Lee Wilson of Miller Wilson Angus at Bashaw, Alta., showed the grand champion Black Angus at the Olds Classic Livestock Show. Judge Chamarie Viator called this bull “the most complete we have seen here.”  |  Barbara Duckworth photo

Purebred show season is underway

OLDS, Alta. — The first purebred show of the season opened with the Olds Fall Classic Oct. 4-6. The show is part of the Alberta Supreme championship and many of the cattle on show here will go on to Edmonton’s Farmfair International and Canadian Western Agribition in Regina. The class winners are: Grand champion female: […] Read more

Katie Songer shows her champion commercial heifer at the Olds Fall Classic show earlier this fall. Her family runs Lucky Stock Farms at Rocky Mountain House, Alta. |   Barbara Duckworth photo 

Promoting cattle in the ring, on the page

OLDS, Alta. — When Katie Songer enters the show ring as a volunteer or a participant, she brings with her years of experience. Her family won the grand champion commercial heifer at the Olds Fall Classic livestock show earlier this fall but working with cattle at Lucky Springs Stock Farm at Rocky Mountain House, Alta. […] Read more

Olds Fall Classic results

The Olds Fall Classic was held Oct. 6-8. Black Angus Grand champion female: Lazy MC Angus, Bassano, Alta. Reserve: Golden Oak Livestock, Olds, Alta. Grand champion bull: Remitall Farms, Olds, Alta. Reserve: Boss Lake Genetics, Parkland County, Alta. Charolais Grand champion female: McLeod Livestock, Cochrane, Alta. Reserve: Daines Cattle/O’Neill Livestock, Red Deer County, Alta. Grand […] Read more