...The Efficient Breed

NBG Polled Herefords attend The National Hereford Show held at The 2013 Royal Winter Fair , Toronto ON

Justin McLaughlin, Rebecca Hess and Owen Grundy also showed at the Junior Hereford Show and Justin showed at the 4-H Classic Show.

Bonanza 2013  Brandon, Manitoba

Justin McLaughlin, Rebecca Hess and Owen Grundy represented Ontario Jr. Hereford and NBG Polled Herefords.

Everyone came home with great prizes not only in showing cattle but art and literature competitions.
The memories will help us get through another school year until Bonanza 2014 being held in Lindsay, Ontario.  These plans are almost carved in stone.

Reserve Champion Bull –
OJHA 2013 Beef-A-Rama

Congratulations to Ethan Stone showing APH 3W Apollo 1A owned by Amy McKinley at OJHA Beef-A-Rama.

Ethan won his class and went on to become Reserve Champion Bull at 2013 Beef-A-Rama, Metcalfe, Ont.   June 28 & 29, 2013

This was the first Beef-A-Rama that Ethan has been to and he really enjoyed this wonderful adventure, a true showmanship person. 

Apollo’s sire is 
NBG 69T  The Wonderer36R ET 3W

Congratulations to Apollo and  Ethan.

OJHA 2013 Beef-a-Rama
Metcalfe, Ontario
June 28 & 29, 2013
The 5 grandchildren (Justin & Alex McLaughlin, Owen and Camryn Grundy, and Rebecca Hess) did a wonderful job looking after 7 head of cattle. In addition to showing the cattle they also entered into the poetry, photography classes and did speaches, great weekend.

The show string
NBG 3W Gypsy 2S 1Y
her calf NBG 100W Mr Addy 1Y 10A,
NBG 3W Miss Nita 1112R ET 4Z,
NCX Miss SB Red 674R, with her off spring NBG 73S 100W Miss Red 12Y 20A & NBG 3W Miss Red 674R 14Z,
NBG 3W Kyla 2X 9Z

OJHA Pee Wee Champion – 2013 Beef-a-rama
Rebecca Hess showing NBG 3W Gypsy 2S 1Y and winning Pee-Wee Champion at 2013 Beef-a-rama.

Justin McLaughlin on behalf of
NBG Polled Herefords received the Ottawa Valley Hereford Club High Point Female Award
Lynda McCuaig the club secretary presents the award.
NBG 69 Petunia 2P 2X and calf at side NBG 3W Kyla 2X 9Z
The cow/calf where shown at many fairs which included the zone club shows and MOE show
as a foot note Petunia gave birth to a 78 pound
"Trust" bull calf Feb 3, 2013

Justin McLaughlin received the
Ottawa Valley Hereford Breeders
Grand Champion 4-H Hereford Heifer Trophy

Laura Naismith, President of
Ottawa Valley Hereford Club presents the award.
This trophy has many well-known Hereford Breeders names on it when they were in 4-H.
The trophy dates back to 1956.
Justin was very successful with
NBG 3W Gypsy 2S 1Y
as his 4-H project showing locally and at The Royal.

Congratulations to Blair Athol for breeding the Agribition 2012 Red Coat Classic Winner.
Blair-Athol 3W Shasta 40W
Daughter of
The Wonderer 36R ET 3W

Winner of the Red Coat Classic was
J5 Ranch Geret Jensen, Ceylon, Sask.


NBG 69T Gee Gee 36R ET 5Z 3rd in class Co-owned
with Jamie o'Shea Showen by Jennifer Hess

Justin McLaughlin showing NBG 3W Kyla 2X 9Z - Showmanship

Jennifer Hess showing NBG 3W Gypsy 2S 1Y

Owen Grundy showing NBG 69T Gee Gee 36R ET 5Z -
Champion Pee Wee Showmanship

Rebecca Hess showing NBG 3W Gypsy 2S 1Y
Reserve Champion Pee Wee Showmanship

Congratulations to Wally Pugh
showing Lian 3W Zirconia 102Z


Justin showing NBG 3W Gypsy 2S 1Y
2nd in confirmation class

NBG 3W Kyla 2X 9Z : Merrickville and Richmond - Grand Champion Female

NBG 3W Gypsy 3S 1Y :Stormont – Reserve Champion Female   

                                              Carp (MOE) & Metcalfe – 1st Senior Yearling      

NBG 69T Petunia 2P2X  &  NBG 3W Kyla 2X9Z: Renfrew – Grand Champion Female

NCX Miss Red SB Red 674R  &  NBG 3W Miss Red 674R 14Z: Metcalfe -Grand Champion Female

                                                                                   Carp (MOE) 1st Mature Cow

Thank you to our family for all their hard work, early mornings and a great time.
Don, Jennifer & Rebecca  Hess, Justin & Alex McLaughlin and Owen Grundy.


NBG 3W Gypsy 2S 1Y - Justin's 2012 4-H project

Carleton 4-H Achievement
Gypsy shown by Justin was Grand Champion Hereford and then went on to win
"Supreme Champion" for Carleton County. We are proud of Justin and his 4-H project, Gypsy.

4-H Regional Champion Show, Gypsy was Champion Sr. Yearling Hereford Heifer and went on to win Champion Hereford Heifer.

Justin is planning on showing Gypsy at "The Royal Winter Fair" in Toronto for the open Hereford Show and at the 4-H show. November 3, 4, & 5, 2012. Good Luck to Justin and Gypsy. Justin is the oldest grandson of Burt & Nancy Grundy

NBG Polled Herefords shows at 16th World Hereford Conference held in Olds, Alberta

Congratulations to Owen Grundy, Justin McLaughlin & Alex McLaughlin
Grandsons of Burt & Nancy Grundy
Justin had a wonderful experience working at Bar-Pipe, Okatoks Alberta prior to the show. He assisted with cattle preparation for this event.
Thank you to Bar-Pipe for allowing us to show your animals.

Alex McLaughlin showing
BP 144P Standard Lady 147 Y
Owen Grundy showing Pee-Wee Showmanship
with the help of cousin Justin
Justin Mclaughlin showing
BP 38T Standard Lady 133 Y
Owen Grundy showing BP 44U Anchor Lady 176Y
The Grundy family attends the Calgary Stampede prior to showing at the 16th World Hereford Conference
L-R: Kelly, Justin, Alex, Chris, Don, Jennifer
Front row: Rebecca, Camryn, Owen

Justin and Zack
2011 Beef-A-Rama
Great Canadian "Griller"
Justin's 4H success Grand Champion Bull Calf at
2009 Canadian Western Agribition.
Reserve Grand Champion
2010 Canadian Western Agribition.