Modern Charolais the profitable option

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Don’t’ miss your opportunity to get involved in the breed noted for its fast growth and good confirmation. The autumn Charolais Show and Sale is on Friday, November 6, when the NI Charolais Club will offer 45 bulls and 18 quality females bred by some of the most prominent Charolais breeders and from new breeders coming into the market.

The recent success of the 10 Charolais suckled calf shows across the province proves that the Charolais cross is the calf that weighs and pays for the producer.

Animals on offer at the autumn sale are bred from some of the best known sires in Charolais breed plan, quite a few of these bulls have been successful at summer shows and championships.

Any farmer wishing to establish a quality commercial herd and looking to buy a good stock bull or a breeder wishing to expand the number of females in their herd from good blood lines will have an unrivalled opportunity on Friday, November 6, at Dungannon Farmers Mart. Judging begins at 11am with the sale at 1pm.

The judge for this event is Harold Stubbs of the Derryharney herd, Lisnaskea.

The club is asking commercial breeders to join the modern Charolais movement and experience improved calving ease, more kilos and more profit with premium prices. Why not aim to produce the highest quality calves that are consistently amongst the highest averages in the market?

The sponsor for the event is Excel Cladding and Roofing 90, Cariny Road, Ballymena. For a catalogue visit or Dungannon Mart 028 8772 2727.

Charolais Bulls sold at club sales will be subject to compulsory fertility insurance paid by the vendor at the time of sale.