|Reserve Champion Straight bred Hereford Steer -- purchased from Jenkins Ranche|
11 Days until Bonanza .........
This is what my younger hereford friends told me last night -- they had been busy working on scrapbooks and all kinds of things -- including their heifer that they are taking to the show. Their excitement is contagious -- it warms my heart and renews my optimism in the Hereford breed when I hear their excitement about their cattle and the upcoming Junior show.
In 2008 the kids and I attended Bonanza in Medicine Hat -- it was a really special few days for me -- and I believe for the kids too. This year Bonanza - which is our National Junior Hereford Show will be held in Saskatoon, SK on July 27th - 31st.
Of course --- after I spoke on the phone with the kids --- and remembered my earlier promise to be there to watch them show --- I made the final decision to fly to Saskatoon on the Friday of the show. I just couldn't tell them that "Auntie Jenny" would be busy haying that week. I am really looking forward to it -- and will be sure and keep everyone posted on what in happening at Bonanza 2011 !