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April 21, 2015

2015 SPRING BULL SALE SUMMARY

According to statistics, the 2015 Spring Charolais Bull Sales had the highest overall sales average and total gross dollars in the 34 years the  Charolais Banner has been compiling bull sale results.
There were 82 sales reporting in 2015, 6 more than 2014, with the overall average up $1848. There were 278 1/2  more lots selling and an increase in total gross dollars by $6,760,500.
A quick overview shows that of the 71 sales reporting in both 2014 and 2015, 93% of those sales had an increase in overall average.  There were 55 sales grossing more than $150,000 and one sale grossing over $1,000,000. There were 29 sales selling more than 40 lots.
There were over 90 bulls selling for $10,000 or more.
Complete results will be in the May issue of the Charolais Banner
April 20, 2015

Former Charolais Breeder Passes

Henry Mann passed away at his home at Oliver, BC after a brief illness at the age of 84. Henry raised Charolais from 1969 to 1995 when he dispersed his Mann Polled Charolais herd. He sat on the Canadian Charolais Association Board of Directors from 1989 to 1991.
The family asks you to Celebrate the Life of Henry Yorke Mann, Sunday, April 26, 11:00am – 3:00pm at their home, 222 Old Camp McKinney Road Oliver, BC. We invite and encourage anyone to share a few short words, a prayer or a song. Hor d’oeuvers, wine or other refreshment would be appreciated.

April 19, 2015

Cornerstone Bull Sale

April 18, 2015 Whitewood, SK
…………………….Gross Average
24 Yearling Bulls $134,050 $5,585

High Selling Bull
Lot 63, Brimner Bull 96B, sired by Bar J Trojan 68X. Sold for $9,000 to Bricney Stock Farm, Maidstone. Consigned by Brimner Cattle Co., Manor.

 

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