David Rothwell with his son Mark, receiving the trophy for the Overall Champion and Champion Charolais cross weanling at the show and sale in Carnew Mart. Also pictured is Michael Mc Hugh, Chairman of the South East Charolais Club.
David Rothwell’s Champion Charolais cross weanling on the left who weighed 582 kg and sold for €1480 at 11 months old. His first prize winning Charolais cross heifer on the right weighed 490 kg and sold for €1290, also at 11 months old. Both weanling’s are sired by David’s Charolais stock bull, who is a son of the legend that is CF 52. Commenting on his stock bull, David stated “I have him for year’s now and he has produced hundred’s of calves. But what’s most special about him is the consistency of his calves. I don’t know where I will get another one like him”
Pictured above is Anthony Barrett (center) who exhibited the Champion Charolais cross weanling at the show and sale in Ballina Mart along with Billy Loftus, Mart Manager (left) and Aidan Mc Hale, Judge (right). On the right is the Champion Charolais cross weanling, sired by Fiston, he weighed 394 kg and sold for €1220 at 7 months old.
Pictured above is J P Cowley exhibitor of the first prize Charolais cross heifer along with Billy Loftus, Mart Manager and Aidan Mc Hale, Judge. On the right is the first and second prize Charolais cross heifers, the first prize winner weighed 386 kg and sold for €1200 at 9 months old. The second prize winner weighed 350 kg and sold for €950 at 8 months old.
Other prices of Charolais X weanling’s in Ballina Mart included:
CH Heifer – 310 kg – €960 – 6 months old
CH Heifer – 288 kg – €900 – 6 months old
CH Bull – 466 kg – €1265 – 9 months old
CH Bull – 442 kg – €1145 – 9 months old
CH Bull – 402 kg – €1120 – 9 months old
CH Bull – 358 kg – €1070 – 8 months old
CH Bull – 346 kg – €1035 – 6 months old
Donegal Town Mart
First prize Charolais Cross bull and Heifer at last week’s show and sale in Donegal Town Mart. The bull was 9 months old, weighed 396 kg and sold for €1350. The heifer was 10 months old, weighed 412 kg and sold for €1480.
Other prices of Charolais X weanling’s in Donegal Town Mart Included: