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Browsing Archive: June, 2012

Top Bull Prospect

Posted by Tim Dixon on Saturday, June 23, 2012,

Here is an April 2012 bull calf sired by our herdsire HF Torque 171W and out of an excellent Lamb's Overdrive cow. He is as stout as they come and look forward to his development.

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Quote from Darren Cousins

Posted by Tim Dixon on Saturday, June 23, 2012,
"Hey Tim, I don't know what you feed your critters but it sure works!" 

    Darren Cousins, owner of Twin Shores Campground and repeat East Coast Angus Beef purchaser.

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Hay in June??

Posted by Tim Dixon on Saturday, June 23, 2012,


In this part of the world, getting dry hay put up in June is almost unheard of. We have had the driest spring on record here and after years of wet summers, this excellent quality feed is welcome.

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Asparagus season is over

Posted by Tim Dixon on Wednesday, June 20, 2012,
After an early start to the season and a week of single digit temperatures it came to an end on Monday. Thanks to all the neighbors who stopped by for a pound or two as well as the Maplethorpe Inn and Cafe and owner/chef Dianna Linder

Landmark Cafe, Eugene Sauve and Family


Victoria Village Inn, Steven Hunter

Soleil's Farm, Soleil Hutchinson and Lee Clarke

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Yearling bull for sale

Posted by Tim Dixon on Tuesday, June 19, 2012,

This April 2011 bull has been breeding our heifers this spring and will be available the end of June. He is sired by Worth-a-Bit New Frontier 1U and is out of a Lamb's Overdrive cow. Very quiet and weighs approx. 1200 lbs.

Free delivery to central points in the maritimes and a free bag of rfid tags with purchase.  $2500.

Contact Tim @ dixonfarms1@live.ca or 902 432 4771

26Y has been sold to Corey and Kent MacNeill of Rustico.

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Canadian Angus Blog Post

Posted by Tim Dixon on Tuesday, June 19, 2012,
The Canadian Angus Association has hired summer interns to help promote Angus and the agricultural industry as a whole. Check out their blog post on the CAA website.

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CBC News at the Maritime Angus Field Day

Posted by Tim Dixon on Tuesday, June 12, 2012,
http://www.cbc.ca/video/watch/News/Canada/PEI/ID=2244401577

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Full Junior Show Results

Posted by Tim Dixon on Monday, June 11, 2012,
can be found at www.peiangus.blogspot.ca along with more photos.

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Maritime Angus Field Day

Posted by Tim Dixon on Sunday, June 10, 2012,
It was a great weekend for the Maritime Angus Field Day hosted by Bannockburn Valley Angus Farm at the Crapaud Exhibition Grounds. Congratulations to all the junior exhibitors on a job well done!

On Friday Canadian Angus Association CEO Rob Smith, Canadian Angus Association President Elect Gary Latimer, Maritimes CAA Director Jim Colodey and Canadian Junior Ambassador Austin Anderson visited with Atlantic Beef Products CEO Mike Naburs and cattle buyer Greg Hardy to discuss the Canadian Angus R...
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William Pryor Passes

Posted by Tim Dixon on Sunday, June 10, 2012,
As many people have stated, Bill Pryor was a true gentleman. After a long fight with ALS he passed last week. He was a passionate cattleman and agricultural leader in New Brunswick and the Maritimes. Here is a link to his obituary.

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Spring Heifer buyers

Posted by Tim Dixon on Friday, June 8, 2012,
We've already thanked our bull customers this spring and now we'd like to say thanks to our heifer buyers.

Friesvale Farms, Woodstock, Ontario  7 purebred heifers

David MacMillan, Mabou, Cape Breton  7 commercial heifers.

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2012 Pasture Pictures

Posted by Tim Dixon on Tuesday, June 5, 2012,
Now that the crop is in and the cows are out to pasture, I have had a little time to take a few pictures before silage starts. It's always a challenge to get the calves to stand "just right" so check back here throughout the summer for different calf pictures or updated ones of some that will be posted today. Cattle are for sale at all times so if you are interested in anything you see contact us.
Mercedes Benz x Mytty In Focus (Angus) steer calf
Tag #4S  Eye Candy x Kruggerrand 410H (Angus) st...
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Maritime Angus Field Day Auction Donation

Posted by Tim Dixon on Sunday, June 3, 2012,
We here at Worth-a-Bit Angus are proud to support our association and the juniors by donating a $100 gift certificate towards the purchase of any of our 2012 calves. The auction will be held Friday night June 9th at the Crapaud Exhibition Grounds. You can check out the schedule for the weekend on the PEI Angus blog.



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