The British Charolais Cattle Society

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SBA Scottish Beef Event

We are very pleased to have been awarded first prize in the Best breed society stand competition at the Scottish Beef Assocation’s Scottish Beef Event at Mains of Mause today.

Charolais bulls in high demand at Dungannon

The supreme and male champion Coolnaslee Jenson sold for 5,600gns

The supreme and male champion Coolnaslee Jenson sold for 5,600gns

There was a brisk trade for Charolais bulls at Dungannon on the 25th May when 19 bulls sold to an average of £3023 and a top price of 5,600gns with a clearance rate of 86%.

The top price of 5,600gns went to Gilbert Crawford, Maghera, Co Derry for his supreme and male champion Coolnaslee Jenson. This 16 month old son of the 12,000gns Maerdy Fiend and out of a homebred dam going back to the 14,000gns Allanfauld Superscot was purchased by James Richardson, Annaghmore, Co Armagh.

From the same vendor was another Maerdy Fiend son, the 15 month old Coolnaslee Josh who had claimed the junior male championship earlier in the day. He sold to RD Armstrong, Lisburn, Co Antrim for 4,000gns. more ……..

Beef Expo 2015

Results for animals bred by Simon Frost of Hopping Farm, Youlgreave, Bakewell, exhibited by Alan Dore of Home, Farm, Glapwell, Chesterfield

The Charolais advantage for heifers is exceptional daily carcase gain as follow:    more ….. 

Tag Date of birth Age in days Carcase weight Daily carcase gain Classification Sire
701688 14.5.2014 373 328.7 0.88 -U3 Vexour Freddy
401657 9.4.2014 408 338.5 0.82 U+4L Maerdy Grubby
701646 31.3.2014 417 330.2 0.79 R4L Maerdy Grubby
501602 9.3.2014 439 339.7 0.77 -U4L Maerdy Grubby

 

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Charolais Youth

Charolais Team Will Tucker, Anwen Jones & Donald Maclean achieve 4th place at the National Young Show Stars Competition

Charolais Team place 4th at the National Young Show Stars Competition

The Charolais team did the Society proud by being placed fourth in the inaugural National Young Show Stars Competition which was held at the Three Counties Showground on 1 and 2 April.

The team comprised Will Tucker of Horton, Swansea, Anwen Jones from Pencader, Carmarthenshire and Donald Maclean of Eastleigh Hampshire. more…

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