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September 10, 2019 posted by Candace & Helge By

Charcross Steers top Wavy Lake and Flagstaff District 4-H

Elizabeth and Austin Harty won Grand & Reserve Grand Champion Steers of the Wavy Lake 4-H Club. Austin’s steer also won top Rate of Gain with 4.11 lbs/day in the Flagstaff District 4-H out of 69 steers. His starting weight was 565 lb and finished at 1357 lb. Elizabeth had Champion Yearling Heifer at the Wavy Lake Achievement day. Elizabeth also won Grand Champion for her Carcass Project in the Flagstaff District 4-H. The steer had results of 4.54 lb/day rate of gain, yield 61.74% and graded AAA.

Carcass Champion

 

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August 26, 2019 posted by Candace & Helge By

Charolais Pioneer passes

Max Voegeli of Voegeli Bros. Charolais, Maymont, SK passed away August 25th at the age of 87. Max and his brother Norman and family purchased there first purebred Charolais females in 1973. Uncle Max as he was affectionately known to many in the industry was the truck driver and PR person for the Voegeli girls on the show road for many years. He was always full of laughs and special sayings.

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August 25, 2019 posted by Jon Wright

Charcross Steers Top Three at Rainy River District

Hanna LeDrew, Fort Frances, ON  won Grand Champion steer at the 2019 Rainy River District 4-H show August 17th in Emo, her steer weighted 1,430 and sold for $7.00/lb to Sunset Country Ford, Fort Frances. Reserve Grand Champion went to Cassidy Teeple, Stratton, her steer weighed 1,445 and sold for $5.60/lb to Cloverleaf Grocery, Emo. Third overall went to Brandon Croswell, Emo, his steer weighed 1,310 and sold for $5.10 to North Auto, Alberton, & John Gavel. The show was judged by Kolton McIntosh.

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August 6, 2019 posted by Jon Wright

Cavers Elected President of the MCA

Jeff Cavers, La Riviere was elected president of the Manitoba Charolais Association at their Annual General Meeting held August 3 at Birtle.  Hans Myhre, Dauphin was elected 1st-Vice President while Michael Hunter, Roblin fills the 2nd Vice-President position. Rae Trimble-Olson, Portage la Prairie remains as the Secretary-Treasurer. Breeder of the year went to Sunblade Charolais who hosted the event. A pen show was held, followed by awards, presentations and supper. Complete details will be in the October issue of the Charolais Banner.

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July 29, 2019 posted by Candace & Helge By

CCYA Highlights

Grand Champion Female was LAE Ebony 797E, sired by Circle Cee Legend 307A, and her bull calf at side LAE Gunslinger 920G  by HRJ Maverick 556C, shown by Shelby Evans, Kenaston, SK

 

Reserve Grand Champion Female was Beck’s Disco 9F, sired by Beck’s Bounty 206Z and shown by Mason Beck, Milestone, SK

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July 29, 2019 posted by Candace & Helge By

CCYA Highlights

Here are some of the CCYA Highlights from the Conference and Show held in Weyburn, SK from July 24th to 27th.

Senior Grand Aggregate winners were Bret Marshall, Innisfail, AB & Kord Phillips, Waskatenau, AB & Shelby Evans, Kenaston, SK

Intermediate Grand Aggregate winners were Mason Beck, Milestone, SK & Cassidy Elder, Coronach, SK & Justin Harcourt, Quill Lake, SK

Junior Grand Aggregate winners were Morgan Debenham, Kennedy, SK & Kaycee Buchanan, Caronport, SK

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July 26, 2019 posted by Candace & Helge By

Charcross Steer wins Miami 4-H

Mason Turner, Miami (MB) had Grand Champion steer of the Miami Beef Club achievement day July 13th. Judged by Blair McRae the steer weighed 1,350 lb and sold for $2.40/lb to Steppler Farms, Miami.

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July 21, 2019 posted by Candace & Helge By

Charcross Steers Win Lethbridge 4-H Regional

Bret Hirsche of the Raymond 4-H Beef Club won Grand Champion steer at the Lethbridge (AB) 4-H Regional show June 7th & 8th in Lethbridge judged by Allen (Buck) Thompson. Bret’s steer weighed 1,490 lb and sold for $4.90/lb to Dr. Aaron Comba. Reserve Grand Champion steer of this 8 club, 80 head steer show was won by Ethan Carroll of the Readymade 4-H Multi Club. This steer weighed 1,416 lb and sold for $4.00/lb to DTR Services,CSN Kustom Auto and Country Commodities.

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July 19, 2019 posted by Candace & Helge By

Charolais Supreme at Neepawa 4-H

Madisyn Robertson, Neepawa, MB had Supreme Champion Female at the Neepawa Regional 4-H interclub show held July 3rd. Judge Jared Glasman selected JMB Dalyse 816F by KRF What-A-By 104Y over 35 females.