Char-Rae Ranch, Lundar, MB
Charolais Banner July/August 1994
Albert & Ruth Rae operated Char-Rae Ranch until dispersing in 1982 due to health reasons. Albert started using Charolais bulls on his commercial cowherd in the sixties and bought 1/2 cross heifers from the first C-C test in 1968.
DRD Charolais, Sintaluta, SK
Dr. D. Scott & Pat Rairdan*1968
EXL Charolais, Crossfield, AB / Daivies-Rairdan Embyo Transplants Ltd.
children Tristen, Nigel
Scott RairdanCCA director 1986 - 1992
Scott Rairdan died June 1995
Charolais Banner May 1986
Scott Rairdan has been involved actively in the Charolais breed for almost 20 years. For part of those 20 years, Rairdan notes that Charolais did the job of “paying my way through school”. He operates a verterinary practice and embryo transplanting service at Crossfield. This spring, his herd co-owned with brother Jack, Rairdan calved out 80 purebred Charolais females.
Jack & Martha Rairdan*1968
EXL Charolais, Stettler, AB
children: Toni (& Colby Squires), Tracy
Jack RairdanCCA director 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Charolais Banner Sept. 2001
Jack Rairdan operates EXL Charolais along with his wife Martha and their daughter and son-in-law, Toni and Colby Squires. The family has been in the Charolais business for over 30 years. In addition to the purebred herd, the family also runs a mixed grain operation.
Murray & Eileen Rairdan*1968
EXL Charolais Farms, Stettler, AB
children:Allan (Sheryl), Judy, Jack (& Martha), Scott (&Pat)
Murray Rairdan died Aug. 1998
* Charolais Honour Roll (2005)
Charolais Banner July/Aug. 2005
Murray Rairdan started oberving Charolais in 1962 when he hauled a load of small wild cows from Idaho for Ron Rouse, his next door neighbour. He never invested in the breed until he saw the progeny of the first importation in 1966
George Raithby*Founding Member 1959
Ontario Agricultue College, Guelph, ON
Wayne & Melva Ramsey*1987
Rammer Charolais, Cardale, MB