August 2013 Herd Reference Edition

Take Notice...

New Job Opportunities with the Canadian Hereford Association:
Programs & Media Coordinator
The Programs and Media Coordinator is a diverse, engaging role. This position will be responsible for a portion of the Hereford Associations graphic design needs, they will oversee the organization and implementation of projects that fall under Breed Improvement, Mark of Excellence Shows and Marketing. This role will also be actively involved with a team maintaining the breed registry and assisting with the performance recording program. This job will be based out of The Canadian Hereford Association's head office in Calgary AB. Some occasional travel may be required. Visit for more details.

Youth Programs and Foundation Manager Purpose of Position: To manage and play a leadership role with the activities of the Canadian Junior Hereford Association (CJHA) and Bonanza. Organize and implement fundraising and scholarships distribution for the Keith Gilmore Foundation.
Scope of the Position: Responsible for managing and implementing programs under the CJHA and KGF. This is a part-time position that does not require the manager to be located in the Canadian Hereford Association's Calgary office.
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2015 UCVM Beef Cattle Conference
Pushing the Frontiers of Beef Cattle Health
June 17: Pre-conference workshops
University of Calgary Spyhill Campus
June 18-19: Deerfoot Inn & Casino, Calgary, AB
Themes for this year: Prudent drug use; applied animal welfare; and hot topics in cattle health.
For details and registration, visit: or contact us at: 403-210-7309 /
Click Here for Registration Package - Early registration Ends May 15

Cayley Brown Wins "Hereford Miss World" with CB 122L Lady B 222Z.
For all the details click here.

LISTEN, LEARN, NETWORK AND GROW! Register today to attend one of the largest gatherings of women in agriculture in Canada.

This one and half day conference profiles women leaders who are passionate about personal growth. Invest in yourself to develop the skills to reach your goals.
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HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS: If you require hotel accommodations at the Hyatt Regency Calgary, we suggest that you make a reservation soon as rooms at the conference rate are limited. Reservations can be made online by visiting our accommodations page HERE.
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The Spring 2015 Sire Summary is now online Click Here to View.

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Canada Beef 2015 Sire Summary is now online.

Spring 2015 EPDs are now online, averages, tools and trends can be found here

The Confirmed Genetic Abnormality Carriers Lists are now online, click here for more information and to view the lists

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