Monday, June 23, 2014

Maritime Angus Field Day Results

Maritime Angus Field Day Purebred Yearling Heifer Show Results
Split 1:
1)      Locust Grove Blackbird 4A ; Patrick Holland
2)      Wheatley River Ariel 2A; Justin Ford
3)      Nic Nat Trisha’s Andrea 11A;  Amber Hicks
4)      Top of the Hill Alicia 1A; Nic Goodwin
5)      Red Lindale Stormy Doll 5A; Jay Woodworth
Split 2:
1)      Garvie Tibbie 12 A; Taylor Welch
2)      Wilgor 203U Pride Lady 3A; Ella wood
3)      Harmony Ridge Brittany 6A; Taylor Stewart
4)      Cable Head Queen 8A; Beverly Booth
5)      Wheatley river Adele 11A; Logan Ford
6)      H & C Oulton Mary Black Lady; Zion Moffitt
Split 3:
1)      HMF Primrose 7A; Melanie Wood
2)      Mel’s Mini Mouse 14A; Melanie DeLong
3)      Bonshaw Azelea 20A; Allison Booth
4)      HMF Diamond Blackbird 5A; Alana Worth
5)      Nic Nat Abby 35A; Ben Bacon
Split 4:
1)      Nic Nat Ashley Rose 4A; Melissa Baxter
2)      HMF Colossette 16A; James Worth
3)      Bannockburn Valley Rose 47A; Nicole Booth
4)      Worth A Bit Queeny 25A; Mark Oulton
5)      Red Lorcain Duchess 6A; Andrew Manning

Champion Angus Yearling Heifer:  Garvie Tibbie 12A: Taylor Welch
Reserve Champion: Locust Grove Blackbird 4A; Patrick Holland

Heifer Calf born in 2014
1)       Bannockburn Valley dolly 15B; Melanie DeLong (Champion)
Angus/Cross Heifer born in 2013
1)      Angus/Cross; Nic Goodwin (Champion Crossbred)
2)      Angus/Cross; Danielle Pollard ( Reserve Champion Crossbred)
3)      Angus/Cross; Wes Hunter

Maritime Angus Field Day Showmanship Results 2014
Champion : Melanie Wood, PE
Reserve Champion: Patrick Holland, PE
Champion : Logan Ford, PE
Reserve Champion:  Ella Wood, PE
Champion : Alana Worth, PE
Reserve Champion: Beverly Booth, NB

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Maritime members recognized for 25 years of breeding Angus

Four Maritime Angus breeders were recognized today for breeding Angus cattle for 25 consecutive years.
Pictured above are from left CAA President Corinne Gibson, Kurt, Kinley and Karly Duncan (Duncan Livestock), MAA Canadian director Trevor Welch, Betty Lou Scott and Bill Scott representing son Sandy Scott. Missing from photo is Bill Best of Hillcrest Farm.   Congratulations to you all!

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Maritime Field Day Auction

There is a very impressive offering of genetics for sale this Saturday at the Port Elgin event grounds, including:

5 straws of Red Six Mile Game Face 164Y donated by Six Mile Red Angus
10 straws of WAF Zorzal 321U donated by French River Angus
5 straws of Belvin Panic Switch 2'11 donated by Belvin Angus
5 Straws of OCC Legacy 839L donated by Bohrson marketing
10 straws of conventional semen on any beef bull in the Genex lineup donated by Genex
5 straws of GEIS Baloo 13'08 donated by KBJ Round Farm
5 straws of LLB Free Wheeler 268S donated by Tullamore Angus
5 straws of Southland Thriller 83X donated by Tullamore Angus
10 straws of EXAR Fortify 1447B donated by Vos Vegas Farms
2 embryos donated by Youngdale Angus

Proceeds of the auction go to the Maritime Junior Angus Association members. Thanks to all who donated to the auction and to Darren Moffitt and Trevor Welch for helping to coordinate this event.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Maritime Angus Field Day June 13th and 14th, 2014

All Field Day activities will take place at the Port Elgin Fair grounds.  Friday evening activities will take place there as well. Other events planned are a social evening, ‘Fun Auction”. Saturday events will take place at the Port Elgin Fair grounds.  Activities include breakfast, lunch, Junior Show, Showmanship, and MJAA Annual meeting and discussions with Junior Ambassador Chad Lorenz.

Field Day Registration

Over 12 years……………………$15.00
6 to 12 years……………………..$8.00
Under 6 years…………………….FREE

Please note:  The fee includes breakfast and lunch.

Breakfast will be available at the fair grounds.  Breakfast will be available at 7:30

Reminder to Junior Heifer Show participants:  Bring the registration papers for your purebred heifers to the show. Both the tattoo and registration paper for your purebred heifer will be checked at the Field Day.  This is to qualify for the Canadian Junior Heifer Show Grant. All purebred heifers also need to be tagged with the Angus green CCIA tag. Green Dangle tag is optional (but recommended).


Friday, June 13, 2014
7:00 p.m. – Registration - meet and greet
7:30 p.m. – Opening remarks and welcome from Host family and Canadian and Maritime Angus representatives
8:30 p.m. – Fun Auction Social time and Commercial Breeder of the Year

Saturday, June 14, 2014
9:30 – coffee, registration continues (Maritime Junior Association Annual Meeting)
10:30 – Junior member activities
Noon – lunch (beef on a bun)
1:30 p.m. Junior Heifer Show
-Showmanship & Conformation classes

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Canadian Angus Association AGM events broadcast on the internet

Canadian Angus Association Annual General Meeting is streaming live at The Canadian Angus Foundation Fundraising sale will be broadcast tonight as well. You will need Google Chrome or Firefox to view.

Here is the link to the website

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

2014 Ivomec Angus Futurity Second Round of Nomination Entries

We are pleased to announce that there are 14 breeders who entered cattle for the second round of nominations for the 2014 Ivomec Angus Futurity to be held in Charlottetown in August.
The breeders represent all three Maritime provinces.
The nomination numbers are as follows:
37 calves
13 yearling heifers
6 two-year old cows
The third round of nominations is due July 18, 2014.