Sunday, March 30, 2014

PEI Easter Beef Show & Sale Reserve Grand Champion

2014 PEI Easter Beef Show & Sale Reserve Grand Champion and Champion Any Other Breed exhibited by Irwin Jay of I F J Farms.  This steer was purchased at our 2013 sale.  He is sired by Eye Candy and the dam is JEM Bride 46M (purebred Angus).  46M is also the dam of the 2011 Grand Champion at the PEI Easter Beef Show and the 2010 Grand Champion Steer at the Border Classic.

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Customer Results from the 2014 PEI Easter Beef Show

Below are the results for our 2013 sale customers at the 2014 PEI Easter Beef Show.

Tag 42, Monopoly X Angus, 3rd in the open Angus class exhibited by Austin & Ian Drake.

Tag 44, Eye Candy X Angus, 4th in the open Angus class exhibited by Randy Sanderson.

Tag 45, Walks Alone X Angus, 1st in the open Angus class and Reserve Champion Angus, exhibited by Irwin Jay. This result qualifies for a $100 2014 sale credit.

Tag 46, Eye Candy X Angus, 1st in the open Any Other Breed class, Champion Any Other Breed, and Reserve Grand Champion exhibited by Irwin Jay. This result qualifies for a $350 2014 sale credit.

Tag 75, Monopoly X Limousin-cross, 1st in the 4H Heifer class exhibited by Dylan Sanderson.

Tag 76, Highliner X Angus-Charolais, 4th in the open Charolais class exhibited by Sterling Jay.

Tag 77, Eye Candy X Angus-Limousin, 2nd in the 4H Maine-Anjou class exhibited by Jaclyn Sanderson.

Tag 79, Eye Candy X Limousin-Angus, 1st in the 4H Limousin class exhibited by Tricia Sanderson.

Tag 80, Walks Alone X Angus-cross, 3rd in the open Shorthorn class exhibited by Glen & Ronnie Ford.

Congratulations to all exhibitors.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Happy Anniversary Karl & Irene Duncan

Happy Anniversary to Karl & Irene Duncan.  As a gift during this blizzard, we brought them John Nostadt for lunch.

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Genex Sires Represented at the Maritime Beef Test Station

112 day report is complete from the Maritime Beef Test Station in Nappan, Nova Scotia.

Below are the Genex sires that are represented.

Black Angus
S A V Net Worth 4200
GDAR Game Day 449
Soo Line Kodiak 9194
S A V Pioneer 7301
S A V Potential 0205
S A V Bismarck 5682

Red Angus
Red 6 Mile Full Throttle 171T

Gerrard Montezuma 6T
LT Bluegrass 4017P

MR NLC Upgrade U8676
Triple C Singletary S3H
LBR Crockett R81
TNT Tanker U263

S A V Brand Name 9115 (sire)

Click below for the link,

Choppin' Wood X Tyson Calf from JC Siddall Facebook

Dam of the calf pictured at 5 months of age, she is a CMAC Tyson X Angus/Charolais.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Calving & Breeding Updates

Kinley with our latest addition known as "Baby Happy Face" out of Kinley's favorite cow, Emily.
Calving Report

Boardwalk, 1 steer.

Connealy Right Answer 746, 3 steers out of Boardwalk and Eye Candy 2 year olds.

Connealy Right Answer 746, 2 heifers out of purebred S A V Bismarck 5682 2 year olds.

Gigolo Joe, 1 steer out of a Who Made Who cow and 1 heifer out of a Monopoly 2 year old.

Eye Candy, 3 heifers, 8 steers.

Mercedes Benz, 1 female, 1 steer, both out of All About You cows.

Monopoly, 1 heifer, 1 steer.

Ohio Senator, 1 steer, 3 heifers.

S A V Bismarck 5682, 1 bull out an S A V Final Answer 0036 2 year old.

Unstoppable, 1 steer, 1 heifer.

Walks Alone, 2 steers, 3 heifers.

All remaining calves to come will be sired by Bannockburn Valley Kodiak. We've got 2 so far out of Sin City and Who Made Who cows.

Club Calf AI breeding has almost wrapped up with the following sires being used; Believe in Me, Boardwalk, Eye Candy, Glenfiddich Pericles, I-67, Monopoly, Monopoly Money, Ohio Senator, Unstoppable, Walk This Way, and Walks Alone.

Angus sires being used are Connealy Right Answer 746, S A V Bismarck 5682, and S A V Net Worth 4200.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Semen Sale March 27th and April 5th

Genex semen will be available for pickup at both the PEI Easter Beef Show & Sale in Charlottetown on Thursday, March 27th and at the Maritime Beef Test Station Sale in Nappan, Nova Scotia on Saturday, April 5th.

Customers who pick up and pay at either of these 2 events receive 10% off any bulls that are eligible for discounts.  Minimum purchase for the discount is 10 straws of any combination of bulls.

There are also a number of bulls that are available for $10.00/straw.  These bulls are not eligible for a further discount.

Click here to see the current inventory I have in the Genex tank.  This inventory has been changing on a daily basis over the past 2 weeks.

If there is something you would like ordered in that I don't have, please let me know by Sunday, March 23rd.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Thanks to our 2014 Semen Customers

A huge thank you to our Genex customers listed below for purchasing Black Angus, Red Angus, Charolais, Club Calf, Gelbvieh, Hereford, Maine-Anjou, and Simmental semen.  This has been a huge year in sales.

Stacey Anderson
Bannockburn Valley Farm, the Dixon Family
Bentville Farm, Bob Best & Family
Coveacres Simmentals, Jamie MacPhee
Crane Cattle Company, the Crane Family
Matthias Drake
Dusty Breeze Farm, the Booth Family
Freylawny Farm, Don Godfrey & Family
Jay Hiltz
MacKinnon Homestead Farm
Jim McInnis Cattle Co.
Miltonvale Angus, Myron & Colby MacQuarrie
Brent, Paula, Brady & Jake Matheson
Grant McCaffrey
Andrew Meekins
Mid-Way Farm, Andy Carter
Mutch Farms, Stephen &  Jennie Mutch
Oulton’s Farm, Victor Oulton & Family
R G Angus, the Gilby Family
Ross Creek Simmentals, Trevor, & Paula Hiltz & Family
Dean & Christa Shipley
Brodie Trenholm
Top of the Hill Farm, the Siddall Family
Wheatley River Farm, Glen & Ronnie Ford
Whiskey River Stock Farm, the Loane Family
Worth-a-Bit Angus, Eric & Tim Dixon

If I have missed anyone on this list, please let me know.