Holstein Canada

2011 Media Releases


Holstein Canada & CDN Amalgamation Update

December 22, 2011

Holstein Canada is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2011 Education Awards. Each winner will receive a cheque for $750. Young Program Coordinator, Stephanie... Read More»


Holstein Canada 2011 Education Award Winners

December 21, 2011

Paul MacLeod, President of Holstein Canada, and Grant Roy, Chairman of CDN, have issued this brief update from the recent Joint Board meetings on December 19-20... Read More»


2011 Royal Black and White Spectacle

November 22, 2011

The Ricoh Coliseum was the backdrop for another fantastic National Holstein Show at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON. Poised with excellent... Read More»


Red & Whites Dazzle at 2011 Royal

November 17, 2011

Held in the modernized Scotiabank Ring of Excellence in Toronto, ON, the 2011 Red and White Holstein show took place with an excellent domestic and international... Read More»


Holstein Canada Member Input Sessions

October 06, 2011

Two of the nine input sessions have been completed in the province of Quebec! Both meetings were very positive and generated a lot of good discussion and sharing... Read More»


Holstein Canada Education Awards!

October 03, 2011

Holstein Canada is pleased to continue the tradition of providing 6 education awards of $750 each to students across Canada who have completed at least one year of... Read More»


Valerie Tremblay Joins Holstein Canada

September 09, 2011

Holstein Canada is pleased to announce the addition of Valerie Tremblay in the newly created position of Market Development Coordinator, effective September 19, 2011... Read More»


Katelyn Graye selected for Canada-Australia Exchange

September 06, 2011

Holstein Canada and the Semex Alliance are pleased to announce that Katelyn Graye of St. Pierre-Jolys, Manitoba has been selected to represent Canada in the... Read More»


New Eastern and Western Canada Representatives Tapped for Young Adult Advisory Committee

August 05, 2011

Holstein Canada's Young Adult Advisory Committee (YAAC) is pleased to announce the arrival of two new Committee members representing Eastern Canada and Western Canada... Read More»


Canadian Holsteins Exported to United Kingdom

May 24, 2011

Holstein Canada is pleased to announce the first shipment of Canadian Holsteins to the United Kingdom since 2001. Three Holsteins from Canadian Health Accredited... Read More»


Semex Alliance and Holstein Canada Sponsor Canada-Australia Young Adult Exchange

May 20, 2011

The Semex Alliance and Holstein Canada are proud to once again sponsor a young adult exchange program along with their Australian counterparts, Semex Pty. Ltd and the.. Read More»


Holstein Canada's Annual Meeting

May 17, 2011

Holstein Canada members from across Canada attended Holstein Canada's 128th Annual Meeting in Halifax, Nova Scotia on May 14th. Elected officers of Holstein... Read More»


Joint Management Team Appointed

May 15, 2011

Brian Van Doormaal, Chief Executive Officer of Holstein Canada and General Manager of Canadian Dairy Network (CDN), announced the appointment of a joint management... Read More»


Dr. Bethany Muir Appointed Manager of Classification & Field Services

May 15, 2011

Holstein Canada is pleased to announce that Dr. Bethany Muir has accepted the position as Manager of Classification & Field Services and will be responsible for the on-going... Read More»


Board of Directors Executive Summary - May 2011

May 15, 2011

In conjunction with the 128th Annual General Meeting and National Convention of the Holstein Association of Canada, the Board of Directors held two meetings... Read More»


Genotest Price Reduction & Program Enhancements

May 03, 2011

Holstein Canada and Semex Alliance are pleased to announce a price reduction for the 50K genomic test effective April 4, 2011. In addition, Holstein Canada... Read More»


Brachyspina: A New Official Genetic Recessive

May 02, 2011

In accordance with the official recognition by the World Holstein Friesian Federation (WHFF) of Brachyspina as a recessive genetic defect in the Holstein breed, Holstein... Read More»


Semex Alliance & Holstein Canada Kick Off Japan Recovery Fund

April 25, 2011

The first donations to the newly-formed Japan Relief Fund, set up to provide much needed financial aid to earthquake stricken regions in Japan through the Canadian... Read More»


President's Cup Tradition Continues

April 15, 2011

Holstein Canada is pleased to announce that the President's Cup award will be presented to the Grand Champion show person during the 2011 Canadian 4-H Classic Junior Dairy... Read More»


Christina Crowley Joins Holstein Canada

February 3, 2011

Holstein Canada is pleased to announce that Christina Crowley has accepted the position as Writer and Editor. This role will lead the production of our popular and informative... Read More»


New Records Set at Holstein Canada

January 17, 2011

Holstein Canada, the country's largest dairy breed organization, is pleased to report for the second year in a row new records for both animal registration and classification... Read More»


Dreams Fulfilled for 20 New Master Breeders!

January 10, 2011

The year started with plenty of excitement for 20 new Master Breeders who received the thrilling news for the first time today. Sixty-five percent (13) of the recipients... Read More»


One New Canadian Champion Crowned for 2010

January 10, 2011

A Canadian Champion is awarded to a Holstein cow (75% pure or higher) that surpasses the previous all-time highest performance for milk, fat, protein, or total BCA... Read More»