Thursday, September 30, 2010

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

New Brunswick Angus Association

Here is the link to the NB Angus Association web site,

Worth-a-Bit Angus sale entries

We are consigning 4 short bred heifers to the Angus in Action Sale. Two purebred and two commercial entries that will be the first ever to sell with the service of our new herdsire HF Torque 171W. Hope you can be in Nappan on October 16th.

Sunday, September 26, 2010

New Brunswick Beef Expo Results

Angus Show

Grand Champion Male and Champion Bull Calf, Bannockburn Valley Farm, the Dixon Family.

Reserve Grand Champion Male and Reserve Champion Bull Calf, James Worth.

Grand Champion Female and Senior Champion Female, J.E.M. Farms, Ernie and Joanne Mutch.

Reserve Grand Champion Female and Junior Champion Female, Cable Head Angus, Richard Palmer.

1st place, Breeder's Herd, James Worth

1st place, Get of Sire, Worth-A-Bit Angus, Eric and Tim Dixon

Premier Exhibitor, J.E.M. Farms, Ernie and Joanne Mutch.

Premier Breeder, J.E.M. Farms, Ernie and Joanne Mutch.

Commercial Show

Grand Champion Commercial Female, Wheatley River Farm, Glen and Ronnie Ford.

Reserve Grand Champion Commercial Female, Wheatley River Farm, Glen and Ronnie Ford.

Champion Prospect Steer, James Worth.

Junior Show

Reserve Grand Champion Female, Colby MacQuarrie.

Grand Champion Showperson, Colby MacQuarrie.

Reserve Grand Champion Showperson, Kyle Younker.

Supreme Champions

Supreme Male of all Breeds. 1st Hereford, Earlybird Farm.  2nd Angus Bannockburn Valley Farm, the Dixon Family.  3rd Saler, Chris and Pat McQuaid.

Supreme Female of all Breeds.  1st Angus, JEM Farms.  2nd Hereford, Thunderbrook Farms.  3rd Commercial, Wheatley River Farm, Glen and Ronnie Ford.

More details to come....

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Angus in Action Sale - JEM Farms Entries

Check out JEM Farms Sale Entries in the 2010 Angus in Action Sale, October 16, 2010 in Nappan, NS. - . 

These are 2 of our best show heifers, born January 2010. Each of them would make a great 4-H show heifer.  You can also see these heifers at our stall this weekend in Sussex, NB Sept 24- 26th, 2010 at the NB Beef Expo.

See you there!

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Congratulations PEI 4H Beef Team

Congratulations and good luck to the 10 PEI 4H members selected to attend the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto.  Showing purebred Angus cattle at the Royal will be Ellen Dixon, Colby MacQuarrie, Kaitie McAloney, James Worth, and Patrick Holland.  Other members of the team who have been known to show Angus cattle as well are Kyle Younker, Hannah Dixon, Brady Matheson, Tricia Sanderson, and Dereck Sanderson.  The alternate choice was Hayley Ings with an Angus heifer.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

12th Annual Angus in Action Sale

            2010 Angus in Action Sale         Entry deadline: September 22/2010

*Sale will be held at Nappan Bull Test Station, Nova Scotia, on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2010.
*Please forward $15.00 per animal (non refundable) entry fee to the address shown below.
*Entry fee must be paid with entry. Post dated cheques will not be accepted.
*The sale is open to purebred females, commercial females, and prospect show steers having at
 least 50% Angus blood.
*All animals should have a national identification tag, preferably a C.C.A.P. tag.
*A copy of registration papers must accompany the entry form for purebreds.
*Registration certificate and signed transfer must be given to the Secretary on sale day.
*Tattoos must be legible and they will he checked prior to the sale. Cattle without a readable tattoo
  will be sold as commercials.
*Bred females must be guaranteed safe in calf with a vet certificate.
*Cattle need not be halter broken but must be manageable.
*Sale consignors are responsible for ensuring that their cattle are clean and presentable.
*Commission will be a minimum of 5%.
*A limited number of entries will be accepted
*This year=s sale is being held in conjunction with the Atlantic Bonus Hereford and Autumn Classic
  Shorthorn Sales.

For more information: contact Hilda Colodey,                 902-675-3171

Strong Quebec Feeder Sales

Wayne Gallup, Canadian Angus Association Fieldman for Quebec and the Maritime Provinces is reporting strong prices for angus influenced feeder sales in Quebec.  600 lbs calves selling from $1.32-1.35, 700 lbs calves averaging close to $1.30.  There are about 10 large feeder sales coming up in Quebec between now and during the month of October.

Contact Wayne at 819-826-3026 for more information on these Quebec sales.

Here is a link to the feeder calf sale reports in Quebec,

There are many options to see the various reports online from daily to weekly and beyond.

4 year old Angus bull for sale

Milton and Mary Palmer of Aylesford, Nova Scotia have a 4 year old angus bull for sale immediately.  For more information contact the Palmers at 902-847-9435 or

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Atlantic Stockyards Green Tag Angus Sale

Canadian Angus Association (CAA) green tag Angus feeder sales are tentatively booked for Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 and Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at the Atlantic Stockyards in Truro, Nova Scotia. These sales will be held in conjunction with the regular feeder sales scheduled for these dates.

To be eligible for the CAA green tag portion of the sale, the calves must have green CAA RFID tags. To purchase these tags or get more information about them, check out this link,

It is recommended by Atlantic Stockyards that all calves be vaccinated for these sales.

Please contact Sean Firth at Atlantic Stockyards as soon as possible to prebook your calves for each of these sale dates. Contact information for Atlantic Stockyards is listed below.
General Office Phone: (902) 893-9603
Office Fax: (902) 893-4483

To contact Sean Firth, Owner/Manager
Cell: (902) 670-5999
Mailing Address:
PO Box 293
Truro, NS
B2N 5C1

Physical Location:
Murrays Siding
Truro, NS

Leowill Angus Herd for Sale

The entire Leowill herd of Bill Pryor's is for sale. Approximately 80 cows and calves and yearling heifers available this fall.  All cattle sell by private treaty at any time.

For further information contact Bill Pryor at

Best Wishes to Betty Lou Scott

Best wishes to Betty Lou Scott, the Maritime Angus Association Secretary-Treasurer as she recovers from a recent surgery.  All the best from all of us in the PEI Angus Association.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

JEM Farms - New Website

J E M Farms ( Ernie and Joanne Mutch, Earnscliffe, PEI) have launched a new website.  It can be found at

Check out the website for up to date show results, 2010 calves, and cattle that are for sale.