Canadian Hereford Association
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August 2017 Herd Reference Edition

Take Notice...

Bonanza 2017 "Herefords Heading West"
Our thoughts are with all the affected ranchers in BC, despite these terrible circumstances we want to confirm that Bonanza 2017 will be held as planned from July 17-21. We look forward to seeing all those who can attend.


KGF Auction Items
The Keith Gilmore Foundation awards $30,000 in Scholarships to youth in the beef industry each year. To maintain this level of support, the Foundation will be offering up two fantastic items for live auction during the Bonanza Banguet Friday, July 21 2017. Please Contact Libby or Stephen at the Hereford office for more information. Many thanks to Donors Little Fort Herefords and Hereford for these awesome items

The SA Hereford Breeders Society celebrates its 100th Anniversary
Tour 4 – 15 September 2017

The SA Hereford Breeders Society celebrates its 100th Anniversary in 2017 and will reflect on 100 years of playing a major role in the development of the SA Beef Industry.
SA Hereford will be your hosts for the Hereford Centenary Celebration Tour and Swartland agricultural showcase including the visits through our beautiful country.

Swartland Show is one of the largest Agricultural shows in Western and Southern Cape with a visitor number of 10,000 plus.
SWARTLAND SHOW is a benchmark agricultural show and showcase a comprehensive range of products to meet all the needs of a farming operation. Livestock producers and breeders, Agribusinesses and input suppliers, Producers Members of producers’ organisations.
How to register?
To participate in the tour programme and assistance with registration below contact Teresa Labuschagne email: Also visit our websites at:

Deadlines: Final application to participate in the organised tour: 25 May 2017 CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

T Bar Invitational 10th Anniversary- June 19 & 20, 2017
In the past nine years, the T Bar Invitational has raised over $400,000.00 for youth in agriculture, donating over $90,000 to the CJHA. The final round of the T Bar Invitational Golf Tournament will take place June 19th and 20th, 2017 in Saskatoon, SK. The CJHA would like to extend an invitation to all golfers, CHA and CJHA members to the 10th Annual T Bar Invitational Golf Tournament to support all youth in agriculture and to show our appreciation for such a great program. Visit their website,, for sponsorship and entry forms. The CJHA National Council would like to thank the T Bar Invitational committee for all their work and dedication to all juniors across Canada. We truly cannot thank you enough!    Click Here for details

Have you Heard? The CJHA released their first E-Newsletter!
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and HERE to subscribe for future updates!

Bonanza Event Hotel
36036 North Parallel Road, Abbotsford
Ph. (604) 870-1050
Toll-free: 1-888-411-1070
Rate: $112/night

Bonanza Sponsorship
Click Here for sponsorship opportunities
Contact: Nathan Reimer 604-855-5805
or Clint Smith 604-845-2124

See the Take Notice Archive here.

Digest Forward Archive

Canada Beef The Current Sire Summary is available here

Spring 2017 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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