March 8, 2019
Each year the Alberta Shorthorn Association chooses one commercial cattle breeder to receive the Shorthorn Commercial Breeder Award. These are people who have chosen to use predominantly Shorthorn Genetics in their cattle herd. This year the recipients of this award are Jim & Bernadette Spearin and Jaret and Keeara King for their work in promoting Shorthorn genetics in their herd.
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July 30, 2018
Eionmor was first a member of the Canadian Shorthorn Association in 1949, and at their peak registered 230 purebreds. Many, many years, Eionmor received recognition for having the highest number of registries in Canada. Under the leadership of Robert & Ken Morison, the Eionmor show string were seen regularly in Red Deer, Olds and Armstrong, BC. On a lesser basis they were in Calgary, and Vancouver. Where ever there was a show, they tried to participate. At one time, Stettler and Rimbey were on their circuit. If there was a local show, they tried to participate. Robert & Ken were […]
December 5, 2017
We are Schryver Farms and we got into Shorthorns by accident. Our first bull was purchased from Mel and Leroy Logan of Jarvie about 30-35 years ago. We were dairy farming at the time and we were looking for easier calving for our Holstein heifers. We were very pleased with the calving ease and the calves. So much so that we decided to keep all the heifer’s calves. And so began our first herd of beef cows. These cows were all very quiet, easy to handle and raised large calves. In 1997 we sold the dairy herd and concentrated on […]