A 1,460 lb Charcross steer won the Maple Creek, SK 4-H Regional Show on June 14th. Shown by Will Banford, Eastend he was the top of 45 steers judged by Shae-Lynn and Shelby Evans, Kenaston. The steer sold for $3.30/lb to Hidden Valley Agra, Eastend.
Bob Gordon passed away on July 29th at the age of 83. Bob was a life-time farmer, cattle breeder and owner of Kinnaber Cattle Co., Souris, Manitoba and a beef cattle sire-selector for Alta Genetics of Balzac, Alberta. Funeral service will be held at Central United Church 327- 8 th Street Brandon on Friday, August 5, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. followed by a time of lunch and fellowship at the Church. In memory of Bob, donations may be made to the Bob Gordon Memorial Fund with proceeds going to youth and agriculture endeavours, Box 605 Boissevain, Manitoba R0K 0E0.
Hudson Davies, Medicine Hat, AB won the overall highest Rate of Gain over 60 steers at the Borderline 4-H regional show in Medicine Hat with a silver Charcross. The steer weighed in on Nov. 11, 2015 at 645 lb and on June 11, 2016 his steer weighed 1,530 lb for an ADG of 4.14 lb.day