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Former Manitoba Breeder Passes

Clive Campbell of Teulon, MB passed away Oct. 21st at the age of 75. Clive and his wife Jean farmed in the Interlake Region all their life. They had a Charolais herd in the 1980’s dispersing in 1991 under the name of Campbell Century Charolais. Clive sat on the Gunton Test Station board and was on the Interlake Cattleman’s  Association Board. A celebration of Clive’s life will be held at Teulon Hall on Saturday, October 29, at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Goodwin Lodge, Teulon, Oak Hammock Marsh or a charity of your choice. MACKENZIE FUNERAL HOME STONEWALL (204) 467-2525 MACKHOME@MTS.NET

 

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Canadian Charolais heifers and bulls headed for Kazakhstan

We are pleased to announce a shipment of 2011 Charolais heifer calves to Kazakhstan scheduled for delivery in December. In addition to the heifers we will be sending a small select number of 2011 bull calves as well.
The basic requirements are:
White with no red genetics in the pedigree
Polled, no scurs
Purebred with a five generation pedigree
Heifers weighing 650 lbs going to quarantine
Bulls weighing 850 lbs going to quarantine
The selection will take place in the next 10 days with the calves going to quarantine November 7th. If you have heifers or bulls for sale that fit these specifications and or would like more information please call:
Hawkeye Land and Livestock Ltd.
Garner and/or Lori Deobald Home/office – 306.677.2589
Garner’s cell – 306.677.7777 Lori’s cell  306.677.7776
Email: gdeobald@gmail.com

 

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Charolais Feeders Selling High

Here is a note from Steve Quinton, Char-Maine Ranches at Cardston, AB.

Helge,
Read about the silver Charolais steers,  awesome!!!! October 15 at Ft. Macleod Auction Shaw Ranches sold tan/white strs 729 lbs @ $1.5035.
Donahue Ranches 658 lb tan strs @ 1.565.
Snake Creek Ranch 685 lb tan hfrs @1.4550.
How is that for the Charolais Breed? Most ranchers with Charolais calves averaged over $1000 for strs and over $900 for hfrs.
Talked to the order buyers, they say they pay so much for these Charolais cause they convert and will finish in April in the high market! They were fighting over them today, and did not cut back whites cause they were white if the quality was there!
Excellent for Charolais and the cattle industry !
Steve

 

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Silver Charcross steers topping market

Here is an excerpt from the Canadian Cattlemen’s online editorial on Oct. 11th by Jerry Klassen who is a commodity market analyst in Winnipeg. I highlighted the Silver steer section which is $1,130/head. Anyone still concerned that the silver steers won’t sell?

The weaker Canadian dollar, along with stronger beef prices and lower market-ready supplies, caused fed cattle to jump $4 per hundredweight (cwt) last week.
Alberta packers paid up to $111/cwt in a struggle to fill nearby demand. Feeder cattle prices followed suit, edging up $2-$3/cwt on average, with lighter-weight cattle up as much as $5/cwt in some instances. Charolais-cross silver age-verified steers weighing 825 pounds were quoted at $137/cwt in central Alberta. Pfizer Gold age-verified angus cross steers averaging 528 lbs. reached $161/cwt. The market is firm, with stronger demand surfacing for heavier cattle, and feedlots looking to take advantage of shortkeep replacements.

 

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Charolais Supreme at Erin, ON Fair

Rollin’ Acres Oh Yeah 8X by PCFL Ultimate 14R, exhibited by Rollin’ Acres Charolais, Shelburne, Whiskey Hollow Cattle Co., Norwood & Loval Farms, Warkworth, was Grand Champion of the Charolais show and then Supreme of the 275 head Erin, ON fair held October 9th. Reserve Grand Champion Bull of the 38 entry BOSS Show was Echosprings Yagerbomb 11Y, sired by Jezabel and exhibited by Echo Springs Charolais, Hawkestone.
Grand Champion Female was Sharodon 2B Talula 4T by EC No Doubt 2022 P with her LT Bluegrass bull calf at side from Sharodon Farms, Peterborough. Reserve Grand Champion Female was JSR Juniper 32X, sired by SVY Freedom 307N from Rollin’ Acres Charolais.

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Charolais Supreme at Maritime Fall Fair

Cornerstone What A Gal 2W  by WCR Sir Fa Mac 2244 with her LT Easy Blend heifer calf at side were chosen Supreme Champion Female for owners Ricky and Nancy Milton of Cornerstone Charolais, Cornwall, PEI by judge Dale Black from the 150 head at the fair in Halifax, NS. Reserve Grand Champion Female in the Charolais show was LXL Baby Chunker by DBAR Survivor with her Bar J Silverado heifer calf at side from LXL Charolais, Louis and Benoite LeBlanc, Haute Aboujagane, NB.
The Grand Champion bull was Charhaven Yamaha 111Y , a Bar J Silverado son exhbited Charhaven Farms, Ricky Milton, Wayne Crosby and Byron Mac Phee. Reserve Champion Bull was Cornerstone Yaris 9Y, a Crosby’s Sir William 916W son from Charhaven Farms.