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September 24, 2020 Pentervin Herd Sale

A long established member is offering their farms for sale with or without an opportunity to purchase a herd or part herd of excellent Pedigree Polled Charolais – a very…


October 7, 2019 Advertising in the Charolais publications January and September 2020

From 2020 there will be two publications in the year, January Journal and the September newsletter. We are now taking adverts for either or both publications.  There is a reduction in…


March 2, 2018 Improvement in herds genetics across the UK are recognised by the Harman awards

The Harman awards were Presented by Society Vice-chairman and award founder Ben Harman at the Stirling sale on Tuesday 20th February, who commented “The Self Replacing Index (SRI) is one…


July 27, 2017 Magny Cours Trip

Charolais National Show and National Calve Show and Sale at Magny Cours “The Greatest Charolais event in France this year” 6th 7th and 8th September 2017 Your tour includes:- 4…


March 14, 2017 Peter Phythian joins the Charolais Society

We welcomed Peter Phythian on his first day at the Society today and he is “very much looking forward to meeting members and working with all members up and down…


October 25, 2016 Northern Ireland Charolais Club suckled calf competition results

Ballymena Charolais Suckled Calf Competition– judged by Alan Farlow Champion: McAfee Bros, Bushmills Reserve Champion: McAfee Bros, Bushmills Male Calf born in 2016 1st            Robert Workman, Kilwaughter                           310kg  £1000 2nd…


September 23, 2016 QR Codes

The Stirling Charolais catalogues have included QR codes so that a link to the BCCS on-line database can be accessed directly from smart phones to give extended pedigrees, performance information,…


May 9, 2016 Charolais International presidency awarded to David Benson

British Charolais Cattle Society chief executive, David Benson has been awarded the Presidency of Charolais International, the breed’s umbrella organisation for 27 member countries. The honour was made in recognition…


September 23, 2014 Registration Procedures

1. Members wishing to register their calves by email or telephone are issued with cattle log books free of charge and must be approved and set up for direct debit…


July 29, 2014 Steven Nesbitt elected British Charolais Cattle Society chairman

North east cattle enthusiast, Steven Nesbitt, of Winston, Darlington has been elected chairman of the British Charolais Cattle Society’s Council of Management. He succeeds Alasdair Houston, of Gretna Green who…


July 15, 2014 CHAROLAIS TOP TABLE

At the Annual General Meeting and the subsequent Council of Management meeting the following office holders were elected: President; Mervyn Parker Chairman: Steven Nesbitt Vice – Chairman Andrew Hornall Treasurer:…


April 28, 2014 Completeness of Performance, Charolais launches new Breedplan herd rating system

The British Charolais Cattle Society has launched a new system that identifies and rates the quality and quantity of performance information recorded with Breedplan by individual herds on a one…


July 19, 2013 Vaccine For Schmallenberg Now Available

A vaccine to control the impact of the Schmallenberg virus (SBV) in cattle and sheep is now available. The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) has granted MSD Animal Health a provisional…


January 8, 2013 50 Years of Charolais