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Charcross Tops 4-H ADG

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.dayHudson Davies

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Weinbender Elected President of the SCA

Carey Weinbender, Canora was elected president of the Saskatchewan Charolais Association at their 53rd Annual General Meeting held July 24th in Saskatoon. 2016 SCA Board-web

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.

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CCYA Grand Aggregate Winners

Grand and Reserve Grand Aggregate Winners at the recent CCYA Conference and Show from top to bottom: Junior-Cassidy Elder, SK & Georgia Pawlitza, SK; Intermediate-Brett Marshall, AB & Calina Evans, SK; Senior-Shae-Lynn Evans, SK & Shelby Evans, SK.
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Charolais Wins 4-H Regional Carcass Award

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.Taya Lusson Carcass Taya Lusson Live Taya Lusson Ribeye

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Megan McLeod Sweeps CCYA Show

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.CML Desirae 422BCML Desirae 558C

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Charolais Female Wins Melfort 4-H

Justin Cay, Kinistino, SK won Grand Champion Female at the Melfort 4-H regional show on July 10th, for the second year in a row with Prairie Cove Miss 309A,  sired by HTA Vegas 134Y and her PCC Rome 437B heifer calf. The judge was Kurtis Reid.Prairie Cove Miss 309A-web

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Charolais Grand Champion Steer at Carman 4-H

April Steppler, Miami, MB had Grand Champion Steer at the Carman 4-H Interclub show with her 1,560 lb purebred Charolais steer. Judge Chad Haaland, Hanley, SK placed him over 25 steers and the steer later sold for $4/lb to Gilbraith Farm Services, St. Claude.

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