BIXS(Beef InfoXchange System) was founded in 2008 to support the Canadian Beef Advantage branding initiative. It was free, voluntary and confidential for cow-calf producers, feedlots and packers, processors and distributors to share relevant production, performance, health, genetic, and carcass data funded by government. BIXS Today Sustainability in the Beef Industry Raw Data Message
Basic SNP Parentage Panel – $25.00 (can be used for sire profile) * Microsatellite Parentage – $47.25 * Combo – Basic SNP & Microsatellite Parentage – $55.00 * GGP-LD – 31K (includes parentage) – $55.00 * GGP-UHD – 130K (includes parentage) – $120.00 * There might be funding available for genomic testing.
The Salers Association of Canada offers a registration catch up program for animal over 24 month. The reduced rate will be $63 (includes GST). All rules apply for registrations. Walking sires do need a DNA profile, Fullblood animals require full parentage verification.The programs deadline is June 30th 2017. Please send your registrations to the office.
The Salers Association of Canada’s Annual General Meeting will be held in Sussex, NB, June 18 & 19th. Sussex is less than a one hour drive from the Greater Moncton International Airport. The Annual Meeting will be held at the Fairway Inn Sussex, New Brunswick. Make your reservation under Salers Association of Canada by calling […]
The Salers Association of Canada has launched a new responsive website, that will take browsing for SALERS information to a whole new level. The new mobile friendly website designed by Coyote Publishing will make your searches on a smart phone, tablet or desktop easier, faster and a lot more fun. The website features an expanded menu and […]
There is no doubt John Nikkel loves cattle. He was one of those folks born with a real connection to livestock. But it took some searching to find the right match for the type of cattle he wanted to raise on his ranch, located just outside Coaldale. “In the days of the exotic boom, I […]
When Charlene Sereda is enthused about something, she’s all in. Salers cattle happen to be one of her passions, and that’s clear as she discusses bloodlines and performance of the family’s herd. Sereda’s dedication and desire helped her earn the Canadian Salers 2014 Junior of the Year award. Sereda and her family started out in […]
Why We’re Sold on SAC BreedPlan (Whole Herd Recording) by Ken & Wendy Sweetland The SAC BreedPlan program is an easy to use genetic evaluation program that can provide very valuable direction to a breeding program to escalate the advancement of a herd at a rate that is, we believe, unachievable without measurements. We feel […]