CHRISTMAS CRACKER BULL SALE

CHRISTMAS CRACKER BULL SALE

Christmas Cracker Bull Sale – Saturday 4th December – Elphin Mart, Co. Roscommon 98 Charolais Bulls Catalogued The Charolais Society will give €300 back to the purchasers of the first 30 bulls to sell for over €4,500 in the ring at this Sale All Bulls are export tested & eligible for export to Northern Ireland …

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CHAROLAIS HEIFERS SELL TO €11,000 IN TULLAMORE

CHAROLAIS HEIFERS SELL TO €11,000 IN TULLAMORE

On Saturday last the Elite Charolais Heifer Sale took centre stage in Tullamore. Following last year’s record breaking sale, this sale always had big boots to fill. However, despite having a much larger entry than last year, the sale produced an average selling price of €4,230, with a 74% clearance. Many high priced heifers also …

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BALLYM DELIGHT IN TULLAMORE AS ROCCO STEALS THE SHOW

BALLYM DELIGHT IN TULLAMORE AS ROCCO STEALS THE SHOW

The Society hosted it’s first Autumn Sale in Tullamore on Saturday last. With 109 Charolais bulls catalogued, one would think it was always going to be a buyers market. However, a smaller number of bulls put forward for sale, accompanied by a solid demand for quality bulls, saw a clearance of 69%, with an average …

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CHAROLAIS INTERNATIONAL YDP COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED

CHAROLAIS INTERNATIONAL YDP COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED

This year the Society ran a Youth Development Competition in conjunction with Charolais International. The competition was for the best video and picture, to promote Charolais in their own Country. The prize in both categories was a voucher for €1,500 which can be used at any official Irish Charolais Cattle Society Sale. The winners in …

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ELITE CHAROLAIS HEIFER SHOW AND SALE

ELITE CHAROLAIS HEIFER SHOW AND SALE

Elite Charolais Heifer Show & Sale – Tullamore Mart – Saturday the 13th November 108 Charolais heifers catalogued    Show 10 am / Sale 12.45 pm Ringside and Online bidding available through LSL All heifers are export tested & eligible for export on the day All heifers are Genotyped, Myostatin tested, Vet inspected and Pre-sale inspected …

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Tullamore November Bull Sale

Tullamore November Bull Sale

Show & Sale of Charolais Bulls – Tullamore Mart – Saturday the 6th of November 109 Charolais bulls catalogued Show 10 am / Sale 12.45 pm Ringside and online bidding through LSL THE BUYERS OF THE 10 HIGHEST PRICED BULLS WILL EACH RECEIVE  A €200 PREMIUM FROM THE SOCIETY All bulls are genotyped, sire verified, …

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DISPERSAL SALE OF THE SKIDOO COMMERCIAL SUCKLER HERD

DISPERSAL SALE OF THE SKIDOO COMMERCIAL SUCKLER HERD

The dispersal sale of the Skidoo commercial suckler herd will take place in Carnaross Mart, on Friday the 22nd of October at 6.30 pm. Viewing will be available from 4 pm. The sale comprises of 60 autumn and spring calving suckler cows, in calf to Charolais stock bulls and high index AI bulls. All animals …

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CONOR AND BRENDAN DAVERON – THIRD PRIZE WINNER – ICCS SUCKLER HERDS COMPETITION 2021

CONOR AND BRENDAN DAVERON – THIRD PRIZE WINNER – ICCS SUCKLER HERDS COMPETITION 2021

The third prize winner in the large herds category of this year’s ICCS Suckler Herds Competition is Conor and Brendan Daveron from Kilnaboy, County Clare. This herd is located in the heart of the Burren, and what a fascinating herd it is. It integrates a thriving suckler herd and biodiversity in an impressive and sustainable …

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RAYMOND AND NIGEL SCALLY – SECOND PRIZE WINNER – ICCS SUCKLER HERDS COMPETITION 2021

RAYMOND AND NIGEL SCALLY – SECOND PRIZE WINNER – ICCS SUCKLER HERDS COMPETITION 2021

Raymond and Nigel Scally are a father and son who run a suckler farm in Ballymacugh, just outside Kilbeggan in County Westmeath. The pair came second in the large herds category of this year’s ICCS suckler herds competition. This herd is the only calf – beef system which made it into the top six herds …

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NATIONAL CHAROLAIS CALF SHOW REPORT AND PICTURES

NATIONAL CHAROLAIS CALF SHOW REPORT AND PICTURES

After a long two year break, Charolais breeders from all over Ireland returned to the show ring in Elphin last Saturday for the 2021 National Charolais Calf Show. The show was streamed live online for the first time ever, with a ticket system in place for the spectators in attendance. Viewers tuned in from 8 …

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NATIONAL CHAROLAIS CALF SHOW RESULTS

NATIONAL CHAROLAIS CALF SHOW RESULTS

Results from Saturdays National Charolais Calf Show in Elphin – NATIONAL CHAROLAIS CALF SHOW RESULTS 2021

JIM AND BRIAN O LEARY – FIRST PRIZE WINNER – ICCS SUCKLER HERDS COMPETITION 2021

JIM AND BRIAN O LEARY – FIRST PRIZE WINNER – ICCS SUCKLER HERDS COMPETITION 2021

One of the Charolais stock bulls on Jim and Brian O’ Leary’s farm The quality of the herds in the large category of this year’s ICCS Suckler Herds Competition could only be described as exceptional. The fact that any one of the top five herds could have been in the top three speaks for itself. …

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JAMES AND FRANK BRENNAN – THIRD PRIZE WINNER – ICCS SUCKLER HERDS COMPETITION 2021

JAMES AND FRANK BRENNAN – THIRD PRIZE WINNER – ICCS SUCKLER HERDS COMPETITION 2021

Coming in third in the small herds category of this year’s ICCS suckler herds competition is another herd in County Mayo, owned by Frank and James Brennan. Based in Cloonfad, just outside Ballyhaunis, the Brennan’s keep approximately 20 suckler cows. The cows who are predominantly Limousin cross are run with a Charolais stock bull every …

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RAYMOND COONEY – SECOND PRIZE WINNER – ICCS SUCKLER HERDS COMPETITION 2021

RAYMOND COONEY – SECOND PRIZE WINNER – ICCS SUCKLER HERDS COMPETITION 2021

The second prize winner in the small herds section of this year’s ICCS suckler herds competition comes from County Cavan, and what a herd of quality it is. Owned and run by Raymond Cooney, the farm is based in Clifferna, just outside Stradone in East Cavan. Raymond keeps approximately 20 suckler cows, which are mostly …

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NATIONAL CHAROLAIS CALF SHOW 2021 – WATCH IT BACK HERE NOW

NATIONAL CHAROLAIS CALF SHOW 2021 – WATCH IT BACK HERE NOW

This year’s National Charolais Calf Show took place in Elphin Mart on Saturday the 25th of September. For the first time ever, the Show was streamed live for those who were unable to attend. You can watch the entire recording of the Show here now: Watch the entire recording of both the Male and Female …

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NATIONAL CHAROLAIS CALF SHOW UPDATE

NATIONAL CHAROLAIS CALF SHOW UPDATE

This year’s National Charolais Calf Show will take place in Elphin Mart on Saturday the 25th of September, commencing at 10.30 am. The Show will be streamed live on our website www.charolais.ie. In accordance with Covid guidelines and in the interest of public safety, a limited number of Spectators will be allowed to attend the …

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NATIONAL CHAROLAIS CALF SHOW

NATIONAL CHAROLAIS CALF SHOW

The Irish Charolais Cattle Society will host their National Charolais Calf Show in Elphin Mart on Saturday the 25th of September. There are over 170 entries across 19 classes. Judging will commence at 10.30 am sharp, with male and female classes running side by side. The number of spectators may be limited in accordance with …

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DISPERSAL SALE OF THE SIONHILL PEDIGREE CHAROLAIS HERD

DISPERSAL SALE OF THE SIONHILL PEDIGREE CHAROLAIS HERD

The dispersal sale of the Sionhill Pedigree Charolais herd will take place in Carnaross Mart on Tuesday the 21st September at 8 pm. Online catalogue can be found here – Sionhill Dispersal Sale Catalogue For more information contact Ronan on 0876428512.  

TOM FITZMAURICE – FIRST PRIZE WINNER – ICCS SUCKLER HERDS COMPETITION 2021

TOM FITZMAURICE – FIRST PRIZE WINNER – ICCS SUCKLER HERDS COMPETITION 2021

Winning the small herds category of this year’s suckler herds competition is Tom Fitzmaurice based in Derrynacong, County Mayo. This herd is the perfect example of what a Charolais stock bull can do as a terminal sire with different cow types.  Tom farms on his own and keeps approximately 20 suckler cows. The cows are …

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UPCOMING CHAROLAIS CROSS WEANLING SHOWS & SALES SPONSORED BY THE SOCIETY

UPCOMING CHAROLAIS CROSS WEANLING SHOWS & SALES SPONSORED BY THE SOCIETY

Mayo – Sligo Mart – Monday September 6th Milford Mart – Saturday September 11th Kilfenora Mart – Monday September 13th Tuam Mart – Monday September 20th Kilfenora Mart – Monday September 20th Ballymote Mart – Friday October 1st (weanling bulls) Carrigallen Mart – Saturday October 2nd (weanling bulls) Elphin Mart – Monday October 4th Mohill …

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Winners in the small herds category of this year’s Suckler Herds Competition announced

Winners in the small herds category of this year’s Suckler Herds Competition announced

The Society has concluded the judging of this year’s ICCS Suckler Herds Competition. The quality of the herds in both categories exceeded all expectations. We had entries from all over Ireland, with the six prize winners coming from the four provinces. We would like to congratulate the winners in both categories. We would also like …

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KILVILCORRIS PRODUCTION SALE

KILVILCORRIS PRODUCTION SALE

The Kilvilcorris pedigree Charolais herd will hold a production sale of 29 pedigree Charolais heifers in Tullamore Mart, on Friday the 10th September, at 7 pm. The sale will include their entire Autumn 2019 and Spring 2020 born heifers. All Heifers are tested for Progressive Ataxia and results will be available prior to the Sale. …

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PEDIGREE REGISTERED CHAROLAIS BULLS FOR SALE IN TUAM MART

PEDIGREE REGISTERED CHAROLAIS BULLS FOR SALE IN TUAM MART

Five purebred registered Charolais bulls on offer at Tuam Mart from the Cummerstock Charolais herd on Monday the 23rd of August at 11:30 a.m. All bulls are fertility tested and are suitable for breeding. Catalogue available here – Cummerstock Bull Sale