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Virginia Premium Assured Heifer Sales Set for April
Livestock Update, March 2004
John B. Hall, Extension Animal Scientist, Beef, VA Tech
Over 400 Virginia Premium Assured (VAPAH) commercial heifers will be offered in four sales this spring. VA Premium Assured Heifers are elite replacement heifers that have been screened for physical defects, passed a reproductive exam, have a certified health program, and were selected for genetic merit. Bred VAPAH commercial heifers are bred to bulls that are calving ease but above average for growth. For more information on VAPAH commercial heifers & sales see the website at http://www.apsc.vt.edu/premiumheifers/index.html or contact John B. Hall at 540-231-9153.
Dates and locations of VAPAH commercial heifer sales are:
- VA Cattlemen's Elite Bull & Replacement Female Sale
Farmer's Livestock Exchange, Winchester, VA - April 2, 2004
- Culpeper Junior Bull Test Sale (VAPAH Commercial Heifer Sale will follow)
Culpeper Ag Enterprises, Culpeper, VA - April 2, 2004
- Amelia Co. Cattlemen's Heifer Sale at Knoll Crest Farm Bull Sale
Knoll Crest Farm, Redhouse, VA - April 9, 2004
- VA Beef Expo Commercial Heifer Sale
Rockingham Co. Fairgrounds, Harrisonburg, VA - April 17, 2004
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