The Peace Country Beef Congress is pleased to welcome our 2019 exhibitors!
Meet the exhibitors that will joining us this year…
At Back Forty Mini Jerseys we are excited to bring Miniature Jerseys to you! These little cows make the ultimate family milk cow. They are easy keepers and much heartier then their standard cousins; while still providing you with all the milk a family homestead could use. We look forward to building our breeding program, and making these mini jersey girls more available in Canada!
Rimrock Ranch will be represented by both William and Mariah Harvey. They are a family run farm raising registered and commercial Speckled Park Cattle. This will be William and Mariah’s 3rd year in beef 4-H.
Rio Grande Angus will be bring heifers and steers again this year. Clint and Anna Collins farm grain and have cattle southwest of Beaverlodge with their twin boys, Tyler and Wyatt, and their daughter, Faith. They have registered black Angus bulls to sell from the farm by private treaty.
Faith Collins is a member of the Beaverlodge Beef 4-H club. This is her 4th year in 4-H and is showing a steer and heifer again this year. Faith was lucky to win a heifer from Brooking Angus in November and is very proud and thankful to be using this heifer as her 4-H project and to have this heifer as part of her own growing herd.
Pinnacle View Limousin is a family run purebred Limousin operation from Quesnel, BC. They run about 90 mother cows and farm close to 600 acres of land in the Quesnel area. You can often catch them om the show road at some of BC’s premiere agricultural exhibitions, at Farmfair in Edmonton and Agribition in Regina. The limousine breed is celebrating 50 years in Canada in 2019 and to begin celebrations Pinnacle View is hosting the inaugural :Continental Connection Bull Sale” right on the farm. On March 30th, 2019 they, along with their partners KRS Simmntals, will be offering 35+ Limousin and Simmental Bulls. So be sure to mark your calendar for that event!
BS Farms raise Simmental crosses out of Taylor, BC. Their daughter Brook will be showing Mork, a home grown steer that Brooke picked out. Born April 18, 2018, Mork will be shown in the youth/4-H class and the open steer.
Weber Farms is cow/calf to finished animal operation that is striving to produce the best tasting, highest quality meat products through superior genetics and first rate chemical free feeds. They will be represented in the 4-H/youth class with a Speckled Park heifer.
Sasquatch Valley Simmentals is located in Rose Prairie, BC, is a 2nd generation family farm running since 1965. They provide reliable, sound, quality Simmentals. Traditional and Red-factor livestock are available off the farm.
Austin and Breanna Paley, in 4-H for 4 and 2 years, are members of the Beaverlodge 4-H club. They will be showing their steers this year.
Ryan Albrecht of Albrecht farms will be showing his Simmentals this year. He will have bulls at the Bull Sale Saturday Feb.23, 2019 at VJV auctions and taking part in the Transcon Peace Country Bull sale with 12 yearlings and 1 two year old.
Dead Horse Creek Cattle Company Ltd will be having their Bull Sales December 7, where there will be 15 bulls and commercial heifer calves available. Come check out his pen of 3 Sr. commercial heifers.
Nor-Alta Limousin raise over 175 head of Limousin Cattle and consign to the Peace Country Limousin Breeders Bull sale. The sale date is April 6th, 2019.
Rafter SJ Angus have 100 head of registered Red Angus, a few registered Black Angus and are on the Canadian Angus Performance Program. They also have 50 head of commercial cows; which are mostly Red Angus/Simmental cross.
They have 28 yearling bulls for sale and will sell them off the farm. Stop out for a visit and see their dams as well. They are located in Montney, half an hour north of Fort St. John.
DeSmet Family Farms is run by the mother daughter duo Brandy and Shelby DeSmet out of Fourth Creek, Alberta. Their farm consists of 50 Black Angus cattle that are calved out from May to June. Shelby has a flock of 60 Suffolk sheep from which she sells rams and commercial ewe lambs. On display at this show are Shelby’s 4-H heifer and steer as well as a pen of three commercial heifers. Shelby’s 4-H steer sells at the Central Peace District Achievement Day at the Savanna Rec Plex on June 5, 2019.
KMR Simmentals, located in Grovedale AB, Purebred Simmental breeders selling calves by private treaty.
Kaylyn Rounds of Painted K Farms is just starting to buy registered simmentals so right now she only has one full blood Simmental bull to sell in 2019 privately. This is her forth year in 4-H and she is with the Groundbirch 4-H Multi Club. Kaylyn would like to wish her fellow competitors good luck and lets have some fun!
Katelynn Bueckert is a 4-H member of the Green Valley 4-H club and her steer’s name is Rex. He was born May 6, 2018 from Desert Acres and his purchase weight was 606 pounds.
Meggan Bueckert isa 4-H member of the Green valley 4-H club. Her steer is a Simmental cross and his name is Teddy Bear. He was born April 20, 2018 and his purchase weight was 630 pounds.
Located in Montney, Nikki & Dave Mailman of Bar M4 Ranch have built up their commercial cow/calf herd over the last couple years to approximately 40 cows and 20 heifers. Daughters, Quinne and Kamryn, are involved in the 4-H beef program. With their earnings they have bought stock and between the pair of them they own over 1/4 of the herd!
Lone Star Angus is located at Sylvan Lake Alberta. The Townsend family calves out 250 Black Angus and Simmental momma cows. Lone Star Angus sells their Bulls at the Lone Star Power Up Bull Sale March 10,2019 at Burnt Lake Livestock in Red Deer. There will be 2 year old and yearling Angus Simmental and SimAngus Bulls available, along with a group of commercial heifers.
At Northway Cattle we run approximately 1000 Cows that calve on grass in June/July.
Half the Cow herd is purebred Black Angus and the other Cows are commercial.
We buy feeder cattle to feed and finish along with our own Calves and are continually striving to get Better feed efficiency in a Heavy, Higher Quality Carcass at Slaughter.
Northway Cattle will have approximately 100 Extra Age Purebred Black Angus Bulls for sale first week of Feb starting 2020.
At Northway Cattle we select for Genetic that are more Feed Efficient with higher weaning & Yearling weights in structurally sound Cattle.We will offer our customers a premium for feeder cattle and Quality replacement Heifers sired from bulls purchased from us in an effort to create Consistency, Efficiency and higher Profits in the cattle Industry.
Kimble livestock is a commercial cow/calf operation who will be bringing their speckled parks to Beef Congress this year.
South Creek Livestock is a small 4-H herd, with future aspirations of building a small club calf program.
Blueberry Valley Farms has been raising purebred Limousin cattle for 30 years, and consigning in Peace Country Limousin Bull Sale for a couple decades! Our sale is the first Saturday in April at VJV Auction Dawson Creek. The McCord family has enjoyed being involved with the Fort St John and Dawson Fall Fairs for over 20 years also. And we are excited to be a part of being the first Limousin cattle to grace the Peace Country Beef Congress!
Balisky Farms is a cow/calf ranch, maintaining a herd of 375 commercial cows. Most of their mother cows are Simmental/ Red angus, bred to Simmental bulls.
Located 15 minutes northwest of Westlock, Excel Ranches runs 210 breeding females with Limousin and Red Angus Genetics. They hold an annual Bull Sale the second Thursday of March at the farm. The 2019 production sale will be March 14, featuring 2 year olds and yearling bulls.
Gomack Red Angus.Bull sale March 12, at VJV Dawson Creek. Providing top quality Angus cattle since 1962. Once you GOMACK, you will always come back!
Crestland Farms Ltd will be having a Bull sale March 12TH @ 1 PM VJV Dawson Creek BC
In conjunction with Gomack red angus. They will be selling approximately 20 bulls.
Kathryn has been in the Beaverlodge 4H Beef Club for 5 years. Last year she won Top Female and Cow/calf Grand Champion from her home raised Speckle Park cattle. The heifer she is showing this year is from her Grand Champion pair. Her family has Commercial Speckle Park in Goodfare.
Megan has been in the Beaverlodge 4H Beef Club for 4 years. Her family has Commercial Speckle Park in Goodfare. Megan would like to thank Linda and Harvey Waddy for purchasing her 4H steer last year.
Willow Creek Simmentals is a family run operation located near Crooked Creek. The farm consists of purebred red and black simmental cows, along with a small black commercial cow herd. The main goal here at Willow Creek is sound, high performing cattle with the focus on feet and udders in the cow herd. We take pride in using elite genetics through an extensive AI and embryo transfer program to go along with the elite herdsire battery which features Spring Creek Lotto, who was the 2014 high selling bull in Canada at $80,000. He is currently the 8th most used simmental sire in Canada. This years bull pen includes 12 high performing Lotto sons. The will sell on the Northern Classic bull sale on March 8 in Grande Prairie in conjunction with the Peace Country Agri show. We encourage you to stop by the farm and view the bulls along with their mothers!
Bailee Richardson is a member of the Montagneuse 4-H multi club.
This is Donovan’s 3rd year of Beef 4H. He has previously shown Storm’s dam, Snow as a heifer project. Last year she was shown as a cow/calf pair with his current project Storm, who was 2.5 months old when she first made her debut in the show ring!
Donovan loves his Speckle Park herd and has had calves that were typically speckled, black, white and even a ginger! Each calf is a surprise. The breed is gentle and easy to work with.
Sorensen Cattle Co is a cow/ calf operation consisting of 140 black angus/ black simmental cross. Recently expanding into the purebred black angus the herd currently consisting of 20 purebreds. By using proven AI sires we are striving to produce high performing females with good feet and udder structure as well as producing bulls that will put pounds on your calves. There will be some extra age bulls for sale this spring at the farm by private treaty.
Froese Farms is a 3rd generation mixed grain and cattle farm. We believe that farming can still be something that the whole family can enjoy. This is the 4th year that Avery has been involved in 4-H. He purchased Speckle Park calves to build his own herd.
Froese Farms is a 3rd generation mixed grain and cattle farm. We believe that farming can still be something that the whole family can enjoy. This is the 4th year that Casey has been involved in 4-H. She purchased a Speckle Park calf to build her own herd.
KSL Simmentals is located south west of Beaverlodge. we run 600 head of mother cows, background all our own calves as well as grain farm 5000 acres. Raising commercial and registered simmental cattle, we are very excited to be hosting our first annual KSL Simmentals bull sale on the farm February 25th 2019. on offer will be around 40 registered simmental bull, half being January born yearlings and half being may born extra age long yearlings. as well as a select group of may calving bred commercial females from the heart of our commercial herd. we welcome you to stop by the farm anytime to view the bulls and tour our herd.
Everyone is welcome to show cattle at the 2019 Peace Country Beef Congress. If you are interested in being an exhibitor at the there is more information available here.