Pol Butte Holsteins Dispersal

Congratulations to the Van Den Pol family on their successful sale! The complete dispersal sale at Pol Butte Holsteins on Aug. 15th averaged $2621 on 159 lots.

High seller was Lot 25 Blondin High Octane Courtney VG86- $9500.

2nd high seller was Lot 18 Pol Butte Silver Beauty VG86- $6200


August Calendar

This month’s calendar belong to Southrise Holsteins!

Thanks to Jaylor for taking part in the calendar this year as well.



Jaylor Logo, Ball Glow

Join Alberta Holstein on the European Championship Holstein Show & Tour!

The Alberta Holstein Branch along with Farmstead Travel has organized a 9 day/10 night trip to Europe to take in the European Championship Holstein Show and some of the great sights in the surrounding area.

Total cost is $4795 pp and includes

  • roundtrip economy international airfare (Calgary-Amsterdam)
  • All airport & hotel transfers
  • private coach throughout duration of journey
  • 8 nights accommodation in 1st class hotels
  • all hotel taxes and services
  • meals included ( daily breakfast, 2 dinners, 1 lunch, welcome dinner canal cruise
  • entrance to the Holstein show & transfers to grounds
  • Keukenhorf entrance & sightseeing tour in the netherlands
  • beer tasting
  • train transfer to schipol for departure
  • exclusive tour group apparel item

Check out the itinerary below and book your space ASAP! A $250 deposit is due by AUG. 31ST, 2018 with the remainder due February 5th 2019.

Contact Wendy Weir at 519-922-FARM or wendy@farmsteadtravel.com


July Calendar

This month’s Breeder is Mosnang Holsteins, Rimbey AB. Thanks to Select Sires for taking part in the calendar as well!

Volunteers needed! Breakfast on the Dairy Farm, Leduc area

**Breakfast on the Dairy Farm NORTH** is looking for volunteers! Contact Melissa Schur schurmelissa@gmail.com if you are interested, more info below.
Breakfast on The Dairy Farm Saturday August 25
Location: Glen Park Holsteins, Leduc
25518 TWP RD 490
A free pancake breakfast for families and the public to come and learn about what we do as dairy farmers. There will be games & Barn tours as well as the free hot and healthy breakfast. We are looking for 10 volunteers for Barn tours, 10 volunteers cooking and serving breakfast, 4 security and 6 greeting people. The event is sponsored by Alberta Milk.
A free bbq will be offered to all volunteers the night before the event August as we set up and debrief you in your role.
Please email Melissa Schur schurmelissa@gmail.com if you want to be a part of this great event to help promote the dairy industry.


2018 Green Acres Holstein Show Results

Congratulations to the Green Acres Holstein Club on another successful show! Judge Lee Morey placed just under 100 head in the open show.


Grand Champion: Thornspyc Airlift Tatjana (1st 4 Year Old)- Thornspyc Dairy

Reserve Grand Champion: Diamondpark Winbrook Favrit (1st 5 Year Old)- Diamond Park Dairy

Honourable Mention: PolButte Avalanche Payton (1st Jr. 2 Year Old) Van Den Pol Dairy

Premier Exhibitor & Premier Breeder: Diamond Park Dairy


Junior Champion: Ostara Control 854 (1st Senior Calf)- Ostara Holsteins

Reserve Junior Champion: Wedgwood CG Lola (1st Junior Yearling)- Diamondback Park Dairy

Honourable Mention: Westcoast Dempsey Ali (1st Intermediate Yearling)- Reimer Holsteins

Full results below!

2018 RESULTS Show program

Latest Newsletter

Keep up to date on what is happening in the latest Alberta Holstein newsletter!

February 2018 Newsletter


Provincial Award Highlights

Visit the Club Awards page to see all winners from the 5 Alberta Clubs.

2017 Alberta Breeder of the Year
Chubanna Holsteins- Lacombe, AB
The Wildeboer Family
Chubanna Holsteins Breeder Profile


2017 President’s Club Cow Award
New Mars Laumega Bloom- New Mars Dairy- Millet, ABPresCowProv

2017 Marg Atkins Achievement Award
Don & Carol Wright- Wrightside Holsteins- Didsbury, ABmargatkinsawrd

NEW: Alberta Holstein Store!


Welcome to the ALBERTA HOLSTEIN BRANCH online store…a webstore dedicated exclusively to the promotion of the Assocation brand to its members and Alberta Holstein enthusiasts! Need something in a hurry for a guest or judge? We will have something to fit the bill from apparel to giftware…all featuring the Alberta Holstein Branch brand!


Each garment or item will somewhere feature the famous Wild Rose Logo and the True Type Holstein head that people immediately associate with World-Class Holsteins, a progressive Dairy industry and world-renowned hospitality. You have the opportunity on many items to include your logo and then decide on a location and color option for the AHA logo.


What a great opportunity for you to, not only invest in some promotional apparel for your own herd or business but also support your Provincial Holstein Association at the same time! 5% of all sales (pre-tax & shipping) will go directly back to the Alberta Holstein Association and used for the many events and programs that they support and implement.


Agritising Solutions would like to thank the Alberta Holstein Association for the opportunity to implement this program for it’s members and we are making every effort to make this easy, affordable and successful! Agritising Solutions is based in Ontario, but we have strong Alberta connections! Owner, Wendy Weir spends a considerable amount of time in Alberta at numerous dairy functions. She can be reached at wendy@agritisingsolutions.com Billing inquiries can be directed to Kim Murphy in our Ontario office and she can be reached at kim@agritisingsolutions.com Our Ontario location is open Mon – Fri 9:00am – 4:00pm EST.
We are excited to add to our team Linsey (Chalack) Whalen as customer support and she will be working from her home location in Millet, Alberta and will be available each day from 9 – Noon MST. Linsey is no stranger to the Alberta Holstein Industry as a member of the Chalack Family from Wendon Holsteins in Innisfail as well as an official Holstein Judge and a 4-H Leader. Linsey can be reached at linsey@agritisingsolutions.com
We will also inventory a modest amount of product in Alberta for immediate shipping when someone is in a pinch for a quick gift, Linsey will be able to get that out quickly for you!


Some folks like to touch and feel things…and that is ok!! To allow you to come and see the products “live”, we will bring the shop to you! Come and see us at several Alberta events throughout the year such as Westerner Dairy Showcase in Red Deer, Alberta Holstein Branch Annual Meeting, Alberta Dairy Congress and others! Follow the Alberta Holstein Branch on Facebook for dates!