Charolais


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Charolais

a white or cream breed of cattle with pink mucosae, produced in central France and used for dairy, beef or draft purposes.
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Charolais beef bull. By permission from Sambraus HH, Livestock Breeds, Mosby, 1992
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Steven Nesbitt, of <BDarlington, has been elected chairman of the British Charolais Cattle Society
Those first 26 Charolais bulls to set foot on British soil were to remain the property of the Government and be administered through the former Milk Marketing Board and independent artificial insemination (AI) stations.
Yn wreiddiol o ardal Charolais yn Ffrainc fe ddaeth y brid yn boblogaidd iawn ym Mhrydain ac yna yn nhaleithiau'r de yn America yn y 1940au.
Scott Donaldson, sales director at Harrison and Hetherington, which runs Borderway Mart, said: "This sale is another sale in the highly prestigious pedigree Charolais dispersal sales we have been privileged to hold here at Borderway in recent years, which have included the Fairway, Rumsden, and Mowbraypark dispersal sales and the on-farm Wesley dispersal sale.
Welsh Charolais region secretary, Diane Rees said: "Our new venture.
Nesbitt said: "British Charolais has evolved over the past five decades to become the UK's leading beef terminal sire and it's a real honour to be elected to chair such a prominent society.
His term of office coincides with the 37th World Charolais Congress to be hosted by the British Charolais Cattle Society in 2012, the year BCCS celebrates its golden anniversary.
Also interviewed is Corwen Charolais breeder Esmore Evans.
They believe that the number of live calves can be influenced over and above good stockmanship and management by attention to calving history, age and type of cow with careful mating choice of Charolais terminal sires.
Charolais bull Maerdy Championlad, bred by Mold vet Esmor Evans, sold for 28,000gns at Perth
The Harman Charolais Genetic Improvement Award was introduced in 2009 to recognise the contribution that Ben Harman's late grandfather, Tony, and his father, Dan, have made to the British Charolais Cattle Society.
The trade reflected Welsh commercial producers' awareness that Charolais bulls are helping them to maximise returns from their suckled calves," said the society's David Benson.