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2018 Gold Trophy Show & Sale Results

Jan 23, 2018
The 38th annual National Bison Association Gold Trophy Show saw another successful sale on Saturday, with a capacity crowd at the National Western Stock Show in addition to active online bidders buying 136 head of quality bison breeding stock and 18 top-n… View Article...

Oh Canada! Canadian Bulls Sweep The Bull Division In Denver

Jan 20, 2018
January 19 was an exciting night at the NBA event in Denver, and saw three of our Canadian producers recognized. View Article...

Early Bird Census Contest Winner!

Jan 19, 2018
The Canadian Bison Association is currently working on a national census of bison herds. The CBA ran a promotion, which wrapped up January 15, 2018. All census submissions up to that date were entered to win a bison leather portfolio. The lucky winner i… View Article...

National Bison Association 2018 Gold Trophy Show & Sale

Jan 19, 2018
NATIONAL BISON ASSOCIATION 2018 GOLD TROPHY SHOW & SALE SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 2018 NATIONAL WESTERN STOCK SHOW SALE BARN MARKET CLASS SALE: 10:00 AM LIVE ANIMAL SALE: 10:30 AM View Article...

Cost Of Production Calculators Now Online

Jan 17, 2018
Cost-of-Production Calculators Evaluating the Impact of Changes to Your Bison Management Program Like other sectors, changes in the bison industry are constant. The cost of animals, the cost of feed and pasture, the prices you receive and the number of a… View Article...

Bison farms stand to be counted

Jan 16, 2018
Canada’s bison producers are taking a snapshot of their industry with a recently released census View Article...

Parks planning for unknowns before plains bison released into wild

Jan 15, 2018
While 26 plains bison have been living in the backcountry of Banff National Park for the past year, there are still plenty of unknown factors concerning what exactly is going to happen when they are released into the wild this summer. View Article...

Registration is still Open! National Bison Association Junior Judging Contest

Jan 13, 2018
NBA Junior Judging Competition – January 17, 2018 at noon Held at the National Western Stock Yards during Gold Trophy Show & Sale The NBA proudly supports youth in agriculture through the Jr. Judging scholarship Competition. Held during GTSS, yo… View Article...

2018 National Bison Association Gold Trophy Show & Sale

Jan 12, 2018
The Gold Trophy Show and Sale (GTSS) is the premier bison auction in the U.S. For over 35 years, bison producers have brought their best bison stock to Denver’s National Western Stock Show to show and sell their animals. The sale features high qualit… View Article...

Canadian Bison Association Benchmarking 2017 Report now online!

Jan 4, 2018
The objective of this data collection program was to establish financial and production benchmarks against which producers could measure their preformance. The program began in 2011 and has generated information that is very valuable for new entrants, prod… View Article...

It's that time of the year- Are you applying tags correctly?

Jan 3, 2018
We have been receiving calls at the office about tagging issues, some we are able to help with, and some may be resolved after watching these videos produced by our friends at Allflex. View Article...

CBA 2018 Census

Jan 2, 2018
​Did you know that one of the major challenges in bison industry planning is the lack of information on the structure of the bison herd? View Article...

Bison farming is a quiet but profitable venture, says Alberta rancher

Dec 28, 2017
Bison farming is a quiet but profitable venture, says Alberta rancher View Article...

Kramer Auctions Bison Season Opener Sales Results

Dec 21, 2017
The Season Opener Sale held December 6, 2017 at Kramer Auctions saw solid prices on an excellent offering of bison. View Article...

Canadian Bison Bull Draft and Saskatchewan Bison Association Event Registration Now Open!

Dec 21, 2017
The registration form for the Canadian Bison Bull Draft and Saskatchewan Bison Association event in North Battleford has been released! A block of rooms has been reserved until February 15 at the Gold Eagle Lodge. View Article...

The Canadian Bison Association Board Re-Elects Sharif Fahmy as Board Chair and President.

Dec 18, 2017
At its meeting of December 5, 2017, the Canadian Bison Association Board of Directors re-elected Sharif Fahmy to serve for a third term as Board Chair and President. View Article...

Canadian Bison Association Auction A Great Success

Nov 21, 2017
A total of 67 bison consigned by 14 bison producers from Western Canada were sold by video auction at the Canadian Bison Association’s 25th National Show and Sale in Regina. View Article...

Bison Benchmarking Results Indicate Bison-sector Profitability

Sep 5, 2017
Results of the 2017 bison benchmark analysis indicate that cash returns for certain bison operations have more than tripled. Information from 23 cow-calf operations with over 100 cows (186 cow-herd average) in 2016 indicates that since 2012 cash returns … View Article...

New Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Bison

Aug 9, 2017
The Canadian Bison Association and the National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) are pleased to announce the release of the revised Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Bison. View Article...



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