CHARBRAY SHOW & SALE RESULTS
Charbray Feature Show - 2016
The Gympie Show Society hosted a Charbray Feature Show as part of their Stud Cattle line up on May 12th & 13th. Charbray Society of Australia Life Member & Past President, Mr. Bill Bishop provided a major cash prize donation for this event.
Congratulations to Kandanga Valley Charbrays, John & Roz Mercer who took home the triple crown with their 32 month old sire, Kandanga Valley Jesuit. Jesuit took out the Champion of Champions Supreme Interbreed Beef Exhibit, Supreme Charbray Champion and is the winner of the Super Bull Challenge. Judge Mick O'Sullivan from O'Sullivans Limousins at Mt Walker was full of praise for the Grand Champion Charbray Exhibit, Kandanga Valley Jesuit, saying he is the complete package, structurally correct with the ideal muscle to fat ratio.
Charbray Feature Show 2016.. Prime Cattle
Congratulations Michael Connolly Emjay Charbray, winner of the Champion Charbray Prime Cattle Exhibit at the recent Gympie Charbray Feature Show. Receiving a $500 prize donated by Charbray Society of Australia Life Member and past President, Mr Bill Bishop. The Steer won the over 600kg grain fed class. He is a generation bred Charbray, 677kg (curfew weight) after 90 days grain, milk tooth and sold for $3.04 returning $2058.00.
2016 Rockhampton All Breeds SaleTop Price Charbray
Congratulations Diamond Dove Charbrays, Bill & Julie Lewis
2015 National Charbray Sale
Charbray fever hits national sale
Bulls Average $6055
Females Average $2125
Extract QCL October 1st,2015
By Kerrie Sagnol
Randall and Tanya Ziesemer's decision to head to the 38th National Charbray Sale rather than go on holidays led to them picking up the top priced bull at CQLX last Wednesday.
Fierce bidding came from all areas of the gallery for the 24 month old Geneva Jackson, offered by Bill, Sue and Kimberly Pickersgill, Geneva Charbrays, Theodore, and culminated with the Ziesemer family, Beaumont, Taroom paying $20,000 for the 986kg sire. The pink nosed poll returned scans of 12mm P8 fat and 7mm rib fat, 138sq.cm in the eye muscle area and a 41cm scrotal circumference. Mr & Mrs Ziesemer came to the sale looking for poll genetics, and were impressed with the bulls scans. "He will be a good outcross to our current genetics", Mr Ziesemer said adding would Jackson go over their commercial Charbray cows. The Curran family, Spenbar Charbrays from Condamine also secured a Geneva polled sire for $16 000. The Pickersgill family offered 5 bulls in total and walked away with a very impressive $11,300 average.
Second top price was the $19,000 Wattlebray Jericho, offered by Trevor and Lolita Ford, Wattlebray Charbrays, Chinchilla, the 920kg bull which was one of a line of 6 Wattlebray Sires averaging $9400, was purchased by Michael Connolly of Emjay Charbray Stud, Goomeri. Ron Loakes, Lochaber Creek Charbrays secured Wattlebray Jackaroo for $10 000 for his operation at Mundubbera.
Paul and Georgie Connor, Rosewood Charbrays, Morinish also sold a bull into the high teens with Welsh Cattle Company, Wandoan, purchasing the $18,000 Rosewood Ironman. The 858kg sire was one of a strong line of bulls by Huntington Ziven. Volume buyers were the Callander family purchasing 9 sires average of $5388 and Dunphy Bros, Goganga who took home 8. Warren & Eve Smith Celestrial Charbrays selected a Marlegoo sire for $10 000. Mark Warnock from Scrubby Vale Morinish took home a Greenfields sire for $10 500 while repeat buyers Comanche Cattle Co secured a Kandanga Valley sire at $12 000. Diamond L Charbrays team of 3 topped at $9500.
Atherton State High School 2015 Show Circuit Results
Atherton High Venezuela with Handler Rachel Morrissey
Atherton SHS competed at three shows this year Atherton, Malanda and Tully. This year being the school’s most successful on the show circuit with some of the highlights of the results as follows.
- Atherton High Ulysses was awarded Supreme Female at both the Atherton and Tully shows and won Champion Bos indicus Female at Malanda.
- Atherton High Venezuela also did extremely well taking out Junior Champion Female at Atherton and Tully and Reserve Junior Champion Female at Malanda Show.
- Atherton High Whinchester took out Junior Champion Bull Atherton Show and Reserve Champion Bull at Malanda and Tully.
Atherton High Uylsses and Emily Bensilum
Thank-you must go to all the students, parents, staff and producers that have assisted the schools stud to achieve these fantastic results.
Cameron Harris Agriculture Subject Area Coordinator
Braylyn Charbrays in the Winners circle
Braylyn Justabul takes out Springsure Grand Champion Bos Indicus & Supreme Champion Male of the Show to top his Central Highlands outing. This exceptional result followed his recent wins as Alpha Senior Champion Male, Capella Reserve Senior Champion Male & Clermont Reserve Senior Champion Male.
Rosewood Charbrays Top 2014 National Charbray Sale
The 37th Annual National Charbray Bull and Female Sale topped at $15 000 when Paul, Georgie, Bow and Riley Connor from Rosewood Charbrays, Morinish sold Rosewood Hill Billy (P) to stud buyers Steve and Alison Kajewski, Bettafield Charbrays, Gindi. Steve and Alison were looking for a polled, pink-nosed Charbray sire to join their stud and they found exactly what they were looking for in the 23 month old son of Huntington Ziven.
Emjay Charbray's, Michael and Lou Connolly achieved $13 000 for 34 month old Emjay 2957, to come in with the second highest price tag at the 2014 National Charbray Sale on the 24th of September.