Hopewell/JMB Win Ag-Ex Show

SOS Hot Mess 50B, sired by VFF Vikse Ice 189Z and her Merit Roundup 9508W heifer calf at side from Hopewell Charolais, Kerrobert, SK was named Grand Champion Female of the Ag-Ex Show, October 27th in Brandon, MB. Judges Wade & Mason Beck, Milestone, SK then chose Steppler Miss 145C, sired by Sparrows Seminole 927W from Steppler Farms, Miami as the Res. Grand Champion Female of this 51 entry show. Grand Champion Bull was JMB Fisher 604D, sired by KRF What-A-Boy 104Y from JMB Charolais, Brookdale while Hopewell Southpaw 6D, sired by M6 Grid Maker 104 P ET from Hopewell Charolais was Res. Grand Champion Bull.


Charolais Breeder Dies in Car Accident

Colin McCaw, McCaw Livestock, Whitewood, SK was killed in a car accident on October 17th. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, November 2nd at 2:00 p.m. in the rink in Langbank.


Maple Leaf Ranch Sale

Maple Leaf Ranch Major Reduction Sale
October 17, 2016 Ponoka, AB
………………………Gross Average
49 Cow/Calf Pairs $329,800 $6,731
15 Bred Cows             53,650   3,577
34 Bred Heifers          98,700   2,903
20 Heifer Calves        39,600   1,980
118 Lots                  $521,750 $4,422

High Selling Cow/calf Pairs
Lot 18, Maple Leaf Ms Bijou 110Y, sired by Bijou, bred to Maple Leaf Major 52X. Sold for $14,250 to Maple Leaf Charolais, Millet.
Lot 18A, Maple Leaf Ms Roger 609D, sired by M&L Roger 48A. Sold for $4,100 to Tri-N Charolais, Lenore, MB.

Lot 15, Mapleleaf Ms Laurel 965W, sired by Maple Leaf Laurel 317N, bred to Maple Leaf Sisteron 2141Z. Sold for $7,000 to Lazy S Stock Farm, Rimbey.
Lot 15A, Maple Leaf Roger 5181C, sired by M&L Roger 48A, Sold for $7,500 to Wilkie Charolais, Big Valley.

High Selling Heifer Calf
Lot 14A, Maple Leaf Ms Snoopy 5178C, sired by Snoopy. Sold for $4,600 to Good Anchor Charolais, Vermillion.


Oattes/Sharodon Win Expo Boeuf

CRG Barely Legal 69B, sired by TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET and her LT Ledger 0332 P bull calf at side from Oattes Cattle, Cobden, ON was named Grand Champion Female of the Expo Boeuf Charolais BOSS Show, October 8 in Victoriaville, QC. Judge Doug Milne-Smith, Kemptville, ON then chose JSR Jasmine 5B, sired by HTA Vegas 134Y and her Sparrows Barlow 254Z heifer calf at side from Cornerview Charolais, Cobden, ON as his Res. Champion Female. Grand Champion Bull was Sharodon Tulo 14C, sired by Gerrard Montezuma 6T from Sharodon Farms, Omemee while Sharodon Double Vision 1D, sired by Cedardale Zeal 125Z from Sharodon Farms Res. Grand Champion Bull.crg-barely-legal-69bjsr-jasmine-5b sharodon-tulo-14csharodon-double-vision-1d


Happy Thanksgiving!!!



Patton Charolais Dispersal

September 24, 2016 Hanover, ON
……………………….Gross Average
56 Cow/calf Pairs $385,200 $6,876
31 Bred Cows        204,800   6,606
25 Bred Heifers      116,000   4,640
16 Open Heifers       45,900  2,868
128 Lots              $751,900 $5,874

High Selling Cow/Calf Pair
Lot 91, PCFL Belle Star 24W, sired by Avignon,  with a PCFL General Lee 15B bull calf at side. Sold for $16,500 to Stephen Charolais, Moosomin, SK.

High Selling Bred Cow
Lot 71, PCFL Emmajin 42Z, sired by PCFL Amiral 16U, bred to Omega. Sold for $24,500 to Schnuelle Land & Livestock, Dewitt, NE.

High Selling Bred Heifer
Lot 96, PCFL Ginger 83B, sired by PCFL El Camino 51Z, bred to PCFL Galileo 98B. Sold for $10,000 to Ryan Briggs, Oro Medonte.

High Selling Open Heifer
Lot 18A, PCFL Holly 117C, sired by PTITPRINCE. Sold for $4,400 to Hans Tobler, Verner.


North Dakota Charolais Pioneer passes

Joe Doll of Doll Charolais and Simmental, New Salem, ND passed away October 3rd at the age of 92. Having celebrated 70 years of marriage, he is survived by his wife Helen and sons Charles, Harlen & David who are all involved in the operation along with their wives and children. The Doll family have been in the Charolais business for 50 years and have been to Canada many times purchasing genetics.


Daines Cattle-O’Neill Livestock/Johnson Charolais Win Olds Fall Classic.

OLN Hot Dam 14C sired by JIL Thunder Roll 69Z from Daines Cattle and O’Neill Livestock, Innisfail was named Grand Champion Female at the Olds Fall Classic (A BOSS Show) September 30. Judge Murray Andrews, Moose Jaw then selected CML Dezirae 558C sired by CML Distinction 318A from McLeod Livestock, Cochrane as the Reserve Champion Female. HRJ Crowd Favourite 515C a son of Sparrows Kingston 139Y from Johnson Charolais, Barrhead, was selected Grand Champion Bull. Johnson Charolais also had the Reserve Champion Bull with HRJ Doctor Jones 612D sired buy Sparrows Kingston 139Y.


Charcross Steer Wins SouthWest Classic Prospect Show

A Charolais sired steer from Flat Top Cattle Co., Tyler and Suzanne Smyth, Herbert won Grand Champion Steer at the SouthWest Classic Prospect open steer show, September 24th at the Young Ranchman’s All breeds junior Show in Swift Current, SK. They took home $1,900 in prize money and then sold the steer by bid board before leaving the show.scuba-steve-flat-top-cattle-co-web


Beck/Petracek Win Young Ranchman’s

Becks Tassel 34C, sired by Stepplers Orch 34A and exhibited by Mason Beck, Milestone was Grand Champion of the Charolais division of the Young Ranchman’s Show, September 24th in Swift Current, SK. MCL Pld Duchess 8124D, sired by Winn Mans Big Rig 639Y and exhibited by Madison Petracek, Whitewood was the Reserve Grand Champion.becks-tassel-34c-web mcl-pld-duchess-8124d-web