Darrel and Jenna Timm are new generation Simmental breeders from Kinistino, Sask.
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Simmental breeders network at Agribition

REGINA — Darrel and Jenna Timm are new generation Simmental breeders. The young couple from Kinistino, Sask., have been together since 2004 and they wanted to be in-volved in the beef business from the start. Jenna had purebred experience and Darrel knew commercial cattle. Now their two children, Ava, 6, and Jace, 4, are getting […] Read more

Highlights of Agribition horse sale, sheep show

Fourteen select horses sold for an average $8,075 during the Canadian Western Agribition sale Nov. 24. Twenty-two horses were on the sale bill but several passed after not meeting reserve bids, including one that reached $15,000. A bay mare from perennial high seller Frehlick Quarter Horses at Estevan, Sask., topped the sale at $13,000. FQH […] Read more

Scholarship winners enthusiastic about ag

This year’s Canadian Western Agribition scholarship recipients could be found all over the show doing the things for which they were recognized. The show awards three $2,500 scholarships for involvement in the show, plus the Barry Andrew Family Scholarship and William M. Farley Memorial Scholarship, each worth $1,500. Sadie Anwender of Radville, Sask., who received […] Read more

Carman Jackson, one of the RBC Beef Supreme judges, gives Canadian Impact the winning slap on the back. The bull, led by Jayden Payne in the show ring, is the first Limousin to win the supreme.  |  Karen Briere photo

Agribition recognizes excellence

REGINA — Two elated families made history at Canadian Western Agribition Nov. 25 when they won the supreme championship award. Prairie Cove Charolais of Bow-den, Alta., won the top female banner with PZC Lily 5013 Et and her calf at side, while Greenwood Limousin and Angus of Lloyd-minster, Sask., won with a two-year-old red Limousin […] Read more

Congratulations were given all around for Baxter Blair of McLean, Sask., and his reserve champion Red Blair’s Monique 572D in the First Lady Classic interbreed competition at Canadian Western Agribition.  |  Karen Briere photo

Purebred beef show highlights several breeds

A 2016 Simmental was in the winner’s circle for top female, while a Charolais took top spot in the bull calf show

Four different breeds took home banners from Canadian Western Agribition’s first purebred beef shows of the event last week. The interbreed First Lady Classic and President’s Classic each drew more than 90 entries. Rising to the top on the female side was SFI Miss Seein Purple, a 2016 Simmental entry from Wheatland Cattle Co. at […] Read more

Auctioneer Brennin Jack appears between the big screen and the small screen during Agribition’s bison sale. For the second year in a row the bison were filmed in their pens and shown to bidders by video.  |  Karen Briere photo

Bison sale sees more animals, higher prices

Brian and Eleanor Brown bolstered their bison herd last week after taking home both the grand champion bull and the high selling animal. Sixty-seven animals sold during the Canadian National Sale at Canadian Western Agribition Nov. 21. The Browns have operated High Plains Drifters at Hodgeville, Sask., since 1998. Brian Brown said he spent money […] Read more