2019 Westerner Dairy Showcase Schedule


Information for the Westerner Dairy Showcase, Oct. 17-19, is now available! Check out the full prize list for details. Entries close October 10th!
Dairy Showcase_Prize_List_-_2019

On Thursday at 4 pm Jason Rietveld, AB will be the judge for the Youth Show presented by Select Sires Genervations.

Friday afternoon at 1 pm there will be speakers from Holstein Canada and Lactanet followed by an ice cream social presented by NutriSource.  As well the Jersey Show will be at 4 pm.

Official Jeff Stephens, ON will be back on Saturday at 9 am to judge the Holstein Open Show.


2020 Breeder Calendar

Still a few spots left in the 2020 calendar if you are interested in advertising your business! 1500 copies of the calendar will be distributed throughout Alberta, Western Canada and at special events like the Royal Winter Fair and The National Holstein Convention.

$250 per ad space or check out some of our ad packages here.



Branch and National Scholarships

A reminder that both the Alberta Branch and Holstein Canada are now accepting applications for their scholarship programs!

Alberta Branch deadline- Oct. 31, 2019
2019 Scholarship Application

Holstein Canada deadline- Dec. 20, 2019
2019 Application


European Young Breeder School- Belgium 2019

Update: Results from Holstein Canada

After an eventful five days participating at the European Young Breeder School, our Team Canada shone bright! A few highlights include:

*Brent Sayles was reserve grand champion show person, also was second top fitter
*Brooke Boonstopple was honourable mention show person, also had reserve champion calf
*Lee Morey third top fitter, placed fourth with his heifer and sixth in his showmanship class
*Frédéric Fortier was first with his heifer as well as first in his showmanship class
*Francis Blanchette was first with his heifer and placed third in his showmanship class
*Clarissa McCallum placed first with her calf and then was second in her showmanship class.

Congratulations for all of your hard work!



Lee Morey- Rochester, AB is currently in Belgium participating in the European Young Breeder School.  Lee earned a spot on the Canadian team as the High Point Participant at WCC in 2018. Good luck Team Canada!

Follow along with results on the EYBS Facebook page!

The 2019 High Point Participant went to Mike Podschadly, BC.

Wendon Holsteins Tag Sale Oct. 16-20


Wendon Holsteins will be hosting a Tag Sale & Open House Oct. 16-20th at the farm near Innisfail.  Open house will be in the evening on the 16th and during the day on the 17th. More details coming soon!