Tuesday, 9 October 2012

More Expo Boeuf pics

JEM Farms and Mutch Farms exhibited  7 head  (5 calves and 2 cows) at  Expo Boeuf, Victoriaville, Quebec on  Thanksgiving weekend. A great chance to meet many other cattle people and participate in an exciting beef show.
Stephen & Jennie Mutch showed  Champion Angus Bull calf, sired by Soo Line Grizzley  and out of JEM Classy Lady 42T
Judge Eric Rinker making selection for Champion Bull
JEM Classy Lady 42T and Grizzly bull calf placed second in the Cow class
All breeds showed on Saturday in the 3 rings
In the Simmental breed Ferme Gagnon exhibited the Champion Simmental bull bred by Hidden Hollow Farm in New Brunswick Shown here in the yearling class (red bull on the left)
The 2 year old Simmental class had a full ring with 9 pairs showing
Spud Island Zodiac and bull calf shown by Stephen & Jennie Mutch received Reserve Senior Champion Female prize
Champion Simmental Female class
The bull calves having their last drink before leaving for their new homes in Quebec. We sold the 5 calves but Stephen & Jennie did come home with the cows although they received lots of interest too.

Monday, 8 October 2012

Expo Boeuf Victoriaville 2012 Pictures

Angus Heifer Class 2012 Expo Boeuf Victoriaville, Quebec . Made it out of heats and into final.  Placed 3rd and 4th

JEM Classy Lady 11Z  sired by SAV Bismark 3rd place.
 Thanks to Leblanc family Haute-Aboujagane, New Brunswick for purchasing this female

JEM Rosebud 12Z  sired by Net Worth 4th place heifer calf
Thanks to Les Enterprises Vaupre Inc , Quebec for purchasing this female

Champion Angus Bull Calf owned by Mutch Farms, Stephen & Jennie Mutch sired by Soo Line Grizzly later sold to buyers in Quebec

Mutch Farms also had Simmental Reserve Champion Senior Female with Spud Island Zodiac and bull calf that sold to buyers from Quebec

Sunday, 7 October 2012

Edit: One more sold! Expo Boeuf Update

Well the trailer will be a lot lighter coming home from Victoriaville at Expo Boeuf !

Seven went up , only TWO coming home!

All three bulls ( Old Post Angus Bull , Grizzly Angus Bull calf, Simmi bull calf) all sold, as well as JEM Rosebud (Net Worth) , and  JEM Classy Lady 11Z ( Bismark)   all SOLD to Quebec  and New Bruinswick Buyers!

Results from Mutch Farms and JEM Farms are as follows:

Bull Calf:
Grizzly Bull Calf, Champion Bull Calf - SOLD
Old Post Bull Calf, no placing- SOLD

Heifer Calf (20 in class)
JEM Classy Lady , pulled out of heat and 3rd overall - SOLD
JEM Rosebud, pulled out of heat and 4th overall  - SOLD

Mature Cow:
JEM Classy Lady 42T - Second in cow class

Zodiac 2 year old - 2nd in 2 yr old class ( 9 in class), and Reserve Senior Champion
Zodiac's bull calf also SOLD.

Congrats to all the Maritime Exhibitors on a great showing!

Will upload pictures when available.

Thursday, 4 October 2012

Good Luck!

Good Luck to Stephen and Jennie, and Ernie and Joanne as they travel to Expo Boeuf this weekend in Victoriaville, Quebec . The Angus and Simmental both show on Saturday, October 6th.

Stephen and Jennie are showing JEM Classy Lady 42T mature cow, with her bull calf at side, as well as their Simmental 2 Year old and bull calf.

Ernie and Joanne are exhibiting JEM Old Post  , January bull calf ( pictures below), and 2 heifer calves:  JEM Rosebud ( Net Worth ), and JEM Classy Lady (Bismark).

Also good luck to Bannockburn Valley Farm- the Dixon clan as they are also going to Victoriaville.

Will post the updates here!


Friday, 21 September 2012

Old Post show bull

This is the Old Post bull calf we are showing this fall.

JEM Old Post 12Z 
Birth Date:03/01/2012 

Based on Fall 2012 EPDs Black Angus (Ped Est)
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Saturday, 15 September 2012

Great Sale Kurt!

Congratulation to Duncan Livestock and crew on a great sale today. Cattle looked good and buyers were keen!  Should be an interesting Steer show next March!

Tag 39 steer, sired by Eye Candy sold to Austin & Ian Drake for $2450.

Tag 43 steer, sired by Highliner sold to Spud Island Farms, the Sanderson Family for $1650.

Tag 63 steer, sired by Eye Candy sold to Spud Island Farms, the Sanderson Family for $1500.

Tag 64 steer, sired by Eye Candy sold to I F J Farms, Irwin Jay for $3000.

Tag 66 steer, sired by Highliner sold to C & C Livestock, MacQuarrie and Ford Families for $3550.

Tag 67 steer, sired by Eye Candy sold to Jeff & Nena Matheson for $1000.

Tag 68 steer, sired by Eye Candy sold to Austin & Ian Drake for $2000.

Tag 72 steer, sired by Mercedes Benz sold to Jeff & Nena Matheson for $900.

Tag 73 steer sired by Boardwalk sold to Glenn Jay for $1150.

Tag 74 steer sired by Boardwalk sold to Andrew and Tracey McIntosh for $1150.

All 10 steers that were offered for sale sold for an average of $1835

Monday, 27 August 2012

Angus Supreme Champion Truro Ex

 Congratulation to Stephen & Jennie Mutch.    JEM Classy Lady 42 T named Supreme Champion at Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition .  Owned by Mutch Farms and bred by Julie Mutch

JEM Classy Lady 42T (Sitz Tradition RLS 02) was named the Grand Champion Angus Female and Supreme Champion Female at the Provincial Exhibition at Old Home Week in Charlottetown.  42T was also named the Grand Champion Angus Female and the Supreme Champion Female at the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition in Truro.  Her calf, MFS Grizzley 8Z (Soo Line Grizzly 9034) was the Reserve Grand Champion Angus Male at Old Home Week, Reserve Champion Bull Calf in the Igenity Angus Classic, and Grand Champion Angus Male at the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition in Truro. 

Champion Simmental heifer calf class NSPE - MFS Willow 3Z won her split and was named Reserve Champion Heifer Calf for Mutch Farms and new owners Melvern Simmentals, Kingston,Nova Scotia
Simmental 2 year old class -Mutch Farms at the top of a large class with Spud Island Zodiac and her bull calf by Remington Red Label

Spud Island Zodiac
  Congratulation to all exhibitors - it was a great chance to visit many friends and see a great display of cattle of all breeds.

Thursday, 23 August 2012

truro results

Congratulation to Stephen and Jennie  on Champion Bull and Champion Female with their Angus JEM Classy Lady 42T and bull calf

Truro Exhibition.

Good Luck to all exhibitors this weekend at the Truro Exhibition, especially to Stephen and Jennie ( Mutch Farms) . They are showing in the Angus Show Thursday, August 23rd at 7pm with their Classy Lady 42T cow and bull calf. They are also showing their Simmental 2 year old and bull calf in the Open Simmental show.

Their Simmental heifer calf sells Friday night at the Simmental Sale.

Julie is babysitting for Stephen and Jennie-  not kids, but their dog Duke. Though he requires just as much attention as a child! He is a growing puppy with lots of energy!

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

More candid shots from OHW 2012

There were 12 entries in the 2 year old class.. This is Tom Boy 2year old with Bismark heifer calf

In the same 2 year old class is the Touchdown cow with the Bismark bull.  He weighed 830 lbs

1st and 2nd  in class, eventually going on to Reserve Champion Female


Stephen Mutch and  Julie Mutch checking out the show getting some  advice from grandfather Frank Mutch

1st Progeny of Dam- Out of JEM Classy Lady 12W , a Youngdale Touchdale daughter
1st Get of Sire by SAV Bismark

1st  Breeders Herd shown by Julie Mutch out of her Classy Lady family
 includes the  Supreme Champion  and Reserve Champion female

2012 OHW show

2012 Champion Heifer calf and Reserve Junior Heifer JEM Rosebud sired by Net Worth

Reserve Heifer calf Open show and Futurity  JEM Classy Lady  sired by Bismark

1st Place Bull Futurity JEM Bismark sired by Bismark

3rd place bull calf in Futurity JEM Old Post sired by Double AA Old Post

Mutch Farms in Supreme Class with JEM Classy Lady 42T sired by Sitz Tradition

Supreme Champion Female JEM Classy Lady 42T with March Bull calf -Reserve Champion Male

Sunday, 19 August 2012

And it was a great day!

Great beef show at Old Home Week in Charlottetown this past weekend and glad to see exhibitors from the other Maritime provinces attend.
JEM Classy Lady sired by Figure 8 Angus Tom Boy and Bismark heifer calf
Pleased to have received Reserve Champion Angus Female with our 2 year old pair and Champion Heifer calf with our Net Worth calf. Also 2nd & 4th with Bismark heifer calves and top Breeders Herd. Our Bismark and Old Post bull calves 1st and 3rd in the Angus futurity and 1st and 2nd with the heifer calves in the futurity. We were very proud that Mutch Farms(our son Stephen and his wife Jennie) exhibited Supreme Champion Female with JEM Classy Lady, Angus cow calf pair and also had the Supreme Champion Male with their Simmental calf. It certainly was an exceptional weekend showing for our family. Next show stop will be in Truro , NS where Stephen and Jennie will be showing Angus and Simmental. Check out their Champion Simmental Heifer calf that will be selling Friday night. MFS Willow 3Z sired by TNT Gunner N208 was the Champion Simmental Heifer Calf and Reserve Junior Female Champion at Old Home Week in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. She sells this Friday in Truro at the Salt Water Classic in Truro, Nova Scotia.

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Ready for the Show

Almost ready for Old Home Week show beginning tomorrow August 16. Will be showing 2 year olds- a Tom Boy and a Touchdown, one with a Bismark bull calf and one with a Bismark heifer calf, an Old Post bull calf, a Net Worth heifer calf, another Bismark heifer calf and a Bismark yearling. Over 60 entries for the Angus show. The show order for Friday. Open Angus show begins at 8:30 am, followed by the open Shorthorn show, and finally the Commercial open show. This is Saturday’s show order. Open Hereford show begins at 8:30 am, followed by the open Simmental show, Angus Futurity, and finally the Supreme Champion Looking forward to seeing other exhibitors and visitors at the show. There will be a Angus social in the barn after the show on Friday.

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Angus Show PEI

Great to hear that the Angus show at PEI Provincial Exhibition will be the largest breed show with 67 entries from the Maritime provinces. There are 160 beef cattle entries that arrive at the show on Thursday, August 16th and the Angus showing  on Friday , August 17 at 830 am with Mr. Graham Sharp Lacombe, AB judging.

On Saturday morning at 830am there will be the Angus futurity show where cattle that have been nominated earlier in the year compete using a 3 panel judge system.

Training continues here at JEM Farms.  Working on 8 head for the show, 5 calves , a yearling heifer and two  2 year olds. Always fun breaking 2 year olds!!!   Looking forward to seeing everyone  in  Charlottetown at the Old Home Week show what promisies to be a  great display of not only Angus cattle, but Hereford, Commercial, Simmental and Shorthorns too.

Tenative show schedule:
August 17, Friday: Shorthorn, Angus, Commercial 8:30am Start
August 18, Saturday: Hereford, Simmental, Angus Futurity 8:30am Start
August 18, Saturday: Supreme Champion Male & Supreme Champion Female Time to be Announced
*Please note show order and start time may change due to numbers of entries in each breed

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

July Pictures

This sunseeker was meant to be a steer, but she turned into a pretty nice heifer! Pictured behind her is her dam, purebred Angus 40T, out of our own bull.
Another sunseeker heifer that was supposed to be a steer!

Two sunseeker heifers together

JEM Rosebud, by DMM Dynasty son, raising  a great Net Worth heifer pictured below.

January Net Worth heifer calf

JEM Classy Lady 5x, 2 yr old sired by Figure 8 Angus Tom Boy. Her calf, a Bismark is pictured  below.

Monday, 25 June 2012

 Some of our Angus show calf prospects for Provincial Ex in August