Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Ivomec Angus Futurity News

2018 OHW Angus Futurity – First Round Nomination

Fourteen Maritime breeders nominated cattle in the first round of the 2018 Old Home Week Ivomec Angus Futurity.  Welcome to the two new Futurity participants – Linden Hill Cattle Co. and Duncan Livestock.

The entry numbers are as follows:
74 cows were nominated with their 2018 calves - 74 cows were nominated in 2017.
15 yearling heifers are nominated – down from 19 heifers nominated last year.
11 two-year olds are nominated – up from the 6 nominated last year.

Forms will be sent out in early May for the second round of nominations due on May 18.

Hoping that the calving season is going well for all!  

Sandra and Susan
MacKinnon Homestead

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Annual Meeting, Monday, December 11

The annual meeting of the PEI Angus Association will be held on Monday, December 11, 2017 at the Riverview Community Centre in Clyde River at 730 pm.

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Congratulations JEM Farms and DJ Farms

Congratulations to JEM Farms with their female, JEM Ariel 10C placing third overall for Canadian Gold Shows.  Ariel was also 2nd among all black senior females.  View the full results here,

Congratulations to DJ Farms with their female, JEM Classy Lady 4X placing 5th overall for Canadian Gold Shows.  Classy Lady was 3rd among all black senior females.  View the full results here,

Congratulations to JEM Farms with their bull, JEM Classic 10E placing in the 19th overall for Canadian Gold Shows.  View the full results here,

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Sale Catalogue Online

Click here for next month's Angus in Action Sale held in conjunction with the Atlantic Hereford Bonus Sale, Autumn Classic Shorthorn Sale, and the Saltwater Simmental Sale.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Entry form for 2017 Angus in Action Sale

There are 3 ways to complete the entry form.

1. Print a blank copy and fill it out in written form and mail it in.  Click here for the link to the form.

2. Download a copy of the PDF and then fill it out in Adobe Reader.  When complete, save it to your computer and send the entry/entries via email as attachment(s).  If you have multiple entries, you may wish to save the original entry form along with your personal information to avoid filling it in each time.  Click here for the link to the form.

3. Click this link to fill out an online entry form.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Remembering Buddy Loane

The PEI Angus Association would like to extend condolences to the family of long time Angus breeder Buddy Loane.  Below is the obituary.  Completion of arrangements have been entrusted to Hillsboro Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to or by clicking the Online Condolence link below at the funeral home website,

Passed peacefully on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at the QEII, Halifax, of Buddy Loane of Kilmuir, age 72 years.

Beloved husband of Beverly Ruth Loane (nee MacKinnon) and devoted father of Wade Loane (Colleen Bacon) and Laurie Loane. Buddy will be lovingly remembered by his grandchildren: Callie McAulay and Keira Loane (Laurie), Molly and Chloe Loane (Wade). Fondly missed by brother-in-law: Brent MacKinnon (Peggy). He was predeceased by his parents: Harry and Elizabeth (nee Virtue) Loane, son-in-law: Terry McAulay and parents-in-law: Bob and Queenie MacKinnon.

Buddy spent 22 years as a school bus driver. He was recognized for 50 years of being an Angus breeder and served as Director of the Canadian Angus Association for two terms. He was also recognized for 35 years of service with PEI 4-H.

Resting at Hillsboro Funeral Home, 2 Hollis Ave., Stratford for visitation Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 6 - 9 PM. An Irish Send-Off will be held Sunday, March 26, 2017 from 6 - 10 PM at the Farm Centre, 420 University Avenue, Charlottetown. Interment will take place later at the Brooklyn Cemetery.

Family flowers only.

As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations can be made to the Brooklyn Cemetery Fund or to PEI 4-H.

Due to allergies, the family requests no scents.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Purebred Angus Yearling Bull for Sale

MKHF Diplomat 604D has been on winter test at Dixon Farms.  He has been fed a high forage diet to promote growth and development. He is a son of SAV International 2020, a bull recognized for his easy calving and performance. MKHF Diplomat has an average daily gain of 3.64 lbs and on March 14th he weighed 1,330 lbs (birthdate Jan 30/16).  He has above average EPDs for Rib Eye Area, Carcass Weight and Marbling. He should be eligible for a bonus under the Department of Agriculture livestock program.  
For additional information, please contact MacKinnon Homestead, Kinross at 902.330.0458.