Fonds 623 Pivert Bros Farm fonds

Pivert Bros Farm. — 1960-1973. — 0.5 cm of textual records.

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Agency History

Around 1960, Roland Pivert moved from Edmonton to Grande Prairie to work for Cookshaw Electric. At this time he took over some of the responsibilities for the Pivert family farm. He was joined in 1964 by his younger brother Paul, who had just finished his program at the Fairview Agricultural College, and they farmed together as the Pivert Bros. Roland continued to work for Cookshaw Electric while Paul worked at the Beaverlodge Research Station. Paul also did some work as an artificial inseminator for the Grande Prairie Artificial Breeding Association.

Scope and Content

The fonds consists of four Grande Prairie Artificial Breeding Association charts for Herd Breeding Records at the Pivert farm from 1960-1968; some tickets from Western Animal Breeders Service detailing cows that were bred by AI for the Pivert Bros from 1969-1973; and an undated “When To Breed” chart from the Grande Prairie Artificial Breeding Association Ltd. The herd breeding record shows the name of the cow, its registration number, breeding dates, sire used and payment of the service.


Title based on the most recent records in the fonds.
Related records: Paul Pivert fonds, Roland Pivert fonds