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Holstein Centennial Marker
Photographer: Kevin Craft
Taken: August 4, 2015
Caption: Holstein Centennial Marker
Additional Description:

Commemorating 100 years of Holstein breeding in Canada.
Michael P. Cook was the first importer of Holstein-Friesian cattle into Ontario in 1881.
First importation 2 bulls 10 cows to Aultsville, Ontario, Stormont county.
Cattle from this shipment founded the base of the Holstein breed today.
Holsteins the most popular dairy breed.
Michael P. Cook was the first President elected by the Holstein-Friesian Association of Canada.
Canadian membership 14,000 in 1981, 125,000 registrations in 1980.

Presented by
Ontario Branch of the Holstein-Friesian Association of
Canada and Stormont County Holstein Club

Submitted: August 8, 2015, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.
Database Locator Identification Number: p320559
File Size: 1.772 Megabytes

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