Yvonne By passed away May 21st at the age of 87. Yvonne along with her late husband Oliver started raising Charolais in the early 1960s under By Crest Farms for 30 years. They also managed Charolais sales in Manitoba and Saskatchewan as By’s Sales Service in the 1980s. Yvonne is survived by her four children Karen (Lorne) Anderson; Robert (Luann) By; Donna (Ron) Hundeby; Helge (Candace) By along with 13 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, May 29th, 11:00 a.m., at the Kelvingrove Cemetery, Kelvington, SK.
Former Charolais breeder Ernie Esau of Ernmore Farms, Elm Creek, MB is being inducted into the Manitoba Agriculture Hall of Fame in a ceremony on June 17th in Winnipeg. We did a breeder profile in the December 2018 Charolais Banner magazine on Ernie. See it online in our magazine archives.
April 20, 2019 Whitewood, SK
26 Yearling Bulls $118,100 $4,542
High Selling Bull
Lot 50, Brimner Bull 34F, sired by SOS Game Of Thrones 98D. Sold for $9,500 to HTA Charolais, Rivers, MB. Consigned by Brimner Cattle Co., Manor.