Two young pedigree Charolais heifers were exported from Ireland to the Czech Republic earlier this week.
Goldstar Poppy ET, (pictured) the Overall Junior Female Calf Champion at last year’s National Charolais Show, and her full sister, Goldstar Pippa ET, set sail for Eastern Europe earlier this week.
The pair, which were bred owned by Martin Ryan and family in County Tipperary, are just over one-year-old; they are sired by Goldstar Echo and are out of Goldstar Fifi, a daughter of Invincible.
Demand from overseas
In a statement on the matter, a spokesperson for the Irish Charolais Cattle Society said: “It is encouraging for all Irish Charolais breeders to see demand like this from other countries.”
“Congratulations must go to the Ryan family on their sale – hopefully, both heifers perform well on their new pastures and the very best of luck to their new owners.”
Image source: Martin Ryan Facebook – Credit: Alfie Shaw