A purebred Charolais steer shown by Marshall Prokuda, Glenevis, AB won Reserve Grand Champion over 40 steers at the Stony Plain Regional 4-H show held June 3rd. The steer weighed 1,294 lb and sold for $3.20/lb. to Roszko Farm Equipment, Mayerthorpe. Marshall also showed the Reserve Champion heifer. Sister Kendal Prokuda won the ADG award with her purebred Charol ais steer which weighed 1,369 lb and sold for $3.15/lb. to Centurian Energy Services, Stony Plain.
The CCYA summer show and conference is fast approaching and we need more registrations! Don’t miss this exciting youth event, “Back to Boots, Buckles and Bandanas”, at Portage la Prairie, July 23-26, 2014! You can find the registration form online at http://youth.charolais.com
A 1,415 lb Charolais sired, Angus dam silver Charcross steer topped 29 steers at the Red Deer, AB District 4-H show. Shown by Ward Marshall, Innisfail the steer cut 64%, had an 89 cm2 ribeye, a 3.41 lb ADG and graded AAA.
A 3/4 French, tan Charcross steer from Veronqic Lusson of Clyde, AB topped eight other steers and won the Clyde 4-H carcass competition. With a final weight of 1,655 lb the steer had an ADG of 3.67 lb/day, a carcass weight of 1,065 lb, 112 cm2 ribeye and graded AAA.