WELCOME TO WESTERN STATES LOWLINE ASSOCIATION ——————————————————————————–
ELECTIONS COMING UP
We will be sending out Board of Director ballots soon. Watch for your ballot in the mail. It’s real important to vote. We have 5 positions open and 6 nominations. The following people are nominated to run in the election: Beverly Shirts, Diana Lillefloren, Brian Walters, Julie Davis, Missy Ousley and David Shockey.
WSLA PARTY IN THE PEN AT NATIONAL WESTERN STOCK SHOW
WSLA is holding it’s 2nd annual “Party in the Pen” at NWSS in the yards. Join us January 21st at 11am – 1pm. Dr Lauren Hyde “Lead Geneticist for International Genetic Solutions” will be speaking. She is the utmost authority on EPD’s in cattle. She will speak on how to get EPD’s on Lowline Cattle. She will also address concerns and answer questions. This will be the best source of information on EPS’s from the Lead Expert in the field.
THE FIRST EVER POWER BULL CHALLENGE & HEIFER FUTURITY
Saturday September 12, 2015
Download Youth Showmanship, Power Bull Challenge & Heifer Futurity
10th ANNUAL NW LOWLINE CLASSIC SHOW
Sunday September 13, 2015
Download NW Lowline Classic Show Results
THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR SPONSORS! WE COULDN’T HAVE DONE IT WITHOUT YOU!
NW Lowline Classic Supreme Champion Buckle $125:
Fullblood Supreme Champion Sponsored by American Alps Ranch, Marblemount, WA
Moderator Supreme Champion Sponsored by LeSourd’s Lowline Angus, Mt Vernon, WA
NW Lowline Classic Grand Champion $75:
Grand Champion Fullbood Bull – Sponsored by Tunk Mountain Ranch, Riverside, WA
Grand Champion Fullblood Female – Sponsored by Circle B Angus, Kittitas, WA
Grand Champion Moderator Bull – Sponsored by Topline Lowlines, Monroe, WA
Grand Champion Moderator Female – Sponsored by LeSourd’s Lowline Angus, Mt Vernon, WA
Grand Champion Fullblood Cow/Calf – Sponsored by Lillefloren Farms, Hayden, ID
Grand Champion Moderator Cow/Calf – Cloverdale Farms, Rathdrum, ID
Grand Champion Fullblood Steer – Clear Valley Farm, Arlington, WA
Grand Champion Moderator Steer – Janet Kibbee, Salmon, ID
NW Lowline Classic Reserve Champion $50:
Reserve Grand Champion Fullbood Bull – y4 Ranch, Hines, OR
Reserve Grand Champion Fullblood Female – Grass King Cattle Co., Buffalo, WY
Reserve Grand Champion Moderator Bull – Grass King Cattle Co., Buffalo, WY
Reserve Grand Champion Moderator Female – Clear Valley Farm, Arlington, WA
Reserve Grand Champion Fullblood Cow/Calf
Reserve Grand Champion Moderator Cow/Calf – Whitson Hay & Cattle, Salmon, ID
NW Lowline Classic Showmanship Awards $35:
Sponsored by 4D Land & Cattle, Athol, ID & Double D Lowlines, Athol, ID
Bull Battle Trophy
Sponsored by High Point Lowlines, Victoria, BC
Bull Battle Buckles
Sponsored by Origen, Inc., Huntley, MT
Heifer Futurity Buckles
Fullbood Heifers Sponsored by 2J Livestock, Caster, WY
Moderator Heifers Sponsored by Idaho Lowline Cattle Co., Hayden, ID
Bull Battle & Heifer Futurity Sponsorship
Topline Lowlines, Monroe, WA
4D Land & Cattle, Athol, ID
2015-2016 CAN-AM BULL CHALLENGE
24 head of Lowline cattle were sent to Treasure Bull Test in Sims, Montana. Treasure Bull Test has been testing bulls for 48 years and is one of the top testing facilities in the country.
The bull test has two divisions: (1) Fullblood and (2) Moderator and Moderator Plus bulls.
Testing includes a 112 day performance feed test covering average daily gain and weight per day of age. Bull will be scanned with ultrasound and given a bull-soundness evaluation.
Go to www.treasurebulltest.com for more testing data and more information.
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS!
2J Livestock – Janis Black, Casper, WY
Sunset Ranch Lowline – Steve Rhodes and Wendy Martin, Herald, CA
Wyoming Equality Fiber Works – Howard White, Upton, WY
Cross V Cattle Company – Art and Susan LLoyd, Payson, AZ
Archer Valley Ranch – Ellen and Jeff Archer, Priest River, ID
Green Valley Enterprises – Sarah Current, Alturas, CA
Bitterroot Red Lowlines – Kim Marthens, Stephensville, MT
Dick and Therese Athman, Hamilton, MT
JX Agriculture – Jeremy and Lindsay, Jaycee and Delaynee Cox of Dayton, WA