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• ROYAL WRAP-UP

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2015 Heart of the Herd Winner Keeping Dreams Alive at Kuiperscrest Breeder Feature: The Kuipers Family

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TD Canadian 4-H Dairy Classic Ontario Junior Show Results Royal Wrap-up Show Reports Ontario Holstein AGM Agenda District Tour Maps Eastern Ontario West-Central Ontario East-Central Ontario Western Ontario

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Editor’s Note GM’s Note Linked In Sale Highlights Pursuit of Excellence Best of the Breed Superior Production New Herd Enrollment

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Holstein Happenings Index of Advertisers In Black and White

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Ontario Holstein Branch Office 285 Fountain Street South, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 1J2 Phone: (519) 653-6180 Fax: (519) 653-2129 Email: branch@ontario.holstein.ca www.ontario.holstein.ca INTERIM LINK EDITOR, Julie McIntosh thelink@ontario.holstein.ca DESIGN, Debra Buchanan AD DESIGN Laura Donkers, Leanna Lowry, Jess Willison GENERAL MANAGER, Peter Brand peter@ontario.holstein.ca SECRETARY, Mary Poirier branch@ontario.holstein.ca CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Angela Howard, Kris MacLeod, Deanna Ringelberg, Adrian Vander Wielen CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS BarnGirls Photography, Deb Knapton, Kris MacLeod, Mary Poirier, Adrian Vander Wielen, The Bullvine WESTERN ONTARIO REP, Angela Howard almbrown@execulink.com Cell: (519) 535-7769 WEST-CENTRAL ONTARIO REP, Peter Brand peter@ontario.holstein.ca EAST-CENTRAL ONTARIO REP, Adrian Vander Wielen adrianvw@cogeco.ca Cell: (705) 927-3701 EASTERN ONTARIO REP, Kris MacLeod krismacleod613@gmail.com Cell: (613) 795-1396 2015/2016 BOARD OF DIRECTORS PRESIDENT, Ian Fraser PAST PRESIDENT, Gary Cain VICE PRESIDENT, Hank Hazeleger NATIONAL DIRECTOR, Gerald Schipper ADDITIONAL BOARD MEMBERS Brad Lowry, Sandy O’Hara, Tara Bullock, Dave Johnston, Wilf Strenzke Reproduction, in whole or in part, of the editorial or advertising content is forbidden without the written consent of the Ontario Holstein Branch. PUBLICATIONS MAIL AGREEMENT NO. 41994024 RETURN UNDELIVERABLE CANADIAN ADDRESSES VIA DATA FILE TO: THELINK@ONTARIO.HOLSTEIN.CA

ON THE COVER: The Kuipers family of Kuiperscrest Holsteins pose on Wellington Beach in Wellington, ON in Prince Edward County. Back row (l to r) Doreen and Jasen Kuipers. Jasen is holding herd favourite, Gillette Goldwyn Sizzle. In the front row are their children (l to r) Jayden, Courtney and Meghan. (Photo by Julie McIntosh)

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Well it’s a new year and a perfect time to make plans for your life and farm for 2016. I hope you will make plans to attend the Ontario Holstein Branch AGM that will be held in February in Cornwall in beautiful Glengarry! Also, plan to take in the many farm tours as breeders open their doors for the Annual District tours. All of the details are available further back in The Link starting on page 36. This issue is full of ‘results’ as well. You will find the All-Ontario results, write-ups on the National Holstein Show from the Royal, the TD Canadian 4-H Dairy Classic, the first Ontario Holstein Junior All Ontario Program and summaries of regional shows. You will also find what results from fighting for your dream in our breeder feature on Kuiperscrest Holsteins or the results of spectacular management of Master Breeder herd, Summitholm Holsteins in our Black and White section. Lastly, they say ‘time flies when you’re having fun’! As I hand The Link back over to editor Andrea Emond, returning from her maternity leave, I want to thank the Ontario Holstein Branch for their continued trust in myself and 31st Line Communications to keep The Link going while Andrea was away. I sincerely have enjoyed meeting many breeders and industry people from across our great province. I will truly miss this position and memories I have made working on The Link. Sincerely,

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What a great two months at Ontario Holstein! We had a successful TD Canadian 4-H Dairy Classic that gave 355 young people the opportunity to show their county pride and achievement of hard work with their animals. It was an opportunity of a lifetime to stay and show in the Ricoh Coliseum at the Royal Winter Fair. The excitement and high caliber of animals at the National Holstein Show show found the Grand Champion bred by one of our Waterloo Club members! Going through a number of Club Annual Meetings at the time of writing this, it is great to see the enthusiasm of our club members, directors, sponsors and host farms! As the year came to a close, we had committee meetings to review and time to wrap up the year and plan for the opportunities in 2016. The success of the events for Ontario Holstein members and your children is the willingness and energy of all the volunteers that make these events happen. There is always opportunity for more volunteers to help make good events great. Great events make strong clubs and strong clubs make for a strong Ontario Holstein Branch which in turn makes for a strong national Holstein Canada! I will invite you take the opportunity to attend your Ontario Holstein Annual General Meeting in Cornwall to celebrate another great year promoting our Holstein breed. There is a super program including farm tours to see and talk to your fellow members and share in the ideas of those farm operations. If you are unable to take the time to travel to the most easterly part of our province there will be District Farm tours closer to home in early spring 2016. Best wishes for a healthy and prosperous 2016! Regards,

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Canadian Dairy XPO partners with Dairy Farmers of Canada – Embracing Blue Cow Spirit! Canadian Dairy XPO (CDX) and Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) embrace pride within the Canadian dairy industry by launching the blue cow spirit initiative at the 2016 XPO. The blue cow spirit initiative serves two purposes: promoting pride within the Canadian dairy industry and allowing producers to save $10 off admission into CDX, making regular admission now only $15. “The total value proposition for attending dairy producers has been calculated in excess of $150 dollars, but with the blue cow spirit initiative, producers pay only $15 in gate admission,” states CDX Marketing Manager, Donna Underhill. “Dairy producers can wear existing blue cow apparel or purchase blue cow apparel at one of two DFC Blue Cow Retail Outlets, located on-site at CDX. All blue cow branded clothing is accepted as part of this offer, but must be worn in and throughout CDX. The idea is to get a sea of blue cow walking through CDX 2016. We are proud to support the dairy industry and kick off our new spring operating dates (April 6th & 7th, 2016) with this exciting initiative.” “By working with motivated partners such as DFC, we are able to make producers and their families feel welcome and rewarded for their commitment to the Canadian dairy industry,” states CDX General Manager and Founder, Jordon Underhill. “With ongoing global trade pressure, there is more pride and passion for the 100% Canadian Milk symbol than ever before. Team CDX will welcome dairy farm families this April as our VIP guests.”

Kimberly and Corey Rae embracing their blue cow spirit in Grey County.

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At the Northumberland County Holstein Club AGM there was a Christmas tree made of recycled barn boards with photos of show winners from the past few years. What can your club or farm come up with to creatively celebrate Christmas? PHOTO POSTED BY KERRI PETHERICK

The Glengarry County Holstein Club thanked Phyllis MacMaster for her long time service to the club. She has done the announcing at the Holstein show and awards night for a long time. She also does probably half the shows or more in Eastern Ontario and a lot of the 4-H shows as well. PHOTO: KRIS MACLEOD

At the Prince Edward County Banquet many awards were presented to breeders.

Walter Miller presented an award to Dave Prinzen.

Wilma Cornyea presents an award to Curtis Waltz.

John Buckley, Holstein Canada President brings greetings along with Ontario Holstein representative Adrian Vander Wielen.

Walter Miller presents an award to Natalie Waltz. PHOTOS: VAL MILLER

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2015 Heart of the Herd Winner Plum Valley Goldwyn Julia EX-92-3E

Julia and the “gang” Left: 4Her’s; Julie French, Melissa Macintosh, Brandon Goodfellow, Steven Macintosh. Centre: Julia & Roy. Right: 4Her’s; Allison French Hailey Goodfellow, Nicole French.

We think she’s the Heart of the Herd too!

We enjoyed being part of the competition and appreciated all the positive comments we received about Julia. To everyone who voted to make her the 2015 Heart of the Herd winner, thank you! It is an honour.

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When one walks into the barn at Kuiperscrest Holsteins, they will find two rows of deep-ribbed Holsteins with high quality udders in a tidy, well-kept barn. The observation is the result of attention to detail, strong management, investments in genetics, hard work and drive.

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Often found joining Jasen at the barn is his wife Doreen and two daughters Meghan aged 6, Courtney aged 5 and son Jayden aged 3. Originally from a ranch in British Columbia, Doreen met Jasen while he was travelling in the province. She then came to visit him Jasen Kuipers grew up on the family dairy farm located near and broke her leg making her visit longer, allowing Jasen to get to Wellington, ON in picturesque Prince Edward County. Only a know her better. The rest is history. Doreen feeds calves, helps with few miles from wineries and minutes from the beaches of Lake shows and does other work around the farm when needed. Ontario, Jasen, 32, knew he wanted to farm, but with 50 cows and The Kuipercrest herd is milked three times per day with Jasen doing two brothers and his father, there wasn’t enough work. He started them majority of the milking with help from his mother Renee and working at a neighbour’s farm, Parksdale Holsteins, down the road brother Ryan. Ryan and his father Wayne handle all of the cropping at age 16. He worked to take over the management of the farm as on the farm as Jasen’s real interest is the cows. the herdsperson and was making all of the decisions, working there for 11 years. Always wanting a herd of his own, he asked if he could The cows at Kuiperscrest are fed a TMR haylage, corn silage, buy into the cows. Jasen started flushing some of the better cows supplement, dry hay (chopped with a hay chopper) and high moisture. and his own herd was started. The prefix he chose to use was his All the feed except the supplement is grown on the farm. Jasen’s father mainly looks after making the feed. The recent addition of the grandfather’s, Kuiperscrest. hay chopper has increased production. Jasen’s grandfather, Geert Kuipers got interested in purebreds with Gordon and Ross Parks. He was once the president of the county Feeding has not always been easy. They have had some challenges with mycotoxins in the feed. “We didn’t understand why the cows Holstein club and died of cancer in 2001. were getting sick. We didn’t know why,” says Jasen. They have since A couple of years ago, a chance to come back to the home farm arose found a binder to help decrease the toxicity. and Jasen and his family jumped at the opportunity. He brought his growing herd with him and merged the cows with those of his dad’s, When Jasen came back home some changes were made around the but still retained his own prefix. Jasen now owns about 75 per cent farm. They tore down an old calf barn, added more tie-stalls and of the cows and raises all of his own heifers with his percentage of put big fans into the dairy barn. An old hay barn was converted to a

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heifer barn and a coverall was erected for hay storage.

McCutchen, Mogel and Kingboy for flushes. Calves are tested for genomics and Jasen gets excited when their numbers come back.

“My goal is to breed cows that can compete in the show ring, but I want them to milk too,” says Jasen. “That’s why we milk three times The cows at Kuiperscrest are mainly bred for type with positive a day. It also helps to keep their udders on.” numbers for production. “We have had really good luck with One cow that exemplifies what Jasen is breeding for is Gillette Sanchez and have been using Dempsey, Bradnick and Kingboy Goldwyn Sizzle EX-91-2E whom he purchased in 2012 at the lately,” says Jasen. Gillette sale for $17,500. “She is a foundation cow with an awesome Another cow he recently bought at the Donnandale Dispersal this pedigree. She is easily the heart of our herd,” says Jasen. past summer and has high hopes for is Velthuis SG Snow All Night Jasen brought Sizzle home and basically began flushing her to make VG-86-3YR. She has an embryo contract for Japan and will be calves. From the Prelude Spottie family, Sizzle has completed four another foundation cow for Kuiperscrest. From the MD Delight lactations with a record of 59,137 2,189 3.7 1,886 3.2 and a BCA of Durham Atlee family, Snow All Night has a GLPI of 2847. (279-278- 276). Jasen has sold sexed embryos from Sizzle to Japan. One of the first flushes that Jasen ever did has a neat story. “Our vet He has an awesome Kingboy calf from Sizzle in the heifer pen. at the time saw a big black two-year-old and suggested that I flush Adam Hunt, Jasen’s Select Sires GenerVations sales representative, suggested breeding Sizzle to McCutchen, trying to find an outcross for the Goldwyn. Jasen wanted to sell embryos, but embryo agents were more into proven sires at the time so he ended up putting them into recipients. He did get a couple heifers, showed them and has sold embryos out of them. “I would like to get into higher genomic cows from strong families,” says Jasen. “I think about it. It all takes time. For me, genomics is a tool.” When Jasen breeds a cow he does his research, looking at a sire’s numbers as well as the cow family and will make the decision. He still considers genomic young sires as test sires. He has used

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are about four farmers in our county that bring cows to the show. I wanted to keep the numbers up and the show going,” he laughs. “I was Premier Exhibitor and got a lot of seconds.”

Looking ahead down the road, Jasen would like to see succession planning start for the family and him work into ownership. Someday, he would like to build a new dairy barn, probably with milking robots to ease the workload and allow him to spend more time with his family.

“I would love to be a Master Breeder in my career, to get that special call from Holstein Canada,” says Jasen. He appears to be well on his way with the constant improvement of the herd as another goal for Jasen. The current classification is 2 ME, 1 EX, 28 VG, and 25 GP. “When the classifier comes, I can really see how the bar is being raised to improve the Holstein breed through classification,” says Jasen. “I have realized how much pickier I need to be and take the time when picking a sire to mate to a cow.” Family time and free time (when they get it) is important to Jasen and Doreen. They spend that time training calves, going to auction sales and taking part in family and church events.

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Jasen is young at the age of 32, but is proud to be the third generation to work on the family farm. He speaks with words of wisdom on his continuous journey to becoming a dairy farmer. “It can be difficult being young and ambitious, not having quota of your own,” says Jasen. “Fight for what you want and don’t do useless work that won’t get you anywhere. Don’t give up and have determination, as there is usually a way for things to work out if you really want something.” With this attitude Jasen, Doreen and their family will achieve all of their dreams in the future.

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ODYSSEY HOLSTEINS COMPLETE HERD DISPERSAL OCTOBER 21 2015, CARSON’S SALES ARENA, LISTOWEL

TOP SELLERS

ODYSSEY WINDBROOK MATRIXES............................. $6,200 Buyer: Belmoral Farms Ltd., Teeswater, ON ODYSSEY WINDBROOK STARLINE............................... $6,000 Buyer: Caistorview Holsteins, Listowel, ON ODYSSEY WINDBROOK JEMIMA...................................$5,500 Buyer: Howier Herrema, Uxbridge, ON 93 LOT AVERAGE ............................................................. $2,804

PERTH COUNTY HOLSTEIN CLUB SALE RESULTS OCTOBER 7, 2015, CARSON’S SALES ARENA, LISTOWEL

TOP SELLERS

LEGACY SID GOODNESS..................................................$3,600 Buyer: Murray B. Martin, St Jacobs, ON AVONBANK CONTROL COTTON.....................................$2,850 Buyer: Ostendville Farms Ltd., St. Pauls WESTMOUNT FREDDIE SPRAWLE ............................... $2,800 Buyer: Rodney Redshaw, Woodville CARLDOT FEVER EVY..................................................... $2,800 Buyer: Murray B. Martin, St Jacobs, ON, SQUIBBHAVEN ROXANNE ADMIRAL.......................... $2,800 Buyer:Undisclosed 38 LOT AVERAGE ..............................................................$2,135

SALE OF STARS 2015 NOVEMBER 12, 2015, ROYAL WINTER FAIR, TORONTO,

UPCOMING SALES February 19 Ontario Mennonite Relief Sale, 11 a.m., Carson’s Sales Arena, Listowel March 11 Medway Farms Ltd. Dispersal. 12 noon at Walker Dairy Sale Arena, Aylmer, ON April 2 Taste of Ontario Spring Sale, Cranston Farms, Ancaster, ON

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ALEXERIN MONTEREY 1504.......................................$170,000 Buyer: Thurler Farms, South Mountain, ON; Glenhaven Farms, Williamstown, ON; Comfort Holsteins, Cardinal, ON; Alexerin Dairy, Manotick, ON CLELOR S BOMBSHELL................................................ $157,000 Buyer: Don Barry, Ill. OCONNORS COMMAND LONESTAR...........................$69,000 Buyer: Glenhaven Farms, Williamstown, ON; Greaveston Genetics, Oakville, ON 78 LOT AVERAGE............................................................ $16,954

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All-Ontario Holstein Competition We hope you enjoy the 2015 version of the All-Ontario Poster. Display it proudly all year round!

There is no doubt about it, the show ring remains one of the best places to promote your herd and cattle that you have bred and purchased.

Congratulations to all of the winners and a special Our nomination and selection judges: Pictured left to right, Terry Beckett, Herb Henderson, Carl Phoenix, and Mike West. Additional Selection Judges: Pete Coleman, Jeff Stephens, Allan Hawthorne, Adam Zehr, Don Donnan, John Werry, Mike Farlinger, Hugh Hunter & Dave Johnston.

Judging Scores Junior Calf 70 36 33 11 0 0

Riverdown Atwood Jiggalea Hendercroft Sid Slick Willdina Doorman Lyndsay Phoenixholm Doorman Sheryl Kirklea Doorman Remarkable Up-Ridge Doorman Licorice

Intermediate Calf 70 69 26 15 0 0

Milksource Sid Desire Claircrest Sid Deli Smithden Hilton Izzy Kingsway Goldwyn Lip Balm Du Petit Bois GD Selsy Miss Duckett WBK Breeze

Senior Calf 91 34 26 23 21 0

Greenlark Lucille Atwood Trent Valley Goldchip Abra 6 Kingsway Doorman Ace Cerpolait Doorman Roselyne Harvestacre Alert The Media Kailea McCutchen Letty

Summer Yearling 78 54 17 17 11 3

Arcroix Mascalese Ananas Pie Leachfield Atwood Dancer Beaverbrock Windbrook Koozie Leachland Brokaw Eleanor Cali McCutchen Lady Heather Holme Gold Margarita

Ju3ior Yearling 73 55 25 9 3 0

Claircrest Fever Tiki Petitclerc Atwood Alexine Aija Goldwyn Giovanni Signature Gold Katwin Ulmar Doorman Elmie Farrow S Victorias Secret

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Junior 3 Year Old

Senior Yearling (not milking)

Senior 3 Year Old

Junior Breeders Herd

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Milking Yearling

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Kingsway Airlift Gosling MS Duckett Dyment Coral Belfast Doorman Lovestruck Ardross MS Lipton Ka-Buck W-brook Charlee Riverdown Atwood Jiggalo Mount Elm Windbrook Crossover Benrise Braxton Lilith Aleah Millen Naughty by Nature Crovalley Sid Rain Welovale Lavanguard Surprise Yorellea Windbrook Manhatten Kingsway Claircrest Crovalley Riverdown

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Yorella Windbrook Manhatten Kingsway Goldwyn Elsie Gracehaven Goldchip Lawinn Trekili W A Lola Braxton Quality Doorman Layla Fraeland After Bash

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Comestar Lamadona Doorman EDG ATMS Adrenaline Millbrooke Atwood Ooh La La Garay Sid Black Beauty Morsan Atwood PS Brenda Elmbrook Windbrook Amarillo

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Aleah Millen Naughtys Secret Vanhaven Goldwyn R Daytona Webb View Alaska Sid Calbrett Windhammer Lovebug Cavanaleck Atwood Ozanka Sandy Crest Gold Finch

2015 RESULTS

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thank you to all exhibitors who entered their animals. Thanks also to our generous sponsors who supported this competition as well as to our judges who took the time out of their busy lives to help select the winners. With over 200 spectacular animals entered, their job was far from easy.

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Kingsway Dempsey Ruthann Jacobs Sid Glory Bosdale Gold Luster Chakelburg Picolo Lasanga Altona Lea Goldwyn Jessalyn Grillsdale Sexy Sid Keylas Sid Roxanna Kingsway Goldwyn Dallas Milksource Goldwyn Jenay Quality Atwood Missy Comestar Lauwinny Windbrook Budjon-jk WBRK Enthem MS Rollnvw Gold Delilah St-Jacob Goldwyn Hazel Gendarra Revolution Howard-View RazzMataz Marfloacres Damion Lulu Cavanaleck Braxton Aspire Oakfield Gold Topaz Kingsway Goldwyn Abba Dabba Phoenix Baxter Geometry Bosdale Shottle Liberty Gillette Jasper Electra Glengarry Atwood Anne Kingsway Dundee Lava Glenwin Goldwyn Calypso Knonaudale Jasmine Quality Goldwyn Flansco Dameya Director Jundy Red High Point Golden Rose Kingsway Bosdale Cavanaleck Hendercroft Millbrooke Webb View

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Junior 4-H Calf 77 75 34 6 3 0

Crovalley TNT Ammo Riverdown Atwood Jiggalea Phoenix Sildajak Specialsugar Cherry Crest Sid Flansco Up-Ridge Doorman Licorice Jeffshaven Atwood Freestyle

Intermediate 4-H Calf 75 47 31 27 0 0

Bonnie Brae Ape Africa Dappleholm Armani Maverick Farrow Fever Beach Babe Unique Lotus Bashful Kingsway Goldwyn Ladonna Kingsway Goldwyn Lip Balm

Senior 4-H Calf 84 60 18 15 3 0

Trent Valley Goldchip Abra 6 Kingsway Doorman Ace Rubis Goldwyn Rebeka Riverdown Doorman Lottery Lynn Embrdale Ecstatic Dempsey Bellwin Chelios Jujube

Summer Yearling 4-H Calf 77 49 25 14 0 0

Leachfield Atwood Dancer Beaverbrock Windbrook Koozie Cali McCutchen Lady Caniel Electra Reginald Bobmur GD Not A Chance Heather Holme Gold Margarita

Junior Yearling 4-H Calf 64 38 36 20 7 0

Petitclerc Atwood Alexine Signature Gold Katwin Darwell Attic Steps Pierstein Atwood Gabigaelle Ulmar Doorman Elmie Farrow S Victorias Secret

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Northumberland TD Classic Team! PREMIER COUNTY 2015

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Congratulations to the following Northumberland County exhibitors with All-Ontario Nominations and placings: Claircrest, Kingsway, Webb View, and Jeffshaven.

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BY DEANNA RINGELBERG

Cousins Reveal Their Passion for Agriculture and Their Driving Forces BIOLOGICALLY COUSINS, BUT BROTHERS AT HEART, JOEL AND OWEN HARTMAN, AGED 17 AND 13 RESPECTIVELY, HAVE DEVELOPED A STRONG INTEREST IN DAIRY FARMING AND ARE ACTIVELY INVOLVED AT OSTENDVILLE FARM, THE FAMILY ORGANIC DAIRY FARM, LOCATED IN ST. PAUL’S, ON.

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The third generation farm is owned by Joel’s parents Steve and Marg Hartman. Owen’s dad Matt works at the farm as well. Owen’s parents Matt and Lisa Hartman also operate a 200-acre organic cash crop farm not far away. The families often help each other out. The boys have always been found at the dairy barn, helping with milking, bedding and feeding since they were young. Presently they milk 60 cows in a parlour with a compost bedding pack and crop 450 acres organically. Joel and Owen say they are the only members of the third generation interested in taking over their parents’ operations. Looking towards the future, Joel and Owen could see themselves working with each other, whether it is on the same farm or different farms.

Joel Hartman Joel is currently in grade 12 at St. Michael Catholic Secondary School in Stratford, ON. After graduating, he plans on advancing his knowledge in agriculture at Ridgetown College. When done with college, Joel would like to gain more experience with dairy genetics by working off farm. He would like to eventually bring his skills and knowledge back home to the Joel showing Glengrove Law Ivy in 2015 family dairy farm, with the where he won 2nd Senior Yearling at the goal of breeding a true type Perth Waterloo Holstein Show. herd and working towards a Master Breeder Shield.

Joel and Owen Hartman by the ribbon cabinet in the Ostendville Barn.

a member of 4-H for three years and has completed six 4-H projects including dairy, judging, fitting, and small engines. This past year, Joel held the position of President of the Kirkton Dairy Calf Club, one of five dairy clubs located in Perth County. Joel had a very successful 2015 4-H year showing Terrylea Atwood Allstar, an intermediate calf. Some of the highlights include: second at the Perth County 4-H show, fourth at the Perth County Open Show, and fifth at the Western Ontario Championship show. Additionally, Joel competed for the first time at the TD Canadian 4-H Dairy Classic where he placed 17th with his calf. Joel also participated in judging competitions this year, placing third intermediate at his local judging competition. He went on to compete Joel’s interest in genetics started when he attended the Royal Agricultural at the Inter-County 4-H Dairy Judging Competition for the first time Winter Fair four years ago. He was intrigued by the Grand Champion in Metcalfe, ON. lineup and by the passion of the showpersons. Ever since then, Joel decided that he wanted to gain more knowledge on the genetics When Joel isn’t busy on the farm or with 4-H, he has time for a few industry and currently he is in charge of picking which bull to breed hobbies. Joel has been involved in nordic skiing throughout high school each cow to. At present, he uses mainly Select Sires GenerVations bulls. and has advanced to OFSAA (the Ontario Federation of School Athletic This past summer, Joel completed an AI course with Select Sires and Association) twice. In the summer, he enjoys golfing and recently started he is now breeding the cows at Ostendville. Joel currently owns four curling. Joel also enjoys playing hockey. registered Holsteins. Joel says that having a successful show year or classification round is what fuels him and what will continue to drive Owen Hartman him in the future. “If I am milking the best cows possible, I will enjoy Following in his cousin’s footsteps, Owen is also very active on the farm every minute of it.” and in 4-H. Owen is currently in grade eight at Holy Name of Mary Additionally, Joel has been helping out with night chores at Avonview Catholic School. Although post secondary education is a few years away Farms since May 2014 and recently started night milking at Avonbank for him, he already knows that he wants study agriculture. He hopes Holsteins. Both jobs have given him insight on different barn set ups one day to become a cash crop farmer like his father and aspires to own some cows. and management systems. Joel uses his leisure time to be a part of Perth County 4-H. He has been Owen is an active member of Perth County 4-H. He has completed four years with the Kirkton 4-H Dairy Calf Club. Some of the highlights

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Both boys look up to their parents, whom they credit for always encouraging them to do their best and keeping them motivated. “Our parents have given us many opportunities,” says Joel. “Whether it’s owning animals, playing sports, or being involved in 4-H, we have broadened our experiences.” Both Joel and Owen also thank each other and their farm crew for helping to develop their passion for agriculture by making it a positive experience.

Additionally, Joel would like to thank two of his mentors. First is his family friend and neighbour, Henry Wydeven. Henry believes in the future of the dairy industry and has always offered advice and encouragement to both Joel and Owen. The second individual that Joel looks up to is Jim Farrell of Farhope Holsteins. Jim Farrell bred a great herd of cattle and has taught Joel that high type animals can exist on an organic farm. Joel’s parents purchased 15 to 20 of Jim’s animals when he dispersed in order to give the farm deep roots in genetics and allow Joel to follow his dreams of breeding high type cows that he will enjoy working with in the future. Based on their drive and passion, the Both Joel and Owen agree that 4-H has equipped them with valuable agricultural industry will see more of Joel and Owen going forward in life skillsets including leadership, teamwork, responsibility, dedication, the future. and communication. Owen has also gained teamwork skills while playing on a rep hockey team in St. Marys for the past nine years.

Perth County TD Classic Team A HUGE THANK YOU to Hamilton Wood Products, Atwood, ON for the generous donation of wood and labour for our new display.

Sitting: (l to r) Julie Danen and Jordan Templeman Standing: (l to r) Ally McGonigle, Rick Temmings, Joel Hartman, Derrick Knill, Derek Van De Walle, Jordan Hawthorne, Cassie Hawthorne

A special thank you to the following people and businesses who dedicated so much time to helping us get to the Classic, Tim Zehr, Rick Knill, Judy Hall and Pendora Diary Farms. Thank you also to the Perth County 4-H Display Club (members of the Classic team and Carmen and Kristen Portena). We are also grateful to our sponsors, parents and 4-H leaders for all of their support.

Congratulations to our team members with All Ontario winners and nominees! Ally McGonigle, Cassie Hawthorne and Derek Van De Walle

Thank you to the TD Classic Sponsors, TD, Semex, Ontario Holstein, Holstein Canada, DeLaval and Gaylea.

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The TD Canadian 4-H Dairy Classic – 4-H dairy members and their project calves recently came to the city to participate in the 36th annual TD Canadian 4-H Dairy Classic show held at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto. 355 top dairy youth from Ontario, Quebec, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia participated on teams for their respective county, district or province during the show held November 7-9. The 50 teams set up their displays, interacted with Royal visitors, educated young children about dairy farming, prepared their calves and displayed leadership by helping younger members throughout the three-day competition. Friendships and camaraderie was very evident SHOWMANSHIP CHAMPIONS Pictured (l to r): Craig Bremner, TD Canada Trust; Associate throughout the barns.

Judge John Werry; Maxime Montplaisir, Reserve Showperson of Quebec Centre; Connor Mann, Grand

4-H members competed individually in both showmanship and Champion Showperson of Prince Edward Island; Judge Thierry Jaton. conformation competitions as well as team competitions for Best Exhibit, Best Group of Three Calves and Premier County.

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Showmanship judge Thierry Jaton of Quebec and his associate, John Werry of Oshawa, ON, put 4-H members through the paces during showmanship heats on the evening of Sunday November 8 and in the finals on the morning of November 9. From a tremendously strong group of winning showpersons in the Junior, Intermediate and Senior categories, Connor Mann of Prince Edward Island, first place Intermediate showperson, was named Grand Champion Showperson. Maxime Montplaisir of Quebec Centre, who was first Senior showperson was named Reserve Champion and Alicia VĂŠronneau of Quebec Centre, who placed second in Junior showmanship was Honourable Mention. The conformation classes were capably adjudicated by Molly Sloan of Columbus, Wisconsin, USA. She sorted through the many heats and placed the classes of the top 4-H Holsteins, Jerseys and other colour breeds from across the country. Judge Sloan gave her final nod for Grand Champion Calf to Trent Valley Goldchip Abra 6, the winning Holstein Senior Heifer for Jessica Brown of Frontenac County . Reserve

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– The Highlight of The Year Grand Champion Calf was awarded to Red Oak Fevers Secret, the top Holstein Summer Yearling for Alana McKinven of Quebec South West. Bonnie Brae Ape Africa, the first place Holstein Intermediate Calf was named Honourable Mention Champion for Ariane France of Prescott County. The Best Exhibit is one of the most sought-after titles at the TD Canadian 4-H Dairy Classic. On Sunday and Monday, the exhibits were judged for cleanliness, how participants were interacting with members of the public, signage and the overall display. Carleton County was declared the winner with Middlesex and York following in second and third respectively. Only fractions of a point separated the top three exhibits. Quebec South West was the winner of the Group of Three Calves, followed by Quebec Centre in second and Durham West in third. The Northumberland County team captured the honour of Premier County, winning the “Bill Edelstein Bowl” for most points in BEST EXHIBIT The sought after Best Exhibit award was won by Carleton County. Photo: Ella Wright showmanship, conformation and best exhibit. Durham West and Edelstein. Murray stated that Bill was the driving force behind this Quebec South West followed in second and third. great youth event and his foresight, determination and tireless efforts The winner of the showbox was Brooke Boonstoppel of New would help build the Classic into the largest and most prestigious dairy Brunswick. show for 4-H members across Canada that it is today. Bill passed away This year’s “Breeder of Distinction” was Ferme Jacobs of Cap Santé, this year and a moment of silence took place to honour him. QC and Ysabel Jacobs was on hand to greet the participants during the The TD Canadian 4-H Dairy Classic is not just another 4-H Show, but show. The Jacobs family generously donated five embryos from Jacobs an elite opportunity for the nation’s dairy youth to showcase their talent Goldwyn Jalila EX-5* for a draw. Cassie Hawthorne of Perth County and unite with other keen 4-H’ers at a world-class event. A number of was the winner of the embryos. TD Canada Trust, Semex Alliance and Holstein Canada officials were There were also two memorial awards presented this year to competitors. on hand throughout the day and were thanked for their commitment For the fourth year, the Parish family of Port Perry, ON, presented an to agriculture youth. Various other sponsors were also recognized for award in memory of their late son, Justin, whose dream it was to make their part in supporting the show. They include the Ontario Holstein it to the 4-H Dairy Classic competition. This year’s recipient was Jordan Branch, DeLaval Canada, Gay Lea Foods, The Royal Winter Fair, Templeman from Perth County. The third annual Bertram and Hazel Norwell Dairy Systems, Agropur, Dairy Farmers of Ontario, Jensen Stewart 4-H Dairy Youth Education Award and Bursary was presented Halters, BEL International and Dominion Regalia. to Brent Sayles of Brant County by the Stewart family. Many 4-H members would not be able to make it the TD Canadian 4-H A special tribute was made by Murray Reissner, Chairman of the Dairy Classic without the support of many local sponsors at home, parents, TD Canadian 4-H Dairy Classic Committee, commemorating Bill leaders and other volunteers. They deserve a huge thank you as well. www.ontario.holstein.ca

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Our 4-Hers ROCKED THE ROYAL! The Classic featured 355 4-H calves 5 of our 8 calves finished in the top 20 conformation spots (4,6,6,9,15) L to R: Graceson Bergeron, Celina Hildbrand, William Baumgartner, Clodine Baumgartner, Vicki Brisson, Melissa Brisson, Eveline Hildbrand, Angela Maloney, Tamara Hamilton.

RUSSELL A REPEAT PERFORMANCE!

2014 & 2015 Best Exhibit Competition Champions 6th Premier County & 6th Group of 3

7 of our 8 calves finished in the top 20 conformation spots (2,4,5,11,13,14,20)

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L to R: (front) Cassidy Reaney, Patricia Caldwell, Courtney Henderson, Nicole Velthuis. L to R: (back) Herb Henderson, Chad Henderson, Justin Velthuis, Kristian McDonald, Kirkland Reaney, Logan Merrett, Philip Sullivan, Karen Velthuis.

We are proud to be part of celebrating 100 years of 4-H in Ontario and 36 years of the TD Canadian 4-H Classic Junior Dairy Show!

Eastern Ontario Show Stoppers:

Congratulations to Jessica Brown from Frontenac & Ariane France from Prescott on winning Grand Champion & Honorable Mention Conformation Honours at the Classic.

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DeLaval Canada is proud to be the Hospitality Sponsor of the 2015 TD Canadian 4-H Dairy Classic show Congratulations to all who participated in the show as your accomplishment will be a lifelong memory in your 4-H career. Thank you to the organizers of the show and to our dealer Norwell Dairy Systems for providing a lunch meal ticket to the participants.

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2015 HIGHLIGHTS: Grand Champion Heifer – Jessica Brown & Trent Valley Goldchip Abra 6, 12th in Senior Showmanship Reserve Jersey Calf – Logan Welch-Turner & Avonlea Tequila Tickles 10th Jersey Yearling – Anna Doyle & Hickory Acres La Senza Impression

Congratulations to Sarah, Jessica, Lilly, Logan, Randy, Katie, Emily & Anna. Thank you to our herdsmen Rachel, Rebecca & Gyneen for all of the help. Well done Frontenac, we are proud of you!

5th Place Group of 3 DESIGN: REBECCA ABRAMS, RGD

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Middlesex Canadian 4-H Dairy Classic Team Pictured left to right (standing): Emily DeKlein, Sierra Empey, Will Johnson, Chris DeKlein, Brendan McDougall, Meghan Hendrikx, Laura DeKlein (seated): Chase Hansford & Julia DeKlein.

Thank you to our sponsors: Agritising Solutions Agropur Avon Feedmill Inc. Belore Trailer Sales BSC Animal Nutrition B-W Feed and Seed Ltd. Bruce Johnson Burns, Demeyre & Associates Cavanaleck Farms Claremount Holsteins Limited Comrie Farms Limited Dairy Farmers of Ontario Dalgetta Farms Inc.

DeKlein Livestock Limited DeLaval Canada Derwent Plowing Match Dominion Regalia Dorchester 4-H Dairy Club Dorchester & District Lions Club Echo Glen Farms Embro Farms Systems Inc. Frank Bernier Gay Lea Foods Grand Valley Fortifiers Holstein Canada

Huron Motor Products Huron Tractor Jensen Halters Joan & Laural Hamilton Ken Empey Kirkton Veterinary Clinic McLellan Electric M.A. Poels Trucking Mark’s Excavating Ltd. Mackay A.I. Services Middlesex Holstein Club Middlesex Dairy Producers Middlesex Junior Farmers

Seated (l-r): Jordyn Wright, Wes Haggins. Standing (l-r): Mackenzie Wright, Cole Haggins, Mary O’Connor

Nilestown Signs & Printing North Dorchester Agr. Society Norwell Dairy Systems Oxford Feed & Supply Ontario Holstein Branch Optimist Club of North Dorchester Oxford Bovine Vet Clinic Prorich – Premier County, Britespan 4-H Dairy Invitational Show, Lucknow Royal Winter Fair Semex Alliance

Shawn Hansford Trucking & Excavating Inc. Sleegerdale Farms Smale Farms Stratford 4-H Dairy Championship Show Tara & Campbell McKenzie TD Canada Trust Terem Trucking Limited Thorndale Feed TSC Warwick Equestrian Development Inc. Weavercroft

Seated (l-r): Hannah Reid, Molly Sayers. Standing (l-r): Morgan Anderson, Adam Reid, Bailey Pool

Thank you to our sponsors, leaders and parents for your support on our journeys to the TD Canadian 4-H Dairy Classic!

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Wellington TD Classic Team Standing: Kelly VandenBraak, Abbi Atkins, Travis Canning, Emma Allen, Hanna Dellaire, Tyler Canning and Blaire French. Sitting: Tiffany Lenselink and Connor French.

2015 Team Highlights 10th Group of 3 7th Premier County 4th Best Exhibit 1st Junior Showperson – Tyler Canning 7th Intermediate Showperson – Hanna Dellaire 20th Senior Showman – Travis Canning

16th Junior Calf – VDB Elevater Elsa for Kelly VandenBraak 6th Senior Calf – Bellwin Chelios Jujube for Connor French 11th Jersey Calf – Golden Premier Shelly for Tiffany Lenselink 17th Jersey Yearling – Make A Star Red For Mamie for Hanna Dellaire 15th Summer Yearling – Canhope Brokaw Candykisses for Abbi Atkins 13th Junior Yearling – Marbri Applejack Lisa for Travis Canning

Thank you to the many sponsors of our team! Also, a huge thank you to our leaders, parents and chaperones. We are extremely grateful!

Niagara North 2015 TD Classic Team A Huge Thank You to all our Sponsors and to our whole Lincoln Dairy Calf Club for all their dedication and Team Work!

The TD Canadian 4-H Dairy Classic committee and participants would like to thank all the sponsors of the 2015 show.

Additional support was given by: Agropur, BEL International, DeLaval, DFO, Dominion Regalia, GayLea Foods Ltd, Jensen Halters, Norwell Dairy Systems, Ontario Holstein Branch, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

Mark your calendars for the 2016 show! November 6-7.

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Congratulations on Three All Canadian Nominations and Two All Ontario Nominations for Niagara North!

Kat Weibe with Rubis Goldwyn Rebeka Nom All-Canadian 4H Sr. Calf & HM All-Ontario 4H Sr. Calf Julia Romagnoli with Royal Lynn Sid Jennifer, Nom All-Canadian 4H Jr.Yrlg Stacey Leppert with Unique Lotus Bashful, Nom All-Canadian 4H Int. Calf and Nom All-Ontario 4H Int. Calf!

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Inaugural Junior All Ontario Program THE ONTARIO HOLSTEIN BRANCH WAS EXTREMELY EXCITED IN 2015 TO OFFER THE INAUGURAL JUNIOR ALL ONTARIO PROGRAM FOR YOUNG DAIRY ENTHUSIASTS BETWEEN THE AGES OF 15-25. DESPITE A LATE START IN THE YEAR, THERE WERE 71 ANIMALS ENTERED BY 36 INDIVIDUALS TO BE SHOWN AT COUNTY, REGIONAL AND NATIONAL SHOWS THROUGHOUT THE PROVINCE.

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Howard-View Smokin Ariel D-K Sik Skys The Limit Royal Lynn Sid Delicate Royal Lynn GW Tenascious Ms Happys Wind Up Royal Lynn Sid Jennifer Kingsway Sanchez Almanac Hi-Hope Starspark Regi Gaga Hi-Hope Starspark Brok Bacardi Starspark Loverman Soleil Diemertdale Caesar Autumn Kentville Sid Genie Wridale Baileys Anaka Martindel Jordan Sophia Petitclerc Atwood Alexine Petitclerc Atwood Alexine Monoak Dempsey Juliette Dairydale Goldroy Goldie Allegro Letitsnow Remarkabell Kingsway Alton Smoothie Farrow Fever Beach Babe Faraway Jasper Flora Royal Lynn Brokaw Anastasia Feederlane Artie Katie Royal Lynn Sid Jennifer Keylas Fever Danelle Calaway Capital Gain Lil Karnvilla Dk Doorman Ellie Cranholme Mccutchen Tiphany Trent Valley Avacodo Chakelburg Brokaw Salty Mount Elm Shadow Galiena Cityview Atwood Lilith Heibeindairy 5G Sophia Eva055 Atwoods Chelsea Cityview Doorman Toby Benrise Brokaw Ange Fishervale Shadow Belle Redlodge Brokaw Adrenaline Weeberlac Doorman Premium Hendercroft Windbrook Razzle Straathof Doorman Halo

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Autumn Opportunity Junior Show

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Joel Stillman Royal Lynn Holsteins Joel Stillman Royal Lynn & Julia Romagnoli Platinum Blonde Holsteins Joel Stillman & Meghan Kortis Royal Lynn & Emma Rozzell Derek Karn Royal Lynn Holsteins Joel Stillman Royal Lynn & Julia Romagnoli Dutch Diamond Holsteins Gramor Holsteins Royal Lynn & Julia Romagnoli Royal Lynn Holsteins Platinum Blonde Holsteins

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Platnum Blonde Holsteins Joel Stillman & Meghan Kortis Joel Stillman Royal Lynn Holsteins Connor Sikma & Justin Velthuis Royal Lynn & Julia Romagnoli Dutch Diamond Holsteins

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The fourth place Summer Yearling was Leachfield Atwood Dancer, owned by Leachfield Holsteins and Clarkvalley Holsteins, both of Woodville. Handily winning the Junior Yearling class was Claircrest Fever Tiki, owned by Joel Phoenix of Cannington and Thomas Cull and Glamourview of the US. Tiki is bred by Clair Petherick of Campbellford. A tremendous Intermediate Yearling class had the audience tense as three favourites from the 2014 show season competed for the top spots in the class. Coming out on top was Kingsway Airlift Gosling for breeders Kingway Farms. Belfast Doorman Lovestruck placed second for her owners Calbrett Holsteins, Silvercap Holsteins, Vogue Cattle Company, all of Ontario and Blackrock Cattle Company, of the US. Gracehaven Holsteins of Grimsby and Royal Lynn Holsteins of Cayuga own third place Ms Duckett Dyment Coral. Gosling went on to be named Honourable Mention Junior Champion. Kingsway Farms claimed the title of Junior Breeder’s Herd. The milking classes started with the Milking Yearling class and Yorellea Windbrook Manhatten placing fifth for owners Pleasantnook Farm of Ayr, Maplekeys Farm of Aylmer and Jamie Black of the US. Ontario bred Kingsway Sid Acalla was third in the Junior 2-year-old class for her Quebec owners, Ferme Glauser & Fils. Farhope Sid Kizil, bred by Farhope Holsteins of Holstein placed third for her American owners in the Senior 2-year-old class. Placing fifth in the same class was Aleah Millen Naughtys Secret, bred and owned by Aleah Farms and Matthew and Tyler Yates, all of Beaverton and Millen Farms of Omemee. In the Senior 3-Year-Old Class, Elmcroft Attic Reta, bred by Elmcroft Holsteins of Sunderland placed third for her American and Quebec owners. Keylas Sid Roxanna, who had dominated at the Ontario Summer Show placed fourth for her owners Quality Holsteins of Vaughan, www.ontario.holstein.ca


The Red and White Holstein Show

1. L oyalyn Goldwyn June, first, Longtime Production Class. 2. Claircrest Fever Tiki, first Junior Yearling.

The 2015 Red and White Holstein Show was judged by Thierry Jaton of Quebec. Ontario breeders and exhibitors were represented throughout.

3. R iverdown Atwood Jiggalea, first Junior Calf. 4. ( l to r) Grand Champions, Charwill Attic Marcy, Reserve, MS Goldwyn Alana and Honourable Mention Loyalyn Goldwyn June.

Mount Elm Holsteins, Vankleek Hill, Phoenix Farms, Uxbridge and Opportunity Farms, of the US started the day off well with their Intermediate Calf, Sunspark Armani Disco placing second. Disco was also named Honourable Mention Junior Champion. Perrinridge Farms of Ayr was the owner of the fourth place Intermediate Calf Ms Seismic Armani Si-Red. In the Senior Calf class, Dymentholm Genetics of Dundas owned second place Liddleholme Applesuc-Red. Mount Elm Ladd Suntan won the Summer Yearling class for her breeders.

5. Strong Ontario placings in the Intermediate Calf class. 6. K ingsway Airlift Gosling, first Intermediate Yearling and Honourable Mention Junior Champion. Photos: The Bullvine

The milking classes started with Vale-O-Skene Holsteins of Little Britain and Cedarshade Holsteins of Sunderland owning the second place Milking Yearling, Whiskey River Destry Shadow. Chakelburg Picolo Lasanga, who had placed fifth at International Red and White Show at the World Dairy Expo in October, placed third in the Junior 3-Year-Old class. She is owned by J-Star Holsteins and Calaway Holsteins, both of Woodstock, and Showstyle Holsteins and Chakelburg Holsteins both of Mildmay.

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The winning Mature Cow was Dameya Director Jundy Red, owned by Glennholme Holsteins of Carp. Jundy won the Production Award for the show as well. Second place in the Mature Cow class went to Lookout Advent Flicka Red owned by Trent Valley Holsteins of Peterborough and Chris and Jennifer Hill and Richard M Green both of the US.

Ontario-bred Charwill Attic Marcy graced the ring and easily went to the top of the 4-year-old class for her owners Milksource. Marcy would go on to be named the Grand Champion of the show. MS Rollnvw Gold Delilah placed fourth for her Ontario owners, Hodglynn Holsteins of Kincardine and Little Star Holsteins of Watford. Three Ontario animals placed in the top five of the 5-year-old class. Vioris Alex Pandora, bred by S. & J. Villeneuve & Sons of Hawkesbury, placed second in the class for owners Gen-Com Holstein LtĂŠe of Quebec. Hodglynn Holsteins and Little Star Holsteins own the fourth place cow, Oakfield Gold Topaz and TC Sanchez Kristina, bred by Jeffery Bolton of Peterborough placed fifth. A strong Mature Cow class had Ontario-bred Cookview Goldwyn Monique placed in third for her American owners, Jeff Butler and Joe and Amber Price. Kingsway Farms owned the fifth place Mature Cow, Kingsway Dundee Lava.

Mount Elm Ladd Suntan, winning Summer Yearling.

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The Longtime Production (60,000 kg) class rounded out the day with several perennial crowd favourites fighting for the top spots. Winning the class was Ontario-bred Loyalyn Goldwyn June at nine years of age for owners Pierre Boulet of Quebec, Kevin Doeberiener of the US and Diamond Genetics Australia. With smiles on their faces, breeders Rob, Alice and Cynthia Bumstead of Owen Sound were cheering on June from the stands. June would go on to be named Honourable Mention Champion of the show. In third place was Ontario-bred Calbrett Goldwyn Layla. She is owned by Comestar Holsteins, Ponderosa Holsteins and Speranza Holsteins of Quebec. Glenwin Goldwyn Calypso, bred by Patti Alsop of Singhampton was fourth for her Ontario owners Pleasant Nook Farms, Glenvue Holsteins of Rockwood and Malden Valley Farms of Woodslee. In a tremendous Breeder’s Herd class, congratulations go to Kingsway Farms who placed second. www.ontario.holstein.ca

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Highlights of the 15th Autumn Opportunity Show

BY ADRIAN VANDER WIELEN

With the grand finale of the show season just a few weeks away, the Autumn Opportunity provides exhibitors with a tremendous venue to evaluate the quality and development progress of their aspiring Royal candidates. Heifers that have done well and continue to develop and cows that have freshened highlighted this strong 208 head show which included 80 cows. This marked the 7th consecutive year over 200 head were exhibited at Autumn Opportunity. Pat Conroy of Indiana, with the support of associate judge Josh McKay, capably placed the entries, all the while expressing enthusiasm and great appreciation for the high quality of the animals on display. Rising to the top and earning Grand Champion honours was the winning 4-year-old, St-Jacob Goldwyn Hazel, owned by partners Hodglynn and Little Star Holsteins. Reserve Grand and Intermediate Champion honours went to Senior 3-year-old, Keylas Sid Roxanna, exhibited by Quality Holsteins, Beckrigde Holsteins and Agriber Societa Agricola Srl. The first place Mature Cow for Quality Holsteins was selected as Honourable Mention, Quality Goldwyn Flansco. Reserve Intermediate Champion went to the second place Senior 3-year-old, Comestar Lauwhinny Windbrook, owned by Up-Ridge Holsteins. Honourable Mention Intermediate Champion went to the winning Senior 2-year-old, Vanhaven Goldwyn R Daytona, owned by Hodglynn Holsteins, Kingsway Farms, Millen Farms & Nick Snuttjer.

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Tyler Canning won the Junior Showmanship class and Emily Lange was the Novice class winner.

In the inaugural year of Ontario Holstein’s Junior All Ontario Competition for youth between the ages of 15-25, 70 entries were made prior to the June 30 deadline with eight taking part at this year’s Autumn Opportunity Show. This qualified them for the first championship class. Royal Lynn Sid Jennifer, owned by Royal Lynn Holsteins (Christine Armstrong) and the 4-H project of Julia Romagnoli, was Grand Champion, Reserve also went to Christine Armstrong with Royal Lynn GW Tenascious and Honourable Mention went to Cally Finley with Farrow Fever Beach Babe. Congratulations to all other participants of the first Championship class of the Junior Other milking class winners included milking yearling, Trekili WA All Ontario competition: Joel Stillman, Graham Reid, Dutch Diamond Lola Braxton, owned by Trekili Holsteins and Waltz Acre Farms Holsteins and Derek Karn. Many thanks to the Autumn Opportunity andJunior 2-year-old, Millbrooke Atwood Ooh La La, owned by show committee for their support of this new youth initiative. Ed Meulendyk. The winning Junior 3-year-old, Kingsway Dempsey Congratulations to all those who contributed to the success of this Ruthann, was owned by Kingsway Farms and the first 5-year-old high quality show, in particular the hard working show committee, was Bosdale Shottle Liberty for Bosdale Farms. Liberty anchored the volunteers, sponsors and exhibitors. winning Breeder’s Herd. Kingsway Farms captured Premier Breeder honours and the Premier Exhibitor banner was won by Bosdale Mike McGriskin Award: The Autumn Opportunity Farms. show committee presented The Senior heifer calf, Trent Valley Goldchip Abra 6, owned by the 3rd annual “Mike Lilyking Farm, Bonnechere and Trekili Holsteins was selected as McGriskin Memorial the Junior Champion from the 128 outstanding heifers shown. The Award” to recognize an winning Intermediate Calf for Clarkvalley and Smithden Holsteins, individual who excels both Smithden Hilton Izzy, was Reserve and Honourable Mention was at home and on the show won by the Winter Yearling, Kingsway Airlift Gosling for Kingsway circuit. Matt Yates was Farms. The Champion 4-H heifer was led by Jessica Brown of the 2015 recipient of this Kevin McGriskin (left) and wife Becky (right) present the Frontenac, with Trent Valley Goldchip Abra 6, Reserve Champion special honour. award to Matt Yates (centre). Photo: BarnGirls Photography 4-H went to the second place Summer Yearling, Cali McCutcheon Lady, for Ava Doner from Durham West and Honourable Mention 4-H was won by Courtney Jackson, also of Durham West, with BY KRIS MACLEOD Dappleholm Armani Maverick. Other winning heifers were the first Junior calf, Willdina Doorman Lyndsay, owned by Vogue Cattle Co., The longest running championship in Ontario was held for the second the winning Summer Yearling was Arcoix Mascalese Ananas Pie for year at the Metcalfe Fairgrounds on October 15 with 148 head exhibited. Clarkvalley Holsteins and Jeff Stephens, the winning Junior Yearling Bloyce Thompson of Prince Edward Island judged the show. was Barrvalley Brady Twinkie owned by Barrvalley Holsteins and the winning Senior Yearling was Mount Elm Windbrook Crossover Junior Champion, was won by the Junior Yearling, Farrow S Victorias owned by Neil and Bryan Anderson and Prospect Holsteins. The Secret owned by Barrvalley Holsteins and Mernmac Farms Ltd. Reserve Junior Champion went to the winning Senior calf, Cerpolait Junior Breeder’s Herd was won by Kingsway Farms. Doorman Roselyne, owned by Velthuis Farms Ltd and Honourable Forty enthusiastic 4-H members had their showmanship skills Mention went to the Intermediate calf, Miss Duckett WBK Breeze, evaluated by Curtis McNeil on Tuesday evening. Coming out on also owned by Velthuis Farms Ltd. The Junior Herd class was won by top was the winning Intermediate Showperson, Brett Stockdale and Bruce and Susan Mode. Junior Premier Exhibitor and Junior Premier Reserve went to the winning Senior Showperson, Serena Lamont. Breeder banners were both won by Riverdown Holsteins. Runner up

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banners. Runner up Exhibitor was Velthuis Farms Ltd while runner up Breeder was Signature Holsteins. Plans are underway to make next year’s 75th anniversary show a special event.

Hymers Fall Fair The village of Hymers is located close to Thunder Bay. They annually host a Holstein show for area breeders. Approximately 32 head were exhibited on September 7, 2015 for Judge George Thompson of Belmont. Trustomore Doorman Shania, owned by Chris Streutker was the winner of the Junior Heifer Calf class and would go on to be named Junior Champions at Eastern Ontario Western Quebec Championship Show. Photo: Deb Knapton Champion. The Reserve Champion was Kingsway McDougal Danny, owned by Arie Grootenboer. She was the winning Intermediate Heifer Junior exhibitor was Velthuis Farms Ltd while the runner up Junior Calf. Honourable Mention went to the second place Intermediate Breeder was Bruce and Susan Mode. Heifer Calf, Trustmore Atwood Barbi, owned by Chris Streutker. After a brief lunch break it was time for the milking classes. Chrishar Fever Easter, owned by Arie Grootenboer, was the winner Intermediate Champion went to the winning Junior 2-year-old, Garay of the Senior Heifer Calf class and Thunder Oak Glauco Abbie, Sid Black Beauty, owned by Brian J Enright, Jaquemet Holsteins and owned by Martin Schep, won the Summer Yearling Heifer class. Vicki Fletcher. Reserve Intermediate was won by the winning Senior 3-year-old, Budjon-JK WBRK Enthem, for Brian J Enright and Grand Champion honours went to Olivercrest Damion Greta, the Jaquemet Holsteins. Honorable Mention was awarded to the second winning 5-year-old owned by Aaron Breukelman. Chrishar Braxton Ella, prize Senior 3-year-old, Murrayholm Windbrook Lely, owned by winner of the 4-year-old class, owned by Arie Grootenboer claimed the Murrayholm Farms Inc, Lookout Holsteins & Gerald D Halbach. Reserve Champion title, followed by the winning 3-year old, Veumount The Intermediate Champions were still in form at Grand Champion Dempsey Liza, owned by Joel Veurink as Honourable Mention. time. Garay Sid Black Beauty took Grand Champion honours and The winning Junior 2-year-old was Chrishar Sanchez Jany, owned by the Reserve went to Budjon-JK WBRK Enthem. The Honourable Arie Grootenboer. Scott Burke owns the winning Senior 2-year-old Mention went to first prize 4-year-old, Gendarra Revolution, for Brule-Creek Side Yes2. Gendarra Farm and Red Tag Genetics. The Breeder’s Herd was won by Chrishar – Arie Grootenboer. The Senior Breeders Herd class was won by Herb Henderson who Veumont Holsteins (Joel Veurink) was named Premier Breeder and also went on to win both Premier Exhibitor and Premier Breeder Chrishar was the Premier Exhibitor.

The Beginning of All Things Dairy for 2016

2015 OSD Grand Champion Jersey Pleasant Nook Candy Cane Pleasant Nook Jerseys, Ayr, ON

2015 OSD Grand Champion Holstein Bosdale Gold Luster Quality Holsteins, Vaughan, ON

Ancaster Fairgrounds April 4 & 5, 2016 Jersey Show: Monday, April 4 at 6:30 pm Holstein Show: Tuesday, April 5 at 9:30 am Judging both breeds, Joël Lepage, PQ

For more information visit the Ontario Branch website www.ontario.holstein.ca or contact Brad Eggink: Phone: 416-565-4191 | Email: bradeggink@me.com

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34th Ontario Holstein Branch Annual Meeting

The Counties of Eastern OntarioWelcomeYou! February 23 & 24, 2016 Best Western Plus Parkway Inn & Conference Centre 1515 Vincent Massey Drive Cornwall, Ontario Reservations: 1-800-874-2595 Group Reservation Link: www.bestwestern.com Group ID: I92WC7X1 Group Reference Name: “Ontario Holstein” Group Rate applies until February 8, 2016.

Special Events

Meeting Day

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

10 am – 3 pm Open House Farm Visits

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 8:30 – 10 am

Breakfast available in hotel restaurant

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Annual Meeting

Haggis & Whiskey Reception

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Lunch

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Master Breeder Awards

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Fun Auction

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All-Ontario Awards & GayLea Production Awards

Tour some of the finest dairy farms in Glengarry and Stormont Counties. See map on page 38 for details.

Return to the Parkway Inn

7:00 pm

Dinner available in the hotel restaurant.

 Part of proceeds to support the Ontario Dairy Youth Trust Fund. Full auction details will be available on the Branch’s website. 10:00 pm

Ceilidh (in the main ballroom)

Sponsored by

• Minutes • Branch and National Reports • Resolutions • Heart of the Herd Winner • Ontario Dairy Women’s Award

2:00 pm Ontario Dairy Youth Award Presentations

• Ted Clarke • Adam Petherick • Gary Markus • Stefan Robinson

For more information, contact The Ontario Holstein Branch

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The Glengarry Holstein Club Welcomes Everyone To the 2016 District Tours as part of the Ontario Holstein Annual Meeting February 23-24, 2016

Visit these exciting Glengarry and area herds on the District Tour:

Cherry Crest Holsteins

Glengarry Stock Farms Inc.

Don Johnston, Nancy Beerwort & Kevin Johnston

Warren, Trudy, Brittany, Kelsey, Rebecca & Cassie; Robert & Carolee MacIntosh

Dameya Holsteins Cyril & Myriam Schneider

Lochdale Holsteins

Don-Hope Farms

David & Ann Marie & Andrew MacMillan

Rae & Anne MacDonald & family

Ferme Val-Bisson Inc. Jean Bissonnette & Elyse Gendron

Kirklea Farms Robert, Nancy, Bethany & Brian MacDonald

Glendalk Farms Ltd. Dougal, Campbell & Hugh MacLeod & Family

Murrayholm Farms Inc. Campbell, Alison, Dale & Devon Murray

Silveroak Farm Ltd. Kevin MacDonald & Amy Berends, Avery, Quinn, ZoĂŤ, Callan, Loxley & Sawyer

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M.L. Johnston Lloyd McRae & Son J. Howard Morrow Murdoch Arkinstall Gerard Smits Murray Howes Alex D. MacLeod Martin Van Sleeuwen Carmin Howes Murrayholm Farms J. Howard Morrow Robert D. MacDonald Cherry Crest Holsteins Robert D. MacIntosh John & Mary Macleod Gleneil Farms Wayne F. Koggel

Club President: Andrew MacMillan 613-662-1669 | Club Secretary: Bethany McDonald 613-229-4721

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2016 District Tours

Open House Farm Visits

Glengarry

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 / 10:00 am to 3:00 pm 1. Murrayholm Farms Inc. Campbell, Alison, Dale & Devon Murray 17682 County Road 18, Martintown Milking 90 with 2 A4 Lely’s free-stall 2 ME, 2 EX, 33 VG, 46 GP, 3 G Master Breeder Herd; 40.6 KG production 254 Avg BCA

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10. Ferme Val-Bisson Inc. Jean Bissonnette & Elyse Gendron 3475 Élie Auclair, Saint-Polycarpe, PQ Milking 65 cow tie-stall 31 VG, 37 GP, 4 G, 1 NC Top-5 for LPI herd average; Breeders of a finalist for 2015 Cow of the year; Master Breeder Herd in 2012 Driving Instructions: From Silveroak, turn right onto County Road 23, turn left onto Chemin du Grand St. Patrice which becomes Élie Auclair.

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NOMINEES

Maya

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Maya VG-88 29★

Val-Bisson Goldwyn Photo©Vicki Fletcher

2 lactations: 46,450 kg 4.2% 3.7% (286-299-305) Dams: Finley Dream VG-87 14★ · Rudolph VG-88 9★

Dam of MORNING-ST and 2nd Dam to DOORMAN

42 classified daughters: 30 VG (17 VG as 2-Yr-Old) · 12 GP 41 Daus ME AVG :14,609 kg 4.1% 3.3% (276-305-290)

Close to 20 Quebec, Ontario and USA breeders have a progeny of Maya

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Silveroak Farm Ltd.

Kevin Macdonald & Amy Berends Avery, Quinn, Zoë, Callan, Loxley & Sawyer 21392 Concession 9 Rd, North Lancaster, ON K0C 1Z0 Ph: 613-347-7270 Email: silveroakfarm@sympatico.ca

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Ontario Dairy Youth Trust Fund

A heartfelt Thank You to all our donors, members, volunteers and supporters for helping with programs during the year that educate, encourage and assist the young people who are the future of our industry. A Fun Auction is planned to raise funds for the Trust Fund on Tuesday February 23rd at 9 pm at the Ontario Holstein AGM at the Best Western Plus Parkway Inn & Conference Centre, Cornwall. We hope you can participate either as a donor or buyer. Ontario Dairy Youth Trust Fund, 285 Fountain St. S, Cambridge, Ontario, N3H 1J2, 519-635-6180

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2016 District Tours

Open House Farm Visits

Halton-Peel

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 / 10:00 am to 3:00 pm 1. Swiss Line Farms Roland, Jeannine, Ryan & Madison Egger 5244 Steeles Ave, Milton Milking 52 cow tie-stall 3% VG; 68% GP or Higher Over 15 100,000+ cow awards 2. Laidlawn W Paul Laidlaw 8656 Winston Churchill Blvd., Norval Milking 60 cow tie-stall 11 EX, 47 VG, 15 GP Master Breeder Herd 3. Applevue Farm Gord, Terry, Wayne & Matt Laidlaw 9463 Heritage Road, Brampton Milking 65 cow tie-stall 3 ME, 5 EX, 38 VG, 20 GP, 11 NC 2x Master Breeder Herd; #5 on the Pro$ list for her herd size 51-100 cows 4. Chrisland Holsteins Peter & Marsha & Peter Christie Jr. 180 Old School Road, Caledon Milking 55 cow tie-stall 23 EX, 34 VG, 15 GP Premier Breeder & Exhibitor at county show several times

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5. Armstrong Manor Farm Peter, Richard, Lucas & Philip Armstrong 13079 Dixie Road, Caledon Milking 301 cow free-stall 14% VG or Higher; 75% GP or Higher A sixth generation family farm; robotic milk feeder for calves

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Beauty Abounds Both Beauty and Hilda have daughters by Windbrook and are pregnant to Doorman.

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We welcome your visit on March 16th for the West-Central District Tours!

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6. Thursthill Farms Inc. Keith, Sandra, Jeff & Nicole Thurston 268 Kings Warf Road, Lindsay Milking 80 cow free-stall 3 EX, 40 VG, 40 GP, 6 G Balanced breeding program; new Lely robots 2015

4. Englidale Farms Steve, Jennifer, Jim, Ruth English & families 204 Fieldside Road, Lindsay Milking 60 cow tie-stall 6 EX, 39 VG, 35 GP

7. Tomalynn Farms Bill, Ethel, Tom & Brad Hawman 301 Emily Park Road, Omemee Milking 40 cow tie-stall 10 EX, 24 VG, 11 GP Master Breeder Herd 2009; High type show herd

5. Kawartha Holsteins Dave & Melissa McMorrow 445 Settlers Road, Lindsay Milking 45 cow tie-stall 22 EX, 24 VG, 6 GP Master Breeder Herd 2012

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Victoria County Holstein Club Welcomes You on Thursday March 17th! Outstanding cows and friendly breeders await you at these herds: Clarkvalley Holsteins Russ, Kathy, Derek and Adam Clark Leachland Holsteins Colin, Karen and David Leach

Vale-O-Skene Holsteins Bill, Wendy and Gary Troup

Millen Farms Ron, Cathy and Jason Millen

Kawartha Holsteins Dave and Melissa McMorrow

Englidale Farms Steve, Jennifer, Jim, Ruth English and Families

Thursthill Farms Inc. Keith, Sandra, Jeff and Nicole Thurston Tomalynn Farms Bill, Ethel, Tom and Brad Hawman

We invite you to our 2016 Twilight Meeting: Wednesday July 6th Hyspruce Holsteins Inc. Dale and Lynda Hamilton and Family 568 PENIEL Rd WOODVILLE ON

Congratulations to all the All-Ontario and All-Canadian winners and nominees from Victoria County!

Congratulations to the Kawartha Lakes TD Classic Team

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4. Barcrest Holsteins & Brushdale Holsteins Mike & Becky, Abbie, Joe, Sam & Sadie Barnes 6644 Brush Road, Town of Plympton-Wyoming Milking 40 cow tie-stall 1 ME, 1 EX, 17 VG, 9 GP Renovated tie-stall; peat moss bedding; Res. Champion 2015 Lambton County Show 5. Charlyn Holsteins & Jerseys Ken & Karen, Jon & Sandy, Sydney & Shae Kingdon 7050 Hickory Creek Line, Warwick Township Milking 40 cow tie-stall 6 ME, 8 EX, 27 VG, 3 GP 40+ All-Canadian & All-American Nominations

6. Willowlane Holsteins Brian, Judy, Kyle & Michelle Slaughter 7090 Hickory Creek Line, Warwick Township Milking 37 cow tie-stall 12 EX, 20 VG, 10 GP Premier Breeder at Lambton County Show 2009-2015 7.

D-Line Farms Ltd. Full time: Daniel & Patricia Bryson Seasonally: Dennis & Linda Bryson 8528 Egremont Road, Waterford Milking 125 cow free-stall Herd Average Classification Score: 79.5 GEA Robot barn built in 2014; Straw pack nursery barn robotic calf feeder

Lunch available at Forbesvue 11 am – 1 pm.

Donations to Lambton 4-H. Beef donated by Mawacres.

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Grand Champion: Oakfield Gold Topaz 5-year-old, owned by Little Star and Hodglynn. Reserve Grand: Willvern Dempsey Elizabeth Jr 2-year-old, owned by Mike and Becky Barnes. Premiere Exhibitor and Breeder: Willowlane Holsteins

Looking forward to hosting the 2016 District Tours on March 24th!

Photo: BarnGirls Photography

Congratulations to our County Show Winners:

Be sure to stop by: Brushdale & Barcrest, Charlyn, D-Line, Excelcior, Forbsevue, Mawacres and Willowlane Farms!

Welcome

to Forbesvue Farms on the Western District Tour, March 24, 2016!

Free lunch of beef on a bun, coffee and chocolate milk from 11 am – 1 pm. Freewill offering to Lambton 4-H. Alta Genetics daughter display from 11 am – 1 pm.

Forbesvue Farms Inc.

5378 Waterworks Rd., Sarnia, ON (519) 466-3241 forbesvuefarms@hotmail.com

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BURGHAVEN FEVER MARLISE EX 92 John Verburg, Londesboro LELLAVAN DAMION FLASHPOINT EX 92 Brian Joseph Enright, Winchester RAYD’ OEX ALFREDO JOLLY EX 92 Ferme Raynaud Ltee, Vankleek Hill ACRESGLENN ALEXANDER ANDIE EX 91 Glenn Acres Farm, Beachburg

BLUEBIRD DUNDEE JACK MONA EX 90 BLUEBIRD TALENT DEVA EX 90 Bluebird Farm Inc, Brantford BRIDGEVIEW LHEROS ADVENTURE EX 90 Bridgeview Farms, Brantford BRIERHILL TAYLOR DOVE EX 90 Ype Vanderwerf, Lyndhurst BROWNDALE DARION RACHEL EX 90 Browndale Farm, Paris

ARDROSS DEMPSTER SHAKA EX 91 Ardross Holsteins, Caledonia

BURGHAVEN BOLTON BECKY EX 90 BURGHAVEN SHOTTLE BERTA EX 90 John Verburg, Londesboro

ASH LINE SAMUELO LEXI EX 91 David Ellacott, Monkton

CHERRY CREST ARMED ROBBERY EX 90 Maple-Ain Holsteins, Smiths Falls

BARRVALLEY SAMUELO MARA EX 91 Barrvalley Holsteins, Douglas

CHESTCREEK ROY REMEMBER EX 90 Guyview Farms, Winchester

BRIDGEVIEW SANCHEZ ARIEL EX 91 BRIDGEVIEW TALENT ALURA EX 91 Bridgeview Farms, Brantford

CHRISLAND GOLDWYN MAGNIFICENT EX 90 W. Peter Christie, Caledon

BROWNDALE AARON MINTY EX 91 Browndale Farm, Paris DOWNIEBROOK ELLEN ATTIC EX 91 Downiebrook Farms Ltd, St. Pauls ERBCREST ATWOOD MARIELLA EX 91 Erbcrest Farm, Milverton FERNCREST DOLMAN MAGIC EX 91 Ferncrest Farms Inc, Newton KEYLAS DUPLEX SINDERS EX 91 Douglas Winger, Cayuga KIRKLEA BRAXTON TIARA EX 91 KIRKLEA DENZEL JIFFY CAKE EX 91 Robert D. MacDonald, Dalkeith KNONAUDALE DENZEL KLASSY EX 91 Knonaudale Farms Inc, Crysler LILLIESDALE SHOTLE LUCKY CREAM EX 91 Leo Baumann, Lyn Robert D. Mallette, Lyn LYBA ATWOOD AUTUMN BREEZE EX 91 Harmony View Farms, Winchester RAYD’ OEX SHOTTLE CHRISSY EX 91 Ferme Raynaud Ltee, Vankleek Hill ROCLANE GOLDWYN CINDY EX 91 Roclane Holsteins, Crysler ROWSPINE TAHOE SABLE EX 91 Rowspine Farms, Elgin ABBYLAYNE GOLDWYN MORGAN EX 90 Albert Fledderus, Lowbanks ALLIMAR TALENT MAD HATTER EX 90 Almarlea Holsteins, Brockville Wesson Holsteins, Brockville APPLEVUE GOLDWYN MALINA EX 90 APPLEVUE MAXLIFE MARGUERITE EX 90 Applevue Farm, Brampton ARDROSS BOLTON FRAZZLE EX 90 ARDROSS SECURE SLENDER EX 90 Ardross Holsteins, Caledonia

CLAREMOUNT ADORA LAURIN EX 90 Van Miltenburg Holsteins, Seaforth CLEMENIERE BREAKOUT MARKIZE EX 90 Gerald N. Clement, St. Eugene COACHSIDE STORMATIC PATRICIA EX 90 David G. Fawcett, Winchester COOKVIEW REDLOU CLARA EX 90 Kevin Cook, Stratford DAMEYA DEMELLO JAMELA RED EX 90 Dameya Holsteins, Glen Robertson DEVANS SHOTTLE ROSANNA EX 90 Devans Holsteins, Smithville DON-HOPE GOLD ELIZABETH EX 90 Rae MacDonald, Dalkeith DON-MAIR BRAXTON LOVER EX 90 DON-MAIR GOLDWYN ODIN EX 90 DON-MAIR STORMATIC ANVIL EX 90 Don-Mair Farms, Mt. Hope DONILYN SHOTTLE VALENTINE EX 90 Donilyn Farms, Chesterville DREAMISH BELIEVABLE ROXY EX 90 Dreamish Holsteins, Cobden DUFFEYNIAL STEADY AMANDINE EX 90 Duffey & Freres, L’Orignal ELARDA BOAZ 2803 EX 90 Moonlight Holsteins, Caistor Centre ELGERBRAE OUTSIDE LEXXUS EX 90 Providence Holsteins Ltd, Branchton ELM ARBRE REDESIGN ELECTRA EX 90 Ronald F. Skinner, Mitchell ELM CREFT MORE DAISY EX 90 ELM CREFT SHOTGUN MARLY EX 90 Elm Creft Farm, Perth ELM LANE DENISON TWINKLE EX 90 Elm Lane Farms, Vankleek Hill ENNVIEW GOLDWYN GINGKO EX 90 Ennview Farm, Perth

BARDALE SANCHEZ BEAUTY EX 90 Creek Side Holsteins, Lombardy

ERBCREST SHOTTLE ROSINA EX 90 Erbcrest Farm, Milverton

BARRVALLEY LOBBY MAUREEN EX 90 BARRVALLEY SPIRTE LOIS EX 90 Barrvalley Holsteins, Douglas

FEEDERLANE SEPTEMBER TIARA EX 90 Feederlane Farms, Wainfleet

BARTHHAVEN DISCO ALMA EX 90 Kenneth Darwin Ziebarth, Pakenham BEAVER RAY BAXTER MIRYA EX 90 BEAVER RAY SHOTTLE MAPPIE EX 90 Remi Leroux, Ste. Anne De Prescott

GERANN STEADY ALEX EX 90 Roosburg Farms Inc, Athens GERANN TOUCHDOWN RED HOULA EX 90 Gerann Holsteins, Cardinal GLENEIL SANCHEZ GRAND MARNIER EX 90 Gleneil Farms, Dalkeith GLENGARRY SHOTTLE PEPPER EX 90 Murrayholm Farms Inc, Martintown

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GLENGARRY TAILOR ST PATTY EX 90 Glengarry Stock Farms Inc, Apple Hill

MELNA SANCHEZ LICORICE EX 90 Melna Holsteins, Winchester

GLENSPRINGS GO FOR EX 90 Glensprings Farms Ltd, Martintown

MORGROVE CHAMPION LINDSEY EX 90 MORGROVE DENISON ARIEL EX 90 Morgrove Holsteins Ltd, Brantford

GOLDENDALE ALEX BLACKMAGIC EX 90 Goldendale Farm, Lansdowne GOULDHAVEN APPLE PAYTON EX 90 Gouldhaven Farms, Foresters Falls GRASSHILL SOVEREIGN QUEEN EX 90 Signature Holsteins, Morrisburg GRASSHILL SOVEREIGN QUEEN EX 90 Todd Edwards, Morrisburg GREENLARK ROSES BLAST EX 90 Greenlark Farms, Pembroke GUYVIEW GOLDWYN GLITTERBUG EX 90 Guyview Farms, Winchester HARTHAVEN KB JIGGLES BONAIR EX 90 Harthaven Farms Inc, Morrisburg HAVEN MANIFOLD BERTIE EX 90 Ferme Marie Jadine, Finch HAWS DENISON DELANA EX 90 Don-Mair Farms, Mt. Hope Haws Farms, Grassie HILL VIEW LHEROS NUTMEG EX 90 Robert B. Chant, Elgin HYDEN DEMPSEY LOLLY EX 90 Hyden Holsteins, Milverton HYLAND DM ALEXANDER HOPE EX 90 Hyland Holsteins, Kippen HYLLTOP JET SHOTTLE EX 90 Vellenga Farms Ltd, Paris JACOBS GOLDWYN LOTTY EX 90 Knonaudale Farms Inc, Crysler KEYLAS DUPLEX WILMA EX 90 Douglas Winger, Cayuga KIRKLEA FINAL CUT JACKLYN EX 90 Robert D. MacDonald, Dalkeith KNONAUDALE JURBAL EX 90 Knonaudale Farms Inc, Crysler KNONAUDALE KRYPTONITE EX 90 Cherry Crest Holsteins, Martintown Lookout Holsteins, PQ Crackholm Holsteins, PQ

MORSAN SHAG ANDREA RED EX 90 Huiztein Farms Inc, Wainfleet MOUNT ELM DENZEL LIBERTY EX 90 Neil & Bryan Anderson, Vankleek Hill MURRAYRANCH LUCIANO 971 EX 90 Soestdale Holsteins Inc, Hensall MYSTIQUE SUPER CAJUN EX 90 Michel Beaulieu, Ste. Anne De Prescott Ferme Normlyne, Alfred NORMLYNE ASTRO LASY EX 90 Ferme Normlyne, Alfred OURQUEST MR SAM BLUE MOON EX 90 Ourquest Farms Inc, Cobden PEARTOME CSI ERICA EX 90 Peartome Holsteins, Hagersville PENNYHILL SAMUELO 343 EX 90 Gerry Pennings, Zurich PROVIDENCE STEADY LEONA EX 90 Providence Holsteins Ltd, Branchton RAELAND LINJET TESS RAE EX 90 Rae Stadder, Selkirk RAYD’ OEX SECURE MONALIE RED EX 90 Ferme Raynaud Ltee, Vankleek Hill REDLODGE MISCHIEF CHANEL EX 90 Redlodge Farms Inc, Finch ROBDOT JACK ROSE EX 90 Robdot Holsteins, Cobden ROESACRES STEADY GABY EX 90 Roesacres Holsteins, Milverton ROOSBURG OMINOUS RIBBONS EX 90 Roosburg Farms Inc, Athens ROSEVINE SANCHEZ DAISY EX 90 Rosevine Farms, Berwick SAZIEMAZ MAN O MAN GEMINI EX 90 Jaquemet Holsteins, Winchester SEELBY BOLTON JONI EX 90 SEELBY MR BURNS DELTA EX 90 Seelby Holsteins Ltd, Seeleys Bay

LILACLANE BAROQUE CHARITY EX 90 Orr Holsteins Ltd, Goderich

SERENITYHILL GOLDWYN FANTSIE EX 90 Jaquemet Holsteins, Winchester

LILBRI JAY MARIGOLD EX 90 Lilbri Holsteins, Almonte

SHYLANE DUPLEX PRINGLE EX 90 John McCallum, Stratford

LIMBRA GOLDWYN JESSALYN EX 90 Huybregts Farms Ltd, Crysler

SMIRLHOLM DICKEY DEE EX 90 Smirlholm Farms, Morewood

LINCREST MR BURNS BLIZZARD EX 90 Lincrest Holsteins, Winchester

SOEVISTA REDESIGN RENEE EX 90 G. John Van Soest, Goderich

LOCHDALE DIRECTOR POPPY EX 90 LOCHDALE SANCHEZ SAPPHIRE EX 90 Lochdale Holsteins, Alexandria

SPRUCECOURT LUCKY SHOT SUSAN 2 EX 90 Sprucecourt Farm, Troy

LOOKOUT M CHRISTMAS BARBIE EX 90 Knapview Farms, Almonte LUXURY AMBITION SMORES EX 90 Luxury Holsteins, Wellandport MAPLE-AIN DENZEL JOLIE EX 90 Maple-Ain Holsteins, Smiths Falls MAROBING DENZEL JEANETTE EX 90 Marobing Farms Ltd, St. Anns MAROBING LUXURY B G STAR AMBER EX 90 Luxury Holsteins, Wellandport MCGK ATWOOD ALYSSA EX 90 Remi Leroux, Ste. Anne De Prescott Dr. Ronnie Thomas, GA

SPRUCELEA SOVEREIGN ANNE EX 90 Philmar Holsteins, Branchton STANTONS SHOTTLE SHASTA EX 90 Applevue Farm, Brampton SUMMITHOLM JOBERT ROMANIA EX 90 Joe Loewith & Sons Ltd, Lynden SYMCROFT SPIRTE T NUISENSE EX 90 Glen M. Syme, Almonte TWINPEAK VALENCE YELLOW EX 90 Twin Peak Farms, Pakenham VALLEYVU DENISON JOLLY EX 90 Valleyvu Holsteins, Beachburg VALMAR REDLINER TISHA EX 90 C.J. Vanderlip & Sons, Brantford

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VELLHAVEN ALI FEVER NAOMI EX 90 Vellhaven Farms Inc, Smithville

ERBCREST DEMPSEY NORA VG 86 Erbcrest Farm, Milverton

FARHOPE BALTI LADYLOCKS EX 92 Paul-Lor Jerseys & Holsteins, Clinton

CARLETON HIGHSPEED EX 90 Glenn Dean, Arnprior

VENTURE MITEY PRUDENCE RED EX 90 Knapview Farms, Almonte

FENNEMA FEVER AUSSIE VG 86 Jake & Janet Ringelberg, Troy

CARLOW SHOTTBOLT 412 EX 90 Century Star Holsteins, Elmvale

VERSPEEK SHOTTLE LADY EX 90 Verspeek Farms Ltd, Winchester

GARAY SID BLACK BEAUTY VG 86 Brian Joseph Enright, Winchester Jaquemet Holsteins, Winchester Vicky Fletcher, Pembroke

MAPLEKEYS BRETT BECKY EX 92 Sleegerdale Farms Ltd, Belmont Vector Genetics, Rockwood

WALNUTKNOLL GOLDWYN GEN EX 90 Austin Miller, Stevensville

MS ROLLNVW GOLD DELILAH-ET EX 92 Hodglynn Holsteins, Kincardine Little Star Holsteins, Watford

GERANN BRAWLER GREASE VG 86 Gerann Holsteins, Cardinal

QUALITY SANCHEZ FLO EX 92 Quality Holsteins, Vaughan

GLENGARRY WINDBROOK CERISE VG 86 Glengarry Stock Farms Inc, Apple Hill

VANHAVEN OUTBOUND DANCER EX 92 Dappledale Holsteins, Greenbank

HAWS ATWOOD RHIANNA VG 86 Frederick Topp & Son, Dunnville

ALEXERIN KNOWLEDGE 1105 EX 91 Alexerin Farms, Manotick

HUNTSDALE BREWMASTER LANA VG 86 Huntsdale Holsteins, Troy

BECKHOLM GOLDWYN DEELILA EX 91 Beckholm Holsteins, Sunderland

KEYLAS FEVER DANELLE VG 86 Emma Roszell, Wainfleet

COXLYN BRAXTON BRENDA EX 91 Coxlyn Farms Ltd, Uxbridge

KINGSWAY BRADNICK BEAU VG 86 Hay-Way Farms, Pembroke

DANDYLAND DUSK ADELE EX 91 Dandyland Farm, Schomberg

EDG ATMS ADRENALINE-ET VG 87 Liberty Genetics, Winchester

KNONAUDALE MOUSTACHIO VG 86 Knonaudale Farms Inc, Crysler

DELCREEK SERENITY EX 91 Peter Rylaarsdam, Winchester

GLENGARRY GOLDWYN PREFERENCE VG 87 Glengarry Stock Farms Inc, Apple Hill

LARCREST COUSCOUS-ET VG 86 Glenhaven Farms, Williamstown Murrayholm Farms Inc, Martintown

DUPLEX FERRAI LAVETTE EX 91 Duplex Holsteins, Brussels

WEENARDA SHARK CHELSEA EX 90 Fepro Farms, Cobden WHITNELL NINA EX 90 Whitnell Holsteins, Wainfleet WILLIPET AGENT ORANGE EX 90 Willipet Farms, Campbellford WINRIGHT CHERRY CHESSECAKE EX 90 Brian Joseph Enright, Winchester YORELLEA BRAVEST KITKAT EX 90 Yorellea Farms, St. Eugene

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GREENLARK ROSES BIP VG 87 Greenlark Farms, Pembroke MAPEL WOOD MCCUTCHEN LISBETH VG 87 Mapel Wood Farms, Jerseyville Via Pax Et Ltd, Georgetown

LEGEND-MAKER CICERO MACY VG 86 Legend-Maker Holsteins, Mt. Hope LIMBRA SEAVER NANCY VG 86 Huybregts Farms Ltd, Crysler

ROGGUA GOLDWYN ANDY ETM VG 87 Signature Holsteins, Morrisburg

LINCREST AFTERSHOCK ADA VG 86 Lincrest Holsteins, Winchester

SIGNATURE A KATWALK VG 87 Glennholme Holsteins, Carp Signature Holsteins, Morrisburg Todd Edwards, Morrisburg

MAPEL WOOD GOLDWYN GINGER VG 86 Mapel Wood Farms, Jerseyville

SMYGWATYS GOLD LULU LEMON VG 87 Cherry Crest Holsteins, Martintown SNOWBIZ N UNO LUCIOUS VG 87 Vogue Cattle Co., Brighton

MONTDALE DESTRY DIAMOND VG 86 Montdale Holsteins, Oxford Station Mountain Echo Holsteins, Mountain Starrise Holsteins, Napanee

SPIERDYKE BROOKWIN VG 87 Spierdyke Farms, Wainfleet

MOUNT ELM WINDBROOK GERONIMO VG 86 Neil & Bryan Anderson, Vankleek Hill

SUNNYLODGE JASPER SPADE VG 87 Sunnylodge Farms Inc, Chesterville

PEARTOME MINI SERIES VG 86 Peartome Holsteins, Hagersville

VALLEYVILLE WINDBROOK ARKO VG 87 Cody Oughtred, Wellandport Gracehaven Holsteins, Grimsby

PRODUCER REGINALD LOUISE VG 86 Producer Holsteins, Pembroke

WHITNELL SPRING DAY VG 87 Whitnell Holsteins, Wainfleet AIJA LAUTHORITY CAPRINA VG 86 Jaquemet Holsteins, Winchester ALMARLEA PARAMOUNT FRESHY VG 86 Almarlea Holsteins, Brockville Wesson Holsteins, Brockville ARDROSS GOLDWYN BAZZLE VG 86 ARDROSS WINDBROOK DASHA VG 86 Ardross Holsteins, Caledonia BARRVALLEY SHADOW ALYCAT VG 86 Barrvalley Holsteins, Douglas BEAVER RAY GOLDWYN ECLIPSE VG 86 Remi Leroux, Ste. Anne De Prescott BEAVER RAY M S MCC ALLY VG 86 Ferme Maher Inc, PQ Remi Leroux, Ste. Anne De Prescott BLONDIN GOLDWYN KOLA VG 86 Bartonleigh Farm, L’original BLUEBIRD WINDBROOK GODIVA VG 86 Bluebird Farm Inc, Brantford BOBASYL SID E SLICKER VG 86 Tri-Yuill Holsteins, Balderson BURGHAVEN FEVER FLORA VG 86 John Verburg, Londesboro CHANMAR MCCUTCHEN DAISY DUKE VG 86 Chanmar Holsteins, Bainsville Steve Glaude, Bainsville CHERRY CREST LAUTHORITY TAFFY VG 86 Signature Holsteins, Morrisburg CHERRY CREST UNO REBECA VG 86 Cherry Crest Holsteins, Martintown Glengarry Stock Farms Inc, Apple Hill DENBURN FLOTPOM VG 86 Bernard St. Denis, Alexandria

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MIRELLA WINDBROOK DIMPLE VG 86 Ferme Mirella Inc, St. Bernardin

QUALITY GOLDCHIP FRANTASIA VG 86 Rosevine Farms, Berwick ROLLING MAC LAVANGUARD FROSTY VG 86 Rolling Mac Acres, Gadshill SNOWBIZ N UNO LENA VG 86 Vogue Cattle Co., Brighton SUMMITHOLM GILLESPY RAJA VG 86 Joe Loewith & Sons Ltd, Lynden SYMCROFT SEAVER CUSTARD VG 86 Glen M. Syme, Almonte UPPER CANADA ATWOOD DELIGHT VG 86 Knonaudale Farms Inc, Crysler VELLHAVEN ALI GC SQUIRREL VG 86 Vellhaven Farms Inc, Smithville WELOVALE BRISCO HOORAY VG 86 Welovale Farms, Port Hope WENALLT FEVER KLOVER VG 86 Wenallt Holsteins, Crysler WINRIGHT JASPER LEGAL VG 86 Brian Joseph Enright, Winchester ZIEVIEW AMAZED FINCH VG 86 Zieview Farms Inc, Pakenham

OCTOBER EXs GILLETTE WINDBROOK SAHARA EX 93 Ferme Gillette Inc, Embrun

FLORBIL STEADY PERSIS EX 91 Florbil Farms Ltd, Mildmay GILLETTE CHELIOS QUEEN EX 91 Ferme Gillette Inc, Embrun HARVDALE ROYCE JORDAN EX 91 Harvdale Holsteins, Stayner HENDERCROFT OUTBOUND CELEBRATE EX 91 Herbert Henderson, Ashton HIGH POINT ROX LANEY EX 91 High Point Farms, Port Perry HOLTBYHOLME MANDY DREAM EX 91 Holtbyholme Holsteins, Port Perry KORTANNE MAT SADIE EX 91 Kortanne Farms Ltd, Denfield PONDVUE FEVER SUZETTE EX 91 Allan Miller, East Garafraxa QUALITY GOLDWYN FINCAN EX 91 Quality Holsteins, Vaughan

CAVANHILL FLORIAN TORNADO EX 90 Cavanhill Farms Ltd, Kinburn CEDARPATCH DAMION FARRAH EX 90 Cedarpatch Holsteins, Mildmay CEDARVALLEY SHARE CHARLESTON EX 90 Cedarvalley Holsteins, Holstein CENTERFLOS FLORIAN BANDIT EX 90 Centerflos Holsteins, Elmvale CHAKELBURG BLACKJACK MILDMAY EX 90 Century Star Holsteins, Elmvale CHAKELBURG FEVER PHLOO EX 90 CHAKELBURG PICA CANADIAN EX 90 Chakelburg Holsteins, Mildmay CLOVILL SPIRTE WISDOM EX 90 S & T Downey Farms Ltd, Alliston COMESTAR DESTINEE GOLDWYN EX 90 Trinal Holsteins, Teeswater CORNITA SHOLTEN CUPID EX 90 Cornita Farms Ltd, Parkhill COXLYN BAXTER BETHANY EX 90 COXLYN BRAVEST BETH EX 90 COXLYN SUPERSTITION SAMANTHA EX 90 Coxlyn Farms Ltd, Uxbridge CREILEN SAHARA MOON EX 90 Creilen Acres, Brechin CRESTLEA GOLDEN ASHLINN EX 90 Breeze Hill Holsteins, Winchester DANDYLAND DUNDEE ROBIN EX 90 Dandyland Farm, Schomberg DAPPLEDALE ALEXANDER SUMMER EX 90 Dappledale Holsteins, Greenbank DAPPLEDALE GOLD STAR ELLA EX 90 Carl Phoenix & Family, Sunderland DAROJOHN SAMUELO WENDY EX 90 David R. Johnson, Annan DENLEE ALEXANDER FLORA EX 90 Unique Holsteins, Mt. Forest

WINCHILL STEADY FAYVIEN EX 91 Lorne Winch & Sons, Sutton West

DIEMERTDALE COMPASS DORIS EX 90 DIEMERTDALE STORMATIC BRIANNA EX 90 Diemertdale Acres Ltd, Ayton

WOODBRIDGE RAMPAGE MS MIAMI EX 91 Woodbridge Holsteins, Neustadt

DOMICOLE CVF PEACE EX 90 Clearview Farm, Clarence Creek

ALBADON FORK QUADE EX 90 Albadon Farms Ltd, Teeswater

DONRICH SAMUELO DORIS EX 90 Donald William Dietrich, Desboro

ATOZ PROMOTION RAPUNZEL EX 90 A To Z Farms (2006) Ltd, Mildmay

DOUGLEA SIERRA EX 90 Donald Douglas, Clifford

BALLCREST GOLDWYN ELLA EX 90 Ballcrest Farm, Uxbridge

DRUMLEE CHICKLET PRONTO EX 90 D.A. McDiarmid, Osgoode

BECKHOLM SHOTTLE DIXIE CHICK EX 90 BECKHOLM SID TRISHAS DIAMOND EX 90 BECKHOLM TEE OFF BIANCA EX 90 Beckholm Holsteins, Sunderland

DUPLEX JORDAN CATS EX 90 Duplex Holsteins, Brussels

BELMORAL SHOTTLE ILANA EX 90 BELMORAL SHOTTLE NELLE EX 90 Belmoral Farms Ltd, Teeswater

EDACRES S S SABRINA 672 EX 90 Dean E. Robertson, Elmvale Edward Robertson, Elmvale

BELRIDGE LARKIN EXCEL EX 90 BELRIDGE LOURDES DIME EX 90 Belridge Farms, Sutton West

ELANDEE BALTIMOR JELLYBEAN EX 90 Elandee Holsteins, Mildmay

BENCREST DAMION DARCIE EX 90 Fred & Marian Hopkins, Elmwood BERWEN RALSTORM LAURETTA RED EX 90 Berwen Holsteins, Cumberland BLANHAVEN MR BURNS SUMMER EX 90 Blanhaven Farms Ltd, Durham BRABANTDALE SHOTTLE SPLURGIA EX 90 Brabantdale Farms Ltd, Navan

DUTCHDALE LAGAR MIST EX 90 Perry J. Van Osch, Lucknow

ELMCROFT BALTIMOR ABELINE EX 90 Elmcroft Holsteins, Sunderland FISHERVALE KROWN ROYAL EX 90 Fishervale Acres Ltd, Thornton FLORBIL TAILOR GIGI EX 90 Florbil Farms Ltd, Mildmay FOUNTLANE DESTRY DES EX 90 Fountlane Farm, Ethel GANDIWAY BETHIE BALLAST EX 90 Maple Line Farms Ltd, Meaford

HEATHER HOLME GOLDEN AUTUMN EX 93 Glen & Curtis McNeil, Goderich

BRAINWAVE SHOTTLE LAURASIA EX 90 Mount Kolb Farm, Caledon Andrew Den Haan, Fergus

ROSENHORST NUGGET RILEY EX 93 Elmcroft Holsteins, Sunderland

BRANDSHAVEN MAGNA LANDRA RED EX 90 Brandshaven Holsteins, Tillsonburg

BECKHOLM BOLTON TRILLIUM EX 92 Beckholm Holsteins, Sunderland

BREEZE HILL M CIRCUITRY EX 90 Breeze Hill Holsteins, Winchester

COXLYN PARTNER POPPY EX 92 Coxlyn Farms Ltd, Uxbridge

BRIDGEWOOD SS LISA EX 90 Woodbridge Holsteins, Neustadt

GLENWIN MAGOT CLAUSTROPHOBIA EX 90 GLENWIN SHOTTLE CLOP EX 90 GLENWIN SHOTTLE COB EX 90 Patti Alsop, Singhampton

DONNANVIEW FEVER MARCELLA EX 92 Jason Caesar, Dungannon

BRILYN SANCHEZ CENORITA EX 90 Blanhaven Farms Ltd, Durham

GYLON GOLDWYN KELLI EX 90 David E. Wilson, Norval

GILLETTE GERARD 2ND LOVELY EX 90 Ferme Gillette Inc, Embrun GLENNHOLME ASTRO RIHANNA EX 90 Glennholme Holsteins, Carp

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PLUM VALLEY DOLMAN LAVINIA EX 90 Plum Valley Holsteins, Bolton POLESTAR GOLDWYN BEYONCE EX 90 Century Star Holsteins, Elmvale PONDVUE REDESIGN CLEONE EX 90 PONDVUE SIDNEY JEAN EX 90 Allan Miller, East Garafraxa

SILVERRIDGE V MUNITION EARWIG VG 87 Silverridge Farms Ltd, Springfield SUNNYFIELD CHARLEY VG 87 Sunnyfield Holsteins, Sunderland

PROSPERE LAUTHORITY PICOTINNE EX 90 PROSPERE SHOTTLE AZABETH EX 90 Ferme Prospere Inc, Orleans

ALIDALE SECURE DELIGHTED VG 86 Alidale Farms, Sunderland

QUALITY DURHAM FAN A EX 90 Quality Holsteins, Vaughan QUINNDALE FORBIDDEN LOVE EX 90 QUINNDALE MR BURNS LIPSTICK EX 90 Quinndale Holsteins, Greely

HOLLCANA DENNISON WAMMO EX 90 Hollcana Farm Ltd, Owen Sound

ROLLING LANDS SCARFO JOWELL EX 90 Rolling Lands Farms, Blyth

HOLTBYHOLME MANDY POSH EX 90 HOLTBYHOLME SANCHEZ AMBER EX 90 Holtbyholme Holsteins, Port Perry

ROSENHILL SHOTTLE SHERYL EX 90 Rosenhill Holsteins, St. Albert ROYBRIDGE GOLDWYN LUANA EX 90 Roy Spence, Elmvale SCHOTHORST ATLANTIC 1386 EX 90 Schothorst Farms Ltd, Mildmay

IKENDALE ARMSTEAD SHINING EX 90 IKENDALE MANNIE MISTY EX 90 Ikendale Farms Ltd, Walkerton

SPENCROFT DESIGN KAZ EX 90 SPENCROFT FEVER LUCITA EX 90 SPENCROFT GOLDWYN LULA EX 90 Roger Spence, Elmvale

IVANDALE ROYSTER MELODY EX 90 Ivandale Farm, Edwards

STARBRITE JASPER DAZZLE EX 90 Starbrite Holsteins, Mildmay

JONELMA FINAL CUT SUMMER EX 90 Jonelma Farms, Oro Medonte

STEWARDSON DENZEL JACKPOT EX 90 Stewardson Dairy, Thedford

JOYROD DAMION SARAH EX 90 Rodney Shantz, Gorrie

STMALO BOLTON ELIANA EX 90 Ferme St Malo Inc, St. Pascal

KENTVILLE FREMONT ROCKSTAR EX 90 Kentville Holsteins, Melancthon

SUNNYFIELD MANDARA EX 90 Sunnyfield Holsteins, Sunderland

KNIGHTHOLM JASPER PASTIME EX 90 Knightholm Holsteins, Cookstown

SUNSPARK GOLDWYN ALICIA EX 90 Christhill Farms, Tara

LAIDLAWN ATTIC CAGNEY EX 90 LAIDLAWN GOLDWYN KRISTIE EX 90 W. Paul Laidlaw, Norval

TACUMA BALTIMORE BENGI EX 90 Tacuma Holsteins, Mt. Forest

LAITXPERT TITANIA SHOTTLE EX 90 Quiet Acres Holsteins, Mitchell

QUALITY GOLDWYN TERRY VG 87 Quality Holsteins, Vaughan

ALEAH GK KIWI VG 86 Aleah Farms Ltd, Beaverton

HILL VIEW SPIRTE CARMEN EX 90 Dwyre Farms Ltd, Elgin

IDEE SANCHEZ GABRIELL EX 90 Breeze Hill Holsteins, Winchester

HOBBY HOLLOW HOLSTEINS, KARS VG 87 Marbri Farms Inc, Russell Serenityhill Holsteins, Russell

PRETTY-VIEW ALLEN KRISTIE EX 90 Prettyview Farms Limited, Wyebridge

ROBINS BAXTER DELILAH EX 90 ROBINS DENZEL ALO EX 90 Robins Holsteins Limited, Midland

HONEYPOD TIMBER JAZIE EX 90 Honeypod Holsteins, Elmvale

TACUMA JOESTAR ROSEHIP EX 90 Tacuma Holsteins, Mt. Forest

ARROWHEAD GOLD ZAHRA-ET VG 86 Arrowhead Dairy, Teeswater ATOZ SPECTRUM SWAT VG 86 A To Z Farms (2006) Ltd, Mildmay BARDALE DEMPSEY DESIREE VG 86 Windy Brae Farms, Seagrave

MISTYGLEN SUEDE COLOSS VG 86 Misty Glen Farms Ltd, Belmont

PHOENIXHOLM SAN ELLAS DEMPSEY VG 86 Carl Phoenix & Family, Sunderland

BRILYN LAUTHORITY CYLENT VG 86 Brian & Linda Hastie, Elmwood

PONDVUE SID RITA VG 86 Allan Miller, East Garafraxa

C V F WINDBROOK BESSIE VG 86 Clearview Farm, Clarence Creek

PRETTY-VIEW STEADY CREAK VG 86 Prettyview Farms Limited, Wyebridge

CADILAC MANIFOLD TYRRA VG 86 Cadilac Holsteins, Barrie

PROSPERE CHELIOS CARLA VG 86 PROSPERE SID ANNICOLOMBE VG 86 Ferme Prospere Inc, Orleans

CEDARPATCH BRILLION FANCY VG 86 CHAKELBURG LAUTHORITY CHARGER VG 86 Chakelburg Holsteins, Mildmay CHAKELBURG SANCHEZ JEMMA VG 86 CHARACTER LADD AGGIE P RED VG 86 Character Holsteins, Mildmay CLARKVALLEY EUROPA LETMEATIT VG 86 Beckholm Holsteins, Sunderland CRAIGCREST R BRADNICK RAVEENA VG 86 Scott Brethet, Tottenham DANDYLAND ATWOOD BAMBI VG 86 DANDYLAND FINAL RESPONSE VG 86 DANDYLAND MERIDIAN DASHER VG 86 Dandyland Farm, Schomberg DAPPLEDALE SANCHEZ KITTY VG 86 Dappledale Holsteins, Greenbank

LOA-DE-MEDE ATTIC MARTINE EX 90 Loa-De-Mede Farms Ltd, Oshawa

VERNLA BOLTON EMPRESS EX 90 Vernon Martin, Mt. Forest

DUTCHDALE WB NADINE VG 86 DUTCHDALE WINDBROOK LULU VG 86 Perry J. Van Osch, Lucknow

LORMARR LEA LEADER LAUREN EX 90 Lormarr Lea Holsteins, Owen Sound

WATDALE SHOTTLE IPAD EX 90 Dale Watke, Hanover

MAPLECREST ATWOOD EVENTUALLY EX 90 Ken & Adam Brusso, Ayton

WHITTIER-CF MAC LUCINA-ET EX 90 Character Holsteins, Mildmay

MARTROCK MAGNETISM PANZEROTTI EX 90 Richard W. Martin, Teeswater

WINCHILL FINAL FIERO EX 90 Lorne Winch & Sons, Sutton West

MELISTAR TEE OFF GOGO EX 90 Melistar Holstein, Vars

WOODHILL KINGLY STARBURST EX 90 Woodhill Holsteins, Clarksburg

MIDLEE DEMPSEY CHRISTIE EX 90 Midlee Farms Ltd, Osgoode

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MILLBROOKE DUPLEX OLXEIS EX 90 Ed Meulendyk, Badjeros

BECKHOLM BRAXTON TRINITY VG 87 Beckholm Holsteins, Sunderland

MONTPLESANT TALENT ABIGAIL EX 90 John Thornburn, Paisley

BECKRIDGE ATWOOD LORELEI VG 87 Beckridge Holsteins, Keswick

MSCHARTROIS PLANET LEONI-ET EX 90 Velthuis Farms Ltd, Osgoode Boldi Inc, Vars

DANDYLAND LAUTHORITY ASHA VG 87 Dandyland Farm, Schomberg

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BLAYJOY ATWOOD SANDY VG 86 Blayjoy Holsteins Ltd, Dundalk

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PATIENCE WINDBROOK GEORGETTE VG 86 Florbil Farms Ltd, Mildmay

LEPDALE DENZEL CLEMENTINE EX 90 Lepdale Farms, Uxbridge

MARBRI WINDHAMMER BELLADONNA VG 87 Benschop Farms, Bowmanville Dr. John McOuat, PQ

MARFLOACRES STANLEY ANDORA VG 86 Floyd L. Martin, Mt. Forest

BELMORAL SANCHEZ NOOKY VG 86 Belmoral Farms Ltd, Teeswater

DELCREEK LIL SLICE OF HEAVEN VG 86 Peter Rylaarsdam, Winchester

PARKIN BAXTER BAILEY EX 90 Skyline Holsteins, Caledon

MAPLEBROUGH STANLEYCUP ELIZA VG 86 Maplebrough Holsteins, Uxbridge

OCONNORS BREWMASTER RANI VG 86 O’Connor Land & Cattle Co, Ajax

TRINAL RE DESIGN MAXANNE EX 90 Trinal Holsteins, Teeswater

ELMBROOK WINDBROOK AMARILLO VG 87 Werrcroft Farms Ltd, Oshawa Ronald C Werry, Oshawa Derek Lee, Little Britain Casscrest Holsteins, Oshawa

LOOKOUT EPIC HALO VG 86 Sleegerdale Farms Ltd, Belmont

BECKHOLM HERO TRISHAS TREASURE VG 86 Beckholm Holsteins, Sunderland

LANGNIC DAMION LOLA EX 90 R.E. Robertson & Sons, Elmvale

ORCHARD VALE LYMAN EX 90 Glenn W. Atkinson, Schomberg

LOCKMAR WINDBROOK RATTLE VG 86 Lockmar Holsteins, Sutton West

MOUNT ELM BRAXTON LEXAR VG 86 MOUNT ELM LADD KAMELEON VG 86 Neil & Bryan Anderson, Vankleek Hill

TRIELM JASPER WALLACE EX 90 TRIELM JASPER WILLA EX 90 Trielm Farm, Bradford

DELCREEK EAR MUFF VG 87 Peter Rylaarsdam, Winchester

LOA-DE-MEDE GOLDCHIP MADDIE VG 86 LOA-DE-MEDE LAVANGUARD JOY VG 86 LOA-DE-MEDE SANCHEZ JACQUELINE VG 86 Loa-De-Mede Farms Ltd, Oshawa

BEAVERBROCK ATWOOD NAVADA VG 86 Beaverbrock Farms, Cannington

LANGELANDS JUROR MINI WHEATS EX 90 Ross H. Lange & Family, Utopia

OLD-ACRES SHOTTLE SABY-ET EX 90 Character Holsteins, Mildmay

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DAPPLEHOLM ATWOOD LISA VG 86 Michael & Jessica Phoenix, Greenbank

FOUNTLANE ATTITUDE REBELLA VG 86 Fountlane Farm, Ethel FRADON ARMANI JODIE VG 86 Sunspark Farms Inc, South Bruce Peninsula GILLETTE ETERNAL WIND VG 86 GILLETTE SLEEP ALL DAY VG 86 Ferme Gillette Inc, Embrun HEATHER HOLME SID SASHA VG 86 HEATHER HOLME WINDBROOK ALLURE VG 86 HEATHER HOLME WINDBROOK STELLA VG 86 Glen & Curtis McNeil, Goderich HENDERCROFT BRADNICK SHOCK VG 86 HENDERCROFT SID PEANUT VG 86 Herbert Henderson, Ashton HIGH POINT LISA FIESTA VG 86 High Point Farms, Port Perry HILL VIEW DUDE POP TART VG 86 Dwyre Farms Ltd, Elgin HODGLYNN SID LUCILLE VG 86 Starbrite Holsteins, Mildmay Hodglynn Holsteins, Kincardine

QUALITY LAUTHORITY FINCORE VG 86 Quality Holsteins, Vaughan QUINNDALE LAUGH OUT LOUD VG 86 Quinndale Holsteins, Greely RIVERDOWN WINDBROOK REDIAL VG 86 RIVERDOWN WINDBROOK RUMNCOKE VG 86 Riverdown Holsteins, Metcalfe ROBROOK WINDBROOK BEAUTY VG 86 Ferme Gillette Inc, Embrun Mary Inn Holstein, Embrun RYLA SHADOW ALEX VG 86 Beckholm Holsteins, Sunderland SANDY CREST PEYTON VG 86 Sandy Crest Holsteins, Arnprior SHEAROAD SUNDAY VG 86 Shearoad Farms, Richmond SILVERRIDGE V DRMAN EMPOWERED VG 86 SILVERRIDGE V SUPERSIRE ETOILE VG 86 Silverridge Farms Ltd, Springfield SMYGWATYS BRAXTON LAMY VG 86 Raymond J. Smygwaty, Russell SMYGWATYS SID ANDY VG 86 Breeze Hill Holsteins, Winchester Thunder Oak Farm, Neebing Raymond J. Smygwaty, Russell SPRUCETONE SENNET KAY VG 86 Sprucetone Holsteins, Bradford STARBRITE AFTERSHOCK DOMINO VG 86 Starbrite Holsteins, Mildmay SUNNYFIELD STACEE VG 86 Sunnyfield Holsteins, Sunderland UNIQUE BRAXTON GRACE VG 86 Unique Holsteins, Mt. Forest VALCROFT WINDBROOK CANDACE VG 86 Valcroft Farms Inc, Sunderland VALLEYVILLE SANCHEZ AUGUSTA VG 86 Quality Holsteins, Vaughan WERRCROFT WINDBROOK TAMICA VG 86 Werrcroft Farms Ltd, Oshawa WINCHILL CALLUM DIXIE VG 86 Lorne Winch & Sons, Sutton West WRIDALE SANCHEZ GINA VG 86 Lewside Holsteins, Barrie

HOLTBYHOLME MISS ATWOOD MAY VG 86 Holtbyholme Holsteins, Port Perry

NOVEMBER EXs

LANGELANDS LADNER MOXIE VG 86 Ross H. Lange & Family, Utopia

CAVANALECK DUPLEX GIOIA EX 92 Cavanaleck Farms Ltd, Belmont

LEPDALE WINDBROOK SIOUX VG 86 Lepdale Farms, Uxbridge

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LOOKOUT ADVENT FLICKA RED EX 92 Trent Valley Holsteins, Peterborough Richard M. Green, DE Chris & Jennifer Hill, MD

ERROLEA SAMUELO BRISTOL EX 90 Errolea Holsteins, Camlachie

RICHLAND AUDACITY RED ROCKET EX 90 Richland Holsteins, Stirling

ALTONA LEA BUCKEYE MARIA EX 91 Kedeb Acres, Selwyn

FARISVIEW GOLDWYN JEANETTE EX 90 FARISVIEW SANCHEZ MILEY EX 90 FARISVIEW SANCHEZ PEACH EX 90 Dalton J. Faris, East Gwillimbury

RNC FEVER GLAD TO MEET HER EX 90 Redstone Holsteins, Kirkton

CLAIRCREST FERR BANANA SPLIT EX 91 Clair E. Petherick, Campbellford

FARROW TALENT COOKIE MONSTER EX 90 Far-Row Holsteins, Woodville

COMRIE SHOTTLE HARLOW EX 91 Comrie Farms Ltd, London

FRICOSONS JASPER KITKAT EX 90 Fricosons Holsteins, Newcastle

FARISVIEW SANCHEZ MARGOT EX 91 Dalton J. Faris, East Gwillimbury

FUTURECREST CIRCUIT 5845 EX 90 Futurecrest Holsteins, Aylmer

SAGERBRAE JOSEPH CORKY EX 90 SAGERBRAE STAN CINDER EX 90 Paul D. Sager, Campbellford

HUNTSHAVEN DARINGER YOSEMITE EX 91 James C. Fenwick, Enterprise

GERLEID LOBBY MAY EX 90 Hoftyzer Farms Ltd, Frankford

SERENITYHILL NIAGRA ROZ EX 90 Kingsway Farms, Hastings

LOVSHIN SANCHEZ KAREN EX 91 Lovshin Farms Ltd, Cobourg

GLORYMORN BONAIR 304 EX 90 Herman & Marianne Prinzen, Picton

MAPLEKEYS GOLDROY MAJESTY EX 91 Maplekeys Farms, Aylmer

GORDONDELL AMY SPIRTE EX 90 GORDONDELL BEVERLY FINAL CUT EX 90 Gerald Gordon, Inverary

SKIPWELL BOLTON FRESH EX 90 SKIPWELL BOLTON KLAIR EX 90 Skipwell Farms Inc, Aylmer

MEDWAY DUPLEX SHELLIE EX 91 Medway Farms Ltd, Ilderton METDALE DEMPSEY KAYE EX 91 Almet Farms Ltd, Bowmanville OSCROFT FEVER STELLAR EX 91 Oscroft Farms, Shannonville PREMIER SANCHEZ VALERIE EX 91 Sunny Plains Farms, Joyceville RONBETH FEVER SUNFIRE EX 91 Ronbeth Holsteins, Hastings WILLDINA STEADY BABE EX 91 Embrdale Farm, Asphodel-Norwood ALTONA LEA BAXTER GIGI EX 90 ALTONA LEA BENEDICT JEMIMA P EX 90 ALTONA LEA JASPER ALLYBABA EX 90 ALTONA LEA STEADY ANNIKA EX 90 Frank Barkey & Family, Blackstock BENRISE ALEX VONNA EX 90 BENRISE DENZEL WINTER EX 90 BENRISE DUPLEX ARIANA EX 90 Benschop Farms, Bowmanville BONNIESPRING DAMION MUFFIN EX 90 McNinch Holsteins, Millbrook BROEDERDALE GIBSON JEZZABELLE EX 90 Broeders & Sons Ltd, Wolfe Island CADDEDALE DESIGN VEGAS EX 90 CADDEDALE SHOTTLE JELLYBEAN EX 90 Caddedale Holsteins, Dorchester CAVANALECK DEXTER GRENDEL EX 90 Cavanaleck Farms Ltd, Belmont CEDARMARSH DENZELL HALLA EX 90 Schipper Farms Ltd, Aylmer CEDARVILLA SEAVER CARRIE EX 90 Cedarvilla Holsteins, Lakefield CLAIRCREST DENISON TWYLA EX 90 CLAIRCREST DENZEL AVA EX 90 Clair E. Petherick, Campbellford CLINTDALE DENZEL LAINE EX 90 Charlyn Jerseys, Warwick Township COMRIE BURNS UBABS EX 90 Comrie Farms Ltd, London CRATER LIA GOLDWYN EX 90 CRATER MELON SANCHEZ EX 90 Crater Farm, Hartington CRATERVIEW MAILING ALANNAH EX 90 Craterview Holsteins, Hartington CROVALLEY GOLDWYN ALIYAH EX 90 CROVALLEY MAN O MAN LOTTERY EX 90 Crovalley Holsteins, Hastings DONEGAL DAVIDOFF RENEGADE EX 90 Donegal Holsteins, Norwood DONNANDALE ERICS BIRTHDAY EX 90 DONNANDALE FREDDIE HALIBUT EX 90 DONNANDALE LAUTHORITY PETRA EX 90 Donnandale Farms, Stirling

RONBETH SANCHEZ PAPRIKA EX 90 RONBETH SHOTTLE NAN EX 90 Ronbeth Holsteins, Hastings

SPRINGBEND KALEE ATWOOD EX 90 Sikmadale Holsteins, Orono

GORELAND LIBRA FEVER EX 90 Goreland Farms, Carrying Place

SPRUCEMAR LHEROS MISTY EX 90 Laurelwood Holsteins, Waterloo

GRAHAMFARM TALENT CARMEN EX 90 Graham Farms, Picton

STANTONS AFTER ALL EX 90 STANTONS SNOWMAN BRENLEE EX 90 STANTONS SUPER BAFFLE EX 90 Stanton Bros Limited, Ilderton

HARKEN GOLDWYN JENN EX 90 Harken Holsteins, Campbellford HELLING BLITZ GRACE EX 90 Helling Holsteins, Omemee HURSTELM FINAL CUT HARRIET EX 90 Elmhurst Bros, Hastings INGHOLM TAIT DANIKA EX 90 Ingholm Farms, Campbellford KELVUE DENZEL LYNN EX 90 Erdine Farms Ltd, Hastings KINGSWAY GOLDWYN ALEJANDRO EX 90 KINGSWAY M GOLDWYN GAMER EX 90 KINGSWAY SID DRUSILLA EX 90 Kingsway Farms, Hastings KINGSWAY M ROY POCAHONTAS EX 90 Brian Atkinson & Family, Warkworth KUIPERSCREST BOOKMAN KASTIN EX 90 Kuiperscrest Holsteins, Bloomfield LAZIERLANE LAURIN LEMON EX 90 Lazierlane Holsteins, Corbyville LEACHLAND SAMUELO GABRIEL EX 90 Colin & Karen Leach, Lindsay LOVSHIN BAROQUE FIONA EX 90 Lovshin Farms Ltd, Cobourg MAPLEKEYS BREAKOUT REBEKAH EX 90 Maplekeys Farms, Aylmer MEDWAY BOLTON SHEILA EX 90 Medway Farms Ltd, Ilderton MEMORYHAVEN TALENTI RUBY RED EX 90 Sunny Plains Farms, Joyceville MILVALEA DENISON DIVINE EX 90 MILVALEA SHOTGUN WIZARD EX 90 Milvalea Holsteins, Baltimore

STANWOOD CHIVE ARLA EX 90 Stanwood Farms, Norwood SUNREST TALENT ABRACADABRA EX 90 Sunrest Farm, Joyceville TREKILI W A LATIN DEMPSEY EX 90 Waltz Acre Farms, Consecon Trekili Holsteins, Napanee VALE-O-SKENE BRAXTON JUCI EX 90 Vale-O-Skene Holsteins, Little Britain VALLEYLANE GOLD RACHEL EX 90 Elliottdale Holsteins, Thorndale WALTZ ACRE EXLIPSE LAURIN EX 90 Waltz Acre Farms, Consecon WEBB VIEW LIZZA ONTARIZI EX 90 WEBB VIEW TIA BELAC EX 90 Webb View Farms, Roseneath WHITE CROSS GOLD MAGDALENA EX 90 White Cross Farms, Arva WILHOME SALEN MAISIE EX 90 Wilhome Farms, Picton WILLOWLANE AVALANCHE KAMIKAZEE EX 90 Brian Slaughter, Warwick Twp WILLSONA DEBONAIR BUDGETE EX 90 Almet Farms Ltd, Bowmanville WOOLLEY BONAIR VENICE EX 90 Woolley Farms Inc, Springfield

NOVEMBER VGs CAVANALECK CAPRICORN STANKA VG 87 Cavanaleck Farms Ltd, Belmont CROVALLEY ATWOOD PATRICIA VG 87 Crovalley Holsteins, Hastings

MONTEITH JORDAN J J EX 90 Nurseland Farm, Hillier

FUTURECREST LET IT SNOW THEONE VG 87 Futurecrest Holsteins, Aylmer

MORBET MAYE JULIE EX 90 MORBET PRILLY RYLEY EX 90 Paul H. Tytgat, Harrow

HILLMARK FEVER DUCKY VG 87 Gerald W. Hill, Ilderton

NACONA TALENT KELSEY EX 90 Sutton Farms, Napanee

KINGSWAY GOLDWYN ELSIE VG 87 Kingsway Farms, Hastings Millen Farms, Omemee

NARWOOD DENISON EVENING EX 90 Don & Diane Catt, St. Thomas

ALMERSON CONTROL CHAMPAGNE VG 86 Almerson Farms Ltd, Campbellford

NETHERCAN ORIGINAL LELAH EX 90 Kamink Farms Limited, Consecon

ALTONA LEA ATWOOD KATIE VG 86 Frank Barkey & Family, Blackstock

NITHAVEN EMPIRE SARA EX 90 Nithaven Holsteins, Wellesley

ARCADIA CINDERELLA 595 VG 86 Arcadia Farms, Codrington

NYOLAYNE GOLDWYN TEX EX 90 Loyalea Holsteins, Hastings

CAVANALECK AFTERSHOCK SAVARA VG 86 CAVANALECK DUPLEX MAB VG 86 Cavanaleck Farms Ltd, Belmont

DZFINCH PICOLO ALETA EX 90 David Z. Finch, Belmont

OSCROFT DEMPSTER GRETCHEN EX 90 OSCROFT SOVEREIGN BRONWYN EX 90 Oscroft Farms, Shannonville

EASTEDGE WONDERBOY DARIAN EX 90 East Edge Holsteins, Springfield

OUROWN DENZEL TOPNOTCH EX 90 Nurseland Farm, Hillier

EMBRDALE BIANCA SEAVER EX 90 Extramile Farm, Keene

PINE GLEN ASHLAR CARALINE EX 90 Pine Glen Farms, Brighton

EMBRDALE BONNIE DENISON EX 90 Embrdale Farm, Asphodel-Norwood

PRINSFIELDS REDESIGN AMELIA EX 90 Donald Prins, Wooler RCAT DUPLEX JOLENE EX 90 Ridgetown College of Agricultural Tech, Ridgetown

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RODRICK CARMEL IDENTITY EX 90 Barr Farms, Godfrey

CLAIRCREST WINDBROOK LOLLY VG 86 Clair E. Petherick, Campbellford CLARKVALLEY SANCHEZ MIATA VG 86 John Dortmans Jr, Strathroy Certified Holsteins, Strathroy CLAYNOOK WINDBROOK BOBBIE VG 86 Kamink Farms Limited, Consecon COMRIE SID UROYAL VG 86 Comrie Farms Ltd, London

CROVALLEY ATWOOD DYNAMO VG 86 CROVALLEY LAVANGUARD GALAXY VG 86 Crovalley Holsteins, Hastings DONNANVIEW DEMPSEY 2ND TEASE VG 86 Frank Barkey & Family, Blackstock Vintage Land And Cattle Ltd, Blackstock FARISVIEW FEVER LEMONDROP VG 86 FARISVIEW SID PROBERTA VG 86 Dalton J. Faris, East Gwillimbury FENHAVEN WINDBROOK NATASHA VG 86 James C. Fenwick, Enterprise GRAHAMFARM SANCHEZ BEVERLY VG 86 Graham Farms, Picton KAWARTHA BRAXTON MELODY VG 86 KAWARTHA LET IT SNOW JESSE VG 86 Kawartha Holsteins, Lindsay KINGSWAY GOLDWYN ELIZABETH VG 86 KINGSWAY STANLEY MACY VG 86 KINGSWAY WINDBROOK COURAGE VG 86 KINGSWAY WINDBROOK LOREINE VG 86 Kingsway Farms, Hastings KINGSWAY WINDBROOK ZOLA VG 86 Kingsway Farms, Hastings Millen Farms, Omemee LEACHFIELD LADYS LOVEABLE VG 86 Peter Leach, Woodville LEACHLAND BRAXTON DIXIE VG 86 Colin & Karen Leach, Lindsay MAPEL WOOD SNOWMAN LOCKET VG 86 Fricosons Holsteins, Newcastle MEDWAY SEAVER MANDY VG 86 Medway Farms Ltd, Ilderton MILLEN LAUTHORITY JOURNEY VG 86 Millen Farms, Omemee MORBET MAYE KATHERINE VG 86 Paul H. Tytgat, Harrow NARWOOD WIND HONEYBROOK VG 86 Don & Diane Catt, St. Thomas NEWLANDS STANLEY CUP MOLLY VG 86 Newlands Farm Ltd, Dorchester PLOEGSWAY LEXICON MARSHMELLOW VG 86 PLOEGSWAY WINDBROOK RUMBLE VG 86 John Vanderploeg, Keene POSCHOLM TEARDROP VG 86 Bruce Posch, Thornloe PREMIERWEST MOGUL CAKEWALK VG 86 Stanton Bros Limited, Ilderton RONBETH GOLDCHIP LEXIS VG 86 RONBETH WINDBROOK SYBIL VG 86 Ronbeth Holsteins, Hastings RYLA LAVANGUARD CIVIC VG 86 Ryla Holsteins, Lindsay STANTONS DAY BENYA VG 86 STANTONS OAK BELLA VG 86 STANTONS SUPERSIRE ELORYNE VG 86 Stanton Bros Limited, Ilderton SUNREST DUNDEE QUIP VG 86 Sunrest Farm, Joyceville VALE-O-SKENE AFTERSHOCK DARLIN VG 86 Vale-O-Skene Holsteins, Little Britain Benbo Farm, Oakwood WEDGWOOD GOLDEN PEPPER VG 86 Dalton J. Faris, East Gwillimbury WHITE CROSS DEMPSEY KATRINA VG 86 White Cross Farms, Arva WILLDINA AFTERSHOCK AMBER VG 86 Willdina Holsteins, Bowmanville Almet Farms Ltd, Bowmanville WILLOWLANE ALEXANDER BOURBON VG 86 Brian Slaughter, Warwick Twp

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• GREENLARK GOLDWYN LUXURY EX-94-2E Bred and Owned by Greenlark Farms, Pembroke

• FUTURECREST GOLDWYN TRIXIE EX-94

Bred by Futurecrest Holsteins, Alymer; Owned by Futurecrest Holsteins, Alymer, Stanhope Dairy Farm Ltd., BC & Wedgwood Holsteins, BC

• ALEAH MILLEN NAUGHTYS SECRET VG-88

• KINGSWAY GOLDWYN ABBA DABBA EX-94

• GILLETTE WINDBROOK LULU VG-88

• ST-JACOB GOLDWYN HAZEL EX-94

• HEATHER HOLME SID DEBORA VG-88

• VIORIS ALEX PANDORA EX-94

• MILLBROOKE ATWOOD OOH LA LA VG-88

Over 125,000 kilograms of Milk

Bred and Owned by Aleah Farms Ltd., Beaverton, Millen Farms, Omemee & Matthew & Tyler Yates, Beaverton Bred by Donnanview Farms Ltd., Stirling & Ferme Gillette Inc., Embrun; Owned by Ferme Gillette Inc., Embrun Bred and Owned by Glen & Curtis McNeil, Goderich

Bred by Ed Meulendyk, Badjeros; Owned by Kingsway Farms, Hastings & Ed Meulendyk, Badjeros

• TREKILI W A LOLA BRAXTON VG-88

Bred and Owned by Waltz Acre Farms Consecon & Trekili Holsteins, Napanee

• WALKERBRAE DOORMAN LOCKET VG-88

Bred by Walkerbrae Farms, Guelph, Crasdale Farms, PEI & Bert Tuytel, BC

Bred by Kingsway Farms, Hastings, Jason David Mell, WI & Trent Valley Holsteins, Peterborough Owned by Little Star Holsteins, Watford & Hodglynn Holsteins, Kincardine Bred by S & J Villeneuve & Sons Inc., Hawkesbury

• SUMMITHOLM DAWSON CHERI GP-81. . . . . . 147,693 kgs Bred and Owned by Joe Loewith & Sons Ltd., Lynden

• DUFFEYNIAL FARM REMOLADE VG-86. . . . 132,004 kgs Bred and Owned by Duffey & Freres, L’Original

• SUNNYBLOOM CORA CARMA EX-90 . . . . . . 131,929 kgs Bred and Owned by Bloomfield Farms Ltd., Ilderton

• KRUL GIBSON PIXETTE EX-91-5E 3* . . . . . . . . 131,367 kgs Bred and Owned by Krul Holsteins Ltd., Arthur

EX-94 & Higher • LOYALYN GOLDWYN JUNE EX-97

Bred by Rob & Alice Bumstead, Owen Sound

• KINGSWAY DUNDEE LAVA EX-95

Bred and Owned by Kingsway Farms, Hastings

• HARTVELD WINDBROOK JEWEL EX-95 Bred by Hartveld Farms Ltd., Aylmer

• KNONAUDALE JASMINE EX-94-3E 1* Bred by Knonaudale Farms Inc., Crysler; Owned by Kingsway Farms, Hastings

• PETERMANN ROSSIGNOL VG-85 . . . . . . . . . . . 127,396 kgs Bred and Owned Nick & Steph Petermann, Pembroke

• BERTOM AEROCERF 159 GP-80. . . . . . . . . . . . 126,224 kgs Bred and Owned by Bertom Farms, Sarsfield

• SUMMITHOLM MTOTO IRENE GP-80 . . . . . . 125,673 kgs Bred and Owned by Joe Loewith & Sons Ltd., Lynden

• OCONNORS OUTSIDE DAYNA EX-90-5E . . . . 125,331 kgs Bred and Owned by O’Connor Land & Cattle Co., Ajax

• FUTURECREST AFTERSHOCK LINDA EX-94-2E Bred by Futurecrest Holsteins, Aylmer, Stanhope Dairy Farm Ltd., BC & Wedgwood Holsteins, BC; Owned by Futurecrest Holsteins, Aylmer

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DONNANVIEW IOTA BAMBAM EX-90 Donnanview Farms Ltd. Ferme Gillette Inc, Embrun

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DONNANVIEW MILLAY BOOTIE EX-90 Trentward Farms, Hastings

DONNANVIEW GOLDWYN BEV EX-93 Ferme Bard Inc, PQ CHERRY CREST GOLDWYN ASPIRE EX-92 Rusendale Farms Inc, PQ DONNANVIEW GOLDWYN BUZZ EX-92 St. Jacobs Animal Breeding Corp., VT ARCADIA D PLANE SHADOW EX-91 Donnanview Farms Ltd, Stirling DONNANVIEW FEVER MARCELLA EX-91 Jason Caesar, Dungannon DONNANVIEW ROSES WANDA EX-91 Ferme Godale Enr., PQ DONNANVIEW A S M SHEEN EX-90 Ferme Godale Enr., PQ DONNANVIEW A W BROOK SALLY EX-90 Maple-Ain Holsteins, Smith Falls

DONNANVIEW POWER DEBRA EX-90 Maple-Ain Holsteins, Smith Falls

We apologize that this classification result missed being published in the Summer 2015 edition. This result is from April 2015. NISKOTT COACH 641 VG-86 Shadylane Farms, Matheson

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in each age division for September 2015 through the end of November 2015! ANIMAL NAME

CLASS

AGE

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BCA Comp

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F

P

DEV Comp

WHITE CROSS SHOTTLE CATHY

GP-84

01-11

368

332

335

1035

(+152)

(+103)

(+116)

(+371)

BRABANTIA FEVER CHARITY

G-73

01-10

365

383

329

1077

(+118)

(+143)

(+88)

(+349)

BRABANTIA REGINALD DEANNA

GP-83

01-08

365

306

325

996

(+118)

(+66)

(+84)

(+268)

ORNUM JUPITER 791

G-77

01-11

281

382

261

924

(+69)

(+153)

(+46)

(+268)

HOLMDALE LOCKOUT POTTER 1087

GP-84

01-09

329

315

311

955

(+95)

(+87)

(+83)

(+265)

FARNEAR-TBR-BH VIS VASE-ET

VG-87

02-04

446

609

453

1508

(+130)

(+285)

(+147)

(+562)

SUNOL COUGAR HUMPTY

VG-86

02-11

360

395

359

1114

(+119)

(+134)

(+115)

(+368)

EBYVILLE BREWMASTER MARSBAR

G-78

02-00

335

379

316

1030

(+108)

(+132)

(+91)

(+331)

REGIMBALD GERARD FLO

G-75

02-02

298

303

325

926

(+96)

(+93)

(+117)

(+306)

LOOKOUT-PESCE SEPHORA-ET

VG-85

02-01

285

321

315

921

(+83)

(+104)

(+111)

(+298)

GILLETTE IOTA CARMEN

VG-87

03-03

344

507

379

1230

(+97)

(+241)

(+134)

(+472)

STEWARDSON BALTIMOR BAILEY

VG-85

03-01

399

370

357

1126

(+142)

(+115)

(+103)

(+360)

ERDINE BRONCO BUCKAROO

VG-85

03-11

379

291

368

1038

(+155)

(+58)

(+141)

(+354)

GILLETTE WINDBROOK JILL

VG-86

03-02

340

431

333

1104

(+93)

(+165)

(+88)

(+346)

BERTENSVILLE STERLING SOUND

GP-84

03-05

349

446

362

1157

(+73)

(+150)

(+89)

(+312)

CONLEE TRUMPET CRUSH

GP-82

04-02

368

334

339

1041

(+122)

(+78)

(+98)

(+298)

BRAKKE MANIFOLD 318

GP-84

04-00

291

422

316

1029

(+56)

(+156)

(+76)

(+288)

OPSTERLAWN ASHLAR AUTSIDE

VG-86

04-01

330

346

325

1001

(+94)

(+88)

(+83)

(+265)

GLENNHOLME GOLD BEAUTY

EX-90

04-02

313

324

309

946

(+91)

(+78)

(+85)

(+254)

ROESBETT LARKIN TART

VG-85

04-00

339

322

322

983

(+100)

(+64)

(+81)

(+245)

WILRA PLANET 953-ET

VG-87

05-01

323

433

314

1070

(+166)

(+264)

(+166)

(+596)

ELM-PARK TWEEKME-RED

VG-86

05-10

419

352

435

1206

(+186)

(+106)

(+190)

(+482)

GOLDENDALE LITTORAL CRAZY

GP-83

05-10

354

446

343

1143

(+121)

(+208)

(+105)

(+434)

EX-90-2E

05-09

328

386

319

1033

(+92)

(+126)

(+76)

(+294)

GP-81

05-01

288

343

312

943

(+68)

(+111)

(+87)

(+266)

BROWNDALE BURNS JENNIE

EX-90

07-00

295

505

322

1122

(+68)

(+261)

(+103)

(+432)

HOLZER OUTSIDE MECCA

EX-90

10-08

332

501

290

1123

(+88)

(+213)

(+46)

(+347)

LOCKMAR DUNDEE HOPEFULLY

VG-87

06-11

360

347

370

1077

(+121)

(+69)

(+126)

(+316)

EX-90-2E

09-08

371

465

369

1205

(+57)

(+142)

(+66)

(+265)

VG-86

08-01

301

383

280

964

(+70)

(+125)

(+55)

(+250)

YEARLINGS WHITE CROSS FARMS, ARVA

BRABANTIA FARMS INC, WILLIAMSBURG BRABANTIA FARMS INC, WILLIAMSBURG ORNUM FARMS LTD, EMBRO

HOLMDALE HOLSTEINS, ELMWOOD

2 YEAR OLDS BRABANTDALE FARMS LTD, NAVAN SUNOL FARMS, CARLETON PLACE

EBYVILLE FARMS LTD, ALLENFORD MICHEL & DONNA REGIMBALD, SARSFIELD VINTAGE LAND AND CATTLE LTD, BLACKSTOCK

3 YEAR OLDS FERME GILLETTE INC, EMBRUN

STEWARDSON DAIRY, THEDFORD ERDINE FARMS LTD, HASTINGS FERME GILLETTE INC, EMBRUN

KEMMERE HOLSTEINS, MITCHELL

4 YEAR OLDS CONLEE FARMS INC, LISTOWEL MARSVILLE HOLSTEINS LTD, EAST GARAFRAXA OPSTERLAWN HOLSTEIN, ALMA

GLENNHOLME HOLSTEINS, CARP GERALD ROEFS, LAKESIDE

5 YEAR OLDS CHRISTOPHER CLARKE, NORTH GOWER; JEFFERY SLEETH, BATTERSEA; RONALD & PAUL SLEETH, BATTERSEA BARCLAY PHOENIX, UXBRIDGE; SILDAJAK HOLSTEIN, EMBRUN GOLDENDALE FARM, LANSDOWNE

FRAELAND DENISON BARA

FRAELAND FARMS, FERGUS

DAIRI-ACRES ARLEEN

DAIRI-ACRES FARMS LTD, STRATHROY

MATURE COWS BROWNDALE FARM, PARIS

BUSHY VIEW, LAKESIDE

LOCKMAR HOLSTEINS, SUTTON WEST

BRABANTDALE JASPER SPOOKERY

BRABANTDALE FARMS LTD, NAVAN

BOSDALE C LHEROS ELSA

BOSDALE FARMS INC, CAMBRIDGE

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Participation for Profit

Holstein Canada’s New Herd Enrollment Program Ferme Delurenic Ltd, ST-ISIDORE, ON

BY KRIS MACLEOD

FERME DELURENIC LTD WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1879 WHEN ERIC GRATTON’S GREAT GRANDFATHER, DELPHIS MOVED TO THE ST-ISIDORE ONTARIO AREA FROM ST. MARTINE, QC. THE FARM NAME AND HERD PREFIX, DELURENIC, PAY HOMAGE TO DELPHIS AS WELL AS HIS GRANDFATHER AND FATHER’S NAMES LUCIEN AND RENE RESPECTIVELY AS WELL AS HIS OWN. an excellent cow. For production, at one time they had thought 12,000 kg was really high, but their rolling average almost reached it one time at 11,825 kg. Eric feels a goal of getting the herd to 12-13,000 kg and a 300 BCA average should be reachable. When asked to pass on advice to someone who is thinking of registering, classifying and milk recording Eric said he felt it is money well invested.

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“It allows you to compare with a bench mark what you are doing right and what you might need to focus more on,” says Eric. “I also feel networking with other breeders is important to see what worked for them over the years and what they are currently working on.”

(l to r) Eric Gratton, daughter Hudzen and Becky Miller.

Four generations have been involved with the farm so far. In 2010, the farm was purchased from Eric’s father and it is run by Eric Gratton and Becky Miller with their daughter Hudzen, aged four being the fifth generation and “junior management” department.

cows could help to draw interest. It will take time to build that, maybe 25 years, but the important part was to start. In 2009, Eric had started the herd on test with CanWest DHI. In 2013, he had enough 2-yearolds to be official and in 2014 the herd average for the year was 10,925 kg of milk with a BCA of 247-272-256. The farm received an award from their local Co-op, putting them into the “Club Synchro 750” for herds over 750 total BCA.

Today’s operation has 30 milking cows in a tie-stall barn with about 30 replacements. They own 400 acres, but farm a total of 600. Over the years, AI has always been used, but there were some bulls around at times to breed cows. However, they were always purebred so the genetics were there, but they had never The first-time classifying, the farm averaged 82 points. They have since classified every regular kept the records or registered any animals. round. There have been a number of cows go Eric began to register their cows because he VG-85 since starting. A goal is to have some wanted to classify and felt the two pretty much achieve the coveted Excellent classification. went hand in hand. Classification was seen as In 2013 and 2014, the farm received the Milk a way to have an impartial person come in and Quality certificate from DFO. Eric believes benchmark the animals to compare how the that registering and classifying have helped cows are doing generation to generation. The him to achieve this by having better udder herd is now completely identified, with about quality and healthier udders. He is proud of half of the herd being 50 per cent, a quarter are the fact that his increases in production didn’t 75 per cent and the other quarter are purebred. come at the sacrifice of milk quality and that They have a goal of working towards 100 per he can still produce high quality milk. cent purebred. When Eric decided to register and classify, he was thinking towards the Future goals on the farm would be to have all future and the next generation taking over. two year olds score at least 82 points the first He felt that having a registered herd and better time and use that as a base to hopefully breed

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– Registration fee discounted by 50% for all animals (excluding base) registered within 6 months of commitment to the program. – No charge to transfer ownership of animals resident in the herd prior. – To qualify for the registration savings herds must agree to participate in at least one classification visit. • Ontario Holstein Field staff are available to help you with the registration process.

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Congratulations to John Deere Gator Winner, The Labelles Throughout the summer, you may have entered the John Deere GatorTM HPX contest at your local twilight meeting. The ballot was drawn at John Deere’s headquarters in Grimsby and announced in September at the Outdoor Farm Show.

Pictured with their new Gator are Richard & Johanne and their daughters, Janic, Veronique, Anick and Angelique.

Congratulations to the lucky winners, Richard and Johanne Labelle of St. Isidore, Ontario.

Special thanks to John Deere for their support of our Branch Initiatives throughout the year!

Lanark TD Canadian Classic Team Thank you to the Lanark County Holstein Club And Modern Niagara – Ottawa for their gold sponsorship!

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Across Canada, provincial Branches of Holstein Canada were formed to work closely with members in the province and promote the services provided by the Branch and Holstein Canada. Each province’s Board of Directors sets its activity fees based on the budget it requires to carry out Branch activities and services for the year. Ontario’s fee – currently set at 12% – is added to each registration, classification, verification and pedigree completed by a member. We are one of only two provinces to employ a fulltime staff and pride ourselves on offering an exceptional level of service and value-added activities to our members. Leadership also comes from the provincial Board of Directors that sees policies and represents our members’ visions for the future.

OUR MISSION: To assist and grow the membership of the Ontario Holstein Branch through youth activities, education, breed promotion and act as an advocate for the dairy industry.

Youth Opportunities ✔ Junior Shows (4 in province) ✔ Inter-county 4-H Dairy Judging ✔ Canadian 4-H Dairy Classic ✔ Dairy Sen$e School ✔ Ontario Dairy Youth Trust Fund ✔ Youth Awards O ntario Dairy Youth Award, Spirit of 4-H, Holstein Canada Young Adult Convention, Post Secondary Scholarships

✔ Junior All-Ontario Show Program

Member Recognition

Field Representatives – Your Liaison at the Branch, Club and Individual Level!

What does a Field Rep do?

In need of assistance?

•W  orks with County Holstein Clubs to co-ordinate District Tours, Breeders’ Cup Competitions, Twilight Meetings, Young Breeders’ meetings, and other member events

Your Ontario Holstein Field Representative is on hand to help with:

•A  ssists with County, Regional and National Holstein Show, and sits on regional show committees • Organizes provincial events in their district •P  romotes the Holstein Breed at trade shows and industry meetings.

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Breed Promotion ✔ The Link Magazine ✔ All-Ontario Holstein Competition ✔ Dairy Cattle Evaluation Clinics ✔ District Tours ✔ Ontario Joint Dairy Breeds

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January 26

East-Central ON Executive Club Meeting/Governance Workshop, St. Thomas United Church, Millbrook January 27

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West-Central ON Executive Club Meeting/Governance Workshop, Oryan Catering Room, Guelph January 30

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London Dairy Congress

Waterloo Young Breeders Meeting, Marvin Brubacher

Elgin Curling Day, Aylmer Arena

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March 19

Essex-Kent Club Banquet, Woodslee Hall 7 pm Elgin County Holstein Club Banquet, Springfield Hall February 23-24

Ontario Holstein Branch AGM and surrounding events, Cornwall MARCH 2016 March 1

Waterloo Young Breeders Meeting, Lloyd Martin, Riverdale March 2-3

 East-Central ON District Car Tour, Victoria County to Host  Perth Car Tour York Region Holstein Club Banquet, Cardinal Golf Course March 23

Perth Breeders’ Cup

March 24

 Western ON District Car Tour, Lambton to Host March 31

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GRACEHAVEN HOLSTEINS. . . . . . . . . . . 11 GRAND VALLEY FORTIFIERS . . . . . . . . 53 HALTON COUNTY HOLSTEIN CLUB. . 44 HODGLYNN HOLSTEINS. . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 JEFFSHAVEN FARMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 JEFO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 JOHN DEERE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 KIRKLEA FARM. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 LAMBTON COUNTY HOLSTEIN CLUB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 LANARK COUNTY CLASSIC TEAM. . . . 61 LILYKING FARM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 LITTLE STAR HOLSTEINS . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 LOCHDALE HOLSTEINS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 LONDON DAIRY CONGRESS. . . . . . . . . . . 2 LONDON DAIRY SUPPLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 MAWACRES INC.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 MCINTOSH EMBRYO TRANSFER. . . . . . 61 MIDDLESEX CLASSIC TEAM. . . . . . . . . . 28 MILLEN FARMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 MILLEN FARMS TAG SALE. . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 MOUNT KOLB FARM. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 MURRAYHOLM FARMS INC.. . . . . . . . . . 41 NIAGARA HOLSTEIN CLUB. . . . . . . . . . . 29

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Carl, Dave&Ben Loewith, Laura Schuurman, Mark Wynands Farm: Joe Loewith and Sons Ltd. Summitholm Holsteins Herd Size: Milking 405 cows 3X/day, with 817 total head Operation Type: Sand bedded free-stall barn with double 12 parallel parlour Location: Sutton, Ontario

7. If you could improve one thing in your herd/operation, what would it be? Two years ago we built a calf barn for calves two to six months of age that has some ventilation issues. It is 90 per cent right, but we are continuing to make changes to try to resolve this problem.

8. What is one thing you would tell a young farmer starting out that you wish you had been told? Surround yourself with excellent advisers and know what the best 1. What is your family’s history in the industry are achieving. Figure out where your strengths are and implement the advice of those that will help you bridge with Holsteins? Carl and David’s parents, your weaknesses. Always do what is best for the cow and she will Joe and Minna, immigrated reward you. to Canada as refugees from 10. How do you use genomic information in your herd and what are your Czechoslovakia in 1937. thoughts on the future of genomics? They become members Presently, 30 per cent of our breedings are with proven bulls, and 70 of The Holstein-Friesian per cent are with genomic bulls. Genomic information will only get Association of Canada on more accurate, especially in the lower heritability traits. November 1, 1945 and have been breeding Holsteins 11. How many cows do you flush each year? How do you market your embryos that are for sale? ever since. We do not flush any cows. Our goal is to get every cow back in calf 2. What are your breeding goals? as quickly as possible. Due to our relatively high pregnancy rate, Our breeding goals are to longevity and low calf mortality, we sell roughly 70 heifers a year to breed long-lived, profitable domestic and international markets. We are very careful to watch our cows. We don’t need perfec- heifer to cows ratio. We like the total heifer numbers to be no more tion, we need “good enough”. than 75% of the cow numbers. We call that our “eaters to milkers” (l to r): Dave, Ben and Carl Loewith. We focus on numbers such ratio. as lifetime milk sold per cow, and kilograms of milk sold per day 12. Being in the breeding business, what traits do you find sell the best? of age. What trait do you value most? 3. What genetic tools are most important in your breeding program? For our heifers, well grown heifers that are ready to breed at 12.5 We select sire based on the LPI, TPI and Pro$. We use a herd genetic months and fresh cows with hard tops and great udders and feet and index to help make our decision on who we are going to breed to legs that track straight are the kind that sell. These are going to be what. We use a computer mating program to monitor inbreeding the type of heifers and cows that will be problem-free and get off to a and to make mating selections. We also use classification and DHI great start in any herd. data as management tools. 13. Which bulls do you feel has had the most impact on your herd over the years and today? 4. Describe the ultimate/ideal cow for your operation. Our ultimate cow is the one that gives us 18,000 kg in a lactation. Historically, we have liked our Aerostar, Rudolph and Titanic We only have to handle her as an individual two days a year; the day daughters. Today, we like a lot of the O-Man sons such as Manifold, she calves and the day she is bred. The current herd production is Kramer and Iota. Our Manifold daughters produce an average of 700 kilograms more per lactation that their contemporaries. 12,800 kg with a BCA average of 285 14. What are the management practices in place on your farm that you feel contribute the most to the success of your operation? We follow very strict protocols on everything we do. Whether it is how new born calves are handled, fertility programs, milking procedures or monitoring herd health, we make sure everyone involved in the 6. What are you most proud of in your herd/operation? operation is reading from the same page. We have an excellent group We have bred more 100 000 kilogram cows than any other herd of advisers and good communication with wonderful staff. All our in the world (Holstein International). We also have won a Master protocols are set in the best interest of the cows’ health and comfort. Breeder shield and have won the DHI Top Management Herd Our own convenience and labour comes secondary. multiple times. 5. What cow in your barn is currently the “Heart of the Herd”? Our current “farm favourite” right now is a 7-year-old Ashlar daughter that in another couple months will have produced 100,000 kg in her first five lactations.

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