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We have archived past editions of our Luing Association newsletters with main articles and author highlighted. To view any newsletter just click on the underlined volume number. If you would like to receive our newsletters by email as soon as they are published please get in touch and I'll add you to our emailing list. 

Volume 18 No1 2024
Profitability in the cowherd - Iain Aitken
The Future of Animal Agriculture in Canada - Iain Aitken

Volume 17 No2 2023
A Luing Herd Visit, Berryfell - Iain Aitken
Thoughts on Bull Fertility - Iain Aitken

Volume 17 No1 2023
What Future for Beef? - Iain Aitken
Early Luings in Manitoba - Iain Aitken

Volume 16 No1 2022
The need for Breed Diversity - Iain Aitken
Luna Field Farm a grass based business built on Luings - Wian Prinsloo

Volume 15 No2 2021
An article on seed-stock selection by Dr Rick Bourdon

Volume 15 No1 2021
Beckton - Foundation herd of the Red Angus breed - Iain Aitken
How much bull development can ranchers afford? - Iain Aitken

Volume 14 No2 2020
Revisiting an article and advice from 45 years ago - Iain Aitken
Volume 14  No1 2020
Charlie Flick and the Snowlanders - Iain Aitken
Wanted! - Luing breeders. 

Volume 13  No2 2019
Breeder Profile : The Reesor Family - Iain Aitken
Heifer Development - Iain Aitken
Volume 13  No1 2019
Scurs in the Luing Breed - Iain Aitken
Cost Control Critical - Iain Aitken

Volume 12  No2 2018
The Economic Impact of Foraging Ability - Iain Aitken
Horns in the Luing Breed - Iain Aitken
Genetics of Bull Longevity - Iain Aitken
Volume 12  No1 2018
Environmental Adaptation of a Cowherd - Iain Aitken
Have Cow/Calf Producers Benefitted from Changing Genetics? - Glenn Webber
Want Increased Performance? Use Poor Quality Forage! - Iain Aitken

Volume 11  No2 2017
Breeder Profile: Dane Guignion - Iain Aitken
Have You Considered Fall Calving? - Iain Aitken

Volume 11  No1 2017
The Colors of Luing - Iain Aitken
The Advantages of Cross Bred Cattle - Iain Aitken
Does Temperment Play a Role in Breeding Success - Glenn Webber
Volume 10  No2 2016
Luings - 50 years on  - Iain Aitken 
Breeder Profile: The Van't Westeindes - Iain Aitken
Are Cows Getting a Bad Rap - Glenn Webber

Volume 10  No1 2016
Cow Efficiency – Iain Aitken
What Does Social Licence have to do with Raising Cattle – Glenn Webber
The Rest of the Story? – Glenn Webber
Volume 9  No1 2015
Founding Member Profile – Bob Church – Iain Aitken
Volume 8  No2 2014
Luing – Ideal for Grass-Fed Production – Iain Aitken
An Alternative Beef Production System – Iain Aitken
Volume 8  No1 2014
Why Choose Luings? – Glenn Webber
Critiquing the Purebred Mainstream – Iain Aitken
Volume 7  No1 2013
Why Luing Bulls are Reasonably Priced - Jeff Longard
Feed Efficiency and the Cow Herd – Iain Aitken
Volume 6  No2 2012
Luing in an Extreme Environment – Iain Aitken
Commercial Advantages to Crossbred and Purebred Cattle - Jeff Longard
Further Thoughts on Close –Breeding – Iain Aitken
Volume 6  No1 2012
A Planned Systematic Approach To Cattle Breeding – Iain Aitken
Volume 5  No2 2011
Creation of a Breed – Iain Aitken
Volume 5  No1 2011
The Limitations of Genetic Change - Jeff Longard
Back to Genuine Genetic Progress – Iain Aitken
Volume 4  No1 2010
In spite of it all, we’re still raising Luing - Jeff Longard
What future Canada’s grazing lands – Iain Aitken
Volume 3  No2 2009
Always Back-pedalling – Jeff Longard
Rethinking Breed Choices – Iain Aitken
Volume 3  NoI 2009
Luing – A Valuable Source of Genetic Diversity – Iain Aitken
Getting off the Bandwagon – Iain Aitken
Volume 2  No2 2008
Beef, Banana Leaves and Breeding - Jeff Longard 
The Case for Line Breeding – Iain Aitken
Volume 2  No1 2008
Luings Are The Best… For What? - Jeff Longard 
Message From the Secretary – Iain Aitken
Volume 1  No1 2007
What’s Canadian About Luing – Jeff Longard
Why Luings? – Iain Aitken
Selecting Cattle For Efficiency - Jeff Longard 

Canadian Luing Association Newsletters

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