Maple-Ain Holsteins

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Welcome to Maple-Ain Holsteins. The farm is owned and operated by the Hunter family. This fifth generation family farm is located 2 km south of Smiths Falls, Ontario in Rideau Lakes township, about 30 mins North of the 401. The farm consists of approximately 450 acres to grow the entire forage base for the 60 purebred Holstein herd and the family’s flock of 40 purebred Suffolk and Leicester sheep. The purebred Holstein herd was founded in 1955 by Donald and Lois Hunter when they purchased Holstein at the herd dispersal of Harold Poole, Lois’ Father. Over the next 5 decades the Maple-Ain herd was develop into a two time Master Breeder recipient (1990, 1997), winning numerous production and show acclamations along the way. Today Gerald with son Hugh strive to continue the excellence in agriculture that has been laid before them.

Current Classification
19EX, 50 VG, 29 GP, 2 G

Premier BreEder and Exhibitor Leeds County 
’93, ’94, ’95, ’96, ’97, ’98, ’01, ’02, ’03, ’04, ’05

Premier Breeder Eastern Ontario/Western Quebec Championship Show

Below you will find some of the best of Maple-Ain Holsteins
Click the name or picture for more information and a larger photo
Also find many progeny pictures under each cows page.

“Canada’s Highest Classified Cow” –¬†
(July 2000, May 2002, Holstein International)
Maple-Ain Mattador Evelyn-EX-10E-2*

Canada’s First EX-6E Cow
Maple-Ain Matinee Dorie-EX-8E-1*

Grand Champion Leeds
County – 2000 & 2001

Maple-Ain Skychief Onita-EX-3E

Nominated All-Ontario ’99

Maple-Ain Counselor Joan-EX-2E-2*

Show Winner & Now becoming a Star Brood Cow at Maple-Ain

Maple-Ain Lincoln Korrie

Show Winner & Now becoming a Star Brood Cow at Maple-Ain

New Excellent – 5 in 2005

Leeds County 2005 Show Results

2nd 2yr. Old
1st 3yr. Old
1st, 3rd, 4th 4yr. Olds
2nd & 3rd 5yr. Old
1st, 2nd, 3rd Mature Cow
Grand Champion & Honourable Mention
1st & 2nd Best Udder
1st Breeders Herd