Royal Welsh Show
Boden and Davies claim the breed championship and reserve at the Royal Welsh. Champion Sportsmans Ladyship and reserve Sportsmans Lordship are both sired by the 70,000gns Barnsford Ferny himself being crowned Breed Champion at the show in 2013. Lordship also went on to claim the RWAS/AGRI LLOYD Elite Junior Bull Championship and The Recorded Continental Bull Championship in the interbreed awards on Wednesday click here for the results in full.
Great Yorkshire Show
Supreme Charolais Champion – Davally Igolo ET, DJ Thornley & AJ Smith
Female champion – Holtstead Jocelyn, F&J & EC Andrews
Junior champion – Tweeddale Jazzylady ET, Redhead & Watson
click here for the full results
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Forthcoming Sales and Events
Forthcoming Scottish Open Days
Open Day 4th September at Potts of Rayne by kind permission of Neil Barclay and family. The Harestone herd won the Scottish and Northern Charolais herd competition in 2015 and the Open Day will commence at 12 noon. Details to follow.
CARLISLE 18 November Harrison & Hetherington Ltd Tel: 01228 406230 Fax: 01228 406231
DUNGANNON 4 November to be confirmed Dungannon Farmers Mart Tel: 028 8772 2727
STIRLING 17/18 October United Auctions Ltd Tel: 01786 473055 Fax: 01786 450393 Accomodation forms for the February sales Airth Castle – Charolais Offer booking form EVENTS atol 2015 Airth Castle offer – October
BLELACK SALE The Entire porton of the spring calving herd of the renowned Blelack Herd on behalf of N.F Massie & Sons (approx 50 cows + calves) will be sold during the October Stirling Charolais Sales programme. Full details will be announced in due course
WELSHPOOL 3 November Welshpool Livestock Sales Tel: 01938 553438
Charolais Youth National Stockjudging Competition
52 finalists from throughout the UK came to the Livestock Event at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham on Wednesday 6 July to compete in the Charolais Youth Stock Judging Final as part of the annual National Charolais Show.
The Northern Ireland region came out on top when they secured first place in each of the age groups as well as claiming the Fairway Trophy for the highest scoring team. They started with the senior 19 to 26 year old section where Kevin Reavey was the winner of the Gretnahouse Pepetual Trophy. Then along with his team-mate Eimear McGovern, they claimed the Fairway Perpetual Trophy for winning the pair’s competition with a total of 272 points. This is the second time that 20 year old Eimear has lifted the trophy having previous shared the honour with her sister in 2014. more …
Charismatic Charolais at the National Young Stars Competition
The Charismatic Charolais team – Abbie Anderson, Alan Burleigh and Donald Maclean – arrived on Wednesday 23rd March and wasted no time in getting their stand ready and their cattle (kindly supplied by Mortimers farm) settled. more…