Wilgenbusch Sale

December 14, 2015 Halbrite, SK
………………………Gross Average
33 Bred Heifers  $284,150 $8,611
11 Heifer Calves  114,000  10,364
44 Lots              $398,150 $9,049

High Selling Bred Heifers
Lot 12, JWX Bachelorette 747B, sired by Gerrard Pastor 35Z, bred to JWX Silver Buckle 524U. Sold for $23,000 to Acadia Ranching, Acadia Valley, AB.

Lot 13, JWX Bailey 848B, sired by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET, bred to M6 Grid Maker 104 PET. Sold for $19,500 to Palmer Charolais, Bladworth.

High Selling Heifer Calves
Lot 3, JWX Candy 983C, sired by Silverstream Evolution. Sold for $18,000 to Wacey McCaw, Whitewood.

Lot 1, JWX Cameo 23C, sired by Silverstream Evolution. Sold for $17,500 to Elder Charolais, Coronach.

Lot 2, JWX Cloud Nine 46C, sired by Silverstream Evolution. Sold for $17,500 to Elder Charolais.


Albert Charolais Association Annual Genera Meeting

The ACA held their 2015 AGM on December 10 in Red Deer. The meeting is held in conjunction with the Alberta select Show and Sale. At the AGM Stephen Cholak, Lamont was elected as President, Stephen Johnson, Barrhead is the 1st Vice President and Kyle O’Neill, Red Deer County is the 2nd Vice. The rest of the board is Rod McLeod, Cochrane, Marina Rasmussen, Red Deer County, Wyatt Daines, Red Deer County, Tyler Bullick, Duchess, Sven Jensen, Warburg, Tracee Vikse, Donalda.

Springside Farms and Kay-R Land and Cattle win the Single Bull Show.

SOS Chuck Wagon 54C a January 27 son of Silverstream Geddes G102 was selected as the people’s choice champion at this year’s Alberta Select Single Bull Show. He is owned by Springside Farms. The Reserve Champion Bull was KAYR Extender 804C a January 17 son of Rolling D Classic 878U exhibited by Kay-R Land and Cattle, Waskatenau.

Springside Farms an d McLeod Livestock Win the Pen of Three Bull Show.

Springside Farms Exhibited the Champion pen of three bulls. The pen was made up of a Winn Mans Chavez 826Y son, a Silverstream Geddes G102 son, and a Circle Cee Legend 307A son. The reserve pen went to Mcleod Livestock. Their pen consisted of three full brothers sired by Gerrard Pastor 35Z.



Alberta Select Sale

December 11, 2015 Red Deer, AB
……………………..Gross Average
2 Cow/calf Pairs $31,100 $15,550
7 Bred Heifers      99,500   14,214
19 Heifer Calves 163,900     8,626
1 Bull Calf            60,000   60,000
1 Semen Lot        15,000   15,000
1 Embryo Lot         4,250    4,250
31 3/4 Lots       $381,350 $12,011

High Selling Bred Heifers
Lot 8, SOS Peaches 42B, sired by Gerrard Pastor 35Z, bred to Sparrows Kingston 139Y. Sold for $21,000 to Alton Century Farm, Lucknow, ON. Consigned by Springside Farms, Airdrie.

Lot 21, Pick of the Harvie Ranching Bred Heifers. Sold for $21,000 to Wrangler Charolais, Westlock. Consigned by Harvie Ranching, Olds.

Lot 1, Pro-Char Cassy 105B, sired by Sparrows Kingston 139Y, bred to  Sparrows Hombre 449B. Sold for $20,500 to Sugarloaf Charolais, Minburn. Consigned by Pro-Char Charolais, Glenevis.

High Selling Heifer Calf
Lot 27, Pick of the McLeod Livestock Embryo Heifer Calves. Sold for $26,000 to Miller Farms, Milk River. Consigned by McLeod Livestock, Cochrane.

High Selling Bull Calf
Lot 9, Pick of the Springside Farms Bull Calves. Sold for $60,000 to McKeary Charolais, Compeer. Consigned by Springside Farms.


Jordan River Dispersal Sale

December 5, 2015 Saskatoon, SK
………………………Gross Average
45 Cow/calf Pairs $430,650 $9,570
15 Bred Cows          59,300  3,953
13 Bred Heifers        71,050  5,465
3 Heifer Calves          6,700  2,233
2 Bull Calves             9,400  4,700
3 Mature Bulls         29,250   9,750
1 Yearling Bull           6,000   6,000
82 Lots                $612,350 $7,468

High Selling Cow/calf Pairs
Lot 47, GLM Lassarette 40W, sired by LT Easy Blend 5125 Pld, bred to LAE Avalanche 327A. Sold for $8,250 to Creek’s Edge Land & Cattle Co., Yellow Creek.
Lot 47A, GLM Cannon Ball 25C, sired by LAE Avalanche 327A. Sold for $10,500 to Jonesy Farm, Unity.

Lot 69, HC Vivian 335A, sired by TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET, bred to LAE Avalanche 327A. Sold for $10,000 to Hunter Charolais, Roblin, MB.
Lot 69A, GLM Clover 1C, sired by LT Ledger 0332 P. Sold for $7,500 to Saddleriddge Farming Ltd., Rosemary, AB.

High Selling Bred Heifer
Lot 26, GLM Butterscotch 22B, sired by SKW Pardner 78Y, bred to Circle Cee Legend 307A. Sold for $7,100 to Good Anchor Charolais, Vermillion, AB.

High Selling Mature Bull
Lot 80, LAE Avalanche 327A, sired by Sparrows Landmark 963W. Sold for $14,000 to Kirlene Cattle Co., Brighton, ON.


Charolais win RBC Beef Supreme Challenge


PZC TR Desirae 012, sired by CML Diablo 2X and her CML Distinction 318A heifer calf at side, exhibited by McLeod Livestock, Cochrane, AB was chosen Supreme Champion Female in the 2015 RBC Beef Supreme Challenge at Canadian Western Agribition, November 28th in Regina, SK.PZC TR Desirae 012-Supreme CWA-web



McLeod Sweeps National Show

PZC TR Desirae 012, sired by CML Diablo 2X and her CML Distinction 318A heifer calf at side was chosen Grand Champion Female at the Canadian National Show, November 27 at Canadian Western Agribition in Regina, SK. She was exhibited by McLeod Livestock, Cochrane, AB. Judge Kevin Dorrance of Wawota then slapped Prairie Cove Miss 309A, sired by HTA Vegas 134Y and her TR Mr Fire Water 5792RET bull calf at side as the Res. Grand Champion Female of this 148 entry show. Grand Champion Bull was CML Distinction 318A, sired by Merit Vintage 4065P exhibited by McLeod Livestock and Sunrise Charolais, Staynor, ON while Res. Grand Champion Bull honours went to SVY Grizzly Pld 521C, sired by SVY Blitz 125Y exhibited by Serhienko Cattle Co., Maymont and Horseshoe E Charolais, Kenaston.