Sunday, June 24, 2012

Wanted: Open or Bred Angus Heifers

Our Eastern Fieldman, Wayne Gallup has information about an opportunity to ship open or bred yearling heifers to Russia through an exporter in Quebec.

Please call or email Trevor Welch at ASAP if you are interested or know of any other Angus breeders who would be interested.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Bull For Sale Immediately-Wheatley River Farm

SOLD on June 21/12


Yearling Angus bull for sale. Home tested having a yearling weight of 1152lb and ADG of 3.39lbs.
Quiet disposition and ready for breeding. Call Ronnie @ 902-621-2096 or cell 394-0059. 

Monday, June 18, 2012

CAA Summer Intern Blog

The Canadian Angus Association has hired summer interns to promote the breed and the beef business. Check out the blog post here.

Worth-a-bit Angus Bull for Sale

April 2011 yearling bull for sale. Worth-a-bit New Frontier 26Y has been breeding heifers this spring and will be available late June.

$2500 with free delivery to central points in the Maritimes and a free bag of rfid tags. Contact Tim @ 902 432 4771 or

26Y has been sold to Corey and Kent MacNeill of Rustico, PEI

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Showmanship Results

Showmanship Results from the 2012 Maritime Angus Field Day

1. Austin Potts

1. Jake Matheson
2. Melanie Delong
3. Alanna Worth

1. Lissa MacKinnon
2. Justin Ford
3. Dereck Sanderson

1. Ellen Dixon
2. James Worth
3. Taylor Welch

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Maritime Angus Field Day Results

Commercial Yearlings
1. Rosie (Orange Crush), exhibited by James Worth.
2. Reen 400Y (Heatwave), exhibited by Nicole Booth.
3. Kate (Maine Anjou), exhibited by Carter Matheson.

Purebred Yearlings
Heat 1
1. Triara Tibbie 671Y (B C Lookout7024), exhibited by Taylor Welch.
2. J E M Classy Lady 15Y (S A V Bismarck 5682), exhibited by Nicole Booth.
3. Worth-a-Bit Annie K 54Y (Red SVR Gangster 145), exhibited by Allison Booth.
4. R G Yonder (DMM Dynasty 03G), exhibited by Jennifer D'Eon.
5. Sunnyburn Idessa (S A V Final Answer 0035), exhibited by Wes Hunter.

Heat 2
1. Cable Head Queen 8Y (Royal Stockman 46E), exhibited by Melanie Wood. (Grand Champion)
2. Bannockburn Valley Pride 12Y (JS Net Worth 879), exhibited by Dereck Sanderson.
3. Bannockburn Valley Dolly 7Y (S A V Net Worth 4200), exhibited by Cody Davidson.
4. Locust Grove Blackbird 11Y (MCC Blackout 404), exhibited by Patrick Holland.
5. DMM Lady Blackbird 26Y (DMM Posi-Traction 57P), exhibited by Rebecca Gilby.

Heat 3
1. Bannockburn Valley Bride 19Y (JS Net Worth 879), exhibited by Ella Wood. (Reserve Grand Champion)
2. MKHF Mistress 1Y (S A V Bismarck 5682), exhibited by Jake Matheson.
3. Wheatley River Yasmine (Youngdale Superior 14S), exhibited by Justin Ford.
4. Nicnat Uniquely Yours 27Y (NicNat Ultra Legacy 17U), exhibited by Quentin Lawless.

Heat 4
1. Brantnor's Erica 19Y (S A V 004 Predominant 4438), exhibited by Sarah Manthorne.
2. Bannockburn Valley Dolly 21Y (DFCC Bad Boy 51W), exhibited by Hannah Dixon.
3. HMF Pride 15Y (MVF Dateline 221R), exhibited by James Worth.
4. Wheatley River Velvet (Royal On Time DRCC 60595), exhibited by Logan Ford.
5. Dusty Breeze Yola 1Y (Cherry Knoll Reflection 8004), exhibited by Cassie Crowe.

Heat 5
1. Broken Bow Maxy 5Y (Broken Bow Max 2X), exhibited by Melanie Delong.
2. L'il Ker Claire (Bush's Coach 510), exhibited by Lissa MacKinnon.
3. Clyde River Bardolia 7Y (DFCC Bad Boy 51W), exhibited by Benjamin MacQuarrie.
4. Dusty Breeze Lady A 4Y (Cherry Knoll Reflection 8004), exhibited by Beverly Booth.

Heat 6
1. Bannockburn Valley Esk 44Y (JS Kodiak 1T), exhibited by Tricia Sanderson.
2. Bannockburn Valley Lady 47Y (JS Kodiak 1T), exhibited by Ellen Dixon.
3. Bannockburn Valley Trill 30Y (JS Kodiak 1T), exhibited by Mason O'Brien.
4. Pride of Model Farm 14Y (Model Farm Net Worth 3W), exhibited by Alana Worth.

Last Night's Presentations

Dr. Les Halliday accepts the Canadian Angus Association President's pin from Canadian Angus Association CEO, Rob Smith.  Dr. Halliday is the Maritime Angus Association's Honorary President for 2012.

Maritime Angus Association President Trevor Welch presents the 2012 Maritime Angus Association Commercial Breeder of the Year to Irwin and Barb Jewell.

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Tonight's Auctioneer will be Robert Holmes

Robert Holmes will be tonight's auctioneer.

It is rumored that Col. Jim Colodey is getting wound up in preparation to take your bids. Apparently he will be on the lookout for a new coat during tonight's auction as he left one behind during his recent tours.  Perhaps this coat could be auctioned off tonight, we know of one person who will be an active bidder.

More donations have been added to the auction...

Click on this link to check them out...

Friday, June 8, 2012

Funeral Arrangements for Bill Pryor

Click the link to see the obituary and funeral arrangements for Bill Pryor.

Seafood Lovers, Here is Your Item to Buy

PEI Oysters and the Fixins basket donated by the MacKinnon Homestead Angus Farm

This basket includes the following; Tasty Choice PEI Oysters, a shucking knife, several limes and lemons, and Tabasco Sauce. 

2012 Maritime Field Day Entries

Click on this link to see the entries for Sunday's show.

Maritime Field Day Schedule

Click on this link to see the schedule or the tab above labeled 2012 Maritime Angus Field Day.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Another Donation

Thanks to Ronnie & Lynn Ford of Wheatley River Farm for their donation to the Maritime Angus Field Day Auction.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Field Day Auction Donation

The latest donation for the auction is a stained glass garden ornament donated by Phyllis & Andrew Dixon of Bannockburn Valley Farm.

Another one just added is a cheesecake made by Hannah Dixon.  Rumor has it that a "Hannah Dixon Creation" sold for 3 figures a couple of weeks ago.

Condolences to the Pryor Family

The PEI Angus Association would like to extend it's condolences to the Pryor family on the passing of long time New Brunswick Angus Breeder, Bill Pryor.

Completed funeral arrangements have not been announced at this time.

For more on Bill and his involvement in the agricultural community, click here to read his induction in to the Atlantic Agricultural Hall of Fame in 2011.

and the list grows for the auction

Thanks to Julie Mutch and the PEI Mutual Insurance Company for their donations.
One dozen Homemade Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing from Julie Mutch of JEM Farms.

5 lb. fire extinguisher from the P.E.I.Mutual Insurance Company.

Monday, June 4, 2012

More Auction Items....

Thank you to Austen Anderson, the Canadian Angus Association, Jim Colodey, Reddin Equipment, DST Enterprises, and Dr. Catherine Colodey for added donations to Saturday night's auction.

For more information to see how to donate and what has been donated so far, visit the page listed Maritime Field Day Auction.

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Field Day Bedding

Attention Field Day Exhibitors

When you arrive at Agriplex 2 there will be straw bedding in place. If you anticipate needing extra bedding please BYOB. Shavings will be available for purchase on site, $7 per bag.