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Angus Feeder Sale at Atlantic Stockyards

Posted by Tim Dixon on Sunday, October 30, 2011,
On November 12 there will be a Canadian Angus Rancher Endorsed Feeder Sale held in conjunction with the regular sale. If you have angus feeders and want to consign to this contact Sean Firth at the sale barn at 902 670 5999.

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Bulls now on test

Posted by Tim Dixon on Saturday, October 29, 2011,
Our 2011 bull calves officially started their winter test period on Thursday. Check out their stats on the "Bulls for Sale" page. We have 4 of our own bulls as well as one for Colby MacQuarrie of Winsloe, PEI on home test here at the farm and one bull going on test at the Maritime Beef Testing Station in Nappan, NS.

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Sale results

Posted by Tim Dixon on Saturday, October 29, 2011,
The 13th annual Angus in Action Sale was another success. Many thanks to the organizers and consignors as well as the buyers. Our purebred heifer, Worth-a-Bit Blackcap 13X was purchased by Weldon Estabrooks of Sackville, NB and our commercial heifer is going to Richard Feeney in Harvey Station, NB.

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Upcoming Angus Feeder Sale

Posted by Tim Dixon on Friday, October 28, 2011,
If you have any angus feeders for sale, contact Sean Firth at atlanticstockyards.com to consign them to the first Canadian Angus Endorsed feerder sale in Truro, NS on November 12.

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Updated sale entry pictures

Posted by Tim Dixon on Wednesday, October 19, 2011,
Here is a  couple of new pictures of Lot 7, our purebred entry in the Angus in Action sale this Saturday in Nappan, NS.She is Worth-a-Bit Blackcap 13x safe to a Red Lazy MC Smash son 6 months. Catalogue can be found at PEI Angus Blog.

Dam of Lot 7





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added entry

Posted by Tim Dixon on Wednesday, October 19, 2011,
We are now consigning a commercial bred heifer to the Angus in action Sale. She is an Angus/Simmental bred Angus and is 5 months pregnant.

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Half brother to our herdsire named reserve champion at Olds

Posted by Tim Dixon on Friday, October 7, 2011,
HF Hemi 176W was recently named reserve champion Angus bull at the Olds Fall Classic in Olds, Alberta. He and our herdsire HF Torque 171W are both sired by HF Hemi 151T. We have some great heifer calves in the pasture now by Torque and are really looking forward to his 2012 calves.


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Angus in Action Sale Entry

Posted by Tim Dixon on Monday, October 3, 2011,

WORTH-A-BIT BLACKCAP 13X is one of our top replacement females. Every one of her EPDs is well above the breed average, with her birth weight EPD in the top 7% of the breed and yearling weight in the top 20%. Her sire, WORTH-A-BIT IN FOCUS 12U, is currently owned by Ivan Boswall of Dunstaffnage PEI. He sired the Grand Champion Bull at the 2010 St. Mary's Fair and the Reserve Champion in 2011. Her dam, WORTH-A-BIT BLACKCAP 9U, was the pick of our yearlings in 2009 by John Donaldson, former Cana...
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Angus in Action Sale Catalogue

Posted by Tim Dixon on Monday, October 3, 2011,
Go to www.peiangus.blogspot.com to see the 13th annual Angus in Action sale to be held Saturday October 22nd in Nappan, Nova Scotia.



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Last Chance till Christmas!!

Posted by Tim Dixon on Sunday, October 2, 2011,
October 11th will be your last chance to get fresh Angus beef until Christmas. Contact us if you would like to try it for the first time or if you are one of our many loyal customers! Frozen product is available here at the farm anytime.


                                                                      







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Another CSA season comes to an end

Posted by Tim Dixon on Sunday, October 2, 2011,
As summer turns to fall, this week marks the end to another CSA (community supported agriculture) season. Thanks to Jen and Derek Campbell of Jen and Derek's Farm for allowing us to partner with them in their vegetable subscription plan. Many thanks as well to Jeremy Pennings, Ernest Schleinkorn, JB and Sarah Rainsberger and Megan Mullally/Penny Solomon for their subscriptions to East Coast Angus Beef.

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