The British Charolais Cattle Society

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Why Myostatin?
Knowing the myostatin status of your animals, will help you to select bulls with the most appropriate myostatin traits for your breeding program. This will lead to better calving ease and help with the ever-present trend to improve carcass confirmation and quality.

There are both advantages and disadvantages of breeding with animals carrying the myostatin gene, which is why it is imperative that you know the carrier status of your breeding animals.

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Forthcoming Sales & Events

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Autumn Sale Dates

Dungannon 2 November Auctioneers: Dungannon Farmers Mart  Tel: 028 8772 2727

Welshpool 8 November Inspections Wednesday 7th November between 2 and 3pm (arrivals no later than 1.30pm) Sale and Sale on 8th November, Show 8.30am Sale 11.30am Auctioneers: Welshpool Livestock Sales Ltd  Tel: 01938 553438

Carlisle 23 November Auctioneers: Harrison & Hetherington LtdTel: 01228 406230

Charolais Youth

National Young Stars Northern Boys

This year’s Charolais team, The Northern Boys – Micheal Dumbreck, Tom Brown and Harry Stobart, who were kindly jointly sponsored by Blyth’s Butchers, arrived at Malvern Three Counties Showground mid-morning, after their long trip down from Yorkshire ready to start work. Read more…

 

Charolais Youth Year

There was an early start to the qualifiers this year, as the weekend after Easter saw the first of the regional qualifiers take place for the South East, Anglia and South West regions on Saturday 7 April at Mortimers Farm, Fair Oak, Hampshire, by kind invitation of the Piper and Maclean families. Read more…

 

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