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 #13, 4101-19th St. NE 
Calgary, AB T2E 7C4
Tel: 1 (866) 860-6051
Tel: (403) 250-7979
Fax: (403) 250-5121
  
General Manager
  
Office Manager

Programs Coordinator
Meghan Black
  
Simmental Country Sales Representative

YCSA Coordinator
 
Registry & Member Services

Reception & Member Services 

Administrative Assistant
Simmental Country
  
General Manager
Bruce Holmquist
(403) 988-8676

Programs Coordinator
(506) 324-4825   

Simmental Country Sales Representative
(780) 818-3452
 
Eastern Sales 
Consultant
Jane Crawford
(519) 317-5263
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Garth Rancier
First Vice-President
Blair McRae
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Canadian Simmental Association Enewsletter
December 2016
In This Issue
HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM THE CSA!

May your homes be filled with the magic and joy of Christmas and peace and prosperity be yours in 2017. 
  
Wishing you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the CSA Board of Directors and Staff. 

REGISTRY

THE HERD LETTER FOR 2016 IS "D"

Registry Deadline Reminder for Total Herd Enrollment (THE) Members:
The DEADLINE to enroll your 2017 THE (Total Herd Enrollment) at the best rate is Thursday, December 15, 2016. Enrollments received by this date are $22.00/head (+ tax). Online Simmental.com users benefit by saving $2/head for each cow enrolled through their online program. Enrollments received between December 16, 2016 and February 15, 2017 will be charged an additional $5.00/head (+ tax) enrollment fee. Cost to enroll after February 15, 2017 is $38.00/head (+ tax).

Enrolling Partnership-owned Dams
Partnership-owned dams do not print on the pre-printed Female Enrollment forms.  In addition, nor will they be listed under the "My Pre-Post Inventory - 2017" listing for our Online participants.
Please remember to email the animal ID to the Registry staff prior to the December 15th deadline.  We can then manually enroll the partnership-owned Dam(s) for your herd and they will be included in the first installment billing that will be generated on April 1, 2017.
Please contact the CSA office toll free @ 1.866.860.6051 or 403.250.7979 with any questions.
BREED IMPROVEMENT

Member Submission Deadline Dates for Genetic Evaluation
In order for data to be included in CSA Genetic Evaluations, it must be received by the CSA office by November 1st for the Spring Evaluation and by May 15th for the Fall Evaluation.
SIMMENTAL COUNTRY NEWS

February Simmental Country Advertising Deadline  - January 1st!!!
Contact Ryan  or  Jane to reserve your spot today!!
 
**New For 2017
Within 2017 we will be combining the October/ November Issue of Simmental Country, and having a December Issue. Booking deadline for the October/November Issue will remain September 1st, and November 1st for the December Issue. For further information please contact your Simmental Country representatives!
 
Simmental Country Online
To view Simmental Country and Commercial Country issues online visit the Simmental Country website.  
 
2016 Fall Simmental Sale Results
To have your fall sale results listed in the 2017 February Issue of Simmental Country please contact Meghan for our template.
 
Membership Announcements
Please send any membership announcements to  [email protected] .
 
What's Happening
If you'd like to have your sale or event listed in 'What's Happening' in Simmental Country and on the website please send to Meghan.
For a listing of Simmental events visit the Simmental Country website.
YOUNG CANADIAN SIMMENTAL ASSOCIATION


Facebook
Like us on Facebook under "Young Canadian Simmental Association and you can stay connected to the YCSA and follow us through the events and be up to date on opportunities that are available!
FRIENDS OF CANADIAN SIMMENTAL FOUNDATION
   
2017 Friend of Canadian Simmental Foundation
We are pleased to announce the 2017 Friend of Canadian Simmental Foundation and the donator of the Lot 1 bred heifer in the 2017 Foundation Auction as Tyron Simmentals - Frank Robblee, Crapaud, PEI. We are excited to host the 2017 Foundation Auction in New Brunswick next August. The donation from Tryon Simmentals will be a feature in what we anticipate to be one of the most exciting auctions to date. Thank you to Frank and his family. Watch for more details in the months ahead. Tyron joins these previous Friends of the Canadian Simmental Foundation recipients:
2016 - MRL Ranching, SK
2015 - Elm Tree Farms - ON
2014 - Bonchuk Farms - MB
2013 - R Plus Simmentals - SK
2012 - Gibbons Farms - ON and More Bros. - MB
CSA OFFICE HOLIDAY SCHEDULE
  
Office Holiday Schedule
The CSA office will be closed for the following 2016 holidays.
 
Christmas (in lieu) - Monday, December 26th
New Year's Day (in lieu) -  Monday, January 2, 2017