Canadian Simmental Association Enewsletter
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING SUBMISSION OF DNA SAMPLES
CSA WELCOMES NEW MEMBER TO THE TEAM
The Canadian Simmental Association is pleased to welcome Carla Schmitt to the Simmental team in the role of Programs Coordinator. Carla's primary responsibility will be to work with the CSA's Young Canadian Simmental Association program as its coordinator.
Early October Member packages will be mailed out to all active CSA members. Included in the package is 2015 female enrollment forms for THE participants, online enrollment instructions for online Simmental.com users, and application for registration forms for non-THE (registration only) members. Please note, online Simmental.com users will not receive female enrollment forms in this package. THE participants using the online system are required to submit enrollments through the online program. Deadline for 2015 female enrollment submission at the regular fee is December 15, 2014.
If you have any questions once receiving your package, please contact the CSA office at (403) 250-7979 or toll free 1-866-860-6051.
Fee Schedule Change
Effective January 1st 2015, registration costs for percentage animals will be the same as Purebred and Fullblood animals.
Fee schedule effective January 1, 2015
Genetic Evaluation Deadline for Total Herd Enrollment (THE) Herds:
In order for data to be included in the next CSA genetic EPD evaluation, it must be received by the CSA office no later than NOVEMBER 1.
SIMMENTAL SOURCE DIRECTORY
The Simmental Country is publishing it's 1st Simmental Source Directory in 2015. This book will include Semen Packages, AI Sires, Herd Sires and a CSA Breeders Map.
Three opportunities to advertise in this book are:
- Bull Spots: $500 each or 3 for $1300
- Business Card spots: $300
- Map Spots: $100 each. Due to Privacy rules, all members wishing to be on the map must purchase a spot. Member information will not be automatically included on this map.DEADLINE: DECEMBER 1st, 2014
Don't miss out on your chance to advertise in this ONE STOP LISTING
for Canadian Simmental Genetics.
To view example of Simmental Source click here.
October Simmental Country now ONLINE at
Deadline for January Commercial Country - December 1st.
YOUNG CANADIAN SIMMENTAL ASSOCIATION NEWS
2014 Provincial Classics see our website for dates and details.
BEST MOMENTS FROM THE 20TH WORLD SIMMENTAL SIMBRAH CONGRESS - COLOMBIA 2014
The Asosimmental- Simbrah would like to share with you some of the best moments of the 20th World Simmental Simbrah Congress.
Click here and see parts of the flashmob showed for the attendees of the National Simmental Simbrah Fair in Corferias.
Click here to see the photo gallery of the activities developed in Bogata and Cartagena.
Click here to see the 8 conferences: Genetic topics, marketing, selection and classification of the Simmental and Simbrah breeds, all of them presented by speakers from Germany, Austria, South Africa, USA, Brazil, Czech Republic, Italy and Colombia.