Red Crowfoot 4 Aces 2193Z Red Bar-E-L Anthem 46A Red Bridgeway Dynamic 2C

Red Bar-E-L Certified 95C Red U2 Renown 193C Red U2 Reverence 198C Red WPRA Right Turn C521

Red Bar-E-L Bessie 117A

Brent & Lorri Brad & Taylor, Parker & Ali, Jared & Carolyn & Bryton Allison Delburne AB H: (403) 749-2234 C: (403) 350-6968

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Red Bar-E-L Lucy 130C

Facebook: /AllisonFarmsRedAngus


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BRUIN UPROAR 0070 X S A V NET WORTH 4200 If you like cattle with volume, width and performance this daughter of Bruins Uproar 0070 will fit your program. Sells bred to Mohnen Pulse.

Selling at the Autumn Angus Sale in Hanover, ON September 2, 2017 Watch for our Consignments in:

Allan & Dianna Hargrave Donald Hargrave Gilchrist Farms & Guests “In It To Win It” Sale - Lucknow, ON R.R. #2 Proton Station, ON N0C 1L0 Maxwell, ON N0C 1J0 Bluewater Angus Sale - Hanover, ON P: 519.923.5192 C: 519.375.5541 P: 519.922.2654 Royal Elite All Breed Sale - Toronto, ON C: 519.375.1500

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We are pleased to announce that the final T Bar Invitational golf tournament was an overwhelming success, raising $45,000.00 for youth in the beef industry. Eight national junior breed associations, representing nearly 2,200 members, will reap rewards because of the generosity of sponsors. In addition, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Canadian Western Agribition, Manitoba Youth Beef Roundup, Summer Synergy, Stockade Roundup and the Young Ranchman’s All Breeds Livestock Show which all host junior interbreed events. A successful social sponsored by Alta Genetics was held on the night of June 19th at the office of T Bar C Cattle, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The next morning, golfers of all ages and skill levels took to the course for golf, fellowship, and good cheer. The day concluded with an awards banquet and presentation of the T Bar Invitational champions trophy. “We are extremely happy with this year’s event which surpassed our expectations. With the commitment of the tournament participants and sponsors we have raised $450,000.00, which has positively impacted a great amount of youth,” said Bryan Kostiuk, co-chairman of the tournament. “The tournament encompasses people from all segments of the industry as well as those who supported a great cause. We are very proud of the fact that over the past decade, the tournament has raised over $110,000 for the Canadian Angus Junior Association.” Special thank you to the Canadian Angus Association, Saskatchewan Angus Association, Saskatchewan Angus Edge, Today’s Angus Advantage, Ward’s Red Angus, Mar Mac Farms, Wilbar Cattle Co., Harvest Angus, Early Sunset Ranch and Blairs.Ag Cattle Company for their support.

Hole Sponsored By: Blairs.Ag Cattle Co.

Mar Mac Farms

Early Sunset Ranch

Wards Red Angus

Harvest Angus

Wilbar Cattle Co.

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McIntosh Livestock

Early Sunset Ranch Peters Simmentals Erixon Simmentals Sunny Valley Simmentals Mar Mac Farms

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Lately if you hear people talk about consistency, you know they are not talking about the weather. From drought and wild fires in British Columbia and extremely dry conditions in parts of Saskatchewan, to plentiful rain in Northern Alberta, Ontario and everything in between. The weather and rain fall amounts can change drastically within 20 miles and nobody can remember the last “general” rain. Feed stocks will be okay in most areas, only because of carryover from last year’s big yields.There is one thing out there that is very consistent, the positive attitude in the beef industry. The outlook for the calf market this fall is extremely bullish, with some predicting a twenty five percent increase over last year. That would put us in a real comfortable spot, somewhere right in the middle of extreme highs enjoyed by cow/ calf producers in the fall of 2015 and last year’s levels. Cow herd expansion will be held back again this year, with the situations in British Columbia and Saskatchewan where there is likely to be some contraction. There are reports coming from the northern United States of extreme drought conditions which are leading to a major liquidation of cows in those states. Cow numbers are being held at bay keeping the calf supply tight which bodes well for the industry; we are a long way off of over supplying

the market.The U.S. has made good headway in some export markets, which again, only helps strengthen our markets. Recently I have been attending some of our National Junior Shows; it totally amazes me the quality of leaders that are coming through our junior programs. They are confident speakers and organizers that we can all be proud of. Many of today’s youth have one skill, hand eye coordination, as all they do is play video games. The Junior Beef Programs not only teach valuable livestock handling, feeding, fitting skills and general animal husbandry, they also teach marketing skills, public speaking, money management and other skills valuable no matter where life takes them. Junior alumni are sought after employees by many companies including my own. As everyone knows, T Bar C has always been a keen supporter of junior programs. This year we held our 10th and final T Bar Invitational and we are very proud of the fact that along with our incredible sponsors, we have raised nearly half a million dollars for junior beef associations in Canada. We look forward to continuing our support of the next phase of junior fundraising whatever that may be.

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Manitoba Angus Association Breeders Challenge McGillivray Land & Livestock Ltd. Canadian Angus Association Bronyx Angus Ontario Angus Association Canadian Angus Foundation Clay Hills Livestock Optimal Bovines Inc. Saskatchewan Angus Association Cor Vet Cattle Co. Poplar Meadows Angus T Bar C Cattle Company Ltd. Crescent Creek Angus Rockytop Ventures Ltd. Crosby Cattle Gold Hollinger Land & Cattle Bronze Ivanhoe Angus Alberta Angus Association N7 Stock Farm Canadian Red Angus Promotion Society 8 C’s Cattle Co. Barrons Angus Nielson Land & Cattle Co. Certified Angus Beef Nu-Horizon Angus Lloydminster Agricultural Exhibition Belvin Angus Blairs.Ag Cattle Company Rainbow Red Angus Association Blairswest Land & Cattle Ryan Hurlburt Saskatchewan Junior Angus Association Blue Water Angus Club Schwan Angus Still Meadows Farm DSMR Stock Farm Syrnyk Farms Vee Tee Feeders Ltd. Ferme des Collines Thomason Angus Farm Geis Angus Farm Ltd. Silver Towaw Cattle Co. Ltd. GMack Oilfield Services Ltd. Wheeler’s Stock Farm Harprey Farms Allflex Wilbar Cattle Company HS Angus BC Aberdeen Angus Association JPD Angus BC Junior Angus Association Industry Supporter Lauron Red Angus Brandl Cattle Co. Lloyd Wine Outfitters Allencroft Angus Castlerock Marketing Mac Angus Farm Anderson Cattle Co. Ltd. Cudlobe Farms Maritime Angus Association Black Meadows Angus Fox Wakefield Matlock Farms Ltd. CD Land & Cattle Co. Ltd. Quebec Angus Association Harvest Angus Crestview Angus Twisted Sisters Cattle Company JPM Farms Ltd. Weir Veterinary Services Ltd. Just Livestock Windy Willows Farms Justamere Farms Ltd.

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Diamond T Cattle Company Dwajo Angus Eton Six Cattle Greenjay Greenhouse Home Grown Photography and Design JEM Farms JJL Livestock Knills Transport Ladybug Scrapbook Lazy MC Angus Lorenz Angus Farms MacKinnon Homestead Miller Wilson Angus MJT Cattle Co. Ltd. Pugh Farms Raven Ridge Angus Redrich Farms Robert & Nikki Peltzer Sandy Bar Ranch Sealin Creek Ranch Sheidaghan Anghus T & S Farms Tafika Angus Ter-Ron Farms The Western Producer Wild West Angus

Canadian Angus Association Honours Lyall Edgerton and Kuno Freitag for 50 Years of Membership June 10, 2017: for immediate release Brandon, MB--During the Canadian Angus Association Annual National Convention banquet, two breeders were honoured for 50 consecutive years of membership in the Association: Souris, Manitoba’s Lyall Edgerton of Botany Angus and Alameda, Saskatchewan’s Kuno Freitag of Town n Country Angus. Edgerton began his Angus herd, which would later be known as Botany Angus, in the fall of 1967. At the age of 21, he started the Botany herd by purchasing four females from the Manitoba Angus Association Sale from three consignors. These three breeders were Angus Valley Farm, Elmdale Farms, and Prairielane Farms. Edgerton was also very involved with both 4-H and the Manitoba Angus Association. Edgerton acted as the leader of the local 4-H Club for 13 years. As well, he was also an active member and a director for the Manitoba Angus Association for 6 years, with his time as a director being dedicated to sitting as chairman of the advertising and promotions committee, and two years spent as president. As well, Edgerton took a keen interest in the Angus Association and the relationship with the Douglas Bull Test Station Association. Acting on this interest, Edgerton served nine years as a director at the Douglas Test Station, and served as president for another two. Kuno Freitag’s roots in the Angus breed stem from his involvement with the Alameda 4-H Beef Club, beginning at a young age in the late 1940s. His first 4-H project was an Angus calf which had been selected from a neighbour who owned a herd of commercial cattle. In the 1950s, he began working for that same neighbour who had sold him his 4-H project years earlier. With a love for those Angus cows, Kuno accepted pick of his neighbour’s heifer calves as part of his work wages. So as a result, when he got married to his wife Dolly in 1957, he already had a small commercial Angus herd. Through decades of selective purchases and breeding, Kuno’s herd developed a strong base of females. Those females became the foundation of the herd that his daughter Anna-Marie and her husband Greg now operate under the name of Perrot Cattle Co. The Canadian Angus Association offers sincere congratulations to Lyall Edgerton of Botany Angus and to Kuno Freitag of Town n Country Angus. It is because of the dedication of individuals and families like theirs that the agriculture industry continues to be an important sector in our nation today. The Canadian Angus Association instituted a long-term recognition award program in 1998 to honour individuals and families that have demonstrated a long-term commitment to the Angus breed in Canada by maintaining a continuous membership in the Association for at least 50 years. In 2011, the award program expanded to recognize families with 75 and 100 continuous years of membership. The Canadian Angus Association ( is Canada’s largest purebred beef breed organization. The Association represents more than 2,000 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: Tina Zakowsky, Director of Communications Canadian Angus Association 1-888-571-3580 ext 3584

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F E M A L E SA L E SHE SELLS! OCC Juneau 807J x BR Midland (17099523)



October 19, 2017 ● Big Horn Resort Social 6:30 pm


Billings, Montana

Sale 7:30 pm

Offered By Pine Coulee & Guests Jim Stampfel, Pine Coulee Angus, 406-780-1230 John Carrel, H-C Cattle, 406-855-2832 Brian Barragree, Barragree Cattle Co, 406-780-1219 Rob Aumueller, Stillwater Cattle Co, 406-321-2470 ●

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If you can’t figure it out from the meat-centric photos and memorabilia on the walls or the logos on their hats, gloves, jackets and on down to the playing cards on the president’s desk, the team at To-Le-Do Foodservice won’t waste time defining exactly who they are. “Our guys, they’re not afraid to say – ‘I can describe who I am, what I am and what our company is about – I’m a Meathead.’” That’s how President and General Manager Leigh Young puts it. If that’s in their job description, it goes way beyond that, too. The company’s recreational men’s hockey team is dubbed the To-Le-Do Meatheads, with a mean-looking, stick wielding, skating T-Bone steak mascot. The team has been playing together for 23 years under the “Meathead” banner, and they’ve been cutting meat together even longer. “We live and breathe protein meat, and I’m proud of that,” Young says. To-Le-Do entered the market in meat-saturated Winnipeg, MB, in 1988, when their hometown was still known as “The Little Chicago of the North,” Young says. Of course, the heyday for the industrial city’s meat market was nearly 100 years ago. In 1915, the Supplement to Commerce Reports noted: “The meat packing industry of Winnipeg usually employs 550 to 700 hands, with an annual pay roll of about $650,000. This industry provides and creates a market for the livestock of the whole Canadian west and has made a more rapid expansion during the past 12 years than any meat-packing center in the world. The output of the Winnipeg meat packers for 1915 was the largest in the history of the industry.” (Published April 28, 1916, by the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce.) No doubt, their throwback to the days of independent butcher yore puts an extra touch of swagger in To-Le-Do’s step. Today, Young estimates they are one of just a handful of independently owned processor-distributors in Canada. That means they take sub-primals and carve out retail and restaurant-ready cuts with the precision and

finesse of Gretzky on ice, then sweep it into the goal with a sharp sales staff that brings beef knowledge into Manitoba’s retailers and restaurateurs. “We add value from there by hand-cutting, in the aging, packing and sales knowledge,” Young says. That starts in the back-room cutting floor with Chad Baczewich, the plant supervisor at To-Le-Do. He was a part of the first crew from the To-Le-Do team to go through the Master’s of Brand Advantages program with the Certified Angus Beef ® brand. The course work, among other components, took the meat purveyors on a week-long trip to commercial and seedstock ranches, feedlots and packing houses to expand their perspectives of where the product they handle comes from. Team members say the experience took them from being “just” meatheads to champions of the entire supply chain. They gained insight that better connected their life of bringing beef to the streets back to the days where the butcher, too, knew just where his product came from. “Our main goal is to make the meat from those cattle that they’re producing look really good. To do that, it comes down to how well my cutters are slicing those steaks,” Baczewich says. “They’re making sure they are consistent every single time.” On the cutting floor, that means “tolerance level,” or the allowable variability in finished size and weight, is within 0.3 of an ounce.

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score more and avoid missteps that hurt the bigger picture. With that in mind, the To-Le-Do team switched to a two-tiered approach in their beef offerings in 2016, knocking out the lower-tiered AA-grading beef to focus entirely on selling AAA-grading product and the Certified Angus Beef brand. “I want the flavor; I want that marbling. If it’s not there, then it’s not even a steak to me. That’s a small step for us to say we’re going to be AAA minimum, otherwise, we don’t cut it,” Young says. Of course, he quotes Wayne Gretzky for inspiration: skate where the puck is headed, not where it is. With 56% of Canadian Young cattle grading AAA, he sees that market coming to maturity, with great credit to ranchers who are utilizing higher-marbling genetics. That’s where the game appears to be now, but the puck already slid toward a higher echelon. Fortunately, that’s right where they’re stationed. In Young’s mind, then, cattlemen who are only focused on pounds of production are already a step behind in his game. And they should all be on the same team. “For us, the game has already changed – if you continue to buy AA, lower end, the cheapest steak you can, you’re not going to have people come through your door. If you don’t believe me, let’s do some tests and cuttings, because decisions are made at the end of the fork,” he says. In the foodservice world, quality is defined as what puts more “W’s” on the board for their customers’ customers at the end of that fork. “The end customer is learning to appreciate that Abundant (Prime) marbling score a lot more, as they’re becoming smarter when they go into a restaurant,” Baczewich says. That’s why is important to identify and highlight branded beef programs that deliver consistent quality. “They know more about what they’re looking at and what they’re looking for.” In the beef business as on the ice, the To-Le-Do team knows putting up one great play, one great game or even one great season doesn’t make The Great One. It’s

consistency that delivers over and over again over a longstanding career, that’s what legends are made of.

Chad “When we say quality will persevere, the quality standards at Certified Angus Beef are all about the best that we can do in the game we’re in,” Young says. “That will always offer stability.”

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Ergot and fungal mycotoxins

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. Mycotoxins are toxins produced by molds. The mycotoxins achieving notoriety of late are chemicals produced by several species of Fusarium mold that infect cereal grains. The main classes affecting livestock production are zearalenone and the trichothecenes which includes: deoxynivalenol (DON); T-2 toxin (T2); HT-2 toxin; diacetoxyscirpenol (DAS); and fumonisins. The DON toxin, also referred to as vomitoxin, is the most common but certainly not the most dangerous. Testing for the presence of DON was traditionally used in the grain industry as an indicator that other toxins may be present. Other mycotoxins include Ochratoxin A produced by Aspergillus and Penicillium molds, and Aflatoxins produced by Aspergillus mold.

of the much more potent T-2 and HT-2 toxins may be missed which can easily render a diet unsafe for consumption. The DON component may appear safe at less than 5 PPM, but the other trichothecenes, although seemingly less significant in concentration, when converted to DON toxin equivalency may easily exceed the safe concentration threshold(source: Mycotoxin Calculator, Secondly, acceptable concentrations need to be revisited in light of the type of cattle being fed and the total concentration of mycotoxin class in the diet. Calves, developing bulls and pregnant cows are examples of types of cattle that may be poisoned by much lower concentrations of toxin than was once believed to be safe.

Fusarium poisonings in livestock have been reported in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and New Zealand. Moist warm conditions favour mold sporulation and infection of cereal grain heads causing the plant disease known as Fusarium Head Blight. Wheat and barley are most susceptible but all cereals and some grasses may succumb. Oats happen to be the least susceptible of the cereal grains. Fusarium infection can affect the whole head or just a few kernels resulting in yield lost and the formation of lightweight, chalky white kernels that are easily knocked off at harvest. Of the species of Fusarium known to plague cereals, Fusarium graminearum is the most associated with the production of mycotoxins. Within the F graminearum species there are two distinct chemotypes which effectively produce different toxins. The more aggressive chemotype of F. graminearum, the one associated with the production of DON and other livestock-relevant mycotoxins, namely T2 and HT2 toxins, has been increasing in prevalence over the last couple of decades in the US and Canada. Cool wet summers have facilitated mold growth and spores may be carried by wind, rain splash and most importantly the use of contaminated seed.

Fusarium mycotoxins have been shown to alter follicular development, ovulation and the onset of puberty and may impair spermatogenesis and sperm function; however, these findings have so far only been demonstrated in swine and the rat. Very little work has been done to assess the effects of these mycotoxins on reproductive parameters in cattle. T-2 and HT-2 in moldy hay may have caused poor sperm motility and an increase in morphologic abnormalities in bulls housed in an AI stud in Sweden, but cause and effect were difficult to prove. A recent study in rabbits showed that T-2 toxin caused decreased sperm motility, increased in sperm morphologic abnormalities and a decrease in testosterone concentrations. Testosterone is the principal hormone regulating sperm production and male sexual characteristics in mammals. More research is definitely needed to assess the effect of mycotoxins on sexual development and reproductive performance in cattle.

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When sampling feeds it is important to do a complete mycotoxin panel not just a simple DON test otherwise the potential toxicity of a ration component may be seriously underestimated. Many livestock producers, veterinarians and feed company representatives express frustration when trying to determine if a feedstuff is safe. One sample batch may appear acceptable while the next one exceeds the maximum tolerable limit. Maximum tolerable concentrations are often recorded in parts per billion (PPB) with 90% of the variation in mycotoxin quantities being due to sample collection. For example, grain harvested from one side of the field may have much higher levels than from another location. Collection of samples that are representative of the entire field, or better the batch of feed, is very important. A further 5% of the variation is due to technical or analytical technique in the lab and 2% can occur due to sampling within the submitted sample (Dr. Barry Blakley, Veterinary Toxicologist, personal communication). Be diligent in your feed testing, use clean seed and support more research on the effects of mycotoxins in cattle.

Fall Sale Line Up

Autumn Angus Classic Sale, Hanover, ON

Sepetmber 2, 2017

North Perth Angus Inaugural Female Sale, Wingham, ON

Sepetmber 3, 2017

15th Annual Ontario Autumn Simmental Classic, Hanover, ON

September 9, 2017

Autumn Alliance Sale, Orilla, ON

September 17, 2017

Eastern Extravaganza Angus Sale, Lindsay, ON

September 30, 2017

Gilchrist Farms & Friends “In It To Win It” Sale, Lucknow, ON

October 7, 2017

Louber Farms Complete Angus Dispersal Sale, Ste Marie Beauce, QC

October 14, 2017

Hereford Harvest Sale, Vibank, SK

October 20, 2017

ANL & Guests Production Sale, Steelman, SK

October 21, 2017

C&T Cattle Co. “Take the Next Step” Sale, Kisbey, SK

October 21, 2017

Blair Athol/Haroldson’ s and Friends Female Sale, Arcola, SK

October 22, 2017

Royal Elite All Breeds Sale, Toronto, ON

November 4, 2017

National Limousin Sale, Edmonton, AB

November 9, 2017

Angus Harvest Classic Sale, Moose Jaw, SK

November 12, 2017

Jewels & Diamonds Simmental Production Sale, Ponoka, AB

November 17, 2017

Canadian Western Agribition Speckle Park Sale, Regina, SK

November 22, 2017

Canadian Western Agribition Charolais Sale, Regina, SK

November 23, 2017

Canadian Western Agribition Hereford Sale, Regina, SK

November 23, 2017

Acadia Colony Bull Sale, Oyen, AB

November 29, 2017

Manitoba Hereford Good As Gold Sale, Brandon, MB

December 1, 2017

Manitoba Angus Keystone Klassic Sale, Brandon, MB

December 2, 2017

Right Cross Ranch Commercial Bred Heifer & Long Yearling Bull Sale, Kisbey, SK

December 4, 2017

Double Bar D “Sharing the Herd”Production Sale, Grenfell, SK

December 6, 2017

Blairs.Ag & Six Mile Ranch “Genetic Focus” 2017 Sale, Regina, SK

December 7, 2017

Alberta Charolais Select Sale, Red Deer, AB

December 8, 2017

Johnson Livestock Angus Female Sale, Peebles, SK

December 12, 2017

Double R Farms Dispersal & High Country Cattle Production Sale, Innisfail, AB

December 14, 2017

Royal Angus Farms Complete Dispersal Sale, Saskatoon, SK

December 16, 2017

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Bruce, Ione & Breanna Austen & Katie Comp2 RR2 Swan River, Mb R0L 1Z0 204 734 2073

Bruce, Ione & Breanna Austen & Katie Comp2 RR2 Swan River, Mb R0L 1Z0 204 734 2073

Bruce, Ione & Breanna Austen & Katie Comp2 RR2 Swan River, Mb R0L 1Z0 204 734 2073

Bruce, Ione & Breanna Austen & Katie Comp2 RR2 Swan River, Mb R0L 1Z0 204 734 2073

Bruce, Ione & Breanna Austen & Katie Comp2 RR2 Swan River, Mb R0L 1Z0 204 734 2073

Bruce, Ione & Breanna Austen & Katie Comp2 RR2 Swan River, Mb R0L 1Z0 204 734 2073

Bruce, Ione & Breanna Austen & Katie Comp2 RR2 Swan River, Mb R0L 1Z0 204 734 2073

Bruce, Ione & Breanna Austen & Katie Comp2 RR2 Swan River, Mb R0L 1Z0 204 734 2073

John & Gloria Turner Bruce, Ione & Breanna

Box 234, Souris, MB Austen & Katie R0K Comp22C0 RR2 Swan River, Mb R0L 1Z0 Email 204 734 2073

(204)483-3234 John (Cell) (204) 483-0764 Gloria (Cell) (204)-741-0648

Bruce, Ione & Breanna Austen & Katie Comp2 RR2 Swan River, Mb R0L 1Z0 204 734 2073

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Quality Purebred Red & Black Angus Genetics Annual Bull Sale - 3rd Saturday In March Albert, Glen, Larissa, Ian Dr. David & Shelly Hamilton Hamilton (204) 872-2358 (204) 822-3054 (204) 526-0705 (204) 325-3635 •

Doug & Jason McLaren

Box 373, Neepawa, Manitoba R0J 1H0 Doug: 204-476-6248 Jason: 204-476-6723

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Canadian Angus Foundation Announces Junior Ambassador, Dick Turner Scholarship Recipient & Outstanding Young Angus Breeder June 10, 2017: for immediate release Brandon, MB--The Canadian Angus Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2017 Robert C. McHaffie Junior Ambassador is Macy Liebreich of Radville, SK; Meghan McGillivray of Kamloops, BC received the Dick Turner Memorial Award; and Austen Anderson of Swan River, MB was selected as the Outstanding Young Angus Breeder. Awards were presented at the Canadian Angus Convention banquet this evening. Robert C. McHaffie Junior Ambassador Macy Liebreich is currently working towards her Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of British Columbia. Her family operation is Merit Cattle Co. In addition to 4-H involvement, she played hockey for the Weyburn AAA Goldwings,a high-level performance female hockey team and was also involved in the Junior Achievement program before starting university. The Robert C. McHaffie Junior Ambassador program selects one Canadian Junior Angus (CJA) member to be an ambassador for the Canadian Angus Association at events across Canada and one international experience. Three other CJA members competed for the award. Matthew McGillivray of Kamloops, BC; Jennifer Jermey of Ashern, MB; and Brandy Thaxterof Woodville, ON; all deserve recognition for their impressive efforts in the competition. Jennifer Jermey is the Junior representative on the Manitoba Angus Association board of directors and has been involved with 4-H from 2004 through 2016. She currently attends Brandon University and is involved with her family operation, Spruce Ridge Black Angus. Through her involvement with the Manitoba Angus Association, she was a member of the organizing committee that helped plan the hosting of CAA Convention 2017. Matthew McGillivray plans to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with a major in Animal Science. He hopes to attend the Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan and obtain a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine followed by a career as a large animal veterinarian specializing in food animal production. Matthew is currently the treasurer of his local 4-H club, a member of the district 4-H junior council, and has established a personal purebred Angus herd with Canadian genetics. Brandy Thaxter will be studying Business Administration with a Marketing major at Fleming College starting this fall. She recently obtained an Accounting Business diploma at Durham College. She has worked as a farm hand on a horse farm and at a dairy. She is currently an Ontario Junior Angus Director and President of the York Beef 4-H Club & Youth Leader. Dick Turner Memorial Award Meghan McGillivray is pursuing a career in sports medicine, studying physiology at McGill University. She plans to attend medical school after obtaining her degree and will also remain involved in her family’s ranch, McGillivray Land and Livestock. Meghan is a member of the university’s competitive cheerleading team and was both a competitive gymnast and coach. In 2016, she organized a two-day event called Beef it Up with speakers and farm tours to highlight opportunities for youth in the cattle industry. She is also the BC director on the Canadian Junior Angus board. The Dick Turner Memorial Award was established after the passing of legendary Angus icon Dick Turner in July of 2010. During his lifetime, Dick committed 55 years of his career to livestock publishing and successfully promoted and advertised the Angus breed specifically through the Canadian Aberdeen Angus News magazine. It was Dick’s ability to foster relationships and boundless enthusiasm that led to his successful tenure. He believed that “information is power” and was best shared with all stakeholders. Dick was a hard worker and recognized the quality of life and relationships as the most rewarding part of his job. Outstanding Young Angus Breeder Austen Anderson was selected as the Robert C. McHaffie Junior Ambassador in 2011, the last time the Canadian Angus Association met in Manitoba for the annual general meeting. A fifth-generation cattle producer, he started his own purebred Angus herd in 2003 while also being an active part of Anderson Cattle Company, the family purebred red and black Angus operation specializing in marketing two-year-old bulls. Anderson is the son of purebred Angus breeders Bruce and Ione Anderson. Anderson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from the University of Regina and teaches at the local high school. The Outstanding Young Angus Breeder Award recognizes an Angus breeder between the ages of 22 and 30 who has demonstrated a desire to stay involved in the Angus business for years to come based on their involvement within the breed up to this point in his or her career. The award comes with a $3,500 cash prize. The Canadian Angus Foundation was incorporated in 1993 and is the charitable arm of the Canadian Angus Association. For more information, please contact: Tina Zakowsky, Director of Communications Canadian Angus Association 1-888-571-3580 ext 3584 Today’s Angus Advantage  42

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C. BAR D. RANCH Punchaw Red Angus

Mike & Brenda Wheeler 4694 Blackwater Rd. Vanderhoof, BC V0J 3A1

Purebred Red Angus Cattle Albert & Jackie Tosoff 28450 Punchaw Road, Prince George, B.C. (75 KM S.W. of Prince George) P: 250-483-1283 E:

Tel: 250-567-4020


Bulls Sell At The Vanderhoof Bull Sale on April 14, 2018

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RED & BLACK angus

Bob Hahn cell. 780.991.1355 home. 780.464.0296 fax. 780.423.4836

Fleming Stock Farms Box 1 Granum, Alberta T0L 1A0 Phone: 403-687-2288 Cell: 403-625-0427 (Duncan) Cell: 403-625-1124 (Cecilie) Cell: 403-625-1060 (Cooper) Email:

Duncan, Cecilie & Cooper Fleming "Quality goes in before the name goes on"

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22525 Twp Rd 514 Sherwood Park, Alberta, T8C 1H5

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

Lee & Laura Brown

Box 217, Erskine, AB T0C 1G0 403-742-4226 Lee cell 403-740-9429

Annual Bull and Female Sale second Saturday in March


Angus Ranch

Craig & Jody Spady hm: 780.583.2420 cell: 403.740.4978

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Box 1017 Castor, AB T0C 0X0

Box 3528 Vermilion, AB T9X 2B5 (780)853‐9673

The Best Beef in a Better World

Sean McGrath

Sean McGrath

Samtia Angus

REGISTERED BLACK ANGUS CATTLE Box 3528 Vermilion, AB T9X 2B5 Lee & Layne Gleim & Family (780)853‐9673 Box 4467, Taber, AB Home: (403) 223-8442 Cell: (403) 795-0004 or (403) 634-8226 The Best Beef in a Better World “Our Vision is Based on Quality Not Quantity”

Box 3528 Vermilion, AB T9X 2B5 (780)853‐9673

The Best Beef in a Better World

The Best Beef in a Better World

The Best Beef in a Better World

The Best Beef in a Better World

The Best Beef in a Better World

Sean McGrath

Box 3528 Vermilion, AB T9X 2B5 (780)853‐9673

The Best Beef in a Better World

Sean McGrath

Box 3528 Vermilion, AB T9X 2B5 (780)853‐9673

The Best Beef in a Better World

Sean McGrath

Box 3528 Vermilion, AB T9X 2B5 (780)853‐9673

Sean McGrath

Box 3528 Vermilion, AB T9X 2B5 (780)853‐9673

Box 3528 Vermilion, AB T9X 2B5 (780)853‐9673

Sean McGrath

Box 3528 Vermilion, AB T9X 2B5 (780)853‐9673

Sean McGrath

Sean McGrath

Sean McGrath

Box 3528 Vermilion, AB T9X 2B5 (780)853‐9673

The Best Beef in a Better World

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Canadian Angus Association Introduces Leadership Team, Launches Strategic Planning Process & Mentorship Program June 10, 2017: for immediate release Brandon, MB-Canadian Angus Association CEO Rob Smith unveiled his Leadership Team at the Canadian Angus Association Annual National Convention today. Member Value Team Leader and new CAA staff member Carmen Koning, joins existing staff Kajal Devani, Member Service Team Leader and Tina Zakowsky, Administration Team Leader to form the new Leadership Team. In conjunction with the leadership team announcement, Koning launched the CAA’s 2017-18 strategic planning process and Mentorship Program. CAA will spend the next year consulting with members and industry partners as we develop the next iteration of our strategic plan. This plan will be unveiled at Convention 2018. CAA Mentorship Program Koning also launched the new CAA Mentorship Program for new breeder development and support. Through this program, Canadian Angus aims to develop a database of expertise to fill commonly identified gaps of knowledge in the industry. “The new Mentorship Program strives to engage young and new Canadian Angus producers and provide them with a structured avenue for support, mentorship and information in order to increase their success and longevity within the industry,” says CEO Rob Smith. “Carmen will work with Nathan Marin, Director of Business Development: New Generation to identify knowledge, experience and opportunities that have potential to make new and/or young producers successful and sustainable within the industry.” About the Leadership Team The Canadian Angus Association will support its staff and provide support to its members and stakeholders through the new Leadership Team. As a result, Smith is realigning the CAA staff teams’ reporting relationships, communication flow and organizational structure. “To better support existing staff and their respective function groups, including the provision of greater direct and accessible communication, I am creating our CAA Leadership Team which includes Leaders for Member Service, Member Value and Administration,” says Smith. “The opportunity to ‘reset’ my team after almost six years is proving a positive experience and one in which I see opportunity and net gain in member service enhancement and value creation,” he adds. Kajal Devani joined CAA in 2009 in the Breed Development department. Raised on a mixed farm in Kenya, she obtained an undergraduate degree in animal genetics from the University of Manitoba, and a Masters of same at the University of Alberta. Devani is currently pursuing her PhD at the University of Calgary while working full-time. She is passionate about genetics and their ability to enhance production for two primary ends: successful farmers and ranchers and a memorable dining experience for the beef consumer. Devani is a passionate foodie and enjoys curling, yoga and camping, especially in the Rocky Mountains. Carmen Koning is CAA’s newest staff member. She is originally from Edmonton and divided her time growing up between the capital city, visits to her maternal relatives’ farms/ranches in Saskatchewan and Alberta, and camping in British Columbia. Koning has worked extensively in the non-profit sector and has taken the lead on brand management, business development, strategic planning, and stakeholder engagement. She brings more than 15 years of marketing, communications, event planning, project management and customer service to the Canadian Angus Association. Tina Zakowsky joined CAA in 2006 in the Communications department. Her role includes writing, editing, media relations and board of directors’ support. In addition to her CAA responsibilities and volunteering for the Canadian Beef Industry Conference, Zakowsky is also a 10-year volunteer with the Calgary Stampede International Agriculture and Agri-Food Committee and has volunteered for her local community association for two years. Canadian Angus is proud to welcome Carmen Koning to the staff team and to recognize Kajal Devani and Tina Zakowsky for their new roles. The Canadian Angus Association ( is Canada’s largest purebred beef breed organization. The Association represents more than 2,000 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: Tina Zakowsky, Director of Communications Canadian Angus Association 1-888-571-3580 ext 3584

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20/20 Angus

Owen • Bernadette • Chantz Legaarden Box 93 • Paynton, SK • S0M 2J0 306-895-2024 •

Clint, Suzanne, Eric, Luc & Alexi Smith Box 284, Mankota, SK H: 306.478.2470 C: 306.478-7470 F: 306.478.2480 Today’s Angus Advantage  52

Red & Black Angus Box 23 Gladmar, SK S0C 1A0

Dwayne & Karen Fettes 306-969-4506


Scott, Tina Brandy & Eric 306-815-7023

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Box 126 • Borden, SK • S0K 0N0 306.997.4802 •

Pure Bred Black Angus Cattle

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Sunderland Ranch Ltd. Registered Black Angus Cattle

Terry & Rachelle Sunderland Box 2139 Maple Creek, SK S0N 1N0 306-662-3021

Home of SAV Ten Trillion 3112A Son of AAR Ten X 7008 5A X SAV Blackcap May 5530

Tom & Vicki Flanagan

Box 176 Dundurn, SK S0K 1K0 306.492.2161 b r ya n a n d t r a c e y w i l l m s w w w . w i l b a r fa r m s . co m

Willowview Angus Farm

Maple Creek, SK P: 306.662.2272 C: 306.662.8120

Ken & Sandy Harle

Box 512, Regina, SK S4P 3A3 306-359-6100 306-539-8185

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New Canadian Angus Association Board Members and Executive June 10, 2017: for immediate release

Brandon, MB—The Canadian Angus Association is pleased to announce the new 2017–2018 board executive selected during the Canadian Angus National Convention in Brandon, Manitoba. Brett Wildman of Sangudo, AB was elevated from the position of President Elect to President. David Sibbald of Calgary, AB, moved into the Past President position and Trevor Welch of Glassville, NB was chosen as President Elect. Wildman, elected in 2014, is the third member of his family to serve on the Canadian Angus Association Board of Directors executive. Brett’s father David was President in 1990 and his brother Kirk was President in 2010. Brett Wildman owns and operates Wildman Livestock with his wife Traci and their daughter Paige in Sangudo, AB. He was raised in a purebred Angus operation and has worked as a herdsman and semen collector. Welch is the fourth generation of his family to farm on their land. Garvie Mountain Angus is located in western New Brunswick in the small community of Glassville. He, his father Fred Welch and son Taylor Welch currently run around 30 mother cows, made up of purebred black Angus and Black Baldie commercial cows. With a growing land base, they plan to increase their herd to 50 cows within the next 2 years. Welch is a professional engineer and a licensed New Brunswick Land Surveyor by profession, and is the owner of Welch Surveys Ltd. Sibbald, his wife Mary Beth and sons Dylan and Adam operate SSS Red Angus which was established in 1972. Sibbald is a fifthgeneration rancher and is also the President and Chairman of the Board of the Calgary Stampede and a Director on the board of the Canadian Beef Breeds Council. He has judged several Canadian national cattle shows along with numerous 4-H shows in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan, and is a proven noted industry and organizational leader, planner and thinker. Sibbald was elected to the Board in 2013. In addition to the new executive, George Baxter was elected in the province of Alberta, and Graham McLean was elected in Ontario to replace retiring Directors Doug Reid and Past President Tammi Ribey respectively. Maritime Director Welch, Quebec Director Ryan Currie and Manitoba Director Shawn Birmingham were all acclaimed in their respective regions and have begun serving their second (and final) consecutive three-year term from 2017–2020. Baxter and his wife Laura operate Count Ridge Red Angus near Bassano, AB. Baxter’s purebred herd started in 1974 and was a continuation of his father Andrew’s herd. Count Ridge Red Angus has grown to approximately 200 purebred Red Angus cattle and 100 Red Angus-influenced commercial cattle today. In addition to his cattle, Baxter has been involved in his community serving as a director on the local school board, and in various other positions with 4-H clubs and the Rural Electrification Association. McLean and his brother Murray operate a purebred Angus cow herd, Melmac Angus Farms near Melbourne, Ontario with 35 cows. Their father Ron started the herd in 1974. They also grow corn and soybeans. McLean has served as president of the Melbourne Fair Board, Lambton County 4-H Association, Watford Optimist Club, Western Ontario Angus Association and Ontario Angus Association. He is currently a co-chairperson of the Watford Silver Stick Hockey Association and director of the Watford Optimist Co-op Housing board. Reid operates Reid Angus at Cochrane, AB with his wife Kate and family. Reid has been involved in the purebred Angus business since 1993 and was elected to the board in 2014. Prior to joining the national board, Reid served for six years on the Alberta Angus Association board of directors. He chaired the Alberta bid committee for the 2009 World Angus Forum and also served as a key and senior volunteer planning for and delivering this historic event. He has substantial international marketing experience, visiting every continent and every cattle producing country while working as a sales representative. Ribey was elected to the CAA Board of Directors in 2013. In her home province she maintains a 400-acre farm in Bruce County near the village of Paisley. She owns a 25-year-old veterinary practice with both large and small animals. Ribey has donated much of her spare time to the Ontario Angus Association over the past 10 years including serving 2 years as president. Ribey’s father Gary Harron served as Canadian Angus President in 1996. They are the only father and daughter to both serve as President of the Today’s Angus Advantage  56

Canadian Angus Association. Ribey will be Chair of the third Canadian Beef Industry Conference when it moves to Ontario in August 2018. The Canadian Angus Association thanks Doug Reid and Tammi Ribey for their extraordinary contributions and service. The Canadian Angus Association ( is a not-for-profit association incorporated under the Animal Pedigree Act. The Association represents more than 2,000 members across Canada for the purposes of registering and recording the pedigrees of purebred Angus cattle and promoting the breed across Canada. Its 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: Tina Zakowsky Administration Team Leader Canadian Angus Association 1-888-571-3580 ext 3584

President Brett Wildman

Past President David Sibbald

President Elect Trevor Welch

Visit The North West Saskatchewan Summer Angus Tour August 10 - 11

Tentative Schedule

Day 1

Justamere Farms Y Coulee Land & Cattle Co. Standard Hill Livestock Eye Hill Stock Farm Display pens/Supper and Refreshments

Day 2

MacNab Angus Valleyhills Angus Early Sunset Ranch Grant Lodge Farm Stuart Cattle Station Display pens/Supper and Refreshments

For more information contact:

Mitch Stuart 306.845.7793

Brennan Schachtel 306.821.2504

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Belinda Wagner 306.757.6133

18010 Bathurst St. Newmarket, ON L3Y 4V9

Gerald Kellington Manager

18010 Bathurst St. Newmarket, ON L3Y 4V9

Gerald Kellington Office #: (905) 898-4463 Gerald's #: (905) 252-6315 Email:


18010 Bathurst St. Newmarket, ON L3Y 4V9

Gerald Kellington Manager

18010 Bathurst St. Newmarket, ON L3Y 4V9

Gerald Kellington Office #: (905) 898-4463 Gerald's #: (905) 252-6315 Email:


18010 Bathurst St. Newmarket, ON L3Y 4V9

Gerald Kellington Manager

Gerald Kellington Office #: (905) 898-4463 Gerald's #: (905) 252-6315 Email:


Markdale, ON NOC 1HO P: 519-477-3431 #: (905) 898-4463 E: Office Gerald's #: (905) 252-6315

Gerald Kellington Manager


18010 Bathurst St. Newmarket, ON L3Y 4V9

Gerald Kellington Manager

Office #: (905) 898-4463 Gerald's #: (905) 252-6315 Email:

18010 Bathurst St. Newmarket, ON L3Y 4V9



Office #: (905) 898-4463 Gerald's #: (905) 252-6315 Email:

18010 Bathurst St. Newmarket, ON L3Y 4V9

18010 Bathurst St. Newmarket, ON L3Y 4V9

Gerald Kellington

Office #: (905) 898-4463 Gerald's #: (905) 252-6315 Email:

Office #: (905) 898-4463 Gerald's #: (905) 252-6315 Email:

18010 Bathurst St. Newmarket, ON L3Y 4V9

Gerald Kellington Office #: (905) 898-4463 Gerald's #: (905) 252-6315 Email:


Office #: (905) 898-4463 Gerald's #: (905) 252-6315 Email:

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Rob & Sandy Foubert Ian & Joy Rudkin

3320 bradburn Road blackstock, on, L0b 1b0 905.718.5331

4373 Rideau River Rd Kemptville, ON K0G 1J0 613-258-1062 or 613-791-8151

(a partnership)

4023 Meadowbrook Drive, Unit 108, London, Ontario N6L 1E6 Kevin Brooks 519-878-1183

Rick Stull 12249 8th Line, Georgetown, ON L7G 4S4 Ph: (905) 877-8145 • Cell: (905) 703-0503

Breeders of quality Angus Cattle

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John Weaver 519-318-6302

Jim Weaver 519-868-0328

Breeders 1154th

Productie on Sal

February 10, 11, 2017 2018

SAV Resource 1441

Kelly & Martie Jo Schaff 6110 Co. Road 81 St. Anthony, ND 58566 (701) 445-7465


Tyler Dietrich

Graphic Artist ~ Owner Pictures, Advertisments, Logos C: 780.385.0030 Email:

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  Auctioneer 4-3342 Millar Avenue Saskatoon, SK S7K 7G9

Cell (306) 220-5006

MARK STOCK Box 89, Hazelet, SK S0N 1E0

306-678-4811 Cell: 403-357-8104


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Advertisers Index

Abacus Angus 46 Aberlynn Farms 46 AGT Plus Design 60 Alameda Agencies Ltd. 60 Allison Farms Red Angus 15 Alta Genetics 60 Anderson Cattle Co. 40 Arda Farms 46 Arm River Red Angus 52 Arntzen Angus 46 Artisan Farms 60 Arway Angus 58 AS Galten Farms 58 Atlasta Angus 46 Awesome Angus Farms 46 Baintree Angus 46 Bar 2 J Quarter Horses & Black Angus 46 Bar CR Angus 52 52 Bar DK Angus Bar-E-L Angus IFC Barragree Cattle Co. 33 BJ Cattle Co. 46 Black Ridge Angus Farm 52 OBC Blairs.Ag Cattle Co. Blast Angus 44 Blue Chip Reality 62

BMB Brewin Angus 46 Bootis Black Angus 40 Border Butte Angus 46 Bova-Tech Ltd. 60 Bow Valley Genetics 60 Breed Creek Angus Ranch 52 Brendale Acres 58 Broken T Ranch 52 Brookmore Angus 40 Burnett, Bryce 52 Buschbeck Cattle Company 58

C. Bar D. Ranch 44 C.D. Land & Cattle 46 C7 Angus 52 Cadillac Stock Farms 58 Canadian Farm Insurance Corp. 61 Canadian Junior Angus 31 Canadian Red Angus Promotion Society 60 46 Cattle Creek Ranching Ltd. Chapman Cattle Company 46 58 Clair Lane Stock Farm Clearwater Red Angus 47 Clegg Angus 47 CMT Farms 52 CNI Ranching 52 47 Country Lane Angus Crescent Creek Angus 11, 52


Davis-Rairdan Embryo Transplants 61 Dayora Farm 58 Deer Range Red Angus 52 Deer River Ranching 47 Delorme Livestock 52 Diamond L Ranch 47 Diamond T Cattle Co. 47 DJ Cattle Co. 40 DKF Angus 53 Dolittle Angus 53 Dorran, Steve 61 Double Bar D Farms 53 Double C Red Angus 53 Double F Cattle Co. 53 Dragonview Angus 44 Drumhaggart Ltd. 40 Dwajo Angus 47 Early Sunset Ranch 1 Eastondale Angus 53 EKW Red Angus 53 53 Emmatt Creek Ranch Eton Six Cattle 40 Everblack Angus 47 F Bar & Associates 40 40 Fair Haven Farms Ltd. Ferme Louber Farm 17 Fleming Stock Farm 47 Flewelling Cattle Co. 61 Fraser Farms 40 53 GBS Angus Farm GBT Angus 53 Gerlei Angus 53 Get-A-Long Stock Farm 47 6, 58 Gilchrist Farms Glasman Farms 40 Glen Gabel Angus 53 Glen Islay Angus 58 Goad Family Angus 47 Graham Red Angus 58 Grant Rolston Photography Ltd. 61 Greenbush Angus 40 GTA Ranch Inc. 47

H.S Knills

Specializing in Purebred Livestock Transportation Providing Weekly service across Canada & The USA. Gooseneck service available to your farm in Ontario. Pick up & delivery points across Canada and USA. U.S. and Canada Customs Bonded Carrier. We thank you for your past business and look forward to your future livestock transporting needs. 155 King Edward St., Paris, ON, Canada, N3L 0A1 Toll Free 877-442-3106 or 519-442-6242 Fax 519-442-1122

H.S. Knill Co. Ltd. 64 Hahn Cattle Co. 47 Halcyon Angus Farm 53 Hamco Cattle Co. 41 Hamilton Farms 47 Harprey Angus Farms 16, 58 Hartford Bros. 58 Harvest Angus 44 HBH Farms Inc. 9 H-C Cattle 33 Hi Low Angus 53 High Tree Cattle 53 Hollinger Land & Cattle 53 J Bar Dee Farms 53 J&S Cattle 8, 53 Jas Red Angus 41

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Jim Nugent Livestock 62 JJL Livestock 54 Johnson Livestock 3 Johnston Fertile Valley 65 JPD Farms 58 Justamere Ranches 19, 54 Kala Ranch 47 KBJ Round Farms 47 KC Cattle Co. 54 Kembar Farms 41 Kenray Ranch 54 Kueber Farms 47

North Perth Angus 10 Northern View Angus 54 Nu-Horizon Angus 54 Ockerman Angus 48 O’Grady Steel 62 Ole Farms 48 Ossaw Angus 41 12, 59 Paradise Farms Peak Dot Ranch Ltd. 54 Pederson Livestock 48 Pine Coulee Angus 33 Poley, Chris 62 Poplar Meadows Angus 44 Pugh Farms 48

61 L&T Log & Tin Lazy MC Angus 47 Lazy S Ranch Inc. 48 LCI Doenz Ranch 48 Red Rock Red Angus 48 Leela Farms 58 Red Rose Angus 55 Lewis Farms 48 Redekop Cattle Company 54 LLB Angus 48 Redrich Farms 48 Rehorst Farms Ltd. 59 Locust Grove Angus 16, 59 Remitall Farms IBC Lone Stone Farms 48 Remitall West 48 Lucky Seven Cattle 48 Richmond Ranch 6 Right Cross Ranch 54 48 M&J Farms 41 Ring Creek Farms Ltd. Macks Red Angus 59 Rivercrest Angus Ranch 48 Macnab Angus 54 RJ Livestock 49 Maple Line Farm 59 RNR Flicek Black Angus 54 Maple Ridge Acres 54 Rob Roy Angus 59 41 49 Mar Mac Farms Round Rock Ranching Marin, Nate 61 Royal Angus Farm 2, 54 McGowan Farms 48 RSL Red Angus 54 Meadow Ridge Ent. Ltd. 54 Merit Insurance Brokers 61 Samtia Angus 49 54 55 Midnight Fire Cattle Company Sandy Bar Ranch Miller-Wilson Angus 48 Schaff Angus Valley 60 Minburn Angus 48 Section 7 Ranch 55 MJT Cattle Co. Ltd. 48 Sheidaghan Anghus 55 Moose Creek Red Angus 7, 54 Shiloh Cattle Company 49 48 49 Movin On Farms Shortgrass Cattle Company McMillen Ranching 54 Skybrook Angus 55 Southern Angus Farm 49 Neilcairn Angus 59 Spring Creek Simmentals 55 59 41 Nolan Angus Farm Spruce Ridge Stock Farm Nordal Limousin & Angus 5, 54 Spruceview Angus Ranch 49 44 55 North 40 Red Angus Standard Hill Livestock

Steen Agencies 62 Still Meadow Farm 19, 44 Stillwater Cattle Co. 33 Stock, Mark 62 Stockmens Insurance 62 Storebo Farm 55 Stromsmoe Black Angus & Herefords 49 Sunnygrove Angus 55 Sunset Acres 59 Sunset Ridge Red Angus 41 Sutherland Ranch Ltd. 55 Symens Land & Cattle 49 T Bar C Cattle Co. Ltd. 2, 3, 10, 13, 14, 17, 18, 39 T Bar K Ranch 55 Tambri Farms 59 Tannas Ranches 49 Team Auciton Sales 62 Ter-Ron Farms 49 Tri A Angus 49 Triple L Angus 55 TSN Livestock 41 Tullamore Farms 59 Twin Heritage Farms 8, 55 Tyler Harris Photography 62 Upper Glen Angus Valley Blossom Ranch Vikse Family Farm Vos Vegas Farms

59 55 49 59

Walkerbrae Farms 59 Watchapese Farm & Ranch 49 Waveny Angus Farm Ltd. 49 59 Weavercroft International Whitney Black Angus 59 Wilbar Cattle Co. 55 Wild West Angus 41 Willowside Farm 59 55 Willowview Angus Farm Windy Willows Farms 55 Wraz Red Angus 55 Y Coulee Land & Cattle Yarrow Creek Farm & Ranch

55 49

Z Bar Angus


Dennis Johnston ~ David Johnston 306.227.2344 ~ 306.867.7959 PH/Fax: 306.856.4726 Conquest, Saskatchewan

Bulls For Sale By Private Treaty

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Generous Donors Set a New Record Raising $184,600 in Sixth Annual Building the Legacy Fundraiser Auction June 11, 2017: for immediate release Brandon, MB—Generous donors bid heartily to raise $184,600 during the sixth annual Canadian Angus Foundation (CAF) Building the Legacy fundraiser auction during the Canadian Angus National Convention in Brandon, MB. The fundraiser was initiated in 2012 to support the CAF in preserving and expanding the Angus breed for future generations through education, youth development, scientific and market research and historical restoration. The highest selling lot with a winning bid of $15,000 from Tanya Belsham of Poplar Meadows Angus in Houston, BC was for the Pick of the 2017-born heifer calves donated by the Liebreich family of Merit Cattle Co. of Radville, SK. The high selling embryo lot was donated by Blairswest Land and Cattle of Drake, SK for $6,100 to Roger Reynolds of CSI Angus of Emerald Park, SK. The high selling semen donation was made by Bar-E-L Angus, the Longshore family of Stettler, AB, selling to TSN Livestock, Canadian Angus Association Director Shawn Birmingham and family of Brandon, MB for $4,000. The rights to the Canadian Angus Association’s 2 millionth registration sold for $8,000 to James Arnott of Coul Angus in Kirriemuir, Scotland and Y Coulee Cattle Company of Frenchman Butte, SK paid $4,000 to add their logo to a patio pillar at the Canadian Angus Association national headquarters, Angus Central. Other sale highlights include Past President David Sibbald and family of SSS Red Angus, Calgary, AB donating a Calgary Stampede experience and genetic package that sold for $7,000 to Arrowsmith Red Angus of Bassett, Nebraska. HBH Farms Inc, Oak River, MB and Rainbow Trailers, Brandon, MB donated a choice between a gooseneck or aluminum cargo trailer that was purchased by TSN Livestock for $9,500. Anna-Marie and Greg Perrot of Perrot Cattle Co. of Alameda, SK purchased a South African hunting trip for $4,000 that was donated by P.J. Budler of and Comre Safaris. Finally, Today’s Angus Advantage donated advertising that sold for $4,000 to Cudlobe Angus, the Bolduc family of Stavely, AB. The 2017 sale featured buyers from across Canada and online through DLMS. Generous donors contributed more than 60 lots of Angus semen and embryos; five live herd choices; and numerous artwork and experience packages including tickets to the Toronto Blue Jays; Toronto Maple Leafs tickets; an East/West dinner for four featuring Alberta Angus beef and Maritime lobster/seafood; the artist’s proof of Angela Davidson’s The Red Angus which was unveiled at Convention 2015; a Darcy Shaver bronze and matching framed and matted print titled The Beef Starts Here; a variety of history books, artifacts and a variety of services for seedstock producers. The CAF extends sincere gratitude to all the sale officials and staff who donated their time and expertise, as well as to the donors and buyers who participated in our largest fundraiser to date. The Canadian Angus Foundation was incorporated in 1993 and is the charitable arm of the Canadian Angus Association.

For more information, please contact: Tina Zakowsky Administration Team Leader Canadian Angus Association 1-888-571-3580 extension 3584 Today’s Angus Advantage  66

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Changing To Serve You Better In an effort to bring the most value to Canadian Angus Association members we are moving the Special Member Directory Issue. Moving forward the Late Fall Issue will be the Canadian Angus Association Member & Sale Directory. While the “Bull Buyer’s Guide” will still arrive for you in mid-February, we are moving the Early Fall Member Directory to the Late Fall Issue so it will work as a tool through the late fall and winter to capture more of the Angus sales that take place from November through February. The Winter Issue will continue to be the Canadian Angus Association Bull Buyer’s Guide. Both issues are mailed to the entire membership as well as the complete Canadian Angus Advantage commercial mailing list that is comprised of all current Angus bull purchasers throughout Canada. Today’s Angus Advantage is unique and the only opportunity for producers to access the value created by the commercial mailing list.

Canadian Angus Association Special Issue Advertising Booking Deadlines... Canadian Angus Association Member & Sale Directory Booking Deadline: October 10, 2017 Mailing: November 6, 2017 Distributed To The Canadian Angus Members And Commercial Mailing List Canadian Angus Association Winter Bull Buyers Guide Booking Deadline: January 1, 2018 Mailing: February 1, 2018 Distributed To The Canadian Angus Members And Commercial Mailing List

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Pasture Picture at Remitall Summer 17

Remitall F Decisive 35D and Remitall F Eline 79D Watch For Remitall Farms Consignments at the Angus Collection Sale – Volume V December 16, 2017 ~ Olds, AB

Bull & Select Female Sale March 12, 2018 Selling: 80 Black Angus Yearling Bulls 15 Two Year Old Black Angus Bulls 35 Purebred Black Angus Yearling Heifers

Remitall F Eline 79D Sire: Remitall F Rage 9A MGS: TC Aberdeen 759 She Sells: 2017 Agribition Power and Perfection Sale

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