Westerner Showcase Sale Friday Oct. 19

The Westerner Showcase Sale, put on by the Central Alberta Holstein Club, goes Friday October 19th, 1:00 pm at Westerner Park in Red Deer. ~35 head will sell including 20 fresh cows. Great selection of animals selling from across Western Canada!

Follow along on Cowsmo for sale updates HERE.

Come early at 10:30 AM to get in on the speaker and Ice Cream social sponsored by Nutrisource! Ben Stuart from Hardisty, AB will be speaking on

-Intensive Rotational Grazing
-Cover cropping
-Companion Cropping
-Relay crops and double cropping for silage and grazing.
-Winter crops for silage and forage production
-Extended winter grazing.
-365 day grazing systems
-Grass and Forage finishing

Building a resilient regenerative system that enhances the soil, environment and animal production while remaining economically viable is the main focus. Ben originates from NZ where forage grazing systems are a big part of the production cycle for both beef and dairy.

September Calendar

Thanks to Lucky Hill Dairy for taking part in the calendar this year! And to Cowsmopolitan Dairy Magazine as well.


Latest Newsletter!

The summer newsletter is now available online, including summer show results,  Marj Atkins award recipients, Holstein Canada announcement & info on the European Championship Tour in April!



Please Update Your Directory Listing!

NEW 2019 Alberta Holstein Directory!

**Click Here to Fill Out the Form** 

The Alberta Holstein Association is updating its breeder directory for 2019. Kindly take some time to fill out the attached form. This form will take less than 5 minutes to complete. Please do not assume that Alberta Holstein has your correct and current contact information.

Please complete on or before the deadline of Monday, September 17, 2018.

If you would like to advertise your farm in the directory. Advertising costs are $750.00 for a full-page ad and $500.00 for a half-page ad. To book your ad space or if you have questions regarding advertising please contact Amanda Hehli at amandahehli@hotmail.ca.

Benefits of advertising in the directory. Your farm will receive national and international exposure at trade fairs and livestock shows. Don’t miss an opportunity to increase visibility and showcase your dairy herd through advertising.

The directory will be full colour, coil bound 4 ¼” X 11”

Release date: January 2019


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


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

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