ROCKY VIEW COUNTY, AB – The Canadian Angus Association is pleased to honour Korova Feeders, Doug and Helga Price of Acme, Alberta with the Western Feedlot of the Year Award. This award was presented at Carcass 101 held in Olds, AB, June 21-22.
Korova Feeders has a 30,000 head capacity at two feedlot locations. The Prices also operate Echo Sand Ranching, a beef cow/calf operation in Alberta and Saskatchewan with 4,000 Angus and Angus influence cows. They currently have 8,000 yearlings on grass in Saskatchewan.
The Prices and Korova Feeders are part of the Sunterra Group along with Doug’s brothers Ray, Art, Dave and their families. The Sunterra Group’s business interests include hog, cattle and crop production; lamb processing; a chain of food retail stores and restaurants in Calgary and Edmonton; Sunterra Farms; and Sunterra Meats.
The Canadian Angus Association introduced the Feedlot of the Year award in 2010 to recognize feedlots that promote Angus to their customers and that feed Canadian Angus Rancher Endorsed tagged cattle.
The Canadian Angus Association (www.cdnangus.ca) is Canada’s largest purebred beef breed organization, registering more than half of Canada’s purebred beef cattle. The Association represents more than 2,000 members across Canada for the purposes of registering and recording the pedigrees of purebred Angus cattle in the closed HerdBook and promoting the breed across Canada. The member-approved mandate is to maintain breed registry, breed purity and provide services that enhance the growth and position of the Angus breed.