The Charollais Sheep news

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.
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.
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
Farmgene 3214/11 was the main sire used in 2013......
Charollais display at the Southern Field days in February 2014
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.......
Lamb survival in half Charollais lambs from 13 pure rams equivalent to Poll Dorset x Texel sires in Otago hills at 1000 ft asl.
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