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Browsing Archive: September, 2013

Training Calves

Posted by Tim Dixon on Saturday, September 28, 2013,

Xplosive(Pioneer) x In Focus
Xplosive (pioneer) x Three Trees everready granddaughter


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Verified Beef

Posted by Tim Dixon on Saturday, September 28, 2013,
Amanda Miller from the PEI Cattle Producers was here for an hour and a half one evening this week to train me on the VBP (Verified Beef Production) course. This nationwide program provides guidelines and proper procedures for cattlemen to follow for safe, humane and healthy beef production.


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Mature bull for sale

Posted by Tim Dixon on Sunday, September 22, 2013,
Ian Nantes, Kelly's Cross, PEI has a 6 year old bull for sale. Great feet and legs, very solid and quiet. His calves are excellent. Contact myself  902 432 4771 or dixonfarms1@live.com or Ian @ 902 658 2841.

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Beef n' Blues 2013

Posted by Tim Dixon on Sunday, September 22, 2013,

I had the opportunity to be one of four beef producers representing the industry at the Beef and Blues event in Summerside PEI Friday night. Over 350 people filled Eastlink Arena and sampled over a dozen dishes featuring PEI Certified Beef and listened to great blues music.

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Straw is done!

Posted by Tim Dixon on Sunday, September 22, 2013,

Harvest has been a challenge this year. It started in early August with the barley but breakdowns lengthened that process. Just as we got the oats started, rain fell for two weeks! All in all the yields were good with barley testing at 46 lbs/bu and 1.2 tonnes/acre. Oats was 37lbs/bu and 1.5 tonnes/ac.

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New Entries and updated Photos of Angus sale entries

Posted by Tim Dixon on Sunday, September 8, 2013,
 This heifer just keeps getting better every day and we have decided to enter her in the Angus in Action Sale on October 26th as well. She is sired by the well known club calf bull Eye Candy and out of a very powerful Angus cow (pictured below)

TC Freedom x Royal Head Right Time
Updated picture of the three year old Morgan's Direction cow entered in the sale. She is halter broke. Pictured below is her calf also in the sale sired by our herdsire Chico Xplosive 8X (Pioneer)


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Heifers

Posted by Tim Dixon on Sunday, September 8, 2013,
Chico Xplosive 8x (Pioneer)  x  In Focus son
Chico Xplosive  x  Three Trees Everready son
HF Torque calf
Eye Candy  x  Royal Head Right Time
Yearling heifer purchased from Northern View Angus, Neudorf, Sask

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2013 Angus in Action Sale Entries

Posted by Tim Dixon on Friday, September 6, 2013,
Download the entry form from here. Deadline is Sept. 26th for the sale on Oct. 26th.

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