INCENTIVE FOR BUYERS AT UPCOMING ELITE SALE IN CARRICK

INCENTIVE FOR BUYERS AT UPCOMING ELITE SALE IN CARRICK

The Midland and Western Livestock Improvement Society will hold their Elite continental sale this Saturday the 17th December in Carrick on Shannon. There are 67 Charolais bulls and 9 Charolais heifers catalogued. The Irish Charolais Cattle Society is delighted to sponsor a €400 premium for the purchaser of the top priced Charolais bull, and €200 …

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CHRISTMAS CRACKER BULL SALE SETS NEW RECORD AVERAGE

CHRISTMAS CRACKER BULL SALE SETS NEW RECORD AVERAGE

Top price of €13,500 5 bulls sold for €10,000 or more 30 bulls sold for €5,000 or more 66 bulls sold to a record breaking average of €5,100 The Christmas Cracker sale has established itself as the number one Charolais bull sale in Ireland for many years now. Last year saw the average sale price …

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CHRISTMAS CRACKER SHOW AND SALE

CHRISTMAS CRACKER SHOW AND SALE

Christmas Cracker Bull Show and Sale Saturday 3rd December – Elphin Mart, Co. Roscommon 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 96 Charolais Bulls Catalogued All Bulls are export tested & eligible for export to NI …

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ELITE CHAROLAIS HEIFER SALE TOPS AT €7,500

ELITE CHAROLAIS HEIFER SALE TOPS AT €7,500

Since it’s creation in 2017, the Elite Charolais Heifer Sale has established itself as the number one Charolais female sale in Ireland. It’s success speaks for itself, breaking record averages and clearances across all breeds in 2020. It’s reputation meant this year 115 Charolais heifers entered for the sale, the largest entry since it’s debut …

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CHAROLAIS BULLS SET THE BAR IN TULLAMORE

CHAROLAIS BULLS SET THE BAR IN TULLAMORE

Top price of €7,000 twice Average sale price of €4,032 Clearance of 75%  12 bulls sold for €5,000 or more Many would have thought last Saturday’s Sale in Tullamore was going to be a buyer’s market, with a massive 123 Charolais bulls catalogued. Fortunately for the seller’s, this did not prove to be the case. …

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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 12th November 115 Charolais Heifers Show 10 am / Sale 12.45 pm All heifers are genotyped, sire verified, myostatin tested, Vet inspected & pre-sale inspected All heifers are export tested and eligible for export to Northern Ireland on the day Free transport available to Northern …

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TULLAMORE BULL SALE -NOVEMBER 2022

TULLAMORE BULL SALE -NOVEMBER 2022

The Society will host it’s first show and sale of Charolais bulls this Autumn in Tullamore Mart on Saturday the 5th November. 123 Charolais bulls catalogued All bulls are genotyped, sire verified, myostatin tested and pre-sale inspected All bulls are fertility tested, bulls sold within the Republic of Ireland are fertility insured Deferred payment scheme …

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“CHAROLAIS CATTLE GIVE US WEIGHT FOR AGE”

“CHAROLAIS CATTLE GIVE US WEIGHT FOR AGE”

Not far from Nobber in County Meath, Hubert Hicholson farms in association with his brother Matthew. The pair run approximately 85 suckler cows, 75% of which are Charolais cross. The focus of the Nicholson’s is breeding replacement females, with milk and fertility. The cows on the farm are a testament to that breeding policy. Apart …

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FARM MANAGER WANTED FOR PEDIGREE CHAROLAIS FARM

FARM MANAGER WANTED FOR PEDIGREE CHAROLAIS FARM

Farm Manager wanted in the West Dublin / Meath area. The herd consists of 30 top quality pedigree Charolais cows. This farm is looking for an enthusiastic and capable manager, prior management experience is desirable. Duties and responsibilities include; feeding, grassland management, herd health, husbandry management, breeding management, data recording, day to day maintenance. Accommodation …

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NATIONAL CHAROLAIS CALF SHOW RESULTS

NATIONAL CHAROLAIS CALF SHOW RESULTS

National Charolais Calf Show 2022 Results – NATIONAL CHAROLAIS CALF SHOW RESULTS 2022

‘Exceptional Standard’ at National Charolais Calf Show

‘Exceptional Standard’ at National Charolais Calf Show

Charolais calves from all over Ireland travelled to Elphin last Saturday to compete in this year’s National Calf Show. Over 200 entries battled it out in twenty-two classes, all looking to claim one of the six National Championships up for grabs. Scottish Judges Matthew Milne of the Elgin herd and Allen Drysdale of the Glenericht …

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UPCOMING CHAROLAIS CROSS SHOWS & SALES SPONSORED BY THE SOCIETY

UPCOMING CHAROLAIS CROSS SHOWS & SALES SPONSORED BY THE SOCIETY

The Irish Charolais Cattle Society will be sponsoring Charolais Cross Shows and Sales at the following Marts over the coming weeks. Please contact your local Mart for class details. Mayo – Sligo Mart – Monday September 5th Milford Mart – Saturday September 10th Kilfenora Mart – Monday September 12th (weanling bulls) Tuam Mart – Monday …

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CHAROLAIS CROSS SALERS – THE PERFECT SUCKLER SYSTEM

CHAROLAIS CROSS SALERS – THE PERFECT SUCKLER SYSTEM

For years now farmers have been talking about the perfect suckling system. Finding the balance between quality, efficiency, performance, and profitability isn’t always easy. One cross that dose seem to be ticking all the boxes is the Charolais Cross Salers. Not far from Borrisokane in County Tipperary, Robert Harding farms full time. He runs approximately …

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GOLDSTAR SHINES BRIGHTEST IN TULLAMORE

GOLDSTAR SHINES BRIGHTEST IN TULLAMORE

Last Sunday the FBD National Livestock Show in Tullamore played host to this year’s National Charolais Show. With over 150 Charolais competing for this year’s National titles, Charolais were by far the biggest breed on show. A further testament to the strong position Charolais hold in the marketplace at present. The two packed ringsides from …

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NATIONAL CHAROLAIS SHOW RESULTS – TULLAMORE 2022

NATIONAL CHAROLAIS SHOW RESULTS – TULLAMORE 2022

Results from this year’s National Charolais Show – NATIONAL SHOW RESULTS 2022

IRISH CHAROLAIS YEARBOOK

IRISH CHAROLAIS YEARBOOK

The Society is in the process of producing their annual yearbook. If you would like to advertise in our yearbook this year the cost is as follows: Full Page: €100 Half Page: €75 Quarter Page: €50 Anyone looking to place an advert in our yearbook, we ask that you please forward your advert in A4 …

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Bostonia Production Sale

Bostonia Production Sale

The Bostonia Charolais herd based in Ennsicrone, Co. Sligo will hold a production sale of pedigree Charolais heifers on their farm on Friday the 12th of August at 6 pm. It will consist of Autumn 2020 born heifers and all the Spring 2021 born heifers. For more information contact Niall on 0860586749. Online bidding will …

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NATIONAL CHAROLAIS CALF SHOW SET FOR ELPHIN IN SEPTEMBER

NATIONAL CHAROLAIS CALF SHOW SET FOR ELPHIN IN SEPTEMBER

Following on from last year’s phenomenal National Calf Show, the Irish Charolais Cattle Society will host a National Charolais Calf Show in Elphin Mart, Co. Roscommon, on Saturday the 24th of September 2022. PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL BE A DRAW FOR ALL EXHIBITORS SHOWING ON THE DAY, FOR 15 VOUCHERS, EACH WORTH €100 OF SOCIETY …

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ALL IRELAND SUPER SUCKLER COW & CALF COMPETITION SET FOR ELPHIN AGRICULTURAL SHOW

ALL IRELAND SUPER SUCKLER COW & CALF COMPETITION SET FOR ELPHIN AGRICULTURAL SHOW

Following on from it’s success in 2018 and 2019 in Bonniconlon, the Society will host their All Ireland Super Suckler Cow and Calf Competition at Elphin Agricultural Show on Saturday the 27th of August 2022. Entry requirements are as follows: Best pen of two Suckler cows and their calves Cows can be any breed Calves must be …

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IRISH CHAROLAIS YOUNG HANDLERS WORKSHOP

IRISH CHAROLAIS YOUNG HANDLERS WORKSHOP

We are delighted to inform you that we will be hosting a young handlers workshop on the 2nd of July, 2022 in Tullamore Mart (R35 A662). This event will be starting at 12pm sharp and depending on the group sizes we should be finishing around 2:30-3pm. This workshop will be for all our young members …

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RAFFLE OF KNOCKMAHON TESSY

RAFFLE OF KNOCKMAHON TESSY

Prior to his untimely death a few weeks ago, the well-known Charolais breeder Christy Comerford donated a pedigree Charolais heifer calf from his world-renowed Knockmahon herd to help raise funds for his daughters’ local school, in Clara, Co. Kilkenny. Pictured above are Christy and Marguerite’s daughters; Cynthia, Christine and Colette Comerford with Knockmahon Tessy, who …

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CHAROLAIS BULLS HIT €10,000 IN TULLAMORE

CHAROLAIS BULLS HIT €10,000 IN TULLAMORE

The Society’s final spring bull sale of 2022 took place in Tullamore Mart on Saturday last. Once again numbers present on the day were well down on what was previously catalogued, with many selling on farm prior to the Sale.  It is fair to say the top end of the bulls sold exceptionally well, with …

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EXCITING NEW CHAROLAIS BULL AVAILABLE FROM THE SOCIETY

EXCITING NEW CHAROLAIS BULL AVAILABLE FROM THE SOCIETY

Leopard CH8502 Leopard is an outstanding specimen of the Charolais breed and one of the most exciting Charolais bulls to come available to Irish breeders in recent times. He is jointly owned by Jean Louis Riotte in France and Esmor Evans in the UK. Bred by Oliver Dessauny, he was used in a pedigree herd …

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