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September 21, 2021 posted by Candace & Helge By

McCord/Cornerview win Renfrew Show

CRG Miss Monte 960G, sired by M & M Outsider 4003 Pld with her HRJ Maverick 556C bull calf at side, exhibited by Darren McCord, Kanata was selected Grand Champion Female of the Renfrew (ON) Charolais Show, September 11th. Judge Doug Milne-Smith of Kemptville then chose Fondoak Clancy 1C, sired by Cornerview Avenger 40A with her LT Nationwide 8455 Pld ET bull calf at side from Foadoak Farm, Renfrew as his Reserve Grand Champion Female of this 26 entry show. Grand Champion Bull was Cornerview Juan Pablo 6J, sired by Cornerview Express 2E from Cornerview Charolais, Cobden. Jaun Pablo went on to be Supreme Champion Bull of all breeds as well. Reserve Grand Champion Bull was DMC McCord Jet 1J, sired by HRJ Maverick 556C from Darren McCord.

Cornerview Juan Pablo Grand Champion Bull and Supreme Champion of all breeds

August 24, 2021 posted by Candace & Helge By

Former Charolais Fieldman/Manager passes

Gerry Bowes, Indian Head, SK passed away August 23rd after a battle with cancer. Gerry was the Canadian Charolais Association National fieldman and CCA Performance Manager from1976 -1988. The family Charolais operation B4 Charolais was active for many years and Gerry was presented the SCA Honor Scroll in 2012 and the CCA Honor Roll in 2013.  Celebration of life will be October 2nd, 1:30 pm, Elks Hall, 401 Dewdney St., Indian Head. SERVICE POSTPONED UNTIL A LATER DATE DUE TO COVID RULES

August 19, 2021 posted by Candace & Helge By

Former Ontario Breeder passes

Lawrence (Larry) Joseph Leahy, 75, of Douro, ON passed away suddenly the evening of August 12, 2021 at Peterborough Regional Health Centre. Larry purchased his first Charolais bull in 1970 and was active in the Charolais business as Charleahy Charolais and partner with Don Burgomaster in Triangle Sales Management for a number of years. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Douro on Friday, August 20, 2021 at 11:00 AM.

August 13, 2021 posted by Candace & Helge By

Former Charolais Couple Pass Away

Lloyd (LR) & Josesphine (Jo) Coates of the former Shaw Nee Charolais, Altario, Alberta passed away February 21st and 22nd. Starting in Charolais in 1967 they were active for over 25 years. A funeral service for them was held August 7th at Loverna, SK.

August 12, 2021 posted by Candace & Helge By

Charcross Reserve Grand at Rivers 4-H

Chase Airey, Rivers, MB had Reserve Grand Champion Steer at the Rivers & District 4-H Beef Show, July 6th, judged by Levi Rimke. His steer Fridge (he’s packed full of delicious meat!) weighed 1,470 lb and sold ofr $2.45 to Redfern Farm Services, Rivers.

August 3, 2021 posted by Candace & Helge By

Charcross Reserve Grand at Neepawa Regional 4-H

Madisyn Robertson, Neepawa & Area 4-H Beef Club, had the Reserve Grand Champion Steer at the 2021 Neepawa & Area Virtual Interclub Show. This 34 steer show was judged by Chad Haaland, Hanley, SK. The Charolais X homegrown steer weighed 1,630 lbs. and sold for $3.57/lb. to Mazergroup, Neepawa.

July 22, 2021 posted by Candace & Helge By

Former Charolais Breeder Passes

Glen James of the former Glenview Charolais, Carstairs, AB passed away July 15th at the age of 87. An active Charolais breeder through the eighties and nineties they had a successful dispersal sale in December 1997.  A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, July 23, 1:00pm at Zion Evangelical Missionary Church of Didsbury, AB.

July 22, 2021 posted by Jon Wright

Hunter Eleclted President of the MCA

Michael Hunter, Roblin, was elected president of the Manitoba Charolais Association at their Annual General Meeting held July 21th at Brookdale. Matthew Ramsey, Hamiota, was elected 1st-Vice President while Erin Jackson, Inglis, fills the 2nd Vice-President position. Rae Trimble-Olson, Portage la Prairie, remains as the Secretary-Treasurer. Manitoba Charolais Ambassador of the year went to JMB Charolais who hosted the event. Complete details will be in the October issue of the Charolais Banner.

July 17, 2021 posted by Jon Wright

CCYA Highlights

Grand Champion Female was MISS PRAIRIE COVE 111H, sired by TR CAG Carbon Copy 7630 ET,  shown by Scarlet Fowler, Bashaw.

Reserve Champion Female was RMM Jessicaha Glam 79F, sired by SOS Chuckwagon 54C, and her bull calf at side, RMM Show Stopper 1J, sired by HTA Slap Shot 855F, shown by Danna Bouchard , Compeer.

Grand Champion Purebred Bull Calf was RMM Show Stopper 1J, sired by HTA Slap Shot 855F, shown by Danna Bouchard.

Reserve Grand Champion Purebred Bull Calf was SOS Granite Pld 59J, sired by SOS Granite Pld 8G, Shown by Tyson Black. Forester Falls, ON.

Grand Champion Commercial Female was C&T Jigger 10F and her heifer calf at side, shown by Kaycee Buchanan, Caronport, SK.

Reserve Champion Commercial Female was Red Arrow Pretty Penny 55H shown by Joss Pitman, Kyle, SK.

Grand Champion Market Steer was Smoke Show shown by Joss Pitman.

Reserve Grand Champion Market Steer was Harrison shown by Jorja Beck, Milestone, SK.

Senior Grand Aggregate winners were Bret Marshall, Innisfail & Reegan McLeod, Claresholm.

Intermediate Grand Aggregate winners were Jorja Beck & Seth Kemp, Red Deer County.

Junior Grand Aggregate winners were Braden Scott, Olds & Cade Wright, Pangman, SK.