Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Maritime Junior Angus Field Day Information

The PEI Angus Association looks forward to hosting the 2015 Maritime Angus Field Day and Junior Show.  The event will be held on Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14 at the Crapaud Exhibition Grounds.  

Click here to see the weekend program and click here for the entry form for the Junior Angus Show.   

You are asked to encourage Junior Angus members to participate in the weekend as it offers an opportunity for them to receive training, to network with other young cattle producers and to have fun in the showring.  If you know of Juniors who may be interested, please pass along the weekend information.

If you have questions regarding the event, please do not hesitate to contact either Betty Lou Scott (902.925.2057 or or Sandra MacKinnon (902.629.1759 or

Friday, April 3, 2015

Canadian Angus Convention Schedule and Registration Form

For complete details visit

Maritime Commercial Breeder - Deadline May 15th

PEI Breeders are encouraged to submit their nomination for Commercial Breeder of the Year.   The winner will be announced at the Maritime Angus Field Day June 13th. 
Since the field day is held on PEI this year, the nominee must farm on PEI.
Name of nominee __________________________________________________
Nominated by __________________________________________________
1. Nominee must have at least 1 purebred Angus bull or 10 cows showing an Angus influence (must not have more than 60% of the herd as registered Angus cattle).
Total number of cattle _________
number with Angus influence _______
number of Angus bulls _______
2. (25 points) Percent of income from farming
 (circle correct %) 25-50% 50-75% 75-90% 90-100%
3. (7 points) Involvement in local community committees or associations (circle correct number):    1-3    3-5     more than 5
List committees and positions held, if any:
4. (8 points) Nominee’s involvement with the Canadian Angus Association:
(circle)   currently a member;    member in the past;      participant in Maritime Association activities
5. (25 points) What percent is the nominee replacing the cow herd with crossbred or purebred cows or heifers?
25-50%      50-75%          75-100%
6. (25 points) Has nominee completed an environmental farm plan?
 Circle one: Yes No
Is nominee a member of an environmental club?
 Circle one: Yes No
Describe steps taken to date on this plan.
Describe the animal husbandry practices followed by the nominee.
7. (10 points) What percent of the herd is purebred? (Circle one)
less than 10% 10-25% 25-50% 50-75% 75-100%
Nominator – please feel free to add any other relevant information that you feel will support your nomination.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Angus Bull

Lot No: 42
Nappan Bull Test Station

Wheatley River O'Reilly-  ZGR 10B
This bull is sired by, Vin-Mar O'Reilly Factor. O'Reilly has done a very good test this past winter at Nappan. He had a ADG of 4.50 lb/day and ADG index of 120. This was the highest index of the Angus bulls. O'Reilly ended with a weight of 1288 lbs. He had the lowest residual feed intake(RFI) of all the Angus bull and was one of the most feed efficient of all the bulls on test this past winter of -1.95.  

Bull is owned by Glen & Ronnie Ford (PEI) 902-621-2096