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October 12, 2021 posted by Jon Wright

Blackbern Farm/McCord, Oattes, Stanhow Farm Win Expo Boeuf

Blackbern Joni 20J, sired by SCX Triumph 50B, owned by Blackbern Farm, Foresters Falls, ON was selected Grand Champion Female of the Expo Boeuf Charolais 19 head BOSS Show, October 9th in Victoriaville, QC. Judge Fawn Jackson, Chelsea, then chose CRG Miss Monte 56H, sired by TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET, from Darren McCord, Kanata, ON, as her Reserve Grand Champion Female. Grand Champion Bull and Supreme over all breeds was CRG Outta Here 954G, sired by M&M Outsider 4003 PLD, from Darren McCord, Stanhow Farms, Shawville and Oattes Charolais, Cobden, ON. Reserve Grand Champion Bull was DMC McCord Jackpot 2J, sired by CRG MR Rhinestone 2F, from Darren McCord.

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October 5, 2021 posted by Robbie Chomik

Springside/McLeod Win Olds Show

MXS MEG 901G, sired by Circle Cee Legend 307A with her Turnbulls Duty-Free 358D bull calf at side, owned by Springside Farms, Airdrie; Peterosa Exports, Red Deer and Rancho ADE, MX, was selected Grand Champion Female at the Olds (AB) Fall Classic Show, October 3. The Reserve Grand Champion Female of this 26 entry BOSS show judged by Garth Rancier, Killam was CML Desirae 33H, sired by LT Patriot 4004 PLD, owned by McLeod Livestock, Cochrane and JK Fraser, Cochrane. The Grand Champion Bull was CML Raindance 996G, sired by LT Patriot 4004 PLD, owned by McLeod Livestock and White Lake Colony, Nobleford. The Reserve Champion Bull was SOS Pandemic 168H, sired by SOS Apex 139F PLD, owned by Springside Farms; Alton Century Farms, Kincardine, ON and Landaker Charolais Farm, Brownvale. Complete results will be in the October Charolais Banner.

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September 25, 2021 posted by Candace & Helge By

Cedardale Sweeps Lindsay Show

Cedardale Miss 44H, sired by WC Uncharted 7328 P, exhibited by Cedardale Farms, Nestleton was selected Grand Champion Female of the Lindsay (ON) Charolais (BOSS) Show, September 24th. Judge Jack Oattes of Cobden then chose MVY Barbra-Ann 2G, sired by Cedardale Zeal 125Z with her TR CAG Caarbon Copy 7630E ET heifer calf at side from Rollin’ Acres Charolais, Mulmur as his Reserve Grand Champion Female of this 29 entry show. Grand Champion Bull and Supreme Champion over all breeds was Cedardale Jaguar 111J, sired by WC Milestone 5223P from Cedardale Farms. Reserve Grand Champion Bull was Cedardale Jarvis 15J, sired by by SVY Wizard 707E also from Cedardale Farms.

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September 21, 2021 posted by Candace & Helge By

McCord/Cornerview win Renfrew Show

CRG Miss Monte 960G, sired by M & M Outsider 4003 Pld with her HRJ Maverick 556C bull calf at side, exhibited by Darren McCord, Kanata was selected Grand Champion Female of the Renfrew (ON) Charolais (BOSS) Show, September 11th. Judge Doug Milne-Smith of Kemptville then chose Fondoak Clancy 1C, sired by Cornerview Avenger 40A with her LT Nationwide 8455 Pld ET bull calf at side from Foadoak Farm, Renfrew as his Reserve Grand Champion Female of this 26 entry show. Grand Champion Bull was Cornerview Juan Pablo 6J, sired by Cornerview Express 2E from Cornerview Charolais, Cobden. Jaun Pablo went on to be Supreme Champion Bull of all breeds as well. Reserve Grand Champion Bull was DMC McCord Jet 1J, sired by HRJ Maverick 556C from Darren McCord.

Cornerview Juan Pablo Grand Champion Bull and Supreme Champion of all breeds

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August 24, 2021 posted by Candace & Helge By

Former Charolais Fieldman/Manager passes

Gerry Bowes, Indian Head, SK passed away August 23rd after a battle with cancer. Gerry was the Canadian Charolais Association National fieldman and CCA Performance Manager from1976 -1988. The family Charolais operation B4 Charolais was active for many years and Gerry was presented the SCA Honor Scroll in 2012 and the CCA Honor Roll in 2013.  Celebration of life will be October 2nd, 1:30 pm, Elks Hall, 401 Dewdney St., Indian Head. SERVICE POSTPONED UNTIL A LATER DATE DUE TO COVID RULES

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August 19, 2021 posted by Candace & Helge By

Former Ontario Breeder passes

Lawrence (Larry) Joseph Leahy, 75, of Douro, ON passed away suddenly the evening of August 12, 2021 at Peterborough Regional Health Centre. Larry purchased his first Charolais bull in 1970 and was active in the Charolais business as Charleahy Charolais and partner with Don Burgomaster in Triangle Sales Management for a number of years. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Douro on Friday, August 20, 2021 at 11:00 AM.

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August 13, 2021 posted by Candace & Helge By

Former Charolais Couple Pass Away

Lloyd (LR) & Josesphine (Jo) Coates of the former Shaw Nee Charolais, Altario, Alberta passed away February 21st and 22nd. Starting in Charolais in 1967 they were active for over 25 years. A funeral service for them was held August 7th at Loverna, SK.

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August 12, 2021 posted by Candace & Helge By

Charcross Reserve Grand at Rivers 4-H

Chase Airey, Rivers, MB had Reserve Grand Champion Steer at the Rivers & District 4-H Beef Show, July 6th, judged by Levi Rimke. His steer Fridge (he’s packed full of delicious meat!) weighed 1,470 lb and sold ofr $2.45 to Redfern Farm Services, Rivers.

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August 3, 2021 posted by Candace & Helge By

Charcross Reserve Grand at Neepawa Regional 4-H

Madisyn Robertson, Neepawa & Area 4-H Beef Club, had the Reserve Grand Champion Steer at the 2021 Neepawa & Area Virtual Interclub Show. This 34 steer show was judged by Chad Haaland, Hanley, SK. The Charolais X homegrown steer weighed 1,630 lbs. and sold for $3.57/lb. to Mazergroup, Neepawa.