Hudson Davies, Medicine Hat, AB won the overall highest Rate of Gain over 60 steers at the Borderline 4-H regional show in Medicine Hat with a silver Charcross. The steer weighed in on Nov. 11, 2015 at 645 lb and on June 11, 2016 his steer weighed 1,530 lb for an ADG of 4.14 lb.day
Saskatchewan Charolais Association Board of Directors (front l-r) Mike McAvoy, Arelee (2nd Vice-President); Kelly Howe, Moose Jaw (1st Vice-President); Carey Weinbender, Canora (President); Dave Blechinger, Rosetown (Sec-Treas.). (back l-r) Mike Neilson, Willowbrook; Raymond Paschke, Love; Tyler Smyth, Herbert; Jared McTavish, Moosomin & Stephen Wielgosz, Yellow Creek.
Taya Lusson of Clyde, AB won 1st in the Regional 4-H carcass competition with a Full French sired Charcross steer. Weighing 1,640 lbs at the end he had gained 4.01 lb/day, had a warm carcass weight of 1,000 lb, dressing 60.98%, was a Yield Grade 1, with 4 mm of backfat and marbling AAA 85 for at total of 98 points.
Megan McLeod of Cochrane, AB had both female champions at this year’s Canadian Charolais Youth Association Show held July 15th in Olds, AB. Judges Lee & Dawn Wilson made CML Desirae 422B (Gerrard Pastor 35Z, calf-CML Distinction 318A) Grand Champion and CML Desirae 558C (CML Distinction 318A) the Reserve Grand Champion Female. Complete results of the conference and show will be in the October issue of the Charolais Banner.