August 2013 Herd Reference Edition

Take Notice...

Watch Bonanza 2015 and the CHA AGM Live with Cattle in Motion
Follow the link here to create an account and register.

The Canadian Hereford Association is pleased to announce that Elizabeth (Libby) Laycraft has joined the CHA staff as the new Youth Programs and Foundation Manager for the Canadian Junior Hereford Association (CJHA) and the Keith Gilmore Foundation (KGF). Libby has worked as a consultant to the industry since 2006, when she left the Canadian Angus Association as their Breed Development Coordinator, to spend more time with her young family. Laycraft, has worked with the CHA in previous years, most recently as project coordinator of the RFI research project. Libby will provide administrative support to the CJHA throughout the year, and be involved in the planning and organization of Bonanza. Libby will also be working with the KGF Trustees to raise awareness of the KGF scholarships and develop new fundraising initiatives, directing our outreach to industry, academia, students and alumni. Welcome Libby!

*NEW* Fall 2015 EPDs have been released!
We are pleased to announce that the new Fall 2015 EPDs have been released and are now available on the Animal Inquiry pages of the website. For new EPD averages, please see the Performance section of our website Performance Program and for more details, see the Tools & Trends Fall 2015 document at

Friday July 3 is the Ad Booking Deadline for the 2015 August Herd Reference Edition
Contact Brad or Samara at the office for details.

Royal Agriculture Society of the Commonwealth (RASC) Scholarhip Call for Applications
In conjunction with the Royal Agriculture Society of the Commonwealth (RASC), Northlands is pleased to be able to offer a scholarship for $2,000 CDN for Next Gen delegates to travel to the RASC 5th NG Understanding & Assistance Mission to Papua New Guinea from October 16-30, 2015. Please refer to the attached document with the complete itinerary and costs.
Note: Total cost for participation on the 14-day mission is approximately $6,000 CDN.
-Must be between 18-39 years old
-Must have valid Canadian Passport , not expiring for a minimum of 6 months past the time of travel
-Be an active agriculture partner at Northlands ie Volunteer, Exhibitor etc
-Required to report back to Northlands post conference and prepare a brief PowerPoint Presentation to be used in the International AgBusiness Centre during Farmfair International 2015 (November 11-15, 2015)
Click Here for Application:
Please complete the attached application and email to by July 10, 2015.
The successful scholarship candidate will be contacted the week of July 13, 2015.
Please do not to hesitate to contact Stacy at or 780-222-4990, if you have any questions.

The Keith Gilmore Foundation Heifer & Embryo Fundraising Auction
Lots Donated by Oulton's Farm and AXA Farms
Click Here for Details!

Bonanza 2015 Schedule!
Click Here to Download.

See the Take Notice Archive here.

Digest Forward Archive

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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