STRAWS OF VOSGIEN VF AVAILABLE FROM THE SOCIETY AT €30/STRAW

STRAWS OF VOSGIEN VF AVAILABLE FROM THE SOCIETY AT €30/STRAW

Straws of Vosgien VF (VVF) are back available from the Society at €30/straw. Vosgien is an extremely easy calving bull, suitable for cows and heifers. Sons may be suitable for the dairy herd. Progeny are are square and correct. Heifer calves are classy and feminine, who make very good breeding type females. Vosgien is best …

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ISA YOUNG STOCK PERSON COMPETITION

ISA YOUNG STOCK PERSON COMPETITION

The Irish Shows Association has launched a Young Stock Person Competition. Sponsorship by FBD and the Irish Farmers Journal, this new all-Ireland competition has a whopping prize fund of €5,000. It is open to young stock men and women from all over Ireland. Entry details can be found here – https://www.irishshows.org/show/classes List of qualifiers are …

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North Eastern Charolais Club Summer Event At Harte Farms

North Eastern Charolais Club Summer Event At Harte Farms

North Eastern Charolais Club Summer Event: Harte Farms, Clones, Co. Monaghan H23VN23. Friday 23rd July at 7pm. Clipping demo, stockperson presentation and Charolais stock judging competition with prizes. Refreshments served and everybody welcome. Youth encouraged to attend. Social distancing, hand sanitising and mask wearing compulsory.

HARTE FARM DISPERSAL SALE

HARTE FARM DISPERSAL SALE

Harte Farms have decided to disperse their Charolais herd due to a change in farming system. The sale includes cows with calves at foot, dry cows, in calf heifers, maiden heifers, frozen embryos and semen. The Harte family made some notable purchases over the years including importing animals from the UK and France. The sale …

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WHICH CHAROLAIS SIRES PERFORMED BEST AT THIS YEARS SPRING BULL SALES

WHICH CHAROLAIS SIRES PERFORMED BEST AT THIS YEARS SPRING BULL SALES

Kilduff Rockstar, highest selling Charolais bull at a Society Sale this Spring, sired by Doonally New This week we took a look back at this year’s Spring bull sales and analysed what sires produced the most high selling young bulls. The Society hosted four Spring bull sales in total. The results show that there were …

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IRISH CHAROLAIS SUCKLER HERDS COMPETITION 2021

IRISH CHAROLAIS SUCKLER HERDS COMPETITION 2021

The Society is delighted to launch an Irish Charolais Suckler Herds Competition this Summer. This competition is open to all suckler herds based in the Republic of Ireland that use Charolais bulls as the main sire within their herds either through stock bulls or AI. The total prize fund for the competition is over €8,000. …

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PLANS FOR NATIONAL CHAROLAIS CALF SHOW ANNOUNCED FOR SEPTEMBER

PLANS FOR NATIONAL CHAROLAIS CALF SHOW ANNOUNCED FOR SEPTEMBER

The Council of the Irish Charolais Cattle Society have made the decision to plan for a National Charolais Calf Show this September. It will take place in Elphin Mart, Co. Roscommon on Saturday the 25th September 2021. Council feel it is of vital importance that breeders get the opportunity to showcase their top quality Charolais …

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IRISH CHAROLAIS YOUTH DEVELOPMENT COMPETITION 2021

IRISH CHAROLAIS YOUTH DEVELOPMENT COMPETITION 2021

Due to the ongoing situation regarding Covid 19, we are unable to hold in person youth development shows or workshops this Summer unfortunately. Instead, in conjunction with Charolais International we are delighted to launch a Video and Photograph Competition for all young Charolais enthusiasts. What this involves is the following: All entrants must be members …

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NORTH EASTERN CHAROLAIS CLUB HERDS COMPETITION 2021

NORTH EASTERN CHAROLAIS CLUB HERDS COMPETITION 2021

Following it’s success in 2020, the North Eastern Charolais Club are running a herd’s competition once again this year. Full details on the competition can be found here – NE Herds Competition Information 2021 Entry form available here – NE Herds Competition Entry Form 2021

ROCKSTAR HITS THE HIGH NOTE IN TULLAMORE AS CHAROLAIS BULLS AVERAGE €3,846

ROCKSTAR HITS THE HIGH NOTE IN TULLAMORE AS CHAROLAIS BULLS AVERAGE €3,846

The Irish Charolais Cattle Society wrapped up their Spring 2021 Bull Sales on Saturday last in Tullamore. Trade was evidently strong for select lots, resulting in the average price settling at €3,846 for the bulls sold. Although some bulls struggled to meet their reserve, it was clear that there were customers in the market willing …

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IRISH CHAROLAIS GENETICS TO THE FORE AT CARLISLE AND SWATRAGH

IRISH CHAROLAIS GENETICS TO THE FORE AT CARLISLE AND SWATRAGH

It was extremely positive to see Irish Charolais genetics feature so well at the recent sales held in Carlisle and Swatragh. Both Sales witnessed strong clearances and achieved fantastic averages, a reflection of the demand for Charolais cattle across the UK and Ireland at present. Flying the flag for Irish genetics at Carlisle was Rosanna …

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HARTE FARM PEDIGREE CHAROLAIS DISPERSIAL SALE

HARTE FARM PEDIGREE CHAROLAIS DISPERSIAL SALE

Save the Date: Harte Farm Pedigree Dispersal Harte Farms have taken the difficult decision to change the farming system at Coraghy and this means a full herd dispersal of all pedigree and commercial beef animals on the farm. Since 2015 the farm has sourced some of the best genetics across Ireland, England, Scotland, France and …

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BULLS TO SUIT ALL MARKETS AND BUDGETS ON OFFER AT TULLAMORE

BULLS TO SUIT ALL MARKETS AND BUDGETS ON OFFER AT TULLAMORE

The final Irish Charolais Cattle Society Bull Sale of Spring 2021 will take place in Tullamore Mart on Saturday the 29th May. There are 86 Charolais bulls catalogued to suit all markets and budgets. All bulls at this sale are genotyped and sire verified. GREAT SELECTION OF DIFFERENT SIRES There is a wide variation of …

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CHAROLAIS BULLS SELL TO €8,000 IN TULLAMORE

CHAROLAIS BULLS SELL TO €8,000 IN TULLAMORE

Last Saturday Tullamore Mart played host to the third Society Sale of the year. Once again Covid restrictions were in place, with registered buyers getting the opportunity to view the bulls on the morning of the sale and all bidding online. Like many pedigree sales this spring, the number of bulls in attendance on the …

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CHAROLAIS CROSS SALER “THE PERFECT SUCKLING CROSS”

CHAROLAIS CROSS SALER “THE PERFECT SUCKLING CROSS”

Father and son duo, Brian and Pearse O Kane farm in Greysteel, County Derry. In 2012 the pair set up the Lowerbolie Pedigree Saler herd. Prior to that, they ran a herd of suckler cows always with a Charolais stock bull. After switching over to Saler cows, the pair continued to use a Charolais stock …

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IRISH BLOODLINES TO THE FORE AT WELSHPOOL

IRISH BLOODLINES TO THE FORE AT WELSHPOOL

Caylers Peroni It was fantastic to see the top price Charolais bull at Welshpool on Saturday with Irish connections. Caylers Peroni from the Barker family topped the Sale at £7,600. Peroni’s dam, Caylers Neeve, was a heifer when she bred Peroni, and is a daughter of the Irish bred Rosanna Jupiter. Bred by Pat Stephens …

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LOOKING FOR CHAROLAIS AI SIRES TO USE ON DAIRY COWS THIS SPRING?

LOOKING FOR CHAROLAIS AI SIRES TO USE ON DAIRY COWS THIS SPRING?

The following is a list of high Dairy Beef Index Charolais AI sires currently available in AI. NAME AI CODE DAIRY BEEF INDEX REL % GESTATION  DAIRY COW CALVING DIFFICULTY % AVAILABLE FROM ULRICH UCH €100 79% 2.1 4.8% EUROGENE LAPON CH4321 €97 73% 2.05 7.8% NCBC COOM INDURAIN CH2000 €63 92% 2.2 7.2% DOVEA …

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CHAROLAIS FLYING HIGH AFTER BEST PREMIER SALE IN RECENT TIMES

CHAROLAIS FLYING HIGH AFTER BEST PREMIER SALE IN RECENT TIMES

The Premier Charolais Sale took centre stage in Elphin on Saturday, and what a sale it produced. The demand for both Charolais bulls and heifers was phenomenal. Despite Covid restrictions and no ringside buyers, bulls and heifers sold to all corners of the Island, from Cork to Antrim, with seven selling across the Water to …

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IRISH CHAROLAIS CATTLE SOCIETY AGM

IRISH CHAROLAIS CATTLE SOCIETY AGM

This year’s Annual General Meeting of the Irish Charolais Cattle Society will take place online via Zoom, at 3 pm on Sunday the 28th March. Registration is now closed for the AGM.

MASSIVE INCENTIVE FOR BUYERS AT PREMIER SALE

MASSIVE INCENTIVE FOR BUYERS AT PREMIER SALE

THE PREMIER CHAROLAIS SALE WILL TAKE PLACE ON SATURDAY THE 20TH MARCH IN ELPHIN MART, COUNTY ROSCOMMON  74 BULLS & 19 HEIFERS CATALOGUED As an incentive to buyers, the Charolais Society will give €400 back to the purchasers of the first 15 bulls to sell for over €4,500 and €400 back to the purchasers of …

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CHAROLAIS INTERNATIONAL VIRTUAL SHOW 2021

CHAROLAIS INTERNATIONAL VIRTUAL SHOW 2021

Charolais International have organised a Virtual Show for 2021 for all participating Countries. This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase your Charolais Cattle on the World stage. A massive well done to the organisers of the competition. Full information and entry requirements are available here https://www.charolaisinternational.com/virtual

NEPTUNE SEMEN NOW AVAILABLE FROM THE CHAROLAIS SOCIETY

NEPTUNE SEMEN NOW AVAILABLE FROM THE CHAROLAIS SOCIETY

NAME: NEPTUNE AI CODE: CH7161 PRICE: €60/STRAW MYOSTATIN RESULTS: 1 X F94L 0 X Q204X Neptune – Male Champion at Paris 2020 The bull many breeders have been waiting for is finally here. The Society is delighted to inform it’s members that they have acquired straws of the reigning Paris Champion, Neptune. Following a trip to France in …

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CHAROLAIS BULLS SELL TO €7,100 IN TULLAMORE

The Society kicked off their Spring 2021 Bull Sales in Tullamore on Saturday last, and the first Breed Society sale of the year. New covid 19 restrictions on pedigree bull sales introduced by the Department of Agriculture posed many obstacles for both buyers and sellers. For the first time, exhibitor’s had to leave the Mart …

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