TULLAMORE SHOW & SALE OF CHAROLAIS BULLS

TULLAMORE SHOW & SALE OF CHAROLAIS BULLS

SHOW & SALE OF CHAROLAIS BULLS Tullamore Mart, Co. Offaly Saturday the 20th April Show 9.30 am / Sale 12.30 pm All bulls are genotyped, myostatin tested and pre-sale inspected All bulls are fertility tested and fertility insured Deferred payment scheme option in place, only pay one third of the price of the bull on […]

A PREMIER TO REMEMBER FOR SLIGO BREEDERS

A PREMIER TO REMEMBER FOR SLIGO BREEDERS

It was a day to cherish for the men from the West at the recent Premier Sale in Elphin, especially the Mc Govern brothers from County Sligo. The family are no strangers to success, having picked up National titles and Calf Championships in recent years. However, this one trumped all those accomplishments. The Fivemilebourne men […]

Premier Show and Sale Elphin Mart

Premier Show and Sale Elphin Mart

Premier Show and Sale – Elphin Mart Saturday 16th March 2024   View the sale live here.

KILVILCORRIS COME UP TRUMPS IN TULLAMORE

KILVILCORRIS COME UP TRUMPS IN TULLAMORE

Just over 100 Charolais bulls catalogued for Tullamore last Saturday, making it one of the biggest entries in the February sale for some years. After a number of home sales, and double entries for the upcoming Premier Sale in Elphin were taken out, there was a much smaller number present for sale on the day. […]

PREMIER CHAROLAIS SHOW & SALE

PREMIER CHAROLAIS SHOW & SALE

PREMIER CHAROLAIS SHOW & SALE, ELPHIN MART, CO. ROSCOMMON Saturday the 16th March 75 bulls & 20 heifers catalogued Show 9.30 am / Sale 12.30 pm The Charolais Society will give €300 back to the purchasers of the first 20 bulls and the first 10 heifers to sell for over €4,000 in the ring at […]

LISNAGRE TRIONA WINS PEDIGREE CATTLE BREEDERS AWARD FOR 2023

LISNAGRE TRIONA WINS PEDIGREE CATTLE BREEDERS AWARD FOR 2023

Lisnagre Triona The Irish Charolais Cattle Society have selected Lisnagre Triona as their winner of the Pedigree Cattle Breeders Award for 2023. Bred by Jim Geoghegan from County Westmeath, Triona made quite a name for herself in 2023, winning the Senior Female Calf Championship at the National Calf Show in September, before going on and […]

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING BLUETONGUE DISEASE

If you are thinking of purchasing animals from outside of Ireland, please familiarise yourself with the current status regarding the Bluetongue Disease. Read all about it here – Bluetongue Update

CHAROLAIS CULL COW COMPETITION

CHAROLAIS CULL COW COMPETITION

The results from Friday’s Cull Cow Competition are as follows: DAWN MEATS RATHDOWNEY  Owner  Carcass Weight  Carcass Grade Total Value 1st Rory Cullen 652kgs E – 3 = €3,455 2nd Michael Delaney 548kgs U=4= €2,795 3rd Michael Moore 500kgs U – 4 + €2,550 4th Michael Mc Hugh 501kgs R+4= €2,505 5th Michael Mc Hugh […]

POSITION OF BREED SECRETARY

FRS Recruitment are now inviting applications for the role of ‘Breed Secretary– Agri’, on behalf of the Irish Charolais Cattle Society. This is a full time, permanent role suitable to candidates who are qualified or highly experienced in pedigree cattle breeding. Successful candidates will have excellent communication skills and possess the ability to advise on […]

TULLAMORE FEBRUARY BULL SHOW & SALE

TULLAMORE FEBRUARY BULL SHOW & SALE

Show & Sale of Charolais Bulls – Tullamore Mart – Saturday the 24th February 109 Charolais bulls catalogued Show 9.30 am / Sale 12.30 pm All bulls are fertility tested; bulls sold within the ROI are fertility insured All bulls are genotyped, myostatin tested and pre-sale inspected The purchasers of the 5 highest priced bulls will […]

WORLD CHAROLAIS CONGRESS 2024

WORLD CHAROLAIS CONGRESS 2024

This year’s World Charolais Congress will take place in Canada from the 21st of June until the 6th of July. For full information on the Congress and registration go to https://www.charolaisinternational.com/

MESSAGE FROM THE SECRETARY

Dear members, I wish to inform you all that I will be leaving my position as Secretary of the Society in the coming months. This decision is purely from a personal point of view, as I wish to pursue other interests in life. It has been a great honour to serve as Secretary of Europe’s […]

CHAROLAIS CULL COW COMPETITION

CHAROLAIS CULL COW COMPETITION

The Society will be running a Charolais Cull Cow Competition in early February 2024. The competition will take place on Friday the 9th of February, in Dawn Meats, Rathdowney, Co. Laois, and Dunleavy Meats, Ballina, County Mayo. The competition will be open to all Pedigree Charolais Cows. A bonus will be paid on all cows […]

STATEMENT FROM THE SOCIETY ON THE CHANGES TO THE ICBF EUROSTAR INDEXES

The Council of the Irish Charolais Cattle Society (ICCS) reject the changes made to the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation (ICBF) Eurostar indexes implemented on the 28th of November, and call for them to be reverted immediately. We believe the current indexes to be inaccurate, and not a true reflection of the quality or value of […]

ANOTHER RECORD BREAKING CHRISTMAS CRACKER

ANOTHER RECORD BREAKING CHRISTMAS CRACKER

TOP PRICE OF €16,200 AVERAGE SALE PRICE OF €5,581  4 BULLS SOLD FOR €10,000 OR MORE 20 BULLS SOLD FOR €6,000 OR MORE 85% CLEARANCE  This year’s Christmas Cracker Sale can only be described as a fantastic day for the Charolais breed. Just over 80 bulls went through the ring, with 70 of those selling […]

CHAROLAIS INCREASE “OUTPUT AND PRODUCTION”

CHAROLAIS INCREASE “OUTPUT AND PRODUCTION”

Raymond Palmer on his farm in County Donegal Raymond Palmer is a suckler cow farmer based in the Finn Valley, Co. Donegal. He farms just over 20 hectares, as a grass-based paddock system. At present, he runs 34 suckler cows with a Charolais stock bull, with a total of 84 head of cattle on the […]

CHRISTMAS CRACKER BULL SHOW & SALE

CHRISTMAS CRACKER BULL SHOW & SALE

  CLICK ABOVE TO VIEW SHOW RECORDING ELPHIN MART, CO. ROSCOMMON SATURDAY THE 2ND DECEMBER 90 TOP QUALITY – PRE-SELECTED BULLS CATALOGUED Show 9.30 am / Sale 12.30 pm 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 […]

FISTON SON TAKES TOP SPOT IN TULLAMORE

FISTON SON TAKES TOP SPOT IN TULLAMORE

A massive entry of 107 Charolais bulls was catalogued for Tullamore last Saturday. Due to a number of home sales and double entries for the upcoming Christmas Cracker, just short of 60 bulls were offered on the day. The sale resulted in a 72% clearance, with bulls selling to an average of €4,060. Trade topped […]

MIDLAND AND WESTERN CHAROLAIS CLUB SALE

The Midland and Western Charolais Club will hold an un-haltered sale of pedigree Charolais females on Friday the 10th November 2023, in Roscommon Mart. Sale starts at 6 pm. There will be 9 in-calf cows, 19 in-calf heifers and 39 maiden heifers. There are some extremely well breed cattle on offer with exciting bloodlines. Greenvale […]

LISNAGRE LEADS THE WAY AT €18,000

LISNAGRE LEADS THE WAY AT €18,000

Last Saturday’s Elite Charolais Heifer Sale in Carrick – on – Shannon seen the return of the Society to the Midland and Western Livestock Showgrounds for the first time in nearly 10 years. Regarded as Ireland’s Premier Pedigree Cattle Sales venue, the Showgrounds certainly lived up to it’s reputation. Just over 75% of the heifers […]

SHOW AND SALE OF CHAROLAIS BULLS – TULLAMORE

SHOW AND SALE OF CHAROLAIS BULLS – TULLAMORE

Show & Sale of Charolais bulls, Tullamore Mart, Saturday the 4th November 107 Charolais Bulls Catalogued Show 9.30 am / Sale 12.30 pm All bulls are fertility tested; bulls sold within the ROI are fertility insured All bulls are genotyped, myostatin tested and pre-sale inspected Deferred payment scheme option in place for bulls. Only pay […]

CHAROLAIS STOCK BULLS PRODUCING PRIZE WINNING WEANLINGS FOR THIS KILDARE FARMER

CHAROLAIS STOCK BULLS PRODUCING PRIZE WINNING WEANLINGS FOR THIS KILDARE FARMER

Gerry Connellan on his farm in County Kildare Gerry Connellan from just outside Maynooth in County Kildare has been farming suckler cows since 1987. In 2018, he formed a partnership with his son Donal, to farm their herd of 47 strong Limousin, Charolais, and Simmental cross cows. The herd is completely Spring calving, mainly from […]

IMPORTANT NEW EXPORT REGULATIONS

IMPORTANT NEW EXPORT REGULATIONS

The following new regulations regarding the sale of animals to Northern Ireland have come into affect: 1. Northern Ireland buyers must contact their local DVO (DAERA) and get approved as Bovine Establishments and Importers, before buying animals in Southern Ireland. 2. All sellers/exhibitors must contact their local DVO (DAFM) and get set up on TRACES, […]