Job Opportunity with the Canadian Hereford Association
The Canadian Hereford Association is pleased to announce that Meghan Black from Bloomfield, New Brunswick, has joined the CHA staff as a summer student as of May 1, 2013. Meghan will reside in Calgary and be employed with the CHA for the next four months then return to Nova Scotia to finish her degree in Animal and Plant Science at Dalhousie University, Faculty of Agriculture. During her time over the next four months, Meghan will be the National Advisor to the CJHA, administer the MOE show program and aid in discussions relating to Hereford Breed Improvement. She has been active as a Junior participating at Bonanzas, joined the CJHA National Board in 2007 and served as their president in 2012. Please join with the staff and welcome Meghan to the CHA.
Miniature Hereford Breeders: The Virtual Cattle Show for Miniature Herefords is looking for Canadian entries. For the past two years the show hosted entries from New Zealand, Australia, the USA and Scotland. The deadline to enter is May 31, 2013. For full details and contact information, go to miniaturehereford.org.
Mark your calendars...Deadline for submitting data for the EPD run is May 31st.
When the breeding interval does not comply with the rules set out by the Canadian Hereford Association, of 17 days between an AI and natural service &/or 21 days between natural services, DNA will be required to verify the sire.
a. Ensure you have pulled hair and got a DNA profile on all sires.
b. Complete and accurate breeding and calving records are mandatory for all registered cattle.
CHA is pleased to recognize the following major donors to the Keith Gilmore Foundation Funds:
Scholarships - $10,000 - Gordon & Rosemary Church, Church Ranch, Balzac, Alberta
Bonanza Legacy Fund - $50,000 - Ron & Sharon Stevenson, Copper Creek Ranch, Princeton, British Columbia
Hereford Research Fund - $5,000 - Jay & Lucy Cross, Bar Pipe Hereford Ranch, Okotoks, Alberta
2013 Sire Summary is now online.
Spring 2013 EPDs are now online, Fall averages, tools and trends can be found here
The lists of Confirmed Genetic Abnormality Carriers are now online, click here for more information and to view the lists
Most of the forms on our site are pdfs, click to download free
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