August 14, 2017

Charcross Steers Sweep Okanagan 4-H Stock Show

Elsie Rawlings, Armstrong, BC won Grand Champion steer at the Okanagan 4-H Stock Show and Sale held July 4-8th in Armstrong. The 25 steers were judged by Kevin &  Kailey Wirsta. The steer weighed 1,470 lb and sold for $3.75 lb/lb to Beachcomber Home and Leisure, Vernon. The steer was purchased from Kay-R Charolais.

The Reserve Grand Champion steer was won by Mariah Mitchell, Armstrong with a 1,430 lb steer purchased from Squaw Valley Ranch, Lumby,  that sold for $4.30/lb to Associated Ready-Mix, Armstrong. The sale continued to strengthen and averaged a record $5 plus/lb with at high of over $7. 
July 31, 2017

Howe New SCA President

Kelly Howe of Moose Jaw (SK) was elected president of the Saskatchewan Charolais Association at their 54th Annual General Meeting held July 30th at Moose Jaw. Complete AGM details will be in the August Charolais Banner online this week or in the mail August 8th.

Saskatchewan Charolais Association Board of Directors (front l-r) Jared McTavish, Moosomin (1st Vice-President); Kelly Howe, Moose Jaw (President); Stephen Wielgosz, Yellow Creek (2nd Vice-President); Dave Blechinger, Rosetown (Sec-Treas.). (back l-r) Matt Jones, Gull Lake; Raymond Paschke, Love; Jordan Moore, Redvers; Tyler Smyth, Herbert; Mike Neilson, Willowbrook

July 27, 2017

Charolais Youth wins $4000 in scholarships at Summer Synergy

Megan McLeod, Cochrane, AB, was declared the overall High Point Aggregate winner at Summer Synergy held in Olds, AB from July 12 – 15.Of the six catagories in the competition, Megan was:
Champion Charolais Female with CML Desirae 558C and her heifer calf sired by MVY All Shook Up 18C
Overall Champion in Marketing
Reserve Champion Showmanship
3rd Overall Grooming
5th Overall in multi species judging
High score for her Personal Interview

Over 200 youth participated in this years event.
In total, 44 youth received scholarships exceeding $80,000.
The scholarships were sponsored by the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede Foundation


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