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Browsing Archive: August, 2013

First calves have been weaned

Posted by Tim Dixon on Thursday, August 29, 2013,

We weaned our bull calves and some steers this week using these nose flaps called "Quiet Wean". The procedure is you put the rings in, leave with the cows for 3-5 days then take the calves away. Stress is greatly reduced as the bond between the pair has time to break. Bawling is almost completely reduced and so far we are satisfied with the results.
Below is the information on the bull calves.

TXE 1A    1/1/13      74 lbs    Soo Line Kodiak 9194        735 lbs        click for pedigree
TXE 2A   ...
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2013 Angus in Action Sale Entries

Posted by Tim Dixon on Thursday, August 29, 2013,
Hope you all can attend this sale on October 26th in Nappan, Nova Scotia. Here are our entries.
click here for pedigree
TXE 25A Worth-a-Bit Queedy 25A
Chico Xplosive 8X x Morgans Direction
April 23/13
  Click here for pedigree
Worth-a-Bit Queedy 23X
Morgan's Direction x Royal Head Right Time 27E
NH free
bred to Chico Xplosive 8X

3/4 angus 1/4 simmental commercial heifer bred to Parkwood Lewis 99Z

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Congratulations to Dusty Breeze Farm!

Posted by Tim Dixon on Monday, August 26, 2013,
Nicole, Allison and Beverly Booth from Jolicure, NB had a fantastic day Friday at the Kent County Exhibition with Worth-a-Bit Genetics!

Grand Champion Female - Worth-a-Bit Queedy 7Z
Senior Champion Female - Worth-a-Bit Licorice 7X
Grand Champion Male     -  Dusty Breeze Allsorts 3A ( son of Ch. female and sired by a Worth-a-Bit bred bull)

Keep up the good work and thank you for the business!

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Old Home Week Beef Show

Posted by Tim Dixon on Sunday, August 11, 2013,

Old Home Week Schedule

Friday, 8:30 Angus, Shorthorn, Commercial

Saturday, 8:30 Hereford, Simmental, Supreme

                10:30 Angus Futurity (Ring #2)

Show order subject to change if needed.

Held at the Canada Games Charlottetown Civic Center

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Mid summer pasture pics

Posted by Tim Dixon on Sunday, August 11, 2013,

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Torque has been sold

Posted by Tim Dixon on Friday, August 9, 2013,

Our senior herdsire HF Torque has been purchased by Kevin Goodwin of Lorneville, Nova Scotia. Good Luck and thank you for the business.

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Should be an early harvest

Posted by Tim Dixon on Friday, August 2, 2013,
Barley looks phenomenal. Haven't see as many kernals on the heads in many years

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