The Charollais Sheep news

February 2017 Update
Romney ewe hoggets in South Otago were mated to 7/8 Charollais lambs in 2016. The median lambing date was 14th October and all lambs weaned 101 days later. more ...
North Island ram lamb selling centre established
Dion and Ali Kilmister who farm near Masterton have already sold a crop of lambs sired by 20 Charollais cross ram lambs purchased in March 2014. more ...
7th Annual Charollais Sheep NZ ram sale
The 7th Annual Charollais Sheep NZ Ram Sale will be held at the Gore A&P Showgrounds commencing 1pm December 12th 2017. Approximately 100 rams will be offered ranging from Pures to half Charollais. A full sale catalogue will be on this website from late November 2017 more ...
Rams
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Charollais Ram  Farmgene 3214/11 and 393/11
Farmgene 3214/11 was the main sire used in 2013...... more ...
Charollais
Charollais at the Southern Field Days
Charollais display at the Southern Field days in February 2014 more ...
Latest Lambing Update
The ewes artificially inseminated with imported Charollais semen lambed in late August/early September with good survival despite being subjected to stormy cold and wet southerly weather....... more ...
Charollais living up to high expectations
Lamb survival in half Charollais lambs from 13 pure rams equivalent to Poll Dorset x Texel sires in Otago hills at 1000 ft asl. more ...
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