Leonard Nykoliation, beloved husband of Marilyn and father of Greg, Michael and Gordon, passed away at his home in Virden, MB on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 in his 80th year. Len and Marilyn started in the purebred Charolais business in the 1970s and were active for over 30 years. Funeral services will be at St. Paul’s United Church, Virden at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 22nd. A time of viewing and visitation will be held at Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden on Monday, October 21st from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Cedarlea Wren 13E, sired by Circle Cee Legend 307A with her LT Affinity 6221 Pld bull calf at side, exhibited by McLeod Livestock, Cochrane, was selected Grand Champion Female at the Olds (AB) Fall Classic Show, October 6th. The Reserve Grand Champion Female of this 34 entry show judged by Cheramie Viator, Turnbull, TX was RRMM Ms Miles Baby 18E, sired by PCC Balistik 441P and her CML Copyright 714E heifer calf at side, exhibited by Nelson Hirsche Purebreds, Del Bonita. The Grand Champion Bull was CML Copyright 714E, sired by CJC Trademark H45, owned by McLeod Livestock & Nelson Hirsche Purebreds. The Reserve Grand Champion Bull was Bridor Fortune Maker 6F, sired by Cedardale Zeal 125Z, exhibited by Springside Farms, Airdrie. Complete results will be in the October Charolais Banner.
Hunter Acres Florence 2F, sired by Merit Roundup 9508W, exhibited by Hunter Acres Charolais of Hunter River, was slapped Grand Champion Female at the Classic Heritage Beef Show, a BOSS show, in Windsor, Nova Scotia on September 20th. Reserve Grand Champion Female of this 28 entry show, judged by Tyson Hertz, Fir Mountain, SK was Hunter Acres Geraldine 2G, sired by WR Wrangler W601. Grand Champion Bull was PCHF Bigg Yipper 4F, sired by Winn Mans Big Rig 639Y, owned by Kingsmeadow Land & Cattle, Windsor. Reserve Grand Champion Bull was Hunter Acres Georgie 4G, sired by WR Wrangler W601, from Hunter Acres. Complete results will be in the October Charolais Banner. Grand Champion Female not pictured.
October 5, 2019 St-Cesaire, QC
16 Cow/calf Pairs $126,100 $7,881
15 Bred Cows 49,150 3,277
7 Bred Heifers 29,100 4,157
1 Mature Bull 7,500 7,500
39 Lots $211,850 $5,432
High Selling Cow/calf Pair
Lot 32, Miss Louber Remington 265Z, sired by Hicks Remington 31U, bred to SVY Wizard 707E. Sold for $5,500 to Ferme Coujo Charolais, Nortre-Dame-Du-Bon-Conseil.
Lot 32A, Post Gracia 265G, sired by First. Sold for $6,000 to Ferme Louber, Ste-Marie.
High Selling Bred Cow
Lot 26, Post Diana 84D, sired by Circle Cee Legend 307A, bred to Sparrows Eldorado 361L. Sold for $4,950 to Golden Brook Farms, Upper Malagash, NS.
High Selling Bred Heifer
Lot 12, Post Miss Eldorado 36E, sired by Sparrows Eldorado 361L, bred to HRJ Maverick 556C. Sold for $7,500 to Kaiser Cattle Co., Hussar, AB.
High Selling Mature Bull
Lot 14, MRF Pure Power 3D, sired by Anjou Pure Power 184Y. Sold for $7,500 to 21 Genetics, Acme, AB.
Gene Foat of Foat Charolais, Carstairs, AB passed away Sept. 25th due to complications from a farming accident at the age of 74. Gene and his son Mike dispersed their Charolais herd in 2016. A celebration of Gene’s Life will be held on Monday, October 7 at 11:00 a.m. at Cremona Congregational Church.
OBR Outback Dakota 2D, sired by TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET, exhibited by Outback Ranch Land & Cattle, Simonds, NB was selected Grand Champion Charolais and Supreme Champion Bull of all breeds at New Brunswick Beef Expo, September 20th in Sussex. The Grand Champion Charolais Female, of this 15 entry show, selected by judge Andre Steppler, Miami, MB, was OBR Outback Princess 4B, sired by WR Wrangler W601 with her twin OBR Outback Dakota 2D heifer calves at side, exhibited by Outback Ranch Land & Cattle.
Rollin’ Acres Charolais, George McCall, Dudgeon-Snobelen Land & Cattle & BZBT Cattle Co. Win Lindsay
MVY Stella 20E, sired by MCF Bohannon 305A with her MVY Caous 64D heifer calf at side, exhibited by Rollin’ Acres Charolais, Mulmur, & BZBT Cattle Co., Melancthon, was selected as Grand Champion Female at Lindsay (ON) Ex BOSS Show September 21st. The Reserve Champion Female of this 53 entry show judged by Mike Early, Kerwood, was Cedardale Miss 84F, sired by Cedardale Zeal 125Z, exhibited by Cedardale Charolais, Nestleton. The Grand Champion Bull was Rollin’ Acres Emmett 37E, sired by SCF You Betcha 94Y, owned by Rollin’ Acres Charolais, George McCall, Annan, Dudgeon-Snobelen Land & Cattle, Ripley. The Reserve Grand Champion Bull was Rollin’ Acres Front Runner 38F, sired by SCF Gunner 317D, exhibited by Rollin’ Acres Charolais. Complete results will be in the October Charolais Banner.
CRG Freakin’ Awesome 57F, sired by CRG Fresh Prince 42B and exhibited by Oattes Charolais & Stanhow Farms, Cobden was slapped Grand Champion Female at the Renfrew (ON) BOSS Show, September 8th. Reserve Grand Champion Female of this 39 entry show, judged by Mitch Hennekam, Oakwood was CRG Miss Montie 8F, sired by M & M Outsider 4003 Pld. Grand Champion Bull was Cornerview Express 2E, sired by SVY Monument Pld 159Y, owned by Cornerview Charolais, Cobden. Reserve Grand Champion Bull was Mr Southview Zeal 60E, sired by Cedardale Zeal 125Z from Southview Farms, Courtice. Complete results will be in the October Charolais Banner.
Irvin (I.J.) Jacobson of Manning, Alberta passed away September, 4th at the age of 66 after a nearly two year battle with cancer. Irvin started raising Charolais in 1973 under the name of Triangle J Charolais. He farmed until 2017.