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Virginia Charolais Field Day and State Sale
Friday, November 3, 2000

Livestock Update, October 2000

Dan E. Eversole, Extension Animal Specialist, Virginia Tech

The Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences at Virginia Tech will be hosting the Virginia Charolais Field Day and State Sale on Friday, November 3, 2000, 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 the Fall Herd Improvement Sale.

Field Day Agenda
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  Registration and Contests
11:30 - NoonOpportunities in Marketing Charolais-Sired Feeder Cattle -
Mr. Bill McKinnon, Extension Animal Scientist, Marketing
Noon - 1:00 p.m. BBQ Lunch (Served by students from the Block and Bridle Club)
1:00 - 1:15 p.m. Welcome - Dr. Dan Eversole, Extension Animal Scientist
Dr. Gary Minish, Department Head
Mr. Wayne Patteson, VCA President
1:15 - 1:45 p.m. Preparing Charolais Cattle for Consignment Sales -
Dr. Dan Eversole and Ms. Tammy Shifflett, Dept. of Animal and Poultry Sciences
1:45 - 2:15 p.m. Carcass EPDs - Dr. Robert Williams, Director of Breed Improvement, AICA
2:15 - 2:30 p.m. Awards - Dr. Dan Eversole
2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Viewing of Sale Cattle
4:00 p.m.Fall Herd Improvement Sale

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