Eastern Stud Ram Show and Sale Scheduled for June 9-10
Livestock Update, May 2006
Dr. Scott Greiner, Ph.D. Extension Animal Scientist, Sheep, VA Tech
The 2006 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, Southdowns, Dorsets,
Suffolks, 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 9/1/04 to 8/31/05) of each breed will sell, as well as fall-born
ram and ewe lambs (born 9/1/05 to 12/31/05) and spring-born ram and ewe lambs
(born 1/1/06 and after). For more information contact the Virginia Sheep Producers
Association, phone 540-231-9163.