Commercial Reports 2019

CHAROLAIS CROSSES ON FIRE AT CARRICK WINTER FAIR

The recent Winter Fair in Carrick on Shannon seen a tremendous trade for commercial Cattle.  The lively atmosphere around the ringside all weekend was uplifting for the entire Beef sector. However, there was a noticeable demand for Charolais cross progeny, which resulted in many Charolais crosses hitting the €5,000 mark. Pictured below are just some of those high sellers and those who picked up prizes in what was a fantastic show of Charolais Cross Cattle.

Reserve Senior Charolais Champion exhibited by Sean Hughes who sold for €5,000 (Sire: Lanzac)

Charolais Cross Heifer Calf exhibited by Martin Harold who sold for €5,000 (Sire: Charolais stock bull)

First prize Charolais Cross Heifer Calf under 350 kg exhibited by the Mc Gowan brothers, sold for €4,000 (Sire: Fiston)

Charolais Cross Heifer Calf exhibited by P & E Boland, sold for €4,000 (Sire: Fiston)

Overall Junior Charolais Champion exhibited by Pearse Mc Namee (Sire: Ashleigh Admiral)

Reserve Junior Charolais Champion exhibited by the Maxwell brothers

Overall Senior Charolais Champion exhibited by the Moorehead family

First prize Charolais Cross Male under 400 kg exhibited by the Wilson’s 

First prize Charolais Cross Male under 550 kg exhibited by John O’ Grady

Other leading prices of Charolais Cross Cattle included –

CHX heifer no tooth sold €2,000
CHX heifer no tooth sold €2,000
CHX heifer no tooth sold €1,900

CHX heifer no tooth sold €3500

CHX heifer no tooth sold €2350

Three CHX heifer calves under 350 kg sold €5000, €4000 and €2800

CHX Bull Calves
482 kg sold €1120
439 kg sold €1700
460 kg sold €1280
446 kg sold €1150
330 kg sold €1300
357 kg sold €1100

CHX Heifer Calves

423 kg sold €1000
391 kg sold €1300
398 kg sold €1900
460 kg sold €1650

444 kg sold €1620
398 kg sold €1200
450 kg sold €1500
460 kg sold €1300

337 kg sold €1500
270 kg sold €2150
356 kg sold €1900
347 kg sold €1400
304 kg sold €1200

 

 

Show & Sale of Charolais Weanling’s in Milford Mart sponsored by the ICCS and the Donegal Charolais Club

First and second prize winning Charolais Cross Weanling Heifers at the Sale in Milford Mart sponsored by the ICCS and the Donegal Club. 1st – 429 kgs sold €1,500, 2nd – 342 kgs sold €1,120.

Prize winning Charolais Cross weanling bulls at the Show & Sale in Milford Mart sponsored by the ICCS and the Donegal Charolais Club. 1st – 394 kgs sold €1,025, 2nd – 347 kgs sold €1,020, 3rd – 412 kgs sold €1,010.

First prize group of three CHX Weanling heifers. Average weight 510 kgs at an average age of 10 months, sold for an average of €1,215.

Second prize group of three CHX Weanling heifers. Average weight 380 kgs at 8 months old, sold for an average of €876.

First prize in the group of three CHX weanling bulls. Average weight 550 kgs at 10 months old, sold for an average of €1,130.

Second prize in the group of three CHX weanling bulls. Average weight 468 kgs at 9 months old, sold for an average of €1,058.

Annual Show & Sale of Charolais Cross Weanling’s in Elphin Mart

Charolais Cross Weanling Bulls exhibited by Oliver Lohan at the Show & Sale in Elphin Mart sponsored by the Irish Charolais Cattle Society. Average weight of these Weanling Bulls was 492 kgs at just over 8 months old, they sold for an average of €1,230.

First prize pen of Charolais Cross Weanling Bulls at the Show & Sale in Elphin Mart sponsored by the ICCS. Average weight 390 kgs, sold for an average price €1,075, at an average age of 7 months.

Second prize pen of Charolais Cross Weanling bulls at the Show & Sale in Elphin Mart sponsored by the ICCS. Average weight 353 kgs, sold for an average price €1,030 at an average age of just over 6 months old.

First prize pen of Charolais Cross Weanling Heifers at the Show & Sale in Elphin Mart. Average weight 345 kgs at an average age of 6 months, sold for an average of €908.

Second prize pen of Charolais Cross Weanling Heifers at the Show & Sale in Elphin. Average weight 365 kgs at an average age of 7 months, sold for an average of €960.