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Eastern Stud Ram Show and Sale Scheduled for June 9 and 10

Livestock Update, May 2000

Scott Greiner, Extension Animal Scientist, Sheep, Virginia Tech

The 2000 Eastern Stud Ram Show and Sale will be held at the Augusta Expoland near Staunton June 9 and 10. This annual event draws breeders from Virginia and across the United States. The show will be held on Friday, June 9 beginning at 8:00 a.m. The show order is as follows: Hampshires, Dorsets, Suffolks, Southdowns, Wether Sires and Dams, and club lambs. The sale begins at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 10. Sale order will be the same as show order. Yearling rams and ewes (born 9/1/98 to 8/31/99) of each breed will sell, as well as fall-born ram and ewe lambs (born 9/1/99 to 12/31/99) and spring-born ram and ewe lambs (born 1/1/00 and after). In 1999, a total of 348 sheep sold.

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