June 13, 2018 posted by Candace & Helge By

Rosso Re-Elected President

Darwin Rosso of Moose Jaw, SK was re-elected President of the Canadian Charolais Association at their Annual General Meeting June 9th at Collingwood, ON. Mike Elder, Coronach, SK was re-elected to the board and moved into the 1st Vice-President spot while Kasey Phillips, Waskatenau, AB was re-elected to the board and moved into the 2nd Vice-President spot. Rounding out the executive is Past President Brian Couglin, Cobden, ON. Newly elected to the board for Ontario was Roger Maloney of Indian River.

2018 Charolais Association Board of Directors, front row President Darwin Rosso, Moose Jaw, SK; General Manager Mel Reekie, back row Past President Brian Coughlin, Cobden, ON; 2nd Vice-President Kasey Phillips, Waskatenau, AB; Shawn Airey, Rivers, MB; Jim Olson, Portage la Prairie, MB; Mathieu Palerme, Gatineau, QC & Roger Maloney, Indian River, ON. Missing 1st Vice-President Mike Elder, Coronach, SK; Allan Marshall, Innisfail, AB & Lorne Lakusta, Andrew, AB.


May 28, 2018 posted by Candace & Helge By

Former Charolais Breeder Passes

Ken Poole, of Moose Jaw passed, away Saturday, May 26th. Ken was predeceased by his wife MaryAnn. They ran Pooledale Charolais from the early 1970s for many years and were very active in the 1980s showing cattle across the prairies at numerous summer and fall shows. Ken was also a director on the Saskatchewan Charolais Association Board of Directors. A come and go tea will be held Thursday, May 31st at 2:30 in the Harvey room of the Moose Jaw Funeral Home.

May 19, 2018 posted by Candace & Helge By

Very influential Pioneer Breeder passes

John Rudiger of Rudiger Ranches, Calgary, AB passed away May 18th at the age of 84. John was a director of the Canadian Charolais Association from 1960 to 1969 and from 1993 to 1999. He was the 1st president of the Saskatchewan Charolais Association in 1964, among the first group included in the SCA Honour Scroll in 1991 and was in the first group put on the CCA Honor Roll in 1999. A Celebration of John’s Life will be held on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Eden Brook Funeral Home (17 Ave SW and Lower Springbank Rd) at 1:00pm. Condolences may be forwarded to the family by visiting

May 12, 2018 posted by Candace & Helge By

Book your room for Breeder School

If you haven’t booked your room yet for the “Think Outside the Fence” Charolais Banner Breeder School do it now. A block is being held under Charolais Banner until May 20th at the Weyburn Travelodge. Call 306-842-1411 to reserve your room.

May 8, 2018 posted by Candace & Helge By

HIghest Grossing Bull Sales Ever

In the 37 years the Charolais Banner has been compiling bull sale results, this spring was the best ever. From the fall of 2017 to the spring of 2018 there were 96 sales reporting, 6 more than in 2017 and the largest number of animals and sales ever. The gross was up nearly 1.35 million dollars, the highest ever. The sale average was also up from 2017 with the over 3,400 bulls sold averaging $6,160. . Complete results are available in the May issue of the Charolais Banner.

May 1, 2018 posted by Candace & Helge By

White Lake Colony Three Choice Bull Sale

March 9 Lethbridge, AB
……………………………Gross Average
21 Two Year Olds Bulls $130,725 $6225
8 Yearling Bulls                 46,900   5,863
29 Bulls                         $177,625 $6,125

High Selling Bull
Lot 7,  KRW MR TOUCHDOWN 70D, sired by CML Touchdown 414B. Sold for $9,000 to Ewelme Farming, Fort MacLeod.

April 28, 2018 posted by Candace & Helge By

Quality Bulls

Having Bull Trouble at the start of breeding season?
Email me at if you are in need of a quality bull.
I know of a high quality $10K yearling and others that are available. If you have some specific top end bulls still in your pen for sale drop me an email with info. Always trying to put buyers and sellers together.

Helge By

April 26, 2018 posted by Candace & Helge By

Eastern Select Sale

April 14, 2018 Campbellford, ON
…………………………Gross Average
3 Two Year Old Bulls $14,200 $4,733
11 Yearling Bulls          42,700   3,881
14 Bulls                      $56,900 $4,064

3 Cow/calf Pairs         $12,150 $4,050
4 Open Heifers             12,250   3,062
7 Females                   $24,400 $3,486

High Selling Two Year Old Bull
Lot 25, TKC Mr. True North 23D, sired by McTavish True North 113B. Sold for $5,600 to Dave Linton, Hastings. Consigned by Triple K Charolais, Napanee.

High Selling Yearling Bull
Lot 39, Sharodon Empire 1E, sired by Sharodon Tulo 14C. Sold for $5,200 to John Quinlon, Norwood. Consigned by Sharodon Charolais, Omemee.

High Selling Cow/calf Pair
Lot 17, Sunrise Scarlet 19B, sired by HC Yourman 137Y. Sold for $4,100 to Triple K Charolais. Consigned by Macks Charolais, Campbellford.

High Selling Yearling Heifer
Lot 29, TKC Miss Taffy 132D, sired by McTavish True North 113B. Sold for $3,700 to Valley Charolais, Shawville, QC. Consigned by Triple K Charolais.

April 22, 2018 posted by Candace & Helge By

Cedardale Bull Sale

April 21, 2018 Nestleton, ON
…………………….Gross Average
23 Yearling Bulls $125,400 $5,450

High Selling Bull
Lot 16, Cedardale End Game 60E, sired by Cedardale Zeal 125Z. Sold for $10,000 to Fern Charolais, Fassett, QC & Beck Farms, Lang, SK.

April 22, 2018 posted by Candace & Helge By

Cornerstone Bull Sale

April 21, 2018 Whitewood, SK
……………………Gross Average
22 Yearling Bulls $97,100 $4,414

High Selling Bull
Lot 27, Brimner Bull 130E, sired by BNE Conga 9C. Sold for $8,500 to Neilson Cattle Co., Willowbrook. Consigned by Brimner Cattle Co., Manor.