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  • Title: Canadian Highland Cattle Society - Canadian Highland Cattle Society
    Descriptive info: .. Main.. Society Information.. Board of Directors.. Registration Membership.. Membership List.. Bylaws Regulations.. Forms.. Events.. Highland Breed.. History of Highland Cattle.. Breed Characteristics.. Breed Standard.. Crossbreeding with Highlands.. The Meat.. Articles (Members Only).. Health Feeding.. Tattooing.. Marketing.. Promotion.. The Kyloe Shop.. CHCS Publications.. Advertisement Rates.. Promotional Documents.. For Sale.. Highland Cattle.. Semen.. A Fold Near You.. Useful Links.. Associations.. CLRC.. Other Useful Websites.. THE CANADIAN HIGHLAND CATTLE SOCIETY.. La Société canadienne des éleveurs de bovins Highland.. Welcome.. Welcome to the official web site of the Canadian Highland Cattle Society!.. This year, the Society celebrates its 50 year history! 50 YEARS worth celebrating!.. For the occasion, CHCS first chose to highlight this anniversary with a logo.. You will see this beautiful logo everywhere throughout the year.. Thank you to our volunteer artists!.. 50 YEARS, is the perfect opportunity to rejuvenate our website.. Check it out! Navigate, browse, click! Tell us what you think.. Make your contribution by giving us your feedback.. We will be happy to hear from you.. 50 YEARS, is the opportunity to get a special souvenir marking this milestone of our Society.. Watch for our 50th anniversary promotional items.. Quantities are limited.. 50 YEARS, is a good reason to celebrate! CHCS invites you to celebrate this anniversary at our Annual General Meeting in Tweed, Ontario.. Friendly visits and surprises await you!.. Finally, 50 YEARS, is a special opportunity to thank all the members who have contributed over the past 50 years to make our Society what it is today and thank those who still work with passion.. Breed History.. Highland Cattle originated in the Highlands and west  ...   present at EXPO-BOEUF from October 10-12th, 2014 at the Victoriaville Exhibition site.. News.. Photo Submissions.. We are looking for photos from CHCS members for a range of projects.. We need a variety of photos for our upcoming 2015 calendar, fall photos for the banner of this website, and general photos for The Kyloe Cry.. Send your submissions to Sylvie at.. This email address is being protected from spambots.. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Virtual Highland Cattle Show 2014.. You can’t stop progress! If participating in a virtual Highland cattle show interests you, please visit this link:.. http://www.. virtualcattleshow.. com/.. International Highland Gathering.. The 4th International Highland Cattle Breeder's Gathering - "Southern Muster" is being held in New Zealand in November 2014.. For more information please visit:.. International Highland Cattle Gathering.. Did You Know?.. A Little History.. 1966 – First publication of the Kyloe Cry under the name of “CANADIAN HIGHLAND CATTLE NEWS”.. Advertising.. The CHCS website is getting 40-55 different people visiting it each day.. The most popular are the For Sale pages (Cattle, Semen a Fold Near You).. Consider publicity on our web site.. It may be worth it!.. Language/Langue.. Français.. English.. To Reach Us.. highland@chcs.. ca.. Sylvie Rajotte.. Phone: 418-588-6508.. Login.. Members only/Membres seulement.. Username.. Password.. Remember Me.. Log in.. Create an account.. Forgot your username?.. Forgot your password?.. Visit our.. Kyloe Shop.. and support your CHCS by purchasing promotional products for you or your customers!.. The Kyloe Cry.. Tattoo Letter.. The tattoo letter for the year 2013 is A.. The tattoo letter for the year 2014 is B.. Copyright © 2011-2014.. All Rights Reserved..

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  • Title: Canadian Highland Cattle Society - Board of Directors
    Descriptive info: Board of Directors 2014-2015.. President.. John Badger.. 58 Bailey Road.. West Bolton, QC J0E 2T0.. Phone: 450-243-6298.. E-mail:.. Vice-President.. James Stewart.. 1336 Warminster Side Rd, RR 3.. Coldwater, ON L0K 1E0.. Phone: 705-323-9826.. Secretary -Manager:.. Courriel français:.. English e-mail:.. Editor of.. The Kyloe Cry:.. Directors.. Jaylyn Ettinger.. Box 177.. Czar, AB T0B 0Z0.. Phone: 780-842-8285.. Judith Allary.. 1076 Chemin du Rivage.. St-Antoine Sur Richelieu, QC J0L 1R0.. Phone: 450-787-4040.. Dean Davidson.. 137265 Con 7 RR 3.. Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N5.. Phone: 519-371-6221.. Ghislain Falardeau.. 389 Route 101 Sud.. Guigues, QC J0Z 2G0.. Phone: 819-728-2441.. Diane Cameron.. 2505 Ch Laflamme.. Ogden, QC J0B 3E0.. Phone: 514-483-2619.. Paul Thibodeau.. 1451 Champlain.. Sherbrooke, QC J1H 2L4.. Phone: 819-348-1342.. Bruce O’Brien.. 70 Scotch Hill Rd, Lyon's Brook, RR #2.. Pictou, NS B0K 1H0.. Phone: 902-485-5468.. Fax: 902-485-2755.. Claudette Lavallée.. 419 Route 143.. L’Avenir, QC J0C 1B0.. Phone: 819-394-2147.. Fax: 819-394-3051.. Commitees of the CHCS.. To ensure the proper functioning of Canadian Highland Cattle Society (CHCS) and  ...   records as well as the transfer of registered animals.. It may also intervene in contentious situations involving embryos.. Promotion Committee:.. This committee has the responsibility to plan, organize and implement various promotional tools in collaboration with the Secretary-manager under the authority of the CHCS Board.. It works to increase the visibility of CHCS through various means such as:.. The placement of advertisements in various external media.. The creation and management of the website and Facebook page.. The sale of CHSC promotional items.. It works to promote and increase the visibility of members through various means such as:.. The sale of advertisements in various publications or the Internet platform of the CHSC (The Kyloe Cry, Newsletter, Website Facebook).. The management of the website and the CHCS Facebook page.. The development of promotional tools for its members (pamphlets, promotional items, etc.. ).. If necessary, working committees with a specific mandate can be formed for a limited time.. All committees are the responsibility of the Board..

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  • Title: Canadian Highland Cattle Society - Registration & Membership
    Descriptive info: In order to become a member of the Canadian Highland Cattle Society, you must complete the form provided by the Canadian Livestock Records Corporation (CLRC) and send it with your payment to the address on the form.. CLRC will issue and mail you your membership card.. Membership Application.. You may also send a request online to CLRC by clicking on the following link:.. Online Application:.. clrc.. ca/MembershipApplication.. pdf.. Before completing the form, we recommend you read the CLRC instructions as the name under which you apply will be the name under which all your animals will be registered.. CLRC instructions:.. ca/G-189newmemberinstructions.. TYPES OF MEMBERSHIP.. 1.. 1 1.. 1 Honorary Life Members.. Honorary Life Members are those individuals who have rendered a significant contribution to the Highland breed of cattle and who are elected as such at a general meeting of members.. The number of this class of membership is limited to four at any one time.. 2.. 2 Active Life Members.. Active Life Members are those individuals, married couples and couples living together as married couples, resident  ...   and couples living together as married couples, resident in Canada, that have complied with the relevant provisions of the Constitution.. 4 1.. 4 Junior Members.. 4.. 1Junior Members are those individuals, under the age of eighteen and resident in Canada, who have complied with the relevant provisions of the Constitution.. 3 Junior Members are entitled to receive the publications of the Societyand to attend general meetings of members.. They may serve as fullmembers of special committees of the Society, but may not hold office, move or second motions, vote or be party to petitions.. THE ADVANTAGES OF BEING A MEMBER.. You will receive 2 editions per year of The Kyloe Cry – The Official Magazine of the Society.. You will receive 4 Newsletters per year published by CHCS.. You will have a free link to your farm web site on the Canadian Livestock Record Corporation web site.. You will have access to the electronic version of the book A Canadian Breeder’s Guide to Highland Cattle (When your register your first animal).. REGISTRATION MEMBERSHIP FEES.. Registration Membership Fees..

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  • Title: Canadian Highland Cattle Society - Membership List
    Descriptive info: In order to obtain the list of CHCS members, we will link you to the Canadian Livestock Record Corporation (CLRC)*.. This site will allow you to search by:.. Province.. Member’s name.. Farm name.. *Note that CLRC is the official organization that manages all information concerning the registration of purebred Highland cattle.. It also offers many services to breeders and supports different breed associations like CHCS.. The CLRC is under the authority of the CHCS.. Click:.. ca/cgi-bin/query.. cgi?_association=10..

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  • Title: Bylaws & Regulations
    Descriptive info: Bylaws and Regulations.. View the publication.. |.. Download PDF.. 2014-05-29..

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  • Title: Canadian Highland Cattle Society - Forms
    Descriptive info: Canadian Highland Cattle Society Membership Form.. Membership Form.. Cattle Registration Form.. The registration of your animal must be done through the Canadian Livestock Records Corporation (CLRC).. You will find below the eligibility rules regarding the registration of your animal as well as the printable form.. Once it is completed, send it to CLRC so they can process your request.. Do not hesitate to contact us or.. for any information regarding the registration of your animals.. You will find their contact details in the Useful Links section.. Registration Rules:.. ca/10rules.. pdf.. Registration Application:.. ca/10regapph.. Tattoo Intructions:.. ca/tattoo.. shtml.. Transfer Application.. When a registered animal is sold or given away, the owner of the animal  ...   note that the sale of a registered bull will require a DNA analysis on file with CLRC.. Death of a Registered Animal.. There is no specific form to indicate the death of a registered animal.. However, to maintain an updated pedigree book, it is strongly recommended to send the Canadian Livestock Record Corporation (CLRC) the certificate of registration of the deceased animal with the letters DCD on it.. DNA Test.. For all DNA tests, either:.. Download, complete and submit the DNA Kit Request form.. Request for DNA Genetic Marker Test Kit.. Call or e-mail CLRC with the details about the animal for which the kit is requested.. The cost is $54 per kit..

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  • Title: Canadian Highland Cattle Society - Events
    Descriptive info: This will be an informative, but fun event covering two weekends with plenty of activity during the week as well.. Along with spectacular scenery, there will be farm visits and various New Zealand farming practices and machinery to be inspected, with in depth conference topics lead by experts in their fields in the weekends.. For more information, please visit:.. internationalhighlandgathering.. com/IHG/Overview2350.. Expo-Boeuf.. Hello,.. Following the Canadian Highland Cattle Society Annual General Meeting, the AQEBH offers you another weekend full of Highland cattle activities.. The AQEBH (Québec Association of Highland Breeders) will be present at EXPO-BOEUF from October 10th to 12th 2014 at the Victoriaville exhibition site (25, Arena street, Victoriaville,QC).. Here is the  ...   After the buffet (8pm), an inter-breed sale of more than 25 lots from all breeds will be sold including few Highland.. Note: if you can’t be there you can see the sale and bid via the.. Cattle in Motion.. web site.. On Saturday, October 11th, at 8:30 am, there will be the Highland judging (open to breeders from outside Québec).. More activities will follow on Sunday, October 12th at 9:00 am with the young breeder‘s showmanship inter-breed judging.. And at 1 pm, it’s going to be the inter-breed, male and female, grand championship.. We are hoping to see you all there.. President, Quebec Association of Highland Breeders.. Registration Form.. General Rules.. 2014 Expo-Boeuf Sale..

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  • Title: Canadian Highland Cattle Society - History of Highland Cattle
    Descriptive info: The Highland Cattle Society of Scotland was established in 1884 and the first Herd Book published in 1885.. History of Canadian Highland Cattle.. Highland Cattle were first imported into Canada from Scotland in the 1880s: one bull by the Hon.. Donald A.. Smith (Lord Strathcona), Winnipeg, and one bull by Robert Campbell, Strathclair, Manitoba, who later also imported five females.. History has also recorded the presence of Highland Cattle in Nova Scotia during these early years.. The late 1920s began the era significant to present day Canadian breeders, when importations were made from Scotland by breeders in Saskatchewan and Ontario.. R.. Home Smith of Toronto imported one female and W.. A.. McInroy of Ilderton, Ontario, imported two females and a male in 1928.. In 1929, Mary Lindsay imported six females and one male to Greenstreet, Saskatchewan, and  ...   and the United States.. The Canadian Highland Cattle Society was formally incorporated as a livestock breed association under the Livestock Pedigree Act in October 1964.. From that time to the present, the Canadian Highland Cattle Society has employed the services of Canadian Livestock Records Corporation to verify and record the pedigrees of all registered Canadian Highland Cattle.. All Highlands registered in the Canadian Herd Book must be purebred.. By not allowing the addition of other breeds to the Canadian Highland gene pool, the Canadian Highland Cattle Society maintains the purity of the race.. Canadian cattle have always had an excellent health record.. This factor, along with the present worldwide demand for Highland Cattle, has led to a number of exports of Canadian Highlands and Highland embryos to countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Germany and even Scotland..

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  • Title: Canadian Highland Cattle Society - Breed Characteristics
    Descriptive info: Mature Weight.. Much like the Highland cattle in ancient Scotland, Canadian Highlands are raised in vastly different environmental conditions.. The wide range seen in the size of cattle within the breed is due mainly to this effect.. The following average weights are for cattle that have not had their growth affected by severe climate or restricted diet:.. Mature bulls weigh 1,800 pounds (800 kilograms) in breeding condition.. Mature cows weigh 1,100 pounds (500 kilograms) in breeding condition.. Steers will finish at about 1,000 pounds (450 kilograms).. This weight can be attained with heavy feeding as a long yearling but most breeders prefer to grow their steers on pasture and finish them at two years.. Hair.. Highlands have a double coat of hair - a downy undercoat and a long outer coat which may reach 13 inches, and which is well-oiled to shed rain and snow.. With the double coat of hair and thick hide, the Highland has been adapted by nature to withstand great exposure.. It is not uncommon for Highlands to shed this heavy hair coat when exposed to a hot dry climate and then grow a new one as the damp cold weather returns.. Rustic Nature.. Rustic.. We have known for a long time that Highland  ...   top quality meat without the addition of expensive high quality feed makes this breed the perfect choice for farmers who wish to produce beef on a forage diet.. To do this successfully an adequate ration must be provided to allow for a growth rate of approximately 2 lb/day right up to slaughter.. Rotational grazing is one method which has been shown to achieve these results.. In the useful links and documentation section, you will find many interesting sites on care and animal health.. Care and Animal Health.. * For example, in Canada, many regions are known for their low rate or even near absence of selenium in the soil.. It is important to overcome this deficiency which often causes irreparable effects on calves and adult animals.. Maternal Instinct.. Mothering instinct is highly developed in the Highland cow.. Abandoned calves, even for first-calf heifers, are rare.. This strong protective inclination of the cow minimizes predator losses that can even extend to sheep that are pastured in the same field.. The Highland calf is exceptionally hardy and grows rapidly up to weaning.. The Highland cow has a long productive life and many herds average 12 calves from each cow.. This greatly reduces their replacement cost, a most important factor these days..

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  • Title: Canadian Highland Cattle Society - Breed Standard
    Descriptive info: Head.. As a rule, the head is proportionate to the body of the animal, broad between the eyes, while short from the eyes to the point of the muzzle.. The forelock between the eyes should be wide, long and bushy.. The muzzle should be short, though very broad in front, and with the nostrils fully distended.. In bulls, the horns should be strong, and come level out of the head, slightly inclining forward and also slightly rising toward the points, although some breeders have a preference for a downward curve, which is allowable.. The horns of the cows can follow either of two directions: some come out squarer from the head than the male, rise sooner, and are somewhat longer; others come more level from the head, with a back set curve, and a very wide sweep.. Neck and Shoulder.. The neck should be altogether clear and without dewlap below.. It should form a straight line from the head to the shoulder in the cow, but in the mature bulls should have that distinct crest common to male animals of the bovine species giving a decidedly masculine appearance.. The shoulder should be thick and should fill out greatly as it descends from the point to the lower extremity of  ...   the hind feet.. The legs, both before and behind, should be of moderate length and strong, the bones strong, broad and straight, the hoofs well set in and lacking faults, the legs well feathered with hair.. The animal should be set wide between the forelegs, and it should move with great dignity and style.. The cows should have well attached udders with a strong centre line and four teats of moderate length for easy milking by the calf.. The scrotum on the bull should be well developed and pendulant with two testes of equal size and shape.. Testicles size in a yearling bull has a high correlation with his fertility and the rate of maturity of his daughters.. The Hair.. The hair, of which there should be a great profusion, should be long and gracefully waved.. The predominant color is red but brindled, yellow, white, dun, silver dun, and black are also acceptable.. There is no proven correlation between hair color and animal performance.. Most of the larger herds have animals of differing colors but a few breeders have chosen to breed for a specific shade.. Different Colours.. Brindle.. Dun.. Light Red.. Silver Dun.. (silver dun have grey noses).. White.. (white have red noses).. White Red.. Dark Red.. Yellow.. Black..

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  • Title: Canadian Highland Cattle Society - Crossbreeding with Highlands
    Descriptive info: In Scotland, Highlands have traditionally been crossed with the Whitebred Shorthorn.. The crossbred females were retained as "hill cattle" and bred to either Hereford or Angus bulls, but this choice has now widened to include the continental breeds.. The Highland cross female is of moderate size, hardy with a long productive life and, when mated to a fast growing sire, produces a very saleable calf while keeping cow maintenance costs to a minimum.. At the Range Livestock Substation, Manyberries, Alberta*, it was demonstrated that Highlands cross well with Hereford.. First-cross steer calves exceeded the Hereford in growth rate and equaled them in carcass characteristics.. First-cross Highland-Hereford cows were hardy, excellent mothers, and from yearlings up had high conception rates.. They were among the best of all breeds and crosses produced at Manybrerries in weaning a high percentage calf crop (number of calves weaned per cows exposed to  ...   been used, over time, to add an injection of hardiness to other breeds.. This influence has been documented as far away as the mountains of central France where Highlands were crossed with the native Salers breed.. The most recent use of Highlands is with the Luing cattle, developed by the Cadzow Brothers of Scotland.. The breed contains 5/8 shorthorn and 3/8 Highland blood.. Luing is the first new British breed developed in over 100 years.. The following pictures are a good example of crossbred Highlands.. Thanks to Alex Dixon, of Prince Edward Island, for allowing us to publish his photos.. Original cow, approximately 14 years old with Angus sired calf.. Lauriston Angelo daughter with Angus sired calf.. F1 Angus x Highland cows.. F1 cow with Angus sired calf.. Angus x Highland Steer; Champion 4-H Any Other Breed at 61st Easter Beef Show and Sale, Charlottetown PE, March 2012..

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