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January 19, 2022

Ontario Charolais Breeder Passes

Garry William Kelly of Marmora, ON passed away January 15th at the age of 79. A Charolais enthusiast for over 25 years he liked his Full French cattle with many bought from Patton Charolais. He is survived by his wife Marjorie, children Kim Millard (Tim) and Jeff Kelly (Rebecca) along with five grandchildren.
A reception will be held on Friday, January 21st from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM and on Saturday, January 22nd from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the McConnell Funeral Home, 9 Bursthall St, Marmora. Due to Covid restrictions, a funeral and celebration of Garry’s life will take place at a later date.

January 15, 2022

Charolais Charbray International Virtual Show Swept by Canada

Charolais Charbray International Virtual Show Swept by Canada

To build inter-country business during a pandemic, Charolais Charbray International held a Virtual Show. It consisted of three divisions: French, Purebred and Charbray and saw participation from France, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Estonia, and Columbia.

Each division of the show was judged by three renowned judges. The total of nine judges came from eight countries. There was also a People’s Choice category that lasted 10 days. The general population participated by voting in the poll through Facebook or www.CharolaisInternational.com.

Division: Purebred – Judged by Jimmy Wilson, Scotland; Robert Williams, USA; Lee & Dawn Wilson, Canada

Grand Champion Purebred Bull sponsored by Charolais Charbray Herdbook of Mexico
HIGH BLUFF JJ 85J, High Bluff Stock Farm, Canada

Reserve Grand Champion Purebred Bull sponsored by Charolais Society of Australia
DS PROVIDENCIA H22, Ganaderia Laprovidencia, Mexico

Grand Champion Purebred Female sponsored by Davis Rairdan International
STEPPLER GABBY 546H (P), Steppler Farms Ltd., Canada

Reserve Grand Champion Purebred Female sponsored by Davis Rairdan International
TALUTULU MUUSIKA A, Talu Ja Tulu Oü, Estonia

Division: Full French – Judged by David Benson, United Kingdom; David Bondfield, Australia; Hugo Retailleau, France

Grand Champion Full French Bull sponsored by Charolais Charbray Herdbook of Mexico
SEX SYMBOL, Gaec Micaud, France

Reserve Grand Champion Full French Bull sponsored by Herd Book of France
MONTBLANC, Elevage Vannier, France

Grand Champion Full French Female sponsored by Herd Book of France
MARTINIQUE, Gaec Clame-Andriot, France

Reserve Grand Champion Full French Female sponsored by Canadian Charolais Association
EMA Z MOKRÝŠOVA, Leoš Slavík, Czech Republic

Division: Charbray – Judged by Maury Dorta De Souza Junior, Brazil; John Mercer, Australia; Ing. José Manuel (Pepe) Medina Chapa, Mexico

Grand Champion Charbray Bull sponsored by Charolais Charbray Herdbook of Mexico
WATTLEBRAY PIN UP, Trevor and Lolita Ford, Australia

Reserve Grand Champion Charbray Bull sponsored by the American International Charolais Association
MJM JUST DO IT E3073, Arnulfo De La Garza Montemayor, Mexico

Grand Champion Charbray Female sponsored by American International Charolais Association
RFG LEONA-SM 305-5 CHY, Ing. Reynaldo Farias de la Garza, Mexico

Reserve Grand Champion Charbray Female sponsored by American International Charolais Association
MGE ROSITA 1502/918, Juan Manuel Garza Montemayor, Mexico

People’s Choice Bull sponsored by Canadian Charolais Association

The People’s Choice Bull Champion from each division competed for the aggregate. These were French: MONTBLANC, Elevage Vannier, France; Purebred: HIGH BLUFF JJ 85J, High Bluff Stock Farm, Canada and WATTLEBRAY PIN UP, Trevor and Lolita Ford, Australia. Canada prevailed with HIGH BLUFF JJ 85J, exhibited by High Bluff Stock Farm, Inglis, Manitoba.

People Choice Female sponsored by Charolais Society of Australia

The People’s Choice Female Champion from each division competed for the aggregate. These were French: EMA Z MOKRÝŠOVA, Leoš Slavík, Czech Republic; Purebred: STEPPLER GABBY 546H, Steppler Farms Ltd., Canada, and Charbray: RFG LEONA-MG80505 CHY, Ing. Reynaldo Farias de la Garza, Mexico. Canada prevailed again, completing the sweep with STEPPLER GABBY 546H, Steppler Farms Ltd., Miami, Manitoba.

December 20, 2021

Superstar Charolais Sale

December 19, 2021 Saskatoon, SK
……………………………..Gross   Average
1 Bull                                $30,000$30,000
1 Cow/Calf Pair                  21,000  21,000
8 Bred Heifers                  172,500  21,562
11 Heifer Calves               119,000  10,818
20 1/3 Lots                     $342,500 $16,847

5 Embryo Lots (17 eggs)     34,400    2,024
1 Pick of the Herd Flush     11,000   11,000
2 Semen Lots (100 doses)   23,500  11,750
1 Pregnant Recipient         10,500   10,500

High Selling Bull
Lot 1, BRCHE White Bear 8505 Pld ET, sired by M&M Outsider 4003 PLD. Sold full possession, 1/3 Canadian semen interest for $30,000 to Heritage View Cattle. Consigned by Prairie Cove Charolais, Bashaw, AB.

High Selling Cow/Calf Pair
Lot 16A, HKS Ms Lois 57G, sired by WCR Commissioner 593P. Sold for $13,500 to CasBar Farms, Blaine Lake. Consigned by Howe Coulee Charolais, Moose Jaw.
Lot 16B, HKS Ms Lois 6J, sired by Whitecap Embargo 7E. Sold for $7,500 to Phillips Farms Charolais, Estevan.

High Selling Bred Heifer
Lot 19, Miss Prairie Cove 44H, sired by CCC WC Resource 417 P, bred to BRCHE White Bear 8505 Pld ET. Sold for $38,000 to Longview Cattle Co., Grenfell. Consigned by Prairie Cove Charolais.

High Selling Heifer Calf
Lot 5, Miss W2 Juliette 13J, sired by DR Revelation 467. Sold for $32,000 to Greg Peck, Maryland, USA.

 

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