Nelson Hirsche Purebreds 2nd Annual Bull Sale

November 29, 2018 Del Bonita, AB
………………………Gross  Average
3 Heifer Calves      $9,500   $3,166
21 Bull Calves         96,650   4,602
14 Long Yearlings   57,700    4,410
38 Lots                 $163,850 $4,311

High Selling Bull
Lot 225B, GH Vision 1D All-In ET 58F, sired by Sharodon Double Vision 1D. Sold for $8,750 to Nish Charolais, Cardston.


Genetic Edge Charolais sale

November 28, 2018 Olds, AB
…………………….….Gross  Average
1 Cow/Calf Pair     $11,000  $11,000
4 Bred Cows           48,500    12,125
28 Bred Heifers     308,950   11,033
15 Heifer Calves    121,200    8,080
1 Pick of Bull Calves 26,000  26,000
1 Embryo Lot             6,300    6,300
50 Lots                $521,950 $10,439

High Selling Heifer Calf
Lot 31, Pick of the 2018 PZC TR Desirae 012 ET Heifer Calves. Sold for $30,500 to Canadian Donors, Carstairs. Consigned by McLeod Livestock, Cochrane.

High Selling Bred Heifers
Lot 32, CML Desirae 751E, sired by Gerrard Pastor 35Z, bred to Cedarlea Joe Sakic 19D. Sold for $35,000 to Wilgenbusch Charolais, Halbrite, SK. Consigned by McLeod Livestock, Cochrane.

Lot 11, SOS Autumn Day 56E, sired by SOS Home Grown 15C, bred to SVY Grizzly 521C. Sold for $27,500 to Elders Charolais, Coronach, SK and Wilgenbusch Charolais. Consigned by Springside Farms, Airdrie.

High Selling Bull Calf
Lot 1, Pick of the 2018 Springside Farms Bull Calves. Sold for $26,000 to P&H Ranching, Innisfail. Consigned by Springside Farms.


Oattes/Elder, Bauck Win Agribition Show

CRG Princess Valentine 42D, sired by TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET and her bull calf by M&M Outsider 4003 Pld, owned by Oattes Cattle, Cobden, ON was selected the Grand Champion Female at the Canadian Western Agribition BOSS Show, Regina, SK November 23rd. Reserve Grand Champion Female of this 100 entry show judged by Brian Odden, Colome, SD was SVY Starstruck 712E, sired by HRJ Crowd Favourite 515C, exhibited by Serhienko Cattle Co., Maymont. Grand Champion Bull was Elder’s Honcho 72E, sired by Elder’s Blackjack 788B, owned by Elder Charolais, Coronach & Rod Bauck, Moose Jaw. Reserve Grand Champion Bull was McTavish New Era 79E, sired by SVY Monument Pld 159Y from McTavish Charolais, Moosomin.


Wood River Charolais/Blake’s Red Angus Sale

November 15, 2018 Moose Jaw, SK
………………………………Gross Average
32 Charolais Bred Cows   $123,850 $3,870
30 Red Angus Bred Cows  $88,650  $2,955

High Selling Bred Cows
Lot 38, C2 Kenzie 13B, sired by LT Ledger 0332 P, bred to SOS Harvester Pld 61C. Sold for $7,500 to Fleming Cattle Corp., Winfield, AB & Springside Farms, Airdrie, AB.

Lot 22, Wood River Blush 110B, sired by Sparrows Richmond 905W, bred to SOS Harvester Pld 61C. Sold for $7,300 to Circle 7 Charolais, Shaunavon.


Prairie Cove, Cays/KayR, Elder and Sharodon Win the National Charolais Show

BRCHE Berkly Ann 8507 ET, sired by M&M Outsider 4003, owned by Prairie Cove Charolais, Bashaw and Cay’s Cattle, Kinistino, SK was selected as the Grand Champion Female at the National Charolais show at Farmfair International BOSS Show, Edmonton, AB November 9th. Reserve Grand Champion Female of this 115 entry show judged by Jack Oattes, Champagne, IL was ONL Miss Allie 6D, sired by JIL Thunder Roll 69Z with her Reese Duke 299D heifer calf at side, exhibited by Daines Cattle and O’Neill Livestock, Red Deer County. Grand Champion Bull was Sharodon Double Vision 1D, sired by Cedardale Zeal 125Z, owned by KAYR Land and Cattle, Waskatenau, Elder’s Charolais, Coronach, SK, Sharodon Farms, Omemee, ON, Thomas Ranch, Harrold, SD & Polzin Cattle, Darwin, MN. Reserve Grand Champion Bull was SVY Taurus 711E, sired by HRJ Crowd Favourite 515C from Serienko Cattle Co., Maymont, SK, Palmer Charolais, Bladworth, SK, Leddy Cattle, Stockholm, SD and Polzin Cattle.


Springside Farms Wins Players Club

Springside Farms, Airdrie, AB won the $50,000 FarmFair Players Club Champion Bull Calf Futurity, November 8th in Edmonton. SOS Apex Pld 139F, sired by LT Ledger 0332 P was the bull winning the vote count from the over 40 participants judging the show with 25 bull calves being shown in six splits.


Former Charolais Breeders passes

Neil W. Dennis of Redvers, SK, beloved husband of Barbara Dennis and father of Brad, Boyd and Neila passed away Sunday, November 4th at the age of 69 years. Neil and Barb were Sunnybrae Charolais and for many years were members of the SE Sask Breeders group. A Celebration of Neil’s life will be held at Wawota Town Hall, Wawota, Monday, November 12th at 12:00 noon


Charolais Sweep Supreme Champions at Toronto Royal

MVY Caous 64D, sired by TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET, owned by Rollin’ Acres Charolais, Shelburne, Dudgeon-Snobelen Land & Cattle, Ripley & McAvoy Charolais, Arelee, SK was named Supreme Champion Bull at the 2018 Toronto Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, November 4th in Toronto, ON. Winning the Supreme Champion Female honours over all breeds was CRG Princess Valentine 42D, sired by TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET and her bull calf sired by M & M Outsider 4003 PLD, exhbited by Oattes Cattle Co, Cobden.


Rollin’ Acres, Dudgeon-Snobelen, McAvoy/Fergus Win Toronto Show

Medonte Starstruck 6E, sired by XAL Custom Made 1C, exhibited by Fergus Family Charolais, Amaranth was the Grand Champion Female at the Toronto (ON) BOSS Show, November 2nd. Reserve Grand Champion of this 78 entry show, judged by Scott and Paula Cornish, Indian River was WSS Ferris Wheel 855F, sired by SOS Hooey Pld 27D from Dudgeon-Snobelen Land & Cattle, Ripley, BZBT Cattle Co., Melanathon & Rollin’ Acres Charolais, Shelburne. Grand Champion Bull was MVY Caous 64D, sired by TR PZC Mr Turton 0794 ET, owned by Rollin’ Acres Charolais, Dudgeon-Snobelen Land & Cattle & McAvoy Charolais, Arelee, SK. Reserve Grand Champion Bull was Moyer’s Ferdinand 2F, sired by MCF Bohannon 305A and exhibited by Moyer Cattle Co., Arthur.