Results from Charolais Suckled Calf Competitions across 10 venues:

Ballymena Charolais Show & Sale Judge – Eimear & Caoimhe McGovern

Overall Champion Charolais Suckled Calf: 420 kg McAfee Brothers 1420.00

Reserve Champion Charolais Suckled Calf: 450kg McAfee Brothers 1200.00

Male Calf Born in 2015

1st McAfee Brothers 420kgs £1420

2nd Robert Workman 330kgs £1180

3rd McAfee Brothers 420kgs £1200

Female Calf born in 2015

1st McAfee Brothers 450kgs £1200

2nd McAfee Brothers 320kgs £920

3rd S Quigg 320kgs £1500

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Swatragh Charolais Show & Sale Judge – Clive Hoey

Overall Champion Charolais Suckled Calf: Seamus McEldowney

Reserve Champion Charolais Suckled Calf: S O’Kane

Male Calf Born in 2015

1st 350kgs £960 lot 392

2nd 338kgs N/S

3rd 346kgs £910

Female Calf

born in 2015

1st 330kgs £940 N/S

2nd 344kgs £820

3rd 360kgs £920

Draperstown Charolais Show & Sale Judge – Richard Devine

Overall Champion Charolais Suckled Calf: Ryan Loughlin Pomeroy

Reserve Champion Charolais Suckled Calf: Brian McHugh Greencastle

Male Calf Born in 2015 1st Brian McHugh 240kgs £920

2nd Gerard Bradley 360kgs £950

Female Calf born in 2015

1st Ryan Loughlin 470kgs £1080

2nd Nigel Johnston 420kgs £935

3rd Brian McHugh 270kgs £865

Lisahally Charolais Show & Sale Judge - Will Short

Overall Champion Charolais Suckled Calf: Scott Dunlop

Reserve Champion Charolais Suckled Calf: Adam Dunlop Eglington

Male Calf Born in 2015

1st Scott Dunlop 360kgs £840

2nd Adam Dunlop 350kgs £730

3rd Philip Bryson 350kgs £800

Female Calf born in 2015

1st Adam Dunlop 330kgs £715

2nd Philip Bryson 350kgs £740

3rd Dennis McCann 270kgs £635

Hilltown Charolais Show & Sale Judge – David Jordan

Overall Champion Charolais Suckled Calf: Kevin McShane

Reserve Champion Charolais Sucked Calf: Paul Fagan

Male Calf Born in 2015

1st Kevin McShane 494kgs £1030

2nd Paul Fagan 424kgs £1005

3rd T Wilson 442kgs £920

Female Calf born in 2015

1st Pascal McGinn 358kgs £1020

2nd Joseph Doyle 342kgs £990

Armoy Charolais Show & Sale Judge – Sam Milliken

Overall Champion Charolais Suckled Calf: Gerard McCambridge Ballintoy

Reserve Champion Charolais Sucked Calf: Chris McNaughton Loughguile

Male Calf Born in 2015

1st G McCambridge 485kgs £1260

2nd Colm McErlain 510kgs £1110

Female Calf born in 2015

1st Chris McNaughton 340kgs £920

2nd Chris McNaughton 345kgs £870

Plumbridge Charolais Show & Sale Judge – Gerard McShane

Overall Champion Charolais Suckled Calf: Noel McIlwaine

Reserve Champion Charolais Suckled Calf: Noel McIlwaine

Male Calf Born in 2015

1st Noel McIlwaine 440kgs £1100

2nd Noel McIlwaine 440kgs £1120

3rd Kieran Quinn 410kgs £1100

Female Calf born in 2015

1st Kieran Quinn 360kgs £1210

2nd John P McBride 390kgs £960

3rd Paddy Kirke 250kgs £820

Dungannon Charolais Show & Sale Judge – Philip Hammond

Overall Champion Charolais Suckled Calf: D & R Simpson

Reserve Champion Charolais Suckled Calf: Ciaran Fox Male

Calf Born in 2015

1st D & R Simpson 455kgs £1120

2nd D & R Simpson 390kgs £1055

3rd N & S Cochrane 395kgs £1125

Female Calf born in 2015

1st Kieran Fox 345kgs £920

2nd Barry McClean 335kgs £790

3rd Colin Dunwoody 385kgs £920

Ulster Farmers Mart, Show & Sale Judge – Alan Morrison

Overall Champion Charolais Suckled Calf: Declan McKenna

Reserve Champion Charolais Suckled Calf: Gordon Cutler

Male Calf Born in 2015 1st Gordon Cutler 448kgs £1040

2nd Stephen Millar 336kgs £1010

3rd Declan McKenna 410kgs £970

Female Calf born in 2015 1st Declan McKenna 432kgs £1190

2nd W Hoey 371kgs £920 3rd

Alan Veitch 383kgs £900

Markethill, Show & Sale Judge – Sam Thompson

Overall Champion Charolais Suckled Calf: John Watson

Reserve Champion Charolais Suckled Calf: James Rice

Male Calf Born in 2015

1st John Watson 422kgs £1110

2nd Aaron O’Rourke 382kgs

£960 3rd Gerard Quinn 376kgs £980

Female Calf born in 2015

1st James Rice 312kgs £920

2nd James Rice 312kgs £910

The Northern Ireland Charolais Club are indebted to the staff of the Livestock Marts for their assistance with the shows and sales; to our team of ten judges for giving of their time and expertise at each competition. Thanks to the representatives from Ulster Banks Ltd for attending and presenting the championship rosettes at each venue and to British Charolais Society and Ulster Bank Ltd for the financial assistance to enable us to hold the Charolais Suckled Calf Competitions. We also acknowledge the press for the coverage of these events.