BC Holstein Shows in 2008
2010 BC Holstein Spring Show – Abbotsford Exhibition Park – Judge Mr Brian Garrison
The 2009 Canadian Holstein Convention Show was the largest and best quality show BC breeders have had the priviledge of witnessing in many years, and Callum McKinven did an excellent job of lining up the
Congratulations to our new 2011 Master Breeder winners in British Columbia! Elmbridge Farms and Stanhope Dairy Farm Ltd!!
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2009 Annual General Meeting – November 5, 2009
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British Columbia hosts the 2009 Holstein Canada Convention
April 1-5, 2009 was a busy week for Holstein enthusiasts from around the world! The province hosted the 2009 Holstein Canada AGM and National Convention. Featuring a show, sale, farm tours, and multiple banquets, it was an exciting time for the BC Holstein fraternity! A huge thanks to Chairman John Blair and his multitude of committees and volunteers for putting together an outstanding week! Another huge thanks to the many sponsors! Congratulations B.C.!! Well Done Holstein Breeders!!
Master Breeder awards were presented at the Holstein Canada AGM in
Halifax in 2011 to Elmbridge Farms and Stanhope Dairy Farm Ltd. – Congratulations!!
Poelman & Wedgwood ~ Master Breeders 2009!
Two BC Holstein breeders will be recognized by Holstein Canada at the Master Breeder Banquet in Vancouver on April 3, 2009. The Poelman family of Sunny Vale Farms achieved Master Breeder status this year. While their neighbors, Ridley and Karen Wikkerink of Wedgwood Holsteins were awarded their second Master Breeder Shield. Congratulations to you all!
Make sure to order your Master Breeder Banquet tickets now, before they sell out so you can join other BC breeders in congratulating these two families.
BC Holstein Spring Show Results!
86 head were presented to Judge Dale Bienert on February 7, 2008 at Chilliwack Heritage Park during the Annual BC Holstein Spring Show held in conjunction with John Deere Days. Judge Bienert selected Haanton Champion Chenille, the 4 Year Old exhibited by Stanhope-Wedgwood and T&L Cattle as his Grand Champion. She was followed by Brookvilla Jasper Aka as Reserve.The Junior Champions were awarded to Springbend Goldwyn Access, and Wedgwood Penelope Dundee. Complete results are available to download.
Blossomdairy & Cheam – New BC Master Breeder Herds
Congratulations to the Goertzens of Blossomdairy and the Epps of Cheam Holsteins on their recently announced Master Breeder Awards! Both of these families will receive their Master Breeder Shield, the highest honour bestowed by Holstein Canada, at the annual convention in London, Ontario, March 26-30, 2008.
Joe Taylor receives Honourary Membership in BC Holstein Branch
At the 2007 BC Holstein Branch AGM,
Joe Taylor was recognized with an Honourary Membership Award for his lifetime of dedicated service to the BC Holstein Branch. Congratulations Joe!