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January 26, 2020 posted by Candace & Helge By

M.C. Quantock Bull Sale

January 25, 2020, Lloydminster, SK
………………………….Gross Average
31 Two-Year-Old Bulls $233,500 $7,532

Seven less offered, but the average up $180 over last year

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January 21, 2020 posted by Candace & Helge By

Canadian Owned Bulls Win Denver Stock Show

This is a repeat of the November 20th North American International Livestock Show in Louisville, KY where these two bulls were again Grand & Reserve Grand Champions.
TR CAG Carbon Copy 7630 ET, an March 2017 son of RBM TR Rhinestone Z38 and owned by Wilgenbusch Charolais, Halbrite, SK; Doll Charolais, New Salem, ND; Thomas Ranch,  Harrold, SD and Cagney Effling, Highmore, SD was slapped Grand Champion Bull by Shane Bedwell, Holt, MO at the National Western Stock Show, Denver, CO on January 20th.

Reserve Grand Champion Bull of this 62 entry show was BRCHE White Bear 8595 Pld ET, a January 2018 son of M&M Outsider 4003 Pld owned by Prairie Cove Charolais, Bashaw, AB.

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January 9, 2020 posted by Candace & Helge By

Longtime Maritime Breeder passes

Joyce (Murray) MacDonald, of McNairn, NB lost her battle with cancer on January 5, 2020. Joyce and her husband Bill started in Charolais in the 70’s under the farm name of Mur Mac Farm. They were very active in the Charolais business with both serving as president of the Maritime Charolais Association for a number of years. Joyce’s daughter Jennifer was a secretary of the Maritime Charolais for 18 years and a CCA director for nine years. Resting at Fergusons Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton on Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm. A service to celebrate and honour Joyce’s life will be held at Fergusons Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, January 10, 2020 at 2:00 pm. Reception in the Funeral Home Reception Centre following the service. Interment will be in St. David’s Presbyterian Church Cemetery, McNairn.

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December 21, 2019 posted by Robbie Chomik

Char-Maine Ranching Bull & Female Sale

December 20, 2019 Fort MacLeod, AB
…………………………     Gross           Average
3 Cow/Calf Pairs            $35,550          $11,850
5 Bred Cows                    30,500              6,100
25 Bred Heifers              100,300             4,012
6 Heifer Calves                21,750              3,625
24 Two-Year Old Bulls   197,450              8,227
36 Yearling Bulls            259,950              7,221
99 Lots                         $645,500            $6,520

High Selling Cow Calf Pair
Lot 3, MAIN Lanza Hombre 645D, sired by LT Lanza 1427 Pld, bred to JSR Estrada 52E. Sold for $10,000 to Rocky Creek Charolais, Strathmore.
Lot 3A, MAIN Exquisite 953G, sired by JSR Estrada 52E. Sold for $5,750 to Highway 21 Feeders, Acme.

High Selling Bred Cow
Lot 5, MAIN Loyal Lanza 744E, sired by LT Lanza 1427 Pld, bred to MAIN Ledger Up 105E. Sold for $8,000 to Turnbull Charolais, Pincher Creek

High Selling Heifer Calf
Lot 36,MAIN Rosa 946G, sired by JSR Estrada 52E. Sold for $5,250 to HEJ Charolais, Innisfail.

High Selling Two-Year Old  Bulls
Lot 81, MAIN Payday 122F, sired by LT Ledger 0332P. Sold for $19,000 to Highway 21 Feeders.

Lot 80, MAIN Paycheck 118F, sired by LT Ledger 0332P. Sold for $17,000 to Donahue Ranch, Fort MacLeod.

High Selling Yearling Bulls
Lot 56, MAIN Eldorado 45G, sired by JSR Estrada 52E. Sold for $20,500 to Triple C Charolais, Steep Rock, MB.

Lot 43, MAIN Sedona 1G, sired by MAIN Ledger Up 4C. Sold for $20,000 to Triple C Charolais.

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December 19, 2019 posted by Candace & Helge By

Steppler Female Sale

Decemember 18, 2019 Miami, MB
………………………Gross Average
7 Cow/Calf Pairs   $85,750 $12,250
2 Bred Cows           14,450     7,225
30 Bred Heifers     180,200     6,007
4 Heifer Calves       17,800     4,450
43 Lots                $298,200   $6,935

High Selling Cow/calf Pair
Lot 2, Steppler Miss 66D, sired by Sparrows Monaco 487B, bred to High Bluff El Paso 15E. Sold for $13,750 to Pro-Char Charolais, Glenevis, AB.
Lot 2A, Steppler Miss 359G, sired by HTA Condtender 605D. Sold for $6,250 to Cockburn Farms, Iroquois Falls, ON.

High Selling Bred Cow
Lot 1, Steppler Miss 314B, sired by HC Zip Lock 212Z, bred to CAYS Full House 22E. Sold for $8,750 to Cay’s Cattle, Kinistino, SK.

High Selling Bred Heifer
Lot 24, Steppler Miss 80F, sied by Pro-Char Winchester 6D, bred to MAIN Odessa 20F. Sold for $15,000 to Circle 7 Ranches, Shaunavon, SK

High Selling Heifer Calf
Lot 13, Steppler White Arrow 309G, sired by HIgh Bluff El Paso 15E. Sold for $6,000 to Fundy Charolais, Southampton, NS.

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December 17, 2019 posted by Robbie Chomik

Transcon’s Working Girls Sale

December 14, 2019 Innisfail, AB
……………………..         Gross          Average
2 Bred Cows                       $5,400     $2,700
15 Bred Heifers                   56,600      3,773
10 Heifer Calves                 34,750      3,475
2 Embryo lots(10 eggs)        5,625      2,813
3 Bulls                                 16,200      5,400
32 Lots                            $118,575     $3,705

High Selling Bred Heifer
Lot 27, Desertland DLCC 820F, sired by Mr Louber Balboa 713B, bred to ARL Long Distance 6E. Sold for $8,800 to Acadia Ranching, Acadia Valley. Consigned by Desertland Cattle Co. Ltd., Sedelia.

High Selling Heifer Calf
Lot 6, GCC Bouchard Starstruck 2G, sired by KASS/CJB Famous 6038 ET. Sold for $5,600 to Spruce View Charolais, Andrew and Rosedale Farms, Sturgeon County. Consigned by Bouchard Livestock and Gerrard Cattle Co., Crossfield.

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December 17, 2019 posted by Jon Wright

Wilgenbusch Female Sale

December 16, 2019 Halbrite, SK
……………………………….Gross       Average
29 Bred Heifer                   $250,050      $8,625
10 Heifer Calves                    85,000       8,500
1 Semen Lot (50 doses)          8,750       8,750
40 Lots                               $343,800     $8,595

High Selling Bred Heifers
Lot 43, Elder’s Nataleen 8092F, sired by Elder’s Blackjack 788B, bred to WCR Commissioner 593P. Sold for $20,000 to Wilgenbusch Charolais, Halbrite. Consigned by Elder Charolais, Coronach.
Lot 22, JWX Young Love 1120F, sired by Gerrard Pastor 35Z, bred to TR CAG Carbon Copy 7630E. Sold for $16,500 to Elder Charolais. Consigned by Wilgenbusch Charolais.

High Selling Heifer Calves
Lot 1, JWX Glam 1102G, sired by KAYR Velocity 812Z, out of an TR MR Firewater 5792R ET daughter. Sold for $15,500 to Cay’s Cattle, Kinistino and Phill McDonald, Carrot River. Consigned by Wilgenbusch Charolais.
Lot 3, JWX Garnish 5005G, sired by JWX Downhome 6D, out of an JWX Fifty Shades 706Z daughter. Sold for $14,750 to Johnson Charolais, Barhead, AB. Consigned by Wilgenbusch Charolais.

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December 14, 2019 posted by Robbie Chomik

Alberta Select Charolais Sale

December 13, 2019 Red Deer, AB
……………..           Gross     Average
1 Bred Cow           $25,500  $25,500
15 Bred Heifers       76,300      5,086
21 Heifer Calves   154,150      7,340
1 1/4 Bulls               65,000    52,000
3 Picks                    20,450      6,816
41 1/4 Lots          $341,400    $8,276

High Selling Bred Cow
Lot 2, Miss Prairie Cove 630D, sired by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET, bred to HVA Fireball 662F. Sold for $25,500 to DanG Charolais, Colborne, ON. Consigned by Prairie Cove Charolais, Bashaw.

High Selling Bred Heifer
Lot 9, JIL Star Struck 13F, sired by Pleasant Dawn Chisum 216A, bred to LT Del Rey 6161P. Sold for $10,500 to Elder Charolais Farm, Coronach, SK. Consigned by Future Farms, Red Deer County.

High Selling Heifer Calves
Lot 5, Miss Prairie Cove 945G, sired by M&M Outsider 4003 PLD. Sold for $25,000 to Caprock Cattle Co., Dimmit, TX. Consigned by Prairie Cove Charolais.

Lot 4, Miss Prairie Cove 930G sired by CCC WC Resource 417P. Sold for $20,000 to Caprock Cattle Co., consigned by Prairie Cove Charolais.

High Selling Bull
Lot X, CML Raindance 996G, sired by LT Patriot 4004 PLD. Sold 1/2 interest for $45,000 to White Lake Colony, Nobleford. Consigned by McLeod Livestock, Cochrane.

High Selling Pick
Lot 17, Pick of Nelson-Hirshe Purebreds entire 2019 Charolais heifer calf crop. Sold for $8,250 to McLeod Livestock. Consigned by Nelson-Hirshe Purebreds, Del Bonita.

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December 14, 2019 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 12 in Red Deer, AB. Stephen Johnson, Barrhead was elected 1st Vice-President with Luke Marshall, Red Deer County selected as the 2nd Vice-President. Breeder of the year went to Spruce View Charolais, Andrew. Bruce and Mary Bamford, Calgary received the Pioneer award. The AGM is held in conjunction with the Alberta Select.

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December 14, 2019 posted by Robbie Chomik

Prairie Cove Charolais Win the ACA Pen of 3 Bull Show

The Champion Pen of 3 Bulls at the Alberta Charolais Select Show and Sale, December 13th in Red Deer, AB were 3 sons of M&M Outsider 4003 Pld, exhibited by Prairie Cove Charolais, Bashaw. The Reserve Champion Pen of 3, was a pen from McLeod Livestock, Cochrane with a son of LT Ledger 0332 P and 2 sons of LT Patriot 4004 Pld. There were 13 pens shown.