Category Archives: News

January 17, 2019 posted by Candace & Helge By

Reekie leaves CCA

Mel Reekie, general manager of the Canadian Charolais Association has tendered her resignation with her last day in the office being Feb. 8th, before relocating to Ontario in pursuit of new opportunities.

December 22, 2018 posted by Candace & Helge By

Char-Maine Ranching Bull Sale

December 21, 2018 Fort MacLeod, AB
……………………………Gross Average
25 Two-Year Old Bulls  $189,000 $7,560
43 White Yearling Bulls   341,250   7,936
6 Black Yearling Bulls        30,500   5,083
74 Lots                           $560,750 $7,578

High Selling Two-Year Old Bull
Lot 53, MAIN Ledger Up 105E, sired by MAIN Ledger Up 4C. Sold for $26,000 to Soderglen Ranches, Airdrie.

High Selling Yearling Bull
Lot 35, MAIN Granada 191E, sired by LT Lanza 1427 Pld. Sold for $42,000 to Rocky Creek Charolais, Strathmore.

December 15, 2018 posted by Candace & Helge By

Angle H Stock Farm Complete Charolais Dispersal

December 15, 2018 Saskatoon, SK
………………………Gross Average
30 Cow/calf Pairs $216,250 $7,208
37 Bred Cows         130,850  3,536
18 Bred Heifers        55,650   3,092
3 Bull Calves          $12,800   4,267
88 Lots                 $415,550 $4,722

High Selling Cow/Calf Pair
Lot 48, Angle H Dutch Elm 353D, sired by Angle H Accolade 841A, bred to Merit Roundup 9508W. Sold for $9,300 to Casbar Farms, Blaine Lake.
Lot 48A, Angle H Flinch 556F, sired by Circle Cee Legend 307A. Sold for $9,200 to Desertland Cattle Co., Sedalia, AB.

December 13, 2018 posted by Candace & Helge By

Steppler Female Sale

December 12, 2018 Miami, MB
………………………Gross Average
7 Cow/calf Pairs $122, 900 $17,557
25 Bred Heifers     151,850     6,074
4 Heifer Calves       24,100      6,025
36 Lots                $298,850    $8,301

1 Embryo Lot $2,850
Total Gross $301,700

High Selling Cow/calf Pairs
Lot 1, Steppler Whitearrow 6237D, sired by Sparrows Seminole 927W, bred to High Bluff El Paso 15E. Sold for $21,000 to Circle 7 Charolais, Shaunavon, SK.
Lot 1A, Steppler White Arrow 25F, sired by Pro-Char Winchester 6D. Sold for $4,900 to Pro-Char Charolais, Glenevis, AB.

Lot 2, Steppler Miss 190C, sired by Steppler Jacksonville 335Z, bred to Sparrows Hacienda 407B. Sold for $17,000 Hicks Charolais, Arthur, ON.
Lot 2A, Steppler Miss 252F, sired by Sparrows Versace 408B. Sold for $8,000 to Phillips Farms Charolais, Estevan, SK.

High Selling Bred Heifer
Lot 25, Steppler Miss 132E, sired by JWX Burnin It Down 613B, bred to Pro-Char Winchester 6D. Sold for $12,500 to Dale McKay, Brandon.

High Selling Heifer Calf
Lot 9, Steppler Braxton 119F, sired by Sparrows Braxton 519C. Sold for $8,200 to High Bluff Stock Farm, Inglis.

December 9, 2018 posted by Candace & Helge By

Legacy Charolais Win the ACA Pen of 3 Bull Show

The Champion Pen of 3 Bulls were 3 sons of Sparrows Landmark 963W, exhibited by Legacy Charolais, Botha. The Reserve champion Pen of 3 was the pen from Springside Farms, Airdrie with a son of SOS Hooey PLD 127D a son of SOS Chuck Wagon 54C and a son of CJC Symbol B1067P. There were 6 pens shown.

December 9, 2018 posted by Candace & Helge By

Sugarloaf Charolais Wins the ACA Single Bull Show

SLC Right Time 884F, a March 19 son of Sparrows Aquarius 493B, from Sugarloaf Charolais, Minburn was chosen as this year’s Peoples Champion at the Alberta Select single bull show. The Reserve Champion of this 10 entry show was Legacys Fit the Bill 51F, a January 19th son of Sparrows Landmark 963W, shown by Legacy Charolais, Botha.

December 9, 2018 posted by Candace & Helge By

Cholak Re-elected President of ACA


Stephen Cholak, Lamont was re-elected president of the ACA at their annual meeting held December 6 in Red Deer. Stephen Johnson, Barrhead was elected 1st Vice with Luke Marshall, Red Deer County selected as 2nd Vice. The AGM is held in conjunction with the Alberta Select weekend.

December 9, 2018 posted by Candace & Helge By

Transcon’s 3rd Annual Working Girls Charolais Female Sale

December 8, 2018 Innisfail, AB
…………………. Gross Average
4 Bred Cows        $21,450 $5,362
21 Bred Heifers   105,250   5,011
44 Heifer Calves 183,250   4,165
69 Lots              $310,250 $4,496

1 Flush                  $3,100
18 Embryos          $6,075    $506
1 Semen Lot            $200

High Selling Bred Heifer
Lot 45, Saddleridge Firestruck Rio 1E, sired by XAL Firestruck 3Z, bred to Saddleridge Klondike 28E. Sold for $9,750 to Vikse Family Farm, Donalda. Consigned by Saddleridge Charolais, Rosemary.

High Selling Heifer Calf
Lot 55, Miss Prairie Cove 804F, sired by Gerrard Pastor 35Z. Sold for $11,250 to Tami at DanG Charolais, Colborne, ON. Consigned by Prairie Cove Charolais, Bashaw.


December 8, 2018 posted by Candace & Helge By

Alberta select Charolais Sale

December 7, 2018 Red Deer, AB
……………………………Gross Average
1 Pick of any Female   $31,000 $31000
1 Cow/Calf Pair             10,500  10,500
13 Bred Heifers            105,100   8,084
15 Heifer Calves          154,000  10,266
¾ Bull Calf                     20,000  20,000
1 Flush                             5,100   5,100
31 ¾ Lots                   $325,700 $10258

2 Club Calf Heifers        $ 8,350  $4,175

High Selling Pick
Lot 2, Pick of any Female in the Turnbull Charolais Herd. Pincher Creek. Sold for $31,000 to Prairie Cove Charolais, Bashaw.

High Selling Bred Heifer
Lot 4, Miss Prairie Cove 704E, sired by TR PZC MR Turton 0794 ET, bred to M&M Outsider 4003 PLD. Sold for $18,500 to W2 Farms, Leroy, SK. Consigned by Prairie Cove Charolais.

High selling Heifer Calf
Lot 3A, Miss Prairie Cove 806F, sired by TR PZC MR Turton 0794 ET. Sold for $27,000 to Wintering Springs Ranch, Amarillo, TX. Consigned by Prairie Cove Charolais.

High Selling Bull Calf
Lot 1, SOS Apex PLD 139F, sired by LT Ledger 0332 P, Players Cub Champion Bull. Sold ¾ Interest and Full Possession for $20,000 to Springside Farms, Airdrie. Consigned by The Alberta Charolais Association.

December 6, 2018 posted by Candace & Helge By

Acadia Colony Charolais & Angus Bull Sale

November 28, 2018 Oyen, AB
……………………………….Gross Average
19 Yearling Charolais Bulls $89,350 $4,703
High Selling Bull
Lot 64, ACAD Pure Gold 22F, sired by CML Wild Card 522C. Sold for $6,000 to Casey Lippa, Coutts.