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New Proven Sires: Repromax a good place to start

It’s becoming harder and harder for bulls to grab headlines based on pleasing performances from actual daughters. The Daughter Proven sire that today gets that opportunity needs to either be a Genomax sire that really delivered (and even then most people ask instead for his sons and grandsons) or excel in a specialist trait that [...]

By | August 31st, 2016|Bullseye, News|0 Comments

Grand Opening Celebrations

Grand Opening Celebrations It was such an honour to have so many familiar faces join us at the Grand Opening of Phase 1 of the new WestGen facility on August 16 — representatives from our Provincial, Regional, and Municipal government; Semex partners, past and present Board members and staff, industry partners, suppliers, friends, and [...]

By | August 30th, 2016|Bullseye, News|0 Comments

WestGen bids farewell to legend Gordon “Gordie” Souter

August 22, 2016 Today, the flags at WestGen fly at half-mast as a show of respect for the passing of a beloved man and industry legend. It is with our deepest sympathy that we inform you that Robert Gordon Souter passed away on Sunday night, surrounded by family. During his more than 40-year career in [...]

By | August 22nd, 2016|News|0 Comments

Gordon Souter Boardroom Dedication

On August 16, 2016, WestGen recognized Gordon Souter in a dedication ceremony of the boardroom. Gordon and Barbara Souter attended with their family. Over his 40 plus year career in the genetics and AI field, Gordon Souter – or as most people know him, “Gordie” – made an impact on the industry in Western Canada [...]

By | August 19th, 2016|Bullseye, News|0 Comments

WestGen Grand Opening

  August 16, 2016 marked the Grand Opening celebration of WestGen’s new home in Abbotsford British Columbia WestGen’s Grand Opening was Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 10:30 am at 1625 Angus Campbell Road, Abbotsford, V3G 2Y8. In attendance was the Honourable Judith Guichon, the Honourable Norm Letnick, The City of Abbotsford’s Mayor Henry Braun, The Township [...]

By | August 18th, 2016|Bullseye, News|0 Comments

And the Winner Is

And the Winner is... Congratulations to Stradow Farms Inc. from Ponoka Alberta for winning our Summer Promotion Contest of a trip for 2 to Australia!!!! Tom Koostra accepted the prize from Vice President Eric Iversen yesterday at our Grand Opening.   Learn more about the 2016 Summer Promo. Learn more about the 2017 WestGen trip [...]

By | August 18th, 2016|Bullseye, News|0 Comments

Nikomekl Farms Organic Dairy Farming

If you’re ever driving just outside of Surrey, British Columbia, and you spy a field of Holstein cows grazing next to the road, you just might be at Nicomekl Farms Ltd., which is known to the locals as the “farm that has the cows outside all of the time,” says farm owner David Janssens. Janssens’ [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments