Charollais are selected for:
Charollais originated in the Saone et Loire region of France in the 19th Century and were exported to the U.K. in 1976 where it is now the 3rd most popular terminal sire breed.
are long, well-muscled sheep with pink/grey faces and legs, and fine to medium
wool. Average lambing percentage: 180%
purebred and Charollais crossbred lambs have graded very well in Europe. They
are well known for heavily muscled, lean carcasses at dressed weights between
18 and 30 kgs
We are currently members of the Canadian Charollais Sire Reference Scheme and have benefitted with rapid genetic improvement.
the breed is rapidly increasing in popularity due to the following factors: