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Holstein Canada is pleased to announce that four animals achieved eight new Canadian Champion records for production in 2019:

· BERGITTE BIG KAHUNA HOTMAIL, bred and owned by Bertrand Boutin & Fils Inc., is the new Canadian Champion as a 4-year old for Fat.

· ROYOLAIT MARIJO LAUTHORITY, bred and owned by Ferme Royolait Inc., is the new Canadian Champion as a 5-year old for Milk, Protein and Total Performance.

· KNONAUDALE ATWOOD KNOT, owned by Ferme Des Trèfles Inc. and bred by Knonaudale Farms Inc., is the new Canadian Champion as an 8-year old for Milk and Total Performance.

· FARNEAR BROCADE P BUFFY-ET, owned by Ferme Parkhurst Inc. and bred by Rick & Tom Simon, is the new Canadian Champion as a 9-year old for Fat and Total Performance.

Canadian Champion distinctions are awarded to Holstein cows (75% pure or higher) that surpass the previous all-time highest performance for milk, fat, protein, or total BCA in their age at calving category. If more than one animal in a given year exceeds the previous highest level, only the top individual will be recognized as a new Canadian Champion.

If you wish to view the current list of the all-time highest production Canadian Champion cows, visit Holstein Canada’s website under Awards and Shows - Cow Award Lists.

Congratulations to the breeders and owners of the new Canadian Champions for 2019!