Polled Animals on Show at La Roche-sur-Yon

On the occasion of the National Charolais Show, held at La Roche-sur-Yon on August 27 – 29 of this year, an open-air showcase of Charolais Breeders from the Vendée region was presented at the grounds of the Etablières farm. Apis Diffusion, the cooperative for animal insemination, had reserved two areas for the promotion of the bulls of the Charolais Optimal program.

Groupe of Polled FemalesOne group was formed by 6 females of the experimental farm Etablières, aged 18 months and representing our bulls from the « Maternal Qualities » line: PINAY, POPULAIR, MAGENTA.

The other group was composed of « Polled » animals exclusively, with 2 daughters by VIRGIL SC polled star of the new campaign), aged 18 months, and 2 females that were 30 months old, sired by the bulls UNICO SC and UFANO SC.

Franck Chaigneau (Etablières farm) with the Kaplan family (from the Czech Republic) in front of the « Maternal Qualities » area.Four hundred visitors (amongst them many delegations from abroad) have been able to appreciate the qualities of the polled females.

The new generation « without horns » made a good impression. They don’t just attract the attention because they are polled (without horns), but also generate the interest of the breeders thanks to their conformation.



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