The British Charolais Cattle Society

Supporting Europe’s No. 1 Beef Breed

Society CEO Peter Phythian talks about how the Charolais has evolved through the use of EBV’s to become the finished choice.

Charolais bulls provide extra income for flying dairy herd

For more than 30 years Clifthayne Farm at Yarcombe, straddling the counties of Devon and Somerset on the edge of the Blackdown Hills, has been supporting a flying herd of milkers that thrive on the lush grassland that hasn’t seen any artificial fertiliser applied for more than half of that time.

The 430 Holstein Friesian cows graze for as much as the year as possible, with free access to grass or maize silage, and a top-up 20% cake fed to those giving more than 15 litres a day in the parlour. Soya and molasses are added to the mixer wagon before the silage is tipped into double-sided feed troughs in the yard. more ….

Charolais National Show held at the Great Yorkshire Show results

Female Champion & Supreme Champion A & A White - Balbithan Iona - s. Chunal Dougie

Female Champion & Supreme Champion A & A White – Balbithan Iona – s. Chunal Dougie

 

 

GroupCharolais Youth

This year it was the Welsh region that came out on top when they secured the junior and senior titles as well as claiming first and second places in the team competition. Read more…

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