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January 19, 2022 posted by Candace & Helge By

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.

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January 15, 2022 posted by Dalyse Robertson

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.

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December 20, 2021 posted by Jon Wright

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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December 18, 2021 posted by Robbie Chomik

Springside Farms “Season Finale’ Female Dispersal Sale

December 16, 2021 Stettler, AB
…………………………………  Gross     Average
68 Cow/Calf Pairs             $1,287,800   $18,938
97 Bred Cows                        792,000       8,165
59 Bred Heifers                      512,750       8,691
6 Heifer Calves                        77,500      12,971
230 Lots                            $2,670,050    $11,609

25 Embryo Lots (109 eggs)  $141,300     $1,296
25 Semen Lots   (418 straws)$41,300          $99

High Selling Cow/Calf Pairs
Lot 3, SOS Desirae PLD 7F, sired by Winn Mans Chavez 826Y, bred to Turnbulls Duty-Free 358D. Sold for $55,000 to Alton Century Farms, Lucknow, ON.
Lot 3A, SOS Desirae PLD 141J, sired by Turnbulls Duty-Free 358D. Sold for $35,000 to Austin Grevo, Topeka, KS.

Lot 12, TMJF Alisa 401A, sired by SVY Kaboom PLD 7113T, bred to Turnbulls Duty-Free 358D. Sold for $27,000 to Harvie Ranching, Olds & Wilgenbusch Charolais, Halbrite, SK.
Lot 12A, SOS Julep PLD 62J, sired by Turnbulls Duty-Free 358D. Sold for $25,000 to W2 Farms, Leroy, SK.

High Selling Bred Cow
Lot 21, SOS Lip Gloss 86G, sired by Cedardale Zeal 125Z, bred to Turnbulls Duty-Free 358D. Sold for $30,000 to Border Ridge Farms Inc., Hilda.

High Selling Bred Heifer
Lot 236, SOS Empress 129H, sired by Elder’s Chancellor 8019F, bred to SOS Apex PLD 139F. Sold for $16,000 to Pinnacle View Limousin, Quesnel, BC.

High Selling Heifer Calf
Lot 251A, PJP SOS Beyond Words 21J, sired by TR MR Fire Water 5792R ET. Sold for $22,000 to Rancho ADE, MX.

 

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December 16, 2021 posted by Candace & Helge By

Charolais Breeder passes

Barbara Ann (Sally) Bateman of Madoc, ON died suddenly on Monday, December 6, 2021, in her 83rd year. Predeceased by brother Robert and wife Audrey (Devolin). She is survived by siblings Ray (Elizabeth) and Arlene. Sally was active in Land O’Lakes Charolais for the past 35 years. Cremation has taken place and a private family service was held.

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December 16, 2021 posted by Jon Wright

Steppler Piece of the Program

December 15, 2021 Miami, MB
………………………Gross Average
4 Cow/Calf Pairs   $96,000 $24,000
1 Bred Cow               3,000     3,000
39 Bred Heifers     238,400     6,113
4 Heifer Calves       20,100     5,025
1 Embryo                 9,500      9,500
49 Lots                $367,000   $7,490

High Selling Cow/Calf Pair
Lot 1, Steppler Miss 52G, sired by Pro-Char Winchester 6D, bred to Elder’s Houlio 4H. Sold for $45,000 to Sarah Gilbraith, St Claude.
Lot 1A, Steppler Miss 245J, sired by Pro-Char Argo 107F. Sold for $6,000 to Pro-Char Charolais, Glenevis, AB.

High Selling Bred Cow
Lot 4, Steppler Miss 471G, sired by Sparrows Hacienda 407B, bred to Balamore Driftwood 196D. Sold for $3,000 to Hunter Charolais, Roblin.

High Selling Bred Heifer
Lot 11, Steppler Miss 252H, sired by Cays Full House 22E, bred to WC Whiplash 8298 P. Sold for $12,000 to Harcourt Charolais, Quill Lake, SK.

High Selling Heifer Calf
Lot 6, Steppler Scarlet 178J, sired by Steppler Axel 320G. Sold for $5,800 to KCH Charolais, Rapid City.

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December 12, 2021 posted by Robbie Chomik

Alberta Select Charolais Sale

December 11, 2021 Red Deer, AB
……………………..  Gross     Average
1 Bred Cow             $7,000    $7,000
11 Bred Heifers     $87,900    $7,991
32 Heifer Calves $197,850    $6,183
44 Lots                $292,750    $6,653

2 Flushes              $16,600     $8,300
2 Embryo Lots (6)   $8,700     $1,450

High Selling Bred Cow
Lot 22, RCRZ Affinitess 13G, sired by LT Affinity 6221 PLD, bred to BRCHE White Bear 8505. Sold for $7,000 to Spring Hill Cattle Inc., Nanton. Consigned by Rocky Coulee Ranch, Airdrie.

High Selling Bred Heifer
Lot 3, Miss Prairie Cove 10H, sired by M&M Outsider 4003 PLD, bred to M6 Bells & Whistles 258 P. Sold for $20,500 to Eagle Valley Farms, Sundre. Consigned by Prairie Cove Charolais, Bashaw.

High Selling Heifer Calf
Lot 4, Miss Prairie Cove 1227J, sired by M&M Outsider 4003 PLD. Sold for $20,000 to C2 Charolais, La Riviere, MB. Consigned by Prairie Cove Charolais.

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December 12, 2021 posted by Robbie Chomik

Johnson/Fleming Win the ACA Single Bull Show

HRJ The Judge 111J, a January 12th son of HRJ Fan Favourite 804F, from Johnson Charolais, Barrhead was chosen as this years Champion at the Alberta Select single bull show, December 11th, Red Deer, AB. The Reserve Champion of this 21 entry show was FLC Warrior 7J, a January 10th son of MVY Gus 20G, shown by Fleming Livestock Corp., Winfield.

 

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December 11, 2021 posted by Robbie Chomik

Cholak Re-elected President of ACA

Stephen Cholak, Lamont was re-elected President of the Alberta Charolais Association at their annual meeting held December 10 in Red Deer, AB. Jamie Ehret, Hilda was elected 1st Vice-President with William Winsnes, Ryley selected as the 2nd Vice-President. Breeder of the year went to Rawes Ranch, Strome. Radke Brothers, Barrhead, received the Pioneer award. The AGM is held in conjunction with the Alberta Select.

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December 11, 2021 posted by Robbie Chomik

Johnson/Daines, O’Neill Win the ACA Peoples Choice Pen of 3 Bull Show

The Peoples Choice Champion Pen of 3 Bulls at the Alberta Charolais Select Show and Sale, December 10th in Red Deer, AB were three sons of TR Cag Carbon Copy 7630E ET, exhibited by Johnson Charolais, Barrhead. The Reserve Champion Pen of 3 was a pen from Daines Cattle & O’Neill Livestock, Innisfail with three sons of LT Ransom 8644. There were 5 pens shown.