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Keep an eye out for 2025 event details later in the year! 

2024 Ladies Livestock planning is underway! This year Ladies Livestock Lessons will be in partnership with The Stockmen’s Bunkhouse Bonanza. T
he Bunkhouse Bonanza is a 3-day celebration of western heritage and culture taking place January 18th to 20th, 2024. The event brings together an eclectic group of artists, performers and organizations connected to the open range lifestyle that helped shape Alberta. This year the Stockmen’s is excited to partner with Red Bow Ag. to bring you their Ladies Livestock Lessons conference on Friday the 19th as part of the Bunkhouse Bonanza. For those ladies planning to come to the conference they can stay and enjoy Cowboys and Commerce from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm co-hosted by the Stockmen’s and the Cochrane Chamber of Commerce. This event provides attendees a chance to immerse themselves in western culture and history in a social environment that includes appetizers and a cash bar. You will be entertained by a variety of working artists and live performances such as Cowboy Poetry, music and much more. Tickets are $50 per person or $45 for Cochrane Chamber members and Ladies Livestock Lesson attendees. Space is limited, contact the Stockmen’s to reserve your spot. or PH 403-932-3782
Stay tuned for an updated agenda!  

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About Ladies Livestock Lessons (LLL)

LLL is a workshop designed for women involved in or interested in the profession of managing livestock. It was developed with the goals of encouraging and educating women in the business and to facilitate the opportunity to expand their professional network. We offer hands on activities, classroom sessions and the opportunity for women to socialize and connect with other women in the industry.


The first annual LLL was held in 2007 at the Red Lodge Guest Ranch near Bowden, AB. Since then hundreds of ranching and farming women have come together at this event to learn and share their ranching experiences. LLL covers a wide range of topics related to on-farm best practices for natural resources and livestock management. Each year the organizing team ensures the topics are interesting and relevant to the current industry climate. Workshop sessions have included stock dog demonstrations, low stress livestock handling, manure management, plant identification, riparian health, livestock health and much, much more. These sessions are often presented by successful women in the industry who can speak about their own experiences and operations and share their successes and challenges in the agricultural industry.

The Ladies Livestock Team

Left to Right Back Row: Tatyana Irodenko (Grey Wooded Forage Association), Tess Krause (MD of Bighorn), Tiernan Neufeld (Mountain View County), Rowenna Graham (Clearwater County), Alyssa Hallgrimson (Wheatland County), Andrea Hanson (Lakeland College).

Left to Right Front Row: Kayla Minor (Foothills Forage and Grazing Association), Delaney McNaughton (Rocky View County), Fallon Sherlock (Kneehill County), Laura Gibney (Foothills Forage and Grazing Association), Kelsey Spicer-Rawe (Cows and Fish)

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