A combination of pedigree and commercial interest saw a flying trade of Charolais
bulls at Welshpool on Thursday 9 November, Bidding peaked at 7,200gns, while
13 lots traded at 5,000gns and above.
A bumper show of Charolais backed by soaring demand produced a record breaking
trade at Dungannon on Friday 3 November, at the Northern Ireland Charolais Club
Tuesday 24 October 2017 saw a flying trade for Charolais
bulls with 85 sold, averaging £6,079, £405 up on the year, and a whopping 19% increase
on last year’s clearance rate to 82%.
The Sedgemoor Auction Mart ring was filled to bursting for the dispersal of the
Balbithan Charolais cattle and emotional goodbye to one of the breeds most renowned
herds, on Thursday 12 October.
Peter Phythian has been appointed chief executive of the British Charolais Cattle
Society from 14 March. He succeeds David Benson who is retiring at the end of
March after 29 years.