ADVERTISING FEATURE: Blue ribbon Charolais sell well

Little Valley Charolais (est 1992) is a boutique stud located in the Upper Manning Valley.

Proprietors Kel and Lesley Bridges have successfully shown Charolais cattle at all the major shows with blue ribbons at all events.

Proprietors Kel and Lesley Bridges have successfully shown Charolais cattle at all the major shows – Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane Royals – with blue ribbons at all events.

Stock has been sold widely with animals currently in Western Australia, Queensland, ictoria and New South Wales.

Steers from their bulls have won broad ribbons in rural carcase competitions and have performed creditably at Royal Show level.

Over this time they have sold up to five bulls a year.

They cull heavily, keeping those they feel are structurally sound and will do the new purchaser a good job.

“The two bulls we are sending to the Kempsey sale are typical of our stock,” they said.

“Moderate framed, low birth weight, with excellent figures for fat – most important in selling stock over the grid, with fat cover at the abbatoir being a prime factor in price received.”

They have sold many bulls in the Manning, Hastings and Lower Hunter Region with buyers reporting excellent results.

Silver calves are on a roll with Charolais cross Angus, Brangus calves regularly heading up stock results Australia wide.

Coastal breeders are aware of the problems associated with bringing bulls from other areas to the coast. Try a local bull and see the benefits.

Charolais-infused cattle by Little Valley bulls sold well at Kempsey for a Hastings client at the recent June stock sale.