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Virginia Charolais Field Day and State Sale
Livestock Update, October 2001
Dan E. Eversole, Extension Animal Scientist, VA Tech
Friday, November 2, 2001
The Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences at Virginia Tech will be hosting the Virginia Charolais Field Day and State Sale on Friday, November 2, 2001 at the Beef Cattle Center in Blacksburg, VA. An excellent program and free BBQ lunch have been planned for your enjoyment. Please make your plans now to attend the State Charolais Field Day and Fall Herd Improvement Sale.
Field Day Agenda
10 AM -- Registration Begins
10 AM - Noon -- Bovine Embryo Transfer - Dr. Randall Hinshaw, Ashby Embryos
Dr. Dan Eversole, Dept. of Animal & Poultry Sciences
Noon - 1 PM -- BBQ Lunch (Served by students from the Block and Bridle Club)
1 PM - 1:30 PM -- Introductions and Welcome Dr. Dan Eversole, Dept. of Animal and Poultry Sciences
Dr. Mark McCann, Department Head
Mr. William Thompson, VCA President
Dr. Richard Clark, AICA President
Mr. Robert Tibbs, AICA Treasurer
Mr. Ralph Reynolds, AICA Director
1:30 PM - 2 PM -- Sire Selection by the Commercial Cattleman - Dr. Robert Williams, AICA Director of Breed Improvement and Foreign Marketing
2 PM - 2:45 PM -- Sire Selection Workshop - Dr. Robert Williams and Dr. Dan Eversole
2:45 PM - 3 PM -- Door Prizes - Dr. Dan Eversole
3 PM - 4 PM -- View of Sale Cattle
4 PM -- Fall Herd Improvement Sale
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