Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Sunday, July 25, 2010
Maritime Director: Jim Colodey
Maritime Angus Association
President: Tim Dixon
Director: Julie Mutch
PEI Angus Association
President: Kurt Duncan
Vice-President: Ian Drake
Secretary-Treasurer: Hilda Colodey
Directors: Peter Dixon, Tim Dixon, Robert Holmes, Julie Mutch
Saturday, July 24, 2010
Prince Edward Island Angus Association Gold Show Honoree(s)
The 2010 Angus Gold Show at Old Home Week will be named in honor of an individual or farm that has made significant contributions to the PEI, Maritime, and Canadian Angus Associations.
To the nominating committee or individual:
Clearly outline the nominee's contributions to the Angus breed without allowing the submission to become repetitive and lengthy. Please do not include pictures or newspaper articles.
A complete nomination should contain:
Part 1: A maximum of one page introduction to the nominee.
Part 2: A summary may be point form of the nominee's involvement in the Angus breed. This can include volunteer commitments, show results, sale information, et al. Describe the nominee's involvement, impact, initiatives and achievements in and with the Angus breed at the local, provincial, national and international level. Include approximate time period if possible.
Part 3: A letter of support for the nominee from the nominator. Please outline the nominee's leadership, participation and impact in Angus involvements and organizations. Include dates and responsibilities if possible.
Please note, all or part of the nomination package may be used in written form and may also be used by the show announcer at the time of the show.
Return completed nomination form to: Kurt Duncan,
It is the responsibility of the Board of Directors of the PEI Angus Association to select the individual or farm to be honored. All nominations will be kept for consideration for future show honorees.
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
To be eligible for the CAA green tag portion of the sale, the calves must have green CAA RFID tags. To purchase these tags or get more information about them, check out this link, http://peiangus.blogspot.com/2010/07/canadian-angus-association-rfid-tag.html.
It is recommended by Atlantic Stockyards that all calves be vaccinated for these sales.
Please contact Sean Firth at Atlantic Stockyards as soon as possible to prebook your calves for each of these sale dates. Contact information for Atlantic Stockyards is listed below.
General Office Phone: (902) 893-9603
Office Fax: (902) 893-4483
To contact Sean Firth, Owner/Manager
Cell: (902) 670-5999
PO Box 293
50 RFID tags x $2.92 each = $146.00
Click on the following link to see a copy of an order form from the CAA, tag order form. The RFID and dangle tags come in bags of 25 so the minimum order is 25. That would be a cost of $103 plus $10 shipping and gst. You may order RFID tags on their own.
All tags work with the red Allflex tagger.
There are several options to pick from on the tag order form.
You may also order directly online at https://www.formspring.com/forms/PSL-cacp_tag_order
For more information on the CAA green tag program, go to http://www.cdnangus.ca/commercial/cacp/cacp.htm
If you have any questions regarding the CAA green tag program, contact Kurt Duncan at 902-569-5907 or email@example.com or you can contact anyone at the CAA listed on the web sites listed above.
Sunday, July 11, 2010
As stated in the OHW rules and regulations booklet, "Both Angus Shows (Open/Gold Show and Futurity) will be non-aerosol/non-pressurized can shows."
The following is from the Canadian Angus Association, "In accordance with the Canadian Angus Association's Environmental Policy, the use of paint and colouring on animals in Association-sponsored shows is prohibited. The Board of Directors is responsible for checking all animals entering the show ring and refusing entry to any with paint or artificial colouring."
Thursday, July 8, 2010
Good Equipment Ltd. is back for their fifth consecutive year as a gold sponsor of the Old Home Week Angus Show. Check them out at their web site, http://www.goodequipmentltd.com/main/ You can also check out their agdealer.com link at http://www.agdealer.com/goodequipment.